New Opening Hours at Millstreet Museum

We wish to express sincere thanks to Myra Sheehan who for the past three years has so magnificently achieved so much in her dedicated work in Millstreet Museum & Tourist Information Centre.   In particular Myra’s superb scanning of thousands of photographs permitting us to share worldwide on a digital format an amazing pictorial database of Millstreet’s history – this is of such immense importance and we are so very grateful to Myra for her inspiring approach to such work.   Myra has also been the wonderfully cheerful Assistant Curator who has greeted so many from all parts of the world and splendidly projected an excellent uplifting image of Millstreet in such a heartfelt and sincere manner.  Míle buíochas, Myra and we wish you every blessing and success in the future.   And Myra has helped to guide our new Assistant Curator – Mary Shine -into her new role.   We extend a Royal Welcome to Mary and feel so fortunate that people of your wonderfully high calibre are part of our Team.   Special thanks to Supervisor, Denis Hickey also for his ever helpful assistance.   

Opening Hours of Millstreet Museum:   9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.   Also at other times by appointment with Curator.

Myra is pictured third from left at one of our Museum Church Gate Collections.
A scene from the past before Millstreet Museum was re-established following refurbishment some years ago – the then Minister Leo Varadkar (present Taoiseach) is presented with a portrait of Tubrid by then T.D. Áine Collins as he meets at Millstreet Museum in Carnegie Hall premises a group interested in the promotion of Walking Tourism.
Carnegie Hall – Home of Millstreet Museum

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“Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00 Features Updates Galore

Our 10pm interview tonight on Cork Music Station will whet the appetite for next week’s full feature on Millstreet Vintage Club’s most successful Event in aid of Cork Simon Community – we chat with Chairman of MVC Donie Lucey.   And also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore.  We thank Eily Buckley for her much appreciated mention in her Regional Report of our weekly programme.  And we chat about the many items illustrated below.   Click on the images to enlarge.  Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074.  One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening!

Hugely successful MIllstreet Vintage Club Event for Cork Simon Community

Dietitian Niamh O’Connor of Cork Nutrition Consultancy pictured with Librarian Grace Tangney following a truly splendid talk at Millstreet Library during which excellent advice and tips were shared.
A section of the capacity audience present for the magnificent programme at Millstreet Gramophone Circle given by Eithne O’Keeffe of Boherbue (third from left). Dermot Kiely of Cullen (on right of Eithne) will present in Millstreet on Fri. 15th Feb. 2019.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00 Features Updates Galore”

Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Event for Cork Simon Community an outstanding success

There was a great turnout on Sunday last at The Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet for the Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee Chat Morning which was held in aid of The Cork Simon Community,the Vintage Club would like to thank Everybody that attended the Event and for there fantastic support and generosity on the day.

Donie Lucey Chairman of Millstreet Vintage Club was delighted with the turnout with in excess of 40 Vintage and Classic Cars making the Trip to Millstreet for what was a most enjoyable days proceedings,the Club would also like to thank Billy and all his Team at the Wallis Arms for all there help and for providing a great Venue and Donie Lucey also wishes to thank the Vintage Club Members and Friends who helped on both the lead up to the Event and on the day itself and to the Photographers and Members of the Local Press who attended on the day to promote the proceedings for both Millstreet Vintage Club and Cork Simon Community.
A final figure from the Coffee Morning will be released soon which will be then presented by Millstreet Vintage Club to The Cork Simon Community in Millstreet in the very near Future.

Millstreet Vintage Clubs next Event is another Coffee Morning which will be held at Cafe Aroma on Sunday Feb 24th.

Photos Courtesy of Tom at TMC Photos and Bernard Crowley.

More Photos from the Event can be found on the following Links below

https://www.facebook.com/TMC-Photography-Cork-521710134582660/

https://www.facebook.com/fdcagriphotos/

https://www.facebook.com/Rnc-Rally-Pics-758072894309964/

 

 

“Radio Treasures” on Tuesday 22nd Jan. 9:30 to 11:00pm

Among the many items about which we shall be chatting on “Radio Treasures” this week – the upcoming magnificent Rathmore Pantomime “Rapunzel”…. pictured here on Monday night during one of their many rehearsals in Rathmore Community Centre. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Patrick Supporting Annual Quiz from Kentucky U.S.A.

Patrick W. O’Leary of Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. has very kindly been supporting the annual Quiz in aid of the four Students from Millstreet Community School who travel as Helpers to Lourdes on an annual basis.  Pictured below are three of the four Students on this year’s project with School Chaplain, John Magee who coordinates the inspiring programme – with the many attractive items which Patrick has sent to the School and which will be part of the important Draw on Quiz night in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 1st Feb. 2019 beginning at 8pm.   MCS is very grateful for Patrick’s wonderful support.  Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Patrick W. O’Leary from Kentucky, USA receives a royal welcome from Billy as he arrives in 2017 at the Wallis Arms Hotel, Millstreet. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Annual General Meeting of Millstreet Town Park Fri. 25th Jan. at 8pm

The Annual General Meeting of Millstreet Town Park will take place on this Friday, 25th Jan. 2019 at 8.00p.m. in the Millstreet Day Care Centre.  All are very welcome.  The Meeting will be preceded by the celebration of Mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet at 7:30pm for all Deceased Members.  We thank Denis for the notice.  (S.R.)

Mushera Mountain Climb Presentation to Irish Air Ambulance Group in Aubane Community Centre on Thursday Feb 7th at 8pm

The Proceeds of the Annual Christmas Morning Climb will be presented to Representatives of the Irish Air Ambulance Group on Thursday 7th February at 8.00 pm sharp in Aubane Community Centre. To all those who climbed on Christmas Morning we would love to see you there and Everybody Welcome to come along on the Night.

Millstreet Vintage Club Cars,Coffee and Chat Morning in aid of Cork Simon Community on Sunday Jan 20th

Millstreet Vintage Club are holding a Cars, Coffee, and Chat Morning in aid of the Cork Simon Community, in the Wallis Arms Hotel  Millstreet on tommorrow Sunday Jan 20th All Vintage, Classic, & Retro Cars/Bikes/etc/Members of the General Public are very welcome, so why not come along on the day if you are free and support a great Cause in Cork Simon Community. The Event kicks off at 11am. Contact Donie Lucey on 086-8545873 for more details. New Members are always Welcome to join the Club.

 

TR Dallas appearing at The Pub in Carriganima on Friday Night Jan 25th

The Legendary TR Dallas is making a welcome Return to the Pub in Carriganima on Friday Night Jan 25th,we look forward to a great Night Out with this Singing Legend so do keep Friday Jan 25th marked up in your Diary,should be a good One. 

St. John’s GAA Club AGM

St. John’s GAA Club AGM
will take place
next Sunday 20th January
at 5pm in Aubane School.

All members are requested to attend. All new members are also very welcome

Also, a limited number of tickets are available for our Social on Saturday 26th January in The Castle Hotel, Macroom. Please contact Don on 0877668669 or Jerry on 0879103891

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“Radio Treasures” on Tuesday at 10pm Features Many Interviews Recorded at Last Week’s BTYS Exhibition in Dublin’s RDS

A visit to the recent BTYS Exhibition at Dublin’s RDS was hugely inspiring and uplifting where the superb creativity of Ireland’s young people was truly in evidence.   We meet and interview enthusiastic and dedicated Students from Millstreet Community School, from Bantry Community College as well as Students from Kanturk, Clare and many other areas.  Below we share images from our visit during which we got wonderful support from Teachers Denise, Francis and Jennifer as well as from Fr. James McSweeney.  And we get to meet Simon Meehan – overall winner of last year’s National Competition and who also was very successful at European level.   We invite you to listen into “Radio Treasures” on Tues. 15th Jan. 2019 on Cork Music Station (www.corkmusicstation.com) at 10pm when we hear the inspirational description by the many Students of such fascinating projects.   We even discover if music has an effect on blood pressure!  Here we share some 22 images – a selection of the many pictures we recorded on our visit to the Exhibition last Thursday (10th Jan.).  Our broadcast begins at 9:30pm on Tuesday but the BTYS feature begins at 10pm.  Happy Listening!  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) 

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Bantry Community College Students with Fr. James McSweeney
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Kanturk
Clare
Millstreet Community School Students
An interview with Jennifer O’Donoghue and Francis Lyons – Coordinating Teachers from Millstreet Community School
A wonderful chat with Simon Meehan – Overall winner of BTYS 2018.

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Upcoming Events to be held by Millstreet Vintage Club for 2019

Below are Dates for upcoming Events on the Schedule for 2019 to be held by Millstreet Vintage Club to keep a note of in your Diary

Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee and Chat Morning in aid of Cork Simon Community Sunday Jan 20th at The Wallis Arms Hotel Millstreet all Vintage/Classic Cars Bikes Tractors etc Welcome on the Day from 11.00am to 3.00pm,Contact Donie Lucey on 086-8545873 for more details.

Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee and Chat Morning Sunday Feb 24th at Cafe Aroma Millstreet,all Vintage/Classic Cars Bikes Tractors etc Welcome on the Day from 11.00am to 3.00pm,Contact Donie Lucey on 086-8545873 for more details.

St Patricks Day Parade Millstreet Sunday March 17th

Millstreet Vintage Club Spring Car Run in Memory of Johnny Hickey Sunday March 24th,for more details Contact Denis on 087-2033350.

Sunday April 14th Millstreet Vintage Club Autojumble in Millstreet Town,For Details Contact Dan O`Riordan on 087-2452569.

Sunday May 12th Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run, for more details Contact Johnny Flynn on 087-9230332.

Saturday Evening June 22nd Millstreet Vintage Club Annual BBQ Run,Contact Dan on 087-2452569.

Sunday June 30th Circuit of Ireland Stages Run Revisited leaving Millstreet Town Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873 for more details.

Sunday July 28th Charity Truck Run leaving Millstreet Town Contact Dan on 087-2452569.

Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run Sunday September 8th for more details,Contact Luke Hurley on 086-8805437.

Millstreet Vintage Club CART Tractor Run Sunday September 15th for more details Contact Sean on 087-2600640 or Dan on 087-2452569.

Millstreet Vintage Club Model Toy Show Sunday Oct 13th 2018,Admission 5 EURO,Children FREE,Contact Donie Lucey on 086-8545873 for more details.

Millstreet Vintage Club Weekend Away/Car Run Sat/Sun Nov 23rd/24th for more details,Contact Luke Hurley on 086-8805437.

 

Millstreet Vintage Club AGM Report

Millstreet Vintage Club held a very successful AGM at The Parish Centre in Millstreet on last Thursday Night Jan 10th.
There were close on 40 people in Attendance comprising of both current Club Members and also a significant number of New people who also became Members of the Vintage Club on the Night at the Meeting as well.
Dan O`Riordan Club Secretary outlined and recapped on a very successful and busy year for the Club in 2018 with many great events being held including a highly successful Charity Truck Run,Car Runs, Tractor Runs, Barbeque, Cars/Chat/Coffee Morning,Model Show etc taking place and as a result the Club raised over €6,500 along the way during the year as well for some very worthy Charities which included a presentation to both Millstreet Hospital and Millstreet Community Housing of €500 each before the AGM took place on Thursday Night last.

Myra Sheehan Club Treasurer gave a detailed Financial Report for The Year while Club Chairman Donie Lucey in his address thanked all Club Members,Fellow Committee Members and anyone else who helped and supported the Club during the Course of the past Year gone by.

Following this a New Committe for the Club was Elected as Follows:

Geoff O`Sullivan- President
John Barry-Vice President
Donie Lucey- Chairman
Luke Hurley -Vice Chairman
Dan O`Riordan-Secretary
Tim Lucey-Assistant Secretary
Myra Sheehan-Treasurer
Tom Mulcahy-Assistant Treasurer
Bernard Crowley-PRO
Dan Barry/Luke Hurley-Safety Officer.
Finbar Hurley-Equipment Officer

Millstreet Vintage Club presented Awards on the Night for the Best Vintage Car to be brought out for the First Time during 2018 by a Club Member,the overall Winner of this was Mary Keane with both Willie Fitzgerald and Peter Dineen taking the Runner Up Awards in this Category.

Millstreet Vintage Club are again planning on having a Busy year in 2019 with many of the Events held during 2018 being planned again for the coming Year with the first Event of 2019 taking place on Sunday Jan 20 which will be a Cars/Coffee/Chat Morning in aid of Cork Simon Community  which will be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel starting at 11am, further details of this Event and all the other Events to take place during the coming Year will follow shortly.
The Club is always open to New Members and if you want to find out more about joining the Club give Donie Lucey a Call on 086 8545873 or Dan O`Riordan on 087 2452569 or you can contact any Club Member and please do check out our  Twitter Page https://twitter.com/MillstreetV for updates, and you can check us out on Facebook as well at https://www.facebook.com/Millstreet-Vintage-Club-1235187116516958/  or Email <email>

Millstreet Students Are True Ambassadors at Magnificent BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 at Dublin’s RDS

The wonderfully enthusiastic and dedicated Students from Millstreet Community School at the end of a very full, exciting and tiring Thursday (10th Jan. 2019) inspiring the enormous attendance with their six amazing Projects. We interviewed all of the Students and a very special feature on www.corkmusicstation.com on “Radio Treasures” this Tuesday, 15th Jan. 2019 will be broadcast at 10pm where we shall give a detailed insight into the 55th National Exhibition. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
2018 BTYS Overall Winner, Simon Meehan with Fr. James McSweeney at the Exhibition in Dublin on Thursday. Fr. James was hugely helpful in helping us locate the various people for interviews.
Interviewing the superbly inspiring and wonderfully friendly 2018 Winner, Simon Meehan. Simon from Waterfall near Cork and a Student in Coláiste Choilm in Ballincollig is among the many whom we interview for our special broadcast on Tuesday at 10pm. It makes for fascinating listening.

 

True Ambassadors Supreme for Millstreet Community School participating in the highly prestigious national event. We shall be sharing lots more images later. Every success to all the Students. We thank their Teachers whom we also interviewed for being so very helpful in our attempt to record such an historic occasion.    One of my New Year’s Resolutions this year was to attend this truly fascinating National Exhibition at the RDS…so thankfully the task is fulfilled and now is the time to share the splendid experience!

[read more …] “Millstreet Students Are True Ambassadors at Magnificent BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 at Dublin’s RDS”

Furniture Revamp Sale

IRD Duhallow Revamp is hosting a massive clearance sale in Newmarket on the 15th and 16th of January 2019. There are amazing bargains to be made! IRD Duhallow REVAMP is a furniture recycling and re-use initiative which was established with 3 key purposes: 1. provide sheltered training and employment opportunities, 2. helping our environment by reducing landfill and fly tipping, and 3. providing quality up-cycled furniture at low cost to pensioners, low income families, people who are marginalised and unemployed because of mental health difficulties and other reasons.

Rathmore Panto – Rapunzel

Its panto time again for panto in The Rathmore Community Centre. Rehearsals for Rapunsel are now in full swing and it’s shaping up like it’s going to be one of the best to date.The show runs on selected dates between Saturday Jan 26th and Sunday February 3rd. Full details are available by phoning 0851351810, and, at the same number, between 2pm and 6pm any day you can book tickets for your preferred show.
The booking office will then be open for the collection of tickets each day from Thursday 17th onwards also between 2pm and 6pm. Book early for the best seats, especially for children.

Elvis & Friends on “Radio Treasures” on CMS Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00

Lots of variety tonight on “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station … At 10pm we repeat (by popular request) highlights of the New Year Celebrations at The Square, Millstreet.   Our main focus tonight is of course recalling the life of Elvis Presley who would have been 84 years old today had he lived longer.   We hear many of the most popular of the songs of Elvis.   We share his birthday date with many local people…Elvis celebrated his 16th Birthday on the day I was born in 1951!   David Bowie would have been 72 today.  Dame Shirley Bassey (singer supreme) was born on this day in 1937 (82 today).  Another famous person born on this day – Stephen Hawking in 1942.   Feel welcome to contact the programme on Facebook.  We shall have all our regular features and lots of musings.   And we shall chat about the images below – the beginning of Cullen & District Special Needs Association Weigh-in Ten Week Programme launched on Mon. 7th Jan. 2019….and Rathmore Panto 2019 is announced!  Happy Listening.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

El.vis Presley promoting the film “Jailhouse Rock” in 1957

Upcoming Rathmore Panto 2019

[read more …] “Elvis & Friends on “Radio Treasures” on CMS Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00″

Millstreet Vintage Club AGM taking place on this Thursday 10th January 2019

Millstreet Vintage Club Annual AGM will take place on this coming Thursday 10th January 2019 in the Parish Centre Millstreet at 8.00pm sharp.All Club Members and anyone out there interested in Vintage/Classic Cars and Tractors are asked to attend,New Members always very welcome to join the Club.

Table Quiz (Friday 1st February) for Millstreet students going to Lourdes as helpers at Easter

Caoimhe O’Leary, Emma Brady, Sarah Bourke and Michelle O’Riordan are 5th year students at Millstreet Community School.  They will all be going on pilgrimage to Lourdes for a week during their Easter holidays 2019 with the Irish Pilgrimage Trust.  They are following in a long line of other students who have gone to Lourdes as helpers and had a wonderfully fulfilling time.

The cost of their flight/accommodation is €670/person and the students are currently fundraising in an effort to cover these costs.  A successful bake sale took place in the parish centre before Christmas.

A table quiz held in The Wallis Arms on Friday 1st February.  More details to follow.  Once again, thank you for your support.

Women’s Little Christmas Ball at Wallis Arms Hotel on 5th Jan. 2019

A very enjoyable occasion celebrating Oíche Nollag na mBan was held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sat. 5th Jan. 2019.   Here we share some 26 images from the very popular annual event.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Members of Wallis Arms Hotel Staff all ready to create a wonderfully memorable evening for all present.
Four Sisters among the many Guests present.

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Presentation Evening for Millstreet’s U21 Teams

PRESENTATION EVENING

Millstreet U21 Hurling team
& Duarigle Gaels U21 Football team
won their respective Duhallow Championships.

On next Saturday night (12th January) a
presentation evening will take place in the
Wallis Arms Hotel to both teams.

To book tickets for this evening please contact either:

TONY MCCAUL (087) 9379269, or
SHARON LANE (086) 8304356

Tickets cost €22.50 each
(Meal included)

ALL WELCOME

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Musical Presentations Ringing Out 2018 and Welcoming 2019

Frances Curtin (pictured on left with musical CD and red scarf) presented her magnificent programme at the Christmas Millstreet Gramophone Circle in Dec. 2018. Tonight I hope to share some 28 musical choices at The Music Room in Boherbue at 8pm (Thurs. 3rd Jan. 2019) while it will be Eithne O’Keeffe of Boherbue who will present in Millstreet on Fri. 18th Jan. 2019 at 8:15pm. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)