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IFA President John Bryan to visit Millstreet

The Irish Farmers Association President John Bryan will visit Millstreet tomorrow night (Thursday 26th January), when he addresses a Duhallow IFA meeting in the Wallis Arms Hotel at 8:30pm. The meeting will discuss current farming issues, the Common Agriculture Policy 2014 negotiations, and land reclamation. All are welcome.

To understand why these topics are currently important, read the following articles:
* CAP 2014 – The Battle Begins (from the Farmers Journal)
* Land Reclamation – Proposals Meet Strong Resistance (from the Farmers Journal)

Marian Players production of Cinderella – schedule

2011-11-25 Marion Players Rathmore Panto - at the 25th Anniversary Launch

Marian Players Rathmore
25th Annual Pantomime – Cinderella

At Rathmore Community Centre,
Saturday, 28thJanuary , 8.30pm
Wednesday, 1st February, 8pm
Thursday, 2nd Febuary, 8pm
Saturday, 4th February, 8.30pm
Matinees at 2.45pm
Sunday, 29th January & Sunday, 5th February.

Proceeds to Kerry Parents & Friends Association.
Further details and bookings 064-7758526

[read more …] “Marian Players production of Cinderella – schedule”

Spring Farm Machinery Show 2012

This years Spring Farm Machinery Show has been changed to a two day show. Whilst attendance figures were excellent last year, exhibitors have expressed there thoughts on making it a busy two day show rather than three. With this in mind veteran farm show promoters AJS have changed the dates to the 18th and 19th of January and all stands are truly sold out. All the leading tractor and machinery dealerships in the area have already booked their stands and are looking forward to good kick off for 2012. This show is an ideal opportunity for both farmers and contractors alike to view the latest innovations in the agricultural and associated industries all under one venue.

So if you want to know whats new in the farming industry, whether you are looking for the right equipment for the busy season ahead or just wish to browse and admire the huge range of machinery available then this show welcomes you. The following month [read more …] “Spring Farm Machinery Show 2012”

Blackwater Swim 2012 – Wonderfully Successful

The superbly energetic and splendidly courageous participants pictured this noontime today, 8th January (birthday of Elvis...and of quite a few local people!) at the Boeing following their Swim in the River Blackwater on behalf of the Cork North West Branch of MS.

Having had to be deferred from last Sunday due to significantly high water level at the River Blackwater the now annual Swim at the Boeing took place at 12.30 p.m. .    And what a tremendously cheerful and spirited occasion it was covered by John Tarrant for the Press and by William, Ita and Brendan for LTV2 Millstreet (likely to be transmitted this week on LTV2).   The Organisers must certainly take a bow not only for the overall coordination of the event but for [read more …] “Blackwater Swim 2012 – Wonderfully Successful”

Cian & Deirdre’s Wonderful Wedding in Derrinagree and Killarney

Cian O'Mahony and Deirdre O'Sullivan pictured on their Wonderful Wedding Day. The Church Ceremony was in Derrinagree while the reception was held at the Malton Hotel, Killarney.

Here we share, with the permission of the Happy Couple, a selection of images recalling the exquisite occasion.   Millstreet Church Choir provided the superb music for the Church ceremony while at the reception in the  Malton Hotel, Killarney it was [read more …] “Cian & Deirdre’s Wonderful Wedding in Derrinagree and Killarney”

Wedding of Deirdre & Cian on 30th Dec. 2011

One of the many very happy moments during the wonderful Wedding Day of Cian O'Mahony and Deirdre O'Sullivan on Friday, 30th Dec. 2011. A brief feature on the magnificent occasion will follow shortly. (S.R.)

Pictured above are Ronan Galvin, Fiona Cronin, Cian O’Mahony, Dierdre O’Sullivan, Marion O’Sullivan and Neil Corkery.

Noel’s 70th Birthday Celebrated at the “Clara Inn”

Although Noel's 70th Birthday does not take place until Christmas Eve, a truly wonderful celebration especially paid tribute to the ever-popular Noel Collins of Clara Road at the "Clara Inn" on Thursday, 22nd December 2011 when his wife, Eileen and many Friends assembled for a most enjoyable occasion.

We thank Fergal in Australia (son of Noel & Eileen) for alerting us to Noel’s special birthday.   Noel celebrated his 60th Birthday in Sydney, Australia.  ” For the past 70 years,” says Noel,  “I have only received  presents for one occasion – my Christmas and Birthday presents always coincided!”  Now we realise why Noel is called Noel – his birthday could not be closer [read more …] “Noel’s 70th Birthday Celebrated at the “Clara Inn””

Rose of Tralee 2011 to Feature on LTV2 Millstreet this Thursday

Brendan Murphy with video camera at Rathmore Food Fair on Sunday. Included in our LTV2 transmission this Thursday is an interview with Rose of Tralee, Tara Talbot and also with Michael Healy-Rea, T.D. and Mairéad Kelly who is holding the All-Ireland Cup won by Cork Ladies Football Team at Croke Park in September 2011 . Also included in our picture here is the main coordinator of the Food Fair - Michael O'Mahony. (S.R.)

Rose of Tralee at Rathmore’s Food Fair Today

The very beautiful 2011 Rose of Tralee, Tara Talbot from Queensland, Australia (who has stong Irish roots) pictured today (18th Dec.) with members of Millstreet Pipe Band at Rathmore Community Centre where she was special Guest of Honour at the exquisite Rathmore Food Fair in aid of Air Ambulance Ireland. Lots more pictures to follow later. (S.R.)

Santa & Christmas Market at The Secret Garden

Santa at The Secret Garden

It wouldn’t be Christmas without our legendary Santa Night! For those of you who have not joined us for this yet, you’ll be delighted to know that we are actually joined by the REAL Santa. No fake-bearded imposters at The Secret Garden! Again, there’s no charge, complimentary mulled wine and a general festive and feel-good evening with more fairy lights than you can shake a stick at.

We shall also have a Christmas Market (undercover) so a chance to buy local crafts including handmade soap, candles and jewellery.

It’s all on Wednesday 7th December 5-9pm at the Secret Garden [read more …] “Santa & Christmas Market at The Secret Garden”

Mary O’Sullivan’s Book Launch in Cullen this Friday at 8 p.m.

Sitting by the traditional fireside Mary O'Sullivan looks forward to the official launch of her much anticipated Book this Friday, 2nd December 2011 at 8.00 p.m. in Cullen Community Centre. The book provides a fascinating insight into the changing face of Ireland over many years. We thank photographer, John Tarrant, for providing us with this superb image. (S.R.)

Marian Players launch Cinderella

Rathmore’s Marian Players will mark their 25th anniversary early in 2012 with a colourful adaptation of Cinderella. On hand to launch the Players’ 25th anniversary in Teach Iosagáin was Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan TD. Pictured at the launch are public representatives and IRD Duhallow manager Maura Walsh.

Christmas Market & Tea Room

This is becoming an annual event because of the success of previous years. 20+ stands (different each day) There will be a huge selection of unique Christmas gifts and things you just want to keep for yourself. Stand-holders will have an interesting selection handmade and locally produced items for sale including, knitting, paintings, baking, wreaths, computers, jewelery, preserves etc.

For enquirues and further details, send a message to Tricia at: <email>

from Millstreet Development Group

Eucharistic Congress Bell in Millstreet

The Eucharistic Congress Bell which will be in St.Patricks Church, Millstreet this evening for 7:30 mass and remains there until tomorrow morning, is a symbol of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress. The Bell will reflect the invitation to faith, to prayer, to reconciliation and to mission which has always been important in our Christian tradition and is no less so today. The pilgrimage of the bell throughout the Dioceses of Ireland will be a vehicle to:

– Invite people to deepen their communion with Christ and with one another,

– Promote the pastoral aims of the Congress, [read more …] “Eucharistic Congress Bell in Millstreet”

Boxing in the Green Glens

We had been waiting for news of upcoming boxing at the Green Glens arena, and this morning’s Examiner confirms the news:

“BIG-TIME boxing returns to the Green Glens Arena in Millstreet on December 10 when Rylane Boxing Club combine with the Garda Boxing Club to stage a show that will be built around the annual visit of the NYPD to box a Garda selection.

It was at the Green Glens that Steve Collins stripped Chris Eubank of his WBO world super middleweight title and, after confirming his superiority over the former [read more …] “Boxing in the Green Glens”

It Runs in the Family

Millstreet Community School T.Y. Drama Group will present the hilarious comedy “It runs in the family”, a two act play guaranteed to banish those winter blues! The cast, backroom team and producers Jennifer O’Donoghue and Margaret Buckley have put in a big effort so come out and give your support to the stars of the future (and the present) to what promises to be a great night out. It’s on at the Community School Tuesday to Thursday November 22, 23, 24th starting at 8pm sharp. Tickets €8 and €5 available at 029-70087.
From left: Donagh Murphy, Joanne O’Riordan, Conor Meade, Nadine Spillane, Stephen Crowley, Padraig McCarthy, Mark O’Sullivan, a skeleton, Colm Barrett, Andrew Roche and Haley Whitby. Missing from photo: Kelly Murphy.

Julie & David’s Wedding

Professional photographer Ian Cronin has posted some really lovely photos of the wedding of Julie O’Leary & David Brosnan a few weeks ago onto his website.

It also contains a video sequence of photos from the whole day which is also


[read more …] “Julie & David’s Wedding”

Preparing for the Centenary of Millstreet’s Carnegie Hall

Attending the first meeting (at the Wallis Arms Hotel) concerning the upcoming centenary of our Carnegie Hall in West End, Millstreet - members of Millstreet Community Council and Guests. If you have special memories regarding the Carnegie Hall we would very much appreciate it if you would share them with us here on our Comment Line or by emailing <email> - Many thanks. (S.R.)

Michael Commins Monday Night Show in Galway – Further Details

The official poster illustrating the Annual Michael Commins Country & Western Shows taking place in the Salthill Hotel, Galway. Details of the Kealy's Bus timetable which will be travelling to the Monday Show are given below. (S.R.)

To give people an opportunity to attend this wonderful event a special bus has [read more …] “Michael Commins Monday Night Show in Galway – Further Details”

Michael Commins Country-and-Western Show in Galway on Monday Night

Michael Commins of MidWest Radio with singer AnnMarie O'Riordan of Rathcoole

Midwest Radio Presenter Supreme, Michael Commins (and Journalist par excellence in the “Farmers Journal”) has been presenting the Annual Michael Commins Country & Western Shows in Galway with phenomenal success.   And there is a wonderful opportunity to attend the Monday Show for fans of that ever popular musical genre.

There is a fabulous line-up again this year for the Monday night Show that includes Big Tom McBride, Foster & Allen, Crystal Swing, Matt Keane, John Glenn, Gene Stuart, Sam O’Doherty, P.J. Murrihy, Nan Tom, Matt Cunningham, Jacqui Sharkey, Bernadette Ruddy, Jason Travers, John Kelly, Gerry Walsh and Donncha O’Dúlaing (RTÉ).

A bus leaves Cullen at 4.00 p.m. on this Monday evening (7th November 2011) and arrives in the Square, Millstreet at 4.15 p.m..   Then onwards to the Salthill Hotel in Galway for this truly magnificent Musical Show.   Entry is €30.00 and for enquiries regarding the cost of the return bus journey please contact Kealy’s Coaches, Cullen on 087-799 4045.

LTV2 Millstreet will also be recording a number of interviews at this prestigious event.   For an absolutely amazing true Country & Western Musical experience with such a galaxy of very famous Stars this is an opportunity which rarely presents itself.   (S.R.)