“Radio Treasures” Feature on European Parliament Next Week

The next “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station will be broadcast on Tuesday, 5th March 2019 from 9:30 to 11:00pm.   It’s a very special transmission in that it features a complete programme on our recent visit to Brussels, Ghent and Brouge in Belgium over two and a half days.   We receive an excellent insight into the workings of the European Parliament from Seán Kelly, M.E.P..  There is no “Radio Treasures” broadcast on this Tuesday, 26th Feb..  More information regarding next week’s programme will later be shared before transmission.  Click on the two images below to enlarge.  (S.R.) 

Great turnout yesterday for the Millstreet Vintage Club Coffee Morning

There was a great turnout yesterday in Millstreet for the Millstreet Vintage Club Coffee Morning with over 60 Vintage and Classic Cars in attendance at the Event.
The Club and Chairman Donie Lucey would like to thank everyone that attended and for there support and generosity.
Special thanks to Paul O’Connell and Family for bringing along his Red Bull Car,Paul gave the General Public a deep insight into the working of his stunning Car and many people both young and old got the chance to sit into the cockpit and get a feel for what its like to be on board such a unique Piece of Kit.

Thanks also to Billy and all in the Wallis Arms Hotel for there help and support.

Millstreet Vintage Club would also like to acknowlwdge the following for there support and help,the Press and Photographers for promoting the day,An Garda Siochana for there help in traffic management,Joanne of McCarthys Bar for supplying the Power,many thanks as well to all our neighbouring Clubs for there support and finally to all our Club Members and Friends for there hard work during and in the lead up to this event,without everybodys support the Event would not have been the success that it was,the Clubs next Event is the Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run on Sunday March 24th.

 

A Busy Weekend in Millstreet with Spring in the Air

This past weekend (23/24 Feb. 2019) has indeed been a busy one recording a variety of activities.  Here we share a brief selection of the images captured with a more comprehensive coverage of the different features to follow later.   Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Pictured at the Ayrton Group HQ in Newmarket on Sat. Duhallow Athletic Club with Sponsors for the upcoming “Duhallow 10” Road Race on 10th March in aid of Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Members of Millstreet Vintage Club pictured with Paul O’Connell (extreme right with green jacket in front) owner of the very impressive Red Bull Series car on Sunday at The Square, Millstreet.
 Millstreet / Duarigle Gaels Victory Social at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sat. night.
“Next year, Tom!” Paul O’Connell seems to be saying!
Spring was very much in evidence this weekend with the wonderful golden daffodils.

[read more …] “A Busy Weekend in Millstreet with Spring in the Air”

“Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm This Sunday on C103

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information regarding this Sunday evening’s programme on C103.  (S.R.)

This week on ‘Where the road takes me’, John Greene brings you the concluding story of a war of Independence veteran, greyhound enthusiast, Gaelic footballer, renowned character and medical doctor.

Dr. Eugene Callanan was all of these, with many more descriptive adjectives required to totally sum up this unique man.

Coming up in the concluding programme…………..

In County Offaly we discover the Callanan connection to one of the greatest greyhounds of all time.

More reflections on a wonderful father-figure from the doctor’s daughters Catherine and Margaret.

And Diarmuid Begley remembers when his father’s dog had the last laugh, or should that be ‘BARK’, at the good doctor’s expense. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm This Sunday on C103″

Red Bull World Series Racing Car to appear at The Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee and Chat Morning on Today Sunday Feb 24th

EVERYBODY VERY WELCOME

The Red Bull World Series Racing Car similar to what is pictured below will be on Display in Millstreet at the Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee and Chat Morning at The Wallis Arms Hotel Millstreet which will be held on next Sunday Feb 24th from 11am to 3pm.
Dont miss the chance to see a most unique and iconic Racing Car in the Flesh.
As always all Vintage,Classic & Retro Cars/Bikes/etc are very welcome to attend the Coffee Morning

Spot Prizes to be won in a Free Draw on the Day

For More Details Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873.

 

 

Millstreet Vintage Club’s Cheque Presentation to Cork Simon

Margaret O’Sullivan representing Cork Simon was greatly impressed with the truly substantial cheque which was presented by Millstreet Vintage Club on Friday night, 22nd Feb. 2019 in the Wallis Arms Hotel as a result of the excellent fundraising event of Coffee, Cars and Chat which was held at the Wallis Arms Hotel and which brought over forty vintage cars on show in The Square that Sunday.  The cheque for €1,930.70 was presented by Chairman Donie Lucey who expressed his delight at the generous amount collected for such a praiseworthy cause which was initially suggested by Club Member, Declan Ryan P.R.O. Bernard Crowley also outlined the very full programme planned for this year by Millstreet Vintage Club.  A special radio feature on tonight’s event will be broadcast on Cork Music Station on “Radio Treasures” on Tues. 12th March at 10pm.  Here we share a variety of images from tonight’s presentation.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Margaret O’Sullivan is pictured in centre front row.
Donie Lucey presents Margaret O’Sullivan with the very impressive cheque.

[read more …] “Millstreet Vintage Club’s Cheque Presentation to Cork Simon”

Town Park Bridge Plaque Dedicated to John & Lena O’Keeffe

Three members of Millstreet Town Park Committee visited John O’Keeffe at Teach Altra, Newmarket this Friday morning (22nd Feb. 2019) to reveal the very impressive Dedication Plaque to John who was truly delighted with such an uplifting gesture.   The Plaque will be put in place at the Bridge within Millstreet Town Park next week.  We thank Denis Hickey for sharing the two images taken in Newmarket this morning.  And we’ve drawn from our Millstreet Museum Archive a very happy picture of John & Lena taken on 18th July 2006 photographed across the road from Centra in West End.  Click on all images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

From left: Noel Collins, John O’Keeffe, Denis Hickey and Jerry Lehane.
John & Lena O’Keeffe pictured at West End, Millstreet on 18th July 2006.

[read more …] “Town Park Bridge Plaque Dedicated to John & Lena O’Keeffe”

“Junk Kouture” Voting Now In Progress

We received the following communication from one of the two wonderfully talented groups from Millstreet Community School who have reached the Regional Finals of the prestigious nationwide “Junk Kouture 2019” Competition….Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) :

Tia writes:  “Voting for our Junk Kouture is opened and we’d appreciate all the votes we could get! 

Please vote for Rachel, Tia, and Maggie’s design “IMPERISHABLE” for the Junk Kouture Regional Finals! Voting is opened all this week and you can vote every day! All the votes and support are appreciated greatly! You can vote using the link https://app.junkkouture.com/voter/register we really appreciate all the support from the community!!! 

Thanks so much we really appreciate all the support and votes from everyone!

Thanks again so much! 

Tia , Rachel and Maggie. “

[read more …] ““Junk Kouture” Voting Now In Progress”

Presentation by Millstreet Vintage Club to Cork Simon Community next Friday Night Feb 22nd in the Wallis Arms Hotel

Following on from the recent Cars Coffee and Chat Morning held on Sunday Jan 20th last and the End of Year Car Run held back in November which were both Organised and Sponsored by
Millstreet Vintage Club a final figure of 1,930.70 Euro was raised in Total from both Events for the Cork Simon Community,the Vintage Club would like to thank Everybody for there fantastic support and generosity.
A Cheque for the final figure raised will be presented by Millstreet Vintage Club to The Cork Simon Community in Millstreet on next Friday Night Feb 22nd at The Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet at 8pm,Everybody Welcome to attend.

 

St. Valentine’s Day 2019 in Millstreet

St. Valentine’s Day 2019 in Millstreet was truly celebrated when the generosity demonstrated to a fundraiser was most impressive.   To illustrate this we visited the special fundraising Coffee/Tea Morning at Herlihy’s Centra in aid of Millstreet Day Care Centre – we viewed the teddy-bear/floral display at Supervalu and we observed the many wonderfully decorated windows celebrating 14th Feb. 2019.   We share some eleven images.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “St. Valentine’s Day 2019 in Millstreet”

The Wizard of Oz

Panto Season is well on the way🎭 & the all children cast are getting everything ready to go!! 👌…..We can’t wait to entertain you all & bring you on a wonderful adventure down the yellow brick road🌈 with lots of singing, dancing🎹🎵🥁🎤 and funny jokes along the way….This adventure is sure to be a hit with all the family so look out here comes….. THE WIZARD OF OZ…

Shows:- Saturday 2nd March @ 7.30pm & Sunday 3rd March @ 3pm in Rathmore Community Hall in aid of the Friends of the Children of Chernobyl Ireland.😁

Red Bull World Series Racing Car coming to Millstreet on Sunday Feb 24th

The Red Bull World Series Racing Car will be on Display in Millstreet at the Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee and Chat Morning at the Wallis Arms Hotel Millstreet which will be held on Sunday Feb 24th from 11am to 3pm.

Dont miss the chance to see a most unique and iconic Racing Car in the Flesh,this is the only Model of this Car in existence in Ireland.

As always all Vintage,Classic & Retro Cars/Bikes/etc are very welcome to attend the Coffee Morning

For More Details Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873.

Bluegrass Gig Coming to Banteer

Multi award-winning Bluegrass artist Kristy Cox, and her band, will play The Glen Theatre in Banteer on May 12th.

Chart-toppin’ Nashville-based Kristy Cox is on quite the roll. Capturing attention with her powerful singing style, youthful energy-infused bluegrass, and song writing acumen, she continues to enjoy radio & television success in both the US and in her native Australia where she’s a multi award-winning Australian Country Music Awards Golden Guitar recipient – most recently she picked up the 2019 Golden Guitar for Bluegrass Album of the Year for early 2018’s Ricochet (see below). Kristy has appeared at major festivals across Australia, Europe and the US, including an official showcase at the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Convention in 2015; she was shortlisted by the IBMA 4 years running for New Artist of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year.  [read more …] “Bluegrass Gig Coming to Banteer”

House of Prayer Monthly Meeting at Cloghoulabeg Millstreet

The monthly meeting at the House of Prayer in Cloghoulabeg, Millstreet was coordinated by Tom and Mairéad Dennehy with Mass on this occasion (Wednesday, 13th Feb. 2019) celebrated by Fr. Seán Tucker.   Here we share six images from the special event.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)Here below we feature pictures from a previous meeting. [read more …] “House of Prayer Monthly Meeting at Cloghoulabeg Millstreet”

A.G.M. of Millstreet Community Council at Wallis Arms Hotel

The Annual General Meeting 2019 of Millstreet Community Council took place at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Tuesday night, 12th Feb..  The dedication and commitment of M.C.C. is truly inspirational in that so many praiseworthy events are organised annually, numerous deserving causes are supported and the uplifting image of Millstreet and its environs is consistently promoted.   Every success in the year ahead.  Míle buíochas for your wonderful work – the Community greatly appreciates such sincere generosity of time, talent and dedication.  Click on the images below which illustrate those who participated in the A.G.M. at the Wallis Arms Hotel.  (S.R.)
[read more …] “A.G.M. of Millstreet Community Council at Wallis Arms Hotel”

“Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00 on Cork Music Station

Our 10pm interview tonight takes us back to Moneygall in 2012 (Two scheduled interviews re Junk Kouture 2019 and Shirley O’Regan of Air Ambulance Project – are deferred until a later date) where we chat with Henry Healy – a cousin of Barack Obama and we listen to CCÉ music at the Moneygall Festival -on Cork Music Station    Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore.  And we chat

Interviewing Henry Healy in Moneygall for LTV2 and Cork Music Station on Sunday 08/07/2012

about the many items illustrated below.   Click on the images to enlarge.  And we hear about our first Podcast – our recent Interview now available thanks to the excellent work of Bernard Crowley. 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!

Three Superb Mountain Race Events on Sat. 9th Feb. 2019

Irish Mountain Runners Association Millstreet was the true focal point for numerous energetic Athletes from 6:00 am until Sat. Night when no less that three highly regarded Mountain Races took place.   The first group of Athletes were transported to Kealkil in West Cork where at 8am they began their journey to Millstreet.  Gavin Byrne of Dublin was the first to reach the finishing flag just before 3pm.   A second group were transported to Ballyvourney from where they set off for Millstreet.  Official tracking was provided where one could follow on a special phone app at what stage the various participants were.  And at 1pm a group of almost one hundred climbed Clara Mountain.  Here we share some 24 images from what was a wonderfully sporting occasion in Millstreet.  Splendid refreshments were provided in Millstreet GAA Community Hall.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Winner of Clara Mountain Race…Neilus Healy of Dublin and formerly of Church Street, Millstreet son of Nora and Denis.
Time to walk on air!
Gavin Byrne of DublinSupreme Winner of Kealkill to Millstreet Race.
One of the many superbly fit Athletes who participated in the Kealkill to Millstreet Race – Colin Buckley of Cork whose father Joe is a native of The Square, Millstreet.
Rosa from Spain (Ballyvourney to Millstreet Race), Tom from Limerick (Kealkill to Millstreet Race), James from Kilkenny (Kealkill Race) and Donal from Millstreet (Clara Race).
Dedicated Coordinator Donie Shine en route.

[read more …] “Three Superb Mountain Race Events on Sat. 9th Feb. 2019”

Millstreet Community Council Extends Sincere Congratulations to O’Flynn Medical

Chairman Noel Buckley extends on behalf of Millstreet Community Council sincere congratulations to O’Flynn Medical on receiving their highly prestigious Award at the recent major Award Ceremony in Cork.

Noel writes: ” Millstreet Community Council, on behalf of the community, would like to extend sincere congratulations to O’Flynn Medical on winning The Cork Chamber SME Company of the Year Award.  This is indeed a prestigious achievement by O’Flynn Medical and a worthy recognition of their expansion over the past twenty years.” 

(S.R.)

“Where the Road Takes Me” Features Jake Carter Sunday at 7pm C103

We thank Presenter John Greene for the following advance information on this Sunday’s C103 Programme at 7pm – 10th Feb. 2019.  (S.R.)

In the beginning he was living in the shadow of his older and more famous brother Nathan, but now Jake Carter is a performing artist in his own right. 

This week on ‘Where the road takes me’, John Greene chats to him about his Liverpool upbringing, and the mandatory and expected love of the Beatles and Liverpool Football club. 

We hear about his Irish Granny who doubles up as a groupie, while also instilling a love of Irish music in all of the young Carters. 

Accompanied by his trusted guitar, he sings a few of his favourite songs, while there’s also time to chat about life on the road, wanting to be his own man, and plans for the future.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” Features Jake Carter Sunday at 7pm C103″

Impressive Cheque Presentation in Aubane for Irish Air Ambulance

Following the annual Christmas Morning Mushera Climb 2018 the proceeds amounted to the wonderfully impressive amount of €2,000.00.   A cheque for this uplifting amount was presented on Thursday night (7th Feb. 2019) in Aubane Community Centre to Shirley O’Regan of Youghal – the Irish Community Rapid Response by Land & Air Representative – in aid of the new Air Ambulance which will be based in Rathcoole.   MC, John F. Kelleher, expressed thanks to the many dedicated people who helped to make this very praiseworthy project such a great success again this year.  Shirley outlined the importance of such fundraising for the all-important developing Air Ambulance Service and provided an update on the progress of the overall project…with special reference to Rathcoole.   A brief interview with Shirley may be heard on Cork Music Station this Tuesday, 12th Feb. at 10pm in the “Radio Treasures” programme.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) 

Shirley O’Regan (centre) with members of the O’Mahony Family.

[read more …] “Impressive Cheque Presentation in Aubane for Irish Air Ambulance”

Boherbue’s Music Room Tonight at 8

Tim Murphy of Boherbue is the Presenter at tonight’s (7th Feb. 2019) Music Room in the Pearse Memorial Hall, Boherbue at 8pm.  All are very welcome.   

Millstreet Gramophone Circle’s Presenter on Friday, 15th Feb. 2019 at 8:15pm in Millstreet Day Care Centre will be Dermot Kiely of Cullen.  Everyone is very welcome.  (S.R.)

Mushera Mountain Climb Presentation to Irish Air Ambulance Group in Aubane Community Centre on Tonight 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 Tonight Thursday Night Feb 7th 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.

Table Quiz In Aid Of Kilcorney Church Restoration Fund

TABLE QUIZ IN AID OF KILCORNEY CHURCH RESTORATION FUND

A fundraising table quiz will be held in Moll Carthy’s Bridge on this Friday night the 8th February commencing at 8.30pm.  Everybody welcome to come along and support this worthwhile fundraiser.  [read more …] “Table Quiz In Aid Of Kilcorney Church Restoration Fund”