Hey all, final reminder of the Charity Concert in aid of Marymount Hospice Cork tomorrow night Friday May 20th in The Wallis Arms Hotel. Starting at 9pm Tickets only cost €8.00 and it is for a very worthy cause.
Ttickets will be available at the door or if you want to be certain of your seat. Contact James on 085 2751235 to get your ticket.
Please come out and support, great night assured.
We would like to invite you to join us for our
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May 2011 from 12.00 noon-5.00 pm
See what we have on offer in the form of workshops, treatments
Come and meet the workshop tutors, instructors and therapists to
talk to them about their work.
Visit our web site for details on treatments and upcoming
Light refreshments available
Anne Healy, Ballytrasna, Lissarda, Co. Cork. Tel: 021 733 5947 / 086 2644 999
“Crystal Swing” are scheduled to appear on tonight’s “Late Late Show” on RTÉ1 television while on tomorrow (Saturday) night at 9.00 on Sky Channel 4More there is another opportunity to view the excellent Australian documentary entitled “The Secret History of the Eurovision” which contains significant footage of Millstreet re the 1993 Eurovision.
The Vintage Day in the Green Glens held last Easter Sunday will be featured in The Irish Vintage Scene magazine this month. In a preview of the article on their website they say:
In only its second year, the Millstreet Vintage Show succeeded in building on the popularity of its inaugural running last year…….. making this a great Easter day out; for more from this event, watch out for the June issue of Irish Vintage Scene, which will be in the shops from the 20th of May.
Composting Information Afternoon
Saturday 14th May 1-4pm
In association with Cork County Council
Demonstrations & advice on all aspects of home composting, including wormeries.
No entry fee plus free prize draw to win one of three compost bins.
Sunday 15th May 2-5pm
Advice on all aspects of poultry keeping.
Poultry, feeders and feeds for sale.
No entry fee [read more …] “Birds & Worms at The Secret Garden”
7th May: Please note that Cloghoula Pattern Day has been postponed until a later date.
Click the poster on the left for the full size
VERY IMPORTANT: Football and Race Registration at 1 o clock – SHARP!
On Friday 29th April in Carriganima at the Night of Madness, John P Kelleher shaved his head and beard for the Irish Cancer Society, To date he has raised €2300. He has had a beard since 1979 thats 32 years, a big change for all of us to see him without it ! Here are the pictures stage by stage as you can imagine it took a while (pictures below). Any one wishing to contribute can give it to himself or any member of his family: – with thanks to Rosaleen for this article [read more …] “John P Kelleher – Shave or Dye”
Thanks to the Trojan efforts of enthusiastic and dedicated organisers like Marie, Hannelie, Hilary, Joanie and Paul who co-ordinated some 187 energetic participants and 53 very hard working volunteers, the overall response of [read more …] “Monster MAC Event in Millstreet Gets Full Marks from Enthusiastic Participants!!”
Weather permitting, Dan Joe Kelleher and I will record the 2.00 p.m. Mass scheduled to be celebrated at “The City” in Shrone on this Sunday, 1st May 2011. It will then be transmitted on LTV at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday…the very same evening thanks to Dan Joe’s dedication to Local Television. The transmission will then be followed by a repeat of this week’s LTV1 and LTV2 programmes bringing us to the very end of this season’s LTV broadcasts. We thank you for being such loyal Viewers and wish you all a very Happy Summer and look forward to a new LTV season in the Autumn. (S.R.)
Entitled “The Secret History of the Eurovision” this major documentary, part of which was filmed here in Millstreet in September 2010 when Niamh Kavanagh and the Duggan Family participated in comprehensive interviews, will be broadcast on RTÉ1 television on this Monday from 10.30 p.m until 12.15 a.m..
Jim McSweeney has added another collection taken at the Vintage Day last Sunday. This time it’s an album of very interesting miscellaneous photos, of which a few are shown above but the full album can can be viewed on Facebook
While Kate Middleton was getting pampered in preparation for her wedding yesterday, bride-to-be Kate Buckley from Kilcorney in Cork was spending the eve of her big day making sure her dairy cows were milked, fed and happy before taking care of herself.
“I was supposed to get my nails done on Tuesday but it didn’t happen,” explained bride-to-be Kate.
Kate said they got engaged last year around August, and the royal couple announced their engagement a short time after.
Meanwhile, Kate’s fiance and fellow dairy farmer William Casey, from Berrings, was also spending the day farming with his father in Inniscarra.
“Our friends and relatives were sending messages and paper clippings of the royal engagement for a joke, and [read more …] “Kate and William to wed in Kilcorney”
The first day of our Easter Camp was a great success by all children who participated. Read the full program of details for the Camp (.pdf)
Jim McSweeney has published another eighty odd photos of the cars at the Vintage and Family Fun Day in the Green Glens on Facebook. This is on top of his album of tractors and farm machinery which we detailed yesterday. (again you’ll have to be logged into FB to see them)
… while Jim McSweeney has also published a set of photos on the tractors today on Facebook (you only need to be logged in), with a couple of his photos shown above.
There will surely be lots of more photos and commentary to follow in the next few days.
Ben Hartnett (formerly of Clara Road) got married to Mary Winters on Saturday 16th April in St.Patricks Church, Wicklow Town. In the picture are Ben Hartnett and Mary Winters, Ben’s mother Anna, Ben’s brother Conor, and Ben’s sister Gráinne and husband Patrick Casey.
Photo thanks to Fr James McSweeney who also officiated the wedding. It was taken at the Franciscan Friary in Wicklow Town, with St Patricks in the background
More details and photos appear in a notice on the Wicklow News.
On Sunday evening, the Irish Mountain Running Association are holding the annual race up and down Clara Mountain from Millstreet.The entry fee is €10 and the race starts at 7pm. Registration is in the GAA Hall.
The race is basically an out and back route with a loop near the summit. It will be on trails and it could be described as very steep. Perhaps not everyone’s thing but some might be interested. Just don’t wear your best shoes 😉 [read more …] “Clara Mountain Run 2011”
The Lord Mayor’s Cork Volunteer Week will take place from the 6th-12th June 2011. One of the main events taking place during this week is the volunteer fair. Over 150 non-profit organisations will exhibit at the fair in City Hall, Cork. We are encouraging groups to organise events during the week to thank their volunteers or to encourage more people to volunteer with their group. [read more …] “Cork Volunteer Week”
Following on from our successful ‘Hen Party’ we are hosting our first Poultry Day.
This will be an opportunity to meet poultry keepers ask questions, do some poultry purchasing and buy your poultry essentials from Margaret of The Mobile Pet Shop.
Come along don’t be a chicken………….
Where possible please car share.
10th April · 14:00 – 17:00 at The Secret Garden Centre
Also present on the night were further members of Rathmore’s Marian Players. Tony Darmody accorded very high praise to All involved and spoke about [read more …] “Presentation of Cheque from Rathmore Panto 2011”