Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob on Sunday July 29th

Millstreet Vintage Club are hosting a Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob who was Born without Eyes on Sunday July 29th,the Truck Run will depart from the K&L Yard in Millstreet at 12 Noon and will return back to the Yard again for the Finish which will be followed by a BBQ,all types of Trucks Vintage/Classic/Modern are very Welcome to take part,plenty Room available to Park Trailers etc,this Event is for a Good Cause and your Support would be most appreciated,the General Public are more than welcome to come along and view the Trucks either before the Start or Back at the finish at the K&L Yard or why not come out and support the Trucks as they pass along the Route on the day,for more details contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.

Wonderfully Exciting Coachford Festival 2018 in July

With many very talented Athletes from the North Cork area scheduled to participate in the 5 mile road race there are many more wonderfully exciting events taking place at the annual Coachford Festival.  We thank Jerh O Sullivan Chairman of the Coachford Family Festival for the four posters and wish every success with the splendid event. Click on the Posters to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Annual Vintage Afternoon in Cullen Sunday July 15th

 The Annual Vintage Afternoon is on in Cullen on Sunday July 15th at 1.30pm, always a great Family Day out and in aid of a Good Cause in the Cullen and District Special Needs Association.

… and there is also a butter making stand !!!!

Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob on Sunday July 29th

Millstreet Vintage Club are hosting a Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob who was Born without Eyes,the Run is leaving the K&L Yard Millstreet on Sunday July 29th at 12 Noon and will return back to the Yard again for the Finish which will be followed by a BBQ, all types of Trucks Vintage/Classic/Modern are very Welcome to take part,plenty Room available to Park Trailers etc,this Event is for a Good Cause,Your Support Would Be Most Welcome,for more details contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.

Next “Radio Treasures” on Tuesday 10th July from 9:30 until 11:00pm

There is no transmission of “Radio Treasures” on Tuesday 3rd July on www.corkmusicstation.com.   Broadcasts will resume on Tues., 10th July at 9:30pm when we shall feature lots of superb music and song as well as interesting interviews at 10:00pm.  We shall be referring also to recent events such as the recent Circuit of Ireland Rally Stages Revisited where lots of Ford Escorts appeared (as illustrated below) and we shall chat about the June presentation by Joe Kennelly at Millstreet Gramophone Circle (also illustrated here).   The next Gramophone Circle presentation takes place on our national Culture Night on 21st September and will be given by Maurice Linehan.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Gramophone Circle June 2018 presented by Joe Kennelly (holding vinyl disc) of Inniscarra and Millstreet.
Escort Cars set out from Millstreet on the superb “Circuit of Ireland Rally Stages Revisited” on Sun. 1st July 2018 (lots more images later).

Millstreet Vintage Club Ford Escort 50th Birthday Celebrations on Tommorrow Sunday July 1st

This Sunday July 1st Millstreet Vintage Club are organising a Run for the Ford Escorts 50th Birthday over some Circuit of Ireland Rally Stages Celebrating the First ever Rally Win for The Ford Escort on the 1968 Circuit of Ireland Rally, open to all makes of Classic and Vintage Cars,great Route laid on,Sign on at the Wallis Arms Hotel from 10am and leaving Millstreet Town at 12 Noon. Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873 for more details.

U21 Football Championship County Quarter Final

Result: DUARIGLE GAELS 4-10 NA PIARSIAGH 2-8 🙂

U21 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
County Quarter Final

DUARIGLE GAELS
-v-
NA PIARSIAGH

in

CARRIGADROHID

FRIDAY 22nd JUNE
at
7.00p.m.

PLEASE SUPPORT

We thank Sharon Lane for the Notice.  (S.R.)

 

[read more …] “U21 Football Championship County Quarter Final”

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club Sportive

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club Sportive

will take place on

Sunday, 1st July

and will be going through the following areas between 9am and 1pm

Ballydaly,        Millstreet Town,           Lackabawn, Kilcorney,      Moll Carthy’s bridge,    Inchamay, Curraraige ,    Boggeragh Wind Farm,         Nadd,      Lyre,                  Rathcoole,                         Liscahane,    Knocknakilla,   Aubane,                           Laharn,    Horsemount

Enquiries  –  0877023562 or message our Facebook page

Today: Smart Store Cooking

This afternoon, Millstreet Tidy Town are hosting the launch of Smart Store Cooking, a new project enabling people to plan, shop and cook more efficiently, saving on time, while being cheaper on the pocket at the till, cheaper on the pocket for bin collection, and better for the environment by reducing food waste.

This project is hugely important and is at its core part of the sustainability project that will reduce landfill and help in reduction of waste. It is the first of its kind in the country and is being funded by the Anti Dumping initiative 2018. We would very much appreciate if you attend this event. It would be great opportunity for us to showcase how this will work and hopefully you might pick up a few tips.
Smart Store Cooking, Thursday 21st June 3 to 5pm @ O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet, Minor Row, Millstreet, where there will be a Cooking Demo, entertainment for the kids, and Country Clean will be on site to Demo how to compost and recycle correctly.

[read more …] “Today: Smart Store Cooking”

Wishing the Very Best of Luck to Chloe and Kevin in Cork on Saturday

Millstreet Community Council wishes the very best of luck to Chloe Collins and Kevin Crowley who will be participating in the Senior Munster Finals versus Kerry in Cork this coming Saturday, 23rd June 2018.   We thank Chairman MCC, Noel Buckley for this special greeting to both outstanding sports people on such a prestigious occasion.  (S.R.)

Ladies Football Final: Cork 5:13 Kerry 2:10 (result)
Men’s Football Final (7pm): Cork v Kerry (Live on RTE 1)

[read more …] “Wishing the Very Best of Luck to Chloe and Kevin in Cork on Saturday”

Millstreet Vintage Club Annual BBQ Car Run on next Sat Evening June 23rd

Millstreet Vintage Club BBQ Run on next Saturday June 23rd,Sign on at Bush Bar from 5.30pm to 6.45pm with take off at 7.00pm,Nice 40km Route laid on followed by BBQ at Moll Carthys Bridge Bar,Great Event always,not to be missed,All Vintage and Classic Cars welcome,for more details Contact John P Kelleher on 087 8300494

 

Preparing for Culture Night 2018 in Millstreet

Millstreet Community Council is inviting representatives of Pubs, Clubs,
Groups, Organisations, Businesses and also Individuals interested in
participating in Culture Night on September 21st, the annual all of Ireland
celebration of culture, creativity and the arts to a meeting in the Wallis
Arms Hotel on Tues June 26th at 8pm.   We thank Marie Twomey of Millstreet Pipe Band for this notice.  (S.R.)

Upcoming Events to be held By Millstreet Vintage Club

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

Run and BBQ Saturday Evening June 23rd,for details Contact John P Kelleher on 087 8300494.

Ford Escort 50th Celebration Run over Classic Circuit of Ireland Rally Stages Sunday July 1st,for details Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873.

Charity Truck Run leaving Millstreet on Sunday July 29th,for details contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.

More details to be had from the Contacts listed above.

Today: The Annual Fancy Dress Stretcher Race

The Bush Bar hosts the Annual Charity Stretcher Race this June 3rd. It is in aid of the Ian O’Connell Trust Fund and the Fight For Fionn.

Fionn Barry has spent most of his short life suffering and in hospital yet despite this he is still fighting for answers. He was diagnosed at 6 months with infantile spasms which has evolved into a seriously debilitating and Life limiting illness and needs 24 hour care.

16-year-old Ian O’Connell fell from his bike in Killarney National Park, sustaining damage to his neck and spine. The popular young sportsman is undergoing occupational therapy and physiotherapy at the rehabilitation centre in Dún Laoghaire.  A trust set up to help a Killarney teenager who sustained a life-changing injury last August.  [read more …] “Today: The Annual Fancy Dress Stretcher Race”

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

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

Born in Kilnap Place in Farranree on the Northside of Cork City, Liam P
Foley was credited with promoting Irish music and dancing enormously in his
native City and County.

This week on Where the road takes me John Greene discovers a unique
character who laid down stringent rules and regulations that were definitely
non-negotiable.

Collar and tie had to be worn, no alcohol consumed, and no close dancing was
allowed, but still the punters flocked to his dances in the fifties, sixties
and seventies.

Also……. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7 This Evening on C103″

Getting Ready for World Fiddle Day in Scartaglin Sat. 19th May 2018

Looking down the valley into Millstreet & over to Taur/ Rockchapel on the horizon.. Ready for World Fiddle Day! Hannah O Regan, Orlaith Twomey, Anna Buckley, Leah Murphy, Emer Twomey, Aoife & Meadhbh McCarthy.. representing Millstreet at the World Fiddle Day Concert & Celebrations Scartaglin 19/5/18.

Musicians Supreme getting ready for World Fiddle Day 2018.  Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

We thank P.J. Teahan for the Scartaglin Poster. (S.R.)

Norah Hickey features on the “Hot Country” Show Tonight

Norah Hickey features on the “Hot Country” Show on Sky Channel “Keep It Country” (Sky 376) tonight (14th May 2018). 

Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

“Hot Country” Show is transmitted from 8 to 9pm on Mondays.  (S.R.)