The Annual Coffee Morning coordinated by Mary Fitzgeraldfor Daffodil Day in March 2019 is always wonderfully supported. The event takes place in Millstreet GAA Community Hall this Thursday 21st March from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Everyone is most welcome. On Friday 22nd March – Daffodil Day 2019 – there will be a number of usual venues throughout
the town where one can contribute and receive the various emblems as well as bunches of daffodils – all in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. (S.R.)
Last year’s Carriganima Parade took place in snowy conditions as illustrated in our 2018 images. It was Fr. Anthony Wickham who was Grand Marshal of the ever popular Parade. Shane McCarthy of Carriganima very kindly assisted us in video recording the wonderful event. This year’s Parade takes place on this Monday at 3pm. Everyone is very welcome. As always a mighty atmosphere at The Pub follows where many assemble. Seán Murphy, Coordinator supereme, will as usual act as MC on the day during which his commentary of the Parade is always both witty, humorous and informative. And Seán has just informed us that this year’s Grand Marshal will be the very same Fr. Anthony Wickham. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Carriganima St. Patrick’s Parade on Monday 18th March at 3pm”
Everyone is welcome to the unveiling of a special plaque at the Bridge in Millstreet Town Park on Monday, 11th March 2019 at 10:30 a.m.. The Plaque is dedicated to John O’Keeffe and the late Lena O’Keeffe in recognition of their magnificent contribution to Millstreet Tidy Towns Association and to Millstreet Town Park over many years. Our picture shows John and Lena photographed in 2006. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
Today (7th March 2019) is World Book Day in Ireland. Millstreet Librarian – Grace Tangney – shares the following background to our pictures. (S.R.)
“Millstreet Library was delighted to welcome the boys and girls from 1st Class Presentation National School to meet renowned Irish author/illustrator Derek Mulveen and enjoy a special storytime reading of his book “Oisín the Brave, Robot Island” an adventure story that takes Oisín and Órane the Dragon to three islands on a quest to find a GOLDEN KEY and save Robot Island….before time runs out.” Click on the images to enlarge.
Eilín Kiely of Millstreet is the Presenter of this month’s “Music Room” programme at Pearse Memorial Hall in Boherbue this Thursday, 7th March 2019 at 8:00pm. All are very welcome. And Millstreet Gramophone Circle takes place on Friday, 15th March in Millstreet Day Care Centre at 8:00pm where our Presenter will be Margaret Moynihan of Killarney Road, Millstreet. Everyone is very welcome. (S.R.)
Millstreet Vintage Club Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run on Sunday March 24th next,Johnny was a Founding Member and former Chairman of Millstreet Vintage Club and a highly Respected Person both in the Club and beyond so its a pleasure for Millstreet Vintage Club to be holding the Inaugural Johnny Hickey Run,a Nice Scenic Route has been laid on with Sign on at the Wallis Arms Hotel from 10.30 am and take off at 12 Noon,Johnny Hickey Memorial Cup up for grabs for Best Car on the day,we will be returning back to Millstreet for the conclusion of the Run with Dinner at the Wallis Arms Hotel,for more details Call Bernard on 087 7924406,Willie on 087 2229874 or Denis on 087 2033350.
Afternoon Tea Dance Sunday 10th March 3-5.30 pm. Music by Peter Lane at Aubane Community Center
Fitness Class in Aubane Community Centre on Thursday 14th March for five weeks concluding on Thursday 11 April. Start Time 8.00pm – 9.00pm. Payment of €40.00 on first night,futher details contact John F Kelleher 086 1942161 or Noreen Kelleher 087 9486673
Good Friday Table Quiz on Friday 19 April at 8.30 pm. Table of Four People 40 Euro. Under 18s Half Price. National School and Secondary School children welcome. Raffle on the Night
Easter Egg Hunt for kids on Saturday 20th April on the grounds of Aubane Community Center. – more details to follow
On Cork Music Station this Tuesday (5th March 2019) we return with our usual mixture of music, musings and chat. Our European Parliament special programme has been deferred until next week (12th March) but to whet the appetite we shall feature an interview with Seán Kelly, MEP on this Tues. (5th March) broadcast at 10pm. Happy Listening! (S.R.)
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.)
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.
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.)
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!
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.
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.😁
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.
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”