Preparing for this weekend’s National Sheep Shearing Event at Green Glens

Lots of enthusiastic preparations are presently being made at Green Glens for this weekend's highly prestigious National Sheep Shearing Event.   Cork Music Station  will broadcast live from the event on both days from 2 to 4 pm.  See the event's own website www.sheepshearing.ie (S.R.)
Lots of enthusiastic preparations are presently being carried out at Green Glens for this weekend’s highly prestigious National Sheep Shearing Event. Cork Music Station will broadcast live from the event on both days from 2 to 4 pm. See the event’s own website www.sheepshearing2013.ie     (S.R.)

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Very Impressive “Meet & Greet” Gathering at Wallis Arms in Advance of the National Sheep Shearing and Woolhandling Championships at Green Glens

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A very impressive "Meet & Greet" Gathering in advance of the National Sheep Shearing and
A very impressive “Meet & Greet” Gathering in advance of the National  and International Sheep Shearing and Woolhandling Championships at Green Glens on Sat./Sun. 25th & 26th May 2013 was held in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 10th May.   Pictured here are members of St. John’s G.A.A. Club, Aubane & Kilcorney and Members of the Organising Committee with the generous Sponsors.   LTV2 has recorded the prestigious event and with the tremendous help of Bernard Crowley the event may be viewed on Programme 219 this forthcoming Thursday/Friday on the Millstreet website.   Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

Preparing for 20th Anniversary of 1993 Millstreet Eurovision

Superbly dedicated members of the 20th Anniversary Eurovision Committee adding to the colour and brightness of our Town   as preparations for the 20th Anniversary of the 1993 Millstreet Eurovision make steady progress.  (S.R.)
Superbly dedicated members of the 20th Anniversary Eurovision Committee adding to the colour and brightness of our Town as preparations for the 20th Anniversary of the 1993 Millstreet Eurovision make steady progress.   Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

 

Preparing for Eurovision Tea Party on 18th May 2013

Meeting at the Wallis Arms on Wednesday, 1st May 2013 - members of Millstreet Community Council and Friends - continuing to make preparations for the wonderful 20th Anniversary of Eurovision event to be held at Green Glens on Saturday, 18th May.   Tickets
Meeting at the Wallis Arms on Wednesday, 1st May 2013 – members of Millstreet Community Council and Friends – continuing to make preparations for the wonderful 20th Anniversary of Eurovision event to be held at Green Glens on Saturday, 18th May. Tickets are available from Margaret Bourke at Millstreet Credit Union (029 70764), from Mairéad Daly or any member of Millstreet Community Council.   Different groups have already booked their own table.   The Committee is delighted to facilitate full table bookings from groups.  We thank John Tarrant for taking this group photograph and for helping to promote this quite unique event.   Click on image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Walking Festival 2013 – Brochure

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Millstreet Development Group have published the brochure for the forthcoming Walking Festival in April. Just click on the photo of the front page (left) or the link below to see the brochure:
2013 Millstreet Walking Festival – Brochure

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A Final Chance to See Hilarious Comedy at Glen Theatre This Saturday Night

There is just one last chance to see the hugely entertaining and very successful Drama Production of "Stop It Nurse!" by the wonderful Banteer Drama Group.
There is just one last chance to see the hugely entertaining and very successful Drama Production of “Stop It Nurse!” by the wonderful Banteer Drama Group.   In aid of Cystic Fibrosis it takes place at Banteer’s Glen Theatre this Saturday, 13th April 2013 at 8.30 pm.   Definitely not a performance to be missed if you still hadn’t got an opportunity to see it.   (S.R.)

Preparing for Spectacular 20th Anniversary Celebration of Millstreet Eurovision 1993 at Green Glens on Saturday, 18th May 2013

Members of Millstreet Community Council preparing for what promises to be a truly spectacular celebratory  event at Green Glens on 18th May 2013.   Tickets at €20.00 are available from Millstreet Credit Union Centre at The Square or from Community Council Members.  Lots more about this wonderful occasion will be shared as we approach the celebratory night.  (S.R.)
Members of Millstreet Community Council preparing for what promises to be a truly spectacular celebratory event at Green Glens on 18th May 2013. Tickets at €20.00 are available from Millstreet Credit Union Centre at The Square or from Community Council Members. Lots more about this wonderful occasion will be shared as we approach the celebratory night.  Click on images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Vintage Sunday Preparations In Full Swing

Dedicated Vintage Committee Member reminds us that there will be a Courtesy Bus operating from the Clara Road at the start of the road leading to the K&L Complex where the prestigious Vintage Event will be taking place on this Sunday, 31st March 2013.  (S.R.)
Dedicated Vintage Committee Member, Dan Barry, reminds us that there will be a Courtesy Bus operating from the Clara Road at the start of the road leading to the K&L Complex where the prestigious Vintage Event will be taking place on this Sunday, 31st March 2013.   (S.R.)
Some of the may enthusiastic Committee Members preparing for the exciting event.
Some of the many enthusiastic Committee Members preparing for the exciting event.
Just some of the wonderful planned activities scheduled for the Vintage Event.   The results of the excellent Art Competition will also be on display.
Just some of the wonderful planned activities scheduled for the Vintage Event. The results of the excellent Art Competition will also be on display.

 

Cork Music Station will be broadcasting live from the Vintage Event from 2 to 4 pm with lots of interviews, music and updates.   To access the programme just log into www.corkmusicstation.com .  One may also text the programme - we shall be proving the number during the broadcast.  Happy Listening from wherever in the world you tune in!
Cork Music Station will be broadcasting live from the Vintage Event from 2 to 4 pm with lots of interviews, music and updates. To access the programme just log into www.corkmusicstation.com . One may also text the programme – we shall be providing the number during the broadcast. Happy Listening from wherever in the world you tune in!
All in preparation for tomorrow great event in aid of such a praiseworthy cause.   We look forward to your  support and to meeting with you there at the marvellous K&L Complex, Mount Leader, Millstreet.  (S.R.)
All in preparation for tomorrow’s great event in aid of such a praiseworthy cause. We look forward to your support and to meeting with you there at the marvellous K&L Complex, Mount Leader, Millstreet. (S.R.)

Cork Music Station to Broadcast Live from 2-4pm at Sunday’s Vintage Event

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At the prestigious Millstreet Vintage Event being held at the K&L Complex, Mount Leader on this

Sunday, 31st March 2013, Cork Music Station will broadcast live from the exciting event.   Just log into

www.corkmusicstation.com   anytime from 2 to 4 pm on the day to hear live interviews, music and lots of

event updates.     (S.R.)

Country Park reopening for Easter with New Cycle Trails

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Today’s Irish Examiner front page advert for Millstreet Country Park

The 500-acre Millstreet Country Park, which has been closed for maintenance since February, is to re-open on Easter Sunday, March 31st with the introduction of new cycling trails. The routes- 3km and 8km in length- range from relaxed, off-road low land trails suitable for all, to more rugged and challenging terrain.

Donie Howard of Millstreet Country Park said cycle-tourism is a growing phenomenon. “There is a dearth of self-contained cycling resorts in this country, and we feel we have hit the nail on the head with this new attraction,” he said. “We’re talking to a number of cycling clubs at the moment on the cycle routes and we also have a stock of leisure bikes for hire for those that want a casual cycle around the Park along our designated leisure trail. This form of leisure is fast, safe, fun, and puts people in direct contact with nature.”

Mr Howard added that those behind Millstreet Country Park are speaking to local accommodation providers with a view to putting together a package holidays especially for cycling enthusiasts.

Upcoming events at the Park include Millstreet Walking Festival on Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21st; Monster Mac adventure challenge on Sunday, April 28th, and the Traditional Craft & Blacksmith Fair on Sunday, May 5th. The Park is [read more …] “Country Park reopening for Easter with New Cycle Trails”

Launch of the CLIK All-Ireland and International Sheep Shearing & Woolhandling Championships 2013


Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture launched CLIK All-Ireland and International Sheep Shearing & Woolhandling Championship 2013 on Friday, the 8th March 2013 at the beautiful home of Flor and Michelle O’Riordan to whom we are extremely grateful for the use of their grounds of their beautiful home in Kilmoney, Carrigaline.

The Championship, which is hosted by St John’s GAA Club, will happen over the weekend of Saturday, the 25th and Sunday, the 26th May 2013 in the Green Glens, Millstreet, Co Cork. There will be plenty of things to do and see during the weekend for all the family to include: 2014 world championship qualifiers for sheep shearing and woolhandling, Sheep Dog trials, trade stands, dog show, novelty events, cookery demo, children’s fun zone and much, much more!

We look forward to seeing ye all during the course of the weekend. – from the Secretary of the 2013 Sheep Shearing Championships <email>

See more on the Sheep Sheating hampionships Facebook Page

Millstreet Vintage Club

Millstreet Vintage Club

will hold

their 4th annual rally

at

K&L Deliveries Ltd.

Mountleader, Millstreet

on

Easter Sunday 31st March.

 

  • This will be a great family day out with lots of entertainment and children’s activities.

 

  • This year sees the introduction of art competition and Easter bonnet fashion show both of which will be judged on the day by local artist Amanda Wright.

  • Art competition; Colour Easter poster and return to your teacher by Wed.20th March. This  competition open to boys and girls from junior infants to 3rd class.

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