Shearing for St.Patrick

2013-03-17 Paddy O'Keeffe on the St.John'sGAA float at the Ballingeary St.Patricks Day Parade - appeared in the Six-One newsPaddy O’Keeffe was spotted on the RTÉ Six-One news shearing the Sheep Car on the St.John’s GAA float at the Ballingeary St.Patricks Day Parade. St.John’s were promoting the upcoming All Ireland Sheep Shearing and Woolhandling Championships which they are organising and which will be held in the Green Glens on May 25th and 26th.

Paddy’s appearance on the news can be seen on the RTÉ Player (from 12:45)

Monster MAC Draw Takes Place in Wallis Arms Hotel

The local group which was successful in the Monster MAC Draw last night in the Wallis Arms Hotel was Millstreet Development Group who will now act as the Main Stewarding Group for the highly prestigious event to be held in May and centred at Millstreet Country Park.   They will received the monetary prize for their important participation.  (S.R.)

The local group which was successful in the Monster MAC Draw last night in the Wallis Arms Hotel was Millstreet Development Group who will now act as the Main Stewarding Group for the highly prestigious event to be held on Saturday, 27th April 2013  and centred at Millstreet Country Park. They will receive the €800.00 monetary prize for their important participation.    (S.R.)

 

 

Alan and Matt Prepare for The Gathering Launch in Millstreet

Alan Shortt and Matt Cooper preparing for the official launch of the Millstreet Gathering  in the Wallis Arms Hotel last night.   A full feature follows later.   (S.R.)
Alan Shortt and Matt Cooper preparing for the official launch of the Millstreet Gathering in the Wallis Arms Hotel last night. A full feature follows later.   The exquisite food display and hotel arrangements were hugely impressive as was the superb co-ordination of the Gathering Committee.   (S.R.)

Official Launch of Millstreet Gathering at Wallis Arms Hotel

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It was Matt Cooper who officially launched the Millstreet Gathering Programme at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 15th March 2013.  Also appearing at the prestigious occasion was the equally popular Alan Shortt with his excellent "Michael Noonan" view on Irish life!  Lots more pictures later.   Matt and Alan are here photographed with the Gathering Committee.  (S.R.)
It was the very popular broadcaster and journalist, Matt Cooper who officially launched the Millstreet Gathering Programme in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 15th March 2013. Also appearing at the prestigious occasion was the equally popular Alan Shortt with his excellent “Michael Noonan” view of Irish life! Lots more pictures later. Matt and Alan are here photographed with the Gathering Committee. (S.R.)

Competitors from far and wide to compete at sheep shearing event

http://www.insidethegames.biz/images/2012/02/sheep_shearing_contest_08-02-121.jpgCompetitors from New Zealand, England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland will shear 3,000 sheep and entertain 15,000 visitors at this year’s Clik All Ireland and International Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships in Green Glens, Millstreet, Co Cork, on May 25 and 26.

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney attended the formal launch of the event yesterday. Humphry O’Riordan, the chairman of the organising committee, said they were delighted to be staging the event, last held in Millstreet in 1981.

“This time round the championships are being held indoors in the best venue in Ireland, if not in Europe, where people will be able to [read more …] “Competitors from far and wide to compete at sheep shearing event”

The Gathering – Launch Night

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Millstreet Development Group is pleased to announce the launch of their ‘Gathering Program 2013’. The launch will take place on Friday the 15th March at 9pm in the Wallis Arms Hotel, Millstreet Town. Refreshments will be served on the night. Guest Appearances on the night, Alan Shortt and Matt Cooper with special messages from friends and family abroad. We look forward to seeing you there.

See the list of events which will take place through the summer

Find out more at MillstreetDevelopment.ie

“Stop it Nurse!” Superb Drama Production at Glen Theatre This Sunday Night

A magnificent production by Banteer Drama Group "Stop it Nurse!" is being enjoyed by capacity audiences at Banteer's Glen Theatre.   Universally praised it is wonderfully hilarious and can still be seen this Sunday night at 8.30.   We very highly recommend it and extend sincere congratulations to the splendid Cast and the very dedicated Producer and Backstage Crew.  (S.R.)
A magnificent production by Banteer Drama Group “Stop it Nurse!” is being enjoyed by capacity audiences at Banteer’s Glen Theatre. Universally praised it is wonderfully hilarious and can still be seen this Sunday night at 8.30. We very highly recommend it and extend sincere congratulations to the splendid Cast and the very dedicated Director and Backstage Crew. (S.R.)

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Billy Coleman Attends Unveiling of Cork 20 in Millstreet

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Renowned Motor Rallying Champion, Billy Coleman joined the enthusiastic attendance on Wednesday night outside the Wallis Arms Hotel for the official unveiling of the Cork 20 prestigious event which will be centred in Millstreet in October 2013.
Renowned Motor Rallying Champion, Billy Coleman joined the enthusiastic attendance on Wednesday night outside the Wallis Arms Hotel for the official unveiling of the Cork 20 prestigious event which will be centred in Millstreet in October 2013.   Lots more pictures of the uplifting event will follow later.     (S.R.)

Cork 20 Official Unveiling

cork20-logoThe official unveiling of this years Cork 20 rally will take place this Wednesday night 6th March at 7.30pm in the Square, Millstreet, outside the “Wallis Arms” Hotel.

Special guest Billy Coleman will be in attendance.

A collection of rally cars, including some of Billy’s iconic rally cars will be on display.

We look forward to seeing you all there – from the Munster Car Club

Disability Financial Talk at IRD Duhallow on Tuesday, 26th February at 7.30pm

DISABILITY FINANCIAL TALK

Information Seminar on this Issue will take place on Tuesday February 26th at 7.30p.m.

IRD Duhallow is seeking to hold a special needs financial talk as it is clear that with the impact of the economy affecting all parents who have children with special needs we are sure you will get great information, tips and strategies to improve your family’s personal financial situation. The financial talk will cover how budget 2013 will affect your family, tighter rules for entitlements and benefits, how to apply and appeal a decision, how to write a will to protect your child’s future, how to choose the right guardians and trustees, changes to your child’s inheritance and savings and strategies to create a brighter financial future for your child. It is important that all families regardless of their personal circumstances can benefit from expert advice in this area.

Registration is essential for this seminar so please contact Mary McHugh on 029 60633 for more information.

We thank Mary McHugh for this important update.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Juvenile GAA Club: Important Notice!

Millstreet Juvenile GAA A.G.M. was held on January 29th but due to the poor attendance and support of parents, the meeting had to be deferred until Wednesday February 6th at 8pm in Millstreet GAA Hall.

Please be advised that both the secretary and chairperson are stepping down from their duties within the club. Nobody was willing to take over these roles at the meeting last week. If this happens again Wednesday night, your child may not have a club to play football and hurling with. We also need parents to help out at both football and hurling trainings.

We plead with all parents and locals in the community to attend this A.G.M. The future of Millstreet Juvenile GAA depends on your support!

First Aid Course at The Pub in Carriganima on 13th and 20th Feb. 2013

A very useful and important First Aid Course will be given over two Wednesdays in February 2013 – 13th and 20th at The Pub in Carriganima – three hours each night.   Just a few places still left.   Full details from Seán Murphy.     (S.R.)
Update (31st Jan): Booked out!!

Presentation of Annual Boeing Swim Cheque in Malpaso Bar this Saturday, 19th January 2013 at 8.00 p.m.

Following the Annual Sponsored Swim at the Boeing on Sunday, 6th Jan. 2013
Following the Annual Sponsored Swim at the Boeing on Sunday, 6th Jan. 2013 a cheque resulting from the very successful fundraising project will be presented to the Representatives of the Canon O’Donovan Centre in the Malpaso Bar (one of the very generous Sponsors) on this Saturday, 19th January 2013 at 8.00 pm.   All are very welcome to attend this uplifting occasion.  (S.R.)

We thank Margaret Crean for alerting us to this important presentation.   Here we share 131 images of the wonderful event at the Boeing by the River Blackwater on 6th January when the many participants inspired all present and [read more …] “Presentation of Annual Boeing Swim Cheque in Malpaso Bar this Saturday, 19th January 2013 at 8.00 p.m.”

E Millstreet Enterprise Centre opens for New and Existing Entrepreneurs!

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(We thank Julie Crowley, E Centres Co-ordinator for this important information – S.R.)

Encouraging and growing new businesses has always been important to the economy and never more so than now.  Equally, keeping existing businesses in business (that have needed to downsize during the economic downturn) is fundamental to towns and villages throughout Cork County.  With this in mind, Millstreet Development Association have made a partnership with Cork County Council and IRD Duhallow to provide a new enterprise facility in Millstreet town.

 

This Centre comes about as part of Cork County Council’s ‘E Centres Initiative’ which is part of the Economic Development Fund.  The ambition is to work with local communities in towns and villages all over CorkCounty to provide such facilities for local people to start and grow their business.

 

The Centre will be opened by the County Mayor, Cllr. Barbara Murray on Wednesday 23rd  January at 3.30pm and all are welcome to come and view the facilities and join in the positive atmosphere of opening the new E Centre.  [read more …] “E Millstreet Enterprise Centre opens for New and Existing Entrepreneurs!”

The Bride and Groom Show

2013-01-11 The Bride and Groom Show - posterChic Weddings invite everyone to the utimate wedding experience of 2013, The Bride & Groom Show 2013 that takes place at Green Glens Arena Millstreet on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th February 2013. This 2 day wedding event will provide people with all they need for your big day, a huge range of exhibitors including Brown Thomas, Debenhams, Kilkenny Shop and a huge range of hotels and wedding related businesses. Givewaway worth €30,000 and discounts for every couple to the value of €2,500. 2 fashions shows per day, makeovers, tips and advice for all aspects of your big day. Admission to the event is FREE so bring all your bridal party and make it a day out for everyone see you there…FREE ENTRY FOR EVERYONE

The Bride & Groom Show 2013
Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, Co. Cork
9th & 10th February 2013 11.30am – 6pm

The Bride & Groom Show 2013 is brought to you in association with Chic Weddings and Hi magazine and for the first time for a major wedding show [read more …] “The Bride and Groom Show”

Spring Farm Machinery Show 2013

2012-12-13 Spring Farm Machinery Show - posterThe Spring Farm Machinery Show, Millstreet will be taking place in 2013 on the 16th and 17th January at the Green Glens Arena, Millsteet.

This event attracts over 10,000 farmers and contractors from across Ireland to view the latest machinery and innovations within the industry. this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever. As well as having once again grown in size, this show will have [read more …] “Spring Farm Machinery Show 2013”

Mushera Christmas Climb 2012 – in aid of Suicide Aware

2012-12-13 Aubane Christmas Climb - posterhttp://d1211418-6684.cp.blacknight.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/suicide_aware_logo_hi.jpgAubane Social Club Annual Christmas Morning Climb takes place Tuesday 25th December at 10.30 am, meeting place at St John ‘s Well Car Park. The Climb this year is in Aid of Sucide Aware. Sponsorship cards available From Aubane Social Club Secretary John F. Kelleher (086 1942161). Please give it your best support as this is a very worthy charity…
[read more …] “Mushera Christmas Climb 2012 – in aid of Suicide Aware”