MAUREEN O’SULLIVAN CORK’S HOMELESS APPEAL
Each year a group of local volunteers pack 25 Christmas hampers for the homeless in association
with Maureen O’Sullivan and Simon Community in the SMA building in Wilton, Cork City.
WHAT WE NEED:
Small boxes of tea
Small jars of coffee
Cup of soups
Small tins of beans
Small tins of fruit
Small tins of fish ie tuna, salmon, sardines
Small jars of jam
Small packets of biscuits
Small boxes of chocolates
Small deodorants and body wash
Facecloths and soap
Toothbrushes and toothpaste
This is just a Christmas token we like to do each year so any help is greatly appreciated
Michelle O’Keeffe 087 9227415
For the attention of parents/guardians of students in Millstreet Community School: Please note that the deadline for receiving shoe boxes in Millstreet Community School for the TEAM HOPE SHOEBOX APPEAL is Friday 9th November 2018 at 11am. This is to enable boxes to sorted before the weekend and therefore ready for collection.
Thank you all for your wonderful support of our recent Red Cross Therapeutic Hand Care coffee morning. Moneys to fund the continuing service to our day centres, hospitals, local events and training. Over €600 was raised.
Millstreet Irish Red Cross
Therapeutic Hand care team
GAA Community Hall Millstreet
Local Red Cross Hand Care team will hold a coffee morning on Thursday 25th October 9.30 to 12.30pm to raise funds to provide Therapeutic Hand care services to our local hospitals, day care centres and events.
Your support would be much appreciated.
Team will carry out hand massage on the day
Stokes & Co., Solicitors invites you to join them for coffee and cakes
in aid of Marymount Hospice
on Thursday 20th September 2018
at Aroma Café, Minor Row, Millstreet
between 10:30am-12:00 noon.
We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible for this very worthy cause.
Millstreet Vintage Club and CART Carriganima wish to thank everyone for there support today on the Tractor Run,the weather was superb on the day and some 60 Tractors took to the road and conveyed through what was a lovely Route which made its way back to the finish at The Pub in Carriganima where some Refreshments were enjoyed by all,again many thanks from CART Carriganima and Millstreet Vintage Club for the great turn out and support on the day,it is very much appreciated.
(Photos Courtesy of Sean Radley and Patrick W O’Leary)
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service on Tommorrow Sunday September 16th. Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10.30 am. Run starting at 12 noon sharp. Nice local scenic route. Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima. Contact Sean on (087)2600640, or Dan on (087)2452569 for details.
(NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)
Laura Cullinane, Siobhan Tarrant & Sheila Barratt with the cheque for ‘Fight For Fionn’, half of the proceeds from the Stretcher Race run by the Bush Bar at the start of June. The other half went to the boy from Killarney Ian O’Connell, and Connie delivered that cheque himself – photo Geraldine Dennehy. [read more …] “Stretcher Race Cheque for Fionn”
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service Sunday Sept 16th. Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10.30 am. Run Starting at 12 noon Sharp. nice Local Scenic Route. Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima. Contact Sean on 087 2600640 for more details.
(NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)
On Friday Night last Millstreet Vintage Club made a Presentation at the K and L Premises in Millstreet of 4,055 Euro into the Jacob Nowak Trust which was the Proceeds of the Vintage Clubs recent Charity Truck Run,Jacob who was Born without Eyes suffers from an exceptionally rare condition called Anophthalmia whereby his eyes never formed in their sockets before his birth,the Family of Jacob were humbled by the Fantastic response and generosity of the People of Millstreet and Surrounding Area and Jacobs Father Mariusz Nowak who was present on the Night of the Presentation thanked Millstreet Vintage Club for Organising the Truck Run and said that the Proceeds made from the Event will play a big part in making life a lot easier for Jacob,Mikey P Kelleher who headed up the Millstreet Vintage Club Organising Team that ran the Charity Truck Run was delighted with the success of the Event and thanked the generosity of all the People that supported the cause and to Everybody that helped to make the Truck Run happen and wished Jacob and the Nowak Family all the best for the future,
Many thanks to Tom Corbett and Sean Radley for taking Photos of the Presentaion and to K and L for the use of there Premises to make the Presentaion on the Night.
Upcoming Millstreet Vintage Club Event Dates to keep in your Diary,
Sunday Sept 9th Autumn Car Run,Contact Luke Hurley on 086 8805437 for details.
Model Show in Dromtariffe Sunday Oct 14th,Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873 for details.
Notice from Ballinagree Vintage Club
As a mark of respect on the death of our dear good friend, club member, ex Mayor, local Publican Lynda Leahy. We have decided to postpone our family fun and vintage day due to be held next Sunday.
May she rest in peace!
Ballinagree Vintage and Family Fun Day on next Sunday August 19th. Official Opening of Show by newly Elected Lord Mayor of Ballinagree at 1pm, always a great Event.
The Truck Run for Jacob was a fantastic Success last Sunday. 80 Trucks took part on the day, here is a note of thanks from Mike P. Kelleher of Millstreet Vintage Club who headed up the Organising Team for the Truck Run.
Hi all just a note to say thanks to everyone that took part in the Truck Run on Sunday last, a big thank you to the Truck Drivers and Business`s that supported the run. Thanks to the Bikers for their marshalling, thanks to Tony O’Brien for the bar-b-que, thanks to TMC for covering the day, thanks to Yanis Photo for the pictures, thanks to John for the teas and coffees, thanks to all in the Club that helped out, thanks to the Garda Siochana for helping the event run smoothly, thanks to John Tarrant of the Corkman and C103 for getting the word out there and last but not least thanks to Gordon O Keeffe and Breeda O Keeffe K&L deliveries for the use of their premises, without it the run would not have been possible. Millstreet Vintage Club are pleased with the money for Jacob that was raised and and I will update with the final figure soon,hope to see you all again at the next outing. Thanks again to Everyone.
Below is a Selection of Photos taken by Tom Corbett of TMC Photos on the day and you can see all of Toms Photos on the Link here at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1840931079327219.1073742057.521710134582660&type=3
Tom also took a great Video of the Run as well on this link at https://www.facebook.com/tom.corbett.10/videos/2044397932259921/?hc_ref=ARQTWPjJwhjawRfO9a9pp1ST48bSgWtyMUEtyRs8V-V6FuY0uv984l83gE243-OoxPM
If anybody wants to get Pictures from last Sunday you can send Tom a Message or Email him on his Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=521710134582660&ref=br_rs
Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob who was Born without Eyes on next Sunday July 29th,the Truck Run will depart from the K&L Yard in Millstreet at 12 Noon, 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 them as they pass along the Route on the day and here is a list of places the Run will be passing through,starting in Millstreet heading to Sandpit House Cross,Ballymaquirke Cross,Kanturk,Newmarket,Boherbue,Kiskeam,on to Ballydesmond where Run will turn left before Ballydesmond Village and on to the Knocknagree Road,going past Munster Joinery,on down to Knocknagree then on to Rathmore turning left at Dennehys Corner and continue on for Cullen and outside Cullen turning Right for Derinagree down past the Church in Derinagree and turning Right at Lower Keale Cross and back into Millstreet to the Finish at the K and L Yard,this should take 2hrs approx, for more details contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.
Millstreet Vintage Club are hosting a Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob who was Born without Eyes on next 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.
Eileen Broxton and the Casey family would like to thank everyone that attended the coffee morning and those that could not attend and made a donation. A total of €3,196 was raised in aid of Irish Motor Neurone Disease. Thank you all again! — feeling proud. 
[read more …] “Coffee Morning – Thank You”
Volunteers for Church gate Collections
Irish Wheelchair Association provide a range of services to people with physical and sensory disabilities and acquired brain injury across the country.
They are currently seeking volunteers to fundraise at churchgate collections on 28/29 July 2018.
They need volunteers in the following areas: Banteer, Lyre, Castlemagner, Meelin, Kanturk, Kilbrin, Rockchapel, Lismire.
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 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.
CONTACT GEFF – 087 2568522
Well done to the children in Stepping Stones Preschool and the 6th class pupils of Dernagree National School who joined together and organised fun events to raise money for Cork’s 96 FM Radiothon. An amazing total of €1,115 was raised, which will support cancer services in the Cork area.
A big thank you from The Bush Bar to everyone that made the Stretcher Race the success that it was. We would like to thank all the participants, pubs for providing the drinks, everyone that donated generously and the spectators that created the festive atmosphere. The total raised in aid of The Ian O’Connell Trust Fund and Fight for Fionn was €2500.
(pictures by Geraldine Dennehy)
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.
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”
As the generosity of the local businesses and community was so great during the fundraising efforts for my volunteering in India, it allowed other donations to be made to two other very worthy causes Marymount Hospice and Millstreet Community Hospital. €910 has been donated to both (pictures below).
I shall send updates during my 10 weeks of volunteering. I have received my itinerary for the first four weeks and I shall be teaching a class of 30 kids in Palampur aged between 10 -15 yrs. I will be teaching English, mathematics, general knowledge and sports to them.
Again a massive thank you to everyone who helped out, took part and donated to these volunteering efforts – Celina.