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.
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.
Kilcorney N.S. Clothes Collection
Please bring your previously loved clean clothes, linen, curtains, belts, handbags, shoes(paired) in large plastic sacks to the school on or before March 22nd.
No Duvets, Pillows, Cushions, Socks or underwear. Thank you.
The National Council for the Blind of Ireland will benefit from our collection through the resale and recycling of garments collected.
A huge Thank You from Anna Buckley to each and every one of the musicians, dancers, singers and storytellers who came to Millstreet last weekend to give of their time and talent for the HOPE Foundation.
Thank you to all the friends and businesses who sponsored Raffle prizes on the night.
We are very grateful especially to the generous help we got from friends to advertise and help run this event successfully.
Finally, a very sincere Thank You goes to the Millstreet people and those beyond for making this event worthwhile by their attendance at the Concert and we also acknowledge those who bought tickets but were unable to attend, and those who supported this cause in anyway – your kindness, generosity and good will is very much appreciated.
Thank you again, Anna Buckley.
I will be volunteering in India for 10 weeks in total starting March 26th in the Himalayas for 4 weeks consisting of teaching, child care and women empowerment, with 2 weeks being spent at a wildlife rescue and conservation area near New Delhi and then another 4 weeks in Kochi (Southern India) teaching, child care and women empowerment.
Shave or Dye fundraiser in aid of Volunteer work in India
The Bush Bar at 8PM
Saturday February 17th
Raffle and spot prizes on the night
All welcome, please come and support.
Connie Hickey, Michael Lucy, Jerry O’Mahony and Mary O’Mahony are just a few candidates that will be waxing or dying their hair on the night. I am shaving off my hair on the night in an effort to raise funds.
A massive thank you to all who have donated to date and continued support to this worthy cause is greatly appreciated – Celina O’Mahony
Thanks to everyone who supported the bake sale that took place in Millstreet Parish Centre on 10th/11th February. It is much appreciated.
Denise Healy, Aoife O’Riordan, Grace O’Connor and Ciara Manning will be travelling with the Irish Pilgrimage Trust to Lourdes at Easter. The cost of their travel and accommodation is €670/person and the hope is that they’ll be able to cover these costs through fundraising efforts.
The next fundraising event will be:
Table Quiz – Friday 23rd February 2018 in The Wallis Arms @8pm
€40/table of four. There will be a raffle on the night.
Saturday February 10th, at 8pm
Millstreet GAA Hall.
Dont forget this Fundraising Concert, with a line-up including the lively
in aid of local girl, Anna Buckley’s
volunteering work with Street and Slum Children in Kolkata, India,
with the HOPE FOUNDATION.
It’s on Saturday Feb 10th, 2018
in Millstreet GAA Hall.
Tickets available at O’Regan’s Mills, StationRoad,Millstreet
Fabulous line-up of Acts, including:
Following a very successful fundraising Women’s Little Christmas Event 2018 at the Wallis Arms Hotel in January a very generous cheque was presented to R.O.C.S. (Reach Out Cancer Support) at the Hotel on Friday, 26th Jan. 2018. We share a selection of images from the Presentation. Sincere thanks to Mary Bucke and Ethan Desmond for assisting us with some of the photographs. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
And we share further images of the Presentation… [read more …] “Much Appreciated Cheque Presentation to R.O.C.S. at Wallis Arms Hotel”
FUNDRAISING TABLE QUIZ AID OF CANCER CONNECT
A table quiz will be held in Moll Carthy’s Bridge Bar in Kilcorney on this Friday night January 19th commencing at 8.30pm. This table quiz is in aid of Cancer Connect, an organization who provides transport to people for Cancer services in our Cork Hospitals. Your support would be very much appreciated for this worthy cause.
Shivering New Year’s Day in the River Blackwater, the traditional Millstreet swim, this year in support of Irish Guide Dogs. Congrats to all involved.
Unfortunately, the river was in flood today so this was as far in as they could go.
Corkery’s bar would like to say a big thank you to everyone who took part in this years quiz. A total of €1,040 was raised which will be split between Millstreet Hospital and The Cope Foundation
A big thanks as well to Bernard Murphy for setting the questions and to all those who helped run the quiz.
BIG THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to Cork Homeless Hampers and Penny Dinners, there was a huge amount collected in the Millstreet area, we had 5 full car loads, firstly Boherbue Brownies who organised all the toiletries, Knocknagree national school who donated a full car load and a donation from there art sale, 5th & 6th class at Millstreet Presentation Convent who made cards for each hamper bag and especially Margaret Crean who is the main coordinator for it here locally and all her helpers, Bridget Walsh Buckley, Breeda Daly, Breeda O Riordan, Andżeju Jak Ci Na Imię who got a huge donation of cereal bars after Clonakilty marathon. (and donated his finishers marathon t.shirts too) I’m truly grateful..
If you missed helping this year we do it all again next year. Happy Christmas.
Our DUHALLOW member Andrez who donated a selection of his marathon finishers t-shirts(he ran in different counties which spanned from Waterford to Galway to Cork Penny Dinners today. The t-shirts are so colourful they will hang up on display at Penny Dinners until January.
St. Patrick’s Conference of St. Vincent de Paul sincerely wish to thank those who contributed to our annual collection. The sum of €6,606.61 was realised comprised of Church door collections at Millstreet, Ballydaly, Cullen, Dromagh, Derrinagree, & Kilcorney, as well as private donations. These monies will be utilised for the alleviation of hardship locally.
If you or someone you know requires assistance please contact 087 9597900 or the Parish Office.
Thanks to everyone who supported the Bake Sale that was held on Saturday 16th December 2017 in Millstreet Parish Centre. A total of €632 was raised. This money will go towards the travel and accommodation costs of two 5th year students at Millstreet Community School (Ciara Manning and Denise Healy) who will travelling with the Irish Pilgrimage Trust as helpers for a week at Easter 2018.
The final presentation from Dromtarriffe Cope fundraisers. A group of local ladies has been fundraising for Cope foundation for the last 48 years and have finally called it a day, with no one to take over the mammoth task the ladies made their final presentation to Joanne Higgins fundraising director for the Cope foundation,well done ladies. – with thanks to John Mullane for this post
A Bake Sale will take on Saturday 16th December in Millstreet Parish Centre after 6.30pm Mass.
Ciara Manning and Denise Healy are 5th year students at Millstreet Community School. They will be joining the IHCPT pilgrimage to Lourdes for a week at Easter 2018. They follow in a long line of students who have travelled as helpers for the Easter Pilgrimage and who have all come back with glowing reports about the experience.
As in previous years, fundraising events will be held to help cover the flight and travel costs for their week in Lourdes (€650/person). The Bake Sale is the first of these. Your support is appreciated.