In one weeks time, someone somewhere will be winning a restored MK2 Escort, and Crumlin Childrens Hospital will be getting a cheque, somewhere in the ballpark of 11 grand – have you got your ticket? Contact Declan Casey on Facebook, or by email.
Tickets now available at JOHN MOYNIHAN RALLYING, West End and at WORDSWORTH in the square. Only 1 week to go.
Comedian Alan Shortt who grew up in Millstreet was part of a documentary on RTE last night which tracked the progress of a group of Irish people that climbed Kilimanjaro for the Climb for Kids charity, raising money for Crumlin Childrens hospital last year.
Jerry O’Leary Memorial Fundraiser In Aid of Cork University Hospital Oncology Dept.
Will Commence On Saturday July 16th 2011 with a Coffee Morning From 10.00am~2.00pm at the Home of Teresa O’Leary’s Home Rathcoole.
Followed by Auction in Pomeroys Clara Inn Millstreet Commencing @ 10.30pm
Hi, My friend Malcolm McLoughlin is undertaking a charity run this sunday 3rd July from Mizen Head to Malin Head (570km!) and will be passing through Millstreet. He is raising funds for autism, for his own daughter Pearl and various other Autism charities. If anyone would like to cheer him on or run a little please come out. Exact dates and times of reaching Millstreet will be updated via his Running For Pearl facebook page.
I reckon he’ll be coming into Millstreet on the second day (Monday 4th) as it’s about 120 km from here to Mizen, but we’ll try to keep ye posted as to when he’ll be coming into Millstreet.
Click on the poster (right) for further details, or see below for links to the full details.
On Sunday 29th May, 112 cars left Darby O’Gills Hotel in Killarney and set off on a 90 mile tour of the mountains of Kerry. The aim was to raise money for the Oncology Unit in Tralee General Hospital. The run coincided with the first anniversary of Anne Casey Joy who passed away on 24th May 2010.
Organised by Anne’s brother Declan, along with her husband Billy, and a number of good friends, the route took the cars over the famous Molls gap, Ballaghbeama Pass, Ballaghasheen pass and continued to a rest halt at Rossbeigh Beach. Finally the convoy made its way to Beaufort via another famous landmark, Caragh Lake where [read more …] “Anne Casey Joy Memorial Classic Car Run”
Hey all, final reminder of the Charity Concert in aid of Marymount Hospice Cork tomorrow night Friday May 20th in The Wallis Arms Hotel. Starting at 9pm Tickets only cost €8.00 and it is for a very worthy cause.
Ttickets will be available at the door or if you want to be certain of your seat. Contact James on 085 2751235 to get your ticket.
Please come out and support, great night assured.
On Friday 29th April in Carriganima at the Night of Madness, John P Kelleher shaved his head and beard for the Irish Cancer Society, To date he has raised €2300. He has had a beard since 1979 thats 32 years, a big change for all of us to see him without it ! Here are the pictures stage by stage as you can imagine it took a while (pictures below). Any one wishing to contribute can give it to himself or any member of his family: – with thanks to Rosaleen for this article [read more …] “John P Kelleher – Shave or Dye”
The Lord Mayor’s Cork Volunteer Week will take place from the 6th-12th June 2011. One of the main events taking place during this week is the volunteer fair. Over 150 non-profit organisations will exhibit at the fair in City Hall, Cork. We are encouraging groups to organise events during the week to thank their volunteers or to encourage more people to volunteer with their group. [read more …] “Cork Volunteer Week”
We at Enable Ireland Cork Fundraising Office are organising our 2011 Church Gate Collections in your area. We have been granted a Garda Permit to collect in Millstreet on Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th February 2011.
We are currently recruiting new volunteers to help us to make this collection possible. Perhaps you may know someone who would be interested in volunteering. Any help would be hugely appreciated.
Enable Ireland Cork provides a range of essential services to over 483 adults and children with physical and sensory disabilities across Cork city and county. Our ability to push forward with expansion and development plans is dependent on [read more …] “Enable Ireland – looking for help”
All showed the real spirit of the community and Christmas when our local people, young and not so old ventured into the Blackwater on New years day to raise awareness and money for the Alzheimers Society North Cork Branch.
This is our third New Years swim and we had two parts to the swim this year. Some swimmers jumped in on New Years Eve as they had a wedding to go to. Thanks lads.
Thanks to all the supporters that cheered us on. A very relaxed and enjoyable time sipping hot punch or lemonade was had by all after the swim.
The Alzheimers Society here in North Cork (Mallow Base) offers Home Care, respite care as well as a Day Care to families in need of this specialist care.
St Mary Day Care Centre in Mallow, is a dementia – specific home from home day unit for people with Alziheimers and time for families to do other things. The environment were people with dementia feel comfortable and are stimulated.
THANKS to all the sponsers and for all whom supported the swimmers on the day.
Thanks to Joe, from our local Supervalue for sponsoring the hot punch and lemonade.
Thanks to The Bridge Bar and the Bush Bar for sponsoring the Tee- shirts that were proudly worn by the swimmers on completing their task.
Thanks to Davy Tarrant and Timmy for the use of the microphone system.
Harpist and singer Marina Cassidy will launch the 2010 Festive Season as part of a full line up of performers in a special benefit evening for children to take place in the recently restored Drishane Castle Chapel, Millstreet on 8 pm Friday December 3rd next.
Called “ A Night at the Castle” – 2009 was the inaugural year of this Concert which was an outstanding success.
Well known Flautist Miriam O’ Sullivan and Accompanist Declan Walsh will complement Marina to make this a truly memorable evening of music and song, in the beautiful setting of the Chapel of the Little Flower.
Also performing on the evening are:
Millstreet Church Choir,
St Augustinian’s Church Polish Choir,
Ms. Louise Bourke Soprano,
Drishane Castle African Gospel Choir and many more.
The annual church gate collection in aid of the Irish Cancer Society takes place this coming weekend – 31st July/1st August 2010 – outside St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Your kind support is very much appreciated. The official website for the Society is www.cancer.ie.
On Saturday, 12th June 2010 an inspiring group which included Finbarr Leahy (with beard) and his many Friends and Family members took a refreshment break at Coleman’s Garage in Minor Row, Millstreet during a sponsored motor bike run from Cork onwards to north Co. Cork returning to Ballincollig Rugby Club – all in aid of the Irish Kidney Association. The enthusiastic group were given a Garda Escort during the trip. We also recorded a brief interview for LTV2 to be broadcast in the Autumn. (Seán Radley for www.millstreet.ie ) [read more …] “Irish Kidney Association Bike Run”
Air Take Photography have sent us more photos from Drishane Garden Fête which was in aid of the Baby Jacob Appeal. Included in the photos are the vintage parade, the photographic exhibition in the Chapel (where Air Take Photography had their own exhibition, as well as Millstreet Museum), and other unique panoramic photos of the fête.