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You are invited to take part in a table quiz on Friday 31st January 2014 starting at 8.30pm in the Wallis Arms, Millstreet.  Cost of entry €40/team of four.  Money raised will help cover the costs of the six 5th year students from Millstreet Community School who will be travelling to Lourdes as helpers with the IHCPT – Irish Pilgrimage Trust for a week during the Easter holidays 2014.  (Cost/person for travel and accommodation is €650).  There will be a raffle on the night too.

Leanne Kelleher, Leanne Murphy, Siobhan Sheehan, Edel Breen, Colum Fraser and Oisín Murphy will join thousands from Ireland and the UK for the week.  Those going to Lourdes with IHCPT at Easter travel in groups comprising twenty two people –  eleven helpers and eleven young people who face physical, intellectual and emotional challenges.

Your support is appreciated for this event. For more details contact John Magee at Millstreet Community School (029 70087)

The 6th annual Boeing / Blackwater New Years Day Swim tomorrow has been cancelled due to the weather conditions and the high water levels ..

Hopefully it will take place on Sunday January 5th

This year’s swim is in aid of Cork Mental health Duhallow area

See live data for the water level gauge for Keale Bridge

2014-02-08 Ethiopia Deaf Concert - Ronan Collins and his Big Band in the Celtic Ross HotelThe Ethiopian Deaf Project are a registered charity and totally voluntary group that are building a school and centre for deaf children in Ambo in Ethiopia.

To raise funds they are holding a great night out with Ronan Collins and his big band will be in concert singing all Joe Dolans classics on Saturday 8th February at The Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery.  Tickets only €22.50 available from the hotel.

Contact Miriam @  (023) 884872, or <email>

The annual Christmas Day Climb of Mushera Mountain took place this morning at 10:30am, with another large crowd heading to the top, this year in aid the Courtmacherry life Boats. It was the best weather for many years with not a cloud in the sky, not a puff of wind, and a light covering of snow underfoot, made for a happy atmosphere. All the climbers have sponsorship cards, and the proceeds are going to the Courtmacherry life Boats who themselves will go out in any kind of weather to save lives at sea. continue reading…

2013-12-21 IHCPT Cake Sale in GAA HallA big thank you to everyone who supported the cake sale that took place after 6.30pm Mass on Saturday 21st and after 11.30pm on Sunday 22nd December in Millstreet GAA Hall.  A total of €664.50 was raised.  Many thanks to everyone who supported this event.

John Magee <email>

Dedicated Volunteers pictured getting the various Christmas Gift Bags ready last night helping the Homeless and supporting the Simon Community.   The local organisers express sincere thanks to everyone who gave food and clothes donations for this very worthy cause.   Thanks to Michelle O'Keeffe for the pictures and for alerting us to this inspiring work.  (S.R.)

Dedicated Volunteers pictured getting the various Christmas Gift Bags ready last night helping the Homeless and supporting the Simon Community. The local organisers express sincere thanks to everyone who gave food and clothes donations for this very worthy cause. Thanks to Michelle O’Keeffe for the pictures and for alerting us to this inspiring work. (S.R.)

Helping the Homeless and supporting Simon Community

2013-12-17 Kilcorney N.S. Pupils presenting Angela Bourke (St.Vincent de Paul) with their donations from their Christmas Nativity2013-12-17 Kilcorney N.S. Pupil Evan Murphy presenting Angela Bourke (St.Vincent de Paul) with their donations from their Christmas Nativity

On Tuesday night, 17th December 2013 Kilcorney N.S. held their annual Christmas Nativity. During the performance they held a collection for the St. Vincent de Paul Society. A monetary donation and selection boxes were donated by the community to Angela Bourke (a local St. Vincent de Paul representative).
The photos above show the pupils of Kilcorney N.S., and Evan Murphy presenting Angela with the monetary donation. With thanks to Kilcorney NS for sharing this article.

The winners of a special fundraising indoor soccer tournament held recently at Millstreet Community School being presented by   Susan Pearmain who works for the SVP Youth Office.  The Language Fest Day held on Thursday, 19th Dec. 2013 and the soccer tournament are the ideas of the students in the TY SVP Youth for Justice group.   Great credit is due to the many participating Students.   Two representatives of the Students made a very impressive presentation of €444.00 to the Secretary (Seán Radley) and the Treasurer (Mary Bucke) of the Cork North West Branch of MS Ireland.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The winners of a special fundraising indoor soccer tournament held recently at Millstreet Community School being presented by Susan Pearmain who works for the SVP Youth Office. The Language Fest Day held on Thursday, 19th Dec. 2013 and the Soccer Tournament are the ideas of the students in the TY SVP Youth for Justice group. Great credit is due to the many participating Students. Two representatives of the Students made a very impressive presentation of €444.00 to the Secretary (Seán Radley) and the Treasurer (Mary Bucke) of the Cork North West Branch of MS Ireland.   Many thanks to the generous Students and to coordinator John Magee, School Chaplain.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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2013-12-16 Millstreet Community School - Lourdes Gp 2014There will be a cake sale on Saturday 21st December in Millstreet GAA Hall after 6.30pm Mass to raise money for the six 5th year students from Millstreet Community School who will be going to Lourdes at Easter 2014 with IHCPT – The Irish Pilgrimage Trust as helpers. The students are Leanne Kelleher, Leanne Murphy, Siobhan Sheehan, Edel Breen, Colum Fraser and Oisín Murphy.  The fare for their travel and accommodation will be about €650/person.   Your support for this event would be appreciated.
Thank you, John Magee <email>

Pictured in "The Pub" at Carriganima the superb group who participated in the recent "Movember" project and who raised a marvellous €2,000.00 for Cancer Research. Jimmy Murphy (on extreme left) was the principal coordinator of the inspiring project with splendid support from Seán and Matt of "The Pub" and a dedicated team of participants who all grew taches throughout November. Caroline (pictured) as Hairdresser Supreme expertly shaved all the taches following our photograph! (Picture by Seán Radley)

Pictured in “The Pub” at Carriganima the superb group who participated in the recent “Movember” project and who raised a marvellous €2,000.00 for Cancer Research. Jimmy Murphy (on extreme left) was the principal coordinator of the inspiring project with splendid support from Seán and Matt of “The Pub” and a dedicated team of participants who all grew taches throughout November. Caroline (pictured) as Hairdresser Supreme expertly shaved all the taches following our photograph!  More pictures later.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

These very generous and wonderfully talented young people from the Rathcoole area joyously participated in Friday's National "Mad Hair" Day which took place in Primary Schools in support of the many people affected by the hugely challenging typhoon in the Philippines during this past year.   Great musicians and marvellous at debating these young Students are indeed most inspiring and so willing to think of others.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

These very generous and wonderfully talented young people from the Rathcoole area joyously participated in Friday’s National “Mad Hair” Day which took place in Primary Schools in support of the many people affected by the hugely challenging typhoon in the Philippines during this past year. Great musicians and marvellous at debating these young Students are indeed most inspiring and so willing to think of others. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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That time of year again, lets share the spirit of Christmas

 

 Cork’s Maureen O Sullivan and her Hamper Packers

  Community Christmas Appeal 2012

 

Running now for approx 35 years

 

 Food parcels for the Homeless at Christmas

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2013-10-25 Owners Charity Show - bannerOnce again the Owners, Pony and Young Riders Charity Show will be guests of the Duggan Family at the Green Glens Arena, their home for the last 15 years, this weekend Friday 25th October to Sunday 27th October, and they look forward to seeing as many friends of the show as possible, both new & old. It’s a great weekend for all involved, or even if just to go down to the arena and check out what’s happening. The following charities were recipients from continue reading…

The organiser of this weekend's Church Gate Collection on behalf of the Cork North West Branch of MS Ireland wish to express their sincere thanks for the very generous response.   The amount collected was €1,421.59.  (S.R.)

The organisers of this weekend’s Church Gate Collection on behalf of the Cork North West Branch of MS Ireland wish to express their sincere thanks for the very generous response. The amount collected was €1,421.59.  (S.R.)

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The Centra Charity Walk begins at Herlihy's Centra, West End at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday, 13th Oct. - It then proceeds to Coleman's Centra joining Walkers there at 11.00 a.m..   Then it's onwards to Priest's Cross, Kilcorney Road turning down at Killowen Cross and later reaching Coole Cross and homewards  then to Millstreet Town.   Please support this very worthy cause.   (S.R.)

The Centra Charity Walk begins at Herlihy’s Centra, West End at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday, 13th Oct. – It then proceeds to Coleman’s Centra joining Walkers there at 11.00 a.m..  Then it’s onwards to Priest’s Cross, Kilcorney Road turning down at Killowen Cross and later reaching Coole Cross and homewards then to Millstreet Town. Please support this very worthy cause. (S.R.)

Millstreet Community School Students who are preparing for the Trad for Trócaire night tonight

A Trad for Trocaire will take place on Thursday 3rd Oct.  at 8pm in Millstreet Community School library.  Admission is free. There will be a collection to support of Trocaire’s work in developing countries during the evening.  All welcome.

Two of the Transition Year students who are helping to co-ordinate the event, James Linehan and Darren Kiely, are due to play a few tunes to advertise the event on c103′s Cork Today with Patricia Messenger at about 11.45am tomorrow (3rd Oct)

2013-10-03 Darren Kiely, John Magee, and James Linehan with Patricia Messenger at the C103 StudiosUpdate: Click on the Audio player above to listen to the interview with Patricia Messenger on C103 today.

Pictured right are Darren, John and James with Patricia Messenger at the C103 studios this morning.

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2013-09-20 Blood Bike South - Volunteer Riders - Recruitment Evening - poster

For more information, please contact Niall Murphy @ 087-2302693  / <email>

22Trad for Trócaire 2012A Trad for Trócaire event will take place in Millstreet Community School library on Thursday 3rd October at 8pm. It will be an evening of traditional song, music and dance, performed by members of the community school. It will also be a chance to support Trócaire’s work with the poorest of the poor in developing countries. Admission is free, although there will be a collection for Trocaire during the event. All welcome.

For more information contact John Magee at: <email>

A recent praise-worthy Collection in aid of the Irish Dogs for the Disabled took place outside Supervalu at Minor Row, Millstreet.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

A recent praise-worthy Collection in aid of Irish Dogs for the Disabled took place outside Supervalu at Minor Row, Millstreet. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Irish Dogs for the Disabled in Millstreet - August 2013

Carriganima 4 mile Run

Jog or Walk

 

Saturday 21st of

September

Register: 3pm at The Pub

Carriganima

Race starts 4pm

€10 adult €5 under 18

€20 family

Proceeds in aid of Macroom and Millstreet Hospitals