Thursday 5th March 2015
• Tai Chi & Chi Kung – start of 5 week course. 8.30pm in Cullen Community Centre
Friday 06th March 2015
• Brian Kennedy plays the Briery Gap
• Millstreet Community Council Social & Awards Night – in The Wallis Arms
A Trad for Trocaire event will take place in Millstreet Community School library TONIGHT (Friday 26th Sept) starting at 8pm. Over thirty students will be singing, dancing and playing traditional music. Admission is free, light refeshments will be provided. There will be a collection for Trocaire’s work at the event. All welcome for a great evening of entertainment.
The Marymount Hospice Fundraising Project is progressing very well. Its coordinators, Jerry O’Donoghue and Tim Cronin with their supportive team are very pleased with the generous response being received. Next month’s Draw which will take place in The Pub, Carriganima will not only have the three prizes from the ticket to be drawn but people (who have bought a ticket) will also have a further chance of winning ten extra truly valuable prizes which have been kindly sponsored and which will also be drawn on the night. All results will appear online here on the Millstreet website. (S.R.)
A Trad for Trocaire event will take place in Millstreet Community School library on Friday 26th September beginning a 8pm. Students from 1st year to leaving cert will be dancing, singing and playing traditional Irish music. They’ll be raising the roof at the same to time as raising money to support Trocaire’s vital work with some of the poorest communities in developing countries. Admission is free, light refreshments will be served. There will be a collection for Trocaire’s work during the evening. For more information contact the school on (029) 70087
A Great Night was had by all last Saturday at Cullen Community Centre for the Bring Home Jamie Fundraiser organised by Cork Music Stations Willie and Ita Fitzgerald, there were 7 Artists performing on the Night and each one contributed to over Four Hours of Great Entertainment.
We thank Breeda Piggot for the Photographs from the Night
Trek 1: Claragh Mountain in Millstreet.
(Decend , hop in cars and drive to …)
Trek 2: Mount Hilary near Banteer.
9am Sunday September 21st 2014
Meeting point; Kanturk car park
€10 (or more if you wish) donation for Marymount Hospice
This is being organised in honour and memory of the most amazing woman that climbed many mountains in her life physically but mostly mentally .
She loved nature and walking was her real love it was her medication she said walking in nature was her time to pray (probably for patience so she wouldn’t kill me for robbing her perfume or lipstick!!)
This woman is continue reading…
Aubane’s Annual Charity Fancy Dress Committee are now excepting applications from local charities in the Millstreet Area who wish benefit from this year’s event.
Please applying in writing to:
John F Kelleher, Chairman, Aubane Social Club, Aubane, Millstreet, Co. Cork
before Tuesday the 16th of September 2014
update (11th Sept): the date perviously Friday 26th, but was moved forward
Carriganima 4 Mile Run/Jog/Walk
Sept 20th at 3.30pm
Registration: 2.30pm at The Pub
€10 adult, €5 u-18 and €20 family
Music and raffle on the night in The Pub
In aid of Millstreet and Macroom Hospitals
We thank Jimmy Murphy of Carriganima for this important notice. (S.R.)
The church gate collection this coming weekend (23rd/24th) in Millstreet & Cullen is for Cuan Mhuire, Bruree (Ireland’s largest voluntary provider of Rehabilitation Treatment for individuals suffering from addiction and other related issues)
The video above is an interview with three people below – Maurice Riordan, Tadhg O’Flynn, and Maura O’Sullivan. The 7min. 46 sec. video may now be viewed by clicking on the link. Already some 36 people have viewed the video interview – less than 24 hours since it was uploaded!
Maurice Riordan (pictured on left of Tadhg in second image) addressed the assembly of over 100 people in praise of Tadhg’s greatly appreciated sponsorship of the Millstreet meal. Let us now share some 92 more pictures of the Millstreet event and later we shall share Kevin O’Connor’s very professional coverage of day five of the amazing Charity Cycle. We thank Kevin for continue reading…
A Trad for Trocaire event will take place in Millstreet Community School library on Friday 26th September 2014, starting at 8pm. This will be a chance for students from all year groups to share their traditional Irish music, song and dance skills with the wider community. It will also be a chance to raise money to support Trocaire’s work amongst some of the poorest communities in the world. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend. There will be a collection for Trocaire during the event.
The praiseworthy causes included COPE, Millstreet Church Restoration Fund and Canon O’Donovan Centre. Let’s view some eight more pictures from the superb continue reading…
Jerry & Tim who are two of the most dedicated members of the Millstreet Fundraising Project for Marymount Hospice have already raised in excess of €2,000.00 for the wonderfully praiseworthy Fund and are pictured here at the recent Newmarket Show which was held in Green Glens. Their most recent very successful fundraiser took place on Friday night at the open air dancing in Mushera where many people especially from the Ballinagree area were very supportive of the Project. Tickets continue to sell well. If you wish to support the Fund we have tickets here at Millstreet Museum or you may very well see Jerry and Tim with their mobile stand at an event before the closing date on Friday, 24th Oct. when the occasion of the Draw takes place at the Pub in Carriganima. Dr. Pat Casey also has tickets for sale for the Project. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Sincere thanks to everyone who so very generously contributed to last weekend’s church gate collection in Millstreet. Many thanks also to those who stood so loyally for the collections. The amount collected was €1,976.60 which has now been directed to the Irish Cancer Society. (S.R.)
From the 9th-19th July ’14 Danjoe Spillane of Ballinagree, John McMahon of Kilbehenny, and Pat Fleming of Sliverue Co Kilkenny, are travelling from Malin to Mizen head by horse and carriage to raise much needed funds for breakthrough cancer research. Today (Thursday July 17th) they are due to arrive in Millstreet, after starting the day in Castleisland. If you’re around give them a big welcome and show your support for a great cause.
“If anyone is around tomorrow evening (Thursday) we will be having a well deserved drink in Pomeroys Bar in Millstreet Co Cork. All welcome.” continue reading…
Lisheens House Drop in centre in Kealkill is a new non- profit charitable organisation opening in October 2014 committed to providing a compassionate, professional, free or affordable counselling service in West Cork, primarily to help prevent suicide and self harm. Established by a small team of dedicated individuals the centre will offer free/subsidised counselling and other therapies where appropriate, in a welcoming, safe, and non-judgemental environment by trained professionals.
Stress and anxiety can impact on a person’s life at any time, and while work/school situations and personal relationships can all be sources of happiness and joy, they may also be potential sources of stress.
The Drop in Centre which will be an invaluable resource for people of continue reading…
The Mile High Shave is part of the Today FM Shave or Dye campaign 2014 and was organised by the Galway Flying Club, based at Galway Airport, to raise much needed funds for the Irish Cancer Society. The event involved club member JP Randles (formerly of Minor Row, Millstreet) getting his head shaved by John McGuire, of Fat Tony’s Barber Shop, in a Galway Flying Club Cessna 172 light aircraft a mile over Galway city. The day started well with the event being mentioned on Jimmy Norman’s morning show on Galway Bay FM and also on the Ray Darcy Show on Today FM. The weather on the day was far from ideal but with the skill of pilot Jarlath Conneely and a break in the weather we took off in a Cessna 172 Hawk XP aircraft call sign EI-BJO, affectionately known as “Juliet Oscar”, from runway 08 at Galway airport and headed west over the city all the while climbing to our target altitude. We levelled out over An Spidéil and John and JP setup for the shave. John completed the shave in no time and did a great job considering it was his first time in a light aircraft. With the shave complete Jarlath headed back to the airport and history had been made – the first head shave to be performed in a light aircraft had been successfully done over Galway. There are more photos below, and you can also visit Galway Flying Club on Facebook for more photos (38) of before, during, and after the event.
Organiser John Joe Herlihy of Knocknagree informs us there will be a Fundraising Dance at the Edel Quinn Hall tonight, Saturday, 5th July 2014 in aid of Mallow General Hospital at 8.30. Bands appearing include Listoonvarna Three-piece Band, Peter Lane and Blackwater Sound, Billy O’Brien & the Tennasee Band, Sheila Fitzgerald and Anne Maria O’Dwyer. MC for the event is Tim Coughlan of c103. (S.R.)
First on Thursday 26th June to say thank you to our customers who come from the schools across the road (children, parents, teachers), we are having our Annual School’s Out Party with treats and giveaway (ice-cream, cakes, tea/coffee) and free entertainment provided by Animal Road Show.
Then on Friday 4th July to raise money for Millstreet Hospital we are doing a 12 hour Cyclothon on a static bike in front of our shop. We are looking for volunteer cyclists, please, and can anyone willing to participate please contact the shop.
In support of the ‘Multiple Sclerosis Society’, Aidan, Gerry and Tony are currently taking on the challenge of cycling from Mizen Head to Malin Head, non-stop in 24 hours. They stopped in Millstreet this evening for some well deserved refreshments. Check out their progress on their Facebook Page