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2014-11-29 Choons for Children's Charities at Christmas - on stage in the GAA Hall‘STRINGS’ Fiddle Group would like to say a very big THANK YOU to all who helped and supported them with their recent fundraiser ‘Choons for Children’s Charities at Christmas‘. A great night was had by all and well over €600 was raised for a number of different charities.

Photos: Choons for Children (30), Millstreet Comhaltas (6)

2014-11-28 Millstreet Hospital 45 Drive - poster-800
Please note that this year’s Annual 45 Drive has a new date – Sunday December 7th where it was always previously held on December 8th (the feast of the Immaculate Conception).

2014-11-25 Strings Fiddle Group - Choons for Childrens charities - poster

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On Saturday night 7.30, after mass we will host
“Choons for Childrens Charities at Christmas”

‘Strings’ will open proceedings!
Then there will be a cup of tea.
After this, the ‘challenge’ is open to everyone … So please bring an instrument or your singing voice on the night!
There will be different ‘stations’ in the hall where you can go play a tune or sing a verse of a song and donate to childrens charities…
All donations/ monies collected on the night will be sent to childrens charities before Christmas… Members of ‘Strings’ , as the hosts , have chosen the childrens charities we will be donating to.
You can check this out on Facebook – ‘Choons for Childrens Charities at Christmas‘.
If you can’t make it on the night you can post your ‘challenge’ on the FB page. & text your donation when the text numbers become available.

Many thanks to Emer Twomey for this important reminder.   We truly encourage people to attend this magnificent “Strings” brief performance of around 25 minutes.    (S.R.)

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also from Geraldine: Next Saturday night ‘STRINGS’ Fiddle Group Will host a challenge “Choons for Children’s Charities at Christmas” in the GAA hall at half 7. The group will give the same performance as they gave in Scartaglin two weeks ago. All are welcome to come and see them. Admission is free but we are hoping to raise some money for a number of children’s charities on the night. There will be donation buckets for anyone who would like to contribute. There will be tea, coffee, biscuits, maybe a bun or two and great music. People are invited to bring along their instruments and join in. continue reading…

2014-11-18 Liam Flynn - movember poster
Click on the link here: http://ie.movember.com/mospace/9995917

2014-11-28 Table Quiz - McCarthy's Bar - Friday 28th Nov - in aid of the Union Hall Lifeboat

2014-11-13 Cullen Pipe Band - Race night Fundraiser - poster-800

Update 10th Nov: Aida has been in contact with us to tell us that another collection box is in place in Guys & Dolls Hair Salon. Thanks to Mary Murphy, proprietor for her support.

My name is Anna Costello. I live in Millstreet and volunteer in Cork Penny Dinners every week. Cork Penny Dinners is a fantastic service that currently provides over 1000 meals per week and relies completely on donations.

I am doing a food collection in aid of Cork Penny Dinners. I would really appreciate if anyone would like to donate by putting any of the food items below in the boxes provided in Coleman’s Centra and SuperValu.

Many thanks to Mary & John Coleman and the staff of Coleman’s Centra and to Joe Fitzgerald and the staff of SuperValu for facilitating this collection. Any local businesses wishing to donate or get involved can contact 087 6886725. Thanks for your support!

Itmes Needed: Tinned Foods, Orange Squash, Easi-singles Cheese, Sugar, Coffee, Tea, Biscuits, Salt, Tea Towels

photo 3A big thank you to everyone who supported the Bake Sale in aid of the Marie Keating Foundation which took place in Millstreet Community School on Thursday 23rd October.  So many students, parents and teachers baked for the event – a magnificent team effort.  A wonderfully wide variety of cakes and buns were provided and thankfully everything baked was bought by 4pm!  Thanks also to everyone who bphoto 1ought items, especially to members of the community who were able to call into the school in the afternoon to make a purchase and have a cup of tea.  Two more words of thanks – one to the Transition Year ‘youth for justice’ group who organised the whole event and the other to Herlihy’s Centra for agreeing not to sell chocolate bars on the day in the school canteen and for donating a box of cookies to the sale.  A total of €687 was raised.  A fantastic achievement!

Marie Keating hi resA Reminder: As it is breast cancer awareness month, the Transition Year ‘youth for justice’ group in Millstreet Community School have decided to hold a Bake Sale in aid of the Marie Keating Foundation on THURSDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2014

Pupils and teachers will be able to buy buns and cakes during break and lunchtime in the school canteen and the staff room.  More home baking will be available between 3pm and 4pm in the school ‘A’ corridor if any members of the local community would like to come in and make a purchase.

Anyone willing to bake buns or cakes for this event, please contact John Magee at the school on (029) 70087.

Local photographer Tom Corbett of TMC Photography sent us these photos of the two charity walks in Millstreet this morning.

1-TMC_5310-800Some of the group that walked the “Up a Hill for Jack and Jill” to the top of Clara

1-TMC_5291-800Some of the group that walked for the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Breast Cancer from Coleman’s Centra. There’s more photos from Tom below: continue reading…

Celebrity Singer, Louise Morrissey expressed her sincere thanks for the €1,000.00 fundraised by William Fitzgerald and his dedicated team for the "Bring Jamie Home" project.  At the presentation in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney on 28th October 2014 - from left: Barry O'Halloran and William Fitzgerald from Cork Music Station with Louise accepting the Fund on behalf of the Morrissey Family.  Jamie is now back in Ireland to continue recovery.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Celebrity Singer, Louise Morrissey expressed her sincere thanks for the €1,000.00 fundraised by William Fitzgerald and his dedicated team for the “Bring Jamey Home” project. At the presentation in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney on 28th September 2014 – from left: Barry O’Halloran and William Fitzgerald from Cork Music Station with Louise accepting the Fund on behalf of the Morrissey Family. Jamie is now back in Ireland to continue recovery. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Louise accepting cheque following fundraising project

"We are doing the Action Breast Cancer Walk on Friday 10th at 5pm starting from Herlihy's Centra in West End and then proceeding around the Glebe Route," states Greg, Manager of Centra.  Click on the Poster to enlarge.  (S.R.)

“We are doing the Action Breast Cancer Walk on Friday 10th Oct. 2014 at 5pm starting from Herlihy’s Centra in West End and then proceeding around the Glebe Route,” states Greg, Manager of Centra. Click on the Poster to enlarge.   (S.R.)

2014-10-16 Fashion Show in aid of Chernobyl Children - Rathmore
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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.

Sincere thanks to everyone who so very generously contributed to the recent church gate collection in Millstreet in aid of The Friends of Mallow Hospital. Many thanks also to those who stood so loyally for the collections. The amount collected was €1,566.32.  (S.R.)
Mary Fitzgerald (standing 2nd from left) and her dedicated team were delighted with the wonderful response to Bewley's Coffee Morning for Marymount Hospice held this Thursday morning at Millstreet GAA Community Hall.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Mary Fitzgerald (standing second from left) and her dedicated team were delighted with the wonderful response to Bewley’s Coffee Morning for Marymount Hospice held this Thursday morning at Millstreet GAA Community Hall.   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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We thank Jerry O'Donoghue and Dónal of Kilbrin Printers for this impressive poster.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We thank Jerry O’Donoghue and Dónal of Kilbrin Printers for this impressive poster.  Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

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.)

 

MCS Trad for Trocaire

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

Every success to this year's very praiseworthy event. Below we reflect on some images from the same event in September 2013.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S. R.)

Every success to this year’s very praiseworthy event. Below we reflect on some images from the same event in September 2013. Click on the pictures to enlarge.    (S.R.)

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Coffee Evening

in aid of:

Marymount Hospice

Venue:

Ballydaly Hall

Date:

Friday, September 19th

Time:

8 – 10pm

Your support will be greatly appreciated

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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.)


Fair play to the 21 students and 10 teachers at Millstreet Community School braved the Ice Bucket Challenge (seen in the video above). As well as raising awareness, they raised €500 and for Motor Neuron Disease. More details are on MillstreetCommunitySchool.ie continue reading…

http://www.cuanmhuire.ie/images/stories/igallery/front_page_scroller/large/sunset1.jpgThe 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)

There was a wonderfully generous response to the annual collection of "Dogs for the Disabled" outside O'Keeffe's Supervalu in Millstreet today ..15th August 2014.   Full information on the superb work of this voluntary organisation is available on www.dogsfordisabled.ie . Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

There was a wonderfully generous response to the annual collection of “Dogs for the Disabled” outside O’Keeffe’s Supervalu in Millstreet today ..15th August 2014. Full information on the superb work of this voluntary organisation is available on www.dogsfordisabled.ie . Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Moving into Supervalu we note the wonderful display at the Taste Counter

Moving into Supervalu we note the wonderful display at the Taste Counter.

Within the Supermarket we note the popularity of the taste food counter.

Within the Supermarket we note the popularity of the taste food counter.

Pictured outside Millstreet GAA Community Hall these are the inspiring participants (many from the Charleville area) who have been taking part in the Dave Riordan Charity Cycle from Malin to Mizen.   Hear more about this hugely uplifting event in our first ever  Millstreet Museum video interview on YouTube - the link is given below.   Tadhg O'Flynn (pictured centre below) of "O'Flynn Medical" very kindly sponsored the excellent meal so splendidly served in the GAA Community Hall.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Pictured outside Millstreet GAA Community Hall these are the inspiring participants (many from the Charleville area) who have been taking part in the Dave Riordan Charity Cycle from Malin to Mizen. Hear more about this hugely uplifting event in our first ever Millstreet Museum video interview on YouTube – the link is given below.  Tadhg O’Flynn (pictured centre below) of “O’Flynn Medical” very kindly sponsored the excellent meal so splendidly served in the GAA Community Hall.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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!

There’s lots of more photos and info on teamdaveriordan.ie, and on the Team Dave Riordan Facebook Page

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9Dave Riordan Charity Cycle Malin to Mizen 2014 -80041Dave Riordan Charity Cycle Malin to Mizen 2014 -800Maurice 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…

Patricia Guerin (seated) with some of her wonderfully dedicated Team coordinated a very successful Coffee Morning at Millstreet GAA Community Hall this Tuesday morning.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Patricia Guerin (seated) with some of her wonderfully dedicated Team coordinated a very successful Coffee Morning at Millstreet GAA Community Hall this Tuesday morning. Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

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6Patricia's Coffee Morning 12th Aug. 2014 -80011Patricia's Coffee Morning 12th Aug. 2014 -800The 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…