Presentation of Red Cross First Aid Course Certs at Drishane Castle Today

Twenty-six women who took part in the recent Red Cross Practical First Aid Course at Drishane Castle were presented with their Certificates this morning.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Twenty-six women who took part in the recent Red Cross Practical First Aid Course at Drishane Castle were presented with their Certificates this morning. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Coordinators of the excellent Course - from left - Mike Riordan, Outreach Worker with K.A.S.I. (Killarney Asylum Seekers Initiative) and Gerard McAuliffe of Kanturk-Millstreet Red Cross who was the Instructor on the beneficial Course.
Coordinators of the excellent Course – from left – Mike Riordan, Outreach Worker with K.A.S.I. (Killarney Asylum Seekers Initiative) and Gerard McAuliffe of Kanturk-Millstreet Red Cross who was the Instructor on the beneficial Course.

Prestigious “Best Community Awareness Project” Award for Cloghoula N.S.

Sincere congratulations to the Senior Pupils of Cloghoula N.S. and to their Teacher, Ms. Joanne Murphy on having won the "Best Community Awareness Project" Award in the recent "Discover Cork Schools Heritage Project 2015".  They were presented with the wonderfully prestigious Award fpr their marvellously impressive Project by Cllr. Kieran McCarthy on Friday, 13th March 2015 in the Silversprings Hotel, Cork. It was indeed an honour to have been associated with the very interesting Project in the research stage of the overall uplifting endevour.   Pictured at Clogho
Sincere congratulations to the Senior Pupils of Cloghoula N.S. and to their Teacher, Ms. Joanne Murphy on having won the “Best Community Awareness Project” Award in the recent “Discover Cork Schools Heritage Project 2015”. They were presented with the wonderfully prestigious Award for their marvellously impressive Project by Cllr. Kieran McCarthy on Friday, 13th March 2015 in the Silversprings Hotel, Cork. It was indeed an honour to have been associated with the very interesting Project in the research stage of the overall uplifting endeavour. Pictured at Cloghoula N.S. are most of the School Pupils with Staff Members (from left:) Joanne Murphy – Coordinator, Mary Murphy – Principal and Staff Member Geraldine Galvin.  I also stood in as the photo, on timer, captured the image! Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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We now share further pictures of the truly happy occasion.   It was a great achievement for the School considering the many entries received for this highly regarded Competition – What a magnificent learning experience it has been for [read more …] “Prestigious “Best Community Awareness Project” Award for Cloghoula N.S.”

Volunteer Announcement for the repair of Computers

Apartment 2 lakeside
Drishane Castle
Millstreet Town
Co.Cork
23/3/2015

Volunteer Announcement for the repair of computers

This is to announce to the people living in Millstreet, that there is a volunteer that has decided to volunteer his professional services to the people of Millstreet. He is a Professional at Computer repairs, and wishes to avail these skills set to the good people of Millstreet.

Anybody having a bad computer can bring it for repairs or professional advice. This service is completely free. This service has become necessary owing to the fact that, Millstreet has provided love and accommodation to us in our time of need.

Please contact us at the above address or call 0831951045.

Thank you and God bless

Othello

Millstreet Local Lotto Biggest Ever Win – Congratulations to Michael

Members of Millstreet Local Lotto assembled in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sunday, 22nd March 2015 to make the official presentation of the biggest win ever at €18,000.00 to Michael Walsh of Sally's Cross, Kanturk.   Pictured holding the most impressive cheque are (from left) Margaret Bourke, Michael Walsh (winner), Noreen Tarrant, Liscreagh, Millstreet (seller of the lucky ticket and receiving the seller's prize of €1,800.00), Marie Twomey.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Members of Millstreet Local Lotto assembled in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sunday, 22nd March 2015 to make the official presentation of the biggest  ever  win at €18,000.00 to Michael Walsh of Sally’s Cross, Kanturk. Pictured holding the most impressive cheque are (from left) Margaret Bourke, Michael Walsh (winner), Noreen Tarrant, Liscreagh, Millstreet (seller of the lucky ticket and receiving the seller’s prize of €1,800.00) and Marie Twomey. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)
At the recent AGM of Millstreet Lotto it was revealed that €90,000 within the past years was equally distributed between Millstreet Town Park, Millstreet GAA and Millstreet Youth Amenity Fund as well as €39,260.00 given out in prizes - Now that's seriously impressive!  Well done to the inspiringly dedicated Millstreet Lotto Committee.
At the recent AGM of Millstreet Lotto it was revealed that €90,000 within this past year alone was equally distributed between Millstreet Town Park, Millstreet GAA and Millstreet Youth Amenity Fund as well as €39,260.00 given out in prizes – Now that’s seriously impressive! Well done to the inspiringly dedicated Millstreet Lotto Committee.
Michael Walsh celebrates his magnificent win with his Friends Jarleth & Lynn O'Sullivan.  It's a "Lucozade" celebration!
Michael Walsh (on extreme right) celebrates his magnificent win with his Friends Jarleth & Lynn O’Sullivan. It’s a “Lucozade” celebration!

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Newmarket Pitch & Putt New Course Opens Today at 1.00pm

We thanks Helen from IRD Duhallow for the poster and the information.  Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)
We thank Helen from IRD Duhallow for the poster and the information. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

It is today, Sunday 22nd March 2015 which marks the official opening at 1pm of Newmarket Pitch & Putt.  All are very welcome to attend.

Newmarket Pitch & Putt is a new state of the art course located on the grounds of James O’Keeffe Institute Newmarket, Cork which will open in early March. This course is a newly renovated 18 Hole Course on scenic surrounds, redesigned to USGA standards making it more challenging and interesting for families, groups & single players alike. It guarantees a thoroughly enjoyable experience for young & old. Membership is now open. Membership fees are as follows:

Single €100
Family €220
Couple €180
OAP €90
Under 16 €70
Student €80
Green Fees €8
Associate Membership €60

For those interested in experiencing Pitch & Putt for the first time prior to investing in clubs a hiring facility is also available where clubs are free with green fees & balls can be hired at €2 each. The facility will open from April – September: Monday- Sunday 8.00am-10.00pm October-March: Monday- Sunday 8.00am-7.30pm.

For further information on becoming a member or using the facility please contact 029-60633. You can also like our Facebook page ‘Newmarket Pitch & Putt’ to keep up to date with upcoming events and competitions.

Peter O’Regan Delights Gramophone Circle Audience

Peter O'Regan of Lissarda (on extreme right) presented a delightful programme of music and song with lots of wonderful variety at Millstreet Gramophone Circle on Friday, 20th March 2015.  Also included in our picture - from left: Joe Kennelly, Eilín Kiely, Maurice Linehan (who formally thanked Peter for such a magnificent programme), Gretta O'Regan and Peter.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Peter O’Regan of Lissarda – with Millstreet  roots (on extreme right) presented a delightful programme of music and song  with lots of wonderful variety at Millstreet Gramophone Circle on Friday, 20th March 2015 before an enthusiastic audience.  Also included in our picture – from left: Joe Kennelly, Eilín Kiely, Maurice Linehan (who formally thanked Peter for such a magnificent programme), Gretta O’Regan and Peter.   Eddie Hogan of Cork will present  the  next programme on Friday, 17th April 2015. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Cluichí agus Ceol at Millstreet Community School Today

Continuing to celebrate St. Patrick's Week 2015 a most enjoyable afternoon was organised at Millstreet Community School where games, music and refreshments were shared by an intergenerational Group of enthusiastic participants.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Continuing to celebrate St. Patrick’s Week 2015 a most enjoyable afternoon was organised at Millstreet Community School where games, music and refreshments were shared by an Intergenerational Group of enthusiastic participants. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Justin Black’s Magnificent Coverage of the Millstreet Parade 2015

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Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig Oraibh Go Léir

St. Patrick in Millstreet!  Artist supreme, Brian O'Leary's superb window creative art at Millstreet Post Office.  Many thanks to Margaret and Noreen at Millstreet Post Office for permitting me to record the magnificent work of art from inside the Post Office.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
St. Patrick in Millstreet! Artist supreme, Brian O’Leary‘s superb window creative art at Millstreet Post Office. Many thanks to Margaret and Noreen at Millstreet Post Office for permitting me to record the magnificent work of art from inside the Post Office. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)
The wonderfully talented members of Millstreet CCÉ with their splendid Teacher, Mrs. O'Leary.  The congregation at the 7.30pm Mass on Monday warmly applauded the excellent presentation of traditional music by the Group.
The wonderfully talented members of Millstreet CCÉ with their splendid Teacher, Mrs. O’Leary. The congregation at the 7.30pm Mass on Monday warmly applauded the excellent presentation of traditional music by the Group.

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Fr. James McSweeney celebrating the St. Patrick's Day eve Mass at St. Patrick's Church Millstreet on 16th March 2015.
Fr. James McSweeney celebrating the St. Patrick’s Day eve Mass at St. Patrick’s Church Millstreet on 16th March 2015.

Pride and Respect for Our National Flag

Millstreet Community School registering with the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation which seeks to promote pride and respect for our National Flag.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Millstreet Community School registering with the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation which seeks to promote pride and respect for our National Flag.   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Cork Music Station To Broadcast Live from Athlone on Monday Night

On this Monday, 9th March 2015 www.corkmusicstation will be broadcasting live from 7.30pm from the prestigious Irish Country Sound Awards which will be held in Athlone with MC Supreme - Michael Commins.   The Presenter Supreme on Cork Music Station is of course William Fitzgerald.  Happy Listening.  (S.R.)
On this Monday, 9th March 2015 www.corkmusicstation will be broadcasting live from 7.30pm from the prestigious Irish Country Sound Awards which will be held in Athlone with MC Supreme – Michael Commins. The Presenter Supreme on Cork Music Station is of course William Fitzgerald. Happy Listening. (S.R.)

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Millstreet Community Awards 2015

Recipients and Sponsors at Friday night's superb Millstreet Community Awards 2015 held in the Wallis Arms Hotel.   A full feature on the excellent later.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Recipients and Sponsors at Friday night’s superb Millstreet Community Awards 2015 held in the Wallis Arms Hotel. A full feature on the excellent event later.   Noel Buckley was the splendid MC at the prestigious occasion.  Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)