Tina Needs your Support

Tina Dunstan (Enright) who won the Ladies section at the Cullen Weigh-In this year, has entered the Spar Spartan Challenge, and hopes to represent Cork County. She needs your support to be selected for Cork, so she asks if you could go to her profile page and vote for her please!

I have fought with my weight for years, this year I am winning the battle with the help of jogging and running. I started at 18st 8.5lbs on the 1st of January. I decided this was going to be my year and started jogging and eating healthy from the 1st January. Today I am 15st 9lbs. I am only 1/3 of the way of my journey but I am totally committed and motivated. I have signed up for the Dublin run in april, limerick in May and the half marathon in cork in June. I am currently jogging 10k every morning. I love jogging and hate missing. I have motivated 2 other girls to join me at 6.30 every morning, and …

[You can read Tina’s full profile on Tina’s Spar Spartan Page]

Millstreet Walking Festival 2012 Brochure

Hi Hillwalkers & lovers of the great outdoors! Just to let you know that the Millstreet (Spring) Hillwalking Festival will soon be upon us. Take this as a reminder to book April 14th & 15th (this weekend) for a little time out for yourself! Please see above our Festival Brochure which includes walks for all levels. Looking forward to seeing you then. from Millstreet Hillwalking Committee. [click the images above to see at full size] [read more …] “Millstreet Walking Festival 2012 Brochure”

Easter Eco Camp at Millstreet Country Park (10th-12th April)

Millstreet Country Park believe that outdoor education is a life skill everybody should have. It not only educates but gives confidence and energy to every participant. Learning in an outdoor environment should be fun and exciting for students. Our new programme excels in this. Our instructors bring a combined experience in knowledge of outdoor education and ecology. Their enthusiasm allows every group to tremendously enjoy their visit to Millstreet Country Park . [see the brochure for full details]

Throughout the 3day camp (10th – 12th April) you will get [read more …] “Easter Eco Camp at Millstreet Country Park (10th-12th April)”

First Aid Classes for Parents & Minders

Basic first Aid classes for Parents/Minders in Bweeng, Mallow.
Most accidents happen at home! Would you know what to do? Our two and a half hour classes focus on first aid needs for children in an informal setting. Includes CPR and what to do if a child/baby is choking.
Places are limited but classes run frequently. Next classes:
Wednesday April 11th @6pm
Saturday April 14th @11am
Contact Anne 087-6348561 (Nurse/Midwife) <email>

Easter at Millstreet Country Park

The Easter Holidays and midterm break are finally here….. and where better to  celebrate Easter than a visit to Millstreet Country Park.

Want a visitor attraction for the whole family in the Blackwater Valley or North Cork?

Bring everyone along to the fabulous host of Family Friendly Easter Events at Millstreet Country Park  Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday!  Ester Sunday is fast approaching here at Millstreet Country Park and the Easter Bunny is sure to hop into Millstreet Country Park and over Mushera leaving plenty of Easter Eggs and Surprises! Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday have historically been a favourite family day here at Millstreet Country Park.

Lots of fun for the whole family including Easter Egg Hunts in the gardens, and throughout the trails and Herb Rick Meadow. Duck Races, Fun Races and so mch more! Activities commence at 2pm with a Mega Egg Hunt!

Family Fun for both Easter Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday!

Start your search, because the Easter Bunny is sure to hop into Millstreet Country Park and guarantees to leave plenty of eggs, chocolates and [read more …] “Easter at Millstreet Country Park”

Important Ambulance Meeting


There is a important meeting next Thursday March 15th at 5pm in the Wallis Arms Hotel to discuss the proposed cut to her ambulance service in Millstreet – from Cllr. Noel Buckley.

Word is that the HSE are looking to get rid of the Millstreet Ambulance (and possibly the Kanturk Ambulance also), and replace it with a Rapid Response Vehicle (RRV). It’s up to you to get to the meeting and find out what’s really happening.
Read more about Rapid Response Vehicles

Looking for a lift at the Weekends

Hi, i’m a german au pair working in Ballincollig/Ovens who has a cousin Charlotta (also an au pair) in Millstreet. I’d like to visit her in Millstreet at weekends, but the transport to Millstreet and back to Cork at weekends is hopeless and expensive for me. I’m wondering if someone can help me and give me a lift. I’m willing to share expenses. Please contact me @ 087-2842348 if you can help. Thank you, Franzi

Free talk/demo on pruning

Free talk/demo on Pruning
The Secret Garden Centre
Sunday 4th March 3pm – 4pm

Pruning, the very word strikes terror into many a gardener’s heart.Fear not come along and discover the secret to successful pruning.This Sunday afternoon at 3pm, Alan will give a free talk & demonstration on how to prune roses. apple trees and climbers plus much more. The talk will be outdoors, so please wear suitable clothing (if it rains, it will be under cover).

The Secret Garden, Newmarket. (029) 60084 / thesecretgardener.com

Internet & Email Training Course by IRD Duhallow

IRD Duhallow is currently organising an Internet and Email Training Course which will commence on the 1st of March and will run one night a week for seven weeks in the James O’ Keeffe Institute, Newmarket from 7p.m. to 9p.m. The module is designed to provide learners with the necessary skills and knowledge required to access a website, use a web browser, access web addresses, search engines, email, Internet Security, Social Networking etc. will also be covered. Only a very basic knowledge of computers is required from participants. The total course cost per participant is €30. If you are interested in participating or require further information please contact Mary McHugh on 029 60633. Please note that places on this course are limited.

Missing Dog: Bob

Can you help to locate this missing dog who has been sighted in town in the last few days.

His name is Bob, and he is similar to the dog in the photo.

He’s a cross between a Jack Russell and a Pomeranian, and he has no collar.

He was last seen in Minor Row on Sunday evening,  January 29th.

If you see him, please contact his owner: Tom Murphy, Tullig, Millstreet @  (086) 2579497