Magnificent Welcome for International Cork “20” Participants on Friday Night

Friday night saw the magnificent welcome for the many supremely talented Cork "20" participants  at The Square, Millstreet.   Millstreet Pipe Band and a large enthusiastic attendance heard MC Dougie (second from left) introduce the  official opening of the Centenary Cork "20".  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Friday night saw the magnificent welcome for the many supremely talented Cork “20” participants at The Square, Millstreet. Millstreet Pipe Band and a large enthusiastic attendance heard MC Dougie (second from left) introduce the official opening of the Centenary Cork “20”. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Magnificent Selection of Prizes for Marymount Draw

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There is a truly wonderful selection of extra prizes for all who have been buying tickets for the upcoming Marymount Draw in Carriganima.  Jerry and Tim report a great response to the Draw and there is a special Millstreet Credit Union Number  for those who may wish to contribute in that manner to the Fund.   The number is 3789.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
There is a truly wonderful selection of extra prizes for all who have been buying tickets for the upcoming Marymount Draw in Carriganima. Jerry and Tim report a great response to the Draw and there is a special Millstreet Credit Union Number for those who may wish to contribute in that manner to the Fund. The number is 3789.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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The 2014 Season Has Come to a Close at Millstreet Country Park

The 2014 Season has come to a close at Millstreet Country Park. On behalf of all the staff at Millstreet Country Park, we would like to take this opportunity to Thank you all for your help and support annually but especially in the 2014 season. Millstreet Country Park closed its gates on the 28th of September for the 2014 season. We will reopen for the 2015 season on the 15th of March – Mother’s Day. Thank you again for your continuous support and we look forward to seeing you all again next year. Please do not hesitate to make contact with us on 029 70810 if you have any further enquiries.

Kind Regard, Orlaith Giltinan, Marketing Executive, Millstreet Country Park

We thank Orlaith for this Thank You feature.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Tidy Towns Community Awards 2014

Chairman of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association presents the prestigious Best Frontage Award 2014  to Ursula Pomeroy of "The Clara Inn" at the special Awards Event held in "The Clara Inn" on Wednesday, 1st Oct..  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Chairman of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association, Derry Sheehan presents the prestigious Best Frontage Award 2014 to Ursula Pomeroy of “The Clara Inn” at the special Awards Event held in “The Clara Inn” on Wednesday, 1st Oct.. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)
Tommy Burke and Gobnait Twomey accepting the very impressive Glass Award as they represented Murphy's Terrace  deemed this year's Community Award Winners.
Tommy Burke and Gobnait Twomey accepting the very impressive Glass Award as they represented Murphy’s Terrace deemed this year’s Community Award Winners.
More residents from Murphy's Terrace celebrate the prestigious win.
Residents from Murphy’s Terrace celebrate the prestigious win.

Following an uplifting, excellent address by Derry Sheehan the highly regarded Awards were presented and then followed some delicious refreshments provided by Ursula Pomeroy, Family and Staff.  Here we share a selection of further images from the truly enjoyable social [read more …] “Millstreet Tidy Towns Community Awards 2014”

Community Gym closed for refurbishment

Millstreet Community Council would like to announce that the Community Gym is now closed for refurbishment. With ongoing challenges to secure income to run the venture, we are very grateful for having been offered a sports grant which will assist in the upgrading of the premises and replacement of obsolete equipment in the Gym. In order to complete this work, it is clearly necessary to close the premises. We look forward to re-opening a new modernised and efficient enterprise at the very earliest opportunity. We thank you for your understanding and support in this matter.

Special Wedding Anniversaries for the Howard Family

Joe and Francis Howard Lyre who were married on the 30th September 1954 with Donie and Mary Howard who were married on the 30th September 1982.  We thank Donie for sharing this splendid picture.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Joe and Francis Howard of Lyre who were married on the 30th September 1954 with Donie and Mary Howard who were married on the 30th September 1982.  Sincere congratulations to All.  We thank Donie for sharing this splendid picture of such a very special Wedding Anniversary occasion. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Best Garden and Frontage Competition Presentations at Clara Inn Wednesday, 1st Oct. 2014

Please join us on Wednesday October 1st at 8pm in the Clara Inn as we will be announcing the winners of this year’s Best Garden and Frontage Competition. Presentations will be made to the winning business and residential area. Everyone welcome!
 
Remember to check out our Tidy Towns website: www.millstreettidytowns.weebly.com
We thank Ciara Hickey for this important notice.  (S.R.)

“At Your Service” on Sherkin Island with Many Millstreet People

Many Millstreet people (including great singers and musicians) travelled to Sherkin Island on 13th Sept. 2014 for the launch of Sherkin North Shore by the Brennan Brothers.  Watch out for the special "At Your Service" television programme in the New Year.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Many Millstreet people (including great singers and musicians) travelled to Sherkin Island on 13th Sept. 2014 for the launch of Sherkin North Shore by the Brennan Brothers. Watch out for the special “At Your Service” television programme in the New Year. Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

 

Michael & Kathy O'Connor of Millstreet, coordinators of the exciting development, pictured with Francis & John Brennan.   We thank Anne Keane for the excellent pictures.
Michael & Kathy O’Connor of Millstreet, coordinators of the exciting development, pictured with Francis & John Brennan. We thank Anne Keane for the excellent pictures and we acknowledge Robbie Murphy of www.sherkinnorthshore.com who has copyright on the pictures.

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3Launch of Sherkin Northshore with Brennan Brothers 2014I have great memories of beautiful Sherkin Island when as a teenager the O’Connor Family invited me there on a camping holiday.   And just a few years ago we were present for the recording of a special c103 recording of “Round the Fireside” from the magnificent Island.   We now share one further image kindly [read more …] ““At Your Service” on Sherkin Island with Many Millstreet People”

Presentation of Certs in Library Following Very Successful Summer 2014 Reading Challenge

On Saturday, 27th Sept. 2014 Michelle O'Keeffe presented splendid certificates to the many young people who participated in the 2014 Millstreet Library Summer Reading Challenge.  Librarian, Breda had a special Book Token for Claire Lyons having won this award.   Then followed a Sweet Treat Party in celebration.  The enjoyable event was held under the auspices of the Cork Co. Library & Arts Service.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
On Saturday, 27th Sept. 2014 Michelle O’Keeffe presented splendid certificates to the many young people who participated in the 2014 Millstreet Library Summer Reading Challenge. Librarian, Breda had a special Book Token for Claire Lyons who won this award. Then followed a Sweet Treat Party in celebration. The enjoyable event was held under the auspices of the Cork Co. Library & Arts Service. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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Enthusiastic Young Visitors at Millstreet Museum on Friday

We were delighted to welcome the wonderfully enthusiastic Second Class pupils from Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS at Millstreet Museum on Friday accompanied by Ms Norma Buckley and Mrs. Veronica Twomey.  The Tour lasted one hour and we listened to the most interesting questions and heard some fascinating facts from the very attentive children.   We thank Mary Cronin for the beautiful flowers and  many thanks to Mary Kelleher for helping us to prepare for the visit.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
We were delighted to welcome the wonderfully enthusiastic Second Class pupils from Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS at Millstreet Museum on Friday accompanied by Ms Norma Buckley and Mrs. Veronica Twomey. The Tour lasted one hour and we listened to the most interesting questions and heard some fascinating facts from the very attentive children. We thank Mary Cronin for the beautiful flowers and many thanks to Mary Kelleher for helping us to prepare for the visit. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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The Friends of Mallow Hospital Express Sincere Thanks for a Very Successful Collection in Millstreet

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.)

Local People On Live Television from the National Ploughing Event 2014

Among the local people seen on national television during this week's spectacular National Ploughing Event in Co. Laois were (on left bottom corner of screen) John Twohig and his Dad, Michael.   That was live from RTÉ.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Among the local people seen on national television during this week’s spectacular National Ploughing Event in Co. Laois were (on left bottom corner of screen) John Twohig and his Dad, Michael. That was live from RTÉ.   Click on the image to enlarge.    (S.R.)

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That's Eddie Casey from Cloghoula passing behind the interviewee on Irish TV which broadcast live for several hours of the three-day event - excellent coverage really.  Eddie's son is also seen passing (below).
That’s Eddie Casey from Cloghoula passing behind the interviewee on Irish TV which broadcast live for several hours at the three-day event – excellent coverage really. Eddie’s son is also seen passing (below on left).

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Wonderful Response to Bewley’s Coffee Morning for Marymount Hospice

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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Marymount Hospice Fundraising Project Progressing Well

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.)

‘Open houses’ at Radharc Na Coille, Rathcoole


Bernard Hennessy, who purchased the last 11 houses in Radharc Na Coille, Rathcoole will hold an ‘OPEN HOUSE’ Weekend on Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th from 12 noon to 6pm on both days.

Bernard will be present himself to sell the final 4 houses having successfully sold the other 7. He promises to be amenable to doing good deals over the ‘OPEN HOUSE’ weekend. The remaining houses for sale are two semi-detached and [read more …] “‘Open houses’ at Radharc Na Coille, Rathcoole”

Tomi Reichental Visits Millstreet Community School on Wednesday

Tomi Reichental visited Millstreet Community School on Wednesday, 17th Sept. 2014.  Coordinated by School Chaplain, John Magee and his Team this was such a unique privilege for the senior Students to hear a remarkably inspiring address by the world famous child survivor of the notorious Bergen -Belsen concentration camp.  Pictored above are teachers Chris Horan and John Magee with Tomi in centre.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Tomi Reichental visited Millstreet Community School on Wednesday, 17th Sept. 2014. Coordinated by School Chaplain, John Magee and his Team this was such a unique privilege for the senior Students to hear a remarkably inspiring address by the world famous child survivor of the notorious Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Pictured above are teachers Chris Horan and John Magee with Tomi in centre. Click on the images to enlarge.     (S.R.)

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Basic Sign Language Classes – IRD Duhallow

Basic Sign Language Classes

IRD Duhallow will hold Basic Sign Language Classes beginning on the 30th of September. The classes will run for two nights per week for 4 weeks and will cover such topics as: Vocabulary, Expressions, Family, Numbers, Hospital, Colours, Conversation, Fun Stories etc. The Sign Language Classes will empower and educate participants in the use of Sign Language thereby heightening awareness of those with disabilities in our community. Please note that there is a course fee of €55 per person to take part in this course. If you are interested in participating or require further information please contact Mary at 029-60633.   We thank Mary of IRD Duhallow for this notice.  (S.R.)

Prestigious American Visitors at Millstreet Museum

We were delighted to welcome twin brothers Jim (on left) and Michael Fenton from the USA to Millstreet Museum on Monday morning,15th Sept. 2014.  Also included is Mary Kelleher (Museum Staff) and Ann Hickey, first cousin of the twins.   We also recorded a brief interview for local television with Jim who is from the New York Fire Department and with Michael who is in the American Navy.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
We were delighted to welcome twin brothers Jim (on left) and Michael Fenton from the USA to Millstreet Museum on Monday morning, 15th Sept. 2014. Also included is Mary Kelleher (Museum Staff) and Ann Hickey, first cousin of the twins. We recorded a brief interview for local television with Jim who is from the New York Fire Department and with Michael who is in the American Navy.  They have been superbly uplifting with the royal welcome received and on meeting with their many relatives especially their wonderful Aunt, Mrs. Cronin from Coolinarne.  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)