Sincere Sympathy to Hannelie and the O’Connor Family

On behalf of the Millstreet Website Team we wish to extend our sincere sympathy  and prayers to Hannelie, to Shane, to Alan and the members of the extended O’Connor Family on the very sad departure of Maurice to his Eternal Heavenly Reward.  R.I.P..   It was Hannelie supported by her beloved husband, Maurice who first established the Millstreet Website providing such a magnificent means  of local and global communication.   Millstreet will forever be hugely grateful for this superb initiative decades ago.  As the years progressed the Website Team grew in numbers and in confidence.  Maurice – forever the True Gentleman – always so wonderfully friendly with such a great smile, supportive, caring, welcoming, a splendid sense of humour and possessing an inspiring strong Faith.  In the world of Sport, Maurice did Trojan work in the promotion of Millstreet Athletic Club oftentimes so spontaneously giving of his time and talents in the preparation, the running and the aftermath of many a great sporting event.   Maurice was supremely supportive of Hannelie’s great enthusiasm as a very keen Cyclist.  He has very clearly enriched the lives of All.  We all feel so very privileged for having known such a True Friend whose magnificent spirit, kindness and happiness brought joy to everyone.   As an inspiring Happy Couple Millstreet is truly blessed that Hannelie and Maurice decided many years ago to establish their home in Ireland – in beautiful Dooneen West. God rest the gentle Soul of Maurice.  Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.  (S.R.)

Maurice O’Connor, Dooneen West, Millstreet

The death has occurred of Maurice O’Connor, Dooneen West, Millstreet, Co. Cork

On 17th October 2021, Maurice passed away in the presence of his loving family and in the excellent care of the staff at CUH, predeceased by his sister Joan, niece Catherine. Sadly missed by his wife Hannah, son Shane, grandson Aran, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

“May he rest in peace”

Requiem Mass on Wednesday in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet at 12 noon followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Funeral Mass may be viewed on http://www.churchservices.tv/millstreet. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Cork University Hospital Charity. Messages of sympathy may be left on the condolence link HERE.

Wonderfully Successful Millstreet Juvenile GAA Event on Sunday

We thank Karen Stanley (one of the dedicated Organisers) for sharing images of the prizegiving at Sunday’s very successful sporting event (17th Oct. 2021) in Millstreet Town Park.   Tomorrow we shall publish a feature on the various participating Teams and the first appearance of Millstreet Pipe Band since before COVID-19 Lockdown.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Wonderfully Successful Millstreet Juvenile GAA Event on Sunday”

“Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 17th Oct. 2021 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

Where The Road Takes Me – Sunday 17th Oct.

In October of 1966, NFA President Rickard Deasy staked his reputation and the reputation of his association on the pivotal farmers protest march from Bantry to Dublin. 

Low incomes, an unfair taxation system, rates and the refusal of Government to either meet with or recognise their association, led to the association President leading sixteen West Cork farmers out of Bantry on a 217 mile walk to the gates of Dáil Éireann. 

In the concluding programme on Where the road takes me,  John Greene meets three of the surviving sixteen.

We also look at the commodity strike of January 1967, which resulted in the jailing of 19 farmers and the confiscation of their machinery.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” on CMS 17th Oct. 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 17th Oct. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm.  This is our 42nd Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….And we also include songs by Davy Ryan plus music by the Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including  Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant and more.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Or check out the Seán Radley Facebook Page.   And we chat about the images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)   Very special welcome to DJ Supreme, Barry O’Halloran who is presenting his new Sunday morning Show “Beautiful Sunday” from 10.30am to 12.30pm when Barry then hands over to “Lunchtime Favourites”.

Morning fog on Clara Mountain. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
These Dromtariffe Under-7 young people played very well in Cork’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sat. 16th Oct.. We thank Cecilia for the splendid photo.
Recent hang-gliding from Clara Mountain.
A reminder of the Tractor Run today from Carriganima organised by Millstreet Vintage Club in aid of C.A.R.T..

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” on CMS 17th Oct. 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm”

Kathleen Harte (née Hartnett), Inniscarra and Millstreet

The death has occurred of Kathleen Harte (née Hartnett), Inniscarra and Millstreet, Co. Cork.

Harte (Inniscarra and formerly of the Bridge, Millstreet) On October 14th 2021, peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family, Kathleen (nee Hartnett) beloved wife of Liam and adored mother of Michael, Ben, Liam (Jnr) and Críona, fond grandmother of Katie, Annie, and Emma and sister of Eleanor, Vincent and the late Noel, Breda and Connie. Sadly missed by her loving husband and family, daughters-in-law Becky and Yvonne, grandchildren, sister, brother, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in peace

Kathleen’s Requiem Mass will take place on Saturday 16th at 10.30am in St. Senan’s Church, Cloghroe followed by burial in St. Senan’s Cemetery, Tower. Kathleen’s Mass will be live streamed on https://www.churchservices.tv/stsenans. (In keeping with current guidelines, church capacity 50%) Condolence can be left on the link HERE. House private please.

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 17th October 2021

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th October 2021

Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P.

Telephone Nos.:  Landline:  029 70043  &  Mobile: 087 775 2948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie

Website:   www.dioceseofkerry.ie

Parish Office Opening Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

10.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following:

RECENT DEATHS: Detta Corcoran, Pound Hill; Kathleen Harte, Cloghroe & The Bridge, Millstreet; Teddy O’Leary, Murphy’s Terrace and New York; Patrick Gilbourne Snr., Rathkeale; John Heelan, Doneraile. 

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 16th October:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.:Elizabeth & Denis Dennehy, Pound Hill & their daughter Sheila Sherlock

Sunday 10th October:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m. Andrew, Joan & Andrew Patrick Guerin, Knocknagullane      

Cullen      10.15 a.m.              Con & Nellie Kerins, Lisnaboy   

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.        Billy O’Shea, Cockhill 

Anniversaries:      Jim O’Connor, West End; Mary, Nelius & Noel McSweeney, Cloghoulamore; Kitty O’Riordan, Knocknakilla; Noreen Murphy, Inchileagh; Nicholas Tarrant, Gortavehy; Denny Doody, Ploverfield; Ben Flahive, Cork. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 23rd October: 

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.     Patrick Buckley, Tralee 

Sunday 24th September:

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.  

Cullen       10.15a.m. Pat O’Keeffe Glountane & the deceased members of the O’Keeffe family, Boherbue

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Pádraig Creedon, Mushera 

Millstreet Church: All masses streamed on churchservices.tv/millstreet 

Mass on Monday for Jim O’Connor, West End at 7.30p.m.  

Mass on Tuesday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Peggy Collins, Newmarket & West End (recently deceased) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 17th October 2021”

Millstreet Meals on Wheels Service

The Millstreet Meals on Wheels service is available for anyone who needs it. All food is prepared in Millstreet Day Centre & we operate the service 5 days a week. You can order a hot dinner for as many days as you like, delivered to your door from Mon-Fri for just €6 a day for the main meal & €2 for dessert.

 A variety of meals are served throughout the week and the staff will endeavour to facilitate individual tastes when preparing meals. Coeliac dinners & desserts available also.   See Menu below.

 If you or anyone you know would like to avail of the Meals on Wheels Service over the coming weeks please contact the kitchen on (029) 30998 or the office on (029) 70926 (please leave a message if no answer) or email info @millstreetdaycentre.ie

Tap on the image to enlarge.

Patrick (Pat) Gilbourne Snr.

The death has occurred of Patrick (Pat) Gilbourne Snr., Duxtown, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick.

Peacefully on October 12th 2021.

Predeceased by his brothers Bob, Jack, Willie, Tom and brother-in-law Pat Biggane.

Deeply regretted by his sons Patrick Jnr, Raymond and John, daughters-in-law Claire and Gillian, grandchildren, brothers Bob and Stephen, sisters Ita (Biggane) and Bríd (Clarson), brother-in-law Tom, sisters-in-law Anne-Marie and Anne, nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, relatives, kind neighbours and many friends.

May He Rest In Peace.

Arriving at The Church Of The Immaculate Conception Ballingarry this Friday October 15th for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St.Mary’s new cemetery.

Mass can be viewed here

Please observe government guidelines regarding COVID-19.

For those wishing to pay their respects to the family, the funeral cortége will leave Patrick’s residence in Duxtown on Friday at 10.30am approx en route to Church.

Condolences can be sent to O’Grady Funeral Directors, Ballingarry, or by clicking the link HERE.

Thank you for your understanding during this difficult time.

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 12th Oct. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (Irish Time).   Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation@ gmail.com or on Text/WhatsApp 086 825 0074 or check out the Seán Radley Facebook.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.)   We chat about a variety of topics and we listen to Bob Hope’s “Thanks for the Memory” and share his entertaining quotes!  We remember our Faithful Departed.   We listen to the wonderful voice of Nelson Eddie …. and there’s more…much more and we chat about the images below accessed from our Museum Pictorial Archive.

Eily’s Report – 12th Oct. 2021

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a cáirde and welcome to my weekly Report.

The lovely long warm days over the weekend were just what the doctor ordered for all those who availed of them to get as much outdoor enjoyment as they could before the Winter sets in. It’s surely that because of Lockdowns and restrictions on every front ,that people are prepared to go a little mad when the tension is eased a bit. Confirmations on Friday and Saturday led to many family celebrations ,the fine weather helping in no small way. There were tractor runs to choose from and more to come when the great historic Village of Carriganima will show their colours next Sunday, which is held in support of their local transport CART. In Aubane where 110 vehicles took part ,and Gerdie Buckley created a record by reversing a Tractor & Trailer 5Kms in 46mins 27secs. And all proceeds in aid of their wonderful Community Centre. We’ve heard of nothing like that since the time that I reversed a 42seater Coach through 12 North Cork Towns to raise funds for LTV2 at the time. It was unusual and risky, and it worked. Buíochas le Dia.                                                                                                               The Centenary Commemorations in Dromtarriffe/Derrinagree were also blessed with a fine day, Not everybody was that lucky, Two of our friends who embarked on a Walking holiday four days last week got rain every day. So a fine spell is nothing  to be taken for granted. The rising sun of the past week took on a rather mythical,or magical touch,with the hills around coated in delicate fog and the slanting sun turning the scene into silver as it came through the trees. Lovely. [read more …] “Eily’s Report – 12th Oct. 2021”

“We Go Into Action Today at Noon….” by Eamonn Duggan

Launched on Monday, 11th Oct. 2021 this is Eamonn Duggan’s latest magnificent book taking us back to the 1913 to 1922 era – a period of such highly historical significance in Ireland.   This Book will shortly be available for sale at “Wordsworth” Bookshop, Millstreet and is already on sale in the Macroom Bookshop.   Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
We are indeed greatly honoured that Éamonn and Jill will be visiting us here in Millstreet this Wednesday. We look forward to recording a special Radio Interview for later broadcast on “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station.   Éamonn has contributed some 400 historical features over many decades to the universally popular weekly “Ireland’s Own” and has coordinated some of its most famous Annuals.

The Contents of the superb Book outline the fascinating range of hugely interesting splendidly researched topics.

[read more …] ““We Go Into Action Today at Noon….” by Eamonn Duggan”

Aubane Tractor Run in Glorious Sunshine Today

We thank John F. Kelleher for a splendid selection of images recorded at today’s very successful Tractor Run at Aubane.   It even includes on this Sunday, 10th Oct. 2021 the excellent reversal of a tractor and trailer by Gerdi Buckley.  Some 110 Tractors with their enthusiastic Owners participated.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Aubane Tractor Run in Glorious Sunshine Today”

“Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 10th Oct. 2021 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

Where The Road Takes Me – Sunday 10th Oct.

Having been described as a ‘Pip-Squeak’ Organisation by the late Charles J. Haughey, the NFA, later to become the IFA, decided to show the former Agriculture Minister at the time, that they were anything but.

Fifty five years ago, almost to the day, sixteen West Cork farmers began a gruelling 211 mile protest walk from Bantry to Dublin.  By the time they had reached Dublin, thirty thousand farmers had converged on Dáil Éireann.

Eleven of those West Cork farmers are since deceased.  Of the five remaining,  John Greene meets three of them on this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’.

In the first of a two-part programme we also meet some of those who remained behind to look after farm, home and family.  We also get access to the diary of Seán O’Brien of Goulanes, one of the six deceased.  Extracts from it are read by his Grandson Shane. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” on CMS 10th Oct. 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 10th Oct. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm.  This is our 41st Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….And we also include songs by Davy Ryan plus music by the Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including  Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant and more.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Or check out the Seán Radley Facebook Page.   And we chat about the images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)   Very special welcome to DJ Supreme, Barry O’Halloran who is presenting his new Sunday morning Show “Beautiful Sunday” from 10.30am to 12.30pm when Barry then hands over to “Lunchtime Favourites”.

Commemorating the Centenary of the Clonbanin Ambush in Derrinagree on Sat. 9th Oct. 2021. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Sacrament of Confirmation in Millstreet on Friday, 8th Oct. 2021.

Friday, 8th Oct. 2021 marked the final day we witnessed an open front door at Millstreet’s Branch of the Bank of Ireland – It first opened as The National Bank in 1878 at The Square, Millstreet.

A very historic Millstreet Poster kindly shared by Barry Linehan of Mallow (Author and Historian) having seen the very interesting Poster in a current exhibition in Cork.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” on CMS 10th Oct. 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 10th October 2021

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

10th October 2021

Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P.

Telephone Nos.:  Landline:  029 70043  &  Mobile: 087 775 2948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie

Website:   www.dioceseofkerry.ie

Parish Office Opening Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

10.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following:

RECENT DEATHS: Johnny Hickey, Cullen; Detta Corcoran, Pound Hill; Kay Mangan, Ennis. 

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 9th October:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.: Catherine & Seán Buckley, Kilcorney

Sunday 10th October

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.        

Cullen      10.15 a.m.              Kathleen O’Sullivan, Ballydaly & her son Timmy  

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.        Dan Buckley, Geararoe;  Deceased members of the McSweeney Family, Cloghoulamore.  

ANNIVERSARIES:      Theresa Murphy, West End; Kevin Cronin, Clara Road; Patrick & Margaret O’Sullivan, Liscreagh & Lackabawn; Bridie Herlihy, Glountane; Ian O’Dowling, Cork; David Twomey, Ardfert; Dan & Eily Keane, Ballymacelligott; Jerry O’Donoghue, Fethard. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 16th October:

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.     Ellizabeth & Denis Dennehy, Pound Hill & their daughter Sheila Sherlock

Sunday 17th September:

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m. Andrew, Joan & Andrew Patrick Guerin, Knocknagullane

Cullen       10.15a.m. Con & Nellie Kerins, Lisnaboy     

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   People of the Parish

Millstreet Church:  

Monday 11th: Funeral Mass at 12 noon for Detta Corcoran, Pound Hill

Mass at 7.30p.m. for Private Intention

Mass on Tuesday: for Theresa Murphy, West End at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Nellie Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace (recently deceased) her husband Denis “Strack”, son Thomas and daughter Eileen at 7.30p.m. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 10th October 2021”

Declan Retires Following 36 Years of Supreme Dedication in the Ambulance Service

While we look forward to recording a comprehensive Radio Interview on “Radio Treasures” on www.corkmusicstation.com with Declan Ryan to acquire an excellent insight into the Ambulance Service over the past Forty Years we extend sincere thanks to Declan for sharing two splendid images and some introductory information.

Declan shares the following:  “I was appointed to the Millstreet Ambulance

Declan Ryan pictured in 1985.

Base on the 18/11/1985 and retired recently after nearly 36 years.   Over that time I would have travelled hundreds of thousands of miles and transported and cared for thousands of patients in eight based Millstreet Ambulances from the surrounding areas of Cork and Kerry and worked with many amazing Colleagues including the late John Kelleher who went to his Eternal Reward last year.   Today’s National Ambulance Service is amongst one of the best trained and equipped in Europe.”   We wish Declan many years of wonderfully healthy, happy and fruitful Retirement.   We shall later indicate when we shall be broadcasting Declan’s Radio Interview which we have yet to record.  Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Declan Ryan pictured on 27th Sept. 2021.

‘Memorable Moments of Lockdown’ – Millstreet Calendar 2022

Millstreet Community Council Ltd. would like to thank everyone who emailed suggestions regarding
a theme for the community calendar for 2022. We are delighted to announce that the theme chosen
is ‘Memorable Moments of Lockdown’.
If you have a suitable photograph that reflects this theme, we would be delighted if you could share
it with us. Please email your photograph with your name & the title/caption of your photograph to
millstreetcommunitycouncil20 @gmail.com before Friday October 15th 2021. All photographs will be
considered. (The photographs must be of a high resolution, photographs from most mobile phones
are acceptable).
The calendars will be printed & made available to purchase locally from November.

Please note that the closing date to send images has been extended to Friday, 15th Oct. 2021  (S.R.).