Kevin Runs Mile in St. John’s Football Club’s Pitch at Station Road

Pictured are some of the many Friends and Supporters from St. John’s Football Club in Aubane and Mushera assembling in St. John’s Pitch at Station Road,  Millstreet on Sunday, 26th May 2019 for Kevin Donovan’s Cork GAA Mile Challenge. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Cork G.A.A. Mile Challenge in Town Park on Satruday at 11:00am

Kevin runs One Mile Challenge on Town Park

Champion fundraiser Kevin Donovan has taken on the huge challenge of running one mile in every GAA Club in County Cork. That is 156 fields, Kevin will run around the GAA ground at Millstreet Town Park on this Saturday (8th June 2019)  at 11am in a Millstreet GAA jersey.

We thank John Tarrant for alerting us to this important event. Click on the Poster to enlarge. (S.R.) 

The novel venture is in aid of the Cork Deaf Association and Parkinson’s Association of Ireland. Come along after the Féile Hurling game, join in and run or just cheer on Kevin.

 

Kevin’s Cork GAA Mile Challenge in Duhallow this Saturday entails visits to Castlemagner(9.15am), Millstreet(11am), Dromtariffe(12.30pm), Cullen(2.30pm) and Knocknagree(4pm).

 

 

Tubrid Mass To Be Broadcast on Cork Music Station on Tuesday at 8pm

Fr. Paddy O’Byrne presents a Millstreet Calendar to Fr. Kevin Mulcahy (on right) following the annual celebration of Mass at Tubrid Holy Well for Examination Students whose exams begin on Wednesday. Held on Tuesday, 7th June 2016 in the exquisite setting the occasion was blessed with beautiful weather. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

On this Tuesday evening for the very first time we shall be transmitting live on Cork Music Station the annual Examinations Mass being concelebrated at Tubrid Holy Well by Fr. Kevin Mulcahy and Fr. Paddy O’Byrne.   The Broadcast begins at 7:50pm with Mass at 8:00pm.   To tune in anywhere in the world just click Here

Cork Music Station will be broadcasting live from Tubrid Holy Well on Tuesday, 4th June 2019 from 7:50pm.  Sincere thanks to Denis Lane for public address system and to William & Ita Fitzgerald for broadcast coordination.  To James O’Sullivan we extend grateful thanks for much appreciated support in this project.  “Radio Treasures” will be broadcast at 10pm on Tuesday night also.  (S.R.)

Key Found on Clara Mountain – Now Collected at Millstreet Post Office

Delighted to report that the Key found on Clara Mountain has now been collected by its thrilled owner who saw our notice on the website.   We thank Margaret and Noreen at the Post Office for sharing the uplifting news.   The original notice:

This key was handed into Millstreet Post Office on this Thursday (30th May 2019) having been found on Clara Mountain.   The Owner of the key may collect it at the Post Office.  We thank Margaret and Noreen for alerting us to the found object.  (S.R.)

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Boherbue’s “Music Room” Presentation Cancelled This Thursday

Boherbue’s “Music Room” presentation scheduled for this Thursday, 6th June 2019 – has been cancelled.    Millstreet Gramophone Circle’s next presentation is on Friday, 12th July and will be the final one of the season until we resume in September.   Below we picture Michael Drew (seated) whose musical choices – all on an Irish theme – were all so thoroughly enjoyed by a capacity audience at Millstreet Day Care Centre on Friday, 31st May.   Also included in our image are just some of the appreciative audience.  Click on the picture to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Royal Welcome for Air Ambulance Helicopter in Millstreet

On Sunday, 2nd June 2019 a royal welcome was accorded to the magnificent Air Ambulance Helicopter with its Pilot John Murray and Project Coordinator John Kearney at Millstreet Town Park.   The magnificent event was superbly organised by Millstreet Vintage Club who also invited many Truck Owners to park nearby – all arranged to officially launch the fundraising (for the Air Ambulance) Truck Run which takes place from the K&L Complex on Sun. 28th July 2019.   Here we share just five of many more images (to follow later) from Sunday’s most successful event.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [f] [read more …] “Royal Welcome for Air Ambulance Helicopter in Millstreet”

Gardening at Innishannon on C103 at 7pm Sunday

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information to this Sunday’s Programme on C103 at 7pm.  (S.R.)

The village of Innishannon is the base for the next two editions of’ Where the road takes me’.

John Greene pays a visit to some of the people who have developed their gardens into places of pride and joy. 

It’s all part of the Gardens and Galleries festival, which takes place on June 15th and 16th.  Now in its fourth year, the festival raise money for the work of the local tidy towns committee.

This week on the programme we meet John Quinn a lecturer in Zoology at UCC.

We visit George and Karen at their idyllic five and a quarter acre garden and lakeside residence north of Innishannon……

We check out a bee garden in the grounds of Valley Rovers GAA club – and we get an appropriate Harry Chapin song from the local artist whose job it was to paint a mural on the gable end of the clubhouse.  [read more …] “Gardening at Innishannon on C103 at 7pm Sunday”

Promoting Sunday’s Helicopter Landing in Town Park

We thank Donie Lucey, Chairman, Millstreet Vintage Club for alerting us to the various promotional posters in place throughout the area in advance of Sunday’s Helicopter Landing in Millstreet Town Park.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Promoting Sunday’s Helicopter Landing in Town Park”

Millstreet Gramophone Circle Presentation at 8:15 Tonight

Bringing the 2019 Bealtaine Festival to an end Millstreet Gramophone Circle meeting takes place in Millstreet Day Care Centre tonight (31st May 2019) at 8:15.   Guest Presenter is Michael Drew of Boherbue.  All are very welcome and admission is free.  (S.R.)

Interested in Swapping to the City Life?

I am wondering if anyone is interested in swapping their house in Millstreet for mine in Cork City.

I have a 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom south-side house in the Blackrock/Mahon area, and am looking for a 3/4 bedroom house. It has to have down stairs bathroom. Swap between Corporation and Council houses.

Will send pictures to anyone interested, Rachel
<email> / 087-3156891

Young Adult Survey

IRD Duhallow’s Youth & Education Working Group is conducting a survey aimed at young adults in the Duhallow, Sliabh Luachra & Lee Valley area. It is open to all young people aged 18-35 and covers a range of topics such as lifestyle preferences, housing issues, urbanisation and rural resettlement after young adulthood. This will form part of IRD Duhallow’s youth planning going forward and is one of few surveys of this type. This survey is being conducted as part of a LEADER funded project in conjunction with Dr. Brendan O’Keeffe of the GESERA Institute for Action Research. The link to the survey can be found here which takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.

Next “Radio Treasures” Broadcast on Tuesday 4th June at 10pm

Our next “Radio Treasures” broadcast will be on Tuesday, 4th June 2019 at 10pm.  Please note later starting time due to Mass in Tubrid for Examination Students and Friends.  This will be a special transmission relating to the recent launch in Cork of the Electric Recording Edition of the John McCormack 16 CD Delux Box Set which includes a brief interview with the grandson of the world famous singer and also features the voice of John himself from a radio broadcast.   All this on www.corkmusicstation.com.  (S.R.)

Second Stage of Cork Co. Council Litter Challenge Begins

Week 4 and today (Monday, 27th May 2019) the second stage of Cork County Council litter challenge begins, finishing on June 5th. Does anyone feel that the Sunday collection of cigarette butts is getting smaller? Is the message getting out there? Please, all litter and cigarette butts, belong in the bin, not on our pavements/ streets/approach roads. Also, dog owners are required by law, to pick up your dogs mess and bin it too, it is considered to be litter and there is a fine if caught not doing so.

In Tribute to Dr. Michael Feeley Tullig Medical Centre Will Be Closed on Tuesday Morning

As a mark of respect to our Former Colleague and Friend – Dr. Michael FeeleyTullig Medical Centre will be closed on Tuesday morning (28th May 2019) until 2pm.   We thank Dr. Patrick Casey for this notice. (S.R.)

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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information re this evening’s programme (26th May 2019).  S.R.

To celebrate the recently held International Dawn Chorus day, John Greene was on hand to record not only the feathered orchestra in the early hours of the morning, but also their evensong as well.

On this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’,  we discover that the performance is not really for our benefit, but mainly to defend their breeding territory or to attract a new mate.  Whether or which, it’s an ideal opportunity to experience Mother Nature at her very best.

Joining John on the programme will be an environmental biologist and the landowner, who has dedicated most of his life to nature and wildlife. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm on C103″

Four New Wonderfully Impressive Outdoor Seats Now in Place in Millstreet

With the superb assistance of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association, Cork Co. Council Millstreet Branch and Millstreet Community Council four new hugely impressive outdoor seats have been put in place in Millstreet – one outside St. Patrick’s Church – one near the Eurovision 1993 Display at West End Car Park and two more within the Pollinator Park in Drishane Road – all illustrated in our images below.   MCC had presented a cheque from the sale of the 2019 Calendar which helped to fund the cost of the four seats made in Ballingeary from Recycled Plastic.   The very comfortable seats are already proving to be wonderfully popular.   Sincere thanks to All involved in the installation of the four splendid seats.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Four New Wonderfully Impressive Outdoor Seats Now in Place in Millstreet”