Inspiring Enthusiasm Demonstrated by Team Millstreet Clean Up Today

True Community Spirit was superbly demonstrated today during the nationwide Tidy Towns Clean Up Project.  To illustrate the inspiring enthusiasm clearly in evidence we visited The Square where many splendid Volunteers prepared to travel to various parts of Millstreet to participate in the major Clean Up.  Then we went to Tanyard Wood when a wonderful Team including many young people completed a magnificent clean up project.   Sincere congratulations to All who so very enthusiastically participated.  Please click on the following images to enlarge.  (S.R.) continue reading the full article “Inspiring Enthusiasm Demonstrated by Team Millstreet Clean Up Today”

Divine Mercy Novena Concludes on Sunday 23rd April 2017 at 3pm

The annual Divine Mercy Novena is held at St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet at 3pm daily all this week. Everyone is very welcome. On Divine Mercy Sunday , 12th April 2015 Confessions with visiting Priests begin at 2.30pm and will continue throughout the ceremony which begins at 3pm. Sacred objects will also be blessed during the ceremony. We thank a member of the Organising Committee for alerting us to this important notice. Click on the images taken in 2014 to enlarge. (S.R.)
The annual Divine Mercy Novena will be held daily at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet at 3pm daily from Good Friday 14th April 2017.   On Divine Mercy Sunday, 23rd April Confessions with visiting Priests begin at 2.30pm and will continue throughout the ceremony which begins at 3pm. Sacred objects will also be blessed during the ceremony. We thank a member of the Organising Committee for alerting us to this important notice. Click on the images taken in 2014 to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Divine-Mercy-Sunday-2014-

Presentation of Impressive Fianna Fáil Quiz Cheque to Hospital

A very impressive cheque resulting from the recent Fianna Fáil Quiz at McCarthy’s Bar, Millstreet was presented to St. Joseph’s Community Hospital on Thursday evening. Among the speakers were John O’Leary, Margaret Collins and Lena Kelleher. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Official Opening of Millstreet Post Office on Tuesday Morning

The official opening of the new Millstreet Post Office on Tuesday morning, 18th April 2017. From left: Fr. Billy Radley who blessed the new premises; Linda Gordon. And cutting the ribbon – Noreen Murphy, Margaret Hartnett, Frances Ring and Julie Kelleher. Also included is Paudie Kelleher. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
The large gathering of people attending the official opening of the new Millstreet Post Office at Main Street on Tuesday morning, 18th April 2017.
Attending the official opening of the new Millstreet Post Office on Tuesday morning, 18th April 2017 – from left: Frank Curtin (Area Manager, An Post), Aidan O’Donnell (Retail Manager, An Post), Cllr. Declan Kelleher, Julie Kelleher, Helena O’Donoghue, Paudie Kelleher, Maria O’Donoghue and Linda Gordon.
Very satisfied customers being served by Noreen Murphy and Margaret Hartnett following the official opening of the new Millstreet Post Office at Main Street on Tuesday morning, 18th April 2017.

And we also view the new Post Office from the outside.  Every success to All. continue reading the full article “Official Opening of Millstreet Post Office on Tuesday Morning”

Junior Administration Clerk Position at K & L

 

K & L DELIVERIES LTD.

MOUNTLEADER INDUSTRIAL ESTATE,

MILLSTREET CO. CORK.

TELEPHONE : 029-70163 FAX : 029-70451 E-MAIL : gordon @kandl.ie

WEB ADDRESS : www.kandl.ie

____________________________________________________________________________

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL TIME POSITION.

JUNIOR ADMINISTRATION CLERK.

POSITION:

TO TAKE PHONE BOOKINGS FROM CUSTOMERS AND TO OPERATE A COMPUTERISED TRANSPORT SOFTWARE SYSTEM.

HOURS:

37.5 HOURS PER WEEK. 09:30AM TO 18:00PM WITH 1 HOUR FOR LUNCH

CANDIDATE:

PERSON SELECTED WILL BE PERSONABLE, HAVE THE ABILITY TO WORK AS PART OF A TEAM IN A BUSY OFFICE.

TOUCH TYPING IS ESSENTIAL AND ALL OTHER TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED.

REPLIES IMMEDIATELY TO:

GORDON O’ KEEFFE

MANAGING DIRECTOR.

 

Preparing for Easter 2017 in Millstreet

Jerry Lehane reminds us of the annual Easter Parade in Millstreet this Easter Sunday and (below) Members of Millstreet Pipe Band practise in their very colourful setting of the Creche “Bandroom” in preparation for the important Millstreet Parade. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Millstreet Vintage Club on RTÉ’s “Nationwide” Tonight at 7pm

Update: if you missed it, you can see the programme on the RTE Player here

On Sat. 1st April RTÉ’s “Nationwide” Team visited Millstreet to film over 40 Ford Tractors for a Ford Centenary feature which will be broadcast tonight (Wednesday, 12th April 2017)at 7pm on RTÉ1 television. Here we view (in centre) Anne and Dan Barry with the RTÉ Team at the conclusion of filming in the exquisite setting of Drishane Estate. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Filming took place at Lackabawn, through Millstreet Town and in Drishane.

And we feature further images from the very impressive vintage scenes in Millstreet. continue reading the full article “Millstreet Vintage Club on RTÉ’s “Nationwide” Tonight at 7pm”

Cruinniú agus Ceiliúradh na Cásca 2017 – Celebrating Easter Monday in Millstreet

This Easter Monday, 17th April 2017 marks the first nationwide “Ceiliúradh (Cruinniú) na Cásca” (A Celebration at Easter) – A national celebration of our Irish Heritage, our Irish Art and our overall national sense of pride in our many great attributes as a nation.  We thank Conor Nelligan, Heritage Officer for Cork City & County for motivating this special Day of Irish Culture.  In Millstreet we shall mark the day in the following way:

2pm to 4pm:  Millstreet Museum will present an illustrated account of its many treasures and historic items at our Museum Centre in Carnegie Hall.

4pm to 5.15pm:  A Guided Tour of Millstreet Town where focus will be placed on its many significant locations.

5.15pm to 6.00pm:   Visiting Drishane Estate where an International Event will be taking place with emphasis on a Family Fun Afternoon.

All the events are free and everyone is most welcome.    Below we share images from the recent very colourful annual Easter Bonnet Occasion at Presentation N.S., Millstreet.  (S.R.) 



And we continue with some more Easter Bonnet pictures – Click on the images to enlarge: continue reading the full article “Cruinniú agus Ceiliúradh na Cásca 2017 – Celebrating Easter Monday in Millstreet”

Hugely Impressive Weight Loss Achievements at “The Loft”

“The Loft” Fitness Studio’s Instructor Pat Sheehan (centre) with two of the most successful weight loss participants of 2017. From left with all three holding the weight lost by Gabriel Tully from Nadd who lost a hugely impressive 7st. (44.5 kg) over a period of eleven months and (on extreme right) Declan Kelleher of Aubane, Millstreet who in 12 weeks lost an equally impressive 3st 2lbs (20kg). Sincere congratulations to Gabriel and Declan on such a magnificent and totally inspiring achievement and to Pat also for such superb motivation and guidance. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Mrs. Sheehan provides delicious healthy refreshments in celebration of the amazing achievements of the participants of the 12 week programme.
Declan holds the weight (20kg) he lost over 12 weeks.

The Loft Fitness Studio is situated in West End, Millstreet (above “Nibbles”).  John Tarrant will have a full feature on the marvellous achievements of Gabriel and Declan in next week’s “Corkman”.  Here are some more images: continue reading the full article “Hugely Impressive Weight Loss Achievements at “The Loft””

Canon Sheehan Feature on “Where the Road Takes Me” Sunday at 7pm

We thank Radio Presenter, John Greene, for advance information on this Sunday’s C103’s “Where the Road Takes Me” (9th April 2017):

In the first of a two part programme, ‘Where the road takes me’ visits Mallow and Doneraile this week, to look at the life of a remarkable author and priest. Patrick Augustine Sheehan was born in Mallow in 1852 and was taken into care after both his parents and most of his siblings died from consumption.

Few would have foreseen this shy, timid and fair haired young boy later becoming a champion of his people and a world renowned author. In fact by the end of the nineteenth century no other writer in Ireland enjoyed such a worldwide reputation as he did. continue reading the full article “Canon Sheehan Feature on “Where the Road Takes Me” Sunday at 7pm”

Superb Danielle Competes in Shot Putt All-Ireland at Athlone

Recently Danielle O’Riordan from Dromsicane, Millstreet competed in Nenagh at the Munster Juveniles Indoors Competition . She came a brilliant second in the Under 12 Girls Shot Putt. This was her first time competing in the Shot Putt and to bring home a Silver Munster Medal was a fantastic achievement . She travelled to Athlone yesterday to compete in the All-Ireland where Danielle is now rated amongst the top eleven in Ireland.  Sincere congratulations on such a magnificent achievement and for being such a superb Sporting Ambassador for Millstreet at a hugely prestigious All-Ireland event in the heart of Ireland – Athlone. Danielle’s Mum – Eileen, of course, has won a hugely impressive amount of All-Ireland Sporting Awards over the years. (S.R.) 

Danielle competing at Munster level. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

 

Wonderfully Successful Quiz for Millstreet Hospital

Fianna Fáil Cumann organised its annual Quiz at McCarthy’s Bar on Friday night. It was a splendid success and realised a most impressive €1,223.00 for St. Joseph’s Community Hospital, Millstreet. Here we share our first selection of images from the very enjoyable at which Noreen Meade was the truly excellent MC while John O’Leary and Cllr. Bernard Moynihan as well as Deputy Michael Moynihan, T.D. coordinated the event most efficiently. Cork Rose Denise Collins and her Mum who attended representing Millstreet Hospital addressed the large gathering to express sincere thanks for this hugely appreciated annual gesture.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Winners representing McCarthy’s Bar, Millstreet.
Runners-up – The Church Street Ladies.

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Noel C. Climbs Clara Mountain on Sunday

To conquer Clara Mountain in one’s 60s is a mighty achievement but to climb Clara Mountain in one’s 80s is quite magnificent . Well, that’s what Noel C. Duggan did last Sunday. Here he is pictured on the summit beside the Cross with June and Kevin Lucey while below he is photographed on Monday as he continues to work on his Shop Refubishment Project at The Bridge, Millstreet.  The previous time Noel C. was on Clara Mountain was in Eurovision Year 1993 when National Geographic Magazine featured him on a horse on top of the mountain!  Click on the images to enlarge. We thank June Lucey for the Clara picture. (S.R.)

NET Ministries Retreat Team Arrives in Millstreet

Some of the NET Ministries Retreat Team based in Donegal just having arrived on the Grounds of St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet for Thursday’s MCS Students’ Retreat. Click on the imges to enlarge. (S.R.)

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“Radio Treasures” on CMS Presented by William Fitzgerald This Tuesday

This Tuesday’s “Radio Treasures” programme from 9:30 to 11:00 pm will be presented by William Fitzgerald sharing the very best of Irish and Coruntry-and-Western music.  Many thanks to William for standing in this week for “Radio Treasures”.   The usual mixture of musings and music returns next week.  Happy listening on www.corkmusicstation.com  (S.R.)

A.G.M. of Highly Regarded Millstreet Local Lotto at Wallis Arms Hotel

A very successful A.G.M. of Millstreet Local Lotto was held in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Saturday, 25th March 2017 at which the enormous benefits of the excellent local fund were outlined and sincere thanks extended to all who consistently supported such a praiseworthy local project which has been in place for over twenty years. Seated are three of the wonderfully dedicated Officers of the Local Lotto Committee. From left: Denis and Marie Twomey, Noel Buckley. Also included are the many superb Committee Members and Supporters. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

And we share further pictures of the significant annual event where the many local organisations reflected on the truly magnificent financial assistance which over the years has been provided for many important projects such as the hugely impressive development at Millstreet Town Park to mention but one of many. And let us remember that all these benefits are made possible by the very inspiring dedication of wonderful local VolunteersClick on the many images to enlarge. continue reading the full article “A.G.M. of Highly Regarded Millstreet Local Lotto at Wallis Arms Hotel”

Wonderfully Successful Daffodil Day 2017 in Millstreet

Friday, 24th March 2017 is official Daffodil Day and how wonderfully successful it has been in Millstreet due to the superb dedication of inspiring Coordinators and Supporters. Here we view a selection of images from the various locations in Millstreet. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

Mary Fitzgerald’s Annual Coffee Morning with her many dedicated Coordinators held the splendid event in the GAA Community Hall yesterday.

And we continue to share further images of the marvellously praiseworthy annual event. continue reading the full article “Wonderfully Successful Daffodil Day 2017 in Millstreet”

Death Notice: Maurice O’Keeffe – Legendary Musician of Sliabh Luachra

Award recipient, Maurice O’Keeffe pictured with Gerry Harrington (left) Peter Browne, Cormac O’Mahony and Mr. O’Keeffe’s granddaughter, Eileen O’Keeffe during Sunday night’s concert at the Ivy Leaf Art Centre. ©Photograph: John Reidy 28/10/2007

We share “The Maine Valley Post” feature on the recent sad departure to his Eternal Rest of the legendary Gentleman and Musician Supreme – Maurice O’Keeffe.  Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.  (S.R.)

The death has occurred of Maurice O’Keeffe, Musician, Glounreigh, Kiskeam, Cork. Maurice passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family in his 98th year.Beloved husband of the late Peg and father of the late Jeremiah. Deeply regretted by his sons: Francis, Denjoe and Christy, daughters: Maura, Sheila, Eileen and Margaret, brother John, sister Julie, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, brother-in-law Dermot, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.

May He Rest In Peace.

Maurice achieved a degree of fame in the late 1960s when, as a Cork County Council road ganger he was filmed playing the fiddle on the side of the road during a tea break with his men. Of more sustainable fame for Maurice though was his undoubted gift for the music of his locality and his generosity with the dispersal of the many tunes he had gathered and learned. continue reading the full article “Death Notice: Maurice O’Keeffe – Legendary Musician of Sliabh Luachra”

Annual Daffodil Coffee Morning on Thursday 23rd March 2017 from 9:30 a.m.

The Annual Daffodil Coffee Morning (coordinated by Mary Fitzgerald & dedicated Supporters) will take place in Millstreet G.A.A. Community Hall this Thursday, 23rd March 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m..  All are very welcome to this important and praiseworthy fundraising event.  (S.R.)

Cloghoula N.S. Awarded Important Prestigious Safety Flag

Cloghoula N.S. was awarded the highly prestigious Safety Flag on Wednesday, 22nd March 2017. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Principal, Mary Murphy welcomes Caroline Casey – Cork County Council Education Officer for Road, Water and Farm – to Cloghoula N.S.. Caroline who hails from Banteer and is a sister of Rita Buckley provided superb illustrated talks on Road, Water and Farm Safety before presenting the very important Safety Flag to the School. Sincere congratulations to all involved.

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“Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00

Among the many items about which we shall be chatting on “Radio Treasures” tonight …  Despite the snow of this morning Spring is clearly in evidence with such colourful flowers.  We visit Rathcoole Playschool which this very morning had what must be Ireland’s last superbly colourful St. Patrick’s Parade 2017.  Lots of excellent music from England, India and of course, Ireland.   And musings aplenty also. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) To access the programme please tune into www.corkmusicstation.com Do log into the Seán Radley Facebook to communicate with the Show.   Happy Listening!  (S.R.) And we continue to share some more images.  Please click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) continue reading the full article ““Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00″

Magnificent St. Patrick’s Parade 2017 in Carriganima on Sunday

What a superbly colourful St. Patrick’s Parade was held in Carriganima at 3pm on Sunday, 19th March 2017 blessed with good weather.   Among the attendance were Minister for Agriculture & the Marine – Michael Creed, T.D., Aindrias Moynihan, T.D. and Cllr. John Healy-Rae and Cllr. Moynihan joined by “Michael Healy-Rae”!  We recorded the excellent event and this will later be shared on LTV2 Millstreet.  Here we illustrate almost 170 images of the truly marvellous occasion.  Special thanks to Seán Murphy and his brilliant Team for coordinating such a hugely successful annual event in Carriganima.  Please click on all the images to enlarge. (S.R.) And we continue to share lots more images of the wonderfully enjoyable annual event in Carriganima. continue reading the full article “Magnificent St. Patrick’s Parade 2017 in Carriganima on Sunday”

St. Patrick’s Day 2017 Greetings from Pommerit le Vicomte

The wonderfully dedicated Twinning Committee of Pommerit le Vicomte at its recent AGM. Our great Friends extend sincere greetings to us all here in Millstreet and throughout Ireland on this St. Patrick’s Week 2017. Merci boucoup nos Amis and we also extend our heartfelt greetings to all in Brittany. We especially thank Yves and Daniel for communicating with us. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Annual Carriganima Parade on Sunday 19th March 2017 at 3pm

Seán Murphy in his St. Patrick’s Day Parade at Rathmore winning entry reminding us that the Carriganima Parade begins at 3pm tomorrow (Sunday, 19th March 2017). William Fitzgerald will be providing lots of atmospheric Country-and-Western plus Irish Music in advance of the highly anticipated excellent Parade. Also included in our image above is Sgt. Paul Lynch.  Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
Best Window Display 2017 at Rathmore Parade.

St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in Millstreet – Part One

We share the first part of our coverage of St. Patrick’s Day in Millstreet on 17th March 2017.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)And we continue to share a further 65 pictures of the important national day. continue reading the full article “St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in Millstreet – Part One”

Wonderfully Successful “Buds of Ballybunion” at Millstreet Community School

The superb Cast and Production Team (Jennifer O’Donoghue & Margaret Buckley) of John B. Keane’s “The Buds of Ballybunion” which has been playing to capacity audiences at Millstreet Community School. The magnificent presentation featuring the excellent Students of the MCS Transition Year is thoroughly enjoyable and portrays some truly splendid dramatic talent. Sincere congrats to all involved. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

And we share lots more images of the magnificent production. continue reading the full article “Wonderfully Successful “Buds of Ballybunion” at Millstreet Community School”

Breaking News – Eily to be Grand Marshal of Millstreet Parade 2017!

Eily Buckley has been honoured with the highly prestigious role of Grand Marshal in this Friday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade beginning at 5pm in Millstreet. Sincere congratulations to Eily who so richly deserves this great honour. The tradition of Grand Marshal for our annual Parade is new and we are very grateful to Margaret Bourke for suggesting the establishment of such an important role in the magnificent annual event. Do look out for Eily in a superb truly historic open vintage car at the beginning of the Parade. Eily will then join the many Guests on the Reviewing Stand in The Square. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Cullen & District Special Needs Association Prizegiving Event 2017

The ten week Sponsored Weight Loss Programme in aid of Cullen & District Special Needs Association came to an end on Monday, 13th March 2017 in Cullen Community Centre. A total of 465 lbs was lost over the ten weeks and a total of €5,270.00 was contributed. Sincere congratulations to the organisers, the winners and all those who helped in any way to make the annual event such a tremendous success. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

And we share lots more pictures from the wonderfully praiseworthy annual event.  John Tarrant will have full details of winners in the “Corkman”. continue reading the full article “Cullen & District Special Needs Association Prizegiving Event 2017”