Death Notice: Margaret O’Callaghan

The death has occurred of Margaret O’Callaghan, Macroom Road, Millstreet. Passed away unexpectedly. Sister of the late Paddy, Teddy and Grace. Survived by her brother Con, sister Eileen, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet, on Sunday from 6.30pm to 8pm. Reception into St Patick’s Church, Millstreet, on Monday for 12 noon Mass. Burial afterwards in Drishane Cemetery. [1]

Hugely Successful MND Fundraising Tea Morning in Millstreet

A wonderfully successful fundraising Tea Morning in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association was held at Millstreet GAA Community Hall on Thursday, 21st June 2018.  It was superbly coordinated by the Casey Family and Friends and was enthusiastically supported by a constant flow of people throughout the morning.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Death Notice: Jim Looney, Milleen

LOONEY (Mallow and Cullen) on 20th June 2018, peacefully at Mallow General Hospital. JAMES (Jim), Dromore Drive, Mallow and Milleen, Cullen, beloved husband of Siobhan (nee Molan) and brother of the late Bridie. Sadly missed by his loving wife, sisters Eileen and Joan, cousin Michael, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, kind neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace.
Rosary on Wednesday evening at 7pm in O’Connell’s Funeral Home, St. James’ Avenue, Mallow. Lying in repose on Thursday evening from 6.30pm to 7.30pm followed by removal to the Church of the Resurrection. Requiem Mass on Friday at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to St. Gobnait’s Cemetery, Mallow. [1]

Wishing the Very Best of Luck to Chloe and Kevin in Cork on Saturday

Millstreet Community Council wishes the very best of luck to Chloe Collins and Kevin Crowley who will be participating in the Senior Munster Finals versus Kerry in Cork this coming Saturday, 23rd June 2018.   We thank Chairman MCC, Noel Buckley for this special greeting to both outstanding sports people on such a prestigious occasion.  (S.R.)

Ladies Football Final: Cork 5:13 Kerry 2:10 (result)
Men’s Football Final (7pm): Cork v Kerry (Live on RTE 1)

[read more …] “Wishing the Very Best of Luck to Chloe and Kevin in Cork on Saturday”

Colm O’Connor included in “Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00

Tonight at 10:00 we feature an interview with Colm O’Connor who has recently published a superb Novel  “Between the Ears”.   To contact our Show simply text 00353 86 825 0074 (from abroad) or 086 825 0074 from within Ireland.  Alternatively, you may wish to use our live chatroom on the Seán Radley Facebook page.  Happy listening!  (S.R.)  To access our Show log into  www.corkmusicstation.com

Colm O’Connor (on extreme right) is pictured with Margaret Healy and Liam Gallagher in Millstreet Town Park in 2016. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Colm’s superb Novel just published and available at Millstreet Museum, at Wordsworth Bookshop and other outlets as well as online.

 

Death Notice: Noreen Hughes, London and Murphy’s Terrace

Noreen Hughes (née Dennehy, Murphy’s Terrace) passed away on the 31st of March 2018 in London. She is sadly missed by her family and wide circle of friends.

Her family are bringing her ashes home to Millstreet, and there will be a funeral mass  at 12 noon on Saturday June  30th 2018, followed by internment of ashes in St. Mary’s cemetery.

Eily’s Report 19th June

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

If you blinked your eyes in Millstreet these times you’d miss something. Yesterday we had the National Schools Sports Day in the Town Park, with little ones arriving home in high spirits bearing treasured trophies.  A Pitch ‘n Putt competition is planned for this evening. The Children of Rathcoole School are still reeling from the privilege of coming face to face with Prince Charles.

Fr. Paddy is saying Mass at Tubrid Well this evening to celebrate one of his Priestly anniversaries. Starting at 7.30 and all are welcome.

Every good wish to Chloe Collins who plays with Cork Senior Ladies in the Munster Final against Kerry on Saturday June 23rd at 2pm at CIT.

[read more …] “Eily’s Report 19th June”

Preparing for Culture Night 2018 in Millstreet

Millstreet Community Council is inviting representatives of Pubs, Clubs,
Groups, Organisations, Businesses and also Individuals interested in
participating in Culture Night on September 21st, the annual all of Ireland
celebration of culture, creativity and the arts to a meeting in the Wallis
Arms Hotel on Tues June 26th at 8pm.   We thank Marie Twomey of Millstreet Pipe Band for this notice.  (S.R.)

Recent Cloghoula Sports & Pattern Day Wonderfully Colourful

The 2018 Annual Cloghoula N.S. Sports and Pattern Day took place in May.  Despite the rather inclement weather there was a superb atmosphere where young people enthusiastically participated in lots of races, games and activities.   Here we share a selection of images from the enjoyable occasion adding a further selection at a later stage.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
[read more …] “Recent Cloghoula Sports & Pattern Day Wonderfully Colourful”

Death Notice: Denis Murphy, Clonbanin

The death has occurred on Saturday 16th June 2018 of Denis Murphy, The Forge Cross, Clonbanin. Peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family, his wife Ann, daughters Majella, Georgina, Diane, Valerie, Denise, Sandra and son Jeremiah. Sadly missed by his wife, daughters, son, sons in law, Martin Crowley, Donie, John, Martin Dennehy, Michael and Denis, adored grandchildren, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence on Monday from 4pm to 8pm. Reception on Tuesday for 12 noon Mass in the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Derrinagree, burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. Family flowers only, Donations to Spinal Cord Injury Research.

Wonderfully Exciting Coachford Festival 2018 in July

With many very talented Athletes from the North Cork area scheduled to participate in the 5 mile road race there are many more wonderfully exciting events taking place at the annual Coachford Festival.  We thank Jerh O Sullivan Chairman of the Coachford Family Festival for the four posters and wish every success with the splendid event. Click on the Posters to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Phone Risk on Telly Bingo

Someone who purchased a Telly Bingo ticket from SuperValu Millstreet will have a chance to win €10,000 by playing the Phone Risk game next Friday on the TV show. If that’s your number on the ticket below, or you know someone whose it might be, make sure to ring the phone number below before 9pm tomorrow.

[read more …] “Phone Risk on Telly Bingo”

Death Notice: Sr. Helen Keane

Keane (Cork and late of Ballylongford, Co. Kerry): On June 11, 2018, peacefully, at St. Joseph’s, Model Farm Road, Sr. HELEN (Sisters of the Infant Jesus, Drishane), dearly beloved sister of Brenda and Noel. Deeply mourned by her sister, brother, sister-in-law Carmel, extended family, her Religious Community, neighbours and many friends.

Reception prayers on Wednesday at 5pm in Church of the Holy Spirit, Dennehy’s Cross. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am. Funeral afterwards to the Convent Plot, Drishane Cemetery, Millstreet. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dilis. [1] [2]

Eily’s Report – 12th June

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

The fine weather continues and the effects can be seen in the faces of people as they lap up the warm sunshine. Fine weather can mean different things to different people. Some love to sunbathe, others love it to dry the washing and to be able to send the little ones to play in the out-of-doors. Those who engaged in outdoor work, builders, farmers, agricultural contractors and so on. And one little lady put it in a nutshell for me this week when she said with pride, ’my turf is nearly dry’. That’s what the fine weather meant to her.

[read more …] “Eily’s Report – 12th June”

Death Notice: Paddy Joe Cotter, Liscahane

The death has occurred on Saturday 9th June 2018 of Patrick Cotter, `Sacre Coeur` Liscahane, Millstreet. Peacefully at home with his loving family, sadly missed by his wife Mary, daughter’s Joan, Maria, Dolores, Claire, Nuala and Fiona, sons in law James, Charles, Brian, Tim and Fintan, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and many friends. May he rest in peace.

Lying in Repose in Tarrants Funeral Home, Millstreet, on Monday from 6pm to 8pm follwed by removal to St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12.30pm followed by burial in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. Family flowers only please, Donations if desired to Marymount Hospice, Cork. [1] [2]

Supreme Champions All on Friday in Newmarket

Sincere congratulations to the Sporting Champions of Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet B.N.S. and of Presentation N.S. who were both victorious in their Finals in Newmarket.   Scoil Mhuire BNS in the Duhallow Schools Hurling – Millstreet 3 goals 9 points to Ballyhass 3 goals 5 points.   Presentation N.S. in the Duhallow Schools Camogie A – Millstreet 5 goals 4 points to Rathcoole 5 goals 0 points.  All the Finals took place in Newmarket on Friday, 8th June 2018.   Here we share a selection of images taken when the wonderful Teams with their Teachers and Trainers arrived back in Millstreet.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Supreme Champions All on Friday in Newmarket”

Celina Shares a Wonderfully Interesting Update on her Volunteering Work in India

We thank the wonderfully inspiring Celina O’Mahony who is presently on superbly praiseworthy volunteering work in India, for the very interesting update below and for also sharing an excellent short video of the location and of her work in education there.  You will recall some months past of the uplifting generous response there was to Celina’s (and her Team) fundraising projects especially in the Millstreet area. (S.R.)

Celina O’Mahony (centre) with her Cousins before the Shave Event and below after the event (some months ago). Celina is doing Volunteering Work in India and the Bush Bar Event was a most successful fundraiser.

Here is Celina’s most recent update regarding her splendid volunteering work and the link to the relevant video:

Hope all is well in Sráid an Mhuilinn?! I have successfully completed the 1st part of my volunteering so I thought it best to send an update back.

I arrived into Delhi at about 3.40AM and was escorted to very basic accommodation in the centre, it was a total culture shock and a whole new world. I was here for about 2 days and then got a 14hour sleeper train to Pathankot in Himachal Pradesh and then about a 4hr car ride to the Idex volunteering house in Bundla, Palampur, I stayed here for the duration of the project, when I arrived there was an older lady, Barbara from Wicklow, just finishing a woman empowerment project then I was on my own until the last week when a travelling group and another volunteer arrived. [read more …] “Celina Shares a Wonderfully Interesting Update on her Volunteering Work in India”

Sincere Thanks to Justin & Niall for “Duhallow Today” – All 27 Issues

We extend sincere thanks to Justin Black and Niall O’Brien together with the many Contributors to “Duhallow Today” over the past 27 issues of this wonderful publication.   Copies of all the issues are archived in Millstreet Museum.  (S.R.)

“Radio Treasures” on Air from 9:30 to 11:00pm

“Radio Treasures” now on air tonight from 9:30pm until 11:00 on www.corkmusicstation.com … Lots of musings and chat plus splendid selection of music and song appropriate for this glorious weather presently being experienced.  Feel very welcome to contact the Show on 086 8250074 or the Seán Radley Facebook page.  Tonight we share updates on current happenings including at the weekend the Corpus Christi Procession and the Fundraising Stretcher Race….illustrated below.  Happy Listening!  Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Eily’s Report – 5th June

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a Chairde and welcome.

The beautiful weather over the weekend brought a mixture of joy and sadness as is always the case. Lives were lost both on road and water and our sympathy goes out to all involved. The month of June opened with a mighty thunder storm and flash floods that ripped roads from Mushera Mountain to town of Millstreet and images of the phenomenon were flashed across the globe as it occurred. But there were no reports, locally of damage to people or property and for that we must be grateful.

The annual Mass planned for St.Mary’s Cemetery on Friday evening, had to be moved to the parish church, and the waiting crowds just had time to make their escape before the torrents began.

[read more …] “Eily’s Report – 5th June”

Friendly Stray Dog Found in Cullen – Now Reunited with Owner

This very friendly stray dog arrived at a house in Cullen. Any information would be much appreciated so that the dog is reunited with its owner. Contact Dan on 087 780 6466. Many thanks.  Delighted to report that the dog has now happily been reunited with its owner.   Many thanks for your help. (S.R.)

Last Evening’s’ Thunderstorm

After a long hot sticky day, the heavens opened at about 7pm for an hour yesterday evening with such intense rain that hasn’t been seen in a good few years leading to some flooding and damage. Any flooding / damage in your area ?

[read more …] “Last Evening’s’ Thunderstorm”

Retirement I.N.T.O. Presentations to Susan & to Mary at Café Aroma

Coordinated by Millstreet INTO – and very especially by Joan O’Mahony and Con Meade – a truly impressive Presentation Ceremony took place on Tuesday, 29th May 2018 at Café Aroma, Minor Row, Millstreet to honour Susan O’Connor and Mary Lynch who following many dedicated years of teaching at Rathcoole N.S. recently retired.  Mary Magner representating the national INTO also addressed the large gathering of Teachers.   Accompanying the Retiring Teachers were their husbands Gerry and DerNoreen, Joan and Staff of Café Aroma prepared a magnificent banquet of delicious food and drinks for the special occasion.  Here we share a selection of images which will help to give an idea of the wonderful atmosphere – joyful, relaxing and uplifting where superbly witty addresses by Joan, Mary (Magner), Mary (Lynch) and Susan were delivered. We extend sincere congratulations to Mary and Susan for a long, healthy and very Happy Retirement.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Retirement I.N.T.O. Presentations to Susan & to Mary at Café Aroma”

Death Notice: Connie Coakley, Station Road

The death has occurred on May 27th 2018 of Connie Coakley, Station Road, Millstreet. Sadly missed by his sons Charles, Andrew, William, Joseph and daughter Ann, brother Matty, sisters Tessie and Eily, grandchildren and great-grandchildern, sister-in-law, nephews, niece, relatives, kind neighbours and a large circle of friends. May he Rest in Peace

Reposing in Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet on Thursday from 6.30pm followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon and burial afterwards to the adjoining cemetery. [1]Connie used to cycle into town most days on his old bike (2012 photo thanks to Hannelie)
[read more …] “Death Notice: Connie Coakley, Station Road”

Eily’s Report May 29th

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a Chairde and welcome.

The sunny days seem to make everything possible. And since they come so seldom we tend to lap them up. Work at silage is at fever pitch, by sunlight by day and lamplights at night. Please be extra vigiliant at this busy time and be on the look out for heavy increase in traffic, on all roads.

The final days of the Month of May are upon us but there are still a few things to be enjoyed on the wonderful IRD Duhallow Feile na Bealtaine list.

Gramophone Night ,hosted by the Millstreet Gramophone Club, was held on Friday, 25th May.

Freemount Gramaphone night at Cois Abhann at 8. Admission €5. Presenter Ann Madden.

Shrone Lake Walk, meeting at the Church at 6.30.

And tomorrow, May 31st. Cooking for one with Orlaith Tomkins Register at 02960633.  [read more …] “Eily’s Report May 29th”

Calendar 2018 Cheque Presented to Millstreet Parish Church Choir

A substantial cheque from the sales of the superb Millstreet Calendar 2018 was this morning (27th May 2018) presented to Millstreet Church Choir after 11:30 Mass in St. Patrick’s Church. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
From left: Marie Twomey (Organiser Supreme of the Annual Millstreet Calendar); Jane Daly (Organist and Conductor of Millstreet Parish Choir) accepting the cheque from Noel Buckley (Chairman, Millstreet Community Council); Margaret Bourke (Officer, Millstreet Community Council).