Fingerprint Wood Products

Fingerprint Wood Products, Killarney Road is open for business.Looking to support local?
Look no further.

The abundance of local creativity in Millstreet holds no bounds.
All reindeers are unique and full of festive fun and cheery character. 🙂
Perfect little crafty Christmas presents.
All wood sourced from my own forest.
Can deliver in the Millstreet area.
€20 or two for €35

Other products include
-Dog Houses, Bird Feeder Tables , Garden Benches, Chicken Houses,


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Millstreet Community Gym

It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce the temporary closure of our gym, beginning 9pm on Wednesday 21st October in response to the Governments decision to move to Level 5 of the national COVID 19 plan. All memberships will be frozen from the time we close our doors until the day we reopen.

We look forward to seeing everybody again once we are permitted to re open for business. Until then, we ask that everybody please stay safe, stay active and stay healthy. However, we will not be going quiet on social media. We will still be providing you with home workouts, tasty recipes and quick tips to help still progress while at home. If anybody would like a custom program made for them that utilises the equipment they have available to them, please get in touch and we will arrange something for you free of charge. This will be a challenging time for some people, so please stay in touch, check in with each other and reach out if you find that you are struggling. We are all in this together.


Aisling Keys and Toys-New Opening Hours

Dear Customers,

With regards to the new COVID-19 restrictions, as we come under the banner of essential retail due to our key cutting services and bicycle spares, it is our aim to stay open as long as possible.

Our priority is our safety and the safety of our customers so we are reducing our opening hours from Tuesday October 20th 2020 for the remainder of the current lockdown.

We will be open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday.

We will also be limiting the amount of people in the shop to two at a time only and masks MUST BE WORN at all times when inside the shop.

Hand sanitiser will be available for customers on both counters.

We understand card payment is expected at the moment but we are a CASH ONLY business as we do not have credit card facilities.

Please ring 029-70070 for service outside of the hours listed above up to 6pm Monday to Saturday and we will do our best to serve you.

Thank you,

John and Mary Lehane.



Check out our Preloved Baby Items at our VIRTUAL Baby Fair. Let’s keep things out of Landfill and Pass them along instead Community is a Cicrle @the_eco_mammy #baby33g67 on Instagram today.
This to the best of our knowledge is the 1st ever baby fair of its type in Ireland and possibly the world…..
Just a small sample of whats on offer!

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TELEPHONE : 029-70163     FAX : 029-70451         E-MAIL : <email>


















A Welcome Back Message from McCarthys Bar Millstreet

Message from Joanne in McCarthys Bar Millstreet.

A huge welcome back to each and everyone of our customers we cannot wait to open our doors to you all on Tommorrow Monday at 3pm. We are still only learning all the rules and guidelines so please bare with us while we get used to this new way of life! Booking is advised for weekends as we can only take certain amount of numbers and we don’t want anyone disappointed.
Please wear your masks when coming in and out of the bar. Bookings can be made on 0862656267 phone or text. Can’t wait to see you all. Stay safe
Joanne and Family xx

Millstreet Mart Committee 1989

Front – Joe O’Connor, Benny O’Connor, Tony Healy, Andy Lynch, Tom Meaney, JJ O’Mahony, Vincent McSweeney, John Daly, Sean O’Leary, Jerry Corkery, Fintan Kiely

Middle – Jer McCarthy, Taigh Crowley, Dick Pomeroy, Timothy P. O’Leary, Jerry O’Riordan, Davy Tarrant, Billy Hickie, Paudie O’Keeffe, Dan PD Buckley

Back – Maurice Collins, Dick Pomeroy, Domnic Cronin, Paddy Leader, Tim J Kiely, Johnny McCarthy, Joe Buckley, Timmy Kiely, Dan Dennehy, Donie Casey, Tom Barrett

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE –  Full Time Position Available

Clover Hill Food Ingredients Ltd

Mount Leader, Industrial Estate, Millstreet, Co Cork. P51 E8PY


Clover Hill Food Ingredients Ltd. are looking for hardworking and experienced personnel to join their dynamic and hardworking team based out of their warehouse in Millstreet.  A privately owned, family business Clover Hill Food Ingredients Ltd. operate out of two warehouses and maintain a fleet of six trucks which distribute products all over 32 counties of Ireland.

Due to recent Company expansion Clover Hill Food Ingredients Ltd. are currently hiring for the following position:

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE –  Full Time Position Available

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Move, pick, and load all food types and non-food products for customer orders.
  • Ensure stock is received, stored, packed, and transported according to the highest standards.
  • Work in both ambient and temperature-controlled environments .
  • Keep the warehouse clear and ensure any potential hazards are dealt with quickly and efficiently.
  • Maintain the flow of goods in and out of our warehouse .
  • Always maintain strict food safety and health and safety standards.
  • Stock control of individual racks.
  • Ability to follow SOPS.
  • Warehouse cleaning to adhere to BRC quality standard.

Essential Criteria

  • Forklift / Counterbalance Licence (desirable but not essential).
  • Power Pallet Truck Certification (desirable but not essential).
  • Manual handling cert (desirable but not essential).



Please email your C.V to hr or post it to HR, Clover Hill Food Ingredients, Mount Leader Industrial Estate, Millstreet, Co. Cork P51 E8PY.


Office Administrator Required at Duggan Steel


Office Administrator Required

Candidate must be proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office, and be fluent in English.

Duties will include:  Data Entry, Maintaining a company Health and Safety database (training will be provided)  Along with all duties of a receptionist i.e. typing, filing, telecoms and e-mail.

Interested candidate should apply with CV by post or e-mail.

The Square, Millstreet, Co.  Cork. P51 XT59

Tel:  00353 29 70072   Fax: 00353 29 70773

Email: duggansteel  Web:

Delia adds her Pottery Studio to Castleisland’s Main Street at No. 94



It’s unlikely that Castleisland has ever had a serious potter of its own.

One who made pots and plates and jugs and mugs for the people of the locality.

The nearest we’ve ever had were ‘earthenware merchants’ Thomas Kearney and John Riordan both on Main Street in the late 1880s.

They may well have been potters themselves but they were, most likely, merchants for the merchandise of others.

What’s in a name ? Potters are often referred to nowadays as ceramicists and a practitioner of that class of craft and talent launched her own studio / shop at No. 94 Main Street, Castleisland on Monday morning, August 10th 2020 at 10am.

After her first week of trading in the new shop, Delia is delighted with the warmth of the welcome she got from fellow and neighbouring business people in the town.

She’s also taken aback with the level of business she’s been doing in terms of straight sales from stock and from orders received during the week.

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Mallow Credit Union

Do more with Mallow Credit Union!

2020 has been a challenge…to say the least! And the management of Mallow Credit Union wish to thank the staff and members for their support and co-operation over the past 5 months. Thanks to the staff, they were able to maintain normal office hours across all branches in Mallow (& Ballydaheen), Buttevant, Millstreet, Doneraile, Dromcollogher & Charleville and services were largely uninterrupted.

During this time they were also able to bring long term projects to fruition, including their new larger loan offering. Members can now borrow up to €100,000 (plus the value of savings they may have) from the Credit Union, with a reduced rate for those borrowing over €60,000.

Kieran O’ Callaghan, Head of Lending said: “After receiving the green light from the Central Bank to increase our lending limit, we now have the opportunity to lend larger amounts to our members who wish to extend or improve their homes. So whether they’re planning on converting the attic or adding an extension, we’re in a position to do more for our members.”

With a Mallow Credit Union loan:

  • Approval is based on your ability to repay
  • Free Loan Protection Insurance is included (for qualifying members)
  • Interest is charged on the reducing loan balance
  • You can make additional repayments without penalty


  • To apply for a loan you just need to provide:
  • Proof of address
  • A valid photo I.D. (i.e. passport, driver’s licence)
  • 3 most recent payslips for all parties whose income is used to support the loan application.
  • 3 months bank account statements (up to date) for all parties whose income is used to support the loan.
  • Most recent Credit Card statement for all parties whose income is used to support the loan.

-In the case of the self- employed we will require the most recent audited accounts together with a letter from your accountant confirming that your tax affairs are up to date

Members can apply in any of our branches, all of which are adhering to co-vid governmental guidelines, online or over the phone.

Visit for more information.

Restart Grant Plus Open To Cork County Businesses


Restart Grant Plus Open To Cork County Businesses

Cork County Council is now accepting applications from local businesses for the Restart Grant Plus. This scheme builds upon the previous Restart Grant Scheme by increasing the minimum grant from €2,000 to €4,000 and increasing the maximum from €10,000 to €25,000.

Eligibility has also expanded, with applications open to companies employing up to 250 eligible compared to less than 50 in the previous scheme, non-rateable B&B’s, Sports clubs with commercial activities and trading charity shops are also now eligible. Businesses that availed of the previous Restart Grant from Cork County Council do not need to reapply and will be contacted over the coming days.

The Restart Grant Plus was announced by Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar T.D. as part of the government’s July Stimulus package, a €7.4bn package of measures designed to stimulate a jobs-led recovery and build economic confidence while continuing to manage the impact of Covid-19. This announcement sees €300m additional funding on top of the €250m previously committed to the Restart Grant Scheme.

Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley said

“Small and medium businesses are an integral part of life in County Cork and I’m delighted to see these additional supports being made available. There are so many businesses throughout our towns and villages that shape our local identity and character, and provide fantastic services to residents and visitors alike. I encourage all businesses in Cork to look into this grant scheme, so that we can continue to lead way in our social and economic recovery.”

Deputy Chief Executive of Cork County Council James Fogarty added

“Cork County Council welcomes this new and improved suite of supports for businesses, which will increase employment and support businesses in adapting to the current situation. By providing jobs and accessible local options for goods and services in Cork County, the Restart Grant Plus will have a resounding impact on our local economy and play a vital role in the Council’s Project ACT initiative to Activate County Towns.”

Applications for the Restart Grant can be made online at  Cork County Council has also established a dedicated helpline on (021) 4208000 and email at <email>.


Notes for Editor 

Interested businesses can apply at

Non- rated B&B’s will apply to Fáilte Ireland, who will administer the funding over the coming weeks.

To qualify for a grant, the important criteria are:

  • A business must be commercial and in the local authority rates system (apart from non-rated B&Bs who can apply to Fáilte Ireland);
  • It must have suffered a 25% loss of expected turnover between 1 April and 30 June 2020;
  • It must have less than 250 employees and turnover less than €25m;
  • It must declare its intention to re-employ staff in receipt of the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

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Cloverhill Foods launch new baking mixes with an Appearance on Ireland AM

Cloverhill Foods featured on TV3’s Ireland AM Show this week with their new range of home baking mixes. Find about their new mixes and see inside their factory at Mount Leader Industrial Estate in the below video

The product is available at your local SuperValu and they  will reorder according to demand. Please try the product this week. Definitely very tasty and easy to make 👌


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Visit Cork Webinars

A letter from Seamus Heaney, head of Visit Cork, on how they are recommending the Cork tourism sector can adapt and recover in this changed tourism environment, and details about free online training sessions from industry experts:

Dear Industry Partners,

We hope you are all keeping as well as can be expected in these very challenging and unprecedented times.

Over the past few months we have been working in the background with various bodies along with politicians to represent the interests of the Cork Tourism industry.

The Cork Tourism Task Force comprises of key stakeholders from the various sectors throughout Cork. It has been set up by the Visit Cork board and meets weekly to try and keep at pace with all of the updates and changes. 

The main focus of the Task Force is to assist the executives and board of Visit Cork with key recommendations to government on how best the Cork tourism sector can adapt and recover in this changed tourism environment, including:  [read more …] “Visit Cork Webinars”

Applications open for Cork County Restart Grant for Small Businesses

Applications open for Cork County Restart Grant for Small Businesses

Online applications can now be made to Cork County Council for the Restart Grant for small businesses.  As part of the Governments package of supports, this €250m fund will give direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated with reopening and re-employing workers following COVID-19 closures.

Between €2,000 and €10,000 of direct aid is available to businesses based on commercial rates bill from 2019.

The grant will be available to businesses with a turnover of less than €5m and employing 50 people or less, which were closed or impacted by at least a 25% reduction in turnover out to June 30, 2020. It is a contribution towards the cost of re-opening or keeping a business operational and re-connecting with employees and customers.  [read more …] “Applications open for Cork County Restart Grant for Small Businesses”