Millstreet Vintage Club would like to thank everyone who came along to the Clubs second Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run held on Sunday last, on what was a mixed day at times weather wise an impressive line up of 60 fabulous cars still made the journey to Millstreet to take part in the Event. Many thanks to each and everyone for making the Trip. The Cars left Millstreet just after 12 noon and were again like last year led out by the Millstreet Pipe Band with whom Johnny Hickey was a member of for many years. After the Cars left the town they made their way up Tullig heading out the Rylane Road and then on to Ballinagree and then turning left off the Ballinagree Macroom Road to progress on to Hanover Hall and on to the Macroom-Rusheen Road before it joined the Coachford to Dripsey Road with the Event then making its way on to a Tea/Coffee Stop at Griffins Garden Centre. From there the Run continued its way back to Dripsey where it turned off and headed on to Cloghroe and from here the Run made it’s way to Donoughmore, New Tipperary, and then on to Bweeng, before turning on to the Road to Grenagh to make it’s way to the finish at The Farm in Grenagh, where a very Welcome meal was enjoyed at the end of a most enjoyable Run.
Millstreet Vintage Club would like to thank all the People that helped out which helped make the Event a great success:- to all the Marshalls, Arrowing Crew, Registration/Sign On, Route Layout etc many many thanks for all your help. Also, we wish to thank Millstreet Pipe Band, An Garda Síochána, Wallis Arms Hotel, Griffins Garden Centre, The Farm Grenagh, Photographers and Media People, and finally many thanks to the Hickey Family again for there support and for donating the Johnny Hickey Memorial Cup to Millstreet Vintage Club, and Congratulations to the second winner of this most beautiful Cup Denis O’Riordan for Best Car in his Toyota Cressida, a most worthy winner. We look forward to seeing you all again for the 2021 Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run.
We thank Matthew Twomey, Ger Healy, Cian Power, Pat Sullivan and Danny Lane for the Photos.
Millstreet Pipe Band would like to thank everyone for supporting their Church Gate Collection in Millstreet & Ballydaly last weekend. All proceeds go towards the costs associated with the Pipe Band & is very much appreciated.
Millstreet Pipe Band are having their Church Gate Collection this weekend (14th & 15th) & all support is appreciated. And just a reminder; registration night for new members age 10 upwards is on Friday 13th September at 7.30p.m in Curious Minds Preschool beside the Carnegie Hall in Millstreet
Want to learn bagpipes & drums? Age 10 years & up? 🎶😊
We’re having a Registration Night on Friday 13th September at 7.30 p.m in Curious Minds Preschool beside the Carnegie Hall in Millstreet for young people age 10 upwards & adults who would like to join the band.
More information on our Facebook page
Want to learn bagpipes & drums? Age 10 years & up? 🎶😊
Millstreet Pipe Band are having a Registration Night on Friday 13th September at 7.30 p.m in Curious Minds Preschool beside the Carnegie Hall in Millstreet for young people age 10 upwards & adults who are interested in joining the Pipe Band.
- FREE Tuition for new band members on Friday Nights from 7.30p.m to 8.00p.m. (The band has practice at the bandroom in the Carnegie Hall & at Curious Minds Preschool beside the Carnegie Hall)
- Equipment costs for new members is €20.00 (No hidden costs…that’s it! 😊)
- Class times are 7.30pm to 8.00p.m for new members and 8.00pm to 9.00p.m for senior members (Tuition times can be flexible if necessary).
- Band Uniform and Instruments are provided free of charge for as long as members remain with the pipe band.
- Transport costs to major events are provided free of charge for each member.
Please contact the pipe band via private message on their Facebook Page or on the band mobile at (086) 8966163 if you have any questions or if you can’t attend on Friday 13th September.” [f]
Millstreet Pipe Band were given the honour of leading the 60th Rose Parade at the Rose of Tralee on Saturday night. The band played at the first parade in 1959 & have continued that tradition down through the years.
The band were given a rousing reception as the parade passed the reviewing stages in Tralee & a special mention was given to current committee members Liam Coffey & Tim O’Shea who played at the first Rose Parade in 1959.
The Pipe Band then played at the annual Michael Collins commemoration in Beál na mBláth on Sunday where economist Jim Power gave the oration. Another longstanding event for the pipe band & they received a warm welcome as they played in glorious sunshine.
[read more …] “Busy August for Millstreet Pipe Band”
Millstreet Vintage Club had an Outstanding Turnout for there Tractor Run in Aubane on Sunday last,a big thanks goes out to all the People who came along and supported the Event,Bernard Crowley of Millstreet Vintage Club who headed up the Event was delighted with the response with up to 40 Tractors taking the Road to Ballinagree Show,a great line up of Tractors were present and the Club would would like to thank each and Everyone of you for taking the time out in coming along to the Run,many thanks to all the Aubane Community Centre Team for making us so welcome with fabulous Hospitality and providing a Top Class Venue,to Millstreet Pipe Band for being present today ye were fantastic and a pleasure to Deal with,to the Media and Camera People thanks for all the coverage,to all the Team at Millstreet Vintage Club thanks for all the help and support,the Event would not have been the success that it was without all the help I got beforehand and on the day itself,it made my job very easy,to Mick Duggan and Willie Fitzgerald for driving me around the Route in the Lead Vehicle /Pace Car thanks Lads for doing a Top Class job in keeping the Event running so smoothly,and finally to all at Ballinagree Vintage for having us along,we were delighted to be part of what was a great Show,we got a great welcome and a super time was had and all blessed with great Weather too.
Millstreet Vintage Club.
Upcoming Events to be held in Aubane during August
Sunday August 11th : Aubane Social Club Family Fun Day at Aubane Community Centre at 2pm,Lots of Fun for all the Family, All Welcome
Saturday August 17th : Aubane Bi Annual Coffee Morning in aid of Marymount Cork at Aubane Community Centre hosted by John, Noreen and Gobnait Kelleher on Saturday 17th August commencing at 10.30.-1.30pm
Sunday August 18th : Charity Tractor Run based at Aubane Community Centre in aid of Millstreet Pipe Band and Remembering Johnny Hickey Former Chairman and Founding Member of Milllstreet Vintage Club and Member of Millstreet Pipe Band,leaving Aubane Community Community Centre at 12.30pm to make it’s way to Ballinagree Vintage Show,
Details-Bernard Crowley on 087 7924406.
A Presentation following the Recent Tractor Run organised by Millstreet Vintage Club will be made to Cullen Pipe Band on next Friday Night July 19th at 8.30 PM in the Cullen GAA Grounds. Everybody Welcome.
Delighted to welcome past member Timmy O’Sullivan Lyreaoune Cullen/Staten Island, and brother to Geoffrey O’Sullivan (also an ex-member) to the hall in Cullen last evening. Timmy popped into see us as he is home from NY on holidays. Pictured here under the drum played during his time with the band. Band members were treated to a tune on the tin whistle from Timmy (make sure the sound is turned on – bottom right of the video)
[read more …] “Timmy Visiting from NY”
Cullen Pipe Band competed in Howth at the East of Ireland contest on Sunday, June 30th. The band took 2nd place in their grade, winning best drum corps and bass also took 2nd place in the Open grade against stiff competition from Leinster and Northern Ireland bands.
Cullen Pipe Band had the pleasure of performing on the main stage at the sold out concert of famous rock star Rod Stewart, last Saturday, May 23rd, at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Band members pictured above are Jack O’Sullivan, Collette O’Connor, Caitlin, Geraldine and Con Houlihan. The video below is from the Cullen Pipe Band facebook page.
[read more …] “Cullen Pipe Band play at the Rod Stewart Concert”
Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run on next Sunday May 12th,Nice Scenic Route,Sign on at Cullen GAA Grounds from 11am,Take off at 12 Noon,Run finishing in Millstreet,€20 per Tractor,Proceeds in aid of Cullen Pipe Band,
All Vintage and Modern Tractors very Welcome,
For details Contact John O’Riordan on 086 3731842 or Finbarr Hurley on 087 1134460.
(NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)
Cullen Pipe Band playing at the Marconi Centenary in Ballybunion March 19, 2019 Joined in the recording by Princess Elettra and her son Prince Guglielmo Giovanelli Marconi. On the 19th of March 1919, the first Est to West Trans-Atlantic voice transmission was made from the Marconi Radio Station in Ballybunion, Ireland to a receiving station in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Canada, using the call sign YXQ.
[read more …] “Cullen Pipe Band playing at the Marconi Centenary in Ballybunion”
Millstreet Vintage Club would like to thank everyone who came along to the inaugural Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run on Sunday last with an astounding 71 fabulous Cars taking part in the Event,thanks to each and everyone for making the Trip to Millstreet,the Cars left Millstreet just after 12 noon and were led out by the Millstreet Pipe Band with whom Johnny Hickey was a Member of for many years,after the Cars left the Town they made there way up Tullig,on past Millstreet Country Park and on to Knocknakilla with the Event then making its way on to the Macroom/Millstreet Road where it crossed the Road and continued its way over the scenic Mullaghanish Road which brought all the Cars on to a Break at The Abbey Hotel in Ballyvourney for some refreshments,from here Cars moved on to the Clondrohid Road from where they continued on to Lisscarrigane and eventually made there way back on to the Macroom/Millstreet Road again near Carriganima and from here the Cars headed in the direction of Millstreet and then turned off left at Kilmeedy up past the Castle before heading for beautiful Ballagh and on into the Kingdom of Kerry with a Scenic Run over to Rathmore and then heading back on the Road to Millstreet from where they turned off left and passed up Johnny Hickeys Residence before heading out past the Railway Station and on over the Glebe before entering into the back of Drishane and going through its wonderful Grounds after which the Cars made there way back to the finish in Millstreet at around 4pm where everybody adjourned to the Wallis Arms Hotel for a welcome Meal.
Millstreet Vintage Club would like to thank all the People that helped out which helped make the Event a massive success,to all the Marshalls,Bike Marshalls,Registration/Sign On,Route Layout etc many many thanks for all your help,also we wish to thank Millstreet Pipe Band,An Garda Siochana,Wallis Arms Hotel,Abbey Hotel,The Duggan Family and Staff and Residents of Drishane,Photographers and Media People,finally many thanks to the Hickey Family for there support and for donating the Johnny Hickey Memorial Cup to Millstreet Vintage Club and Congratulations to the First ever winner of this most beautiful Cup Patrick O’Flynn for Best Car in his Volkwagen Beetle,a most worthy winner,we look forward to seeing you all again for the 2020 Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run.
We thank Matthew Twomey, Ray Corkery and Danny Lane for the Photos.
Millstreet Vintage Club Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run on Tommorrow Sunday March 24th next,Johnny was a Founding Member and former Chairman of Millstreet Vintage Club and was a highly Respected Person both in the Club and beyond so its a pleasure for Millstreet Vintage Club to be holding the Inaugural Johnny Hickey Run,The Millstreet Pipe Band will lead off the Run from the Square in Millstreet and this will be very appropriate as Johnny was a very active and Enthusiastic Member of the Pipe Band,a Nice Scenic Route has been laid on with Sign on at the Wallis Arms Hotel from 10.30 am and take off at 12 Noon,Johnny Hickey Memorial Cup up for grabs for Best Car on the day,we will be returning back to Millstreet for the conclusion of the Run with Dinner at the Wallis Arms Hotel for more details Call Bernard on 087 7924406, Willie on 087 2229874 or Denis on 087 2033350.
Millstreet Vintage Club Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run on Sunday March 24th next,Johnny was a Founding Member and former Chairman of Millstreet Vintage Club and a highly Respected Person both in the Club and beyond so its a pleasure for Millstreet Vintage Club to be holding the Inaugural Johnny Hickey Run,a Nice Scenic Route has been laid on with Sign on at the Wallis Arms Hotel from 10.30 am and take off at 12 Noon,Johnny Hickey Memorial Cup up for grabs for Best Car on the day,we will be returning back to Millstreet for the conclusion of the Run with Dinner at the Wallis Arms Hotel,for more details Call Bernard on 087 7924406,Willie on 087 2229874 or Denis on 087 2033350.
Jane Carmody Cullen Pipe Band winner of the under 18 piping competition at the Irish Piping Society annual competition held at the Firgrove Hotel Mitchelstown on Saturday last 2nd February.
Where in Ireland can you be entertained under the one roof by performers fresh from competing in the World Piping Championships in Glasgow, the All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil in Drogheda and the All Ireland Community Games Choir in the University of Limerick?
It’s all happening in Cullen Community Centre this week Friday night Culture night 21st Sep. 2018 8.00p.m. and it’s free admission.
There will be World Class performances from Cullen Pipe Band plus All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil, All Ireland Scór and All Ireland Community Games Choir winners. Performers hail from Cullen GAA Scór, Kanturk GAA Scór, Millstreet GAA Scór all ó Barony Duhallow, Millstreet Comhaltas, Freemount Comhaltas Crossfields Ceilí band, Boherbue All Ireland Ceilí Dancers, Newmarket among others including the very talented Casadh Ó Thuaidh group and Cullen Music Group. Arrive early at 7.30p.m. to try out the Pipes and Drums. See you there.
[read more …] “Culture Night in Cullen”
Cullen Pipe Band
Piping and Drumming Classes
This Monday evening
10th September from 6pm
Cullen Pipe Band Hall
Enquiries 087 2347651
Members of Cullen Pipe Band congratulate fellow piper – Kathleen Houlihan on her wedding to Damien O’Carroll last Saturday 1st September in Cullen Church.
Munster U16 Piping Champion Muireann Mulvihill, Cullen Pipe Band, who recently brought home the silver from the Munster solos held in Newcastlewest.
Cullen Pipe Band Members, Jane Carmody, Liam, Eamonn and Collette Casey as guests of Ballingeary Pipe Band attended Áras an Uachtaráin and had the pleasure of meeting President Michael D. Higgins on June 29th
The President and Sabina Higgins hosted a Garden Party to highlight the Sustainable Development Goals, and to celebrate the many people who contribute to the lives of their communities in Ireland.
Cullen Pipe Band took 4th place in the All Ireland Championships held in New Ross on July 7th. Well done to all members and supporters who contributed to the bands performance.
More photos below: [read more …] “At the All Ireland Pipe Band Championships”
The Annual Vintage Afternoon is on in Cullen on Sunday July 15th at 1.30pm, always a great Family Day out and in aid of a Good Cause in the Cullen and District Special Needs Association.
… and there is also a butter making stand !!!!
Well done to Jane Carmody Cullen Pipe Band, who, against stiff competition took first place at the Leinster Championships, held in Palmerstown on Saturday March 24th. Beginner Piping Section. 
Happy St. Patrick’s Day to one and all today, wherever you are ☘ ☘
St. Patrick in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet
[Photo by TMC Photography]
Our National Anthem played by the Millstreet Pipe Band ↗
[read more …] “Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig Oraibh go léir Inniu”