Dramatic win in Mitchelstown for Millstreet Community School Senior Soccer Team


Millstreet Community School senior soccer team bounced back from a heavy loss in their first group match in Castleisland to beat St. Fanahan’s, in Mitchelstown, 5-4 in the John Murphy Cup.  The win means they progress to the knockout stages of the competition and now face another tough away assignment against Schull Community College.

Having taken a two goal lead courtesy of the brace from Lael Tambwe, St. Fanahan’s battled back to take a 4-2 lead.  However, with ten minutes to go the Millstreet students began their remarkable fightback.  The third goal was scored by captain Colm O’Leary.  Then it was the turn of two of the substitutes to play their part.  Daniel Dennehy and Mateusz Ozaist both found the net, the last goal coming with virtually the final kick of the game.

It was a really spirited team performance and all the panel should be proud of their efforts.

Team Hope Shoebox Appeal 2017 – Thank you!

Thanks to everyone who took part in this year’s Team Hope Shoebox Appeal.  A total of 435 boxes were collected from Millstreet Community School on Thursday 16th November to begin their journey to children who will really benefit from your generosity .  This was a tremendous response to the annual appeal.  The boxes came from a number of sources:

Kilcorney National School, Rathcoole National School, Knocknagree National School, Hollymount National School, Scoil Mhuire National School  Millstreet, Presentation National School Millstreet, Millstreet Community School.

Thanks must go to all connected with these schools, and to Mrs. Mary Randles and the Transition Years students of Millstreet Community School for coordinating this year’s effort.  Thank you.

Team Hope and Millstreet Community School

For the attention of parents/guardians of students in Millstreet Community School: Please note that the deadline for receiving shoe boxes in Millstreet Community School for the TEAM HOPE SHOEBOX APPEAL is Thursday 9th November 2017.

[read more …] “Team Hope and Millstreet Community School”

Schools Closed Tomorrow Due to Ophelia

Due to the STATUS RED Weather Warning for Ex Hurricane Ophelia, all schools and colleges in the country will to remain closed tomorrow, as confirmed by the Department of Education confirms. More details on Independent.ie

(thanks to the Boys National School, and Presentation National School for letting us know regardless)

New Mural at Presentation N.S

On the return of the new school year, there’s a wonderful new mural in the school yard of the Presentation National School, and it’s all thanks to the hard work of Mamwish throughout the summer months. – picture above is thanks to Aleksandra Cashman.

The school itself has a number of photos on its website of Mamwush and some of the pupils finishing the wall, which can be seen at millpresns.weebly.com

Millstreet Toddler Group reopens next Tuesday

Calling all mums/dads/carers …. Millstreet Toddler Group is resuming after the summer holidays next Tuesday in Millstreet GAA hall at 9.45am. It’s a great way to meet other parents and also for the kids to have some playtime. Tea/coffee/scones are provided as well as snacks for the kids. Cost is only €5 per family. New members also welcome.
See more on the Millstreet Toddlers facebook page.

Social Media Beginner’s Course

Social Media Beginner’s Course

A six week course covering Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Video Calls, Online Shopping, Pinterest and more.

Where: DTMarketing, Main Street, Millstreet, Co. Cork
When: Every Tuesday evening
Commencement Date: 5th September 2017
Time: 7.30pm to 9pm
Cost: Introductory Offer €50

Suitable for Social Media beginner’s. Facebook users who want to engage more online, people who have family and friends abroad.
Contact Sarah on 087 3528486

dtmarketing.ie | facebook: DTmarketing20 | twitter: DTmarketing20

Curious Minds Pre-School Millstreet

  • New schemes September 2018 allows us at Curious Minds to offer you even greater reductions in our fees.
  • Preschool 9am – 2pm for as little as €20 per week.
  • After school can be FREE for qualifying children.
  • For more details see affordablechildcare.ie to see how you it applies to you. Remember EVERY family qualifies somehow.
  • FREE ECCE also available but some of these schemes may offer you greater discounts.
  • PM for details or to know how this applies to you.

Thanks Marie, Liz, Laura, Alicia and Aishling

Pre-School Teacher Leader (Part time)

‪Pre-School Teacher Leader (part time)
Lyre Community Pre-School Playgroup

We require For ECCE Programme Pre-School Leader Minimum Fetac Level 6:

  • ‪A minimum of two years experience.
  • The candidate will have the opportunity to work on their own initiative
  • ‪A good knowledge of the Aistear Framework a necessity.
  • ‪Applicant needs to be caring, enthusiastic, honest and reliable.
  • First Aid & Manual required.

Please e-mail cover letter and CV to
Lyre Community Pre-School Playgroup CLG
Lyre, Banteer, Co.Cork
lyrepreschool@gmail.com lyrepreschool@gmail.com

Derinagree awarded their 3rd Green Flag!

Derinagree N.S. will raise no less than their 3rd Green Flag tomorrow, Tuesday 20th June!
Kevin Crowley, Cork, Duhallow & Millstreet Football Star & past pupil of Derinagree NS has been invited to do the honours & raise the flag.
Proceedings kick off at 1.30pm. All are welcome!  [read more …] “Derinagree awarded their 3rd Green Flag!”

Volunteers for English Conversation Classes

Could you give an hour a week to help an asylum seeker improve their English? We need volunteers for our English Conversation Class.

The ‘class’ is an informal small conversational group where learners have an opportunity to practice and improve their English. You don’t need teaching experience, but if you have all the better.

Support and resources will be provided. For further information contact Mike Riordan, Drishane Castle (086) 4106364.

Duhallow Schools Football Finals 2017

Duhallow Schools Football Finals 2017
Friday May 19th in Rathcoole

  • 10:20 Dromagh v Lisgriffin Girls 7 aside A (15 mins per half)
  • 10:20 Cullen v Kilbrin Boys 10 aside A (20mins per half)
  • 11:00 Kilcorney v Lyre Boys 7 aside B (15 mins per half)
  • 11:10 Kilbrin v Ballyhass Girls 12 aside A (20mins per half)s
  • 11:40 Rockchapel v Kiskeam Boys 7 aside A (15 mins per half)
  • 12:00 Lismire v Meelin Girls 7 aside B (15 mins per half))
  • 12:20 Newmarket v Knocknagree Girls 12 aside B (20 mins per half)
  • 12:40 Ballyhass v Newmarket Boys 13 aside (20min per half)
  • 13:10 St. Lachteens v Ballydesmond Girls 10 aside (20 mins per half)
  • 13:30 Derinagree v Rathcoole Boys 10 aside B (20mins per half)

The best of luck to all our local primary schools competing tomorrow 🙂
Special thanks to Kilcorney NS for sending the fixture list.

Thanks for supporting the Language and Culture Night

A word of thanks to all those who came along to support the Language and Culture Night that was held in Millstreet Community School on Friday 12th May 2017.  Fourteen nationalities from three continents were represented! Thanks also to those who prepared food for the evening.  It was a night for celebrating cultural diversity which will be remembered for a long time.

Derrinagree National School’s 3rd Green Flag award!

Derrinagree National School’s 3rd Green Flag award! Cathal, Una & Elizabeth race back to school having received their 3rd Green Flag at an Awards Ceremony in Cork today! A wonderful achievement! Well done to the Water Committee & the rest of the school in their role as Leaky Detectives!
[read more …] “Derrinagree National School’s 3rd Green Flag award!”

First Communion – Help Needed

First Holy Communion in Millstreet takes place this Saturday 13th May.

Each year, tea and coffee are served after Mass in the G.A.A. Hall which is organised by the Millstreet Parents Association.

If any parents of school going children are available to help serve out the tea & coffee this Saturday please contact 086 6635625 with your name. We greatly appreciate all help offered.

Thanks and kind regards,
Millstreet Parents Association Committee