Lourdes Pilgrimage Bake Sale on Sat. 14th Dec. in Millstreet Parish Centre

Two 5th year students from Millstreet Community School, Hannah Keane and Ria Buckley, will be travelling to Lourdes as helpers with the Irish Pilgrimage Trust at Easter 2020.  They are following in a long line of students who have done the same over recent years.

The cost for their week in Lourdes is €670/person.  This covers flights and accommodation.  As in previous years events will be held to help them cover this cost.  The first event will be a bake sale which is to be held on Saturday 14th December in Millstreet Parish Centre after the 6.30pm Mass.  Everyone is welcome to come along and support them in their efforts. Thank you

BT Young Scientist Survey

We would greatly appreciate if you could take 1 minute out of your day to complete an anonymous survey in help of our BT Young Scientist Project. It is an important issue that affects us all and and we would be very grateful if you could complete and share around our survey. Thanking you David O’Brien, Úna Healy and Finn Radamm!

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2019 Shoebox Appeal

Cullen N.S. Helping Others – Children in Need
61 boxes were filled by the pupils in Cullen N.S.
Well done to all our boys and girls making such a great effort. It was our first time participating in the Shoebox Appeal. A great way for kids to help other kids who are less fortunate and a real ‘eyeopener’ too. Helps the boys and girls realise how lucky they are themselves. Well done to all involved and remember ….
“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone”.St. Brendan’s National School Rathcoole also collected 82 shoe boxes this year which are now on their way to make other children’s Christmas very special.

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MCS Testicular Cancer Awareness Survey BTYS 2020

Donagh, Darragh, and Harry, are currently helping to raise awareness of testicular cancer by asking men to complete their short cancer awareness survey. This is a part of the research for their BT Young Scientist project which they hope to be presenting in Dublin next January. A brave project to take on, but one that could actually save lives. It’s simple, anonymous, and will only take a few minutes, so please help them out by completing their survey.

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Investigating the Awareness & Knowledge of Irish Farmers

Attention ALL Farmers: Please take 1 minute out of your day to complete a short anonymous survey for our  BT Young Scientist Project. Each completed survey is a great help to us in putting together our project and hopefully qualifying for the Exhibition. Thanking you, Eabha Sheehan, Fia Hurley and Taragh Casey, Transition Years in Millstreet CS.
Please click HERE to start the survey.

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Irish Leaving Cert Honours Grinds Classes

Irish Leaving Cert Honours Grinds Classes available to eager students wanting to achieve top marks held in Rathmore area by an experienced Kerry native Irish teacher with Oral Irish Examination experience in her own home. Class 1 : duration 1 hour, covers Paper 1 & 2, excellent H1 typed notes given and sample answers on the poems and stories, essays, debates and Novel covered. Class 2: duration 1 hour, Irish Oral class, complete top-class preparation for this exam worth 40%, by experienced examiner, excellent typed notes given for the 20 Sraith Phictiúr, the conversation and the poetry reading. There is limited availability, booking is essential to secure a place. Phone 087 9858133.

 

Parents Association present Primary Schools with Proceeds of Fundraising

The Millstreet Primary Schools Parents Association met with both primary schools today with the proceeds of fundraising efforts from the school year 2018/2019.

€1800 was presented to Frank O’Connor Principal Scoil Mhuire BNS. These funds have been used to purchase STEM equipment and materials and a portion was put towards the important purchase of a defibrillator. The defibrillator has been installed in the school yard of Scoil Mhuire BNS and will be operational shortly. Further communication to come on this.

€1800 was also presented to Joan O’Mahony Principal Presentation National School, seen here with Mrs Twomey’s 1st class pupils. These funds are allocated towards spending for this school year. Recent use of MPA funds has been purchase of Aistear materials and basketball equipment.

The MPA wish to thanks all parents and local businesses who support the many fundraising efforts throughout each school year.

Parents are invited to show their support at the upcoming AGM next Monday 14th Oct 8.30pm.

Sinead Corkery – Chairperson
Claire Twomey – Secretary
Denise Buckley – Treasurer

Qualifications from Drishane Convent?

I wonder if anyone can help with the following question we received today, likely about Drishane Convent School:

“Hello, a cousin of mine studied at a residential post primary college in or near Millstreet in the early 1950’s. It might have been called Drishane Castle. What qualifications might the pupils have got in Domestic Science or kindred subjects? I would be grateful for any information to put in her obituary that will be needed any day.
Many thanks, Mary”

If you know, please leave a comment below, or send an email to <contact@millstreet.ie>, and we will forward the answers.

Weekly Classes at Millstreet Adult Learning Centre

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre now has weekly classes running until December 2019. Topics covered include;

  • Computer Skills at all levels from beginner to advanced,
  • English at all levels including Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking,
  • Setting Learning Goals,
  • Communicating with Confidence,
  • Arts and Crafts,
  • Food Choice and Health, and
  • Community Singing.

Please contact Marie on 086 7707301 if you are interested in any of the modules or to find out more details.

Part-Time Caretaker for Cullen National School

Cullen National School, Mullaghroe, Cullen (Roll # 17171V) invites applications for the post of Part-Time Caretaker. This post is for 10 hours per week and includes cleaning duties. Please forward Letter of Application and CV (including two referees) before Friday 20th September, by post to:

Chairperson Cullen N.S., Mullaghroe, Cullen, Mallow, Co. Cork P51TK70

Please mark the envelope clearly “Application“.

Irish Leaving Cert Honours Grinds

Irish Leaving Cert Honours Grinds available to eager students wanting to attain top grades. Held in teacher’s home near Rathmore, native Kerry Irish speaker and experienced Oral Irish Examiner. 2 hour grinds include: 1 hour covers Paper 1 (essays and debates) and Paper 2 covers poems, stories and the novel. 1 hour covers the Irish Oral Exam, excellent typed H1 notes given on all aspects of the course. Availability is limited so booking is essential, phone 087 9858133

Training for Family and Voluntary Carers

The Duhallow Carers Group will be organising a number of courses for Family & Voluntary Carers under Dormant Accounts Funding. All are welcome! For full details or to register for any of these courses, please contact 029-60633 or visit irdduhallow.com/upcoming-events

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Scoil Laithiarain

Scoil Laithiarain is a summer school which takes place every July in Cullen with the aim of encouraging children to speak Irish daily through Irish classes, games, song, dance and quizzes. The course is suitable for children going in to 5th class in September 2019 to children going in to 3rd year. For further details, ring  086-3021503, or contact the Scoil Laitiarain Facebook Page.
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Presentation N.S. Team Wins Duhallow Rural Schools Camogie Final Today in Knocknagree

Sincere congratulations to the wonderfully talented Presentation N.S. Football Team who this Friday morning (17th May 2019) in Knocknagree won the prestigious Duhallow Football Schools Final 2019. Pictured here with their dedicated Coach/Trainers Michele O’Callaghan (on left) and Deirdre O’Mahony. We share 10 images from the royal welcome received when the Team arrived back in to their School in Millstreet. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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