Millstreet Vintage Club would like to wish Everybody a very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year,we thank Each and Every one of you for your support at all our Events during the past Year and we look forward to meeting ye all again in 2019.Enjoy the Festive Season.
A Great Night was had last Night at The Pub in Carriganima where Millstreet Vintage Club Members made a Presentation to CART Carriganima of €1245 proceeds from the Charity Tractor Run the Club ran last Sept to go towards there Area Rural Bus Service,the Club are delighted to be associated with such a worthy Cause and look forward to doing it all again in 2019 with Sept 15th being the date pencilled in for the 2019 CART Tractor Run,many thanks to CART Carriganima and the Pub Carriganima for the Hospitality that we got last Night in Carriganima and we look forward to working with this great Group again in 2019.
Presentation of the Proceeds from the Recent Tractor Run for CART organised by Millstreet Vintage Club will be held at the Pub in Carriganima on next Saturday Night December 15th at 9pm Refreshments will be served,Everybody Welcome.
Mary Kate Murphy is holding a Christmas jumper day/night at The Pub Carriganima on Dec 16th in aid of Cork Simon Community. Please come and support. Santa will also be joining.
Santa Claus is making his annual appearance at The Pub in Carriganima on next Sunday Dec 16th at 3pm.This year he is arriving on a Buffalo so why not come along to Carriganima on next Sunday to meet the great Man himself. He is looking forward to meeting Everybody on the day.
Following on from Millstreet Vintage Clubs first ever Weekend Away/Car Run to West Cork/ Bantry held over the past Weekend the Club have a number of important Events happening in December and into the New Year listed below.
Millstreet Vintage Club Christmas Party on Saturday Night Dec 8th at Corkerys Bar in Millstreet, Kicks Off from 9pm. Everybody Welcome.
Presentation of the Proceeds from the Recent Tractor Run for CART organised by Millstreet Vintage Club will be held at the Pub in Carriganima on Saturday December 15th at 9pm Refreshments will be served,Everybody Welcome.
Millstreet Vintage Club Annual AGM will take place on Thursday 10th January 2019 in the Millstreet Parish Centre at 8.00pm sharp. All Club Members please Attend and anyone out there interested in Vintage/Classic Cars/Bikes and Tractors are more than welcome to come along to the Meeting and join our Club.
Some Pictures below from a Great Weekend in West Cork and images of the upcoming Events/Meetings the Club are hosting.
The Millstreet Vintage Club Model Show held in Dromtarriffe will go down as being the biggest Model Show so far held by the Club,Event Organisers Donie Lucey and Johnny Flynn of Millstreet Vintage Club wish to thank all the Exhibitors who came from all over the Country from both near and far and supported what was a most enjoyable Show over in Dromtarriffe Hall yesterday,with over 70 Trade Stands on display there was something for Everybody to see and the Event was also blessed with fantastic Weather Conditions on the day,also a very big thanks must go out to all Millstreet Vintage Club Members and Friends who helped in anyway or supported the Model Show over the weekend,there was a lot of work to be done from setting up the Hall on Saturday,the moving of all the hardware to all the different locations,the Paperwork/Registration work that was carried out,the busy Catering Team who kept everybody fed and watered over the weekend,the Stewards who kept the the Event Running so smoothly throughout the day,and to all the people that took everything back down again once the Show had finished,we would like to thank each and everyone of ye for your invaluable help on what was a very busy weekend,also many thanks to the Photographers and Media who came along to record the days activities and also a very big thanks must go to the Ballinagree Vintage Club Members who came out in force to help us on the day which was very much appreciated,this was the BEST SHOW yet and without everyone’s help and support this could not have been achieved,we look forward to seeing you all again next year,thanks again from Donie Lucey and Johnny Flynn.
The Model Toy Show hosted by Millstreet Vintage Club in Dromtarriffe on this coming Sunday has attracted Enthusiasts from all over the Country from both near and far,over 70 Exhibitors are expected at the Event in what promises to be one of the biggest Shows ever,there is something for everyone both Young and Old including a wide display of Model Cars,Trucks,Tractors etc,Farm Setting Layouts,Remote Control Cars,Trucks,and Plant Hire,Dolls Houses and Furniture displays and much more.Admission is €5 and Children are Free.
For more information,contact Donie on 086- 8545873,or John on 087-9230332 for details.
With just a couple of Days left now to the Annual Model Toy Show hosted by Millstreet Vintage Club in Dromtarriffe Hall on next Sunday Oct 14th, Conor McGregor who was all set to go to Dromtarriffe on Sunday is now unfortunately not going to make the Event after all as he has to fly back to the USA at short notice but Mickey Mouse and Charlie Chaplin are attending and Model Show Fan Donald Trump has sent a message to the Organisers wishing the Show well but is unlikely to be there this year due to Business Commitments but one never knows with Trump,the Show is always a great day out and there is something there for everyone both Young and Old including a wide display of Model Cars,Trucks,Tractors etc,Farm Setting Layouts,Remote Control Cars,Trucks,and Plant Hire,Dolls Houses and Furniture displays and much more.Admission is €5 and Children are Free.
For more information,contact Donie on 086- 8545873,or John on 087-9230332 for details.
With only just a few days left now to the Millstreet Vintage Club Model Toy Show taking place next Sunday in Dromtarriffe Hall it looks like a couple of Characters may be in attendance at the Event,Conor McGregor is still reeling after his Defeat last Weekend but is now on his way to the Model Show next Sunday,McGregor is a big Fan of the Model Show scene and he is using the Dromtarriffe Event on Sunday as a way to relax and get away from the pressure and stress of Competition and was gutted he missed last years Event so is making amends for that,McGregor touched down at Dublin Airport yesterday Evening and is now thought to be staying at The Red Cow Moran Hotel for a couple of Nights before making his way down to Dromtarriffe on Sunday,its shaping up to be a great Event with something for Everybody both Young and Old,Doors Open at 10.30 am, looking forward to seeing ye all there.For more information,contact Donie on 086- 8545873,or John on 087-9230332 for details.
With less than a week to go now the countdown is well and truely on for the Annual Model Toy Show hosted by Millstreet Vintage Club in Dromtariffe Hall on next Sunday Oct 14th.The Show is always a great day out and has something for everyone both Young and Old. Admission is €5 and Children are Free.
For more information,contact Donie on 086-8545873,or John on 087-9230332 for details.
The countdown is on to the Annual Model Toy Show hosted by Millstreet Vintage Club in Dromtariffe Hall on Sunday Oct 14th. The Show is always a great day out and has something for everyone both Young and Old. Admission is €5 and Children are Free.
For more information, contact Donie on 086- 8545873, or John on 087-9230332 for details.
Millstreet Vintage Club are delighted to be associated with the Culture Night in Millstreet which will be held on this coming Friday Sept 21st,the Vintage Club will put on a Display of Vintage Equipment Cars Tractors etc for the Evening and there are plenty Exhibits and Activities planned around the Town as well for the Culture Night itself,do support this Event and its all for Free.
Millstreet Vintage Club and CART Carriganima wish to thank everyone for there support today on the Tractor Run,the weather was superb on the day and some 60 Tractors took to the road and conveyed through what was a lovely Route which made its way back to the finish at The Pub in Carriganima where some Refreshments were enjoyed by all,again many thanks from CART Carriganima and Millstreet Vintage Clubfor the great turn out and support on the day,it is very much appreciated. (Photos Courtesy of Sean Radley and Patrick W O’Leary)
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service on Tommorrow Sunday September 16th. Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10.30 am. Run starting at 12 noon sharp. Nice local scenic route. Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima. Contact Sean on (087)2600640, or Dan on (087)2452569 for details. (NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)
Luke Hurley and all at Millstreet Vintage Club would like to thank everyone that took part on Sunday in the Clubs Autumn Car Run,also a big thanks goes out to the hardworking Marshals who kept the Run going smoothly all day,to everyone that helped out at Sign on and Documentation before the start of the Run and to the Wallis Arms,Top of Coom Pub and The Auld Triangle for there Hospitality and use of there Premises we are grateful for all the help and support ye gave,46 Fantastic Cars took part and made there way through some lovely Countryside along the Cork /Kerry Border with a couple of Stops along the way at The Top of Coom Pub and in Picturesque Gougane Beara before the final stop at The Auld Triangle in Macroom for Dinner which concluded what was a most enjoyable day,we hope to see ye all again very soon,Luke.
Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run on tomorrow Sunday Sept 9th. The Run is open to all types of Vintage and Classic Cars. Organiser Luke Hurley has a very nice Scenic Route laid on. Registration at The Wallis Arms Hotel Millstreet from 11am with take off at 12 Noon. Stop for Tea Break at the Highest Pub in Ireland the Top of Coom Pub and a short stop in Gougane Beara with optional dinner at the finish in The Old Triangle in Macroom. For more details on the Run Contact Luke on 086 8805437.
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service Sunday Sept 16th. Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10.30 am. Run Starting at 12 noon Sharp. nice Local Scenic Route. Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima. Contact Sean on 087 2600640 for more details.
(NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)
On Friday Night last Millstreet Vintage Club made a Presentation at the K and L Premises in Millstreet of 4,055 Euro into the Jacob Nowak Trust which was the Proceeds of the Vintage Clubs recent Charity Truck Run,Jacob who was Born without Eyes suffers from an exceptionally rare condition called Anophthalmia whereby his eyes never formed in their sockets before his birth,the Family of Jacob were humbled by the Fantastic response and generosity of the People of Millstreet and Surrounding Area and Jacobs Father Mariusz Nowak who was present on the Night of the Presentation thanked Millstreet Vintage Club for Organising the Truck Run and said that the Proceeds made from the Event will play a big part in making life a lot easier for Jacob,Mikey P Kelleher who headed up the Millstreet Vintage Club Organising Team that ran the Charity Truck Run was delighted with the success of the Event and thanked the generosity of all the People that supported the cause and to Everybody that helped to make the Truck Run happen and wished Jacob and the Nowak Family all the best for the future, Many thanks to Tom Corbett and Sean Radley for taking Photos of the Presentaion and to K and L for the use of there Premises to make the Presentaion on the Night.
Presentation of the Proceeds from the Recent Truck Run for Jacob will be made by Millstreet Vintage Club on this Friday Night August 24th at the K & L Premises in Millstreet at 8pm, which will be followed by Refreshments afterwards in The Wallis Arms Hotel. Everybody Welcome to attend.
*********Postponed******* As a mark of respect on the death of our dear good friend, club member, ex Mayor, local Publican Lynda Leahy. We have decided to postpone our family fun and vintage day due to be held next Sunday. May she rest in peace!
Ballinagree Vintage and Family Fun Day on next Sunday August 19th. Official Opening of Show by newly Elected Lord Mayor of Ballinagree at 1pm, always a great Event.
The Truck Run for Jacob was a fantastic Success last Sunday. 80 Trucks took part on the day, here is a note of thanks from Mike P. Kelleher of Millstreet Vintage Club who headed up the Organising Team for the Truck Run.
Hi all just a note to say thanks to everyone that took part in the Truck Run on Sunday last, a big thank you to the Truck Drivers and Business`s that supported the run. Thanks to the Bikers for their marshalling, thanks to Tony O’Brien for the bar-b-que, thanks to TMC for covering the day, thanks to Yanis Photo for the pictures, thanks to John for the teas and coffees, thanks to all in the Club that helped out, thanks to the Garda Siochana for helping the event run smoothly, thanks to John Tarrant of the Corkman and C103 for getting the word out there and last but not least thanks to Gordon O Keeffe and Breeda O Keeffe K&L deliveries for the use of their premises, without it the run would not have been possible. Millstreet Vintage Club are pleased with the money for Jacob that was raised and and I will update with the final figure soon,hope to see you all again at the next outing. Thanks again to Everyone. Mickey P.
Millstreet Vintage Club are hosting a Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob who was Born without Eyes on next Sunday July 29th,the Truck Run will depart from the K&L Yard in Millstreet at 12 Noon and will return back to the Yard again for the Finish which will be followed by a BBQ,all types of Trucks Vintage/Classic/Modern are very Welcome to take part,plenty Room available to Park Trailers etc,this Event is for a Good Cause and your Support would be most appreciated,the General Public are more than welcome to come along and view the Trucks either before the Start or Back at the finish at the K&L Yard or why not come out and support the Trucks as they pass along the Route on the day,for more details contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.
Millstreet Vintage Club are hosting a Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob who was Born without Eyes,the Run is leaving the K&L Yard Millstreet on Sunday July 29th at 12 Noon and will return back to the Yard again for the Finish which will be followed by a BBQ, all types of Trucks Vintage/Classic/Modern are very Welcome to take part,plenty Room available to Park Trailers etc,this Event is for a Good Cause,Your Support Would Be Most Welcome,for more details contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.
Millstreet Vintage Club and Event Organiser Donie Lucey would like to thank everyone that took part in the Circuit of Ireland Stages Revisited Run on Sunday last,the Event was an outstanding success with 80 Cars taking part,proceedings got underway from Millstreet just after 12 Noon from where the Cars made there way through some Classic Circuit of Ireland Stages like Gortnagane,Molls Gap, Ballaghbeama and Caragh Lake which were all used on the Circuit back in 1968,the Event was a Celebration of the Ford Escorts 50th Birthday and its first International Rally win over these actual stages 50 years ago,favorable Weather conditions made for a most beautiful drive through the Scenic Cork/Kerry Countryside,before the Event began Documentation and Event Sign On was completed at the Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet with the Event finishing back at the Torc Hotel in Killarney by 6pm where proceedings were concluded after a well earned Meal following a busy day of driving,big thanks must go out to the Marshals/Bike Marshals and An Garda Siochana who kept the Event flowing smoothly,also thanks to all the people helping out at Event Sign On,and to the Wallis Arms Hotel and Torc Hotel for the use of there facilities,Millstreet Vintage Club hope everybody enjoyed the Run and look forward to seeing ye all again very soon.
There is no transmission of “Radio Treasures” on Tuesday 3rd July on www.corkmusicstation.com. Broadcasts will resume on Tues., 10th July at 9:30pm when we shall feature lots of superb music and song as well as interesting interviews at 10:00pm. We shall be referring also to recent events such as the recent Circuit of Ireland Rally Stages Revisited where lots of Ford Escorts appeared (as illustrated below) and we shall chat about the June presentation by Joe Kennelly at Millstreet Gramophone Circle (also illustrated here). The next Gramophone Circle presentation takes place on our national Culture Night on 21st September and will be given by Maurice Linehan. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
This Sunday July 1st Millstreet Vintage Club are organising a Run for the Ford Escorts 50th Birthday over some Circuit of Ireland Rally Stages Celebrating the First ever Rally Win for The Ford Escort on the 1968 Circuit of Ireland Rally, open to all makes of Classic and Vintage Cars,great Route laid on,Sign on at the Wallis Arms Hotel from 10am and leaving Millstreet Town at 12 Noon. Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873 for more details.
Millstreet Vintage Club held a most highly successful Car Run and Barbeque on Saturday Evening last,on what was a spectacularly Sunny Summers Evening the 40km Car Run started out from Millstreet at 7.00 pm and travelled firstly down through the lovely Grounds of Drishane Castle and from there moved on to some scenic countryside as it made its way up to Knocknakilla, and then over to Saint John’s Well where there was a short stop,from here it headed on to The Kerryman’s Table and on over to Kilcorney and from there made its way to the Eagle’s Nest where another brief stop was had in stunning countryside with the Run finally winding its way on to the Event finish at Moll Carthy’s Bridge Bar where a lovely Barbeque and some refreshments was enjoyed by all.The perfect weather made for a most pleasent journey which was well received by everyone who took part.
Event Organiser John P. Kelleher and Millstreet Vintage Club would like to thank the following,
Noel C. Duggan for the use of the Shop yard to park and display all the beautiful cars and also for the use of the fantastic Drishane Grounds which looked magnificent in the Summer Sunshine,the Bush Bar for the use of their premises for event sign-on and registration,Tony O`Brien Butchers for the lovely barbeque which was provided,Herlihy’s Centra and O`Keeffe’s Super Valu Millstreet for supplying some refreshments,Matthew and Noreen Sheehan of Moll Carthy’s Bridge Bar for providing and managing a great Venue for the barbeque and to Tom of TMC Photography,Sean Radley,and John Tarrant for covering the Event for the Media and capturing some great Photos. Also many thanks to the hardworking marshals who helped along the route to keep the event running smoothly and safely with special thanks to Seanie Kelleher who acted as Route Sweeper and finally to all the people who brought out their lovely motors and took part,we say a Big Thank You to Each and Everyone of You,and hopefully we see ye all again very soon. Photos Tom Corbett.
Millstreet Vintage Club BBQ Run on next Saturday June 23rd,Sign on at Bush Bar from 5.30pm to 6.45pm with take off at 7.00pm,Nice 40km Route laid on followed by BBQ at Moll Carthys Bridge Bar,Great Event always,not to be missed,All Vintage and Classic Cars welcome,for more details Contact John P Kelleher on 087 8300494