Christmas Jumper Run Thank You

The Irish Cancer Society wishes to thank everyone who supported the Christmas jumper run last Saturday. It was  great turnout with over €600 raised.
A special thanks to the Duggan family who allowed access to Drishane Estate, a beautiful place and to Milltech, Aroma Cafe, Tom Corbett – TMC photography,  and all the stewards.

Thanks so much 🤗

Best of Luck to Dromtarriffe in the Munster Football Final

Result: Dromtarriffe: 2-12(18) Beaufort: 2-13(19) 🙁

The very best of luck to Dromtarriffe today as they aim for one of the highest achievements in the clubs history by representing Cork and Duhallow in the Munster Junior Football Final against Beaufort of Kerry.

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A Superb Win Today for St. John’s GAA Club in Ovens

Delighted to receive from wonderfully dedicated Team Coach, Jimmy Murphy the uplifting news this evening.  “A great win by St.John’s at Ovens today.   A fantastic display of football and heart.   They are an outstanding bunch of Players.   The exciting score:  St. John’s 1 – 9 to Kilmurry 1 – 8 ” shared by Jimmy on text shortly after the game.  Sincere congratulations to Jimmy and the magnificent Team on being  splendidly victorious in the final.

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Maria Presents Cheque to the Irish Cancer Society

Having represented Dublin in the Final of Miss Ireland 2018 Maria created awareness for the Irish Cancer Society by running the Dublin Mini Marathon. After completing her Masters in UCC she joined Asset Management in Dublin.   Thrilled to be selected as Miss Dublin she prepared to full capacity for the mini marathon:
“Being the current Miss Dublin in this years Miss Ireland was an amazing platform and being a finalist allowed me to be a major advocate of charities special to me.    It gave me the wonderful opportunity to raise necessary funds for Irish Cancer Research .      I am so grateful to all the wonderful people who donated so generously and as a result   €5,623.00 was raised.     A massive Thank You to all who did contribute and for helping me support such a deserving cause.”

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U-16 Open with a Win!

The Community School Under 16 soccer outfit under new coach Mr O’Síodhcháin hit the ground running and began the Munster with an emphatic win at the Town park on Monday, October 22nd. Eoin Guiney had a hat-trick before the break, and scored again in the second half in a game that was never in doubt. Opponents Newcastlewest got one back at 3-0, but Guiney’s fourth meant their second was only a consolation . Millstreet now eagerly await their next game, the Munster quarter final. [1]

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When One Wins a Final One Should Celebrate!

This was the very happy scene this Saturday afternoon (20th Oct. 2018) at Christy’s Family Restaurant, West End, Millstreet as the wonderfully talented players celebrated their magnificent win in the final.  Sincere congratulations to All.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “When One Wins a Final One Should Celebrate!”

Model Toy Show in Dromtarriffe shaping up to be the Biggest yet

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.

Some Characters lined up to attend Model Show in Dromtarriffe next Sunday

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.

 

 

St. John’s G.A.A. Club’s Magnificent Win This Weekend

Sincere congratulations to Aubane’s St. John’s G.A.A. Club’s truly magnificent win in the Junior B Football Championship on Saturday night in Millstreet Town Park.  The very popular Club has members from not just Aubane and Mushera but well beyond. At the Club’s Annual Church gate Collection over the weekend not just one but two superb Cups were proudly displayed.  Trainer Jimmy Murphy had a very busy schedule on Saturday night as he made it in time following the successful outcome in the important match to be present at “The Pub” in Carriganima to present substantial cheques to both Millstreet and Macroom Hospitals (fuller pictorial report on that event later) as a result of the Annual Fun Run in Carriganima.  Since this event began a most impressive €13,000.00 has been presented to assist fundraising in the hospitals.  Here we share some 11 images from the uplifting weekend.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “St. John’s G.A.A. Club’s Magnificent Win This Weekend”

Con Walsh inducted into Athletics Ontario Hall of Fame

Last Saturday evening in Toronto, Canada, Olympic Bronze medalist Con Walsh from Carriganima, was inducted into the Athletics Ontario Hall of Fame.

“Cornelius represented Canada at the 1908 Olympic Games in London where he won the bronze medal with a throw of 48.50m. He was a Canadian Champion in 1907 in both the 56lb weight and the hammer throw and set a Canadian record in 1910 for the hammer and weight for height events. Cornelius set a world record of 4.93m in the 56lb weight for height event in 1910.” [Athletics Ontario]

His nephew Ned (from the same farm in Carriganima) along with Ned’s daughter Anne and son Michael attended as honoured guests. Michael told the guests:

“We are extremely grateful and honoured to accept this award on behalf of Con and all of the Walshs back home in Cork. We are very proud of Con’s achievements and we look forward to sharing this experience with our family and friends and neighbours when we return to Con’s birthplace of Carriganima.”

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2018 CBtoolhire.com Cork “20 International Rally

The 2018 CBtoolhire.com Cork “20 International Rally is on this weekend (Sept 29th & 30th), and on Sunday morning it will be coming close to Millstreet passing through the Mushera, Cloghoulabeg and Aubane areas for four stages (two stages run twice) on Sunday Morning. Please note that roads on the route of the rally will be closed from 8:00am to 1:30pm on Sunday, and that there will be extra traffic (spectators) on the side roads. It looks like the course is similar to last years.

Cork 20 Rally Stages 10 and 12 – From CloghoulaBeg, Lackdotia, Mushera, the Butter Road, Knocknagappul and finishing in Ballinagree.  [Road Closures [read more …] “2018 CBtoolhire.com Cork “20 International Rally”