Results from the race are on the Gneeveguilla Page
Simon Chodziesner is an Australian running from Mizen to Malin. Covering about three quarters of a marathon each day, he arrives in Millstreet tomorrow from Ballingrary, and is off again the following morning.
Simon is raising money for two charities close to his heart:
Friends of Letterkenny General Hospital – the local hospital where Simon’s Donegal family have been well cared for over the years, and the Friends of LGH Onconolgy Bus.
… continue reading the full article “Running Mizen to Malin”
Clara keeping her dad on his toes last Friday night at the fun run in Kanturk – photo by TMC Photography
Millstreet Athletic Club would like to thank everyone who supported our road race on Friday night from the sponsors, stewards and the local Gardai to all the runners and walkers. It was lovely to see so many people in the town and along the route. It was a great success and a very enjoyable evening. Thank you to Geraldine Dennehy for the excellent photography.
Willie Neenan Memorial Road Race
One Day to Go
Walkers start at 7.30pm
Children must be accompanied by an adult
The Annual School Sports
Millstreet Town Park
Monday 22nd June
10.30am – 2pm
Millstreet Athletic Club
will hold their
Millstreet GAA Hall kitchen
4th February 7pm- 7.30pm.
Training for juveniles will commence on Tuesday 17th February in GAA Hall at 7pm.
Training for adults takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm.
Millstreet Athletic Club
Friday 30th January
We extend sincere congratulations to Billy Cronin, a multi-talented Student at Millstreet Community School who has recently achieved amazing successes in the All Ireland Cross Country Championships. Billy indicates:
“In the All-Ireland Athletics Championships in the u18 6000m race I won an All-Ireland Silver Medal representing Cork and an All- Ireland Silver representing Munster (23rd November 2014 in Dundalk). On Sunday, 7th December in Santry, Dublin in the u19 6000 meters I won a Gold Medal representing Munster.“
Millstreet is very proud of your achievements Billy …. We shall have to keep an eye out for future Olympic possibilities! (S.R.)
Millstreet Athletic Club News
Over the past month Millstreet Athletic Club has been represented at the Munster Cross Country Championships held in Tipperary, Clare and Carrig na Bhfear
by Emma Lehane, Donal Bourke, Donnacha Murphy, Orla Buckley, Caoimhe O’Leary and Dan Bourke.
The club recorded great results in all age groups and are delighted that Caoimhe O’Leary will represent the club and county at National level in the All-Ireland cross country Championships in Dublin next weekend in the Girls U15 race.
It is a fantastic achievement for Caoimhe and we wish her the very best of luck and also to Billy Cronin of Knocknakilla who will also be representing Cork in Dublin next weekend.
Harry Coher was a legendary athlete
Against Ireland’s best with success he did compete
As the wild mountain hare is quite as fleet
The first of the great cross country runners of Millstreet
Old memories remain as a source of joy
By old timers i heard many stories of him as a boy
As children they remembered Harry Coher in his prime
He was indeed a legend of his time … continue reading the full article “Harry Coher”
I only knew Mushera’s Paddy Keeffe as a very old man
He was then in the twilight of his long life span
The physical wear of time on him did show
With a cane’s assistance he was walking slow
Ireland’s best two mile hurdler when in his life’s prime
Though this is going back many decades in time
Few in Ireland could match it with him on his day
The best of Mushera Valley of him one can say … continue reading the full article “Mushera’s Paddy Keeffe”
Well done to Caoimhe O’Leary, Orla Buckley and Donal Bourke who represented Millstreet A.C. in Two Mile Borris, Co Tipperary on Sunday at the Munster A Cross Country Champships even ages.
Caoimhe came home in 36th position and 12th girl to represent Cork, followed by Orla in 47 position and 16th girl to represent Cork in the girls U14 race in a field of over 80 runners. Donal finished in 58 position and 15th boy to represent Cork in boys U12 in a field of over 120 runners.
Great results at such a high level.
Our club will also be represented at the Munster Uneven ages in Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co Clare on 9th November next and we wish them all continued success in representing the club for the remainder of the season.
The club is starting a training session on Wednesday nights 7-8pm in Millstreet Town Park for anybody over 18 who wishes to take up running. We are especially looking for people who are just starting out and want to get fit for the winter months. All welcome.
We would like to extend our congratulations to the Millstreet footballers, their trainers and all those involved who won the County Championship on Saturday night. It was a fantastic achievement and we wish them continued success at Munster level.
Well done to Caoimhe OLeary, Orla Buckley , Donal Bourke, who competed in Two Mile Borris In Co Tipperary
It was a great day again for members of Millstreet Athletic Club who competed at the County “B” cross country championships in Castlelyons today bringing home two individual medals and three team prizes.
Jamie Kelleher made it look easy when he won the boys U11 race leading his team home in 2nd position. The team was made up of Donnacha Murphy who finished 9th, Patrick Kelleher and Tomas Cronin. Emma Lehane came home a comfortable 2nd in girls U11 with her team coming home in 3rd position. Her team mates were Brianna Gallaghue-Murphy, Caoimhe Murphy, Aoife O’Connor, Holly Sheehan, Cathy Buckley, Muireann Cronin and Katie Linehan.
Girls U9 also came home in 3rd position, the team was made up of Aoife Casey who finished 9th, Ciara O’Sullivan, Maeve Buckley, Rebecca O’Sullivan, Ellen Cronin and Madison Gallahue-Murphy.
Also representing the club were Eimear O’Leary, Jenny Kelleher, Emma Moynihan, Sara Linehan, Eanna O’Mahony, Diarmuid Cronin, Patrick Cronin and Daniel Buckley.Dan Bourke also competed in the Novice race.
Next week the club will be represented by Dan Bourke, Donal Bourke, Emma Lehane, Orla Buckley and Caoimhe O’Leary who are travelling to Tipperary to compete in the Munster Even ages. We wish them the very best of luck. [full results]
Another great day for the club at the Cork Master and Juvenile uneven age cross country at Conna. Donal Bourke finished in 5th position and he will go on to represent Millstreet and Cork at the Munster Even ages in Tipperary and Uneven ages in Clare in the next few weeks. Our girls U15 team came home in 3rd position which was another great result. The team was made up of Caoimhe O’Leary 11th, Orla Buckley 12th, Emily Ring 22nd and Shannon O’Sullivan.
The club was represented by Tomas Cronin, Jamie Kelleher, Patrick Kelleher, Donnacha Murphy, Ethan Walsh, Ian Buckley, Eanna O’Mahony, Diarmuid Cronin, Patrick Cronin, Aoife Casey, Ellen Cronin, Maeve Buckley, Rebecca O’Sullivan, Ciara O’Sullivan, Madison Gallahue-Murphy, Aoife O’Connor, Brianna Gallahue-Murphy, Emma Lehane, Muireann Cronin, Holly Sheehan, Katie Linehan, Eimear O’Leary, Jenny Kelleher, Emma Moynihan, Dara O’Shea, Sara Linehan,. Dan Bourke also represented Millstreet in the Master event.
Next Sunday we will travel to Castlelyons for the “B” championships
GAA: Nevin Cup Q/F: Millstreet 7-11 Castlemagner 3-4, Fri sept 26th at 8.15pm
Junior A Football League Grp. 1: Castlehaven vs Millstreet, 27th Sept [fixtures]
Junior A Hurling League, Doheneys v Millstreet, 5pm 28th Sept in Dunmanway (w/o to Doheneys)
Duhallow Junior B SemiFinal: St.John’s v Boherbue, 6th Oct abandoned due to an injury to a Boher player
Rallying: The Cork ’20’ took place last Saturday and Sunday on the roads around Millstreet, and was based in the Green Glens. It was won for the fourth time in a row by Darragh O’Riordan. [Full results] [all articles / photos / videos]
Athletics: Well done to all the Millstreet ladies that did the Cork Mini Marathon. At the front of the race were two ladies with Millstreet connections – Michelle Finn (2nd in 21:50) & Martina Kiely (4th in 22:56) [results]
Minor C Championship: Barryroe 3-8 Millstreet 3-9 [report & photos] into the semis
Juvenile GAA: Rebel Óg County Minor ‘B’ Hurling Championship Semi Final: Millstreet 3-9 Kilbree 2-14, Sat 27th in Kilmichael @ 2.30pm
U12 Hurling League Semi: Newmarket 5-9 Millstreet 2-8, 28th September
U16 Hurling League: Newmarket 3 11 Millstreet 2 09, 29th Sept
U15 ‘A’ Football C’ship FINAL: Miillstreet 4-5 Doon Rovers 3-7, Wed 8th Oct @ 8.15pm in Knocknagree [details]
U15 ‘A’ Football C’ship County Semi: MILLSTREET v CANOVEE, Sat 11th Oct @ 3.30pm in Millstreet
U16C Hurling:DLS Macroom v Boherbue CS, 13:30 10th Oct in Millstreet, ref Denis Hickey
U16C Hurling: MICC Dunmanway v Millstreet CS, 13:30 10th Oct in Kilmichael
U14C Football (2): Millstreet CS v Rossa College, 13:30 10th Oct in Millstreet CS
Senior C Hurling: 13:30 Millstreet CS v North Monastery CBS, 17th Oct
Senior C Football: North Monastery CBS v Millstreet CS, 13:30 24th Oct
Soccer: Aul 2: Blackpool Celtic 2 Rathcoole Rovers 3, 10.45am Sun 5th Oct
AUL 3B: Los Zarcos 3 Coachford 3, 10.45am Sun 5th Oct
AUL 1: AUL 2: Rathcoole Rovers 1 Ballincollig 3, Sat 27th Sept 3pm
Ladies Football: Congrats to Chloé Collins who won an All Ireland U16 medal with Cork as they beat Dublin 4-7 to 2-7 in the Final in Tullamore on Saturday Aug 30th [see more]
GAA: Duhallow Junior Football Final: Millstreet 2-13 Knocknagree 1-11 🙂 [Timeline of the match] [photos from the match] [photos from the victory parade]
The quarter final of the county is scheduled for Saturday Sept 20th. Their opponents from Imokilly still haven’t played their quarter finals :/ (1st Sept) … now they’re down to 3: Glenboyer, Castlemayrtr, and Aghada (7th Sept)
Juvenille GAA: Fe16 A Peil Championship: Knocknagree 2-12 Millstreet 2-7, 18th Aug
U12 A League Grp2: Ballyhooley 8-4 Millstreet 3-6, 23rd Aug
Minor ‘B’ Hurling C’ship QF: Millstreet 3-13 V Clyda Rovers 2-8, Thur 21st Aug, in Castlemagner
Minor ‘B’ Hurling C’ship Semi: Millstreet 2-14 Kilara 4-7, Wed 27th @7pm in Killavullen [Kilworth match report]
TaeKwon-Do: Well done to Fergal O’Connor of Millstreet TKD Club won bronze in Full Contact and bronze in Continuous in the under 17s /65 kg section at the WKU Kickboxing Worlds in London on Aug 29th.
Athletics: Well done to the Millstreet AC athletes who ran the Gneeveguilla AC 1 mile race on Aug 26th: Donal Burke U12M 6:07,Orla Buckley U14F 6:20,Maeve Buckley U10F 8:01,Shannon Burke U10F 9:10, Brandon Burke U10M 11:09, Dan Burke M40 11:10 [results]
AUL 1: Millstreet Celtic 1 Blackstone Rovers 6, 31st Aug
AUL 2: Rathcoole Rovers 3 Leeview Ath 3, 30th Aug
AUL 3B: Los Zarcos 0 Tower FC 2, 31st Aug
Cycling: There was a big crowd for the second Tour of Sliabh Luachra was held last Saturday (30th Aug). [photos]
Rallying: The Centenary Cork ’20’ was launched at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Saturday August 30th [see the photos and details]
Bowling Kilcorney (31st Aug): Tadhg Creedon bt Shane Collins 2bwl €900: Tadhg Creedon bt Donal Cullinane 2bwl €300 [full results]
Competing for Gneeveguilla in the M2 section, Eileen won the Discus with a throw of 27.94 (PB), the Hammer with a throw of 26.49 (PB), and was edged into 4th in the Shot Putt with a throw of 8.04.
Here are the rest of the Gneeveguilla AC medals:
- 4x100m: gold in a time of 57.25 (also champions in 2012 & 2013)
- High Jump: Bronze for Anette O’Brien 1.25m
- 100m: M1 silver for Elaine Cronin 14.22; M2 Gold for Annette O’Brien 14.37
- 200m: M1 silver for Elaine Cronin 29.47
- Long Jump: M1 gold for Elaine Cronin 4.63m (PB); M2 gold for Annette O’Brien 4.17m
- Shot Putt: M1 gold for Jennifer Walsh 7.98m; M1 Bronze for Elaine Cronin 6.61m
- Discus: M1 Gold for Jennifer Walsh 20.24m [see the Gneeveguilla AC photos]
Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club
is hosting a
on Friday evening the 29th August at 7p.m.
at Teach Isogáin, Rathmore.
This is in conjunction with the Tour of Sliabh Luachra (cycle event) in memory of Willie Reen and Paud O’Leary which will take place on Saturday 30th August.
All proceeds in aid of the Rathmore Branch of Friends of Children of Chernobyl and the Cork Simon Community. Cost – €5 per person or €10 per family.
Our 10km Willie Neenan Memorial RoadRace was a great success on Friday night. We thank everyone for supporting our race and to all our helpers. Thanks to our sponsors too and the Gardaí without whom it would have been a very difficult event to organise. Delighted to say Millstreet Athletic Club won the first prize in the womans team category made up of Frances Ring, Sheila Tarrant, Maeve O’Sullivan and Maura O’Keeffe. It was great to see so many locals competing and I’m sure everyone was delighted with their results. Keep up the training. Thanks so much and a special thank you to Geraldine Dennehy for the photographs. – Maeve O’Sullivan
Congratulations to Brendan O’Sullivan who won medals at the Special Olympics Ireland Games which were held in Limerick over the weekend. Brendan won gold in the 1500m, and silver in the 3000m (more photos below)
A huge congrats to Tony Kelleher who yesterday broke the national over 45 record for 800m, with a time of 2:00.03, taking nearly two seconds off the old record, at the Munster Senior & Masters Track and Field Championships at the CIT track. Tony is originally from Minor Row, and is now an active member of Togher AC in Cork.
see more on Cork Running
A huge congratulations to Aoife Casey who finished 3rd U9 300m and to Jenny Kelleher who finished 2nd U12 80m at the County B Track and Field Championships recently held at CIT. They both ran great races and were delighted that their hard work paid off. Well done girls.
Also representing the club were Patrick Cronin, Louise Lyons, Shauna O’Connor, Taragh Casey, Ian Buckley, James Buckley, Daniel Buckley, Eanna O’Mahony, Aoife O’Connor, Jamie Kelleher, Donal Bourke, Jason Carroll, Conor Casey, Sean Linehan, Emma Lehane, Muireann Cronin, Cathy Buckley, Clara O’Keeffe, Maeve Buckley, Ciara O’Sullivan and Rebecca O’Sullivan.
Also well done to Emma Lehane who represented the Club at the Munster Track and Field Championships in Ennis recently.
Camogie: Congrats to Alanna Barry who brought home a National League medal with the Cork Senior B team who defeated Down by 1-12 to 2-6 in Clane.
Commiserations to Kate O’Keeffe, who has been starring for the Cork Minor A Camogie team but unfortunately lost the All Ireland Final Replay to Limerick last Saturday. Kate scored 3-1 in the drawn final, and 1-3 in the replay
Well done to Kate O’Keeffe and the Cork Minor A Camogie team who won the Munster title beating Tipperary on a score of Cork 7-12 Tipperary 6-11. Kate scored an important goal when Cork were under pressure in the first half, in a match where Cork were behind for most of the match, but scored 1-5 without reply at the end of the match. [team photo] (11th May in Latin Cullen)
Minor Camogie League Final: Millstreet lost to a very good Bishopstown team by just 2 points (11th May)
GAA: JuniorB FL Grp 2: Millstreet 1-15 Lismire 0-4, 6th May 8pm
KCU JAHL: Dromtarriffe 0-6 Millstreet 1-17, 07/05/14 19:15
Ducon Cup: Millstreet 0-8 Cullen 1-7, 9th May 8pm
KCU JAHL: Kilbrin 3-15 Millstreet 2-9, 11th May 2pm
County Junior B Championship: St.Johns GAA Club 0-8 Russell Rovers 2-1, 11th May
U12 A Hurling League Grp2: Killavullen 3-2 Millstreet 0-2, 8th May
Minor A Football League: Millstreet 4-14 v 1-15 Knocknagree, 2nd May
01/05/2014 U14 C Hurling League Grp 2: Croke Rovers 5-5 v 2-6 Millstreet
30/04/2014 U16 A Football League Group 1: Millstreet 7-16 v 2-4 Knocknagree
26/04/2014 Minor B Hurling League Grp 2: St Marks 2-13 v 2-10 Millstreet
22/04/2014 U12 A Football League Grp1: Millstreet 4-8 v 3-4 Mitchelstown Red
AUL 1A: Richmond 5 Millstreet Celtic 0, May 20th
AUL 1A: Waterloo 4 Millstreet Celtic 1, May 18th
AUL 3B: Los Zarcos 0 Ballincollig 4 – May 4th
AUL1A: Rathcoole Rovers 2 Dunbar Celtic 0; Waterloo v Millstreet Celtic (off) – May 4th
AUL 1A: Dunbar Celtic 8 Millstreet Celtic 3, 10th May
AUL 1A: Waterloo 8 Rathcoole Rovers 0, 11th May
AUL 3B: Ballinhassig 0 Los Zarcos 2, 10th May (Goals: Timmy Keane & Mark Neville)
Millstreet Celtic’s Last Man Standing – Latest Standings
Boxing: All-Ireland Girls 1 Championships this weekend (10th / 11th May) in the National Stadium, Tallaght
Semi Finals (Saturday 10th May):
39kg Chantelle Spencer (Golden Cobra) beat Linda Desmond (Rylane) 3-0
44kg Megan Lehan (Rylane) beat Kelsey Geraghty (Neilstown) TKO2
54kg Chloe Barrett (Rylane) beat Megan Kellitt (Kilanny) 3-0
66kg Lauren Casserly (Riverstown) beat Emma Flanaghan (Rylane) 3-0
Finals (Saturday 17th):
44kg Doreen Coogna (Tolerton) V Megan Lehan (Rylane)
54kg Chloe Barrett (Rylane) V Kaci Rock (Bray) [results & draws]
Athletics: Congrats to Donal Coffey who finished the Rotterdam Marathon recently in an unbelievable time of 2:35:11 [results]
Also well done to Andrzey Chomicz who did the Belfast Marathon in a PB time of 3:42:41 [results]
Well done to all the athletes at the Cork Juvenile Track & Field Champinships. The one medal winner was in the U18 400m 2nd – Billy Cronin [Results for Boys / Girls] [Photo of some of the Millstreet Juvenile Athletes]
Well done to Padraig Moynihan of West Muskerry AC on winning the silver medal in Munster U16 pentathlon in Waterford Regional Sports Centre on May 5th 2014 [results]
Rallying: Rally of the Lakes: Denis Moynihan from Ballydaly won the Historic Section of the Rally,its a counting round of the Prestigious European Historic Rally championship and attracted entries from all over Europe. Mark Falvey was running in second place in this section as well until he retired on Sunday.
Denis Moynihan / Gerard Conway – 1st in the FIA Historics.
Colin & Liam Moynihan – 10th in the National section [national results]
Mark Falvey/*Diarmuid Lynch retired in stage 11 of the Historics [historics results]
[ Rally Review ]
Road Bowling: Kilcorney:PJ Murphy bt John O’Sullivan l/s
Above we meet Chris Murphy and Denis McSweeney before the race. Now we view the enthusiastic athletes after returning from the 7km climb and run to Clara Mountain on this Easter Sunday evening. Congratulations to the dedicated Organisers of … continue reading the full article “Very Successful Clara Mountain Run 2014”
This Sunday (April 20th) sees the return of Irish Mountain Running Association run up (and down) Clara.
The race begins at 7pm at the Presbytery on the Clara Rd. Meeting beforehand for entry and registration at 6:30 in the GAA Hall.
The race begins on Claragh Rd (just opposite the carpark) heading south. After about 800m, take a sharp left (around the grotto) onto a narrow road, and after another 600m, take a right turn onto a path going through the forest. This path zig-zags up through the forest, until you go over a stile on your left that exits the forest. You now follow the path keeping the forest to your right, until you go through a gate on to the open mountain. You are now on a narrow path that … continue reading the full article “Clara Mountain Race – Easter Sunday”