And now we share more than 150 extra images of the historic event. [read more …] “Spectacular Opening Parade & Concert for World Mounted Games”
The Mounted Games Association of Ireland (MGAI) will host the prestigious 30th annual Mounted Games World Team Championships (WTC) for 2016 in the Milstreet Green Glens Arena, Co Cork from July 11th-15th.
Mounted Games is a branch of equestrian sport in which 31 different games are played by people of all ages, on ponies up to a height of 15hh. The Games are a true test of horsemanship, skill and speed. Mounted Games is exhilarating to watch and is a spectacle at many top international shows including the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Horse of The Year Show (HOYS) and the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS.
Impressions of Millstreet International Horse Show 2015 (above) is by ClipMyHorse.tv, the on site camera crew btoadcasting live on the internet. More videos below include an interview with Thomas Duggan, and an interview with Pat Wall – chairman of [read more …] “Videos: Impressions of Millstreet Show 2015”
Millstreet International Horse Show is upon us again and gets underway this Tuesday morning, and continues on until Sunday evening. The weather looks like being very nice for the week, so hopefully all the visitors to Millstreet will have a great week (us locals should go and enjoy it too as it’s free for all 🙂 )
Wall to wall sunshine this Bank Holiday Easter Monday for the first of the Eventing Ireland one day events – Cross Country gets underway in Drishane Castle from 1pm! The Welcome tour is on from April 2nd to 12th, taking a break tomorrow April 7th. Full details on millstreethorseshow.ie with updates and more on their facebook page.
Our own Gerladine Dennehy has been taking photos at the show for the last few days. Here are links to the photos from the first few days: Day 4 – Easter Sunday (52 photos); Day 3 – Easter Saturday (38 photos); Day 2 – Good Friday (19 photos); Day 1 – Holy Thursday (20 photos) [read more …] “Easter Monday – Sunshine and Showjumping”
Millstreet / Drishane Castle
International Horse Trials
which will be held from August 28th to 30th.
See more on MillstreetHorseShow.ie
Below is a sample of the action from the European Pony Championships:
Neil O’Connor (USA) is a USEF and FEI 3* Judge and Steward and officiates regularly at national and international shows. He has served as President or Member of the Ground Jury at many prestigious U.S. shows such as the Hampton Classic, Pennsylvania National, Winter Equestrian Festival, Washington International, National Horse Show, and the inaugural 2014 Central Park Horse Show. Internationally, O’Connor has officiated at Spruce Meadows and the Royal Winter Fair, both in Canada. A native of (West End) Millstreet, County Cork Ireland, O’Connor now resides in the U.S., and ironically he was the Foreign Judge at the 2014 Dublin Horse Show. – from the Chronicle of the Horse.
—— “Born in West End, Millstreet in County Cork, Mr. O’Connor, 33, has been involved with horses all his life, riding them and grooming them, simply because, he said, ”horses were the biggest thing happening in my town.” Mill Pearl, a horse that [read more …] “Neil named as Judge for 2015 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Finals”
There’s around 3,000 entries for this weekend’s Owners Pony and Young Riders Charity Show, in the Green Glens, Millstreet. The event has been a major attraction since it was launched 28 years ago (16th year in Millstreet), and this year is nothing different. Entry as ever is free, and the organisers are looking forward to seeing as many friends of the show as possible, both new & old.
Judge Neil O’Connor (West End, Millstreet and USA) presents the celebratory bottle to Millstreet Grand Prix Winner 2014 Thomas Ryan from Tipperary at the superbly successful Millstreet International Horse Show at Green Glens on Sunday, 17th August. Thomas (below) kindly signs his autograph for Millstreet Museum. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Throughout the week there has been a wonderful atmosphere at the Show in Green Glens. We observe a further 6 images from Friday night’s [read more …] “Joe Roche’s “Coomlogane Apache” A Very Popular Winner at Show”
This is Millstreet International Horse Show week and it starts today (Tuesday 12th) at 10:30am. Horse Trucks and Horseboxes have been rolling into the Green Glens since the gates opened yesterday morning.
We’d like to welcome everyone that comes to Millstreet this week, and hope you have a great time. There’s a record number of entries this year and schedules have been changing at this late stage to reflect this.
Hopefully the weather will cooperate. There’s a few showers forecast every day, but nothing too serious.
A visit to the Millstreet Horse Show is unmissable for the equestrian fanatic. Enjoy a day out watching the country’s best horses and riders. Admission is FREE and there is ample car parking available.
We thank Geraldine for sharing such splendid pictures with us. Let’s observe a [read more …] “Geraldine Dennehy’s Truly Marvellous Coverage of the Highly Prestigious 2014 Pony Event at Green Glens”
Let’s now enjoy some 55 more images from the wonderfully historic day when the Cross Country Equestrian Event at European level was so very beautifully and creatively presented at [read more …] “Magnificent Drishane Cross Country Event Delights Huge Attendance on Saturday, 2nd August 2014 in Brilliant Sunshine”
The Lord Mayor of Cork and Seán Kelly MEP were among those present at the Drishane Concert. Let’s now view some 160 more pictures from another historic day in [read more …] “Impressive Presentations, Exquisite Dining & A Superb Concert”
The historic occasion was so very colourful, cheerful, utterly professional and enormously enjoyable. Let’s now view some further images from the wonderfully fitting opening event to some five days of marvellous equestrian sport involving Show Jumping, Dressage in Green Glens and Cross Country/Eventing at the very beautiful Drishane Estate [read more …] “Spectacular Opening of European Pony Championships 2014 at Green Glens”
Here we share further images of the [read more …] “Holy Saturday 2014 in Millstreet”
With bright Easter weather being experienced this weekend we share further [read more …] “Good Friday 2014 in Millstreet”
A marvellous Dalmation Dog will be following the horse carriage. On Sunday we noted how similar in colouring were the very patient horse and the dog! Here we view some further images from the official launch. The fundraising is of course in aid of Cancer Research and all funds will be directed to the Cork Centre where such excellent research work is being carried out. Aghinagh Macra na Feirme will be lending very valuable support during the Drive which takes place from 9th to 19th July 2014. We recorded the launch event for LTV2 which will be broadcast soon and will give people an opportunity to hear the splendid addresses shared by such coordinators for Breakthrough Cancer Research as Orla Dolan, BSc MBS. More information will follow closer to the [read more …] “Official Launch of Charity Horse Carriage Drive from Malin to Mizen 2014”
Juvenile GAA:Minor ‘D County Football Championship Final: Castletownbere 1-15 Millstreet 3-3, Sun 10th Nov @Kilmichael
Camogie: U16 B County Championship quarter final: Millstreet) 6-13 Newtown 3-6, Nov 3rd [results] They will play St. Finbarrs or Brian Dillons in the Semi Final
U18 Quarter Final Millstreet 4-8 Barryroe 1-03, in Millstreet 29th Oct [Barryroe report]
Schools GAA: Senior C Hurling: Millstreet CS 0-9 St Colmans (Mid) 2-8, in Ovens @ 1:30pm Nov 8th
Fé 16B Hurling (1): Millstreet CS – vs Acd Mallow – Conceded by Millstreet CS, 7th Nov
Soccer: AUL 1A: Millstreet Celtic 4 Rathcoole Rovers 4, Nov 10th
AUL 3B: Los Zarcos 1 Strand Utd 1, Nov 10th
AUL 1A: Buttevant 3 Rathcoole Rovers 0, 3rd Nov
Presidents Cup 2nd Round: Los Zarcos v Richmond B (off), 3rd Nov
Athletics: At the County Senior Cross Country Championships near Riverstick, Tony Kelleher finished 19th in a time of 37:35 (plus bronze in the team section), and Donal Coffey finished 22nd in a time of 37:49 [full results] (photo right –>).
Also well done to Billy Cronin (running for West Muskerry) in the Junior section who finished 6th and will run in the All-Irelands on Nov 16th [result]
Tony Kelleher finished 6th (out of 245) and 1st in the over 40s at the Mount Oval 6 Mile on Nov 16th [results & photos]
Well done to Alan Shortt who finished the New York Marathon (Nov 3rd) in a time of 04:30:13 (bib# 53717)
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Equestrian: Congrats to everyone at Green Glens which won a bid to host the 2014 European Pony Championships [read more …] “Results & Fixtures – 11th November 2013”
News yesterday that the Green Glens Arena in Millstreet, has won the bid to host the 2014 European Pony Championships (for Jumping, Dressage and Eventing) from 16-20 of July. Two other venues were in the running: Dzonkow (Poland), and Wiener Neustadt (Austria). The decision was made at the 2013 FEI General Assembly on 4 November 2013.
Millstreet has previously hosted the Championships in 1989 and the [read more …] “2014 European Pony Championships to be held at Green Glens”
Tae-Kwon Do: At the WKU kickboxing world championships in Crete (22nd-25th Oct), Triona O’Sullivan won a team Gold, a silver in the full contact, a silver in continuous, and a bronze (U17s) [team photo] (Read about in the Corkman)
Juvenile GAA: Cork North Minor D FC Final: Millstreet II 3-11 Cullen 1-5, 27th Oct @ Cullen
Cork North U15 Football Championship S/F: Millstreet 2-15 St.Kevin’s 2-17, Sun Oct 20th in Castlemagner 🙁
Schools GAA: U14C Hurling (2): Kanturk v Millstreet CS – Conceded by Kanturk, 25th Oct
Senior C Football: Millstreet CS 2 – 12 vs Col Mhuire Buttevant 1 – 11 (AET), 21st Oct
Soccer: AUL 1A: UCC A 6-1 Millstreet, 26th Oct
AUL 3A: Los Zarcos v Waterloo (off).
Show Jumping: Up to the minute results from the Owners Pony and Young Riders Charity Show which is on the the Green Glens this weekend (25th-27th Oct)
Athletics: Watch out for the locals running in the Dublin Marathon [results]
Ladies Football: Congrats to the Millstreet girls who were part of the Dromtarriffe team that won the North Cork U16 A Football title, beating Mallow last Tuesday 22nd Oct [team photo]
Camogie: Minor C Championship Round 2: Millstreet V Clonakilty/St Colms @ Millstreet at 2pm 20th October [full fixture list] ?result?
U16 B County Championship: Millstreet v Newtown, 3rd Nov @ 12 noon [U16 Champ Details]
The sincere enthusiasm of the young participants and the wonderfully dedicated organisers is inspirational. The Show continues until [read more …] “Owners Pony & Young Riders Charity Show 2013 Opens in Splendid Autumn Sunshine and Continues until Sunday Night Celebrating 27 Years”
Once again the Owners, Pony and Young Riders Charity Show will be guests of the Duggan Family at the Green Glens Arena, their home for the last 15 years, this weekend Friday 25th October to Sunday 27th October, and they look forward to seeing as many friends of the show as possible, both new & old. It’s a great weekend for all involved, or even if just to go down to the arena and check out what’s happening. The following charities were recipients from [read more …] “Owners Pony & Young Riders Charity Show 2013”
GAA:Duhallow JAFC S/F Replay: Millstreet 2-10 Cullen 2-15 (AET), 8pm Wednesday 30th Sept in Knocknagree [Scores as they happened]
Duhallow JAFC S/F: Millstreet 3-12 Cullen 2-15 (AET), 8pm Monday 30th Sept in Knocknagree – replay on Wednesday Oct 2nd @8pm in Knocknagree.
Schools GAA:Fé 16B Hurling (1): Millstreet CS v Douglas CS – Conceded by Douglas, 4th Oct
U14B Football (3): Kinsale CS 3-10 Millstreet CS 3-10, 27th Sept
Juvenile GAA: The Tommy O’Connor, Alan O’Connor, and Connie Kelleher Cups will be held on Saturday October 12th in the Town Park
U16 Hurling S/F: Millstreet lost to Newmarket, 5.30pm Oct 8th in Rathcoole
U12 Football league Final: Millstreet lost to Doneraile, 11am Sunday Oct 6th in Castlemagner [photos]
U14 Football S/F: Dromtarriffe 2-6 Millstreet 6-14, Wed Oct 2nd @ 6pm in Rathcoole [photos]
U16 A Football League S/F: Millstreet 1-18 Vs Pobal Ui Chaoimh 0-9 in Boherbue @ 6pm 30th September
Soccer: AOH Cup 2nd Round: Millstreet Celtic 0 Lakewood Ath A 1, 6th Oct
AOH Cup 2nd Round: Rathcoole Rovers 1 Hibernians 3, 6th Oct
Millstreet Celtic’s Last Man Standing – latest tables
Rallying: The Cork ’20’ Rally was held around Millstreet last weekend. The first three home were:
1st (1) Daragh O`Riordan/Tony McDaid (Fiesta WRC) 184.108.40.206
2nd (2) Garry Jennings/Rory Kennedy (Impreza WRC) 1.50.01.4
3rd (4) Donagh Kelly/Kevin Flanagan (Focus WRC) 220.127.116.11
Full results and times from the weekend are below: [read more …] “Results & Fixtures – 9th Oct 2013”