5th Year students going to Lourdes at Easter – thank you for your support with fundraising

Thanks to everyone who supported the fundraising efforts of 5th year students from Millstreet Community School – Caoimhe O’Leary, Emma Brady, Michelle O’Riordan and Sarah Bourke.  They will be travelling with the Irish Pilgrimage Trust as helpers for a week-long pilgrimage during their Easter holidays.  As a result of your support they have been able to cover the travel/accommodation costs for their trip (€670/person).  Thank you!

Wonderfully Colourful Rathmore’s St. Patrick’s Parade on Sunday

One of the many excellent participating groups in the Parade – This is Shrone N.S. with a superb presentation – one of the winning entries in fact on Sunday 10th March 2019.
The Millstreet Parade Judges arrive.
Pictured on the Parade Reviewing Stand in Rathmore.  Click in the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)  Many more pictures of the Parade to follow later in the week.

Unveiling of Special Plaque at Town Park Bridge on Monday

Everyone is welcome to the unveiling of a special plaque at the Bridge in Millstreet Town Park on Monday, 11th March 2019 at 10:30 a.m..  The Plaque is dedicated to John O’Keeffe and the late Lena O’Keeffe in recognition of their magnificent contribution to Millstreet Tidy Towns Association and to Millstreet Town Park over many years.  Our picture shows John and Lena photographed in 2006.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

John & Lena O’Keeffe pictured at West End, Millstreet on 18th July 2006.

 

Thanks for supporting Lourdes Table Quiz

Many thanks to everyone who supported the Table Quiz which took place in The Wallis Arms on Friday 1st February.  A total of twenty-nine teams took place, which was fantastic.  There was a wonderful array of raffle prizes, including those sent by Patrick O’Leary from Kentucky (USA).

A total of €1600 was raised.  This money will go towards the travel and accommodation costs of four 5th year students from Millstreet Community School who will be travelling to Lourdes as helpers with the Irish Pilgrimage Trust at Easter.  They are: Caoimhe O’Leary, Sarah Louise Bourke, Emma Brady and Michelle O’Riordan.

“Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00 Features Updates Galore

Our 10pm interview tonight on Cork Music Station will whet the appetite for next week’s full feature on Millstreet Vintage Club’s most successful Event in aid of Cork Simon Community – we chat with Chairman of MVC Donie Lucey.   And also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore.  We thank Eily Buckley for her much appreciated mention in her Regional Report of our weekly programme.  And we chat about the many items illustrated below.   Click on the images to enlarge.  Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074.  One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening!

Hugely successful MIllstreet Vintage Club Event for Cork Simon Community

Dietitian Niamh O’Connor of Cork Nutrition Consultancy pictured with Librarian Grace Tangney following a truly splendid talk at Millstreet Library during which excellent advice and tips were shared.
A section of the capacity audience present for the magnificent programme at Millstreet Gramophone Circle given by Eithne O’Keeffe of Boherbue (third from left). Dermot Kiely of Cullen (on right of Eithne) will present in Millstreet on Fri. 15th Feb. 2019.

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