National Cycling Championships

Best wishes to Nicholas J. Buckley from Millstreet, & to all The Sliabh Luachra team taking part in The Nationals in Mullingar over the weekend Also, best wishes to Ben Murphy, Sliabh Luachra cyclist (pictured in the centre below) who is representing Ireland in a 5 day stage race in Austria next week.

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Death Notice: Kathleen Hurley, Gneeveguilla

Hurley (Nee Brosnan), Lyreacorring, Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry, on Thursday August 15th, peacefully in the presence of her family and in the excellent care of the staff of Millstreet Community Hospital, KATHLEEN, loving wife of the recently deceased Con, fond mother of John, Mary (Horgan), Siobhan, Catherine (Dineen) and Tim. Much loved sister of Dermot and of the late Timothy and greatly cherished by her ten grandchildren. Deeply mourned by her family, daughters in law; Eithne & Fiona, sons in law; Donal & Colm, her sisters in law; Eileen & Sr. Genevieve, her brother in law; Br Walter, her nieces & nephews, her kind carers, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Reposing in St. Brigid’s Funeral Home, Gneeveguilla on Sunday, August 18th, from 5pm to 8pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Holy Rosary, Gneeveguilla. Requiem Mass on Monday (August 19th) at 11am, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Donations if desired to Millstreet Community Hospital. [rip]

Every Success to Fisherman Supreme Luke O’Donoghue

As Fisherman Supreme, Luke O’Donoghue, presently competing in the World Youth Fly-Fishing Championships in the Czech Republic. His father, Billy shared two images of Luke with the Irish team preparing for the historic event.  The O’Donoghue Family wishes to express sincere thanks for the enormous support extended by the Millstreet Community and beyond for the wonderfully talented Sportsman Luke.  Every success to Luke and his Irish Team.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) 

Luke is pictured 6th from left.
Luke is pictured 2nd from left.

[read more …] “Every Success to Fisherman Supreme Luke O’Donoghue”

Death Notice: Eugene Winters, Kanturk

On August 13, 2019 peacefully in the presence of his loving family and under the tender and loving care of the staff of Kanturk Community Hospital, beloved husband of Marie (nee O’Byrne, West End,  Millstreet) and loving father of Liam, James, Iris (Sheedy) and Rita (Callan). Deeply regretted by his loving family, dearest grandchildren, brother, sisters, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends. May he rest in peace.

Reposing at Graces Funeral Home, Kanturk on Thursday from 6pm followed by removal at 8pm to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kanturk. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon, followed by burial afterwards in the adjacent cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Kanturk Community Hospital. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. [rip]

Tractor Run based from Aubane Community Centre in aid of Millstreet Pipe Band on next Sunday August 18th

Sunday August 18th : Tractor Run based at Aubane Community Centre in aid of Millstreet Pipe Band and Remembering Johnny Hickey Former Chairman and Founding Member of Milllstreet Vintage Club and Member of Millstreet Pipe Band,
Meeting from 11am at Aubane Community Community Centre and Departing at 12.30pm to make it’s way to Ballinagree Vintage Show and Family Fun Day.

All Vintage and Modern Tractors very Welcome on the Day.

For Details Call Bernard Crowley on 087 7924406.

All Ireland Football Final Tickets Draw

St. John’s GAA Club are offering you a chance to win a pair of stand tickets for the All-Ireland football final.

This could be your chance to witness a historic 5-in-a-row for the Dubs, or, Kerry stopping them, or to see the two local lads playing in the Minor Final.

Tickets are only €5 each and can be got from any Club members or contact 0877668669 / 0879103891

“Radio Treasures” Now On Air on Cork Music Station until 11pm

“Radio Treasures” tonight (Tuesday, 13th August 2019) places focus on a broad selection of excellent songs and music from Irish Traditional to Classical to Country & Western.   And we visit our audio archives for some very special gems also.   All this and much more tonight on Cork Music Station .   Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore.  We remember our Faithful Departed.   And we chat about such a variety of topics as 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.  One may also email us on millstreetmuseum – Happy Listening!  Click on the image to enlarge.  Click here to tune into tonight’s Show.  See lots more images below.  (S.R.)

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Now On Air on Cork Music Station until 11pm”

Aubane Coffee Morning in aid of Marymount Hospice Cork at Aubane Community Centre on next Saturday 17th

Saturday August 17th : Aubane Bi Annual Coffee Morning in aid of Marymount Hospice Cork at Aubane Community Centre hosted by John, Noreen and Gobnait Kelleher on next Saturday 17th August commencing at 10.30am.-1.30pm,All Welcome.

Eily’s Report – 13th August

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde, and welcome to my report.

Its all systems go here in Millstreet today as we head  into a feast of equestrian events. Starting tomorrow Wednesday, August 14 to 18 with the Millstreet International Horse Show (cs12) Followed close behind by the Millstreet International Horse Trials.starting three days later. And we’ve already had a head start with our Nick Pomeroy winning a first at the Dublin Show last week, with Clara Alala.

Entries for this weeks event are up 20 percent on last year and will bring contestants from New Zealand, Canada ,USA, Great Britain and Ireland,to name but a few. Already the mega Horse Carriers are thundering into town on their way to the mighty Green Glens where there is stabling for up to two thousand horses and  hundreds of places for their carriers. Many of them comprising of luxury accommodation for their owners.

So please get ready to give them the customary Millstreet welcome. Hang out your flags to greet the visiting countries . Well done to those who have already painted their places and put up window boxes and keep the town litter free.The extra seating around the town adds an air of hospitality and ease  to the whole scene.

There is great need for accommodation so please if you have some to offer ring the office at the Green Glens 029 70800 or stick up a B&B sign for all to see.

And be ready for more of the same when the Millstreet International Horse Trials kicks off the Wednesday of next week.The World Class Events Course at Drishane will swing into action for this prestigious event. Please go along to these International events and as usual. Admission is free throughout.

We wish the Duggan Family God’s Blessing,  fair weather and every success with this mega undertaking.

So go along and give this great venture your full support and the good news is that admission is free throughout.

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Mass on Clara Mountain in May 2000 & Plaque Unveiling

Millstreet Museum Society  and Millstreet Website Team very much appreciate the wonderfully uplifting generous response to our recent Church Gate Collection in Millstreet.   The €2, 275.98 + €50.00 will greatly permit us maintain the two important local resources….meeting the costs (re the website) of web server and domain name….and (re Museum) the costs of insurance, heating, lighting and ongoing development.   Special thanks to Millstreet Community Council and Millstreet Local Lottery for splendid support.   And to those who contributed from abroad and who have direct Millstreet links – grateful thanks to All.   One may assist anytime throughout the year by using our dedicated Bank Account the number of which is: IBAN – IE22 BOFI 9058 0334 0531 43 & BIC – BOFIIE2D.

And so to our most recent delving into our Visual Archive of Millstreet Museum.   The date is 21st May 2000 when hundreds of people climbed (or were transported on the back of Tony Healy’s Tractor!) Clara Mountain marking the 50th Anniversary of the placement of the original Cross on Clara Mountain in 1950.   Mass was concelebrated in the presence of Millstreet Pipe Band and a wide cross section of people from near and far.   It was Tadhg O’Driscoll who unveiled the official stone plaque.   Here we share some 24 images from the truly historic occasion.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Mass on Clara Mountain in May 2000 & Plaque Unveiling”

Truly Wonderful Victory for Nicholas at 2019 Dublin Horse Show

Sincere Congratulations to Nicholas Pomeroy and his horse Claragh Olala on winning the highly prestigious 5 Year Old Young Event Horse Championship at the 2019 Dublin Horse Show.  And Patrick celebrates the superb victory by wearing the very appropriate cap!  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.) [read more …] “Truly Wonderful Victory for Nicholas at 2019 Dublin Horse Show”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter Sunday 11th August 2019

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email:  <email>
10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom Masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS: Nora E. Hickey, Ballinlough & Millstreet;   Virginia Linehan, Domahoe.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Florrie & Nannie O’Donoghue, Lackabawn Ballydaly
9.00 a.m. Peter Dudzik, Poland
Cullen      10.15 a.m.          Helena Herlihy, Knockane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Michael O’Sullivan, Rathduane

Anniversaries: Kate O’Driscoll, The Square; Mary Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Rita Hickey, West End; Mary Todd, Canon O’Donovan Centre; John D. Murphy, Inchileagh; Hugh Kelleher, Killowen; Connie Kelleher, Lackabawn; Humphrey O’Donoghue, Aubane; Denny Hickey, Gortnacreeha; Batt & Julia Cronin, Knockduff; Maurice & Mary O’Donoghue, Caherbarnagh & Coventry.  [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter Sunday 11th August 2019”

End of an Era for Tarrant’s Bridge Bar

On behalf of Mairéad, Stephen, Jack, Éoin, Áine and most importantly Davy, we would like to thank all of our customers for the loyal support you have shown us over the last 14 and 1/2 years.
We will be closing our doors on tomorrow Sunday @ 9pm.
Wishing you all the best for the future from all at Tarrant’s.
We would also like to wish Humphrey and the Healy family all the best in his new venture.

[read more …] “End of an Era for Tarrant’s Bridge Bar”

Every Success to Darragh Cashman and Luke Murphy

Millstreet G.A.A. wishes the very best to 

Darragh Cashman, Luke Murphy & The Cork Minor Football Team

in the

All-Ireland Minor Football Semi-Final

Cork 4-12 Mayo 1-13

3pm, Saturday August 10th (today!), in Croke Park

(watch the match on the TG4 Player)

[read more …] “Every Success to Darragh Cashman and Luke Murphy”

Death Notice: Virginia Linehan, Dromahoe

The death has occurred of Virginia (Vir) Linehan (née O Sullivan), Dromahoe, Dromagh, Cork. On August 6th 2019, passed away peacefully at the Mercy Hospital after a short illness surrounded by her loving family, Vir, beloved wife of the late Pat and sister of the late Francis and Alfred, dear mother of Mary (Doody), Gail (Lowe), John, P.J and Irene (Duggan), sons-in-law Declan, Georgie and John, daughters-in-law, Angela and Linda, her adored 10 grandchildren and great-granddaughter Sophia, dear sister of Irene (O’Gara), Brenda (O’Sullivan), Marie (Dunlea), Theresa (Sr Coleman). Deeply regretted by her sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Lying in Repose at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet (P51 XF86) on Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. Reception into St. John’s Church, Dromagh (P51 W983) on Friday for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. HOUSE STRICTLY PRIVATE PLEASE. [rip]

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service


The Irish Blood Transfusion Service

would like to thank all who contributed to the running of this Clinic.

101 Donors attended our Blood Donor Clinic in Millstreet GAA Hall

This generosity and commitment to helping others is very much appreciated.

The precious gift of Blood brings life and hope to our hospital patients and their communities.

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club Notes

The Fermoy Cycling Club Hennessy League finished on Tuesday night last, with SLCC riders faring well in the overall league standings. Well done to Fermoy cycling club who ran the 10 week league – no mean feat.

The trip to Errigal, Co Donegal was undertaken last weekend with 8 SLCC juveniles taking part in the International four stage race over the bank holiday weekend. With entrants from Scotland, Isle of Man, England Belgium and all over Ireland this is the most competitive under age racing in the Irish Calendar. The 4 stages consisted of two road stages, a Time Trial and a Criterium. Well done to all our competitors who completed the weekend – under 12 Nicholas Buckley, Keenan Dennehy, Kate Murphy (Overall General Classification 3rd ) Under 14 Amy Fleming, Dinny Murphy, Aidan Morley and Darragh Dennehy and Under 16 Ben Murphy (photos below).

The final round of the Kerry County League is underway Thursday next in Tralee. This is quickly followed by the Irish Nationals in mid-August due to be held in Multyfarnham, Mullingar so a busy few weeks ahead.

Training for both Juveniles and Adults continues this week.

[read more …] “Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club Notes”