MASS INTENTIONS THIS WEEKEND: Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Niall Kelleher, Station Road Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Mary Moynihan, Rathduane Cullen 10.15 a.m. George & Kathleen Forde, Lislehane & Willie Joe & Danny Forde, Mologhroe Millstreet 11.30 a.m. The present & past members of Millstreet Pipe Band
ANNIVERSARIES: Mary Kelleher, Minor Row; John Joe Tangney, Main Street; John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square; Margaret Healy, Murphy’s Terrace; Daniel Murphy, Murphy’s Terrace; Nora Creedon, West End; Christy Fitzgerald, Macroom Road; Nora Coffey, Macroom Road; Noreen Kelleher, Kilmeedy Lower; Ned & Nora Buckley, Mill Lane & Knocknakilla; Breda Buckley, Coolnaguillagh; Andrew Lynch, Ballydaly; Michael Mahony, Ballydaly & Millstreet; Ellen Cahill; Abby McCarthy, Minor Row & Cork; Harry Dimmock, London &Aubane. [read more …] “Parish Newsletter – St. Patrick’s Day – 17th March 2019”
It’s rare to see double decker buses in Millstreet but on Sat. 16th March 2019 a number of them were part of the transport bringing huge numbers of enthusiastic young people to Green Glens for the annual TechWorks Festival. Participants travelled from many parts of Ireland and some came from the UK also. The event commences shortly after midday and ended at midnight. The occasion was very well coordinated and security was most professional. Such was the volume of the modern music that it echoed beyond Green Glens. Clearly it was a happy and enjoyable occasion for the great number of participants. We thank Thomas, Pat and Muireann and the TechWorks organisers for permitting us to share images from the very colourful event. Click on the pictures (almost 40) to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “TechWorks Festival at Green Glens Attracts Huge Young Audience”
Maintaining a wonderful tradition at St. Patrick’s Church in Millstreet – Members of Millstreet CCÉ played a number of superb traditional airs at Mass on the Eve of St. Patrick’s Day 2019. The blessed shamrock was placed near the altar. Celebrant was Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P.. Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh go léir – The Blessings of St. Patrick to All. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Millstreet CCÉ Play at St. Patrick’s Eve Mass”
Last year’s Carriganima Parade took place in snowy conditions as illustrated in our 2018 images. It was Fr. Anthony Wickham who was Grand Marshal of the ever popular Parade. Shane McCarthy of Carriganima very kindly assisted us in video recording the wonderful event. This year’s Parade takes place on this Monday at 3pm. Everyone is very welcome. As always a mighty atmosphere at The Pub follows where many assemble. Seán Murphy, Coordinator supereme, will as usual act as MC on the day during which his commentary of the Parade is always both witty, humorous and informative. And Seán has just informed us that this year’s Grand Marshal will be the very same Fr. Anthony Wickham. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Carriganima St. Patrick’s Parade on Monday 18th March at 3pm”
Halliden (Rathcoole) On March 14th.2019 Peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family, Mary (née Twomey, Banteer) beloved wife of the late Darby and dear mother of Pat, Ellen (Dunne), Eilish (O’Leary), Marian (Kelleher), Joan (Sheahan), Angela (Linehan) and the late baby Grace, sister of Connie and the late Michael. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving family, sons-in-law Michael, Richard, Dan, John and John, her adored 17 grandchildren, nephews-in-law Monsignor Dan and Pat O’Connor, carers Helen and Margaret, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at McCarthy’s Funeral Home, Banteer. Rosary on Saturday evening at 8 o’clock. Reposing Sunday evening from 6 o’clock followed by removal at 8 o’clock to St. John’s Church, Dromagh. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12 noon followed by burial in Kilcorney Old Cemetery. May she rest in peace. [rip]
Ciara sent us the below message, can anyone help her in her search?
Hi, I’m trying to find anyone who might have a photo of the 1971 commemoration of the Clonbanin Ambush. My grandfather took part and my Dad remembers a photo was taken of the surviving IRA men including my grandfather. I’ve searched online newspaper archives but haven’t found anything.
Thank you. Ciara
Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde, and welcome to my report.
Storm Gareth is venting its feeling on the world outside as I sit to write my weekly account of local happenings. So far the weekend weather has seen wild winds, heavy sleety downpours and the thunder and lightening left many without power. So the yellow warning still exits and it would be advisable to heed its message. But there’s always hope and the sight on our web today of a mother sheep and her two woolly lambs enjoying new life in Carriganima would give rise to anybodies spirits. Buíochas le Dia.
The people of Rathmore were lucky with the weather on Sunday when they went ahead at 1.30 with their St. Patrick’s Day Parade. We will be asking for clemency in the weather also on Sunday next when its our turn to pull out all the stops in honour of our Patron Saint Patrick himself. The organising committee are working hard on their preparations but it takes every man, woman and child to give the annual event the support that it deserves.
The death has occurred on Monday 11th March 2019 of Kathleen Cotter, late of Coolagh, Newmarket, and 1 Old Coach Avenue, Liscahane, Millstreet. Passed away peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family, wife of the late Dan Joe and mother of the late infant son Daniel. Deeply regretted by her daughters, Mary O’Sullivan (Barradubh, Killarney), Catherine Fitzegerald (Killarney), Eileen Lyons (Millstreet), Margaret O’Callaghan (Millstreet), son David Cotter (Banteer), grandchildren Peter, David, Patrick, Aoife, Emma, Jennifer, Amy, Sophie, Louise and Steven, sister Joanie Drumm (Newmarket), sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing in Tarrants Funeral Home, Millstreet on Wednesday evening from 6pm to 8pm. Reception into St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Thursday for 12 noon Mass, burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery. [rip]
On Monday night (11th March 2019) the very impressive Booklet outlining the History of Millstreet Credit Union 1968 to 2016 was officially launched at Credit Union H.Q. in The Square, Millstreet. Here we share three images from the historic occasion. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
It was John O’Keeffe’s niece – Peg O’Keeffe of Drishane Road, Millstreet – who this Monday morning (11th March 2019) officially unveiled the very impressive plaque at the Bridge in Millstreet Town Park in the presence of a wonderful cross section of local people and visitors including relatives from Mitchelstown of the late Lena. Members of Millstreet Tidy Towns and Members of Millstreet Town Park were also present. Chairman of Millstreet Town Park Committee – Denis Twomey – delivered a superb speech acknowledging the amazing contribution both John and the late Lena made to Millstreet over several years. Denis Hickey and his Team had the ground and plaque placement splendidly prepared. Here we share some 18 images illustrating what a very special occasion it was – blessed, thankfully, by perfect weather conditions. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
MASS INTENTIONS THIS WEEK-END: Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. James & Nellie Corcoran, Dooneen Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Michael & Theresa Herlihy, Cahirbarnagh Cullen 10.15 a.m. Members of Cullen Pipe Band Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Mary Jo & Billy Murphy, Coole
ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. Donal O’Hare, Cloghoulamore; Seamus McCarthy, Carrigacooleen; Chris Kiely, Liscahane; Dan O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace; Denis, Theresa & Betsy Manley, The Square; Joe Garvey, Killarney Road; Kathy Twohig, Aunagloor; John O’Sullivan, Coolinarne; Kate Murphy, Flintfield; Maureen O’Keeffe, Ahane; Denis Vaughan, Newmarket; Frank Keane, Knocknagree; John & Margaret Moylan, Sally’s Cross. [read more …] “Parish Newsletter – 10th March, 2019”
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.)