New Clara aerials have arrived

Our local television channel continues to provide an increasing variety of features. Those yet to be broadcast include the production of a typical “Cork Evening Echo”, a special sequence from the recent 50th anniversary of the death of the renowned Seán Moylan. During that historic day in Kiskeam we got to meet and interview the Minster for Justice, Equality and Law Reform – Mr. Brian Linehan, T.D… as well as many members of the Moylan Family. We shall be recording a Christmas special within a family home for transmission over the festive season. We were delighted to join the celebrations for the All-Ireland winning Céilί Band …the Allow …. in Freemount. World Snooker Champion, Ken Doherty, was given a royal welcome to Rathmore Community Centre on Thursday, 15th November where this very approachable national sports hero also gave LTV2 an uplifting interview with Brendan Murphy on camera.

[read more …] “New Clara aerials have arrived”

Millstreet Scor (pre 2007)

This is an archive of Millstreet Scór news before 2007 (all pictures are at the bottom)

Scór News
by
John Tarrant

Homepage
Sucess in Duhallow and County Scór

Millstreet swept to a double success in the Co. Scór Sinsir Finals in Ovens. A Set dance team of Gretta Lane, Elaine Cleary, Daphne O’Connor, Ciara Hickey, Sinead Flahive, Laura Lynch, Daniel Roche and Shane O’Riordan performed the Sliabh gCua set to regain county accolades. Millstreet added a win in the question time from a team of John Tarrant, Liam Flynn and Pat Sheehan.
Also competing for Millstreet was Jerry Doody in recitation while Jerry teamed up with Cian O’Mahony in novelty act.
Millstreet enjoyed success in the Duhallow Scór na bPaistí Finals hosted in the Edel Quinn, Kanturk . Taking victory in the set dancing were a team of Aine McAulliffe, Leanne Murphy, Jessica Duinne, Kate Buckley, Conor Twomey, Darren Kiely, Patrick Cotter and Oisin Murphy. The team will compete in the County final in the Eire Og GAA Pavillion, Ovens on next Sunday in a programme underway at 2.30pm
[read more …] “Millstreet Scor (pre 2007)”

Kilford 1 Keim 2

KEIM F. C.by Finbarr O’Riordan

Kilford 1  Keim 2

Keim collected 3 points this Sunday in a close affair. Kilford had the better of the 1st half and took the lead halfway through. Keim were unlucky not to score through Ciaran Patton who went close with a shot.

In the 2nd half Keim started to control the game with good passing and Alan Burton, James Broxton, Ger Lenihan all had efforts saved. Neil Corkery was fouled just outside the box and he picked himself up to take the free kick and dispatch it to the net. With 15 minutes remaining Keim piled on the pressure and Kieran Murphy had an effort well saved. With time running out James Broxton put a ball into the Kilford box and the clearance fell to Finbarr O’Riordan who found the net with a shot that went in off the post. Keim finished out the final minutes to collect the points.

Team:

Denis Kelliher, Sean Fahy, James Cronin, Ciaran Patton, Finbarr O’Riordan, Ger Lenihan, James Broxton, Diarmud Corkery, Donal Corkery, Neil Corkery, Alan Burton.

Subs; Kieran Murphy, Matthew Twomey.

Kilcorney Calling

by PAT GOLDEN

Welcome to Kilcorney calling which will take a look at the life and times of Kilcorney and it’s people. We hope that over time the news and stories on this page will give people from Kilcorney at home or around the world the chance to read and see the many and varied activities that take place in our Community. A word of thanks to all at Millstreet.ie for giving us space on their website. If you have any ideas or views on this page why not give a call on www.millstreet.ie.

As we go into the new year lets take a few minutes to look back at the year that was in Kilcorney. The year began with the children of 5th Class of our National School preparing for their trip to Spain. The trip in conjunction with the Schola Project took place at Easter and was a wonderful experience for all concerned.

Minister of State Bat O Keeffe came to Kilcorney to turn the first sod on a new Sheltered Housing Development. The builders then moved in and the development is now in an advanced stage. This project will cost over 1 million euro with further plans for the forthcoming year. Cork County Council undertook a major upgrade of all local roads and later in the year a major upgrade of the village itself. The village got a new lighting system, new footpaths, and the carpark was tarred and lined. The overall cost of this was well in advance of half a million Euro.

Kilcorney has now been approved under the Clar Project for a set of solar power flashing lights for the village. These will cost over 10,000 Euro.

Work has also been completed on the driveway to the Church and around the church itself bringing it in line with the village itself. This work was undertaken by the Parish.

The last Sunday in May saw the annual fundraiser for the local river developments. This group over the past number of years have sat down river walks and leisure amenities and as the year came to an end news came through of a further allocation of 25,000 Euro from IRD Duhallow so we can expect to see even more improvements in the year ahead.

June saw the Annual Kilcorney Feis which is now almost 100 years old. The Feis is now being run by the Kilcorney Community Council with the help of the local National School.

June also saw the pupils of our National School get their holidays and by the time they came back in September and by the time they came back in September there were 2 new teachers on board. We wish best of luck to Christine O Shea and Noreen Nagle and we warmly welcome to our community Con Meade and Mairead Roche.

In August another major fundraiser took place at Moll Carthys Bridge this time to raise money for Rathcoole Lady Emma Harte who was fundraising for the Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Later in the month on a fine Friday Night mass was celebrated in our local graveyard a time to remember and to pray for all those people who have worked so hard down through the years to make Kilcorney what it is today.

In September the Community Council embarked on a major redevelopment of our Local Community Gym. This gym has been one of the great success stories over the past few years and with the financial backing of IRD Duhalllow has now been updated with new equipment and new shower rooms.

Later in the year the 50th Anniversary of the foundation of the Local Pioneer Association was marked with a Mass and a reception afterwards in the Community Centre. This was a very special occasion for a group of people who received Gold Pins marking 50 years unbroken membership of the Pioneer Association and also those people who received their Silver Pins marking their 25 years of unbroken membership.

Recipients of Gold Pins were Margaret Twomey, Michael O Callaghan, Joan Twomey, Ita Sexton, Michael Twomey, Paddy Leader, Christine Kelleher, Shiela Cremin, Timothy A Lane, Andrew Cremin, Bridie Cremin, Mary Linehan, Joan Tarrant, Catherine Buckley, Hannah Sheehan, John O Sullivan and Peggy Horgan.

Recipients of Silver Pins were Mary Curtin, Eileen Buckley, Hannah Mary O Riordan, John Buckley, Tim Buckley, Denis C O Sullivan, Marion Buckley, Delores Burke, Pat Golden, Martina Golden, Ned Tarrant, Majella O Donovan, Elizabeth O Connell and Sheila O Sullivan.

The Community Council AGM also saw major changes with long time servants Mary Cotter and Peg Dennehy stepping aside but however their vast experience will not be lost to the community as they have taken up positions with the Sheltered Housing Association.

As you can see from above it has been the year of “the spend in Kilcorney”. Our thanks go to all the state, semi-state, and local bodies for all the work and money that they have put into Kilcorney over the past year.

The end of the year is also a time of sadness for many families who have lost loved ones over the past year and our prayer is that those families will find comfort and peace in 2006.

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Stained Glass Window of Oliver Plunket

Oliver Plunket (East Aisle – first window on left up from door): St. Patricks Church, Millstreet

Oliver Plunket (1625-1681) was appointed archbishop of Armagh in 1669. The special cross he is holding in his left hand is a patriarchal or archiepiscopal cross. He was one of only two Catholic bishops in Ireland at that time and as a result he had a huge work-load – within the first few months of his appointment, he confirmed 10,000 people. He had good relations with the Protestant clergy and gentry. However, the panic caused by the false allegations of Titus Oates in 1678 resulted in his arrest. He was charged in Dundalk with plotting to bring 20,000 French soldiers into Ireland. He was imprisoned in Newgate in England until 1681. There was no basis whatever for the allegations brought against him but he wasn’t given time or opportunity to defend himself. He wrote a most interesting letter from prison a few days before his execution: “Sentence of death was passed against me on the fifteenth. It has not caused me the least terror or deprived me of even a quarter of an hour’s sleep. I am as innocent of all treason as the child born yesterday. As for my character, profession and function, I did own it publicly, and that being also a motive of my death, I die most willingly. And being the first among the Irish, I shall, with God’s grace, give good example to the others not to fear death. I expect daily to be brought to the place of execution where my bowels are to be cut out and burned before my face, and then my head to be cut off.” This is the barbaric death he suffered in Tyburn on 1st July 1684 – it is indicated in the lower part of the window. When this window was made, Oliver Plunket was “Blessed” but he was canonized in 1976 and his feast is on 1st July.

(The inscription at the foot of the window reads: “Erected to the memory of Denis and Margaret Crowley of Millstreet by their son Cornelius. 1944”)

by Msgr. M. Manning, P.P., V.G.

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The stained glass window was made by Clement Watson & Co of Youghal, one of three Watson windows in St.Patrick’s Church [ref]

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The stained glass window  was erected by Cornelius D. Crowley (1879-1972), of Finnstown House, Lucan, Co Dublin, Roscrea, Co Tipperary, and originally from Coole House, Millstreet. He was anxious to be remembered in his native Millstreet, and so in 1944 erected this window (and another at the same time) to his parents, Denis and Maria Crowley, in Saint Patrick’s Church, Millstreet, in 1944.

“At that time, Finnstown House was the home of my Great Uncle Con and Great-Aunt Hannah. Cornelius D. Crowley (1879-1972), of Finnstown House, Lucan, Co Dublin, and Roscrea, Co Tipperary, was originally from Millstreet, Co Cork. He was one of my great-uncles, a brother of my grandmother, Maria (Crowley) Murphy (1882-1953) of Millstreet, Co Cork.
For many years Con Crowley was a director of the Roscrea Meat Company with his brother Jeremiah D. Crowley of Wallstown Castle, Castltownroche, Co Cork – the other directors included Robert Briscoe TD and G Fasenfeld. After World War II, Con Crowley” – by Patrick Comerford

CULLEN and DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION

CULLEN and DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION

1979 – 2006

Annual Sponsored Weigh in.

The grand finale of our Annual Weigh in was on Monday Mar. 20th, when a large number of participants eagerly awaited the announcement of the winners in the different categories. They are as follows:-


Weight Loss; Ladies – 1st Mary Buckley, Rathcoole, 31 lbs.
2nd Julianne Daly,Clongeel, 21 lbs.
3rd Eileen Murphy, Shanacknuck, 19 llbs

Gents – 1st Patrick Fleming, Renasup, Gneeveguilla 32 lbs.
2nd Pat Hickey, Nohovaldaly, Rathmore 31 lbs.
3rd Con O’Keeffe, Banteer 24lbs.

Money Collected:- 1st Mary O’Brien, Carrigaline, € 770.00
2nd Pat Hickey, Nohovaldaly, Rathmore € 700.00
3rd Nora Ryan, Ard Mhuire, Rathmore, € 500.00

Total Money collected: – €14,000.00. Total Weight Lost :- 1,206 lbs.

Trophies were presented to all the above winners.

Many thanks to all our wonderful participants, sponsors and all who contributed in any way to the success of this annual event.

Special mention is merited by Hannah O’ Connor who has just completed her 10th year looking after and guiding the popular aerobic classes and whose contribution to the success of the Weigh-in is immense.

Our talented musicians never let us down, we know we can always depend on Kathleen O’Keeffe, Marie Casey, Finbar Murphy, Seamus Buckley and towards the end we were joined by the Linehan Family and friends from Millstreet.

Special mention was made of the late Alice O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy when her recent death was referred to. She was a true friend of the Association from the beginning in 1979 and always supported the many fundraising functions and events that are ongoing. Her pleasant smile and her warm hand of friendship will be sadly missed from all these events. Sympathy was extended to the O’Sullivan Family who are so actively involved in the Association. May she Rest in Peace.

The origins and history of:

Cullen & District Friends of the Handicapped

For decades past parents and families of mentally handicapped children had soldiered alone to care for their special children. With the advent of Community Care and community involvement in all aspects of Christian living, group at local level would be of tremendous benefit to everyone involved. Inspired by the wonderful work being done by other enthusiastic groups in outlying parishes under the auspices of Cork Polio, the wheels were set in motion for a new initiative in this respect.

Officials from Cork Polio and General After-care Association were invited to attend the inaugral meeting which took place in Cullen Community Centre (The Old Technical School) on April 10th 1979. Attendance by the local community exceeded all expectations which was very heartening indeed. Cork Polio officials present were John Birmingham, John Teegan, Con Dennehy and Mrs Dennehy. They presented a very informative programme consisting of an introduction talk by John Birmingham followed by a slide presentation showing the work being done by Cork Polio in the care of the mentally handicapped.

A local committee was formed. The first elected officers of the newly formed “Association for Parents and Friends of the Mentally Handicapped” were as follows:

President : Fr Tom Pierse, C.C, (Cullen)
Chairperson : Geoff O’Sullivan
Vice Chairperson : Kit Hickey
Secretary :Brendan Murphy
Assistant Secretary :Peg Murphy
Treasurer :Mary O’Sullivan
Members included :Peggy O’Riordan, Kathleen O’Sullivan, Phyllis O’Connor, Margaret
Goulding, Eileen Murphy, Margaret Fitzgerald, Therese Murphy,
Bridgit Hickey, Sean & Nellie Murphy, Sean O’Sullivan, Noreen
Dennehy, Mary Forde and Nora O’Connor.

MAJOR FUNDRAISING EVENTS

THE OLD-TIME THRESHING:

Having established the existence of a compact committee and a much larger support group, it was decided to plan a major fundraising event. Many ideas were proposed, but the final choice was an old time threshing and vintage exhibition, which became known as “The Gala Harvest Afternoon”

SPONSORED WEIGHT LOSS:

The Sponsored Weight Loss is the greatest fund raising event that we have each year. No. 1 is is most enjoyable where all participants meet on the first night to join up, they are weighed by Dr Pat Casey, Millstreet. Each person is given a card showing their weight on the night and after a little chat with the Doctor their ideal and target weight is also written on the card. They are then weighed every Monday night and their cards are marked by Dr Casey. It is quite easy to know how each person is doing because Dr Casey being a very jolly man asks for a round of applause for those who have lost weight .
Each night before they are weighed, the participants have the opportunity of taking part in an Aerobics Class. For those not interested in Aerobics but who like dancing, can dance to Polka sets or any other dance while shedding the pounds.

Our aim is to build a respite centre for the handicapped. We have purchased a site in Cullen with the money collected by our participants.

The Maid of Millstreet

The Maid of Millstreet

By Con “Poet” Ahern

As performed on a recent LTV2 show by Jerry O’Riordan, Ballinatona
.
It was on a fine Summer’s morning,
And I going to Drishane for some lime.
The birds in each grove sang most charming,
Sweet nature being all in its prime
When a nice looking bright looking fair one,
Per chance on my way I did meet,
Her beauty enticed me completely,
She’s that lovely nice Maid of Millstreet. [read more …] “The Maid of Millstreet”

The Famed Millstreet Website

Millstreet Town has it’s own World wide web site few dreams like that come true
And for that Web-master Hannelie O Connor credit is only due
A great achievement for her and for her back up team
Though lot’s of honest effort goes into this ‘twould seem.

.
To Millstreet migrants living around the World their Hometown web site is a marvellous thing
Photographs of familiar faces from the past nostalgic memories to them bring
The old friends may have visibly aged but time on none do wait

And on each and every one of us there is a use by date.
.
John Tarrant keeps us well informed on sports and the G A A
And Eily Buckley keeps us up to date on the local happenings of today
And Sean Radley ‘In passing’ to the recent local deceased due respect pay
The present is linked to the past ’tis always been that way.

.
They are Hannelie’s main back up team as well there are many more
Who help to bring the news from Millstreet to many a distant shore
And what better way for any Duhallow migrant than spending half an hour at night
On a nostalgic visit to the famed Millstreet Web site.

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Read  more of Francis Duggan’s Poetry on http://www.dreamagic.com/poetry/duggan_37.html or http://www.dreamagic.com/poetry/duggan.html

European Juggling Convention July 2006 Videos

I was wandering around the internet (as you do) and found a few video’s done by people at the EJC. If you didn’t make it to the juggling, then here’s a flavour of what they were up to. It may look easy, but it’s really very hard!!!





and finally, a really good one!

added 2016:

Aubane Notes September 2007

By John F. Kelleher

Bereavements:

We extend our deepest sympathy to the families, relatives and friends Michael O’Shea Ballinagree, Jim Coleman Millstreet, Tim Twomey Cloughlamore, Nora Twomey Lackabawn, Neily O’Leary West End Millstreet, Michael Joe O’Herlihy Knocknagree.

Ar dheis De go a raibh a namam dillis.

Birth:

Congratulations to Gillian & Raymond Gilbourne on birth of their baby boy Patrick Xavier.

[read more …] “Aubane Notes September 2007”

Presentation to Batt O’Keeffe TD

The Aubane Historical Society (AHS) organised a local launch of its latest publication and presented a copy to Minister of State, Batt O’Keeffe TD. It is called “Fianna Fail and the decline of the Free State” by Brendan Clifford and is dedicated to Jack Roche.

Jack Lane of the AHS welcomed all and apologised for the short notice. He explained the background to the publication and that it was a continuation of the story published by the AHS in Sean Moylan’s memoir and dealt with developments after the war over the Treaty and the coming to power of the first Fianna Fail government.

He was pleased to have a Government Minister present because the Government’s decision to open the Bureau of Military History archive and their decision to also make available the records of the successful applications for War of Independence pensions should be acknowledged. This involves making available tens of thousands of invaluable documents – primary sources of information. This was a great contribution to the study of Irish history. Disputes and disagreements are inevitable but all should accept that maximum information is the key to a proper understanding of our history. The essential requirement for settling disputes and disagreements is very simple – let’s have all the facts. The Government have helped greatly in this.

It was dedicated to Jack Roche in recognition of the great work he was doing for all aspects of Irish culture and history, locally and nationally. He had been a supporter of the AHS’s work for many years and helped ensure its successful publishing efforts in the early years through the support of IRD Duhallow.

Jack Roche said it was a most worthwhile publication and dealt with a contentious period in our history which has been by and large ignored. He discovered quite a lot that was new to him. He emphasised the lack of history as a subject in our current education curriculum. This was deplorable and he hoped it would be rectified. The work of the AHS was filling a vacuum.

Batt O’Keeffe recalled his previous visit to the Aubane Community Centre about two years ago when he discussed the tourist potential of the area and the development of the Butter Road. He was glad to see the recent improvements in the road.

It was very appropriate to dedicate this book to Jack Roche who personifies all that contributes to a vibrant rural society. He embodies the spirit of those who fought for our freedom in his idealism and the practical projects he has initiated in a variety of areas.

He liked the way that the AHS had recorded local history and also put it in a national context. The material was sometimes challenging and controversial but independent thinking was very important when it comes to the study of history. This latest book dealt with a period that he was particularly interested in.

He noted the strong tendency of immigration in the ‘Celtic Tiger’ years and he saw the challenges of creating strong communities.

“One of the means by which our new citizens can become part of us is to share with them our own history, our own unique stories from our own unique places” he said.

It is unfortunate and regrettable that the men and women of the Independence struggle are sometimes denigrated today. A publication like this helps to set the record straight by showing the difficult – almost impossible – choices they all had to face and it thereby tries to be fair to all concerned.

*“Fianna Fail and the decline of the Free State” by Brendan Clifford published by the Aubane Historical Society is available at Liam Russell’s in Cork, Wordsworth’s in Millstreet, Philips in Mallow, Kanturk Bookshop and Macroom Bookshop.

MILSTREET TOWN PARK

The Town Park Committee continue to make improvements to this very valuable amenity over the last few years. The concentration was in upgrading the football pitches and installing a first class children’s playground. A half mile circuit of cinder track is the most used area. The latest venture of pathways, landscaping, fences and a lovely water feature will add to the beauty of the area.
At times three matches are playing at the same time. Millstreet is very lucky.

All these improvements needed a large amount of funds: Our thanks to all who participate in our local Lotto, to the great help we got from The National Sports Lottery Fund. I.R.D. Duhallow funded our improvements in the past and it is with this help we are in a position to carry on our present attractive feature.

(John O’Keeffe – Millstreet Town Park Committee)

Heritage Information Trail

On Sunday 27th August, IRD Duhallow hosted a Heritage Information Trail on the side of Mushera mountain in conjunction with the National Heritage Week. It was unfortunate that the timing clashed with a number of other events in the area, but all the same a nice but truthly interested group showed on what was a lovely sunny afternoon. It was a really simple but effective idea to stop at a local place of heritage, discuss, and move onto the next one. We visited the Kerrymans Table and Jack Lane talked about the Butter Road, it’s past history, it’s current working role and it’s role for the future. From there we moved to St Johns Well where Monsignor Manning and Jack Roche talked about it’s history, importance and a few stories of its past. Then onto the Country Park where Donie Howard led the group through the walk that remembers people of local and national importance, and the effect they had on the area. Finally, enough of the history and there were plenty of refreshments provided in the visitors centre of the Country Park.

Thanks especially to Helen O’Sullivan who organised and and sponsored the day on behalf of IRD Duhallow.

*Monsignor Manning, John Kelleher and John Sheehan listening to Jack Lane
*Jack Lane talks about the history and the hopes for the future of the butter road.
*Some of the intestered audience on what was actually a lovely sunny day
*Jack Roche from IRD Duhallow who organised the information trail
*Jack Lane spoke about the origins of St Johns Well and also the other two wells on the mountain. There were other stories of interest told also.
*Donie Howard speaking in the Country Park
*Jack Roche outlining the achievements and importance of TK Whitaker

LTV2 Programme 60

Swift uplifting reaction to LTV2 Millstreet going global! Historic milestones on a website are rare but we certainly have reached one of our most significant milestones on www.millstreet.ie with the transmission of programme highlights from LTV2 Millstreet – our community based and non-commercial local television channel. All this development began several months ago when Hannelie O’Connor, John O’Riordan (Church Street) and Michael Cashman (Tullig) met at Millstreet Museum to discuss the possibility of LTV2 web transmission. I was privileged to be at that meeting and could not fail to be utterly impressed by the inspiring enthusiasm of all three people. And what a fruitful result has emerged! Presently we are linking with YouTube and sharing highlights of Programme 60 (first transmitted in November 2006). Provided that you have Broadband the transmission is fast and clear and is shared in ten-minute segments. Our intention is to provide John O’Riordan with a master disc of our weekly programmes at weekends. John will then arrange to place highlights of the programme of the previous week on our website for global viewing. The LTV2 team expresses sincere thanks to Hannelie, John & Michael for according us (all on a dedicated spontaneous basis) this truly amazing opportunity which will allow global viewing. We especially invite our web viewers to email us at <email> indicating where they are viewing the web transmission and also encourage them to comment and make constructive suggestions which may be incorporated in future programmes. Already a phone call from G. O’Meara (renowned photographer), Mallow who logged into the new LTV2 link on our website….clearly very impressed with the standard of studio and on-location camera work as well as with the studio presentation! LTV2’s Seán Murphy even feels that he will receive job offers when his “cooking skills” will be seen worldwide! Do watch out for a special Summer Transmission at the end of July when our focus will be on the FICC World Camping & Caravanning Rally being held in Millstreet 18th – 29th July 2007 (Seán Radley reporting for LTV2Millstreet)

Aubane Notes June 2007

By John F. Kelleher

Deaths:

We extend our deepest sympathy to the families, relatives and friends of the following who died recently Hannah Lane Aubane, Nora Mary O’Mahony Cockhill, Marie O’Riordan Tullig, Paddy O’Callaghan Farran, Nora Mullane (Nee Kelleher) late of Aubane and Lee Road Cork and Julia Mary O’ Donoghue Kilmacrane.

Ar dheis De go a raibh a namam dillis

HB Ice Cream Sunday:

Aubane hosted its second HB Ice Cream Sunday on Sunday the 27th May, in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. It proved to be a huge success with a considerable amount €1050.00 rose on the day for Down Sydrome Ireland. The main organisers of this event were Kathleen & Jerry Kelleher. The afternoon commenced at 2pm and finished at 4pm at the Aubane Community Centre. It was great to see such a large attendance on a beautiful summers day. A special word of thanks to the following who gave generous contributions on the day – Denis Kelleher Haulage, Sean Kelleher Electrical, The O’Riordan Family and Tim Lehane Roofing Contractor. Entertainment was provided in the form of music and song by Breda Moynihan, John O’Sullivan Tullig of Duhallow Bouncing Castle provided a bouncing castle inside! A special thanks to the above mentioned provided their services free of charge. And of course there was more than enough ice cream to go around too. Thanks to all for supporting this worthy cause. Well Done to Kathleen & Jerry.

On Holidays:
It was great to see Frank Egan (nee Kelleher) late of Mushera and now Canada holidaying in the local area

Fr James Sweeney receives the Lord Mayor’s Civic Award

More than 500 guests witnessed Cork’s Super Six Citizens being honoured in
Cork City Hall on Thursday, 17th May 2007. All six received the Lord
Mayor’s Civic Awards at this highly prestigious and historic ceremony.
Among the six was Fr. James McSweeney (a native of Tooreenbawn
and who is a Curate in Ballyvolane in Cork) whose positive message in his
preachings was especially emphasised. “In recognition of his outstanding
leadership at Community and Parish level and his dedicated fundraising
efforts” read the citation presented to Fr. James by the Lord Mayor of Cork,
Cllr Michael Ahern. The Aubane Community were delighted to see one of their own receive such a well deserving and prestigious award. This is not the first award that Fr James has received an Award for his excellent work that he does. Well Done Fr James.

The Mc Sweeney Family Toorenbawn receive a very prestigious Award from Bothar.

On Monday, 21st May 2007 at the Commons Inn in Cork, Peter Ireton, CEO of
Bóthar and Jeremy Meehan of Bóthar’s Cork Office co-ordinated a very special
evening of celebration in honour of the McSweeney Family, Tooreenbawn,
Millstreet (especially paying tribute to Gerard and his brother Fr. James)
in acknowledgement of their superb work for Bóthar over the past number of
years. In attendance also were many other families whose wonderfully
dedicated work for Bóthar received richly deserved high praise. For Fr.
James it had been a very busy week having addressed a very large audience
following his acceptance of one of the Lord Mayor’s Civic Awards at Cork’s
City Hall on Thursday, 17th May 2007. On behalf of the Aubane Community I would to congratulate the Mc Sweeney Family on receiving such a very prestigious award.

Batt O’Keeffe TD in Aubane for Presention

The Aubane Historical Society (AHS) organised a local launch of its latest publication and presented a copy to Minister of State, Batt O’Keeffe TD on Saturday 12th May 2007. It is called “Fianna Fail and the decline of the Free State” by Brendan Clifford and is dedicated to Jack Roche.

Jack Lane of the AHS welcomed all and apologised for the short notice. He explained the background to the publication and that it was a continuation of the story published by the AHS in Sean Moylan’s memoir and dealt with developments after the war over the Treaty and the coming to power of the first Fianna Fail government.

He was pleased to have a Government Minister present because the Government’s decision to open the Bureau of Military History archive and their decision to also make available the records of the successful applications for War of Independence pensions should be acknowledged. This involves making available tens of thousands of invaluable documents – primary sources of information. This was a great contribution to the study of Irish history. Disputes and disagreements are inevitable but all should accept that maximum information is the key to a proper understanding of our history. The essential requirement for settling disputes and disagreements is very simple – let’s have all the facts. The Government have helped greatly in this.

It was dedicated to Jack Roche in recognition of the great work he was doing for all aspects of Irish culture and history, locally and nationally. He had been a supporter of the AHS’s work for many years and helped ensure its successful publishing efforts in the early years through the support of IRD Duhallow.

Jack Roche said it was a most worthwhile publication and dealt with a contentious period in our history, which has been by and large ignored. He discovered quite a lot that was new to him. He emphasised the lack of history as a subject in our current education curriculum. This was deplorable and he hoped it would be rectified. The work of the AHS was filling a vacuum.

Batt O’Keeffe recalled his previous visit to the Aubane Community Centre about two years ago when he discussed the tourist potential of the area and the development of the Butter Road. He was glad to see the recent improvements in the road.

It was very appropriate to dedicate this book to Jack Roche who personifies all that contributes to a vibrant rural society. He embodies the spirit of those who fought for our freedom in his idealism and the practical projects he has initiated in a variety of areas.

He liked the way that the AHS had recorded local history and also put it in a national context. The material was sometimes challenging and controversial but independent thinking was very important when it comes to the study of history. This latest book dealt with a period that he was particularly interested in.

He noted the strong tendency of immigration in the ‘Celtic Tiger’ years and he saw the challenges of creating strong communities.“One of the means by which our new citizens can become part of us is to share with them our own history, our own unique stories from our own unique places,” he said. It is unfortunate and regrettable that the men and women of the Independence struggle are sometimes denigrated today. A publication like this helps to set the record straight by showing the difficult – almost impossible – choices they all had to face and it thereby tries to be fair to all concerned.

*“Fianna Fail and the decline of the Free State” by Brendan Clifford published by the Aubane Historical Society is available at Liam Russell’s in Cork, Wordsworth’s in Millstreet, Philips in Mallow, Kanturk Bookshop and Macroom Bookshop.

Confirmation & Communication:

Congratulations to all those in the Aubane area who received their communication or confirmation recently.

A Warm Welcome:

I would like to extend a very welcome to Mary & Bernard Crowley and Michael & Marie Fitzgearld who have taken up residence in the Aubane Area.

Aubane Social Club Summer Day Trip :

The Aubane Social Club will this year head for the Beara Peninsula for their Summer Day Trip in early August this year. Anyone who interested in coming along on the day can contact myself at 029 – 70719 for information or any member of the Aubane Social Club.

The Aubane Website Link:

The Aubane Community Website was set up over a year consisting of the History of Aubane, Aubane School, St John’s Well, Places of Interest around the Aubane Area, Aubane Community News and Photographs of the various events that were held during the year. The Link can be seen by logging on to the Millstreet Website www.millstreet.ie under the Aubane Community News. If anyone has any pictures or articles relating to the above that they would like to contribute please forward them to myself John F. Kelleher.or Michael Cashman. The Aubane Social Club email address is <email>

St John’s Well:

The Annual Mass will be celebrated at the well on Monday 25th June at 8.00 pm, the Chief Celebrant will Bishop Bill Murphy Bishop of the Diocese of Kerry. The year the mass will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Erection of the Stations of the Cross St John’s Well is certainly looking splendid at the moment now that trees have been felled, the Stations of the Cross can be visibly seen now from road. The area where the trees once stood has now been landscaped and is really a beautiful recreational area. . Everybody is Welcome.

Graduation:

Congratulations to Katrina Kelleher Aubane, who graduated recently as a guard at the Garda Training College in Templemore, Co Tipperary.

So until the Autumn I hope you all enjoy the Long Summer!!!

Aubane Notes May 2007

By John F. Kelleher

Bereavements:

We extend our greatest sympathy to the families, relatives and friends Casey Tom Kelleher late of Tullig and England and Tony Dineen Donoghmore.

Ar dheis De go a raibh a namam dillis.

Births:

Congratulations to Rosario & Edward O’Sullivan Cloughlabeg and Blarney on birth of their baby girl and also to Tim & Irene O’Mahony (nee Mc Carthy) Cloughlabeg & Flintfield on the birth of their baby girl Elizabeth

Engagements:

Congraulations to the following couples who announced their engagements recently – Aidan Creedon Mushera & Fiona Cooney Ratchoole

Breeda Moynihan Lackadota & Denis O’Rahilly Lyre.

[read more …] “Aubane Notes May 2007”

HB Ice Cream Sunday at Aubane Community Centre

by Gerard McSweeney

Aubane hosted its first HB Ice Cream Sunday on Sunday the 21st May, in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. It proved to be a huge success with €1000 being raised for this very worthy charity.

The main organiser of the day was Jerry Kelleher, who put in tremendous effort into organising that everything went smoothly. The afternoon commenced at 2pm with Ice Cream and refreshments being served to a large gathering of people who braved the bad weather elements to support this very worthy charity.

There was a great atmosphere around the centre, with music and singing being provided by Breeda Moynihan. Breeda, who is part of the Diamond Sisters band gave a great exhibition of music and song for over two hours. Breeda gave her time free of charge, which was very much appreciated.

There was also a bouncing castle, which provided huge entertainment for all the young people. John O’Sullivan from Tullig, Millstreet provided this Bouncing Castle to Jerry, free of charge. This was also a very generous gesture.

Brian O’Leary gave of his artistic talents free of charge also with face painting for the kids. Thanks to Brian, John and Breeda for their wonderful gestures. Thanks also to all who helped in the background to keep the day running smoothly.

Everybody both young and old enjoyed their afternoon out. A special thanks to everyone who turned out in such great numbers and contributed in such generous fashion. It was one miserable Sunday afternoon weather wise, but the people of Aubane and surrounding areas have provided a ray of hope, for all involved with Down Syndrome Ireland.

An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern stops in Millstreet

bertie2 by Fionn2006.An Taoiseach Berti Ahern passed through town this evening about 4:30pm on his way between party functions in Macroom and Kanturk. He was greeted in the square by Fianna Fáil party members, and the general public. He had a brief word with some of the locals, a quick interview with LTV2, shook everyones hand, but was swiftly on the road again, because he was running late for his kanturk function.

His stop is only seven weeks after Enda Kenny visited Millstreet where he visited the school. He was also doing some pre-election campaigning around Cork North-West.

Maybe it’s the first time in a while where the political powers that be actually think that we’re important to them. It’s probably because the constituency lines for Cork North-West have been changed for the upcoming elections, and it’s rearing up to be a real dogfight.

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Aubane Notes January 2007

By John F. Kelleher

Deaths:
We extend our greatest sympathy to the families, relatives and friends of the following who died recently Joan Buckley Peak, Coachford and late of Knocknakilla, Nora Corkery Ballyvourney, Neily Collins Drishane Road, Marion O’Callaghan Mc Carthy Mc Carthy’s Bar and Noel Hartnett Clara Road. Ar dheis De go a raibh a namam dillis

Marriage:
Congratulations to Margaret O’Sullivan Cullen and Eugene Barrett who were married on Friday 29th December 2006.

Annual Christmas Party
The Annual Mass and Senior Citizens’ party took place on Friday 14th December in the Aubane Community Centre recently and was well attended by the local people. The Celebrants at the Mass were Monsignor Michael Manning and Fr James Mc Sweeney helped by a group from the Millstreet Church Choir. Following the mass, the party was held and patrons were entertained by a group from Ceomhaltas Ceoltoirí Eireann who played music and sang, and were joined by people from the crowd who gave renditions of their own songs. Many thanks to everyone that helped to make sure it was a thoroughly enjoyable night especially The Millstreet Choir, John A. O’Sullivan, Ceolthois Ceoltoiri Eireann and to all the Aubane Social members who helped out on the night.

Christmas Morning Climb
The Christmas morning tradition of walking up a Mushera mountain took place again on Christmas Day Morning. This year the Sponsorship Proceeds of the climb were in aid of The Courtmacsherry Lifeboats Fund and the purchase of a Defibrillator for the use of the Aubane Community and the Surrounding, which will be stored in the Aubane Community Centre in Aubane. At 10:30am the first group headed off from St John’s Well, while more were tackling the slightly easier route up along the wire by the Millstreet Country Park. It was a beautiful fresh morning, but we could see what lay ahead of us, the dense fog on top of the mountain. A small flock of sheep seemed the only other things moving. So after about an hour of moving uphill at our own pace, we got to the top at about 11:30. There was already a few dozen hardy souls plus a few dogs at the cross before us. By the time everyone had landed in the next half an hour, there was over One Hundred and Fifty or so cheerful souls on top. After a few photos’ and a good long chat, we we headed back for base, and the warmth of Christmas Dinner. A special word of Thanks to Sean Murphy who filmed the climb which was shown on LTV2 on Christmas Day Night and also Thanks to each and everyone of you who climbed the Mountain on the day.

Christmas Crib
Well done to Fr. James McSweeney on the beautiful crib, which he erected near his home in Ballyvolane, Cork over the Christmas period. People admired it from near and far. This year the proceeds of the crib are going directly to the St Patrick’s Church Restoration Fund in Millstreet. I also invite you to check out www.todayismygifttoyou.ie. The website is checked out by thousands across the world each day. A new photo is updated each day with a short thought for the day.
The website is checked out by thousands across the world each day. On behalf of Aubane Social club, we would like to thank him for attending the various functions in Aubane over the Christmas period.

Santa Claus Visited Aubane:
On Sunday 17th December Santa Claus visited all the boys and girls at the Aubane Community Centre. Santa arrived in great syle in a chauffeur driven Ford Cortina after his sleigh broke down just outside Aubane. It had been over Twenty years since Santa last came to the Aubane Community Centre and he received a warm reception from the crowd. He met all the children there and got notice of what they all wanted for Christmas! They all got a early gift from santa,and were asked to be good, and were delighted with themselves.
There was also an bouncy castle and biscuits and teas for everyone. Thanks to all the people that helped and to our Club Member Jerry Kelleher who put the day together, and especially to Santa who took the time out of his amazing schedule to be with us for a few hours. Also Thanks to the local Businesses who sponsored the day – William Kelleher Kitchens, Sean Kelleher Electrical, Sean Barrett Electrical, John O’Sullivan Bouncing Castles, C&D Plastering Contractors and Tim Lehane Roofing Contractor.

Set Dancing:
The weekly set dancing at the Aubane Community Centre continues every Monday night. All the best Polka sets and Hornpipes are promised in the lively sessions. The dancing on the floor commences at 9.15 pm

The Aubane Website Link:
The Aubane Community Website was set up over a year consisting of the History of Aubane, Aubane School, St John’s Well, Places of Interest around the Aubane Area, Aubane Community News and Photographs of the various events that were held during the year. During the Christmas Season a number of pictures were added so don’t forget to log on. The Link can be seen by logging on to the Millstreet Website www.millstreet.ie under the Aubane Community News. If anyone has any pictures or articles relating to the above that they would like to contribute please forward them to myself John F. Kelleher.or Michael Cashman. The Aubane Social Club email address is <email>

Around The Fireside
On December 28th a night of storytelling and singing took place in Aubane Community Centre around a nice homely warm fireside. A large crowd almost seventy people gathered from far and wide to participate in both song and storytelling. Music was provided by local musicians and was enjoyed by all.

Congratulations:
Congratulations to Seamus Buckley on his recent appointment as Prinicpal at Colaiste Treasa Secondary School in Kanturk.

Hall Of Fame Award:
Congratulations to Billy Coleman on receiving the Hall of Fame Award 2006 at the Sports Personalities of the year Awards 2006 in Dublin which was show on RTE in December. Billy received the award for being Irelands most successful rally driver ever. To people in the world of Rally Billy is know as the The Millstreet Maestro.

Butter Road Signs
The Butter Road, which was once used as the road to transport ferkins of Butter by horse and trap from Kerry to Cork and is now one of the most scenic roads in Ireland has now been Signposted. The Butter Road infact remains the shortest and most scenic route between Cork City, Blarney and Killarney.
A special Thank you to Cork County Council for their contribution of Butter Road Signs, which are located at the bottom of Tullig Cross and at the Kerryman’s Table.

Improvements done through the Urban Renewal Scheme.
On behalf of the members of the Aubane Social Club I would like to take this opportunity to Thank Cork County Council for their contributions of grants in which enabled us to carry out necessary improvement to the Aubane Community Centre. During 2006 under the Urban Renewal Scheme we were able to lay new Footpaths and a Wheelchair Accessability Ramp. A special Thank you also to our Local Councillors for their continous support to the Aubane Community.

On behalf of the Aubane Social Club I would like to Thank LTV2 Millstreet for the coverage of the numerous events, which we held in the Community Centre during the Christmas Season.

I would like to take this opportunity of behalf of the Aubane Social Club to thank everyone for their continuous help and support they gave us during the year 2006, and to wish everyone a very Happy New Year 2007.

John Kelleher
PRO Aubane Social Club
January 2007

MILLSTREET YOUTH CLUB Notes (to 2006)

Millstreet Youth Club would like to thank Elaine Hooper for all her hard work given much freely and generously.

Without Elaine there will not be a youth club in Millstreet Town.
Yours sincerely
Eileen Murphy and all at the club


Elaine Hooper Youth worker
Millstreet Youth Centre writes:

Started towards the end of 2002 and meets each Friday night in the Youth Centre from 8pm – 10pm.
Along with another local club in Dromtariffe, Millstreet Youth Club is part of the Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS). This means we can participate in all of the youth services activities which include youth games, matches, monthly discos, Youth Forum and skills training. The yout club season runs from Sept/Oct until April and finishes with a big celebration “Youth Day” in Killarney where all the clubs come together for a day of dance, drama, drumming, bands, arts and games workshops.

KDYS work with young people on the understanding that the service should aim to enable young people to gain for themselves the knowledge, attitude and skills necessary to meet their own and others developmental needs. We do this in many different ways such as having an accessible youth club and through a variety of projects. Because we believe that young people can, with the right opportunity and support, make a positive contribution to their communities, KDYS has helped develop and support many such initiatives in Millstreet often in association with others in the community such as the Community School, Canon O’Donovan Centre and Presentation Convent.

The training and support given to young people involved in these projects have produced some spectacular results such as the Tir Na Nog mural in the girls national school; the Aidan Burke memorial garden in the Youth Centre; two award – winning community play schemes in 2002 and 2003, an inter-generational dance project between Canon O’Donovan Centre and girls from the Presentation Convent; a Peer mentoring project with Millstreet Community School as well as the Youth Club.

There is a huge lack of resources for young people in many rural areas and we are lucky in Millstreet that someone somewhere had the vision and commitment to convert the old boy’s school into a youth centre. Over the years it has developed a community gym, an after-schools service and is well used by a variety of community groups for meetings and classes. It is also available for hire for children’s parties.

It is very important in youth work that all projects are supported by adults in the community and the youth club has a committee which includes both parents and student leaders and youth workers. Parents take an active role in supervision, support and fundraising for the club and this voluntary commitment is crucial to success.

Youth Club members are aged between 13-15 years. All out members are boys at present. Girls are very welcome and many attempts have been made to encourage them to join but not much success so far.

Older students are encouraged to become involved as youth leaders and they complete a six week KDYS Youth Empowerment Course to qualify. To date over 20 young people in Millstreet have completed this accredited course. The training offers students the opportunity to develop some important life skills in communication, group work, leadership, self esteem and assertiveness.

For the past 2 years the Youth Club has participated in a Peer Education Outdoor Activity summer camp where leaders have an opportunity to put their youth work skills into practice and support the younger members in participating in all of the activities which this year included abseiling, canoeing, caving and boogie-boarding in the Burren.

The student leaders we have at present are incredibly committed and have contributed enormously to the success of their club. They are John Fitzgerald, Con Dennehy, Connie Roche and David O’Sullivan. We are very pleased when this month one of them Connie Roche was an overall winner in the West Cork Garda Youth Award which he received in Balyvourney last week. A well-deserved award for Connie’s courage and commitment and a popular youth leader. Congratulations to him.

Another anchor of the club is Sean Mannix who is a trained youth worker and who has been with the club since the beginning. Sean plans to spend a year working and traveling in New Zealand in February 2005 so we had plan a big send-off for him as he will be badly missed.

I am doing the 2nd year of a Diploma in Non-Formal Guidance at UCC which roughly translated as a training to deliver drugs education in the community, which is interesting and I hope useful in future youth work.
That is us in a nutshell!!

We are really pleased to be asked to participate in Millstreet web experience and the plan is for further news and updates to be done by the young people themselves.

December 2004

More fun images to be added later this week, showing the various activities of the very successful youth club!!

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KDYS YOUTH EMPOWERMENT TRAINING

CASTLEISLAND

JANUARY 2005

I recently completed this programme along with 10 other young people from clubs in Cork and Kerry. The training was full of experience, ideas and knowledge about many aspects of life. It was also hard work and a lot of fun!

Before the course started I was a bit worried about what would be involved but once we were all introduced we talked about what we wanted to get from the course and we shared our anxieties which was reassuring.

The training was held on two Saturdays in Castleisland. The first day we did exercises around communication skills, leadership skills and the role of the Youth Worker in the community. In the second week we looked at organisational skills and programme planning; conflict in groups and ways of dealing with it. At the end of each session we had time to reflect on what we had done so far. We had time to exchange ideas and get to know each other.

Overall I gained a lot of new skills and ideas from this training. For instance, I became more confident in speaking out. By the end I wasn’t afraid to express my own ideas. I was able to think of new ideas and I felt empowered and encouraged to become a useful leader in my own community.

I recommend this training. No-one who does it will go back empty handed!

DAVID AWE
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Golf Society 2004 – 2006

All the Golf society data from the old Millstreet website is here:

History

The first meeting of the Millstreet Golf Society took place in 1980 in Edie Reardon’s Bar, present were Frankie Reen, Brendan Kiely, Michael Feeley and Tom Collins. Brendan Kiely has been a member of the committee without break since its foundation and was made an honorary member of society at the AGM of November 2004.  Michael Feeley was the first Captain and Frank Reen Snr was the first President.
The first outing took place in Kanturk Golf Club.

YearCaptainPresident
1982Michael FeeleyFrank Reen
1983Johnny O’KeeffeBrendan Kiely
1984ColmanCulhaneSeamus Maxwell
1985Frankie ReenBill O’Keeffe
1986Declan DennehySonny Horgan
1987John CaseyJim Barrett
1988Edmond NevilleJohnny O’Keeffe
1989Padraig LooneyColman Culhane
1990Michael DennehyTom Fox
1991Barry FraiserKevin Lucey
1992Liam GallagherSylvester Murphy
1993Chris TwomeyFrank Reen
1994Eamon McCaulMartin Moran
1995Joe O’MahonyDan Murphy
1996John O’SullivanTony Sheehan
1997Sylvester MurphyMichael Feeley
1998Gordon O’KeeffeFrankie Reen
1999Denis HickeyAndy Quirke
2000Tommy BurkePeter Lawlor
2001John TwomeyJohn Randles
2002John CroninDenis Murphy
2003Padraig SheehanJohn Lawlor
2004Colm O’ConnorEamon McCaul
2005Connie CotterMichael Dennehy

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MILLSTREET GOLF SOCIETY OUTINGS 2005

golf society homepage

VenueDateTee TimeCompetition
Lee ValleySunday       27/03/0511.15a.m. – 13p.m.3 person team
DooksSunday       24/04/0510.00a.m. – 12p.m.3 person team
KanturkSunday       12/06/0511.00a.m. – 13p.m.Captains prize
CastleislandSunday       21/08/0510.00a.m. – 12.30p.m.Presidents prize
KillarneySaturday      29/10/0510.30a.m. – 13.00p.m.25th Anniversary
BeaufortWednesday 28/12/0509.30a.m. – 12.00p.m.3 person team

Other dates for your diary

CastleislandSaturday 16/07/0508.00a.m. – 18.00p.m.GAA Classic
KanturkSaturday 17/09/0508.00a.m. – 18.00p.m.Tidy Towns Classic

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TIME SHEETS

Millstreet  Golf  Society
Killorglin GC10/09/2006
12:00Michael DennehySylvie MurphyDon O’ Riordan
12:08Tim MurphyJohn RandlesColm O’ Connor
12:16Jim O’ SullivanD.J. McCarthyPeter Lawlor
12:24Con MeadeArthur MurphyMatthew Dennehy
12:32Tony McCaulDan DalyBrendan Hickey
12:40Hugh O’ ConnorDerry SheehanPatrick Lawlor
12:48John O’ SullivanPaddy RocheEamon O’ Connor
12:56Eamon McCaulEoin HegartyJohn Lawlor
13:04Chris TwomeyPadraig SheahanMichael Dineen
13:12Caoimh SheahanGordon O’ KeeffeDenis Hickey
13:20Jeremiah KeatingConnie CotterTommy Burke
13:28Niall BuckleyJohn TwomeyPat Buckley
13:36Anthony DennehyNoel O’ ConnorEamon Tarrant
13:44Tom FlahiveLiam Burke
13:52
Presentation of prizes in the Bridge Bar @ 9:00 PM.
Day Sponsor’s
Avonmore Electrical
Donagh Hickey Motors
K &L Deliveries
Millstreet  Golf  Society
Kanturk GC11/06/2006
10:30Colm O’ConnorDon O’ RiordanJesten Dineen
10:38Jim O’SullivanD.J. McCarthyJohn Randles
10:46Liam BurkeTim MurphyMichael McCarthy
10:54John MurphyThomas MurphyAnthony Barry
11:02Donagh McAuliffeJerry O’LearyBrendan Hickey
11:10Michael DennehyDenis CreminBarry Fraiser
11:18Owen HegartyPatrick LawlorEamon Tarrant
11:26Eamon McCaulDon O’ConnorJohn O’Keeffe (Snr)
11:34Peter LawlorJohn O’SullivanTom Flahive
11:42Denis TwomeyMatthew DennehyTim O’Donoughue
11:50Denny TwomeyHugh TwomeyJeremiah Keating
11:58Con MeadeTony McCaulArthur Murphy
12:06Aidan McAuliffePat BuckleyNiall Buckley
12:14Connie CotterDenis HickeyPadraig Sheahan
12:22Michael FeeleyCaoimh SheahanJohan Twomey
12:30Paddy RocheChris TwomeyAnthony Dennehy
12:38Frankie ReenTom FoxNoel O’ Connor
Presentation of prizes  THE BRIDGE BAR at 9:30 pm
Day Sponsor’s
Reen’s Pharmacy
Eamon Tarrant Garage
Senator Windows
Millstreet  Golf  Society
Harbour Point GC07/05/2006
11:00Liam DennehyDan MurphyMichael Dennehy
11:08Edmund NevilleAnthony BarryTimmy Murphy
11:16Caoimh SheahanJames BurkeThomas Murphy
11:24Tim KielyDan DalyDenis Twomey
11:32Denis KielyTony McCaulMichael McCarthy
11:40Patrick LawlorGordon O’ KeeffeArthur Murphy
11:48Donagh McCarthyTommy BurkeLiam Burke
11:56John TwomeyBrian O’ RiordanPaddy Roche
12:04Anthony DennehyDenis CreminJerry O’ Connor
12:12John O’ Keeffe (Jnr)Tom FlahivePatrick Randles
12:20Denis HickeyCon MeadeNoel O’ Connor
12:28Eamon O’ ConnorConnie CotterDenny Twomey
12:36Michael DineenJohn O’ SullivanJestin Dineen
12:44Brendan HickeyHugh O’ ConnorJeremiah Keating
Padraig Sheahan
Day Sponsor’s
Mulcahy’s Pharmacy
Allied Irish Bank
Lucey Motors
Lee Valley GC16/04/2006
11:40Edmund NevilleEamon McCaulColin O’ Mahony
11:47Peter LawlorAnthony BarryArthur Murphy
11:54John TwomeyDon O’ ConnorJohn Randles
12:01Caoimh SheahanPadraig SheahanJohn Murphy
12:08Patrick LawlorJimmy O’ SullivanThomas Murphy
12:15Donal KelleherPat BuckleyPaul Cassidy
12:22Niall BuckleyTommy BurkeEamon Tarrant
12:29Tony McCaulBrian O’ RiordanNoel O’ Connor
12:36Donagh McAuliffeTom FoxJerry O’ Leary
12:43Frank ReenJohn O ‘SullivanMichael Dennehy
12:50Denny MurphyHugh O’ ConnorLiam Burke
12:57Brendan HickeyConnie CotterPaddy Roche
13:04Denis HickeyAidan McAuliffeTimmy Murphy
13:11John LawlorTom FlahiveMatthew Dennehy
Day Sponsor’s
Coleman’s Garage
Bank of Ireland
McCaul’s Hardware
Lee Valley GC26/03/3006
11:30Derry O’ HareJohn O’ SullivanJohn Randles
11:38Denny MurphyPeter LawlorJestin Dineen
11:46Edmund NevilleTommy BurkeJerry O’ Connor
11:54Anthony DennehyJohn O’ KeeffePaddy Roche
12:02Donal KelleherJimmy O’ SullivanJohn Murphy
12:10Niall BuckleyDenis HickeyHugh O’ Connor
12:18Eamon O’ ConnorBrian O’ RiordanMichael Dennehy
12:26Liam DennehyPadraig SheahanBrendan Kiely
12:34Caoimh SheehanTom FlahiveConnie Cotter
12:42Chris TwomeyDonagh McAuliffeArthur Murphy
12:50Brendan HickeyDeclan DennehyNoel O’ Connor
12:58Frank ReenDan DalyEamon Tarrant
13:06Patrick LawlorTom FoxLiam Burke
13:14John LawlorPat BuckleyMatthew Dennehy
Day Sponsor’s
Coleman’s Garage
Bank of Ireland
Scramble – Beaufort GC28/12/2005
09:30Donagh McCarthyPat BuckleyMichael McCarthy
09:38Michael DineenPat DineenThomas Murphy
09:46Fergal CollinsPadraig SheahanMatthew Dennehy
09:54Colm O’ ConnorTom FoxColin O’ Mahony
10:02John TwomeyJohn O’ SullivanOwen Hegarty
10:10Tim O’ DonoughueGordon O’ KeeffeJohn Cronin
10:18Denny MurphyTommy BurkeEamon McCaul
10:26Michael FeeleyTony McCaulBrendan Kiely
10:34Chris TwomeyAnthony BarryArthur Murphy
10:42Eamon O’ ConnorConnie CotterJeremiah Keating
10:50John LawlorTom FlahivePaddy Roche
10:58Frankie ReenDenis HickeyJohn Randles
11:06Brendan HickeyJimmy O’ SullivanJohn Murphy
11:14Anthony DennehyDeclan DennehyJestin Dineen
11:22Kevin McCarthyDan DalyMichael Dennehy
Day Sponsor’s
Centra ( Mr. Anthony Dennehy)
DCP Plastics ( Mr. Padraig Sheahan)
The Bridge Bar
Please check to see if the course is open the telephone number of Beaufort GC is   064) 44440
Presentation of prizes in the Bridge Bar at 7:30.
25th Anniversary Outing – Killarney GC12/11/2005
08:50Colm O’ ConnorDenis Cremin
08:58Thomas O’ LearyMichael DennehyJohn Moynihan
09:06Jerry Pat O’ LearyD.J. McCarthy
09:14Matthew DennehyArthur MurphyKevin McCarthy
09:22Liam BurkeJimmy O’ SullivanDonie Kiely
09:30Joe MulcahyDan DalyCon Meade
09:38Anthony DennehyNiall BuckleyCaoimh Sheahan
09:46Padraig SheahanJohn TwomeyJeremiah Keating
09:54John RandlesJohn CroninSylvie Murphy
10:02Liam DennehyMichael DineenEamon O’ Connor
10:10Tim O’ DonoughueNoel O’ ConnorDon O’ Connor
10:18Paddy RocheBrendan HickeyTom Flahive
10:26Denis HickeyConnie CotterBrian O’ Riordan
10:34Brendan O’ KeeffeHugh TwomeyHughie O’ Connor
10:42Gordon O’ KeeffeDan MurphyBarry Fraiser
10:50John LawlorTommy BurkeDenis Kiely

Day Sponsors:

Lucey Motors
Brittany Insurances
Avonmore Electrical

Please check to see if the course is open the telephone number of Killarney GC is   064) 31034
Presentation of prizes in Killarney GC.
Captain’s Prize – Kanturk GC12/06/05
10:30Donagh McCarthyJack MurphyJeremiah Keating
10:38Michael DennehyDonagh McAuliffeJohn O’ Keeffe (Snr)
10:46Eamon TarrantLiam BurkeTommy Burke
10:54Tadgh O’ FlynnHugh TwomeyTim Kiely
11:02Kevin McCarthyDenis KielyMichael McCarthy
11:10Brendan O’ KeeffeOwen HegartyEamon McCaul
11:18Paddy RocheJohn TwomeyBrendan Kiely
11:26Barry FraserJames BurkeArthur Murphy
11;34Matthew DennehyChris TwomeyJohn O’ Sullivan
11:42John MannixBrendan HickeyJim O’ Sullivan
11:50John LawlorPadraig SheahanJohn Cronin
11:58Niall BuckleyCaoimh SheahanCon Meade
12:06Peter LawlorJohn RandlesJohn O’ Keeffe (Jnr)
12:14Robert SheehanBrian O’ RiordanEdmund Neville
12:22Anthony BarryFrankie ReenDan Murphy
12:30Patrick LawlorColm O’ ConnorDenis Hickey
12;38Anthony DennehyPat BuckleyDan Daly
12:46Connie CotterDJ McCarthyTom Flahive
12:52Tim O’ DonoughueTimmy Murphy
Sponsors
Eamon Tarrant Garage
Senator Windows (Mr Hugh Twomey)
McCaul’s Hardware
Play off the white markers
Presentation of prizes will take place in The Stand Bar in Kanturk at 6:00 PM.
The society is entering a team in the Kanturk Golf Classic on the 24th of June,the draw for the team
will be made at the presentation. Only people attending the presentation will be entered in the draw.

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Dooks G.C.24/04/05
10:00Michael HickeyMichael DennehyPaddy Roche
10:08Colm O’ ConnorThomas O’ LearyCon Meade
10:16Matthew DennehyTony McCaulJohn Cronin
10:24Edmund NevilleTom FoxLiam Burke
10:32Padraig SheahanJohn TwomeyCaoimh Sheahan
10:40Chris TwomeyConnie CotterDenis Hickey
10:48Donal KelleherDenis Cremin
10:56John O’ SullivanTim O’ Donoughue
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11:12Tom FlahiveEamon TarrantBrendan Kiely
11:20Gordon O’ KeeffeJohn O’ Keeffe (Snr)Tommy Burke
Sponsor’s
Reen’s Chemist
Donagh Hickey Motors
Calor Kosangas

SPONSORS

Reens Chemist

Donagh Hickey Motors

Calor Kosangas

Scotch Scramble – Lee Valley G.C.27/03/05
11:15Frank ReenHugh O’ConnorMichael Dennehy
11:22Liam DennehyCon MeadeBrendan Kiely
11:29Anthony DennehyConnie CotterDan Murphy
11:36Eamon O’ ConnorPat BuckleyColin O’ Mahony
11:43Peter LawlorEamon TarrantNoel O’ Connor
11:50Donal KelleherTommy BurkeBrendan O’ Keeffe
11:57Denis HickeyJim O’ SullivanJeremiah Keating
12:04Liam BuckleyJames BurkeJohn Randles
12:11Chris TwomeyAnthony BarryThomas Murphy
12:18Denny MurphyDan DalyDenis Twomey
12:25Brendan HickeyCaoimh SheehanJohn O’ Keeffe (Snr)
12:32John LawlorPadraig SheehanTimmy Murphy
12:39John TwomeyTony McCaulPaddy Roche
12:46Niall BuckleyTom FlahiveArthur Murphy
12:53John O’ Keeffe (Jnr)John O’ SullivanLiam Burke
13:00Patrick LawlorPaul O’ DonovanM.Dennehy / J.Mannix

SPONSORS

Bank of Ireland

Colemans Garage

Allied Irish Bank

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MILLSTREET GOLF SOCIETY RESULTS 2004

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Dooks GC16 hole scramble4th April
1st    Colm O’Connor, James Burke, Tony McCaul52.42
2nd    John Twomey, Hugh O’Connor, Paddy Roche54.92
3rd    Denis Hickey, Tom Flahive, Padraig Sheehan55.50
4th    Eamonn O’Connor, Jeremiah Keating, Brendan Kiely55.50
Macroom GC18 hole scramble25th April
1st    Kevin McCarthy, Eamonn Tarrant, Denis Twomey63.58
2nd   Anthony Dennehy, Hugh O’Connor, Michael Dennehy64.17
3rd   Denis Hickey, Michael McCarthy, Dermot Golden64.83
4th   Brendan Hickey, Noel O’Connor, Don O’Riordan65.58
Kanturk GCCaptains Prize
(Colm O’Connor
30th May
1st    Peter Lawlor                             (44 pts)
2nd   Padraig Sheehan                       (43 pts)
3rd   John Randles                             (39pts)
4th   Colm O’Connor                         (30pts)

Frank Reen Memorial – Peter Lawlor

Cat 1 (1) Anthony Dennehy (2) Frank Reen (3) Tony Lawlor
Cat  2 (1) John O’Sullivan (2) Tommy Burke (3) Brendan Hickey
Cat  1 (1) Don O’Riordan (2) Thomas O’Leary (3) John Murphy

Castleisand GCPresidents Prize
(Eamon McCaul
3rd October
1st   Connie Cotter                          (40pts)
2nd  Liam Dennehy                          (39pts)
3rd  James Burke                             (38pts)
Gross  John Twomey                        (26pts)

Cat 1 (1) Brendan Hickey (2) Denis Hickey (3)
Cat  2 (1) (2) (3)
Cat  1 (1)Matthew Dennehy (2)Thomas O’Leary (3)

Killorglin GC18hole scotch scramble7th November
1st   Denis Kiely, Eamon Tarrant, Padraig Sheehan59
2nd  Michael Hickey, Con Meade, John Murphy53
3rd  Colm O’Connor, Paul O’Donovan, John Hartnett52
4th  Tim O’Donoghue, Hugh O’Connor, Michael Dennehy52

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OUTING SPONSORS 2004

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ALLIED IRISH BANK

AVONMORE ELECTRICAL

BANK OF IRELAND

CENTRA

COLEMAN’S GARAGE

DONAGH HICKEY MOTORS

EAMON TARRANT GARAGE

K & L DELIVERIES

LUCEY MOTORS

MURPHY’S BAR

N.C. DUGGAN

SENATOR WINDOWS MALLOW (Mr Hugh Twomey)

DENNEHY’S THE BRIDGE BAR sponsored the 2004 Fourball
Sponsors were thanked at the AGM for their continues sponsorship of the society and hoped they would continue their sponsorship of the society.

New sponsors are always welcome, sponsorship costs  €125 for the day and includes free golf on the day.

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Millstreet Golf Society – Fourball 2005 Sponsored by Murphy’s Bar
Contact numberFirst Round play by 30/05/05Second Round play by 30/06/05Quarter Final play by 31/07/05Semi Final play by 31/08/05 Final play by 19/09/05Winners
086-1794465Michael Dineen & Jestin Dineen

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087 2863637Sylvester Murphy & Donal Kelleher
Michael Dineen & Jestin Dineen

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087 2335777Chris Twomey & John Twomey
029-70576Peter Lawlor & Barry FraiserV
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087-2345123Caoimh Sheahan & Niall Buckley

Caoimh Sheahan & Niall Buckley
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087-2844463Michael Dennehy & Paddy Roche
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029-70262John Randles & Edmund Neville
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029-70223Michael Feeley & Denny Murphy
John Randles & Edmund Neville
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087-6661588 Patrick Lawlor & Jeremiah Keating
087-9379269Tony McCaul & James BurkeV
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087 1207531Tom Flahive & Liam Burke
Tony McCaul & James Burke
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086-6063767Tim Kiely & Kevin McCarthy

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087-6484870Colm O’ Connor & Owen Hegarty
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087 2565270 Hugh Twomey & Tim O’ Donoughue

Hugh Twomey & Tim O’ Donoughue
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029-70846 Connie Cotter & Anthony Dennehy
087 9925259Donagh McCarthy & Aidan McAuliffeV
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087-6821840John Moynihan & Eamon Moynihan
Donagh McCarthy & Aidan McAuliffe
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029-70758Frankie Reen & Declan Dennehy
086-8172534Denis Hickey and Brendan Hickey V

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086 3212369John Cronin and Tommy Burke
Denis Hickey and Brendan HickeyRULES:
V1Play by date.
087-2380881Dan Murphy & Brendan O’ Keeffe2First name team contacts other team to fix match.
3Toss for venue.
087-2345123Padraig Sheahan & Eamon Tarrant4Green fees divided by four

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V5In the event of a tie, play off in multiples of three holes with shots as normal.
087-2663188Eamon McCaul & John O’ Sullivan 6Handicap – lowest player to scratch with three quarters of the difference.
7Handicap as of first match.
Eamon McCaul & John O’ Sullivan8Results to Murphy’s Bar or 087 6373437 by date.
V9Committee’s decision is final.
086 1611626 Donagh McAuliffe & Denis Kiely
Preliminary
Frankie Reen & Declan Dennehy
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Tom Fox & Brendan Kiely