The West Cork Rally is on this coming Saturday and Sunday, and there are a number of competitors from the Millstreet area which are listed below. If you’re down there for the weekend, check out how the lads are getting on.
#94 Michael Kelleher John Doody Millstreet Escort MK 2 10
H 2 Todd Falvey Dan Barry Killarney 911 Carrera RSR 16
H 5 Mark Falvey Colin Moynihan Millstreet Escort 16 F
H 9 Kevin Hickey Derry Healy Millstreet Escort MK1 16
The list of competitors are those I could find. There’s probably some co-drivers from Millstreet that I haven’t noticed too. Check out the rally website for more details, the full entry list is here. Thanks to Kevin for the heads up, and he would like to wish everyone competing the best of luck.
Ms. Aine Collins accepts a cheque for €500 on behalf of the Cystic Fibrosis Association, from the Transition Year Students. This money was raised through the “Tastes of Christmas” cookery demonstration. All the money raised from this event has now been distributed and the three beneficiaries were Cystic Fibrosis,The Irish Heart Foundation and Baby Jacob Fund.
The Transition Year Class wish to sincerely thank everyone that contributed.
The death has occurred on Tuesday, March 09, 2010 at Huddersfield Hospital of Joan CONNOLLY, (née Cronin) of Lindley, Huddersfield, England and Coolinarne, Millstreet, Cork.
Removal took place on Tuesday, March 16, from McNulty’s Funeral Parlour to St. Patrick’s Church. Funeral Mass was held on St. Patrick’s Day at 11am, with burial in Rastrick Cemetery.
A Very Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all our readers whether you are here in Ireland or on some other far flung corner of the globe. Get out and enjoy the festivities, and celebrate the fact that you’re Irish, or that you have some connection to Ireland (anything will do!) … and hopefully you’ll be able to get up as normal in the morning!
Baby Jacob had his second operation yesterday and is in recovery now. Unfortunately he is in a lot of pain, is not taking fluids and is very tired, so he has been moved to another hospital. Hopefully he will come around soon.
Rose O’Neill of The Project who is coordinating the current push was interviewed on the C103 news this morning (listen to the audio clip above). They plan on recording the song Something Inside So Strong (by Labi Siffre) as the charity single.
Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a Cairde and welcome to news report 2004 from Millstreet.
Fondest greetings dear listeners dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this cold but mild Eve of St Patricks Day.
Well our Community Council Awards Social which was held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday night, lived up the all expectations. There was an unprecedented demand for tickets, with many of the committee giving up theirs to accommodate others. A wonderful four course meal was served, then the presentations and speeches went ahead, ably headed by Councillor Noel Buckley and the rest of the night was danced away to the beautiful music of the Celts. Look up the papers and our website for all the details. Many thanks to all who helped in any way to make this important event so successful and enjoyable.
The death has occurred on Monday, March 15, 2010 of Mary LENIHAN, (née Murphy) of Boherbue, Cork.
Beloved wife of Denis Lenihan, Ballyhoulihan. Removal from Drew’s Funeral Home tomorrow, Wednesday, at 8pm to The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Boherbue. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.
LYNCH (Presentation Convent, Mooncoyn, Co. Kilkenny and late of Presentation Convent, Waterford and formerly of Kippagh, Millstreet, Co. Cork) March 14, 2010, at Waterford Regional Hospital, Sr. Aloysius; deeply regretted by her loving brother Danny, nieces, nephews, her Presentation Sisters, relatives and friends. R.I.P. Prayers today (Tuesday) at 5.15 o’c. in the Convent Church, Mooncoyn. Followed by Removal at 5.45 o’c. to the Church of the Assumption, Mooncoyn. Requiem Mass tomorrow (Wednesday) at 11 o’c. Followed by Burial in the Convent Cemetery, Mooncoyn.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam uasal
U21FC quarter-finals: Lyre 2-12 Millstreet 2-11
Minor FL Group 2: Millstreet 1-9 Bantry Blues 0-5
Ladies Football: Feile Peil Round 1: Castlehaven 4-4 Millstreet 2-19
Duhallow U16 League Football Final (2009): Millstreet beat Boherbue last Wednesday night in this delayed final
Sun 21st: Co Minor “A” Regional Hurling League – Group 2: Na Piarsaigh “B” v Millstreet at Na Piarsaigh @ 3.00 pm.
County Cup 3rd round: Springfield “B” 0 Millstreet Cel 3
St. Michael’s Cup quarter-finals: Leeside “B” 2 Rathcoole Rovers “A” 2 (Rathcoole won 11-10 on pens aet)
League 3A: Ballinhassig 3 Los Zarcos 2.
U15 Div 2 Park v Rathcoole Rovers [read more …] “Results & Fixtures: 15th March 2010”
Jerry and Mary O’Leary have just got a web site for their self catering cottage Nora’s Cottage, and have asked us to show the page on the site. It’s a bit away from Millstreet (between Cullen and Knocknagree), but regardless follow the link and see what they’re about.
I’ve heard that Ballydaly does not have a football team
Which puts a cloud on Tommy Tucker’s dream
That they might win Duhallow for third time
And give some bard another chance to rhyme.
They won their first Duhallow title more than forty years ago
Some time back in the fifties that I know
Though of my dates I’m not too very clear
I think ’twas fifty seven was the year.
When Ballydaly had their first big win
And their footballers were celebtated men
And John Twomey wrote of Ballydaly Boys
And west of Millstreet bonfires lit the skies. [read more …] “Ballydaly’s Gaelic Football Glory Days”
From that interview, a Facebook page has been setup with the aim of generating awareness (there are 470+ fans already in a day and a half), and they say that they are in an advanced stage of making a Charity Single for the fund! which will be available online and also in selected stores as CD’s.
hi, could you please announce the following:
Congratulations to Danny Kelleher of Gneeves Millstreet and Claire Williamson of Springmount Clonakilty who got engaged on Valentines Day. Congratulations to you both and an extra congrats as they have a baby son who is 4 months old thanks – Ann Murphy
I may die as I live without much to my name
To be Millstreet’s last old fashioned rhymer my one claim to minor fame
The word poet never does apply to such as me
The stuff I pen born to mortality.
From the countryside by Clara I’ve been too long away
I would feel a stranger in Millstreet today
A stranger in Claraghatlea and Millstreet Town
Where I once did know of some local renown. [read more …] “Millstreet’s Last Old Fashioned Rhymer”
As part of the AIB Better Ireland Programme, your local AIB branch has €10,000 to give to deserving children’s projects in your area. The three local childrens projects are:
A. the Presentation National School,
B. the Holy Family National School, and
C. St.Patricks Conference, SVP Millstreet.
The project that attracts the most votes will be awarded €5,000. Second place will receive €3,000 and third place €2,000. You can vote by texting MILLSTREET A, MILLSTREET B, or MILLSTREET C to 51303 which costs 8c and you can do iot as many times as you like, or you can do it for free on betterireland.ie/vote.html (screenshot above) but you can only do it once every 12 hours! Voting closes on March 15th, so get your votes in and support your community.
We are an active, retired couple visiting Millstreet for the second time while staying for a few days at Killarney. I know a great deal about my ancestors, the Leaders, who were from Millstreet, my ancestor owning the Leader house on Clara Mountain which was in a dilapidated state when we visited in 2003. I know of no-one actually living in Millstreet with the Leader name. My third cousin told me that I would be related to all of them there to some degree. I would like to meet some of them to say “hullo.” Way back, the Leaders and the O’Keefes were related as well. Anyone out there doing genealogy? Would you like to make contact? Margaret Kaiser.