Death Notice: Betty Twomey (née Corcoran, Dooneen)

The death has occurred on Sunday, June 13, 2010 of Betty TWOMEY, (née Corcoran (Dooneen, Millstreet)) of Banteer, Cork. Reposing at McCarthy’s Funeral Home, Banteer this Tuesday evening from 6.30pm, followed by removal at 8pm to St Fursey’s Church, Banteer. Requiem Mass tomorrow, Wednesday, at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Fursey’s Cemetery.

Cork Rose Selection

The selection of the Cork Rose for this years Rose of Tralee took place last weekend. Joanie McAulliffe represented the Millstreet Country Park (where she is the Marketing Executive). Unfortunately she did not win on the night as that honour went to Laura Mitchell. Though it is great to see someone local involved.

photos below [read more …] “Cork Rose Selection”

Standing up for the local Hospitals

Michael Creed TD warned the Minister for Health Mary Harney of the dire consequences of closing Community Hospitals in Macroom, Kanturk, Millstreet and Dunmanway.  Speaking during a Dáil debate on Health Deputy Creed said:

Community-based medical services can thwart the onward march to acute hospital facilities if properly structured and delivered. A key component of that is community nursing facilities – the district hospitals. In my constituency, there is Kanturk, Millstreet and Macroom District Hospitals and on the fringes of my constituency, there is Dunmanway District Hospital. I see a threat hanging over those district hospitals. When concluding the debate, I would like the Minister to reassure me about their future.

read the full speech on Michael Creed’s blog

Irish Kidney Association Bike Run

Apply for a Donor CardOn Saturday, 12th June 2010 an inspiring group which included Finbarr Leahy (with beard) and his many Friends and Family members took a refreshment break at Coleman’s Garage in Minor Row, Millstreet during a sponsored motor bike run from Cork onwards to north Co. Cork returning to Ballincollig Rugby Club – all in aid of the Irish Kidney Association.   The enthusiastic group were given a Garda Escort during the trip. We also recorded a brief interview for LTV2 to be broadcast in the Autumn.  (Seán Radley for www.millstreet.ie ) [read more …] “Irish Kidney Association Bike Run”

Millstreet Community Forum Meeting

Stephen Kelly, community worker with the HSE, would like to invite residents of Millstreet to an Open Community Forum meeting in St. Joseph’s Gardens (Respond Housing beside St.Patricks Church) Millstreet on Thursday 17th June 2010 at 11am. This will be an opportunity to discuss what is happening in the local community and for local people to share ideas and views on where they live.

The meeting will be followed by some refreshments and a short walk around the walkway in St Josephs Gardens.

Everyone is welcome, if you to attend or have any questions please contact the Health Promotion Department on 021 4921641 and leave your name and telephone number.

Look forward to meeting you all on the day

For more information contact: [read more …] “Millstreet Community Forum Meeting”

Niall Moynihan at the World Cup Opener

Niall Moynihan who grew up on the Killarney Road but now lives in South Africa was at the World Cup opener between South Africa and Mexico.

Soccer City, Soweto was fantastic. Great opening Match, Amazing atmosphere Well done Bafana Bafana, you were the better team on day. SA 1 : Mexico 1

Below are more of his photos of the occasion: [read more …] “Niall Moynihan at the World Cup Opener”

Parish Newsletter 13th June 2010

PARISH NEWSLETTER for BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
The Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time – 13th June, 2010

Fr. Declan O’Connor P.P. Fr. David Gunn C.C. & Fr. Micheál Manning A.P.

Tel Nos. Millstreet  029-70043  /  Cullen  029-79028   / Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  <email> www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:

MONDAY-TUESDAY-FRIDAY

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:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 12th June:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.   Kathleen Buicke, Murphy’s Terrace

Cullen Vigil      8.00 p.m. Eddie Forde, Mologhroe

[read more …] “Parish Newsletter 13th June 2010”

Millstreet Girls playing for Cork

Two Millstreet girls from the Presentation National School were representing Cork at football and camogie recently. Máire Ellen O’Connor was playing in the U12 interval game at the Cork v Tipperary Munster Senior Hurling Championship game in Páirc Uí Chaoimh, while Shauna O’Sullivan played the following Sunday in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney the following weekend, as Cork U12 took on Kerry U12 in the interval game during the Munster Quarter Final between Cork and Kerry. Well done to the girls.

from the Official Cork GAA Website

Millstreet Shopping Week 14th-19th June

This week, Millstreet Development Group have sent out fliers with the post advertising Millstreet Shopping Week which is happening from next Tuesday 14th June to the following Saturday 19th. You can see the full brochure in the pictures below, with the shops in town offering discounts and special offers for the week: [read more …] “Millstreet Shopping Week 14th-19th June”

Methodist Services in Millstreet Increase to Twice Monthly

Methodist Services in Millstreet Increase to Twice Monthly

We are glad to announce that the meetings for Prayer, Praise and Bible study organized by the Methodist Church in Millstreet are now going to take place twice each month.  The venue continues to be the Canon O’Donovan Centre on Clara Road (kindly granted).  Meetings are planned for the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at 7.00 p. m. each evening.  The meetings for June are Sunday 13th and Sunday 27th June.  Please note that there is an open welcome to everyone at these meetings – the more the merrier!

For further information contact the Methodist minister in Killarney, Rev. Laurence Graham at 064-6631613 or <email>

Millstreet GAA Fixtures

Here is a list of the upcoming Championship and League fixtures for the Millstreet Junior GAA Club:

  • Tuesday 22nd June:   Junior Football Championship Millstreet -v- Kanturk in Banteer at 8.00p.m.
  • Sunday 27th June:  Junior Hurling championship Millstreet -v- Tullylease in Kanturk at 3.30p.m.
  • Sunday 27th June:  In Millstreet Junior Football Championship Lyre -v- Knocknagree at 7.30p.m.
  • Thursday 1st July:  Minor football league Millstreet -v- Youghal in Youghal.
  • Saturday 3rd July:  Winners of Millstreet -v- Tullylease will play Banteer in Newmarket at 8.00p.m.
  • Tuesday 6th July:  Minor Football Championship: Millstreet -v- O’Donovan Rossa
  • Saturday 10th July:  Junior Football championship: Millstreet -v- Rockchapel in Knocknagree at 8.00p.m.
  • Sunday 11th July:  Minor Hurling League: Millstreet -v- Nemo Rangers
  • Thursday 15th July:   Minor Hurling championship Millstreet -v- Ballinascarthy

This is great to have because sometimes you don’t know that a game is on until it is already played. Many thanks to Sharon for the fixture list

Read all the  articles on Millstreet GAA

Regional report 1015 – 8th June 2010

by

Eily Bucley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and  welcome to news report 1015 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this soft, Tuesday morning following some night rain.

Holiday makers were fortunate to get two fine days out of three at the Bank Holiday weekend. Everybody headed for the out of doors, our lovely Country Park enjoying a bumper crowd. There was a marked increase in the number of our people choosing to holiday at home, resulting in huge crowds at all the touristy places. Let us hope the trend continues throughout the rest of the year

Please let me remind you of the Tidy Towns Clean-up, tonight starting  in town at 7.30  and they are appealing for your full co-operation.

Our Development committees meet at regularly, to make Millstreet a better place, The Tourism committee would welcome some more people with new ideas and new thinking to help them with their ambitious plans for the future. A new list of accommodation is being compiled and anybody who would like to get involved, please contact Veronica O Callaghan or any member.

[read more …] “Regional report 1015 – 8th June 2010”

Drishane Fête – More Air Take Photos


Air Take Photography
have sent us more photos from Drishane Garden Fête which was in aid of the Baby Jacob Appeal. Included in the photos are the vintage parade, the photographic exhibition in the Chapel (where Air Take Photography had their own exhibition, as well as Millstreet Museum), and other unique panoramic photos of the fête.

[read more …] “Drishane Fête – More Air Take Photos”

U12 Duhallow Champions

Millstreet u12 Footballers – Duhallow Champions after a victory over Boherbue by 3-9 to 2-11. Millstreet retained their Duhallow U12 Football League title after surviving a searching test from Boherbue in a marvellous decider in Newmarket, with three goals from Alex Lee helping them to victory in the end. (May 2010)  (pics above and below thanks to John Tarrant)

[read more …] “U12 Duhallow Champions”

Parish Newsletter 6th June 2010

Parish Newsletter – The Body & Blood of Christ – 6th June, 2010

Fr. Declan O’Connor P.P. Fr. David Gunn C.C. & Fr. Micheál Manning A.P.

Tel Nos. Millstreet  029-70043  /  Cullen  029-79028   / Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  <email> www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:

MONDAY-TUESDAY-FRIDAY

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:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 5th June:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.   Daniel Kelleher, Gneeves

Cullen Vigil      8.00 p.m. Tom Cronin, Knockduff

[read more …] “Parish Newsletter 6th June 2010”

Niall Kelleher in charge of Cork Juniors

Niall Kelleher from Aubane who played with Millstreet and Duhallow throughout his career this year has taken charge of the Cork Junior footballers. The Juniors square up to Kerry in Killarney next Sunday before the Senior Game, but with a team totally changed from last year as they won the All-Ireland last Summer.

Also watch out for up and coming star Shauna O’Sullivan of the Millstreet Girls School in the U12 Game at half-time at the match.

Junior Team for tomorrow

Read about tickets and travel to the matches in Killarney tomorrow

Result: Kerry 1-12 Cork 0-9

Mid Summer Madness at Millstreet Country Park

Mid Summer Madness at Millstreet CountryPark this June Bank Holiday Weekend.

Looks like Summer is Here guys….. and our Mid Summer Bank Holiday Weekend at Millstreet Country Park is brimming with family fun ideas and entertainment for all ages.

[read more …] “Mid Summer Madness at Millstreet Country Park”

St.Johns in Championship Action Tonight

Newly formed GAA club St. Johns (who are loosely based in the Aubane / Kilcorney area) are in Championship action tonight against Lismire in the Duhallow Junior B Championship opener. The match throws in at 8pm in Banteer. Go along and give them the support they deserve for all their hard work.

St. Johns on Facebook

Final Score: St.Johns 0-8 Lismire 0-8. A host of injuries probably cost them the game, but there will be another chance of a first step to glory for them in the replay.

Something inside so Strong

“Something Inside, So Strong” the charity single by the Project in aid of Baby Jacob was officially released by iTunes yesterday morning, and is now available for download worldwide. It will cost you just 99 cent (or your local currency equivalent), with all proceeds going to Jacob!!

So go and download it from iTunes. It’s for a great cause.

Don’t know about Baby Jacob? Visit his website (babyjacob.ie), or his Facebook Page [read more …] “Something inside so Strong”