Stretcher Race Cheque for Fionn

Laura Cullinane, Siobhan Tarrant & Sheila Barratt with the cheque for ‘Fight For Fionn’, half of the proceeds from the Stretcher Race run by the Bush Bar at the start of June. The other half went to the boy from Killarney Ian O’Connell, and Connie delivered that cheque himself – photo Geraldine Dennehy.  [read more …] “Stretcher Race Cheque for Fionn”

Today: The Annual Fancy Dress Stretcher Race

The Bush Bar hosts the Annual Charity Stretcher Race this June 3rd. It is in aid of the Ian O’Connell Trust Fund and the Fight For Fionn.

Fionn Barry has spent most of his short life suffering and in hospital yet despite this he is still fighting for answers. He was diagnosed at 6 months with infantile spasms which has evolved into a seriously debilitating and Life limiting illness and needs 24 hour care.

16-year-old Ian O’Connell fell from his bike in Killarney National Park, sustaining damage to his neck and spine. The popular young sportsman is undergoing occupational therapy and physiotherapy at the rehabilitation centre in Dún Laoghaire.  A trust set up to help a Killarney teenager who sustained a life-changing injury last August.  [read more …] “Today: The Annual Fancy Dress Stretcher Race”

Fundraising for Volunteer Work in India

I will be volunteering In India for 10 weeks in total starting March 26th in the Himalayas for 4 weeks consisting of teaching, child care and women empowerment,  with 2 weeks being spent at a wildlife rescue and conservation area near New Delhi and then another 4 weeks in Kochi (Southern India).

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Millstreet’s Got Talent – Tonight in the Bush Bar

Tonight’s heat of Millstreet’s Got Talent takes place at the Bush Bar starting at 9:30pm. Following that, The Kickers who hail from the Clondrohid area are playing a return gig in The Bush Bar at 10:30pm. A great night guaranteed, everyone welcome!
Tomorrow Saturday’s Millstreet’s Got Talent Qualifier takes place in the Clara Inn.

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Millstreet GAA Players Fundraising Race Night in The Bush Bar

Connie Hickey of the Bush Bar, Millstreet presented €4,300 to the Millstreet GAA Players Fund on Thursday 23rd November 2017, the proceeds from the recent Race Night. Sincere thanks to all who supported the event.

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Millstreet GAA Players Fundraising Race Night in The Bush Bar

On Friday night last 17th November 2017 Millstreet GAA Players held a fundraising Race Night in conjunction with the Bush Bar. This was a very successful event and enjoyed by all. This function was well supported, and it was great to see so many players in attendance.
The organising committee would like to thank everyone that sponsored this event and helped in anyway in making it a successful night. A special thank you to Connie Hickey, Kelly Cronin, and Sheila Barrett for all their help and support.

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Boeing Swim 2015 Cheque Presentation to Arthritis Ireland

A most impressive cheque of €2,280.00 from the New Year 2015 Boeing Swim was officially handed over by theOrganising Committee on Wednesday night at the Bush Bar to Arthritis Ireland.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
A most impressive cheque of €2,280.00 from the New Year 2015 Boeing Swim was officially handed over by the Organising Committee on Wednesday night at the Bush Bar to Arthritis Ireland. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

16Presentation of Boeing Swim Cheque to Arthritis Ireland 2015 -8008Presentation of Boeing Swim Cheque to Arthritis Ireland 2015 -8001Presentation of Boeing Swim Cheque to Arthritis Ireland 2015 -800Among those present were John O’Flynn, National Chairman of Arthritis Ireland (We shall broadcast an interview with John on “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station on next Tuesday at 10pm), Kathleen Barry, Chairman of the Cork Branch of Arthritis Ireland….pictured above with (on right) Nuala O’Riordan of Millstreet.  Splendid refreshments were served by the dedicated Boeing Swim Committee for the various Guests.   Let’s now observe some more images from the inspiring [read more …] “Boeing Swim 2015 Cheque Presentation to Arthritis Ireland”