Last year’s Carriganima Parade took place in snowy conditions as illustrated in our 2018 images. It was Fr. Anthony Wickham who was Grand Marshal of the ever popular Parade. Shane McCarthy of Carriganima very kindly assisted us in video recording the wonderful event. This year’s Parade takes place on this Monday at 3pm. Everyone is very welcome. As always a mighty atmosphere at The Pub follows where many assemble. Seán Murphy, Coordinator supereme, will as usual act as MC on the day during which his commentary of the Parade is always both witty, humorous and informative. And Seán has just informed us that this year’s Grand Marshal will be the very same Fr. Anthony Wickham. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Carriganima St. Patrick’s Parade on Monday 18th March at 3pm”
During the recent Funeral Mass of the late Con O’Sullivan of Carriganima Village who was known far and wide as a true gentleman, a wonderfully dedicated Postman supreme and one who fulfilled many hugely impressive roles – a magnificent tribute was delivered by members of Con’s Family. Here we share the beautiful feature which appeared in last week’s “Corkman” in the Clondrohid Notes. We thank Con’s Daughter, Mary (who so superbly supported Con especially in his later years within a very welcoming home setting) for also sharing a number of images showing Con in his renowned Postman’s role and also his great love and care of pet dogs. We extend our sincere sympathy to the entire O’Sullivan Family on the sad departure of Con to his Eternal Reward. R.I.P.. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Presentation of the Proceeds from the Recent Tractor Run for CART organised by Millstreet Vintage Club will be held at the Pub in Carriganima on next Saturday Night December 15th at 9pm Refreshments will be served,Everybody Welcome.
Mary Kate Murphy is holding a Christmas jumper day/night at The Pub Carriganima on Dec 16th in aid of Cork Simon Community. Please come and support. Santa will also be joining.
Santa Claus is making his annual appearance at The Pub in Carriganima on next Sunday Dec 16th at 3pm.This year he is arriving on a Buffalo so why not come along to Carriganima on next Sunday to meet the great Man himself. He is looking forward to meeting Everybody on the day.
Until recently Sunday Mass at John the Baptist Church in Carriganima was at 10:00 a.m.. This is now brought forward to 09:45 a.m.. The Saturday evening Vigil Mass time at 6:00 p.m. is unchanged. (S.R.)
Following on from Millstreet Vintage Clubs first ever Weekend Away/Car Run to West Cork/ Bantry held over the past Weekend the Club have a number of important Events happening in December and into the New Year listed below.
Millstreet Vintage Club Christmas Party on Saturday Night Dec 8th at Corkerys Bar in Millstreet, Kicks Off from 9pm. Everybody Welcome.
Presentation of the Proceeds from the Recent Tractor Run for CART organised by Millstreet Vintage Club will be held at the Pub in Carriganima on Saturday December 15th at 9pm Refreshments will be served,Everybody Welcome.
Millstreet Vintage Club Annual AGM will take place on Thursday 10th January 2019 in the Millstreet Parish Centre at 8.00pm sharp. All Club Members please Attend and anyone out there interested in Vintage/Classic Cars/Bikes and Tractors are more than welcome to come along to the Meeting and join our Club.
Some Pictures below from a Great Weekend in West Cork and images of the upcoming Events/Meetings the Club are hosting.
With some 58 Tractors travelling in the annual Tractor Run in Carriganima on Sunday, 16th Sept. 2018 – C.A.R.T. in Carriganima and Millstreet Vintage Club were very pleased with the superb success of the event. Here we share the first two of many images from the very impressive event. Lots more pictures later. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Well done indeed to talented Photographer Shane McCarthy of Carriganima who recently climbed Mushera Mountain to its summit and captured two splendid images including the rare picture of the Cross at the summit. God bless Shane’s energy to climb such a challenging height. We wish to express our sincere thanks for sharing such treasured views. Click on the images to enlarge.(S.R.)
What an exciting (and chilly) weekend it’s been when Daniel and Majella were accorded a royal welcome by Eily and the people of Millstreet and beyond (images of this we cannot share at the moment but at a later point permission will hopefully be granted)….when Millstreet Pipe Band performed inside and outside the Church…when Carriganima has its very own Snow Parade (!) with Fr. A. Wickham as its Grand Marshal (organizer Seán Murphy is very grateful for such wonderful support on such a cold day)…when Green Glens hosted a spectacular music event with well over 4,000 young people attending. Here we share a selection of images from this special weekend. We shall add lots more later. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Highlights of Wonderful St. Patrick’s Weekend 2018”
What is always a most enjoyable and colourful annual Parade in Carriganima this year takes place on Sunday, 18th March at 3pm. Weather permitting there will be the usual Bouncy Castle, Ice-cream Van, Media etc.. The Grand Marshal will be Fr. Anthony Wickham, P.P.. Following the St. Patrick’s Parade there will be music in The Pub with Tommy G.. We thank Seán Murphy for this advance information. All are very welcome to this exciting annual event. (S.R.)
What a superbly colourful St. Patrick’s Parade was held in Carriganima at 3pm on Sunday, 19th March 2017 blessed with good weather. Among the attendance were Minister for Agriculture & the Marine – Michael Creed, T.D., Aindrias Moynihan, T.D. and Cllr. John Healy-Rae and Cllr. Moynihan joined by “Michael Healy-Rae”! We recorded the excellent event and this will later be shared on LTV2 Millstreet. Here we illustrate almost 170 images of the truly marvellous occasion. Special thanks to Seán Murphy and his brilliant Team for coordinating such a hugely successful annual event in Carriganima.Please click on all the images to enlarge. (S.R.)And we continue to share lots more images of the wonderfully enjoyable annual event in Carriganima. [read more …] “Magnificent St. Patrick’s Parade 2017 in Carriganima on Sunday”
In the news yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the attempted landing of German arms in Kerry by Roger Casement on the Aud-Norge.
But much or the arms were planned to be delivered by train to Millstreet and forwarded to Carriganima for distribution throughout Cork County. The visit of Padraig Pearse, and the thorough scouting of the area by Terence McSwiney were all in preperation for this distribution of arms.
“Halfway between Macroom and Millstreet, Co Cork, Carriganima was the intended rallying point for hundreds of Irish Volunteers from Cork city and county on Easter Sunday, April 23, 1916. The plan was for them move early on Monday to disrupt military attempts to stop German guns being brought by rail from Kerry on the line near Rathmore and Millstreet. Although the plan was deemed pointless when the arms landing was foiled days earlier, almost 500 Volunteers marched to Macroom and Carriganima.”