To all our Club Members and Friends we hope you are all keeping well in these sometimes difficult and challenging times we are living in,because of the still ongoing Current Covid 19 Situation and all the uncertainty that it brings in trying to organise Events/Gatherings etc and most importantly in the Interest of Health and Safety for all Millsteet Vintage Club Members,Friends and the General Public the following Club Activities will not be taking place,these are as follows,
Autumn Charity Car Run on Sunday Sept 6th, Cart Carriganima Charity Tractor Run on Sunday Sept 20th,
These decisions were not taken lightly on what should be a great Year of 10th Anniversary Celebrations for Millstreet Vintage Club and we apologise to all our Club Members and Supporters for this but Safety is our Number 1 priority for Everybody and we look forward to getting back on the Road with Club Activities in the very near Future,Take Care and Stay Safe Everyone.
A Great Night was had last night at The Pub in Carriganima where Millstreet Vintage Club Members made a presentation to CART Carriganima of €1,177.50 proceeds from the Charity Tractor Run the Club ran last September to go towards their running costs for the Area Rural Bus Service. The Club are delighted to be associated once again this year with such a worthy cause, many thanks to CART Carriganima and the Pub Carriganima for the hospitality that we were given last night in Carriganima, and Millstreet Vintage Club look forward to working with this great group again in 2020. We thank Daniel Lane and Matthew Twomey for the photos.
Millstreet Vintage Club and CART Carriganima wish to thank everyone for there support on the Tractor Run on Sunday last,the weather was mostly ok on the day and some 56 Tractors took to the road and conveyed through what was a lovely New Route which included going through picturesque Drishane before it made its way back to the finish at The Pub in Carriganima some 17 miles later where some Refreshments were enjoyed by all,thanks to all the Marshals,Seanie Kelleher on Bike Marshal Duty, An Garda Siochana and to Mick Duggan for leading the Tractors out on the Road and keeping the Run progress so smoothly,to the Crew at Sign on thanks again for a great job,to Christy Ring thanks for the continued support,to the Duggan Family for the use of the beautiful Grounds of Drishane,to Dolly Ring and the Crew at The Pub in Carriganima for the Catering,to the Media and Photographers thanks very much for your help special mention must go out to our Friends in Ballinagree Vintage Club for there invaluable help today,and again many thanks from CART Carriganima and Millstreet Vintage Club for the great turn out and support on the day,it is very much appreciated.
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service on Tommorrow Sunday September 15th.Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10am Take off at 12 Noon.All Tractors Old and New very Welcome to take part.
Very Scenic Route planned which includes going through the Grounds of Drishane Castle,not to be missed,also the Run will Pass through Millstreet twice as it loops around Drishane Grounds so the Public are more than welcome to come out and support the Tractors as they go by from 12.30pm onwards,Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima.
Contact Sean on (087)2600640,or Bernard on (087) 7924406 for more details.
(NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS).
UPCOMING EVENTS HAPPENING IN MILLSTREET VINTAGE CLUB
Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run on next Sunday Sept 8th. The Run is open to all types of Vintage and Classic Cars. Organiser Luke Hurley has a very nice Scenic Route laid on. Registration at Dromtarriffe Hall (Eircode P51 KC52) from 11am with Take Off at 12.30,Stop for Tea Break at the Village Inn Ashford with optional dinner at the finish in Bobs Bar in Ballydesmond,for more details on the Run Contact Luke Hurley on 086 8805437.
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service on Sunday September 15th.Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10am.Nice local scenic route.Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima.Contact Sean on (087)2600640, or Dan on (087)2452569 for details. (NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS).
A Great Night was had last Night at The Pub in Carriganima where Millstreet Vintage Club Members made a Presentation to CART Carriganima of €1245 proceeds from the Charity Tractor Run the Club ran last Sept to go towards there Area Rural Bus Service,the Club are delighted to be associated with such a worthy Cause and look forward to doing it all again in 2019 with Sept 15th being the date pencilled in for the 2019 CART Tractor Run,many thanks to CART Carriganima and the Pub Carriganima for the Hospitality that we got last Night in Carriganima and we look forward to working with this great Group again in 2019.
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.
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.
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service on Tommorrow Sunday September 16th. Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10.30 am. Run starting at 12 noon sharp. Nice local scenic route. Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima. Contact Sean on (087)2600640, or Dan on (087)2452569 for details. (NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service Sunday Sept 16th. Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10.30 am. Run Starting at 12 noon Sharp. nice Local Scenic Route. Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima. Contact Sean on 087 2600640 for more details.
(NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)
A big thanks to the Millstreet Vintage Club on presenting the €1,300.99 proceeds of their Autumn Tractor Run to the Carriganima based CART Rural Transport Service Bus. Perfect weather conditions added to the enjoyment of the day, close on 70 tractors took to the road over scenic terrain to Moll Carthys Bridge for a short halt before returning to Carriganima Pub for a Barbeque and refreshments.
Co-inciding with the formal presentation was a Coffee Evening and a heat of the Millstreet Community Council Talent Competition.
On the progamme are interesting guest speakers and patrons are welcome to bring along their Vintage / Classic Ford Vehicle and park their prized possessions outside the Hotel in the Town Square in Millstreet.
Millstreet Vintage Club held a very well supported Tractor Run on Sunday last in Carriganima in aid of the CART Rural Transport Service, the weather was superb on the day and close on 70 Tractors took to the road and made their way through what was a lovely route which included a stop at Moll Carthy’s Bridge for a short halt with the Run, then making its way back to the finish at The Pub in Carriganima, where a Barbeque and Refreshments was enjoyed by all. Many thanks from CART Carriganima and Millstreet Vintage Club for the great turn out and support on the day.
A night of wonderful community spirit was on display in Carriganima matched only by an equally wonderful array of items for sale. A Charity Auction in aid of C.A.R.T. (Carriganima Area Rural Transport) was held on February 21st last with bidders a plenty and their generosity was guaranteed on the wide variety of items and services which were up for grabs.
Killian Lynch as auctioneer for the evening was outstanding and insured that all lots went to a good home both near and far. It has to be noted the event had an excellent selection of items too numerous list but all who donated in any way have the gratitude of the Committee who work endlessly to make the event a smooth running event. At the end of the night sports lovers , animal lovers and buyers who value their community went home happy in the knowledge that their efforts made a huge difference to the community. All money raised on the night will go towards the purchase of a bus to transport people for shopping, doctors appointments, collection of prescriptions etc.
C.A.R.T. will continue the weekly bus trips to Macroom on Tuesdays and weekly cards on Sunday nights.
C.A.R.T. (Carriganima Area Rural Transport) will hold a charity auction night on February 21th at 9:30pm in “The Pub ” Carriganima. All money raised on the night will go towards the purchase of a bus to transport people for shopping, doctors appointments, collection of perceptions etc. A wide range
of items to catch everyones eye are under the hammer a signed Celtic top with cert of authenticity! 3 Cork G.A.A. tops all signed, men’s and ladies football and camogie. 2 nights B&B with evening meal for 2 at the Rochestown Park Hotel. 2 Nathan Carter tickets at the INEC , Cork 20 jacket and 2 polo tops . A Saler calf, 6 guitar lessons, 6 pilates classes one months membership at Macrooms MMA club meal vouchers, Ted Baker bag, along with many other practical items and quality items … so grab yourself a bargain and give our bus fund a push in the right direction. A great night assured and maybe a surprise or two .