Transition Year Graduation at Millstreet Community School on Tuesday, 15th May 2012

The presentation of a very impressive cheque resulting from the "Sleep Out" and the 24 Hour Fast for Trócaire, to Ms Una Deasy, Outreach Officer, Trócaire, Cork. The Transition Year Graduation took place at Millstreet Community School on Tuesday, 15th May 2012 beginning with Mass at 8.00 p.m.. (S.R.)

The many Students of this year’s Transition Year Class graduated at a very memorable and uplifting ceremony on Tuesday night.   The keynote address by Guest Speaker, Una Deasy emphasised what great ambassadors the Students had been throughout [read more …] “Transition Year Graduation at Millstreet Community School on Tuesday, 15th May 2012”

Painting of Tubs on Monday Evening – Volunteers Most Welcome

During the recent Millstreet Tidy Towns in association with Millstreet Community School Project several bags of rubbish were collected by the inspiring groups of enthusiastic workers. Here we view that great spirit at Clara Road. (S.R.)

As we share a selection of images taken on Tuesday, 8th May when this excellent project was taking place, Millstreet Tidy Towns would very much appreciate help on this coming Monday, 14th May when at 7.00 p.m. the members will assemble in The Square, Millstreet before painting the many tubs which contain the very colourful floral arrangements throughout the town. [read more …] “Painting of Tubs on Monday Evening – Volunteers Most Welcome”

Students at MCS Assist Tidy Towns Association in a Very Practical Manner

Pictured at Millstreet Community School on Tuesday - Transition Year Students with members of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association in advance of an afternoon of practical clean up activity throughout the town and suburbs. More pics. of this inspiring project later. (S.R.)

New Millstreet Community School website

Millstreet Community School have this week published their new website. It’s very nicely put together, well organised with lots of information and photos. It has sections for School News, Students, Parents, Photos, Pastoral Care, History, Facilities, Chaplin, Curricular Provision, Sport & Extra Curricular.

Check it out at

Very Successful May Day 2012 Monster Table Quiz at MCS This Morning

First Prize Winners at this morning's very successful May Day Monster Table Quiz 2012 in Millstreet Community School. The Clondrohid N.S. winning team - from left: Ciara O'Connell, Seán O'Leary, Brian Murphy and Conor Sheehan. Back row, from left: Derry Morley (Deputy Principal MCS), Niamh Kelly (MCS), Siobhán Doyle (MC from MCS), Tracy O'Leary and Carmel Sheehan from Clondrohid, Denise O'Leary and Shane Guerin from MCS. (S.R.)

National Schools participating in the May Day Quiz included Clondrohid, Carriganima, Kilcorney, Cullen, Presentation N.S. Millstreet, Derrinagree and [read more …] “Very Successful May Day 2012 Monster Table Quiz at MCS This Morning”

Féile Cheoil 2012 Sráid A Mhuilinn

Féile Cheoil 2012 Sráid A Mhuilinn


Starting times are as follows :

Confined Competitions starting ………………..12.30pm

Open Competitions starting ……………………….2.00pm

Sunday 22nd April 2012 at Millstreet Community School

RINCE SET…..U10, U12, U15, U18

RINCE FOIRNE…….Two Hand Hornpipe

Two hand Jig [read more …] “Féile Cheoil 2012 Sráid A Mhuilinn”

Delighted with such a Magnificent Response to recent Class Reunion Event

The Organisers of the recent 1976-1981 Class Reunion were so delighted with not only the great success of the occasion itself but with the several hundreds of hits to the various images shared on our website and with the very positive comments received.   One of the key Organisers, Noreen Meaney, has indicated to us that the funds of €191.02 left over after the occasion have been donated to Millstreet Community School.   Renewed congratulations to All who helped to make the event such an outstanding success.  (S.R.)

Class Reunion 1976-1981 – A Clearer View of Groups

As promised, we've uploaded higher resolution pictures of the various Tutorial Groups attending last Friday night's splendid Class Reunion celebrations in the Wallis Arms Hotel. Here we meet the teachers present at the wonderfully cheerful occasion. From left: Matt Murphy, Pat O'Connor, Margaret McCarthy, Ken Brennan (Principal) and Colman Culhane (Vice-principal). Below we feature Tutorial Groups X, Y and Z with their Tutors. (S.R.)

Participants had travelled from far and wide for the very special occasion including two people who arrived from America.  To view the above full scale photograph please click on the image which changes into a smaller picture –  Now click the small image and there you will have a clearer and bigger image permitting easier viewing.  No need to do this for the photographs following as these will automatically appear enlarged when you click on the image.    Renewed congratulations to [read more …] “Class Reunion 1976-1981 – A Clearer View of Groups”

Justin Kilcullen of Trócaire at Millstreet Community School

Principal Pat Pigott presents a portrait of Tubrid to Justin Kilcullen, Director of Trócaire at Millstreet Community School before Justin delivered his Lenten Talk entitled "Being God's Compassion in our World". Also included is Janet Twomey - Trocaire's Munster Area Organiser and Maurice Linehan who introduced Justin to the audience and was MC for the talk. Chaplain John Magee has been one of the main coordinators of the very interesting 2012 Lenten Talks which have now concluded. (S.R.)

Hugely Successful World Wide Welcome Event Tonight

One of the many very happy scenes at the annual World Wide Welcome event in Millstreet Community School tonight (15th March). The enthusiastic audience was given a fascinating insight into a variety of different cultures through song, dance, poetry, visual images and food. Lots more pictures to follow later. (S.R.)

Lenten Talks Series – Being God’s Compassion in our World

Justice Kilcullen with Mary Robinson in Somalia

The Millstreet parish series of Lenten Talks continues with the third and final one on Monday the 12th of March at Millstreet Community School Library from 8 to 9.30pm.

The third speaker is the Director of Trócaire, Mr Justin Kilcullen. His talk is entitled “Being God’s Compassion in our World”.

Justin Kilcullen was appointed Director of Trócaire in 1993 having worked for many years in Africa and Asia. Having qualified as an architect in 1975 Justin began working overseas in Tanzania before moving to Asia, specialising in the design and construction of refugee camps for Cambodian and Vietnamese refugees. He joined Trócaire in 1981 and served as Trócaire representative in Laos until 1992.

Lenten Talk Series – Compassion, Faith and the Family

Dr Patricia Kieran

Millstreet Parish host the second of three Lenten Talks at the Millstreet Community School Library on Monday the 5th of March from 8 to 9.30pm.

The speaker on this occasion will be Dr Patricia Kieran, Department of Education, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. Her talk is entitled “Compassion, Faith and the Family“.

Her teaching areas are: Religious Education, Church, Feminist Theology, World Religions. Her research interests are: Multi-faith Religious Education (R.E.); teaching world religions in Catholic schools; inter-denominational education; Catholic religious education in Ireland; R.E. and gender; and theology and R.E.

Inspiring Lenten Talk by Fr. Peter McVerry, S.J. at Millstreet C.S. on Monday

D.J. Golden as MC at the first of three Lenten Talks welcomes Fr. Peter McVerry to Millstreet Community School. Also included are four Students from the School. Fr. Peter delivered a most inspiring, uplifting and interesting lecture on the theme of Jesus, the Compassionate One. The second talk is on Monday, 5th March at 8 p.m. and will be given by Dr. Patricia Kieran, Dept. of Ed., Mary Immaculate College, Limerick on "Compassion, Faith and the Family". (S.R.)

Fr. Peter McVerry Kicks Off Lenten Talks in Millstreet

Fr Peter McVerry

Millstreet Parish have organised a series of three talks to mark the season of Lent. They will take place on Monday nights in Millstreet Community School library at 8pm, beginning on 27th February. The overall theme of the talks is ‘Compassion’ and they will be delivered by three highly regarded speakers, Fr. Peter McVerry SJ, Dr. Patricia Kieran, and Mr. Justin Kilcullen. Each talk will conclude with the chance to ask questions and some light refreshments.The first talk will take place on Monday 27th February. Fr. Peter McVerry SJ will speak about ‘Jesus the Compassionate One’.

Fr. McVerry grew up in Newry, Co. Down. In 1962, he entered the Jesuit Order and was ordained in 1975. He worked as a priest in the Inner City in Dublin from 1975 to 1980 and there he encountered some homeless children. He opened a hostel for homeless children in 1979 and this subsequently became his life-time work. He moved to Ballymun in 1980 and [read more …] “Fr. Peter McVerry Kicks Off Lenten Talks in Millstreet”

Munster Senior Camogie Final Winners – Millstreet Community School

Pictured with their Coaches (Gillian Cashman and Barry Fraser) – The Munster Senior Camogie Team from Millstreet Community School – in Doneraile at the match on Saturday, 3rd Dec. 2011. The final score: Millstreet Community School 4 goals 5 points while St. Mary’s, Macroom’s score was 2 goals 3 points.

Sincere thanks to Coach, Barry Fraser for sharing this excellent team picture and the following images of such a wonderfully successful occasion in Doneraile on Saturday.   Heartfelt congratulations to the [read more …] “Munster Senior Camogie Final Winners – Millstreet Community School”

Brilliant Performances in Transition Year Drama Group’s Comedy at MCS

Magnificent performances by the brilliant cast of "It Runs in the Family!" - a hilarious comedy by Ray Cooney - photographed after their most enjoyable presentation on Tuesday, 22nd Nov. 2011. The excellent play by the Transition Year Students continues on Wednesday and Thursday nights (23rd and 24th Nov.) at Millstreet Community School. (S.R.)

It Runs in the Family

Millstreet Community School T.Y. Drama Group will present the hilarious comedy “It runs in the family”, a two act play guaranteed to banish those winter blues! The cast, backroom team and producers Jennifer O’Donoghue and Margaret Buckley have put in a big effort so come out and give your support to the stars of the future (and the present) to what promises to be a great night out. It’s on at the Community School Tuesday to Thursday November 22, 23, 24th starting at 8pm sharp. Tickets €8 and €5 available at 029-70087.
From left: Donagh Murphy, Joanne O’Riordan, Conor Meade, Nadine Spillane, Stephen Crowley, Padraig McCarthy, Mark O’Sullivan, a skeleton, Colm Barrett, Andrew Roche and Haley Whitby. Missing from photo: Kelly Murphy.

Trish Gallagher Visits Community School Today

Trish Gallagher pictured with Students of Millstreet Community School having been presented with a bouquet of flowers. Also included: Bernie McAuliffe (Teacher), Pat Pigott (Principal) and Shane Guerin (Teacher).

On Monday, 3rd Oct. 2011 Trish Gallagher visited Millstreet Community School accompanied by members of her family including her mother, Mrs. O’Connor and friends.   Having communicated so very well with the various students who posed some very relevant and comprehensive [read more …] “Trish Gallagher Visits Community School Today”

Trish Gallagher Visits Millstreet Community School – Presidential Campaign 2011

Wife of Presidential Candidate, Seán Gallagher, Trish Gallagher (nee O'Connor of Kanturk area), visited Millstreet Community School today where she very impressively addressed a whole range of excellent questions from School Students. From left: Niall O'Connor (brother of Trish), Derry Morley (Deputy Principal), Trish Gallagher, Bernie McAuliffe (Teacher), Pat Pigott (Principal) and Eileen O'Connor (Niall's wife). More pictures to follow later. (S.R.)

Leaving Cert. Result Day at Millstreet Community School – Wed. 17th August 2011

Students with Staff members pictured at Millstreet Community School having received their Leaving Cert. results. From left: Derry Morley, Deputy Principal, congratulates Kieran Fraser; Muiris O’Connor is congratulated by John Magee, Chaplain; Barry O’Reilly is congratulated by Pat Pigott, Principal.

We wish to extend sincere congratulations to the many Students who on Wednesday (17th Aug.) received the results of their Leaving Cert..   We visited the school at 9.00 a.m. on the day to [read more …] “Leaving Cert. Result Day at Millstreet Community School – Wed. 17th August 2011”

Wonderful Style for Millstreet Community School Debs 2011

Superb elegance and magnificent style were very much in evidence as the Students of Millstreet Community School with their Friends posed for photographs at the Wallis Arms Hotel, Milllstreet on Thursday, 4th August 2011 in advance of their leaving for the Debs Event at Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork.

Millstreet Adult Learning Festival

The first Millstreet Adult Learning festival is happening next month in the Community School. Most of the courses are FREE, so all you need is  a little time and ambition.

click on the PDF’s below to see the brochure, which has course details, contact details etc.

Millstreet Adult Learning brochure (a) (Front and Back pages)
Millstreet Adult Learning Festival brochure (b) (inside pages)