Christmas Turkeys

Hi all, it’s that time of year again and we must all turn our minds to the festive season. The festive season of course wouldn’t be the same without a delicious turkey for the dinner table on Christmas day! I rear traditional bronze turkeys in the Millstreet area. 100% Irish, oven ready for the big day you can have the option to also have them boned and rolled to make your day that bit easier! For more information or to place an order please contact me Sean on 085 7847879. I’d be delighted to hear from you!

For Sale: Tarrants, ‘The Bridge Bar’, Millstreet, Co. Cork

Substantial Lounge Bar/ Premises with Overhead Living Accommodation,
Full Head Height Basement Underneath, and Large Garden at Rear.

The Bridge Bar is a well and long established 7 day Licensed premises enjoying a good local trade. The property has good street frontage and located in a prime location.

The property is well laid out with spacious lounge/ bar, games room and smoking area facilities to the rear.

It has very good living accommodation overhead and has full head height basement with access for barrels from the street.

The property is in excellent condition throughout and has the benefit of large garden at rear with vehicular access to the main street.  [read more …] “For Sale: Tarrants, ‘The Bridge Bar’, Millstreet, Co. Cork”

Hammer about to fall on Willie O’Leary’s old shop

2015-11-10 The old Willie O'Leary SPAR shop on Main Street is for saleThe auction hammer is about to fall on Willie O’Leary’s old SPAR shop on Main Street. Unusually it’s being sold by an online auction which will end in a few days (3rd December 2015 at 7pm). You can follow the auction on

It’s made its reserve of 170K, and looks like changing hands so hopefully the shop/building will come to full use again. In it’s hayday before 2000 or so, this shop together with Spar across the road (where the eCentre now is) was the hub of shopping activity in the town. It’s one of a number of premesis around the area that are currently for sale. We probably haven’t seen so many premesis for sale since 1901 when the whole town went for auction after the British Landlord system fell apart, allowing households the opportunity to own their own homes. [read more …] “Hammer about to fall on Willie O’Leary’s old shop”

For Sale – 8 White Double Glazed PVC Windows


2  – 7325” WIDE x 48”  high side opening  –  €100 each
2 – 1035” wide x 67.5 side and top opening €130 each
2 – 73.5” wide x 66.5” high side and top opening €120 each
1 – 49” wide x 40.5” high and top opening frosted €90
1 – 74” wide x 48” high side opening €100

Millstreet area – will deliver – 086 9851327

Mary Cronin’s Paper Shop

2014-02-10 Mary Cronin in her shop on Main StreetSome of my very earliest memories are of visiting Mary Cronin’s shop clambering to have a look over the counter, as we got the Cork Examiner, big bags of flour and other bits and pieces. It seemed that Mary was sitting patiently there forever, … for well before my time anyhow. Her gentle smile seemed everpresent, and the shop like a gateway into the past(, and not forgetting her able assistant Pat Joe Kelleher either). But all good things come to an end and the shop was closed in 2004, and Mary herself passed away in February 2014.

A few weeks ago, a for sale sign appeared over the shop and it featured on the Irish Examiner with some nice photos of the shop, which remains [read more …] “Mary Cronin’s Paper Shop”

Open House at Rathcoole

2015-04-03 Rathcoole - final houseJust one house remains to be sold at Radharc na Coille in Rathcoole. It’s a four bedroom semi-detached (the middle house of the 5 houses in the picture above). The house needs some internal completion work.
The owner Bernard Hennessy will open the house for viewing from 2 to 6 pm on both Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday. His asking price is €74,500, and Bernard can be contacted at (086)8287597.