This Saturday morning (13th Oct. 2018) at 10:30 a wonderfully enthusiastic group of walkers participated in the annual walk around the Glebe supporting the praiseworthy ongoing research into the Fight Against Breast Cancer. The very fit participants began their walk at Colemans returning there for much appreciated refreshments following the walk during which the rainy conditions did not dampen the uplifting spirit of the walkers. Here we share a selection of images from the community spirited event. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Glebe Walk from Colemans in aid of Irish Cancer Society”
Sincere congratulations to Aubane’s St. John’s G.A.A. Club’s truly magnificent win in the Junior B Football Championship on Saturday night in Millstreet Town Park. The very popular Club has members from not just Aubane and Mushera but well beyond. At the Club’s Annual Church gate Collection over the weekend not just one but two superb Cups were proudly displayed. Trainer Jimmy Murphy had a very busy schedule on Saturday night as he made it in time following the successful outcome in the important match to be present at “The Pub” in Carriganima to present substantial cheques to both Millstreet and Macroom Hospitals (fuller pictorial report on that event later) as a result of the Annual Fun Run in Carriganima. Since this event began a most impressive €13,000.00 has been presented to assist fundraising in the hospitals. Here we share some 11 images from the uplifting weekend. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “St. John’s G.A.A. Club’s Magnificent Win This Weekend”
For more than ten years Mary Fitzgerald (pictured below) has been wonderfully coordinating the Annual Coffee Morning for Marymount Hospice with her very dedicated Team at Millstreet’s GAA Community Hall. This past Thursday (27th Sept. 2018) marked Mary’s final organising of this special annual event. This year’s occasion was superbly supported as illustrated in the selection of images which we share from just one time period at the Coffee Morning. Sincere thanks to Mary for such truly great work over the years – work which was of such great benefit to many. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Wonderful Response to Hospice Coffee Morning in GAA Hall”
On this National Fundraising Coffee Morning 2018 for Hospice – Millstreet’s event took place at Café Aroma in Minor Row. This most successful occasion was coordinated by Stokes & Co. Solicitors (next door to Café Aroma) in aid of Marymount Hospice in Cork. Here we share a selection of seven images illustrating the occasion. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Very Successful National Fundraising Coffee Morning 2018 for Hospice”
Friends of Mallow General Hospital Equipment Fund Annual Church Gate Collection in Millstreet take place this weekend – 8th/9th Sept. 2018. Volunteers willing to help at the Collection would be greatly appreciated. (S.R.)
Sharon Lane was indeed most impressed by the uplifting response to the 2018 Millstreet GAA Clothing Collection on Saturday, 1st Sept. from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Millstreet GAA Community Hall. Tom Flahive and Sharon then arranged to store the splendid amount of bags for later collection to a central depot. Here we share a selection of images showing just some of the many kind people who delivered very welcome bags of clothes for the praiseworthy cause. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Tremendous Response to Millstreet GAA Clothing Collection 2018”
A wonderful annual event in Carriganima superbly organised by Jimmy Murphy and his wonderfully dedicated Team for such a praiseworthy cause. We encourage you to support.
Jimmy adds the following in advance of the important event:
Carriganima Run posted in Carriganima 4 mile Run/Walk/Jog.
“Hiya everyone, The CART rural transport will be available to take people to and from pub, to start/finish line. Stewards are on hand to help you in anyway. They’ll be a water station near the halfway point. Rubbish bins will be on route from there for your waste bottles. 1st Aid car will also be on route.Reg will finish @3,25pm sharp.So give yourself plenty time. There will be tasty refreshments in The Pub after. There will also be raffle tickets on sale tomorrow at the run for our raffle tomorrow night in the pub! Enjoy your day and have fun . Thanks for supporting and Thanks to everyone who has helped it’s very much appreciated.”
There will be a Church Gate Collection in Millstreet this weekend – 18th/19th August 2018 – in aid of Sr. Consilio’s Cuan Mhuire Centre in Farnanes. This highly regarded facility treats Girls who experience addiction problems including substance and alcohol dependency. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
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Here we share two of the many locations where Daffodil Day 2018 fundraising was taking place today – outside O’Keeffe’s Supervalu and outside Coleman’s Centra. We thank all for such generous assistance. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
A wonderfully successful fundraising Quiz in aid of the four Students from Millstreet Community School who will be travelling to Lourdes on a volunteering mission at Easter 2018 – was held on Friday, 23rd Feb. at the Wallis Arms Hotel. Here we share images of the winning Teams and the Coordinators. Special mention was given to the very generous Sponsors including Patrick W. O’Leary of Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Pictures of those Winners with their prizes will feature later. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Lourdes MCS Quiz Winners at Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday”
A most impressive cheque for €3,400.00 was presented by Celina O’Mahony (seated 2nd from left) who was representing the superb Organisers of the exciting Fundraising Stretcher Race in May (Siobhán Tarrant and Linda O’Mahony were especially thanked for their great dedication together with other team participants). The Bingo Event on New Year’s Day held in the Bush Bar was organised by Sheila Barrett and her wonderful team. Receiving the cheque for the Friends of Millstreet Community Hospital is Noreen McSweeney. The Race resulted in a fund of €2,600.00 while the Bingo made €800.00 for the praiseworthy cause. Connie Hickey of the Bush Bar was especially thanked for his wonderfully kind support and cooperation. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Following a recent hugely successful fundraising Coffee Day at the home of Anne Marie and Jerry O’Mahony of Clara a truly magnificent cheque for an amazing €5,450.00 was presented to Ann Kelly of Irish Community Air Ambulance. The very special event in memory of Eimear O’Mahony was enormously supported by so many people whose memory of Eimear is of great significance in their lives. Here we share images of the Coffee Day, Eimear’s Garden, the Tree planted by Jerry and Derry and the official presentation of the marvellously impressive cheque. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) We share 19 more images below:
[read more …] “Magnificent Cheque in Memory of Eimear Presented to Irish Community Air Ambulance”
The superb Gym at Millstreet Community School was recently transformed into an exquisite Fashion Pavilion where a truly magnificent fundraising Fashion Show was held before a capacity audience. Here we share Part One of a selection of images from the spectacular colourful occasion. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Magnificent Fashion Show at Millstreet Community School – Part 1”
Patricia Guerin wishes to thank most sincerely all those who helped, supported and did baking for the recent Coffee Morning in aid of Millstreet Day Care Centre and COPE Foundation, Mallow. Thanks to Millstreet GAA for the use of the Community Hall. The help and support from All was greatly appreciated. The amount contributed to date is €1,240.00. Mass has been offered for the intentions of All. We thank Patricia for this Notice. (S.R.)
We now share lots more images from the truly inspiring and uplifting fundraising event. Sincere congratulations to all participants and supporters. [read more …] “Very Successful “Cork’s Little Heroes” Cycle Event in Millstreet on Saturday Morning”
Coordinated by Dave Murphy and his dedicated Team a group of cyclists from Cork City and beyond will stop for refreshments in Millstreet on Saturday morning in the Parish Centre. The event is in aid of “Cork’s Little Heroes”. Last year the inspiring participants had their welcome break in Millstreet GAA Community Hall. (S.R.)
Sharon Hickey presenting a cheque for €700.00 to Neily O’Leary, Chairman West Cork Rural Transport on behalf of Kilcorney Community Association. The proceeds of the Johnny Cash night at Moll Carthy’s Bridge Bar. Also included Tim Leader, Danny Sheehan, Donie Howard, Pat Sheehan and Steve Ellis, Cancer Connect Coordinator.
Thanks for the great support. We thank Donie Howard for the important photograph and caption. (S.R.) [read more …] “Very Successful Johnny Cash Event Results in Wonderful Cheque Presentation for “Cancer Connect” Transport”