At 10am on Sunday, 15th August 2021 blessed with fair weather a superb group of enthusiastic and energetic Runners, Joggers and Walkers participated in a wonderfully successful “A Jog for James” event beginning in Clara Road and proceeding Around the Glebe. To support this very important fundraising project in support of James a GoFundMe page may be accessed HERE. We share a large selection of images from the impressive and inspiring event. John Tarrant will also be sharing a feature in the “Corkman”. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
To support his brother James who is presently on a challenging health journey – Diarmuid Murphy has organised a special GoFundMe Page which is already resulting in such encouraging and uplifting response by so many generous people. Diarmuid writes in his Facebook Page: “Thank you everyone for your amazing support. Please keep sharing this link so we raise as much money as possible for James, as he’s just at the start of a difficult journey“. We would very much request that you would visit the link below and consider supporting such a praiseworthy cause in assisting James. Such kind generosity would be greatly appreciated by the Murphy Family. The link to the GoFundMe Page is: James Murphy and His Journey.
To Share the Link: GoFundMe Link for this Fund
Yvonne Brosnan has asked us to share the following feature:
In advance of the annual fundraising Daffodil Day in March there are lots of interesting ideas in the following link: http://www.cancer.ie/daffodilshop
The Winners of the 2020 Christmas Raffle in aid of Millstreet Day Care Centre were drawn at the Day Centre on Wednesday, 23rd Dec.. Gladly we were able to make contact with all the Winners within a brief period and arranged to photograph the presentations. There was a wonderful response to the Annual Draw which is greatly appreciated by MDCC. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
The official Draw takes place in the afternoon of this Wednesday, 23rd Dec. 2020 at Millstreet Day Care Centre for the truly magnificent prizes which are very kindly sponsored. But there is still time to be involved in the superb Draw by visiting any one of the following outlets in Millstreet Town to purchase a line or more knowing that you are supporting the wonderful Millstreet Day Care Centre in Clara Road.
The Local Outlets include: Herlihy’s Centra, Aidan McCaul’s, Wordsworth, Mulcahy’s Pharmacy, O’Leary Butchers, Café Aroma, O’Keeffe’s Supervalu, Colemans, Guys and Dolls, Reen’s Pharmacy, In-Style Salon and Millstreet Day Care Centre itself. (S.R.)
Caitríona Murphy and Michelle Lane are donating & raising money for our birthdays this year for Pieta House. We’ve chosen this charity as their mission means a lot to us both. We have decided that we’re raising money in memory of our beloved Denny Murphy and we hope that you will consider contributing to this very worthy cause. This fundraiser is on Facebook on both our pages (Please click to access the pages) but if not on Facebook and would like to donate you can contact any of us and we will help ye! Thanks and all donations greatly appreciated.
St John’s GAA Club is raising funds and awareness this Movember for all the dads, brothers, sons and mates in our lives. Some of the dedicated Participants are photographed below and they will be growing a beard or a moustache during the month of November 2020. They need your help. Please donate to support men’s health. The link to Donate to this Movember 2020 Project is HERE. We thank Jimmy Murphy of Carriganima for alerting us to the praiseworthy annual Project. (S.R.)
We shall be adding lots more images tomorrow (31st Aug. 2020) recalling this hugely successful fundraising event at Millstreet GAA Community Hall on 30th August 2019. The Fashion Event was among many other presentations on the night. The inspiring event was in memory of the late wonderful Abina Karen O’Keeffe. Great credit to her sister Hannah and her magnificent Team for organising such a superbly successful fundraiser in aid of Marymount Hospice and for very importantly bringing awareness to the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Recalling Wonderfully Successful Fashion Event at GAA Hall Exactly One Year Ago – 30th August 2019”
Having now ended our hugely successful GoFundMe Project we observe the attached image of Clara Mountain, Millstreet, Co. Cork, Ireland at the foot of which nestles Millstreet Town where our Museum and Community Website are very much part of everyday Millstreet life. It is, therefore, superbly uplifting to have witnessed such amazing generosity from so many wonderfully kind people and organisations at home and abroad who have supported our fundraising project. By 20th August 2020 a total of €6515.67 will have been transferred from the GoFundMe platform to our Museum Bank of Ireland Account. The total raised was €6,750 and fees of €234.33 were deducted. A million thanks to all our splendid Supporters and also to the GoFundMe Company for making such an excellent fundraising platform available. In addition the extra donations received by post and by hand will be included with the GoFundMe total when on Thursday, 20th August 2020 we shall publish on the Millstreet Website the overall Grand Total. Renewed heartfelt thanks to Everyone who has so generously supported our fundraising for Millstreet Museum and Millstreet Website. Míle Buíochas – Seán Radley, Curator, Millstreet Museum and Member of Millstreet Website Team.
Before we end our Go Fund Me Project on this coming Tuesday, 4th August 2020 we extend sincere thanks for the absolutely amazing generous response we have received for Millstreet Museum and Millstreet Website over the past few days. In addition to donations received by post and by hand which have amounted to €450.00 our Go Fund Me fundraising has by this Friday, 31st July 2020 reached a hugely impressive €4, 175.00. We shall on this coming Wednesday publish the final amount received. Such an outstandingly generous response from home and abroad will allow us to now update our older well worn recording equipment and will also permit us to explore the availability of podcasts of current and historic audio recordings. Upgrading of software to share video and audio recordings and broadcasts will now also become a possible reality. Although a personal thank you has been sent to all who have contributed we wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who has in any way been so very supportive in this year’s fundraising Project for the Museum and Website. It is truly appreciated. The accompanying very kind comments received with different donations are also a wonderful source of encouragement. Keep safe and well All. Míle buíochas….Seán Radley, Curator, Millstreet Museum & Website Team Member.
We thank Noreen McSweeney for this Fundraising Appeal Notice.
An eight-year-old boy from Dublin who was due to make his First Holy Communion tomorrow is instead cycling a marathon close to his home for a charity close to his heart. This wonderfully uplifting and very inspiring story recently featured on the RTÉ Television News. He has already raised nearly €11,000 through his GoFundMe Page !! Update: The Fund has now reached an absolutely amazing €67,172.00 which includes a very generous contribution by Conor McGregor of €50,000.00! (S.R.)
Well done Eoin on behalf of all the coaches and boys from Kilmacud in Dublin….was just one of the many messages shared with Eoin.
This is Eoin McCormack of Dublin who is Essie Roche’s Grandson. Eibhlín, Bríd & Ciarán Roche wish their cousin the very best of luck. Sincere congratulations to Eoin on his truly inspirational project. Eoin’s Mum is Margaret (née Roche) of Drishanebeg. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
A Cheque Presentation in The Pub Carriganima to Margaret Garvey from Parkinson’s Support Group from a successful fundraising night held in The Pub in November 2019. Entertainment by Tim Joe and Ann, story telling by Connie O’Riordan. Thanks for all the support. (We thank Seán Murphy and Sheila Lane for the feature and for the images below….S.R.)
We thank Geraldine O’Sullivan (née O’Leary) for the following comprehensive report and we feature some eight images illustrating the rapid progress of the Playground Development by Carrigadrohid based Co. Browne Brothers. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Millstreet Town Park Committee wishes to thank Irina Popova for her fantastic fundraising efforts for the Playground Project. Irina and her team at Infinite Arts raised a whopping €1,623 from the combined Yoga classes, Health and Wellbeing Day and a personal online fundraiser. Thank you to everyone, individuals and businesses, who supported or contributed in any way to any or all of Irina’s events.
We are almost there but still need your help. We welcome any contribution…every little helps.
TO DONATE: you may
(1) lodge online to Millstreet Town Park bank account at IBAN: IE61 BOFI 9058 0332 1050 69, BIC:BOFIIE2
(2) lodge cash or cheque in person at Millstreet Credit Union – reference Millstreet Town Park account
(3) send a cheque payable to ” Millstreet Town Park ” care of FAS Offices, Millstreet Community Gym, Millstreet
If you wish to confirm your donation we would be delighted to hear from you at millstreettownpark @gmail.com.
“All donations were delivered to Cork Penny Dinners Friday night. They were extremely grateful for all the goods dropped off. We would like to say a special thanks to everyone who contributed to the collection”, says Coordinator Jimmy Murphy who along with his Team transported the much appreciated items from The Pub in Carriganima to Cork. Tap on the images below to enlarge. (S.R.)