Presentation of Proceeds to CART Carriganima from Recent Charity Tractor Run

Last Friday Night November 12th at The Pub in Carriganima saw Millstreet Vintage Club make a Presentation to CART Carriganima a sum Total of €2885 which was the proceeds from the Clubs Charity Tractor Run that was ran on Oct 17 last to go towards the running of the CART Area Rural Bus Service based out of Carriganima,the amount of Money raised from the Event is a vital ingredient in keeping this important Service up and Running and will help in some way to keep the wheels in motion for a Service that is available to both the Community of Carriganima and a Wider Area beyond for Transport to Events like weekly Shopping Trips to Macroom and other Social Activities /Trips as required,
Millstreet Vintage Club Member Danny Lane who headed up the Running of the Charity Tractor Run paid Tribute on the Night to Everyone who made this Event the success that it was and wished CART the very best for the Future.
Millstreet Vintage Club are once again delighted to be associated with such a worthy Cause and the Club wish to thank CART Carriganima and all Associated with them
for there help along the way and we look forward to working with this great Group again in 2022.
Many Thanks to Matthew Twomey for the Photos

If you want to find out or avail of this great service please check out the link below
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009448644367

Wonderfully Successful “Fight for Sight” Truck Run on Sunday

Despite very challenging inclement weather conditions on Sunday there was a truly magnificent response to the fundraising “Fight for Sight” Truck Run on Sunday, 31st Oct. 2021 in aid of Alannah and Ellie when some 200 Trucks (it is estimated) participated in the very praiseworthy event.  Here we share some 21 images from the occasion as the many very impressive vehicles were about to leave the starting point at Millstreet’s Green Glens. [read more …] “Wonderfully Successful “Fight for Sight” Truck Run on Sunday”

 Munster Drone Services Fundraising for Cork Penny Dinners

 Munster Drone Services in Millstreet are currently raising funds for Cork Penny Dinners this Christmas. We are selling raffle tickets at €10 each with the winner receiving a brand new DJI FPV Combo drone worth €1399 and all proceeds are going to Cork Penny Dinners. Tickets can be purchased through our website, over the phone on 029-62100 or in store at The Old Creamery.  The link:  https://munsterdroneservices.com/product/win-a-dji-fpv-combo-in-aid-of-cork-penny-dinners/

Millstreet Branch of COPE Foundation Expresses Sincere Thanks

THANK YOU
The Millstreet Branch of COPE Foundation would like to thank everyone who contributed so generously to their Church Gate Collection at Ballydaly and Cullen on Sunday 29th August. Also a sincere thank you to those who made a donation directly to the COPE Foundation account at Bank of Ireland in Millstreet – Account No. 92217660 IBAN IE91BOFI90580392217660
The COVID pandemic has hugely impacted the organisation’s ability to fundraise over the last 18 months so every contribution, however small, is hugely appreciated. Míle buíochas.

Wonderful Support for “A Jog for James” Event on Sunday

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.)

Amy and Patrick – two of the main Organisers of the important fundraising event.
Athlete supreme – Seán O’Donoghue – was the first to complete the challenging Course.

[read more …] “Wonderful Support for “A Jog for James” Event on Sunday”

Supporting James Murphy in His Journey

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 

Summer Morning 2021 on Clara Mountain as viewed from Mount Leader, Clara Road, Millstreet.

Fundraising for European Championship and World Cup 2021

Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
Here are the young people (4 couples) of Acrobatic Rock-n-Roll Irish Association who are going to go to Sochi (Russia🇷🇺) to represent Ireland 🇮🇪and Dance Sport Federation of Ireland @dancesportfederationofireland at the 🏆European Championship and World Cup @wrrc_official in Sochi Open – 2021 (26-27 of June, Olympic Park) in the discipline 💥Acrobatic Rock-n-Roll. Children Category (up to 12 years old): ✅Turek Filip and Baksalary Anastazja,  Millstreet, Co. Cork.   Juveniles Category (up to 14 years old): ✅Muzyk Mikolaj and Muzyk Maja, Kanturk, Co. Cork.   Juniors Category (up to 17 years old): ✅Witkowski Oliwier and Zdrzalik Nikola Mallow, Co.Cork ✅Jarosz Denis and Wiecek Justyna, Killarney, Co. Kerry.   Taking part in 2021 European Championship and World Cup in Russia is a huge challenge because of very expensive tickets😢, visas and long trip ingeneral but we try our best to make it happen. And now we want to ask all of you to help our team 🙏 to take part in this huge competition and international event and represent Ireland in Russia. You can 💰donate and share by this link https://www.gofundme.com/f/irish-team-trip-to-russia-european-championship?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet👍 We are grateful for any help😘 Let’s do it together!💪https://gofund.me/e28d52ab
To view the video of the magnificent dancing tap on this link:

“Tap to Donate” Charity Box for Air Ambulance in Millstreet

Michelle from “Wordsworth” recently pictured being presented by Donie Lucey with the very first “Tap to Donate” Charity Box for Air Ambulance in Millstreet.   Tap on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Supporing Rebel Bounty Cork GAA Draw

Millstreet GAA Club would like to thank everyone who supported the Rebel Bounty Cork GAA Draw. All funds raised will be of great benefit to the club in the provision of facilities and promotion of games. Tickets can still be purchased online at RebelBounty.ie or from club officers,before Wednesday 24th March. 
We thank Con Healy for the Notice.

Knocknagree Community Development Group Member Mairéad’s Fundraiser for National Breast Cancer Research Institute

Yvonne Brosnan has asked us to share the following feature:

Our dear member Mairéad of our Community Group all ready for her week ahead of walking in aid of #BreastCancerResearch 💕 and our #CommunityHub ⚪🔵⚪🔵. Even the dog is styling🐶 Get out and count up those steps and don’t forget to tag us on Facebook and Instagram . LINK FOR DONATIONS:  

Winners of MDCC Christmas Raffle 2020 Selected

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.)

Eileen Tarrant made the delicious Christmas Cake and Christmas Pudding for the Draw.
In the presence of (from left) Danny O’Mahony, Donal Bradley and Eileen Tarrant Mary Guerin O’Leary picks out one of the winning tickets in the Annual Draw.
First Prize Winner of the magnificent Hamper was Ann Harkin of Skibbereen whose father, Danny Murphy accepted the impressive prize for Ann.
Second Prize Winners Denis and Elizabeth Hickey of Clara Road accepted the Christmas Cake and the Christmas Pudding. Their dog, Daisy was also mentioned on the ticket! 
Third Prize Winner was Gerard Murphy of Coolikerane whose mother, Kathleen accepted the prize.

[read more …] “Winners of MDCC Christmas Raffle 2020 Selected”

Magnificent Prizes for MDCC Annual Christmas Raffle

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.)

We thank Millstreet Day Care Centre Coordinator, Mary O’Leary for alerting us to this very popular Annual Fundraising Event. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

[read more …] “Magnificent Prizes for MDCC Annual Christmas Raffle”

Fundraising Project for Pieta House in Memory of Denny

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.

Magnificent “Movember Twelve” on Final Week of Fundraiser

We thank Coordinator supreme, Jimmy Murphy, for the much appreciated update on the wonderfully praiseworthy Movember Fundraising Project 2020.  (S.R.)   Jimmy writes:
“Hi Everyone. We’re heading into the final week and our St John’s 12 are like over- grown hedges 😁😁 In fairness they’re giving it a great try. Please try to support best you can it all helps. Just click on the link below.
Thanks to everyone and local businesses for support so far. It’s greatly appreciated. Oh and no truth in rumours that Local Chemists are sold out of beard growing cream. Our St John’s 12 would never use any growth enhancement 😁😁 Keep the great growing up lads!
Ye’re doing St John’s proud!   One may Donate Here…Support Greatly Appreciated.  Just click on the highlighted link above.”
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Movember Fundraising Project by St. John’s GAA Club

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.)

Recalling Wonderfully Successful Fashion Event at GAA Hall Exactly One Year Ago – 30th August 2019

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”

Museum & Website Fundraising Success

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.

Clara Mountain, Millstreet in August 2020. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Museum & Website Online Fundraising Ends on Tuesday

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.

Clara Road with Time Capsule Platform
Clara Mountain as viewed from Drishane in August 2019.

COPE Foundation Fundraising Appeal

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3027855677293252&id=100002065486425&sfnsn=mo

https://www.facebook.com/donate/907648126415233/?fundraiser_source=external_url

We thank Noreen McSweeney for this Fundraising Appeal Notice.

Tadgh McSweeney's photo.

Tadgh’s fundraiser for Cope Foundation- 5 Peaks 1 Week ULTRA Challenge

Fundraiser for Cope Foundation by Tadgh McSweeney · 

€1,177 raised of €1,000

 

 

Eoin McCormack with Millstreet Connections Inspires All

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.)

Man biking

 

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.)

[read more …] “Eoin McCormack with Millstreet Connections Inspires All”

Cheque Presentation at The Pub in Carriganima to Parkinson’s Support Group

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.)

Further Uplifting Support for the Rapid Development of Playground

Officers of Millstreet GAA Club, Millstreet Juvenile GAA Club and Millstreet Camogie Club at the formal presentation to representatives of Millstreet Town Park Committee of a significant contribution of €6,000, received last October, towards the Playground Project. 
Millstreet Town Park Committee wishes to again thank our 3 GAA clubs who rallied together and kindly forfeited their last instalment  of 2019 from the Local Lotto.   (We thank Geraldine for background information – S.R.)

Very impressive rapid progress at Playground Development. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)