Millstreet Vintage Club upcoming Events

Following on from Millstreet Vintage Clubs first ever Weekend Away/Car Run to West Cork/ Bantry held over the past Weekend the Club have a number of important Events happening in December and into the New Year listed below.

Millstreet Vintage Club Christmas Party on Saturday Night Dec 8th at Corkerys Bar in Millstreet, Kicks Off from 9pm. Everybody Welcome.

Presentation of the Proceeds from the Recent Tractor Run for CART organised by Millstreet Vintage Club will be held at the Pub in Carriganima on Saturday December 15th at 9pm Refreshments will be served,Everybody Welcome.

Millstreet Vintage Club Annual AGM will take place on Thursday 10th January 2019 in the Millstreet Parish Centre at 8.00pm sharp. All Club Members please Attend and anyone out there interested in Vintage/Classic Cars/Bikes and Tractors are more than welcome to come along to the Meeting and join our Club.

Some Pictures below from a Great Weekend in West Cork and images of the upcoming Events/Meetings the Club are hosting.

Presentation of Impressive Quiz Cheque to Millstreet Day Care Centre

On Thursday night, 15th Nov. 2018 a truly impressive cheque of €2,000.00 was presented by Chairman of Millstreet Fianna Fáil Cumann, John A. O’Leary to Mary Feeley, Manager, Millstreet Day Care Centre.   This was the result of a most successful Donal Guiney Memorial Inaugural Quiz held at McCarthy’s Bar, Millstreet some weeks ago.   So popular was the Quiz that there were over sixty spot prizes shared on the occasion.   Asking the questions on the night was Noreen Meade before a capacity attendance.   We recorded interviews at the Presentation of the Cheque with John A. O’Leary, Mary Feeley, Deputy Michael Moynihan and with Vincent, Michael and Patrick Guiney.   This feature will be broadcast at 10pm on “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station on Tuesday, 20th Nov..  Here we share three images from the uplifting Presentation of the Cheque. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Presentation of Impressive Quiz Cheque to Millstreet Day Care Centre”

Table Quiz in aid of Cork North West branch of MS Ireland in Newmarket on Fri. 2nd Nov. 2018

A table quiz in aid of Cork North West branch of MS Ireland will be held in
Hourigan’s Bar, Newmarket on Friday 2nd November at 9pm. Tables with max of 4 at €10.00 per person. Lots of raffle prizes on the night. Everyone
welcome to attend.   We thank Christine Doyle for the notice. (S.R.)

 

Glebe Walk from Colemans in aid of Irish Cancer Society

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”

St. John’s G.A.A. Club’s Magnificent Win This Weekend

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”

Presentation of Cheques at The Pub in Carriganima on this Sat. at 8:45pm

In excess of €2,000.00 was fundraised at this year’s Carriganima Fun Run in aid of Millstreet and Macroom Community Hospitals. Coordinator supreme Jimmy Murphy and his Dedicated Team will present two cheques at The Pub in Carriganima this Sat. 6th Oct. 2018 at 8:45pm. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Wonderful Response to Hospice Coffee Morning in GAA Hall

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”

Very Successful National Fundraising Coffee Morning 2018 for Hospice

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 Church Gate Collection in Millstreet This Weekend

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.)

Hugely Successful Spinathon 2018 at Herlihy’s Centra on Friday in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research

The “Breakthrough Cancer Research” Spinathon 2018 in progress at Herlihy’s Centra today. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

[read more …] “Hugely Successful Spinathon 2018 at Herlihy’s Centra on Friday in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research”

Tremendous Response to Millstreet GAA Clothing Collection 2018

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”

Annual Carriganima Fun Run/Jog/Walk on Sat. 1st Sept. 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.”

 

 

We thank Jimmy Murphy for the very impressive Poster. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

[read more …] “Annual Carriganima Fun Run/Jog/Walk on Sat. 1st Sept. 2018”

Sr. Consilio’s Cuan Mhuire Centre in Farnanes – Church Gate Collection This Weekend


There will be a Church Gate Collection in Millstreet this weekend18th/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.

— see Cuan Mhuire on facebook

Magnificent Support for Daffodil Day 2018 Today

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.)

Three generations!

[read more …] “Magnificent Support for Daffodil Day 2018 Today”

Lourdes MCS Quiz Winners at Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday

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”

Very Generous Cheque Presentation to Hospital from Stretcher & Bingo Events

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.)

 

Magnificent Cheque in Memory of Eimear Presented to Irish Community Air Ambulance

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”

Wild Atlantic Relay Supported by Cork North West Branch of MS Ireland

Ted Linehan of Meelin representing Cork North West Branch of MS Ireland presenting a cheque to Karen & Paul McGovern who are presently undertaking the hugely inspirational 50 day Walk of the Wild Atlantic Way in aid of MS Ireland. Our photograph was taken by photographer supreme Donal Murphy, Newmarket as the courageous Couple reached Killarney on the 7th day of their amazing Relay. Centra Stores nationwide are supporting this most praiseworthy fundraising event. (S.R.)

Presentation of 2017 Cheques by Transition Year Students at MCS

During a very impressive end of school year ceremony at MCS Transition Year Students presented three substantial cheques to three praiseworthy organisations following the many fundraising events during the years including the very memorable colourful Fashion Show. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Magnificent Fashion Show at Millstreet Community School – Part 1

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’s Very Successful Coffee Morning Benefits Two Important Groups

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.)

Very Successful “Cork’s Little Heroes” Cycle Event in Millstreet on Saturday Morning

Some 41 energetic cyclists participated in the 100k section of the Cork’s Little Heroes Cycle Event on Sat. 29th April 2017.  Some 150 completed the 50k route back to Ballincollig. Here we meet some of the 41 as they enjoyed refreshments in the Parish Centre beside St. Patrick’s Church. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Sacristan Supreme – Julie Brady – extends a “down to earth” welcome to the visiting cyclists! (In fact Julie’s husband Declan was preparing the ground in the Church Grounds for the installation of two permanent flag poles!)
Chaplain Siobhán and Coordinator Gráinne guide the cyclists to the Parish Centre.
Refreshments prepared by Gráinne, Margaret, Noel, Seán and Natasha in the Parish Centre.
Sincere thanks to Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., to Sharon Lane and to Julie Brady for making this magnificent Centre available for the praiseworthy event.
A special Barbeque was scheduled to follow when all cyclists would have returned to Ballincollig.

Dave Murphy is chief organiser of this marvellous event with a wonderfully dedicated Team.

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”