The Annual Coffee Morning coordinated by Mary Fitzgeraldfor Daffodil Day in March 2019 is always wonderfully supported. The event takes place in Millstreet GAA Community Hall this Thursday 21st March from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Everyone is most welcome. On Friday 22nd March – Daffodil Day 2019 – there will be a number of usual venues throughout
the town where one can contribute and receive the various emblems as well as bunches of daffodils – all in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. (S.R.)
Following the annual Christmas Morning Mushera Climb 2018 the proceeds amounted to the wonderfully impressive amount of €2,000.00. A cheque for this uplifting amount was presented on Thursday night (7th Feb. 2019) in Aubane Community Centre to Shirley O’Regan of Youghal – the Irish Community Rapid Response by Land & Air Representative – in aid of the new Air Ambulance which will be based in Rathcoole. MC, John F. Kelleher, expressed thanks to the many dedicated people who helped to make this very praiseworthy project such a great success again this year. Shirley outlined the importance of such fundraising for the all-important developing Air Ambulance Service and provided an update on the progress of the overall project…with special reference to Rathcoole. A brief interview with Shirley may be heard on Cork Music Station this Tuesday, 12th Feb. at 10pm in the “Radio Treasures” programme. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Patrick W. O’Leary of Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. has very kindly been supporting the annual Quiz in aid of the four Students from Millstreet Community School who travel as Helpers to Lourdes on an annual basis. Pictured below are three of the four Students on this year’s project with School Chaplain, John Magee who coordinates the inspiring programme – with the many attractive items which Patrick has sent to the School and which will be part of the important Draw on Quiz night in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 1st Feb. 2019 beginning at 8pm. MCS is very grateful for Patrick’s wonderful support. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
This afternoon (Fri. 28th Dec. 2018) in the presence of Members of Millstreet Bridge Club an uplifting cheque of €550.00 was presented by Millstreet Bridge Club President, Breeda O’Keeffe (pictured on right) following a recent charity occasion – to Louise Healy, Respite and Recreation Manager, Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland (S.B.H.I.). Louise very kindly provided us with an insight into this all-important Charity and this may be read at the end of our feature. Here we share the official handing over of the cheque at a very festive adorned Millstreet Day Care Centre. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
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.
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”
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.)
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.”
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”