We thank Seáno Murphy of Knocknagree (originally from High Mill Lane, Millstreet) for sharing this wonderfully historic photograph of 1956 showing the Millstreet Team playing an important Match in Macroom – a County Quarter Final. Seáno is pictured on the extreme left in the front row. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.) Seáno has just kindly shared the names of all in the picture:
Back Row from left: Ted O’Connor, John O’Shea, Denis Kelleher, John O’Keeffe, Con Corcoran, Brendan Moynihan, Teddy Kelleher, John Kelleher, Cormac Dineen, Neily Dennehy, J.J. Hinchion and Jim O’Connor (Dooneen). Front Row from left: Seáno Murphy, John Corcoran, John F. Daly, Dan O’Leary, Garda Mick Byrne stationed in Knocknagree – father of the former Garda Chief Commissioner, Pat Byrne (Goalie), Joe Buckley, John “Sing” O’Sullivan, William O’Leary, Pat Joe Kelleher and Anthony Manley.
What a night! Kilcorney’s Conor O’Callaghan captains Cork to victory over Tipp in Under 20 Munster Hurling Final this Wednesday evening, 23rd Dec. 2020. The exciting event was broadcast live on TG4. Sincere congratulations to Conor and the entire Cork Team on such a magnificent sporting achievement.
We thank Pádraig O’Driscoll for sharing this image of the very successful Millstreet Team on Saturday, 15th Aug. 2020 when in the Bon Secours Cork Intermediate Football Championship they played Ballinora at Macroom Castle Grounds pitch. Tap on the picture to enlarge. (S.R.) Pádraig comments: “Hard fought win this Saturday evening v Ballinora 8 pts to 5 ….. Come on the Sráid!“
Millstreet Community Council congratulates Sports Woman Supreme Chloe Collins on receiving her prestigious Munster Medal following Cork’s Victory in the Munster Final last Saturday. We thank MCC Chairman Noel Buckley for sharing such a deserving greeting with which we all wish to be associated. (S.R.)
Millstreet GAA Annual St. Stephen’s Day Fun Walk. Registration at GAA Community Hall between 11.00 and 11. 30 a.m..Going around the Glebe and finishing at Colemans, Minor Row. We thank Sharon Lane for the notice. (S.R.)
Millstreet GAA are in the midst of supporting the Cork County Board promoted Clubs Fund Raising Draw with another new series underway. The draw acts as a fillip boost to the development of club facilities across the county in addition to enhancing the quality of Gaelic Games for youth at club and school level. The draws take place on a monthly basis and feature an array of attractive cash and other prizes. The club welcome new participants — a year’s subscription is €100 paid yearly or monthly. Further details on the draw are available from club officers, or from the Cork GAA Draw website
Where Does My €100 Go?
* €35 – Prize Fund & Admin
* €47 – Promoting Club*
* €18 – Grants/Developments/Coaching/CLCG Chorcaí
It’s good to know that a large amount of the money stays local, as well as having a large prize find of €575,000.
Seeing as we here in the Millstreet Parish border the Kingdom, we are hearing that some of our farmers are having the same troubles as their compatriots further south on the Cork – Kerry border:
West Cork farmers are doing their best to look after disillusioned Kerry supporters as many of them turn up in their fields.
All in the spirit of the upcoming All-Ireland Final (Sunday 20th September 2009) between Cork and Kerry. The video is of course a reference to Paidí O’Shea’s infamous comment about the Kerry supporters being “animals”
Come on the REBELS!
There are some video clips from the Cork v Kerry games earlier in the year below: