Self Build & Improve Your Home Show at Green Glens This Weekend

Clive & Brian Corry coordinating preparations at Green Glens on Thursday for this weekend's ever popular Self Build and Improve Your Home Show.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Clive & Brian Corry coordinating preparations at Green Glens on Thursday for this weekend’s ever popular Self Build and Improve Your Home Show. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Clive and Brian pictured with Donal & Gerard Murphy of Newmarket - one of the many prestigious exhibitors at the Show.
Clive and Brian pictured with Donal & Gerard Murphy of Newmarket – one of the many prestigious exhibitors at the hugely popular Show.

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2014 European Pony Championships to be held at Green Glens

36Owners Pony & Young Riders Show 2013 -800News yesterday that the Green Glens Arena in Millstreet, has won the bid to host the 2014 European Pony Championships (for Jumping, Dressage and Eventing) from 16-20 of July. Two other venues were in the running: Dzonkow (Poland), and Wiener Neustadt (Austria). The decision was made at the 2013 FEI General Assembly on 4 November 2013.

Millstreet has previously hosted the Championships in 1989 and the [read more …] “2014 European Pony Championships to be held at Green Glens”

Owners Pony & Young Riders Charity Show 2013 Opens in Splendid Autumn Sunshine and Continues until Sunday Night Celebrating 27 Years

The annual Owners Pony & Young Riders Charity Show began in Green Glens on Friday in glorious autumnal sunshine.  Here we share a selection of images from the very colourful event.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
The annual Owners Pony & Young Riders Charity Show began in Green Glens on Friday in glorious autumnal sunshine. Here we share a selection of images from the very colourful event. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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Owners Pony & Young Riders Charity Show 2013

2013-10-25 Owners Charity Show - bannerOnce again the Owners, Pony and Young Riders Charity Show will be guests of the Duggan Family at the Green Glens Arena, their home for the last 15 years, this weekend Friday 25th October to Sunday 27th October, and they look forward to seeing as many friends of the show as possible, both new & old. It’s a great weekend for all involved, or even if just to go down to the arena and check out what’s happening. The following charities were recipients from [read more …] “Owners Pony & Young Riders Charity Show 2013”

National Dairy Show 2013 – An Outstanding Success (Part One)

With Reporter Grett O'Connor and Cameraman Stuart Lunning recording for TG4 at the hugely successful National Dairy Show at Green Glens on Saturday, 19th Oct. 2013 the official opening was splendidly carried out by Mairéad McGuinness M.E.P..  Here we share our first selection of images from the historic 31st National Event.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)
With Reporter Grett O’Connor and Cameraman Stuart Lulling recording for TG4 at the hugely successful National Dairy Show at Green Glens on Saturday, 19th Oct. 2013 the official opening was splendidly carried out by Mairéad McGuinness M.E.P.. Here we share our first selection of images from the historic 31st National Event. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

(To see the TG4 News report, go on the TG4 Player, look for “Nuacht TG4” for 19.10.13, and the piece is from 3:30 to 5:20)

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Dairy Advice, Farm Models and Food Village – It’s all at Millstreet

2013-10 National Dairy Show Press Launch 090Dairy Farmers are at a crossroads as the 2015 post quota era approaches fast. There is free advice available at the National Dairy Show this Saturday in the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, Co. Cork. The Zoetis Budgeting & Financial Advice Clinic allows farmers to attend workshops and one to one sessions with industry leading advisers to help them with making profitable decisions going forward.
The format of this innovative event consists of short talks from experts in the fields of Finance, Animal Health and Dairy Expansion. All speakers are then available for one to one sessions during the day. It is part of a packed programme for the [read more …] “Dairy Advice, Farm Models and Food Village – It’s all at Millstreet”

40th Anniversary of Millstreet Community School Celebrated at Green Glens

The 40th Anniversary Reunion of Millstreet Community at Green Glens on Saturday night was an outstanding success.   Here we share the first four images from the superb occasion with lots more pictures to follow over the next few days.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
The 40th Anniversary Reunion of Millstreet Community School at Green Glens on Saturday night was an outstanding success. Here we share the first four images from the superb occasion with lots more pictures to follow over the next few days. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Millstreet Community School – 40 Year Reunion on 12th October 2013

Sincere thanks to Elaine for this superb and very important Poster.  (S.R.)
Sincere thanks to Elaine for this superb and very important Poster and to Milltech Digital Ltd., Cork for the excellent design of the Poster.   Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

 

Irish Horse TV at the Millstreet Horse Show

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Irish Horse TV have published am 8 minute segment on the Millstreet Horse Show, with footage of the jumping and the people. They interview lots of the riders and also talk to Thomas Duggan. See the video on IrishHorse.TV

What an Amazing International Show 2013 at Green Glens!

Believed to be one of the biggest and best International Horse Shows at Millstreet's Green Glens here we feature the first of many images reflecting the joy of the spectators, the excellence of the jumping, the emphasis on health and safety and the exquisite and truly magnificent setting created with such care and professionlalism at Green Glens.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Believed to be one of the biggest and best International Horse Shows at Millstreet’s Green Glens here we feature the first of many images reflecting the joy of the spectators, the excellence of the jumping, the emphasis on health and safety, efficient control of town traffic by the Gardaí as numerous very impressive horse transport units leave Millstreet following the Show on Sunday evening  and the exquisite and truly magnificent setting created with such care and professionalism at Green Glens.   Sincere congratulations to the Duggan  Family and very dedicated Staff.    Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Horse Show Week

Millstreet Horse Show has been in full flow all week, and bigger than ever. Their website and Facebook page has lots of updates this week with all the fixtures, results, results, information, photos, videos and more too see. Check them out, or better still go and see for yourself at Green Glens before it finishes tomorrow (Sunday) afternoon!

Olympic Jumps at Magnificent Green Glens

Green Glens looks magnificent as it prepares for the highly prestigious Horse Show 2013.   The London 2012 Olympic Jumps blend in quite brilliantly into the exquisite setting.   We encourage you to visit this true Irish Equestrian Event Supreme over the next few days to experience Green Glens at its very best ever.  (S.R.)
Green Glens looks magnificent as it prepares for the highly prestigious Horse Show 2013. The London 2012 Olympic Jumps blend in quite brilliantly into the exquisite setting. We encourage you to visit this true Irish Equestrian Event Supreme over the next few days to experience Green Glens at its very best ever.   (S.R.)

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Very Successful Newmarket Show at Green Glens

Blessed with glorious weather Newmarket Show  was superb on Sunday, 14th July 2013 in the splendid setting of Green Glens, Millstreet.   Here we share the first three of many later images from the wonderfully enjoyable event - including some of the many visitors, members of the dedicated Organising Committee and a scene of one of the popular Donkey Derby Races.   Lots more pics to follow later in week.  Click on image to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Blessed with glorious weather Newmarket Show was superb on Sunday, 14th July 2013 in the splendid setting of Green Glens, Millstreet. Here we share the first three of many later images from the wonderfully enjoyable event – including some of the many visitors, members of the dedicated Organising Committee and a scene of one of the popular Donkey Derby Races. Lots more pics to follow later in week. Click on image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Preparing for Newmarket Show 2013 at Green Glens

Brian Daly and his dedicated Coordinating Team prepare for the very popular Newmarket Show which takes place at Green Glens, Millstreet on Sunday, 14th July 2013.  This superbly colourful event promises to be full of variety, interest, great weather and excellent equestrian presentations - creating a magnificent atmosphere.  (S.R.)
Brian Daly and his dedicated Coordinating Team prepare for the very popular Newmarket Show which takes place at Green Glens, Millstreet on Sunday, 14th July 2013. This superbly colourful event promises to be full of variety, interest, great weather and excellent equestrian presentations – creating a magnificent atmosphere.  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Video Countdown to the 2013 Cork 20 Rally which will be based in Millstreet-Part 4

To get us in the mood for the 2013 Cork 20 Rally which will be based in Millstreet for the first time ever this year we take a look back at footage from some previous Cork 20 Rallies that have been held over the years to see what we have in store for us in Millstreet with the arrival of this event in October.

This time we go back to the 2000 Cork 20 Rally which had some great competitors competing in it like Andrew Nesbitt, the late Frank Meagher,the legendary Austin Mchale and Ian Greer amongst others,the rally was won that year by Andrew Nesbitt in his WRC Subaru so enjoy some classic footage from what was a very entertaining event.

Over the coming few weeks/months we will feature more Cork 20 footage from years gone by in a build up to what will be a Major Event for Millstreet to be held on 4th, 5th & 6th October 2013.

 

Sunday at Sheep Shearing Major Event 2013 in Green Glens

Very impressive attendance on Sunday at Green Glens and superb weather truly uplifted the hugely dedicated coordinating Team of this highly prestigious event - the venue being regarded by many Judges as the best in the world.   Here we share the just a brief selection of the hundreds of images we captured over the weekend.   (S.R.)
Very impressive attendance on Sunday at Green Glens and superb weather truly uplifted the hugely dedicated coordinating Team of this highly prestigious event – the venue being regarded by many Judges as the best in the world. Here we share just a brief selection of the hundreds of images we captured over the weekend.   Lots more images later.   (S.R.)

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Enthusiastic Preparations for This Weekend’s Prestigious Sheep Shearing Event at Green Glens, Millstreet

St. HJohn's Football Club, Aubane must take a huge bow for the magnificent preparations carried out for today and tomorrow's superb event at Green Glens.  (S.R.)
St. John’s Football Club, Aubane with their splendid friends and supporters must take a huge bow for the magnificent preparations carried out for today and tomorrow’s superb National Sheep Shearing  event at Green Glens. (S.R.)

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Preparing for this weekend’s National Sheep Shearing Event at Green Glens

Lots of enthusiastic preparations are presently being made at Green Glens for this weekend's highly prestigious National Sheep Shearing Event.   Cork Music Station  will broadcast live from the event on both days from 2 to 4 pm.  See the event's own website www.sheepshearing.ie (S.R.)
Lots of enthusiastic preparations are presently being carried out at Green Glens for this weekend’s highly prestigious National Sheep Shearing Event. Cork Music Station will broadcast live from the event on both days from 2 to 4 pm. See the event’s own website www.sheepshearing2013.ie     (S.R.)

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Niamh Kavanagh sings ‘In Your Eyes’ at the Green Glens

The video above shows Niamh Kavanagh last night performing her winning Eurovision song ‘In Your Eyes’ at the Green Glens Arena – the very place she won twenty years ago, at the twentieth anniversary celebrations of the Eurovision in Millstreet (18th May 2013). Niamh was the special guest at the party which was attended by about four hundred guests. Seán will surely have photos and video on the site in the next few days – video by Joseph Lawlor

LTV2 Millstreet Programme 219 – All Ireland Sheep Shearing Preview now online.

LTV2 Millstreet Programme 219,in this Programme we have coverage of The Sponsors Promotion Night held in The Wallis Arms Hotel last Friday Night for the upcoming All Ireland Sheep Shearing Championship which will be held in The Green Glens on the weekend of May 25 and 26,we have music from Big Tom and Declan Nerney and we have Eily Buckleys Weekly Regional News

Video Countdown to The 2013 Cork 20 Rally which will be based in Millstreet-Part 3

To get us in the mood for the 2013 Cork 20 Rally which will be based in Millstreet for the first time ever this year we take a look back at footage from some previous Cork 20 Rallies that have been held over the years to see what we have in store for us in Millstreet with the arrival of this event in October.

This time we go back to the 1987 Cork 20 Rally which would be the last Competitive Event that Billy Coleman took part in,driving a BMW M3 Coleman showed initial promise but crashed out in treacherous conditions early in the Rally.

Over the coming few weeks/months we will feature more Cork 20 footage from years gone by in a build up to what will be a Major Event for Millstreet to be held on 4th, 5th & 6th October 2013.

 

The Eurovision Song Contest 1993 – Full Show

Yesterday May 15th was the 20th anniversary of the Eurovision in Millstreet, we should have put it up yesterday, but anyhow below is the video full Eurovision 1993 as broadcast be the BBC.

The Eurovision Song Contest 1993 was the 38th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 15 May 1993 in Millstreet. This is the [read more …] “The Eurovision Song Contest 1993 – Full Show”

Toughathlon Videos

The first Toughatlon was held in the Green Glens and Drishane last Saturday. There were lots of brave people who signed up to get wet, dirty, electric shocked and exhausted. The fact that the ground was saturated from a week of heavy rain only made it that much more interesting. One of the competitors had a GoPro camera attached to her head and have put the video of their course on youTube. (thanks to Joseph for letting us know about the video)

There’s a few more spectator videos and photos below: [read more …] “Toughathlon Videos”

Eurovision 1993 – 20th Anniversary Week in Millstreet

One of the many happy memories of the 1993 Eurovision in Millstreet - Jonathan O'Connor appearing on the live transmission on 15th May 1993 - one of the many special images we shall be sharing at Green Glens this Saturday Night at the Eurovision Tea Party.  (S.R.)
One of the many happy memories of the 1993 Eurovision in Millstreet – Jonathan O’Connor appearing on the live transmission on 15th May 1993 – one of the many special images we shall be sharing at Green Glens this Saturday Night at the Eurovision Tea Party. (S.R.)

The video of the interval act with the local children is below (starting from 2 mins 8 secs) [read more …] “Eurovision 1993 – 20th Anniversary Week in Millstreet”

Video Countdown to 2013 Cork 20 Rally which will be based in Millstreet

To get us in the mood for the 2013 Cork 20 Rally which will be based in Millstreet for the first time ever this year we take a look back at footage from some previous Cork 20 Rallies that have been held over the years to see what we have in store for us in Millstreet with the arrival of this event in October.

We will start by looking back at the 2011 Cork 20 Rally, and over the coming few weeks/months we will feature more Cork 20 footage from years gone by in a build up to what will be a Major Event for Millstreet to be held on 4th, 5th & 6th October 2013.