Nathan’s Walk 2017 Launched in Killarney

The annual Nathan’s Walk takes place in Killarney this Saturday morning at 4.15. We recently attended the prestigious launch in Killarney Town and a special radio feature will follow later where we will share interviews at the launch as well as recordings we shall do this Sat. morning. Having participated in the Walk last year it is truly a most amazing, impressive and moving event. Many thanks to Con and Geraldine Houlihan for arranging attendance at the Launch. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

And we share lots more images from the very impressive launch at which the national Coordinator, Joan attended as well as Nathan’s parents, Maria and Denis and Family. [read more …] “Nathan’s Walk 2017 Launched in Killarney”

Late Donal (Donie) O’Sullivan of Kilcummin, Killarney

We wish to extend our sincere sympathy to all the O’Sullivan Family on the recent passing to his Eternal Reward of the late Donal (Donie) O’Sullivan (pictured above) of Kilcummin, Killarney. R.I.P.. We especially offer our heartfelt condolences to his beloved wife, Noreen (nee Hickey, formerly of Mill View, Millstreet), his loving daughter Helen, his brother Pat (who as “Sylvano the Magician” has for many years delighted audiences including his many appearances at Cloghoula N.S. Pattern Day), his sisters Breda, Joan and Mary. Below we share the official funeral arrangement notice. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. (S.R.)

The death has occurred of Donal (Donie) O’SULLIVAN
Dooneen & Droumadeesirt, Kilcummin, Killarney, Kerry

Beloved husband of Noreen and loving father of Helen. Very sadly missed and dearly loved by his family, brother Pat, sisters Breda, Joan and Mary, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews & nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends. “May He Rest In Peace”

Reposing at O’Shea’s Funeral Home, Cathedral Place, Killarney on Tuedsay evening (31st Jan. 2017) from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm. Funeral arriving at Our Lady Of Lourdes Church, Kilcummin on Wednesday at 12.30pm for Requiem Mass at 1.00 pm. Burial afterwards in Old Kilcummin Cemetery. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired to the Haematology Day Unit, Cork University Hospital.
[read more …] “Late Donal (Donie) O’Sullivan of Kilcummin, Killarney”

Millstreet Participates in Killarney’s 2016 “Darkness into Light” 5K Walk for Pieta House – An Inspiring Experience in an Exquisite Setting

Some of the many Millstreet participants pictured just after 7.00 this Saturday morning having returned from the 2016 "Darkness into Light" 5K Walk in Killarney. The truly inspiring experience in the exquisite setting of Killarney National Park was superbly organised and coordinated by a wonderfully dedicated Team. The Killarney Walk is held in memory of the late Nathan Carroll and has become one of the most successful events promoting assistance for the marvellous work of Pieta House. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Some of the many Millstreet participants pictured just after 7.00 this Saturday morning having returned from the 2016 “Darkness into Light” 5K Walk in Killarney.  We had left Millstreet at 2.30 a.m. in the bus driven by Alfie Cooney and coordinated by Marie Twomey (at centre with dark coat). The truly inspiring experience in the exquisite setting of Killarney National Park was superbly organised and coordinated by a wonderfully dedicated Team at Killarney Racecourse. The Killarney Walk is held in memory of the late Nathan Carroll and has become one of the most successful events promoting assistance for the marvellous work of Pieta House. We also recorded a number of radio interviews which we shall later share on “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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“Darkness into Light” Annual 5k Walk in Killarney on Sat. 7th May 2016

Pieta_House_-_Darkness_into_Light-2285-600‘Darkness into Light’ annual 5k walk in Killarney in aid of Pieta House takes places on Saturday May 7th at 4.15am. Bus departing Millstreet at 2.30am. To book your seat please contact Marie 087 2802529.  We thank Marie Twomey, Priest Cross for the important praiseworthy notice.  (S.R.)

Best Marching Band at the Killarney St.Patrick’s Day Parade

2015-03-24 Millstreet Pipe Band were awarded the best Marching Band at the Killarney St.Patrick's Day FestivalCongratulations to Millstreet Pipe Band who were awarded the prize of Best Marching Band at the Killarney St.Patrick’s Day Parade. Pictured are Michelle Keogh and Maureen Kenny Coffey, Millstreet Pipe Band, with Derek Daly, Dalys Supervalu, Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce President Kate O’Leary and Mayor of Killarney John Joe Culloty at the St. Patrick’s Festival Killarney parade prizegiving function in The International Hotel on Tuesday night. Picture: Eamonn Keogh (macmonagle.com) — at The International Hotel, Killarney.