Culture Night 2019

Millstreet Community Council is inviting representatives of Pubs, Clubs, Groups, Organisations, Businesses & Individuals interested in participating in Culture Night on Friday September 20th (the Annual All of Ireland celebration of culture, creativity and the arts) to a meeting in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Wednesday June 26th at 8pm.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Four New Wonderfully Impressive Outdoor Seats Now in Place in Millstreet

With the superb assistance of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association, Cork Co. Council Millstreet Branch and Millstreet Community Council four new hugely impressive outdoor seats have been put in place in Millstreet – one outside St. Patrick’s Church – one near the Eurovision 1993 Display at West End Car Park and two more within the Pollinator Park in Drishane Road – all illustrated in our images below.   MCC had presented a cheque from the sale of the 2019 Calendar which helped to fund the cost of the four seats made in Ballingeary from Recycled Plastic.   The very comfortable seats are already proving to be wonderfully popular.   Sincere thanks to All involved in the installation of the four splendid seats.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Four New Wonderfully Impressive Outdoor Seats Now in Place in Millstreet”

Millstreet Community Council Congratulates Mark & Darragh

Noel Buckley, Chairman, Millstreet Community Council Ltd. extends sincere congratulations to Mark Ellis having been selected at centre-back for the Cork Hurlers for their vital game against Limerick on Sunday, 19th May 2019.   Hope he has a great game.   Also – Millstreet Community Council wishes to pay tribute to Darragh Cashman for his superb displays with Cork Minor Footballers.  (S.R.)

Result:  Limerick 1-19 Cork 1-26 🙂

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A.G.M. of Millstreet Community Council at Wallis Arms Hotel

The Annual General Meeting 2019 of Millstreet Community Council took place at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Tuesday night, 12th Feb..  The dedication and commitment of M.C.C. is truly inspirational in that so many praiseworthy events are organised annually, numerous deserving causes are supported and the uplifting image of Millstreet and its environs is consistently promoted.   Every success in the year ahead.  Míle buíochas for your wonderful work – the Community greatly appreciates such sincere generosity of time, talent and dedication.  Click on the images below which illustrate those who participated in the A.G.M. at the Wallis Arms Hotel.  (S.R.)
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Millstreet Community Council Extends Sincere Congratulations to O’Flynn Medical

Chairman Noel Buckley extends on behalf of Millstreet Community Council sincere congratulations to O’Flynn Medical on receiving their highly prestigious Award at the recent major Award Ceremony in Cork.

Noel writes: ” Millstreet Community Council, on behalf of the community, would like to extend sincere congratulations to O’Flynn Medical on winning The Cork Chamber SME Company of the Year Award.  This is indeed a prestigious achievement by O’Flynn Medical and a worthy recognition of their expansion over the past twenty years.” 

(S.R.)

Video: Industry in Millstreet 1987

The RTÉ Archives have recently added a new video titled “Industry in Millstreet 1987“. It was a dark time for the town after Apple Computers had left Millstreet in 1985, leaving us with high unemployment, and the Community Council were trying to encourage businesses back into Millstreet. There are interviews with the late Ken Brennan and Sgt. Seán O’Sullivan, as well as clips from around town. Click here to watch the video. Also below are some images from the video, with lots of locals recognisable:

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Presentation to Newly Formed Millstreet Bowling Club

Bertie Buckley (on right) on behalf of the recently established Millstreet (Indoor) Bowling Club accepts a €1,500.00 cheque from Chairman of Millstreet Community Council, Noel Buckley – last night (22nd Jan. 2019) at the Wallis Arms Hotel. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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MCC Cheque Presentation to MCS Supporting BT Young Scientist 2019 Participants

Sincere congratulations to Millstreet Community School for having no less than an amazing Six Projects accepted in the upcoming BT Young Scientist Exhibition at Dublin’s RDS in early January 2019.   As has been the impressive practice over the years of Millstreet Community Council to support the participating Students in this prestigious event a cheque of €500.00 was presented this morning (Wednesday, 12th Dec. 2018) at the School.  Here we share a series of images from the uplifting occasion.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Chairman of Millstreet Community Council, Noel Buckley presents the cheque to Principal, Pól Ó Síodhcháin at MCS.  Present also are the Participating Students and their Teachers plus MCC Members Marie Murphy, Mary Collins and Jerry O’Mahony.

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Millstreet Community Council Congratulates Tidy Towns Association

Millstreet Community Council extends sincere congratulations to Millstreet Tidy Towns Association on its recent superb result in the National Tidy Towns Competition 2018.   Achieving seven extra marks and a further Bronze Medal is most encouraging.   Visitors to our area consistently comment on the beauty and tidiness of our town.  (S.R.)

And a further message from Noel Buckley, Chairman, Millstreet Community Council: 

“At the monthly meeting of Millstreet Community Council congratulations were extended to the Tidy Towns Committee on achieving such high marks and winning their category in this year’s competition.  With their continued dedication and commitment and with the continuing co-operation of everyone in the community, overall victory is now within sight.”

A wonderfully colourful West End, Millstreet in the Summer of 2018. Click on the image to enlarge.

Millstreet Community Council Extends Very Best Wishes to Maria Murphy, Ballydaly

Millstreet Community Council sends best wishes to Maria Murphy, Ballydaly who is a Contestant in the Miss Ireland Competition to be held in Dublin on Sunday next, 16th Sept. 2018.

We thank Noel Buckley for this well wishing notice.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Ambulance Service To Be Fully Restored

“Millstreet Community Council welcomes the result of the review carried out recently regarding the Millstreet Ambulance Service. Now, after six years, the Millstreet Ambulance Service is to be fully restored—which is indeed great news. Millstreet Community Council has been working behind the scenes with the H.S.E. on this very important issue.”

Noel Buckley (Chairman)

We thank Noel for this truly uplifting news and we congratulate Millstreet Community Council for having placed such vital focus on the all-important health issue.   We all extend a heartfelt welcome back to the fully restored Millstreet Ambulance Service.  (S.R.)

Wishing the Very Best of Luck to Chloe and Kevin in Cork on Saturday

Millstreet Community Council wishes the very best of luck to Chloe Collins and Kevin Crowley who will be participating in the Senior Munster Finals versus Kerry in Cork this coming Saturday, 23rd June 2018.   We thank Chairman MCC, Noel Buckley for this special greeting to both outstanding sports people on such a prestigious occasion.  (S.R.)

Ladies Football Final: Cork 5:13 Kerry 2:10 (result)
Men’s Football Final (7pm): Cork v Kerry (Live on RTE 1)

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Preparing for Millstreet’s St. Patrick’s Day 2018

With lots of wonderfully adorned windows for our National St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on 17th March 2018 we meet with the dedicated members of Millstreet Community Council who on Thursday evening were superbly decorating Millstreet Town.  Here we share some 33 images of the enthusiastic preparations.   A very Happy St. Patrick’s Day to All.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)And we continue to share some 28 more pictures of the splendid preparations…. [read more …] “Preparing for Millstreet’s St. Patrick’s Day 2018”

Millstreet St.Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

The Millstreet St. Patrick’s Day Parade will commence at 5pm sharp from the Green Glens Arena on Station Road, proceeding through The Square and finish at Minor Row. There will be prizes for the following categories: Best Cultural Presentation, Best Vintage Display, Best Window Display, Best Celebrity Look-A-Like, Best Fleet, Best Float, Best Group or Club. For further information please message the page. All Welcome
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Wonderfully Successful Annual General Meeting of Millstreet Community Council

Pictured at the very successful AGM of Millstreet Community Council in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Tuesday night, 20th Feb. 2018. Tremendous credit is due to the superbly dedicated Officers and Committee Members who achieve so much in our area and greatly enhance our overall Community. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Millstreet’s Got Talent – the Winners

Friday night’s epic event ‘Millstreet’s Got Talent’ in the Wallis Arms Hotel was awaited in anticipation by many, and a big crowd enjoyed some of the wonderful talent there is in Millstreet, and a big Bualadh Bos to everyone who took part in the qualifying rounds as well as the finals:

… and the winners of Millstreet’s Got Talent for 2018, representing Millstreet Camogie Club were Darragh Twomey, Anna Buckley, Leigh Murphy & Marie O Neill,

the first Runner Up Millstreet’s Got Talant 2018, representing Millstreet Athletic Club was Edel O’Keeffe,and the second runner up Millstreet’s Got Talant 2018, also representing Millstreet Camogie club was Sarah Dennehy.

MC for the night was Noel Buckley who had to sit down after a long night (I really want to sing – but they wont let me !)
Many thanks to Geraldine Dennehy for the photos [read more …] “Millstreet’s Got Talent – the Winners”

Cheque Presentation Towards the Christmas Lights

Wednesday night (13th December) the Millstreet Community Council presented a cheque contributing towards the cost for the Millstreet Christmas Lights Committee. Held in the Wallis Arms and photographed by Justin Black, Justborn Photography, Millstreet

Splendid Millstreet Community Council Calendar 2017 Now On Sale

Launched at Millstreet Christmas Market on Sunday 27th Nov. 2016 the magnificent Millstreet Calendar 2017 produced by Millstreet Community Council and coordinated by Justin Black of Justborn Photography, West End, Millstreet – is this year in support of Millstreet Pipe Band and Millstreet Mens’ Shed.  It costs €5.00 and is an ideal Christmas gift enhancing your overall Christmas Giving.   The wonderfully colourful Calendar features the photography of a range of creative Photographers including Justin Black, Geraldine Dennehy, Pat Golden, John Tarrant and Seán Radley.  We encourage you to buy many to send to your relatives and friends at home and abroad.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)1mcc-millstreet-calendar-2017-1000 2mcc-millstreet-calendar-2017-1000 3mcc-millstreet-calendar-2017-1000 4mcc-millstreet-calendar-2017-1000 1611270037-1000

Presentation of Funds from Millstreet Calendar

2016 03 15 006 Presentation of Funds for the Millstreet CalendarOn behalf of Millstreet Community Council, I would like to thank all those involved in the production of the Millstreet Calendar 2016. We appreciate the photos that were supplied by all the local photographers that made the final cut for this year’s print. I would like to thank Justin for his design work and his prints that made the calendar so amazing and memorable. Great credit is due to members of the Community Council for distributing the calendars to sellers and also to the members of the community/shops/businesses who displayed and sold the issues. Without this support, this venture would not be sustainable. A special work of thanks goes to Katelyn, Lydia and Christian Murphy who help every year with selling the calendars at the Christmas market. There were more than 600 calendars sold in total and this year’s proceeds go towards the upkeep and maintenance of our newly furbished Gym. To conclude, I would like to acknowledge the people who purchase the calendar every year, both at home and abroad and I thank you all sincerely for supporting this fund raising venture. I hope that you enjoy the production. – from Marie Twomey

Millstreet Community Council AGM now in November 2015

Millstreet Community Council has had to cancel its scheduled date for its AGM.   A new date for the AGM will be decided upon in November.

And Millstreet Community wishes to extend sincere congratulations to Joanne O’Riordan who has recently won the prestigious Junior Chamber International Outstanding Young Person of the World Award for 2015.

We thank Joseph Kelleher of Millstreet Community Council for this notice.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Community Council – Community Gym to Open in September

Work is underway to open the newly renovated and refurbished Gym at the Youth Centre Premises in September 2015.  Any suitably qualified person interested in managing the Gym is invited to contact Millstreet Community Concil Committee Member Maura Kiely at 087 948 8849.  (S.R.)