Millstreet Country Park Venison

Rozanne Stevens
Rozanne Stevens

The Today with Pat Kenny show on RTE Radio 1 resident chef Rozanne Stevens gave a glowing review to the venison produced at Millstreet Country Park recently describing it as an alternative for Christmas dinner:

I get Irish venison from Millstreet CountryPark in Cork. To describe the taste and texture, it is like the most tender, most flavoursome piece of steak you’ve ever had.

The full article is given below:

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Make the most of Millstreet Country Park

deer.jpg (13188 bytes)With Millstreet Country Park’s season almost at a close, why not make the most of the crisp autumn weather and discover the many hidden gems at Millstreet Country Park.

Lots of entertainment for the whole family this October Bank Holiday Weekend – walking trails, gardens, archaeological sites, safari buggy tour, children’s outdoor activities, shuffleboard, wildlife and much more. Millstreet Country Park is ideal for cycling too – so why not bring your bike!

This is part of an article that appears in in the Corkman Newspaper this week.

Official Opening of Water Feature at Millstreet Country Park

Tom Goggin, Kilcorney who was singing with the Duhallow Choir at the opening of the water feature at Millstreet Country Park
Tom Goggin, Kilcorney who was singing with the Duhallow Choral Society at the opening of the water feature at Millstreet Country Park

As reported last week, Millstreet Country Park have officially opened their new water feature, in the presence of the Belgian ambassador to Ireland Mr Robert Devriese, former President of the European Parliment Pat Cox, current Minister of Education Batt O’Keeffe, staff and visitors to the Park.

From early in the day there was music with the local Comhaltas Group playing, and followed after by the Duhallow Choral Society. Everyone gathered for the official opening at 5:30 with some words from the speakers and then Mr Devriese pressed the button and after a short time, the water flowed from the top of the fountain. It was a wonderful sight to behold. Afterwards, there were refreshments for everyone.

The Corkman has a report on the opening as did Eily Buckley in her Regional Report 977 this week. Also reported on by the Cork Independent.

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Belgian ambassador to unveil water feature

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New water feature at the Millstreet Country Park

“A spectacular new water feature will be uneveiled at Millstreet Country Park on Sunday with Belgian Ambassador to Ireland Mr Robert Devriese performing the official duties.

The showpiece is a replica of the original Mont des Arts, built in the central square of Brussels in the early years of the 20th century.

The showcase square was created for the Universal Exposition held in the city in 1910. It featured a Park and a monumental staircase with cascading waterfalls descending the gentle slope from the Place Royal down to Emperor Boulevard”

Read the full article as well as other Millstreet news here:  http://www.corkman.ie/local-notes/millstreet-matters-belgian-ambassador-to-unveil-water-feature-1871278.html (print edition 27th August 2009)
Millstreet Matters by John Tarrant appears in the Corkman Newspaper every week.

Country Park Stone Circle. Photos and Amazement

Stone Circle at Millstreet Country Park
Stone Circle at Millstreet Country Park

There’s some very beautiful photography of the stone circle in the Millstreet Country Park by Ken Williams at this site , where he has this to say:

Every once in a while you come across a place that puts your head in a spin and in all the confusion you just want to laugh. This is a very odd place. Very, very odd. After seeing a handful of pics in a picture library of a stone circle with some unusual looking arrangements around it, there was nothing else to be done only track this strange place down and see it for myself …

You can read the rest of his article here: http://cianmcliam.smugmug.com/gallery/1537658