Fire on Mushera

Several units of the Cork County Fire Service spent a number of hours last night attending a scrub and gorse fire on Mushera Mountain … The fire broke out at around 5 o`clock. Units of the fire service from Millstreet, Macroom and Kanturk responded, and the incident was brought under control shortly before 10pm and crews returned to base. [C103]

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Millstreet Pictorial News October 2018

 

In our current Millstreet Pictorial News we share scenes regarding the important visit of Millstreet Fire Brigade for fire drill at Presentation N.S. (on Wednesday, 17th Oct.);  Halloween is celebrated at “Cinnamon”;  we hear about a splendid fundraising Fashion Show in Rathmore;  we view further images of the wonderful colours of Autumn;  we continue our pictures on the hugely successful Toy Show on Sunday (14th Oct.) in Dromtariffe where we picture Noel Dempsey from Cork with his amazing display of famous buildings made entirely of matchsticks while we also view a most impressive model of the GPO and we witness a truly magnificent international 50th Birthday event at Millstreet G.A.A. Community Hall on Sunday…Special thanks to Thomas Duggan for the loan of tables for the superbly colourful event coordinated by Ini and Friends.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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German Tourists and Millstreet Fire Brigade combine to put out fire in a Hay Field

Millstreet Fire Brigade featured in an article on the German Daily Newspaper Saarbrücker-Zeitung recently, when German firefighters who were on holidays here spotted a fire in a hay field and aided our fire brigade in putting it out ! Below is a translation of the article:


“What happened to four holidaymakers from Landsweiler recently on their trip through Ireland has nothing to do with recreation. It started on Thursday a week ago: Bernhard and Christine Schäfer were going with their daughter and buddy Markus Schorr happily through the area around the Irish town of Millstreet, when they discovered an “incredibly large smoke column”. As all four were members of the fire department in Landsweiler, they know immediately what to do: “We have circled the pillar of smoke and saw that a large mountain of hay was burning in a field,” says Bernhard Schäfer. Clear case: The fire department must be alerted…  [read more …] “German Tourists and Millstreet Fire Brigade combine to put out fire in a Hay Field”

Michael Healy’s Retirement

Thanks to Geraldine Dennehy who has sent us a few shots from the Millstreet Fire Brigade’s presentation to Micheal Healy, Station Officer on his retirement after twenty five years of service to Millstreet Fire Station. On the night he was joined by his crew members who presented him with a beautiful piece of Art On Slate and by his wife Kathleen and his family.
Also we wish every success to fellow member Paula Healy/O’Shea on being appointed Station Officer.

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Michael retires from the Millstreet Fire Brigade

Millstreet Fire Brigade (CK22), family and friends gather for the retirement of Station Officer Michael Healy. Michael will be retiring on June 15th after serving the people of Millstreet and surrounding areas for over 24 years. Best of luck in your retirement Mike! – from the Cork County Fire Service

Cork Firefighters Ladder Climb Features on “Radio Treasures” Tonight

24Cork Firefighters Ladder Climb in Millstreet 2016 -600 41Cork Firefighters Ladder Climb in Millstreet 2016 -600 40Cork Firefighters Ladder Climb in Millstreet 2016 -600 20Cork Firefighters Ladder Climb in Millstreet 2016 -600 16Cork Firefighters Ladder Climb in Millstreet 2016 -600 12Cork Firefighters Ladder Climb in Millstreet 2016 -600 4Cork Firefighters Ladder Climb in Millstreet 2016 -600 3Cork Firefighters Ladder Climb in Millstreet 2016 -600Stephen O’Connell (pictured above) of Cork Fire Brigade Team features in our 10.30pm Interview on “Radio Treasures” tonight (Tues. 6th Sept. 2016) as he outlines the most impressive Ladder Climb in aid of Cork City Hospitals Children’s Club.  The many Families and Children present at the uplifting event contributed very generously to the excellent Fund.  We interviewed Stephen on  Saturday morning at Supervalu Car Park where the Ladder Climb continued to the wonderful music of Millstreet Pipe Band who in fact were joined by some of the Firefighters on drums!  Millstreet Fire Brigade personnel organised the Millstreet dimension of the overall most praiseworthy project.  Below we share lots more imagesPlease click to enlarge the smaller pictures.   Lots more features including a repeat of “Tribute to the Bard at Mushera” (at 10pm) and great music tonight on “Radio Treasures” from 9.30pm to 11.00pm.  Just log into www.corkmusicstation.com  (S.R.)

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Jobs: Retained Firefighter – Millstreet Fire Brigade

Cork County Council are currently looking for Retained Firefighters in the Millstreet Fire Station.

Applicants should be of good character, of good health, live less than 2 miles from the fire station, and be 18-55 yrs of age.

Full qualifications and particulars of employment are outlined by Cork County Council in this document, and here is the Application Form.

Closing date for applications for this part-time position is Friday, 29th January, 2016.

Millstreet Fire Brigade Educational Visit to Rathcoole Playschool

On Tuesday 18th Nov. 2014 Millstreet Fire Brigade paid an eduational visit to Rathcoole Playschool.   Paula and Michael gave the enthusiastic children a marvellous insight into the basic working of the impressive Fire Brigade unit and its essential equipment.  We thank Maura, Breeda and Majella from Rathcoole playschool for sharing the many images of the visit.   Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)
On Tuesday 18th Nov. 2014 Millstreet Fire Brigade paid an eduational visit to Rathcoole Playschool. Paula and Michael gave the enthusiastic children a marvellous insight into the basic workings of the impressive Fire Brigade unit and its essential equipment. We thank Maura, Breeda and Majella from Rathcoole Playschool for sharing the many images of the visit. Click on the pictures to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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