In Other News: 10th November 2017

RICH v POOR: ‘Growing divide between communities will destroy rural Ireland’ warns Cork TD – Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, and Party Chief Whip, Michael Moynihan has today criticised the Government for its failure to secure the future of small and medium sizes rural towns that were hit the hardest during the recession…

ALPS have a number of positions at present: Production Operatives, Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Technician, Test Engineer, and Backshift Technical Supervisor…

Joanne O’Riordan’s Column: Leeside Shine has never been brighter – Cork City women’s team have literally gone from zeros to Cup-winning heroes…

Our Minor Camogie Team is into the County Semi Final, while our U21 Hurlers are through to the Duhallow Quarter Final.

Creepy Costumes, Frightening Faces and Fashion Show Fun for Halloween at St. Brendan’s NS…

National Dairy show champion only eight miles from Dublin’s O’Connell Street – report from the event with all the results…

[read more …] “In Other News: 10th November 2017”

In Other News – 4th February 2017

  • ​Results from the Gneeveguilla athlectic club 5k race today [Nora Mary]
  • Congratulations to past pupil of Dromagh National School Pete McCabe who started his first game for Munster against Edinburgh in the Pro12 last night. He’s a prop in the Munster Development Squad. Unfortunately he went off after 34 mins [Dromagh NS] [Photo 1] [Photo2] [Interview: Munster Rugby]
  • A Healthcare Assistant is required to care of elderly man in his own home in the North Cork Area of Kanturk/ Millstreet [Gumtree]
  • Congratulations to St.Brendan’s NS who won the Credit Union Schools Quiz in the Edel Quinn Hall this week [St.Brendan’s NS]
  • Kilcorney/Dromtariffe and Banteer News [The Corkman]
  • Kevin Crowley gets his first start for the Cork Footballers this year on Sunday. He’s at #4 for the first game of the National Football League in Galway on Sunday at 1pm [Paudie Palmer] [Blood and Bandage]
  • Photo: A Cosy Corner. This new born calf looks so nice and cosy in the bed of straw! We’re into February and lots of calves are being born all around us [2u.ie]
  • House to Let: No. 44 Murphy’s Terrace [Rent.ie]
  • It was a good year for Millsreet Juvenile GAA who joined up with Cullen in Football (Duarigle Gaels) and Dromtarriffe in Hurling (Keale Gaels) to land ten trophies for 2016 [Photo: Millstreet Juvenile GAA]
  • Kevin Crowley was wing back for the UCC team which lost to UCC in the quarter finals of the Sigerson Cup at the Maradyke this week [photo 1] [photo 2] [Match Report: The 42]

Photos and more below:  [read more …] “In Other News – 4th February 2017”

In Other News – 2nd February 2017

  • The HSE has said no full-time GP service for Rathmore. Rathmore currently has a three-day a week GP service operating from the newly refurbished St Joseph’s Day Care Centre, and have to travel to Millstreet outside these days [Kerry Radio]
  • Yesterday was the 96th anniversary of the first execution under martial law of an IRA man. Con Murphy, Ballydaly was shot by firing squad ( 1st Feb 1921). Murphy’s Terrace was named after him [The Execution of Con Murphy]
  • Yesterday was also St. Bridget’s Day, and one of Seán Radley’s photos of the statue of St.Bridget in Millstreet Church was shared in Brasil ! [ Jonatã F. Russo De Moura]
  • The Presentation N.S. were so delighted to welcome so many Grandparents to the special mass to celebrate Grandparents’ Day Catholic Schools Week. Here we share some photographs from the special occasion. [Presentation N.S]
  • Farm for Sale: There’s an 81 acre farm for sale in Killetragh. It’s profiled in the Irish Examiner today [Irish Examiner] [maps]
  • Jobs: Due to expansion of the business Alps are recruiting for a Logistics Manager … [Irish Jobs]
  • Around the districts: Kilcorney / Dromtarriffe: Cancer bus fundraiser at Moll Carthy’s Bridge, Dromtariffe Active Retirement, and Bowling notes [The Corkman]

[read more …] “In Other News – 2nd February 2017”

In Other News – 30th January 2017

  • Munster SHL final: Limerick 1-20 Cork 1-21 – Congrats to  Mark Ellis at #5 and the Cork Hurlers who beat limerick to win the first title of the year. [Hogan Stand] [Player Ratings]
  • Inis Oírr, in Inis Oírr, ní raibh eolas agam ar fhaitíos,Ná ar an dólás a stopfadh gáirí,Go dtí an lá duairc úd nuair a sheol mo ghrá uaim. Tháinig scamall ar an ngrian, is é dorcha ina dhiaidh. The Funeral. [Lonely Girl 18]
  • What lovely fields some pals of mine witnessed in Sráid a’ Mhuillinn, Millstreet today. Fine fields, beautiful fields, lovely lovely fields. And plenty of them. Shur where would ya be going with no bell on your bike! [Rossaí Rossaí] [Barbara Boros]
  • Soccer: Corinthians Cup 2nd Round: Rathcoole Rovers 4 Watergrasshill Utd 2 (aet); Buttevant v Los Zarcos (Off);
  • Millstreet Camogie Club had their very enjoyable Social Night in the Wallis Arms on Saturday. Here’s some photos from Millstreet Camogie Club, 2
  • One of Dr. Richard Radley Leader’s granddaughters (a daughter of Elizabeth Maud Leader) will be 87 this week. RR was a doctor in Millstreet from about 1893 to 1924. Originally from Keale House, he lived in Westbourne House on the Clara Rd.[Imelda Robinson]
  • Well done to Millstreet AC athletes who represented Millstreet Community School at the South Munster School Cross Country held at Tramore Valley Park on Friday, especially Caoimhe O’Leary who qualified for the Munsters. [Millstreet Athletic Club, 2]

[read more …] “In Other News – 30th January 2017”

In Other News – 28th January 2016

  • – Video: Here’s a short quadcopter video of Drishane Castle this week, taking off from near the cemetery. [Instagram]
  • Congratulations to all our locals who won Duhallow Senior Scór titles on Friday night: John O’Sullivan of St. Johns GAA for his Recitation, Conor Linehan of Millstreet GAA, Cullen Ballad Group [John Tarrant]
  • Tom Creedon Cup Quarter Final: St Michaels v Millstreet, at St. Michael’s, 1pm Sunday 29th January. Start of the Football season already! [Cork GAA] [Millstreet GAA]. St.Michael’s won easily
  • Millstreet hospitality energises Breifne on the Beara way: En route, Breifne enjoyed North Cork hospitality at an event that recalled a moving chapter in Irish history. “It’s been an amazing and whirlwind journey so far, many miles covered, thousands of calories burned and hundreds of new friends made”, he said … [The Corkman]
  • Congratulations to Brian O’Croinín, Millstreet, and Denis O’Donoghue, Dromtarriffe, on winning prizes in the Cork GAA Draw for January [Cork GAA]
  • Mark Ellis is again at #5 in the Cork Senior Hurling team to play Limerick on Sunday 29th January at 2pm in the Co-op Superstores.ie Munster Hurling League Final @ Gaelic Grounds [Cork GAA] [The 42]
  • Photos: These two teams represented the Presentation N.S. at the Credit Union Quiz this evening in Mallow. Best of luck girls!  [Presentation N.S.]
  • St.Brendan’s N.S. are already the proud recipients of two Green Flags – for Waste and Energy, and for the last year have been on the hunt for their third Green Flag, this time for Water … [St.Brendan’s N.S.]
  • Bernard O’Donoghue is named as one of the judges for this year’s Ted Hughes Awards for New Work in Poetry [The Poetry Society]
  • Steven O’Riordan’s documentary on his sister Joanne “No Limbs No Limits” will be getting its Italian premier this year 🙂 [No Limbs No Limits]

[read more …] “In Other News – 28th January 2016”

Other News and More – 25th Jan 2017

  • Photo: Just A Little Curious!’ A newborn calf gets a little closer to the camera, just wondering what it might be! [2u.ie]
  • Photo: Clare’s Cathal O’Connell chases Cork defender Mark Ellis in last night’s Munster Hurling League. Cork won on a scoreline of 0-15 to 0-19 [RTÉ]
  • Mark Ellis is back in at #5 for Cork hurlers as they face Clare tonight in the Munster Senior Hurling League [the 42, Millstreet GAA]
  • Due to strong winds, there was a tree down on the Killarney Road this morning [the AA]
  • Could Horse Fairs be coming to the end? Patricia Messenger was talking about it this morming. [C103] [Listen to Cork Today]
  • Photo: Nothing Like A Good Shake! ‘Mandy’ a Golden Labrador, gives herself a good shake after a swim in the river at Ivale [2u.ie]
  • Photo: Knocknakilla Stone Circle in evening light [John Hall]
  • Check out the Skinny Baker Page, made in Aubane [The Skinny Baker]
  • Kilcorney pays tribute to Johnny Cash on special tribute night [John Tarrant]
  • Photo: Daffodils pushing Through at Altamount [2u.ie]
  • Today Marks One Year without Alex [Alex’s Adventure of a Lifetime]
  • Congratulations Chloe Collins on making Cork Ladies Football Minor Panel this year. [Dromtarriffe LGFA]

Photos and more below [read more …] “Other News and More – 25th Jan 2017”

In Other News – 3rd September 2016

Fully charged – Derry Sheehan talks to the Corkman about the constant change at Avonmore Electrical

Millstreet Autumn Horse Fair returns this Sunday – September 4th

Presentation NS welcomed All Ireland Minor Winners – including past pupil Chloe Collins

Video: Stunning, brilliant, an amazing place, fun, we’ll definitely be back – the view of last week’s Millstreet Horse Trials from the British riders.

Biggest win of career for Michael Ryan in Millstreet – The Bandon, Co Cork-based Limerickman produced a cool-headed display with Dunlough Striker to seal victory at the Millstreet International Horse Trials.

Added below are some of the more interesting tweets, posts, and photos from the last week:

[read more …] “In Other News – 3rd September 2016”

In Other News – 23rd July 2016

Land War hero focus of Major Commemorations – In advance of the unveiling of a new monument to the Bard (near the Kerryman’s Table), the Corkman has a profile of him and his what he did as leader of the Land War in North Cork.  (Details of the unveiling on August 14th)

Three days to go to the start of the European Jumping Championships – the Green Glens Arena is preparing to welcome athletes from nearly thirty nations who are on their way to Ireland to compete in the 2016 FEI European Jumping Championships for Young Riders, Juniors and Children, presented by Devenish and supported by Fáilte Ireland … (July 25th to 31st)

TV: Nicole’s TV interview – Cork TV were in Millstreet to chat with Nicole Ryan to find out more about the ‘Legal Highs Lethal Lows Campaign’, which aims to inform people about the dangers of synthetic drugs. The interview is from 1:00 to 10:00 in the programme.

Video: Waterfall at Comeenatrush – It’s summer and there’s still a nice drop of water cascading down the waterfall

Video: The World Mounted Games finished up after an enjoyable week

In Other News – 9th July 2016

MOUNTED GAMES: ‘This competition will be like no other’ This competition will be like no other “With Ireland’s skill level and achieving capabilities, I believe we will witness something very special at the world finals in Millstreet” – Conor O’Leary, Chairman of the Mounted Games Association of Ireland

Audio: After the inquest into Alex’s death, his sister Nicole spoke with JP McNamara on C103 radio – (from 38:35 to 46:00 in the audio)

Green Glens extends welcome to World Games – Millstreet rolls out the red carpet to welcome the 30th World Team Mounted Games Championships at the Green Glens Complex from July 12-16…

Captain Timothy Deasy items to be housed in Millstreet – his great grandnephew from NY presented some wonderful items concerning Captain Deasy to Cork County Council, which will be housed in the Millstreet Museum…

‘The Letter Under My Pillow’ – Sr Benedict Hickey of Tooreenbawn is profiled in a new book on 150 years of Irish nuns in Western Australia… [1]

Cork fail to stop Kerry from winning 3 in-a-row – In Millstreet’s Mike Vaughan they had, arguably, the best forward on the field..

‘N bomb’ drug gave teenager fatal heart attack – inquest into Alex Ryan’s death is adjourned until December.

In Other News – 5th December 2015

Students spread message on climate – a number of students from Millstreet Community School who are passionate about addressing the causes of climate change took their message to St. Patrick’s Church in Millstreet and Ballydaly (Corkman)

Around the districts: Kilcorney/Dromtariffe – Dromtariffe Junior AGM, Ladies Football, Cards, SV de Paul… (Corkman)

Merry Christmas from Millstreet – there’s a section in this week’s Corkman on Christmas in Millstreet

David O’Connor Outlines Plan for U.S. Eventing Team – Millstreet CCI3* in Ireland will be a new targeted event for Team USA in 2016 (Eventing Nation)

Video: Christmas Cheer from children in 1st Class – the English of these foreign children is really improving (Pres NS)

Aubane gears up for festive season – Aubane Social Club host their pre-Christmas Night out with Friends and Neighbours in the Wallis Arms Hotel  (Corkman)

[read more …] “In Other News – 5th December 2015”

In Other News – 3rd December 2015

Munster Interprovincial Teams announced – Mark Ellis has been selected for Munster hurlers in Salthill this weekend. Semi-final v Leinster Saturday 2pm (GAAClub.ie)

Video: At Dell Cork Diversity – Joanne O’Riordan helped observe the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Dec 3rd) (UTV Live, #dellcorkdiversity)

Rob Duggan wins the Billy Coleman Award for the Young Rally Driver of the Year (Motorsport Ireland, Rally.ie, Irish Examiner)

Letter re IFA General Secretary controversy – “The agreement that Eddie Downey made with Pat Smith should be honored and IFA should get back to the business of looking after its membership” – Kilcorney Branch IFA (Irish Farmers Journal)

Long-serving North Cork superintendent retires – He was involved in a number of high-profile operations including the discovery of a IRA arms dump in Newmarket in the early 1990s and in the security operation for the Eurovision Contest in Millstreet in 1993 (Irish Examiner)

Selected Cork shops are accepting donations of Children’s toys – Munster Fire & Safety, Church Street are one of 160 collection centres nationally for this Christmas’ Barnardo’s Toy Appeal (theCork.ie, MF&S)

Gallery: Presentation NS Helping Millstreet Tidy Towns (Millstreet Tidy Towns)
[read more …] “In Other News – 3rd December 2015”

In Other News – 28th November 2015

Taking Pope Francis to the classroom – Annmarie O’Riordan is one of five students who are the first in Ireland to take Pope Francis’ Laudato Si to the classrooms of Ireland (Irish Catholic, Annmarie)

Leaving Cert students welcome Niamh Quain of Cork Simon where she spoke of the essential work of the organisation (MillstreetCommunitySchool.ie)

Future Proofing Rural Towns and Villages – Áine Collins TD gets cross when she hears others talking down our rural towns and villages, instead she believes we need to keep the conversation and actions going on future proofing our rural communities (Evening Echo, ÁineCollins.ie)

Book of Condolence sent to French Embassy signed by students and staff at Millstreet Community School

Route 66, Part 3 – by Ann Lane as she continues her travel through New Mexico  (New Irish Writing)

Election 2016 – Cork North West – Barry Roche gives the current overview of who’s who and where they stand ahead of the general election next year (Irish Times)

Millstreet Knitting Club were bust knitting bottle tops for the Age Action Ireland Big Knit (C103)

Mosaic of school crest installed – following many months of painstaking work, five 5th year students have completed a mosaic of the Millstreet Community School crest (Millstreet Community School, The Corkman)

Moynihan critical of Duhallow ambulance service – The ambulance service in the Duhallow region was raised in the Dáil by Deputy Michael Moynihan (The Corkman)

[read more …] “In Other News – 28th November 2015”

In Other News – 15th Nov 2015

Around the districts: Kilcorney/Dromtariffe (12th in the Corkman)

Millstreet’s TY’s embrace exciting year full of drive and enthusiasm – the Transition Year students of Millstreet Community School are well and truly cooking up a storm this year (12th Nov in the Corkman)

Twinning group celebrates 30th – Millstreet’s strong links with Pommerit le Vicomte has maintained a highly successful twinning with the Britanny base over the past 30 years and three decades of involvement were celebrated at a function in the Wallis Arms Hotel (12th Nov in the Corkman)

Joanne collects award in Japan – Millstreet’s Joanne O’Riordan won recognition for her contribution to people with disabilities at a ceremony in Japan (12th Nov in the Corkman)

Millstreet Bowler wins O’Mahony Title – Danny Murphy won the inaugural Johnny O’Mahony bowling trophy, after capturing the inter club league (12th Nov in the Corkman)

Rylane boxers took on NYFD in Macroom – Rylane Boxing Club staged another hugely successful night in Macroom (12th Nov in the Corkman)

Signs of rich Cork heritage going up across county – The Heritage Unit of Cork County Council, with the support of the Heritage Council, is at present finalising five informational signs to be located at a selection of important heritage tourism sites which are either owned or maintained by Cork County Council (12th Nov in the Corkman)

Millstreet in the News – 30th October 2015

Rylane and Gardaí to square up to New York firemen in boxing ring – big date coming up and it is requiring the assistance of An Garda Siochana to tackle the New York Fire Department in a Boxing Tournament (30th Nov)

Fintan gets set to hit Route 66 – Next September Fintan Cronin will embarking on an arduous Route 66 fundraiser in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital (30th Oct)

Cork teenager Joanne O’Riordan presented with an award at eir Spider Awards – Joanne was presented with an Outstanding Contribution to Technological Empowerment Award (30th Oct)

53 Things that make Cork Great – Millstreet Country Park is listed as The South of Ireland’s leading Cultural, Educational and Eco-Tourism destination (29th Oct)

Owners Pony and Young Riders International Charity Show – Photos from last weekend’s action by Geraldine Dennehy: Friday (44), Saturday (30) , and Sunday (73).

Collins Hat Trick Helps Millstreet Retain Intermediate Football Status – match report from Millstreet’s 3-6 to 1-7 relegation final victory over Adrigole (29th Oct)

Community Based CCTV for Millstreet – discussions have been taking place between Millstreet Development Association and the Gardaí for a Community Based CCTV for Millstreet (26th Oct)

Joanne O’Riordan wins ‘outstanding young person of the world’ award – She flies out next week to Japan to collect the award (Aug 27th) [also in the Corkman]

[read more …] “Millstreet in the News – 30th October 2015”

Millstreet in the News – 25th May 2015

Video: In all fairness – Bryan Lucey talks about being a gay teacher in a Catholic School … (In All Fairness – 11th May) youTube

Joanne is finished being a fresher in UCC – First year at college can take lots of getting used to after the familiarity of school and living with mum and dad. So imagine if you were disability campaigner, Joanne O’Riordan … (the Irish Examiner – 25th May)

Many Hands make Light Work – Tonight on Facebook a debate has begun about the roads leading into Millstreet. This morning this bag and a half of rubbish was picked up between Killarney Road and Tubrid Well, a stretch of road of about 1/2 of kilometre. It is sad to think that … (MillstreetTidyTown.ie – 24th May)

Transition years graduate at MCS – The Transition Year Graduation took place in Millstreet Community School with Mass celebrated by Canon John Fitzgerald … (the Corkman – May 23rd)

Communion celebrations – A sense of occasion added to the enjoyment of Holy Communion in St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet last Saturday … (the Corkman – 23rd May)

A Millridge One-Two – A feature of the supporting programme was a superb 1-2 in the final of an A3 550 sweepstake final by Millstreet owner, Donal G O’Mahony, who won in 30.30 with Millridge Matt and was second with Millridge Zephyr … (the Kerryman – 23rd May)

Summer Newsletter 2015 Photo of the 3rd year class … (MillstreetCommunitySchool – 22nd May)

Millstreet in the News – 21st May 2015

Ballydesmond and Millstreet meet in Back door clash – preview of the second round intermediate football clash this Friday evening … (Corkman – 21st May)

Best Frontage Competition 2015 Boys National School Talks (photos x5) • Presentation of Bio Diversity Project (photos x4) • Results from the second week of the Anti-Litter Competitionfour new articles by our very bust tidy towns group – (millstreettidytown.ie – 21st May)

Nil Points for RTÉ Eurovision Tall Tales – our backs are covered as Killarney express their disappointment at Angela Scanlon’s recent depiction of Millstreet in 1993 as a backwater … (Killarney Today – 20th May)

Leaving Cert Graduation (14)- A mass, with singing and instrumental music, was one of many testimonies on the night to the group’s diverse talents … (MillstreetCommunitySchool.ie – 20th May)

First Holy Communion Photos (14), and Information for new pupils and parents … (Presentation NS – 19th May)

Millstreet receives investment in its water infrastructure – A new water main from the Drishane Pump in Millstreet was also completed in recent weeks with further upgrades scheduled for the pump station in the coming weeks, representing a €30,000 investment in the water supply for Millstreet … (Cllr John Paul O’Shea – 19th May)

Sack the stylist! The Eurovision stars in need of a fashion rethink – The infamous Barbara Dex Award for Eurovision’s worst dressed spawned from Barbara Dex’s dress in Millstreet 1993 … ( Life! Death! Prizes! – 19th May )

Millstreet Methodist cake sale lights candles for Christian Aid – frenetic baking from Waterville to Millstreet as the Methodist community organised a local fundraising venture that raised €600 for Christian Aid … (Methodist Newsletter Ireland – 18th May)

Ireland and the Eurovision – the Good the Bad, and the Mad – (Video) Millstreet is profiled (from 24:40 to 26:15), but they weren’t too diplomatic, saying we were “a small village”, that “there was no railway station”, that there were no direct roads to Dublin or Cork and that roads had to be built, that the Green Glens was unfinished, etc … ( RTÉ 1 – 18th May )

Millstreet in the News – 18th May 2015

Nepal and Mount Everest – remembering her visit Nepal for six weeks, some years ago, in light of the recent earthquakes there … ( Ann Lane – 18th May 2015)

Preperation for First Holy Communion (photos) and Katelyn to appear in finals of the Real Deal on RTÉ … (Presentation NS – 15th May)

Four-bed on three acres ‘open to offers’ – last house in Radhairc NaCoille, Rathcoole (Independent.ie – 15th May)

Adjudication of Anti Litter Competition, Flower Sponsored by O’Keeffes Supervalu, Busy Bees, Planting, Weekly Litter Pick Up – 4 new articles by our new Tidy Towns website … ( millstreettidytown.ie … 14th May )

Dromtariffe Well Day – Every year on the 6th May, our parish celebrates Dromtariffe Well Day. Mass is celebrated at the well which is situated near the old Dromtariffe church and graveyard. This day was a special parish holiday up to about the 1940’s and all the schools had the day off! … (St.Brendan’s NS – 13th May)

Kilcorney Dairy farmers switch co-ops – Milk trucks from Tipperary dairy co-op Arrabawn have made their first collections from 12 ex-Dairygold suppliers in Kilcorney … (Irish Examiner – 13th May)

Millstreet in the News – 11th May 2015

Victory Celebrations for Linda! – images of the victory celebrations for the new All Ireland Boxing Champion … (Presentation NS – 11th May)

Crowds keeping the tradition at Tubrid – Large crowds are flocking to Tubrid Well, sited close to Millstreet Town, during the month of May to maintain a long time tradition of paying the rounds… (the Corkman – 8th May)

New Plaque to Commemorate Pearse visit – The Millstreet Monument Committee plan to erect a plaque at “The Railway Hotel”, now Corkery’s Bar, to commemorate the visit of Padraig Pearse 100 years ago… (the Corkman – 8th May)

Community Mourns Jim Cronin – The community is mourning the death of respected GAA administrator and historian Jim Cronin… (the Corkman – May 8th)

Millstreet impress despite defeat – County Intermediate Football Championship Match Report … (the Corkman – 8th May)

Millstreet in the News – 8th May 2015

Cork County Board of the Volunteers meeting – Millstreet was represented at a meeting in Mallow covering regional activity of the Volunteers in the run up to the 1916 Rising. Presided over by senior officer Tomás Mac Curtáin … (An Phoblacht – 8th May)

Back in the Fold – Kevin Crowley to start at #4 for Cork footballers v Dublin challenge game this Sunday in Cil na Matra as Cork make 11 changes after being hammered by Dublin last week … (the42.ie – 8th May)

They are all prisons – Anti-Deportation Ireland on the Direct Provision centres … (The Cork News – 8th May)

Millstreet students shortlisted for ECO UNESCO Young Environmentalist Award – This achievement comes at the end of five months of hard work developing their project entitled Waste Not Want Not during their lunchtimes with … (the Corkman 7th May)

The Black and Amber Victorious In Opening Round – the Glenville match report in their Intermediate Championship game with Millstreet … (Glenville GAA Club website – may 5th)

Millstreet in the News – 3rd May 2015

Motors & Me: Dan and Anne Barry – the Millstreet couple are profiled with their VW Beetle … (Irish Examiner – May 2nd)

An Fáinne Óir – students from T.Y. got the Silver Fáinne, and one achieved the Gold Fáinne … (MillstreetCommunitySchool.ie – Apr 30th)

Energy Efficiency and Electric Cars – to celebrate the fact that St. Brendan’s has been awarded a second green flag for Energy, we were lucky enough to have a visit from Aidan Mahony with an electric car! … (St.Brendan’s NS – 30th April)

Delightful atmosphere at school TY fashion show – Spring and summer fashions arrived for the Millstreet Community School Transition Year Fashion Show last weekend, with … (Corkman – Apr 30th)

Showtime at the Glen Theatre – young actors from Millstreet, Rathcoole, Lyre, Banteer …  recently gathered together to showcase their talent and their craft under the skilful direction of Elle Lynam of DRAMA! … (Corkman – Apr 30th)

Millstreet in the News – 23rd April 2015

Full Results of the Clara Mountain Race – (Running in Cork – 23rd Apr)

Both sides of Referendum to debate – Aine Collins TD, Neil Prendeville Red FM and Dr Louise Crowley UCC announced details of a public meeting and debate on the forthcoming Same Sex Marriage Referendum … (Cork Independent – 23rd April)

Kerry and Cork unite for Catherine’s birthday – Kate Lucey celebrated her birthday in Killarney with family and friends … (Kerry Eye 23rd April)

Bluegrass Concert in the Library – The Petersens family band from Branson, Montana, USA, will play a Bluegrass concert in Millstreet Library in May … (The Bluegrass Ireland Blog – 23rd April)

Healy’s Pub in Kilcorney available to lease or buy – Any punter who wants to get behind the counter at Healy#s pub can do so on a lease for between … (the Corkman 23rd April)

Why Millstreet Country Park has so much to offer – (the Corkman 23rd Arpil)

VIDEO: News2Day interviewed Joanne O’Riordan – with questions from St. Davids Boys National School in Artane. (from 2:20 to 5:30 in the video) … (RTÉ – 22nd April 2015)

2014 Cork “20” News

2014 Cork-20 - posterWith the news breaking last week that AceSigns Cork are to become the title sponsor of this year’s 100 year centenary Cork 20 International Rally, the Club under the leadership of Kevin O’Riordan (Clerk of the Course) are now busying themselves with the organising and running of the event.
Kevin stated now that the Financial side of the Rally is underpinned it leaves the team and I left to concentrate on the rally itself. This year the Rally will have a real Carnival atmosphere surrounding the town of Millstreet. Having an event such as the Cork 20 running for a hundred year’s is something the members of Munster Car Club are very proud about and rightly so. Indeed it is a great honour for me as C.O.C on this very special year. I will be outlining details of the event over the coming months but at this early juncture I would like to point out that we will have centralised service in the renowned Green Glens Arena which proved to be classed as one of the best service area’s on the 2013 Irish tarmac Rally Championship calendar. This means that service crews can set up in the Green Glens arena on [read more …] “2014 Cork “20” News”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 3rd August 2014

 

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

3rd August, 2014

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  <email>    www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:

MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 2nd August:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Michael O’Sulivan, Rathduane

Sunday 3rd August:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            People of the Parish                            

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Donagh Hickey, Eagloune  

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Pat &Kit Cashman, Tullig & deceased members

of the Cashman family. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 3rd August 2014”

Parish Newsletter – 27th July, 2014

PARISH NEWSLETTER for BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 27th July, 2014

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email: <email> www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS: MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS: Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane; Betty O’Callaghan, Banteer; Nora Twomey, Kilcorney.

[read more …] “Parish Newsletter – 27th July, 2014”

Dromtariffe Parish Hall News (22nd July 2014)

* The people of Dromtariffe were out in force again for the third parish walk on Thursday 10th of July. A large group of over 80 people of all ages turned up on the night. The walk went from the Ball Alley, Lyrevouscane to the Boeing, Dromsicane Castle. The dogs swam in the river and the crowd sang the Bold Thady Quill. Our 4th walk on Thursday 17th it starts from Derrinagree Church Car Park at 7.30p.m. Refreshments will be served after in the hall. We would ask people to please bring water with them.

* A family Funathon will run in Dromtariffe Parish hall on the 17th of August. There will be loads of happening on the day and lots more information in the weeks ahead.
Dromtariffe Parish hall requires coaches and tutor for activates in the hall for September. Please contact <email>

* Some photos below. Lots more information and photos available on all Dromtariffe Parish Hall activates on our facebook page.

Parish Newsletter – 20th July, 2014

PARISH NEWSLETTER for BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 20th July, 2014

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email: <email> www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS: MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Yourprayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS: Mary Fitzpatrick (nee Thornton), Mallow; Mick Doody, Ballydesmond.

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Dromtarriffe Parish Hall – News

2014-07-09 Dromtarriffe Parish Walko The people of Dromtariffe were out in force again for the third parish walk on Thursday 10th of July. A large group of over 80 people of all ages turned up on the night. The walk went from the Ball Alley, Lyrevouscane to the Boeing, Dromsicane Castle. The dogs swam in the river and the crowd sang the Bold Thady Quill. Our 4th walk on Thursday 17th starts from Derrinagree Church Car Park at 7.30p.m. Refreshments will be served after in the hall. We would ask people to please bring water.

o A family Funathon will run in Dromtariffe Parish hall on the 17th August. There will be loads of happening on the day and lots more information in the weeks ahead.

o Dromtariffe Parish hall requires coaches and tutor for activates in the hall for September. Please contact <email>

o Lots more information and photos available on all activities on our Dromtariffe Parish Hall facebook page.

Parish Newsletter: 13th July 2014

PARISH NEWSLETTER for BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 13th July, 2014

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email: <email> www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS: MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS: Fr. Batt Desmond, Carriganima; Christy Philpott, Ballydaly; Billy O’Leary, Drishane Rod.

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Dromtariffe Parish Hall News

2014-07-04 Dromtarriffe Parish Walk

The people of Dromtariffe were out in force again for the second parish walk on Thursday 3rd turned up on the night. The walk went from Dromtariffe Gaa grounds and traveled up by Rathcoole grotto onto Knockcahaill, Prohus and down by the airport. Our third walk on Thursday evening the 10th July at 7.30 is from the Ball Alley, Lyrevouscane to the Boeing, Dromsicane Castle. The walk will be signposted from the Derrinagree turn off (lower Keale Cross) and from Derrinagree. Refreshments will be served after in the hall. We would ask people to please bring water with them. of July. A large group of over 80 people of all ages

* A family Funathon will run in Dromtariffe Parish hall on the 17th August. There will be loads of happening on the day and lots more information in the weeks ahead.

* Dromtariffe Parish hall requires coaches and tutor for activates in the hall for September. Please contact <email>

Lots more information available on all Dromtariffe Parish Hall activates on our facebook page:  facebook.com/dromtariffeparish.hall

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 6th July 2014

PARISH NEWSLETTER for BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 6th July, 2014

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  <email>    www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS: MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS:             Mick Lehane, Millstreet & Cardiff; Zoe Scannell, Abbeyfeale; Margaret Joyce (nee Horgan), Killarney Road, Millstreet; Fr. John Brendan O’Hare, Cloughoula & Florida; Fr. B. Desmond, Carriganima.

 
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