Millstreet TKD gradings in Athlone

Millstreet Taekwondo Club members travelled to Athlone last weekend to take grading exams which would promote them to the next level. After almost six hours of training and examination, six fantastic young Duhallow people successfully passed. So Millstreet Taekwondo Club now has five new First Degree Black Belts in Sliabh O’Connor, Rachel Gaffney, Triona Desmond, Michael Thornton and Sean O’Keeffe. Promoted to 2nd degree was Joshua O’Sullivan. So many hours of training paid off. Well done to everyone.

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World Taekwondo Champions

14 year old Joshua O’Sullivan, Ballydaly, competed last week in the 2017 World Taekwondo Championship. As well as bringing home 2 Gold Medals & 3 Bronze, Joshua won the Best Overall Competitor in his category. The Gold medals were for U15 –55Kg Individual Sparring & U15 Special Techniques. The Bronze medals were for U15 Individual Tul, U18 -65Kg Team Sparring &  U18 Team Tul. Joshua trains in Millstreet under Master Don Dalton.

And congratulations also to Andrew O’Regan also brought home a gold in sparring at the Killarney event. His coach has high praise for him [1]:

Royal Rathduane Reception for Three World Champions 2015

A spectacular welcome awaited the three World Taekwon-do Champions returning from the highly prestigious event in Rimini, Italy.  Pictured from left: Nikodem Swiczewski (Rathmore and Poland), Jason Murphy, Rathduane and Fergal O'Connor, Rathmore.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
A spectacular welcome awaited the three World Taekwon-do Champions returning from the highly prestigious event in Rimini, Italy. Pictured from left: Nikodem Swiczewski (Rathmore and Poland), Jason Murphy, Rathduane and Fergal O’Connor, Rathmore.  Sincere thanks to Darragh Murphy and Geraldine Dennehy for alerting us to the very historic world sporting occasion.  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)
A mighty bonfire on the side of the road at Rathduane marked the truly historic occasion and a Piper from Cullen Pipe Band led the large gathering to a marvellous celebratory Party at the closeby home of Tim and Breeda Murphy and Family.
A mighty bonfire on the side of the road on Tuesday, 30th June 2015 at 10.30 pm in Rathduane marked the truly historic occasion and a Piper from Cullen Pipe Band led the large gathering to a marvellous celebratory Party at the closeby very welcoming home of Tim and Breeda Murphy and Family pictured below with Helen also from Killarney Road (on extreme right).

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A special interview was recorded with the three Champions and this may be heard on "Radio Treasures" on www.corkmusicstation.com on Tuesday 7th July at 10pm.
A special interview was recorded with the three Champions and this may be heard on “Radio Treasures” on www.corkmusicstation.com on Tuesday 7th July at 10pm.  A great atmosphere was created for the Party with splendid public address and superb music while the amount of delicious food and drinks plus an amazing celebratory cake – all were awe-inspiring! 

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We three attended Coláiste Pádraig, Millstreet from 1963 and were in the same class.  From left - Joe O'Riordan (Rathcoole and Rathduane), Séamus (Jimmy) Breen of Gneeveguilla and Ennis whom I had not met since1966 and is in fact Jason's uncle - brother of Jason's mother!
We three attended Coláiste Pádraig, Millstreet from 1963 and were in the same class. From left – Joe O’Riordan (Rathcoole and Rathduane), Séamus (Jimmy) Breen of Gneeveguilla and Ennis whom I had not met since1966 and is in fact Jason’s uncle – brother of Jason’s mother!

68Royal Rathduane Reception for World Champions 2015 -800Let’s now enjoy over 90 more images recorded on Tuesday night as we extend our sincere congratulations to the valiant and truly magnificent World Champions of whom Millstreet and Rathmore is hugely proud and who are such a wonderful credit to their Parents and to [read more …] “Royal Rathduane Reception for Three World Champions 2015”

Results & Fixtures: 28th January 2015

GAA: Waterford Crystal Cup (hurling): Cork 2-21 Clare 0-18, Jan 24th in Mallow. Mark Ellis made his first appearance of the season as a late sub. [report]

Singerson Cup (football): UCC 3-15 Cork IT 1-6 – Michael Vaughan came on at half time for CIT and scored a point, but UCC won the game easily, Jan 27th at the Mardyke [report]

Fitzgibbon Cup: CIT 0-17 DCU 0-6, Jan 29th. Mark Ellis came on in the 40th minute to score a point and push CIT on to victory. [report]

Waterford Crystal Cup Final: Cork 1:16 Limerick, Sat 31st Jan, Mark Ellis (#19) came at half time, played well and gave good strength and structure to Cork, at a time when they were well behind [report]

U21AFC Millstreet v Boherbue, in Millstreet on Wed 18th at 8pm.

RPH-Under 14C Hurling: DLS Macroom v Millstreet CS, Wed 28th Jan
RPH-Under 14C Hurling: MICC Dunmanway v Millstreet CS, Tues 27th Jan [results]

Millstreet GAA are starting their second Last Man Standing Competition. Contact club officials or players for details.

Soccer: AUL 3B: Tower FC 1 Los Zarcos 0, Jan 25th [ results]
Daly Industrial Supplies U18 League 1: Rathcoole Rovers 3 Coachford 4.

AUL3: Los Zarcos v Innishvilla, 1st Feb 10:45am (called off)

Tae Kwon Do: At the IUTF Munster Championships in Tralee on 1st Feb. Silver for Jack Lynch (photo), double gold for Michael Howard (photos) [more photos by Master Dalton TKD]

Motor Sport: Congrats to Pat Sheehan of the Loft who was awarded Kerry Rally Driver for 2014 at The Kerry Spot Star Awards in the Malton Hotel (30th Jan) [video]

Greyhounds:

Ballydaly Choice won race 3 in Cork on Jan 30th, 525 / 29.32 [result]

Millridge Brae won race 9 in Youghal on Jan 26th, 325 /17.83 [results]
Millridge Matt was beaten by 2 lengths in race 5 in Clonmel on Jan 25th, 525 / 29.02 [result]
Millridge Crash was beaten by 5 lengths in race 8 at Cork on Jan 24th, 525 / 29.07 [result]

Athletics: Gneeveguilla 5k (in Killarney): 2nd Donal Coffey 16:17, Donal Burke 21:56, Dan Burke 21:56, Caoimhe O’Leary 22:49, Orlaith Buckley 24:46, Dara O’Shea 27:14, Ian Buckley 29:57 [results]

Just two Millstreet runners in the Ballycotton ’10’ on March 8th [entries]

Soccer Tables:
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Results & Fixtures: 24th Sept 2014

GAA: County Junior A Football Quarter Final: Millstreet 2-5 Glenbower Rvs 0-7, Friday Sept 19th @ 6.15pm, at Pairc Ui Rinn [details & more]
JBFL1 semi-final: Kanturk 2-11 Millstreet 1-13, 21st Sept in Millstreet

Camogie: Cork County Junior Camogie Final: Millstreet 1-8  Banteer 7-14, Sun Sept 21st [details]

County U13 Semi Final: Inniscarra 7-6 Millstreet 0-0, 3:15pm Sat 27th Sept Sept in Ballinlough

Juvenile GAA: Rebel Óg County Minor ‘B’ Hurling Championship Quarter Final: Millstreet 4-13 Donoughmore 2-10, Sat 13th Sept @ 4.15 in Coachford [details] (Carraig na bhFear will play the winners of Millstreet/Kilbree in the Minor B HC final after beating Dromtariffe in the semi-final by 2-7 to 1-7)
U12 A Twohigs SuperValu Hurling League Grp2: Millstreet v Croke Rovers, 12pm 20th Sept
U15 Football Championship: Millstreet 5-13 Knocknagree 2-5, 8pm 22nd Sept in  Millstreet, (kiskeam in the next round?)

Equestrian: The inaugural Eventing Ireland One Day Event at the Green Glens Arena and Drishane Castle on Saturday 27th Sept. There was a large crowd with lots of enjoyable jumping [photos] [results].

Soccer: Rylane Celtic 2 Millstreet Celtic 0, Sat 20th Sept 3pm
AUL 3B: Innishvilla 1 Los Zarcos 3, Sat 20th Sept 3pm (Joe Horgan, Dave Curtin and Denny Twomey)
AUL 2: De Courcey Albion 0 Rathcoole Rovers 0, Sun 21st Sept 10.45am

Millstreet Celtic’s Last Man Standing – latest table ( after week 1, there’s only 13 left out of about 120 )

Tae Kwon Do: At the IUTF Cork Open Championships in Grenagh, Caraiosa Foley and Joshua O’Sullivan both won two medals [photos & details]

Greyhounds: Ballydaly Bid won Race 7 – The BioPharma Engineering 550   (Grade : A3) Flat 550 at Curraheen Park on Friday Sept 19th in a time of 30:40 and by two lengths

Soccer Fixtures:
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Millstreet Competitors at the Cork IUTF Cork Championships

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The first event of the new Taekwan Do season competition calender kicked off last Sunday in Grenagh with the IUTF Cork Open Championships. Great performances by Caraiosa Foley and Joshua O’Sullivan (far left) of the Millstreet Club secured them 2 medals each.  [with thanks to Mary for the photos]

Results & Fixtures: 2nd Sept 2014

2014-08-30 Chloé Collins - Cork are All Ireland U16 Ladies Footall ChampionsLadies Football: Congrats to Chloé Collins who won an All Ireland U16 medal with Cork as they beat Dublin 4-7 to 2-7  in the Final in Tullamore on Saturday Aug 30th [see more]

GAA: Duhallow Junior Football Final: Millstreet 2-13 Knocknagree 1-11 🙂 [Timeline of the match] [photos from the match] [photos from the victory parade]
The quarter final of the county is scheduled for Saturday Sept 20th. Their opponents from Imokilly still haven’t played their quarter finals :/ (1st Sept) … now they’re down to 3: Glenboyer, Castlemayrtr, and Aghada (7th Sept)IMG_8009_rsz-800

Juvenille GAA: Fe16 A Peil Championship: Knocknagree 2-12 Millstreet 2-7, 18th Aug
U12 A League Grp2: Ballyhooley 8-4 Millstreet 3-6, 23rd Aug
Minor ‘B’ Hurling C’ship QF: Millstreet 3-13 V Clyda Rovers 2-8, Thur 21st Aug, in Castlemagner

Minor ‘B’ Hurling C’ship Semi: Millstreet 2-14 Kilara 4-7, Wed 27th @7pm in Killavullen [Kilworth match report]

TaeKwon-Do: Well done to Fergal O’Connor of Millstreet TKD Club won bronze in Full Contact and bronze in Continuous in the under 17s /65 kg section at the WKU Kickboxing Worlds in London on Aug 29th.

Athletics: Well done to the Millstreet AC athletes who ran the Gneeveguilla AC 1 mile race on Aug 26th: Donal Burke U12M 6:07,Orla Buckley U14F 6:20,Maeve Buckley U10F 8:01,Shannon Burke U10F 9:10, Brandon Burke U10M 11:09, Dan Burke M40 11:10 [results]

Soccer:

AUL 1: Millstreet Celtic 1 Blackstone Rovers 6, 31st Aug
AUL 2: Rathcoole Rovers 3 Leeview Ath 3, 30th Aug
AUL 3B: Los Zarcos 0 Tower FC 2, 31st Aug

Cycling: There was a big crowd for the second Tour of Sliabh Luachra was held last Saturday (30th Aug). [photos]

Rallying: The Centenary Cork ’20’ was launched at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Saturday August 30th [see the photos and details]

Bowling Kilcorney (31st Aug): Tadhg Creedon bt Shane Collins 2bwl €900: Tadhg Creedon bt Donal Cullinane 2bwl €300 [full results]

6th Kup Green Belts

2014-06-20 Millstreet's new 6th Kup Green belts 04Five students from the Millstreet Taekwondo Club, Darragh O’Brien, Joshua O’Sullivan, Thomas Cronin, Diarmuid Cronin and Seamus O’Donoghue, progressed to 6th Kup Green belt level last Friday. This is a great achievement for the young men and a testament to the hard work and dedication on their part and the commitment and teaching skills of their mentor Mr. Don Dalton. Darragh & Joshua went on to win a Gold and Bronze Medal each at the IUTF Chon Ji tournament in Kanturk on Sunday. Both boys are pictured here sparring, performing Do-San Tul and receiving their Medals from Mrs. Patricia Dalton. Pics by Michael Delaney / Maura O’Sullivan
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Joshua’s Six Tae Kwon-Do Medals

2014-03-03 Joshua O'Sullivan with his trainer Don DaltonJoshua O’Sullivan, Ballydaly pictured with his Instructor Master Don Dalton at the TaeKwan-do tournament held in Tralee on Sunday March 3rd.

Joshua scooped a very impressive 6 medals. He competed in his own category – 10 years – and also in the 11 years. The categories were Sparring, Tul and High Kick.

Master Dalton’s training sessions are held in the the GAA hall Millstreet on Friday evenings.

see: https://www.facebook.com/masterdaltontaekwondo

Gold Medal win for Ballydaly Boy

2013-11-24 Joshua O'Sullivan, Ballydaly pictured with his gold medal for sparring at the Irish Open Taekwondo Championships-80010 year old Joshua O’Sullivan, Ballydaly pictured with his gold medal for sparring at the recent Irish Open Taekwondo Championships held in Neptune Stadium, Cork.
This medal comes just 2 weeks after he brought home a Gold trophy for Sparring and a Bronze for Tul from the East Cork Championships, Midleton (24th Nov)

With thanks to Mary for this article <email>

Jason Murphy – Tae Kwon-Do Champion

Pictured is  Jason Murphy (13) from Rathduane, a student of Millstreet Tae Kwon-Do Club since 2006 under Master Don Dalton, competed at The Scottish Open Taek Won Do Championships recently where he won 3 Golds in Sparring, Patterns and Team Sparring and Bronze in Special Techniques, adding to his already large collection of trophies.

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