An eight-year-old boy from Dublin who was due to make his First Holy Communion tomorrow is instead cycling a marathon close to his home for a charity close to his heart. This wonderfully uplifting and very inspiring story recently featured on the RTÉ Television News. He has already raised nearly €11,000 through his GoFundMe Page !! Update: The Fund has now reached an absolutely amazing €67,172.00 which includes a very generous contribution by Conor McGregor of €50,000.00! (S.R.)
Well done Eoin on behalf of all the coaches and boys from Kilmacud in Dublin….was just one of the many messages shared with Eoin.
This is Eoin McCormack of Dublin who is Essie Roche’s Grandson. Eibhlín, Bríd & Ciarán Roche wish their cousin the very best of luck. Sincere congratulations to Eoin on his truly inspirational project. Eoin’s Mum is Margaret (née Roche) of Drishanebeg. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
We thank St. John’s Coach supreme Jimmy Murphy for sharing and alerting us to this week’s “Kerry’s Eye” impressive photo of this past weekend’s Victory Social in the Dromhall Hotel, Killarney. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
To show his sincere appreciation to his Neighbours and Friends who have been so hugely supportive to his sporting career over the past year – even the printing of a wonderfully impressive road sign in the Liscahane and Cloghoula areas – Darragh Cashman, his Parents and Family arranged to share the All-Ireland Cup with All during a photo opportunity session in Millstreet GAA Community Hall on Wednesday, 4th Dec. 2019 at 8pm. Also on display was Darragh’s All-Star Award. Here we share two of the group images from the uplifting event. (S.R.)
UPDATE: Sincere congratulations to Darragh on his magnificent game this afternoon (1st Sept. 2019) in Croke Park as an all-important member of the Victorious Cork Team.
To extend very best wishes to Darragh Cashman, Sportsman Supreme and a Student of Millstreet Community School in advance of his Croke Park appearance in the All-Ireland Minor Football Final as a member of the Cork Team on Sunday, 1st Sept. 2019 – Pól Ó Síodhcháin MCS Principal, Frances Moynihan MCS Deputy Principal and Darragh’s sister Clara accompanied Darragh on Friday (30th Sept.) to West End to be pictured in front of an array of hugely impressive Posters saluting Darragh. Here we share some six images from the uplifting occasion. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Every Success to Darragh Cashman on Sunday in Croke Park”
As Fisherman Supreme, Luke O’Donoghue, presently competing in the World Youth Fly-Fishing Championships in the Czech Republic. His father, Billy shared two images of Luke with the Irish team preparing for the historic event. The O’Donoghue Family wishes to express sincere thanks for the enormous support extended by the Millstreet Community and beyond for the wonderfully talented Sportsman Luke. Every success to Luke and his Irish Team. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
The hugely popular Millstreet Camogie Camp 2019 was visited by the renowned Sports Icon Supreme – Rena Buckley – on Thursday, 1st August 2019. Rena gave an inspirational address to the enthusiastic participants outlining the many safety tips and the correct eating habits for those involved in the world of sport. Some most interesting questions from the young people were superbly answered by Rena who then joined all for an historic group photo. Here we share a selection of images from the uplifting occasion. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Sports Icon Supreme Rena Inspires Millstreet Camogie Camp 2019”
Great credit is due to the local Coordinators for organising the Annual Camogie Camp in Millstreet Town Park which is presently taking place. Special Guest Coaches Tim O’Mahony of Newtownshandrum (Senior Cork Hurler), Kate O’Keeffe (Cork Camogie Player) and Darragh Cashman (Under 20 Cork Hurler) have been providing great inspiration to the many young participants. Here we share images from the uplifting sporting event. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Superb Camogie Camp 2019 Presently in Millstreet Town Park”
Sincere congratulations to the superb St. John’s GAA Football Team of Aubane and beyond on their magnificent victory in the Final at Páirc Uí Rinn in Cork on Sunday afternoon, 21st July 2019 against Ballyphehane (2:9 to 1:5). Led by Millstreet Gardaí and Millstreet Pipe Band the victorious Team and Supporters paraded from Macroom Road to The Bridge, Millstreet on Sunday at 8pm.Here we share some 21 images from the truly uplifting and cheerful occasion. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “St. John’s Wonderful Victory Parade on Sunday Evening”
Blessed with wonderful weather in Millstreet Town Park this Monday, 17th June 2019 – the Annual School Sports were thoroughly enjoyed by the many pupils from a large number of Primary Schools. Organised by Millstreet Athletic Club the annual event was a tremendous success. We recorded lots of images of the athletic efforts of the energetic children and will share these later. Here we view the School with the highest accumulative score this year – Derrinagree N.S.. We also illustrate a number of items found at the end of the event which may be claimed by phoning Maeve on 087 261 7001 . Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
On Friday, 7th June 2019 a wonderfully successful fundraising Quiz was held at McCarthy’s Bar, Millstreet. Special thanks to Joanne & Staff for creating such a welcoming atmosphere for all attending the very enjoyable Quiz superbly devised by Question Master supreme – Liam Flynn – assisted by Kathleen Flynn. The Poster below explains the praiseworthy purpose of the Quiz:
Here we share not only images from the Quiz but also pictures which Luke’s father, Billy, has made available showing some of the awards already won by the splendidly talented Fisherman – Luke O’Donoghue. There was tremendous support for the event and Thomas Galvin was especially praised for his promotional work. One of our images below just illustrates the large number of prizes presented for the Draw.
We wish Luke every success in the forthcoming World Youth Fly Fishing Championships in the Czech Republic in August 2019. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Champion fundraiser Kevin Donovan has taken on the huge challenge of running one mile in every GAA Club in County Cork. That is 156 fields, Kevin will run around the GAA ground at Millstreet Town Park on this Saturday (8th June 2019) at 11am in a Millstreet GAA jersey.
The novel venture is in aid of the Cork Deaf Association and Parkinson’s Association of Ireland. Come along after the Féile Hurling game, join in and run or just cheer on Kevin.
Kevin’s Cork GAA Mile Challenge in Duhallow this Saturday entails visits to Castlemagner(9.15am), Millstreet(11am), Dromtariffe(12.30pm), Cullen(2.30pm) and Knocknagree(4pm).
The Kerry Athletics Awards Banquet took place in the Kenmare Bay Hotel Friday April 12th 2019.
On the night the excellent performances of the Athletes during 2018 were celebrated.
Sincere congratulations goes to two very talented young Athletes. Brother and Sister Frank and Danielle O’Riordan from Dromsicane, Millstreet .
They both received a beautiful Kerry Club Award for their outstanding preformances with Gneeveguilla Athletic Club throughout 2018. Sincere congratulations to Danielle and Frank on such wonderful success in the world of sport.
Conor Moynihan had a really magnificent Swim Gala in South Africa last week…28-31 March 2019… with lots of PBs (personal bests) and medals. Conor is grandson of Margaret & Michael Moynihan, Killarney Road, Millstreet. We thank Conor’s Dad – Niall – for sharing this wonderful image of Swimmer Supreme Conor and for the update on such superb achievements in the World of Sport. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
Team Coach supreme, Jimmy Murphy, shares the following uplifting facts about the wonderfully successful St. John’s GAA Club (with Players from Aubane, Mushera, Millstreet, Kilcorney and beyond) especially after being victorious in the recent Final played at Ovens:
“A truly wonderful Team but also a truly unique Team. Four families of brothers and two O’Keeffes – Denis and Paddy. The Sheahans Tom and Adrian. The Kellehers Brian and Denis. The Corkerys Donal, Neil and Paudie. Also Dave Barrett – son of Selector, John Barrett. Dave is Uncle to Eric and Eoin. But most unique of all must be Father and Son – Huey and Kevin Sheahan. Truly unique stats and all the Team have great friendships.”
We thank Jimmy for sharing such very interesting and quite fascinating facts about an amazing GAA team with superbly inspiring dedication and sporting spirit. (S.R.)
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)
Sincere congratulations to the Sporting Champions of Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet B.N.S. and of Presentation N.S. who were both victorious in their Finals in Newmarket. Scoil Mhuire BNS in the Duhallow Schools Hurling – Millstreet 3 goals 9 points to Ballyhass 3 goals 5 points. Presentation N.S. in the Duhallow Schools Camogie A – Millstreet 5 goals 4 points to Rathcoole 5 goals 0 points. All the Finals took place in Newmarket on Friday, 8th June 2018. Here we share a selection of images taken when the wonderful Teams with their Teachers and Trainers arrived back in Millstreet. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Supreme Champions All on Friday in Newmarket”
The Kerry Athletics U9 to U16 Track and Field Championships were held in An Ríocht Castleisland last Saturday and Sunday in the glorious sunshine! Frank and Danielle O’Riordan from Dromsicane, Millstreet both did really well. Frank winning Bronze in the U 13 shot Putt with his best throw this season. His sister Danielle was: 1st in u13 shot 4th in U13 javelin 2nd u13 relay 1st U 14 Hammer 2nd U14 Discus 3rd in U14 Relay
Sincere congratulations to Danielle and Frank on such magnificent achievements in the world of sport. (S.R.)
Danielle O’Riordan of Dromsicane, Millstreet came 3rd in Munster competing the U13 Shot Putt in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary today (Sunday, 25th Feb. 2018). She qualified for the Nationals in Athlone on the 18th March which happens to be Danielle’s birthday!
And her brother Frank will be competing in the U12 Shot Putt Nationals on 25th March in Athlone also.
Sincere congratulations to both Danielle and Frank on such prestigious success and we wish them both every good luck in the National Competitions. (S.R.)
Pictured below is Danielle O’Riordan who in July 2017 at the Munster B’s Athletic Event in Templemore, Co. Tipperary – took home Gold in her Shot Putt competition. Sincere congratulations to Danielle whose Mum, Eileen of Dromsicane has won many All-Irelands in the Sporting World. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)