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.
And there was even a prize for the most original name chosen by a Team – won by this Group: [read more …] “Wonderfully Successful Fundraising Quiz For Fisherman Supreme Luke”
Kevin runs One Mile Challenge on Town Park
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.)
The Community Council would also encourage businesses and householders in the town to put on a display of flags for Chloe on Sunday and for Cultural Night on Friday, 21st September.
We thank Noel Buckley for this uplifting notice. (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.)
Recently Danielle O’Riordan from Dromsicane, Millstreet competed in Nenagh at the Munster Juveniles Indoors Competition . She came a brilliant second in the Under 12 Girls Shot Putt. This was her first time competing in the Shot Putt and to bring home a Silver Munster Medal was a fantastic achievement . She travelled to Athlone yesterday to compete in the All-Ireland where Danielle is now rated amongst the top eleven in Ireland. Sincere congratulations on such a magnificent achievement and for being such a superb Sporting Ambassador for Millstreet at a hugely prestigious All-Ireland event in the heart of Ireland – Athlone. Danielle’s Mum – Eileen, of course, has won a hugely impressive amount of All-Ireland Sporting Awards over the years. (S.R.)
Millstreet GAA Annual St. Stephen’s Day Fun Walk. Registration at GAA Community Hall between 11.00 and 11. 30 a.m.. Going around the Glebe and finishing at Colemans, Minor Row. We thank Sharon Lane for the notice. (S.R.)
The very popular annual “Moveathon” event involving Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet B.N.S. takes place in Millstreet Town Park on this Friday, 17th June 2016 from 9.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.. No interruption will occur for the many daily Park visitors who are increasingly using the superb walking path and the 24 fitness machines. We thank Mr. O’Connor, Principal for this important notice. (S.R.)
Michael Commins interviews Kilkenny’s Eddie Keher at 8:30 tonight on Irish TV (Sky 191) in the excellent series “The Half Door”. This programme is much recommended and is the last in the present series. (S.R.)
The sporting talent which exists in abundance in Kilcorney N.S. divides its loyalty between Millstreet and Dromtarriffe. This year the green and gold are walking tall.
On the morning of Tuesday, January 13th 2015, the pupils of Kilcorney N.S. waited with unquenchable excitement for the arrival of Mark Ellis and the two trophies (oh, by the way William was coming too). A heavy blanket of sparkling snow enveloped the usual green pastures of Kilcorney and all approaching roads were near impassable. Still it snowed – snow – snow – snow – snow. [read more …] “Mark & William Visit Kilcorney N.S. on a Snowy Morning”