Recitation of the Rosary Nightly at 7 in Tubrid

The recitation of the Rosary takes place at Tubrid Holy Well at 7pm every evening throughout May 2019.  Please note the time.    Meanwhile on this coming Bank Holiday Monday Millstreet Active Retired Association will hold its annual Rosary and Hymns at Tubrid at 11:00 a.m..  (S.R.)

Fr. Paddy O’Byrne’s Annual Mass in Tubrid Plus Picnic This Year

On Tuesday, 19th June 2018 Fr. Paddy O’Byrne celebrated his annual Mass at Tubrid marking the anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood in 1960.  People travelled from afar for this special Mass such as Fr. Paddy’s brother Kevin from Skibbereen, his brother Billy from Co. Wicklow and his sister Marie from Kanturk as well as many others such as the son of James O’Sullivan – Matthew who had just arrived back from Thailand.  Patricia Guerin, Breda Fitzgerald and James O’Sullivan added a new dimension this year – a picnic after the Mass creating such an uplifting atmosphere.  Fr. Paddy in his superb homily recalled many wonderful memories and hoped that Our Lady would bring everyone back again for the 2019 occasion in Tubrid.  Here we share a selection of images (11) from the splendid evening.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Fr. Paddy O’Byrne’s Annual Mass in Tubrid Plus Picnic This Year”

Millstreet Active Retirement Association at Tubrid on Monday Morning

Blessed with splendid summery weather Millstreet Active Retirement Association attended its annual May Rosary Event at Tubrid Holy Well on Monday at 11:00 a.m. (7th May 2018).   Some of the beautiful hymns sung will feature on tonight’s “Radio Treasures” on www.corkmusicstation.com (at 10:00 p.m.) … And also included in tonight’s programme – a feature on Sunday’s Mass at The City near Shrone.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) 

Tubrid Holy Well in the 1950s

Patrick W. O’Leary of Louisville, USA had in August (as well as others) suggested that an opportunity should be given to people nationally and internationally who may at any time wish to contribute towards the upkeep of Millstreet Museum and Millstreet Website …. and to this effect we have arranged to set up an electronic system with the Bank of Ireland here in Millstreet (where our Museum/Website account exists) whereby anyone can transfer a desired donation to the account by just quoting at one’s own Bank our relevant numbers which are:   IBAN No.: IE22 BOFI 9058 0334 0531 43 and the BIC No.: BOFIIE2D.  This was mentioned in August and recently a most kind lady with Millstreet connections and who resides in USA contributed a very generous €100.00 through the above Bank Account.   Sincere thanks to this much appreciated Donor who is our first person to contribute through this newly introduced Bank system for our Museum and Website. Please note also in a recent Tweet that our Liscahane Ogham Stone at the Museum is now available to view in amazing 3D following a visit by two superb Experts from Dublin and Cork Universities to the Museum over the Summer. (S.R.)

From the Hickey Family Archive (West End) recently presented to Millstreet Museum a photograph of Tubrid Holy Well in the 1950s showing (from left) the late Garret Hickey and Garda Edmond Coffey praying at the newly built Grotto. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Traffic Arrangements for This Evening’s Annual Tubrid Mass 2017

In the interest of health and safety a maximum of 44 cars will be permitted to park within the Tubrid environs for the annual Tubrid Mass which takes place at 7:30pm on Friday, 26th May 2017.  This traffic arrangement will allow important access should any emergency vehicle be called upon.   We thank James for alerting us to this new parking plan for the annual Mass.  (S.R.)

New UV Disinfection System currently being installed

An Ultra-Violet  (UV) disinfection system

Last November the local papers reported that small levels of cryptosporidium had been found in the Millstreet water supply, despite the fact that an assessment in 2015 rated the risk of cryptosporidium as “very high”. The EPA recommended that even though there was no immediate health risk, Irish Water should install an adequate barrier against the parasite to ensure the town’s water supply is adequately disinfected at all times.

Thankfully Irish Water are reporting today that “Upgrade works are underway in Millstreet in North Cork to provide a new UV disinfection system at the treatment plant.” [theCork.ie]

Now, since UV disinfection replaces chlorine disinfection in other locations, wouldn’t it be great if this meant that our water will taste better when the install in completed 🙂 (Our water is disinfected by chlorination and fluoridation) [read more …] “New UV Disinfection System currently being installed”

“Horizons” Radio Kerry Show from Millstreet

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Sincere thanks to Michael Cashman for arranging the technical coordination of the following feature (S.R.)

Mary Fagan of the “Horizons” Radio Programme on Radio Kerry visited Millstreet on June 9th last and was given a short tour of Millstreet by Seán Radley, which included the Carnegie Hall, the Millstreet Museum, and St.Patrick’s Church. She also interviewed Fr. Paddy Byrne (pictured right), and James O’Sullivan (on Tubrid). The programme also featured music by Donal Linehan, and a song from Annmarie O’Riordan. It was broadcast on Radio Kerry, Sunday morning July 31st, but the podcast only appeared today. You can listen to it below:


[read more …] ““Horizons” Radio Kerry Show from Millstreet”

Fr. Paddy O’Byrne Celebrates Mass at Tubrid on Saturday at 10.00 a.m.

Fr. Paddy O’Byrne will celebrate Mass at Tubrid Holy Well on this Saturday, 18th June 2016 at 10.00 a.m. marking his 56th Anniversary to the Priesthood.   Everyone is very welcome.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)4LTV2 Millstreet Collection 2016 -600 10Tubrid Exam Mass 2016 -600 9Tubrid Exam Mass 2016 -600

Annual Mass for Examination Students at Magnificent Tubrid Holy Well

Fr. Paddy O'Byrne presents a Millstreet Calendar to Fr. Kevin Mulcahy (on right) following the annual celebration of Mass at Tubrid Holy Well for Examination Students whose exams begin on Wednesday.  Held on Tuesday, 7th June in the exquisite setting the occasion was blessed with beautiful weather.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Fr. Paddy O’Byrne presents a Millstreet Calendar to Fr. Kevin Mulcahy (on right) following the annual celebration of Mass at Tubrid Holy Well for Examination Students whose exams begin on Wednesday. Held on Tuesday, 7th June in the exquisite setting the occasion was blessed with beautiful weather. This has been the 30th year of this special Mass by Fr. Kevin and Fr. Paddy has been visiting the Holy Well for an amazing 75 years!  We wish the many Students every success.  Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Tubrid Holy Well Rhododendron Features in Prestigious Garden Magazine

A purple and red Rhododendron which is beautifully located on the Grounds of Tubrid |Holy Well has featured as a prize-winning photograph in the May 2015 issue of "The Irish Garden".  We thank James O'Sullivan for alerting us to this very interesting feature.  Pictured from left beside the very special Rhododendron - John O'Sullivan, Rathduane, James O'Sullivan and Pat O'Keeffe from Garryvoe.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
A purple and red Rhododendron which is beautifully located on the Grounds of Tubrid Holy Well has featured as a prize-winning photograph in the May 2015 issue of “The Irish Garden”. We thank James O’Sullivan for alerting us to this very interesting feature. Pictured on Friday, 19th June 2015 – from left beside the very special Rhododendron – John Anthony O’Sullivan, Rathduane, James O’Sullivan, Claraghatlea and Pat O’Keeffe from Garryvoe. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

2Tubrid Holy Well 19th June 2015 -8001Tubrid Holy Well 19th June 2015 -800Tubrid Holy Well is wonderfully enhanced by the landscaping surrounding the Well adding further to the exquisite ambience of [read more …] “Tubrid Holy Well Rhododendron Features in Prestigious Garden Magazine”

Mass at Turbid Holy Well on Tuesday at 8pm with Fr. Kevin Mulcahy

The Annual Mass  at Tubrid Holy Well for those about to begin examinations will be celebrated by Fr. Kevin Mulcahy on this Tuesday 2nd June 2015 at 8.00p.m. All are very welcome.  Below are three images from Friday evening’s Annual May Mass at Tubrid (29th May). (S.R.)3Mass at Tubrid  on Fri. 29th May 2015 -8001Mass at Tubrid  on Fri. 29th May 2015 -800 2Mass at Tubrid  on Fri. 29th May 2015 -800

Tubrid Holy Well

Today is the start of 2015-04-28 Tubrid Holy Well - photo montageMay, the month known as the month of Mary. As is traditional, many people from near and far join in with their families and friends to come to Tubrid Well to pray the Rosary.

This morning (May 1st) there will be a Rosary and May Day Celebration hosted by our Active Retired Group. The Holy Rosary will be recited there every evening at 8pm this month, and all are welcome.

If you can’t make it to Tubrid, you could visit the new Tubrid Holy Well page. There are lots of nice photos, but it’s always better if you can go to the well and pray there in the tranquil surroundings.

The Rounds: In the month of May each year people [read more …] “Tubrid Holy Well”

Fr. Paddy O’Byrne Celebrates Mass at Tubrid on Thursday Evening

Blessed with superb weather Fr. Paddy O'Byrne celebrated Mass on this Thursday evening, 19th June 2014 on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood.  Fr. Paddy very especially remembered his late brother, Bernie, recently deceased during the Mass.   Bernie and the O'Byrne Family regard Tubrid Holy Well as one of the most tranquil and beautiful setting one could experience.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Blessed with superb weather Fr. Paddy O’Byrne celebrated Mass on this Thursday evening, 19th June 2014 on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood. Fr. Paddy very especially remembered his late brother, Bernie, recently deceased during the Mass. Bernie used to and the O’Byrne Family always regard Tubrid Holy Well as one of the most tranquil and beautiful settings one could experience. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Annual Tubrid Mass – Next Friday Night at 8 – 30th May 2014

tubrid2The annual mass at Tubrid Well

will take place at

8pm next Friday May 30th

On Radio Kerry this coming Sunday morning in the weekly series “Horizons” there is scheduled to be a brief feature on Tubrid.   “Horizons” is broadcast from 9 to 10 a.m.   (S.R.)

Apologies that the mass was initially listed as this evening May 23rd

Tubrid Mass Celebrated by Fr. Kevin For Examination Students

Fr. Kevin Mulcahy celebrated the annual Mass at Tubrid Holy Well especially for Students beginning their examinations this week.  Blessed with superb weather the Mass was well attended in the beautiful setting.   We wish all Students well in their forthcoming examinations.  (S.R.)
Fr. Kevin Mulcahy celebrated the annual Mass at Tubrid Holy Well on Tuesday evening, 4th June 2013 especially for Students beginning their examinations this week. Blessed with superb weather the Mass was well attended in the beautiful setting. We wish all Students well in their forthcoming examinations.   (S.R.)

Miracles At Tubrid

The annual Mass for the month of May will be held in Tubrid Well
this evening Friday May 25th at 8pm

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Miracles at Tubrid

Around the fire grate on Winter nights I often heard the old man of stories tell
Stories of miracles that did occur at Tubrid’s Holy Well
Of people who were blind to light who suddenly could see
He did impress on my young mind how amazing this place must be

He said the Tubrid waters has cures for every known disease
And it even cured an allergy that one old bloke had to fleas
It cured people of cancer and it cured people of gout
And drinking Tubrid water cured one of warts in the mouth
[read more …] “Miracles At Tubrid”

Tubrid and Millstreet Website Friends On Visit Today

On a special day for the four Millstreet Visitors who came from Carriganima, Glanmire and the Lake District in England they hold a portrait of Tubrid Holy Well for which location they have great regard and are pictured at West End, Millstreet today (2nd July 2011). They are all very loyal followers of our Millstreet website - clearly very decerning people!

Keeper of Tubrid Well & Shrine

James O’Sullivan keeper of Tubrid Well Shrine near Millstreet, Co Cork

I caretake it. I inherited a responsibility, an obligation from my father, who inherited it from his father, and I will pass it along to my son Matthew as well. I come from farming stock, and we always take our responsibilities seriously. We didn’t have a whole lot, but what we did we looked after. And I see this as my duty – to look after this well the same way my father did.

Around the well there are rosary beads, and then there’s a crucifix at the end of that. So people come down and they do the rounds. The usual thing is to go around three times. There are people down there, I am not joking you, every hour of every day. The month of May being the month of Mary, that’s when people go there in their droves. And I mean at any one time on a Sunday afternoon, there could be 300 people, 400 people there. You might think maybe it was only the elderly people that go there, and sure enough they do go there. But there are younger people as well. I see a lot of people in their 20s. [read more …] “Keeper of Tubrid Well & Shrine”

Tubrid Holy Well 2000 – Pictures

Tubrid Holy Well – a haven of peace – is situated 2km west of Millstreet Town. The picturesque spring well, reputed to be Ireland’s largest Holy Well, is visited annually – especially in the month of May – by thousands of people.

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One of the many groups of people who visit Tubrid
– Presentation Sisters from the South Western Province

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A section of the large crowd attending one of the Masses celebrated at the Holy Well with Clara Mountain in the background.

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Mgr. Manning, Fr. Buckley and Fr. Tarrant concelebrate Mass on the last Friday night in May, 2000 at the permanent altar near the Grotto at the Holy Well.

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Fr. Kevin Mulcahy (5th from left) with friends following his annual Mass (in June, 2000) for Students who were about to begin the Leaving and Junior Cert. examinations.

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Fr. Paddy O’Byrne accepts a copy of “Picture Millstreet” from Eily Buckley following his celebration of Mass for his many local friends and for a group of Americans with whom he was travelling. Fr. Paddy ministers in America.

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Jerry Doody sings superbly at the celebration of Mass at the Holy Well while (on right) John Anthony O’Sullivan, Ballydaly provides the excellent public address system.

Note: You can read the history and significance of Tubrid if you click on this link: http://www.millstreet.ie/blog/information/tubrid-well/