Wonderfully Successful Class Reunion 1976 – 1981 in Church and at Hotel

One of the three tutorial groups photographed with tutor, Matt Murphy (seated sixth from left) at the hugely successful Class Reunion 1976-1981 held in the Wallis Arms Hotel, Millstreet on Friday, 16th March.

The teachers present included Ken Brennan (Principal), Colman Culhane (Vice-Principal) and Tutors Margaret McCarthy, Pat O’Connor and Matt Murphy.   The splendid DJ for the occasion was 96FM’s P. J. Coogan.    The two main coordinators of [read more …] “Wonderfully Successful Class Reunion 1976 – 1981 in Church and at Hotel”

Important Ambulance Meeting

HSE RRV

There is a important meeting next Thursday March 15th at 5pm in the Wallis Arms Hotel to discuss the proposed cut to her ambulance service in Millstreet – from Cllr. Noel Buckley.

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Word is that the HSE are looking to get rid of the Millstreet Ambulance (and possibly the Kanturk Ambulance also), and replace it with a Rapid Response Vehicle (RRV). It’s up to you to get to the meeting and find out what’s really happening.
Read more about Rapid Response Vehicles

Millstreet Community Awards 2012

Community Award Recipients, their Sponsors, Coordinating Committee and members of Millstreet Community Council at Award Ceremony in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 2nd March 2012. Recipients (seated in the front row): Mark Ellis, Patricia Guerin, Joanne O'Riordan, Coleman Culhane (for Millstreet Tidy Towns), Mary O'Sullivan, and Martina Sheehan (for Aubane Social Club). Lots more pictures to follow later. (S.R.)

[read more …] “Millstreet Community Awards 2012”

Glowing Tributes Paid to Sheila McCarthy at Retirement Function

Following twenty years of superbly dedicated service at Millstreet Garda Station, Sheila McCarthy (seated centre) was accorded much richly deserved praise tonight (23/02/2012) at a very pleasant function in the Wallis Arms Hotel in the presence of her work colleagues and family members. Sheila was presented with a magnificent lamp and a beautiful floral bouquet. Every blessing and happiness to the very popular Sheila on her retirement. (S.R.) To view large image of this picture click on it and when smaller image shows click on that for the larger image.

St.Johns Poker Tournament


Thanks to everyone for supporting the club yesrterday in the annual St.Johns Football Club poker tournament. Seventy four players attended to make it a great success.
After a tough game which lasted 10 hours well done to Ronan Murphy who took first prize on the night.

from St.Johns Football Club
[read more …] “St.Johns Poker Tournament”

IFA President John Bryan to visit Millstreet

The Irish Farmers Association President John Bryan will visit Millstreet tomorrow night (Thursday 26th January), when he addresses a Duhallow IFA meeting in the Wallis Arms Hotel at 8:30pm. The meeting will discuss current farming issues, the Common Agriculture Policy 2014 negotiations, and land reclamation. All are welcome.

To understand why these topics are currently important, read the following articles:
* CAP 2014 – The Battle Begins (from the Farmers Journal)
* Land Reclamation – Proposals Meet Strong Resistance (from the Farmers Journal)

Results & Fixtures: 16th January 2012

GAA: Munster Colleges Intermediate C Camogie Championship semi-final: Millstreet Community School 5-6 Colaiste Mhuire (Ennis) 4-7 (Jan 17th)

Soccer Results [full weekend results]:
County Cup 1st Round: Millstreet Celtic 5 Rylane Celtic 4
AUL 1A: Rathcoole Rovers v UCC (called off)
AUL 3B: Los Zarcos 0 Bweeng 2
Cork Schoolboys League U15 Div 5: Blarney United A 5 Rathcoole Rovers 2

Millstreet Celtic’s Last Man Standing competition is down to the last 2 players (Neil Flahive and Noel O’Riordan) after the weekends action. [see the latest standings]

Athletics: MUNSTER AAI CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS held in Beaufort, Co Kerry. Senior Men 10km: 6th Desmod Casey (Millstreet) 36:45 [full results]

Millstreet Juvenile GAA Social is on January 27th in the Wallis Arms Hotel Millstreet. U16 Footballers will be getting their medals. Buffet followed by disco. Tickets -Juveniles €10 and Adults €15. All juveniles must be accompanied by an adult.Tickets on sale in the GAA Hall on Tuesday 17th January in Youth Centre from 7pm – 8pm. For more information text 087-9533213 [Juvenile GAA on Facebook]

 St Johns AGM on Sunday 21st January at 5pm in Kilcorney Hall. Anyone intersted in getting involved as a player or in the committee is welcome to attend. [St Johns GAA on Facebook]

Road Bowling Fixtures (for Kilcorney) [full bowling fixture list]:
29/01/12  Ml KELLEHER V TOM ALLEN V PAUDIE MURPHY  C
[read more …] “Results & Fixtures: 16th January 2012”

Wallis Arms – Christmas Party Menus

The Wallis Arms, Millstreet have launched their menus for the upcoming Christmas Party season 2011. They have a choice of 3 menus for parties, and a choice of 3 different buffets.
“Parties at the Wallis Arms are always full of festive fun and atmosphere, we hope to see you shortly and thank you for your continued support.
PS. We are shortly launching a) New breakfast b) lunch and c) evening menus.” – Billy & Ellen

Buffets

Christmas Party Menu’s

Buffet~1
Platters
Selection of freshly Cut sandwiches

Chicken Goujons Garlic Mayo
Onion Rings Sweet Chilli
Cocktail Sausages
French Fries
Tea/Coffee
€10per person, Min 20 persons

Menu A
Fresh Vegetable Soup

Roast Stuffed Turkey & Ham

Homemade Apple Pie & Cream
Christmas pudding Brandy Butter

Freshly Brewed Tea / Coffee
€22.50pp

[read more …] “Wallis Arms – Christmas Party Menus”

Aubane’s Annual Fancy Dress Occasion Realises €3,500.00 for Cope Foundation – Presentation Tonight at Wallis Arms Hotel, Millstreet

Martina Sheehan (on left) of Aubane Social Club presents a cheque of €3,500.00 to Caitríona Buckley of Dromtariffe Parents & Friends of Cope Foundation - the result of the recent Annual Halloween Fancy Dress Event held at the Wallis Arms Hotel, Millstreet. Special thanks was also expressed in relation to Billy, Ellen & Staff of the Wallis Arms Hotel for their supreme assistance, generosity and dedication to this annual highly praiseworthy event. Members of both voluntary organisations as well as Billy Sheahan of the Wallis Arms are included in our photograph. (S.R.)

St. John’s GAA end of Season

St. John’s GAA hosted an enjoyable end of season get together in the Wallis Arms Hotel Friday night last, where all concerned viewed 2011 as a year of progress that came close to landing silverware. Players, team management and club officers took time out to enjoy a social evening and look ahead optimistcally to a new season. Awards for the year went to: [read more …] “St. John’s GAA end of Season”

Millstreet GAA Social

Millstreet GAA Club held their Prizegiving night at the Wallis Arms last weekend. While a great night was had, a number of awards were given to players who excelled during the year, and to club members who have given hugely of their time and effort to the club:
YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR:

From a list of potential candidates , the vision and authority that our dual recipient brought to his game on the field culminated with an immense display that helped Millstreet regain the Duhallow U21 Football Championship crown after a 20 year lapse.

Equally adapt in both hurling and football merits Michael Vaughan a deserving recipient of the inaugural Tadhg Moynihan Memorial Trophy.

Presentation picture: Michael Vaughan (recipient), Aoife Moynihan, and Fr. Paddy O’Byrne (Chairman of Millstreet Club) [read more …] “Millstreet GAA Social”

Fancy Dress 2011 Feature – Part One of Two

Some of the truly superb costumes worn by wonderful participants who really entered into the spirit of this year's Fancy Dress Event.

We are delighted to share a selection of images from this year’s highly successful Fancy Dress Event at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 21st Oct. 2011.   In Part One we note the amazing variety of very colourful and [read more …] “Fancy Dress 2011 Feature – Part One of Two”

Very Successful Fancy Dress Event in Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday

Some of the very many wonderfully creative and colourful costumes revealed at this year's Fancy Dress Event in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 21st October in aid of COPE and organised by Aubane Social Club together with the Wallis Arms Hotel. Lots more pictures will feature on our website over coming days. (S.R.)

Golden Jubilee of Millstreet Bridge Club ~ 1961-2011

Members of Millstreet Bridge Club and Friends following the celebration of Mass on Thursday, 13th October 2011 by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. in St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet marking the 50th Anniversary of Millstreet Bridge Club. The Mass was followed by a grand reception in the Wallis Arms Hotel, Millstreet. Lots more pictures to follow over the next few days. (S.R.)

Millstreet Tidy Towns Association Celebrates Success & Acknowledges Help

Noreen Dennehy, as one of the principal co-ordinators in Millstreet Tidy Towns Association, is presented with a beautiful bouquet of flowers at the Wallis Arms Hotel tonight (5th Sept.) on the occasion of a celebratory function when members of the dedicated Association marked the fact they wished to acknowledge the help accorded on the many Thursday night clean-up projects. And purely coincidentally, Millstreet was awarded not only a national bronze medal in category D but also a number of financial awards announced earlier today in Dublin at the National Tidy Towns Awards 2011 ceremony. Noreen in her address very especially expressed sincere thanks to Millstreet Macra na Feirme for their much appreciated help over the past number of months. With a hugely impressive mark of 291 Millstreet is only 19 marks behind Ireland's 2011 Tidiest Town, Killarney. Congratulations to both Killarney and Millstreet. Tonight's get together involved a group who assembled and worked together every Thursday night for the clean-up project over the past season. The overall Millstreet Tidy Towns Association will celebrate today's national award at a later point. (S.R.)

James Gillespie Walks from Malin to Mizen for Childline

This is the truly inspiring James Gillespie from Strabane in Northern Ireland who on this 21st June, the longest day of the year, arrived in Millstreet with some three days of his wonderful marathon All-Ireland Walk left when he will reach Mizen.

We thank Margaret Crean for alerting us to James as he arrived in Millstreet this evening.   He is undertaking this amazing walk in aid of Childline.  James was presented with the “Millstreet Passport” at the Wallis Arms where [read more …] “James Gillespie Walks from Malin to Mizen for Childline”

“Spooktacular” Halloween Fancy Dress Party

A “Spooktacular” Halloween Fancy Dress will be held on Friday 30th October at The Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet, with all proceeds raised going to the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland (CFAI).

Organised by Aubane Social Club and The Wallis Arms, this annual charity event promises to be a fun filled night with music by The Celts at 9pm followed by Mad Dave DJ, a delicious barbecue with O’Leary Family Butchers, a super raffle and of course prizes for the “Best Costumes”.

Guests will be able to bid of fantastic items such as signed Munster and Ireland Rugby Jerseys, a Laptop worth €2,000, two weeks in an apartment in Portugal, Spa Treatments at The Brehon and much more in the Charity Auction, with proceeds going directly towards Cystic Fibrosis (CF) facilities in Cork University Hospital.

[read more …] ““Spooktacular” Halloween Fancy Dress Party”