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Saturday 19 April 2014

Transition Years of Millstreet host cultural event

THE Transition Years of Millstreet Community School will welcome people to their school from across the globe on Monday, March 11, at 7pm for the annual World Wide Welcome event.

This is the sixth year that the event will have taken place. It is a chance to celebrate the different cultures and traditions in the area.

There'll be songs, poems and dances to keep everyone entertained, and then a chance to sample food from different countries provided by local people and shops.

Bus routes

BUS Éireann are cutting services to Millstreet and Rathmore with a number of weekend services removed.

Customers who wish to travel to/from Millstreet must avail of the Killarney/ Macroom service on the Route 257, which operates Monday to Friday only - onward connections to Cork are available from Macroom on Route 40 or Route 233.

A statement released said Bus Éireann Expressway services are commercial and receive no state funding and must be commercially viable in order to ensure their survival and protect jobs associated with them.

Table quiz

QUIZ buffs supported a fund raiser for a Lourdes trip for three Millstreet Community School pupils Katie O'Callaghan, Deirdre Kelleher and Denise Cronin who have volunteered their services for the Irish Pilgrimage Trust trip to Lourdes at Easter.

The young ladies are amongst a group of helpers and they will assist those with special needs.

To assist the group's efforts, a series of fundraisers and thanks are extended to those present for the quiz.

Taking the spoils after a playoff were a Malpasso Bar quartet of Siobhain Corcoran, Denis Healy, John Murphy and Dex Hooper.

Ballycotton 10

THE popular Ballycotton 10 mile road race attracted a bumper entry. Millstreet runners among the finishers were John Paul Buckley, Josephine Creedon, Brian O'Connor, Con Twomey, Frances Ring, Sheila Tarrant, Janice Sheehan and Peter O'Sullivan.

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