A look back on April, May & June of 2012

Published 24/01/2013|13:44

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FOR the past year saw Millstreet maintain a positive image with numerous highlights and in the second of a four part series, a review of April, May and June reads.

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APRIL

Millstreet puts its best foot forward on hosting hill walking festival. Large crowds attend Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies.

The annual Easter Commemoration takes place at the monument situated in the Town Square, the 85th anniversary of the commemoration attended by guest

speaker Tom Lane. Aubane Community Council host Table Quiz. Vintage enthusiasts from throughout the country convened into

K&L Complex on Easter Sunday for the spectacular hosting by the Millstreet Vintage Club. Upwards of 400 mega variety exhibits added to the interest and even the weather didn't disappoint to allow a great atmosphere for the Vintage and Family Fun Day.

The Irish Mountain Running Association commence their 2012 programme of activity on a visit to Clara Mountain. Millstreet Comhalthas Ceolteoiri Eireann host their 33 rd Annual Feile Cheoil in Millstreet Community School.

John F Kelleher hosts a Coffee Morning in aid of Marymount Hospice. Laura Dennehy and Orla Kiely travel to Lourdes to support IHCPT.

Take over of the phenomenal Mushera and Boggeragh Mountains proved successful for the inaugural staging of the Monster MAC adventure challenge in Millstreet Country Park.

Bright sunshine added to the occasion as 200 multi purpose athletes combined stamina and resilience to convene on a splendid setting.

And for all concerned, the staging emerged as an organisational triumph. European flags renewed at Minor Row. Millstreet retain Duhallow U21 A Football Championship title by overcoming Blackwater Gaels.

MAY

Bealtaine Festival is on at our local Library Celebrating, Creativity in Older Age. Millstreet Tidy Town Association embark on a comprehensive series of projects with a view to providing the town with a number of features. Millstreet

Active Retirement Group host Table Quiz and Sing Song. Ballydaly delighted on native Fr. Con Carroll elevated by Pope Benedict on elevation to the position of Monsignor in Ecudaor.

Group of Millstreet teenagers and its more active senior citizens come together in a common experience to complete the intergenerational project "Living Scenes" at Millstreet Community School. TY students from team up with patients from Millstreet Community Hospital to exchange wisdom, advice and stories about their respective lives.

Crowds flock to Tubrid Well. Ceremony of Holy Communion takes place in St. Patrick's Church and Cullen. Millstreet Community School host Leaving Certificate Graduation Mass.. Kilcorney extends a warm hand of friendship for its long established Feis.

Cloughoula revels for the staging of its annual Pattern Day.

JUNE

Millstreet strings fiddle concert hosted in the Drishane Chapel. The group progress to the International Youth Fiddle Camp at the North Atlantic Fiddle Convention on a hosting in the City of Derry.

Smooth finishing paved the way for Millstreet's Denis Hickey to capture the prestigious Gent's Captain's Prize hosted in Kanturk Golf club.

Keen interest for Eucharistic Congress in Dublin. New Cullen National School opens.

Corpus Christi Procession takes place in the presence of a large attendance and favourable weather conditions . Martial arts remains strong in Millstreet Taekwondo, confirmed on successful gradings in Athlone.

Music and song hit Cullen on a high note for the annual Feis Laitiarain. Year. The 113th staging of Feis Laitiarain on the grounds of Cullen GAA Pitch acts as a shop window for native culture.

Boys National School host annual Mass at Tubrid Well.

Coffee morning organised by Patricia Guerin raised funds for COPE. Millstreet Country Park welcomes the Muskerry Vintage Club on its annual run. Macroom Faith 'n Light Group host their annual Mass at Tubrid Well.

Enthusiastic members of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association team up with equally dedicated members of Millstreet Macra na Feirme.

The Annual Mass on the slopes of Mushera Mountain takes place at St. John's Well. Aubane Social Club hosts Family Fun Day.

Millstreet deliver an impressive showing to overcome St. Peters in the Rebel Óg North Cork U13 Football League Final. Cloghoula impress on a perfect performance to overcome Kilcorney in the Duhallow Mixed Schools Football decider.

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