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5th December 2018

ABBEYDOREY/KILFLYNN Care Group Christmas Party
ABBEYDOREY/KILFLYNN Care Group Christmas party for the Senior Citizens will be held on Sunday 9th December in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee. Busses leaving at 1.00p.m both villages. 

Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday 5th December at 10.00a.m Ned & Mary Leen, Maurice & Mary Buckley. Mass will be celebrated on Friday 7th December at 8.00 p.m. First Friday & Vigil
Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 8th December at  6.00 p.m Angela Weir, Castletown, Kilflynn
Sr. Maura McElligott, Lixnaw.
St. Vincent De Paul:  Annual Church Gate Collection next weekend Sat / Sun 8th/9th December.  Please give generously.
Money to Sightsavers – Due to the wonderful generosity of those who attended the concert last Sunday night, the amount of €2,350 has been forwarded to Sightsavers (including contributions received during the week). Fr. Denis O’Mahony

A Celebration of Christmas Day Cooking with Celebrity Chef Frank Moynihan in Abbeydorney Community Hall on Thursday 6th December at 8.00 p.m. sharp. Admission €10.
Proceeds to Fr. Denis O’Mahony’s Kenya Education Project. Tickets available from the Parish Office or on the night at the door.
The Kilflynn Cancer Support Group  annual table quiz takes place on Friday night, December 28th at 9pm and, will be a simulcast between Parker’s Pub and Herbert’s Bar. Conor and Daragh Breen will help with the questions and provide musical entertainment. The proceeds will be divided between Recovery Haven, Kerry Hospice and Kerry Cancer Support. As well as being a great fundraiser, the quiz has become an integral part of Christmas celebrations in the Kilflynn community, with local families returning each year. The fun filled quiz night is not all about answering questions, as there are numerous auctions and raffles, for which the organizers would be grateful to receive any donations. Maybe you could ask a business you regularly deal with for some item that we might raffle or sell on the night. For example, vouchers are particularly useful as the buyer can then purchase what they themselves might like. Also, if you have any unwanted presents don’t put them in the attic; give them to us to raise much-needed funds for our charities. If interested please contact John Flaherty on (087) 2352753. Any donations can be handed in to Parker’s Pub, Herbert’s Bar and shop and Irish Truck and Trailer. As always the organizers thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing you on the night!

The numbers drawn out of the drum by the Independent observer: Mike Byrne, Upper Tullig, Kilflynn and England, in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday night 3rd December were 6,13,22 and 30. There was No winner of €8,700 Jackpot. The following won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Margret Sheehy, Keel, Lixnaw, Jimmy Walsh, Toureen, Kilflynn and Liz McCarthy, Abbeydorney. The next draw will take place in Herbert's Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 10th December with a €8,800 Jackpot.
Tickets are available at 2 Euro each or 3 for 5 euro from Club tickets sellers or you can also play on www.locallotto.ieThe Crotta Hurling Club also have lotto tickets sellers calling to Houses in the Kilflynn and surrounding areas at present. Your continued support is greatly appreciated. Check out

St. Senans play Ballydonoghue in the North Kerry Senior Football championships Final in Moyvane on Sunday Dec 9th at 2.30. Best of luck to St.Senans footballers and their mentors.

The Crotta Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday 14th December at 9pm in St Columbas Center Kilflynn.
Motions and Nominations to be submitted in writing to Club Secretary Annette Nolan Waterfall Kilflynn before Friday 7th December. All club members are encouraged to attend the AGM.

takes place on Monday nights in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn from 8.45 p.m Quick steps, waltzes and all two-hand dances, followed by tea/coffee,  cake, and chat.  Please note the new staring time.  All welcome.

We will be hosting our 4th Annual Children's Christmas Party on Sunday, December 16th from 3:00pm to 4:00pm in St. Columba's Centre, Kilflynn.
Lots of fun guaranteed: music, dancing, and games galore.
Price €3 per child to be paid at the door and includes a goody bag.
A special guest appearance by Santa Claus during the evening and an opportunity for all boys and girls to meet with Santa and have their photo taken with him. So parents please bring your cameras! 
There will be a raffle on the evening with lots of spot prizes.
All money raised through our community events goes back into projects planned and carried out by KCT around Kilflynn village All welcome. Look forward to seeing you there.
It’s getting close to that time of year again 
The Crotta Hurling Club are once again looking to put a wren group together for this year adventure. This fabulous tradition span almost 30 years and we would greatly appreciate if any dancers/ musicians or storyteller would consider being part of the group this year. Last year was a fantastic success and very enjoyable. Anybody who would like to take part please contact 0879715781. Thanks

Dermot Ryan and Declan Falvey defeated Mike Fealy and Tim O’Halloran in the Dart doubles tournament on Saturday night 1st December in Parker's Lounge Bar.
The next darts doubles tournament takes place on Saturday night 8th December at 10.30p.m in Parker's Lounge   Bar. The winners will receive a Fresh Turkey each. Names MUST be in for 10.15 p.m. NO Names after this Time. First game of the Tournament must start at 10.30p.m. A big Thanks to the Dart players who showed up on time last Saturday and the games started on time

The “A” Final Line-up on Friday 7th December Venue - Railway Bar,Lixnaw  
Parkers B v The Complex 
Best of luck to Parker’s

Week 8 in The Crotta Gaa Last Man Standing Competition saw Nine become Two. The Two that went though were Sean McElligott with Everton and Anthony Guerin with Everton.
Those responsible for the casualties were Wolves 4 and Man United with 2.
The two remaining players have decided to spit the winnings so they claim €250 each.
Congratulations to both Sean and Anthony.  
Thanks once again to everyone who supported this fundraiser, also a word of thanks to Shane Nolan for the organising the Competition.

Another Busy week for Kilflynn Community Together
Overhanging trees on Kilflynn road:
Having acquired relevant permissions, KCT got to work this Saturday morning 1st December
to remove the dangerous overhanging trees near the power station on the road from the N69 to  Kilflynn village. The work went very well, with little inconvenience to traffic ( for which we apologise) and the job was completed within 2 hours.
We would like to thank everyone involved for their cooperation, especially Pat McKenna, Pat Hayes, Pat Fahy and Paul Sheehan for supplying the machinery needed to do the work.
The officers of KCT would also like to thank all committee members for their help in completing this work.
We also trimmed the trees along the road within the Saint Columba's Centre wall.
And finally further hedge planting took place at Kilflynn junction (N69) - all hedge planting is now complete at the cross

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