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OCTOBER 2018

10th October 2018

TEA DANCE 
Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Care Group are having a Tea Dance in Ashe Hotel, Tralee on Sunday 21st October from 3.00 – 7.00 pm. Contribution €10.
Buses leaving both villages @ 3 PM.

SOCIAL SET DANCING 
 takes place on Monday nights in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn from 9pm.  Quick steps, waltzes and all two-hand dances, followed by tea/coffee,  cake, and chat.  All welcome.

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John Byrne,Philomena Byrne, Andrew Byrne, Michael Byrne, J.P Twomey and Joe Byrne enjoying in the craic on Fri night 6th Oct in Parkers Pub

ABBEYDORNEY/KILFLYNN COMMUNITY GAMES 
 our AGM will take place in Shannow Family Resource CENTRE, Abbeydorney on Thursday October 11th at 6.45pm. 
All welcome!!
We plan to expand our activities but need support of All Parents and Guardians.
Tom Healy Under 15 Hurling Tournament 
[9 a side, with panels of 15 players; under lights]
Venue: Healy Park, Abbeydorney
Teams competing on Friday, 12 October:
Kenmare/Kilgarvan
Ballyduff 
Abbeydorney
Templeglantine
Crotta O'Neill's
Teams competing on Friday, 19 October: 
St. Brendan’s
Kilmoyley 
Ballyheigue 
Lixnaw 
Friday, 26 October
Finals
The Tournament is hosted by Abbeydorney G.A.A. Club and sponsored by the North Kerry Hurling Board

FIXTURE
U21 County Championship final
Crotta v Lixnaw this Saturday 13th October at 4pm in Austin Stacks.
Best of luck to team and mentors. 
Please come out and show your support to lads in green and red. 

ST. MARY’S CHURCH
Mass Will be celebrated on Thursday 11th October at 10.00a.m.
Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 13th October at 6.00p.m 
Deceased members of the Ryan Family, Ballyconnell.
                Catherine, James & Thomas O’Connor, Betty Quinn
and deceased members of O’Connor Family, Laccamore
Kilflynn Altar Society for October: Brenda Brennan & Kay Sheehan
Dates for the 2019 Diary:
First Holy Communion:    Saturday  11th May Kilflynn  11.00 a.m.
            Saturday 18th May  Abbeydorney  11.00 a.m.

HEART CONNECTION MEDITATION 
art Connection Meditation every monday evening, St Columbas Kilflynn 
7.15 to 8.45 - (Drop in)
Contact Paula or www.angelichealing.ie
MASS Celebrating Special Wedding Anniversaries will take place in St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney on Sunday 11th November at 10.00 a.m.  All couples in the parish celebrating significant anniversaries this year (5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th and every year over 50), should submit their names and the wedding date to the Parish Office before 20th October.  Couples, living outside the parish, who got married in Abbeydorney or Kilflynn Church, are also invited to this celebration. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

PAUL WALLACE R. I. P
It was with deep regret that Crotta Hurling club learned of the sudden passing of Lixnaw Hurling Club chairman Paul Wallace. We offer our Sincere condolences to his beloved family, his loving wife Teresa, Sons Sean, Robert and Jason, sisters Mary, Peg and Anne, brothers Michael, Ray, Patrick and Noel, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives,  to the members and players of Lixnaw hurling club and to his friends and neighbours.
Paul was always a gentleman to deal with, both on and off the field and he will be greatly missed by the hurling community in Kerry.
Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

KILFLYNN Preschool & afterschool Halloween Camp 
€40 loads of spooky fun to be had. Camps are subsidized through government funded programs please contact Deirdre Herbert on 085 1600085, places are limited and booking is required. 

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE 
(066 7134276)
Celebrate your Faith with videos: Thomas Merton, Dietrich Bonhoeffer & others. Elizabeth Gilmartin, Mondays, starts 15th Oct. 7.30-9.00 p.m.
Jesus & the Gospels (Denis McBride) Programme: Elizabeth Gilmartin, Tuesdays, starts 16th Oct. 2.30 - 4.00 p.m.
Exploration of the Christian Story with Dr. Eugene Duffy  - Dr. Eugene Duffy, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick will present a public talk entitled ‘Exploration of the Christian Story – Deepening your understanding of the scriptures.’  The presentation will take place over two evenings, Wednesday, October 17th and Wednesday, October 24th 2018 in St. Patrick’s Hall, Listowel.  The presentation will begin at 8pm.  All are welcome.  There is no charge for this event.

Munster Junior Club Camogie Semi-Finals
The Munster Junior Club Camogie Semi-Finals will take place on Sunday October 14th.
St. Joseph's Doora Barefield (Clare) v Clanmaurice (Kerry)
In Gurteen GAA
Throw-in: 2pm
Referee: TP Sullivan (Tipperary)
Best wishes to the Crotta players Jackie Horgan, Megan Weir and Aoife Behan, their Clanmaurice team mates and their mentors. 

Abbeydorney Badminton Club
Registration for the new season will take place in Abbeydorney Community Hall on Friday October 12th   at 7.45 pm. Cost for year is €50 per child, €90 for 2 siblings and €120 for 3 siblings. Adult registration will take place on the same night. Beginners welcome. AGM will take place at 8 p.m .
Coaching will recommence on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th October.

CROTTA LOTTO JACKPOT HIS 8,000
The numbers drawn out of the drum by the Independent observer:  Ger McCarthy, Abbeydorney  on  Monday 8th October   in Herbert's Bar,  Kilflynn were 9,18, 28 and 29. There was No winner of €7,900 Jackpot. The following won €35 in the lucky dip draw:  Tom Dillon, St. Brendan’s Park, Tralee, Cal Glavin, Laccamore, Kilflynn and Helen Stack and Katie Quilter, Abbeydorney. 
The next draw will take place in Parker's Pub,  Kilflynn on Monday 15th October with a €8,000 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 www.crottagaa.club

NORTH KERRY OLDER PERSONS MAINTENANCE SERVICE
is now taking requests for winter work.  We provide a low cost maintenance and minor repair service specifically for senior members of the community of North Kerry. Prepare your home for the cold weather (i.e. power-washing footpaths and driveways). We also offer home cleaning and domestic support. For more information please call 068 23428 or 0873776724.


3rd October 2018

ACTIVE RETIRED
A Social Evening for the Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Active
group will be held on Wednesday, 3rd October in the Community Hall, Abbeydorney at 1.00 p.m.  A meal will be served followed by entertainment. Transport can be arranged. (066) 7135831.

TRAD SESSION
There will a Traditional Music Session in Parker's Pub, Kilflynn on Sunday 7th October at 6.30p.m to 8.30p.m. The monthly traditional music sessions are famous and bring a wealth of musicians and music lovers to the Kilflynn venue. All  musicians are welcome. 

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Crotta Coiste Na Nog Chairman Sonny Egan (4th from the Left) made a  presentation to Ella Buckley for her excellent service to the Crotta Hurling Club after her final training session with the club on Wednesday evening 26th September in the club rooms, Dromakee. Also in the photograph are her trainers Jerome O'Sullivan, Niall Heaton, Dónal O'Driscoll, her Parents Hawley Buckley Joanne O'Riordan and Sister Clodagh. We wish Ella continued success with Cilliard Camogie CLUB.
Photo Mike Parker


TODDLER GROUP KILFLYNN
The Kilflynn Toddler Group recommence on Thursday  13th  September and It will run every Thursday  from 10am until 11.30 am in St Columba’s Community Centre, Kilflynn,  There is lots of fun and games to be had by the children allowing the adults some time for coffee and chats.  All new babies, toddlers, parents, grandparents and childminders welcome. Any enquires Tel 0860832295

SOCIAL SET DANCING 
 takes place on Monday nights in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn from 9pm.  Quick steps, waltzes and all two-hand dances, followed by tea/coffee,  cake, and chat.  All welcome.

ABBEYDORNEY/KILFLYNN COMMUNITY GAMES 
Our AGM will take place in Shannow Family Resource CENTRE, Abbeydorney on Thursday October 11th at 6.45pm. 
All welcome!!
We plan to expand our activities but need support of All Parents and Guardians.

CROTTA GAA 
Congratulations to Crotta Gaa U-16 Hurlers who captured the North Kerry U-16 Hurling Championships B Title with a 3-10 to 1-11 victory over a gallant Lixnaw GAA Club in Lerrig on Sunday 30th  September Well done to the lads and to their  mentors.   Crotta booked their place in the County U-21 Championships Final with a 3-16 to 2-18 victory over a gallant Kenmare/Kilgarvan side. In Austin Stacks Park, Tralee on Sunday 30th September. Crotta Scorers 
Barry Mahony 0-12 Declan O'Donoghue 1-00, Jordan Conway 0-01 , Darragh O'Donoghue 1-02 , James Sheehan 1-00 and Raymond Nolan 0-01.  Well done boys.  Crotta play Lixnaw in the final on Saturday 12th October. 
U12 Crotta "A" finish joint winners with Ardfert in County League Division 1 phase 2
U12 Crotta  "B" 3-2 v Ardfert "B" 2-5 in County Division 3 phase 2. 
Great result for the B team on their last game of the year. Well done to the Crotta Hurlers and their mentors. Both games were played in Ardfern on Friday evening last. 

ST. MARY’S CHURCH
Mass Will be celebrated on Wednesday 3rd October at 10.00a.m.. Mass will on Friday morning 5th October( First Friday) at 10.00a.m 
Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 6th October at 6.00p.m 
Kilflynn Altar Society for October: Brenda Brennan & Kay Sheehan
Dates for the 2019 Diary:
First Holy Communion:    Saturday  11th May Kilflynn  11.00 a.m.
            Saturday 18th May  Abbeydorney  11.00 a.m.

HEART CONNECTION MEDITATION 
art Connection Meditation every monday evening, St Columbas Kilflynn 
7.15 to 8.45 - (Drop in)
Contact Paula or www.angelichealing.ie

MASS 
Celebrating Special Wedding Anniversaries will take place in St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney on Sunday 11th November at 10.00 a.m.  All couples in the parish celebrating significant anniversaries this year (5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th and every year over 50), should submit their names and the wedding date to the Parish Office before 20th October.  Couples, living outside the parish, who got married in Abbeydorney or Kilflynn Church, are also invited to this celebration. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

FINUGE/ST. SENANS
U10 and U12 ladies football training starting indoors on Monday 1st October from 7pm to 7:45 in St. Senans hall . New Players always welcome for skills, fun and fitness. Please bring €2 to cover cost of the hall and remember to wear runners and bring gumsheild. See ye all monday night!!!

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE 
(066 7134276)
What does God want me to do with my life? Fr. Sean Sheehy, Wed. 3rd Oct, 7.00pm - 8.30 p.m..
Celebrate your Faith with videos: Thomas Merton, Dietrich Bonhoeffer & others. Elizabeth Gilmartin, Mondays, starts 15th Oct. 7.30-9.00 p.m.
Jesus & the Gospels (Denis McBride) Programme: Elizabeth Gilmartin, Tuesdays, starts 16th Oct. 2.30 - 4.00 p.m.
Exploration of the Christian Story with Dr. Eugene Duffy  - Dr. Eugene Duffy, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick will present a public talk entitled ‘Exploration of the Christian Story – Deepening your understanding of the scriptures.’  The presentation will take place over two evenings, Wednesday, October 17th and Wednesday, October 24th 2018 in St. Patrick’s Hall, Listowel.  The presentation will begin at 8pm.  All are welcome.  There is no charge for this event.

SAINT COLUMBAS CENTRE 
Time table for Saint Columba's Community Centre, Kilflynn  from September to December 2018:)
Social Set dancing takes place on Monday nights from 9pm.  Quick steps, waltzes and all two-hand dances, followed by tea/coffee,  cake, and chat.  All welcome. 
Toddler group started back on the Thursday 13th Sept from 10:00am to 11:30am, and every thurs thereafter, excluding school holidays.
Brownies are resuming on Thursday 20th September from 7pm to 8:30pm and every Thursday thereafter excluding school holidays.
Pilates with Katie O'Callaghan commented on Tuesday 11th September at 7:30pm and every Tuesday thereafter.  All welcome.
Sheena Sexton's Step and Tone takes place on Mon and Wed nights from 6:15pm to 7pm.  All fitness levels are welcome.  
Tae-Kwon-do classes with Instructor Mike Murphy takes place every Saturday from 4pm.  
New Yoga classes on Wednesday  evenings from 7:15pm to 8:30pm and also on Sat mornings from 10:30am to 11:45am.  All welcome. 

CROTTA LOTTO RESULTS 
The numbers drawn out of the drum by the Independent observer:  Ray Fahy, Knocknahill, Kilflynn on  Monday 1st October   in Parker's Pub,   Kilflynn were 3,21, 26 and 29. There was No winner of €7,800 Jackpot. The following won €35 in the lucky dip draw: 
Brian and Susan Purcell, Ballyragget
Killkenny, Margaret Quille,Clounafineela, Kilflynn, 
Carmel Quinn, Crotta, Kilflynn. Both Margaret and Carmel purchased their lucky tickets on line. 
The next draw will take place in Herbert's Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 8th October with a €7,900 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 www.crottagaa.club

NORTH KERRY OLDER PERSONS MAINTENANCE SERVICE 
is now taking requests for winter work.  We provide a low cost maintenance and minor repair service specifically for senior members of the community of North Kerry. Prepare your home for the cold weather (i.e. power-washing footpaths and driveways). We also offer home cleaning and domestic support. For more information please call 068 23428 or 0873776724.

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