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It is important for all of us to STAY CONNECTED with family, friends, neighbours and those who are living alone.
We in Kilflynn want to reassure everyone in our community that we are here to help.
The health and well-being of our community is very important to us. Pick up the phone and check if someone needs shopping, medicines or a friendly voice.
Remember community is about reaching out with compassion and staying connected.
Bígí cúramach, bígí sábháilte! Be careful, be safe!

New CD Release

Sea of Tranquillity is a collection of carefully selected Sacred Hymns, Music and Poetry, created by Deacon Thady O’Connor together with Fergus and Evelyn O’Sullivan. The CD is available from the Parish Office, Abbeydorney at a cost €10.


Monday 9th November  at 7.30 p.m.  Thomas McCarthy, Tullacrimmin
Tuesday 10th November at  7.30 p.m. Abbeydorney November List
Wednesday 11th November  at 7.30 p.m. Kilflynn November List
Friday 13th November at 10.00 a.m.  Mary Bridget & Robin O’Brien, Glounkeagh
Saturday 14th November at 6.00 p.m. Tracy Shanahan, Kilbricane
Sunday  15th November at 10.00 a.m.   Finbarr Roche, Elizabeth O’Brien, Boheroe
No Public Masses
Mass will be streamed live on, go to Abbeydorney Parish and  Click on watch live Mass
November Offering Envelopes available in both Churches.
Streaming Mass
We have changed the company streaming our masses. Please go to,  go to Abbeydorney Parish and click on watch live Mass. For parishioners that are using Roku stick on their televisions click into Church media TV & scroll across to Abbeydorney  and click into Mass.
Parish Office will be open Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 a.m.- 1.00 p.m.
Masses for the Dead on the November List will be celebrated Tuesday 10th&24th and Wednesday 4th, & 11th at 7.30 p.m. (As well as those given above)
November Masses for those who died during the year:
Abbeydorney       Tuesday November 17that 7.30 p.m.
Kilflynn                Wednesday November 18th at 7.30 p.m.
All Masses will be live streamed from Abbeydorney Church.
If you would like to remember family members who died since last November outside of the Parish, please phone the Parish office (066 4018996) or email ( the names.
Parish Newsletter and Dear Parishioner is available on
Use of Postbox in Abbeydorney Church
I am happy to say that the new facility for giving Parish Income, Priest Income and November Offering envelopes is being availed of by many people.  Once again, I wish to convey sincere thanks to all who give generously.  (Fr. Denis O’Mahony)


On Saturday afternoon 7th November, Kerry made the journey to Carlow Institute of Technology to face the home side in Round 2 of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship.  Ian Brick’s side overcame a Carlow side to reach the last eight of the Liberty Insurance Intermediate Camogie Championship after extra time on a score of 2-13 to 1-13. Kerry play Laois next . The Crotta Hurling club was represented on the Kerry team by Aoife Behan (Wing Back) (1-00) and Jackie Hogan (Centre Forward)(0-2) Well Done Ladies.


The St. Mary Cemetery, Kilflynn working group would like to thank those who contributed to our funding appeal. We still have a shortfall to complete the covered altar, and would be grateful for any other donations we may receive to enable us complete the project. Thanking you in anticipation Tom Breen, Bess Cashell, Josephine Whyte and Kathleen Moriarty.


Joe McDonagh Cup, Round 3 Antrim v Kerry in Corrigan Park, Belfast On Saturday, 14th  November at 1.30pm Best wishes to the Kerry players and their management.  Safe Journey lads.


Cork 1-12
Kerry 0-13
(After extra-time)
AFL PLAYER MARK Keane struck a goal with the last kick of the game to give Cork victory over Kerry in extraordinary fashion in the Munster senior football semi-final on Sunday 8th November.  It clinched a first victory for Cork in eight years in a senior championship outing and dumped the Kingdom out of the 2020 race in an amazing late twist to a grinding battle in the rain on Leeside. Commiserations to the Kerry players and Congrats to the Cork players.  Roll on 2021.


There was great demand for Crotta hurling club weekly lottery tickets at the weekend with everyone striving their best to win the Jackpot of €18,000.
Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, The Crotta sportsfield, Dromakee, Kilflynn was the venue for the weekly lotto draw on Tuesday 10th  November. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the Independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 6,9,10 and 25. There was No winner of €18,000 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Sophie Mai Herbert, Castletown, Kilflynn, Sonny Egan, Garrynagore, Lixnaw and Mairead McEnery .(Mairead bought her lucky ticket online). The Next draw will take place, open air at Crotta GAA grounds, Dromakee at 1pm on Tuesday 17th November in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Note the cut off for entry to the €18,100 Jackpot draw (online or locally purchased) is 9:30pm on Monday 16th  November. Tickets available 3 for €5 online visit or this link or Herberts Village Store, Zam Zam Kabab, Foley Shop Lixnaw, Abbeydorney Post Office, Paddy Weir, Paud Tuomey or Mike Parker. Many thanks to all who contribute to our weekly Club Lotto. The Club cannot emphasise enough the importance of our members promoting the Club Lotto among family, friends and work colleagues. The Covid-19 restrictions have seriously hampered our fundraising and income. The Lotto is now the critical and only source of funds for the Club. We are appealing to all club members to promote our lotto at this time as we are in dire need of funds to keep our club afloat.


Clothes Bank (located near the small gate at Crotta GAA grounds) is opened. We appreciate all donations and thank you for your continued generous support.
Abbeydorney & Kilflynn St. Vincent De Paul Confidential number is 087 7086253

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