rythm & Sticks at parkers pub


Meeting this Wednesday, 1st February from 10.30 a.m. to 1.30pm in the Abbeydorney Parish Community Hall where a meal will be served.  Any enquiries, please contact 066 7135831.


Kilflynn Drama Group 2023

Yes, Kilflynn Drama Group are back this year after the long break due to Covid and lock down. Work is continuing at pace on a hilarious play to be staged on March 1st,4th and 5th ….
More details to follow, so watch this space….


Exciting news, our website is now live and open for registrations.
Our multi terrain Event takes in all the high points of Kilflynn breath-taking views. A stunning half marathon and 10k that starts and finishes in Kilflynn village taking in all that Kilflynn has to offer from stunning views to hidden trails and pathways
Put the date of April 1st 2023 in your diary, sign up and support the amazing charity of Bru Columbanus. The inaugural Kilflynn city running group  stacks half and 10k is an event not to be missed.


The next draw for the Kilflynn Community Together “Split the Bucket” will take place Saturday, 4th February in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn @ 10:00pm. Get your entries in (as many as you like) before Saturday night 28th January! It could be your lucky Night! We have buckets at various businesses around Kilflynn: Parker’s Pub, Herbert’s Bar and Zam Zam Kebab.


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church:
On Wednesday 1st February at 10.00a.m, St. Brigid’s  Day – Paddy & Kathleen Reynolds
On Friday 3rd February at  10.00a.m Feast of St. Blaise. First Friday and Saturday 5th February at 6.00 p.m.
Parish Office can be contacted by phone 066 4018996 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. or by email:abbeydorney@dioceseofkerry.ie
Masses from St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney are streamed live on www.dioceseofkerry.ie, on Sunday at 10 a.m. Go to Abbeydorney Parish and click on watch live Mass. Webcam has been installed in Kilflynn Church – To watch Masses go to www.dioceseofkerry.ie – Abbeydorney Parish and click on ‘watch Mass’. Diocesan
Feast of Presentation (Candlemas) Thursday 2nd February. Candles will be blessed at 10.00 a.m. Mass on Wednesday in Kilflynn and at the Thursday Mass in Abbeydorney.  Candles €7 of pack of 6 available from Parish Office. Collection for Lourdes Helpers next weekend 4th /5thFebruary.  This collection is the only way of obtaining funding in 2023. Many of the Helpers are students and need help to finance the trip. The Lourdes Helpers Fund also assists pilgrims who could not pay the full fare. Your generous support will be greatly appreciated.


The death has occurred of Dan O’Shea Knocknacaska, Kilflynn and formerly of Kevin Barrys Villas, Tralee on Sunday 15th January On behalf of the community, we offer our sincere sympathy to his wife Nora and his sons, Daniel, Maurice, David, his daughters, Lorna and Jacinta, grandchildren Éabha, Gearóid, Kate, Emma and Edie, brothers Jerry and Richard, sister Nora, sons-in-law Liam, Ger and Willie, daughter-in-law Fiona, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and wide circle of friends.
On behalf of the community, we offer our sincere sympathy to Jackie Twomey of Gortcloghy, Kilflynn, her Partner, Tom Connolly, and her family on the death of her father John James (J.J.) McCormack Jubilee Close, Roscommon Town, Roscommon / Castlerea, Roscommon / Kerry on Wednesday 25th January.
The death has occurred of Thomas Lacey, Leam, Kilflynn and formerly of Laurel Court, Tralee on Thursday 26th January. On behalf of the community, we offer our sincere sympathy to his wife Noreen, to his Son, Eddie, daughter, Michelle. grandchildren Maisie and Caitlin, great-grandson Stanley, brothers Eddie and Matthew, sisters Marie, Geraldine and Lena, nephews, nieces, grandnieces, grandnephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family, neighbours and wide circle of friends.
May They Rest in Peace


The Crotta Gaa Hurling Club  Social will take place on Saturday night 18th February at Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee. Music by Martin Williams followed by Disco. Tickets @ €35 are available from Parker’s Pub, Herbert’s Bar and Shop and from Chairman Paddy Weir. Come along and enjoy good food, music and craic.


Allianz League Round 1
Derry v Kerry @ Celtic Park, Derry Saturday, 4 February @ 2.00pm
Best wishes to the Kerry players and their management.


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 30th January at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 8,13,22 and 28. There was no winner of the 2,600 Jackpot.Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Maurice McAuliffe, Willowbrook, Killarney Road, Abbeyfeale, Fr. Denis O’Mahony, Abbeydorney P.P and Cora and Amber Long, Abbeydorney.
The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn. on Monday 6th February at 10.30p.m with a €2,700 Jackpot.
Tickets available 3 for €5 online visit www.crottagaa.club or this link https://play.clubforce.com/play_newa.asp?ll_id=427#Anchor or Herbert’s Bar/Village Store, Parker’s Pub, Zam Zam Kabab, Foley Shop Lixnaw, Abbeydorney Post Office or from Club ticket sellers. 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. Your continued support is greatly appreciated. We would like to wish all our patrons a very Happy Christmas and a healthy New Year.


Rhythm & Sticks band are delighted to be playing their debut gig in  Parker’s Pub & Beer Garden  on Bank Holiday Sunday 5th of February
Tickets at 15 euro are selling fast so click the link below to get your tickets or at Parker’s Pub:


The Annual Convention of the North Kerry Hurling Board was held on Thursday, 26th January. It was hosted by the Crotta O’Neill’s Club at the St. Columba Centre, Kilflynn.
James O’Connor [Ballyheigue] was ratified as the new President of the Board.
Full Officer list:
Uachtarán – James O’Connor [Ballyheigue]
Vice Presidents – Kevin Roche (Abbeydorney); Dr. Seán Quill (Ballyheigue); James Broderick (Causeway); Willie O’Connell (Lixnaw); Denis Treacy (Kilmoyley), James McCarthy (Crotta), Sonny O’Halloran (Lady’s Walk); Phil Healy (St. Brendan’s).
Chairman – Joe Walsh (Kilmoyley)
Vice Chairmen – Pat Dineen (Kilmoyley) & Timmy Weir (Abbeydorney)
Secretary – Gavin O’Connor (Kilmoyley)
P.R.O. – Tommy O’Connor (St. Brendan’s)
Treasurers – Paudie Dineen (Abbeydorney) & Aidan Behan (Abbeydorney)
Oifigeach Cultúrtha – Tom Lawlor (Ballyheigue).


The Kilflynn toddler group meets up every Thursday mornings in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn at 10.00-11.30 am


Confidential number 087 7086253. St. Vincent de Paul Society clothes can be donated locally at the Disposal Facility at Abbeydorney GAA Complex or the Railway Bar Car Park, Lixnaw. Your support is greatly appreciated.


Alone are currently looking for befriending volunteers in your area. Visit www.alone.ie for more details and to sign up. If you have concerns about your own wellbeing or are an older person who would like to receive ALONE’s Support & Befriending services, contact ALONE on 0818 222 024 from 8am – 8pm, seven days a week

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