Garveys supervalu Senior Hurling Championship


The Crotta Hurling Lotto Club draw with a Jackpot of €16,000 was held on Monday 29th June  in St Columbas Centre, Kilflynn. The four numbers drawn by Independent observer: Mary Kelliher, Tullig, Kilflynn were 12,16,20 and 30. There was No winner of  €16,000 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Aileen Diggins, Castletown, Kilflynn, Patricia Foley, Abbeydorney and J. P Hickey, Knockbrack, Kilflynn. The next Draw with a jackpot of  €16,200  will take place next Monday night 6th July @ 9;45 pm via Crotta Facebook Live. Please note cut off time for entry is 9.30pm on  Monday 6th July .
With current social restrictions Crotta GAA would encourage lotto players to avail of our online facility (see link below). Alternatively tickets are available at Herbert’s Village Store,Kilflynn (Open Daily 4-8pm), Zamzam Kebab, Kilflynn, Abbeydorney Post Office, Foley’s Shop, Lixnaw or by contacting  Paddy Weir (087) 415 5821, Paud Tuomey (087) 237 9559 or Mike Parker (087) 979 4541. All Draws will be broadcast live via Crotta Facebook on a weekly basis Monday’s at 9:30pm until our traditional venues for draws are once again available. Play online now . Thank you for your amazing support as always.



Mass schedule for Public Masses :

Tuesday 30th June at   7.30 p.m.

Friday 3rd  July at 10.00 a.m. First Friday

Saturday 4th July at  6.00 p.m. John Hanafin, Kilgulbin, (Month’s Mind)

Sunday 5th July at 10.00 a.m. Edward, Lilah & Tommy O’Connor, Kilgulbin, Mary Ryall, Kilgulbin . (recently deceased)

No Cemetery Masses this year

All Masses will be celebrated in Abbeydorney this week in keeping with Diocesan guidelines to open only the main Parish Church for public Masses at first.  Kilflynn Masses will resume on Wednesday 8th July.

Mass will be streamed live on,  go to Abbeydorney Parish and click on watch live Mass.
Priest on duty in North Kerry Area, Sunday 28th June Fr. Kevin McNamara 089-4044816

Parish Office open – Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.

All visitors to the office are asked to adhere to strict social distancing.

Parishioners can return Parish Fund Envelopes, Trócaire contributions and Spring and Easter Offerings during office hours.

Public Masses will resume on Tuesday evening in Abbeydorney at 7.30 p.m. If you are willing to help, please contact Bernie in the Parish Office (066 4018996).

Baptisms will be celebrated on 1st Saturday of July in Abbeydorney  and on the 3rd Saturday in Kilflynn.

Return To Public  Mass:  We are asking for your understanding and patience as we put safety measures in place.  50 people is the maximum at any one ceremony.  To facilitate parishioners who wish to attend Mass a reservation system will be in place for all masses in the parish.  Please contact the Parish Office (066 4018996 at these times) to indicate the mass you would wish to attend.                    Monday and Thursday 6.30 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.,
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.
This system will be in place for all Masses in the Parish.
For those who will attend Mass, please note the following:
1. The dispensation from attending Vigil and Sunday morning Mass remains in place until further notice.
2. Parishioners attending Mass are advised to wear a face covering in the Church. (Please note that face coverings are not suitable for children under the age of 13 and that not everyone will feel comfortable wearing a face covering).
3. Use sanitiser provided when entering and exiting the church.
4. Ushers in the Church will show you to a seat.
5. Parishioners should sit or stand (no kneeling) and touch as few surfaces as possible.
6. Holy Communion will be given by Eucharistic Minister/Priest who will be wearing a face covering.
7. Ushers will also monitor and control the exiting of people after Mass. If you wish to talk to somebody in the Church yard, please observe social distancing.
8. Toilets will remain closed.
9. At weekend Masses the passing of baskets is not recommended so our collection will now be inside the door of the Churches.
These guidelines are advised by Government, the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) and the Irish Bishop’s Conference and for the safety of each of all.


Camogie Training will be starting back on Wednesday 1st July from 6.30 pm to 7.30pm, for U10s, U12s and U13s in Crotta GAA Pitch.
Please ensure each player has their own Hurley, Helmet and water bottle.
Only players who are Registered with the club will be permitted to train.
We very busy putting plans in place for the safe return of all of our players and will keep you updated regarding further arrangements
Can’t wait to see you all back in action.
The e learning program for Covid 19 is now available on the link below. This must be done by everyone. It only takes about 20mins. You will get 5 simple questions at the end before you get a certificate of completion. Please screenshot the cert or print it. We need to ensure that it has been done by everyone.


The Draws for Round 1 of the Garvey’s SuperValu 2020 Kerry Co. Championships (Hurling & Football) took place  on Monday evening  29th June on Kerry Radio Terrace Talk @ 7.00pm in the Radio Kerry studio.
The Draw was  streamed live on Kerry GAA Facebook.
The following is the draw for the Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship 2020 /Craobh Iomána Sinsir Ciarraí 2020:

Quarter Finals [weekend 16 August]

Lixnaw v  Abbeydorney
Ballyheigue v  Ballyduff
St. Brendan’s  v Kilmoyley
Causeway  (holders) v  Crotta O’Neill’s
Semi-Finals [weekend 5/6 September]

Final [weekend 19/20 September]

Holders East Kerry are to start their Garvey’s SuperValu County Senior Football Championship title defence against Feale Rangers.


The Kerry GAA Senior hurlers are back in action against Antrim in the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A final on the weekend of October 17/18.


The Draw for this years Munster Minor  hurling championships was made on Monday evening
Electric Ireland Munster Minor Hurling Championship Draw

QF 1 – Kerry v Tipperary
QF 2 – Cork v Clare
SF 1 – Waterford v QF 1 winner
SF 2 – Limerick v QF 2 winner


It was great to see the Sportsfield in Dromakee, Kilflynn open again this week. Training will resume for all teams over the coming weeks.
Coaches will send texts with details.Please keep an eye on Facebook and texts from coaches. Games for U12 – U16 are due to commence in mid July.
It is mandatory that parents/guardians complete the online health questionnaire in respect of each child prior to that child returning to training. This information must be confirmed prior to every training session. It only takes a few minutes to complete and the link can be found on our Facebook page. Each child must bring their own water bottles and turn up for training togged out.

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