Fairy Festival 2022 Kilflynn


St. Teresa’s National School will reopen on Wednesday 31st August at 9.00a.m.
We hope you all had an enjoyable summer holiday, good luck to the children going back to school, to their teachers and staff and good luck to the little children who are starting school.


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 29th August at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 8,26,28 and 29.
There was no winner of the 2,900 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Brendan Hannon, Laccamore, Kilflynn, Ann Woulfe, Kilmorna, Listowel and Cillian and Emma Horgan, Ballyconnell Heights, Kilflynn. The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 5th September at 10.30p.m with a €3,000 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.


fairy festival 2022

Once upon a time a local community came up with an idea of putting together a magical event. A little committee was formed with the scaffolding of the community around it. Social capital at its best. Many meetings with laughter, madness, big ideas and friendships formed. A magical festival was developed with the focus on bringing children and families back to basics and using their imagination. Local land owners, business, farmers, Community organisations, and local families and in the surrounding areas pulled together with the kindness of their hearts to support this non-profit event, every penny is reinvested back into the festival the following year. Local organisations run little shops to support their clubs. A big thank you to our chairperson Mick Brady.
With commitments of family life and work, hours of volunteering and hard work were done with kindness and dedication from all. Take a bow Kilflynn ye truly are amazing and ye have displayed community spirit once again on Saturday and Sunday 27th and 28th August. Our motto is we learn and grow every year.


The Crotta Senior hurlers advanced to the 2022 North Kerry Senior Hurling Championship [John Joe O’Sullivan Cup] Semi-final on Monday 29th August at the sports field, Dromakee, when they had a 1-19 to 2-14 victory over a gallant Dr. Crokes side. The home sides were level at the Halftime whistle Crotta 0-10 to Dr Crokes 1-07. Crotta will play Ballyheigue in the Semi Final.


Jimmy Jests at Parkers

Hilarious Comedian Jimmy Jests is bringing his debut Solo Comedy show “It’s a Turf Life” to The Venue, in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Saturday night 10th September, at 9.30p.m
Longford funny man Jimmy Connell, AKA ‘Jimmy Jests’, skits have made him a nationwide hit, earning him more than 70,000 followers on his various social media channels. Tickets available for the show on sale at 10 euro in Parker’s Pub or can be bought on www.eventbrite.ie
The Sam Maguire Cup will be present on the night, it will be the ideal opportunity for children and adults to take some photographs with Sam from 7.00p.m. There will be a spectacular raffle on the night in aid of Brú Columbanús, Cork, with some top-notch prizes to be won including a Signed Kerry Winning All Ireland Jersey 2022. You will be guaranteed a night of laughs, rants, chat, music and song.


The Abbeydorney/Kilflynn retired group will meet again on Wednesday 7th September following their summer break. Any enquiries please contact 066 71 35831. New members are very welcome.


North Kerry 1-16  Mid Kerry 1-11
North Kerry’s star man Oisin Healy epitomising the up and down nature of proceedings, an injury-time goal from the Asdee youngster sealed victory over a luckless Mid Kerry in this always engrossing Keane’s SuperValu County MFC final replay at Austin Stack Park on Monday night 29th August.
Asdee’s Oisin Healy scores 1-8 as Feale Rangers and Shannon Rangers amalgamation reap silverware after just two years together
Well done to the North Kerry team and their management especially Crotta Gaa St. Senan’s player, Sean McElligott who adds a County Minor Football Championship medal to his collection.


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church on Saturday 3rd September at 6.00 p.m.  John Shanahan, The Waterfall, Kilflynn
Parish Office – Mon. 29th, Thurs., 1 st Fri. 2nd 10.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m. Diocesan Needs Collection next weekend 3rd/4th September.
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
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration Monday (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.)


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 you 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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