Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church: On Friday 10th January at 10.00 a.m. and on Saturday  13th January  at 6.00 p.m. Paddy Brennan & deceased members of the Brennan Family , Rae, Kilflynn.
Abbeydorney Presbytery Phone number has been disconnected. All queries to the Parish Office 066 4018996.
Parish Office can be contacted by phone 066 4018996 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. or by email:
Webcam has been installed in Kilflynn Church – To watch Masses go to – Abbeydorney Parish and click on ‘watch Mass’. Diocesan.


kilflynn running challenge

Walk or Run 5km-A-Day throughout the month of January. If you are unable to attend you can do some form of exercise every day in January and donate €1 per day. All proceeds will go to the palliative care unit in Tralee .
We will be based at Crotta Gaa Community Walkway, dromakee, Kilflynn  anytime between 7-9pm every evening in January. If you can’t make it, share your exercise with us and post your step count, cycle or yoga. Do something to get you moving every day in January. So shake off 2023 and start 2024 with a bang and help the palliative care unit in Tralee. This may be a stepping stone to a fitter and happier 2024 and who knows what it may lead to.


crotta fundraiser 2023

Crotta Hurling Club have agreed to extend the deadline for the €23,000 Giveaway draw until Sunday 17th March 2024. This decision has been taken as sales have unfortunately fell short of our expectations.
We hope to sell more tickets in the coming 2 months, so that we can continue to invest in the Club facilities. So for just €25 you can buy a ticket (or 5 tickets for €100) for their #CrottaChampo draw and be in with a chance of winning one of 10 cash prizes. Main cash prize is €10,000. Get behind your 2023 County Championship winners. Tickets are available at Herbert’s Bar/Village Store, Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn or from Club officers.
Enter our fundraiser here  We would like to thank all those who have purchased tickets to date.


The fourteenth edition of the Kilflynn Chronicle  is available to buy at the usual outlets in Kilflynn, Abbeydorney and Lixnaw, at Ardfert Printing, Woulfe’s Bookshop, Listowel, O’Mahony’s Bookshop, Tralee and Oaklands Daybreak, Oakpark Road, Kellys Six Crosses. Packed with history, sport, poetry and photographs, the magazine is the ideal Christmas present and is priced at €15.


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday night 8th  January, at Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 14,24,25 and 30. There was no winner of the 7,500 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Karen Tuite, Curravough South, Tralee, Maurice Costello, Castletown, Kilflynn and Christina Somers, Baalymackessey, Ballylongford.
The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday night 15th January at 10.30p.m with a €7,600 Jackpot.
Tickets available 3 for €5 online visit or this link 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.


All roads will lead to Ballygarry Estate Hotel and Spa, Tralee on Friday 19th January 2024   to commemorate our Senior Hurling Team on their victory at Austin Stacks Park on Sunday August 6th at Austin Stack Park, capturing the County Championship.
Also honoured on the night will be the victorious Crotta Minor Team, who won the County Hurling League Div 1 title in 2023. Special guests on the night will be members of the Crotta 1968 County Championship winning panel.
Awards on the night will also be presented to a very worthy Hall of Fame recipient, Club Person of the Year and Minor, Senior, Intermediate  Player of the Year awards.
Proceedings will commence at 7.00pm sharp.
Entertainment on the night will be provided by BIG JIM. Tickets are €50 and can be purchased from Club Officials.
A bus will operate on the night from Kilflynn village to Ballygarry Hotel (at approx. 6.30pm) and home afterwards. We’d love to see a big crowd on the night to celebrate our amazing team and their fantastic achievement in being crowned Senior County champions for the first time in 55years.
So don’t miss an opportunity to catch up with friends, enjoy wonderful food and entertainment and join us all to commemorate our players – a memorable night guaranteed.
Crotta Abú


Transition Yearstudents in Causeway Comprehensive School invite any adult who wants to learn IT skills to come to the school at 11.15 – 12.15 on Tuesdays, starting on Tuesday January 16th, for a six week 121 Digital course. Bring your smartphone/tablet/laptop and a TY student will sit with you one to one and work through any questions you might have. It’s free and you only learn what you want to know. Call Kay to book a place at 087 9373741.

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