The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered to the children of the parish by Bishop of Kerry Dr Ray Browne on Wednesday 10th May at 11.00 a.m. in St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney. Best of Luck to the 17 children from Scoil Treasa Naofa and their teacher Mrs Sinead O’Connell.


The Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Active Retired Group are meeting on Wednesday, 10th May, at 10.30 a.m. for lunch in the Parish Hall. New members are always welcome. Please contact 066 7135831 for further details.


first communion kilflynn 2023

Congratulations to the 13 boys and girls from St. Teresa’s National School, Kilflynn who received the sacrament of First Communion in St Mary’s Church, Kilflynn on Saturday 6th May. The celebrant at the edifying ceremony was Fr. Denis O’Mahony, Abbeydorney P.P.
It was an extremely well-prepared ceremony. The children did themselves, their families and their school proud by the way they participated in the ceremony. The gratitude of all goes to their teacher Mrs Tina O’Connell and Fr. Denis O‘Mahony, Mrs Nora Falvey (Principal), and the pupil’s parents for all the work and effort they put into the ceremony and its preparation and who contributed to the First Communion Mass which will have a lasting memory for the 13 children. A special word of thanks to Fergus O’Sullivan, pianist, who accompanied by Mrs. O Connell’s and the school choir. Their beautiful music and singing enriched the ceremony. Each child participated in some way in the ceremony and afterwards all the camera happy relatives that took so many photos for the family album.
The children who received their Communion/blessing were Fionn Cashell, Aoife McElligott, Faye Quirke, Saoirse Russell, Sean Og Hannon, Grace McGuckin, Oisin Doyle, Rosin Diggins, Ruby McAuliffe, Niamh Sheehy, Lochlan Barry, Keeva Keliher and Fionn O’Donoghue.
To all involved we say ‘Well done’. May the Lord bless them and their families.


Presents An evening with 1985 World Snooker Champion DENNIS TAYLOR
On Sunday 4th June 2023 at 7.30p.m Doors open 6.30p.m
Proceeds in aid of St Teresa’s National School, Kilflynn.
Come along for a fun filled evening as Snooker Dennis Taylor tells stories of snooker’s most memorable moments through the years, and even some pool.
Opportunity to play a frame of pool against Dennis!
Meet and Greet! Photo Opportunities! Audience Q & A! Raffle and Action!
An Evening of Stories, Laughter, Trick shots and Pool, not to be missed!
Any person who wants to play Dennis or any business who wants to sponsor a frame on the night please text Mike Parker on 087 9794541.
Tickets are available now at  only €15 available at  or from Parker’s Pub 066 71 35129


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church: on Thursday 11th May at 6.00p.m Eileen Walsh, Toureen, Friday 12th May at 10a.m and Saturday 13th  May 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:
Masses from St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney are streamed live on, 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 – Abbeydorney Parish and click on ‘watch Mass’. Diocesan
Kilflynn Altar Society for May: Noreen O’Brien, Maureen Weir, Helen Kelly Fuller


St. Treasa’s National School, Kilflynn are holding a clothing recycling drive fundraising.
Please donate all your clean unwanted clothes, shoes, bed linen, curtains towels, bags, belts and soft toys. Please Donate only clean dry and rewardable clothing as we cannot accept wet, dirty or damaged clothes or goods. No Duvets. Drop your bags to the Crotta Hurling Club house, Dromakee, Kilflynn is extended to Monday 15th May between the following hours 10.00a.m to 8.00p.m. 7 days a week. Thank you for your support and taking the time and effort to support our fundraising drive.


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 8th May at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 1,22,28 and 29. There was no winner of the 4,000 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:  Karen Tuite,  Curravough, Tralee, Aidan Behan, Abbeydorney and Joe McElligott, Crotta Cross, Lixnaw.
The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn. on Monday 15th May at 10.30p.m with a €4,100 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.


The Crotta U5 hurling fun continued on Sunday afternoon last. A very enjoyable session again with happy kiddies enjoying the sunshine and socialising with their newfound buddies. Training continues each Sunday 1:15 – 2pm in Dromakee. Anybody who would like to be added to text service or wants more information please message Paul Shanahan on 0879715781. Hurleys and helmets are provided so just bring the kids along and give it a go.


County Senior Hurling league div1
Full time Dr Crokes 0-07 to Crotta Gaa 0-12
on Thursday evening 4th April in lewis road, Killarney.


The  Kilflynn Toddler Group has now finished for the summer in Kilflynn.
It will be back up and running in September!
The date the group restarts will be posted here closer to the time.
Have a lovely summer everyone.


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 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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