KILFLYNN NATURE GARDEN
As part of Biodiversity Week there will be a walk around Kilflynn Nature Garden on Wednesday 18th May at 7pm. looking at the variety of wild flowers and plants growing there. The walk will be led by local Herbalist, Christine Best, and will be free of charge although any donations will go towards the development of the garden. The pathways are grass so unfortunately may not be suitable for wheelchairs. Call or text 0861939217 for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ACTIVE RETIRED GROUP
The Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Active Retired Group are meeting on Wednesday, 11th May, from 10.30am to 1.30pm, in Abbeydorney Hall where a meal will be served. Please contact the hall (066 71358341) and leave a message if you have any enquiries
CROTTA GAA club are looking for YOU….
Yes …. we are seeking primary school going boys and girls from our community to represent Crotta Hurling Club as part of Snor na Páistí. So, if your play an instrument, sing or have the gift of storytelling please get in touch with Scor officer Tom Breen on 087-2748555. Once we have a list of those interested in taking part this will provide a fuller picture on how best we proceed with the clubs’ entries for 2022. Note Finals are scheduled for July 2nd. Categories include Instrument Group, Solo Singer, Ballad Group, Restitution. Please see link https://www.gaa.ie/the-gaa/cultur-agus-gaeilge/scor for other categories which may interest to you. Please confirm your interest in getting involved by Saturday 21st May. Thank you.
The hilarious comedy Further Ted stars comes to Kilflynn on Saturday night 9th July.
Further Ted, features two of the Father Ted’s series most popular cameo’s ‘Father Damo’ (Joe Rooney) and the country singer ‘Eoin McLove” (Patrick McDonnell).
Coming to the Venue in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Saturday night 9th July at 8.30p.m, the show includes both Joe and Patrick’s acclaimed solo stand up acts, plus an array of characters that promises to make this show like no other. Tickets for shows are on sale at 15 euro in Parker’s Pub or can be bought on www.eventbrite.ie
The Crotta Academy will continue Sunday morning from 11am – 12pm. (Weather Permitting) The Academy is for age groups U5’s – U9’s and will be held at our sport grounds Dromakee (V92 NW92). All beginners are welcome and we would encourage all girls & boys to come along and give hurling a go. If you need any information or clarification please message or phone Paul Shanahan 087-9715781. Looking forward to seeing all new and familiar faces Sunday
CROTTA LEISURE CYCLISTS
The Crotta Leisure Cyclists will continue their cycles every Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6.30p.m from Barry’s Crotta. New Cyclists welcome, no experience necessary for further details contact Mike Barry 086 2571230
RING OF KERRY CYCLE
Ard Churam Day Care Centre for the elderly & Dementia Centre Listowel has been selected as a beneficiary of the 2022 Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle. If you would like to join our Team of Cyclists, please log into the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle Facebook page and nominate Ard Churam as your chosen charity …. or check out our Facebook page where you will find a link to register directly for us
ABBEYDORNEY/KILFLYNN ST. VINCENT DE PAUL:
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.
CROTTA SENIOR HURLERS
County Senior Hurling League div 1 Rd 8 Full time on Friday 6th May at 7.30 pm.in the Sports field, Dromakee, Kilflynn
Crotta Scorers were
Shane Nolan 3.11(4f)(1×65), Darragh O Donoghue 1.3, Declan O Donoghue 0.3, Denis Nolan 0.2, Cillian Trant, Sean O’Donoghue and Gavin Parker 0.1 each
Well done lads Next game v Ballyduff Gaa on Friday 13th May at 7.00 pm.in the Sports field, Ballyduff
Thanks to John Hannon of HomeTech for providing and sponsoring the Internet coverage at the Crotta sports field.
PARKER’S PUB ENTERTAINMENT
Music with Dreams of Freedom in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Sunday evening at 7.00p.m
CROTTA LOTTO RESULTS
The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 9th May at Herbert’s Bar Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 3,7, 25 and 27.
There was no winner of the 8,600 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Sonny Egan, Garrynagore, Lixnaw, Liam Kennelly, Rathea, Listowel and Mark O’Callaghan, Abbeydorney
The Next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 16th April at 10.00p.m for a €8,700 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 any club officer. Many thanks to all who contribute to our weekly Club Lotto. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.
THE WEEKLY DART’S TOURNAMENT
There was no weekly Darts Double Tournament in Parker’s lounge bar, on Saturday night 7th May, due to the Parties in Parker’s Pub.
The Next Darts tournament will take place on Saturday night 14th May in Parker’s at 9.30p.m. All names in for 9.15p.m Sharp. The winners of the weekly darts will receive a voucher each for Brendan Mahony’s butcher shop, Listowel.
KERRY SENIOR HURLERS
The Kerry senior hurlers next round of the Joe McDonagh Cup on Saturday 14th May against Offaly in Austin Stack Park at 1pm.
Best of luck to the Kerry players and their management, especially the Crotta hurlers.
Ticket link: https://am.ticketmaster.com/gaa/kerryoffalyjmcd22
Both the winners and runners up of the Joe McDonagh Cup this year will qualify to play in the Preliminary All Ireland Quarter Finals where they will meet the teams that finish in 3rd place in the Munster and Leinster Championship groups.
ST. MARY’S CHURCH, KILFLYNN
Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church
On Wednesday 11th May at 10.00 a.m. Private Intention, on Friday 13th May at 10.00 a.m. Private Intention, on Saturday 14th 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: email@example.com
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 Collection for the Education of Priests next weekend 14th/15th May
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration Monday (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.) Kilflynn Blessed Candles €6 of pack of 6 available from Parish Office.
CARE AND REPAIR
Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence. For details contact Age Action national helpline 0818 911 109 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19 SUPPORT LINE FOR OLDER PEOPLE
ALONE manages a national support line and additional support for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024