NORTH KERRY ARE COUNTY U-21 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS
Acorn Life U21 County Championship Final on Wednesday 5th July in Austin Stack Park, Tralee
North Kerry reverses the 2022 county final result with an extra-time win over defending champions East Kerry in delayed final after extra time
North Kerry 4-16 East Kerry 2-15
Congratulations and well done the @northkerryfootball players and their management especially the @crotta.gaa @senansgaa players Aodhan Behan (wing back) Rory Mahony (wing forward) and Sean McGrath came on as sub and scored a goal in the 81st minute, iced the winner’s cake that will be all the sweeter for North Kerry having to wait for it – a year, then a week, then an extra 20 minutes, they will celebrate it around North Kerry for months to come. w Brendan Mahony management.
𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐬: Bishop Ray Browne has announced the annual changes to the appointment of clergy in the Catholic Diocese of Kerry.
With the retirement of Abbeydorney parish PP Fr Denis O’Mahony, Abbeydorney parish will be served by Fr Jerry Keane, who is moving from Eyeries parish. These changes will become effective on Wednesday, July 19th 2023
MINOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP
A big win for Kilmoyley/Crotta O’Neills over Firies in the quarter final of the Minor County championship at Farranfore on Sunday morning 9th July winning by 4-27 to 3-04. The game was effectively over as a contest at half time but credit must go to the home side who put in a spirited second half performance. The visitors were able to introduce a number of second half substitutes for the experience. Well done to the Crotta/Kilmoyley players and their mentors.
The Semi-Final draw is follows
Ballyduff v Causeway/Abbeydorney
St. Brendan’s v Crotta/Kilmoyley
UNDER 12 HURLING BLITZ
North Kerry Under 12 Blitz competitions
Saturday, 15 July @ 10.30am.
Group A @ Ballyheigue
Teams: Lixnaw, Ballyduff, St. Brendan’s, Abbeydorney and Ballyheigue
Group B @ Dromakee
Teams: Tralee Parnell’s, Firies, Causeway, Kilmoyley and Crotta O’Neill’s
KERRY SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP
Crotta play Causeway in the Garvey’s Supervalu County Senior Championship quarter final on Saturday 15th July at 3.00pm in Austin Stack’s Park We wish the Crotta Hurlers and their management the best of luck.
Heartiest Congratulations and best wishes go to Ray Galvin, Son of Kathleen and Kevin Galvin, Ballyhehan, Lixnaw and Catriona Cullinane, daughter of Marian and Tim Rathbarry, Co. Cork who were married on Friday 7th July at St Michaels Church, Rathbarry. The beautiful ceremony was performed by Fr. Tom Keane. The bridesmaids were Camilla O’Brien, Martina Flynn and Clara O’Brien. Bestman Kevin Galvin (Jnr). Groomsmen Cathal Smith and Page Boy Cian Galvin. The wedding reception was held in Dunmore House Hotel. The couple will reside in Kilcock, Co. Kildare. We wish Ray and Catriona Many Happy years of married life together.
ACTIVE RETIRED GROUP
Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Active Retired Group are meeting Wednesday 12th July at 10.30am in the Abbeydorney Parish Hall for a social meeting. New members are always welcome. Please contact 066 7135831 for further details.
On behalf of the Community we offer our sincere sympathies to Tom Connolly, Gortcloghy, Kilflynn, on the death of his sister, Marion (née Connolly) Gibbons (Brisbane, Australia and late of Guilka,, Ballymoe, Galway / Castlerea, Roscommon). May She rest in peace.
ST. MARY’S CHURCH, KILFLYNN
Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church: on Wednesday 12th July at 10.30a.m on Friday 14th July at 10.00 a.m., on Saturday 15th July at 6.00 p.m.
Kilflynn Altar Society –July Kay Sheehan, Brenda Brennan, Geraldine Parker
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
Webcam has been installed in Kilflynn Church – To watch Masses go to www.dioceseofkerry.ie – Abbeydorney Parish and click on ‘watch Mass’. Diocesan
Cancer Support Charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, wishes to say a huge thank you to everyone who supported our recent church gate collection at this church.
Music, Songs and Craic with Ronnie Ryan in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Sunday 16th July 6.00p.m to 8.00p.m
CROTTA LOTTO RESULTS
The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 10th July at Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 4,10,18 and 23. There was no winner of the 4,800 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: John Mahony, Leam, Kilflynn, Tom Cronin Jnr, Irrebeg, Lixnaw and Mary Fealy, Abbeydorney.
The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 17th July at 10.30p.m with a €5,000 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.
Bernard Casey and Guests return to The Venue at Parker’s Pub for one night only! After a rip-roaring Rural Pub Tour of Ireland in 2022. Bernard is bringing his stand up, milky teeth & wild characters to Parker’s Pub on Saturday 15th July. Be prepared for a high level of crowd interaction and stories. There are a limited number of Tickets at €20 available at Parker’s Pub.
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.
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 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