KERRY’S FIRST BABY BORN IN 2021
Fiadh Moloney became the first baby born in Kerry this year, when Fiadh arrived a little later than expected, at 3.04pm on New Year’s Day, weighing 9lbs and 11ozs to the delight of her parents, Caitriona and Ricky Moloney, Lisanearla, Abbeydorney, and a little sister for Eanna. Caitriona is a daughter of Eileen and Jimmy Walsh, Toureen, Kilflynn. Heartiest Congratulations and best wishes to Caitriona and Ricky, and to the very proud Grandparents Richard Moloney Lisanearla, Abbeydorney and Eileen and Jimmy Walsh.
CROTTA LOTTO JACKPOT HITS €19,000
The quest still continues for a winner of the Big Crotta Hurling Club Jackpot of €18,900.
Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, The Crotta sportsfield, Dromakee, Kilflynn was the venue for the weekly lotto draw on Tuesday 12th January. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the Independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 7,17,18 and 23. There was No winner of €18,900 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Keira Finucane, Listowel, Mary McQuinn, C/o Mike Neenan, Dromakee, Kilflynn and Theresa Galloway, Ballyheigue.
Due to level 5 Government restrictions The Next draw will take place at The Crotta sportsfield, Dromakee, Kilflynn, on Tuesday 19th January in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Note the cut off for entry to the €19,000 Jackpot draw (online or locally purchased) is 9:30pm on Monday 18th January. 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 Herberts Village Store, Zam Zam Kabab, Foley Shop Lixnaw, Abbeydorney Post Office, Paddy Weir, Paud Tuomey or Mike Parker. 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. The Covid-19 restrictions have seriously hampered our fundraising and income. The Lotto is now the critical and only source of funds for the Club. We are appealing to all club members to promote our lotto at this time as we are in dire need of funds to keep our club afloat.
ST. BERNARD’S, ABBEYDORNEY/ST. MARY’S, KILFLYNN
Masses and Intention for the week:
Saturday 9th January 6.00 p.m. Paddy Brennan, Rae, and deceased members of the Brennan Family.
Sunday 10th January at 10.00 a.m.
Tuesday 12th January at 7.30 p.m.
Friday 15th January at 10.00 a.m.
Saturday 16th January at 6.00 p.m.
Sunday 17th January at 10.00 a.m. Joan Lawlor, Killahan, Denis Cronin, Ahamore
No Masses in Kilflynn.
Public Masses from St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney are streamed live on www.dioceseofkerry.ie, on Saturday at 6 p.m. and on Sunday at 10 a.m.
Go to Abbeydorney Parish and click on watch live Mass
COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR OLDER PEOPLE ALONE
Manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff is available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm by calling 0818 222 024.
Heartiest Congratulations and Best Wishes go to Antoinette and Sean Twomey, Tullig, Kilflynn on the birth of their baby Girl, Maili at University Hospital Kerry, Tralee on Thursday 24th December. A little brother for Seán.
ST.VINCENT DE PAUL
Clothes Bank (located near the small gate at Crotta GAA grounds) is opened. We appreciate all donations and thank you for your continued generous support.
Abbeydorney & Kilflynn St. Vincent De Paul confidential number is 087 7086253
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