crotta fundraiser 2023


st patricks day kilflynn 2024

Kilflynn Community Together organising committee look forward to welcoming you to Kilflynn for the 2024 St Patrick’s Day festival Parade.
We would appreciate it if all floats and participating groups could gather at Kilflynn NS at 3:00pm with the parade due to commence at 4:00pm.
The Crotta Senior hurling squad, the reigning County Hurling Champions, will lead the parade as our 2024 Grand Marshalls.
Local musicians will entertain the crowd from the parade stage in the centre of the village from 3:45pm.
Mr Fergus O’Sullivan will be MC for the day.
There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes for best floats/participating groups.
There will be a presentation of Medals and goody bags for all participating children in the Columba’s centre after the parade.
We look forward to seeing you all and hope you all have a wonderful day.


The Crotta O’ Neills GAA Club raffle #CrottaChampo #23000giveaway draw will take place on Monday 18th March 2024 at 4.00p.m in St Columbus Centre, Kilflynn. All welcome to the attend the draw.
So for just €25 you can buy a ticket (or 5 tickets for €100) for our #CrottaChampo draw and be in with a chance of winning one of 10 cash prizes. Main cash prize is €10,000. Get behind your amazing 2023 County Championship winners and help our club grow even further…
Enter our fundraiser here


gabriel foley

Kilflynn Drama Group are back with the hilarious ‘the two loves of Gabriel Foley’, a play by Jimmy Keary. The play tells the story of Gabriel Foley, a middle-aged bachelor farmer, who has been unlucky in love and lives with his mother. In a last-ditch effort to find love, and show his mother that he is perfectly capable of finding a woman, he joins a ‘town’ drama group. Meanwhile his housekeeper has been in love with him for years but he is too blind to notice. Will Gabriel find love in his new drama group or see what has been in front of him all along before it is too late? You will have to wait and see! Dates: 29th, 30th Mar, 3rd, 5th, 6th April in St Columbus Centre, Kilflynn
Doors Open 7.30 pm. Curtain 8.15 pm sharp.
Bookings Maureen (before 6pm) 0879893847, Mike (after 6pm) 066 7135129
Booking is essential.


st Patricks day 2024 at Parkers Pub



The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday night 11th March, at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 10,13,22 and 28. There was no winner of the 8,400 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Catherine Twomey, Crotta Cross, Lixnaw, Nick Shanahan,  Irrebeg, Lixnaw,and Darragh Kennelly, Rathea, Listowel
The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday night 18th March at 10.30p.m with a €8,500 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.


Tickets are on sale for the Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival, limited numbers and wow , have they a festival planned for you….. the countdown begins as they will celebrate their 10th anniversary and promise to light up your play flames, imagination and build magical memories with your loved ones 29th and 30th of June save the date and kick the summer of with The Kilflynn Enchanted fairy festival 2024.


Dates For the Diary
St. Senans July 15th – 19th
Crotta – August 12th – 16th
We will provide the link once there are operational


The Crotta Senior hurlers commenced their 2024 season with a victory over Lixnaw in the County Senior Hurling League Div 1 at the sports field, dromakee on Sunday 10th March on the scoreline of Crotta 0-17 to 0-13. Crotta are away to Abbeydorney on Wednesday evening 13th March in the North Kerry League at 7.30p.m and play Ballyduff  in round 2 of the County league on Saturday 16th March.  Check on the Crotta Social media pages or club officers re time of the game.


Put the date Saturday 6th April in your diary. The Stacks half and 10km. Registrations are now open on Taking the most scenic views available in North Kerry. This is a not-for-profit event and all profits will be donated to local charities.
A very special thank you to our sponsors.
@greencoat renewables, Parker’s Pub & Beer Garden, Cashell solicitors.
See you all at the start line.
#unstoppable @parkerspubandbeergarden
All bookings can be made through our dedicated website


The Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue Service wish to thank those who contributed to our recent Church gate collection in Abbeydorney & Kilflynn on Feb 24th & 25th Your generosity and continued support is greatly appreciated.


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church: on Wednesday 13th March at 10.00 a.m. on  Friday 15th  March at 10.00 a.m.  Saturday 16th March Funeral mass for John Carmody, Crottta, Kilflynn at 10 a.m.  on Saturday 16th  March  at 6.00 p.m Bridget Archer, Clounafineela (A) Dick, Sarah & Mike Twomey, Gortclohy (A) Lily Quille, Gorclohy (A) Kit Quinlan, Ballyconnell (A).
Stations Of the Cross for Lent: Monday at 8.00 p.m. in Kilflynn and Thursday in Abbeydorney at 7.00 p.m.
Trócaire Boxes available in both churches
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.


The Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Active Retired Group social meeting in the Abbeydorney Parish Hall on 13th March. Meeting will start at 10.30am. New members are welcome; Enquiries, contact Noreen or Marie at 066 7135831.


Very National Senior Camogie League Division 1B result
Antrim 2 – 15 Kerry 0 – 11. The Crotta players  on the Kerry side were Aoife Behan, Niamh Quinn Jackie Hogan and Amy O’Sullivan
Hard luck to the Kerry minors who lost out to Kildare on Sunday 10th March in the Minor B All Ireland Round 2. Kerry 7pts to Kildare 1-13. The Crotta club was represented by Rosin Quinn. Kerry now faces Carlow in rd.3 in two weeks’ time


The Kingdom Senior Hurlers made the journey to Manguard Park, Kildare on Saturday 9th March where they play the home side in the Allianz hurling Division 2A clash and were defeated.
Kildare 1 – 21 Kerry 1 – 14
The Crotta Hurling Club was represented by Thomas O’Connor, Capt. and Bill Keane on the Kerry side. Kerry travel to Laois Hire O’Moore Park, Portlaoise to play Laois in Round 5 of the 2024 Allianz Hurling League Division 2A at 2.00p.m best wishes to the Kerry players and their management.

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