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kilflynn St Patricks Day 2023

KILFLYNN is all set for their annual St Patrick’s Day parade. The parade and the fancy dress parade will commence at 4.00pm sharp on Friday 17th March from St Teresa’s National School and make its way through the village. All those interested in participating in the parade please assemble at the school at 3.30pm. Any organisations, businesses or individuals wishing to take part in this year’s parade are very welcome to do so.
Kilflynn Community Together are organising this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade and are hoping to build on last year’s success where over 20 groups took part.
Again, this year there will be a trophy and €100 for the best float, €50 for 2nd place, and €25 for 3rd place, and all fancy-dress participants will be presented with a medal after the parade in St. Columba’s centre. It will be a wonderful gathering of the Kilflynn and surrounding communities, awash with colour and imagination! Hope to see you all in Kilflynn


First named team at home; Top team in each group qualifies for the Senior A Final; 2nd placed team in each group will qualify for the Senior B Final.
Group 1 – Kilmoyley, St. Brendan’s, Causeway, Crotta O’Neills Group 2 – Ballyheigue, Ballyduff, Abbeydorney, Lixnaw
Round 1 – Friday 17th March @ 10:30am
Kilmoyley v Causeway
St. Brendan’s v Crotta O’Neills
Round 2 – Friday 7th April @ 6:30pm
Round 3 – Friday 14th April @ 6:30pm


Friday 17th March
Kilflynn St. Patrick’s Day Parade @ 4.00p.m
Music, Songs and Craic with Foggy Dew 5-7p.m


Meeting this Wednesday 15th March from 10.30 a.m. to 1.30pm in the Abbeydorney Parish Community Hall where a meal will be served. Any enquiries, please contact 066 7135831


The Kilflynn City Club Stacks Mountain half in aid of the amazing charity of  Bru Columbanus on  Saturday 1st April 2023 A stunning half marathon and 10k that starts and finishes in Kilflynn village taking in all that Kilflynn has to offer from stunning views to hidden trails and pathways
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Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church:
Wednesday 15th March at 10.00a.m.
Thursday 16th March at 7.30p.m
Vigil St. Patrick’s Day.
Saturday 18th March at 6.00 p.m. Dick, Sarah & Michael Twomey, Gotclohy,Kilflynn, Alice & Jeremiah Relihan, Tullacrimmin, Abbeydorney, Kit Quinlan, Ballyconnell, Kilflynn.
Stations Of the Cross for Lent: Monday at 8.00 p.m. in Kilflynn and Tuesday & Thursday in Abbeydorney at 7.00 p.m. Parishioners have volunteered to lead the Stations
Blessed Candles available from the Parish Office €7 per pack of 6. Stations Of the Cross for Lent: Monday at 8.00 p.m. in Kilflynn and Tuesday & Thursday in Abbeydorney at 7.00 p.m. Parishioners have volunteered to lead the Stations
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


Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue Service wish to thank those who contributed to our recent Church gate collection in Abbeydorney & Kilflynn.


The Kerry senior hurlers travel to Kildare on Saturday 11th March to play the home side at St. Conleth’s Park, Newbridge in the Allianz National League Div 2A Round 4 and were defeated on the score of Kildare 2-20 to Kerry 0-21. The Crotta Hurling club was represented by Cillian Trant at (centre forward) Jordan Conway came on as a sub and scored a point, Sean Weir was also a member of the Kerry panel.  Kerry are at home to Down on Sunday 19th March at 1.00p.m in Austin Stack’s Park, Tralee. Best wishes to the Kerry players and their management.


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 13th March at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 3,14,28 and 31. There was no winner of the 3,200 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Brendan Hannon, Laccamore, Kilflynn, Michael Sugrue, The Cloisters, Abbeydorney and Susan Dillane, Abbeydorney.
The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn. on Monday 20th March at 10.30p.m with a €3,300 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.


Great win for the Kerry Camogie team up in Derry, that’s 3 wins and a draw for the team in this year’s Very Camogie League Division 2A, after making the long trip north it’s great to see them returning with a win.
Full time: Derry 2-6 Kerry 1-12
Well done to the Crotta ladies Aoife Behan, Amy O’Sullivan and Jackie Hogan, their teammates and management.


The Kilflynn toddler group meets up every Thursday mornings in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn at 10.00-11.30 am


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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