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The Club sports gear online shop will close on Saturday 19th June. Have you ordered your Crotta Gaa Gear yet?  Sizes from age 3/4 right up to XXL Adult. Crotta will receive a % of sales that we can use to purchase gear for our underage teams. Thank you for your support.  Click on the link to view the items in the shop


Our local spaces are sacred spaces where we encounter God. We have become more mindful of this during the past months as we wandered around our village or townland, exploring places and spaces anew. National Holy Wells Day invites you to • become aware of how precious water is, • visit a local Holy Well and pray for the protection of water, • plan with others how you can protect the water in your area.


Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, The Crotta sportsfield, Dromakee, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw on Tuesday 15th June. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 1,7, 9 and 22.
There was no winner of the 3,900 Jackpot.
Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Sonny Egan, Garrynagore, Lixnaw, Brian Mulvhill, Stacksmountain, Kilflynn and Margret Sheehy, Keel, Lixnaw.
Due to level Government restrictions The Next draw will take place at The Crotta sportsfield, Dromakee, Kilflynn, on Tuesday 22nd June in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Note the cut off for entry to the €4,000 Jackpot draw (online or locally purchased) is 9:30pm on Monday 21st June. Tickets available 3 for €5 online visit or this link or Herberts 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. The Club cannot emphasize 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. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.


The County Feile Hurling Skills Final was held on Tuesday 15th June in Austin Stack Park,Tralee. Huge scoring was done. In the end Liam Og O’Connor from Ardfert hurling Club came out on top with Liam O’Sullivan Kenmare Hurling club in 2nd after a playoff with Daragh Corridan from Kilmoyley Hurling Club in 3rd. Well done to all especially Crotta player Oisin Heaton.


Credit Union Senior Hurling League Division 2 Round  1 on Wednesday 16th June at 8.00pm
Crotta V Duagh in Crotta
Credit Union Senior Hurling League Division 1  Round  2 on Friday 18th June at 7.30pm
Crotta V Ballyduff in Crotta
Minor Co League Rd 2 Sunday June 20 at 12 noon
Crotta/kilmoylev V Lixnaw in lixnaw
U11 Sat 19th 5pm in Crotta
Crotta v South Kerry
U13 Tue 15th 6:30pm in Crotta
Crotta v Ardfert
U15 Fri 18th 6:15pm
Crotta v Kenmare/Kilgarvan


Games finally returned last week with many of teams back in action.
First game of hurling of the year after a long absence was the U13 North Kerry ‘A’ Championship Round 1 On Tuesday, 8th June at the sports field, dromakee.
The lads had a hard-fought win over Tralee Parnells on a final score of Crotta 4-09, Tralee Parnells 4- 05.
Thanks to all players, parents and mentors
County Senior Hurling league Div 2 Full time Abbeydorney 3-17 to Crotta 2-14 played in Abbeydorney on Wednesday 9th June.
Senior Hurling Dr Crokes 1-08 Crotta O’Neills 0-17
On Friday night last was an historic night in Lewis Road when Dr Crokes lined out as a Senior Hurling Team for the first time and hosted Crotta O’Neill’s in the Credit Union County Hurling League Division 1.
On Sunday 13th June in Lerrig County Minor Hurling League Division One
Ballyheigue: 3-12(21) Crotta/Kilmoyley: 4-18(30)
Crotta U9 Hurlers we’re in action on Tuesday evening 15th June in Ardfert. Great hurling by all players. Thanks to all kids, mentors & parents for your efforts and support. Huge thanks to Ardfert GAA who were great hosts as always.



Carlow proved far too strong for a depleted Kerry side in this dead-rubber Allianz Hurling League 2A final round game at Netwatch Cullen Park on Sunday 13th June.
Kerry only had five of the side on duty that had won the Joe McDonagh Cup clash between the two teams last year in Tralee and it showed, as this was evidently a mismatch from the opening seconds.
The Crotta hurling club was well represented by Shane Nolan and Donal Hunt who both came as a subs in the second half.  Kerry will face Down in two weeks’ time in the Joe McDonagh Cup.


Masses and Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church
Wednesday 16th June at 11.00 a.m. Joseph & Mary O’Neill,
Saturday 19th June 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:
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.
Weekend Masses: The practice of having to book for weekend Masses is no longer being followed in our two churches. Instead, we are doing as many other parishes are doing – operating on ‘First come, first served basis.’ Judging by what has happened since the return to having all Masses open to the public, we should not find ourselves having to turn away people, because of having more than the number allowed. In Abbeydorney the number is 100 made up ‘2 pods of 50’ while Kilflynn can accommodate up to 70.


Sightsavers International: I wish to thank all those who supported this very worthy cause in recent months, so that it was possible during this past week to send the amount of €400 towards the good work being done by the organization. Donations, big and small always welcome. (Who, among does not value the gift of sight!). Fr. Denis O’Mahony


Underage training dates and times as follows:
U11s: Monday evenings @ 6.30pm to 7.30p.m
U 15s: Tuesday evenings @ 6.30pm to 8.00p.m
Abbeykillix Camogie Club: Wednesday evenings @ 6.00pm to 8.00p.m
U 9s: Thursday evenings 6.00p.m to 8.00p.m and Sunday mornings 11.00a.m to 12 noon.
U13s: Saturday evenings 5.00p.m to 6.30pm.
Green and Red Academy (U5 – U9) Sunday mornings 11a.m to 12.00p.m
U-17s: Sunday evenings 6.30p.m to 8.00p.m
Covid-19 Guidelines on Safe Return to Gaelic Games will apply.
Parents should register at so they can complete health questionnaires required for training sessions.


The local confidential number is 087 7086253.


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

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