Jimmy Jests at Parkers


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 15th August at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 1,8,12 and 31.
There was no winner of the 2,700 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Pat Hayes, Glenballyma, Kilflynn, Eileen N Somers, Knockreagh, Listowel Eabha and Kyle Hussey, Dysert, Lixnaw.
The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 22nd August at 10.30p.m with a €2,800 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.


Jimmy Jests is bringing his debut Solo Comedy show “It’s a Turf Life” to The Venue, in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Saturday night 10th September, at 9.30p.m The Sam McGuire Cup will be also present on the night. You will be guaranteed a night of laughs, rants, chat, music and song.

Jimmy Jests at Parkers


North Kerry Minor Hurling Championship Round 2
Lixnaw 5 – 17 Tralee Parnell’s 3 – 12
Ballyheigue 1 – 17 Crotta/Kilmoyley 1 – 12
On Sunday, 14 August in Kilmoyley
North Kerry Under 14 hurling championship, round 2 Friday, 12 August.
‘A’ Championship
Ballyheigue 3 – 10 Ballyduff 1 – 16
Crotta O’Neill’s 9 – 15 St. Brendan’s 1- 8 played in Dromakee.


Best wishes to Kerry Rose, Edaein O’Connell from everyone in the Kilflynn area.
Édaein hails from Glenderry, near Listowel. Born and bred in the north Kerry area, she was schooled at both Dromclough National School and the Presentation Convent Secondary School in Listowel town.
What an experience this has been for Édaein over the last few months and she couldn’t be more excited to continue the journey with the rest of her Rose sisters.
The 2022 Rose of Tralee will take place from August 19 to 23.


Kilflynn Fairy Festival August 2022

The rescheduled Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy festival will take place the 27th and 28th of August.
After a two-year break, we are all really looking forward to welcoming you back to the magical village of Kilflynn.
Festivities will commence Saturday afternoon at the earlier time of 4pm with a magical parade that will reveal the treasure chest holding the Kilflynn Enchanted map. The map will make its way through the village guarded by the knights and the fairies will then create a spell on the enchanted stage to create hundreds of maps so you can all enjoy the trail on Sunday.
Sunday morning the trail will open at 11am and all visiting magical humans will be sprinkled with fairy dust so that they can see the fairy houses and enjoy a beautiful enchanted magical fairy trail.
As well as fairies there will be bouncy castles, ice cream and delicious food stalls, crafts stalls, face painting and so much more so bring a picnic and dress up for a truly magical experience.
As the parade will take place at the earlier time Saturday evening at 4pm some traffic delays can be expected between 4 and 5 and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Tickets are on sale now online through Eventbrite for €8 plus booking fee or at the gate on the day for €10-under 2s go free.

Fairy Festival Entertainment


The Abbeydorney/Kilflynn retired group will meet again on Wednesday 7th September following their summer break. Any enquiries please contact 066 71 35831. New members are very welcome.


Annual celebration of light ceremony returns to Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday 21st August at 7.00p.m in association with the Rose of Tralee International Festival. Please join us for this very special ceremony. We will have candles and floaters available on the night.


North Kerry 2-13  Kenmare Shamrocks 0-6
North Kerry booked their place into the county minor football final with a comprehensive 13-point win over Kenmare Shamrocks in a fashion that suggests they will be very hard to deny a first such county title for the new amalgamation in the County Minor Football Championship semi-final at Fitzgerald Stadium on Monday 15th August. Well done to the North Kerry team and their management especially Crotta Gaa St. Senan’s player, Sean McElligott.


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church; on Monday 15th August at 7.30p.m, on Wednesday 17th August at 10.00a.m  on Friday 19th August at 10.00 a.m and on Saturday 20th August at 6.00 p.m.  John Quilter, Ballyconell, Kilflynn. (Month’s Mind). Kilflynn Altar Society for August: Caroline Lynch, Breda Handley.
Parish Office can be contacted by phone 066 4018996 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. or by email: abbeydorney@dioceseofkerry.ie
Masses from St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney are streamed live on www.dioceseofkerry.ie, 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 www.dioceseofkerry.ie – Abbeydorney Parish and click on ‘watch Mass’. Diocesan
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration Monday (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.)
Anyone interested please contact the Parish Office 066 4018996


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 www.alone.ie for more details and to sign up. If you have concerns about your own wellbeing or you 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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