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The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday night 16th October at Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw  were 6,16,17 and 18. There was no winner of the 6,300 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Katie Fitzgearld, Muckenaugh Lower, Lixnaw, Stephanie Sheehan, Queens Terrance, Dunmore East, Waterford and  McGuckian Family, Crotta, Kilflynn.
The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 23th October at 10.30p.m with a €6,400 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.


The County Final of Scór Sinsir took place on Friday  13th October in Currow Community Centre.
The night started off with the Trath na gCeist at 7pm, 9 teams battled it out across 10 rounds of questions lead by Maistir na gCeist Thomás. Churchill were victorious at the end and now go on to represent Kerry in the Munster Final.
The stage competitions got under way at 8.30pm Fear a Tí PJ Mulvihill did an excellent job keeping proceedings moving along. The talent in show from across the county was fantastic but entries numbers were down on last year. The winners on the night progress to the Munster Final.
Rince Foirne – Piarsaigh na Dromoda
Amhranaíocht Aonair- Shauna O Leary – KilCummin
Aithriseoireacht- Sonny Egan – Crotta O Neill
Bailead Ghrupa- Dr Crokes
Rince Seit – Spa
Overall Club – Piarsaigh na Dromoda.
Many congratulations to Crotta Hurling club stalwart Sonny Egan who captured the County title in the senior  scór Story telling competition on Friday night. This is Sonny’s 37 county title winning, having won titles in athletes, hurling, ploughing, question time,  singing and  Storytelling in Scor and Comhaltas competitions over the years. What an amazing achievements Sonny!
Great Credit once again to Crotta Scor officer Tom Breen for his great guidance and organising of the Crotta competitors, and helping bring back another County Senior Scor title to the club.

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Now that Corn Neilus Ó Floinn is back in the parish it is also surely time for the return of an old parish institution, The Kilflynn Chronicle. Published periodically between 1994 and 2014.
To date thirteen issues have been produced. Down through the years the Chronicle has told the story of Kilflynn, its past and present; the proceeds from its sale providing some funding to local groups. This year the proceeds will go to the Parents’ Association of Scoil Treasa Naofa, which works tirelessly, with school staff and the Board of Management, in supporting school projects and events. The Chronicle is only as good as the material we, the production team, receive. Therefore, if you have an interesting story to tell we would like to hear it.
Historical pieces, reports of local groups and organisations, photos, old and new, poetry, indeed, anything of local interest is welcomed for inclusion. The cost of producing a quality magazine is high, so this year we will again publish a directory of all local businesses, with contacts numbers, inside the back cover. The price of inclusion is €20 and we ask all local businesses to please support us. Since we last published, many people have enquired if the Chronicle would return and told of how those living away from home loved to receive a copy before Christmas.
Therefore, in order that the magazine is printed well in advance of Christmas the production team ask that all content is submitted by Wednesday 15th November, at the latest. All content should be emailed to or contact John Flaherty at (087) 2352753, Mike Parker at (087) 9794541, Margaret Quille, Joe McAuliffe, T J O’Sullivan, Brendan Tuomey or Frankie Lynch. Old photographs will be returned promptly when scanned. Anyone who would like to help out with producing the magazine is more than welcome to join us. To the contributors, the production team look forward to hearing from you!


The Kilflynn Area Development, CLG, (St. Columba’s Centre). are organizing a fashion show on Friday 24th November 2023. If you wish to model on the night, please contact, Maureen on (087)9893847 Or Niamh on (086) 314415.A great night of fashion, fun and music to look forward to.


Commenced back on Thursday 14th September, and will continue every Thursday thereafter from 10am to 11:30am, in Saint Columba’s Community Centre. This group is open to Parents, Grandparents, Guardians and Carers of babies and toddlers up to 4 years old. It’s a great way to meet other parents in your area. Refreshments served. Cost: 3euro per child, or 5euro per family.
Contact Maureen 0879893847 for more information


The Kerry Mobile Library Service for Kilflynn area September to December. Monday 13th and Monday 27th November and 11th December from 2.30p.m to 3.45p.m in St. Mary’s Church Car Park, Kilflynn.


In St. Columbas Centre, Kilflynn, every Monday night at 9.00p.m. plenty of fun and exercise guaranteed. All welcome


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church:  On Wednesday 18th October at 10.00a.m, On Friday morning 20th October on Saturday 21st  October at 6.00 p.m. Saturday 14th October 6.00 p.m. . Seán Quinlan, Ballyconnell Michael & Mary Power, Kilgulbin, Abbeydorney.
Kilflynn Altar Society for October: Sheila Walsh, Mary Moloney, Norah Brady
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.


County U-21 Hurling Championship Semi final on Sunday 15th October in the the sports field, Lixnaw.
Full time St. Brendans 1-17 to Crotta 0-08. Well done to the 18 Crotta players who togged out for the green and red, not our day. Congratulations to Ardfert.


Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Active Retired Group social meeting is on Wednesday 18th October at 10.30 a.m. in the Abbeydorney Parish Hall. New members are always welcome. Please contact Marie at 066 7135831 for details.

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