Bat Walk and Talk Kilflynn


Kilflynn Nature Garden and the Kerry branch of the Irish WildLife Trust will be holding a Bat Walk and Talk evening on Saturday 22nd October at 7pm in St Columba’s Community Centre. The walk will take place in the Nature Garden following the talk, so please wear suitable clothing and footwear. The event is free with any donations going to the Irish Wildlife trust. For more information, please call or text 086 1939217.


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 17th October at Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 16,25,27 and 28.
There was no winner of the 3,600 Jackpot.
Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Brendan Hannon, Laccamore, Kilflynn, Helen Maunsell, Cahernead, Abbeydorney, and Cathal Mclaughlin, Mounthill Park, Cloughmills Co Antrim.
The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar on Monday 24th October at 10.30p.m with a €3,700 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.

parkers hen party Oct22
Hen Party on Tour: We had a lovely visit on Sunday afternoon in Parker’s Pub & Beer Garden from bride to be Emma Patton, Leith, Tralee (front centre) and her hen party on enoute from Dingle. Thanks for stopping off here in Parker’s Pub.
We would like to wish the happy couple Emma who is getting married to Patrick Moloney from Moyvane many years of health and happiness for the future.


St. Teresa’s National School, Kilflynn are holding a clothing recycling drive fundraising.
Please donate all your clean unwanted clothes, shoes, bed linen, curtains towels, bags, belts, and soft toys. Please Donate only clean dry and rewardable clothing as we cannot accept wet, dirty, or damaged clothes or goods. No Duvets. Drop your bags to the Crotta Hurling Club house, Dromakee, Kilflynn (Eircode V92 NW92) Started on Monday 3rd October, last day for drop off is Sunday 6th November between the following hours 10.00a.m to 8.00p.m. 7 days a week. Thank you for your support and taking the time and effort to support our fundraising drive.

Ballyheigue v Crotta captains
Referee John Hennessy (Ballyduff) pictured with two captains Micheal Leane (Ballyheigue) and Sean Weir (Crotta) before the North Kerry Hurling Senior Championship Semi Final match between Crotta and Ballyheigue on Sunday 16th October at the sports field Dromakee, Kilflynn, with victory going to the home side by 3-16 to 1-11. Photo Mike Parker


Crotta Senior hurlers booked their place in the North Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Final with a victory over a gallant Ballyheigue side by 3-16 to 1-11. Great credit to both teams who played a sporting game in bad weather conditions at the sports field, Dromakee, Kilflynn on Sunday afternoon 16th October. The home side led by 2-08 to 0-09 at the interval break. Referee John Hennessy. Çrotta meet Causeway in the final.


Din St.Columbas Centre, Kilflynn, every Monday night at 9.00 p.m. Plenty of fun and exercise guaranteed. All Welcome.


Congratulations and well done to Crotta Senior hurler Declan O’Donoghue who was selected on the Garvey’s Supervalu Senior Hurling Championship All Star team 2022 at corner forward. Well deserved on a fantastic year for the Garrynagore forward.
A big thank you must also go to Michael O’Halloran (Kerry Hurling News) who coordinated the selection and organised the awards again this year to recognize the hurlers . Congratulations also to all the other players who were selected on the team.
Also to Team of year Rathmore G.A.A and Kerry Coiste na nÓg Team of the year Tralee Parnells Hurling & Camogie Club


The Kilflynn toddler group meets up every Thursday mornings in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn at 10.00-11.30 am. Please come yourself and bring some friends, plenty of toys, laughter, chats and finally that hot cuppa with some sweets.
See you there!


Lights at the sports field, Dromakee on from Monday to Friday 7pm to 9pm during winter.


Couch to 5K  is back!!!!
So if you are seeking to get out and about, meet new friends and gain a healthier body and mind in the process why not get involved.
This really is a relaxed and fun environment. Each person’s targets and goals are their own. Encouragement and companionship are what the group provides.
All abilities and ages are welcome so why not come along to the  Kilflynn community walkway at Crotta Gaa, Dromakee, Kilflynn,  on Sundays 10am – 11am and Wednesdays 7- 8pm. All we ask is a voluntary €2 contribution for each session with all funds raised being used for Crotta Field Development which provides playing facilities for all GAA teams from U5’s – Senior players within our fantastic community


In Columba’s Centre, Kilflynn. Four week block 50 euro, 2 HIIT classes/week Wednesday 8.10p.m and Friday 8.00p.m Bring your own mat. To book your spot text/call Luke 0877055514


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church on Friday 21st October  at 10.00 a.m.  and Saturday 22nd October at 6.00 p.m. Tom Walsh, Rae Seán Quinlan, Ballyconnell Martin Ward, Rathscannell Catherine, James & Thomas O’Connor, Betty Quinn & deceased members of the O’Connor family Laccamore.
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
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration Monday (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.)
Kerry Diocesan Eucharistic Adoration Retreat takes place at St Brendan Pastoral Centre, Rock St, Tralee on Saturday 22nd October after three years due to the Covid Pandemic. Further information later with full Retreat details.


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 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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