kilflynn vintage tractor run 2021


Kilflynn Vintage Club Vintage Tractor Road Run on Sunday 13th June 2021.
Registration 1pm in Kilflynn village.
Please remember that tractor run is strictly for vintage tractors only
For further information please Contact: Joe 0863630213 or Phil 0860406966


Masses and Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church
On Wednesday 19th May at 10.00 a.m. and Saturday 22nd May at 6.00 p.m. Paudie and Hannah Quille, Clounafineela, Kilflynn.
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


The Camogie team got their season off on a winning note with a magnificent display against Galway in the Littlewoods Camogie Intermediate League Division 2 Group at Hermitage Park, Lixnaw on Saturday 15th May on the final score line of Kerry 0-14 Galway 1-08. Well done to the Kerry players and their backroom team, especially the Crotta players
Aoife Behan (wing back) and Jackie Horgan (Centre Forward) (0-2).


To facilitate parishioners who wish to attend Massin the Parish, a reservation system will be in place for all weekend Masses in the parish. Please contact the Parish Office (066 4018996 during office hours) to indicate the Mass you would wish to attend. Sunday obligation will continue to be suspended for some time yet. As before, people can come to Mass on a weekday rather than a Sunday. Some of the oldest among us may return to Mass because they are now fully vaccinated. Wonderful that they can be with us again, they are welcome! Funerals remain private family events and the maximum number that may attend a funeral is 50 people, regardless of the size of the church. Weddings The maximum number of people that may attend a wedding is 50 people, regardless of the size of the church. Baptisms may take place but the numbers attending should be kept small and limited to the immediate family members only. First Communion & Confirmation will not take place this month or in June. Outdoor public worship is not permitted at the present time in line with Government restrictions on organized outdoor gatherings. Choir or congregational singing is not permitted at the present time. Solo singing with an accompanist is permitted in accordance with the HSE/HPSC Face coverings/face masks must be worn. Social distancing guidelines must be adhered to.


Underage training dates and times as follows:
U11s: Monday evenings @ 6.00pm 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 7.30p.m and Sunday mornings 11.00a.m to 12 noon.
U13s: Saturday evenings @6.30pm to 7.30p.m
Green and Red Academy (U7 – U11) Sunday mornings 10.30a.m to 12.15p.m
U-17s: Sunday evenings 6.00p.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.
Membership can also be paid online at once registered.
We are always looking for new members and we would encourage any child to come down and give it a go and see how they get on.


Crotta and Kerry Hurling Star Jordan Conway, underwent surgery on the hamstring injury on Saturday 15th May at Bon Secours Hospital Cork. Best wishes on your recovery after your surgery Jordan.
We hope to see you bounce back to your usual healthy self soon, and wish you all the best in health and happiness. We’re all here rooting for you wishing you a speedy recovery!


Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, The Crotta sportsfield, Dromakee, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw on Tuesday 18th May. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the Independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 12,19 23 and 26.
There was no winner of the 3,500 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Michelle Enright, Glenoe, Listowel, Eileen Brennan,Rea, Kilflynn and Rachel O’Donoghue, Garrynagore, Lixnaw.
Due to level Government restrictions The Next draw will take place at The Crotta sportsfield, Dromakee, Kilflynn, on Tuesday 25th May in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Note the cut off for entry to the €3,600 Jackpot draw (online or locally purchased) is 9:30pm on Monday 24th May. Tickets available 3 for €5 online visit or this link or Herberts Village Store, Zam Zam Kabab, Foley Shop Lixnaw, Abbeydorney Post Office, Paddy Weir, Paud Tuomey or Mike Parker. 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.


On behalf of Crotta O’Neills Hurling Club we wish to extend our sincere sympathy to the Corridon family, Ballyheigue on the sad passing of Patrick. Patrick was one of the nicest people you could meet, his love and dedication to Hurling in Kerry was inspirational and respected by all in particular all the kids who loved him. We had good chats during the Eddie Hayes Ground hurling tournament held in Crotta when he was involved and through his county co-ordinator role with U12 hurling competitions. He will be truly missed around the GAA fields of North Kerry. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h’anam.


Congratulations and well done Amy O Sullivan,Crotta, Cross, Lixnaw who received the Principal’s Award for Outstanding Student of the Year in Leaving Certificate at Causeway Comprehensive School Annual Awards 2021.
Although the ceremony could not take place with all students and parents attending due to Covid restrictions, the school wanted to ensure that the culmination of the hard work and dedication of the students of Causeway Comprehensive School would be celebrated. Causeway CS presented a total of 156 awards to students on the 10th and 11th of May. All students were congratulated in a number of short, socially-distanced ceremonies. The awards were presented by the Principal of Causeway Comprehensive, Mr. Cathal Fitzgerald and the Student Awards Co –Ordinator Marion Herlihy.


Offaly proved too strong for a depleted Kerry side in this crucial Allianz Hurling League Division 2A clash at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park on Sunday 16th May on the final score line of Offaly 2-28 to Kerry 0-13 . The Crotta hurling club was well represented by Barry Mahony (Centre back) (0-01), Shane Nolan (Midfield)  (3 frees, 1 65)  and Donal Hunt came as a sub. Kerry now faces Meath in Austin Stack’s Park, Tralee on Sunday 23rd May at 1.00p.m


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.


The Closing date for Club Membership subscription has been confirmed for 31st May 2021. It would be important to ensure prior to players returning to GAA activity, that they are registered on the New Foireann System and can be accessed via the Club website or type into your internet browser.
Members who set up a ‘ReturnToPlay’ account in 2019 to complete the Health Questionnaires can access their Foireann account by using the same login id and password as used last year. If you don’t have a ReturnToPlay account then you can register a new account very easily on Foireann. Go to and follow the instructions for New users. If you go to the Club website further information is provided and if you encounter any difficulties contact Crotta club registrar Shane Herbert 0872890087 or any club officer.


Have you got any unused Hurley’s around your home? Wouldn’t it be great if they could be put to good use again?
Crotta GAA would love it if you could have a Hurley hunt and if any are found please consider passing them on to Crotta’s future stars. All you need to do is pass them to your coach at your next training session or any club officer and we will do the rest. We will carry out any repairs that may be needed, regrip them and pass them onto a player who will get hours and hours of fun and enjoyment from the gift you have given them.
Thank you in advance.

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