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CLOTHING DRIVE

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 from Monday 4th October, Last day for drop off is Friday 5th November. The room will be open 7 days a week between the following hours 8.00a.m to 9.00p.m.  Thank you for your support and taking the time and effort to support our fundraising drive.

EDDIE HAYES GROUND HURLING TOURNAMENT

The Draw for the 2021 Eddie Hayes Perpetual Ground Hurling Tournament was held on Sunday 17th October at Crotta GAA grounds Dromakee. The competition will be held on Sunday 24th with first game throwing in at 10:30am. The Eight teams that will compete in the tournament are Tralee Parnell’s, Ballyheigue, Abbeydorney, Kilmoyley, Ballyduff, Firies, Ardfert and host Crotta. Best of luck to all competing teams

VACANCY

Job Type: Community Employment
Job Position: Maintenance Horticulture
Duties: General Maintenance and upkeep of St. Columbas Centre and Grounds Kilflynn, grass cutting, strimming, hedge cutting in burial grounds, painting cleaning and washing of centre when required. Keep Kilflynn village litter free, clean and tidy. Weeding of flower beds in the village.
Vacancy: Location St.Columbas Centre, Kilflynn
Application: Contact Paul O’Donoghue, Project Manager on 0667132266 or email pod@lixabbeycommunitygroupltd.ie Proposed Start date 1st November 2021.
Application details: Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years and over and receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more and 18 years or over for certain disadvantaged groups.  Your eligibility will have to be verified by the department of social protection.

CARE AND REPAIR

Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence. For details contact Age Action national helpline 0818 911 109 or email careandrepair@ageaction.ie

ENTERTAINMENT

Music with Tom O’Brien in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Sunday 24th October September at 6.30p.m to 8.30p.m.

HURLING FIXTURES

The Annual Eddie Hayes Memorial Ground U-13 Hurling Tournament will be held in the sportsfield in Dromakee, Kilflynn on Sunday 24th October at 10.30a.m

On Friday 22nd and Friday 29th October : Tom Healy U15 tournament (under lights in Abbeydorney

North Kerry U21 Hurling C’ship Quarter-Finals:

Bye v St Brendans

Lixnaw v Ballyheigue – Sat 23rd Oct – 4pm

Abbeydorney v Crotta – Sat 23rd Oct – 4pm

Parnells v Ballyduff – Sat 23rd Oct – 4pm

Semi-Finals: Parnells/Ballyduff v Lixnaw/Ballyheigue

Abbeydorney/Crotta v St Brendans

CROTTA GAA LOTTO RESULTS

Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw on Monday 18th October. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 3,7, 28 and 31.
There was no winner of the 5,700 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: John O’Brien,Shannow,  Banks,Abbeydorney, James Keane, Rathea Listowel and Alan O’Connell, Cappa, Kilflynn. The Next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, on Monday 25th October at 10.00p.m in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Note the cut off for entry to the €5,800 Jackpot draw (online or locally purchased) is 9:30pm on Monday 25th October. 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 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. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

COMMUNITY WALKWAY

The Kilflynn Community Walkway Lights at the sportsfield,Dromakee, Kilflynn will be switched on from Sunday 3rd October. So get your walking shoes ready this Autumn to stay well and healthy. The walkway is open to the public at any time during daylight hours and from 3rd October you can now avail of the floodlighting from 7pm to 9pm 7 days a week. This truly is a fantastic facility for all in our community to avail.

ST. MARY’S CHURCH, KILFLYNN

Masses and Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church
Wednesday 20th October at 10.00 a.m.
Saturday 23rd October at 6.00 p.m. Tom Walshe, Rae, Kilflynn Seán Quinlan, Ballyconnell,Kilflynn Michael & Mary Power, Kilgulbin, Abbeydorney.
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.
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration recommenced on Monday 4th October (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.) Diocesan Collection next weekend is the annual Mission Sunday Collection. Some people still call it ‘Collection for the Propagation of the faith ). Mission Envelopes are available in both churches. Please take one and return it next week.

KATIE’S PILATES

Welcome back to classes started
On Tuesday 28th September in Saint Columba’s Community Centre ,Kilflynn @ 7.30pm
And Thursday 30th September Abbeydorney Community hall @ 8.00pm
As we haven’t been in class for so long everyone is a beginner/ improver. Including zoom class participants. These classes are pre booked only
Please bring your own mats, towel for head support and pillow for extra support.

KILFLYNN RUNNING GROUP

Training for the Couch to 5km and 10 km commenced in the Community walkway at the Sportsfield, Dromakee,Kilflynn on Sunday morning 3rd October at 10.00a.m
The next training session will be on Wednesday at 7.00p.m and every Sunday morning and Wednesday evenings at 7p.m from October on till St. Stephen’s Day where we will run our 5 km and 10 km. Only 23 more sessions till St. Stephens day. There will be a donation of €2 per night per person. This money will go to the Kerry cancer support group for their bus services everyone welcome

TAEKWON DO

The Kilflynn School of TaeKwon-Do returns on Wednesday, October 6th, in the St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn.
Class Times
-4.45pm – 5.30pm (3 to 5 year olds).
-5.30pm – 6.30pm (6 to 14 year olds).
For further details contact Wayne on  086 0883595

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

The local confidential number is 087 7086253.

COVID-19 SUPPORT LINE FOR OLDER PEOPLE

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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