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Easter Outing to Listry Creamery Experience on Sunday 24th April. Bus leaving both villages at 12 noon.


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church
Wednesday 20th April at 10.00 a.m. Friday 22nd  April at 10.00 a.m. Saturday 23rd April at 6.00 p.m. Edmond Hannon, The Waterfall (Month’s Mind) Michael O’Brien, Gortclohy Tom Joe O’Sullivan, Castletown,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.
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration Monday (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.) Kilflynn Blessed Candles €6 of pack of 6 available from Parish Office. Collection for Ukraine: The total amount collected was €3,080. Sincere thanks to all who contributed a little or lot.


Calling all budding Artists!! The Community Games Art Competition is now up and running!!
Age groups u-8, u-10, u-12, u-14 and u-16.
Please include name, date of birth and contact number on the back of the picture.
Closing date for entires is Wednesday April 20th and they can be dropped to Dillanes shop Abbeydorney and to Parkers Bar Kilflynn.
The theme can be a picture of any Community games event for u-8 & u10 and specific events for u-12 upwards (see photo attached)


The result from Austin Stack Park and it’s a winning start for Down in the 2022 Joe McDonagh Cup.
Full time score: Kerry 0-18 Down 1-19.
The Crotta Hurling club was represented on the Kerry panel by Sean Weir who came on as a sub, and Jordan Conway (Sub).
Kerry travel to Carlow in Round 2 of the 2022 Joe McDonagh Cup on Saturday 23rd April at 1.00p.m at Netwatch Cullen Park.  Best of luck to the Kerry players and their management, especially the Crotta hurlers.


would like to congratulate Mathew Quilter who competed in the Irish Dancing World Championships on Sunday 10th April in Belfast and came 4th. That’s 4th in the World people. Breathing . Mathew is multitalented and is equally breath-taking on the playing fields for St St. Senans GAA & Crotta Gaa.


Crotta Senior Hurlers had  a 2-20 to 3-10 victory over Ballyheigue on Friday evening 15th April in the sportsfield, dromakee in round 5 of the County Senior league div 1. Crotta will travel to Killarney on Friday evening 22nd April at 7.00p.m for round 6 of the county league div 1  at Dr. Crokes Pitch.


Music with Dreams Of Freedom in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Saturday 23rd April at 10.00p.m


The Crotta Academy will continue Sunday morning from 11am – 12pm. (Weather Permitting) The Academy is for age groups U5’s – U9’s and will be held at our sport grounds Dromakee (V92 NW92). All beginners are welcome and we would encourage all girls & boys to come along and give hurling a go. If you need any information or clarification please message or phone Paul Shanahan 087-9715781. Looking forward to seeing all new and familiar faces Sunday


The Crotta Leisure Cyclists will resume their cycles every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 29th March at 6.30p.m from Barry’s Crotta. New Cyclists welcome, no experience necessary for further details contact Mike Barry 086 2571230


The weekly Darts Double Tournament winners in Parker’s lounge bar, on Friday night 15th night April, were Jason Nolan and Francis Keane who defeated Adam O’Sullivan and Tony Mulvihill in the final. The winners received a voucher for Terry’s Butcher shop, Tralee. Thanks to the darts players who showed up on time last Friday night.
The Next Darts tournament will take place on Saturday night 23rd April in Parker’s at 9.30p.m. All names in for 9.15p.m Sharp. The winners of the weekly darts will receive a voucher each for Brendan Mahony’s butcher shop, Listowel.


Heartiest Congratulations to Vanessa Houlihan and  Shane Nolan, Domakee Kilflynn on the birth of their baby daughter Ava at Kerry University Hospital on Sunday 3rd April. Wishing them all the best with the new arrival.


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.


Kerry Coiste na nÓg (Hurling)
Lee Strand Under 15 Hurling League RESULTS
Friday, 8 April
Division 1
Ballyduff 5 – 11 Ballyheigue 1 – 6
Tralee Parnell’s 5 – 11 Crotta O’Neill’s 2 – 12
Sunday, 10 April
Ballyheigue 2 – 6 Crotta O’Neill’s 1 – 7

North Kerry Intermediate Hurling League 2022
Wednesday, 13 April
Group 1
Causeway 0 – 15 Kilmoyley 1 – 15
Lady’s Walk received a walkover from Lixna
Group 2 –
Abbeydorney 6 – 12 Ballyheigue 5 – 15 [draw]
St. Brendan’s 1 – 14 Crotta O’Neill’s 0 – 17 [draw]
Kerry Coiste na nÓg (Hurling)
Lee Strand County Under 13 Hurling League.
Tuesday, 19 April
Division 1
Lixnaw 4 – 9 Firies 3 – 10
Abbeydorney 2 – 3 Ballyduff 0 -10
Division 2
Tralee Parnell’s 1 – 6 Causeway 2 – 3
Division 3
Crotta O’Neill’s defeated Kenmare/Kilgarvan


Hard luck to Kerry Camogie players who were defeated by Cork Camogie in Pairc Ui Caoimh on Sunday 17th April in Munster Intermediate Championship final on the final score  Cork 1-15 – Kerry 2-8, especially the Crotta players Jackie Horgan and Amy O’Sullivan  we be proud of the Kerry girls they were magnificent and tried to the very end – losing Patrice didn’t help and Danielle played her second final in a week, this was a brilliant advertisement for Kerry Camogie as it a curtain raiser to CorkGAA v @LimerickCLG Senior Munster Championship game, with victory going to Limerick.


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 18th April at Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn.

The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 7,11, 17 and 28.
There was no winner of the 8,300 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Michael Hogan,Abbeydorney, Lisha Clifford, Riverside Close, Abbeydorney and John O’Mahony, Ballintobeening, Tralee.

The Next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 25th  April at 10.00p.m for a €8,400 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 any club officer. Many thanks to all who contribute to our weekly Club Lotto. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.


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


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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