kerry minor hurlers 2021


Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, The Crotta sportsfield, Dromakee, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw on Tuesday 20th July. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 3,4, 13 and 21.
There was no winner of the 4,400 Jackpot.
Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Liam Howard, Chicago, USA, Cassandra Looby, Ashleigh Downs,Tralee and Cillian and Emma Hogan, Ballyconnell Heights, Kilflyn.
Due to level Government restrictions The Next draw will take place at The Crotta sportsfield, Dromakee, Kilflynn, on Tuesday 27th  July in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Note the cut off for entry to the €4,500 Jackpot draw (online or locally purchased) is 9:30pm on Monday 26th July. Tickets available 3 for €5 online visit or this link 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. 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 the only source of funds for the Club. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.


Great effort this on Wednesday evening 14th July by these young @Kerry_Official lads in the @MunsterGAA minor hurling championship despite finally going down to @tipperarygaa. The Crotta club Was well represented by Sean McElligott at full forward scoring a point. Well done, Sean.


Masses and Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church: Saturday 24th July at 6.00 p.m.
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.
WEEKEND MASSES – we will operate on a first come basis. There will be no booking. 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. 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 already booked may go ahead. Numbers attending with immediate family members only, but not more than ten. . In Abbeydorney the number is 100 made up ‘2 pods of 50’ while Kilflynn can accommodate up to 70. Face coverings/face masks must be worn. Social distancing guidelines must be adhered to.


Despite a brave performance, it was disappointment for the Kerry hurlers on Saturday 17th July as they were defeated by Westmeath in the Joe McDonagh Cup final in Croke Park on a score of 2-28 to 1-24. The half time score was Kerry 0 – 14 Westmeath 2 – 16. The game was shown live on RTÉ2 as a curtain raiser to Leinster SHC final between Dublin and Kilkenny.
The Crotta Club was represented by Tomas O’Connor (Wing back), Shane Nolan (Mid field) (0-02), Barry Mahony (Wing Forward) 0-02 and Donal Hunt was also members of the Kerry panel.


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


Kerry U-20 Hurlers were defeated by Clare in the Munster Quarter final at Austin Stack’s Park by 2-20 to 0-15 on Monday 12th July. The Kerry showed some pride in the second half, with Clare leading by 2-15 to 0-05 at half time. The Crotta hurling club was represented by Declan O’Donoghue who came on as sub and Dermot Ryan was a Selector for the Kerry Side.


Radio Maria is an Irish Catholic Radio station that has grown in strength and popularity in recent years. It broadcasts Mass, Rosary, Divine Mercy Hour etc daily. It has many interesting programs. Many people tune in to pray with them. The easiest way to tune in is via the television, Saorview channel 210, (if you go forward one channel from RTE1 you get RTE2, if you go back one from RTE1 you get Radio Maria). There is also a mobile App. All details are on their website,


Coiste Chontae Chiarraí Garvey’s SuperValu Senior Hurling Championship 2021 [Corn Neilus Ó Floinn]

Fixtures – Round 1 [All games at Austin Stack Park]
Friday, 30 July @ 7.30pm
Group 2
Kilmoyley v Ballyheigue
Group 1 Saturday, 31 July @ 7.00pm
Causeway v St. Brendan’s
Group 3 Sunday, 1 August @ 2.30pm
Abbeydorney v Dr. Crokes
Round 2 – Games to be played Weekend Aug 7/8 – Exact times/dates will be confirmed later
Group 1
Ballyduff v Causeway
Group 2
Ballyheigue v Lixnaw
Group 3
Dr Crokes v Crotta O’Neill’s


Once again I issue a reminder to anybody wishing to submit any items of interest that you wish to highlight or advertise through these notes. These notes are for the benefit of everybody in Kilflynn and indeed neighbouring parishes but in particular it is to keep our vast amount of people in other parts of the world informed as to what is going on here at home. I invite anybody that has any item of information or notices they wish to advertise to please contact me with same. While I am kept up to speed with several matters of interest in the community by several good people, I would still love to hear from anybody who has any stories or information that they wish to share with our readers. So, if you feel that you have any item of interest, please contact me as I need your help in maintaining this Kilflynn column on a weekly basis. I can be contacted through the following: Phone Numbers: (066) 7135129/ Mobile (087) 9794541 or Email: With the deadline of Monday at 12 noon, it is imperative that all news items for inclusion in the Kilflynn Notes be with the writer by 11.00 a.m. on Mondays

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