Prayer Evening: We will have a remembrance evening for all those buried in the Old Cemetery in Kilflynn village, on Wednesday 14th June at 8 p.m. Joining us will be Fr. Denis O’Mahony and Rev. Jim Stephens. This gathering will give everybody the opportunity, if they so wish, to contribute to the upkeep of the cemetery. There will be light refreshments afterwards in St. Columba’s Centre. In the event of unsuitable weather conditions, the ceremony will be held indoors.


Save the dates! Saturday 17th and 18th June! We are looking forward to having our tractor run on Saturday evening, followed by the vintage car / Honda 50 run on Sunday morning, and the main event, the Vintage Rally in Kilflynn village. We hope to see you all there for a bigger and better event this year.


Presents An evening with 1985 World Snooker Champion DENNIS TAYLOR
On Saturday 3rd June 2023 at 7.30p.m Doors open 6.30p.m
Proceeds in aid of St Teresa’s National School, Kilflynn.
An Evening of Stories, Laughter, Trick shots and Pool, not to be missed!
Any person who wants to play Dennis or any business who wants to sponsor a frame on the night please text Mike Parker on 087 9794541 for a sponsorship card. Tickets are available now at only €15 available at www.Eventbrite.ie  or from Parker’s Pub 066 71 35129 or St Teresa’s national School.


Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Active Retired Group are meeting Wednesday, 24th May, at 10.30 a.m. for lunch in the Parish Hall. New members are always welcome. Please contact 066 7135831 for further details.


fairy festival 2022

Dear Fairy Friends,
On behalf of all the local Fairies, Wizards and Elves, the Kilflynn Enchanted fairy festival would like to hear from like-minded individuals who would like to volunteer a couple of hours of their time for this year’s festivities on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June 2023
If you are artistic or just want to get out and work on the ground, maybe new to the community or spent all your life here? We would love to hear from you. Men and Women in this beautiful village of Kilflynn and of all ages help us out every year with this amazing festival, whether its ticket sales, traffic management, Characters, Painting, groundwork, set up before and clean up after.
If you are interested or are joining us again this year, please send a text with your name and number and we will get our little fairies to contact you within the next few weeks to add to our list.
Fairy Fone: 087 7944605 Wishing you all a fairy fabulous day.


split the bucket kilflynn

The next draw for the Kilflynn Community Together “Split the Bucket” will take place Saturday, 27th May in Parker’s Bar, Kilflynn @ 10:00pm.
Get your entries in (as many as you like) before Saturday night 27th May! It could be your lucky Night! We have buckets at various businesses around Kilflynn: –Parkers Pub, Herbert’s Bar and Zam Zam Kebab.
The concept of the draw is simple, simply place your €2 into the envelope at the venue, write your name and phone on the envelope and you could possibly ‘split the bucket!’


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church: on Wednesday 24th May at 10.00a.m Mary & Ned Joe Leen, Cappa and deceased members of Leen family. Mary & Maurice Buckley, and deceased members of the Buckley family. Friday 26th May at 10a.m and Saturday 27th May 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: abbeydorney@dioceseofkerry.ie
Webcam has been installed in Kilflynn Church – To watch Masses go to www.dioceseofkerry.ie – Abbeydorney Parish and click on ‘watch Mass’. Diocesan
Kilflynn Altar Society for May: Noreen O’Brien, Maureen Weir, Helen Kelly Fuller


Great News!!! Our Athletics evening will take place next Thursday May 25th at 6.15pm in Crotta GAA pitch
Cost: €2 per participant €5 per Family
Boys & Girls U8 60m & 80m
Boys & Girls U10 100m & 200m
Boys & Girls U12 100m, 200m, & 600m
Boys & Girls U14 100m, & 800m
Boys & Girls U16 100m, 200m & 1500m
Ball Throw U12 Over 10
Long Puck Boys U12 Over 10
Long Puck Girls U14 Over 12
1st and 2nd Place in each event (U8 to U16) will qualify for County Community Games in Castleisland on June 24th and 25th.
Participants can only qualify for one individual event and Relay.


On Saturday 21st May, the Kerry U14, U15 and U16 Development hurling squads were in action, the U14’s travelled to Carlow and played Carlow and Wicklow’s two teams, the U15’s played Tipperary in Tipperary and the U16’s played Kildare in the sportsfield Dromakee. Saturday results were Kerry U-14s; Kerry 5-21 (36) Wicklow Team 1, 1-01 (0-04) Kerry 3-12 (21) Wicklow Team 2, 0-04 Kerry 5-15 (30) Carlow 1-06 (09). Kerry U-15s Kerry 0-8 Tipperary 2-18 (24) Kerry U16s Kerry 2-22 (28) Kildare 4-10 (22)
The Crotta representatives were
U14: Stephan Shanahan, Aidan Beirne and James Doody.
U15: Cillian Hurley, Ryan Hurley, John Donovan, Alex Reilhan and Tadgh Doran
U16: Oisin Heaton and Evan O’Sullivan. Jerome O’Sullivan Management
Well done lads


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 22nd May at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 5,6,19 and 26. There was no winner of the 4,200 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Dermot Ryan, Valley View, Knocknaska, Kilflynn, Tommy Quille, Clounafineela, Kilflynn and Jamie Behan, Abbeydorney.
The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn. on Monday 29th May at 10.30p.m with a €4,300 Jackpot.
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 Herbert’s Bar/Village Store, Parker’s Pub, Zam Zam Kebab, 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.


The Crotta U5 hurling fun continued on Sunday afternoon last. A very enjoyable session again with happy kiddies enjoying the sunshine and socialising with their newfound buddies. Training continues each Sunday 1:15 – 2pm in Dromakee. Anybody who would like to be added to text service or wants more information please message Paul Shanahan on 0879715781. Hurleys and helmets are provided so just bring the kids along and give it a go.


Munster Intermediate Championship Final
Cork 2-18 Kerry 0-9
All-Ireland Under 16 B Championship Round 2
Roscommon 5- 5 Kerry 3-4


The Crotta Senior hurlers had two victories in the County Senior hurling league div 1  in Ballyheigue on Tuesday 16th May Ballyheigue 2-11 to Crotta 2-19 and on  Friday, 19th  May at the sportsfield, droamkee.
Crotta O’Neill’s 0 – 17 Kilmoyley 0 – 16. Well done lads.
North Kerry Under 13 Hurling Championships Tuesday, 16 May
Round 2 RESULT ‘A’ Championship
Crotta O’Neill’s defeated Ballyheigue


The  Kilflynn Toddler Group has now finished for the summer in Kilflynn.
It will be back up and running in September!
The date the group restarts will be posted here closer to the time.
Have a lovely summer everyone


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 www.alone.ie for more details and to sign up. If you have concerns about your own wellbeing or 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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