SAVE THE DATE
Yes, Kilflynn Drama Group are back this year after the long break due to Covid and lock down. Work is continuing at pace on a hilarious play to be staged on March 1st,4th and 5th ….
More details to follow, so watch this space….
KILFLYNN CITY RUNNING GROUP
Exciting news, our website is now live and open for registrations.
Our multi terrain Event takes in all the high points of Kilflynn breath-taking views. A stunning half marathon and 10k that starts and finishes in Kilflynn village taking in all that Kilflynn has to offer from stunning views to hidden trails and pathways
Put the date of April 1st 2023 in your diary, sign up and support the amazing charity of Bru Columbanus. The inaugural Kilflynn city running group stacks half and 10k is an event not to be missed.
Care Group held their Christmas Party in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, on Sunday 15th January. A great crowd attended. Thanks to Ballyroe for serving a beautiful meal. Thanks to Ann Maire for a great afternoon of dancing, with the floor full all afternoon. Special thanks to all who gave us spot prizes which made the day most enjoyable.
KERRY HURLING NEWS
𝐒𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐫 𝐇𝐮𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐚𝐩𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧
Gavin Dooley has been nominated by Causeway, 2022 County Champions, as the Kerry Senior Hurling Captain for 2023. Gavin’s nomination was ratified at Monday night’s (16th January) meeting of the County Board. Congratulations Gavin – wishing you and all the team the very best of luck this season.
𝐔𝟐𝟎 𝐇𝐮𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐚𝐩𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧
Sean McGrath has been nominated by the Crotta hurling, 2022 County u-21 Champions, as the Kerry 2023 U20 Hurling captain, and was also ratified at the County board meeting on Monday night. Congratulations Sean – wishing you and all the team the very best of luck this season.
𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐨𝐫 𝐇𝐮𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐫
Finally at Monday evening’s meeting of the County Board, Jerome O’Sullivan, Crotta O’Neill’s, was ratified as the Kerry Minor Hurling Manager. Congratulations Jerome – wishing you and all the team and management the very best of luck this season.
SPLIT THE BUCKET
The next draw for the Kilflynn Community Together “Split the Bucket” will take place Saturday, 28th January in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn @ 10:00pm. Get your entries in (as many as you like) before Saturday night 28th January! It could be your lucky Night! We have buckets at various businesses around Kilflynn: Parker’s Pub, Herbert’s Bar and Zam Zam Kebab.
NORTH KERRY HURLING AWARDS NIGHT
The North Kerry Hurling Board Annual Awards presentations for 2022 were held at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday 20th January. Guest speaker on the night was Kerry senior hurling manager Stephen Molumphy. The Hall of Fame Award was presented to Tom Lawlor of Ballyheigue in recognition of a lifetime of service and dedication to the GAA.
Players received the Awards for their displays in the various North Kerry Hurling Championship Finals. Awards were presented to the following Crotta players Under 14 – CIllian Hurley (Player of the Match u-14 “A” Final) & Senior – Jordan Conway (Player of the Match Senior “A” Final).
Congratulations and well done to all the award winners and panels of players each represented on Friday night from every club
ST. MARY’S CHURCH, KILFLYNN
Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church:
On Wednesday 25th January at 10.00a.m,
On Friday 27th January at 10.00a.m and
Saturday 28th January at 6.00 p.m. Mary Fuller, Fahavane, 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: email@example.com
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. Webcam has been installed in Kilflynn Church – To watch Masses go to www.dioceseofkerry.ie – Abbeydorney Parish and click on ‘watch Mass’. Diocesan
CROTTA HURLING CLUB SOCIAL
The Crotta Gaa Hurling Club Social will take place on Saturday night 18th February at Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee.Music by Martin Williams followed by Disco. Tickets @ €35 are available from Parker’s Pub, Herbert’s Bar and Shop and from Chairman Paddy Weir.
Come along and enjoy good food, music and craic.
KERRY SENIOR HURLERS
Kerry hosts All Ireland Champions, Limerick in Group B Round 3 of the 2023 Co-Op Superstores Munster Senior Hurling League in Austin Stack Park, on Sunday 22nd January. Final score Kerry 0-9 Limerick 0-25.
The Crotta hurling club was represented on the Kerry team by Jordan Conway (wing forward) Declan O’Donoghue, Cillian Trant and Sean Weir came on as subs.
CROTTA LOTTO RESULTS
The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 23rd January at Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 2,15,17 and 23. There was no winner of the 2,500 Jackpot.
Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Helen Maunsell, Cahernead, Abbeydorney, Aidan Scanlon, Jeanies View, Tonevane, Tralee and Brian Mc Kenna, Ballylahive, Abbeydorney
The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn. on Monday 30th January at 10.30p.m with a €2,600 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 Kabab, 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. We would like to wish all our patrons a very Happy Christmas and a healthy New Year.
Rhythm & Sticks band are delighted to be playing their debut gig in Parker’s Pub & Beer Garden on Bank Holiday Sunday 5th of February
Tickets at 15 euro are selling fast so click the link below to get your tickets or at Parker’s Pub :
KILFLYNN TODDLER GROUP
The Kilflynn toddler group meets up every Thursday mornings in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn at 10.00-11.30 am
ABBEYDORNEY/KILFLYNN ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
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.