KILFLYNN PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP
Commenced back on Thursday 14th September, and will continue every Thursday thereafter from 10am to 11:30am, in Saint Columba’s Community Centre. This group is open to Parents, Grandparents, Guardians and Carers of babies and toddlers up to 4 years old. It’s a great way to meet other parents in your area. Refreshments served.
Cost: 3 euro per child, or 5euro per family.
Contact Maureen 0879893847 for more information.
The Kerry Mobile Library Service for Kilflynn area September to December. Monday 18th September, Monday 2nd and Monday 16th October, Monday 13th and Monday 27th November and 11th December from 2.30p.m to 3.45p.m in St. Mary’s Church Car Park, Kilflynn.
It is proposed to organise a working committee for the upkeep and improvements of the graveyard. The graveyard is not accessible to all at the moment and needs better access etc. A meeting has been arranged at the clubhouse Mountcoal on Friday 29th September at 8pm. We would appeal to all who have relatives and friends buried here to please attend. Please spread the word. All are welcome.
In St.Columbas Centre, Kilflynn on Friday 24th November 2023.
ST. MARY’S CHURCH, KILFLYNN
Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church: on Wednesday 27th September at 10.00a.m, Cliona Kelly, Galway (recently deceased), on Friday 29th September at 10.00a.m and on Saturday 30th September at 6.00 p.m.. Ned & Teresa Breen, Knocknacaska, Kilflynn, Michael Byrne, London & Kilflynn (recently deceased)
Kilflynn Altar Society for September: Anne O’Halloran, Eileen Hannon, Joe Jameson.
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
Webcam has been installed in Kilflynn Church – To watch Masses go to www.dioceseofkerry.ie – Abbeydorney Parish and click on ‘watch Mass’. Diocesan.
UNDER 16 HURLERS
North Kerry Under 16 Hurling Championships 2023
Sunday, 1 October
Game 1: Firies v Crotta O’Neill’s
Game 2: Abbeydorney/Causeway v Tralee Parnell’s
Game 3: St. Brendan’s v Lixnaw
Game 4: Ballyheigue v Kilmoyley
Ballyduff v bye
[all games 11.00am]
Sunday, 8 October
Under 16 ‘A’ Championship
Game A : Winner Game 1 v Ballyduff
Sunday, 15 October
Under 16 ‘A’ Championship
Winner Game A v Winner Game 2
Winner Game 3 v Winner Game 4
[all games 11.00am, extra time if necessary]
Under 16 ‘B’ Championship
Loser Game 1 v Loser Game 2
Loser Game 3 v Loser Game 4
[all games 4.00pm, extra time if necessary]
‘A’ & ‘B’ Finals on Sunday, 22 October @ 11.00am
SPLIT THE BUCKET
The next draw for the Kilflynn Community Together “Split the Bucket” will take place Saturday, 30th September in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn @ 10:00pm. Get your entries in (as many as you like) before Saturday night 30th September! 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!’
CROTTA U-11 HURLERS
The Crotta U11’s are hitting the road this Saturday 30th September when they travel to Tipperary to take part in the Killenaule U11 Hurling Festival.
This is a great opportunity for our young hurlers to experience hurling outside the county and a trip away is always memorable. Huge credit due to the U11’s mentors and parents for working tirelessly in providing this memorable and exciting experience for all the players.
If you’re at a loss end next Saturday why not hop into the car to cheer on the lads. Good practice for November 4/5…
(Post Code E41 AK82).
Safe travels lads
On behalf of the community, we offer our sincere sympathy to Marion O’Sullivan, Ballyconnell Close, Kilflynn, on the death of her father, John O’Sullivan, Ballinahulla, Ballydesmond on Friday 8th September also to Marion’s partner Joe, their son Aidan, her relatives and friends.
The death has occurred of
Helena Fuller (née Stritch) of Richmond Avenue, Monkstown, Dublin and formerly of Peafield, Ballysimon, Co. Limerick, who passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday 18th September 2023. Funeral arrived in St. Patrick’s Church, Carrickbrennan Road, Monkstown on Wednesday morning (20th September) at 11:30 a.m. where the Requiem Mass for Helena was celebrated at 12 noon. A Memorial Mass celebrated by Fr. Jerry Keane took place for Helena in St. Mary’s Church, Kilflynn, on Thursday at 2 p.m. Interment afterwards in The Old Cemetery, Kilflynn.
On behalf of the community, we offer our sincere sympathy to her mother, Josephine, her husband Padraig, Sons Jake, Harry, and Rory and daughter Saoirse, her sisters Mary (McGee) and Alice (Egan), brothers Richard, Martin and Michael, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, father-in-law Paudie, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
The death has occurred of
Donal Sheehan of Crotta, Kilflynn and formerly Abbeydorney Village, who passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday 16th September 2023,
On behalf of the community, we offer our sincere sympathy to her daughters Mary, Eileen, Margaret, Ann & Carmel, sons Barry & John, their mother Josephine, adored grandchildren Stephen, David, Sarah, Damien, Ashling, Shane, Cathal, Josie, Michelle, Norann, Gary, Chloe, Erin, Caitlin, Niamh, Roisín, Niall, Rebecca, Chloe, Kelly, Jack, Kian, Dáire, Líle & Éabha, great grandchildren Calvin, Hollie, Tommy, Aoibhinn, Corey, Fiadh & Aodhla, nephews, nieces, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sister-in-law, relatives and many friends. Donal’s remains reposed at St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney on Sunday (17th September) Requiem Mass for Donal was celebrated on Monday at 11 am by Fr. Jerry Keane Interment afterwards in Kyrie Eleison Abbey, Abbeydorney.
On behalf of the community, we also offer our sincere sympathy to Karina Lynn, Ballyconnell Heights, Kilflynn and her relatives and friends on the death of her mother Lily Lynn (nee O’Callaghan) of Rathscannell, Abbeydorney, who passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday 16th September 2023,
Requiem Mass for Lily was celebrated on Tuesday at 11a.m by Fr. Jerry Keane. Interment afterwards in Kyrie Eleison Abbey, Abbeydorney.
May They Rest in Peace.
KERRY COUNTY MUSEUM
The Kerry County Museum are delighted to announce the autumn programme of free events funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through their After Hours at the Museum Scheme 2023. All are welcome.
What’s the scéal? An evening with master storytellers Sonny & Frances
Join North Kerry legendary storytellers Sonny Egan and Frances Kennedy for an evening of story and entertainment
Thursday 5th October Time:7:30pm
Venue: Kerry County Museum
Events are free but booking is necessary: 0667127777
On Friday, 22 September in the sportsfield, Ardfert.
North Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Round 3
St. Brendan’s 2 – 17 Crotta O’Neill’s 1 – 12
GROUND HURLING TOURNAMENT
The Eddie Hayes U13 Ground Hurling Tournament will take place Saturday October 7th at the Sportsfield Dromakee. Draw will take place (on-line) at the weekend. Please come along to this unique hurling tournament. More details to follow.
ACTIVE RETIRED GROUP
The Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Active Retired Group will meet for a social meeting on Wednesday 27th September in the Abbeydorney Parish Hall., we look forward to meeting our regular participants and if there are any new comers interested in coming along, please contact Marie on 066 7135831.
CROTTA LOTTO JACKPOT RESULTS
The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday night 18th September at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 6,9,12 and 32. There was no winner of the 6,000 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Catherine Godley, Snipefield, Ardfert,. Ann Woulfe, Rea, Kilmorna, Listowel and Mairead Long, Abbeydorney.
The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 2nd October at 10.30p.m with a €6,100 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.
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.