quiz night


There will be a community meeting in St Columbus Centre, Kilflynn on Friday 7th October at 9.00p.m to discuss the ongoing problems with Kilflynn village Sewerage System Failings.


Abbeykillix Camogie Club are holding a Quiz night on Saturday 1st October from 8.30p.m between Herbert’s and Parker’s in Kilflynn. Come and have a great night out. Prizes to be won. Let’s celebrate a great year and show your support.

Crotta U21 at St Teresas Kilflynn
The victorious @crotta.gaa U-21 Hurlers and their management who defeated @odorneygaa in the County final by 1-21 to 0-18 received a warm welcome from the pupils and staff of St Teresa’s national School, Kilflynn when they brought the @kerrygaa_official U-21 Cup (Atlantic Oils Perpetual Cup) to the school on Friday 23rd September. Photo Mike Parker


Pencil in the date into your diary Wednesday 28th September. We are back with our couch to 5k/10k programme. We will be there to help you achieve your own personal goals be it to walk or run a kilometre non-stop to running a 5k to a 10k. We are there for you, your family and friends. All age groups, abilities are welcome. All we ask is your dedication and a small donation of €2 to a nominated charity partner each time. See you at our base at the Kilflynn community walkway at Crotta Gaa, Dromakee, Kilflynn,  meeting time is 7pm


Meeting Wednesday, 28th September from 10.30am to 1.30pm in the Abbeydorney Parish Community Hall where a meal will be served. Any enquiries please contact 066 7135831. New members are most welcome


The draw for the September Kilflynn Community Together “Split the Bucket” took place on Saturday, 24th September in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn. The winner of the September draw was Mike Slattery, Ballyduff. Bucket total was €202 and the split was €101. Congratulations to Mike.
Deirdre Herbert, Kilflynn drew the winning ticket which was bought in Herbert’s Bar. Thank you all for the great response and support. Funds raised will be used for projects that will benefit and improve Kilflynn. Your support is greatly appreciated. The next draw for the Kilflynn Community Together “Split the Bucket” will take place Saturday, 29th October in Zam Zam Kebab, Kilflynn @ 10:00pm.
Get your entries in (as many as you like) before Saturday night 29th October! 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!’


The Kilflynn toddler group meets up every Thursday morning in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn at 10.00-11.30 am. Please come yourself and bring some friends, plenty of toys, laughter, chats and finally that hot cuppa with some sweets.
See you there!


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 26th September at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 14,15,16 and 30.
There was no winner of the 3,300 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Donagh O’Dowd, Abbeydorney, J.J.K.S and Mary Twomey, C/o Fred, Abbeydorney and Helen Maunsell, Cahernade, Abbeydorney
The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 3rd October at 10.30p.m with a €3,400 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.


Congratulations and well done to the Feale Rangers Senior players and their management especially the Crotta players Cillian Trant (Midfield) (0-01), Barry Mahony (Centre forward) (1-02), Rory Mahony came on a sub (52) and Seán Weir who booked their place in the Garvey’s SuperValu County Senior Football Championship quarter final spot against reigning Kerry SFC champions Austin Stacks at Templenoe on Sunday 25th September when the they defeated the home side on a final score line of   Templenoe 0-10 to Feale Rangers 1-14.
The action will get underway with the clash of Feale Rangers and Austin Stacks in Tralee at 5.30pm on the Saturday evening, with the clash of Dr Crokes and Dingle to follow at 7.30pm. in Austin Stack Park on Saturday,8th October.


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church on Wednesday 28th September at 10.00 a.m. Friday 30th September at 10.00 a.m. and Saturday 1st October at 6.00 p.m. Ned & Teresa Breen, Knocknacaska, Kilflynn.
The 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
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
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration Monday (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.)


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 you 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


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 the 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: parkerspub@gmail.com 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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