Trad session at Parkers Pub

TRAD SESSION RETURNS

There will be a Traditional Music Session in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Sunday 3rd October at 6.30p.m to 8.30p.m. It’s great to see the musicians making a return for their first session since March 1st 2020 at the Kilflynn venue due to covid restrictions The monthly traditional music sessions are famous and bring a wealth of musicians and music lovers to the Kilflynn venue. All Musicians are welcome.

VACANCY

Job Type: Community Employment
Job Position: Maintenance Horticulture
Duties: General Maintenance and upkeep of St Columba’s Centre, and Grounds Kilflynn, grass cutting, strimming, hedge cutting in burial grounds, painting, cleaning and washing of centre when required. Keep Kilflynn village litter free, clean and tidy. Weeding of flower beds in the village.
Vacancy Location: St.Columbas Centre, Kilflynn
Application: Contact Paul O’Donoghue, Project Manager on  0667132266 or email pod@lixabbeycommunitygroupltd.ie Proposed Start date 1st November 2021.
Application details: Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years and over and receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more and 18 years or over for certain disadvantaged groups.  Your eligibility will have to be verified by the department of social protection.

CARE AND REPAIR

Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence.
For details contact Age Action national helpline 0818 911 109 or email  careandrepair@ageaction.ie

CROTTA GAA LOTTO RESULTS

Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw on Monday 27th September. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 9,13, 14 and 20.
There was no winner of the 5,400 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Mike Behan, Rathea, Listowel, Bernadette Galvin, Mountcoal Listowel, Listowel, Mary Roche, Clounametig Abbeydorney and Cathal Mclaughlin,  Mounthill Park Cloughmills Co Antrim
The Next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, on Monday 4th October at 10.00p.m in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Note the cut off for entry to the €5,500 Jackpot draw (online or locally purchased) is 9:30pm on Monday 4th October. 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 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. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

HURLING RESULTS

Lee Strand Co. Under 15 Hurling League
Division 1 semi-final Tuesday, 21 September
St. Brendan’s 4 – 11 Crotta O’Neill’s 0 – 5

North Kerry Under 14 Hurling League
Friday, 24 September
Division 1, Round 4
Crotta O’Neill’s 1 – 11 St. Brendan’s 2 – 2

North Kerry Intermediate Championship Quarter Final
Full time Çrotta 1-18 to Ballyheigue 0-11 played in Ballyheigue on Saturday evening 25th September.

FANTASTIC NEWS

The Kilflynn Community Walkway Lights at the sportsfield,Dromakee, Kilflynn will be switched on from Sunday 3rd October. So get your walking shoes ready this Autumn to stay well and healthy. The walkway is open to the public at any time during daylight hours and from 3rd October you can now avail of the floodlighting from 7pm to 9pm 7 days a week. This truly is a fantastic facility for all in our community to avail.

ST. MARY’S CHURCH, KILFLYNN

Masses and Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church:
Wednesday 29th September at 10.00 a.m.
Friday 1st October: 10 a.m. Saturday 2nd October at 6.00 p.m. Catherine, James & Thomas O’Connor, Betty Quinn & deceased members of the O’Connor family Laccamore
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.
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration will recommence on Monday 4th October (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.)

HURLING FIXTURES

North Kerry Under 14 Hurling League
Saturday, 2nd October @ 5.00 pm.
Crotta v Lixnaw in the sportsfield Dromakee, Kilflynn

Bord Iomána Ciarraí Thuaidh
Rhyno Quality Feeds North Kerry Senior Hurling Championship
On Sunday, 3 October @ 2.00pm
Preliminary Round
Ballyheigue v Crotta O’Neill’s @ Ballyheigue
Ballyduff V Dr. Crokes @ Ballyduff
[The winners of the games above will meet in a Quarter Final]

KILFLYNN ALTAR SOCIETY

New members needed. If you can give a couple of hours per year, please email or phone the Parish Office 066 4018996. Email: abbeydorney@dioceseofkerry.ie before Friday 24th September. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

KATIE’S PILATES

Welcome back to classes starting
On Monday 27th September in Listowel Community Centre @ 8pm
On Tuesday 28th September in Saint Columba’s Community Centre ,Kilflynn @ 7.30pm
And Thursday 30th September Abbeydorney Community hall @ 8.00pm
As we haven’t been in class for so long, everyone is a beginner/ improver. Including zoom class participants. These classes are pre booked only.
Please bring your own mats, towel for head support and pillow for extra support.

KILFLYNN RUNNING GROUP

Training for the Couch to 5km and 10 km will start in the Community walkway at the Sportsfield, Dromakee,Kilflynn on Sunday morning 3rd October at 10.00a.m and every Sunday morning and Wednesday evenings at 7p.m from October on till St. Stephen’s Day where we will run our 5 km and 10 km. There will be a donation of €2 per night per person. This money will go to the Kerry cancer support group for their bus services

CE VACANCIES

Environmental Workers x 4, Laundry Assistant x 2, Caretaker x 1, Maintenance Worker x 1, Receptionist/Core Staff Assistant x 1, Researcher/Kitchen Assistant x 1, Active Retired Facilitator x 1. To be eligible for CE you must be in receipt of an Irish Social Welfare payment for 12 months or more and aged over 21 years old. Please email/post your CV to abbeydevcom.ltd@gmail.com or Abbeydorney Development Company, Community Hall, Abbeydorney.

MINOR HURLERS

Well done to Crotta/Kilmoyley minors who booked their place in the 2021 Minor Shield Final with a fine display over a spirited and skilful Kenmare/Kilgarvan side. The game was played in Dromakee on Sunday morning 26th September with great credit due to both sides in serving up a very interesting game despite terrible weather conditions. Final Scoreline read Crotta/Kilmoyley 3-15 v Kenmare/Kilgarvan 1-07

BAT WALK AND TALK

will take place at St Columba’s Community Centre on Saturday 9th October at 7pm organised by Kilflynn Nature Garden Project. The Kerry branch of the Irish Wildlife Trust will be explaining about bats and their lives. If conditions are right, we will try to spot them flying and listen to their calls. The event is free of charge and all are welcome.
To book text Christine on 0861939217.

CLOTHING DRIVE

St. Teresa’s National School, Kilflynn are holding a clothing recycling drive fundraising.
Please donate all your clean unwanted clothes, shoes, bed linen, curtains, towels, bags, belts and soft toys. Please Donate only clean dry and rewardable clothing as we cannot accept wet, dirty or damaged clothes or goods. No Duvets. Drop your bags to the Crotta Hurling Club house, Dromakee, Kilflynn from Monday 4th October, Last day for drop off is  Friday 5th November.The room will be open 7 days a week between the following hours 8.00a.m to 9.00p.m.  Thank you for your support and taking the time and effort to support our fundraising drive.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

The local confidential number is 087 7086253.

COVID-19 SUPPORT LINE FOR OLDER PEOPLE

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

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