dreams of freedom at parkers puboctober 22


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.


Couch to 5K is back!!!!
So if you are seeking to get out and about, meet new friends and gain a healthier body and mind in the process why not get involved.
This really is a relaxed and fun environment. Each person’s targets and goals are their own. Encouragement and companionship are what the group provides.
All abilities and ages are welcome so why not come along to the Kilflynn community walkway at Crotta Gaa, Dromakee, Kilflynn, on Sundays 10am – 11am andWednesdays 7- 8pm. All we ask is a voluntary €2 contribution for each session with all funds raised being used for Crotta Field Development which provides playing facilities for all GAA teams from U5’s – Senior players within our fantastic community.


Music, Songs and Craic with Dreams of Freedom at 10.00P.M on Saturday Night 10th October


Meeting Wednesday, 12th October (10.30am to 1.30pm) in the Community Hall where a meal will be served. Any enquiries please contact 066 7135831. New members are most welcome.


The Kilflynn toddler group meets up every Thursday mornings 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 3rd September at Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 8,15,23 and 31.
There was no winner of the 3,400 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Johnny McGlynn, Ennismore, Listowel, Mark O’Callaghan, Abbeydorney and Helen Maunsell, Cahernade, Abbeydorney
The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 10th October at 10.30p.m with a €3,500 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 5th October at 10.00 a.m. Friday 7th October at 10.00 a.m. (First Friday) and Saturday 8th October at 6.00 p.m. Jeremiah, Madge & Diarmuid Galvin, Crotta, 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: 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.)
Kerry Diocesan Eucharistic Adoration Retreat takes place at St Brendan Pastoral Centre, Rock St, Tralee on Saturday 22nd October after three years due to the Covid Pandemic. Further information later with full Retreat details.


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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