Crotta cyclists 2022


The Abbeydorney Kilflynn Community Alert Group will hold a meeting in Shannow FRC, Abbeydorney on Tuesday 19th April at 7.30pm.  The aim of this meeting is to see is their interest within the community to join the group. At the moment there are only 4 existing members, some of which wish to step down. IF you would like to see the Community Alert continue in the area please come along!!


We wish the best of luck to the St.Teresa’s National School, Kilflynn Football team and their management in Cumann na mBunscol Football Final against Kilmurry NS on Thursday 7th April at 5pm in Austin Stacks Park. The Kilflynn team had a 6-09 to 6-05 victory over a gallant Lispole side in the semi final at St Pats GAA Club pitch, Blennerville,  on Tuesday 5th April, distpite  trailing  by 11points at the half time whistle on a score line of 4-04 to 5points.


Easter Outing to Listry Creamery Experience on Sunday 24th April. Bus leaving both villages at 12 noon.


North Kerry Intermediate Hurling League 2022

Round 1 Results

Wednesday, 30 March

Causeway 0 – 13 Lady’s Walk 1 – 5

Ballyheigue 3 – 18 Crotta O’Neills 3 – 9

Abbeydorney 2 – 18 St. Brendan’s 3 – 13

Kilmoyley received a walkover from Lixnaw

Credit Union Co. Senior Hurling Division 1, Round 3

Crotta Senior hurlers had a 2-20 to 0-15 victory over Kilmoyley on Friday evening 1st April at Lerrig in round 4 of the County Senior league div 1.  Crotta are home to Ballyheigue on Friday evening 15th April at 6.30p.m in the next round of the County Senior league.

easter entertainment at parkers pub 2022


On behalf of the community, we offer our sincere sympathy to Peter Nammock, Fear an Flainn, Kilflynn, and to his Family on the death of his father Terry Nammock, New Marian Park, Tralee and formerly of Mitchel’s Road, Tralee, on Tuesday 8th March.
On behalf of the community, we also offer our sincere sympathies James O’Driscoll, and his family Aulane, Abbeydorney on death of his sister Kathleen O’Connor (nee O’Driscoll) of East Commons, Ardfert, and formerly Abbeydorney, and New Image Hair Salon, Milk Market Lane, Tralee, who died peacefully on 15th March.
The death took place of Edmond Hannon, the Waterfall, Kilflynn and Camberwell, London, who died peacefully on 13th March in the wonderful care of University Hospital Kerry. Predeceased by his loving wife Mary Ann, brothers John, Tom and Paddy and his sister Debbie.
On behalf of the community, we offer our sincere sympathies to his daughter Breda, sons Patrick and Michael, his sisters Ann, Kathleen, Teresa and Ellie, his adored grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at his residence on Tuesday, 15th March. His remains were removed from his residence on Wednesday, 16th March, to St. Mary’s Church, Kilflynn for 11.00 am Requiem Mass celebrated by Fr. Denis O’Mahoney. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Kilflynn. On behalf of the community, we also offer our sincere sympathies to the Relihan and McCarthy Families on the death of Alice Relihan (nee McCarthy) of Tullacremin, Abbeydorney, and formerly of Garrynagore, Lixnaw, peacefully at home, on 24th March
Reposing at the Chapel of St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney on Friday 25th March, Funeral arrived to St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney on Saturday at 10.30 a.m. for Requiem Mass at 11.00a.m celebrated by Fr. Denis O’Mahony and Deacon Francis White. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Kilflynn.
The death has occurred of Myles Cronin, Woodbridge, Suffolk and formerly of Kilflynn, on Thursday 24th March. Predeceased by his parents Tom and Bridie Cronin, Kilflynn.
On behalf of the community, we also offer our sincere sympathies to Ally, loyally by his side when he passed peacefully, cherished daughter Darcy, loving sisters; Helen, Margaret, Catherine, Bridget, Josephine, Moira; dearest Aunt Phil, Uncle Paddy; brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, mother-in-law; nieces, nephews, grandnieces/nephews, extended family and very dear friends.
There will be Mass for Myles at St Mary’s Church, Kilflynn on Friday, April 8th, at 10:00a.m and a Memorial Ceremony in Woodbridge at a later date. May They Rest in Peace


The Kingdom are Allianz Football League Division 1 Champions after beating Mayo 3-19 to 0-13 in Croke Park on Sunday 2nd April. Congratulations to the panel and management.


The Crotta Academy returned in beautiful sunshine on Sunday 27th March and will continue each Sunday throughout the Summer from 11am – 12pm. The Academy is for age groups U5’s – U9’s and will be held at our sport grounds Dromakee (V92 NW92). All beginners are welcome and we would encourage all girls & boys to come along and give hurling a go. If you need any information or clarification please message or phone Paul Shanahan 087-9715781. Looking forward to seeing all new and familiar faces on Sunday


Munster Under 20 Hurling Championship 2022 / Craobh Iomána Mumha
Kerry v Tipperary at Austin Stack’s Park, Tralee on Wednesday, 6th April. Best of luck to Crotta club player Rory Mahony, his Kerry team mates and their management.


The Crotta Leisure Cyclists will resume their cycles every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 29th March at 6.30p.m from Barry’s Crotta. New Cyclists welcome, no experience necessary for further details contact Mike Barry 086 2571230


There was no weekly Darts Double Tournament in Parker’s lounge bar, on Saturday night 2nd April due to the Sold-out Bernard Casey Comedy Show in Parker’s Pub.
The Next Darts tournament will take place on Saturday night 9th April in Parker’s at 9.30p.m. All names in for 9.15p.m Sharp. The winners of the weekly darts will receive a voucher each for Terry’s butcher shop, Tralee.


The next darts exhibition event in Parker’s Pub and will be Tony “Silverback” O’Shea and Andy “The “Hammer” Hamilton on Sunday 24th July at 3.00p.m.


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church
Wednesday 6th April at 10.00 a.m.
Friday 8th April at 10.00 a.m.
Memorial Mass for Myles Cronin, U.K & Kilflynn Saturday 9th April at 6.00 p.m.
Parish Office can be contacted by phone 066 4018996 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. or by email:
Masses from St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney are streamed live on, on Sunday at 10 a.m. Go to Abbeydorney Parish and click on watch live Mass.
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration Monday (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.) Kilflynn Blessed Candles €6 of pack of 6 available from Parish Office.


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.


Art pieces for sale by Gerald Byrnes, Garrynagore, Crotta. All proceeds will go to the Ukraine Refugee Fund. The art pieces are on display in St Columbas Centre, Kilflynn and at Gerald’s house in Garrynagore. Jam will welcome you Watercolour, acrylic and oil pieces. Every little help. Thanks for your support. You know they are worth it. For further details contact Gerald on 089 2681868


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday 4th April at Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn.
The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 2,12, 20 and 28.
There was no winner of the 8,100 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Jackie Hurley, Garrynagore,Lixnaw, Ger Maunsell, Cahernade, Abbeydorney and Cora Long, Abbeydorney. The Next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 11th April at 10.00p.m for a €8,200 Jackpot.  Tickets available 3 for €5 online visit or this link or Herbert’s 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.


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


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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