merry christmas 2021

CROTTA AGM

The Crotta Annual General Meeting will take place at 9pm on Friday 17th December in St Columba’s Community Centre, Kilflynn. guidelines permitting

KILFLYNN CHRISTMAS CARDS

Delight friends and family with personalized Christmas cards from Kilflynn.
The cards will bring a little more joy to people at Christmas, particularly for those abroad, as it will give them a taste of home and for those still in the locality, the cards are a lovely reminder of the beauty that surrounds us every day. The cards have 7 photos by Mike Parker of Snowy scenes from the Kilflynn Area and were designed by Laura Hartnett Design.
A limited number of cards (Pack of 7 are 10 euro) are available at Parker’s Pub, Abbeydorney Post Office or by contacting Mike Parker on 0879794541.

CATAPLA PERFORMING AT PARKER’S PUB 18th DECEMBER

Catalpa folk band

Catalpa are a three-piece Irish Folk and Ballad group hailing from Dublin’s fair city.
With a multitude of original songs under their belt, the band also cover all the favorites that we have grown up listening to and adoring throughout our lives.
The band have been performing together for years around local Dublin Pubs. In the past, they have supported the famous Wolfe Tones in front of 2000 people at the famous Barrowlands in Glasgow. They have also supported the Furey’s and Dublin City Ramblers.
We are delighted to announce that we will have the pleasure of having Capalta in Parker’s Pub on Saturday Night 18th December, a night of sheer excitement is guaranteed for all.
The evening kicks off at 8:00 pm.
Booking Now by text to 087 9794541
Wear your favorite Christmas Jumper. Prize for best jumper

3 BUCKS LEFT LIVE IN PARKER’S PUB

On Saturday 15th January 2022, 3 Bucks Left bring their whirlwind live show to Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn!
See Hardy Bucks legends Frenchtoast O’Toole, Cowboy Lavin, and the Heartbreak Kid, Mikey Salmon as they share hilarious stories of life in Castletown, on the road, and everywhere else!
Support is provided by award-winning stand-up comedian Terry Norman.
This is a socially distanced event, meaning tickets are extremely limited, with tickets going on sale at Parker’s Pub Admission: 15 Euro
Admission hinges on compliance with government restrictions
Doors: 7:30 PM
Show: 8:00 PM

DARTS EXHIBITION

PARKER’S PUB Kilflynn presents PDC Professional Darts Exhibition
Rapid Ricky Evans Fastest hands in Darts
and Mervyn “The King” King (A Darting legend)
On Sunday 23rd January 2022 at 4.00p.m

ABBEYDORNEY/KILFLYNN ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

ABBEYDORNEY/KILFLYNN ST. VINCENT DE PAUL is part of the Tralee Area which also covers Ardfert, Ballyduff, Causeway, Ballyheigue, Fenit, Castleisland, Knocknagoshel and the entire Dingle peninsula. Each week, we distribute over 60 hampers and over 200 dinners. The type of support we provide is wide ranging, but most often we help families with basics such as food, clothing, heating and education costs. For example, your donation will enable us to once again distribute over 800 food hampers during Christmas Week and over 300 Christmas Day dinners.
Please give what you can to our Annual Christmas Collection next weekend,
Saturday 11th/ Sunday 12th December.
Much of what we do in this community would be simply impossible,
without your generous support. Thank you.
The local confidential number of the S.V.P. is 087 7086253.

KILFLYNN TODDLER GROUP

We’re delighted to announce that we are back up and going from Thursday 18th November from 10am to 11.30am in St. Columbas center, Kilflynn!
Please wear your mask and we will aptly space our seating in accordance with covid requirements.
There will be teas, coffees and biscuits with plenty of banter for the parents and loads of fun for our toddlers!

FIXTURE

North Kerry Under 21 Hurling Championship Final (Provisional) / Craobh Iomána Fé 21 Ciarraí Thuaidh [Paddy Kelly Cup]
weekend of 18/19 December
Crotta O’Neill’s v Tralee Parnell’s
Time & venue to be confirmed

CROTTA LOTTO RESULTS

Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw on Monday 6th December The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 5,17, 22 and 23.
There was no winner of the 6,400 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw:
Eveleen O’Connell, Willowbrook, Clierveragh, Listowel, Niamh and Margaret Sheehy, Keel, Lixnaw, Jackie Twomey, Gortcloghy, Kilflynn
Next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, on Monday 13th  December at 10.00p.m in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Note the cut off for entry to the €6,500 Jackpot draw (online or locally purchased) is 9:30pm on Monday 13th December. 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.

CARE GROUP CHRISTMAS PARTY

Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Care Group Christmas Party for senior citizens in Ballyroe Heights Hotel won’t go ahead this Christmas due to NPHET guidelines.

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

THE PARISH IS POSTPONED

Cork’s Hub Cap Productions in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Friday 10th December in aid of St. Teresa’s National School, Kilflynn. Has now been POSTPONED until Feb 2022.
All current tickets are valid, Sorry for any inconvenience. #StaySafe

ST. MARY’S CHURCH, KILFLYNN

Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church
Wednesday 7th December at 7.30 p.m. (Feast of the Immaculate Conception.)
Saturday 11th December  at   6.00 p.m.       Mary Carmody, Crotta
Aoife Parker, 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.
Kilflynn Eucharistic Adoration  Monday (7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.)
Notice Covid-19 Due to the increase in the numbers of people becoming infected with Covid-19, please follow the public health advice and reduce your social contacts.  The public health advice is to get vaccinated as vaccination offers the best protection for you, your family and for others against severe disease.   Vaccination will reduce the number of people requiring hospitalisation and will free up ICU beds for use in our hospitals.  Please continue to follow good hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene, observe the rules of social distancing and wear a face covering/mask when attending any of our churches. People should not attend religious services if they have symptoms of Covid-19, even if they have been fully vaccinated. This applies to everyone. They should not return to church until they have received advice that it is safe to do so.

TAEKWON DO

The Kilflynn School of TaeKwon-Do returns on Wednesday, October 6th, in the St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn.
Class Times
-4.45pm – 5.30pm (3 to 5 year olds).
-5.30pm – 6.30pm (6 to 14 year olds).
For further details contact Wayne on  086 0883595

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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