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November 7, 2018

CROTTA NEEDS YOUR SCRAP METAL
A fantastic opportunity to help your club and help the environment over the next couple of weeks Crotta Hurling Club will facilitate the collection of any scrap metal you may have around your house, farm or business. If you think you could help out with this initiative contact Johnny Hannon 087 4141641, Paul Sheehan on 087 9249190 or John Quinlan 087 1346859 , so please help your club, while getting rid of all that scrap metal taking up space in your farmyards or garages.
We are appealing to all club members and anyone in the wider community to donate anything metal you no longer require everything from waste steel, cars vans batteries anything with metal. We will arrange collection on the first Saturday of each month and will help donors in anyway possible to get rid of your unwanted items.

POOL CHAMPIONS: The Abbeydorney Sports Complex Pool team who won the North Kerry Pool Tournament in Parkers Pub, Kilflynn after defeating Purcell's Bar Ballyduff in the Final on Friday night 5th August: L to R: Tim Fealy, Joe Charles, Mike Clifford, Denis Long, Brendan McCarthy, Paul Clifford, Liam O'Reilly, David Clifford, Donal Donovan and Bill Maunsell. Photo: Clive Putman.

DANCING IN KILFLYNN
Dancing from 9.00 p.m on Monday 15th August in St. Columbas Centre, Kilflynn. Plenty of fun and exercise guaranteed. All welcome.

CROTTA LOTTO RESULTS
Herbert‘s Bar, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club’s weekly lottery draw with a Jackpot of €2,900 .The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer: Paul Culhane, Crotta. were: 11,13, 17 and 26 on Monday Night 8th August. However Once again no one came up with the correct combination of numbers and the Jackpot survived for another week. The Lucky dip prizes winner each receives €35: Tom O’Dowd, Curravogh , Tralee, P. J Twomey, Abbeydorney and Oliver Quilter, Lixnaw. The next draw will take place in Parker‘s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 15th August with a Jackpot of 3,000.Tickets are available at 2 Euro each or 3 for 5 Euro from Club tickets sellers or from Herbert's Bar, Kilflynn, Parker's Pub, Kilflynn, Primms Restaurant, Kilflynn, Kilflynn Post Offices, Galvins Shop, Lixnaw, Foleys Shop, Lixnaw J.J Walshs Bar, Lixnaw, Quilter's Bar, Lixnaw and from The Half Way Bar, Glenoe, Listowel, you can also play on the Crotta lotto on line now, check out www.crottagaa.ie or www.locallotto.ie.

POOL RUNNERS UP: Purcell's Bar, Ballyduff Pool team who were defeated in The North Kerry Pool Tournament Final by The Abbeydorney Sports Complex in Parkers Pub, Kilflynn On Friday night 5th August. L to R: Thomas O’Rourke, P.J Gordon, Terry Treanor, Brendain Purcell, Kevin Connelly and David Slattery. Photo: Clive Putman.

THANKS
Kerry Branch National Council for the Blind wish to thank the collectors and very generous subscribers to the recent Church Gate Collection which amounted to 739.78.

HERBERT’S BAR
Live music next Sunday evening 14th of August with Claddagh.

COMMUNITY CYCLE
The Crotta Hurling Club are holding a supervised Cycle on Sunday 21st August at 12.00 noon for Adults and Children on the Quiet roads from Crotta Hurling Club House, Dromakee, Kilflynn ,passing Lixnaw and Abbeydorney Hurling Clubs and returning for Tea/Coffee and Refreshments in the Crotta Club house. Adults €10 Donation, Children FREE. For further info please contact Graham on 085 1043812.

WEEKLY DARTS
In the weekly darts doubles tournament final in Parkers lounge bar, Kilflynn on Saturday night 6th August. Eileen Brennan and J.P Twomey defeated Keith Silles and Mike O’Sullivan in the final. The next darts doubles tournament takes place on Saturday 13th August at 10.30 p.m. in Parkers lounge bar.

ABBEYDORNEY GOLF SOCIETY
The society will hold an outing to Killorglin Golf Club, on Saturday, next the 13th Aug. The tee is booked from 11:30am to 12:45pm. First round matches of the singles match play are progressing and have to be completed by Aug 21st .. Further details can be got from Tom McNeice 086-3263111 or Sandy Egan 087-2741601 or Michael Barry 086-2571230.
Garveys Super Valu Senior County Hurling Championship
Abbeydorney and Ballyheigue will meet on Friday Night next 12th August at 7pm and on Saturday Kilmoyley will take on Ballyduff at 7pm on Sunday 14th August there will be a double header at Austin Stacks Park with the losers round Crotta vs. Causeway at 2pm and Lixnaw vs. St Brendan's with the losers of this round exiting the Senior Hurling Championship, Best of luck to the Lads in Green and Red.

GATE COLLECTION
Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland will hold their annual Church gate collection next week end Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August at masses in St. Mary's Church, Kilflynn. Your Support will be appreciated.
All Ireland Minor B Championship
Kerry Minor hurlers lost to Meath on Saturday 6th August in Austin Stacks Park, Tralee on the 2-12 to 0-6 final score line. The Crotta hurling club was represented b Tom B Mc Elligott on the Kerry Team.

LIXNAW GOLF SOCIETY
Society members and their guests travelled to Killarney last Saturday to play the Killeen course for our Captain's Prize outing . P. J. McAuliffe's prize was won by Gerald Griffin(17) with a tremendous score of 45 points which was a brilliant performance on this quite testing course . In second place was Fergus Fitzmaurice (15 ) with 34pts. , while James Flaherty (18 ) was third with 32pts. (14 ) . Brendan Keane (14 ) was fourth with 31pts. , while Gary Hogan (13 ) on 27pts. was fifth with Patrick Walsh (23 ) sixth with 25pts. In seventh and eight places were Niall Enright (18 ) and Mick Devaney (16 ) who both had 25pts . The Past Captains prize was won by Roger Hussey (23 ) with 25pts, while the Guest prize was won by Martin O Sullivan (25 ) with 30pts . Danny Caffrey (24 ) won the Front Nine with 14pts and Mike Hickey (16 ) won the Back Nine with 13pts , while Maurice Fahy (10 ) won the Par 3's prize with 10pts . John Shanahan won the Special Category prize . The outing was sponsored by Paddy Quilter who also hosted the presentation of prizes . The next outing will take place at Ardagh golf course on September 10th
Society members and their guests travelled to Killarney last Saturday to play the Killeen course for our Captain's Prize outing . P. J. McAuliffe's prize was won by Gerald Griffin(17) with a tremendous score of 45 points which was a brilliant performance on this quite testing course . In second place was Fergus Fitzmaurice (15 ) with 34pts. , while James Flaherty (18 ) was third with 32pts. (14 ) . Brendan Keane (14 ) was fourth with 31pts. , while Gary Hogan (13 ) on 27pts. was fifth with Patrick Walsh (23 ) sixth with 25pts. In seventh and eight places were Niall Enright (18 ) and Mick Devaney (16 ) who both had 25pts . The Past Captains prize was won by Roger Hussey (23 ) with 25pts, while the Guest prize was won by Martin O Sullivan (25 ) with 30pts . Danny Caffrey (24 ) won the Front Nine with 14pts and Mike Hickey (16 ) won the Back Nine with 13pts , while Maurice Fahy (10 ) won the Par 3's prize with 10pts . John Shanahan won the Special Category prize . The outing was sponsored by Paddy Quilter who also hosted the presentation of prizes . The next outing will take place at Ardagh golf course on September 10th
Pool Tournament
On Friday night 5th August, The Abbeydorney Sports Complex Pool team won the North Kerry pool tournament in Parkers Pub, Kilflynn defeating Purcell's Bar Ballyduff in the Final.

BONUS BALL
The Crotta Coiste na nOg hurling club are now running a bonus ball draw, at a cost of €2 per week, you pick out a number and if that number is the Bonus Ball that is drawn in the main draw in the National Lottery draw on Wednesday night, then you receive €50. The winner of draw on Wednesday night 3rd August, in Parkers Pub, Kilflynn was Chloe Ryan, Oranmore , Galway and Tim O Sullivan from Lisanearla, Tralee was the lucky winner in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn . A line can be purchased in Parker’s Pub and Herbert’s Bar. All money made on this draw goes back into the Underage fund. Best of Luck.

FESTIVAL
The Ballybunion Atlantic sessions Festival kicks off this Friday till next Wednesday .
There is lots of free entertainment on Saturday and Sunday .
The main acts that will appear are Republic of Loose and Jenny Green on Saturday in the big top, also the Wolfe Tones on Saturday in the Golf hotel ,
Jedward twins will hitt Ballybunion with a. Bang on Sunday and on Sunday night Gemma Hayes and Fish go Deep ,
Along with these big acts there will be a twins parade on Sunday and lots of free entertainment on the street .
Check Ballybunion Atlantic Sessions for a full listings on Facebook or call 06828003 for more information

TEENS
The last summer teenage disco will be held in the big top on the castle green this Friday at 8 pm and it will be a huge foam party So all teenagers all over Kerry head to Ballybunion this Friday night for a big night out .

CEILI
There will be 3 Ceili es as part of the Atlantic sessions in Ballybunion this weekend ,
Glen side , Deenagh , and Tim Joe and Anne are the 3 bands .Call 06828003 for further information on them .

SHOW
The Liam o Connor show will be performed in the Tintean Theatre Ballybunion this Monday night at 9pm
This is a great show of Irish music and Dance not to be missed call 06828003 to book your tickets .

SHANNOW FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE
AA MEETINGS –Every Wednesday night from 8pm to 10pm.
AL ANON MEETINGS – Every Monday night from 8pm to 10pm.
COUNSELLING The Shannow Family Resource Centre counselling service offers low cost, confidential counselling. Please telephone us on 066 71 98018. We will take your first name and telephone number and the counsellor will phone you back.
PARENT AND TODDLER/BABY GROUP: Every Tuesday and Friday, 10.30am to 12 noon.
The centre will be closed for summer break from 8th Aug to 19th Aug. Reopening Aug 22nd
For further information or If you have any ideas of courses or groups you would like to see running in the area, please contact Cathy or Claire on 066 7198018.

NOTES
Anyone interested in submitted items for the Kilflynn notes, can contact Mike on 066 7135129 or 087 9794541 or email mikeparker@eircom.net before 12 noon on Monday


2nd August 2011

ST. MARY'S CHURCH NEWS
Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday 3rd August at 10.00 a.m. an Mass will be celebrated on Friday 5th August at 7.00 p.m. (First Friday) Mass will be celebrated at 6.30 p.m. on Saturday 6th August for George Lynn, Crotta, Kilflynn and Mass will be celebrated on Sunday morning 7th August at 10.00 a.m. for Jack Barrett, Cappa, Kilflynn Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament:-Kilflynn: Monday 6.00 p.m. - 9.00p.m. Eucharistic Ministers: Vigil, Saturday: Sheila Walsh, Sunday morning: Noreen Leen. Readers: Vigil, Catherine Nolan, Sunday Morning: Deenihan Family . To book masses, baptisms etc please phone 087 2233435.

ALL IRELAND HOT ROD FINALS 2011
The Irish Hot Rod Motor Racing Federation is holding the All Ireland Hot Rod Finals 2011 this Sunday the 7th of August at the track in Kilflynn located up by a day in the bog on the Listowel Road.
SPECTATORS INFORMATION: Entry fee: Adults 7 euro Under 14s free
Track open at 11.30 Racing starts at 12.30. For a fun filled family day out come experience the thrill of Hot Rod Racing
DRIVERS INFORMATION: Scrutiny closes at 12 noon, Racing starts at 12.30
For more info contact Chairperson Joackim Buckley 087 9890547 or Competition Secretary Mary Straub 087 8249145.

Catherine Cronin,Kilflynn Helen Cronin,Abbeydorney and Philomena Byrnes, London pictured at The Crotta Hurling Club Golf outing presentation of prizes and B.B.Q in Parkers Pub, Kilflynn on Saturday night 30th July.

MICHAEL FREEMANTLE TAG RUGBY 2011
All are welcome to McHales Stretford End Bar, Causeway on Friday 5th Aug from 9pm where we will present a cheque to the Kerry Hospice. Also to acknowledge the assistance and support we received from our neighbours and friends we will make a presentation to The Cashen Community of a defibrillator. Pictures from the day will also be on display so why not come along and enjoy the night.

CROTTA NEEDS YOUR SCRAP METAL
A fantastic opportunity to help your club and help the environment over the next couple of weeks Crotta Hurling Club will facilitate the collection of any scrap metal you may have around your house, farm or business. If you think you could help out with this initiative contact Johnny Hannon 087 4141641, Paul Sheehan on 087 9249190 or John Quinlan 087 1346859 , so please help your club, while getting rid of all that scrap metal taking up space in your farmyards or garages.
We are appealing to all club members and anyone in the wider community to donate anything metal you no longer require everything from waste steel, cars vans batteries anything with metal. We will arrange collection on the first Saturday of each month and will help donors in anyway possible to get rid of your unwanted items.

DANCING IN KILFLYNN
Dancing from 9.00 p.m on Monday 8th August in St. Columbas Centre, Kilflynn. Plenty of fun and exercise guaranteed. All welcome.

INTER COUNTY HURLING BLITZ
THE South Kerry Juvenile Hurling Inter-county Under 14 hurling tournament, which was held on Saturday 23rd July in Dr Crokes and Fitzgerald Stadium, was a resounding success.
The participating teams were South Kerry, a Kerry U-14 Development squad, Limerick club Murroe-Boher, Blackrock and Ballinhassig from Cork, and James Stephens from Kilkenny.
Played in ideal hurling conditions our Kerry squads pitted their skills against some of the traditional counties and gave a good account of themselves.
Congratulations to Crotta under 14 hurler, Jordon Conway who was a member of the South Kerry u-14 team who won the shield title with a victory over Murroe-Boher from Limerick in the final.
Blackrock emerging victorious over James Stephens after extra time in the Cup final in a classic match.

J.P Hickey and Helen Cronin who were members of the runners up team in the Crotta Hurling Club Golf outing pictured at The presentation of prizes and B.B.Q in Parkers Pub, Kilflynn on Saturday 30th July.

CROTTA GOLF CLASSIC
The Crotta hurling club held its golf classic at Killorglin golf club on Saturday 30th July. It was a huge success with 48 golfers taking part on the day and over 100 sponsors getting behind the event, we would like to thank all our sponsors for their generous donations and to all the golfers that took part on the day and to anyone that played a part in ensuring its success.The presentation of prizes and B.B.Q was held in parkers bar on Saturday night. The results were: 1st place (56 ¾) David Carney, David McLoughlin, Daryl Carney and Ciaran Kirwan 2nd (57 1/8) Mike Hickey, J.P Hickey, Helen Cronin and Tony Maunsell. 3rd place (58 ¾) Martin Ryan, Paddy King, Vinny Behan and Denis Long. Nearest The Pin: Tom yank Mc Elligott and Longest Drive: Philip Tuomey. There were many spot prizes on the night and thanks to both bars for facilitating the sale of tickets.

ABBEYDORNEY GOLF SOCIETY
On Saturday next 23rd July our Captain Sandy Egan has his Captain’s day in Ceann Sibeal Golf, Ballyferriter. Tee time is reserved between 10:30 and 12.00. All members are requested to be present in good time ensuring everyone gets to play on time. The presentation of prizes will take place at 11.00 that night. All members are encouraged to attend the presentation which should be a memorable night.
It is essential that all those intending to play or who are bringing guests advise Michael Barry at 086-2571230 before Thursday night.

CROTTA LOTTO RESULTS
Parker‘s Pub, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club’s weekly lottery draw with a Jackpot of €2,800 .The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer: Fergus O‘Sullivan, Castletown, Kilflynn were: 12,13, 18 and 19 on Monday Night 1st August. However Once again no one came up with the correct combination of numbers and the Jackpot survived for another week. The Lucky dip prizes winner each receives €35: Eoin Lynch, Tullig, Kilflynn, Abbie O’Donnell, Lissahane Listowel and Irene Ahern, C/o Anne Sheehan, Castletown, Kilflynn. The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 8th August with a Jackpot of 2,900.Tickets are available at 2 Euro each or 3 for 5 Euro from Club tickets sellers or from Herbert's Bar, Kilflynn Parker's Pub, Kilflynn, Byrnes Gala Shop, Kilflynn, Kilflynn Post Offices, Galvins Shop, Lixnaw, Foleys Shop, Lixnaw J.J Walshs Bar, Lixnaw, Quilter's Bar, Lixnaw and from The Half Way Bar, Glenoe, Listowel, you can also play on the Crotta lotto on line now, check out www.crottagaa.ie or www.locallotto.ie.

Martin Ryan and Denis Long, Knocknacaska, Kilflynn who were members of the 3rd place team in the Crotta Hurling Club Golf outing pictured at The presentation of prizes and B.B.Q in Parkers Pub, Kilflynn on Saturday night 30th July.

FIELD EVENING
Kilmoyley marca field evening on Sunday 7th August on the grounds of Gerard & Geraldine Collins Kilmoyley From 1pm - 6pm. Admission 5 Euro, kids go free. fun for all the family with events from Egg and spoon races, Egg toss, Extra large buzzer, Guess the cake weight, Pillow fights, Slow bicycle race, Dog show, Driving the nail, Best dressed lady, Face painting, Toddler up to under 12 races, Cattle judging, Pony rides, Horse shoe toss, Wellington throwing, Sheaf throwing, A few quizzes, Tug of war (which will b opened to all, teams of 5. 10 Euro per team) Vintage Hand made stuff, Model machinery and layout tool stand, to Hurling competitions. A evening not be missed.

THANKS
Famine Relief collection amounted to 2,465. Thanks to all who contributed so generously.

HERBERT’S BAR
Live music next Sunday evening 7th of August with Whisper.

KERRY CANCER GROUP
A Fundraising Dance in aid of Kerry Cancer Support. Ceoil agus Craic with Crystal Swing and Striolan Ceili Band in The Earl Of Desmond Hotel, Tralee on Friday 5th August at 9.00p.m. Raffle and Spot prizes on the night. Tickets only €10 and are available for Kerry Cancer support telephone on 066 7195560 or by contacting Mary on 087 71332179 or from Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn.

WEEKLY DARTS
In the weekly darts doubles tournament final in Parkers lounge bar, Kilflynn on Saturday night 30th July. Declan Falvey and J.P Twomey defeated John Leahy and Tim O’Halloran in the final. The next darts doubles tournament takes place on Saturday 6th August at 10.30 p.m. in Parkers lounge bar.

ABBEYDORNEY GOLF SOCIETY
The draw for the first round of the Singles Matchplay resulted in the following pairings, Mundy Hayes v Tom O’Mahony; James McGrath v Tommy O’Halloran; Jim O’Connor v Jerome McCarthy; Donough Shanahan v Michael Barry; Pat Prendiville v Tom McNeice; Donal Donovan v John Sexton; Gerry Doyle v Brendan Keane; Tony Maunsell v Liam McCarthy. All first round matches have to played before Aug 21st . The following rules apply handicap as on day of match, player drawn on top has choice of course and responsibility for making fixture.
The Fourball to Killeen was won by Donal Donovan.
The next outing is to Killorglin on Aug 13th

BAG PACKING
The Crotta Coiste na nOg hurling club are bag packing in Garveys Super Valu Listowel this Friday August 5th. Anyone willing to help please contact Kathleen Quinlan on 086 3357880 as soon as possible. All support is greatly appreciated as this bag packing helps to raise valuable funds for Bord Na Nog.
Bord Na Nog would like to thanks Garveys Super Valu Listowel and especially manager Paul O Connor for allowing us this opportunity.

LIXNAW GOLF SOCIETY
P. J. McAuliffe, our captain, has his big day on thisSaturday at Killeen golf course in Killarney . Society members will have the privilege of playing where the Irish Open took place last weekend while competing for P.J.'s Captain's Prize . This will be a Singles Stableford competition and the first tee will be reserved from 11.00 - 12.40 . Come along and avail of the opportunity to play this splendid golf course.

DART EXHIBITION NIGHT
There was a darts exhibition in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Friday 29th July in Parker’s front bar, Kilflynn on Friday 29th July at 8.30p.m . With No 2 professional B.D.O Player Dean Winstanley (England) and his girlfriend Lorraine Farlam (England) who is No 4 in B.D.O professional women’s rankings. The two professional darts players play members of the public on the night.

BONUS BALL
The Crotta Coiste na nOg hurling club are now running a bonus ball draw, at a cost of €2 per week, you pick out a number and if that number is the Bonus Ball that is drawn in the main draw in the National Lottery draw on Wednesday night, then you receive €50. The winner of draw on Wednesday night 27th July, in Parkers Pub, Kilflynn was Brendan Hannon, Laccamore, Kilflynn. And Tommy Fahy, Ballyrehan, Lixnaw was the lucky winner in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn . A line can be purchased in Parker’s Pub and Herbert’s Bar. All money made on this draw goes back into the Underage fund. Best of Luck.

21ST BIRTHDAY PARTY
Congratulations to Keith Keith Hannifin, Leith who celebrated to his 21st Birthday party in Parker lounge bar on Friday 29th July, with family and friends.

BEACH SOCCER
The first ever all Ireland beach soccer finals will be held in Ballybunion on Saturday and Sunday 6th and 7th of August. Winning team will receive 1,000 Euro. All interested teams call 06828003 or 06827111. Competition is 5 a side and 5 subs

FESTIVALS
A big top is been erected in Ballybunion for the last of the summer events in kerry this year. Over 20,000 people will attend the events over 10 days .Republic of loose have been added to an event packed with national and international stars such as jedward, lyod Daniels, Gemma Hayes, Jenny green 2fm electric disco and much more .Check www.destinationballybunion.ie Or face book ballybunion atlantic sessions

TEENAGE
Only 3 more teenage discos will be held in Ballybunion this summer Destination Ballybunion have held 7 already and they have proved a great success
This week 8 to 10.30 pm in Rumours night club. Its all properly supervised .

SHANNOW FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE
AA MEETINGS –Every Wednesday night from 8pm to 10pm.
AL ANON MEETINGS – Every Monday night from 8pm to 10pm.
COUNSELLING The Shannow Family Resource Centre counselling service offers low cost, confidential counselling. Please telephone us on 066 71 98018. We will take your first name and telephone number and the counsellor will phone you back.
PARENT AND TODDLER/BABY GROUP: Every Tuesday and Friday, 10.30am to 12 noon.
TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC
The centre will host a teddy bear’s picnic on Tuesday 2nd August from 10:30am to 12pm
Centre closed for summer break from 8th August to 19th August – reopening Monday 22nd August
For further information or If you have any ideas of courses or groups you would like to see running in the area, please contact Cathy or Claire on 066 7198018.

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