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November 7, 2018

On Saturday 8th January ,the students of Kilflynn School of Taekwon-do could not wait for their class to finish, as the award for student of the year was being presented, by school instructor Mike Murphy 5th degree black belt, This award is presented to the student who shows through out the year the true tenants of taekwon-do. This year the student chosen was Sean Harrington, from Causeway who has been Training in the Kilflynn school for over 4 years, Sean was one of the first students to join when the school started, and is now the Highest Grade student in the Kilflynn Taekwon-do school. Students range in age from 5 years up to 30 years.
So make a decision now to get fitter for 2011 and come along to St columbus centre in Kilflynn, Classes every saturday from 4.00pm To 5.15 pm or contact mike on 0876554691
The Kerry Senior hurlers were defeated by Cork Institute of Technology at Austin Stacks Park Tralee on Saturday 15th January by 17 to 05 in the Waterford Crystal Cup
The Crotta hurling club was represented on the Kerry team by Andrew Keane at wingback and Shane Nolan at corner forward scoring a point .
The Kerry Senior footballers advanced to the semi final of the McGrath Cup with Cork when they had  a 218 to 05 victory over Limerick Institute Technology at Austin Stacks Park Tralee, on Sunday 16th January.
The Golf Scramble in Castlegregory Golf Course on Monday 27th December, and was postponed due to the weather, it will take place now on Saturday 22nd January . Closing date for entries: Thursday night  20th  January. Tee Time from 11.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. in Castlegregory Golf Course All names in plus 20 Euro to Danny Caffrey or at Parker’s Pub. Prize Giving in Parker’s Pub at 8.00 p.m sharp
Best of luck to St. Senan’s Senior footballers  who play  Listowel Emmets  in the North Kerry Championship 2010 Quarter Final on Sunday 23rd January in Ballybunion  at 2:00pm.
The A G M of the society will take place at The Railway Bar on next Monday night , January 24th , at 9 pm. We invite all members to attend , to give their support to the incoming Captain , President and committee , as well as to contribute their views on any issues being discussed . Looking forward to a large turnout of members for our annual meeting.
The Pilates classes have commence in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn. on Wednesday 12th  January and  on Friday night 14th  January. Classes  at 7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. You are still welcome to  join the classes at any time  or Both classes if you wish, You will need gym ball (fit ball) mat, weights for exercises. Any queries and to book a place contact Maureen  on 085 7516882
(AED automatic external Defibrillator) recently held a group refresher AED practice for all the volunteers at St Columbas Centre, Kilflynn. The aim of this get together was to refresh the (CPR) skills learned at the fully certified AED course of last year, to update contact numbers for volunteers and to review existing emergency plan. The Defibrillator is situated in the external alcove on the right hand side entrance to St Mary’s Church, Kilflynn. In the event of an emergency, keys and contact details are with all village businesses including the Church, St Columbas and the School. The AED Group has now 16 parish placed volunteers trained and they are: Helena Brennan, Maureen Culhane, Phil Hanafin, Kathleen Hannon, Helen Kelly Fuller, Gerry Lenihan, Karina Lynn, Joe Mc Auliffe, Mary Morris, John Mulvihill,Helen Murray, Thomas Nolan, Norah O Leary, Sandra, Sheehan, Seamus Sheehan, Bernie white.
Heartiest congratulations and best wishes to Crotta Hurling club Secretary Mark Hussey and his  wife Anne, Cappa, Kilflynn on the birth of their baby Girl, Ide Siobhan  at Kerry General Hospital, Tralee on Wednesday 12th  January. And a Little sister for Cillian and Muireann.
There is still great demand for tickets as punters strive to scoop the big Crotta Hurling Club Lotto Jackpot. The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer, Martin Quinlan, Ballyconnell, Kilflynn: 4,8,14 and 28. at Parker‘s Pub, Kilflynn  on Monday 17th  January. However 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: Ellen Daly, Tullig Lower, Kilflynn, Monty Canty, Baremore, Listowel, Adrian  Fahy, C/o Jim Hogan, Lixnaw. The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 24th  January with a Jackpot of 14,600.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 the
The Annual General Meeting of the Crotta Hurling Club will be in St. Columbas Centre, Kilflynn on Friday 4th February, proceeding will get underway at 9.00 p.m. sharp. All outgoing officers, players, mentors, supporters, and members are requested to attend, New members are welcome to attend on the night
The 2011 Annual Convention of the North Kerry Hurling Board will be held on Thursday, 20th January at Kilmoyley Community Centre, 8.00p.m.
Due to the 5 year rule governing the maximum time period that one can hold an officership, all positions in the Board will become vacant.
Great crowds attended the new play September 82,celebrating the historic achievements of the greatest Kerry team in Abbeydorney Community Centre on Friday December10th, Saturday December 11th and Sunday December 12th 2010,
If you missed the play in December you have another  chance to see  September 82 as its  being played in the big field of Siamsa Tire on February on February 9th to the 11th.
The play is set in a bar in a small north Kerry town and covers the events of the weekend of September 19th 1982 when Kerry were attempting to win five All Irelands in a row. The characters include people scouring the county for tickets, wives who are not happy that their husbands are going to the match and staying over night, pundits who try to predict what the outcome might be, blow in’s who have no interest in the match and chancers who are trying to make a few pound from the event. The play is an edgy and humerous look at the whole weekend and its effect on the Kingdom is presented by The Group Theatre Tralee and is written by Mike O Halloran from Ballyduff. For more information on the play and cast look up the website

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