Club News

November 7, 2018

2nd August 2011

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 or

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.

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.

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

Live music next Sunday evening 7th of August with Whisper.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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 Or face book ballybunion atlantic sessions

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 .

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 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.

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