Club News

November 7, 2018

The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer, Mags Mc Elligott, of Mags Boutique, Fahavane, Kilflynn for the Crotta hurling weekly Lotto Jackpot of €13,900 on Monday night, 6th December in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn were: 2,19,21 and 25. 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: Dara Nolan, Clounafineela, Kilflynn, Diarmuid Brennan, Knocknacaska, Kilflynn  and Aiden Sheehan, Castletown, Kilflynn.  Maureen O‘Connor, Rathea, Listowel was drawn out for the Christmas draw. The next draw will take place in Herbert’s bar, Kilflynn on Monday 13th  December with a Jackpot of 14,000. The Christmas draw will also take place in Herbert’s bar on Monday 13th December. First Prize €500, Second €300,Third Prize €200 and Fourth Prize €100. The names that goes in to the drum are, Week One: Elaine O’Sullivan, Clahane, Tralee, Week Two: Declan Quirke, Tullig, Kilflynn, Week Three: Billy Mc Galey, Fahavane, Kilflynn And Week Four: Maureen O‘Connor, Rathea, Listowel
Best of luck to the four participates.
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 county finals of Coiste Scor na nOg were held on Sunday 5th December in the Gleneagle hotel, Killarney. The Crotta hurling club were represented by Paraic Shanahan, Brid O Sullivan, Sinead O Sullivan, Aoife Mahony and Barry Mahony in the ceol uirlise competition. Four groups participated in this competition and while our group performed their best they did not qualify for the Munster finals. Ballydonoghue were deserving winners in this competition. We would like to express our thanks to the Crotta group for their dedication to practise and have no doubt we will hear more from them in the future, also great credit to  Crotta Scor officer Ann Mahony for her great guidance and organising of the team.Congratulation to our neighbouring club St. Senan’s G.A.A Club on their winning performance in the novelty act, and best wishes in the Munster finals. Scor Sinsear and Scor na bPaisti will be approaching in the new year and it is hoped that the people of Crotta will be prepared to participate in these events.
Crotta and Ballyduff Senior hurlers will contest the County Senior hurling Division 1 final 2010 at Austin Stacks Park, Tralee on Sunday 12th December at 2.00 p.m. Best of luck to the lads in Green and Red.Come & Celebrate Christmas in Kilflynn this Friday
The Kilflynn business community has come together to promote the village this Friday December 10th with five hours of Radio Kerry programming. Francis Jones and Andrew Morrissey will broadcast the 11 to 1 Club and The Afternoon Show (2.30 to 5.30pm) respectively live from Kilflynn. Find out about the history of Kilflynn, the businesses in the village and surrounding area as well as giveaways and entertainment across the day for all ages. Treasa Guerin of Kids Party Club will Entertain the children  And at 5.30pm the Kilflynn Christmas lights will be officially turned on!
So if you thought Kilflynn was just another turn off the main road on the way to Listowel or Tralee then you are invited to reconsider either by tuning in between 11am and 5.30pm or by dropping along to see for yourself what this vibrant and picturesque village has to offer!  
There will be a Pub Quiz in aid of Listowel Wheelchair Association on Friday night 10th December in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn at 9.30 p.m. Table: €5 per person. Quizmaster on the night will be the one and only Sonny Egan. Please support.
There have been great demand for the 12th Edition of The Kilflynn Chronicle Magazine, a parish magazine last published in 2006  that went on Sale on Thursday 2nd December. The magazine has sixty four pages of history, stories and reminiscences, local new, poetry and photographs, both old and new and is a must for everyone interested in local history no matter where you live. Contributions this year include a history of Kilflynn’s creameries. Renowned Irish author Fr. William King recalls attending Kilflynn fair as a child in 1957. Fr. King was born in Kilflynn and is the author of the novels The Strangled Impulse, Swansong and Leaving Ardglass. Paralympian, Roy Guerin, tells of his Olympic sporting achievements. Local contributors include Gerald Byrnes, Stephen Fernane, Victor Hayes and Pat Culhane. The Kilflynn Chronicle is available at local shops and pubs in Kilflynn, Abbeydorney and Lixnaw and at Polymath Books in Tralee. The magazine retails at €8 and all proceeds go to cancer charities.
There will be a Golf Scramble in Castlegregory Golf Course on Monday 27th December .Tee Time from 11.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. 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 with Music with D.J Big Clive.
Top Quality Christmas trees and wreaths now on sale. Trees from 4ft to 14ft.  Make it a real Christmas. Order now while stocks last and avoid disappointment. Free Delivery Contact 087 1738793 or 089 4443574.
Christmas Specials, Pine Grave Wreaths €12 each or 2 for €20. Door wreaths and swags from €25, table candle arrangements from €15, mini Christmas tree arrangements from €15. Orders now taken. Delivery Free.  Tel 066 7198813.
Legends of Las Vegas : D.J Curtin and Emerald Elvis will be appearing in Parker’s lounge bar, Kilflynn on Sunday 23rd December at 8.30 p.m. Two Dynamic Shows, One Terrific night of Entertainment. Hear the hits of Elvis, Tom Jones, Tony Christie, Sinatra and More! The €1,000 Parker’s Pub Christmas draw will also take place on Thursday night, at 10.30 p.m. Tickets available in Parker’s Pub at only €5.
There will be a Pilgrimage to Fatima on 16th to 20th May 201, Includes Flights ex Cork,Accomodation and Full religious programme led by a spiritual leader. Cost €595 pp sharing. For further details please contact Mary Byrne, Sol Travel Tralee on 0667185940 or
Unique hair and beauty salon, Kilflynn now opens late on Friday evenings. Xmas party package get your colour and full body spray tan all for 70 Euro. Get a 50 Euro gift voucher ideal Christmas present and get a 20 Euro voucher free. Tel  066 7198821.
The Annual Christmas Retreat for women of Killynn/Abbeydorney will be held at Ardfert Retreat Centre on Thursday 9th December at 8pm. All welcome to attend.
Live music next Sunday evening 12th of dec with the ever popular Claddagh.
On Monday night 13th Crotta O’ Neills will hold their Christmas draw in Herbert’s Where five individuals will be in with a chance to win some Christmas cash.
A new play September 82, celebrating the historic achievements of the greatest Kerry team will be presented in Abbeydorney Community Centre on Friday December 10th, Saturday December 11th and Sunday December 12th at 8 pm Tickets at the door €10 with free programme. 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 play is an edgy and humorous 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
The Children’s Christmas party is on Sunday 19th Dec at 3pm, in St Columbas Centre, Kilflynn. There will be a puppet show/disco as well as ‘Santa’. Santa will be giving out small gifts and sweets to the children. Any ideas or queries please contact Niamh on 086 3144157. Entry 5 euro per child.
To compensate to all Bingo fans and supporters for the postponement of the Bingo on 28th Nov due to adverse weather and dangerous roads the Bingo will now go ahead on this Sunday Dec 12th at 3pm sharp in the KDYS hall in Denny Street,Tralee. In addition to the huge prize fund of €4000, including €1000 jackpot, we will have numerous prizes on the Bingo books, The first double book drawn will win a €50 Dinner voucher for the Station House Restaurant in Blennerville and the first single book will win €25 meat voucher from Dan Healy butcher.
Raffle prizes including a monster hamper and lots of spot prizes and Christmas gifts and more must be won on the day. Books cost €10 single and €15 for a double. Jackpot sheet €3 and snowball €2, mini sheets €1.We look forward to having all our friends, supporters and club members on the day and anyone wishing to win a pot of money and Christmas prizes do come along and bring a friend and try your luck for Christmas. for further information contact The KDYS at 066;7121674 or any St Pats club officer.
We would advise all those attending the Bingo to come early, the KDYS is in Denny Street and may be un-familiar to some people so please give yourself plenty of time before the Bingo starts so make your way early and avoid the queues and ensure everything runs smoothly
Lessons in Taekwon-do every Saturday from 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. in St Columbus Centre, Kilflynn, age from 5 years upwards, Beginners Welcome or Existing Taekwon-do Students welcome for extra training on a per class basis, Contact Mike Murphy, 5th Degree Black Belt on 087-6554691