Club News

November 7, 2018

Best of luck to the Crotta Crotta Coiste na nOg Scor group of Paraic Shanahan, Brid O Sullivan, Sinead O Sullivan, Aoife Mahony and Barry Mahony who are Competing in the ceol uirlise[instrumental music] at the county finals in the Gleneagle hotel Killarney on Sunday December 5th December.

Congratulations to one of our members Niamh Ball who received a Civic Award on Monday 29 November 2010 for her achievements in boxing. She was the first girl in Kerry to win an All Ireland National Title, which she won in March 2010. She won the Girl 4 63kg title. Well done Niamh from all at the club.

The Kilflynn Chronicle, a parish magazine last published in 2006 hits the bookshelves
This week end. 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 will be available from this weekend in local shops and pubs and at Polymath Books in Tralee; check the Kilflynn notes for further details. The magazine retails at €8 and all proceeds go to cancer charities.

Scor Sinsear competitions will be approaching early in the new year. Any adults over the age of 17 ‘We are looking for your talent’. The competition categories are as follows: figure dancing, solo singing, instrumental music, recitation, ballad group, quiz, Drama [comedy sketch], set dancing. Any adults who feel they would like to get involved we would be delighted to hear from you. Contact Crotta Scor officer Ann Mahony at 0871265641 or 0667132235.

The victories Kerry u-21 and Senior hurlers will receive their All- Ireland u-21 and National League Division 3 medals at Ballyroe Heights hotel on Friday night 3rd December.

Crotta and Ballyduff Senior hurlers will contest the County Hurling league Div 1 final on Sunday 12th December at 2.00 p.m. Venue T.B.C

The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer, Shirley O‘Rahilly, Dr. Crokes Gaa Supporter, Killarney For the Crotta hurling weekly Lotto Jackpot of €13,800on Monday night, 29th Novembers in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn were: 2,4,17 and 20. 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: Teresa O’Halloran, Pallas, Listowel, and Breda Jones, Currow, and Denise Leahy, Crotta.
Billy Mc Galey, Fahavane, Kilflynn was drawn out for the Christmas draw.
The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 6th December with a Jackpot of 13,900
Christmas Draw: The last ticket will be drawn on Monday night 6th December at the lotto draw , For the Christmas draw in Herbert’s bar on Monday 13th December. First Prize €500, Second €300,Third Prize €200 and Fourth Prize €100.
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

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.

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

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 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 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.

Jon Kenny, The Screaming Celts and DJ Ray; a fundraiser for Ballyheigue GAA will be held in the Community Centre, Ballyheigue on 4th December at 8.30 featuring Jon Kenny, The Screaming Celts and DJ Ray with bar exemption till 2 am. Tickets are now available from Kirbys Lounge or from members of the committee.

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