Club News

November 7, 2018

The Jackpot in the Crotta Hurling Club weekly Lotto has risen to a new record figure of 13,700, which  has been rolling over since Monday 25th August 2008. Abbeydorney Postmaster Frank O’Donovan was winner of the clubs biggest lotto jackpot ever of 13,600, when his numbers of 3,5,7 and 11 were drawn out by  Independent Observer, Eileen Brennan, Rae, Kilflynn on 18th August 2008 in Parkers Pub. The winning ticket was sold by Crotta lotto ticket seller Paudie Twomey. The big question ,who will
Be the next Jackpot winner.
The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer, Christy O‘Connell, Ballyrehan, Lixnaw, for this week’s Lotto Jackpot of €13,600, on Monday night, 15th  November in Herbert‘s Bar, Kilflynn were: 1,21, 22 and 26. 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:Jimmy Harris, C/o Gala Shop, Kilflynn, Helena Brennan, Knocknacaska, Kilflynn, Rose and Tom Dillon, St.Brendan’s Park, Tralee. Elaine O’Sullivan, Clahane, Tralee was drawn out for the Christmas draw.
The next draw will take place in Parker‘s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 22nd November, with a Jackpot of 13,700.
Christmas Draw: One ticket will be drawn on Monday night 22nd and 29th November and 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
The North Kerry hurling Scor Na Nog competitions were held in the ceolann Lixnaw last Wednesday night Nov 10th. Crotta O Neills were represented in the ceol uirlise [ Instrumental music] and trath na gCeisteanna [ question time]. The instrumental music group won 1st place on the night and now go forward to the county semi finals in Abbeydorney on Friday 19th November. The group members are Sinead O Sullivan, Brid O Sullivan, Aoife Mahony, Barry Mahony and Padraig Shanahan. The trath na gCeisteanna team did very well and came 2nd place. The team members were Raymond Nolan, Jordan Conway and Aoife Mahony. The club would like to thank these young people for their participation in representing their hurling club and wish the instrumental music group the best of luck on Friday night in Abbeydorney.
Best wishes to Tom Dillon, St. Brendans Park, Tralee who is contestant on  Winning streak game show on Saturday night 20th November on R.T.E 1 at 8.10 p.m. Tom is Joint Treasurer of St. Senan’s Football Club and Seceretary of the North Kerry Football board. Tom won lucky dip prizes in the St. Senan’s and Crotta lotto draws on 14th and 15th November, so he is on a winning streak, Spin the wheel Tom.
Healing day for the bereaved on Saturday November 20th from 10.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. for bookings phone 066 7134276 .
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
The North Kerry Hurling Board Annual Awards night will take place at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on this Friday, 19th November, commencing at 8.00p.m.
Player of Match Awards for each of the 9 underage Finals from 2010 will be were presented. The above were chosen by an independent panel of judges at each of the Finals
In addition a Special Merit Award will be presented while grants to the value of €8,000 from the North Kerry Board will be presented to clubs for field development.
The Annual Christmas Party Night on Friday 3rd December in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee. Four course meal only 25 euro. Plus Music on the night by Declan Aungier. Tickets cost 25 euro. Everyone welcome to come along for a great night out. For bookings please contact Maureen on 085 7516882. Spot prizes on the night.
A fundraising Quiz will be held in Jesse James Tavern ,Asdee on Friday night Nov. 19th starting at 9pm sharp. This event is been run to help with the distribution costs of the Shoeboxes that have been generously donated by many many caring people in Kerry. These Shoeboxes will bring lots of joy to all the children who will receive them this Christmas. On Friday night we have lots of spot prizes . Our Quizmaster is the one and only Mr. Tom Gorman, Tables cost 20euro. Come along and have a fun night out while supporting a worthy cause.
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