club news

November 7, 2018

The Crotta Coiste na nOg will hold a fun family table quiz on Friday evening October 29th in Parkers Bar and Herberts Bar Kilflynn. The event will take place during the mid term break so we hope to see a lot of families there. Please support.
Best wishes to Crotta\Kerry Senior hurler, Shane Nolan, and his team mates on the  Ireland Shinty/Hurling u-21 squad  who play Scotland in U21 Hurling / Shinty International Final in Ratoath G.A.A Club in Meath on Saturday 30th October, at 1.00 p.m. other Kerry players on the Irish Squad are: Adrian Royle and David Fitzelle of  Kilmoyley and Darragh O’Connell, Abbeydorney, Great Honour Lads, Enjoy.
The Crotta\Lixnaw Minor Hurlers will play Ballyheigue in the County Minor hurling Shield Final (re fixture) in Lerrig at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday  30th  October. (note time & date) Best of Luck to The Crotta\Lixnaw lads.  
Nenagh CBS defeated Kerry Colleges 3-15 to 1-7 on Wednesday last in Newcastlewest. Two points separated the side at half time and Nenagh pulled away with 2-3 after the break Kerry’s goal coming from Padraig Boyle who was very unlucky not to get another. Tom B McElligott from Crotta played at corner back and played some good hurling.
There is still BIG 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, Noreen Murphy, Dromakee, Kilflynn, for this week’s Lotto Jackpot of €13,300, on Monday night, 25th October in Parker‘s Pub, Kilflynn were: 13,15, 18 and 19. 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: Ray Brennan, Knocknacaska
, Kilflynn, Jimmy Walsh, Toureen, Kilflynn, and Jackie McCarthy, 2 Caslecove, Kilflynn. The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 1st November, with a Jackpot of 13,400. 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
You can now directly support Crotta Hurling club by playing our weekly Fundraising Lotto Online. Enter your lines of numbers for up to a year in one go, you need never miss a draw again! When playing online you will receive the Lotto results and club news updates by email after each draw has taken place
To play the Crotta GAA Lotto, four numbers are selected from 1 to 28. If anybody matches the four numbers selected on the night he or she wins/shares the Jackpot. There are also 3 Lucky Dip prizes of €35 drawn on the night. Tickets cost €2 each. More details on or on or from Crotta club officers.
Kingdom Hotrod Club are holding a two day event at the Kilflynn Hot-rod track in aid of Nano Nagle School, Listowel on Saturday 30th October at 3 p.m. and Sunday 31st October at 12 noon. A Fun Day to be had by all on Sunday family fun day. Kiddies pedal go -karts , bouncing castle, two rounds of racing and toddler tractor races. Entry on the day costs 7 euro for adults with under 14s are free. More details are available on
Kilflynn National School Silver Circle 5th  Draw took place on Friday 22nd October. Winners: 1st, €70:Niall Heaton, Irrebeg, Lixnaw, 2nd, €35:Edward Breen, Laccamore, Kilflynn, 3rd  €20: Hannah Mc Kenna, Dromakee, Kilflynn. Seller’s Prize, €15: Prize Niall Heaton, Irrebeg, Lixnaw:. The Parents Council would like to thank the Parents and Pupils of Kilflynn National School for Supporting the Silver Circle Draw over the past five week, also the parents and teachers who helped with the Draws.
Any person interested in submitting Stories, Pictures old and new, Songs, Poems, or anything of local interest for This years Kilflynn Chronicle magazine should contact the production team of Eileen Rohan, Margaret Savage, John O’Flaherty, Paddy Weir or Mike Parker on 087 9794541 or email Would anyone have a photograph of the Kilflynn Creamery or a photo of anyone going to the creamery.  Any business person who wants to place an advert in the Business Directory section of this years Chronicle should contact the lads now with only 20 euro. Proceeds of this years Chronicle will go to The Kilflynn Cancer Support Group.
The Final of  R.T.E’s Celebrity Bainisteoir will take place on the 29th October 2010 in Parnell Park in Donnycarney, Dublin. It is a particularly exciting match for Kerry as Castleisland Desmonds are in the final this year and it would be great if all the the Kerry clubs spread the word to anyone in Dublin to come and  support the team from the Kingdom!
It is a FREE event and everyone is welcome to attend! Throw in is at 8pm and as it is a huge sporting event and with thousands of spectators expected to attend we ask that people start to arrive from 6:30pm.
For health and safety reasons we ask that people contact this email and request any number of tickets so that we can monitor crowd numbers.
In addition Bewley’s Airport Hotel (which is where the team will be staying) are also offering a supporters rate for those interested in staying overnight or making a weekend of it. Best of Luck to  Castleisland Desmonds .
 Church gate collection will be held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of November. The group meets at the centre on a regular basis and are in the process of applying for funding for personal alarms for elderly people in the community.  If you are in need of an alarm, or if you know of someone in need of one, please contact the Shannow Family Resource Centre on 066 71 98018 and we will pass your details onto the Community Alert Group