BALLY HEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 30.1.2018
BALLYHEIGUE JUVENILE BADMINTON: The Club caters for boys & girls from all
parishes aged between 13 to 18 years, every Wednesday 7pm to 8pm in
Ballyheigue Community Centre. New members always welcome.
BADMINTON – Well done to Kevin O’Mahony on reaching the Div-Three Plate
final in the first Championship competition of the year. Also a special
congratulation to Edel Broderick, Kingdom Castleisland club member and now
a Ballyheigue resident, and honorary club member on regaining her Div-One
Ladies singles title in Killarney last Sunday. Club nights continue on
Mondays and Thursdays from 8.30 pm and juveniles [13 to 18 year olds] on
Wednesdays from 7.00pm in the Community Centre.
BALLYHEIGUE COMMUNITY CENTRE
Meals on Wheels: We can deliver any amount you require straight to your
door on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Collection from the Centre also
available. Please contact the centre on 066 7133837 for more info.
PUBLIC MEETING: Following the success of our previous public meeting, we
are hosting 2018’s public meeting on Thursday 8th February a 7:30pm at
Ballyheigue Community Centre. This will be an opportunity for everyone to
engage in conversation about their local community and Community
BIRTHDAY PARTIES: Birthday Party packages available at your local Community
Centre. Call the Centre on 066 7133837.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 22nd January in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 7-16-25-27. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Eleanor Browne, C/o Kitty. The €25 winners
were: Charlie Diggins, C/o Christina; Paddy Cantillon, C/o M. O’H and
Marian Harty, C/o Christina. Next week’s Jackpot €8,450.
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE – 0667134276
The Pillars of an Active Spiritual Life: Rescheduled Course by Fr. Sean
Sheehy, Wed. 31st Jan., continues every Wed thru March, 7.00pm-9.00pm.
Desert Spirituality: “Taking Time Out Slowing the Pace” by Anne
10th Feb. 10.00am-4.00pm.
The Jesus Prayer: Bishop Brendan Comiskey, Sat. 17th Feb. (Open to All) and
Sun. 18th Feb. (Special Day of support and reflection for recovering
Ministry in the Church by Bishop (Emeritus) Bill Murphy: Gathering for All
Parish Readers, Eucharistic Ministers and Parish Personnel in the Kerry
Diocese, Thurs. 22nd Feb. 7.00pm-9.30pm.
FIRST-FRIDAY COMMUNION CALLS: to the elderly will take place on Thursday 1st
February and Friday 2nd February beginning at 1.30pm. Please inform
relatives and friends.
FEAST OF ST. BLAISE: Blessing of Throats will take place at the Vigil Mass
next Saturday 3rd February on the Feast Day of St. Blaise.
KERRY HURLERS: Well done to the Kerry Senior hurlers who defeated London in
the National Hurling League at London on Sunday. Final score Kerry 2-30
and London 1-13. Philip Lucid was a member of the Kerry panel. Kerry will
play Carlow on Sunday at Austin Stack’s Park 2.00pm.
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
6-12-20-21. The Jackpot of €7,650 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will
be €7,700. The two €50 winners were: Thomas Healy, Dromature and Marie
O’Halloran, Bouleenshere. The €25 winner was: Peter Fitzgerald, Heirhill.