*Ballyheigue Notes 9th July*
*Coursing Lotto: *The Following numbers were drawn on Monday 1st July in
the Ballyheigue and District Coursing Club Lotto 126.96.36.199. The Jackpot
of €12,150 was won by Annette and Grandchildren. Next Week Jackpot will be
*Death:* The death has occurred of Mary Jane Nelan, Knockane, Ballyheigue.
Reposed on Friday evening the 5th July 2019 in Hartnetts Funeral Home
followed by removal to St. Mary’s Church. Requiem Mass took place on
Saturday at 11am in St. Mary’s Church and burial afterwards to the Holy
Family Cemetery, Ballyheigue. MAY SHE REST IN PEACE
Sadly, missed by her loving family, Husband Michael, Son Tom, Daughter Ita,
Brother Johnny, Son in law Cathal, Daughter in law Miya, Sister in law
Brigitt, Grandchildren Óisin and Caoimhe, Brothers in law, relatives and
*GAA Senior*: The Senior team were well beaten by Lixnaw in County Senior
Hurling Championship Round 1 at Austin Stacks Park on Saturday evening.
Score Ballyheigue 0-13 Lixnaw 3-25. The Team never performed on the night,
but they have second chance in Round 2 at end of July.
*GAA U12:* The Ballyheigue U12 defeated Firies in Div 2 County Hurling
League in Ballyheigue on Friday Evening.
*GAA Fixtures:* Eddie Hayes U13 Ground Hurling Tournament at Dromakee on
Saturday at 10.30am. County Minor Hurling League Ballyheigue vs
Kenmare/Kilgarvan/Dr Crokes at Kenmare on Monday Evening 7.30pm.
*CUL CAMPS:* The Kelloggs Cul Camp takes place in John Joe O Suillvan Park
from Monday 15th July to 19th July.
*Ballyheigue Graveyard and Outdoor Masses *
· Thursday 11th July St Marys/Holy Family Cemetery 8pm.
· Friday 19th July St James Old Cemetery 8pm
· Tuesday 23rd July at Marian Park 8pm.
*Sunday Mass *in Community Centre on July 21,28th, August 4th and 11th at
*ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE*
Weekly Prayer Meetings: Led by Ben Perkins, Mon. 8.00pm-9.30pm.
Growing Old Gracefully: John Dunne & Mary Glynn, Fri. 26th to Sun. 28th
Bookings: Phone 0667134276.
*Request for Pattern Photographs*
During the term as Bishop of Kerry, Most Rev Dr. William Murphy delivered
18 Homilies at the Pattern Day Mass at Our Lady’s Well.
This year the local Heritage Group with publish them in book form with a
special CD of commissioned music. The Group is interested in sourcing any
unique historic photos which anyone may have for consideration for
inclusion in the beautiful book. Please contact the Parish Secretary
(Office No. 066 7133110 Wed and Thurs between 9.00 and 1.00) on the matter.
A large crowd attended the illustrated talk in the White Sands, given by Mr
Justin Horgan on German Plane Crashes in Kerry during World War II. The
stories he related from his most comprehensive research opened up many
human aspects of the many tragedies involved. A musical cameo rounded of
the Event, which honoured the life work of that great community
representative, the late John Joe O’Sullivan. Míle buíochas.
*St. Brendan’s A.C.*
Well done to the St. Brendan’s A.C. athletes who ran in the Ballyheigue
Summer Festival’s King of the Beach run. Congratulations to Peter Jackson
(Tralee) who won King of the Beach and to Aaron Horgan (Ballyheigue) who
won the Prince of the Beach for the third year in a row. Congratulations to
club athlete Matthew O Sullivan (representing Ballyheigue Community Games)
who won a bronze medal in the u12 200m and Long Puck at the Kerry Community
Games Final recently. Well done to Katie Butler, Ben O Connor, Dylan
McEvoy, Kevin Horgan and Eric O Sullivan (all from Ballyheigue CG) who also
competed in various events.
Congratulations to Ben O Connor who won a silver medal at the u10 500m in
the Munster “B” Championships in Ennis last Sunday and well done to Kevin
Horgan and Matthew O Sullivan who also competed but were outside the medals.
Master athletes from Ballyheigue ran in the Kilmoyley Miler 10k & 5k
recently. Well done to Irene Butler, Maggie Carlin, Moira Horgan and David
Training continues on Monday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. for masters while
training for non-competitive juveniles has now ceased for the summer break
and will recommence in September.
St. Brendan’s A.C. athletes, Peter Jackson (King of the Beach) and Aaron
Horgan (Prince of the Beach) winners at the Summer Festival’s Beach run.
Ballyheigue U10 Hurlers took part in North Kerry U10 Hurling Blitz