BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES 13.2.2018
BALLYHEIGUE COMMUNITY CENTRE: PHECC Certified CPR Course beginning Saturday
24th February at the Community Centre. This course is aimed at members of
the public as well as health care professionals. You will receive a 2 year
Certification of Competence recognised by Pre-Hospital and Emergency Care
Council following successful assessments. Booking is essential. Please
call John Joe Duggan 087-2966641 to book your place.
SVP CLOTHES BIN: There is a new SVP Clothing Collection Bin on the grounds
of the Community Centre, inside the gate. We would appreciate any old
clothing, in good repair for our shops in Tralee, which are a great source
of income for all SVP conferences in North Kerry, including Ballyheigue. Thank
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: The Jesus Prayer: Bishop Brendan Comiskey, Sat.
17th Feb. (Open to All).
Sun. 18th Feb. (Special Day of support and reflection for recovering
Alcoholic members), 10am-5pm.
Ministry in the Church by Bishop (Emeritus) Bill Murphy: Gathering for All
Parish Readers, Eucharistic Ministers & Parish personnel in the Kerry
Diocese, Thurs. 22nd Feb. 7.00pm-9.30pm.
The *Amoris *programme: A parish conversation in preparation for the World
Meeting of Families which helps participants to reflect on and share their
experience of family life in the light of Pope Francis’ vision in the
‘Gospel of Family’. A joy for all the world*:* Ardfert Retreat Centre
will host 4 sessions during Lent, beginning on Wednesday 21st Feb. 7.30pm
to 9.30pm. All welcome. Bookings/Contact: 066-7134276.
UNISLIM: My name is Rachael Sheehan and I will be opening a new Unislim
Class in Ardfert on Monday February the 19th. I would like to let the
people of Ballyheigue know that this is available to them also. I look
forward to seeing you. To contact me please phone – 087-9377265 <0879377265>
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 5th February in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 2-7-19-26. Jackpot was not
won. The €50 winner was Kitty & Judy, C/o Kitty. The €25 winners were
Dave Harris, C/o Kitty and Elaine & Roseanne, C/o Kitty and Mary Higgins,
C/o Sean. Next week’s jackpot €8,550.
TRANSITION KERRY: are looking forward to beginning a series of 6 one-off
community climate action workshops around the county, starting with an
evening in Milltown on the 21st February from 7-10pm. These will be a
follow-on from the climate conference that was hosted on the 11th November
The issue of a changing climate is very prominent at the moment and
communities are realising that it is having a wide impact, within our
communities to our local economies. We need to find creative and locally
based solutions as to how we create and use our energy, how we travel
around, how we produce our food and how to reduce the amount of food that
This workshop will also be run in the following communities and we will
post dates, times and venues as they are confirmed: Tralee, Castleisland,
Cahirciveen, Ballyheigue/Listowel, Fenit. If you are interested in
attending this workshop in your local area, if you want to find out more or
register a place, please contact Niamh at 086-7247066. These workshops are
supported by Kerry County Council through the Community Support Fund.
Kerry is a community group, which aims to build local sustainability by
working with existing community and business networks (
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA lotto:
2-8-17-26. The jackpot of €7,750 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will be
€7,800. The two €50 winners were: P. J. Foran, Tiershannon and Kathleen
Hayes, Abbeydorney. The €25 winner was Geraldine Harty, Ballylongane.
UP-COMING FIXTURES: Co. Senior Hurling League Div-1: Round-1, Ballyheigue v
Crotta at Doomakee 18thMarch. Round-2 Ballyheigue v St. Brendan’s at
Ballyheigue 24th March. Round-3 Ballyheigue v Abbeydorney at Abbeydorney 31
March. Round-4 Ballyheigue v Ballyduff at Ballyheigue 15th April. Round-5
Ballyheigue v Causeway at Causeway 24th April. Round-6 Ballyheigue v
Lixnaw at Ballyheigue 27th May.