BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTS – 26.4.2018
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
3-16-23-26. The Jackpot of €8,250 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will
be €8,300. The two €50 winners were: Mark Stack, Bouleenshere and Lilly
Dunne, Marian Park. The €25 winner was Sony Casey, Ballylongane.
UNDER-12s: The Ballyheigue U-12 hurlers defeated Rathmore in the Co. League
on Thursday evening. Score Ballyheigue 4-6 and Rathmore 3-2.
INTERMEDIATE: The Ballyheigue Intermediate hurlers had a one point victory
over Causeway in the North Kerry league. Final score Ballyheigue 2-10 and
Causeway 2-9. Team: Michael Lucid, Mark Mulvihill, Padraig Behan, Bryan
Sheehan, Aidrean Flahive 0-1, Richard O’Mahony Bryan Sheehan, Aidrean
Flahhive 0-1 Pat McElligott, Michael Walsh, Michael Leane 0-2, Garry Galway
0-1, `Pa Regan, Richard O’Mahony 1-1, Declan Behan, Francis Flaherty 0-3,
Alan Lawlor 0-1, Lee O’Sullivan 0-1. Subs used: Joe O’Halloran, Kevin
UNDER-14s: The Ballyheigue U-14 hurlers lost out by one point to Ballyduff
in the Co. League on Saturday evening. Full time score Ballyheigue 1-3 and
FIXTURES: Co. U-14 Football League Ballyheigue v John Mitchel’s Wednesday
evening at John Joe O’Sullivan Park at 7pm. North Kerry Intermediate
League , Ballyheigue ‘B’ v Austin Stack’s at John Joe O’Sullivan’s Park,
Friday evening 7.15pm. N K Minor Hurling League Final Ballyheigue/Causeway
v Abbeydorney at Abbeydorney Saturday evening 6.30pm. Feile Under 14
hurling Saturday (check with mentors re venue and time). Co. Under 12s
Football League Ballyheigue v Ballydonohue at John Joe O’Sullivan Park,
MINOR: The Ballyheigue/Causeway Minor hurlers had a great win over St.
Brendan’s on Sunday morning.. They are now through to the North Kerry
BALLYHEIGUE COMMUNITY CENTRE AGM: The AGM of Ballyheigue Social Economy
Enterprises CLG was held at Ballyheigue Community Centre on Wednesday 18th
April. The following Officers and Directors were elected for 2018.
Chairman: Brendan Moriarty. *Officers elected*: Secretary: Kelly Hartnett.
Treasurer: Tom Fitzgerald. Vice Chairman: Cathal O’Regan. Vice Secretary:
Tony Hussey. Vice Treasurer: Bernard Hehir. PRO: Patrick Casey. Directors
elected: Michael Dowling, Cllr John Lucid, Pat Sheehan, Ann Drury O’Leary,
Donna Nealon, Patrick Flahive and Kieran O’Sullivan.
COMMUNITY GAMES 2018: Last weekend we had 2 Draughts team travel to UL for
the Munster Finals and what a great day was had with 13 gold medals coming
back to the county. Both teams did extremely well to secure their place in
the ALL Irelands this May. Congrats to coach Terence Dineen who puts
tremendous amount of time into training all the teams. It’s great when all
the hard work pays off. Thanks to the parents who travelled and helped out
with drives. U14 team Denis Lynch, Charlie Fitzgerald, Dara Donnelly,
Darragh of *Fuairain, David O’ Grady and Matthew Boyle
Congratulations to Aaron Horgan who received 2nd place and a Silver medal
to his ever rising running career. Aaron will now be part of U12 Cross
Country relay team who will participate in the ALL Ireland Finals this
summer. Best of luck. Also congrats to Max Fitzgerald who got a Bronze
medal in U11 gymnastics. Max did brilliant, keep up the good work. Our U14
and U16 Draughts team will represent Kerry this coming weekend in UL at the
Munster Finals. Best of luck to both teams, we look forward to hearing how
it all goes.
U16 team Adam Dineen, David O’Sullivan, Dara Kearney, Oisin O’Regan, Sam
Fitzgerald, Maggie Stack and Eric Walsh. Massive congrats to our very own
Charlie Fitzgerald on his recent win in Dublin at the Boxing All Irelands.
There was a lovely welcome home for a well deserving All Ireland winner
Charlie and proud parents Ash and JP. Congrats Charlie from all in
BADMINTON: We finished off the badminton season with our end of year
tournament on Thursday night.
Thirty players, including some from Causeway club took part and after a lot
of very close games these are the results. Thirty players, including some
from Causeway club took part and after a lot of very close games these are
Winning Team: Colum Carroll, Frankie Flaherty, Josie Gilbert [Causeway] and
Runners Up: Patrick O Halloran, Mike Carroll [Causeway] Lilian Holmes and
Novice winners Brian Carter and Michelle Corr. Runners up Kenneth O
Sullivan and Cindy Chen.
The final event of the year is the Annual County Social and Prize giving
which is on Saturday 19th of May in the Rose hotel. Our Summer Club will
run on Monday nights until the end of June. Colum Carroll, Frankie
Flaherty, Josie Gilbert [Causeway] and Kyle Reidy.
DEATH: The death has occurred of Larry (Laurance) Dunne, Glenderry,
Ballyheigue. Reposing in Hartnett’s Funeral Home on Thursday 19th
Mass in St. Mary’s Church on Friday 20th April followed with burial
afterwards in St. Mary’s New Cemetery, Ballyheigue. May he Rest in
missed by his family loving wife Hanna, Daughters Kathleen and Breda Sons:
Patrick, John, Michael, Paul, Joe and Tom. Sister: Bridie Corridan,
Daughters-in-law: Doreen and Christine son-in-law: Michael Fitzgerald,
nieces and nephews, grandson Owen, grand-daughters Meagan, Lisa, Suabhann,
Caoimhe, Kate, Laura and Amy, cousins, relatives and friends. Larry served
as Chairman of Ballyheigue GAA Club and the club members formed a Guard of
Honour at his removal.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 16th April in
the Ballyheigue & Distric Coursing Club Lotto: 2-3-12-17. Jackpot was not
won. The €50 winner was Darragh Sheehan, C/o John B. The €25 winners were
Michael Leen, C/o John B. Cathy Neilan C/o Kitty and Daragh Sheehan, C/o
John B. Next week’s Jackpot €9,050.
TABLE QUIZ in Harty’s Bar, Causeway Friday 27th April @ 9pm for Tralee
Palliative Care. Table of 4 €20. Lots of spot prizes. Please support.
PIETA HOUSE: Darkness into Light Walk is taking place in Listowel on May 12
th 2018 at 4.15 am.
Registration is on line only@ dil.pieta.ie
ARDFERT HARVEST CYCLE: to take place on Sunday 29th April from 10AM-3PM. After
registration, the cycle commences at 10am from Ardfert School. As the 72km
route includes Kerryhead and Ballyheigue it would be appreciated if
livestock could be kept off roads between 10.00AM -3.00PM.
RETIREMENT MASS: The Vigil mass next Saturday, 28th April will be
celebrated to mark the retirement of our Sacristan Michael Sheehy. It will
be followed by a gathering in the Community Centre where light refreshments
will be served. A special presentation will be made to him on the night on
behalf of the Parishioners of our Parish. You are all most welcome to
attend. We wish him a long and happy retirement.
The Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Club would like to congratulate the
following winners of their Ticket Draw:
1st Prize €300 Pat Stack Moynsha Abbeyfeale.
2nd 2 nights B&B1 evening meal in the Sceilig Hotel Dingle, Michael Savage
3rd 1 night B&B Woodlands Hotel Adare .Mike Lawlor Ballymaquinn Ardfert.
4th €50 Hamper John o Sullivan Lady’s Well Ballyheigue.
5th €50 Hamper Richard Quane Lerrig Ardfert.
Plus spot Prizes to Ann Lawlor Banna.
Neil Dodd Lisenearla. Brian Ferris Fenit. Sean Foran Ballyheigue.
Declan Dowling Ardfert. Ann Madden Castlemaine.
Mike McKenna Abbeydorney. Mike Baker Abbeydorney,
Brian Slattery Farronwillom Ardfert Tractor Run
The Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Club presented a cheque of €15,020.00
to Down Syndrome Kerry and Palliative Care/Hospice Kerry at Katie Brownes,
Ardfert on Saturday Night.
The Committee would like to thank St. Brendan’s A/C whom donated the
proceeds of their 4mile fun run, Ardfert Quarry for the use of their
premises, all our sponsors, stewards, ticket sellers, exhibitors,
demonstrators, stall holders, vintage enthusiasts and you the general
public. The committee would like to acknowledge the generosity of people
who have donated items which helped in the putting together of our vintage
day and ensuring its smooth running ye know who ye are. The committee would
also like to extend a Thank you to any one whom we may have over looked.