BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 1.5.2018
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.
SENIOR CITIZENS DAY-CARE SOCIAL GROUP: Our Community Centre also runs a
Senior Citizens Social Group every Wednesday at the Community Centre. We
provide a three course meal, bingo and light activities. This social group
is open to everyone.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES: In association with Kerryhead/Ballyheigue FRC, Birthday
Party packages are available at your local Community Centre. Please call
the Centre on 066 7133837.
BINGO: Bingo every Thursday night at 8.30pm at the Community Centre.
SELF CARE DAY: “Tools to manage life’s every day stressors”, Offering wellness
skills that can be readily incorporated into one’s life to nourish our
physical and emotional well being. Facilitated by Anna O’Donoghue & Batty
Garnett, Sat 26th May, Ardfert Retreat Centre, 9.45am-4.00pm. Contact Anna
OVER 55s ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP, BALLYHEIGUE: are hosting an Alzheimer’s
Tea Day in aid of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland at the Family Resource
Centre, Cliff Road, Ballyheigue on WEDNESDAY 2ND MAY from 10am to 12 noon.
Please come along and support this worthy cause.
FIRST FRIDAY Communion Calls to the elderly will take place on Thursday 3rd
May and Friday 4th May beginning at 1.30pm. Please inform relatives and
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 23rd April in
the Ballyheigue & District
Coursing Club Lotto: 2-3-14-25. Jackpot was not won. The €50 winner was
Johnny Kelliher, C/o John B. The €25 winners were: Stephen Reidy, C/o John
B., Judy Couchman, C/o Kitty and Lorraine Keane, C/o Christina. Next
week’s Jackpot €9,100.
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA LOTTO:
13-15-21-30. The Jackpot of €8,300 was not won. Next week’s jackpot will
be €8,350. The two €50 winners were: Joan Leen, Church Road and Margaret
Guerin, Tiershanahan. The €25 winner was P.J. Foran, Tiershanahan.
UNDER 14s: The Ballyheigue U14s Hurlers defeated Crotta in the Co. League
on Tuesday evening, Score Ballyheigue 2-11 and Crotta 1-4.
UNDER-14s: Third Round of County U14 Football League played in Ballyheigue
on Wednesday evening. Ballyheigue 5-6 and John Mitchell’s 2-2
FEILE: Ballyheigue’s Under14 Feile team is through to the ‘B’ Feile
semi-final where they will play Crotta on Saturday next.
MINOR: Ballyheigue/Causeway Minor hurlers were defeated by Abbeydorney in
the N.K. League final on Saturday evening, Score Ballyheigue/Causeway 1-12
and Abbeydorney 2-14.
KERRY HURLERS: Best of luck to the Kerry Senior Hurlers who play Carlow in
Carlow in the Joe McDonagh Cup Ballyheigue players- Philip Lucid and
Michael Leane are members of the Kerry panel.
FIXTURES: Co.U-14 Football league Ballyheigue v Listowel at John Joe
O’Sullivan Park Wednesday 7pm. N.K. Intermediate Championship Ballyheigue
‘B’ v Lixnaw ‘B’ Friday evening at Lixnaw 7pm.
THE PATRICK O’MAHONY MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT will take place on the weekend of
May 5th & 6th. Four teams will compete. Saturday May 5th-Semi-Finals
6.00pm Causeway V St Rynaghs (Offaly) at 7.30pm Ballyheigue V Staker
Wallace (Limerick) Sunday May 6th- Finals. 1.30 (B) and 3.00 (A)
ATHLETICS: Training for juveniles switches to Walnut Grove, Ardfert from
this Wednesday onwards at the earlier time of 6.30 till 8pm. Cost is 2 euro
per athlete and remember to bring your own water please.
The following dates should be noted by all athletes and those wishing to
join the club: Sun May 6th: Kerry junior, senior and masters championships;
May 12th and 13th: Kerry juvenile athletics championships; Wed May 23rd :
local area primary schools’ sports in Ardfert at 6.30pm; Mon June 4th: St
Brendan’s AC open sports in Ardfert; Fri June 22nd: Kerry primary schools’
The park-runs continue on Saturdays for adults at 9.30 and on Sundays for
juveniles up to U14 at 9.30 pm in the Town Park, Tralee. These are free but
you need to register on the park-run site in advance.
Further club info from Irene on 087-7985557 or on the St Brendan’s AC
Facebook or blogspot pages.
DEATH: The death has occurred of Brendan Flahive, Glenderry Ballyheigue,
Co. Kerry reposed on Tuesday evening 24th April at Hartnett’s Funeral Home.
Requiem Mass on Wednesday and burial afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery,
Ballyheigue. May He Rest in Peace. Sadly missed by his loving family,
brother Ned, sisters Hanna, Maude, and Aine; sister-in-law Bridie,
brother-in-law George; nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces;
relatives and friends.