BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES (Michael Burket) 18.9.2018
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sundays GAA LOTTO:
1-12-14-22. The Jackpot of € 9.300 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will
be €9,350. The two €50 winners were Thomas Healy, Dromature. And John
Griffin, Tiduff, Ballyheigue. The €25 Winner was Jer Slattery, Tiershanahan.
FIXTURES: Co under 12 Hurling league Ballyheigue v Crotta at John Joe
O’Sullivan Park on Friday evening 6 pm. Co Junior hurling Championship
final Ballyheigue v Duagh at Abbeydorney Saturday evening 4pm. North Kerry
under 16 Championship. Ballyheigue v Ballyduff at Ballyduff Sunday 12 noon
GAA GOLF: The Ballyheigue GAA club are holding a Fundraising Golf Classic
this Saturday 22nd Sept. Teams of 4 x €100. Tee times available at Golf
KERRY HOSPICE FOUNDATION: Very sincere thanks to all who contributed so
generously to the Pattern Day collection which raised €1,905 for this
worthy Kerry cause
BADMINTON – The new season is just up and running in the Community Centre,
We play every Monday and Thursday night from 8.30pm. New members welcome.
Also check us out on Ballyheigue Badminton Club Facebook page.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 10th Sept in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto 7-9-20-22. Jackpot was not
won. The €50 winner was Teresa Reidy C/o John B. The €25 winners were
Murty Lawlor C/o Macs. Patrick Dineen, C/o Costcutter and Daragh Sheehan
C/o John B. Next week’s Jackpot will be €10,100.
PATTERN DAY MASS: We would like to thank the large crowds who attended the
Pattern Day Mass. Míle buíochas also to all who organised and helped out in
a big way to make it such an enjoyable day for all of us. May our Lady be
our strength as we face into Autumn.
THE LIXNAW PRAYER GROUP: Will mark the 50th anniversary of St.Pio’s death
(23rd Sept 1968) and the 100th anniversary of the Stigmata (Received on 20th
Sept 1918). The celebration will take the form of a procession through the
village commencing at 7.30pm on Tuesday Sept 18th and on to the church
where Mass will be celebrated at 8pm. The Padre Pio Healing glove will be
available for blessings on the night.
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY-
Sunday 23rd September, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Venue: An Ceolann, Lixnaw
Set Dancing Céilí with Donie Nolan and Anita
Ceol, Rince agus Craic
Refreshments Admission €10
Thank you in advance. Kind regards Úna Houlihan Mob: 087 2797534.
BEGINNING EXPERIENCE: Is a specially designed Support Programme for men
and women who have suffered the loss of a spouse by death, separation or
divorce to work through the grief process in a safe and confidential
environment. The next weekend is being held in the Ennismore Retreat
Centre Cork, from Friday Oct 12th to Sunday Oct 14th. For application
Forms and further details please contact 087-9886480 or email
ST BRENDAN’S AC NOTES: All pupils in the parish are invited to take part
in the Primary Schools cross country this Wednesday evening, September 19th
in Ardfert in An Fearann grounds (near Ardfert Medical Centre). This is a
new event for the West North Kerry area and there will be races for all
classes from first to sixth, boys and girls and medals will be awarded to
the top 6 in each race. There will be a shield for the best overall school.
The fun begins at 6pm with registration which costs 2 euro.
This a great opportunity to introduce new athletes to athletics and
health. Further information will be available from the primary school this
week or from St Brendan’s AC secretary Irene on 087 7985557. Club athlete
Aaron Horgan was the first finisher on Sunday last in the Tralee junior
park-run for the 50th time, an incredible achievement. Aaron has also been
a volunteer on 25 occasions. He was joined by a group of 15 from the club
in what has become an amazing weekly event in athletics. Training
continues at 6.30pm on Wednesdays in An Fearann for all age-groups from 7
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE (066-7134276)
Fall Adult Religious Education Programme: Fr. Sean Sheehy,Topic: What does
God want me to do with my life? This is an 8-session course. Wed. Sept.
26th Sept, 7.30pm-9.00pm.
Parental Grief Retreat: Caroline Ni Dhunne, Emmaus Ministry for Grieveing
Parents USA, Sat, Sept 29th, 9.00am-6.00pm.www.emfgp.org to register or
Celebrate your Faith with viveos-Thomas Merton, Dietiech Bonhoeffer &
others. Elizabeth Gilmartin, Mondays 7.30-9.00pm starts 15th Oct.
Jesus & the Gospels (Denis McBride) Programme: Elizabeth Gilmartin,
Tuesdays 2.30-4.00pm starts 16th Oct.