BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE-NOTES – MICHAEL BURKETT 2-10-2018
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto.
4-11-25-27. The Jackpot of €9,400 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will
be €9,450. The two €50 winners were Celia Reidy, Harty’s Terrace and Ciara
& Ben O’Connor, Dirtane, Ballyheigue. The €25 winner was Sharon Hussey,
FIXTURES: Co Minor Hurling League Div 1 Final Ballyheigue/Causeway v
Abbeydorney this Friday evening at Abbeydorney 6-30pm.
KERRY ALL-STARS: The Kerry All-Stars Awards night will be held in the
Abbeydorney Club House on Saturday evening 8pm.
ST BRENDAN’S AC: Athletes had a good day at the Kerry even-age county
cross country championship on Sunday last in Killarney. Ben O’Connor
collected a bronze medal in the U10 race; Zach Walshe was 4th in the U12
while Matthew O’Sullivan was 6th in the same race. Emer O’Sullivan was 5th
in the U16 girls’ championships with a good run. The uneven-age groups will
be in action on this Sunday in Kenmare and also competing will be the St
Brendan’s women’s and men’s masters teams. The action begins at 11 am and
all the club’s distance athletes are asked to be available for these races.
Training continues on Wednesdays at 6.30 in An Fearann for juveniles and on
Tuesdays for seniors and masters at the new time of 6.30.
The club thanks the big numbers of pupils, teachers and parents who
attended the primary schools cross country in An Fearann last week. There
were 19 schools represented on the evening and the athletes had great fun
and competition over the new Fearann ground.
The AGM of St Brendan’s AC will be held on Monday, October 15th in Cúl
Mhuire at 8pm. New members will be most welcome as there is a busy year
ahead and the club is hoping to increase its numbers and range of
There will be an Awards night on Tuesday, October 30th to honour the
athletes who represented the club with distinction over the year and also
to thank all the club’s members for their efforts in 2018. More details are
If anyone wants to join the club they may contact 087 7985557.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 24th Sept in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto 8-11-16-19. Jackpot was not
won. The €50 winner was Seamus Brosnan, C/o White Sands. The €25 winners
were Ann McHale, C/o White Sands, Tony O’Leary, C/o White Sands and Thomas
Roche, C/o White Sands. Next week’s Jackpot is €10,200.
RING’S CLUB: The Rings club is back again for the winter months every
Tuesday night 9.00pm at the Family Resource Centre, Cliff Road, Ballyheigue.
CHIROPODIST: Karla Dowling will attend Ballyheigue Community Centre on Wed
3rd Oct 9.30am. For appointment please call Karla on 087-4114883.
COMMUNION CALLS: First Friday Communion calls to the elderly will take
place on Thursday 4th October and Friday 5th October beginning at 1.30pm.
Please inform relatives and friends.
The Government of Ireland has honoured the achievement of the Right to Vote
for Women in 1918 through its cooperation with the National Museum in
establishing the Centenary Exhibition of Memorabilia called Vótáil 100.
Following this lead the Ballyheigue History & Heritage Group is
facilitating the running of a Commemorative and Celebratory Event on the
Suffrage Theme in the White Sands Hotel on 20th and 21st October.
The history of the struggle for equal rights for women will be traced by
Dr. Úna Bromell as part of the Saturday night’s proceedings while John
Collins, saxophonist, will anchor the celebrations on the Sunday night.
Everyone is kindly invited to this historic Event which is free.
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE (0667134276)
What does God want me to do with my life? Fr. Sean Sheehy, Wed. 10th Oct,
Ardfert Historical Society: *Dónal Stack*, Holy Wells of North Kerry,
Thurs. 4th Oct, 8.00pm.
Ardfert/Kilmoyley Ministries Celebration: Guest Speaker: Frances Roland,
Thurs. 11th Oct. 7.30pm.
Celebrate your Faith with videos: Thomas Merton, Dietrich Bonhoeffer &
others. Elizabeth Gilmartin, Mondays, starts 15th Oct. 7.30-9.00pm
Jesus & the Gospels (Denis McBride) Programme: Elizabeth Gilmartin,
Tuesdays, starts 16th Oct. 2.30-4.00pm.
KERRY HOSPICE FOUNDATION: There will be a Coffee Day in the Home of
Michael and Noreen Gleeson, Glenlea on Tuesday 9th October from 11am until
late. All welcome.
OUR LADY’S WELL: the Rosary will be prayed at Our Lady’s Well & Grotto in
union with the National Rosary Rally on Sunday October 7th at 3.00 pm.
ANAM CARA KERRY: The organisation that supports bereaved parents will meet
on Tuesday 9th October at 7.20 pm in Recovery, Haven, 5 Haig’s Terrace,
Killerisk, Tralee. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents
regardless of the age or when your child died.