BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 30.10.2018
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE 066-7134276: Celebrate your Faith-Catherine of
Sienna: Elizabeth Gilmartin, Monday 5th Nov. 7.30-9.00pm.
Causeway & Kilmoyley Parish Eve Retreat: Fr. Sean Jones, Tues. 6th Nov.
Self Care Day: Anna O’Donoghue, I.A.C.P. Practical skills to promote
self-care and well being Sat. 10th Nov. 9.45am-4.00pm. Contact: Anna 087
3 Day Healing Retreat: Fr. James McManus C.Ss.R., Re-discovering the
ministry of prayer
for the healing of body, mind and spirit. Thurs. 15th – Sat. 17th Nov. Book
Advent Retreat: Fr. Gerard McCarthy SVD, Fri. 14th – Sun 16th Dec. Book
ST. JOSEPH’S NATIONAL SCHOOL, BOULEENSHERE, Ballyheigue are holding their
Table quiz at Flahive’s, on Friday November 9th at 9pm.
A table of 4 costs €20 (or €5 per person) and all proceeds go to the school.
€100 prize for the winning table. There will also be a raffle held on the
DEATH: The death has occurred of Denise O’Halloran (née Sweeney) Marion
Park, Ballyheigue and late of Annacarty, Co Tipperary. Reposing in
Hartnett’s Funeral Home on Friday 26th Oct and followed by Removal to St
Mary’s Church, Ballyheigue. Requiem Mass on Saturday 27th Oct in St Mary’s
Church and burial afterwards in St Mary’s new cemetery Ballyheigue. MAY
SHE REST IN PEACE. Sadly missed by her loving family: husband Pat,
Daughter Geraldine, Sons Paddy, Gerard, Mossie, John Paul, Trixie, Michael
and Jim. Son-in-law, daughters in-law, Sister Josephine, Step-brother
James, Sisters in-law, nephews and nieces, grandchildren, relatives and
FIRST FRIDAY COMMUNION CALLS: To the elderly will take place on Thursday 1st
Nov and Friday 2nd Nov beginning at 1-30pm. Please inform relatives and
COURSING LOTTO: The following number’s were drawn on Monday 22nd October
in the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 8-15-24-28. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Brendan O’Mahony, C/o Macs The €25 winners
were Joe O’ Regan, C/o White Sands, Claire O’ Halloran, C/o Flahive’s and
Claire Reidy, C/o John B. Next week’s Jackpot is €10,400.
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Sunday in the GAA Lotto:
13-17-26-27. The Jackpot of €9,600 was not won. The two €50 winners were
Kay O’Halloran, The Village and Joe Riordan Lower Village.
The €25 winner was Joan Hussey, Marian Park.
BALLYHEIGUE faced Abbeydorney in the semi-final of the “Tom Healy 9-a-side
Hurling Tournament” this evening. The home side found the Ballyheigue net
in the first half following a brilliant save by Captain Daniel O’Loughlin
to leave the halftime score at 1-1 to 0-2. Another Abbeydorney goal at the
beginning of the second gave Ballyheigue an uphill battle. They tried hard
but could not bridge the gap and Abbeydorney won by 3 points, 2-1 to 0-4.
In the Shield Final, Ballyheigue faced Crotta. Our boys held a strong
halftime lead, 2-2 to 0-1. Crotta battled hard in the second half but
Ballyheigue held on to win by 2-8 to 1-3. Daniel accepted the trophy from
Brendan Healy and Joe Walsh and Tomás Gaynor received recognition for his
outstanding performance. Well done to Team and Management.
INTERMEDIATE: The Ballyheigue Intermediate hurlers had a great victory
over Austin Stack’s in the Shield Final at Caherslee on Friday evening.
Score Ballyheigue 4-10 and Austin Stack’s 0-6. It has being a great year
for the Ballyheigue Junior team. Just two weeks ago they won the Co Junior
RACES: The AGM of Ballyheigue Races will be held on Friday 9th November at
the K L Lounge 9-30pm. This will be the 50th Anniversity of the
Ballyheigue Races, and to mark the occasion the Committee will hold a
two-day meeting on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th December.
ST BRENDAN’S AC: Well done to Ballyheigue athlete Margaret Carlin who
clocked 3 hours-38.38 in the Dublin Marathon on Sunday last, a brilliant
time by the St Brendan’s AC athlete. Also well done to Pádraig O’Regan who
ran 3 hours 39.49, Gerald Carroll 3 hours 46.43, David Butler 3 hours 51.40
and Denis Foley who timed 4 hours 41.16 in his first ever marathon.
Congratulations to all from the area who took part.
Fitness and conditioning for adults continues on Tuesdays at 8pm in Ardfert
Community Centre with Ursula and these sessions are ideal for all levels of
fitness and are great fun as well. Cost is 3 euro.
Training for juveniles is on Wednesdays from next week onwards. Details
from 087 7985557.
KERRY HOSPICE FOUNDATION: Many thanks to Michael and Noreen Gleeson and
family (Glenlea) for their great hospitality on the recent Coffee Day which
The total Donations to the fundraising events this year amounted to
€3,751-94. Our sincere thanks to those who gave so generously to this
worthy Kerry cause.
BALLYHEIGUE PLOUGHING MATCH RAFFLE 2018 RESULTS: 1st prize €150 Mike Kenny,
Tiduff; 2nd prize €75-David Galloway; 3rd prize €50 John Leahy,
Causeway; 4th prize Lunch in Ballyroe, Mike Brosnan; 5th prize
Drum of oil (Suttons) – David Noonan, Listowel; 6th prize Harty’s Bar,
Causeway (voucher) – Diarmuid Slattery; 7th prize Drum of oil (Mike
Flaherty), Joan Dineen; 8th prize Lunch in Ballyroe Gerald Halloran; 9th
prize Kay’s Hair (voucher) Kay Mulvihill; 10th prize Lunch in Ballyroe,
Richard O’ Mahony.
MONSTER BINGO: A Monster Bingo in aid of Curraheen Community Room Extension
will be held in the KDYS Denny Street this Sunday, November 4th at 2pm. A
Jackpot worth €1000 must be won on the day. There will also be many other
great cash and spot prizes plus a FREE door prize worth €100. Everybody
121 Digital FREE: One to One tuition on how to use own mobile
Starting Wed 8th Nov 12 to 1.15pm at Causeway Comprehensive School.
Contact Kay 0879373741.