BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES 15.1.2019 MICHAEL BURKETT
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sundays GAA lotto
3-10-22-23. The Jackpot of €10,150 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will be
€10,200. The two €50 winners were: Margaret O’ Sullivan, Bouleenshere and
Sharon Hussey, Tiduff. The €25 winner was Ann Dillane, C/o Kirby’s.
BALLYHEIGUE GAA A.G.M: The A.G.M. of the Ballyheigue GAA Club was held in
the club room on Friday night last . Secretary Mike Mulvhill gave a
detailed account on the activities of the club during the year. Tracy
Quill presented an excellent Financial Report. Chairman Jer Slattery
thanked all the players, trainers, ticket sellers, fellow officers, and
everybody who helped in any way in the running of the club. The following
officers were elected for the year 2019: President: James O’ Connor
Chairman: Jer Slattery, Secretary: Fiona O’Sullivan, Asst-Secretary: Mike
Mulvhill, Treasurer: Tracy Quill, P.R.O: Reisteard O’Fuaráin, Coaching
Officer: Brendan O’Sullivan, Health & Wellbeing Officer: Susan Lacey,
Childrens’ Officer: Geraldine Harty, Scor Officer Ashleigh Fitzgerald, Co
Board Delegate Mike Kenny, North Kerry Board Delegate: Patrick Corridan and
Alan O’Halloran, Board na Nog Chairman: Colm Horgan, Board na Nog
Secretary: Cara Flahive, Bord na Nog Delegate Patrick Corridan.
BALLYHEIGUE COMMUNITY CENTRE: Meals on Wheels: We can deliver any amount
you require on Monda,-Wednesday and Friday. Collection from the Centre
also available. Birthday Party Packages also available at the Community
Centre. Please contact the Community Centre at Tel 0667133837 for more
CHIROPODIST: Karla Dowling will be available at the Community Centre on
Wed 16th January . Please contact Karla on Tel 087-4114883 for appointment.
BALLYHEIGUE St VINCENT de PAUL: Will provide advice and support. To
contact us phone 086-0885034.
NORTH KERRY OLDER PERSONS (MAINTENANCE SUPPORT): Is now taking requests for
2019. We provide a low cost maintenance and minor repair service
specifically for senior members of the community of North Kerry. Freshen
up the rooms of your home for the New Year with a new coat of paint.
Prepare your home for the cold weather (i.e. power-washing footpaths and
driveways). We also offer home cleaning and domestic support. For more
information please call 068-23428 or 087-3776724.
PIETA HOUSE: Suicide and self-harm Crisis Centre provide a life saving
barrier free service to the people of Kerry who find themselves at raised
risk of suicide and self harm. Personal and third party referrals are
accepted, meaning a GP or psychiatric referral is not required. Family
support is also available. All services are completely free of charge.
Please phone 066-7163660, Or call to 28 Moyderwell, Tralee.
COMMUNITY GAMES 2019: Draughts training for U10 to U17 begins in
Bouleenshere School 7-8pm on Tuesday for anyone who may be interested in
participating. All welcome once you have an address in Ballyheigue. Thank
you to everyone who supported our recent Annual Table Quiz over the
Christmas period. Your support will be a great help to facilitate
Community Games in 2019. Anyone interested in coaching any event this
coming year please contact Fiona 085 7858 229.
ST BRENDAN’S AC: The updated training times for St Brendan’s AC are as
follows: Tuesdays – 7pm-8pm, U12-U18 strength and conditioning, Ardfert
Community Centre; Tuesdays – 8pm-9pm, fitness sessions for adults, Ardfert
Community Centre; Wednesdays – 6.30-8pm, training for all juveniles,
Ardfert Community Centre; Thursdays – 7.05pm, speed sessions, the Marina,
Tralee. New members welcome at all the above training sessions. Details
from Irene on 087 7985557 or Facebook or blogspot.
The first competitive event will be the primary schools indoor sports in
Causeway at 6pm on Wednesday, January 30th.
CAMOGIE NEWS: U14 camogie training starts back on Wednesday 16th & Friday
18th of January from 6 to 7pm in the astro turf Causeway. €2 please. This
is open to all girls born 2005 & 2006 from Causeway, Ballyheigue,
Ballyduff, Abbeydorney, Kilflynn & Lixnaw. No parish rule in camogie, gear
provided if needed. Everyone welcome to come along and give it a go.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 7th Jan in the
Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto 1-5-13-27. Jackpot was not won.
The €50 winner was James Lawlor, C/o White Sands. The €25 winners were
Donal Carrick, C/o Pat, Elenor Browne C/o Kitty and Anthony Carroll, C/o
White Sands. Next week’s Jackpot is €10,950.
BADMINTON: Our division 4 men’s team made it two wins in a row in the
final of the men’s league when they overcame Listowel in a very close
encounter in the Sports Complex Tralee on Wednesday night last. The final
score of 8 sets to 7 shows just how close it was. Team was John McDonnell,
[undefeated on the night] Kevin O Mahony, Colum Carroll, Mike Lucid and
We were well represented at the Annual Listowel Tournament last weekend but
the top prizes eluded us. The closest we came was in Division 5 where young
Aidan Reidy won the men’s final with Paraic Murray from Causeway but lost
out the mixed final.
Everything is now in place for our own Annual Tournament which takes place
this Sunday.20th in the Community Centre starting at 11.45 for division 5’s.