Ballyheigue Notes – Michael Burkett
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday evening’s GAA
Lotto: 2-15-16-19. The Jackpot of €2,200 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot
will be €2,250. The two €50 winners were Kathleen Dineen, Dirtane and John
Tynan, Cliff Road. The €25 winner was Neilly Brouder, Sandhill Road,
FIXTURE: The Co. Minor hurling League final between Ballyheigue and
Kilmoyley was postponed last Saturday. It will now go ahead this Sunday at
2.00pm. Venue to be confirmed.
GAA JUVENILE SOCIAL: The Ballyheigue GAA Juvenile Social will take place
this Saturday 5th December in the White Sands Hotel from 4pm to 7pm.
Medals will be presented by a special guest. Complimentary food will be
served. Disco with D.J. Brendan Dunne. All under-age players and their
parents are most welcome.
COMMUNITY GAMES 2015: Thanks to Ballyheigue GAA who are allowing us to join
together for the Juvenile Social on this Saturday in The White Sands Hotel
between 4pm-7pm. All children who participated during the year are asked to
Reminder to all: our Annual table Quiz will be held over the Christmas
period in Flahive’s Bar, Sunday 27th. All support is greatly appreciated.
We had a lot of events that our local children participated in this year.
We look forward to all parents joining us on this night for a test of your
A.G.M. BALLYHEIGUE GAA: The AGM of Ballyheigue GAA Club will be held on
20th December 2015 in the Club Room at 4pm. Nomination papers are
available from the Secretary and completed papers must be returned on or
before 13th December.
BADMINTON: A very worthwhile trip to Moyvane on Sunday last for their
Tournament. Paula O’Sullivan won the Division-4 Doubles and Linda Burke
won the Plate competition while the Division 5 doubles was won by Colum
Carroll. Our Division-4 Ladies have won their opening two League games last
week while our men’s team lost to a very strong Moyvane side. Club nights
are Mondays and Thursdays. All welcome.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 23rd November in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 4-15-24-30. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was T. Healy, C/o Diarmuid. The €25 winners were:
Cormac Slattery, C/o Diarmuid, Enna McElligott, C/o Macs and Jonathan Best.
Next week’s Jackpot €2,850.
WOMENS CHRISTMAS RETREAT: Ballyheigue women’s annual Advent retreat will
take place this coming Wednesday night December 2nd at 7.30pm in the
Ardfert Retreat Centre This is a nice way to prepare for Christmas. All
are welcome to attend – 066-7134276.
KNOCK PILGRIMAGE: Coach to Knock Shrine departs Ballyheigue Village on 7th
December at 3.45pm for overnight vigil for 8th December. Contact John M
SENIOR CITIZENS CHRISTMAS PARTY: Will take place on Sunday 6th December
this year in The White Sands Hotel at 1pm, a bus will be available to
collect and drop off people, please inform any Senior Citizen you know that
they are kindly welcome to join us on the day at no cost. You can contact
the FRC on 066-7116961 for more information.
BALLYHEIGUE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR & SANTA’S GROTTO 2015. In aid of
Kerryhead/Ballyheigue FRC & Bouleenshere N.S: This year’s Bazaar and
Santa’s Grotto will take place on Sunday 13th December at 5pm in the
Ballyheigue Community Centre. Santa will arrive at the beach at 5pm. Door
is €3 for adult, €1 per child, adults includes door prize entry to win a
tonne of coal plus Santa’s grotto and gift. 8 bumper hampers plus 2
children’s bikes (voucher to be redeemed at Halfords) to be won in the
raffles, lots of fun for all ages so come along and support us on the night!
CHOIR RECITAL: Free Christmas Concert in Ballyheigue Church on Sunday
evening 6th December at 7.30pm with The Ardfert Singers and guest
traditional musicians: John Lucid, Kerry Barrett & Friends, presenting an
evening of song and music to be enjoyed. Donations if you wish to Carers
Association Training Course.