BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 16th May 2016
BALLYHEIGUE COMMUNITY CENTRE: would like to inform and remind people in the
surrounding areas of our Day-care Service on Fridays and Saturdays. We
provide a welcoming, safe supportive and enjoyable setting for
non-independent people. This service allows the person to interact with
others who share similar experiences. It provides activities for the
individual who matches their ability and need; this assists in enhancing
mental and physical well-being. This service also provides the individual’s
carer with respite time to care for themselves, spend time with other
family members and friends, run errands, shopping or just relax in the
knowledge that their loved one is safe and secure. The service has a
trained nurse and two care assistants. Please phone 066-7133837 for a
friendly chat with a member of staff who will endeavour to answer any
questions or to arrange a visit to the premises. Opening Hours for the
Day-care service: Friday: 10:00am – 3:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 3:00pm”
WEDNESDAY MORNING ACTIVITY with local musicians in the Community Centre
from 11:30 – 1:00. So put your dancing shoes on and take to the floor! Or
alternatively relax, take a seat and enjoy listening to the music. Everyone
welcome, the more the merrier!
COMMUNITY GAMES 2016: Our annual local athletics night was a great success.
We had the biggest crowd in years and were delighted with the support we
got from adults and children. We thank Ballyheigue GAA for the use of the
field and Con Heffernan who is a great support and help to us every year.
The county athletics will be held in An Riocht in June, more details to
follow. Last Sunday saw our gymnast Max Fitzgerald take to the floor. Max
received a Bronze medal with proud parents JP and Ash watching on. Sunday
also saw our U15 futsol team of Adam Leary, Colin Walsh, Darren Stack,
Ciaran Casey, Ruaidhri Duggan, Jordan Goggin, Nathan Guerin and Tomas
Gaynor under the watchful eyes of coach Jack Duggan and Mark o Sullivan
play their hearts out in Duagh. The boys got to the final and at half time
were 1-0 up; Duagh came back after half time and scored 2 goals in under a
minute. The pressure was on and our boys came back to equalise. The game
then went to extra time which remained scoreless so then it was on to the
dreaded penalties. Ballyheigue won 3-2 bringing home the Gold medals much
to the delight of all of us. Well done to all, we look forward to
representing Kerry in the Munsters this July.
CAUSEWAY CAMOGIE CLUB: Camogie training will take place on Saturday
morning from 10am to 11am in the sports field Causeway for all girls from
5yrs to 12yrs. Cost €2. This is open to girls from every parish and new
players will be very welcome, parents are also very welcome to stay.
(Helmet & Hurley will be provided if needed). Currently we have girls from
Causeway, Lixnaw, Ballyheigue, Ballyduff, Ardfert & Abbeydorney playing
with our club so there is sure to be someone there that you know so why not
come along and give it a go. ’Phone Gina on 087-1323496 for further
AWARDS: Congratulations to Megan Lynch, Harty’s Terrace on her Attendance
Award; Diligence and Achievement Award; Principals Award; Senior Student
of the Year. She is a student at Causeway Comprehensive School.
MINDFUL PARENTING WORKSHOP: Wednesday, 25th May 7.00pm to 8.30pm. Would
you like to learn more or be reminded about Self-Care and Mindful Parenting?
On this evening you will be reminded of the importance of self-care,
self-compassion and mindfulness which will help you as a parent. There is
no human that gets it right 100% of the time. The key is to being open to
becoming ‘Good Enough Parents’. You do your best as a parent with
knowledge, awareness and experience. Let us support one another in this
important task. Cost: €10. Spaces Limited so please contact –
066-7134276 firstname.lastname@example.org or Harriet McGuigan
086- 2685916 email@example.com
GLENDAHALAN MASS: The Annual Mass at Tobar na Súl, Glendahalan takes place
at 8.00pm on Friday 3rd June. We hope that all parishioners will support
this ancient Holy Place.
RECOVERY HAVEN KERRY: Cancer Support House provides a tranquil space where
people with cancer and their families can access support services on living
with and beyond cancer. We are now recruiting listener volunteers for our
Summer 2016 training course. If you or someone you know would like to
become part of our team please contact us on 066-7192122 or
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
1-8-10-19. The Jackpot of €3,350 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will be
€3,400. The two €50 winners were: Nessa Casey, Dirtane and Joe Regan,
Tiershanahan. The €25 winner was Risteard O Fuaráin, Marian Park,
UNDER 14s: The Ballyheigue U-14s hurlers defeated Kenmare/Kilgarvan in the
Co. League on Saturday evening. Score Ballyheigue 6-10 and
Kenmare/Kilgarvan 2-5. They are through to the Co. Semi-final. Team:
Daniel O’Loughlin, Dara Kearney, Seamie O Fuarain, Aidan Reidy, Jimmy O’
Halloran, Jack Stack, Thomas Gaynor, Rory Duggan, Jordan Goggin, Eric
Walsh, Nathan Guerin, David O’Mahony, Graham Slattery, Colin Walsh, David
O’Sullivan, Felim O’Sullivan, Denis Lynch, Dylan Casey, Luke Bowler.
FIXTURES: Co. Senior hurling Div. 2 League Ballyheigue ‘B’ v Kenmare this
Thursday evening at John Joe O’Sullivan Park 7.30. North Kerry Under-11s
Championship Ballyheigue v Kilmoyley Friday evening at John Joe O’Sullivan
DRAW: The draw for the Garvey’s senior hurling Championship will be made
live on Radio Kerry Sports on Saturday.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 9th May in the
Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 1-2-6-23. Jackpot was not
won. The €50 winner was Grace Reidy, C/o John B. The €25 winners were:
Pascal Burke, C/o Macs; Donal Carrick, C/o Pat; and Jim McCarthy, C/o
Macs. Next week’s Jackpot €4,000.