BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 19TH July 2016
BALLYHEIGUE COMMUNITY CENTRE: As from Wednesday the 3rd of August, Karla
Dowling (MCFHP, MAFHP) Foot Health Practitioner will be in Ballyheigue
Community Centre every Wednesday from 09:30am until 1:30pm. Treatments
range from nail trimming, nail thickness reduction, corns, calluses and
more. Call in for a treatment or call Karla Dowling on 087-4114883. Look
forward to seeing you.
SWIM WEEK: The Irish Water Safety ran a very successful swim week in
Ballyheigue, with children receiving swimming lessons in the sea from
beginners to the advanced level and wonderful to see the improvement in all
the swimmers at the end of the week. Many thanks to the children who took
part and their parents for bringing them, and especially to our two
instructors: Rochelle and Diarmuid. All enjoyed the lessons and the fun.
BALLYHEIGUE INSHORE RESCUE SERVICE is holding their annual Church Gate
collection in Ballyheigue on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July. We
appreciate the huge amount of support we always receive from you and are,
as always, forever at your service. We look forward to seeing you all.
THE SATURDAY MORNING MASS: will discontinue as of this week-end, but the
Adoration Group will have Adoration in the Church each Saturday from 9.00
to 11.00am. Consider joining them in prayer at this time. It is an
opportunity to grow close to God in the stillness of prayer.
PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK & LOUGH DERG: August 22nd to 24th three day Pilgrimage
to Knock and Lough Derg. All-in package includes visit to Knock, day
retreat on Lough Derg, coach for three days, breakfasts, evening meals and
accommodation in Bundoran. Early booking is advised due to waiting lists
from previous pilgrimage in May. Deposit secures booking. Contact Ken
O’Day 087-2048677 for further details.
GAA LOTTO: Due to a bereavement the Ballyheigue GAA Lotto was postponed
last week. It will go ahead as usual this week.
GAA COLLECTION: The Ballyheigue GAA Club wish to thank everyone who
contributed to their annual Church Gate collection last week-end.
MINORS: The minor hurlers received a walk-over from Tralee Parnells’ on
Monday evening in the Co. Minor League.
FIXTURES: Co. Minor hurling League Ballyheigue v Kenmare/Kilgarvan at John
Joe O’Sullivan Park on Monday evening 7.00pm. North Kerry Intermediate
Championship Ballyheigue v Ladies Walk at the John Joe O’Sullivan Park on
Tuesday 26th July 7.00 pm. N.K. Under-10 Blitz at Ardfert Saturday 10am.
UNDER-10 BLITZ: The Ballyheigue U-10 hurlers won the North Kerry Blitz at
Abbeydorney recently. They had wins over Crotta, Parnells, Causeway and
Abbeydorney. Ballyheigue panel: Padraig Kenny, Donacha Horgan, Will
O’Sullivan, Sean Flahive, Conor Gentleman, Gearoid Harty, Jacob Quille,
Luke O’Mahony, Rory O’Halloran, Stewart Daly, Aronn Horgan, Riain Donnelly,
Adam Thornton, Liam Carroll.
FUND RAISING WALK: The Ballyheigue GAA Bord na nOg are holding a
fundraising walk to the Black Rock this Sunday 24th July at 12 noon. Meet
at the Life Guards Hut at 11.45am.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 11th July in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 8-14-17-24. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Paudie McElligott, C/o Pat. The €25 winners
were: Aidan O’Mahony, C/o Macs; Damien & Chris, C/o Christina and A.
Glavin, C/o Macs. Next week’s Jackpot €4,450.