BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 24.10.2017
THE KERRY HURLING ALL STARS will take place in The Railway Bar in Lixnaw on
Saturday October 28th at 7.30 pm. The Kerry Hurling All Stars is organised
to honour the club hurlers of Kerry and their families.
TRANSITION KERRY is screening Leonardo DiCaprio’s recent film ‘Before the
Flood – a film on climate change’. Join us at the screening in Tralee Bay
Wetlands, Ballyard, Tralee on Wednesday 1st November 2017 from 7.30 –
This film shows how Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and
world leaders to discuss the challenges of CLIMATE CHANGE and possible
He also addresses the Climate Talks in Paris in 2015.
Free admission to the screening, donations are welcome and go towards the
running of our events!
Tá fáilte roimh gach duine.
*TRANSITION KERRY: * We would like to invite you to take part in our
upcoming public event*:* community solutions TO CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: Saturday November 11th 2017; Venue: Manor West Hotel,
Tralee; Time: 9.30am – 4pm*.*
*We will have a range of speakers on climate change and community
resilience including experts: *
*John Gibbons (Journalist) *
*Dr. Cara Augustenborg (Lecturer in Climate and Environment, UCD) *
*Dr. Margaret Desmond (Environmental Research Institute – ERI, UCC) *
REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL. There is a €10 contribution to the event, but
concessions are available. Please contact us directly if you need further
information or want to volunteer – Niamh Ní Dhúill at 086 7247066 –
REGISTER HERE: www.iregister.ie/v2/events/transition-kerry/
ST. JOSEPH’S N.S. BOULEENSHERE: St. Joseph’s N.S. would like to thank
everyone who supported our annual Quiz night in Flahive’s Bar last Friday
night. The Parent’s Council organised another hugely successful evening
which everyone enjoyed. Despite the inclement weather we had a full house
for our fundraising quiz.
M. C. on the night, Kevin Fay, ensured all went smoothly and we want to
thank him for making sure that everyone enjoyed the event. Thanks to Breda
Cronin who set the questions and had a tie breaker round at the ready to
separate the teams at the end. We would like to thank most sincerely all
the people who gave spot prizes for our raffle. There were over 20 spot
prizes given out on the night which ensured that most tables went home with
Congratulations to the winning team of Marie O’Mahony, Trish O’Brien,
Richard O’Mahony and Mikey O’Halloran who claimed the €100 Table Prize most
kindly donated by Patrick Flahive.
Events like this ensure that The Parents’ Council can subsidise outings and
swimming classes for every child in our school. Míle Buiochas.
PARISH MISSION: A special thank you to all the people from near and far
who came to Our Mission last week-end. A big thank you also to the many
Parish groups who helped to make it such a special occasion for all of us.
A donation on behalf of our Parish was presented to the Friars and they
have promised to keep us in their prayers.
DECEASED OF PAST YEAR: On Friday 17th November at the 7.30pm Mass we will
prayerfully remember all those who have died during the past year.
Relatives are asked to collect a candle from members of the Liturgy Group
at the front door on their way in. At the start of Mass the Priest will
ask them to bring the candle to the Alter where it will be lit in
remembrance of their loved one.
If would like to remember others who died since last November outside of
the Parish, please hand in their names during the week to the Parish
office. Please note also there is a letter box on the front door of the
Presbytery for your convenience.
PARISH OFFICE OPEN – Wed. & Thurs. 9.30am – 1.00pm Tel.No. 066-7133110
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE (066 7134276)
THE PRACTICE OF LECTIO DIVINA: Fr. Brendan Clifford OP, Thurs. Oct. 26th &
Nov. 2nd, 7.00pm-9.30pm.
AA OPEN PUBLIC MEETING: Wed. 1st Nov., 8.30pm-10.00pm. Held by Ardfert AA
PARISH RETREATS: Eve of Reflection &
Prayer: Causeway/Ballyduff & Kilmoyley Parish, Tues. 7th Nov.
ARDFERT HISTORICAL LECTURE Series: Luftwaffe over Kerry: The story of
German war-time air crashes in Kerry during WW2 by Justin Horgan, Thurs.
9th Nov., 8.00pm-10.00pm.
A BREATH OF LIFE: Fr. Louis Hughes O.P., Sat. 11th Nov. 10.00am-5.00pm.
All welcome – Contact 066 7134276.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 16th October in
the Ballyheigue District Coursing Club Lotto: 11-26-27-30. Jackpot was not
won. The €50 winner was Elaine Murphy, C/o Kitty. The €25 winners were:
Tom Kelly, C/o Macs; Kitty Brennan and Evan, Ciara, Robyn, C/o Christina.
Next week’s Jackpot €7,750.
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
2-8-10-18. The Jackpot of €7,000 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will be
€7,050. The two €50 winners were: Mary Griffin, Tiershanahan and Willie
Joe Leen, Ballylongane. The €25 winner was: Eoin Reidy, Glendahalan.
FIXTURES: The Tom Healy Tournament and the Co. Under-21 Championship games
were postponed last week-end due to the weather conditions. The Tom Healy
Under-15 hurling Tournament will go ahead this Friday evening at
Abbeydorney 7.00pm. The Co. Under-21 Championship Q-final
Ballyheigue/Abbeydorney v Kilmoyley at Abbeydorney may go ahead on Bank