BALLYHEIGUE NOTES- MICHAEL BURKETT
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 02.01.2018
GAA LOTTO: Next Ballyheigue GAA Lotto draw take place on this Sunday
GAA AGM: The AGM of the Ballyheigue GAA Club will be held in the Club Room
on Sunday 14th January at 5.00 pm. Nomination and Motion forms are
available from the Club Secretary – Mike Mulvihill 087-6912948. All forms
must be returned to the Secretary by 7th January 5.00 pm.
Kerry Senior Hurling Team: The new season resumed with 1st Round of Munster
League Loss to Clare. Ballyheigue were represented by Philip Lucid.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Weds 27th December in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 3-6-12-23. The Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Charlie Diggins c/o Christina, €25 winners were
Noreen McElligott c/o Pat, Catherine Guerin c/o White Sands and C & D
Neilan c/o Christina. Next week is Jackpot €8250. Next draw take place in
Kirbys Tuesday January 2nd. Happy New Year to all our Supporters.
BADMINTON: We finished off the first half of the season with our Annual
trip to Causeway Badminton Club for their Christmas Tournament. After a
very enjoyable day the winning team was Edel Broderick, Niall Hanlon,
Frankie Flaherty and Diana Murray.
We start off the second half of the season on Monday the 8th January and
then on the 10th we have the final of the Div 4 men’s league between
Ballyheigue and Moyvane in the Pres Hall Tralee.This is a first for the men
but our Div 4 ladies have already won two titles in the last three years so
we wish the men best of luck. The team is John McDonnell, Kevin O Mahony,
Colum Carroll, Colm Griffin and Noel Carroll.
Next up after that is the Listowel tournament 13th and 14th January
followed by our own Ballyheigue tournament on Sunday 21st.
Club nights continue Mondays and Thursdays 8.30 to 10pm in the Community
RINGS: We held our annual Christmas doubles Tournament last week in the
Family Resource Centre.
We had eight pairings competing and at the end of the night Christina
Murnane and John Kearney beat Michelle Corr and Patrick Corridon in the
The prize for the highest score on the night went to Noel Kelliher with a
score of fifty-three.
We will resume in Tuesday January 9th on at 9 pm in the Family Resource
Center. New members welcome.
DEATH: The death occurred of Kathleen (Kathy) Styles nee Lawlor, Chapel Rd,
Ballyheigue formerly of Bouleenshere, Ballyheigue. They Reposed in Harnetts
Funeral Home Ballyheigue on Saturday 23rd December followed by removal to
St Mary’s Church Ballyheigue. Requiem Mass took place on Tuesday 26th December
and burial took place afterwards in St Marys Cemetery Ballyheigue. MAY SHE
REST IN PEACE.
Sadly missed by her loving Family. Predeceased by her husband Jackie,
sisters Maryann and Eileen (McCormack) and brother Maurice. Loving mother
of Angela and Ann, sons in law Jim McEvoy (Cork City) and Brendan McCarthy
(Banna, Ardfert) Grandmother of Bill, James, Karen, Aileen, Eoin, Maryann.
Great Grandmother to Edward, Aoife and Rose. Sisters Dora (Furlong), Hanna
(Reidy), Bridie (Daly), and wonderful sister and Best Friend Alice (Tess).
Brothers Tom, James, Johnny, Denny. Uncle Joe O Sullivan (Caherciveen and
Reading England). brothers in laws, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, gran
nieces, grand nephews, Jackie’s nieces and nephews who were very dear to
her. Kathleen’s wonderful neighbours, carers, and many Friends.
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: 0667134276
The Pillars of an Active Spiritual Life: 2018 Course by Fr. Sean Sheehy,
starts January 17th, continues Jan thru March, every Wed. 7.00pm-9.00pm.
The Practice of Lectio Divina: Fr. Brendan Clifford OP, Thurs. Jan. 18th,
Self-Care Day: Offering wellness skills that can be readily incorporated
into ones life to nourish our physical and emotional wellbeing. Facilitated
by Anna Donoghue & Betty Garnett, Sat. 20th Jan 9.45am-4.00pm. Contact
Ballyheigue St Vincent De Paul:
Is there to provide advice and support. To contact us phone: (0860885034)