Ballyheigue Notes written by Michael Burkett

*Ballyheigue Notes written by Michael Burkett*

*Coursing Lotto: *The Following numbers were drawn on Monday 26th November
in the Ballyheigue and District Coursing Club Lotto 12.20.23.30. The
Jackpot was not won. The €50 winner was Lilly and Pat c/o Pat. The €25
winners were Donal O Connell c/o Flahives, Mark Reidy c/o Kitty and Alice
Hanlon c/o Diarmuid. Next Week’s Jackpot €2,050.

*GAA Junior Hurling:* Congratulations to the Ballyheigue Junior Hurlers who
won the County Junior Hurling Championship Final when they had a hard
earned one-point victory over a spirited St Pats Team. The Game played in
John Mitchels pitch on Saturday. Full time Score Ballyheigue 3-7 to St Pats
1-12. The Cup was presented by Paudie Dineen County Board Officer to Alan
Lawlor The Ballyheigue Captain. Team Cormac Slattery, Pa O Regan, Bryan
Sheahan, Ned Flahive, Alan Lawlor, Damien Casey, Jason Griffin, Tommy O
Connor, Conor Galway, Ricky Hussey, Richard O Mahony, Frankie Flaherty,
Jamie Lee, Michael Lucid, Jamie O Regan, Noel Gilbride, John Corridon,
Brian Styles.

*North Kerry Hurling Board Awards:* Well done to Ballyheigue players who
were presented with their Man of March award at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on
Friday Night. The Award winners were Rory O Halloran for his display in
North Kerry U14 B Final, Colin Walsh for his display in North Kerry Minor
Championship Final and David O Suillvan display in Tom Healy U15 Shield
final. It was most enjoyable night for large gathering which was well
organised by North Kerry Hurling Board.

*GAA Lotto:* The following numbers were drawn at last Sundays GAA Lotto
5.15.25.28. The Jackpot of €1,450 was not won. The two €50 winners were
Martin Hanlon Dreenagh and Liam O Carroll Tiduff. The €25 winner was
Christopher O Mahony Tiershanahan. Next week’s Jackpot €1,500.

*Christmas Bazaar*

The annual Christmas Bazaar will be held in the Community Centre at 5.30 on
Sunday 8th December. This very happy event rings in the festive spirit
locally, setting the mood for a period of both social and spiritual
celebrations. Pop in and try your luck in the series of raffle draws for
the valuable hampers in the company of friends. A SUPER DOOR PRIZE will
keep you warm for many months, as a supply of coal etc has been sponsored
by a very generous local distributor and groups.

It is faithfully reported that Santa Claus will make a special appearance
again this year to treat the children of the parish in his usual generous
jolly style. There will be two Free draws for Children who must be present
at the Bazaar. These prizes are sponsored by Kellihers New Toy Shop Rock St
Tralee. Truly, a date to be in your diary! Happy Christmas to you!

*Senior Citizens’ Celebrations*

Perfect preparations are in place for the holding of the Annual Christmas
Party on the White Sands on Sunday 15th December @ 2.00pm sharp. Tickets @
10 euros can be purchased now in all the local shops. This is a lovely
occasion to celebrate the contributions of our senior folk to the sterling
spirit of our community. Again, we also wish to thank everyone for their
co-operation

*Coach to Knock Shrine Night Vigil ‘*The Feast of Immaculate Conception’:
Saturday 7th December 53-seater coach with on board toilet facility. Coach
Departs Ballyheigue at 3.45pm and Causeway 4.00pm. Contact O Shea’s 066
7180123