Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of the following who passed away recently: Moira McCarthy, Fairway Heights, Tralee, and formerly Banna West, Ardfert; Patricia Carmody, Gortclohy, Kilflynn. RIP.
Abbeydorney Active Retired Group
Abbeydorney Active Retired Group are meeting on Wednesday, 27th April, from 10.30am to 1.30pm, in the Abbeydorney Parish Community Hall where a delicious meal will be served. Please contact the hall and leave a message if you have any enquiries on 066 7135831 New members are always welcome.
St. Vincent De Paul contact
Abbeydorney/Kilflynn St. Vincent De Paul confidential number 087 7086253. St. Vincent de Paul Society clothes can be donated locally at the Disposal Facility at Abbeydorney GAA Complex or the Railway Bar Car Park, Lixnaw. Your support is greatly appreciated.
Abbeydorney Parish Hall and Community Projects Members Lotto. Results 19/04/2022. 1st Jackpot €10,000. Numbers Drawn: 06,08,10,19 No Winner. 2nd Jackpot €4,800. Numbers Drawn: 07,14,22,25. No Winner. €500 Mini Jackpot Winner: Shane and J.P Byrne, Abbeydorney. Consolation Prizes: €25 Brendan Clifford, Milltown, Abbeydorney; €25 Conor Hannafin, Laccamore, Abbeydorney and €25 Alan McKenna, Lixnaw
Names Drawn For Mini Jackpot Draw:Paul O’Keeffe, Oakpark, Tralee; Gerry Henry, Tubrid, Abbeydorney and Eamon Mahony, Ballybroman Next Lotto Jackpots: €10,000 and €4,900. Tickets €2 each or 3 for €5 One €2 ticket covers both Jackpot Draws. Thank you for your continued support.
The following vacancies are currently available on the Abbeydorney CE Scheme: Active Retired Facilitator and Laundry Assistant. Upcoming vacancies are: Environmental Workers and Laundry Assistants.
You must be in receipt of an Irish Social Welfare payment for 12+ months and over 21 years to be eligible for the CE Scheme, email your CV to [email protected] /telephone 066 7135831 or ask your LES/DSP officer to forward your details. .
Social Dance Class
Tuesday night 8.30 to 10.30pm at Fr Caseys GAA Club, Abbeyfeale. All levels of dancers welcome.
Tea and coffee included, €5 per person. Great way to exercise and meet new friends. No need to have a partner. No need to book. Enquiries 087 7206449
Results 20/04/2022 – Ladies 1st Femma Haverman, 2nd Joan Cantillon, Interval, Mairead Sheehy and Bridie McDermot. Gents Joint 1st Breda Baker and John McEnery, Interval Martin Courtney and Pat Moore.
The mobile library has started again every forthnight on Fridays ( Foleys Bar Inch 1.00pm – 1.30pm, Annasacaul community centre 2.45pm – 3.15pm) with effect from 6th May.
We all love Annascaul, and it’s time to freshen the village up with a bit of weeding, tidying and general cleansing. Why not come along for one hour only every Tuesday evening at 7pm – 8pm. Meet at front of the Community Care Centre at 7pm sharp.
Inch Beach Park Run
Inch beach every Saturday 9.30am ! Just bring your barcode.
There was no winner last week, congratulations to the €40 winners. Next week’s jackpot is €2,900. Thank you to everyone who supports the Lotto. Tickets can be purchased in local shops and the Annascaul Post Office.
GAA/Coiste na nÓg
Save the date! The Kelloggs Cul camp will take place in Annascaul from 25th to 29th July. Exciting times ahead for Annascaul GAA & Coiste na nOg as they begin the Clubhouse upgrade project. We are hoping for support from the community.
Feile na Bealtaine
Annascaul café is running two events during the May holiday weekend for Feile na Bealtaine. The first work shop is with Liz Brookes and will be flower arranging and the use of flowers for design and for practical use through flower jewellery, flower crowns and edible flowers and in teas. Suitable for all ages. Cost is €10. Call 086 8035464 to book.
The second is with Sinead Rock. It is for children and will entail reading, mindfulness and little yoga, – letting the kids write words that make them so full of life and try a little art. Cost is €12.
Artist Trading card drawing class with three words that could spark their imagination. They trade the card with anyone in the group – Material and watercolour cards will be provided Cost is. Call 086803 5464 to book.
If you are feeling healthy and well, you are encouraged to attend any Mass at this time. It will no longer be necessary to wear facemasks at Mass. However, should people wish to continue to wear masks, they are welcome to do so.considering returning to Mass, now is a good time. You are welcome to attend either the weekday Mass or weekend Mass as the Sunday obligation is still lifted.
The following measures will remain in place: (1) Communion can only be received in the hand for the moment. (2) Hand sanitisation is advised. (3) You can place your offering for the offertory collection in the building fund boxes at the back of the churches. Your cooperation is much appreciated. Parishioners are encouraged to attend Mass in a nearby Church if there is no Mass in their nearest Church.
Mass Cards are available from the Parish Office 066 9157103.
First Holy Communion
First Holy Communion will take place in Sacred Heart Church, Annasacaul on Saturday 14th May at 11am.
If you would like anything included in the Annascaul Notes Contact Noel Spillane Ph. 087 2184757 or forward an email to [email protected]
Ardfert Historical Society
The AGM on this Thursday 28th April at 8pm at Ardfert Community Centre. New members most welcome. Membership of Ardfert Historical Society is available for the nominal sum of €10.
The St Brendan’s Hurling Club/ Ardfert GAA lotto jackpot this week was €7,200
Numbers Drawn: 5, 6, 11, 14. No Winner
Congratulations to the following consolation prize winners: €50: Pádraig O’Mahony, Ballinprior. €25: Michael, Ciarán, Ailse & Lorcan Ryan, Sackville. €25: Maurice J. Harmon, Listrim.
Lotto Jackpot is now €7,400
The next lotto draw will take place at McElligott’s Bar on Monday, 25 April at 9pm.
St Brendan’s/Ardfert GAA lotto can be played online via the link below, https://play.clubforce.com/play_newa.asp?ll_id=2294#Anchor
Alternatively, tickets are available at
Ardfert Post Office, Horgan’s Centra and McElligott’s Bar.
Thanks for supporting our local lotto. Míle buíochas.
St Brendan’s AC
St Brendan’s AC had a busy day at the Kerry Athletics masters and senior track and field championships on Sunday in An Ríocht track. Medals were won in a wide variety of jumps, throws, sprints, distance, relays and walks. Juvenile training ahead of county championships: this Wednesday, U8-U11s in ARC, 6-7pm and U12s and older will be in action from 7-8pm in the ARC also. Friday in An Ríocht from 5.30pm-7pm and see details for the bus on Facebook. Walks sessions for juveniles on Monday, 7pm-7.45pm, ARC perimeter.
Seniors/masters: Thursday 7pm Aquadome, Tralee carpark. Monday, 7pm meeting at Banna boathouse. Adult walks sessions on Tuesdays in ARC and check Facebook for details.
Sat May 7th: U9-U16/juniors co track and field chps in An Ríocht track, day 1
Sun May 8th: Day 2 of same
Wed May 18th: St Brendan’s AC area Primary Schools track and field, Walnut Grove
Sun June 5th (Bank Holiday): St Brendan’s AC Open Sports, Ardfert
Mon June 6th: Munster Seniors and Masters track and field championships, MTU, Cork (Walks on a different date)
Wed June 8th: Co Primary Schools track and field, An Ríocht track.
Contact: 087 7985557 or email [email protected]
Ballybunion Community Market
Calling all Food Producers, our Community market will commence again for the summer season soon and we would like to add more food producers to the market. If you make Kimchi or Kombucha or Keifir, if you make vegan or gluten free items, If you make sea salt or cheese or sourdough. We need local food products that are made in Ireland. Please email [email protected] Please include: Name of your product, Business name, Links to your social media or website -2/3 photos
Scoil Íosagáin Clothing Collection
The Parents Association are holding a Clothing Collection on Tuesday 3rd May. Drop off point- School barrier only, member of staff will collect from there. In the morning at drop off time or in the afternoon at collection time Monday to Friday only. All clothing, shoes, belts, curtains etc. accepted. No Duvets or Pillows.
Ocean Medical Ballybunion
We will be partaking in the second booster initiative for a time limited period. This is for patients 65 and over and immunocompromised (strict HSE criteria apply). For expression of interest either contact the surgery or email your details including mobile number to [email protected]
Free Electrical & Battery Recycling
ERP in conjunction with Kerry County Council will be hosting an Electrical Recycling Event on Friday 20th May From 10am to 4pm, in Supervalu Car Park. Any item that has a plug on it or batteries in it will be accepted. Come early to avoid disappointment.
Ballybunion Hospice Walk
The Ballybunion branch of the Kerry Hospice had a lovely walk on Good Friday and would like to thank all those who walked and donated to the Kerry Hospice for this very worthy cause.
Choir Singers Required
St John’s Choir are looking for new singers and anyone who would like to join from April 30th is more than welcome. Men, Women and Children are required anyone who would like to join should contact a member of the choir.
Volunteers are being sought by the Tinteán Theatre to help out at a number of upcoming shows, If you would like to lend a hand, please contact Joanne at Ballybunion Tourist Office on 068-25555 Ballybunion Arts Festival 2022 Team BAF 2022 are excited to announce an amazing line up for this second year, 21st to 24th July 2022. The festival host a variety of entertainment including poetry, music, theatre, workshops and much more. Please visit their new website for more information, www.ballybunionartsfestival.ie .
Cashen Vale Boxing Club
Come along to our club in Sandhill Road Ballybunion every Saturday at 12 Noon, every Wednesday at 6.30 pm. The classes are open to all young people aged 10+ who would like to learn the fundamentals of boxing, with or without the intention to eventually compete. For more information please phone Paddy on 087 764 7461.
Ballybunion Active Retirement
Ballybunion active retirement group meets every Wednesday at 2pm in the Convent, Doon Road. We are looking forward to welcoming back our members and new members are always welcome. The membership is just €15 per year you can contact Pat Buckley on 086 3561 615.
Ballybunion Meals on Wheels
The Ballybunion meals on wheels service will be delivered 3 days a week, meals will be delivered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Anyone wishing to avail of delivery please contact Eileen Fogarty on 086 2234 965 or Con McCarthy on 087 418 4241. The areas covered are Ballybunion, Lisselton, Asdee and Ballylongford. The dinner will be delivered to your door by one of the men at the cost of €6 per meal.
Opening Hours: Tues-Sat Inc from 10am-1:30pm and 2:30pm-5pm.Membership is free. A regular supply of new books, including bestsellers to be borrowed; requests can be made online or in the branch. Borrowbox, a free app offers thousands of e-books and audio books and all you need to have access is to be a member of Kerry Library. Download it now from your app store! Also available online are: Digital Magazines, Language Learning, Online newspapers and E-learning via Universal Class. We offer PC’s with printing (colour and black/white) and photocopying. We also have daily and weekly newspapers for your perusal. 068 27615.