BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett

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BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – MICHAEL BURKETT

GLENDERRY NATIONAL SCHOOL: Wishes to invite all members of the community to
the official opening of our school’s new Astroturf Pitch on Monday, 11th of
April at 10.30am in the school. John Brassil TD will be on hand to
officially open our new facility. Thanks to all who made this dream a
reality, organisers, fundraisers, sponsors and those who purchased
advertisements and tickets. Glenderry NS will be eternally grateful.

BADMINTON: Well done to Lillian Holmes who teamed up with James O’Mahony
from Causeway to win the County Div.5 mixed Championship in Killarney last
week.

And also to Paula O’Sullivan who was on the Kerry “G” team that came third
in the all-Ireland last Saturday in Limerick.

Ballyheigue is hosting the Co. Finals of the division 3 and 5 leagues on
Tuesday night. Play will continue on Monday and Thursday nights for another
few weeks in the Community Centre.

GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
1-7-14-22. The Jackpot of €3,050 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will be
€3,100. The two €50 winners were: Eli Collins, Maulin and Margaret Roche,
Dreenagh. The €25 winner was: Valerie Barrett, Mountway.

PATRICK O’MAHONY TOURNAMENT: A meeting of the Patrick O’Mahony tournament
committee will be held this Wednesday evening at 9.00pm in the White Sands
Hotel. All welcome. The tournament will take place on 16th and 17th
April. Teams taking part will be Ruane (Clare), St. Rynagh (Offaly),
Ballyheigue and Kilmoyley.

GAA DRAW: The winner of the ton of coal in the Ballyheigue GAA Juvenile
section fundraising draw was Elizabeth Reidy, Tiershanahan, Ballyheigue.
Many thanks to all those who supported the draw. The money raised will go
to the Ballyheigue Feile team.

KERRY HURLERS: Well done to the Kerry senior hurlers who played tremendous
hurling when they beat Laoise in the N.H.L. at Austin Stack’s Park on
Saturday. They now retain their position in Div.1B. Final score Kerry
2.27 and Laoise 1-19. Philip Lucid was a member of the Kerry panel.

UNDER 14s: The U-14 football team had a big win over St. Senans in the Co.
League on Wednesday evening.

MINOR: The Ballyheigue minor hurlers received a walk-over from Ballyduff
in the N.K. League on Sunday morning.

FIXTURES: Co U-14s football league Ballyheigue v K.O’Rahilly’s at
O’Rahilly’s this Wednesday 7.00pm. N.K. Intermediate league – Ballyheigue
‘B’ v Causeway ‘B’ this Wednesday evening at John Joe O’Sullivan Park 6.30pm.
Co. U-16s hurling league – Ballyheigue v Kenmare/Kilgarvan at Kilgarvan
Thursday evening 6.30pm. Co. U-12s hurling league – Ballyheigue v Lixnaw
Friday evening at John Joe O’Sullivan Park 7.00pm. Co. Senior hurling
league – Ballyheigue v Ballyduff Sunday at John Joe O’Sullivan Park 2.00pm.

Co. U-12s football league – Ballyheigue v Rathmore Sunday evening at
Rathmore 6.00pm. N.K .Minor League – Ballyheigue v Parnells in Tralee
Tuesday evening 12th April 7.00pm.

COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 28th March in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 3-14-25-27. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Johnny Griffin. The €25 winners were: Mary
Hayes, C/o Christina, Anna Fitzgerald, C/o Christina and The Stag, C/o
Macs. Next week’s Jackpot €3,700.

BALLYHEIGUE ATHLETIC F.C. DRAW: 1ST Prize Full Lamb – Robert Craske; 2nd
Prize Leg of Lamb – Paul Stack; 3rd Prize Dinner for two at East Inn
Nicole O’Sullivan;. 4th Prize – Gallon Porter – Mike Carroll; 5th Prize
Football (Easter Egg) – Mary Barrett; 6th Prize 3 Easter Eggs – Fr. Tom
Leane; 7th Prize 2 Easter Eggs – Maurice McCrohan. Thanks to all who
bought tickets, money raised is going towards a Container; also thanks to
Benny & John McDonnell, Butchers, for their sponsoring of first and second
prizes and to Michael Leane, Kirby’s Bar for the rest of the prizes.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: The AGM of the Ballyheigue Social Economy
Enterprises Ltd. (Ballyheigue Community Centre) will be held in Ballyheigue
Centre, Sandhill Road on Wednesday 20th April at 8.00pm.

HEALING MASS: A Mass of healing and anointing of the Sick will be held in
St. Mary’s Church on Friday next 8th April at 7.30pm. Those who wish to be
anointed with oil of the sick, especially those who are unable to attend
Mass regularly are invited especially. We can come too to pray for those
who are too sick to attend.

PEACE CONCERT: Mayo International Choral Festival is hosting a Peace
Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra in the beautiful surrounds of the
fully refurbished Knock Basilica on Saturday, May 14th. This Peace concert
will commemorate the 1916 Rising and World War One. The RTE Concert
Orchestra will be conducted by David Brophy. The orchestra will perform
with a 120 member choir and soloists Anne Marie Gibbons and Owen Gilhooly.
For information and tickets, visit www.mayochoral.com