BALLYHEIGUE NOTES Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 23rd May 2016
DEATH: The death occurred following a tragic accident of Aiden Kennelly,
Heirhill, Ballyheigue. May he rest in peace. Reposing at Hartnett’s
Funeral Home on Wednesday 18th May 2016. Following Requiem Mass on
Thursday 19th May in St. Mary’s Church burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery,
Ballyheigue. Sadly missed by his loving family – mother Nora, father
Michael, sister Irene, brother Declan, aunts Mary and Vera, uncles Sonny
and Eugene, nephew Conor, cousins and a large circle of friends.
CORPUS CHRISTI: Next Sunday is Corpus Christi and the annual procession
will take place after 11o’clock Mass from Our Lady’s Well to the Community
Centre for Benediction. First Holy Communion children will have pride of
place in this public manifestation of our devotion to the Eucharist. We
hope for the usual large crowd to march with the Lord and that people
prepare their homes along the way.
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
7-14-18-28. The Jackpot of €3,400 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will
be €3,450. The two €50 winners were: Ger Reidy, Tiershanahan and Serena
Dunne, Glenderry. The €25 winner was: Ann Kearney, Ballinclemesig.
UNDER-11: The Ballyheigue U-11 hurlers drew with Kilmoyley in the North
Kerry Championship on Friday evening. Final score Ballyheigue 2-6 and
Kilmoyley 2-6. Panel: Eoin Stack, Nicholas Roche, Charlie Fitzgerald, Rory
Cantillon, Seamus Lucey, Geraroid Harty, Dara O Fuaráin, Rory O’Halloran,
Will O’Sullivan, Bobby Breen, Diarmuid Behan, Conor Gentleman, Donnacha
Horgan, Stewart Daly, Fionn Griffin.
UNDER-14: The Ballyheigue U-14 hurlers are through to the Co. League Div. 1
final when they had a great victory over Ballyduff in the semi-final on
Saturday evening. Full time score – Ballyheigue 5-10 and Ballyduff 5-7.
They will now play Abbeydorney or Kenmare/Kilgarvan in the Co. League Div.
1 final on Saturday evening. Panel: Daniel O’Loughlin, Aidan Reidy, Seamie
O’Fuaráin, Dara Kearney, Thomas Gaynor, Rory Duggan, Jimmy O’Halloran,
Colin Walsh, Jordan Goggin, David O’Mahony, Nathan Guerin, Eric Walsh,
David O’Sullivan, Graham Slattery, Felim O’Sullivan, Muiris Hearty, Denis
Lynch, Oisin O’Regan, Simon Corridan, Dylan Casey, Dara Donnelly, Luke
Bowler, Shane Lawless, Evan Casey.
SENIOR: The Senior hurlers were defeated by Abbeydorney in the Co. League
on Saturday evening. Score Ballyheigue 0-10 and Abbeydorney 1-17.
KERRY HURLERS: The Kerry senior hurlers are out of the Leinster
Championship when they were defeated by Offaly on Sunday – score Kerry
0-20 and Offaly 3-19. Philip Lucid was a member of the team.
CO. CHAMPIONSHIIP DRAW: The draw for the Garvey’s Co. Senior hurling
Championship was made on Saturday on Radio Kerry: Ballyheigue v St.
Brendan’s, Lixnaw v Causeway, Ballyduff v Kilmoyley, Abbeydorney v Crotta.
The games will be played on the week-end of June 24th.
FIXTURES: Co. Senior hurling Div. 2 League Ballyheigue ‘B’ v Kenmare this
Thursday evening at John Joe O’Sullivan Park 7.30. North Kerry Under-11
Ballyheigue v Parnells at Tralee Friday evening 6.30. North Kerry Senior
hurling championship (John Joe O’Sullivan Cup) Ballyheigue v Kilmoyley at
Kilmoyley Friday evening 7.00 pm. Co. Under-14 hurling League Div.1 Final
– Ballyheigue v Abbeydorney or Kenmare/ Kilgarvan Saturday evening 6.00pm.
Venue to be confirmed.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 16th May in the
Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 10-15-20-21. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Sean Higgins, The €25 winners were: Cormac
Slattery, C/o Diarmuid, Grace Reidy, C/o John B. and Phil Lawlor. Next
week’s Jackpot €4,050.
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