BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett

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BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 5.9.2016

PATTERN “THRASHER” FESTIVAL: A super Diaspora – Homecoming Day is now
prepared for our returning parishioners next Tuesday at 8.00pm in the
Ballroom of the White Sands Hotel.

Then on the following day, the eve of the Pattern, the Grand Sessions will
take place at 9.00 pm in the White Sands also. The Special Guest, who will
officially open the Festival, is Cllr. John Lucid, KCC.

So a lovely traditional atmosphere surrounds this year’s celebration of Our
Lady’s birthday. Fáilte is fiche romhat ag an bhFéile.

AGM FOR PARISH CONTACTS: Diocese of Kerry – A gathering of our loyal
parish contact people (and new members) who organise retreat days and
evenings throughout the year at Ardfert Retreat Centre. Come and Join
us on Wednesday,
September 21st, 2016 from 6.00pm to 9.30pm. Mass celebrated by Bishop Ray
Browne followed by buffet. New contacts welcome. Phone 066 713 4276.

GOING TO UCC THIS YEAR? Pop into the chaplaincy on college Road for a
cuppa. You’ll fine a home away from home. The chaplaincy is a vibrant and
warm community, where you can meet new friends, unwind in between classes,
and just be yourself. In the chaplaincy you will also have many
opportunities for reflection, growth, prayer, and to learn more about your
catholic faith. Our full-time chaplains are always available to listen,
and to provide you with whatever guidance and help you need on your
university journey. At the Honan Chapel we welcome you to daily and
Sunday Mass, prayer services, or for some quiet time on your own.

CYCLE AGAINST SUICIDE TRALEE SPIN OFF: The Ballyheigue Committee would like
to thank everyone who supported them last Saturday for what was a very
memorable community effort.

TABLE QUIZ: Ballyheigue Athletic F.C. Fundraising Table Quiz on Friday 2nd
Sept 9pm in K.L. Kirby’s Bar. Teams of 4 x €20, First Prize 100 euro, plus
Raffle on the night. Please Support. Give the Youth a Life

GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
9-19-25-26. The Jackpot of €4,050 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will
be €4,100. The two €50 winners were: Agnes O’Brien, Tiershanahan and
Ciaran Casey, Bar na Sraide. The €25 winner was John Dineen, Dirtane

UNDER 12s: The Ballyheigue U-12 Football and Hurling teams had good wins
during the week. On Monday evening the Football team defeated Keel.
Score:Ballyheigue 4-9 and Keel 1-7. On Wednesday evening the hurling team
had a win over St. Brendan’s Score: Ballyheigue 3-8 and St. Brendan’s 1-2.
Panel – Dara Donnelly, Osin Regan, Dara Kearney, David O’Sullivan, Evan
Casey, Felim O’Sullivan, Shane Lawless, Eric Walsh, Eoin Stack, Denis
Lynch, Simon Corridan, Seamus Lucey, Charlie Fitzgerald.

KERRY MINORS: Good Luck to the Kerry Minor hurlers who play Meath in the
All- Ireland ‘B’ Championship Final at Thurles on Saturday next. Kerry
will be aiming for a 5th title in-a-row. Best wishes to Ballyheigue player
Conor Galway and selector John Healy.

DEATH: The death has occurred of Pat Joe Horgan, Ballinclemessig on 24th
August 2016 Reposing at his son Colm’s residence on Thursday 25th August
followed by removal to St .Mary’s Church with Requiem Mass on Friday
26th August,
followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ballyheigue, R.I.P. Sadly
missed by his family – children John, T. J., Colette, Padraig, Billy and
Colm, daughters-in-law, son-in-law; niece; nephews; grandchildren,
great-grandchildren and extended family.

COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 22nd August in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 10-20-23-29. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Patrick Gaynor, C/o Sean. The €25 winners
were Mary Mahony, C/o Macs, Teresa Madden, C/o Christina and Mary Noonan,
C/o Flahive’s. Next week’s Jackpot €4,750.