BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett

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BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 7th November 2016

GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s Lotto:
1-19-27-29.

The Jackpot of €4,550 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will be €4,600.
The two €50 winners were: Mark Stack, Bouleenshere and Luke Bowler,
Ballylongane. The €25 winner was Teresa Casey, Ballylongane.

NATIONAL GAA CLUB DRAW: The Ballyheigue GAA Club will once again take part
in the National GAA Club Draw. The Club members will be travelling around
the parish asking for your support, tickets cost €10. Fantastic prizes,
all sponsored by Croke Park. All proceeds from the Draw will go to the
local GAA Club. We would appreciate your support.

MUNSTER CLUB: Congratulations to Kilmoyley who defeated Monaleen in the
Munster Club Championship semi-final on Sunday. Full time score Kilmoyley
4-12 and Monaleen 0-13.

*PLOUGHING DRAW WINNERS:* 1st Prize €150 Tom Rice, Abbeydorney; 2nd €75
Doithi O’Riordan, C/o Healy; 3rd €50 Joan Walsh, Lixnaw; 4th Ballyroe
Voucher Liam O’Sullivan, Glenlea; 5th Drum of Oil Liam O’Mahony; 6th
Ballyroe Voucher Kathleen O’Sullivan Glenlea; 7th Drum of Oil Sean McGrath,
Kilmoyley; 8th Harty’s Voucher Oliver Leen, Old Mill; 9th Hopper Inn
Voucher Kevin Lyons, Kerry Agri; 10th K’s Hair Voucher Sylvie Carroll,
Causeway.

NOVICE PLOUGHING: The Novice Ploughing will take place on Sunday next 13th
November on the lands of Kate Brown, Buncurrig starting at 11.30pm sharp.

RACES AGM: The A.G.M. of the Ballyheigue Races will be held on this Friday
night 11th November in the K.L.Lounge at 8pm. All members are asked to
attend.

COMMUNITY GAMES 2017: Our Annual AGM of Ballyheigue Community Games will be
held on Friday 11th November at 11.30 am at The Family Resource Centre.
After a short break and a very successful year in Community Games we will
be discussing all the events for the coming year 2017. Anybody who would be
interested in being involved in the training of any events your help would
be greatly appreciated. In order for us to compete in such a wide variety
of events your help is needed. Looking forward to seeing you there. Anyone
wishing to discuss any upcoming events can contact Fiona 085-785 8229.

COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 31st October in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 6-17-23-29. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Catherine Ross, C/o Macs. The €25 winners
were: Mary Jane Reidy, C/o Kitty; Monty Leahy, C/o Christina and Eileen
McElligott, C/o Pat. Next week’s Jackpot €5,250.

*BALLYHEIGUE COMMUNITY PLAYERS’ PRODUCTION OF “THE FIELD”.*

Dates to be put in your diaries: Don’t miss the spectacular production of

*Friday 25th November 2016, Saturday 26th November 2016*

*Wednesday 30th November 2016, Friday 2nd December 2016*

Doors Open at 7.30pm. Production Starts at 8pm Sharp!

Tickets: €10 each, Ticket Office Open:

Ballyheigue Community Centre: 066-71 33837 Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9.30am
– 5pm and local business’ in Ballyheigue.

Refreshments on the Night

All proceeds are going towards the sound system for Ballyheigue Community
Centre Hall.

*INVITATION: *The Apostolic Nuncio, Most Rev. Archbishop Charles Brown,
will visit Ballyheigue on Saturday 19th November.

The Programme of Events is as follows:

At 11.00am he has kindly accepted the invitation to say Mass in St. Mary’s
Church.

At 12 noon he will open and bless Gairdín Mhuire at the Holy Well, and at

2.00pm Ballyheigue will celebrate its rich heritage, as it pertains to the
Missionary Movement, when he will launch the narrative of the outreach of
our parish to the world…”Going Global for God”, in the Community Centre.

Everyone is most warmly welcome to attend all these historic events.

*DECEASED OF PAST YEAR:* In St. Mary’s Church, Ballyheigue at 8.00pm Vigil
Mass on Saturday November 12th we will prayerfully remember all those who
have died during the past year. Relatives are asked to collect a candle
from members of the Liturgy Group at the front door on their way in.
During Mass they will be asked to bring the candle to the Altar where it
will be lit in remembrance of their loved one. If you would like to
remember others who died since last November outside of the Parish please
hand in their names during the week to the Parish Office.

*DEATH:* The death occurred of Ned O’Halloran, Caherulla, Ballyheigue
Reposed at Hartnett’s Funeral Home on Wednesday 2nd November 2016 Requiem
Mass in St. Mary’s Church on Thursday 3rd November and burial afterwards in
the Holy Family Cemetery, Ballyheigue RIP. Sadly missed by his loving
family: Sons: Liam, James, Patrick and Eamon; Daughters: Helen, Ann,
Elaine and Mary. Sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren,
great-grandchild; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 7th November 2016

GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s Lotto:
1-19-27-29.

The Jackpot of €4,550 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will be €4,600.
The two €50 winners were: Mark Stack, Bouleenshere and Luke Bowler,
Ballylongane. The €25 winner was Teresa Casey, Ballylongane.

NATIONAL GAA CLUB DRAW: The Ballyheigue GAA Club will once again take part
in the National GAA Club Draw. The Club members will be travelling around
the parish asking for your support, tickets cost €10. Fantastic prizes,
all sponsored by Croke Park. All proceeds from the Draw will go to the
local GAA Club. We would appreciate your support.

MUNSTER CLUB: Congratulations to Kilmoyley who defeated Monaleen in the
Munster Club Championship semi-final on Sunday. Full time score Kilmoyley
4-12 and Monaleen 0-13.

PLOUGHING DRAW WINNERS: 1st Prize €150 Tom Rice, Abbeydorney; 2nd €75
Doithi O’Riordan, C/o Healy; 3rd €50 Joan Walsh, Lixnaw; 4th Ballyroe
Voucher Liam O’Sullivan, Glenlea; 5th Drum of Oil Liam O’Mahony;
6th Ballyroe Voucher Kathleen O’Sullivan Glenlea; 7th Drum of Oil Sean
McGrath, Kilmoyley; 8th Harty’s Voucher Oliver Leen, Old Mill; 9th Hopper
Inn Voucher Kevin Lyons, Kerry Agri; 10th K’s Hair Voucher Sylvie Carroll,
Causeway.

NOVICE PLOUGHING: The Novice Ploughing will take place on Sunday next 13th
November on the lands of Kate Brown, Buncurrig starting at 11.30pm sharp.

RACES AGM: The A.G.M. of the Ballyheigue Races will be held on this Friday
night 11th November in the K.L.Lounge at 8pm. All members are asked to
attend.

COMMUNITY GAMES 2017: Our Annual AGM of Ballyheigue Community Games will be
held on Friday 11th November at 11.30 am at The Family Resource Centre.
After a short break and a very successful year in Community Games we will
be discussing all the events for the coming year 2017. Anybody who would be
interested in being involved in the training of any events your help would
be greatly appreciated. In order for us to compete in such a wide variety
of events your help is needed. Looking forward to seeing you there. Anyone
wishing to discuss any upcoming events can contact Fiona 085-785 8229.

COURSING LOTTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 31st October in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 6-17-23-29. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Catherine Ross, C/o Macs. The €25 winners
were: Mary Jane Reidy, C/o Kitty; Monty Leahy, C/o Christina and Eileen
McElligott, C/o Pat. Next week’s Jackpot €5,250.

*BALLYHEIGUE COMMUNITY PLAYERS’ PRODUCTION OF “THE FIELD”.*

Dates to be put in your diaries: Don’t miss the spectacular production of

*Friday 25th November 2016**, **Saturday 26th November 2016*

*Wednesday 30th November 2016**, **Friday 2nd December 2016*

Doors Open at 7.30pm. Production Starts at 8pm Sharp!

Tickets: €10 each, Ticket Office Open:

Ballyheigue Community Centre: 066-71 33837 Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9.30am
– 5pm and local business’ in Ballyheigue.

Refreshments on the Night

All proceeds are going towards the sound system for Ballyheigue Community
Centre Hall.

*INVITATION:* The Apostolic Nuncio, Most Rev. Archbishop Charles Brown,
will visit Ballyheigue on Saturday 19th November.

The Programme of Events is as follows:

At 11.00am he has kindly accepted the invitation to say Mass in St. Mary’s
Church.

At 12 noon he will open and bless Gairdín Mhuire at the Holy Well, and at

2.00pm Ballyheigue will celebrate its rich heritage, as it pertains to the
Missionary Movement, when he will launch the narrative of the outreach of
our parish to the world…”Going Global for God”, in the Community Centre.

Everyone is most warmly welcome to attend all these historic events.

*DECEASED OF PAST YEAR:* In St. Mary’s Church, Ballyheigue at 8.00pm Vigil
Mass on Saturday November 12th we will prayerfully remember all those who
have died during the past year. Relatives are asked to collect a candle
from members of the Liturgy Group at the front door on their way in.
During Mass they will be asked to bring the candle to the Altar where it
will be lit in remembrance of their loved one. If you would like to
remember others who died since last November outside of the Parish please
hand in their names during the week to the Parish Office.

*DEATH:* The death occurred of Ned O’Halloran, Caherulla, Ballyheigue
Reposing at Hartnett’s Funeral Home on Wednesday 2nd November. Requiem
Mass in St. Mary’s Church on Thursday 3rd November and burial afterwards in
the Holy Family Cemetery, Ballyheigue RIP. Sadly missed by his loving
family. Sons: Liam, James, Patrick and Eamon. Daughters: Helen, Ann,
Elaine and Mary. Sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren,
great-grandchild; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

*RUSTLING LEAVES (Poem)*

Rustling leaves

Red, brown, gold

Nature’s carpet

Spread to behold

Sleepy hedgehog

Clammy toad

Just too slow

To cross a road

Winding Down

Ready to rest

Now the Year

Has passed her best

Longer nights

Shorter days

Make us all

Change our ways

A time to pause

In our haste

As we reflect

Our lives are graced.

Submitted by – Valerie Dearling, Ballyheigue, 066-71337170.