BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 9th January2017
A WORD OF THANKS: We the organising committee wish to thank the following
for making the Christmas Dinner and festivities in the White Sands Hotel
such a happy occasion for the Senior Citizens of our parish and area. The
Management and Staff of the Community Centre and the Resource Centre, all
who supported, at such short notice, the collection outside the church in
aid of the event. All who donated prizes, both in Ballyheigue and in the
region, which added to the enjoyment of this seasonal event. The Singers,
Dancers and Musicians who gave of their time and talents, and finally
thanks to the White Sands for the lovely homely service provided. We wish
everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year.
DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA: Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage, led by Bishop Ray
Browne ‘Centenary of the Fatima Apparition’. Pope Francis to visit in May 10
th – 17th May, 2017. Bookings now being taken. Early booking essential.
Flights from Dublin Airport. Fully Escorted Pilgrimage. Contact: Premier
Travel Ltd., 2, Grand Parade, Daunt’s Sq., Cork. Tel.:021-4277700. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or Maureen Harty 066-7131328.
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: THE FAITH PRAYED: Fr. Sean Sheehy, Wednesday 18th &
25th Jan. 7.00pm to 8.30pm
ARDFERT HISTORICAL LECTURE SERIES: Stone upon stone: buildings in Ardfert
district by Donal Stack, Thursday 19th Jan. 8.00pm to 10.00pm.
SELF CARE DAY: Practical skills for stress management and emotional
wellness, Saturday, 28th Jan. 9.45 to 4.00pm Contact Anna O’Donoghue
087-9447105. Ref: capacitar-Ireland.org.
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
3-11-18-27. The Jackpot of €4,950 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will
be €5,000. The two €50 winners were: Nell Mooney, Dreenagh and Marian
Hussey, Glenderry. The €25 winner was Peader Hanlon, Dreenagh.
GAA MEMBERSHIP FOR 2017: One child Under-10: €20. Youths 11-18: €30.
One Adult plus children: €80. Two Adults plus children: €100.
Senior Member: €50. OAP: €20.
Lotto Option: €50 to any of the above membership options entitles you to
Lotto tickets weekly for 52 weeks. Contact any member of the GAA Club.
GAA NATIONAL CLUB DRAW: The Ballyheigue GAA Club is selling tickets for the
National GAA Club Draw. All prizes are sponsored by Croke Park. Tickets
cost €10. All money from tickets sales is retained by the Club. First
prize is an Opel Corsa plus 13 other top class prizes. Club Members will
be going around the parish and your support would be very much appreciated.
MUNSTER HURLING LEAGUE: The Kerry senior hurlers were defeated by Cork in
the Munster hurling League at Mallow on Sunday. Score Kerry 0-18 and Cork
1-28. The Ballyheigue Club were represented on the team by Philip Lucid.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 2nd January in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 5-17-27-30. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was: John M. Sullivan, C/o Macs. The €25 winners
were: David O’Mahony, C/o Macs., Mary Jane Reidy, C/o Kitty, and J.L, L.R.,
J.S., C/o Flahive’s. Next week’s Jackpot €5,650. Happy New Year to all