BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 1.2.2017
ONE NIGHT FOR TRISH: A benefit dance is being held in The White Sands
Hotel, Ballyheigue on Friday 3rd March at 8.00pm in honour of the late
Trish Flavin (née Guerin). Tickets will be on sale in all local villages
at a cost of €10 each. All proceeds will go directly to support and
benefit Trish’s husband Ray and their five children. Your support is
RECOVERY HAVEN KERRY: Inviting all groups, friends, couples,
work-colleagues to Valentine’s Night with a Difference:
Piano/Drinks Reception 7pm, Four Course Meal, Music, Dancing, Cost €30 per
Themed Tables, Raffle for hampers per table of 10;
14th February at The Rose Hotel… all supporting the Free Services at
Recovery Haven Kerry, Cancer Support House.
For tickets – from Recovery Haven 066-7192122, Maureen 086-3612912, Eileen
OUR LADY OF FATIMA REPARATION ROSARY: will continue on this Saturday 4th
February at Our Lady’s Grotto Ballyheigue at 3.00pm.
FIRST FRIDAY COMMUNION CALLS to the elderly will take place on Thursday 2nd
February and Friday 3rd February beginning at 1.30pm. Please inform
relatives and friends.
COMMUNITY GAMES 2017: Ballyheigue Community Games wish to thank everybody
who supported our Table Quiz recently. We had a very enjoyable night. As we
commence our New Year 2017 we will have a very busy few weeks ahead of us.
Draughts training for anyone interested will continue in Bouleenshere
school on Monday at 3-4 and Tuesday 4-5pm.
SAMARATINS: are recruiting new volunteers shortly. Information meetings on
Saturday 4th February at 12 noon, Sunday 5th February at 3.00pm and Monday
6th February at 7.30pm, at 43/44 Moyderwell, Tralee. Enquiries to
087-9158779. Samaratins provide emotional support in a confidential and
non-judgmental for people who may be in distress, despairing or suicidal by
being available twenty hours a day to listen to their callers. Samaritans
can be contacted at any time by calling their free call helpline on 116 123.
ARDFERT HISTORICAL LECTURE: Agriculture on the Crosbie Estate by Tommy
O’Connor, Thurs. 2nd Feb. 8.00pm to 10.00pm.
Keeping Hope Alive: Josephine Fitzgibbon & Mick Joyce, Sat. 4th Feb. 10.00am
The Faith Prayed: Fr. Sean Sheehy, Wednesday 8th Feb. 7.00pm to 8.30pm.
Reflection Day with Bishop Brendan Comiskey: Sat. 18th Feb. (open to all)
and Sun. 19th Feb. 10.00am-5.00pm (for those in recovery, family & friends).
NORTH KERRY WIND TURBINE AWARENESS GROUP: are holding a CÉILÍ in Moyvane
Saturday 4th February, 9pm – 12 midnight in Marian Hall to help raise much
needed funds to protect our community. Workshop by Timmy Woulfe 8pm
Refreshments and raffle; please come along and show your support, contact
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 23rd January in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing club Lotto: 13-16-24-29. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Lisa McKenna, C/o John B. The €25 winners
were: D. & C. Nealon, C/o Christina, Eleanor Browne, C/o Kitty, and Paul
Reidy, C/o John B. Next week’s Jackpot €5,800.
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers wee drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
1-17-27-29. The Jackpot of €5,100 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will
be €5,150. The two €50 winners were: John Flahive, Tiduff and Michael
Corridan, Keel. The €25 winner was: Brendan Harty, Cliff Road, Ballyheigue.
MEDAL PRESENTATION: The Ballyheigue GAA Juvenile Medal presentation was
held at the White Sands Hotel on Saturday evening. A very large gathering
of players and parents attended. The special invited guest was Kerry
Football Star – Killian Young who presented the medals. Many thanks to
Jimmy Brown and Staff for the lovely food and Brendan Dunne’s Disco
KERRY HURLERS: The Kerry senior hurlers were defeated by Waterford in the
Munster League at Dungarvan on Saturday. Final score – Kerry 0-15 and
Waterford 4-21. Philip Lucid was a member of the team.