BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – 26.7.2017
FIRST GLANAGNEETY HILL WALK on Sunday 30th July organised by friends of
Palliative Care in aid of Kerry Hospice/Palliative Care; Place
Glanagneety Wood, near O’Riada’s; Registration at 10am. Donations on the
day. Come along and enjoy a great walk and support a great cause. Further
information from Simon Moynihan 085 1021093, (Thanks from Ted Moynihan,
CONCERT: BALLYHEIGUE HISTORY & HERITAGE GROUP are holding
The Annual Trad-cum-Classical Concert in the White Sands Hotel on
Saturday, 12th August @ 8.30 (sharp)
in association with Aidan O’Carroll, Director, Kerry School of Music
Richard Casey, Trad. Composer & Performer
Sonny Egan, Humorous Storyteller.
Special Guest: Fr. Paddy Godley
Some new young talents will also be staged on the night. The Event is
grant aided by Kerry Co. Council). A very special occasion.
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: GROWING OLD GRACEFULLY: A Guided Participative
Experience facilitated by: John Dunne & Kathy Cunningham, Friday 28th –
Sunday 30th July, Ardfert Retreat Centre. Contact 066-7134276.
ENRICH YOUR FAITH: Foyer of Light, Charity and Love. Preached by Fr. Kilian
Byrne, Aug 7th -13th, Ardfert Retreat Centre. Contact Helen 086-1678027.
OUTDOOR MASS: On Tuesday 25th July at Marian Park, Ballyheigue at 8.00pm.
WEEKEND MASS TIMES: Saturday (Vigil) 8.00pm and on Sundays 10.00am in St.
Mary’s Church; also at 12(noon) in the Community Centre in Village.
CONFESSIONS: From 5.00pm to 6.00pm on Saturday evening 29th July St. Mary’s
DEATH: The death occurred of Peadar O’Sullivan, Lucan, Co. Dublin and
formerly of “Réalt na Mara”, Ballyheigue. Deeply regretted by his wife
Athea, son Cian, brother Muiris, sisters Mary, Ann and Sheila and Cians
mother Ann Berkery, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, grand
nephew, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
Reposed at his home on Wednesday 19th July with Removal to St. Mary’s
Church, Lucan on Thursday 20th July for Requiem Mass and burial afterwards
in Esker Cemetery, Lucan. Ar dheis Dé go raíbh a anam.
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
16-22-25-26. The Jackpot of €6,350 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will
be €6,400. The two €50 winners were: Liam Hussey, Marian Park and Micheal
Pierce, Ballylongane. The €25 winner was Thomas Cantillon, Glendahalan.
UNDER 16s: The Ballyheigue U-15 hurlers drew with south Kerry in the Co.
Championship semi-final at Dr. Crokes Pitch on Friday evening. This game
was played under a downpour and should not have gone ahead. Players’
safety must come first. The replay will be played in Ballyheigue. Date to
be confirmed. Final score Ballyheigue 4-6 and South Kerry 1-15.
UNDER 12 BLITZ: The Ballyheigue U-12 hurlers took part in the North Kerry
Blitz on Saturday. They had wins over Causeway, Lixnaw and Tralee Parnells
and lost to Kilmoyley and were runners-up in the Blitz. Co-ordinator was
UNDER 13s: The Ballyheigue U-13 hurlers lost to Ballyduff in the final of
the Eddie Hayes ground hurling tournament hosted by the Crotta O’Neills
Club at Abbeydorney on July 15th.
GAA COLLECTION: Many thanks to everyone who contributed to the Ballyheigue
church gate collection last week-end.
FIXTURES: North Kerry Under-14s Championship, Ballyheigue v St Brendan’s at
Ardfert Friday evening 6.30pm.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 17th July in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 10-16-23-25. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was Seamus, C/o Macs. The €25 winners were: Mary
O’Keeffe, C/o John B., John Kelliher, C/o John B. and Stephen Reidy, C/o
John B. Next week’s Jackpot €7,050.