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Three students Ciara O’Donoghue (Lenamore), Camila Bunce (Moyvane) and Ciarán MacNamara (Glin) celebrating with Mr R.Prendiville in Tarbert Comprehensive having received maximum points in their Leaving Certificate

Mike Slattery Chairman of the Ballyduff Coursing Club and Jonathan Best with that outstanding greyhound Tobar na Molt leading the guard of honour at the funeral of John Michael O Sullivan at Ardfert last week. Photo Moss Joe Browne

All smiles while enjoying the Vintage Tractor Run at Asdee on Sunday were John and J.C. O Sullivan, Mike, Tommy and Martina Browne, Janet Keane, Teresa Carmody and Donie O Keeffe. Photo Moss Joe Browne

Congrats to the u12 Duagh/Lyre Community Games skittles team on winning gold now representing Kerry in the Munster competition this Saturday

Minister Norma Foley visits Scoil Réalta na Maidine and is greeted by Kieran Quirke (Principal), Siobhán Mahony (Teacher) and Helen Flaherty (Deputy Principal) and members of the Student Council

Staff of Keltic Heating taking a well deserved day trip to climb mount Brandon. Missing from photo is Listowel’s Ger McCarthy who never made it to the top!!

Kevin Lynch Lios Tuathail AC in flying form winning National Masters 200m and 400m last weekend in Santry

Congrats to Robert O’Brien who received 577 points in his Leaving Cert as well as the Class of 2021 who received fantastic results. He is pictured with Causeway Comprehensive’s Principal Cathal Fitzgerald

Listowel Celtic Under 12 Boys who beat Inter Kenmare 4-2 after extra time in The Plate Semi Final in Pat Kennedy Park last Saturday

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COME TOGETHER AGAIN FOR CULTURE NIGHT 2021

Culture Night returns to Kerry on Friday 17th September, with 40 free events to celebrate the rich and diverse creativity that is alive and treasured throughout the Kingdom. Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy organising a very special programme of events to bring people together again to celebrate theatre, live music, literature and the arts in all its glorious forms. Listowel lives up to its rich cultural heritage with a raft of events happening throughout Culture Night. St John’s Theatre in Listowel are setting up Glamping Pods at the Ball Alley with Listowel Poet Laureate Dairena Ní Chinnéide, singer Lorraine Nash and Aoife and Deirdre Granville on harp and flute, all rotated so audiences experience a variety of live arts entertainment. Later, inside the theatre, The Twilight Hour will feature song, music art and chat with Larry Beau, Ann Blake, Billy Dante, Donal Gallagher and Aideen Wylde. Outdoors at the Listowel Castle Amphitheatre, Tales from the Kingdom will launch the International Storytelling Festival with the finest of local storytellers, poets and musicians. A short film featuring the work of Theatrix Youth Theatre will be streamed while the eco-social farm The Barna Way outside Ballybunion will open its gates for an immersive experience in nature. Mayor of Kerry, Jimmy Moloney who is looking forward to the night, says, ‘Culture Night is a great opportunity for people to come together and reconnect in our cultural venues, theatres and museums, and in the many spectacular outdoor locations that have been reimagined to celebrate this moment in our cultural calendar. He continues, ‘This one night of celebration is a reminder of what we have been missing as we emerge from the pandemic and we can now have real hope that these experiences will be available into the autumn, winter and beyond’ . Capacity at all venues will be restricted in line with Covid guidelines, so early booking is advisable. The full programme of events for Culture Night Kerry 2021 is live on www.culturenight.ie/kerry Culture Night is funded The Arts Council, Kerry County Council, Department of Tourism Culture Arts Gaeltacht Media and Sport, supported by Creative Ireland Kerry and the Local Live Performance Scheme. For further information contact Sinead McDonnell 087 6310044 Email: kerryculturenight@gmail.com

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KILNAUGHTIN ALTAR PROJECT

Progress to date: Back in 2019, the Kilnaughtin Church & Graveyard Committee in Tarbert launched a fundraising appeal to raise €20,000 for its altar shelter project. Despite all the challenges of Covid 19, including being unable to have any graveyard Masses in 2020 or 21, 69 people donated €15,000 towards the project. We have spent €14,000 locally on the first four phases that included:1. Site preparation and laying the foundations 2. Building the structure 3. Completing the exterior walls in local stone. 4. Putting on the roof with the world renowned Valentia Island slate. All of the above has been done under the supervision of Kerry County Council and in line with their requirements and the planning permission conditions. A massive big thank you to everyone who has contributed to date, both financially and/ or with ‘donations in kind’. What needs to get done? • Phase 5 – The Internal finish. In line with the high standards followed to date we need to raise €5000 as per the original projections back in 2019. Despite the inflationary cost of building materials during the past year, we are confident that the project will be completed on time and within budget. How you can help • Pick up a brochure locally or from any of the Committee members. A brochure can also be downloaded from www.kilnaughtin.ie Provisional dates for the Diary • 31st December 2021 – official launch of www.kilnaughtin.ie • 15th August 2022 – official opening and Blessing of the Altar Shelter

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CAROLINE’S DÓTERRA ESSENTIAL OILS CAROLINE’S POD OF POSITIVITY Welcome to our weekly column and our pod of positivity. It is here you will find little tips and tools that help us to maintain a life of health, wellness, love, and gratitude as well as all the information on dóTerra’s powerful essential oils. Surrendering Pain – Emotionally and Physically. This week we look at dóTerra’s blend of Deep Blue, which is generally used for physical discomfort, but it can also assist individuals who are resisting or avoiding emotions that underlie their physical discomfort. This oil offers them strength to face emotional wounds, allowing the wounds to surface for transformation and healing. It can teach individuals how to be the observer of their painful experiences rather than overidentifying with them. When individuals suffer from intense emotional or physical pain, it is common for them to act irrationally. Deep Blue can support the mind in staying cool and collected, regardless of the emotional turmoil or physical pain individuals may be in. In this way, they maintain mental clarity in the face of danger or pain. Deep Blue is the perfect choice oil to massage into tired muscles after a long day of work or exercise, or even add a few drops into a nice warm bath as it provides an effective and immediate cooling & soothing sensation to the back, legs, and feet. It is a powerful essential oil to relieve migraines, and by placing one drop to the back of the neck, it will soothe tensions away. It is also highly effective when mixed with a carrier oil and applied to the temples and forehead, bearing in mind to always keep the oils away from the eyes! Deep Blue reduces inflammation and eases back pain and tension by providing targeted soothing comfort. It assists in the treatment of fibromyalgia and is extremely popular in assisting a growing child during their growth spurts. If you work on a computer, I always recommend rubbing Deep Blue mixed with your carrier oil on to your fingers, wrists, neck, and shoulders to provide a cooling and comforting massage. As mentioned above, Deep Blue works on the emotions and is a soothing oil to use if one is going through heartbreak or grief. Deep Blue can also be diffused in a cold-water diffuser, and I recommend dóTerra’s Petal Diffuser which can be purchased from Caroline’s Pod of Positivity. Deep Blue is one of the essential oils that cannot be taken internally. As an advocate for dóTerra essential oils I know how the oils can support the Body, the Mind, and the Mood, and over the last year, I’m delighted and so grateful to have been able to help so many people in using their dóTerra oils. These oils can be used in three different ways: Topically – applying them on to our skin with or without a carrier oil. Aromatically – by placing a two to three drops into a cold-water diffuser and diffusing these oils in our homes, classrooms, offices, salons or places of work and business. And the third way, internally – by adding them to your favourite food, waters or drinks, or simply by taking one drop under the tongue daily. The oils are a natural solution to care for our needs and our Family’s health needs and they can support us in many of the following that we experience from time to time, such as: Anxiety Issues, Digestive Support, Sleep Assist, Muscle Care, Stress Buster, Depression, Grief, Energy Boost, Skin Support, Immunity Boost, Allergy Assist and so much more.

LISTOWEL SCRATCH CUP 2021

On Saturday 4th September, 104 competitors took to the course which was in great condition to see who would win the three men categories and the women’s category. The competition was split into three sessions to accommodate the great support we had from clubs all over the country such as Trim, Mallow, Bruff, Rocklodge, Newmarket, Killarney, Collins, Ballinlough, Ardnacrusha, Castleisland, Tralee, Cill Na Mona, Drimoleague, Raffern Creek, Kilshannig & Ringscommon.  After session 1 the gauntlet was laid down with a super score of 19 under par by senior player John McGrath from the Deerpark club in Killarney. Conditions were favorable in the morning as the weather was not as hot as the rest of the days play and the greens were rolling a lot slower. In the Intermediate section a very good score of 11 under par from the Cill Na Mona player Dermot Tuohy was registered. Another benchmark was set for all the other intermediate players to achieve. The Junior category saw Mike Cooper from Castleisland return home a good score of 3 under par for him to take the lead in the clubhouse. Session two was the busiest of all the three sessions and had top players from all over the country starting out their 36 holes to try and reach the high scoring that was recorded in the previous session. A strong contingent from Limerick club, Bruff started off the session but Thomas Hanley came in the best from that club with a final score of 10 under par. Tralee player Jason O’Regan who was successful here in the past was battling hard but came in shy of the target and returned to the clubhouse on 13 under par. Next 3-ball out on the course which was hugely followed by many spectators was two local Listowel players, youngster Jake Shine & Declan McCarron and Collins player John, John Walsh who has won everything in the game. A super 36 holes by all three players, but it was the young gun Jake Shine who won the 3-ball returning on a score of 18 under par. Enough to lead the Intermediate and just beating John Walsh on 17 under par.  The women were out in force also which is fantastic to see and local players Jennifer O’ Connell and mom Cynthia Kelly which battled hard and returned good scores but, in the end, the winning lady was from Bruff, Margaret O’Donovan who returned to the clubhouse with a very good score of 10 over par. Runner up lady went to Deerpark’s Betty O’Brien.  Session 3 seen the Co. Meath players from Trim take to the course. The three Gibney brothers. Chris Gibney living local playing alongside his brothers Mark & Declan. It wasn’t to be for the Gibney brothers but was fantastic to see the support from such a far distance, much appreciated lads.  Conditions were a lot tougher in the evening with greens running a lot faster than the morning but that didn’t affect some of the local players doing a score on the course in this session. John Noel O’Connor in the Junior category shot the lights out and returned home with 12 under par to shatter the leading score of 3 under by Mike Cooper earlier in the day to win the Junior grade. Tralee player Alan Hobbart played exceptionally well and finished with 18 under par which seen him take the senior grade as John McGrath 19 under par was enough to win the overall prize.  A fantastic day of Pitch & Putt was had by all and the scoring on the day was exceptional. Thanks to everyone who supported the club by playing today and the few that paid up and didn’t play also, much appreciated. Well done to all the winners.  A big thanks must go to all the members of the club who spent not just a few days but the last few months preparing for this competition. Thanks to everyone who has helped in anyway. Final word of thanks must go to our sponsors. Without your kind generosity, this competition would not have been possible. We are forever grateful for your generosity.  List of Sponsors are as follows...  MAC Fuels Listowel; Spar Listowel; Listowel Credit Union; John Noel O’Connor Services; Heffernan/ Moloney Construction; Maurice Heffernan; JK Sports; Listowel Printing Works; Con Dillon’s Bar; Joe Broderick’s Bar; McKenna’s Hardware Listowel; John Griffin Butchers; O’Gorman’s Roofing; Watson’s of Duagh; Brendan Lynch Plant Hire Listowel.    OVERALL WINNER: John McGrath (Deerpark, Killarney) -19.   SENIOR GRADE:  Winner: Alan Hobbart (Tralee) -18  | Runner-up: John Walsh (Collins, Cork) -17  INTERMEDIATE GRADE:  Winner: Jake Shine (Listowel) -18 | Runner-up: Killian O’Gorman (Listowel) -16  JUNIOR GRADE:  Winner: John Noel O’Connor (Listowel) -12 | Runner-up: Mike Cooper (Castleisland) -3  LADIES (10-18 handicap):  Winner: Margaret O’Donovan (Bruff, Limerick) +10 | Runner-up: Betty O’Brien (Killarney) +31 Pictured are Intermediate Winner Jake Shine and Junior Winner John Noel O’Connor

For extra positivity and well-being, check out our Facebook page where we have information and videos on all dóTerra’s essential oils. I look forward to returning to our weekly Lives along with Master Brody’s Lives on Monday nights, and my addition of Caroline’s Fashion Fix is a must for all ladies to join, where I’ll be bringing you the latest autumn winter collection from the French clothing collection Captain Tortue. Until next time, I leave you with our thought for the week, ‘Self Care is giving the World the Best of You, instead of what’s Left of You’ Caroline X Tel: 087 292 1292 Email: carolinedhorgan@gmail.com

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SAN RITA WELLNESS

Welcome to San Rita Wellness weekly column… We hope you are safe and well.

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How often do we look in the wardrobe and say “I’ve nothing to wear” Clothes are something that can help us to keep our weight loss going. A bit like the carrot and the stick. The CARROT being to get DOWN to a smaller size and the STICK being not having to go UP to the bigger size. We are all guilty of hoarding and holding on to stuff, so take out the clothes that are too big for you and get rid of them, otherwise you will only be thinking sure I will always find something to fit if I gain weight again, so our advice would be to get RID, RID, RID The type of clothes you wear can help or hinder your Weight loss .It’s usually your clothes that’ll be the first thing you notice as you start losing or gaining weight. Avoid wearing elasticated waistbands ALL of the time because they grow with you while an item of clothing with a waistband will always give you the pinch or the credit when it’s due. Next, take a look at what’s not quite fitting right yet, and keep those where you will see them. That would remind you every time you open the wardrobe of what you want to achieve. The most important thing is that we should feel good in the clothes that we “ want “ to wear, and not just “ have “ to wear something because we have no choice and it will have to do.. Decluttering the wardrobe is like de-cluttering the mind, and that has to be good for our overall well being too. Upcoming events like Christmas for example can be a great motivator for us to keep us inspired on how we want to look and feel when we are dressed up. After all when you feel good about yourself on the inside,no matter what you wear it will sparkle through on the outside. So, now we hope you will be busy sorting out the wardrobe over the week, but think about the satisfaction you will get every time you open the doors, knowing that you can put your hand on anything and every thing you love. We at San Rita Wellness would often encourage our members to look beyond the number on the scales and focus on their changing body shape. Clothes are really a great indicator of the progress our members are seeing and feeling and also are a great motivator. We will leave you with a thought… “Nothing tastes as good as being slim feels“ For extra support and for weekly accountability check us out on Facebook San Rita Wellness or sanritawellness.ie for details of our “ At Home Service “ or our “ One to One Service “ Give us a call on Sandra 087 6718377 | Rita 087 1012174 Until next week, Sandra and Rita

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Smiles all round as Leaving Certificate students celebrate their results in Tarbert Comprehensive School

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Well done to all involved and thanks to everybody who supported the recent Knockanure Vintage Tractor Run on 15th August. The fine day ensured a great success which was evident in the handing over of a cheque for €1,500 to Listowel Hospice. Paddy and Cathy Kennelly, Marie Stack and Declan O Connor presented the cheque to Mary O Connor, Chairperson Listowel Hospice and Eileen Sheehy Treasurer


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BALLYLONGFORD COMMUNITY SCHEME Ballylongford, Asdee, Tarbert CE scheme currently have the following vacancies, Tidy Towns Operative - Tarbert Village - Ref: #CES-2189494. Tidy Towns Operative - Ballylongford Village Ref: #CES-2190124. GAA Groundskeeper / Caretaker Asdee Ref: #CES-2190126. Parish hall Caretaker Asdee -Ref: #CES-2190129 If you feel you would be interested in this position or to find out more info, please contact Jackie Kissane on 0863266991 DEFIBRILLATOR An URGENT appeal is being made in regards to a Fundraiser for a new defibrillator. A go fund me page has been set up which can be found online on the gofundme website by searching for Ballylongford on the website or by searching for a new defibrillator needed in Ballylongford. Or at the link Fundraiser by Ballylongford Enterprise Association : New Defibrillator needed in Ballylongford (gofundme. com) . A new Defibrillator is needed in Ballylongford as the current one on the Church gate, adjacent to the Parish Hall is not working and has reached the end of its lifespan as it will be ten years old soon. It is of the utmost importance that we have a working defibrillator in the town and this fundraiser is being organised by The Ballylongford Enterprise Association who are hoping to raise the necessary funds, to purchase a new modern defibrillator with a cabinet, with accompanying pads and the relevant equipment that is required and also to have the funds to retain the first responders in the area and also train new first responders. The sooner the funds are raised and we can get this lifesaving equipment the better as it will be out in the public eye ready for use should it be required and it will not be locked away. It will be erected in the same area which will be very close to the Ballylongford national school. The Enterprise Association are hoping to raise €6,000 euro and are asking kindly for donations of any amount please. We all know how important this lifesaving equipment is and especially considering the distance to the nearest hospital from the area, therefore a defibrillator is vital in saving lives. We have many members of our community with heart conditions and some with stints bypasses etcetera etc. However, it is not just people with underlying conditions who may need the use of this lifesaving equipment as anyone in the community may need it including our children as heart problems, SADS and other medical conditions could affect everybody including our children. Even the most healthiest of people could require the use of this equipment to save their lives, the shocking scenes where professional footballer and super fit Christian Ericsson at the European Championships suffered cardiac arrest on the pitch only to be saved by the use of a defibrillator further highlighted that nobody knows when they may need the use of a Defibrillator. So, if you could please donate to such a worthy cause it would be greatly appreciated by everyone in the community and there is nothing too small as everything helps. This Fundraiser is organised by the Ballylongford Enterprise Association who have done magnificent work in our community. Such as purchasing the creamery and selling it for a profit of over 200,000 and out of this money the Parish Hall was fully refurbished and modernised with an elevator for those with disabilities, the elevator costs over €1,000 a year to run and maintain. The old fire station (O’Sullivan’s Hardware Shop) was also purchased by the group. This is one of the many works that the Enterprise Association has done for the town. The Enterprise Association runs the Oyster Festival every year but unfortunately due to Coronavirus this has not taken place since 2019 but hopefully will return in 2022. The Enterprise is currently in the process of constructing a war of independence walk in the town with the plaques currently under construction with some ready to be erected. The Ballylongford Enterprise Association and the Chairman of the Association Noel Lynch is appealing for everybody’s help and would like to say thank you for any donations which would be greatly accepted. BLACKSMITHING FAIR The first event at Ballylongford Mill, will be the forthcoming Ballylongford Blacksmithing Fair which will be held over the weekend of 25th-26th September 2021. There will be blacksmithing displays in the Creamery and grounds from Forged in Ireland and guest Blacksmiths, vintage tractors, hand forged and old wares for sale, food and refreshments

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and roving musicians. The Blacksmiths that will be demonstrating throughout the weekend are from Forged in Ireland, a group of Irish craftsmen of all levels who teach and share their knowledge of blacksmithing, bladesmithing, knife making, metal art, tinsmithing, metallurgy and related metal working crafts. This will be a family friendly weekend with entertainment for the kids; admission is €5 for adults with children under 16 free. Come along and see Ireland’s best Blacksmiths all in one place, and all proceeds will go towards repairs to the roof of Ballylongford Mill. The Planning Application for restoration and redevelopment of the Mill site is currently going through Kerry County Council, with work on the Mill and grounds set to start mid next year. This will be a family friendly weekend with entertainment for the kids; admission is €5 for adults with children under 16 free. There’s more information on the Facebook page and links to the event: https://www.facebook.com/ Ballylongford-Mill-102643785218211 LENAMORE ROVERS Lenamore Rovers 5 Windmill Utd B 2The score line certainly did not reflect this close hard fought win. Lenamore took the lead in the first 10 minutes by a beautiful chip shot by Michael Holly which went in off the post. Two goals either side of half time gave Windmill the lead with 25 minutes remaining in the game. However, up stepped Michael Holly with 4 more sublime goals all from open play to win us the game. Two dribbles by Mike ended in goals, a half volley shot and a 25 yarder in the top corner. A great start to the season. Well done to all the players and to the management Tony and Brendan. Squad: Shane Foran, Kieram Swan, Liam McCarthy, Ciaran O Connor, Shane O Sullivan, Michael Holly, Conor Hogan, Jacob Lucy, Wayne Hayes, Mikey Nolan, Eamon Leahy, Sean Hanrahan, Jack Mulvihill, Micheal Lynch, Josh Boyd, Jake Kelly, Breen Cregan, Lorcan Leahy, Patrick Carmody. Remembrance match for Timmy & John. Before the ball was kicked off a minute’s silence by the players and spectators turned to a rapturous applause for Timmy and John. A very competitive game by both teams on the day made for great entertainment. John and Timmy played for both clubs but there was no doubting the will of the crowd were with Newtown. The scoreline at half time was 1 - 1 only thanks to some heroic defending by the Newtown defence, the Moyvane side could have been in trouble. In the second half Newtowns endeavour propelled them to a 4 - 1 win while Lenamore started to bring on the old guard players who played with John in the early noughties which was lovely to see. Scorers for Newtown: Denis Kennelly, John Mulvihill, Padraig Leahy x2. Lenamore: Kieran O Connor MOTM: Cathal O Connor . A very successful day can only happen with help. We would like to thank the referee Adrian Grimes and his assistants Thomas Sheehy and Tom O Sullivan who did a very professional job, the stewards Gary Foran, Pat Kennelly, Mike Hanrahan, Rory Dennehy and David Murphy. A big thanks to Padraig “Shico” Sheehy for providing sound & music and Jumbos for providing beverages. John Stack did an outstanding job taking some incredible shots of the day. A big thanks also to the managers who had their teams well prepared for the game Micheal Dennehy and Tony Fennell for Lenamore and John Scanlon and Noel Lyons for Newtown. The club ticket seller Jack Fennel did a great job selling tickets for our Split the Pot Fundraiser. We are also delighted to inform everybody that a huge sum of €1726.60 was donated by attendees on the day which will be given to the ICU ward in Limerick University Hospital by the Noonan family. To all the children who took penalties at half time, it brought a great sense of enjoyment to the day. Again a big thank you to everybody who attended the game. Split the Pot Fundraiser: Tickets available from committee members, €1000 prize guaranteed. CE Scheme position available, 19.5 hours Caretaker role at our club grounds - contact Jackie Kissane on 086 3266991. INCLUSION OF ITEMS If you wish to submit items for inclusion in the Weekly notes please note that all items must be submitted by 8pm on Sunday evening prior to publication anything later will not guarantee that such items will appear. Items for inclusion can be emailed to either estuaryprint43@gmail.com or estuarytrophies@gmail.com or contact Numbers (068) 43938 or 087 9528919.

BALLYDUFF LOTTO DRAW The results of the Ballyduff GAA Club weekly Lotto draw for Tuesday August 31st are as follows: The numbers drawn were 6, 13 & 16 and the Bonus Number was 4. The Lotto Jackpot of €10,800 was not won and there was €100 added to the Jackpot. There was no winner of the Match Three prize of €400. The weekly Lotto Draw tickets cost €2.50 each, with a minimum play of €5, and you must pick three numbers from 1 – 28 and a Bonus number from 1 – 10. The Jackpot starts at €10,000 and there is €100 added to it weekly if not won. There is a weekly match 3 prize of €400 for anyone that matches the first 3 numbers without the bonus number. This prize will be shared if there’s more than one match 3 winner. For information on the new Lotto please get in touch with any Ballyduff GAA Club Officer. Please support and remember “if you are not in you can’t win’. You may also play the Lotto online at www.ballyduffgaa.com.                                        CHURCH NEWS Friday 7.30pm: Christy Houlihan – Month’s Mind – Please note time  Saturday 8.00pm: Mass in Causeway – Please note time           Sunday 11.00am: Thomas Quilter, Baby Annabelle, Willie & Mary McEnery; Maurice O’Halloran; John Joe & Nora DeLoughery. Reader: Sunday September 12th 11.00am – Daniel O’Mahony   Divine Mercy Devotions: every Sunday – 3.00pm.                                                    Ministers Of the Eucharist: Sunday September 12th 11.00am – Teddy O’Sullivan/Martina O’Mahony   Eucharist Adoration: every Thursday 10.15am – 11.30am         Mass Attendance: Attendance at Mass is now 50% of Church capacity. We are now discarding the Station district arrangement. Only every second seat will be accessible until further notice Cork Autism Online Conference: “Thriving with Autism” – Sunday, 17th October. For more information – autismcork.ie TFI Local Link Kerry: Offers the following weekly services from Ballyduff: To Listowel every Wednesday; To Abbeydorney & Tralee every Friday; To Causeway, Ardfert & Tralee every Thursday. Call (066)7147002 or email booking@locallinkkerry.ie with your Eircode. The Free Travel Pass is accepted Parish Office: open Tuesday to Friday from 10.30am – 1.00pm daily. Please phone (066) 7148404  Alone:  National Support line for older people who have concerns relating to Covid.  Open 7 days 8.00am. – 8.00pm. (0818)222024  Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes: The Link to each ceremony will be on the Kerry Diocesan webpage, as numbers will be limited to the Church capacity in each case.  See poster on Notice Boards. Pick up simple instructions sheet to take home and “Bring Lourdes into your Home.” DEATH The death took place of John Michael O’Sullivan, Tubridhill, Ardfert and formerly of The Cashen, Ballyduff. A private family funeral took place for John Michael with the Requiem Mass being celebrated in St. Brendan’s Church, Ardfert. Interment was in The Abbey Cemetery, Ardfert. Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of the above deceased. COISTE NA NÓG Club Shop: The club shop will reopen for a limited time at the end of September. All Christmas orders must be placed at that time to ensure delivery in December. Definite dates will be made available within the next couple of weeks. U9/U11; The U9 hurlers travelled to Abbeydorney on Friday night to play Abbeydorney. Two teams lined out and played some very nice hurling, again putting everything they are learning in training into practice. The U11s played Parnell’s on Friday evening and put in an enthusiastic performance in front of a home crowd. It’s great that these players have the opportunity to play some games as the season is winding down. U14: Well done to the U14 hurlers who had a great win against Lixnaw on Friday. BALLYDUFF GAA NEWS Relegation Playoff: Our Senior football team preserved their status in the County Premier Junior Football Championship when they defeated Firies, 2 – 12 to 0 – 16 in Connolly Park, Tralee on Saturday evening last in the 2020 relegation playoff. Goals from Mikey Boyle and Kevin Goulding were decisive, but it was essentially a team effort that won the day. Ballyduff team: Kevin O’Connor; JP O’Carroll, Paul O’Carroll, Thomas Slattery; Kyle O’Connor, Pádraig Walsh, Darren O’Connor; Jack O’Sullivan, Pádraig Boyle; Nathan McGrath, Michael Slattery, Darragh Slattery; Dylan Moriarty, Mikey Boyle, Kevin Goulding. Ballyduff’s next outing is against Fossa in the Round 1 of the 2021 County Junior Premier Football Championship at a neutral venue this weekend. Time and venue to be confirmed. Minor Hurling: Our minor hurling team overcame Lixnaw at Causeway on Sunday evening last in the semi-final of the County Minor Hurling Championship on a scoreline of 1 – 20 to 0 – 10 to advance to the final where they will meet St, Brendan’s. Ballyduff clicked into gear after a close start and led by eight points approaching half-time and then Luke Rochford struck for a well take goal and the defending champions took a 1 – 12 to 0 – 5 lead into the half-time interval. Ballyduff received a major blow on the restart when Evan Boyle had to be replaced following an accidental head wound and having already lost Killian Boyle and Jack Enright in the first half it was backs to the walls time. However, the boys continued to play some excellent hurling and were deserving winners in the end on a final scoreline of 1 – 20 to 0 – 10. They will play St. Brendan’s in the final on a date and venue to be decided. Ballyduff team: Cillian Murphy; Rory Whelan, Conor Murphy, Aaron Whyte; Tommy O’Grady, Adam Segal (0 – 1), Seán O’Sullivan; Raymond McGrath, Evan Boyle (0 – 3, 1f); Aodhán Curley (0 – 7, 5f), Jack Enright (0 – 1), Anthony Kavanagh (Capt.) (0 – 4); Killian Boyle, Kieran O’Carroll (0 – 2), Luke Rochford (1 – 1). SUBS: Cian Sheehy for Killian Boyle (Inj.); Luke Kennelly (0 – 1) for Jack Enright (Inj.): Oisín Healy for Evan Boyle (Inj.); Stefan Carrig for Ray McGrath; Ryan O’Rourke for Rory Whelan: Andreas Rodriguez, Adam Lynch, Diarmuid O’Connor, Oisín Ferris, Shay Murphy, Michael Whelan.

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BALLYBUNION BALLYBUNION ARTS FESTIVAL The inaugural Ballybunion Arts Festival is happening from 9th to the 12th of September. A brain child of local Marian Relihan and her daughter Katie O’Brien, the committee have been working hard on a great programme, while trying their very best to plan within all the Covid guidelines, which have been continually changing. Acts such as comedians Bernard Casey and Colm O’Regan, musicians like Aoife Scott, Sean Keane and the trio of Steve Cooney, Dermot Byrne and Frankie Gavin will perform. There will also be poetry workshops, Irish language workshops and competitions. It is great that the Tintean is back in action with a lot of the events happening there. They really want to make it accessible to local friends and family to book a few tickets for yourself or a group if you fancy coming as a pod of 4 or more, the code is BOOKPOD. This promo is limited so it’s first come first served, Tickets can be bought here https://www.tintean.ie/events-1/ballybunion-arts-festival Follow us on FB or Instagram for more updates! There is news all the time https://www.facebook.com/BallybunionArtsFestival/ https://www.instagram.com/ballybunionartsfestival/ TÍR NA NÓG AFTER SCHOOL CLUB Have decided to extend our After - School hours to 6pm. We are asking the community, if you have any Lego, scooters, (in good condition) indoor games etc. that has all the pieces to donate to us. Please contact Conor on 089 487 9966. Thank you for your support

BALLYBUNION COMMUNITY MARKET Ballybunion Community Market is on this Saturday, 10am to 1pm, Community Centre rear car park. We will have lots of stalls this week, from arts and crafts, organic body care, candles, knitted goods, jewelry, pottery, and of course baked goods and vegetables, so there’s sure to be something for everyone. KATIE PURTILL PHYSIOTHERAPY Katie is relocating her Physiotherapy practice to Unit 3, Super Value unit, Main Street, Ballybunion. Is now open and provides up to date, evidence based treatment. Having a masters in sports and exercise medicine she specializes in back/neck pain, sports injuries and postoperative rehab, as well as providing Pilates and women’s health Physiotherapy. You can visit her website and book online at www.katiepurtillphysiotherapy.ie or check her Facebook and Instagram pages. CAHILL’S SUPERVALU Is open from 7.30am to 10pm Sunday to Thursday and 7:30am-10.30pm on Friday & Saturdays. We accept orders via phone for delivery around our community and for pick up. These orders can be placed on 068 27244 or email: svdeliveriesbb@gmail.com home deliveries are Mon to Sat. Please adhere to public health guidelines and advice before going to the shops or outdoors.

BALLYBUNION HORSE AND PONY RACING The Ballybunion Horse and Pony Race meeting will now be held on Sunday 26th September and not as previously advertised due to restrictions on the beach. Starting at 1.30pm

BALLYBUNION SENIOR CITIZEN COMMITTEE Would like to restart our winter programme from the first week in September. This is open to anybody, new members welcome. The Kerry Flyer will collect all interested people and bring them back home again. Please contact: Eileen 086 2234965 0r Con 087 4184241

CULLOTY CRAFTS Culloty crafts are still doing the book exchange, drop in books to take away and read and when you’re done return it for someone else to read. Have a browse at the books, the books will be inside free of charge. Please sanitize when entering and leaving.

SILVERBACK PERFORMANCE Looking to gain sports strength & conditioning, sports performance and general training related topics.

LONG TERM ACCOMMODATION URGENTLY NEEDED We have had many enquiries from people looking for long term rent houses around Ballybunion. If you know of any, could you please contact the Tourist Office with the details, either by phone 068 25555 and leave a message, by email ballybuniontouristoffice@gmail.com, or drop details through the letter box. Thank you BALLYBUNION CRAZY GOLF Ballybunion Crazy Golf Will be open on Friday’s 4pm to 8pm, Saturday’s 12pm to 8pm and Sunday’s 12pm to 6pm for the month of September. Many thanks to all our customers who called over the past few months. WANTED - MEMORABILIA FROM BALLYBUNION AND SURROUNDING AREAS If anyone has any old tickets, programs and photographs from concerts, dancing or showband concerts from 1960’s and 70’s please contact the Tourist Office Ballybunion 068 25555 Thank you POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT We currently have a few vacancies available in the Ballybunion Community Employment Scheme. If you are interested in these jobs please contact Rosaleen on 068 27799 or email saothairnanabhann@gmail.com. This is a development opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career BALLYBUNION COMMUNITY CENTRE Ballybunion Community centre offers the following services to the community, typing service, Printing, Photocopying, Scanning, Shredding. Email: ballybcomcentre@gmail.com Phone 068-27799 BALLYBUNION BEACH YOGA-SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER Outdoor classes are limited to 15 people, so it is advisable to book your space. These classes are beginner friendly and open to all ages, There is something very magical about being by the water, moving and breathing in rhythm with nature, releasing tension from your body and stimulating all of your senses to feel completely alive and content. I have created a Beach Yoga What’s App group so DM me your number to be the first to know of any changes to the schedule, as these classes are weather & tide dependent. For September classes every Wed. 7pm and Sat 9am (weather permitting) on the Ladies Beach - Week 2 –Wed 8th. Week 3 –Wed 15th, Sat 18th. Week 4 –Wed 22nd, Sat 25th. Week 5 –Wed 29th. Weekly Yoga Classes online Phone Sinead on 087 707 9941. CASHEN VALE BOXING CLUB Boxing Training every Friday from 7pm, and every Saturday from 12 noon, at the Irish Collage Sandhill Rd. New

Listowel Celtic A who played Listowel Celtic B in Pat Kennedy Park last Sunday in The McCarthy Insurance Group Munster Junior Cup

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Easy to understand information, Templates and workouts, Tricks & tips to gain that extra edge. More individualized sessions like 1on1 or 2on1 sessions are also available, cheaper if it’s a 2on1. However you must be flexible. I am also working on a 6pm class, WhatsApp John on 0871238263 if interested SAN RITA WELLNESS The good news is we will still be open to supporting you in every way with our “At Home Service”. This service is personal one to one and will keep you motivated, accountable and on track on your weight loss and wellness journey. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you updated. Please phone Sandra 087-6718 377 or Rita 087-1012 174 BALLYBUNION MEALS ON WHEELS The Ballybunion meals on wheels service will be delivered 3 days a week, meals will be delivered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Anyone wishing to avail of delivery please contact Eileen Fogarty on 086 2234 965 or Con McCarthy on 087 418 4241. The areas covered are Ballybunion, Lisselton, Asdee and Ballylongford. The dinner will be delivered to your door by one of the men at the cost of €6 per meal EAST 73RD DRY CLEANING Our weekly dry cleaning service is back with Rusk Dry Cleaners in Tralee. Drop it in on Thursday mornings and it’s back ready for collection on Friday afternoon. Phone 068-25712 BALLYBUNION WILDCATS Wildcats AGM takes place on Tuesday September 21st at 8pm. It is imperative that we get support from our parents and new volunteers to come on board in order to proceed with all our teams. ATTENDING MASS In line with recent Government guidelines, from the 6th of September it is no longer necessary to book to attend Mass. Ushers will remain to welcome you & assist you in finding a safe seat. Please continue to wear your face covering, use hand sanitizer & maintain social distancing inside & outside the Church As always thank you for your continuing cooperation & support. BALLYBUNION NOTES If you would like to include anything in The Ballybunion Notes, please forward to email address below or send us a message to the Ballybunion Tourist Office Facebook page by 10am on Monday Ballybuniontouristoffice@ gmail.com

Listowel Celtic B who played Listowel Celtic A in Pat Kennedy Park last Sunday in The McCarthy Insurance Group Munster Junior Cup

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TARBERT TARBERT NEWS Please note new email address - tarbertnews@outlook.com or telephone Patrick Lynch at 068/36117 on or before 7pm Sunday. CÚRSAÍ EAGLAISE Audited Accounts for 2020 show the Church finances to be in good order. Annual income was €69,789 and Expenditure was €69,815 resulting in a break-even situation even though income was down €16,533 on 2019 figure due to the Covid 19 Pandemic. Accounts for the first 6 months of this year up to 30 June2021 indicate a targeted break-even for the end of the year taking into account the refunds and on-going financial supports. Revenue for this 6 month period was €36,474 and Expenditure was €31,454 leaving a surplus of €5,020. The monthly Maintenance Fund has facilitated painting of the Marian Shrine in the Square, purchase of a power washer, painting in the Church and the replacement of a porch door. At weekend Masses, Dr Declan Downey, on behalf of the Parish Finance Committee thanked parishioners at home and abroad for their continuing generosity in supporting St Mary’s Church in these difficult times. He also thanked Parish Secretary, James Lavery for his work and commitment and all who were helping in any way to making St Mary’s Church the spiritual heart and central sacred space in the parish. WOMEN’S RUGBY Well done to local rugby star Muirne Wall, Tarbert and the Munster team in her part in last week’s Women’s Interprovincial championship at Musgrave Park in Cork. Munster produced an excellent second half performance to defeat Connacht 31-7 . Though not the biggest player in the team Muirne in the back line played a not insignificant part in

MOYVANE Contact: moyvanenotes@gmail.com  MOYVANE GAA LOTTO There was no winner of the €3,600 Jackpot in last Sunday night’s draw. Numbers drawn were 4 7 15 27. Lucky dips: €40 each: Eddie Stack, Lower Aughrim. Mag Lynch, Moyvane Village. Jacko O’Connor, Lower Aughrim. Norette Kissane, Online. Molly Mulvihill, Online. Tickets are available Online by following the link on Moyvane GAA Facebook Page. All online entries must be registered by 6.00pm on the day of the draw. Entries after 6.00pm will be entered in the next draw. Thank you to Moyvane GAA Senior Player Shane Stack for helping with the draw. Tickets are also available at Kennelly’s Homevalue Hardware, Holly’s Gala, Stack’s Butchers, Corridan’s Garage, Newtownsandes Coop, A New U and Curl Up & Dye. You can also contact any Committee Member. Next week’s Jackpot is €3,800 and the draw will be held on Sunday, September 12, outdoors at Con Brosnan Park at 8.00pm. As always thank you for your continued support. MOYVANE GAA FIXTURES: Division 2 County League U17 Final: Moyvane will play Kenmare in the U17 Division 2 County League Final on Friday, September 10 at 7.30pm in Dr. Crokes Pitch, Killarney. Junior Club Championship Round 2. Moyvane received a walkover from Sneem/Derrynane in Round 1 of the competition. Please check Moyvane GAA Social Media for details of Round. 2. OUR GOODBYES For those of us who live in the Moyvane/Knockanure area we have had a horrendous eighteen months. We have had 39 funerals since January 01 2020. Our most recent funeral was that of Margaret Leahy, Carrueragh. She is survived by her sons and daughters, Paddy, Willie, Eileen (Costello), Assumpta (Stack) and Jim. Margaret had a long life, living into her nineties. She was predeceased by her husband Emmet. Timmy Carr of Barragougeen passed away on August 21. He is survived by his brother, Joe and his wife Eileen and family. Timmy was a quiet man who lived alone. He had moved to live in the village but farmed his land at Barragougeen every day. Sympathy to both families. May they rest in peace. TRIBUTE: In the early hours of the morning of Saturday, August 21 Eileen Cronin of Mail Road Cross slipped out of this world to join her husband Mike Joe who passed away one year and five months earlier. Her death came as a huge shock to the parish of Moyvane and indeed the whole of North Kerry. She was a great one for recitations, particularly Kerry and Moyvane football ones and of course the songs. In the sixties and seventies she was part of the local drama group and

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the win. She inherited the rugby gene from the Wall family and the running from the Ward family. Briseann an duchais í gcónaí. Munster will now take on Leinster in the final game of the 2021 Championship next weekend agus go neirí an t-ádh leo. MARITIME MATTERS Congratulations and well done to the Tarbert sailors who recently won the West Coast of Ireland Sailing Championship. The crew included Raymond, Simon and Declan McGibney, John Finnegan and Louise Barrett. Other good news is that the Tarbert Regatta will be held on Sunday 26 September, further details later. Regretfully the boat club premises was broken into over the past couple of weeks and some outboard engines and other equipment was stolen. Listowel Gardai are investigating this crime which happened under cover of darkness. FERRY SAILINGS The Autumn schedule for Shannon Ferry came into operation from Wednesday 1 September which means that sailings from Tarbert to Killimer in Clare will be every hour on the half hour from 7.30am to 8,30pm daily Monday to Saturday with Sunday sailings commencing 2 hours later. Sailings from Killimer to Tarbert will be every hour on the hour from 7am to 8pm. CLOTHES COLLECTION The Shannonside Women’s Group will hold a clothes collection on Thursday 14 October. If you are doing a wardrobe clean out or upstyling keep them in mind as they support local worthy causes and deserving charities. SEANFHOCAIL NA SEACHTAINE ‘Is dall fear í dteach duine eile’ - A man is blind in another man’s house. ‘Is beag an splanc a lasann tine’ - A small ignites a big fire. ‘Is maith an t-anlann an t-ocras - Hunger is good sauce.

was the recipient of many best actress awards at the Drama Festivals. The highlight of course was playing the Peacock and Abbey theatres in Dublin. Eileen was a great community person and was generous with her time. She was involved in running Moyvane Bingo for more than forty years and was really popular with the bingo goers. They positively adored Eileen. She was funny and was kind and helpful to everyone. She was the keeper of the money and by God was she good at that! Without her there would be no Marian Hall, the community centre would not have it’s new roof and there were many other organisations in the parish that benefited from Moyvane Bingo and Blotto. She was reliable, honest and never looked for praise, she got on with the job in her own quiet way. There will never be another Eileen and Bingo will never be the same again. Sleep easy lady, you will never know how much you are missed. Sympathy to Aine and Joe, to the O’Donoghue’s, Ballylongford, the Manahers, Athea and Noreen Cronin Phillpot and her son Tim and family, Ipswich.

LIXNAW LIXNAW GAA Split the Bucket Draw: Congratulations to Oliver Quilter, lucky winners of €123. Next week’s draw will be held at the Dew Drop Inn, Lixnaw. Thanks for your continued support. The Lixnaw Hurling Club Lotto Draw: Monday 29th August 2021, Jackpot €6,250 winning numbers drawn were 5, 19, 21, 29. There was no jackpot winner. €20 winners were: Con O’Keeffe, Ballinageragh; Cara Quinlan, c/o Foley’s Gala; Mary O’Sullivan, Ahabeg. Next draw will take place on Monday 6th September 2021 Jackpot will be €6,300. Lixnaw GAA club lotto is now available online and you can play from now up to 8.30pm on Monday to be in the next draw. ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH Monday 6th September at 7.30pm for Mary McElligott, The Village & Dick Gould, USA; Wednesday 8th September at 10.00am Mass of Thanksgiving; Friday 10th September 2021 at 7.30pm for Declan, Patrick & Brigid Mulvihill, Ahabeg; Saturday 11th September at 7.30pm for Kathleen Linehan, The Village (month’s mind); Dominic Sheehy, Ballinagare; Baby Mai & Matt O’Connor, Ballyhennessy. RATHEA CHURCH Sunday 12th September at 9.30am. IRREMORE CHURCH Sunday 12th September at 11.00am for Doreen & Jeremiah Finnerty, Banemore. PARISH OFFICE The Parish office is open from 11.00am – 2.00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please make contact with the office by phone only, for now. Tel. no (066) 7132111. ST. SENAN’S GAA LOTTO Draw on Sunday 30/08/2021: Jackpot €9,000. There was no jackpot winner. Numbers drawn were 13, 29, 30, 31. Lucky Dip €30 winners: Niall Kirby, Knockreagh; Phil & Connie Clancy, Ballygologue, Listowel. €20 winners: P.J. Shanahan, Ballybunion; Thomas O’Connell, Tournageehy; Patrick O’Sullivan, Gortacloghane. Tickets €2 each or 3 for €5. Next week’s draw will take place at the Clubhouse Mountcoal. Jackpot will be €9,100. Tickets are available from Kelly’s Six Crosses, from club officers, lotto sellers or play online. Thank you for your continued support. Stay safe. CONTACT To include items in the Lixnaw notes, please email lixnawnotes@gmail.com by 10pm on Sunday evening.

MASSES FOR THE WEEK CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION, MOYVANE: . Thursday, September 09 Mass at 7.30pm. for deceased members of the Flavin and Mulvihill families, Aughrim. Saturday, September 11 Mass at 7.30pm. Sunday, September 12 Mass at 11.00am. CHURCH OF CORPUS CHRISTI, KNOCKANURE Friday, September 10 Mass at 7.30pm for a Private Intention. Sunday morning Mass is at 9.30am. CHANGE OF MASS ARRANGEMENTS From September 05 Tuesdays and Thursdays, Mass will continue at 7.30pm in Moyvane. On Wednesdays and Fridays, Mass will be in Knockanure at 7.30pm. On Mondays there will be no public Mass. This change means that booked Masses need to be rescheduled. Attached hereto is a schedule of the Masses that have to be changed, please feel free to contact the office if these dates and times do not suit you. This is to facilitate the new schedule to keep Masses in Moyvane. NEW SCHEDULE OF MASSES The following changes apply: Anniversary Mass for Kathleen Stack and Husband Willie moves from Wednesday, September, 29 to Tuesday, September 28. Michael Lynch, R.I.P, moves from Friday, October 01 to Tuesday, October 05. Joe O’Connor, (Anniversary) Kilbaha, moves from Wednesday, October 06 to Tuesday, October 12. Paddy and Maureen Fitzmaurice, (Anniversary) goes from Friday, October 22 to Thursday, October 21. Breda Dore, (Anniversary) changes from Friday, October, 29 to Thursday, October, 28. Michael Dore, from Monday, November 29 to Thursday, December 02.

Up For The Match! Tanker’s Bar is ready for the Big Match. Can Mayo end the Famine in Croke Park on Saturday, if they do the happiest person in Listowel will be Marina Cahill Bourke. Photo by Liam Kelly Photography

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rock, pop and trad A great evening’s entertainment.

KILFLYNN SATURDAY MASS There will No Mass in St Mary’s church, Kilflynn on Saturday 11th September at 6pm. Mass will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10.00 am. Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence. For details contact Age Action national helpline 0818 911 109 or email careandrepair@ageaction.ie CROTTA GAA LOTTO RESULTS Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw on Monday 6th September. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 15,17, 29 and 32. There was no winner of the 5,100 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Margaret Moriarty, Connolly Park, Tralee, Jackie Twomey, Gortclohy, Kilflynn, Sean McElligott, Bridge Road, Abbeydorney The Next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn, on Monday 13th September at 10.00p.m in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Note the cut off for entry to the €5,200 Jackpot draw (online or locally purchased) is 9:30pm on Monday 6th September. Tickets available 3 for €5 online visit www.crottagaa.club or this link https://play.clubforce.com/play_newa. asp?ll_id=427#Anchor or Herberts Bar/Village Store, Parker’s Pub, Zam Zam Kabab, Foley Shop Lixnaw, Abbeydorney Post Office, or from any club officer. Many thanks to all who contribute to our weekly Club Lotto. Your continued support is greatly appreciated. BALLYHEIGUE PATTERN This year Bishop Ray Brown will celebrate Mass in Our Lady’s Well and Grotto, Ballyheigue on Pattern Day, 8th September at 12 noon. It will be streamed live on www.dioceseofkerry.ie Facebook page. In the interest of safety andfairness there will be no congregation present on the day. The Well and Grotto will remain closed for the duration of the Mass and will reopen at 1.30pm after which you are most welcome to come for private prayer. HERBERT’S BAR Saturday 11th September All Ireland final Mayo verse Tyrone at 5pm. Pizza at half time. Followed by music by David O’Sullivan playing all your fav

Best wishes to Duagh-Lyre u16 skittles team representing Kerry at the Munster Community Games finals on Saturday in UL

ST. MARY’S CHURCH, KILFLYNN Masses and Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church: Saturday 11th September at 10.00 a.m There will No Mass in St Mary’s church, Kilflynn on Saturday 11th September at 6pm. Mass will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10.00 am. Parish Office can be contacted by phone 066 4018996 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 a.m. to 1p.m. or by email: abbeydorney@dioceseofkerry.ie Masses from St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney are streamed live on www.dioceseofkerry.ie, on Sunday at 10 a.m. Go to Abbeydorney Parish and click on watch live Mass Extract from Bishop Ray Browne’s letter regarding Covid restrictions: It is great news that we will be able to welcome more people to our churches from September 6th. The hope is that on October 22nd, the majority of all public health restrictions will be lifted, but this will be subject to the prevailing public health advice. It is therefore important that all of the current protective measures continue to be observed so as to ensure that our churches remain safe places for people to visit and attend. The incidence rate of Covid-19 within the Diocese remains a cause for concern and for that reason we recommend the following in relation to Baptisms, First Holy Communions & Confirmations: - • Baptisms – Continue to keep numbers attending Baptisms limited to immediate family members, (including Godparents and Grandparents). • First Communion & Confirmation – Limit the numbers attending to immediate family only, namely, parents and siblings of the child and in the case of Confirmations, the sponsor of the child# KILFLYNN RUNNING GROUP Coming soon in October. Want to get active and get fitter. Couch to 5km or couch to 10 km. Can you give two hours a week in two one Hour sessions. One morning, one evening. More details to follow. ENTERTAINMENT Music with Fiddlers Green in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Saturday 11th September at 8.30p.m to 10.30p.m ABBEYDORNEY/KILFLYNN COMMUNITY GAMES It was another proud day for our community as our under 11 Boys hurlers

Attending the Asdee Vintage Tractor Run on Sunday were Willie Keane, Martin Costello, Con and Adam Scanlon with Martin Walsh. Photo Moss Joe Browne

Students celebrating their Leaving Cert Results with staff members at Tarbert Comprehensive School

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and our under 12 Girls soccer teams travelled to face the might of Munster in the University of Limerick!! First up was our hurling team who more than matched the very skilful Tipperary side Boherlahan - Dallaglio and with a bit more luck in front of goal might have pulled off the shock that their performance deserved. It wasn’t to be for our Mighty Men on this occasion but the future is extremely bright for these young stars!! On an action-packed morning attention then moved to our young under 12 Girls soccer team who despite a lot of nerves and inspired by the boys earlier, put in a huge display against a much more experienced club team from Waterford. Having conceded a goal late in the first half and with our Goalie and defence putting in Superhero efforts at times it didn’t look as though it was going to be our day. But in the last minute of normal time, we scored a goal to force extra time with much joy and emotion and possibly could have won it late in normal time. Unfortunately, the girls’ journey came to an end in extra time but they must remember it is only the start of an incredible few years to come!!! Thanks a million, to all coaches, parents and of course our players for a fantastic day!!! CE VACANCIES Environmental Workers x 4, Laundry Assistant x 2, Caretaker x 1, Maintenance Worker x 1, Receptionist/Core Staff Assistant x 1, Researcher/ Kitchen Assistant x 1, Active Retired Facilitator x 1. To be eligible for CE you must be in receipt of an Irish Social Welfare payment for 12 months or more and aged over 21 years old. Please email/post your CV to abbeydevcom.ltd@gmail.com or Abbeydorney Development Company, Community Hall, Abbeydorney. ST. VINCENT DE PAUL The local confidential number is 087 7086253. COVID-19 SUPPORT LINE FOR OLDER PEOPLE ALONE manages a national support line and additional support for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024

Well done to the Duagh/Lyre u14 skittles team on winning silver at the County Community games finals last Friday week

Listowel Celtic U11s girls first night back training for the season 2021 - 2022

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Members of the class of 2021 celebrating their Leaving Certificate results in Tarbert Comprehensive School

Mikey Slemon who received The Sacrament of Confirmation on Thursday 02nd September in St Marys Church Listowel, pictured with his Mom Annette, Dad Harry, Brothers Seán and Aaron and Sisters Sophie and Leah. Photo by Liam Kelly Photography

Lios Tuathail AC athlete Rachel Neylon representing Tarbert Comprehensive at the Taitlteann Games winning Gold in the 300m and Bronze in the 800m. Rachel will represent Munster at the National school finals this weekend. Best of luck

Marie Hartnett celebrating her 70th birthday in the Listowel Arms Hotel last weekend with her family

Sean McCarthy, Lixnaw who was at Asdee on Sunday with his Field Marshall 1953 model tractor to support the benefit Vintage Run. Photo Moss Joe Browne

The Asdee/Ballylongford underage teams from under 7s to under 11s presented with their new jerseys, kindly sponsored by Noel & Shirley Heaphy of Heaphy’s Centra Ballylongford. Great to see the big numbers taking part and well done to all the coaches for the work they’re putting in.

Brian McElligott pictured with his Mam, Dad & Sister Ava at his Confirmation Day on Thursday last

The pupils of Presentation Primary School were delighted to welcome Minister of Education Norma Foley to the school last week. The school band played, poetry was recited and Lovely Listowel was performed by the children. It was a very positive beginning to the new school year

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LISTOWEL EMMETS

Club Draw: The final draws for 2021 took place in the clubhouse last week, and we congratulate all the winners. July Draw €300 Mike Hussey, Ballyduff €100 Jimmy Hickey, Ballygrenan €100 PJ & Kevin Lane, Brosna €100 Emily Moloney, Irremore €60 Michael Gleeson, Dublin €60 Michael Broderick, Online Sales August Draw €300 John & Margaret McAuliffe €100 Brian Mulvihill, Derry, Listowel €100 Jerry Hannon, Charles St €100 Liam Power, Lixnaw €60 Ella McMahon, Ashfiel €60 Eoghan Hudson, Bungara We also launched our 2021/22 Super Draw which will begin in November 2021 tickets are available online at https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Listowel_ Emmets/TicketSales or through any committee member. Congratulations to all Emmets players who received their leaving cert results this week we are all very proud of you and always remember you don’t have to take the same road to get to the finish line, there is something for everyone. Keep the faith. Results Junior Premier County Club Championship Round 1 Last Sunday our Seniors took on St Michaels Foilmore in the first round of the junior championship in Farranfore. David Keane opened the scoring from a free For Emmets. St Michaels Foilmore got Three points on the bounce to give them an early lead going into the water break. Sam Tarrant and Cormac Mulvihill got points of their own before Emmet Curran got a wonderful score from corner back and Eanna O’Connor got two points of his own to give St Michaels Foilmore a four point advantage going into half time. Half time Listowel Emmets 0-04 St Michaels Foilmore 0-08. Cormac Mulvihill opened the scoring for Listowel in the second half. Darren O Sullivan kept the scoreboard ticking for St Michaels Foilmore. David Keane got a super point for Listowel after a great build up play. Ger McCarthy got a goal for Emmets to make it a one point game again but St Michaels Foilmore got on top again and points from Ciaran Clifford and Jamie Goggin got them over the line in the end. Full time score Listowel 1-09 St Michaels Foilmore 0-14. Best wishes to Padraig King St. Michael’s Foilmore who picked up a nasty injury close to full time. Emmets next play Ballyduff on Sat 18th/Sun 19th in Listowel. 2021 Junior Premier Club Championship Rd 2 Emmets V Ballyduff/Fossa Saturday 18th /Sunday 19th September 2021 in Frank Sheehy Park, Time TBC Tommy Madden U13 Championship Emmets V Finuge Sunday 19th September 2021 in Frank Sheehy Park, 11.30am

LISTOWEL CELTIC

Draw 06/09/21 - Numbers Drawn 1-8-14-25 Jackpot not won - Lucky Dip Winners €20 John O’Donoghue, Bedford €20 Mary Young, St.Brendans Park €20 Mike Holly, O’Connells Avenue €20 Jacinta Toomey (On Line) €20 Breda Dillon, KCC Next Draw 13/09/21 - Jackpot €2,400

Straight from the kick off Kenmare attacked and an excellent shot beat Oisín Stack in goals, 2-2 but this Listowel team didn’t drop the heads and again pushed to get the winner. Michael Carmody, Cian Moloney and Liam Flaherty wouldn’t let anyone past them in defence with Thomas Keane really starting to come into his own, a goal was coming all day for him and finally he got what all his hard work deserved when he latched onto a through ball and finished calmly to the net, 3-2. Listowel weren’t happy to sit back any time Kenmare tried to attack, either Kyle McNicholas or Cian Lynch were there to stop them. Again Listowel found a gap in the Kenmare defence to which Thomas Lynch ran though to finish to the bottom corner, 4-2 Listowel and this was the way the game would finish. A massive effort was put in by every single player who took to the field today for Celtic, from 1 to 12 everyone played an important part . It was an extremely hard match to give anyone person a man of the match as there was so many to pick from but after a lot of deliberation we decided on Cian Moloney who throughout the game was excellent in the centre of the Listowel defence. Congratulations to all involved, in what was a great victory. We now play St Brendans Park in the final this evening Friday 10th September. Come on out and cheer the Boys on, see our Facebook page for details. Fixture: Friday 10th September - Under 12 Boys Plate Final 6.15pm St Brendans Park D V Listowel Celtic (Team 3) Best Wishes to Team and Management from all at Listowel Celtic Congrats to all our members who received their Leaving Cert results recently.

LISTOWEL ATHLETIC CLUB

Lios Tuathail Ac athletes on fire… Kevin Lynch closed off a long season with a double at the National Master Championship with Gold in the 200m and 400m in Santry last Sunday. Good to see club coach leading by example. On Saturday, Club athletes were representing their respective school in the Munster qualification for the Taitlteann Games. Rachel Neylon was in impressive form in winning Gold in the 300m with a commanding run. Rachel also won Bronze in the 800m. Padraic McCarthy continue his good performance with Gold in the Discus and Silver in the Shot Putt. Louis oConnell was most unlucky to finish the day with fourth in the 100 and 200m. Brendan oLeary also ran in the sprints but was outside the medal positions. Rachel and Padraic goes on this weekend to represent Munster at the All Ireland Schools in Santry with the possibility of selection to the Irish school team. The club will restart with the new season in the coming weeks. Keep an eye out on our notes and Facebook page for further information.

Result: Under 12 Boys Plate Semi Final Listowel Celtic (Team 3) 4 2 Inter Kenmare AET Another thrilling day of soccer at Pat Kennedy Park as our Boys took on Inter Kenmare in the semi final of the Under 12 Plate last Saturday. Listowel tipped off on what was a very warm day and from the off we were on the front foot attacking from the start with Tadgh Dalton and Michael O’ Sullivan controlling the centre of midfield and spreading the ball wide to Ryan McDonnell and Shane Costello to attack down the sides of the Kenmare defence. With all Celtics good play we found it very hard a break down what was a strong Kenmare defence. Thomas Keane was doing well up front but finding it hard to get through. Inter started to get a small bit more into the game with the home side getting frustrated at been blocked on the edge of the Kenmare box, then all of a sudden Kenmare took a shot which hit the bottom corner of the Listowel net despite Oisín Stack getting a hand to it, a sucker punch to the home side.

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Straight from the tip off Listowel were on the attack again and narrowly missed with a good effort by Thomas Keane. Kenmare again attacked and Oisín Stack pulled off two great point blank saves to keep the home team in it. The Celtic defence of Liam Flaherty, Cian Moloney and Michael Carmody got to grips with the Kenmare attack and stood firm for the rest of the first half. Half time Listowel 0 -1 down. The second half started well for Listowel with a high press on the Kenmare defence with Shane Costello and Thomas Keane fighting for every ball that came their way. The home team started to get on top all over the pitch with Cian Moloney at centre back stopping all the Kenmare attack. The chances started to flow with Listowel narrowly missing the goal on several occasions through Thomas Keane, Tadgh Dalton, Shane Costello, Cian Moloney and Ryan McDonnell. Then the break through came down the left hand side after Michael O’ Sullivan broke down an attack, got the ball to Tadgh Dalton who set up Ryan McDonnell to put the ball into the bottom left hand corner of the Kenmare net. 1-1 and game on. Listowel started to make the pitch wider to stretch the Kenmare rearguard which gave the industrious Thomas Keane and Tadgh Dalton chances but unfortunately couldn’t find the back of the net. Full time final score 1-1 and into extra time we went. Kyle McNicholas came on for Ryan McDonnell on the left. Straight from the kick off Listowel attacked down the left, the ball was crossed into box and Shane Costello caught the ball on the volley to put Celtic 2-1 up.

BEALE GAA

Beale seniors were defeated by Kilgarvan in the first round of the County Junior Club Championship on Sunday. Played in ideal conditions, we were slow to settle into the game while Kilgarvan hit the ground running with direct, route-one football, kicking over some fine points. Our free taking kept us in touch and, at the short whistle, we were just two points adrift, 0-6 to 0-8 We hit a purple patch on the changeover, raising the green flag. Another goal from the penalty spot put us ahead by four points. However, we didn’t drive on from there and our opponents eroded our lead. Both teams ended up with 14 players, each having a player sent to the line on a red card. Kilgarvan finished stronger and we ended up on the wrong side of the score line, 2-12 to 1-17. We play Moyvane in the next round in Páirc de Staic on Sunday at 2.30. Our final round game will be against Sneem/Derrynane on the last weekend in

September. North Kerry minors contest Group A of the County Championship which begins on the weekend of 18th/19th September. We wish Robert Stack and Joe Finch and team mates the best of luck. Mid Kerry, Laune Rangers and South Kerry are also in this group. Spectators were treated to great displays of skill by young footballers in the annual Eóin Griffin Memorial tournament on Saturday. Played in glorious sunshine, our under-10s played Asdee/Bally in one semi-final, while Tarbert and Ballydonoghue battled it out in the other semi-final. Beale and Tarbert served up a thrilling display in the final in a superb game. Little separated the teams right through. In a very exciting finish, Tarbert held on for a two-point victory, 2-3 to 2-5. The proud Tarbert captain was presented with the trophy by our Kerry minor, Robert Stack. Special thanks to referees, Patrick O’Sullivan and James Buckley. The Griffn family is synonymous with Beale GAA and we are grateful for their support of the annual tournament in memory of Eóin. His passion for football was fierce and Eóin enjoyed playing for his school, Kilconly, and club, Beale. Eóin is dearly missed by his loving family and large circle of friends and neighbours. We are proud that his memory lives on in the annals of Beale GAA. This week’s Beale Lotto numbers drawn were 3, 7, 8 and 26. There was no jackpot winner and one Match-3 winner, Marie Lynch, who won €100. Next week’s jackpot is €2,000. Thanks to everyone who supports our lotto. New Beale Lotto signs have been erected on the roads coming into Ballybunion and posters placed in many places around the town. We hope to be back selling tickets in more venues soon. Details of the weekly lotto are also posted and promoted on social media every week: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We would be delighted if you could help spread the word and share, retweet and re-post these messages. Also encourage your family and friends to do so every week. Get your Beale Lotto tickets at Joyce’s Newsagents or play online. Download the Clubforce App or log onto https://clubforce.com/clubs/beale-gaa-kerry/. The draws for the North Kerry Championship Intermediate, Junior and Novice Cups will take place on Tuesday, 14th September, at 7.30pm. The draws will be streamed live on the North Kerry Football Board Facebook page. It is planned to hold the draw for the Senior Championship in McMunn’s, Ballybunion, in the coming weeks. We await details of our 2020 semi-final with Desmonds. The club has not received any tickets for the All-Ireland Football Final. The County Board informed us that, due to Covid restrictions and the fact we are a non-competing county, tickets have not been allocated to clubs. We were entered in a draw for a pair of tickets. 15 clubs came out of the hat - we were not one of them.

BALLYBUNION GOLF CLUB

Men’s Competitions - Fixtures: Sunday 12th Sept 2021 – Mens Competition Singles Sponsored by McMunns Ladies Voucher Competition – 31st August 2021 – Cashen Course 1st Ide O’Brien (61) 39pts 2nd Carmel Carroll (28) 38pts (Bk9-19) 3rd Ann O’Connor (14) 38pts (Bk9-18) Ladies Killarney Exchange Day Mahony Point Course – 29th August 2021 1st C.A. Coolican (26.3) 97 Pts Jeanelle Griffin (30.4) Josette O’Donnell (16.6) Caroline Griffin (44.7) 2nd Patsy Gleeson (24.1) 95 Pts Jean Liston (29.2) Elva Clancy (31.3) Tina Curtin (36.9) 3rd Teresa Cronin (19.1) 92 Pts Deirdre Keating (21.6) Eileen Daly (40.3) Blathnaid Mehigan (33.5) Ladies Competition Sponsored by The Arms Hotel Listowel – 5th September 2021 – Old Course 1st Caroline Griffin (48) 37pts 2nd Teresa Cronin (20) 36pts Gross Janice O’Connell (8) 26 Gross 3rd Irene O’Connor (31) 34pts (bk9-17, bk6-10) Front 9 Noirin Lynch (28) 20pts Back 9 Marie Reen (26) 19pts Seniors Susan Gilmore Kettler (10) 33pts Fixtures: Sat 11th September– Lady Captains Charity Day Mrs Olga Kiely – Old Course Tuesday 14th September 2021 – Ladies Competition – Old Course.

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Seniors Captains Prize Mr. Milie Costello – 2nd Sept 2021 – Cashen Course 1st. Des O’Donnell (9)      46pts. 2nd. Milie Costello (24)                 45pts.     B9-25. 3rd. Pat Costello (25)                    45pts.     B9-23. Gross. Frank Dore                  32pts. V. Thimoty Houlihan (18)        38pts. S.V. Vincent O’Kelly (21)             40pts.     B9-18. Fixtures: Thursday 9th September 2021 - Senior Men’s Competition– Cashen Course Senior Ladies Competitions: Ladies Competition – 3rd September 2021 – Cashen Course 1st Margaret Scannell (16) 22pts 2nd Sighle Hengan (10) 21pts 3rd Marjorie Morkan (12) 20pts 3rd Margaret McAuliffe (17) 20pts Ceann Sibeal Exchange Day 5th September 2021 1st John Carroll (4) & Noel Twomey (15) 2nd Brian Slattery (4) & Brendan Slattery (17) 3rd Milie Costello (21) & Patrick Costello (24)

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DUAGH GAA

No winner of the jackpot of €4300 Numbers drawn 9,18,29,30 €50 Bradley O Regan Abbeyfeale €30 Lena Fitzsimons (online) €20 Margaret Cross Abbeyfeale (yearly) €20 Tom O Connor knockundervaul (yearly) €20 Denis McEnery Duagh Sellers prize PJ Halloran Next weeks jackpot €4400 Thank you all for your continued support

ST. SENANS GAA

Club lotto results Monday 6th September 2021 Jackpot €9,100 - No jackpot winner, The numbers drawn were: 4, 8, 27, 32. Lucky dip winners were €30 Mary Mangan Lyreacrompane €30 Marion Foran Irremore €20 Luke Lynch Listowel €20 Meabh Kennelly Pallas €20 Bryan Long Lyreacrompane Tickets e2 each or 3 for €5 Next week’s draw at the Clubhouse Mountcoal Monday 13th September Jackpot €9,200. Tickets available at Kelly’s Six Crosses, The Halfway Bar, from club officers, lotto sellers or play online. Watch the draw live on Facebook. Thank you for your continued support. St Senans GAA Raffle 10 years in Crocker Win 2 X 10 year Croke Park Premium tickets valued at €27,000 (1 winner of both tickets) tickets €25. Early bird offer : Buy your tickets before midnight on Sunday 31st October and you will also be in a draw for All Ireland Hurling and Football tickets 2022 with overnight accommodation (1 winner of each ) Draw will take place on 15th January. Follow us on Facebook 10 Years in Croker for updates. This is the link to buy your tickets : https://pallaslotteries.ie/ product/10-years-in-croker/ Get your tickets now and be in for the early bird draw. Bottle Bank Do’s and Don’ts when using a Bottle Bank! Do: Separate the different colours into the correct bins - blue glass bottles or jars may be placed in the green glass bank.Do: Wash glass containers that have any liquid and/or food residue. Do: Remove lids if possible. Steel (jam jar) lids should be washed and recycled as part of the dry recyclable collection. Wine corks can be composted (not plastic ones!) Do Not: Dispose of crockery or drinking glasses please as they have a high lead content and contaminate the glass recycling process leaving the whole load of glass unsuitable for recycling. Do Not: Dispose of steel food containers (dog food tins, bean tins etc) as they are made up from different materials to those contained in aluminium drinks cans. Steel tins can be recycled.Bring banks are a community resource. Do not disappoint others in your community by abusing the Bottle banks. Please bring your bags and boxes home with you to reuse another day. Littering at a bring banks is subject to an on the spot fine or €3,000 on Conviction.

KNOCKNAGOSHEL GAA

Fixtures: Junior Football Club Championship Round 2: Knocknagoshel V Scartaglin in Brosna Sunday 12th Sept @ 2.30pm

Results: Junior Club Championship Round 1: Knocknagoshel 2:14 Duagh 1:11 Knocknagoshel hosted near neighbours Duagh on Saturday evening in the first round of the junior club championship with the game being in the melting pot up until the final few minutes. Mike Keane got Knocknagoshel off the mark with a point in the first minute, but this was quickly cancelled by Duagh with a point of their own. Niall Barrett and James Walsh got a point each for Knock but again Duagh replied with two points to level matters. Mike Keane got another point just before the water break to put Knock one ahead at the end of the first quarter. Knock got off to a flying start in the second quarter with two points from Edmund Walsh and a pointed free from James Walsh. Both team’s swapped points with John O Keeffe slotting over the final point of the half to give Knocknagoshel a two-point lead at the short whistle. Half time score Knocknagoshel 0:08 Duagh 0:06. Duagh got off to flying start in the third quarter with three points but Knocknagoshel’s centre back Mike Walsh, kicking an outstanding point on the run keeping the scoreboard level. Knock finished the quarter well with two points from Edmund and John Walsh to give the home side a two-point advantage. It was in the final quarter when this local derby really came to life with 3 goals, 3 black cards and a red card all happening in the 15 plus minutes. Duagh got the first point, but Edmund Walsh replied with two points from play. A high ball into the Knocknagoshel square caused panic for the home side and the ball finished up in the net to bring Duagh right back into the game. Edmund Walsh pointed from a free on the 60 minute with a lot of added time to be added. A great run up the side-line by John Bell who kicked the ball in towards the Duagh goals resulted in Knock captain Shane O Connell getting on the end of it and blasting into the back of the Duagh net to put Knock in the driving seat. The next score of the game once again came from Shane O Connell as he kicked a high ball into the Duagh square which caught the keeper off his line and finished up in the net to put this game beyond Duagh. Duagh did get one point back before the final whistle, but it was The Mall of Knocknagoshel who were celebrating at the final whistle and this victory gets them off to a great start in this tough junior championship group. Final score Knocknagoshel 2:14 Duagh 1:11

FINUGE GAA

Congratulations: 2020 Junior Premier Championship final took place Sunday September 5th in Austin Stack Park. Ballydonoghue came out victorious over Gneeveguilla after what is been quoted as being one of the best games of football in the county in a long time. After extra time and an unbelievable game of football the final score was Ballydonoghue 3-20 (39) to Gneeveguilla 3-18(27). Well Done to all the Ballydonoghue team and management. Everyone in the Parish is so proud of you all. Well done and congratulations also to Paul Kennelly on receiving the man of the match award on the day. Fixtures: County Intermediate championship Ballydonoghue v John Mitchell’s in Mountcoal next Sunday September 12th @ 2.30pm.

MOYVANE GAA

Moyvane Lotto: There was no winner of the €3,600 Jackpot. Numbers drawn were 4,7,15 and 27 Lucky Dips: 1. Eddie Stack, Lr Aughrim 2. Mag Lynch, Moyvane Village 3. Jacko O Connor, Lr Aughrim 4. Norette Kissane, Online 5. Molly Mulvihill, Online We would like to thank Moyvane GAA Senior Player Shane Stack for helping us with the draw tonight. Tickets are available Online by following the link on Moyvane GAA Facebook Page. All online entries to be registered by 6pm on the day of the draw. Entries after 6pm will be entered in the next draw. Tickets also available at Kennelly’s Homevalue Hardware, Holly’s Gala, Stack’s Butchers, Corridan’s Garage, Newtownsandes Co-op, A New U and Curl Up & Dye. You can also contact any Committee Member. Current Jackpot is €3,800 and the draw will be held on Sunday September 12th outdoors at Con Brosnan Park at 8pm. As always thank you for your continued support. #UpTheBoro Fixtures: Division 2 County League U17 Final: Moyvane will play Kenmare in the U17 Division 2 County League Final on Friday, September 10th at 7.30pm in Dr. Crokes Pitch.

The senior team will commence their Junior Premier championship campaign on Sunday 12th when they play Gneeveguilla. This game will be played in Cordal, throw-in at 2:30pm. The other teams in group 2 are Listry and Ballymac who have met this weekend gone by with Listry emerging as the winners.

Junior Club Championship Rd 2. Moyvane received a walkover from Sneem/Derrynane in Rd 1 of the competition. Please check Moyvane GAA Social Media for details if Rd. 2

The U15s closed out their McElligott Oils North Kerry league recently when they played Knocknagoshel/Brosna. The combination side were too strong on the day.

Congratulations to Bally/Asdee/B’donoghue/C’macon Minors on winning the North Kerry Minor League 2021. Well done to all involved.

The U13s closed out their county league involvement with a strong win over Dromid/Waterville two weeks ago. They played in a very strong group for phase 2 and showed to be competitive throughout. Next up will be the Tommy Madden tournament with an opening game against our neighbours Listowel Emmets on Sunday the 19th. The U11s will play two games this week to kick off their North Kerry League series. First up is Brosna on Monday night and then Tarbert on Thursday night. Our U9s will commence phase 2 of the Go Games this week with a game away to Castlegregory. Next up will then be Brosna at home.

BALLYDONOGHUE GAA

Lotto Draw results: The numbers drawn for Friday 3rd September 2021, were as follows, 7, 14, 30, 31. The Jackpot was €3,300 and there was no winner. The following won 30 euro lucky dips: Rachel Barry, Online. Phyllis Prendergast, Online. Anne Woulfe, Kilmorna. John Brick. Tyler c/o Christy. The following won three free tickets: Danielle O’ Connor- Online. Caroline O’ Neill- Dromerin Cross Tomáisín. Next weeks Jackpot will be €3,400 and the draw will take place at the clubhouse on Friday 10th September 2021.

BALLYLONFORD GAA

LOTTO RESULTS Our Weekly Lotto draw Saturday 4th September 2021 @ GAA Grounds Jackpot €12,450 Numbers Drawn 9, 17, 19, 25 No Winner Lucky Dips: €20: Joan O Neill, Ballyduff €20: Joe O Connor, Island Veterinary Listowel €20: Elaine Keane, Online €20: Kevin Mangan 3 x Free Tickets: JP Carroll, Asdee Next Weeks Jackpot €12,500 and tickets can be purchased from our local ticket sellers, Heaphy’s Centra and Online by clicking on link below. https://play.clubforce.com/play_newa.asp?ll_id=2338#Anchor Thanks for your continued support!!

NORTH KERRY GAA

Congratulations to North Kerry Club Ballydonoghue Ballydonghue were crowned winners of the Kerry Petroleum 2020 Junior Premier Club Championship on a score line of Ballydonoghue 3-20 (29) v Gneevguilla 3-18 (27) after extra time. This was one of the best games of football that has been played for a long time in the eyes of the neutral. It took extra time to separate these two teams, but in a dramatic finish were a goal from Paul Kennelly from the penalty spot and in the final moments of extra time Ballydonoghue spilt the posts for that insurance point which gave the North Kerry men the two point advantage at the final whistle. Ballydonoghue will have little time for celebrations, as they now take their place int he Intermediate Championship alongside, Dromid Pearses, Kilcummin and John Mitchells and are out again on this Sunday against John Mitchells in the first game of the group stages.

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A PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN Never Found to Fail

Oh, most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven. blessed Mother of the Son of God; Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and show me you are my Mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succour me in my necessity; there are none that can withstand your power. Oh, show me herein you are my Mother. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee. (3 times). Sweet Mother, I place this cause in your hands. (3 times) JOAN

THE MIRACLE PRAYER

Dear Heart of Jesus in the past I have asked many favours. This time I ask you this special one, (mention favour). Take it dear heart of Jesus and place it within your heart where your father sees it. Then in his merciful eyes it will become your own favour not mine. Amen. Say this prayer three times for three days and your favour will be granted. Never been known to fail. Must promise publication of prayer. M.K.

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MOTHER OF DEVINE GRACE Mother of Devine Grace, You can find a way where there is no way. Please hear my prayer and grant my request. Amen. W.W.

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