Local news w/b 19th October 2015

COMMUNITY CARE LOTTO:  The numbers drawn for the Lotto of the 12th October were 12,13,15,24.  There was no jackpot winner of €7,500.  Two €50 winners were Jack Sheehy, Knockbrack and A.M. Fitzell, Toherbane.  Numbers were drawn by Kevin McCabe. Community Centre bookings 087-1611720.

SYMPATHY: Sympathy is extended to the family of Michael Marshall, Kilmoyley on the death of his sister Maura Fitzgerald of Ballyheigue who died recently.

Sympathy is extended to Philomena Flaherty, Kilmoyley and her family on the death of Philomena’s mother, Betty McElligott of Lixnaw who died during the week. May they rest in peace.

SILVER CIRCLE RESULTS:  Week 1 of results for Kilmoyley National School

1st Edel O Connor, Banemore.  2nd Maria Griffin, Caherleahen, Tralee.  3rd Helen Lynch, Lixnaw.  Sellers prize Ellen Cooke.  Promoter Megan Moloney.  Special draw for fully paid up members was Agnes Horan, Kilmoyley.

KILMOYLEY NATIONAL SCHOOL NEWS:  Sullane Jess – Jessica and Cian Mc Elligott were very pleased when Christy Lucey’s dog Sullane Jess earned Jessica this fine trophy at the Ballyheigue coursing.  Jessica was nominated for the dog by her Grandad Maurice Mc Elligott.  Well done everybody. Churchill 10KM – Congratulations to Áine Crowe for competing in the spectacular but gruelling 10KM Road Race organised by Churchill G.A.A. on Sunday 18th October.

SENIOR CITIZENS – CHURCH GATE COLLECTION:  Kilmoyley Community Care Senior Citizens annual Christmas party church gate collection will take place on this coming weekend October 24/25.  Please support the collection. 

TTK KILMOYLEY COFFEE MORNING/HALLOWEEN HOOLEY:  It’s that time of year again! Calling all ghosts, witches, goonies, vampires to join us for the annual Tidy Towns Kilmoyley Coffee Morning / Halloween  Hooley.  This magical fancy dress event will take place next Sunday 25th at 11am in the Community Care Centre.  New activities and surprises this year.  Not to be missed.

CARD RESULTS FOR 14TH OCTOBER:  Tickets – Kitty Brennan, Mary Horgan, Mike Harty.  Cards – Maurice Guerin and Sean Dineen, Mary and Dan McCarthy, Peggy Geary and Kitty Brennan.  Table prizes – Peg Kissane, Judy Couchman, PB McElligott and Mike Harty.  Cards continue at the Kilmoyley Community Centre on Wednesday nights at 8.30pm.  All card players welcome.

GAA news w/b 12th October 2015

RHYNO QUALITY FEEDS NKHB JUNIOR FINAL REPLAY – Congratulations to the Kilmoyley Junior team who had a 1pt win over Ladies Walk in Causeway last Saturday.  This was a very close game with only 1pt separating them at half time and full time.  Joe McElligott opened the scoring for Kilmoyley with two points before Thomas Rourke pointed for the Walkers.  Kilmoyley had six points scored before Rourke scored two goals to bring them into the competition.  It was anyones game at half time with score Kilmoyley 0-10 to 2-03. 

Brendan Harris opened the scoring in the second half for Kilmoyley with a free and it was scores from both teams to the end with another goal coming from the opposition.  With a few mins to go Maurice O Connor pointed to give them the lead but the Walkers were unlucky not to have scored two more goals to finish it off.  Full time score Kilmoyley 0-19, Ladies Walk 3-09.  Joe Walsh of the NKHB presented Capt Conor Fitzell with the Tommy O Sullivan cup.  PANEL –  Emmet Meehan, Sean Fitzgerald 1pt, Colman Savage, Sean Nolan, Ian Brick, Conor Fitzell capt 1pt, John Godley, Eoin Sheehy, Jordan Brick, Brendan Harris 8pt 7f, Kieran Regan 1pt, Micheál Regan 1pt, Richard Gentleman 2pt, Padraig Regan, Joe McElligott 4pt, Maurice O Connor 1pt, Luke Fitzell, John Paul O Mahony, David Wallace, Eamon Dowling, Liam Claffey, Mark Lynch, David Ryan, Darren Godley, Eoin McCarthy, Gerald Carroll, David McCarthy, Philip Flaherty, Robert McElligott, Sean Curran. Management Padraig O Sullivan, Micheál Foley and Pat Deenihan.  

INTERMEDIATE CO HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL – Kilmoyley play Dr Crokes in the Intermediate Hurling Championship final in Abbeydorney on Sunday next which is down for 3pm but to be confirmed.  This is a big day for the Intermediates and we are asking you all to come out and support the team and mentors. 

BUS TO INTERMEDIATE CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP – Kilmoyley will play Wolfe Tones of Clare on weekend of 25th October at a Clare venue.  A bus will be organised for supporters so if you are interested in travelling by bus get onto John Nolan ASAP at 087-9812676. 

DATE FOR THE DIARY – RACE NIGHT – Kilmoyley hurling club are organising a Race Night on November 28th at McElligotts Bar Ardfert.  These nights are always great fun so keep the night free and come along.  

CAMOGIE:  Congratulations to Clanmaurice Camogie Club who won the Junior Club Championship semi-final on Sunday last.   Clanmaurice 2-7 St Josephs DooraBare Field 0-6.  They now meet Murroe Boher in the final on Saturday the 24th. Well done to Orla Young, Jessica Fitzell, Laura Collins, Alanna Maunsell and Saidhbhe Horgan and to management of Pete Young and Mike Enright. 

Local news w/b 12th October 2015

COMMUNITY CARE LOTTO:  The numbers drawn for the Lotto of the 5th October were 9,20,21,22.  Numbers were drawn by Christy Griffin.  There was no jackpot winner of €7,400.  Two €50 winners were Cliona Nolan, Ardrahan and Kathleen Corridon, Kilmoyley.  Community Centre bookings 087-1611720.

TIDY TOWN KILMOYLEY GARDEN RESULTS:  Tidy Towns Kilmoyley had a fantastic night at their first annual Garden Awards Ceremony. A Huge crowd attended this inaugural event. A wonderful night was had by all, there was an immense sense of pride and satisfaction by all nominees. Roll on 2016.

Best Hanging Basket – Highly Commended – Norma & John O’ Connell, Monica & John B Griffin, Kathleen & Michael Marshall   WINNER:  Eileen & Brendan O’Sullivan, Ardrahan.

Best Window Box – Highly Commended – Maire & Padraig Murphy, Fidelma & Maurice Corridan, Mary & John Culloty, Kathleen & Michael Marshall, Lorraine & Micheal Regan, Kay & Danny Roche, Helen & Tom O’ Connor,   WINNER: Bridin & John Kearney, Ardrahan

Best Floral Display – Highly Commended –  Nora Diggins, Noreen & John Joe O’ Connor, Marie & Pat Horgan, Eileen & Michael Maunsell, Joan & Billy O’Connor, Helen & Christy Griffin, Patsy & Anthony Maunsell, Susan & Mike Curran, Monica & John B Griffin, Ciss & Tony Nolan, Mary & Michael Regan. WINNER : Kathleen & Michael Marshall.

Best front Garden – Highly Commended – Mary & Neil Doherty, Eileen & Hubert Fitzell, Nora & Declan Lovett, Mary & John Joe Clifford, Helen & Christy Griffin, Margaret & PJ O’ Sullivan, Mary & Eddie O’ Sullivan, Tracy & John Kearney,   WINNER: Michael Lawlor, Lawlor’s Cross.

INVITATION TO THE LAUNCH OF “NORTH KERRY HURLING HISTORY BOOK”:  A book on the 90 year history of the North Kerry Hurling Board will be launched on this Sunday, 18th October by Aogán Ó Fearghaíl, Uachtarán, Cumann Luthchleas Gael. Venue is Ballyroe Heights Hotel where proceedings get underway at 8.00p.m.

Anyone interested is invited to attend, with a particular welcome to anyone who had a direct link or a family link with the Board over the years. This includes former officers and delegates and past and current players and club officers and delegates.

 ‘North Kerry – a hurling history’ will be a hardback, A4 sized book, running to 256 pages and it will include over 150 photographs. It includes lists of all the North Kerry officers since 1925 as well as each of the recorded competition winners.  The book will go on sale at the launch and will cost €20. Copies will be available thereafter at a number of shops throughout the North Kerry villages.  A great and interesting night guaranteed.

CARDS RESULTS FOR 7TH OCTOBER 2015:  Tickets – Kitty Brennan, Judy Couchman and PB McElligott.

Cards – Sheila Halloran and Kitty Nealon.  Peg Kissane and Kitty Brennan, Sean McGrath and Eddie Joe McElligott.

Table prizes – Moss Harmon, Ann O Callaghan, Jenny Harty and Norann Behan. 

The Card Committee would like to invite anyone who plays cards to come along on Wednesday nights at 8.30pm sharp to the Community Care Centre in Kilmoyley.

GAA news w/b 5th October 2015

CLUB INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP:  Kilmoyley Seniors will play the Clare champions on weekend of 25th October.  With the Celebrations well over by now a serious effort will have to be put in over the next few weeks if Kilmoyley want to succeed in this competition.

INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL – The Intermediate Co Final is down to take place on Sunday the 18th October in Abbeydorney V Dr Crokes.  Time to be finalized.  Best of luck to the team and mentors and we ask you all to support the team on the day. The team have put in a big effort for this and deserve their day.  Text will be sent out to all members to confirm same.  

U21 CHAMPIONSHIP – Kilmoyley were defeated by the Causeway on Friday evening in Kilmoyley on a score of 1-10 to 0-17.  Team Emmet Meehan, Eamon Dowling, Colman Savage, John Godley(capt), Mark Lynch, Dougie Fitzell, Flor McCarthy, Paudie O Connor, Jordan Brick(1pt), Robert Collins, Kieran McCarthy(1pt), Robert McElligott, Maurice O Connor(1-1), Eoin McCarthy(1pt), Daniel Collins(6pts, 6f), sub used Paudie Godley.

U16 – Kilmoyley were defeated by Lixnaw on a score of 2-10 to 0-06.

U13 – Well done to the u13 team who took part in the ground hurling tournament on Saturday in Crotta.  They came away with runners up medals in the shield losing narrowly to Ballyheigue.  Abbeydorney and Ballyduff drew after extra time in the A final and will have to meet again.

KERRY HURLERS STRICTLY COME DANCING 2015:  Eleven couples are taking part in the ‘Kerry Hurlers Strictly Come Dancing’ fundraising event.  The event will take place at McHales Bar, Causeway on Saturday the 17th October.  Laura Collins, Kilmoyley will dance with Patrick McCarthy of Tralee on the night.  Book your tickets which cost €20 from Geraldine Collins 087-2481668.  Check out the Kerry hurlers strictly come dancing Facebook page for the other contestants taking part.

Local News w/b 5th October 2015

COMMUNITY CARE LOTTO:  The numbers drawn for the Lotto of the 28th September were 6, 8,19,20.  There was no jackpot winner of €7,300.  Two €50 winners were Margaret Galloway, Ballymacquinn and Florence McCarthy, Banna East.  Numbers were drawn by Seanie Murnane.  Community Centre bookings 087-1611720.

CARD GAMES:  Kilmoyley Card Game will begin back again on this Wednesday night the 7th October at the Kilmoyley Community Care Centre at 9pm sharp.  All card players welcome.

DEATH: The death took place during the week of Deborah Lynch, Ballymacquin, Ardfert and formerly of New Jersey and Clahaneneish, Ballyheigue.  Her remains were removed from The Gleasure funeral home on Friday evening to the Sacred Heart Church Kilmoyley.  Burial took place after requiem Mass on Saturday to adjoining cemetery.  Sympathy is extended to her family, relatives and friends.  May she rest in peace. 


Results of Kilmoyley golf society recent outing to Killorglin Golf Club were 1st Michael Harrington 37pts.  2nd Nicky Cooke 36pts.  3rd Paddy Griffin 34pts.  Longest drive Robert McElligott.  Nearest to the pin Hubert Fitzell.  Section B winner Diarmuid Leen.  Thanks to our sponsor on the day who was Tom Meehan of Kingdom Garage doors. 

The last outing for the year is on the 7th November in Ceann Sibeal Golf club.