Friday, October 2, 2009

Week Ending 2nd October 2009

COMMUNITY GAMES: The AGM will take place Thursday 8th in the community centre .It is important that-new members and parents of young children attend to ensure the games continue in our area. In recent years girls and boys have done our parish and county proud with their achievements in many activities provided by the organisation. Volunteers are needed. Announcement of the local awards ceremony will be made in the near future. Further information from Catherine 085 1087075 or Con 087 2040383.

BASIC COMPUTER COURSES are starting in the Internet cafe in Ballyheigue. Course suitable for complete begin- . ners, starting with turning computer on and off. Day and evening courses available `Duration 6 weeks. Class length 2 hours. Cost E75 with discount for unemployed, lone parents and active retired. Phone Mary or Lisa 066 7116854 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday to Friday for start date.

INTERNET CAFE offer the following services: Internet access, scanning, photocopying, CV, typing, faxing and laminating. We also offer one to one sessions. Phone Mary or Lisa 066 7116854

DEATH: The death took` place during the week of Tom Gaynor, Tiduff. He is survived by his sisters, nephews, nieces and relatives. Burial Friday in St. James Cemetery.

EDDIE HAYES TOURNAMENT: U1 2 hurlers took part in the Eddie Hayes ground hurling tournament at Dromakee Saturday. In round 1 they defeated St. Brendan on a score of -. Ballyheigue 2-1, St. Brendans 0-1. In round 2 they had a victory over Dr. Crokes on a score of 5-2 to 1-1. They came up against the home team Crotta in the semi final and after a titanic battle Crotta boys came out on top on a score of 1-0 to 0-1, Many thanks to Sonny Egan and Crotta club for inviting U12 hurlers for the first time to take part in this very well run and successful tournament and also well done to the Crotta ladies committee who provided

PLOUGHING: All Ireland 3 ploughing. medal has ne to Ballyheigue. igratulations to Derek on his great win. A big welcome home Friday night with a parade through the village led by Ceann Duimhche Band

LOTTO: 2, 4, 14 & 21 were drawn last Saturday night in the GAA lotto. The jackpot of E3300 was not won. E50 was won by Patrick - Hobbins, Buncurrig and Kitty Brennan, Tiershanahan Cross. E25 to Rita Stack, Glenderry.

GAA U12: Ballyheigue U12 hurlers had a good win over Abbeydorney in the county
championship quarterfinal Sunday evening. Team: Mark Mulvihill, Shane O'Halloran, Kieran O'Halloran, Sean Thornton, David Kissane, Arran Casey, Frazer Irvine, Michael Leane, Jack Healy, Chriss Heffernan, Gerry O'Halloran, Rory McNamara, Thomas Stritch, Brian Riordan, Conor Galway. Sub used: Kieran Regan.

FIXTURES: NK U21 championship q/final, Ballyheigue V St. Brendans at John Joe O'Sullivan Park Saturday
2.30. County U12-championship semifinal, Ballyheigue V Crotty at John Joe O'Sullivan Park, Saturday 5.30 p.m.

CAUSEWAY LADIES FOOTBALL: Training for juniors continues Monday and Friday, 7.30 to 9 p.m. in Ballyheigue pitch. Training U10, 012 and 014 takes place in Causeway, Maurice Leahy's field, Sandford Monday evenings 6-7 p.m. and Sunday mornings 11.30-12.30. For further information contact Margaret Gilbert 086 8968606. All welcome.

FUNDRAISING: We recently participated in a county board fund raising initiative i.e. sold tickets for-2 All Ireland tickets. Winner was Nicole Culloty, Glentltesk. Our club made E954, E636 was returned to the county board and the club kept E318. Thanks to all ticket sellers and those who supported the draw.

ICA: Having enjoyed the summer break, the Guild will resume activities on Monday, October 5 in the Family Resource Centre at 8pm. New members welcome.

Childrens activities:
HIP HOP dance workshop: every Thursday as of October 1st at the Ballyheigue Community Centre 5-8 year olds 4-5pm, 9-12 year olds 5-6pm. Accreditted dance tutor. 3 euros per session. Everyone welcome!
Indoor soccer: FUTSOL every Friday at the
Ballyheigue Community Centre 5-8 year olds 3.45pm to 4.45pm, 9-12 year olds 4.45pm to
5.45pm. 3 euros per session. Everyone welcome!
Basketball: Every Wednesday at the
Community Centre 4.30 - 5.30pm. 3 euors per session.
All children attending the Afterschool club attend sessional activities for free, after school club 5 euro, per week for band A&B, 12 euro per week band C, 26 euro per week for band D.

Maintenance and minor, repair service to the homes of people over 55. North Kerry Older Persons
Services employ a pool of trustworthy, professional, trained and vetted handy persons to carry out a range of jobs, 20 euro for a half day, 40 euro for a day. Please. contact Laura on 0667116961 or Elaine on 06823429.

Ballyheigue FAS Jobs Club: 3 week course for jobs seeking skills programme, a very useful resource if you are trying to re-enter the workforce and need to update your skills and job seeking abilities. Contact Laura on 0667116961.

GIVE IT A SWIRL DAY: Wednesday 30th September, 12.30 pm to 2pm at Kerryhead/Ballyheigue Family resource Centre, tea, sandwiches and cake! Come down for a chat about how you can get involved in your local community and give volunteering ago, you can donate as much time as you feel you can, no pressure but all help is welcomed!

Over 55's Clubs: Meets every Wednesday at 11 am in the FRC, new members are always welcome. Autumn Courses: Yoga, Storysacks literacy for dads, estate management and cooking on a budget,courses start soon, for more information contact Laura on 0667116961

Friday, September 25, 2009

Week Ending 25th September 2009

LOTTO: Numbers drawn Jast Saturday night in GAA lotto 2, 14, 18&19. Jackpot of E3250 not won. Next weeks jackpot is E3300. E50 each to Patrick O'Halloran, Caherulla; Timothy Kenny, Martian Park. E25 to Jessica O'SuIlivan, Ballymacquinn.

YOUTH CLUB enrolment will take place in the community centre Friday 25th Sept at 8.30 p.m. A meeting with all parents of youth club members before enrolment at 8 p.m. All parents are expected to attend to discuss lack of leaders. Lack of parents attending on allocated nights is to be addressed and the possibility of current leader-. ship ceasing their involvement will be considered.

BASIC COMPUTER courses are starting in the Internet Cafe, Ballyheigue. Courses suitable for complete beginners, starting with turning the computer on and off; day and evening courses are available; course duration is 6 weeks. Class length 2 hours. E75 with discount for unemployed, lone parents and active retired. , Small friendly classes. Phone Mary of Lisa 066 7116854 between 10 and 4 Monday to Friday.

INTERNET CAFE: Ballyheigue Internet Cafe offers the following: internet access, scanning, photo¬copying, CV typing, faxing and laminating. We are also happy to offer one to one sessions. Contact Lisa or Mary 066 7116854.

FIXTURES: NK U15 championship, Ballyheigue V Abbeydorney Saturday at John Joe O'Sullivan Park at 4

CONGRATULATIONS to the Kerry senior football team on winning the 36th All Ireland Sunday at Croke Park when they defeated Cork in the final. Full time score: Kerry 0-16, Cork 1-9. Many sup¬porters from the parish travelled to Dublin to support them.

Kerryhead/Baliyheigue Family Resource Centre - Mother and Baby Group: Every Tuesday at 11 am¬12.30pm in the Family Resource Centre, with help of Maura Earley, local Public Health Nurse, includes speakers and organised activities. Everyone welcome including Mum's, Dad's and Grandparents.

Ballyheigue Over 55's club now meeting again on Wednesdays at 11am, new members welcome, lots planned for the coming months.

FAS Jobs Club for the Ballyheigue area now looking for participants, for more information contact Laura on 0667116961

MABS: Money, advice and budgeting service will commence outreach work in Kerryhead/Ballyheigue Family Resource Centre from November onwards,
for more inforamation" or to make an appointment contact MABs Tralee office on 0667129750 or

Affordable Grinds Service: Affordable grinds in Irish, Maths and German for Ballyheigue area. requests for other subjects will be try to be met. Contact Seamus on 0667116961.

KES Courses: Estate Management and literacy skills to commence in coming weeks please submit names asap.

Yoga: Names now being taken for Yoga course to star in the new FRC building for November, to submit names please ring 0667116961.45 euro for a 6 week course.

Volunteers: Everyone welcome to come down to the family Resource Centre on Friday 25th October for tea/coffee and cake to promote volunteer work, get information on volunteering and recognise the input of volunteers attend the Give it a Swirl Day promotion. For more information call us on 0667116961 or email

Children’s Sessional Activities: Futsol: indoor soccer commences Friday 18th of September, every fri¬day at the Ballyheigue Community Centre. 5-8 year olds 3.45-4.45pm and 9-12 year olds 4.45pm-5.45pm. 3euros per session, every¬one welcome.

Basketball: Children 5-12 year olds, 4.30pm to 5.30pm at the Ballyheigue Community centre. 3 euros per session. Afterschool attendees are free, for more information contact 0667116961.

Kerryhead/Ballyheigue Family Resource Centre After school Club is looking for playstation 2 controllers, if anyone has some spare that they don't need we would be very grateful to receive.

Causeway Ladies Football - Training for the u-10 u-12 & u14's will take place on mon¬day evenings 6-7 p.m. and on Sunday mornings 11.30¬12.30. Training will take place in Maurice Leahy's field Sandford,Causeway. (from Causeway cross go 500 yards on the Ballyduff road and field in inside the stone wall on the left). All welcome.

BALLYHEIGUE COURSING CLUB LOTTO results, winning numbers for sun sept 20th were 5, 13, 15, 18 , jack¬pot was not won 50e prize winners Ned Horgan C/O PJ Godley, Michael Regan C/O Pd Godley 25e prize winners Pat McElligott, Maura Tobin C/O PJ Godley
Next weeks jackpot 3050e, Draw will take place in Castle arms on Sunday Sept 27th A meeting of ballyheigue' Coursing club will take place this Thursday night Sept 24th in Flahives at 9pm

Friday, September 18, 2009

Week Ending 18th September 2009

LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Saturday nights GAA Lotto 6,9,12,14. The jackpot of E3200 was not won. Next week's jackpot will be E3250. The two E50 winners were Martina Reitly, Maulin, Rene O'Carroll Lower Village. The EW5 winner was Michael Leans Junior, Main Street.

DEATH: The death took place during the week of Patrick Horan, Ballinclemessig. He is survived by his sister and relatives. Burial in the Holy Family Cemetery, Ballyheigue.

GAA: The Ballyheigue Under 14 hurlers were defeated by Lixnaw in the North Kerry Championship on Friday evening.

INTERMEDIATE: The Intermediate team lost to Kilgarvan in Co. Championship Semi-Final at Dr.Crokes pitch on Sunday.

ALL IRELAND UNDER 21: Congratulations to the Kerry Under 21 hurlers who defeated Roscommon in the All Ireland B Championship Final at Ennis on Saturday. Final score Kerry 2-18, Roscommon 1-15.

ALL IRELAND: Football Tickets Draw: The draw for club members of All Ireland Football Tickets will take place at the club room this Thursday night at 8.30pm.

SIAMSA TIRE TEO: Auditions will take place for new pupils at Teach Siamsa, Finuge on Friday 18th September from 6.30pm to 8.30pm and at Siamsa Tire Theatre on Saturday 19th September from 10am to 1 pm. Please telephone 066-7123055 to make an appointment.

KERRYHEAD TRIATHLON: The organisers of the Kerryhead Triathlon would like to thank everyone in Ballyheigue for supporting this year's event. It attract¬ed over 200 participants and are delighted to report no accidents.

BASKETBALL TRAINING: Cobras Basketball Club registration/training times Under 10s boys and girls Monday 6-7. Under 12s girls Tuesday 7-8. Under 14s girls Tuesday 6-7. Under 16s girls Wednesday 6-7.

PATTERN DAY IN BALLY¬HEIGUE: On behalf of Ballyheigue Community many thanks are extended to thank our Kerry Co. Council workers for the way they moved in early on Wednesday morning after Pattern Day and left Ballyheigue Village spotless.

Results Sept 13th.
Numbers Drawn: 7, 17, 23,24
No Jackpot Winner
E50 Jade Dalton
E50 Pat McElligott
E25 Michael Lynch
E25 Paul Barrett
Next weeks jackpot is E3000 . Draw will be held in Kirbys on Sunday night.