ST. BRENDAN’S HURLING CLUB www.stbrendans.kerry.gaa.ie
GARVEY’S SUPERVALU SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL: St. Brendan’s v Causeway replay goes ahead on Sat. 21st at 3.15pm as part of a double header and Lixnaw and Kilmoyley will do battle after our game.

MINOR CO. CHAMPIONSHIP: St. Brendan’s have drawn South Kerry in the semi final and this game is due to be played on the new date of Sat. 28th Sept. at 4pm in Austin Stack Park. NK U 16 St. Brendan’s were due to play Ballyduff in Ardfert on Tuesday evening.

NK U-14 B CHAMPIONSHIP: St. Brendan’s defeated Kilmoyley on Tuesday evening in Ardfert 5-13 to 4-1. We now play Lixnaw in a semi final (date TBC), with the winners meeting Abbeydorney in the B final. U-6 & U-8 & U10 training on Sat. morning from 10.30-11.45am. The U8’s and U6’s had a very good morning last Saturday when they both played teams from Tralee Parnell’s in Ardfert and were delighted to be able to show off all the skills they have learned over the Summer.

ELECTRIC IRELAND MINOR B CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL: Kerry minor hurlers had an impressive win over a fancied Meath side in Nenagh on Saturday before plenty of Kerry support 1-19 to 3-9. Kerry were leading by 12 points with 10 minutes left on the clock when Meath struck for their second goal and when they scored their third goal a few minutes later it was backs to the wall by Kerry to strive to keep their composure in the last few minutes and they stuck admirably to the task. Great celebrations followed and they deserve a massive vote of congratulations for their efforts all year. ALL IRELAND U21 final this Weekend with Kerry again in action. Best of luck to team and management.

LOTTO: The St. Brendan’s Hurling Club / Ardfert G.A.A. lotto Jackpot last week was €10,300. The numbers drawn were 8, 13, 16, 27. There was no winner. The draw took place in McElligott’s Bar. The lucky dip winners were: €75 Tina O’Riordan, Banna Road, €40 Cianán Ferris, Ardfert Village, €25 Elaine O’Mahony, St. Brendan’s Terrace. Lotto Jackpot is now €10,400. The next lotto draw was due to take place on Tuesday, 10th September in the Abbey Tavern.

NEW WEBSITE: A new website for the village has been launched and can be viewed at www.ardfert.ie This, along with new brochures, form the first part of a major push by Ardfert Development Association to raise the international awareness of one of Ireland’s most historically important villages. There are local links too to keep you informed of events. You can even get your Community Notes and the weather forecast in a click. (any feedback welcome to jimog@eircom.net)

ST. VINCENT de PAUL: Ardfert/Kilmoyley Branch of St. Vincent de Paul: Please call in the strictest confidence if you require any help from your local branch on the following numbers 087-6437196 or 087-6042534.

CHEQUE PRESENTATION: Tracey and Danny Leen, Sackville presented a cheque for €1,237 recently to Feileacain (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland) after having a coffee evening in memory of their Baby son Bobby. Tracey and Danny would like to thank everyone who donated so generously to the very worthy cause. They also wish to thank all who helped them in anyway to make the evening such a success and a lovely occasion to remember their Baby son Bobby.

INTERESTING TALKS again taking place at Ardfert Retreat Centre this Autumn and Winter. Beginning on Thursday 19th Sept. with 30 years of Banna Sea Rescue by James O Loughlin.

4 WEEK DEMONSTRATION COOKERY COURSE: (1 not per week) is planned for Wed. nights Oct/Nov 2013. The course will take place in Banna Beach Hotel House No. 56 under the instruction of Chef Frank Moynihan.

The classes will be preceded by an enrolment at the venue on Wed. 2nd Oct at 8pm, and if interested please come along to the enrolment. Classes will be on 9, 16, 23 Oct. and 6th Nov. Duration 2 1/2 hours per night and cost €80 per person. Contact Frank Moynihan at 086 2627855.
Thurs. 26th Night Sky 8.00pm – Celebrating Earth Week with Paddy Stack.

Sat. 28th Workshop on the Spirituality of Ageing – based on the book “To Grow in Love.” 10.30am – 4.30pm – Facilitator: Brian Grogan SJ.
Bookings and inquiries to 066-7134276: email: ardfertretreat@eircom.net

COFFEE MORNING in aid of Kerry Hospice will take place this Thursday 19th
at Cuil Mhuire Pastoral Centre Ardfert (beside Church) from 9.45am until 12
o clock. All welcome.

Thurs. 26th A Night Sky Celebrating Earth Week with Paddy Stack.

Sat. 28th Workshop on the Spirituality of Ageing based on the book To Grow in Love. 10.30am – 4.30pm. Facilitator: Brian Grogan SJ. Bookings and inquiries to 066-713427
email: ardfertretreat@eircom.net

COFFEE MORNING in aid of Kerry Hospice will take place this Thursday 19th at Cuil Mhuire Pastoral Centre Ardfert (beside Church) from 9.45am until 12 o clock. All welcome.

Weekly Notes 08/09/2013
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