ST. BRENDAN’S HURLING CLUB : HAPPY NEW YEAR: St. Brendan’s Hurling Club Chairman Justin Horgan would like to wish everybody a very Happy, healthy and enjoyable New Year. SOCIAL The St. Brendan’s celebratory victory social will take place in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday January 18th. The social will be an event for adults. Senior and Minor championship medals will be presented to players and any U-18 hurler due to receive a medal must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets will be on sale shortly. CALENDARS: A limited number of calendars celebrating our year of hurling including pictures of senior, minor and juvenile teams are on sale now at €10 each on a first come first served basis, and are available at The Abbey Tavern, and from Geraldine Delaney, Sackville and Josephine O Riordan East Commons. KERRY HURLING ALL STAR CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM; This event went ahead Saturday night in Parkers, Kilflynn, and was attended by most of the nominees and their families. Former Kerry hurler/footballer Johnny Culloty was a guest at the event and had a lot of kind words for the hurlers present. St. Brendan’s hurlers received 6 awards which were presented by Munster rugby star JJ Hanrahan. Those who received awards were Eamon Corridon, Conor Flaherty, Darren Dineen, Rory Horgan, Cian Hussey and John Egan. The award for best senior hurler was also won by Darren Dineen. The presentations were followed by plenty of lovely food and the night was a great success. Our other nominees were: Darren Delaney, Fionan Horgan, Tim Hannafin, Darren Wallace and Tom Moloney. CONGRATULATIONS to senior hurler Donal Moriarty and Lynda Mulcahy & Co. Final Man of the Match John Egan & Linda Murphy who celebrated their engagements recently. KERRY SPORTS STAR SPECIAL AWARDS sponsored by Rentokil Initial will take place on Friday 21st February in the Malton Hotel, Killarney. 24 sports will be recognised and 3 nominees from each sport have been named. LOTTO DRAW The next draw will take place on Tuesday, 7th January in McElligott’s Bar. Thanks to all who have supported he Ardfert G.A.A. Lotto during 2013. ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Sat. 25th January 10.30 am – 5.00pm Day of Reflection with Brendan Comiskey SS.CC – “To be baptized is to be called by God into a special place Booking 066-7134276 TRAINING: Training this Thursday night 8-9pm in Cumann Isoef Hall, For 6 weeks €12 paid on the first night. It is open to St Brendan’s AC, St Brendan’s Hurling Club, and Ardfert Football Club. Over 12’s please. ATLETICO ARDFERT: Sunday the 29th Dec we recorded arguably our best victory in Atletico’s 5 year history, when we defeated probably Kerry district league’s best outfit in Tralee Dynamo’s. Soaking up the pressure and the rain throughout the match in Dynamo Park we found ourselves two nil up after 20 mins, with two very different, but both excellent goals from the Moloney brothers. Tom’s a super finish from a great team break on the counter, and Monkey’s a deadly strike from all of 30 yards. We conceded a penalty towards the end of the first half and we went in at half time with a slender 2-1 lead. That’s the way the score stayed with some stout defending throughout the second half, Nicky O Sullivan making a few saves and Pa Donegan heading off the line at the death to preserve three exceptional points. Every man, 1 to 14 played their each vital role in what was a fantastic win. CLANMAURICE CAMOGIE CLUB is having it’s AGM for 2014 in the Kilmoyley GAA Clubhouse this Friday the 10th January at 8pm. All players are requested to attend please. For those that are interested in starting camogie and those interested in the day to day running of the Club feel free to come along. ARDFERT COMMUNITY CENTRE: SENIORS: The Seniors will return after the Christmas break on January 14th. COMHALTAS: Classes take place on Mondays from 5pm to 7.30pm. WEIGHTWATCHERS: Continues Wednesdays at 6.30pm-7.30pm in the Community Centre. DANCE: Dance fitness with Joe Burkett every Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm STAGESCHOOL: Stage-school Wednesday from 4.30-5.30. KICKBOXING: Continues every Thursday from 5.30 to 6.30pm for children. JUDO: Every Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm. DRAMA: Sonya’s drama group continues Tuesdays from 6pm to 7.30pm. ATHLETICS: Tuesdays from 8pm to 9.15pm. PARENTS & TODDLERS: The parent and toddler group takes place every Wednesday from 10.30am to 12.30pm. CRECHE: Creche places are limited so if you are looking for childcare in the New Year now is the time to call. PRESCHOOL 2014: We are now enrolling! For more information on this please contact Tara. AFTER SCHOOL CLUB: Pick up from Ardfert National School at 2.10&3.10 every day. For prices etc please speak to Tara or Lorraine. For more news and updates follow us on facebook “Little Voyagers Childcare” or on our website “” GYM: The gym is now open until 8pm Monday to Thursday and 9pm on Friday. LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING SERVICE Open Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.30pm. DIY: Pat and his team are happy to look after anything from lawn cutting to painting and much more. ROOM-RENTAL:Room and Hall availability for meetings. B/Day Parties and Indoor Activities. Contact Pat on 0879209673 for information on any of the above items.


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