BEST OF LUCK to Ardfert fooballers and their management team in Saturdays All Ireland final clash with St. Croan’s of Roscommon. Safe journey to all travelling. ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Upcoming Events in Ardfert Retreat Centre *1.** Lenten day of Nourishment & Renewal with Martina Lehane Sheehan **Sun 15th Feb 10am – 4.30pm. * *2. Croí Nua – *Join us during Lent for one hour weekly faith sharing starting Monday 16th Feb at 10.30am. *3. Lenten Reflections – * Reflect and pray with the Sunday Gospels during Lent starting Thursday 19th Feb. *4. **Ardfert Historical Lecture Series – Ardfert Railway with Steve Baker. *Wed 18th Feb at 8pm. Booking: 066-7134276. E.mail: See www.ardfertretreatcentre. org for more information. ARDFERT / KILMOYLEY COMMUNITY GAMES: Training continues weekly in Ardfert Community Centre for the following events: Indoor soccer: Boys U10 indoor soccer, Friday 6-7pm. Training for girls U10 and U13 indoor soccer has started in Ardfert Community Centre Fridays, 5 – 6pm. Girls must be over 8 years of age for the U10 and over 10 for the U13. Draughts: U10, U12 & U14, Friday 7-8pm. Basketball: Boys U13 Basketball, Sunday 5:30-6:30pm. Any girls interested in U11basketball please contact Trina on 086 <086%204070253> 4070253 <086%204070253>. ART: our area art competition will take place on Wednesday, 18th Feb at 3:30 in Ardfert School. This is open to all children in the area from U8 up to U16. Entries must be based on Community Games Activities. A full list of upcoming events is on the Ardfert /Kilmoyley Community Games facebookpage. Any queries contact Trina on 086 <086%204070253>4070253 <086%204070253>. FAMILY FUN BINGO – Change of date – KILMOYLEY PARENTS COUNCIL ARE HOLDING A family fun bingo on Saturday 28th February at 8pm sharp at Kilmoyley Community Care Centre. Great night guaranteed with top prize of €200, prizes for line and full house also. Tea/coffee refreshments served on the night. Fun for all the family. Check out Kilmoyley Parents Council Facebook page. (Please note change of date). ARDFERT LOCAL HISTORY LECTURE SERIES / SRAITH LÉACHTAÍ STAIRE ARD FHEARTA: The next of this season’s lectures at Ardfert Retreat Centre will take place on Wed. 18th Feb. when Steve Baker will speak on The Ardfert Railway. The lecture commences at 8.00p.m. and will last for around 90 minutes, with a break mid-way for tea and a chat. There is no formal admission charge to the talks but all attending are requested to give a donation at the door and all money received is given to the Retreat Centre to go towards its upkeep and maintenance. There is a change of title for the final one of this season’s talks on Thursday, 26 March. The title is now ‘The stranger in Ardfert – as observed by visitors and commentators, c. 17th -20th century’ and the speaker will be Ciarán Dalton. Further details from 087-9706162 .

Local notes Feb. 8th
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