ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: *1. **Croí Nua *Join us during Lent for one hour weekly faith sharing on Monday mornings at 10.30am. *2**. Lectio Divina. * Reflect and pray with the Sunday Gospels every Thursday evening from 7-8.30pm. *3. In the Footsteps of the Saints. *Fr Tomás O’Caoimh will continue his series on the Saints on Friday 27th Feb at 7.30pm looking at the saints and their traditions from Lá le Pádraig to Lá Bealtaine. Booking: 066-7134276. E.mail: ardfertretreat@eircom.net *ARDFERT/KILMOYLEY COMMUNITY GAMES: *Thank you to everyone who contributed to our recent church gate collection in Ardfert & Kilmoyley and also to our collectors. Indoor soccer: Best of luck to the U10 boys on Sunday in the indoor soccer. Art: Well done to everyone who took part in our area art competition on Wednesday. Thank you to our judges Antoinette and Deirdre who had a very tough job picking winners. Basketball: Boys U13 Basketball, Sunday 5:30-6:30pm. Any girls interested in U11basketball please contact Trina on 086 <086%204070253> 4070253 <086%204070253>. Quiz: Anyone interested in U14 quiz please contact Trina on 086 <086%204070253> 4070253 <086%204070253>. 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. ARDFERT LOCAL HISTORY LECTURE SERIES / SRAITH LÉACHTAÍ STAIRE ARD FHEARTA: lLast wednesday nights lecture on the Ardfert Railway attracted a large crowd and Steve Baker gave a very detailed history on the national and local railways. The next of this season’s lectures at Ardfert Retreat Centre will take place 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. 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 talk 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. Further details from 087-9706162 ortocatp1@gmail.com .

Local notes 23/2/15
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