ARDFERT LOCAL HISTORY LECTURE SERIES / Sraith Léachtaí Staire Ard Fhearta 2015 / 2016 [Venue: Ardfert Retreat Centre] – Thursday, 3rd Dec. – By the Fountain at the Crossroads: songs of Irish people and places [Peter Kelly] Thursday, 28th Jan. – Ardfert witnesses at the Casement trial [Helen O’Carroll] – ​Last few ​bookings taken at lecture on 3rd Dec. ​if not already filled​ – limited to 50 persons ​Thursday, 18th Feb. – Ardfert Placenames [Ciarán Dalton] Thursday, 31st March – Ardfert video & photos from the archives [Steve Baker] All commence at 8.00p.m. / Donation at door in aid of Retreat Centre. SECOND HAND BOOK SALE will take place on Sunday December 13th at Ardfert Community Centre during the Christmas Indoor Market. Proceeds from the book sale will go to Kerry Parents & Friends Association who support adults with learning disabilities & their families. All support greatly appreciated. MUNSTER INDOOR COMBINE INVENTS 2016 will take place on Saturday, 2 January 2016 for Juveniles Boys U11-U16 and on Sunday, 3 January 2016 for Girls U11-U16. Last year, St. Brendan’s AC was well represented and if anyone is interested going to this competition, please inform Club Secretary Moira 0877985557 or email: stbrendansac@gmail.com We are planning a few training sessions in Castleisland to cover all events: sprint, hurdles (only U13 up), long jump, high jump (only U12 up), shot putt (only U12 up) and distance running (600m/800m). If you need more information, please contact Head Coach Artur Nowak at training session. This is a great opportunity to try 4-5 events in one day (shot putt and long jump restricted to 3 attempts only). ARDFERT FOOTBALL CLUB: Kerry, Renard and South Kerry star Killian Young will be the Club’s guest at this year’s Bord na nOg medal presentation which takes place in Kate Browne’s this Thursday 3rd December at 8.00 sharp. The Club invites all members to attend. Light refreshments will be served, and please note that alcohol will NOT be served in the back function room area during the presentation ceremony. ARDFERT/KILMOYLEY COMMUNITY GAMES: Indoor Soccer Training for Girls U10 and U13, and Boys U10 continues on Fridays in Ardfert Community Centre. Girls U10 & U13: 5 – 6 pm. Boys u10: 6 – 7 pm. Cost €2 per session. Shin guards are compulsory. Anyone interested in mentoring U13 boys indoor soccer team please contact Kirstie 087-9847639. The Draughts training continues Friday nights for the U10’s, U12’s & U14 ‘s in Ardfert Community Centre from 7-8pm. Training is open to both boys and girls and no previous experience necessary. Cost is €1 per player per night. For more information contact Siobhan on 087-2041283. ‘Like’ the Ardfert/Kilmoyley Community Games Facebook page for updates. ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: 1 Advent Reflection evenings Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th at 7pm. Time to reflect on the mystery of Jesus coming on earth. Conducted by Maire Stuart, Valentia Island. 2 Advent Retreat Dec 4th – 6th with Adrian Farrelly OP. Bookings may be made for Saturday only the 5th if so desired. Please contact the Retreat Centre. Tel: 066 713 4276. ARDFERT PARISH OFFICE: Opening times: Tuesdays: 9.30am – 2.00pm; Thursdays: 9.30am – 1.30pm; Fridays: 9.30am – 1.30pm. Telephone No: 7134131. ​Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards & a selection of other Mass cards are available from the parish office.

Local notes 30/11/15
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