ARDFERT/KILMOYLEY COMMUNITY GAMES: Congratulations to the U14 quiz team who won the county final in Castleisland. They came out on top with a fantastic score of 90 out of 100. The team of Amy, Eimear, Ellen, Fiachra and Donal will go on to represent Ardfert/ Kilmoyley at the national finals in Athlone in August. Congratulations to Ardfert/ Kilmoyley PRO Bernice O’Sullivan who won “Strictly come dancing “ with dance partner Denis. Futsal ball U 13 Boys will compete in a community games competition on April, 10th. All interested in playing please text 0864070253. Tag Rugby for the U11 and U14 boys and girls continues this and every Sunday evening 4.30pm to 5.30pm in Banna Astro Turf. All welcome to join this fun game. ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Year of Mercy: A Course on Faith by Fr. Sean Sheehy ~ next session will be held on Wednesday, April 6th at 7.00pm. Ardfert Local History Lecture Series: ‘Archive video footage from around Ardfert’ by Steve Baker, Thursday, April 7th, 2016 at 8.00pm. Celtic Spirituality: ‘Indoor & Outdoor Experiences’ by Fr. Michael Rodgers, SPS. April 8th to April 10th, 2016. “Every human being is a spiritual person. Irish people have an experience of spirituality shaped by their story an environment. This weekend will have indoor and outdoor experiences reflecting on Celtic Spirituality.” Bookings: 066-7134276 THE CASEMENT GATHERING: Tionól Mhic Easmainn or The Casement Gathering continues its annual remembrance of the unselfish work of Roger Casement in Ireland and abroad….his courageous efforts to improve and uplift the lives of oppressed people in Africa, in South America agus in Éirinn iathghlas oileánach féin. At 3pm on Thursday 21st April, and coinciding with the actual date of Ruairí Mac Easmainn’s fated landing at ‘Lonely Banna Strand’, a wreath will be laid in his memory at Casement Fort (McKennas), Ardfert, and an oration will be given by Uachtarán Náisiúnta Chonradh na Gaeilge, Cóilín Ó Cearbhaill. Agus, arís, beidh fáilte roimh an bpobal mór.
Local notes 28/3/16