BANNA STRAND CLEAN UP FOR PRESIDENTAL VISIT: A call out for helpers this Saturday 16th April for a general clean up of Banna Strand to make it more welcoming for the visit of President Michael D Higgins on 21stApril. Please meet at the main beach promenade at 10.30am on Saturday. Gloves & bags will be available. All help welcome, to put Banna Strand back on the map again. ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Year of Mercy: A Course on Faith by Fr. Sean Sheehy, Wednesday, 20th April at 7.00pm. Enneagram: Friday, April 22nd – Sunday, April 24th. Contact 066 7134276. Capacitar: Saturday, 30th April, 9.45am-4.00pm. Self-Care Day: Practical skills for stress management and emotional wellness. Contact: Betty Garnett 0872498061. Ref: www.capacitar-ireland.org *PIETA HOUSE* provides one to one counselling, free of charge, for people who have thoughts of suicide, have attempted suicide & people who engage in self harm. Please contact 066 7163660. Pieta House, 28 Moyderwell, Tralee. ARDFERT/KILMOYLEY COMMUNITY GAMES: Swimming: The county swimming competition takes place in Tralee on Sunday, May 1st. If anyone is interested in competing in any of the following events please contact us through our Facebook page or text the community games mobile phone 086-4070253 to register your entry. U 8- 1 length freestyle, U10- 1 length freestyle or 1 length backstroke, U12- 2 lengths freestyle, breaststroke or backstroke, U14-2 lengths freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke or butterfly, U16- 2 length freestyle, backstroke or butterfly. Futsal: The U13 boys Futsal team were in action last Sunday, 10th in Duagh. The boys got off to a great start but lost out in the final against Ballyheigue 1-0. All boys were delighted to bring home silver in what was a great competition. Well done boys. A big thank you to Trainer/Coach Billy Stack. Tag Rugby Training resumes on Monday April 18th at Banna Astroturf. Non-contact rugby. New players welcome. Competition takes place on Sunday, May 22nd in IT Tralee.
Local notes 11/4/16