KERRY SENIORS & TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Unusually warm conditions were part of this years seniors County Track & Field Championship in Castleisland. 
Despite the heat and other commitments, St. Brendan's AC had a respectable turn out with 5 women and 1 man competing for senior county medals and they didn't disappoint. 
For 4 of the St.Brendan's AC ladies this was the first time representing our Club at senior level. The best performer on the day was Lauren O'Grady winning shot putt, discus and high jump and also getting a medal in hammer throw. Great effort in her first event at senior level.
Other ladies who competed and did very well for St.Brendan's AC were: Linda O'Sullivan – 2nd in 400m, 3rd in javelin and 1st in 4x100m relay, Csilla Vamossy – 2nd in javelin, 2nd in high jump, 3nd in long jump, 1st in 4x100m relay, Irene Butler – 3rd in 400m and 1st in 4x100m relay, Kirstie Nowak – 1st in 4x100m relay. 
In the men's section we had Artur Nowak competing in shot putt, high jump and javelin, finishing 3rd in high jump and 4th in javelin.
ST. BRENDAN'S ATHLETIC CLUB: There will be no training sessions on Wednesdays evening this week, 18th May as Ardfert/Kilmoyley Community Games area finals are being held, beginning at 6:30pm. Please note that St.Brendan's AC Open Sports Day will be held on Monday, 6th June 2016.
FLEADH CHIARRAI: Craobh Naomh Bhreandáin would like to wish all its members taking part in competitions at this weekend's Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí the very best of luck. 
Our branch will be one of the four host branches providing street entertainment on Thurs evening 19th from 7pm to 8.30pm and again on the Sunday evening 22nd from 6pm to 8pm 
to officially close the fleadh. We would also like to acknowledge the time and effort of Melissa & Danielle O'Riordan in preparing the members for the competitions and the street entertainment.
ARDFERT/KILMOYLEY COMMUNITY GAMES: Double Gold for Ardfert/Kilmoyley! Congratulations to Ethan Fitzgerald who won gold in under 13 and Jessica Murphy who won gold in under 15 in the Community Games Gymnastics Competition last Sunday.  
Ardfert Kilmoyley Community Games big sports night will be held in Walnut Grove Sports field on Wednesday evening May 18th at 6.30pm. Long puck competition at 6pm.
€2 per person. Tag rugby training this Monday evening  7-8pm in Banna astroturf for the U11 & U14 Boys and girls . €2 per player to cover costs. 
The Tag Rugby Competition takes place next Sunday May 22nd at Tralee I.T.
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Mindful Parenting Workshop – Wednesday, 25th May 2016 – 7pm to 8.30pm in Ardfert Retreat Centre.
Would you like to learn more or be reminded about Self-Care and Mindful Parenting? On this evening you will be reminded of the importance of self-care, self-compassion and mindfulness which will help you as a parent. There is no human that gets it right 100% of the time. The key is to being open to becoming 'Good Enough Parents'. 
You do your best as a parent with knowledge, awareness and experience. Let us support one another in this important task. Spaces Limited so please contact Ardfert Retreat Centre 066 7134276 email:  ardfertretreat@eircom.net or Contact Harriet Mc Guigan 086 2685916 email: harriet@psychotherapylimerick.ie .
Local notes 16/5/16
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