ARDFERT KILMOYLEY COMMUNITY GAMES: A big thank you to St. Brendan’s Athletics for hosting the community games athletics last Wednesday evening, May 18th.  
There was a great turnout from both Ardfert/ Kilmoyley communities. Those who qualify will participate in the county finals in An Riocht, Castleisland on the 11th& 12th June.  
Well done to the U11 and U14 tag rugby teams. The U11 team won silver in the county competitions in the IT Tralee last Sunday.  The U14 tag rugby won Bronze, against Duagh Lyre for 3rd place. 
Well done to Kristan Lyne who participated in the county competition in Judo last Sunday, representing Ardfert/ Kilmoyley Community Games.
For news and information check out Ardfert/Kilmoyley Facebook page or tel:0864070253

ST. BRENDAN'S ATHLETIC CLUB: Congratulations to the older athletes in the club who travelled to Waterford at the weekend where the Munster schools were held.  
The athletes involved were representing their schools both Mercy Mounthawk & the CBS Tralee.  Aaron Malik was involved with a junior relay team where he ran a fantastic leg in first position; along with his team mates they broke a 36 year old record!! Fantastic achievement by all involved.  Aaron also got two bronze medals in the hurdles & the discus in the junior category.  Fergal O’ Brien placed third with his relay team also in the junior category.  The rest of the athletes were in the intermediate category.  Darragh Courtney was 3rd in both the high jump & hurdles.  Lauren O’ Grady placed 3rd in the discus & Riadh Malik got a new Pb in the hammer.  Well done to all athletes involved.

KERRY COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016: Despite small numbers from the club attending the annual Kerry county championships St. Brendan’s brought home a lot of medals. 
It’s great to see many of the younger athletes coming to the fore & following in the footsteps of the older athletes.  
BOYS:
U9 Matthew O’ Sullivan  1st 60m, 2nd 300m & Long Jump
U13 ​Jack Shanahan​2nd ​80m
U14 ​Breanndán Walsh​2nd ​80m
U16​ Fergal O’ Brien​2nd ​100m, ​3rd ​200m,  Aaron Malik 1st Discus & Javelin, 2nd Shot Putt, 3rd100mh, 250mh & hammer, ​Darragh Courtney 1st​ High Jump, 100mh, 250mh & 
Shot Putt, 2nd Long Jump & Triple Jump, 3rd Javelin.
GIRLS:
U11​ Lilly Nowak​​ 2nd ​60m
U15​ Ciara McCarthy ​3rd 100m & 800m
Junior Women: Lauren O’ Grady​1st Discus, Javelin, Shot Putt, Hammer & 3k Walk,  ​Riadh Malik 2nd Discus, Javelin & 3k Walk , 3rd Hammer
Relays:
U9​ 2nd ​Matthew O’ Sullivan, Brody Leen, Pierce Lowth & Eoin Malik
Some great support was provided on the day by the parents & coaches. Well done to allinvolved!
 
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 23/5/16
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