VINTAGE AFTERNOON TEA: A Vintage Afternoon Tea will be served on Sunday April 9th at Patrick & Josephine O Riordan's Old Cottage, Station Rd, East Commons. This is a fundraiser for Kerry Parents & Friends Association who care for adults with intellectual disabilities & their families throughout Kerry. Tea times are 12-1pm, 1.30-2.30pm, 3-4pm & 4.30-5.30pm. €10 donation & booking is essential, which can be made by contacting Josephine 0879292919 or Philomena 0879299664.
ARDFERT/KILMOYLEY COMMUNITY GAMES: Hard luck to the U13 boys indoor soccer team which was in action on Sunday 26th March in Duagh. Despite winning 2 of their matches, they were beaten by Knocknagoshel who went on to be the group winners. Well done boys for playing some great soccer and thank you to their mentor, Billy Stack.
Best of luck to our u14 tag rugby team which heads off to UL on Sunday 2nd April to play in the Munster finals.
Best wishes also to our Draughts team which also travels to UL to compete in the Munster finals.
Well done to all involved for getting this far. Please keep an eye on our facebook page for updates on check in details at UL.
Girls u10 & u13 indoor soccer training is on Sunday evenings from 6-7 p.m. in Ardfert Community Centre. Shin guards and €2. New players are always welcome.
Keep up to date with the latest results, photos and upcoming events through our facebook page: ardfert/kilmoyley community games.
HOLY WEEK and EASTER CEREMONIES. At a meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council it was decided that this year Mass of the Lord’s Supper will be held in Kilmoyley church on Holy Thursday 13 April at 8pm. Celebration of the Lord’s Passion will take place on Good Friday at 3pm in Ardfert church. The Easter Vigil will take place in Kilmoyley church on Holy Saturday at 9pm. (Note: For next year these three ceremonies will be reversed ie Holy Thursday and the Easter Vigil will take place in Ardfert church and the Good Friday ceremony in Kilmoyley church). There will be Mass on Easter Sunday morning in Kilmoyley at 10am and in Ardfert at 11am.
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE (0667134276): Parish Lenten Retreats: Abbeydorney/Kilflynn, Tuesday 4th April @ 7.00pm and Ballyduff Parish, Wednesday 5th April @ 7.00pm.
ST. BRENDAN'S ATHLETIC CLUB: This year the Sports Hall Games were hold in in The Nagle Rice Community Centre, Milltown. St.Brendan's AC had a good number of juvenile athletes competing in U9 – U12 including relay teams in both girls and boys categories.
Individual medal winners:
Girls U9 – Jessica Leen: 3rd in girls sprint, 3rd standing long jump, 3rd speed bounce
Girls U9 – Ashlyn Falvey: 1st standing long jump
Girls U10- Laura Falvey: 1st in girls sprint, 1st standing long jump
Boys U11 – Aaron Horgan: 1st in boys sprint
Boys U11 – Eoin O'Flaherty: 2nd in boys sprint, 1st standing long jump
Boys U12 – Shane O'Connor: 3rd in boys sprint
Boys U12: 1st – Tom O'Flaherty, Aaron Horgan, Eoin O'Flaherty, Shane O'Connor
We had 3 more relays in the finals but unfortunately finished in 4th position.
St.Brendan's AC finished in 4th position overall (1st Tralee Harriers AC, 2nd Kenmare AC, 3rd Lios Tuathail AC), just 2 points behind 3rd Lios Tuathail AC Club. Well done to all our competitors for great spirit and some outstanding skills, especially all the new members who recently joined our Club and experienced this competition. Thanks to all coaches and parents who supported our athletes on the day.
Local notes 26/3/17