IRISH WATER SAFETY swimming classes for school going children will be held in Ballyheigue July 10-15. Enquiries to 087-7730320.
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: (Book now @ 066 7134276) A Doorway into Stillness: A day of Spiritual Nourishment for mind and body led by Antoinette Dilsworth RSJ, Sat. 10th June 10.30am-4.30pm.
A Day with Mary: Celebrate the Centenary of Our Lady of Fatima preached by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Dan O'Riordan P.P. Castleisland, Sat. 17th June, 10.30am-4.30pm.
Self Care Day: Practical skills for stress management and emotional wellness, Sat. 8th July 9.45am-4.00pm. Contact: Anna O'Donoghue 0879447105
Growing Old Gracefully: Welcome to a Guided Participative Experience facilitated by: John Dunne & Kathy Cunningham. Friday 28th-Sunday 30th July.
Enrich your Faith: Foyer of Light, Charity and Love, Silent Retreat preached by Fr. Kilian Byrne, Aug 7th-13th. Contact Helen 0861678027.
FEILE PEIL NA nOG: We had a busy weekend fundraising with a bucket collection in the village and bag packing. A special word of thanks to Tesco in Manor for giving us the opportunity to bag pack on Saturday and raise much needed funds for our trip to Feile. We would also like to thank everyone who contributed to both the bucket collection and the bag packing and also to the people who gave their time. It is much appreciated. Please return fully completed raffle cards as soon as possible. Draw will take place weekend of June 16th. We would like to thank Ronan O’Connor, Johnnie Jeffers, SuperValu and Petmania for sponsoring prizes. A challenge match will take place this Friday.
CAKE SALE: The organisers of the cake sale last Sunday wish to thank all who supported the event, baking cakes, tarts, buns etc. & to all who bought the lovely produce. The proceeds are going towards Kerry Parents & Friends Association / Buy a Bus Campaign / Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle.
ST. BRENDAN'S ATHLETIC CLUB: Over 170 primary school children from 13 schools in North Kerry took part in the recent Primary School sports held at the Community Field at Walnut Grove & competed in all the athletic events. Congratulations to all who have qualified to advance to the next stage & well done to all the athletes who took part & to all who helped out on the night.
Local notes 5/6/17