Listowel Community Centre Ireland's Newest Adventure Challenge has arrived! New Short Course added for the Bog2Beach Adventure Challenge! Enjoy 55km of Bike, Bog Run and an Outdoor Obstacle Course in this shorter challenge.
Not sure if you can do it on your own - Why not enter a two person relay team?
The Main Course includes all of the above plus a Beach and Road Run!
Price range from €30-€60. Online entry forms at www.eventmaster.ie and application forms available at the Community Centre 068-22244. For more information visit us on facebook"The Bog2Beachadventurerace".
North Kerry Make Over Challenge Week 1: This week our contestants have been attending workshops on nutrition from local nutritionist Maxine Brown and breathing from Eoin Burns along with interval training, mct, some light cardio exercise and the Sunday challenge Spinning.
You can follow the progress of our leaders on www. northkerrymakeoverchallenge .com and daily events as they happen on facebook ListowelCommunitycentreNorthKerry MakeoverChallenge
Fitness Classes take place daily at the centre including: Spinning, Kettlebells, Weekend Warrior and 20min Ab Ripper. For further details contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
PROJECTS: County Finals of Community Games Projects took place on Friday evening last in KDYS hall, Denny Street, Traleeand Listowel was represented by an U.11 team. Their topic was "The Greatest Invention of all Time". The team was just made up of 2 boys Killian Rodriquez and Eoin Enright. They put on an outstanding display and achieved a very creditable 4th place. Well done boys.
SWIMMING: County Finals of Community Games Swimming took place in Tralee Sports Complex on Monday last 18th March. Listowel was represented by an extremely talented swimming group and the following results will show how talented they really are. We will begin with the U.16 relay Medley - This outstanding team of Daniel Sheehan, Caomhán Daly, Wayne McGrath and Jack Grace have made history for swimming in Listowel when they won the U.16 medley and for 3 previous years have won the U.13 relay competition - very rarely, if ever, do you have the same team winning swimming competitions 4 years in a row. Daniel started with 2 length backstroke, Next Caomhán 2 length breaststroke, Wayne 2 length butterfly and Jack 2 length freestyle.
GOLD MEDALS also went to Wayne McGrath in Boys U 16 Butterfly; Caomhán Daly U.14 Breaststroke; Jack Grace U.16 Freestyle; Special Swim Hannah Grace;
SILVER MEDALS went to Daniel Sheehan U.14 Backstroke; Sadbh Daly U.12 Backstroke
BRONZE MEDAL for Eoghan Daly Boys U.10 Backstroke.
Other Listowel swimmers who swam brilliantly on the day were Oliver Kelly, Stephen Cunnane, Andreas Rodriquez, Tom Harte, Billy Melvin and Ellie Cunnane.
While they didn't achieve placings they can be really proud of their performances. Congratulations to all above competitors and we would like to wish thegold medal winners all the best in the National Finals in Athlone.
QUIZ U.14: Best of luck to Listowel U.14 Quiz team who take part in Community Games County Finals on Friday March 22nd in Darby O'Gill's, Killarney at 7.30 p.m. - Check in 7.00 p.m.
GIRL'S BASKETBALL U.13: Best of luck to Listowel Girl's U.13 Basketball team and coach Diny O'Carroll who take part in Community Games Count Finals on Saturday 23rd March at 10.00 a.m.
GYMNASTICS: Best of luck to all the Listowel Gymnasts and their coach Mariea Sheehy who take part in Community Games County Finals which take place on Sunday March 24th
MODERN DANCE SOLO AND GROUP AND FIGURE DANCING
Best of luckk to the Listowel children who take part in Modern Dance Solo and Group and Figure Dancing(coach Jimmy Hickey) in County Finals of Community Games which take place on Monday 25th March
SET DANCING: Best of luck to Listowel Set Dancing Group and their coach Jimmy Hickey who take part in County Finals of Community Games on Friday 29th March
Further information can be obtained from Eileen at 087 6701245
Lios Tuathail Ac
The county indoor championships were held in Listowel at the weekend. There was a great turn-out, Lios Tuathail had in the region of 50 athletes competing in all events. Many medals were won and everyone had a good day.Congratulations to all who took part. Thank you to the staff in the community center who were great. In addition to the indoor County's the all-Ireland indoor Championships were also taking place at the new stadium in Athlone, we had 5 athletes competing, Congratulations to Rachael Moriarty who ran a personal best and brought home a bronze medal and also to Michael Foley who won silver in a great race. Well done to Sophie Lynch, Jason Foley and Siobhan Donegan who also took part.
Lios Tuathail AC will will begin the out door training season next Saturday March 30th at 10am.
Listowel Rambling House
will take place in the Seanchaí Literary & Cultural Centre, The Square, Listowel on Thursday March 28th from 9 pm. Enjoy an evening of traditional Irish music, song, dance & storytelling in an informal setting. Admission free, tea/coffee served. For more information tel. (068) 22212/57927.
Creative Writing Classes for Young People from age 13 to 16 years will be held in the Seanchaí Literary Centre, Listowel on Tuesday April 2nd & Wednesday April 3rd from 10 am to 12 pm each day. To book tel. (068) 22212, e-mail email@example.com.
Separated Parents a new course for separated parents will commence at Listowel Family Resource Centre in mid/late April. This will be a daytime course of six weeks duration. Further details from 068 23584. Grandparents Tea Party A grandparents Tea Party will be held at Listowel Family Resource Centre on Wednesday March 27 from 3-5pm.
CCÉ: Please note that church gate collections on behalf of Kerry Co Comhaltas will take place at all masses next weekend 30th/31st at Lixnaw, Irremore and Rahea and your support will be very much appreciated. The Ceolann is in full swing these weeks during the Easter break for all Grúpa Cheoil and Banna Cheoil practices. Thanks to all members for their attendence, parents for help and especially to Maura Walsh and assistants for all the time and work. Táimid go léir an-bhuíoch. Slán tamall!
COURSING CLUB LOTTO
Jackpot € 5,800. Nos Drawn- 10, 11, 15, 27. No Jackpot winner. €25 winners are; Thomas O'Connell, Irremore. Oliver Quilter, Dysert. Mikey & Adam Fealy, Muckeanugh. John Foley, Kiltomey. 5 Free tickets winners are; Tom Brett, Listowel; Sharon Brick co Dominic Sheehy, Ballinagar. Next draw J.J Walshes Bar Mon 25th Jackpot € 5,900
CONFESSIONS IN LIXNAW ON HOLY WEEK; (1) Tuesday & Wednesday 7.30pm – 9pm (2) Holy Thu. after 7.30pm mass (3) Good Friday 7.30pm – 9pm. EASTER CEREMONIES SCHEDULE; GOOD FRIDAY (PASSION) - 3.00PM. STATIONS OF CROSS; 8PM (AT THE WELL) HOLY SATURDAY; 7.30pm (Childrens mass & 9.30pm (Solemn Easter Vigil) EASTER SUNDAY; 8.45am & 11.15am LIXNAW LENTEN SPECIAL EVERY THURSDAY MORNING DURING LENT: (1) Church opens 6 a.m. (2) Stations & Benediction 6.30 am (3) Holy Mass 7.00am.
The Pat Joe O'Connor Memorial Quiz 2013 in aid of the Kerry Parents and Friends Association will take place on Good Friday Night March 29th at 8.30pm in Causeway Sports Hall. Tables of 4; €20. Raffle with lots of spots prizes. Please come along and support this very worthy cause.
Our walk is Good Friday starting at the church at 10 am. Anyone can contact June O'Connor on 087 6497746 or Patricia Heffernan 0872806400 for sponsorship cards. The soup kitchen is on from 11.30 to 5 pm in the convent hall. There will be lots of home baking i.e. Bread, Buns, Cakes and Scones and homemede soups there. The soup Kitchen is run by the Hospice committee. So please come and enjoy the day and your support will be greatly appreciated.
DRUG & ALCOHOL PROBLEM
DO YOU NEED HELP? There will be a free & confidential service in Lixnaw Community Centre, Wednesdays at 3.30pm. Ring Jer for appointment on (087) 9263803 or 068 23744. This service is part of the Listowel & North Kerry Community Drug Initiative.
VINCENT DE PAUL
(1) Chiropodist will be in the day centre on Wed. Mar. 27th (2) Day centre & laundry closes from Thu. March 28th – Monday April 8th . (3) Monthly meeting 11th April.
FINUGE ST. SENANS LADIES FOOTBALL CLUB
have a duck race at Finuge Bridge on Good Friday at 2pm.
There was no winner of the 17th March lotto jackpot of €2,350 the numbers drawn were 12,20,21,24. The €35 was won by Eamon Scnnell, Duagh and the €20 by Mai Keane,Carrigcannon. The four sets of free tickets for next weeks jackpot of €2,500 were won by Helen O'Brien, Duagh, Cliff Allen, Lyre, Clare & Leo Hudson, Listowel and Marian Ahern, Lyre. The whiskey was won by Albert Roche, Lyre and the voucher by Mikeie O'Mahoney, Maugha.
Lyreacrompane N.S. is now enrolling for the new school year 2013/2014 for more information check out their website www.lyreacrompanens.com or contact the school on 068 49233
Lyreacrompane N.S would like to thank sincerely all those who took part in the pub quiz last weekend and to all who sponsored prizes on the night. There was a great turn out and a great night was had by all.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org MARIAN HALL BLOTTO
Results for Thursday, March 21. Numbers drawn were: 3 17 19 20. There was no Jackpot winner. Lucky Dips: €100 Kay Stack, Dromerin, Listowel. €50 Lassie & Cesar, Cnoc an Oir, Ballybunion. €20 each: Rita Thornton, Listowel. Darragh & Lill O'Hanlon, Ballyyhahill. Liz Swanser, Ballylongford. Pat Kennelly, Knockanure. Mike Joe Cronin, Mail Road Cross, Moyvane. Free Tickets: Rita Hannon, Willow Brook, Listowel. Mairead Shine, Glin Road, Moyvane. Jim Moody, Woodgrove, Moyvane. Maureen Kelly, Killelton, Ballylongford. Chris Flahavan, Moyvane. Next draw will be at Bingo on Thursday night April 04 at Bingo in the Marian Hall. Jackpot is €5,000. Happy Easter to all from Moyvane Bingo & Blotto. Thank you for your support.
MASSES FOR THE WEEK
Wednesday, March 27 Mass in Moyvane at 7.30pm for Dick Stack, Drommurhur. Thursday, March 28 is Holy Thursday. There will be Mass in Knockanure at 7.00pm and in Moyvane at 8.00pm. Friday, March 29 is Good Friday. Liturgy of the Passion in Moyvane at 3.00pm with Stations of the Cross in Knockanure at 7.30pm and in Moyvane at 8.30pm. Saturday March 30, Easter Vigil Mass in Moyvane at 9.00pm. Mass Intention Jer & Con Mulvihill & Jeaney Brandon. Sunday, March 31, Knockanure 10.00am Mass for Nancy, Jack & Josie McMahon. Moyvane 11.00am Nora & Michael Roche, Glin Road. There will be no Mass on Monday, April 01. Tuesday, April 02 Mass in Moyvane at 7.30pm for Patrick Hughes, Aughrim. Don't forget next Friday is Good Friday and is a day of Fast & Abstinence.
The season has started again with the u12s out first, they have three games played with two wins, against Ballymac and Beale but lost out to a stronger Finuge team. Our team is young but not lacking in spirit so keep it up. Games coming up this week are against Duagh and Castlegregory. The u16s were away last week to Beale and ended with a good game and a good win.
Feel Good Fitness Classes at Knockanure Community Centre. Fridays: Ladies 7.00 to 8.00pm. Men: 8.00 to 9.00pm. All Welcome. For more information Please call Colm @ 087 9744861
EASTER PARTY TIME
Knockanure Community Centre will hold a party on Easter Sunday, March 31from 4.00 to 6.00pm. Come along and enjoy a great party with Easter Egg Hunt, Egg & Spoon Race, Disco, Raffle and much more... Admission €4 with family rates available with adults FREE. Art Competition will be judged by Minister Jimmy Deenihan at 6pm. All Welcome.
LISTOWEL RAMBLING HOUSE
The Seanchaí Literary & Cultural Centre, The Square, Listowel will host the Rambling House on Thursday, March 28 from 9.00pm. Enjoy an evening of traditional Irish music, song, dance & storytelling in an informal setting. Admission free, tea/coffee served. For more information tel. (068) 22212/57927.
Sympathy is extended to the Kiely family of Aughrim on the loss of their daughter and sister, Noirin whose death and funeral took place recently in London. She is survived by her mother Madge, sisters, brothers and extended family. The death took place suddenly of Carol Ann Flahavan of Moyvane North and England. Ann and her husband Chris moved to Moyvane, and although they were only resident here for a short time they became active members of the community and were involved in organisations such as the ICA and the Development Association. Sympathy is extended to her husband Chris, son, daughter and grandchildren. Following requiem Mass in The Church of the Assumption, Moyvane, Ann Flahavan was laid to rest in Ahavoher.
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