KERRY HOSPICE FOUNDATION: The total money raised from the Good Friday Walk amounted to €759.00. Many thanks to all walkers and sponsors who gave so generously to this worthy Kerry cause.

Coursing Club Lotto

Results for Sunday May 19th Numbers Drawn: 2, 15, 21, 29. No Jackpot Winner €50 Jake Brown €25 Johnny Carroll €25 Claire Reidy €25 Christy Brown Next weeks Jackpot is €4500. Draw will be held in Kirbys on Sunday May 26th.


The Annual Mass in Glendahalan at Tobar na Súl is due to take place on Friday, 31st May at 8.00pm.


A fantastic day was had at our local games on Sunday last. Congrats to all who qualified to run in the county games in June. We hope to start Athletic training soon so watch out for times in the notes. Thanks to all our committee and all the volunteers on the day, we really appreciate your help. Very best of Luck to our U-10 draughts team who play in The All Ireland Finals in Athlone this weekend. Also to Padraig Woods who will be Swimming in the Finals.


Don't forget Open day in the GAA pitch Sunday 26th May from 12 noon to 2pm, come along and bring some friends and make some more!!!

Kerryhead/Ballyheigue Family Resource Centre

Job Vacancies: Two Community Employment positions are available here at the FRC. Youth Space worker and After Schools Childcare worker, both are 19.5 hours per week. For more information visit the FÁS jobseeker website or contact Seamus here at the FRC on 066-7116961.

Saturday Morning Club

For Children aged four to seven years, will run Sat 25th May through to June 29th (with exeption of June 1st). 11am to 12.15pm, lots of art and craft, baking and games...€15 for five weeks..Places are limited to 16 so if you have not already registered please call 066-7116961 or 0866021356.

Parent and Toddler group

Thursdays 10.30am to 11.30am, a great way for toddlers to socialise and have fun, mums and dads, grandparents and childminders all welcome! Lots of art and craft, story-time, music and rhymes and fun play.

Ballyheigue Youth Space

Kelly has a variety of activities for young people going on in the youth space and hall, lots of sports activities, pool and dart tournaments etc. Check out the Youth Space facebook for details or call Kelly on 7116961. Check out our Facebook page and the Ballyheigue Youth Space page to keep up to date with all our services and activities


INDIA PROJECT Jonathan Deane is currently fundraising for a volunteering project in India which will last two months.

Jonathan will be working on a project called streetsmart which aims to provide education and shelter for homeless children, in the city of Dehradun in North India which is located at the foothills of the Himalayas between two of the largest rivers the Ghanges and the Yamuna.

Jonathan is raising €2,000 and he started fundraising quite successfully enlisting the help of family and friends to reach as many people as posssible.

He is currently arranging a non-uniform day in Aughacasla National School and Garvey's Supervalu Dingle have also given a date to bagpack in their store on the 15th of June.


A table Quiz will be held in Ashes bar on Friday May 24th at 9.00 p.m. in aid of Jonathan's India Streetsmart Project. Your support of any of the events in aid of Jonathans projects will be appreciated.


Camp Drama Group presented "All Exclusive" a comedy by Hugh Morrison. The scene is set in a classy hotel in the exotic Island of San Atairi in The Caribbean.

Putting on a mighty performance though new to the stage were Fergal Crean playing the one-handed bus driver Stefano and Gene Finn who played "Steve", the Irishman who saved the Hotel during a local political revolution.

Camp Drama Group are always looking for new talent.

If you are interested in getting involved in next years production, please contact any member of the Drama Group.


Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of John O Sullivan Ardrua, Inch who died recently. A former Chairman of Inch Community Council, John was actively involved in Rural development in the area.

He was the life and soul of the party at all of the gatherings at Inch Day Care Centre. He will be sadly missed by all of his friends and above all by his family, his wife Mary and Daughters, Geraldine, Caroline and Edel, Grand children and extended family.


"BAREFOOT SCHOLARS written by Eithne Griffin is a History of Rural Ireland as experienced by the children of Castlegregory from 1880-1990, it is an ideal Gift and copies are available locally and in bookstores in local towns and also from the author who can be contacted by emailing or calling 0866066865"

Tide Tables

Tide Tables for 2013 are now available from the Tourist Information Office Cost €2.50


A DVD of when RTE visited back in 1980 "Castlegregory Community Radio" features many voices of yester year, as well as many well known characters still dwelling in our community. It also features a selection of photographs from the area. An ideal Gift for only €10.00. DVD is on sale now in the Visitor Information Centre.

Castlegregory Community Council

need new members. If you are interested in improving your community and can attend a monthly meeting please contact Maura Cronin on 086 8468712 or Edel O'Connor on 087 2928878 and we would be delighted to have you on board.

Castle GAA Cic Fada

takes place on Saturday June 1st between Fahamore and Stradbally beaches. Throw-in 4.00pm. Who will claim the title 'Pride of the Parish'- Aughacasla, Castle Village, Maharees, Stradbally or Cloghane? See any senior player to select and sponsor your team. First Prize €250 Consolation Prize €50.


SPORTSDAY: Well done to all the children who took part in our recent sportsday _ great fun was had by all despite the bad weather.

QUALIFERS FOR CASTLEISLAND COUNTY FINALS GIRLS: Eabha Lyne, Amber O'Connor, Ruby Griffin, Orla O'Connor, Jennifer O'Donnell, Finola Ni Chathasaigh, Cosette Dowling, Maire Ni Shuilleabhain, Lauren Goodwin, Leah Daniels, Marie Nix, Maisie Hall, Andrea Quirke, Hannah Nix, Caoimhe Moore, Emer Dineen, Rachel McKenna, Tara Dineen, Siobhan Lyne, Edie Hall, Saoirse Harrington, Brenna Ni Neill, Niamh Ni Ghrainne, Ciara Doogan, Aedin Dineen, Bronagh O'Connor, Regina O'Flaherty. BOYS: CJ Daniels, Clement Crean, Oisin Dowling, James O'Neill, Darragh O'Corcora, Ryan O'Connor, Jack O'Neill, Seamus OGrainne, Cian OGrady, Stephen Smith Galvin, Conor O'Leary, Cillian Byrne, William Goodwin, Jimmy OGrady, David Sheehan, Jamie Griffin, Jimmy Maunsell, Greg Fitzgerald, Johnny Finn, Adam Garvey, Eoin Lyne, Seamus Lyne, Adam Costelloe, Fionn Cullinane.

All children who qualified for Castleisland need to come along to TRAINING ON SUNDAYS AT 12 at Castlegregory NS field. We have a few spaces remaining in some events as well as relays to be decided, so any child interested in competing in Castleisland please check at training or contact Margaret on 0879246054.

SPIKEBALL: Well done to our girls team who took part in Glenbeigh recently and came home with 4th Place Certificates.

ART EXHIBITS: Children's Art has been displayed in the Information Centre for last few weeks...children can now take home their art if they wish. Any child who won a medal but wasnt at our medal presentation should contact Secretary 0879246054 for their medal.

Any queries/information on Community Games from Secretary 0879246054, or County Athletics/Field Events Mairead Moore and Mike Lyne.

NATIONALS FINALS ATHLONE: Good luck to our 7 competitors who will be representing both Castlegregory and Kerry in Athlone at the National Finals next weekend - Emma Lynch and Cosette Dowling (Group Modern Dance); Annie O'Neill (Model-Making), Blathnaid O'Toole (Art), Emer Dineen (Cycling on Grass), Aoife & Niamh O'Connell (Swimming). This is a huge achievement to win at County level and represent Kerry at Nationals and we hope they will all enjoy being part of this huge occasion. Good luck girls!


Results from Castlegregory 16th May.

Ladies: 1st Lyn Sexton.2 nd Joan Moriarity. Intervals: Sheila O'Connor and Mary Teahan.

Gents: 1st Dieter Hockstrate. 2nd Michael Rohan. Intervals:John McEnery and Gerry Greaney..

Mystery: Elke Hockstrate and avila Fitzgerald.


Na Leanai Childcare Centre; Results of Silver Circle Draw Week 5; 1st prize €100 Pat & Kitty Diggin Ballduff, 2nd prize €50 Natalie O' Connor Ballyduff, 3rd prize €25 Fiona Walsh Ballinglanna, 4th prize €25 John Walshe Causeway.

Don't forget

Open day in the GAA pitch Sunday 26th May from 12 noon to 2pm, come along and bring some friends and make some more!!!

Glenderry NS Ballyheigue, 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Glenderry National School, Ballyheigue will celebrate its Golden Jubilee on Sunday, June 2nd in the school. There will be a thanksgiving Prayer Service followed by the launch of the 50th Anniversary Booklet by Entrepreneur of the Year, Dr. Edmond Harty. Light refreshments and musical entertainment will be provided. There will be a display of memorabilia and photograph slideshows throughout the school and a host of games and fun activities will follow in the school grounds and sports field. All pupils and staff, past and present, people of the community and all associated with the school in any way are very welcome. Part of the programme of events will also include " The Glenderry Gathering Walk " Everyone is welcome to enjoy a leisurely walk to take in the beauty of the Kerryhead area which will commence at the Ballyheigue Castle gates on Saturday morning June 1st at 11 a.m. .

Glenderry National School, Ballyheigue will celebrate its Golden Jubilee on Sunday, June 2nd at 2.30 p.m. The Event will feature the launch of the 50th Anniversary Book and a day filled with family entertainment.

First Holy Communion

Congratulations to the boys and girls of Causeway who made their First Holy Communion at a ceremony on Saturday last. In total there were 8 communicants. Sean O'Hanlon, Allanah Garcia, Ben Cantillon, Cara Walshe, Marissa Hanly, Aoife Fealy, Grainne Nelan, Josh O'Connell.


MASS will be celebrated at the community centre Wednesday June 5th at 7.30 p.m. by Fr. Seano Sheehy, for the late Anthony Curtin, Clounmacon and was requested by the community centre committee, the GAA and ICA. The ICA has requested that the late Eileen Relihan, Bedford be remembered at this mass, she was a member for many years.

Clochan Breanainn

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Tráth na gCeist ar mhaithe Scoil Náisiúnta an Chlocháin, 1ú Meitheamh @ 9 i dTigh Tábhairne Micheál O Dubhda. Bígí linn! Fundraising quiz in aid of Cloghane National School, Sat 1st June @ 9 in O' Connor's, Cloghane. All welcome.


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