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Evelyn McElligitt with the Bishop of Kerry ray Browne and her family Sean, Elaine Jacka nd Cahal McElligott and Carmel Godfrey. Photo Joe Hanley

Evelyn McElligitt with the Bishop of Kerry ray Browne and her family Sean, Elaine Jacka nd Cahal McElligott and Carmel Godfrey. Photo Joe Hanley

Evelyn McElligitt with the Bishop of Kerry ray Browne and her family Sean, Elaine Jacka nd Cahal McElligott and Carmel Godfrey. Photo Joe Hanley

LYREACROMPANE: LOTTO - There was no winner of the 8th March lotto jackpot of €6500 the numbers drawn were 3,21,22,25. The €35 was won by Michael O'Connor, Maugha and the €20 was won by Ian Roads, England. The four sets of free tickets for €6650 lotto jackpot next week were won by M and M Mangan, Lyre, Owen Lyons, Chutehall, John Joe Kelliher, Banemore and Maureen Ahern, Lyre. The Whiskey was won by Eamonn Monaghan, Lyre and the Voucher by Maurice Dowling. Lyre

ST. PATRICK'S

Lyreacrompane Community Development are inviting you to celebrate St Patrick's Weekend, in the Four Elms on Saturday 14th March at 10.30pm. Music by Fiddlers Green.

DUAGH GAA

A special meeting will take place on Friday 13th March at 8p.m. in the family centre for the purpose of club development for example renovations of dressing rooms and other works to be carried out on the grounds. Anyone interested in the future of the club please attend.

LYRE SCHOOL

Great to see all the new faces coming up the path to our school for the first time last Saturday on what was a hugely successful open day.We would like to thank all those who helped especially our past pupils Caoimhe and Abbie and of course our current students who we are very proud of. Congratulations also to our 5 pupils who received their Confirmation last Tuesday in Duagh.

DEATH

The death took place of Michael Lyons Dromadda. Sincere sympathy to his wife Sheila, daughter's Doreen and Angela, son John, grandchildren, great grandson, brother in law, nieces, nephew's, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.

The death took place of Mary O'Leary. Castleconnell, Limerick and formly of Dromadda, Lyreacrompane. Sincere sympathy to her husband Colm Martin, her children Niamh and Diarmuid, sister's Kathleen and Nora, brothers Tadgh and Mossie, sister in law, Brother in law, nieces, nephew's, grand nieces, grand nephew's, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.

MOUNTCOLLINS

SOCCER LOTTO

The numbers drawn in last weeks Mountcollins AFC lotto were 4, 15, 17 and 25. There was no winner of the lotto jackpot prize. The winners of the lucky dip prizes were Catherine Lenihan, Mountcollins, Con Murphy, Rockchapel, Tom McGoldrick, Brosna, Tom Collins, C/O Danahers Bar, Mountcollins and Pa Stack, Rockchapel. The promoters prize went to Julie Murphy. This weeks jackpot will be €6,800

CARD GAME

The winners of first prize at last weeks card game were Jackie Joe O Donnell, Connie Brouder and Mike O Donnell. The runners up prize was shared between the teams of Noel Murphy, Jimmy O Connell and Sean Hartnetts and Marian Quirke, JJ Lenihan and Dixie Quirke. The winners of the table prize were Margaret McAuliffe, Seamus Lenihan and Lawerance McAuliffe. The door prize went to Jimmy O Connell with raffle prizes going to Tom Lenihan, Jack Sullivan, Lawerance Mcaauliffe, Jimmy O Connell and Florence O Connell. Cards as usual on this Thursday night at 9pm and all are welcome.

GAA LOTTO

There was no winner of the Mountcollins/Tournafulla GAA lotta where the numbers drawn were, 8, 10, 25 and 30. Lucky dip prizes went to Davy Dillane, Mountcollins, Margaret Larkin, Tournafulla, Tom Lenihan, Mountcollins and Doreen, C/O Mary McArthur. The promoters prize went to Billy Philips. This weeks jackpot will be €6,700

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The annual general meeting of Mountcollins Community Centre will be held on Monday night week, March 23rd at 8pm. The center is an important local amenity and new members with new ideas would be appreciated and very welcome on the night.

CEILI

The next Ceili at Halla Tadgh Gealach, Tournafulla will be held on this Friday night, March 13th. Music for dancing will come from the Kingdom Ceili Band at 9.30pm. Refreshments will be served on the night and all are welcome. CONFORMATION: Congratulations to the children of the parish who recieved the Sacrament of Conformation on Tuesday last in St. Patrick's Church, Tournafulla. The ceremony was conducted by Bishop Brendan Leahy who was assisted by Fr. Denis Mullane. Well done to the teachers and parents who prepared the children for this important occasion.

BORD NA NOG

Mountcollins BORD na Nog will hold a regristration night on this Thursay night, March 12th from 7pm to 8pm in the GAA dressing rooms. All players from under 6 to under 16 are welcome. We look forward to meeting all our players from last year and new players are most welcome. The yearly subscription is €15 for the first child and €10 for each after that.Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPad

MOYVANE

BINGO AND BLOTTO

There was no winner of the Jackpot in last week's draw. The numbers drawn were: 5 10 11 25. Lucky Dips: €100: Sheila White, Holly's Gala, Moyvane. €50: Linda Lyons, c/o Maid of Erin, Listowel. €20 each: Carmel Hudson, Kilbaha, Moyvane. Liam Roche, Kenny Heights, listowel. Timmy and Claire Clancy, Listowel. Gerard and Bridget O'Connor, Inchamore. Bridget Flaherty, Knocknasna, Abbeyfeale.

FREE TICKETS: Bridie Caffrey, Castle Inch, Bridge Road, Listowel. Con O'Connell, Ennismore, Listowel. Mary Brosnan, Derry, Listowel. Ann Mulvihill, Barragougeen, Moyvane. Mike Joyce, c/o John Williams, Ballybunion. This week's Bingo and Blotto will be on Thursday, March 12, 2020 in The Marian Hall. The Jackpot is €6,500.

EIRGRID COMMUNITY FUND

Many of you have been looking for application forms for this fund. You will find the form online at www.communitybenefitfunds.ie/eirgrid. Please note you have to register on the site first.

MOYVANE SENIOR BADMINTON

There was only one League Match this week and that was Division 5 Ladies League v Listowel. Moyvane won 4-0 and have now qualified for the final which will again be v Listowel, date and venue to be confirmed.

The division 5 team was Charlotte Quinn, Trish O'Donoghue, Fiona Buckley, and Laura Lavery. Division 1, 3 and 5 mixed Championships were held in Killarney Sports Centre on Friday night with another double victory for the club, and a proud family double when, first, Charlotte Quinn won the Division 5 competition followed shortly afterwards by her sister Saorcha Fitzgerald who won the Division 1. Congratulations to both.

On Sunday the Brewster Cup, which is a Munster competition, was played in Killarney and resulted in a Kerry win. Moyvane players on the team were Elaine Hudson, Niamh Flaherty, Donie Enright and Donncha Moloney. Congrats to all. The Club held their Annual Church Gate collection on Saturday and Sunday. €538.29 was collected. The club is extremely thankful to all who contributed and thank you to the members who braved the elements to take up the collection.

MOYVANE GAA LOTTO

There was no winner of this week's Jackpot of €7,600 the numbers drawn were 1 6 29 31. Lucky Dips of €40 each: Mike Hussey, Ballyduff. Frank O'Mahoney, Coolkeragh. Aidan Keane, Moyvane. Richie Stack, Carrueragh. Michelle Buckley, Ballinclogher, Lixnaw. Next week draw will be held in Speedy's Bar on Sunday, March 15. Jackpot: €7,700. FIXTURE: Senior County League Division 5 Round 2: Moyvane are at home to Sneem-Derrynane in round 2 of the competition. Date: Sunday, March 15. Time 2:00pm. Venue:To be Confirmed

MEMBERSHIP

Membership Is still open for the next 3 weeks. Membership for the year is €40 for players and €20 for student players and ordinary members. Membership can be paid to any committee member.

REACH ACTIVE WORKS

Cable jointing works will continue on the Moyvane-Knockanure road from Monday, March 09 to Friday, March 13. A traffic light traffic management system will be in place at this location. Minor works will continue on the Athea road between Bambury's Cross and knockanure Village. There may also be road reinstatement works on the R523 (Bamburys cross to Gortaglanna cross) next week , this will be done under a stop and go traffic management system or a traffic light system. Padraig Kearney Liaison Officer Reach Active 086 6072159

KN Works

Cable jointing works will continue on the Piermount road from Monday March 09 to Friday, March 13. Cable installation works will continue from Moyvane Village towards Tarmons Cross from Monday, March 09 to Friday, March 13. All cable installation should be complete up to Barrougeen Cross by Friday, March 13. Shane Sheehan - Liaison Officer KN Group 087 9829576

MASSES FOR THE WEEK

CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION, MOYVANE: Wednesday, March 11 Anniversary Mass at 7.30pm for Mai Riordan, Moyvane South. Thursday, March 12 Stations of the Cross at 7.00pm followed by Anniversary Mass at 7.30pm for Patrick Hughes, Aughrim. Friday, March 13 Month's Mind Mass at 7.30pm for Tom Culhane, Leitrim East. Saturday, March 14 Anniversary Mass at 7.30pm for Peggy Wallace, Aughrim. Sunday, March 15 Mass at 11.00am for the People of the Parish.

CHURCH OF CORPUS CHRISTI, KNOCKANURE: Sunday, March 15 Anniversary Mass at 10.00am for Margaret and Michael Flynn, Knockanure and deceased members of the Flynn and McMahon Families.

SCARTAGLEN

HANDED DOWN

There are only two Handed Down programmes left in the present series. How the time has flown .Our choice to present a rare Sliabh Luachra treasure was easy. Presenting his thoughts on the playing of Seamus Ennis and Denis Murphy, Lisheen and our rare reel to reel recordings will be piper and radio broadcaster Peter Browne as he knew both men and the house it was found in.

The recordings found in the attic in Lisheen were dispatched to Dublin and Peter will return on Sat Mar 21 once more to Scartaglin where he first visited as a child.

Seamus Ennis played a huge role in Sliabh Luachra history by recording and broadcasting Pádraig O Keeffe to the world and many other locals afterwards.

He also of course played and socialised in Scartaglin with O'Keeffe outside of his work as the two men were kindred spirits. To celebrate this, we have decided to devote the middle section of the night to piping with special guest pipers appearing after our usual young musicians.

Young musicians, Caoimhe, Shona, Eoin Murphy Abbeyfeale Muireann O Connor Cullen, Ballybunion CCE featuring Jimmy Boyle's grand daughters Guest Pipers Seán Michael Redican Tralee, Rob Fell Firies, Brian MacAodha Rockchapel, Pádraic MacMathuna Dublin, Peter Browne Dublin.

CONFIRMATION

Congratulations to the following pupils from Scartaglen NS who were confirmed by Bishop Ray Browne at a Confirmation ceremony held in Castleisland parish church on Thursday February 27th Sean Butler, Gary Boyle, Dylan Herlihy, Michael Horan, Jason Brosnan, Maggie Riordan, Eimear Tangney, Millie O Halloran. Teacher in charge: Mr Paul Moroney, Principal.

GAA LOTTO DRAW

Scartaglen GAA Clubs next Lotto Draw will be in Hughes Bar Cordal on Monday night ext March 16th when the jackpot will be E9,400.

DRAMA FESTIVAL

The 33rd Kerry Drama Festival continued at the Ivy Leaf Art Centre, Castleisland on this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night March 11-13.

On this Wednesday night the Sliabh Aughty Drama Group presents "The Outgoing Tide" by Brian Graham. "Skirmishes" by Catherine Hayes will be presented by the Corofin Dramatic Society on Thursday night whilst The Palace Players will stage "Chapatti" by Christian O' Reilly on Friday night which will also see the final adjudication and presentation of trophies.

Shows nightly at 8pm, Admission E10 and bookings to be made to 086 1054515.

AFTERNOON OF PRAYER

Denis O Leary will be present in Our Lady of Lourdes Church Scartaglen for an Afternoon of Prayer on Sunday March 15 which will commence with The Rosary as usual at 2.30pm and all are welcome.

WALKING TRACK

Welcome improvement works have recently been carried out to the walking track around the perimeter of Scartaglen GAA Pitch and all those who use this very safe and useful facility are reminded that they must be members of the local club. It only costs E40 for the entire year to use the walking area and be covered by insurance.

COLLECTION

The diocesan collection at masses this weekend is in aid of Emigrant Services which do a lot for emigrants from Ireland living abroad.

LENTEN MASS

Each Thursday during Lent there will be an early morning mass in Castleisland parish church at 7.30am. There will be stations of the cross during Lent on each Monday evening in Castleisland after the 7pm mass.

SUNDAY NIGHT DANCING

Mike Condon and his band will provide the music for the Sunday night dance at The River Island Hotel Castleisland on Sunday March 15. Dancing 9pm 11.30pm.

WEEKLY COLLECTION ENVELOPES

Weekly collection envelopes are now available for collection in each of the 3 churches in the parish.

COUNTY LEAGUE

Scartaglen got their Division 4 County League campaign off to a flying and winning start with a well deserved 1-10 to 1-4 victory over Firies at Farranfore on Sunday last. An injury time penalty awarded when Pa Rahilly was brought down in the small square and which was converted by Shay Walsh put this issue beyond doubt and Scartaglen were delighted with this victory. They are scheduled to play Renard on Sunday next.

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