Fossa Active Retired: Active Retirement Ireland is a national organisation catering for everybody 55 years and over. We now have our own branch here in Fossa. Currently, we have a number of weekly activities which include indoor bowls, a walking group and pitch & putt. We intend to add further activities in the near future.


The Kerry G.A.A Cul Camps begin on Monday 1st July and continue for 7 weeks at 68 venues throughout the County. Ages U 8 to U 12.


Message from Killarney School of Music. We are now offering music classes over the Summer. There is a 4 week term in August. Only one-to-one classes available. We are also running a Dance Summer Camp (Sean Nos and Ceili) starting 8th July. Please see our website for full details


Fossa Golf Society - Seamus Kelly Captain's Prize takes place on Saturday 27 th July - Tee time 09:30am to 11:10am on Killeen course in Killarney Golf and Fishing Club. Dinner and presentations in the Castleross Hotel at 20:30pm.


*Killarney Library is currently hosting a photographic exhibition celebrating 100 years of the MacMonagle family's work. "A Century of Photography 1913-2013" is a stunning collection of photographs documenting the social, sporting and political landscape of the county. The exhibition will run until the end of July during library opening hours. Admission is free and all are welcome. Further details from Killarney Library on 064-6632655 or


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Numbers drawn 28th July were 5, 10, 11, 14, no jackpot winner.

€40 consolation prizes to Margaret O'Connor, Scartaglen; Pat Griffin, OKI; Timmy O'Leary Jnr, Ardshanavooley; Monica O'Sullivan, Curragh and Maeve Healy, Aghadoe.

This week's jackpot is €4800.


GLENFLESK COMHALTAS NEWS: The Munster Fleadh Cheoil was held at the University of Limerick from the 19 - 21st July. Well done to all who competed and congratulations to all who qualified for the All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil which will be held in Derry. Results: Lilting 15 - 18 Sinead Moynihan - 2nd; Whistling 15-18 Sinead Moynihan - 1st. Under 12 mixed 8 hand ceili - 2nd Glenflesk; Under 12 Ladies 8 hand ceili - 2nd Glenflesk; Under 12 mixed 4 hand ceili - 1st Glenflesk; 12-15 ladies 4 hand ceili - 3rd Glenflesk; 15-18 ladies 8 land ceili - 2nd Glenflesk; Senior ladies 4 hand ceili - 1st Glenflesk. Thanks to Norrie Sheehan and Aine Murphy who trained the dancers and many thanks to all who helped with costumes. Also thanks to all parents for their continued help and support. Best of luck to all at the All Ireland Fleadh which will be held in Derry from 16 - 19th August.


Glenflesk GAA Club Lotto draw was held on Sunday the 21st of July 2013, in John Dan's. Jackpot: €3,800. Numbers drawn, 13, 20, 21, 22. No Winner.

€50 DRAW: First draw: Bernie Healy, Clonkeen. Seller: Declan Healy. Second draw: Nora Hickey, Readrinagh. Third draw: Declan Healy, Clonkeen. Fourth draw: Dara O'Donoghue, Dromcarbin. Next Club Lotto Draw will be held on Sunday the 4th of August 2013, in Spillanes, Jackpot: €4,000.


Gneeveguilla Basketball Club is holding their 2nd Annual Basketball

Summer Camp in Soil Phobail Sliabh Luachra Rathmore from Monday 29th July to Thursday 1st August.

Top national-level players and coaches led by UL Huskies head coach James Weldon will once again coach the camp.

9am- 12.30pm each day for 7- 12 years old

1.30pm - 5pm each day for 12 years and up.

Venue: Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luchra Rathmore

Cost: €50 per child and €40 for additional family members.

Contact us at or on 087-2685448

Don't miss this opportunity to work with Ireland's top coaches and players.


No winner 26th July, numbers were 1, 4, 23, 30.

€50 yearly ticket to Natalie McSweeney, Killcummin; €50 lucky nine to Aeneas O'Leary; €40 each to Kathleen O'Callaghan, Ballinahulla; Kathleen Lenihan, Doon and Zesie O'Callaghan, Kiskeam.

Bonus not won, 2, 4, 24, 30; surplus €200 to Bill Kelleher, Lacka.

Next week we draw €20,000 jackpot, €200 surplus and consolation prizes.

At the national senior championships in Santry last weekend Mairead O'Neill was 3rd hammer and Hannah O'Sullivan 4th discus.

Well done to Simon Mangan and Anna Marie Costelloe first man and lady in Killarney marathon last week.

Brendan Lynch, Seamus Murphy, Stephen Mangan, Tony Foley and Martin O'Halloran were also well up there.

Donal White and Sean Cahillane were well placed in the half marathon.

Our best in 10k were Fergus McAuliffe, Mary O'Connell, Sinead O'Reilly and Caroline Murphy.

Heritage Iveragh

THE IVERAGH CABLES IN PICTURE, SONG AND STORY: A repeat performance of this Heritage Iveragh event takes place in Tech Amergin, Waterville, on Tuesday 6th August at 8.30 p.m. It features paintings of the period presented by Barbara Hodges, the music and songs of singers/songwriters Céline Kavanagh and Richie Mac Carthy, and story-line by Mortimer Moriarty and Tom Horgan. Admission €10, members €5


A Heritage Iveragh monument by sculptor Alan Hall commemorating the Most Westerly Railhead in Europe at Valencia Harbour Station, Reenard, will be unveiled at Reenard Point by Mr J. Murphy, of Murphy Ltd, London on Friday, 2nd August at 3.00p.m. Everyone welcome.


Nai Ionad Na Cille. Community Employment Cook Required at Nai Ionad Na Cille Ltd. Childcare (Keel Childcare).Start Date Immediate on receipt of Garda Clearance. Apply in writing to Joanne O'Connor Centre Manager, Castledrum, Castlemaine or e-mail Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae and 2 written references essential. Garda Vetting essential. CE rates apply. Contact Joanne on 066-9766005 for further details


(Keel Childcare) will run Computer Programming Summer camps for 8-12yr olds between 10am-2.30pm on the 5th - 8th August and 19th - 22nd August. Price €50. Book now by calling Joanne on 066 9766005 or 087-9281181


HAIRDRESSER Rita will be at Old Railway Station, Kells on Wed July 31st from 10am. Contact 9477766 for details.


Paula will be at Old Railway Station on Wed July 31st for foot health care and beauty treatments. Contact Paula at 0876606585 for more information.


Little Treasures Cahersiveen has full and part time places available from September 2013 in both its baby room and toddler room ( one qualified adult to three babies and one qualified adult to five toddlers) with a planned daily curriculum. Limited number of free pre-school places available for September 2014. Contact Norma at 087 - 6711385 Book Launch - Around Kells Bay - a book written by Pat Lynch Kells will be launched at Caitins Pub Kells on Saturday evening August 17th next at 8.30pm. All welcome.


Wedding: Congratulations to Joanne Casey, Gort, Kilgarvan, daughter of Bella and the late Paudie Casey, who got married to James Herlihy, son of Tim and Nell Herlihy, Kilcummin, Killarney. The wedding ceremony took place at St. Patrick's Church, Kilgarvan. Fr Donal O'Neill officiated at the ceremony and the reception was held at Kenmare Bay Hotel.


The countdown continues for Kilgarvan Agricultural Show which takes place on Sunday August 4th. There will be a multitude of events on the day for all the family to enjoy. The festivities will begin on Friday August 2nd @ 8:00 pm with a Children's Fancy Dress Party from the Hall to the Showgrounds.


Denis Healy, Ouvane,Kilgarvan who died on July 24th at Our Lady of Lourdes Nursing Home, Kilcummin. Denis, beloved husband of Maura and father of only daughter Mary was one of Kilgarvan's most senior citizens. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family, son-in-law Michael McCarthy, grandchildren, sisters Bridie, Sr. Immaculate, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. After Requiem Mass in St. Patrick's Church, Kilgarvan on Saturday July 27th,Denis was buried in the local cemetery.


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