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Upcoming vacancies

Portmagee Development Group CLG have a number of upcoming vacancies across our Community Employment Project.

For further information please contact the Community Office on 066-9477200 or email

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Hickeys Centra Rathmore

One lucky person was a winner in the Euromillions last Friday night. Congratulations to the winne. sign the back of your ticket, keep it safe and contact the National Lottery prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email


Congratulations to Eric and Catherine Ann in Bridge Bar who Celebrateding 15th years in Business at The Bridge Bar Rathmore

Cemetery Masses

Rathmore Wednesday June 29th @ 8pm. Knocknagree Monday July 4h @ 8pm. Shrone Wednesday July 6 th @ 8pm. Old Chapel Wednesday July 13th @ 8pm. Nohoval Monday July 18th @ 8pm

Share The Bucket

Gneeveguilla Community Development Council share the Bucket Draw: Jennifer Knee is this week lucky winner of €304.


Congratulations to Fionn Murphy, Padraig Moynihan and the Kerry Minor football team and management on their win against Tyrone last weekend.

Congratulations also to the Kerry Ladies and Daniel O’Leary, Rathmore and management on their win over Galway in TG4 All Ireland Senior Championship Group C.


Sympathy to Ann Marie Murphy, Helena, Mary, Timmy, Bernard, Sean and extended Murphy and Fitzpatrick families on the death of their mother Bridie Murphy, Ballydaly. Also sympathy to her brother Denis Fitzpatrick.

To the Dennehy family Tara, Claire Michéal, Brendan, Margaret and Eileen and extended family on the death of their father and brother Dermot Dennehy late of Rathmore whose funeral took place in Caherdavin, Limerick on the 5th June. May Bridie and Dermot rest in peace.


If you would like to add to the notes please email Michael O’Mahony ( or ring or text 087--6676817. Before 6pm Sunday.


GAA Lotto

There was no winner of this week’s jackpot of €1,150. The numbers drawn were: 5, 9, 14 and 16. The lucky dip winners were: €50 Roisín Kissane Knockeens, €50 Mary Horgan Killurley East Cahersiveen, €30 Donal & Catherine Kelly Killoe, €30 Eileen Lyons Killoe. Next week’s jackpot will be €1,200. Tickets can be purchased at the usual price of €2 each or 3 for €5 while six-month and yearly tickets are also available. All tickets available from local businesses and online. Make sure to get your tickets as you now have more chances to win with four lucky dip prizes up for grabs.

Cúl Camps

The Renard Cúl Camp will take place from 1st to 5th August. More details on registration to follow.


GAA Lotto Draw

Scartaglen GAA Clubs latest Lotto Draw took place in Lyons Bar on Sunday night last. The jackpot was E5,600 and was not won. Numbers drawn were: 5,10,13,25. Consolation prizewinners in the Lucky Dip draw were as follows: €40 Liz McCarthy, Dromulton; €30 each to Conor Houlihan, Glenflesk c/o Ger O Connor; Malachy Walsh, Knockeenduff; €20 each to The Dunleas Barna, Scartaglen; Seanie Hughes, Scartaglen; John Kerrisk, Killarney. The next draw will also take place in Lyons Bar on July 11 when the jackpot will be €5,800.

Silver Jubilee

Congratulations to Fr. Michael Moynihan P.P. Dingle who celebrated the Silver Jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood recently. Fr, Michael served in this parish some years back and was a very popular priest. We wish Fr. Michael many more years in the priesthood and good health for the future.

Graveyard Mass

There will be an open air mass in Scartaglen Cemetery on Saturday August 12 at 8pm. Everyone welcome.

Day Care Centre

Castleisland Day Care Centre annual church gate collection will be taken up at masses this weekend. Your generosity towards this collection would be much appreciated.

Ladies Football

Scartaglen U12s had a 6 point winning margin over Kerins O Rahillys, when the sides clashed at Ballyrickard on Wednesday evening June 15th. The final score was Scartaglen 5-7 Kerins O Rahillys 2-10. The visitors led at the interval 4-4 to 1-4, Danielle Sheehan scoring 3 goals for Scart and Seana Walsh adding another. In the second half Scartaglen dominated in many positions and their goal in that period of play was scored by Anna McCarthy. Scartaglen scorers: Danielle Sheehan (3-1), Seana Walsh (1-3), Anna McCarthy (1-2), Rachel O Donoghue (0-1).

In a high scoring game Scartaglen U14s had a good win over Listowel Emmetts when the teams met at Frank Sheehy Park, Listowel last week. The final score was Scartaglen 10-11 Listowel Emmetts 7-5. At half time it was 6-6 to 4-4 in favour of the visitors. Scartaglen scorers: Emma Daly (7-3), Edel O Donoghue (3-3), Sophie Horgan (0-2), Ciara Kerin, Anna McCarthy, Leah Griffin (0-1 each).

Development League

Scartaglen took on Clounmacon in Clounmacon last weekend. This was an evenly contested game played in ideal conditions. Scart emerged victorious from this clash, the final scoreline being Scartaglen 2-8 Clounmacon 1-7.

The sides were level on three occasion in both halves, at half time Scart led 0-5 to 0-4. A goal from the penalty spot in the 7th and a point a minute later had Clounmacon leading by 4 points. 10 minutes into the second half, a point from a free by Brian Hanrahan and a goal by the same player had the sides level midway through the half. Brian gave a Man of The Match performance, striking for the decisive score , a goal in the 57th minute.

The games can be played either 13 a side or 15 a side as Scartaglen had only 14 players, it was agreed to play 14 a side.


Sneem GAA Lotto Result

Sunday 19th June 2022 Jackpot: €9,400. Numbers drawn: 3,15,22,26. No Winner. €40 consolation x 4: Lillian Murphy, Lomanagh, Sneem; Sheila and John Clifford, Boolananave, Sneem; Dave Hussey, North Gerah, Sneem; Caroline Casey, Moularostig, Sneem.

Next draw Sunday 26th June. Venue: D O’Shea’s. Jackpot: €9,550. Thank you for your support.


Spa GAA Lotto

Spa Lotto Results 13/06/22: Numbers Drawn: 3, 6, 20, 26. No winner and €50 Lucky Dips to Betty Garnett, Muckross; Stephen O Brien, Tralee; Pat Carroll, Ballaugh and Eileen Galvin, Kilbrean. Next week’s JACKPOT is €5,200. Play online on or tickets on sale in usual outlets. Thank you for your continued support.

Garda National Schools Football Blitz

This Monday June 20th sees the return of the annual Garda National Schools Blitz in Fitzgerald Stadium. The O’Sullivan family have very kindly sponsored the winning trophy -- the Tadhg Ó Súilleabháin Corn na n-Óg -- for the winning school team in memory of Tadhg who was one of the first people to introduce football in the primary schools. Best of luck to all schools taking part.

Items for notes

Any items for the Spa notes please contact the club PRO on 0851216359 or before 8pm on Sundays.


GAA Lotto

The numbers drawn on Monday, 13th June were 12, 17, 24 and Bonus No. 7. No winner. Congratulations to our two €50 Spot Prize winners 1. Paudie Palmer 2. Ali Wiley.

The Jackpot for our Lotto draw on Monday, 20th June was €12,700. Match 4 numbers to win or share the Jackpot. Match 3 main numbers for €400 or share of €400. Two €50 Consolation prizes to be drawn if Jackpot or match 3 not won. The Lotto results will be in next week’s Kerryman.

The Weekly Club lotto can be played online by visiting . Alternatively, tickets can also be purchased locally from the Blackwater Tavern, The Coachmans, SuperValu, Centra and Maureens.

Huge thanks to all who play our lotto, your support is greatly appreciated.

County SFL Div 2 Rd 10 Fixture

(subject to change): Templenoe V John Mitchels 7pm, Saturday 25th June at Templenoe GAA Grounds. All support would be very welcome for this important county league fixture, which could well decide if our senior team will remain in Division 2 for next year.

All-Ireland Quarter Final

Very best of luck to the Kerry senior footballers and management against Mayo next Sunday in the All-Ireland Quarter-final. Particular good wishes to our clubmen Tadhg, Killian, Adrian and Gavin.


County U13 Football League Div 11 Phase 2 Semi-Final Result:

Templenoe/Tuosist 3-17, Scartaglen 2-20. Well done to our U13s who came from behind to draw with Scartaglen last Sunday. Date, time and venue for replay is to be confirmed.

Kerry South U14s: Well done to our own Mark Foley, Josh Linnane and Michael O’Mahony who all lined out with the Kerry South U14s in their victory over Kildare recently, on a score line of 5-08 to 2-05.

Tailteann Cup

Pat Spillane played midfield for Sligo in their narrow defeat to Cavan in the Tailteann Cup semi-final at Croke Park last Sunday. Pat scored two points and gave a very credible display, but Cavan just had that little bit too much for Sligo on the day to win 0-20 to 1-14.

Active Kids Camp 2022:

Active Kids Camp 2022 is back from July 18th -- 22nd 9:30am to 2:30pm. Places are limited, to tailor to smaller groups/pods. Call or text Caitriona O’Sullivan (Green) or Grace Christian for bookings/inquiries on 087-7478400.


Templenoe GAA Club extends sincere sympathy to the O’Byrne family, Old Schoolhouse, Direendarragh on the passing of Joan O’Byrne. Her grandchildren Riain, Finn and Luains play underage football for Templenoe. May she Rest in Peace.

Swimming Week

Templenoe Swimming Week takes place July 11th to 14th from 10am-11am. Book your place at



The death has taken place of Eileen Sullivan (Meara), at her home in Dromeragh on Monday 13 June. Having been waked Fitzgerald’s Funeral Home on Tuesday 14th June, Eileen’s remains were brought to St. Finian’s Church, Waterville, on Wednesday 15th June, for Requiem Mass at 11 a.m., followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Pre-deceased by her husband Johnny, Eileen is survived by her sons and daughters Frank, Rita, Drew and Brenda, sons in law Donie and Mike, grandchildren Donal, John, Darragh and Enda, relatives, neighbours and friends to whom we offer our sincere sympathy, Suaimhneas siorai da hanam dilis.

Waterville Swim Week

Irish Water Safety Swimming Lessons Monday, 27 June 20221 10am - Friday, 1 July 2022. Register online at


RESULTS from Waterville Inn on Thursday 16 June. 1st Mary Fenton and Marie Louise Holst; 2nd Rosemary Cubbitt and Hazel Dawson; 3rd Catherine O’Shea and Catherine Clifford; 4th Colm and Margaret O’Sullivan

Drivers wanted

Waterville Meals on Wheels service requires some volunteer drivers for the delivery of meals. Delivery days are currently Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 12noon from Waterville Community Centre. If interested in helping contact Tara 0879552750.

School Library

St. Finian’s National School have launched a fundraising campaign in order to create a new school library. The initial target to help set up the library is €10,000. The school would greatly appreciate any donation you can make -andquot; A book is a gift you can open again and again!andquot;. Donate online at