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Kilcummin Notes 07/08/2020

KILCUMMIN BREAKFAST & AFTERSCHOOL CLUBS

Kilcummin Breakfast & Afterschool Clubs are reopening under new management. For information please contact Jennifer O’Sullivan at 087 9663770.

ADDICTION AND THE FAMILY

On August 9th  the Diocesan Justice Peace & Integrity of Creation Committee will bring you a feature programme on the issue of addiction, and how finding God and developing a spiritual life is key in overcoming addiction. This programme will air on ‘Horizons’ at 9am on Radio Kerry.

YOUTH 2000

Summer E- Festival 14th - 16th of August 2020 - Register for Free at www.youth200.ie. Youth 2000 is a Catholic youth organisation that organises lively faith festivals, retreats, prayer groups and other events for young people aged 16-35 across the island of Ireland.

BUTTON ACCORDION CLASSES

Button Accordion classes with Conor Moriarty will commence on the week of August 10th in the Rural Development Office. These one to one classes are for all grades including beginners and will run under strict Covid 19 regulations. To book your time please contact Conor on 087-9698063 asap as places will be filled on a first come basis.

KILCUMMIN GAA

SCÓR NA NÓG

Club members under the age of 17 years of age on January lst 2021 who are interested in participating in the East Kerry Scór na nÓg. Competitions; Figure Dancing, Solo Singing, Recitation, Instrumental Music, Ballad Group, Set Dancing and Table Quiz please contact Scór Officer Marie O’Leary on 087 4619954.

KERRY PETROLEUM SENIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

Austin Stacks 2-5 Kilcummin 1-6. They say there is a thin line between defeat and victory and in this case it was the width of the crossbar. With Stacks leading by two points deep in injury time Kilcummin mounted one last desperate attack and after carrying the ball the full length of the field involving numerous players, Shane Mc Sweeney unleashed a rocket of  a shot that smashed against the crossbar. As Padraigh O Sullivan blew the final whistle you would have to feel disappointed for the players who had given it their all in a waterlogged Connolly Pk as the result meant we finish bottom of the group and face a relegation battle between either Templenoe or Kerins O Rahillys later in the year. Stacks started much the better and lead by 1-2 to 0-1 after 15 minutes with Kilcummin struggling to get their hands on the ball. After the water break Kilcummin introduced Kevin McCarthy and his influence was very noticeable as we took control of the middle of the field and by half time had drawn level courtesy of points from Noel Duggan , Kevin Gorman and Philip O Leary. The third quarter belonged to Kilcummin as we tagged on another point from a Noel Duggan free and when the same player was fouled when through on goal Paul O Shea dispatched the penalty with aplomb. However Stacks showed their resilience and finished much the stronger and following a goal by Shane o Callaghan made again by Kieran Donnehy, they ran out two point winners. Kilcummins defence was outstanding on the night, none more so than Oscar O Connor who had a stormer well supported by the likes of Donal Maher, James Nagle and Sean O Leary. Team Brendan Kealy, Donal Maher, Kevin McSweeney, Paul O Riordan, Oscar O Connor, Sean O Leary, James Nagle. Kevin Gorman, Shane McSweeney, Danny Cronin, Philip O Leary, Gary O Leary, Noel Duggan, Eoin O Donovan, Paul O Shea. Subs used Kevin McCarthy, Matt Keane. Next game is against Dingle in two weeks time in Kilcummin. 

GAA LOTTO

There was one winner of the Lotto Jackpot of €3200 on Sunday 3rd August. Congratulations to Pat Fleming, Clydine, Kilcummin. Numbers drawn were 3, 13, 18, 23.  Next draw on Sunday 17th  August. Jackpot €2,500.

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