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Annascaul News

Annascaul News/Notes

Annascaul Christmas market set the mood for the festive season followed by the lighting of the Community Christmas tree. The Annascaul ICA hosted the Olde Christmas Shoppe which was packed with a wonderful selection of homebaking and festive gifts. Scoil Bhreac Chluain had their annual Christmas Carols in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Annascaul which was enjoyed by one and all. Annascaul Singing club held a special night in which was a great nights entertainment. Annascaul was well catered for over the holiday period with two discos and live music throughout the village. Annascaul rang in the New Year with the New Jersey pipe band who lead the parade through the village followed by the carrying of the sods. This event is growing in numbers each year as great numbers travel from all over to enjoy this unique experience.

Best Wishes
We would like wish Sorcha Lyne the very best of luck in her future volunteering trip to Padre Pio Rehabilitation Centre in Ghana, West Africa
Annascaul ICA
ICA resumes with their Christmas Party in Foleys on 12th January 2017.

Annascaul Gaa & Coiste na nÓg

Well done to all who played in last weeks charity football games in aid of the Jack and Jill foundation. Thanks to our good neighbours Lispole, Castlegregory and Corca Dhuibhne girls who lined out last week in Paddy Kennedy Memorial Park in aid of Hannah Falvey. Thank you to everyone who came and supported both the teams and help with the teas and coffees. Johnny Lenihan presented the Den Lenihan cup to winners Annascaul.


Yoga in Annascaul starts again the week of 16 January for 11 weeks. Mornings and evenings, all levels. For information contact Daniele on 0876692792.

Fittness Classes

After a successful 2016, classes are BACK in Annascaul starting Monday 9th January at 7pm.

With even more bang for your buck this term, for only €60 you get 2 classes a week for 6 weeks with a weekly weigh-in and nutritional advice absolutely FREE!
(PAYG is still only €6 or you can pay for 6 classes for €30)

Classes are tailored for all levels of fitness from beginners to advanced and are a mix of cardio and resistance training including circuits, kettlebells and free weights.

So start 2017 happy, healthy and strong and join us Monday 9th January for the first of our fitness classes of the year.)

Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign-in for the 1st class on 9th January.


The death occurred of Sr. Catherine Courtney, sister of the late Dan Courtney, Gurteen and Ballinacourty, also sister of the late Bridget ( Courtney) Kennedy, Coole, at St. Columbans Convent, Magheramore, Co Wicklow on the 19th December 16. Interment took place at the convent cemetery on the 22nd December 16.

Radio Kerry

For those who missed the Radio Kerry show with Sean Hurley from Hanafin’s Bar, Annascaul on Christmas day. You can have a chance to listen to it on Radio Kerry Podcasts.

Well Done.

Great to see such a fantastic turn out for the Christmas Day Swim on Inch Beach in aid of the  Kerry General Hospital Children’s Ward. Thanks to all involved.

Play Therapy

Play Therapy with Emma Kennedy. Accredited Play Therapist, Main Street, Annascaul. Ph. 086 3629677.,


Tom Crean Challenge walk 17 June 2017. Limited to 200 participants so book early. On line registration opens 1st February 2017.
Challenge yourself to emulate our magnificent local hero Tom Crean.

Walking Festival 27th to 29th October. A fantastic opportunity to climb some of the finest hills of West Kerry.

January 2nd, 2017

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