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2013 Tidy Towns Review

Moyvane once again performed very well in the Tidy Towns Competition. We achieved 265 marks – 4 more than last year.Click here to read the review of Moyvane Village by the Tidy Towns Judges. Great credit must go to our Development Association and the tremendous work they have been doing to improve the look of […]

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New website for Murhur National School

Murhur National School launched their new website in June. It will serve as a great resource for parents and pupils alike, containing the school calendar, book lists and upcoming events. All school policies can be downloaded from the website and there is a number of photo galleries showing the pupils on school tours, presentations or […]

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The Reach of a Single Village

In this Irish Times article, Seán Carlson examines the successes of emigrants from Moyvane, the village his mother left 40 years ago. Currently based in New York, Seán is completing a book about emigration through the lens of his mother’s experiences. His grandmother was Nell Sheehan and gave birth to 16 children over the course […]

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Google Street View of Moyvane

A virtual tour of the village, although the Google car didn’t travel down the Listowel Road for some reason. Click on the icon in the top right of the Street View to view it full screen or see the street view in Google. Most roads in Kerry and the rest of Ireland are now covered […]

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Travels Through a Kingdom

Moyvane was featured on Radio Kerry’s Travels through a Kingdom show on November 30th, 2008. Many locals who are active in different organizations around Moyvane were interviewed. Julieanne Donegan spoke of the Kilbaha Wrenboys Teddy Keane and Gerry Brosnan on the Moyvane GAA Club Mike Brosnan on the Farming community; Anna Maria Kennelly on the […]

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Sean Walsh elected Vice Chairman of the Munster Council

Kerry County Board Chairman, Sean Walsh was elected Vice Chairman of the Munster Council at the Annual Convention of Comhairle Na Mumhan, held in Lismore, Co. Waterford on March 2nd, 2007. Sean didn’t enter the contest as favourite but he showed his popularity right across the province after cleaning up in the transfer of vote […]

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Moyvane Plebiscite

Moyvane is unusual in that three of our establishments refer to different names of the village – Murhur National School, Moyvane Post Office and Newtownsandes Co-op. The Village Development Association are gearing up to have a second plebiscite to make Moyvane the legally recognised name on the register of electors and bring to an end […]

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