Knockanuare Notes- 9th February 2020

ENROLMENT: Scoil Chorp Chríost, Knockanure Enrolment 2020: If you wish to enrol your child in Scoil Chorp Chríost Knockanure please call to the school office between 9.30 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. any day to collect your Enrolment Form.  School can be contacted at 068-49130.  You are welcome to visit the school with your child any day after 2 p.m.  We will be delighted to welcome you and your child. Fáilte Romhaibh !

LADIES FOOTBALL – Registration evening is Sun. 16th Feb. at 6pm in the Moyvane Clubhouse for all age groups from (U8’s up to U18’s.)

FEAST OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES Tues 11th at 10.00am, Mass for the Sick. Then at 7.30pm Confessions for Confirmation children & their families (No Mass).

St PIO  meeting, Lixnaw on  Tuesday 21st January at 7.30pm.                                                                       SYMPATHY:  To Bernie Walsh, Moyvane North on the death of her sister Patricia McCarthy, who died in Glasnevin, recently.

DEATH took place of  Jack Shine, Glin Road, Moyvane, on the 7th February, 2020, survived by his wife Bridie, son Don, daughters Norma (Stack), Mairéad (New York) and Elaine (Broderick-Clonmel), grandchildren Ellen, Shane, Laura, Amy, David, Ruth, Emma and Jack, daughter-in-law Karen, sons-in-law Johnny and Joe, sister-in-law Mary, nephews, and nieces. Reposing at Lyons’ Funeral Home, on Monday evening from 5.00p.m to 8.00p.m. Requiem Mass on Tuesday, with burial afterwards in Ahavoher Cemetery.

DEATH of Mossie Kennelly, Kilgarvan, Ballylongford, on the 6th of February, 2020. Predeceased by his wife Noreen, brothers Johnny and Patsy, sister Eileen. Survived by his sons Michael and Danny, daughter Siobhan, grandchildren Maurice, Megan and Mikey, daughter-in-law Ita, sisters-in-law Bridget and Maureen, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, and grandnieces.

Requiem Mass for Mossie Kennelly celebrated in Ballydonoghue Church on Saturday morning, with burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane.

DEATH occurred on the 6th Febuary,2020 of Michael Sheehy of Clieveragh Park, Listowel, / Tullylease, Cork. (Retired Garda Siochána). Husband of Catharine and father of Aoife and Ciarán. Remembered by his wife and children, brothers Richie, Eugene and Benjie, mother-in-law Katty, nephews, nieces, Aoife’s fiancée Luke, and extended family.

ANNIVERSARIES: Vera McDermott, Cecelia Doyle, Johnny Enright, Sr. Austin Brosnan, Bridie Mulvihill, Peggy Higgins, Ned O’Keeffe, Sr. Eileen Brosnan, Nan Hurley, Christina Melody, Sr. Patricia O’Brien, Hannah Murphy, Mary Cronin, Patrick J Dowling, Mary Fitzmaurice, Stephen Casey, Hannah Ferguson, Peggy Gordon, Patrick Roche, Bernadette Cudlipp, Mons Tim Harnett, Br. Clement McCarthy, Phyllis O’ Donoghue, Joe Mackessy, Mass Moyvane; Mon  10th at 7.30pm for  Fr. Michael Hanrahan, Kilbaha. Fri  14th at 7.30pm for Jack Walsh, Moyvane North (Months Mind); Sat 15th at 7.30pm  for Denis Murphy, Ballyphehane, and Mass on Sun 16th at 11.00am for Donal Cunningham, Kilbaha, his sister Breda & Andy Thomas.

Church of Corpus Christi Knockanure: Sunday 16th February

Mass Knockanure on Sun 16th at  10.00am for Patrick & Mary Kennelly, Gortdromagouna.

ST BRIDGID’S CROSSES; Thanks to the ladies who made the crosses. There are some still on sale in the Parish Office, Listowel and in some shops.  All proceeds will go to Arus Mhuire Nursing Home.

DRAMA GROUP Athea continue with  ‘Looking for Love’, the comic drama written by Westmeath playwright Jimmy Keary on, 13th, 15th & 16th at Con Colbert Memorial Hall, Athea at 8pm.

Directed by Tommy Denihan and starring Theresa O’Halloran, John Sheahan, Rebecca Stapleton, Nora Hunt, Linda Hunt, Oliver McGrath, Annette O’Donnell and Denis Casey. booking by texting/calling 087 2743189

REACH ACTIVE WORKS: Minor work on the Trien road Monday 10th to Friday 14th February under a single lane road closure 8am to 6pm. Minor works will take place on the Knockanure -Moyvane Road next week between Knockanure village and Ahavoher Graveyard under a traffic light system.  Pádraig 086/6072159.      KN WORKS: Cable installation works on the Bog Road next week with a 24 hour closure from 8am on Monday 10th to 6pm on Friday 14th Feb. No through traffic will be allowed during these times.  Minor works on the Moyvane road from Monday 10th until Friday 14th February. These works will be concentrated at the Moyvane end of the Moyvane Road from Monday to Wednesday and Tarmons end from Wednesday to Friday. These works will be under a stop and go or traffic light traffic management system. Contact Shane 087/9829576.

GAA annual West Limerick, All Star Banquet will be held on Friday, February 28 at the Devon Inn Hotel.

FRESH WAYS OF HEARING THE LENTEN GOSPELS: Fr Séamus O’Connell, Professor of Sacred Scripture, Maynooth will explore the Lenten gospels on Saturday, February 29th 10.00 am – 1.00pm in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Upper Rock Street, Tralee. Suggested offering of €5. Booking 066/7125932.  All welcome.

THE ALZHEIMERS CARERS SUPPORT GROUP monthly meeting will take place on Tuesday. February 11th at 12.30pm, in Listowel Family Resource Centre.

ST PIO Prayer Meeting in Castleisland is on Tuesday 3rd March when former Radio Kerry presenter John Greene will give witness.


To get us in the mood for Saint Patrick’s Day, I am delighted to announce that we will have a Church concert with the talented Liam O’Connor of Killarney accompanied by Brian Kennedy singer and songwriter.  This concert will be on Tuesday March 10th one week before Saint Patrick’s Day.  More details later.

LOVE KNOTS AT FR. CASEY’S:  The latest offering from the Abbeyfeale Drama Group is a comedy by Jimmy Keary.  It will be staged on February 13, Saturday 15 and Sunday February 16 at Fr. Casey’s Clubhouse.  Doors open 7.15pm, Show 8pm sharp

VARIETY CONCERT; Featuring local talent and special guests in Fr. Casey’s Clubhouse on Saturday, February 22.  Doors open 7.30pm.

KILLARNEY PADRE PIO PRAYER GROUP: The mitten of St. Padre Pio will be available for blessing at the 7.30pm Mass on Monday, February 17 at the Church of the Resurrection, Killarney.  All Welcome.

RING OF KERRY CHARITY CYCLE 2020:  Please Cycle for New Alzheimer’s day care unit, Listowel / North Kerry area. To register online for Ard Chúram, Listowel. Tel: 0879521324

COMMUNITY SUBSTANCE MISUSE TEAM:  A free and confidential service for under 18’s and their families impacted by substance misuse is provided on the first Wednesday of the month in St. Ita’s Hall from 2.30pm – 5pm.  Contact Kristeen Laing 086 4141854.

GLÓRACH:  Daoirí Farrell coming to the Glórach Theatre on Friday, February 21.

ABBEYFEALE HARRIERS:  The annual hunting festival takes place from Sunday, February 9 to Friday, February 14.  Further information from Paddy O’Grady 087 6258933.

GLÓRACH: Jon Kenny of D’Unbelievables fame will bring Crowman, his one-man play, to Glórach on Friday, 28th February at 8pm.

ABBEYFEALE AND SURROUNDING AREA CARDIAC FIRST RESPONDERS:  An open meeting will be held in St. Ita’s Hall on Thursday, February 13 at 8pm sharp.  Its purpose is to set up a Local Cardiac Responder Group in association with the National Ambulance Service.  Further information from 086 0757680.

SERVICE: North Kerry Older Persons Maintenance Service provides a low cost maintenance and minor repair service specifically for senior members of the North Kerry area.  For more info please call 068 23429.

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Ministry in the church with Bishop Bill Murphy on 18th, February 7.30-9.30 p.m.  Gathering for Eucharistic Minister, and Readers.

MILFORD CARE CENTRE AND ANAM CARA:  Bereavement Information evening on Thursday, February 13 at 6.45pm.  Further information 085 2888888.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY – Tarbert Historical and Heritage Society will hold its first meeting and A.G.M. for 2020 in the Bridewell on Sat. 15th Feb. at 7.30pm. There will also be a showing of the Gael Linn film “Saoirse” depicting the Irish struggle for independence from 1919 to 1922. Everybody welcome and cupán tae le fáil.

SAN RITA WELLNESS:  Friday mornings in St. Ita’s Hall from 10-11am.  Contact 087 6718377.

IRISH MUSIC: “Tionol” Irish Music Concert in Abbeyfeale:  Conradh na Gaeilge Abbeyfeale are organising a weekend of Irish Lectures & an Irish Music Concert at end of February. Lectures start at 10am Sat 29th Feb and feature Micheál ó Muircheartaigh, Jim McNamara, Maurice O Connell, Muireann nic Amhlaoibh & Billy mac Floinn.

Ceolchoirm:  Venue: Fr Caseys Gaa Clubhouse on Sat 29th February,  Concert Starts : 8:00pm, (Doors 7:30pm): Ticket Reservations: Abbey Tiles, Abbeyfeale 068 31109 / Ann Lyons Shop

MEN SUFFERING DOMESTIC ABUSE:  AnyMan is a support service specifically for men and they offer advice for men dealing with domestic abuse situations.  Contact them on 01 5543811.  (Miriam, Irish Country Living).

MICHAEL ENGLISH CONCERT IN DUAGH on Friday 27th March. Contact Geraldine on 087 2684540.

A MID-TERM CAMP for children of school going age will take place at Listowel Resource Centre on February 20/21 next, from 9.15am-1.15pm daily. Also available at the centre is certified paediatric first-aid on Friday February 21 & 28 respectively from 10am-12 Noon. Spaces are limited, contact (068 23584 for further details.

CAR BOOT SALE:  A car boot sale and sale of pre loved clothes will take place at the Abbeyfeale Rugby Club, The Grove on Saturday, February 29 from 8 – 1pm as part of the Misery Team effort to fundraise for St. Ita’s Day Care Centre. Sellers 8am, Buyers 9am.   Hi Ace Vans €15, small van and large cars €10, small cars €7.  Public admission €2.  No unaccompanied children, no animals or fowl for sale.  Further information 087 6866450.

KNOCKNAGOSHEL SPIKE PLAYERS production of “Separate Beds”, a comedy by Sam Cree, directed by Padraig Dennehy. Which is being staged on both Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th, and the following weekend, Friday 21st -Sunday 23rd at 8pm in Knocknagoshel Community Centre. Tel : 087 1801118.

MUSIC Workshop –  Dr. John O’ Keeffe will present a workshop of liturgical music on Tues. 10th Mar at 7:30pm in John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney.  John will present material from his new collection Feasts and Seasons II.  The cost for the workshop is €5.00 per person.  The Feasts and Seasons music book and CD will be available to buy on the night for €15.  Contact Tomás Kenny on 086 3683778 or [email protected] for more information and to book a place

DANCING – beginners & advanced every Fri – Parish Hall, Ballylongford 7.30-9pm.

AGE WELL: How to Age Well’ seminar in The Rose Hotel, Tralee, Feb 10th, 7-9pm, delivered by Professor Rose Anne Kenny, ageing expert. Free event – all welcome.  (Organised by the Health and Wellbeing Committee of Kerry GAA and TILDA and supported by Irish Life).

VICTIMS: You are invited to attend a special Mass to remember victims of crime on Sunday, 23rd February at 12 noon in Knock Basilica. This Mass is in association with the Federation for Victim Assistance and supports European Victim of Crime Day to remember all who suffer at the hands of criminals throughout the island of Ireland and Europe. For more details please contact Mary in our Victim Assistance head office at Enterprise House, Aiden Street, Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo.

T: 086 3938871 or Freephone 1 800 277 477.

LISTOWEL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE in association the Irish Heart Foundation is staging ‘the Hands for Life’ programme at the centre on Saturday. February 29 next. The programme offers would-be participants free CPR training in the local community. For further details contact the centre on  (068 23584).


Opera Workshop are troubled by Virtue. Or rather, by how to hold on to their virtue! This production features the songs, scenes and arias of Mozart, Bizet and Saint-Saens among others and with contemporary works by Limerick composer Fiona Linnane.  The cast include; Ruth Kelly, Kevin Neville, Sarah-Ellen Murphy, Eve Stafford and Catriona Walsh. It is directed by Shirley Keane and the pianist is Irina Dernova


Written by and starring Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan, this play is inspired by Rose’s Dad, Jack, who had Alzheimers. More from 068 22566.

VALENTINES Day Feb 14th.

URGENT REQUEST FOR B/B ACCOMODATION SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29:  Following recent confirmation that Abbeyfeale is to become the Admin and Media HQ for the 2nd Round of the Irish Rally Forestry Championships on Sunday, March 1, there is an urgent need for Hotel and B&B Rooms within a 10 mile radius of Abbeyfeale Town. All owners with available B&B Rooms for Saturday, February 29 to email location and availability details to [email protected] asap.

MEDJUGORJE: 1st September 2020. 7 nights’ accommodation with breakfast and dinner included, flights ex Cork airport to Dubrovnik, return airport transfers, inclusive of Group Travel Insurance.  Includes full religious programme, €735  per  person.  Group Leader Maura O’Keeffe Harksen, accompanied by Fr. Francis Nolan.  For further information contact 066 7127143 or 087 1517696.


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