knockanuare notes-March 25th 2018

APPY and safe Easter to all our readers and visitors. Palm Sunday mass celebrated in warm Community Centre and later photos taken in the lovely sunshine outside. Land is still wet and hope of dry spell, dashed again this week.

A MEMORIAL SEAT: will be unveiled and blessed at the Grotto Moyvane on Monday 26th of March at 7pm in memory of Michael and Denis Hanrahan’s 10th Anniversary. This will then be followed by the 7.30pm Mass for Michael, Anne and Denis Hanrahan, The Hill, Moyvane.

ROAD WORKS UPDATE: The road between Moyvane and Knockanure will be closed on the Moyvane side of the Anamoy Bridge from Monday March 26th to Friday March 30th from 7.30am to 6pm. Any queries please contact Alan Quinn on 086/4600223.

BEST Wishes to Jackie Vaughan O’Connor, who is making a name for herself as an interior designer, her father James is also well known in the furniture trade.

ST PADRE PIO PRAYER GROUP The first Friday of every month in Listowel. The ceremony begins with the Rosary at 6.45pm, followed by Mass at 7pm.for Saint Padre Pio with Exposition of Blessed Sacrament and Benediction after Mass.

JACKPOT: There was no winner of the €7300 jackpot on Friday 23rd March. Numbers drawn were 12, 16, 17, & 21. Lucky dip winners of €25 each were; 1. Joanne Duffy, Leitrim Middle, Moyvane; 2. Helen Smith, Athea; 3. Maureen Hartnett, Bunyghara, Listowel; 4. Jerry Leahy, Kilrush, c/o Enright’s bar and 5. John Stack, Luachra Road, Listowel. Next jackpot will be up to €7400 with draw due to be held on Friday 30th March.

DEATH: Dan Liston, Knocknaboula, Foynes, on March 18, 2018, husband of Hannah May (née Kissane) and father of Donall, Mairéad, Bríd, Áine, Máire and Sinéad. Will be sadly missed by his wife, children, brother Michael in Moyvane, sister-in-law, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, nephew, and nieces Predeceased by his brother Jim and sister Birdie. Requiem Mass for Dan was celebrated at The Church of the Assumption, Loughill on Wednesday 21st March, burial afterwards in Loughill Cemetery.

ANNIVERSARIES: John Michael Hanrahan, Nell Fitzgerald, Nora Walsh, Mike and Denis Hanrahan, Richard Stack, Joan Flannery, Mary McMahon, James Danaher, John Fitzmaurice, Eileen Relihan, Peg Moloney, Donal Brosnan, Sr. Nora Francis, Tom Moore, Willie O’Sullivan, Eileen Culhane, Tim O’Brien. Mass Moyvane on Mon 26th at 7.30pm for Michael, Anne & Denis Hanrahan, The Hill; Tues 27th at 7.00pm Stations of the Cross and at 7.30pm, mass for Kit Guerin, Listowel (Rec Dec)

(Grandmother to James Fogarty;

HOLY WEEK: Wed 28th at 7.30am, Last early morning Lenten Mass (Parishioners) and mass at 7.30pm SPY WEDNESDAY – Thurs 29th at 8.00pm HOLY THURSDAY – Mass of the Lords Supper & the recommissioning of present & new Eucharistic Ministers. Watching ‘EUCHARISTIC ADORATION’ until midnight; Fri 30th at 12noon, GOOD FRIDAY – Outdoor Stations of the Cross – in the grounds of Moyvane Church -weather permitting, Children & family friendly. All welcome. 3.00pm Celebrating the Lord’s Passion including veneration of the Cross. 8.00pm Stations of the Cross – especially for those who have not had the opportunity to attend earlier ceremonies due to work commitments. All welcome. Sat 31st Mass at 9.00pm for HOLY SATURDAY –Sun 1st mass at 11.00am EASTER SUNDAY for Tom Sheehan, Kilbaha. Knockanure: Sunday 1st April Sun 1st, Mass at 10.00am for EASTER SUNDAY in the Community Centre.

CONFESSIONS: Monday 26th March 8.00pm Deanery Reconciliation Service (confessions) will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel led by Fr. Kevin.

LISTOWEL: Holy Thursday 29TH March, Morning Prayer at 10.30 a.m. followed by Confessions. Mass of the Lord’s Supper 8.00p.m., followed by Confession. Church will remain open until 11pm. for prayer. You are invited to spend some time with the Lord during this time. This recalls his night of prayer in the garden of Gethsemane. Good Friday 30TH March, Morning Prayer at 10.30 a.m. followed by Confession. The Lord’s Passion 3.00 p.m. Stations of the Cross 8.00 p.m.

Holy Saturday 31st, Morning Prayer at 10.30 a.m. followed by Confessions, Easter Vigil 8.00 p.m.

Easter Sunday Mass 1st APRIL at 9.00 a.m. & 11.30 a.m.

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS SUNDAY: Fr. Kevin 089/4044816. Emergencies only.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: MOYVANE: Wednesday 12noon to 7pm (note time change for this week). We encourage devotees from Knockanure to come to Moyvane Church while Knockanure Church is closed. Please note there will be NO Adoration on Wednesday 4th. It will resume on Wednesday 11th.

CHRISM MASS: Tuesday 27th March at in the Cathedral in Killarney All welcome.

TALK: Maria Garvey— Revealing the gifts of people with disabilities in family and community”. Monday March 26th at 7.30pm. St. John’s Church, Castle Street, Tralee.

Maria Garvey was the leader of L’Arche Belfast, an interdenominational faith community and voluntary agency providing a service of support to people with intellectual disabilities. Maria, originally from Cork, had been with L’Arche from 1989 to 2014 and has been in Belfast since 2000.

ICON of the Holy Family will visit St. Mary’s Church, Listowel on the afternoon of Monday 9th April and the morning of Wednesday 11th April.

TALK: Becoming a Caring Presence in Today’s World: Noticing and Nurturing Important Feelings in Our Body. Presented by John Keane, European Director of the BioSpiritual Institute, April 27th – 29th at Ardfert Retreat Centre. Book now 0667134276.

CFR (Cardiac First Responder), and Defibrillator Training. The first course of the season will be on Saturday 7th APRIL in Conway’s function room, Glin. Please contact Marie on 0868691821.

RAMBLING HOUSE: Benny Thade McCarthy’s next Rambling House will be held in Fr Casey’s, Clubhouse, Abbeyfeale on Easter Monday, April 2 at 8.30pm. All singers, musicians, storytellers and dancers are welcome to attend.

HOLY SPIRIT PRAYER MEETING: Janice and Moss Carraig will lead the Holy Spirit Prayer meeting on the second Sunday of each month in the Desmond Complex. Further information on 087 6174639.

WEST LIMERICK TOASTMASTERS: Learn to speak with confidence, make presentations at work, and much more at the Desmond Complex, NCW, on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 8-10pm.

RADIO COURSE: A free radio training course starts on April 11 covering basic interview skills, introduction to audio production, radio content development and much more. It will take place at the WL102fm studios and is being run in conjunction with West Limerick Resources. Further information from Dee Collins on 069 62222.

ABBEYFEALE FARMERS’ MARKET in the Square every Friday. Our home baking stall will also return.

EASTER Sunday Dawn Mass at Annagh Burial Ground. AFTER a great turnout on Easter Sunday morning last year, a dawn mass will once again be held in Annagh Burial Ground, Tralee at 6am on April 1.

BURSARY: Munster Ladies Gaelic Football Association are offering three Gaeltacht Bursaries to Post Primary school girls who will be attending an Irish college in the Gaeltacht in 2018. Applicants must currently be fully registered members of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association. Each Gaeltacht Bursary is valued at €400.

SECOND HONEYMOON ‘Wednesday, March 28 Abbeyside Players take to the stage with Second Honeymoon’ a comedy by Sam Cree. John Nelligan is a revelation as the hen pecked husband and as for the maid with her penchant for fellas in uniform and the landlady who feeds her hound better than the guests – well, you’ll just have to book your ticket on 087 1383940 and come along to the Glórach. The show will run for 6 nights at the Glórach, Convent St. beginning on Wednesday, March 28, Thursday, March 29 and the following week on Thursday, April 5, Friday, April 6, Saturday, April 7 and finishing on Sunday, April 8.

LOURDES: Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage 2018 The Lourdes office, is open in the Social Service Centre, Henry St. Office Hours are: 10.00 – 12.30pm and 2.00 – 4.30pm Monday to Friday. All details concerning the Pilgrimage may be had from the office or from Fr. Tony in Abbeyfeale.

LIMERICK Pro Life Action now has a “Lifts for Life” scheme which is created to help Pro Life voters who have no means of transport. We need drivers to help take people, in their locality, to the Polling Station on Polling Day to vote. If you are willing to help, please contact any of the following: Olive 085-7172970 / John 087-1127477 / Mike 083-8892137.

CLEAN UP: County Clean Up Day facilitated by KWD Recycling and Kerry County Council on Sat April 14th 2018. Last year, 5,000 volunteers took part in the County Clean up throughout Kerry and a total of 6,500bags.

KERRY HOSPICE WALK – will take place on Good Friday 30th March at 10.30am. New Route this year. Tarbert Comprehensive School to Tarbert Island. Your continued support is much needed and greatly appreciated. All Funds raised go directly to the Kerry Hospice Foundation to provide funding for Hospice Care in Kerry. A new 15 Bed Palliative Care Unit funded by Kerry Hospice opened in 2017. Sponsorship cards available at Tarbert Bridewell 068 -36500.

GOOD FRIDAY SOUP KITCHEN – will take place on the 30th March in the Community Centre at 10.30am. All proceeds from the Soup Kitchen will go to the wife and children of the late Pat Martin, Tieraclea. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

ANNUAL KERRY HOSPICE WALK will take place on Good Friday 30th March, Starting at 10am, outside the Grand Hotel, Denny St. Tea & scones afterwards in hotel.

THOUGHT: Let not our longing slay the appetite of our living. -Jim Elliot.

CORK MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND: The Cork International Hotel, 13th to 15th April. Marriage Encounter is a Weekend getaway experience for all married couples who want to rediscover the joy of Marriage. 086 8334382-086 6095168 –

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Though church authorities in El Salvador said they would wait to give more details of a Vatican-approved miracle that has cleared the way for the canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero, a Salvadoran newspaper March 8 published an account of a 35-year-old woman who said her husband’s prayer asking for the intercession of Blessed Romero saved her life.

Kerryman 1904-current, Saturday, February 26, 1972; Page: 26



MONDAY, February 14, was, a day of special rejoicing for Thomas, and Mary Margaret Enright, Doonard, Tarbert, when they celebrated the Golden Jubilee of their- wedding. The whole family and many friends were present, for Mass celebrated in their home by Fr.Tim, C.S.Sp,, who-had come home from California. Other members of the family present were Sr. M. Kevin, Holy Child Sisters. Harcourt St., Dublin, Sr. M Aquin, Holy Rosary Sisters, from Kenya, Sister M, Rosalie , Holy Rosary Sisters, South Africa. Captain Jerry from Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Breda from Dublin . Margaret, from Listowel, Thomas, from England, and Jimmy and Danny from, the home front. About 150 letters and telegrams of congratulations were received and read at the lunch. This happy Occasion was also historical in that present also were the best man and bridesmaid at their wedding 5O years ago… They were Mr Thomas Dillane and Mrs. Tony Barton. The writer also on behalf of the whole community, would like to offer congratulations and wish. Mr. and Mrs. Enright many more years of happiness together.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION— A meeting; was held in the County Council Chambers Tralee, at which Outline Planning permission to build an Oil Refinery at Kilpadogue, Tarbert, was given to Petro (Tech) Ireland Ltd. Tarbert Development Association was represented by Messrs. J. D. O’Connell, M . Lanigan, P. Carey, and. P. Lynch, The annual general, meeting of the Association will be held, on Monday night, next in the Cinema at 8.30 p.m. All interested, are earnestly requested to attend.

ICA—-At a special meeting a vote of sympathy was passed to Mrs. Frank Lavery on the recent death of her mother, Mrs. Collins. The next meeting: will be on next Monday night at 8 o’clock. Miss Jane Stack, Beautician, will attend to give a talk on skin, care, etc.

G.A.A.—Tarbert senior footballers play their first game of the season on Sunday against Emmetts . Listowel in the North Kerry League. The game will be played in Ballylongford at 3.30 pm. The team will be selected, from, the following panel; P. Hanlon, T. O’Connell, C Kenneally, N. O’Hanlon M . Lanigan J. Wren, T. O’Donnell M. Mulvihill, D. Kiely. J. McGinley, J. Langan D. Donovan . M. O’Connell. J. Kenny, J. Fox, S. Enright P O’Hanlon M. Kelly. P. Kelly, M. O’Hanlon, M. Byrne . J. Smith, L, Bridgeman, J. Langan…

Kerryman 1904-current, Saturday, March 15, 1969; Page: 4

MR JOHN ENRIGHT, The New Homes, Moyvane, and his daughter, Margaret, have appeared in a television, show. ‘They both took part in the dancing at the "American Wake" which was part of the show, entitled "Going Into Exile." John Enright has frequently appeared on T V. before but it was Margaret’s first time.

0N RADIO This (Friday) evening at 9,10 p,m, will be heard on the sound radio a programme Composed by Fr. P. Aherne, B. Mus. , Who is now engaged at the National Broadcasting Co, In, Dublin. His programme is broadcast every second week.

PRE-LENTEN WEDDING The wedding, has taken place of Miss Christina. Lynch, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Cornelius Lynch. Ahalanaha. Moyvane, and Mr, Danny Shine, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs Joseph Shine, Colbert St., Listowel. The ceremony with Nuptial Mass and Papal Blessing was performed at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Moyvane, by Rev. Fr. D, Mangan, P.P .

RARE FIND The Moyvane Gun Club members who are out every Sunday in an endeavour to exterminate foxes and other pest came on in unusual case last Sunday when they found two foxes and a badger in one den. They succeeded in destroying all three.

FAMILY SCATTERED Miss Noreen Healy has taken up employment In a factory at Shannon Airport. Her brother, Mr Connie Healy, has gone to London to take up employment there. They are both children of Mrs H. Healy, Leitrim East.

MISUNDERSTOOD; There appears to be some misunderstanding about an ad which appeared in this paper a few weeks ago regarding repair of shoes. They will be collected every second Tuesday at Jas F. Nolan and returned the following Friday.

NEXT MEETING of the carnival committee will he held on, please note, Tuesday night, March I8, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Brosnan. Very good progress has been made so far with the preparations for the coming carnival.

WORDS– “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have stayed with me all my life” – Abraham Lincoln.

Fr Brosnan

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