Knockanuare notes October 2nd 2022

KNOCKANURE Rambling House on October 6th at 8pm. All welcome.

Dancing Classes in Knockanure Community Centre 5th Oct. @8.15pm. Contact Norella 087-6809249 for further details.

Coastal Rosary for Faith & Life in Ireland on Sunday October 9th,

PLOUGHING Match in Abbeydorney  on Sunday 2nd October.

BOOK Fair Ballylongford Sunday, October 2, from 10am to 4pm, it is the first annual Ballylongford Book Fair.

BUDGET was framed, the more CO2 you use the bigger the grant. It could be framed to subsidise those who restrict their use of oil and gas and reduce their donations to Russia, and avoid also power outages during winter.

PARISH: Confessions: Moyvane Saturday 6.45pm to 7.15pm. Eucharistic Adoration every Tues. after 10.00am Mass to 11.30am. First Holy Communion ceremonies will take place in Moyvane on Sat.

29th April @ 11.00am and in Knockanure on Sat. 13th May @ 11.00am.

DEATH of Sr. Cornelius Mullane Cork City,/Athea. On 27th September 2022, in her 100th year at Bon Secours Convent, Cork. Sister of Bon Secours, predeceased by her sisters Mairéad, Teresa, Anna, her brother Patrick and brother-in-law Bill. Survived by her nephews Conor, John, Pat, nieces Maura, Kathleen, Anne, brother-in-law Joe Lyons, her Bon Secours Community. Requiem Mass for Sr. Cornelius was celebrated on October 1st in The Sacred Heart Church, Western Road, Cork.

DEATH of Jim Sheahan, Millstream House, Greenville, Listowel, and formerly of Knocknagorna, Athea, on September 26th, 2022. Jim will be sadly missed by his wife Nora, sons Michael, James, Noel and Victor, daughters-in-law Noelle, Gillian, Catherine and Catherine, grandchildren David, Laura, Richard, Samuel, Stephanie and Miriam, brothers-in-law Bernie and Martin, nephews, and nieces.

ANNIVERSARIES: SR. Marie Lyons, Bridie O’Connor, Sr. Mary Aquin O’Carroll, Nell Byrnes, Sr. Ann Doyle, Patsy Healy, Bridie Lynch, Sean Dowling, Sr. Catherine Colbert, John Paul Stack, Joan Mulvihill, Paudie Shanahan, Joe O’Connor, Dan O’Flaherty, Tommy Stack, Geraldine Liston, Nellie Flynn,

MASS INTENTIONS: Sat.1st Oct.’22- Moyvane Eddie Mulvihill RIP, Recently Deceased, Wexford and formerly Leitrim East at 7.30pm; Sun.2nd Oct.’22 Knockanure Private Intention at  9.30am, and Mass Moyvane for Anne Nolan (2nd Aniv.) Carrueragh at 11.00am; Mon.3rd Oct.’22 No Mass in Church; Tues.4th Oct.’22 Moyvane Private Intention at 10.00am; Weds.5th Oct.’22 Knockanure Private Intention 10.00am; Thurs.6th Oct.’22 Moyvane Patrick & Hannah Roche (Aniv.) 10.00am; Fri.7th Oct.’22 Knockanure Private Intention at  10.00am

Sat.8th Oct.’22 Moyvane Mary Ellen Flaherty (Aniv.) Keylod at 7.30pm; Sun.9th Oct.’22 Knockanure People of the Parish at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane for Joe O’Connor, Kilbaha and Deceased of

O’Connor & Foley Families at 11.00am.

FR. SEÁN JONES who has recently been appointed to Killarney Parish, a social evening will be held in St. John’s Parish Centre on Friday 14th October at 7.30pm.

ST PIO & 1st Friday evening mass Listowel on Fri 7th at 6.45pm.

FEAST Our Lady of the Rosary 7th October. Feast of the St. Francis of Assisi is on Tues. 4th Oct. He founded the Franciscan Order and was renowned for his love of nature and all of God’s creation. He was also responsible for the Christmas Crib. Feast of St. Faustina (1905-1938) is on Wed. 5th Oct. A Polish sister of the order of Our Lady of Mercy, she inspired the Divine Mercy movement.

COASTAL ROSARY on Sunday October 9th, the annual Coastal Rosary will take place at 2.30pm. Sign up a Rosary location at www. or text 087 278 6552.

MUSIC lessons in the Marian Hall on the 5th of October, details from 087 699 0044.

Tralee Musical Society present That’s Entertainment 11-15 October 8pm – their first show since 2019. Phone Siamsa Tire on 066 7123055 to book tickets.

ACCORD TRALEE: offers counselling for couples and individuals to explore, reflect upon and work to resolve difficulties that arise in their relationships. Contact 066 7122280

LOCAL Events; Listowel Family Resource Centre, Alzheimer’s Carers Support Group is a space where Carers can discuss their caring role, source information, and provide support for each other. Meetings take place at 2pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month Oct, Nov, and Dec.’22. Contact Bridie Mulvihill 086-8556431

Knockanure Community Centre coming on 23rd October, tabletop sale, tables supplied, for further information contact, Rosemarie on 087 3848680 or Mary on 087-6328104.

Hospice Coffee Morning in the Listowel Arms Hotel in aid of the Listowel branch of Kerry Hospice on Weds. 5th Oct. from 10am. Spot prizes on the day. Everybody welcome.

YOUTH: Moyvane Youth Club registration night will take place on Tues. 4th Oct. 8pm-9pm in the Marian Hall. Annual membership fee is €20 per person/€30 per family. Parents will be required to help as volunteers or leaders when needed. Please note Moyvane Youth Club cannot take members from an area that has an active Youth Club. You will have to register with your local Youth Club. This is KDYS protocol, we are not permitted to take any members from active clubs.

Ballybunion Beach, the annual Coastal Rosary will take place at 2.30pm. Sign up a Rosary location at www. or text your location to 087-278 6552.

Anam Cara Kerry Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Tues. 11th Oct. at 7:15pm in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee Co. Kerry. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents, further details email [email protected]

CPR: Free Public CPR Training Course: Are you interested in learning how to save a life? We are running 3 public CPR training courses in the lead up to “restart a heart 2022”. 1 hour of your time might save a life. Visit to register (stay in touch section).

SERVICE of Remembrance will be held by Cork University Maternity Hospital on Friday 14th October 2022 at 7.30pm In the Sacred Heart Church, Western Road, Cork All who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss are welcome to attend.

TINTEAN ABBA SHOW:    Tintean, Ballybunion Saturday, October 15.   Tickets at

OSKARS:  The launch of the Oskars will be taking place in Steve Smith’s Ploughman Bar in the Square, Abbeyfeale on Wednesday, October 5 at 8.30pm,

SINGING: The West Limerick Singing Club meet on the first Friday of the month at Philip Enrights, Church St. Abbeyfeale from 9pm.

SOCIAL: Comfort for Chemo Hope Social will be held on November 12 in Tralee Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Contact 087 175 7885 or email [email protected]

ST JOHNS: Folk Saloon with Steve Wall on Thursday October 6th @ 8pm. Complimentary Under LLPS4, and  Clara-Jumi Kang & Sunwook Kim on Monday October 10th @ 8pm. Free show at 8pm on Sat 8th, Improvised Landscapes with Luke Cassidy and Molly O’Shea,  Details at  068 22566.


ÉIGSE MICHAEL HARTNETT takes place in Newcastle West, October 6-9. For full details go

DRAMA GROUP Abbeyfeale:  Open meeting upstairs in Leens Hotel Tuesday, October 4.  New members welcome.

MUNSTER Technological University (MTU) and the HSE joined forces to create Aclú,  a new mental health initiative. Aclú will provide solutions to improve health outcomes and empower recovery in enduring mental illness.

BEYOND LIMITS:   An event for children with disabilities and their families taking place at The Sports Arena, University of Limerick, on October 15.

VOLUNTEER: Limerick West Special Olympics club are seeking volunteers to accompany adult athletes on a bus from the Abbeyfeale area to Bocce training in Newcastle West and home again on Tuesday evenings. Athletes have competed at both regional and national level so you could learn a fun new game, If you have some time to spare on a Tuesday eve.  Drop in to the Community Centre, NCW at 7pm to meet or ring Deirdre at 0863628629 for more info.

KENYA: Joan O’Regan, spent time volunteering in Kericho County in Kenya with Irish NGO, Brighter Communities Worldwide, who celebrates 20 years this year. Jean taught at St. Michael’s College in Listowel. More at


CONGRATULATIONS to Norella Mary Molyneaux at Listowel Races, she won the best dressed contemporary outfit.

PLAY: Abha Bhán Drama Group: dates for their production “The Buds Of Ballybunion”, November 18, 19, 25 and 26 for it to be staged in Ballyhahill Hall.

FARMERS Market: from 10am every Friday in Glin Square.

MEMORY: Find out about memory loss and tips for coping with memory loss. Contact 1800 341 341.

FULL MOON on 9th October.

MUSIC C.C.E. Classes Athea; Music and singing classes will be held on Thursday nights at the Top of the Town, Athea. For further info call 087 7527127.

FREE musical, dance and poetry performances at the Desmond Castle in Newcastle West  each Sunday evening at 6pm during the month of October, For more phone 069-77408.

CD in aid of St Ita’s Hospital now available; 15 songs on the CD all from local artists. The artists  include Siobhán Doody, Theresa Doyle McMahon,  Michael Enright, Brian Hartnett, Emmet Scanlon, Michael Nash Fr. Tim Curtin,  Canon Tony Mullins, Fr. Liam Enright.  The songs include Paper Roses, Whispering Hope, You Raised Me Up,  The Old Rugged Cross,  Golden Rose,  Some Enchanted Evening,  Panis Angelicas,  Softly and Tenderly, South Of The Border,  The Dying Rebel,  I Fall To Pieces,  The Rose,  Bendemeer ‘s Stream,  Crazy, and White Rose Of Athens.

TEACHERS Day Oct 5th.

RESCUE: Deel Animal Rescue: are desperate for foster homes at the moment for both cats and dogs. They cannot continue helping abandoned animals with the number they currently have. Please Text Martina on 087-9418477 for info

FARMERS Market: from 10am every Friday in Glin Square.

VERITAS: On 24 September 2022, Bishop Brendan Leahy officially opened the new Veritas store on O’Connell Street, Limerick.

KERRY International Film Festival,  Celebrating its 23rd edition, this year’s festival will take place from October 20 – 23 in Killarney.

Kerry Mental Health & Welbeing Fest 2022. Held between Saturday, 8th – 15th October 2022. EVENTS in collaboration with

CLOTHES COLLECTION – The Shannonside Women’s Group will hold a clothes collection in the Church car park, Tarbert on Thursday 13th Oct. from 8am to 10.30am. The proceeds are in aid of Bru Columbanus, Cork and Palliative Care, Kerry General Hospital.

BINGO in Tarbert – is back on Wed. 5th Oct. @ 8.30pm. The committee have decided to host monthly Bingo on the first Wed. of each month. All welcome.

TRAD NIGHT – Tarbert Community Centre will host a Trad Night on Friday 7th Oct. @ 8.30pm. Join us to hear local musicans including Donie & Friends.

ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP – meet every Friday in the Tarbert Bridewell between 10.30am and 12 Noon.

BRIDEWELL -holding a National Hospice coffee morning on the 7th Oct.

JEWISH communities gathered recently for Rosh Hashanah, for the third time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rabbi Jonathan Sacks said that we can think of life’s commitments in two ways: as contracts or as covenants. Contracts, Sacks said, are transactional, while covenants are relational.

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HOMES and other buildings will no longer need planning permission for solar panels, except they are close to airports.

ADORATION: Kerry Diocesan Eucharistic Adoration Retreat takes place at Our Lady’s & St Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Upper Rock St Tralee on Saturday 22nd October 2022 after three years due to the Covid Pandemic.


FARMING: Ciara Dillon, head of food/drink and agri-business with BDO,  welcomed the allocation of €238 million from the Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR) Fund to assist with such possible future adverse effects.

Allocation of €81 million from the carbon tax revenue raised in 2023 to the new Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) “will help farmers with the green adjustment”.

From a VAT perspective, she also commented that an opportunity was missed to reduce the VAT rate on non-oral animal medicine from 23% to 0% in line with the current treatment for oral animal medicine.

A €2.5 million dedicated farm safety budget for farmer safety, health and wellbeing supports


EU policies target of a 50% reduction across many categories of pesticide now in use, while the Council spray weed killers, early and late in year, even beside drains.


Research on agri-food, forestry and bioeconomy.

Proposals can be submitted through the DAFM FlexiGrant online submission portal. The deadline for submissions is October 17, 2022 at 4:00p.m.


World Vision reports; Today, 50 million people in 45 countries — including 21 million children — face the threat of starvation. Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen are experiencing catastrophic, near-famine conditions.


The war in Ukraine is exacerbating this crisis, as conflict restricts global food supplies, drives up prices, and threatens already-vulnerable people and countries.


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