knockanuare notes-September 6th 2020

SCOIL CHORP CHRÍOST FIRST HOLY COMMUNION:  Originally scheduled for 9th May, this celebration will now take place on Saturday 12th September.  At 11.30am Mass in Moyvane, fourteen children will receive their First Holy Communion. Celebration takes place in Moyvane Church ensuring that the fourteen children could have immediate family with them on their special day.  Best wishes to Adam, twins Ava & Evan, Hannah, Dara, Darragh, Ryan, Muiris, Evan, Amelia, Cillian, Caoimhe, Jack, Danny. On this coming Thursday 10th, Fr Kevin will meet the children in Moyvane Church with a family member at 7.30pm with regards seating arrangements and Saturday’s celebration.  Our special thanks to all in Scoil Chorp Chríost for their help and great support to the children for their special day. Thanks to Ms. McDermott who has done great work with the families and children.

BALLYHEIGUE: Mass Streamed Live on Tuesday 8th September from the Church on the Feast of the Nativity of The Blessed Virgin Mary -The Pattern Day. Please remember if you are visiting the Grotto  To observe social distancing. To avoid touching any hard surfaces. To bring your own hand sanitizer with you.

BEST Wishes to Brother Denis Ahern, Clounmacon, who will be professed a Franciscans on Saturday 12th in the Friary  Killarney.

VINTAGE CORN CUTTING & THRESHING  on the land of Robert Stack, Doon Road, Ballybunion Sunday 6th September at 11am. All proceeds in aid of the new Ard Chúram Alzheimer’s Day Care Centre in Listowel.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Wednesday’s from 11am. to 3pm. at the Main Altar in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel. It will be live streamed.

GAA LOTTO; Moyvane GAA Lotto and facilitated by Clubforce, will have an online option.  Will hold first draw on Sunday, September 13th in the Paddy Curtin Club Room at 8.00pm.  All tickets purchased for the last draw which unfortunately was not held due to Covid-19 restrictions will be valid for the draw on September 13th.

REACH ACTIVE WORKS: Minor works will continue along the Kilmorna, Trien, Athea and Moyvane –

Knockanure Roads next week, all works will be complete under stop and go or traffic light traffic management system. Jerry Clancy – Liaison Officer Reach Active- 0866072159

KN WORKS: Cable jointing works will continue along the L1010.  A traffic management system is in place for these works. Shane Sheehan -Liaison Officer KN Group- 087 982957.

SYMPATHY:  To Joan & Billy Moloney & family, The Village on the death of Joan’s brother Jackie Feury, Newcastle West & and Glin whose funeral took place on Thursday 3rd. September 2020.

ANNIVERSARIES: Breda O’Driscoll, Sheila Barry, John Patrick Ryan, Ned Stack, Ando Brosnan, Elma O’Connor, Hugh Goulding, Fr. Michael Maher, Anna Maria McGibney, Kitty Murphy, Jack Costello, Michael Scanlon, Fr. Joe Walsh, Sr. Mercedes O’Connor, Padraig Kelly, Sr. Anthony O’Connor, Mary Broderick, Margaret Mullins, Brendan Daly. Mass Moyvane; Sat 5th at 7.30pm, a Special Intention – Sick; Sun 6th at 11.00am for Johnny & Mena Hanrahan, Ballygoughlin, Glin;  Wed 9th at 7.30pm for Ned & Mary Ellen Stack, The Village & deceased of the Stack family & Ned Scanlon; Fri 11th at              7.30pm for Fr. John Quinlan, S.M.A. Cork & Tralee (Rec Dec); Sat 12th at  11.30am  First Holy Communion Scoil Chorp Chríost and 7.30pm mass for Denny Murphy, Port Road, Killarney and

Sun 13th mass at 11.00am for Bridget, Pat & Dick Stack, Drommurhur.

Mass Knockanure – Sun 6th at 9.30am for Alan Smyth, Sallynoggin, Dublin (Rec Dec) (relatives in Knockanure), and Sun 13th at 9.30am for Kitty & Jackie Murphy, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna.

 FEAST of Blessed Frederick Ozanam,  founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is celebrated on Wednesday 9th September.

IRISH Book by Seamus Collins of Athea has been shortlisted for an award.

CULTURE Night / Oíche Chultúir will return for its fifteenth edition on Fri 18 Sep 2020.

Many of this year’s events will take place online / digitally, but there are safe offline events programmed too. Kerry Writers Museum Tales From The Kingdom: Poetry, Music and Song

Kerry – Listowel / Literature, Music / 7.30pm;

KDYS: Deirdre Nagleis in KDYS Killarney –text or call 085 8501296 Ger Loweis in KDYS Listowel–text or call087 9263803.

GLORACH BINGO IS BACK: at Fr. Casey’s Carpark  from 2.30pm on the Sundays of September 13, 20 and 27 next when the Glorach Bingo returns in a new outdoor setting.   All Covid restrictions will apply.

KNOCK: The National Grandparents Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday 13 September at 3pm. The pilgrimage can be accessed on 13 September from this link:

RACING: Listowel is a left handed rectangular flat track of about 1 mile with run in of 2 furlongs. 5 hurdles and 6 fences on circuit. Sad that we will be denied the racing festival this year.

FARMING Talks; On exploring ways to improve farm returns with better resource management.

ST JOHN’S Listowel; MON 7TH – Dating Amber is an Irish comedy-drama film directed by David Freyne. The film features two closeted teenagers in 1990s Ireland who decide to start a fake relationship. Enjoyable Irish coming-of-age comedy, featuring Sharon Horgan and Barry Ward.


 THU 10TH   FRANCES KENNEDY – LIVE AND KICKING BACK! Frances Kennedy is back with her one woman live performance of her world famous songs, stories and grown up humour a long with her friend Sonny Egan. _________________________________

 FRI 18TH    CULTURE NIGHT IN LISTOWEL. Collaborating with the Kerry Writers Museum to bring a wonderful evening of music, dance, visual art and all things culture between 6pm and 9pm in association with Kerry County Arts Office.

COURSE: Adult Education Course held by Fr. Sean Sheehy will continue this Fall, beginning on Tuesday 15th September at 7pm and will be held at Cuil Mhuire Pastoral Centre on the grounds of Ardfert Parish Church.

CONPETITION ; Trinity College Dublin has announced the launch of its annual Book of Kells Creative Competition for 2020, which invites artists and writers of all ages to submit a work inspired by the Book of Kells. For more information and to enter please visit The competition closing date is October 30th..

LIMERICK Women’s Mini Marathon – 26th and 27th September 2020. A virtual event allowing a person to participate wherever and whenever suits them over the 26th and 27th of September.

All participants will receive a custom quarter zip running top as well as a bespoke medal in the post.

Contact Details

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Awards ceremony of the 56th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, 9th – 11th January 2020 at the RDS Dublin. BTYSTE BT Grand Canal Plaza, Upper Grand Canal Street, Dublin 4. Closing date for entry 22 September 2020.

E: [email protected]

SEASON OF CREATION:  The Diocese of Kerry Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

Committee invite you to ‘Cultivating Hope… Webinar, A faith Response to the Climate Crisis’ as part of Season of Creation 2020. To register for this free hour-long webinar please email [email protected]

MASS; Traditional Latin Mass will be offered at Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rathass, Tralee on Sun. 13 September at 12.00 Noon. More info [email protected]

COVID 19; Ian Birrell travelled to Stockholm to investigate how Sweden’s response to Covid-19 is panning out.

FAITH Videos;

READINGS for Sunday;

River Feale at Listowel and Garden of Europe Sept 2020

ABBEYFEALE Community Council with the donation of almost 1,000 Philips and Energetic branded LED Light Bulbs to a number of locally based Voluntary Community Groups who themselves interact predominantly with the elderly population throughout the greater Abbeyfeale area.

The Groups chosen to receive a significant consignment of LED Bulbs were the Abbeyfeale Guild of Irish Countrywomen’s Association, Abbeyfeale Active Retirement Group, St Ita’s Housing and Daycare Centre, and Abbeyfeale Community Alert Group Maurice OConnell – Chairperson of Abbeyfeale Community Council commented   “ We are delighted that this project was fully backed by the SSE Airtricity Community Fund. hopefully it should be of benefit to several households in their efforts to reduce their respective electricity costs while also playing a small but important role in helping the environment and saving our planet”.

THE PERMANENT DIACONATE – Final Call –  The diocese of Kerry is seeking candidates who feel they may have a calling to be permanent deacons. The diocese already has six deacons. The hope is to begin a “come and see” programme this autumn as a few have already expressed interest. Information leaflets on the permanent diaconate are available in the church. Any interested candidates should establish contact via a local priest or the diocesan office ([email protected]) by the 10th September, 2020.

TAIZÉ PRAYER AROUND THE CROSS re-commences on Sunday, 13th September at 7pm in St. John’s Church, Tralee.

RESIGNATION of Phil Hogan from the EU Commission will affect our ability to influence laws and policies for many years to come. Time will tell if it was sabotage of national interest to satisfy who.

Diplomatic immunity is a form of legal immunity that ensures diplomats are given safe passage and are considered not susceptible to lawsuit or prosecution under the host country’s laws. To do their work leaders need some immunity. About 23,000 individuals in the UK have diplomatic immunity.

Article 247 allows for only two grounds for asking a Commissioner to resign. These are that he or she is “no longer being able to fulfil the conditions for the performance of his duties” or “has been guilty of serious misconduct.


New York NY Irish American Advocate 1925-1927 – 0151.pdf

April 4

North Kerry and Kerry Selected match in Listowel————————–

Shortly   after    the   advertised    time,    the  teams    were  set     in  motion     and     from   the  throw-In   North  Kerry   pressed  strongly,  but  were  unable  to  penetrate  the  sound  defense   of  the  opposing  back  division.    Give  and  take  play  followed,   and   North    Kerry,   who   appeared   to  be  the   better   trained   combination,   took   the  lead   and   the   short   whistle   found   them   leading   by    four    points  to  nil.  On   resumption   the   Kerry    selected    team  showed   up  to   better   advantage,   but  were  unable  to  cope  with  the  sustained rushes  of  their  opponents,  who  were  ably  led  by  the  indomitable   Con   Brosnan.    ‘ Towards    the    finish     play     lacked   somewhat   in   vigor   and   interest     When   the   final   whistle   sounded   the  score  stood:  North  Kerry,  7  points  (and   the   disputed   goal);   Kerry    Selected,  nil.  For  the  winners.   Brosnan,   Mahony,   Stack,  Kearns,   O’Sullivan   and   Walsh   were   most   prominent,   while   for    the    losers   Barrett.   Moriarty   and   Landers   gave  an   able  exhibition   of  the   Gaelic   Code. The    match  was    referred     by  Tom  Costelloe,  one   of  the   old  Kerry   champions,  and   gave     admirable     satisfaction.


Round trip to Ireland; ROUND    TRIP,   3rd   Class,  $150; One  Way  $85   according  to   Ship.


The    1924   All-Ireland   football    final    between   Dublin   and   Kerry   has   been   definitely   fixed   for   Sunday,   April   26,   at  Croke  Park.

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New York NY Irish American Advocate 1916-1918 – 0697.pdf

20 June 1917

Trip to North Kerry, see paper for full report;

 Of course,  we met   Tade   Sullivan, of  Listowel,   well-known  to  coursing  levers,  during  the-trip.  The owner of that   good  and  handsome   greyhound,   Slipaway.  bade  us  welcome  to  North  Kerry,  in  North Kerry   fashion,  and  our  stay  with  him was very   enjoyable   Indeed.   It  was through  mating  Slip-way    with   the  local   veteran,   Dick   the  Liar,  that  the  great,  litter  of  puppies   were  got which  have  kept  up  a   North   Kerry reputation    among ———————

 the  home  of  Mr, William   0’Sullivan the   Hibernian   Hotel.


Mr.   Edward    Pierce;   formerly   of   99 th   street  and  Third   avenue,  and  affiliated    with   several   other   enterprises  in New  York,  Is the  proprietor  of  the  Pierce  Hotel  at  Fifth   avenue   and  the  Boulevard,   Rockaway   Park,   Rockaway   Beach,


New York NY Irish American Advocate 1911 – 0076.pdf

19 Feb 1910

North Kerry Ball; Matt.  T.  Brassel,  war horse  of the Kerry   Men’s   Association,   who is as proud  of his North   Kerry   ancestry  as  any  man  could  be, will  take  charge  of  the    floor;   he  will  be  assisted  by Mr. Tim  Falvey,  of Yonkers,  formerly M.P. for   Valencia   Island.     A  hearty    invitation   is  extended   to all. Don’t    forget’  the   hall   and   date:   Saturday  evening,  March  5 next;   Fireman’s    Hall,    southwest    corner    27th    Street  and Third   avenue.


New York NY Irish American Advocate 1971 – 0204.pdf

…Shamrock motif. They are most attractive. The Danes Castle in North Kerry The Dane’s Castle Is situated a mile from Moyvane in North Kerry in a beautiful site beside Moyvane stream, in the year ..


New York NY Irish American Advocate 1949-1951 – 0173.pdf

July 2 1949

FOUND: A  solid  sandstone  holy  water   font,   weighing  two  tons,  which was  thrown into the  river  Mourne,  near  Victoria  Bridge,    Tyrone,   when    the    nearby    Franciscan  monastery  at  Camus  was  sacked  three  hundred  years  ago,


On    Sunday,   June    19th,    a    large    gathering  attended  the  unveiling  of  a  memorial  in  St.  Raymond’s   Cemetery   Bronx,    N.    Y-    dedicated    by    their    former   comrades   to   the   I.R.A.   men   of   the   North   Kerry   area    (Ireland)    who  died  in  the  United   States.   The  procession  led by  the  O’Sullivan  Irish    Pipers    Band    marched    to    St.    Raymond’s  where  Paddy  Walsh  chair-man  of  the  committee,  welcomed   the   people.   He   introduced    Murt    Calvin    chairman   of   the   day   who   proceeded   with  the  ceremony.  Rev.  Fr.   Sheehy   of   St.   Raymond’s   Church  blessed  the  memorial


MURPHY—Dennis.   Native    of   Templeglantine,   County   Limerick.   Son   of   Delia    (nee   Donohue)    and   the   late    Dennis   Murphy.   Brother    of    Bartholomew,   Timothy,   John.   Ellen    and     Margaret.     Member     of     Limerick   Hurling   Club.

DONOHUE—Catherine.     Native   of     New  Castle   West,    County    Limerick.   Sister   of   Ellen,   Mary   Drew   and   Nora.


Mr.   Herbert   I.   Matthews   writing   from    Dublin    for-   the    “New    York    Times”  Sunday  revisited  Ireland  after  more  than  a  year  and  was  impressed  by   the   material   prosperity    in   that   time   due   in   part   to   Marshall   Plan   aid.


A   golden    key,   presented    by    the    youngest    member    of   the    staff     of     Aspro   (Ireland)    Ltd.,  was   used   by   Mr.  Morrissey,  Minister  for   Industry   and    Commerce,   to   open   the    main    door   of   the   new   Aspro   factory    in    Dublin.


Anti-British  Posters


Ireland’s  forgotten  man  must  surely   be  Dr.  Douglas   Hyde,  the   former   President    who    lives    quietly     away     somewhere   on  his   £12   a   week   pension.


Back on  the  Air;  Watch   for   news   of   the   revival   of   the   short-wave   broadcasting   station!   The   works   are   partly   completed   at   Moydrum,   near    Athlone,    and    were    never   finally    abandoned.    Steps,    in-deed,  were  taken  to  keep  the  plant  in  working  order  and  offers  from   Turkey   and   Palestina   to   buy  the   plant,   still   the  most  modern   in  the   world,

BLITZ: Artwork to commemorate heroes of the Blitz commissioned by Ancestry

Friday 4 September 2020

Family history experts Ancestry have commissioned 33 artists around the UK to create artwork based on Civil Gallantry Award records held at The National Archives to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the start of the Blitz.The aerial bombing campaign of industrial to

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