Knockanure Notes – 1st August, 2010

TOMMY Fleming will perform at Concert in Moyvane Church on August 6th, tickets must be got before the night and are available locally.

VINTAGE Day in Knockanure 22nd of August.

GRAVEYARD Masses for the Parish, were due to be held on Monday 2nd August at Ahavoher at 8pm; Tuesday 3rd August Old Knockanure at 8pm and on Wednesday 4th August Murhur at 8pm.New permanent Altar is in place at Knockanure and Ahavoher Cemeteries. Mass at Lislaughtin Abbey on Aug. 4th and Mass at St Mary’s Cemetery Tarbert on Aug. 6th at 7.30pm.

ACTIVE Retirement Day  in Knockanure is on Monday 9th August, 2010. If attending, please phone the office on 068 49799 between the hours of 9.30am to 1.30pm. Monday to Friday. Anybody wishing to book the Centre for Any Occasion (Christenings, Birthdays, Funerals etc). Please contact the office at 068 49799 or Mobile No. 086 8392787.

LOTTO; Knockanure GAA Lotto results for 30th July `10, numbers drawn were 12-17-19 and 21, No Winner of  E4,500 Jackpot. Lucky Dips were won by; Pat Hartnett, Abbeyfeale; Noel Stack, Moyvane; Bernadette Enright, Keylod; Paul O Brien; Kathleen Carmody, Kilmorna;
Callum Buckley, Templeathea; Bar Prize Paddy Kennelly;
This Weeks Jackpot E4,600.

PLANTS for sale at Garden Centre in grounds of
Kerry Parents & Friends Day Centre, it is adjacent to Lidl on the Ballylongford Rd, and supports 60 people from the Listowel and North Kerry Area. Enquiries to 068-22977.

IT: Tarbert Community IT Access Centre will be holding Computer Summer Camps for children aged between 5 and 14 years beginning on Monday August 9th , details from 068 36938.

 WiMax is supposed to give a broadband connection of up to 50 kilometres range.

 KNOCK: Bus to Knock: on Monday, August 9th   for the visit of Sr. Briege McKenna. Contact: 066 7180123.

 The Annual Clounmacon Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Thursday 19th August. A coach will leave Clounmacon Centre at 7.10am. Travel to Listowel via mail rd, leaving The Square at 7.45am, bookings to Bridie on 068 21773.

LOUGH Derg Pilgrimage from August 13th to 15th, details from 068 31232.

EAGLES: North Kerry Eagles  club has grown from 8 athletes in 2005 to 19 athletes in 2010 and will continue to grow and cater for children and adults with a learning disability.  Contact Chairperson: Kitty Windle (068) 49102, Treasurer: Jim White (068) 22818 or Secretary: Kathleen Faley (087) 6827072 for further information.

GREAT to hear local ICA women talking to Weeshie Fogerty on Radio Kerry last week, talking about their knitting project for disadvantaged children.

BEST Wishes to Gerard Barrett with his latest film called Pilgrim Hill.

BEST Wishes to the Dowling Family of Listowel, Moyvane and Duagh, who are having a Family reunion this Saturday, Mass at Duagh at 3pm..

HAPPY 21st birthday to Lisa Maria Leahy who celebrated the occasion recently in Listowel.

SEANCHAI: Presents Summer Entertainment at Listowel Castle, Thursday 5th August Children’s Puppet Show; Thursday 12th Children’s Entertainment with Magic Moonshines. Thursday 19th Tales of Mystery & Magic with Eddie Lenihan (suitable for children from 8 yrs up); Thursday 26th Children’s Drama with Tegolin Tales, Show Starts at 11.30am each Thursday, admission is free.

 SIAMSA: Kerry Got Talent Sunday Aug. 8th; Oilean August 2nd to 7th , details from 066 712 3055;

ST JOHN’S: Tue 3rd and Wed. 4th of Aug, Postmen, Priests and Politicians, a comic play based on some characters of J. B. Keane;  Fri. Aug 6th Afresh , African song and dance music; Wed. 11th The love and Laughter Quartet,   details from 068 22566.

SEISIUN at the Arms Hotel on Wed. nights and continue each Wednesday night at 9pm. Seisiun at the Devon Inn is on Thursday night’s .

FILM for retired people, called March of the Penguins  will take place at Siamsa Tire on  Wednesday, August 4th at 2pm.  Cost E2.

BUS from Knockanure to Listowel every Tuesday morning, book with 1890 528 528; Bus from Listowel to Ballybunion every Thursday Departing at bus stop near Listowel Arms Hotel at 11am, returning at 4pm.

IRISHRAIL have a four day unlimited travel ticket for E100.

DEPT. of Tourism, Culture and Sport in Killarney is no example as far as energy is concerned, there is a single receptionist at a desk in the middle of what may be described as a gymnasium , the few pictures are hidden in the background while a chimney made of clear glass bricks is their art contribution, who could trust them to promote arts not to mind tourism and culture.

EVENTS: Ballylongford Oyster Festival runs from 13th to 15th Of Aug.; ; Dublin Horse Show runs from Aug. 4th to 8th; Kerry Film Festival is looking for entries, details from 066 712 9934;  Puck Fair is on the 10th, 11th and 12th of Aug.; Billy Keane in Listowel, will have live theatre at his pub every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer months; Cross Road Dancing in Finuge every Friday night; Car Boot Sale Newcastle West on Sunday August 8th; Ballyhahill Church has been renovated, a special Church Blessing and celebration will be held  on August 22nd at 3pm; All Breeds Dog Show at Riocht Athletic Grounds on Sat. 21st of August; NY weather according to Listowel Boards visitor, High today July 6th  was 102 degrees, even too hot to go to the pool;

 Glin Library exhibition by Pauline Sharp continues during August; Conference on ‘Hail Mary Full of Grace’ will take place at All Hallows College on August 7th and 8th. More information, email [email protected] ; National Public Novena in honour of Our Lady of Knock takes place in Knock Shrine from August 14th to 22nd;  Climb Corran Tuathail   on Aug 28th for Milford Hospice. Volunteer wanted details from 087 9691415; Outing  on Tuesday, August 24th  to Glengarriff in West Cork, option to visit Garnish Island details from 068 31232; Kerryhead Triathlon is on Sat Aug. 28th; Dingle Marathon on Sept. 4th; Dance and Disco in aid of Shane Healy of Glin/Tarbert who needs a bone marrow transplant will be held at the Lanterns Hotel  on Sat. 25th Sept., tickets will be on sale in the coming weeks;

MATCH: Down well deserved Champions on Saturday last July 31st `10. In May 1960 Down came to Listowel to play Kerry in the opening match at the recently redeveloped Listowel sports field, Kerry beat them decisively, but came September Down were the first team to take Sam north of the border. Maurice Hayes son of a Listowel woman was then Secretary of Down County Board. The Arthane Boys Band spent the weekend in Listowel and played at the game and on the night before performed at a packed concert.

Kerryman July 13th 1940 Snippets; Dan O Neill of Abbeyfeale married Hannah O Connor N.T of Duagh; Ned Horan of Farranfore and Sheila Clarke of Ballybunion got married in London, her uncle Fr Shanahan present; M.J. Fanning Listowel Postmaster promoted; Gaelic Classes at Athea closing till Autumn; Dog Racing at Ballybunion track on Mondays. July 20th 1940, Civilian war duties booklet issued by the government. People were advised to help army, do not hinder it, Remain in your house, beware of false rumours; In America youth lead movement against war; 80% of Beaver Island in Lake Michigan were Irish; £ 20.000 needed to stock institutions with emergency food, shortage of funds a problem; Kerryman of 27th July 1940 reports; Using peat in war time, using our resources to advantage; Funeral of Garda John O Donnelly a victim of attempted rescue at Ballybunion he was a native of Donegal. It appears that Miss V and P O’Carroll were in difficulties; Jack Buckley electrician was working at Ballybunion and fell 14 ft, he was a native of Beale; Importance of silage and replacing inported feedstuffs discussed; Brazil burned 25% of their coffee crop; 10 year programme of National Development; De Valera makes statement on neutrality; Fair in Abbeyfeale, Calves under 4 weeks £2.10s to 3.15s, 2 to 3 year olds £12 to £16 they were mostly second class, 300 Bonham’s made 28s to 35s each; 250 pilgrims left Abbeyfeale for Knock last Sunday; All Munster staff at English School in Dartford.

DEATH which were work related; Hawk’s Bridge Tunnel, the 3.8-mile tunnel constructed during the depression 1930-31. It is estimated that about 1,000 of the workers died from breathing silica dust, most died when they returned home from the effects of the dust.

PRIESTS:  Bishop Bill Murphy extends an invitation to the annual dinner for priests who are home from abroad which will be held in the Parish Centre, Church of the Resurrection, Park Road, Killarney on Tuesday, August 10th at 6.30pm, details from  064 6631168 .

PRAYER for Healing will take place at Castleisland Parish Church on Friday, August 6th starting at 7pm with Mass.  Facilitators:  Eddie Stones & Msgr Dan O’Riordan,  details from 087 4112002 or 086 1982188.

ST PIO’S Mitt will at the Church of the Resurrection Killarney on Aug.16th at 7.30pm Mass.

FORGIVENESS, the wrong is released from its emotional stranglehold on us so that we can learn from it, says David McArthur.

DEATH took place on July 28th 2010 of Anna Maria Houlihan nee Cunningham of Knocknaboula, Foynes. She is survived by children Jemma, James and John, sisters Mary, Kathy and Phil, brother Timmy. Anna Maria was predeceased by her husband John and daughter Catriona. Following Requiem Mass at Loughill Church on Friday July 30th `10, Anna Maria Houlihan was laid to rest at Knockpatrick Graveyard. Anna Maria Houlihan was born at Kilbaha to Jack Cunningham and Kitty McCoy, her brother Jim and sister Chris predeceased her.

ANNIVERSARIES: Alfred O Rahilly, John Guiney, Martin Sheehy, Jerry Clancy, James O Brien, John McGrath, Maureen Beasley, Neilus O Connell, Paddy Rochford, Pat Sheehy, Fr Kieran O Shea, John Carmody, Nan Sullivan, Sean Hanrahan, Jack Dalton, Patrick Wren; Mass on Fri. 6th at 8.00pm for the Moore and Healy Families; Mass on Sat. 7th at 8.00pm for Jackie Lyons; Mass on Sun. 8th at 10.00am in Knockanure for Sr. Declan Murphy who died recently and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane Church is for John & Nora Brandon & Grandson Christy O’Connor.

FIRST Friday of the Month, Usual Communion Rounds, Knockanure in the morning and Moyvane in the afternoon.

Thurs. 5th 8.00pm Mass in Knockanure Church and on

Fri. 6th at 8.00pm Mass for the Moore and Healy Families, Please note,  First Friday Mass for Moyvane in Knockanure Church.

ADORATION: Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm,

Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm

READERS: Vigil Michelle Corridan; 11.00am David Murphy & Noelle Nolan; Knockanure 8th August Ann Stack & Brenda Clancy.

COLLECTORS for August; Vigil Eileen Collins & Julia Fitzmaurice; 11.00am Celia Thornton & Chris Flahavan

COLLECTION at Church Gate  will be taken up by Kerry Parents and Friends Association on Saturday 7th August and Sunday 8th August, 2010.

HORIZONS  programmes during August on Radio Kerry, every Sunday morning at 9 o’clock; August 8th Margaret Ahern: August 15th Fr. Peter McVerry: August 22nd Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy and on August 29th Fr. Dan Ahern, Finding Fiji .

PILGRIMAGE: To Rome, San Giovanni Rotondo & Sorrento on 29th September for 7 nights. Accompanied by Spiritual Director for itinerary contact Bernadette on 087 6019474. St Pio was ordained on Aug 10th 1910, his Feast Day 23rd Sept.
HEALING Prayer Service  with Janice & Moss Carrick will take place at St. Mary’s Church, Knocknagoshel on Sunday, August 8th at 3pm.

CONCERN: Thursday 19th August is World Humanitarian Day and Concern Worldwide will be hosting an open day from midday at Cultivate on St Andrew St (off Dame St), Dublin 2 on the UN’s theme for the day: ‘I am an aid worker’ and Comhlámh will be there with an information stand. Comhlámh will be providing advice on, aid workers, including Reverse Culture Shock, social welfare entitlements and Coming Home Weekends.

HOPE all had a happy and safe Bank Holiday weekend.