Knockanure Notes – 10th February, 2008

KNOCKANURE Community Centre Events; Yogo and Reflexology classes will commence shortly, if sufficient people are interested, please contact 068 49250 or 068 49438 to get more information; Art and Craft classes begin on Thursday 28th February at 7.30pm, enrolment on the night.
MEAL for the elderly will be held will be held at the Knockanure Community Centre on Monday 18th of Feb., anybody who is unable to attend please contact 068 49250 or 068 49438 before 16th of February.
FOOTBALL: Moyvane Girls Football Club Registration takes place on Sunday 17th February between 1pm and 2pm at the Marian Hall, for U-12’s, U-14’s & U-16’s. All are welcome.
LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto results for 1st Feb., Jackpot was E6,000, Numbers drawn were 2-8-11-23, no winner of Jackpot. Lucky Dips went to the following; Ned Gould, Kilmorna; Dan Costello, Kilmorna; Micheal / Denise Collins, Lisaniskea; Jerry Mullins, c/o Kingdom Bar; Dublin Joe, c/o Kevin’s; Richard Horgan ,Kilmorna; Liam Sexton won the Bar prize..
Results for 8th Feb. Jackpot E6,100 No Winner, numbers drawn were 4-24-26 and 28.
Lucky Dips went to John Dore, c/o Kingdom Bar;
Philomena Molyneaux, Knockanure; Jeremiah Horgan, Kilmorna; John Joe Barry, Knockanure; Pat Keane, Listowel; Maurice Molyneaux, Knockanure; Bar prize Robert Fitzpatrick. Next Weeks Jackpot E6,200
JOB: Community Employment Scheme Vacancy, A vacancy has arisen – 19.50 hours per week – with Moyvane Development Association on the Fas Scheme. Apply in writing to: The Supervisor, Community Employment Scheme, The Bridewell, Tarbert Co Kerry.
TALK on The Ethno-Veterinary Medicine of North Kerry 1850-1950 will be given by John O Flaherty, M.A. at Listowel Library on February 19th `08 at 8pm.Talk on “Miss Sandes” Soldiers Homes will be given at Tralee Library by Bryan McMahon on Tuesday Feb. 26th at 8pm.
RETREAT: The Annual Parish Retreat will take place at the Ardfert Retreat Centre on Sunday 17th Feb. For further details please contact Nodie Brosnan 49352 Julia Stack 49401 or Bridie Shine 49103.
VALENTINES Day Feb. 14th, you are encouraged to swap the gifts of roses and chocolates for a life changing gift at Oxfam, details from . This week is also Random Acts of Kindness Week.
SOCIAL: North Kerry Pioneer Annual Social takes place on Friday 29th Feb. at 8pm at Kirby’s Lanterns Hotel, music by Oliver & Tony. Tickets can be obtained from Michael Liston or Mary Kearney, The Village.
ENABLE Ireland Flag Day will be held in Tralee on Thursday and Friday 21st and 22nd Feb, details from 066 712 8220.
EVENTS for Feb: Mid Term Break 11th to 15th of Feb; Ballydonoghue Comhaltas will hold a concert at Tomasin’s of Friday night Feb. 15th; Charity Concert in aid of a Russian Church will be held at Asdee Community Centre on Thursday night Feb 14th , Scor na bPaisti will be held at the same venue on Friday night Feb. 29th; Country Music Awards Night sponsored by WL 102, will be held at Rathkeale House Hotel on Feb. 25th at 9pm; Bus travels to the House of Prayer in Achill every Saturday, details from 066 7147 494; Afternoon of Prayer beginning at 2.45pm will be held at Scartaglen Church on Sunday Feb. 17th, Janice and Moss Carrig and Fr John Horan will attend; Gathering Traditional Music Festival will be held in Killarney from 20th to 24th of Feb.; Abbeyfeale Drama Group present the Field by J. B. Keane on Sunday night Feb. 24th, proceeds in aid of Abbeyfeale Day Care Centre, they will also stage the play on Tuesday 26th and Thursday 28th and a few nights in early March; The 4pm The Recycling Event which ended at 4pm at the Tralee Mart on Friday last did not give the working taxpayer an opportunity to avail of free recycling of electrical goods, do the organisers of the event really mean business; Ploughing Championship in Ballyheigue on Feb. 17th ; Kerry London Association AGM was due to be held on Tuesday night Feb. 12th at The Kingdom Bar, Kilburn, details from 0044 7977 9222 42; West Limerick Set Dancing Club held their dance in the Convent Hall Abbeyfeale on last Sunday afternoon;
ST JOHN’S: Wed. 13thFeb., Corner Boys, a play by John McKenna and on Thursday 14th The Best of Traditional with Jim McKillop and Pat Conroy, Thursday and Friday 21st and 22nd Surviving Santa Ponza a comic drama, with Pakie O Callaghan and Frank Twomey.
TINTEAN Players will present Trouble Bachelors on Feb. 15th and 17th, at Tintean Theatre, details from 068 28003.
SIAMSA: Johnny McEvoy Saturday 16th at 8pm.
WRITERS week closing date for entries is Friday 29th of Feb. `08, details from 068 21074.
COLLECTION of clothes in aid of children’s home in Kenya will be made at Supervalue Car park, Listowel on Monday Feb. 18th 9am to 1pm.
HEALTH: Study in America on 10,000 middle aged people with diabetes found that lowering blood sugar levels to near normal increased their chances of dying from heart attacks. 12 percent of the U.S. population are African Americans but they account for about 32 percent of the people with kidney failure.
Psoriasis information night will be held at the Manor West on Wednesday 13th Feb. at 7.30pm.
PLANE: You need a university degree to fly a plane and an apprenticeship is needed to repair it.
HISTORY: Diary of Thomas Rakes( 1778-1848) tells us on Monday 4th Jan. 1833 that the future Bill for emancipation of slaves in the West Indian Colonies, caused a deputation of proprietors to present their fears to the government; The King opened Parliament Tuesday 5th of Jan `33, among the subjects he mentioned was Church Reform and rigorous measures must be used against Ireland, an address from the Commons to the King was delayed due to an amendment moved by O Connell on the subject of Ireland; Tuesday Feb. 12th `33 Irish Church Reform Bill introduced by Lord Althorpe in the Commons and on Friday 15th Feb. Earl Grey brought forward his coercive measures for Ireland ; Sunday 24th `33 a speech by O Connell at a meeting of the Political Union last night is beyond expression violent , not to say treasonable. The Irish Coercion bill was carried on Tuesday March 5th 1833 by 466 to 89.
Galtee come West; the story of Fr William Casey 1840-1907, more headlines from the book; Community Life in Abbeyfeale; County and District Councils; Road Making, Silver Jubilee and Testimonial; O Grady Tenants; Background to Ellis Estate Dispute; Samuel Harris; Land Purchase and Influence of Lord Dunraven; Funeral of Fr Casey, Months Mind, his Will, erection and unveiling of his memorial, the 50th and Centenary commemorations of Fr Casey.
It happened in February; 2nd Feb. 1988, Nora Herlihy of the Credit Union died; 4th Feb. 1868 Countess Markievich born in London; From Feb. to July 1858 Our lady appeared 18 times to Bernadette; 10th Feb. 1798 Rome declared a Republic, Pius VI was taken to Valence; Feb. 1948 Fianna Fail got 68 seats out of 147 in the Dail; Bryan McMahon died 13th Feb. 1998; Pierce Mahony of Kilmorna died Feb. 19th 1853.
THOUGHT: When you stop to count your blessings, do not forget to give God a big thank you to for all the difficult people in your life. Those cranks that cross your path and darken your doorway are just bursting with the potential to bless you. Every person who provokes you is an opportunity but it all depends on you. You can respond with love and mercy or you can get angry and lash out – blessing or sin; “Christ is passing by” regardless of which party you are, St Josemaria Escriva.
BEST Wishes to Sony Hurley of Athea who celebrated his 92nd birthday recently. Best wishes also to Jack Walsh of Moyvane North and Knockanure who held a party recently to mark his 80th birthday.
CONGRATULATIONS to Thady Finucane and Darragh McDonnell of Estuary AC who were recently presented with awards at Kerry AAI County Awards night held in Killarney.
SPACE: International Space Station with three Astronauts on board will pass over the Country till Feb. 17th. NASA celebrates their 50th anniversary this year. Total eclipse of the Moon takes place on the night of Wednesday and Thursday 20th and 21st Feb. A lovely dawn chorus could be heard on Saturday morning Feb. 9th at 7.20am, following a lovely dawn the day continued mild and dry.
MONSANTO the people who developed GM crops are predicting that their profits will treble this year in comparison to the same period last year .
ADORATION: Moyvane Sunday 4pm to 5pm, Wednesday 10am to 7pm, Knockanure Wednesday 10am to 6pm, Listowel every Tuesday and Wednesday; Abbeyfeale Monday to Friday from 6pm to 8pm; Listowel every Tuesday and Wednesday. Adoration in Abbeyfeale open day and night.
INDULGENCE at Lourdes can be gained this year by visiting the following places: The parish where St. Bernadette was baptized; The Soubirous family home; The Grotto; The chapel where St. Bernadette received her first Communion. At each location you are expected to meditate, say the Our Father; the Creed and the special jubilee prayer or a prayer to Mary.
Pilgrimage to Fatima from 11th to 18th of May, details from 066 71313 28.
GRAND Master of the Knights of Malta died last week, they have over 12,000 members and work in 120 countries, the Knights were established in Jerusalem in the 11th centaury and have diplomatic representation with 100 countries.
STATIONS of the Cross in Moyvane on Tuesday after 7.30pm Mass. Please come and make this Prayerful Journey during Lent. Next Tuesday The Badminton Group will lead us in The Way of the Cross.
ANNIVERSARIES: Nora Sullivan, Billy Fitzgerald, Catherine Mulvihill, Billy Murphy, Teresa Sheahan, Fr Dan Griffin, Bridget Kelliher, Bryan McMahon, F. X. Martin, Mary B Healy, Stephen Donegan, Benedict Kiely, Catherine McElligott, Richard Sheehan, Mary Teresa Kennelly, Jack Quaid, Pat Mulvihill, Mick Reidy, Billy O Sullivan, Mary Ann Kennelly, Jackie Sexton,Catherine Fitzmaurice, Pat Hudson, Mairead Moore, Pat J Kennelly, Dan Connor,
Mass at 7.30pm for the week beginning Feb. 11th; Monday 11th for William Guiney; Tuesday for Catherine Mulvihill and deceased members of the Mulvihill family of Glin Road; Wednesday Maurice and Ester Kennelly; Thursday for Dick Sheehan; Friday for Ellen, Patrick and Pascal Walsh; Saturday 16th for Cormac o Leary. Sunday 17th Mass in Knockanure at 10am for Patrick J Kennelly and 11am Mass in Moyvane for Jim, John and Willie Guiney.
Peters Pence collection this weekend.
READERS: Michelle Corridan, Chloe Mulvihill, David Murphy, Noelle Nolan, Brenda Clancy & Anne Stack.
ADORATION: Moyvane Sunday 4pm to 5pm, Wednesday 10am to 7pm, Knockanure Wednesday 10am to 6pm, Listowel every Tuesday and Wednesday; Abbeyfeale day and night during Lent; Listowel every Tuesday and Wednesday.