Knockanure Notes – 10th July, 2011

CHANGE: Please Note change of date for the next Active Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre. The next social day for the active retirement takes place on Monday 18th July. Come and enjoy a great meal followed by music and dance. Anyone wishing to attend please ring in advance at 068 49799 or 087 7528626 anytime. All new members welcome.

ELECTION: Knockanure Development Association held a meeting on 4th July 2011. The following are the elected members of the committee. Honorary Presidents – Dan Keane – Jerry Enright. Chairperson – Danny Winter.Vice Chairperson – Mary O Connor. Secretary – Nora Winter. Treasurer – Kathy Kennelly. Assistant Treasurer – Nora Winter.PRO – Maggie Large. Assistant PRO – Marie Doody. Committee members – Jimmy Denihan – Betty Doody. Anyone interested in joining the committee would be most welcome. Please contact Knockanure Community Centre on 068 49799. Many Thanks, Knockanure Development Association.

CROAGH PATRICK: Sunday July 31st ,For enquiries and bookings contact 068 21707 or 086 2508796.

HORSE Show, bus tickets are available from 068 49337.

THANKS to Murhur , Moyvane school children and friends who collected, E360 for Bothar;  Irish Guide Dogs received E200 and Crumlin Hospital got E 1,113. Also helping were Holly’s Gala Store, Nolan’s Express and Moyvane Youth Club.

COLLECTION: The Kerry Branch of the National Council for the Blind wish to thank contributors and collectors in the Parish for their contribution to their recent Church gate collection, Moyvane amounted to E600 and Knockanure E175.

ST JOHN’S: Wed. 13th , Summer Melodies with Mary Culloty O Sullivan, Cormac Dineen and Brid O Shea; Thursday  14th ,Jack Magic with Jack Richards; Fri. 15th , A  Moon Rose , a new play   by Neil Flynn, presented by The Hothouse; Tuesday 19th ,Ferguson, Holmes and Henry, featuring American and Irish music, details from 068 22566.

AWARE: The Tralee Aware group offer support for those who are sufferers of depression, and for their families and friends every Tuesday at 8pm in the Sacristy rooms at the rear of St. John’s Church.
 Call Kate on 087-2993142 or Aware main office on 01-6617211 for details, or contact loCall Helpline – 1890 303 302 or Head Office  01 6617211.

BLOOD Transfusion Service  will hold donation clinic in Brandon Hotel on Monday, July 11th from 5-8.30pm and on Tuesday to Thursday, July 12th – 14th from 3-5pm and 7-9pm.

ACTIVE Heart will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 12th in Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club at 8pm.  Healthy heart food prepared by resident chefs will be available for tasting.  Instruction on preparation of this food will be given.  All welcome.

COURSE: Kerry Counselling & Training Services is offering Certificate Course in Counselling Skills 2011. For information, contact Caroline on 066 7122931 or email [email protected]

MUM: Meet a mum group Listowel Family Resource Centre session 5 ‘what items to include in a child’s toy box’, on Wed. 13th at 10.30am. Alzheimer’s carers support group meet on Tuesday 12th at 7.30pm. contact the centre on 068-23584.

BEREAVEMENT Support Open Evening with Denis Robinson on the Stages of Grief, Coping Mechanisms, Individual and Community Support Systems – Thurs. 14th July, 7.30 p.m. at Listowel Family Resource Centre, John B. Keane Rd. Listowel. All Welcome, Bring a Friend. Contact Lorraine 06823429/Bridie 086-8556431.

EVENTS: Summer Seisiun will be held on Thursday nights at 9pm in the Devon Hotel, Templeglantine till mid August; Cross Roads Dancing at Finuge every Friday night during July and August; Tarbert Historical Society are going on a trip to Dingle and the Blaskets on July 17th; Racing begins at Killarney on July 11th; Guided tour of the Cathedral in Killarney on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3pm; Water Safety Class begins at Glin on Tuesday 12th July; Afternoon of Prayer at Scartaglen Church on Sunday July 17th at 2.45pm; Athea Road Race 23rd and 24th July; Class for children with reading and spelling difficulties will be held at IT Tralee from 25th to 29th July;

FETE held in Abbeyfeale on Sunday last attracted a big crowd; they had a dog show, football matches, barbecue and various stands. Some lovely needlework on sale and a great quantity of books were on offer, including Working Lives, Tracing My Journey, The Mystery of the Casement Ship, Irisleabhar Mha Nuad, Leiman a Mhile Jesus in Dingle. An auction and music session was also part of the event.

HORSE Fair in Listowel on Thursday last July 7th was a day for dodging showers, a small number of horses and ponies on display with many of the owners sheltering in trailers. There was still plenty of pets on offer, and the enthusiastic followers of all things equine were merrily entertaining each other. Some horse fair pictures at Knockanure.photobucket.

INCENTIVE: State of Kentucky has offered $7 million in tax incentives to entice American Synthetic Rubber to invest $26 million at its Louisville plant.

DIGITAL Skills Course, details from 068 23584.

EXPERIENCE: I bear my witness that the worst days I have ever had have turned out to be my best days. And when God has seemed most cruel to me, he has then been most kind, says, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

HERITAGE: The Summer Talks Series is being launched on Thursday July 14th at 8 PM, at Glengarriff Park Hotel. The first talk is by Kurt Lyndorff, from The Ewe Sculpture gardens, a former war correspondent; July 21st ‘Marine of South West Cork’ by John Early;July 28th ’50 years since the trains headed west’ by Maurice McCarthy; August 4th ‘Beara in photos’ by John Eagle. Could this be replicated nearer home.

FREEMANS Journal of 19 July 1923; Commissioner for County disapproves allowance of £6 per year to Mr R Walsh R. O, the R. O should receive applicants in person. Cattle seized in Moyvane and Athea to pay shop goods , to satisfy decree from executers of the late Mrs Richardson merchant , Newtownsandes. Clare County Council are demanding rates for 1921 . Sinn Fein collected in some cases, receipts destroyed for fear of Police. Daniel Ryan friend of Michael Collins buried. Listowel Sub- Committee got letter from L. G Department declining to sanction the appointment of Dr. Roger O Connor as M.O for Ballyhorgan, the Doctor spent a considerable time in interment. 23 July 1923, Tralee Sat night; Cheering crowds welcome President Cosgrove and Party. Guard of honour and reception committee in Listowel. President greeted by townspeople and a bouquet of damask and tea roses was presented by Mrs Crowley wife of Mr Crowley TD. Mr Lynch said it was a pleasure and joy to see the welcome the first President of the Free State got. President Cosgrove was met at the railway station on his way to Tralee by an enormous crowd, which gave him an enthusiastic ovation. Mr James Crowley TD and Mr J Collins chairman of the Urban Council presented an address of welcome; Mr D H Leane from Cumann na n-Gaeheal and Mr O Connor from Newtownsandes offered a loyal and encouraging address on behalf of his area.

FATHER of the European Parliament; Archduke Otto von Habsburg, He was born on November 12 1912 in the Vienna palace of Hetzendorf . Archduke Otto von Habsburg, died on July 4 aged 98, he was son of  the Archduke Karl and a great-nephew of the ruling Emperor Franz Josef. Habsburg monarchy goes back over 650 years. In 1979 and the next 20 years, The Archduke was elected to the European Parliament as Christian Democrat member. The Father of the House and only member  born before the First World War.

KNOCK: A group of 40 people from the locality were in Knock on Wed. last July 6th, the group was led by Fr. Tom McMahon, they had a lovely day while we at home had some torrential rain. Thanks to all who were involved in organising the day including Nuala and Margaret Carmody, looking forward to the next Pilgrimage.

ADORATION:  Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm; Listowel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after 10.30am Mass till 7pm.

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, July 26th at 6.30pm.  An invitation is also extended to priests who have retired from abroad and are now living in Ireland. Please contact 064 6631168 by Friday, July 22nd and not later than 12 noon on Monday,  July 25th if you wish to attend.

DEATH has occurred of Joan Flannery (née Collins) of College Green, Ennis, Clare, Joan was predeceased by her husband Tony who was a native of Mayo. Joan was daughter of Jack Collins of Aughrim, Moyvane and Teresa Fitzmaurice of Leitrim East. Requiem Mass for Joan Flannery was celebrated on March 29th 2011 in St. Joseph’s Church, Ennis, she was laid to rest in Lemenagh Cemetery, Newmarket-Fergus.

ANNIVERSARIES: Pat Keane, Maureen Leech, Bridie Reilly, John Stack, Mary Murphy, Fr Dan Daly SMA, Vanda Horgan, Bridie Sheehy, Pat Joe Stack, Jim Sullivan, Lil Mai Sullivan, Sean Sheehan, Julia Walsh, Nan and Michael Flavin, Aidan Holly, Mossie Ahern, Sr. Consuela Moloney, Ted McElligott, Pat Sweeney, Patrick O Flaherty, Paudie Scanlon, Fr. John B Cunningham, Mary Dee; Mass on Tue. 12 at 8pmfor John P and Eileen O Connor &Mary and Patrick Keane; Masson Thursday 14th in Knockanure at 8pm for Matt and Bridget Costelloe; Mass on Friday 15th in Moyvane for James Moloney at 8pm; Masson Sat. 16th at 8pmfor Mary Flavin; Mass on Sunday in Knockanure at 10am for Nora and Michael Flavin and the 11am Massin Moyvane is for Kit Windle.

COLLECTION last week was for sick and retired Priests,  there are 8 sick and 20 retired Priests in Kerry.

READERS: Vigil, Seline Mulvihill and Ann Marie Kennelly; 11am David Murphy and Noelle Nolan; Knockanure, Margaret Carmody and Mary Fitzgerald.

GRAVEYARD Masses: Ahavoher on Monday August 1st; Knockanure Old Churchyard Tuesday  August 2nd and Murhur Churchyard Mass is on Wednesday 3rd August, all Masses at 8pm.