Knockanure Notes – 10th June, 2012

SOCIAL day for the active retired was held on Monday 11th June at Knockanure Community Centre, more from 068 49799.

SEATS and tickets still available for the local bus travelling to the Eucharistic Congress for the Final Day, details from 087 2976 304.

KNOCK: Annual Pilgrimage to Knock take place on Wednesday 11th July, 2012. Coach leaves Knockanure, Moyvane via Tarbert and Glin, Contact Margaret at 087 2976304 or Nuala at 068 36166.

NANO Nagle books written by Sr. Pius O Farrell have been presented to Listowel Library.

EVENTS: Ned and Marie Moran were at the recent Kilflynn centenary celebrations. Marie’s father John will be 100 years on July 1st 2012; Castleisland Races are on 16th and 17th of June; Lixnaw Feile Cheoil is on 16th and 17th of June; Information night on breast cancer will be held at the Malton hotel, Killarney on June 13th at 7pm, more from 066 719 2122; Feile na mBlath will be held in Tralee on June 15, 16 and 17th;  The annual Fianna Fail outing will take place on Tuesday, July 17th to Rathwood, Tullow, Co. Carlow, more from Marie Wrenn on 068-42524 / 087-7674832; An Information Evening on elder abuse will take place at the Listowel Family Resource Centre on Tuesday June 12th from 7.30-9.30pm. details from Bridie on 068 23584 / 086 8556431.

AGM of West Limerick 102 FM will take place in The Desmond Complex Newcastle West on Wednesday 20th June at 8pm, and all are welcome.

GST: 35 km walk/cycle on the Great Southern Trail on  June 16th, they welcome the announcement of €290,000 funding from the Department of Transport to enable Limerick Co.Co. to extend the rail-trail from Abbeyfeale to the Co. Kerry border.

PARENTS: This year’s Annual National Parents Council Conference takes place on 16th June in the National College of Ireland – admission is free.

MUSIC: Thursday, June 21st has been designated  National Day of Music.  Athea are hoping to have an evening of music and dancing with a bar-b-cue, down by the river near the bridge, more from  087 6758762.

BEST Wishes to Sharon Buckley and Micheal O Sullivan who were married in Knockanure Church on 8th June 2012. Bridesmaids were Yvonne Buckley, Jennifer Deasy and Niamh O Sullivan. Best man was Colm O Sullivan, Groomsmen Aindriu  and Gearoid O Sullivan. Page boy was Callum Buckley. Parents of the bride are Mary and Gerard Buckley of Knockanure, parents of the groom are Mary and Andy O Sullivan of Kenmare. Musicians at the church were Kate Lucey and James Dillon. The bride an accomplished singer also sang at the mass and Yvonne Buckley read the reflection. Chief celebrant at the wedding was Fr. Tom Looney assisted by Fr. Lucid, Fr. McMahon and Fr. O Callaghan.

ST JOHN’S: Wed13th Dance Project with local women’s groups; Fri. 15th play called Tan by Marie Boylan and Ann Blake; Monday 18th St John’s Youth Theatre end of term production, details from 068 22566.

WELL done to Tara Finucane who was presented with the student of the year award  at the Graduation ceremony in Scoil Ide agus Ioseph in Abbeyfeale recently.

RESPONDER: Athea Community First Responders On Saturday 23 June are holding a training course on the following topics. Adult, Infant & Child CPR and Choking along with use of Defibrillator. This course is HSE recognised and you will be awarded a certificate from Irish Heart Foundation upon successful completion. contact Sean Liston on 087 258 9872 after 6pm in the evening.

VINTAGE: Knockanure Vintage meeting will be held in the Community Centre Knockanure on June 15th at 9pm, volunteers are needed for Vintage Day on Aug. 12th 2012.

PROCESSION was held in Listowel on Sunday last, a great crowd attended, on a lovely afternoon. View at

DRISCOLL Moyvane; Tim Driscoll and Mary McGlin of Gortdromasillihy married 1876 fathers were Jer Driscoll and Tom McGlin. They had children, Julia, Joan, Tom, Mary, Jer and Tim; Michael Driscoll son of Tim Driscoll and Mary McAuliffe was born in 1892; Michael Driscoll of Murhur born 1830 son of Michael Driscoll and Mary Kane, sponsor Margaret Conway, Michael had another sibling Denis born 1833; Joan Driscoll born 1858 daughter of Jer Driscoll and Mary Lyons; John Enright married 1899 Nora Driscoll, fathers Dan Enright and Tim Driscoll; John Horgan born Lissaniskea  1893 to John Horgan and Margaret Driscoll; Jer Horgan born 1900John Horgan and Margaret Driscoll;  In 1901 Jer Driscoll was aged 20 and Willian Driscoll aged 16 were living in Newtownsandes.

KERRYMAN of June 8th 1949 reports that Priests and people of Down and Connor collected £1,576 for Derrynane Appeal. Save Derrynane  subscribers at meeting in Cleary’s Restaurant collected £237. Fenian John O Neill Golden had his family History traced in Kerryman of Jan 1st 1949.

Kerryman of July 9th 1949, church collection for Maynooth, Newtownsandes gave £230, Duagh £110, Ballylongford gave £ 210 and Listowel gave £713.

CHOIR: The Irish Church Music Association was founded in November 1969 their 43rd Annual Summer School runs from Monday 2 July – Friday 6 July 2012 at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. Tomás Kenny is Registrar for the ICMA Summer School. Contact details: 086 2366521 email: [email protected]

THOUGHT: As Christ has become one with us in our receiving Holy Communion, we are to bring Christ to those we meet in what we say and what we do.

THANKS: Sean Jones on behalf of the Pallottine Fathers would like to extend a heartfelt gratitude for the generosity shown at their recent Church Gate Collection in Knockanure/Moyvane. All money raised goes directly to the Mission fields in Tanzania and Kenya where our Irish Pallottines work.

QUEEN: The complete collection of Queen Victoria’s diaries are available to the public online for the first time.

DEATH:  Sr. Cornelius (Biddy) Holly of Abbey House, Rathfarnham and Tarbert, died on June 4, 2012,  pre- deceased by her sister Carmel (Sr Patrick IBVM), her brothers Mick, Fr Paddy CSSp and Fr Con CSSp; survived by her brother Maurice and her Loreto Community. Requiem Mass for Sr. Cornelius was celebrated in the Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham on June 7th, she was laid to rest in Abbey House Cemetery. Sr. Holly was in her 100th year.

ANNIVERSARIIES: Mai Galvin, Bessie Nealon, Tom Moloney, Mary Margaret Dillon, Liam Cronin, C J Haughey, Kity O Donnell, Mary Murphy, Donal Mulvihill,  Cillian O Connor, Ned Cronin, Maureen Moore, Bridget Stack, Bridie O Connell, Eamonn Keane, Mass on Sat. 16th 7.30pm for Nora Adams nee Stack; Mass on Sun. 17th at 10.00am in Knockanure For the People of the Parish and the11.00am mass in Moyvane is for Christy Barry.

MASS in Knockanure every morning including Fri 15th at 10am.

CHURCH Events; Do this in Memory of Me programme finished in Knockanure Church on Sunday last, Fr. Lucid thanked all involved over the past months. Holy Hour & Benediction  after the Vigil Mass last Sat. for the success of the Eucharistic Congress.

Scriptural Reflection Group meet in the Presbytery on Friday night at 8pm. Everyone welcome.

Adoration Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm.

Tues at the Eucharistic Congress in Dublin the Lyreacrompane School Children will tell the story of the Ciborium found in Ardydonegan bog in 1923. Medjugorje Monthly Prayer Meeting was held on Monday June 11th at 7.30pm. in St. Patrick’s Hall.

THANKS: Irish Cancer Society collection amounted to €854.00

READERS: Vigil, Seline Mulvihill & Ann Marie Kennelly;
11.00am Katherina Kelligan & Noelle Nolan; Knockanure Sunday 17th June, Gerard Leahy & Brenda Clancy

WALK in the footsteps of St Brendan on Saturday, June 16th at 10am, start at the Car Park of St. Johns Church, Castle Street.  There will be a short unveiling ceremony, followed immediately by the inaugural leg of the Camino from Tralee to Camp, approx. 18 km.

LATIN MASS  on Sunday, June 17th in The Dominican, Holy Cross Church, Tralee at 1.30pm.