Knockanure Notes — 10th May, 2015

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre was on Monday 11th May 2015, please ring office for details on 068 49799.

DRAMA: Animation Drama Group presents: The Wizard of Oz at Knockanure Community Centre on May 12th at 7.00 pm and May 13th also at 7.00 pm.

FIRST HOLY Communion was celebrated in Knockanure on Saturday last 9th May 2015, a large crowd attended, it was a great day for the children, parents and grandparents cousins and friends. Thanks to Fr Lucid, the teachers, the choir and Margaret and the other helpers who have put in a great amount of time and effort in preparations for this special day. The church was decorated for the occasion.

BUS: New bus service on Wednesday, details from 1890 528 528 or 066 7147002.

MAY:   Annual Queen of the May Procession takes place this year on Sunday 17th May at 3.00 p.m. Annual Parish Pilgrimage to Knock takes place this year on Wednesday 01st July 2015.  Contact Margaret at 087 2976304 for booking.

ZUMBA Classes every Tuesday from 10am in Knockanure Community Centre.  Everyone welcome.  For more information please call 068/49799.

INFORMATION Officer at Knockanure Commmunity Centre every Monday from 1pm to 3.30 pm (except the second Monday of the month).  Medical card forms, farm assist, social welfare queries.  Free and confidential service.

TRANSFUSION SERVICE: are taking blood in Listowel Arms Hotel on May 11th & Tuesday 12th – 6.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

REMEMBERING ZOE MAY 15-17:  The Parish of Abbeyfeale have organized a weekend of events.

DEATH: Liza Mulvihill of Main Street, Glin and Formerly of Glenalappa East, Moyvane, died on the 3rd of May 2015 in her 100th year. Survived by her nephews and nieces, grandnephews and nieces, great-grandnephews and nieces, great great-grandnephews, relatives, neighbours, carers, and friends.
Requiem Mass for Liza was celebrated on Thursday, the 7th of May in Glin Church, followed by burial in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane.
Liza was daughter of Paddy Mulvihill and Mary Ann Kiely of Moyvane and last surviving member of her family. She was predeceased by siblings, Jerry (d 9 Aug. 2013), Mick, William, Paddy, Martin, Mary, Lena and Hannie.

DEATH: Agnes Mulvihill (née McDonagh) of Charles Street, Listowel and Moyvane.Predeceased by her husband Michael, survived by  daughters Anne, Mary, and Una, sisters, grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces. Requiem Mass for Agnes Mulvihill was celebrated in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane on the 9th of May followed by burial in Murhur Cemetery.

DEATH: Heidi Deegan of Rusheen, Ballylongford. Heidi died on the 6th of May. Survived by her father  Patrick, mother Angela, brother Jason, sisters Katie and Sabrina, her boyfriend Pat, her grandmother and grandfather, her uncles and aunts. Requiem mass for Heidi Deegan was celebrated in St. Michael’s Church, Ballylongford. Burial afterwards in Aughavallin Cemetery on 11th May 2015. Heidi Deegan’s mother Angela is from Keylod, Moyvane.

DEATH: John Neenan of Laccamore, Abbeydorney and  of Crotta, Kilflynn. Died on 6th May 2015 in his 103rd year. Survived by his wife Margaret, son Ger, daughters Maire Moran and Patricia, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchild, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces. Requiem Mass for John was celebrated  at St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeydorney  on Saturday and burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Kilflynn.

DEATH: Stacia Nelligan (née Hanrahan) of Kilbaha, Moyvane, died  on the 9th of May, 2015. Pre-deceased by her husband Séan, son Séan, and twin brother Jerry. Survived  by her children Bríd, Miriam, and Gearóid, son-in-law Séamus Ahern, grandchildren Clodagh, Anna, Mark, Sé, and Alex, sister-in-law Mary O’Connor, brothers-in-law Timmy and Tom Nelligan. Requiem Mass for Statia on 11th of May at the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane followed by burial afterwards in Ahavoher Cemetery. Sean Nelligan died on August 18th 2012.

ANNIVERSARIES: Tom Higgins, John Flavin, Mary Dunfort, Mary Hudson, Gortaglanna, William Flaherty, Lar Buckley, David Dillon, David Foley, Noreen Sweeney, Michael Anthony Ahern, Catriona Houlihan, Sr. Ignatius O Grady, John Guiney, Martha O Sullivan, Paddy Meehan, Tim Shanahan, Mary Finnegan, Eileen Behan, Eamonn Cotter, Dick O Connor, Jer Scannell, Sean Sullivan, Tony Cronin, Jerry McCarthy, Jack McCarthy, John Flaherty. Mass on Tues.      12th at  7.30pm for Timothy & Julia O’Flaherty. Mass on Wed. 13th  at         7.30pm for  Con J. & Catherine Mulvihill & their son Con. Mass on

Thurs.  14th at 7.30pm for Deceased members of the Galvin Family. Mass on Fri.  15th  at  7.30pm  for Michael Dore. Mass on Sat.         16th at 7.30pm at Maura O’Connor. Mass on Sun. 17th  at     10.00am   for Timothy, Hanna & John Flaherty, Gortdromagouna and the deceased members of the Flaherty Family and the 11.00am  Mass is for Michael Flaherty. Mass on Tues. 19th at  7.30pm,  Months Mind for Mai Quinn.

CHURCH NEWS: Readers: Vigil, Michelle Corridan,11am Paul & Anthony Kiely; Knockanure   10am Mary O’Flaherty & Cian Rogan

ROSARY: In honour of Our Blessed Mother, The Rosary will be recited at The Grotto every Tuesday Evening – after Mass – during the Month of May.

CAR BOOT SALE AND INDOOR MARKET:  The monthly car boot sale in aid of WL102fm will take place at the Community Centre, Newcastlewest on Sunday next May 17.  Gates open at 7.30am.  The station will shortly be celebrating 10 years on air and the car boot sale is an integral part of the fundraising effort to help it stay on air.

COMMEMORATION on Saturday last at Templeglantine of Timothy O Neill Lane who  was born at Gurteen, Templeglantine 1852, and he was buried in Brosna, Co. Kerry in May 1915 in an ancestral Leane grave. His ancestors on the Lane side came from Knockcoolkeare, Mountcollins and as it seems, previously from Brosna. Mary O’Neill from Ahane Cross, Brosna was his mother. He lived for a time at Kilmorna.

BEALTAINE FESTIVAL 2015 AT LISTOWEL LIBRARY   is offering the following classes to celebrate creativity with Máire Holmes Writer in Residence, Kerry County Council on Tuesday  12th of May at 3.00-4.30-pm . Watercolour Art Classes with Roisin McGuigan on Thursday 21st and 28th May at 11.30-1.00 pm. Booking and further info:  Library on 068-23044.

THE LARTIGUE MONORAIL AND MUSEUM will be open for visitors between 1 pm and 4.30 pm every day from now until September 12th

PRESENTATION SECONDARY SCHOOL LISTOWEL is holding a Bingo Fundraising event to develop the field and a running track.   Bingo will take place in the School Hall on Sunday 24th May at 3.00pm.

LATIN MASS, TRALEE will be offered in Holy Cross Dominican Church, Tralee on Sunday 17th May, at 1.30pm.

THE RAY OF SUNSHINE FOUNDATION: is looking for volunteers to travel to Mombasa, Kenya in January 2016 for 12 days. We are building a Rescue Centre for abused girls who are used in the sex trafficking industry.  We are looking for trades people and also labourers.  For more information, contact Olive on 087/6994599.

WALK in Glin: Green Ribbon Walk: for mental health will take place on Sunday 17th May.  The walk will take place at the Knights Walk at 1.00 p.m., meeting at the Church Car Park at 12.45 p.m.  This is a free event and all are welcome.  Refreshments afterwards at the Heritage Centre.

MEDJUGORJE Sept 23rd to 30th. Flights ex Cork. Spiritual Director: Fr. Francis Nolan, Group Leader: Maura Harksen. Further information, 066 7185940.

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION: will take place on its Feast day – Sunday June 7th immediately after the 11.00 a.m. Mass. This year the Procession will begin in The Square and will proceed right up through William Street and into St. Brendan’s Terrace, O’Connell’s Ave and into Feale Drive where it will conclude with Benediction

ST JOHN’S: Play,  Sat 16th My English Tongue, My Irish Heart, written by Martin Lynch, details from 068 22566.

GAA HISTORY: Kerry Champion Aug. 12 -1944 ; North Kerry Football League.  Final of Junior Div. and Semi-Final of the minor competition decided in Ballydonoghue on Sunday last. Small attendance gate was £7. Cooleens 1-4  defeated Knockanure 0-6 in the final of the North Kerry Junior League. An Gleann Listowel 3-3 beat Ballylongford 2-2 in the semi-final of the minor div. Both games poor. In the minor game Ballylongford led at the interval 2-2 to 0-2. Carroll, Sheahan, O’Connell and Curtin scored for An Gleann. Ballylongford scorers were Weir, Brennan and McGrath. J Boyle was Ref.
Junior game Cooleens led at half time 0-3 to 0-1. Cooleen scorers were Houlihan, Leahy, Costelloe and Jones. Knockanure scorers Leahy and Ahern. Ref. was J Fitzgibbons.

Kerryman 12 July 1985 page  16
Two year saga involving three Duagh senior football players who have been looking for a transfer to Knockanure club has been resolved. The three, John Lane, James Keane and Tom Sullivan, all played senior football for Duagh, three seasons ago. All three played for Knockanure from Juvenile up to Minor Level. Chairman Frank King said transfers were legal. No player should be kept out of competitive football for such a long spell.

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