Knockanure Notes – 11th August, 2013

VINTAGE DAY in Knockanure on August 18th.
The Knockanure Community Centre Committee is holding a cake sale at the Vintage. Anybody wishing to donate confectionaries can drop them to any member of the committee.

DEFIBRILLATOR training was due to take place on 12th August at the Community Centre Knockanure at 7.00 p.m, places are limited to six.

CLOTHES: Moyvane Ladies Football, clothes collection will take place on Thursday 15th August at the Community Centre, Moyvane. Bags may also be dropped off on Wednesday 14th August between 6-8pm .

GATHERING Tarbert continues to August  to 18th; O Donnell gathering in West Kerry from 16th to 18th August, details from 087 0523 276; Gathering Night at the Kingdom Greyhound Track on 24th August;

ALL IRELAND Fleadh in Derry runs  to 18th August.

BEST WISHES: Limerick in Croke Park on August 18 to fight for a place in the senior and minor All-Ireland final,

Congratulations to Maureen Murphy formerly of the Failte Bar who was awarded a Year of the Gathering Award at the recent Fleadh na Mumhan awards ceremony at the University of Limerick.

GRAEYARD Mass in Kilnaughtin Cemetery on 16th August at 7.30pm.

DEATH has occurred on August 4th 2013 of John P Walsh, Barragougeen, Moyvane. Survived by wife Marie, sons Pat, Jerry, John Joe, James and Mike, daughters Helen, Ann, Theresa and Margaret, sisters, Josie in Duncaha, Mai in England and Margaret in Blennerville. His brother Paschal predeceased him. Requiem mass for John P Walsh was celebrated on Tuesday 6th 2013  in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane. John P Walsh was laid to rest afterwards in Ahavoher Cemetery, Knockanure, beside his father Pat (1889-1972) who server in the US army and his mother Ellie Flaherty who was a native of Knockanure. Both John and his father were good at recitation.

DEATH took place on 2nd August 2013 of Michael O’Keeffe of Moybella, Lisselton at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin.  Survived by his wife  Joan (Daly), daughters, Marie, Margaret and Catherine, sisters, Mary, Joan, Nora and Bridget, and brother John.  Requiem Mass at St. Teresa’s Church, Ballydonoghue  on 6th August 2013, was celebrated by Fr Lawlor assisted by Fr Dillon and Fr Hagerty. Michael O Keeffe was laid to rest afterwards in John Paul II Cemetery, Listowel. Family members assisted Stephen Donegan with the music. Michael was predeceased by siblings, Patrick, Jerry, Katherine, and Eileen. His father was a native of Duagh.

DEATH has taken place of Kathleen Crowley née O’Sullivan, Dromtrasna-Collins, Abbeyfeale on August 6th 2013, in her 98th year, wife of the late Denis, mother of the late Margaret Sheehy and Jimmy; survived by  son Denis, daughters Mary Ita (Keane), Nora (Daly) and Kathleen (Walsh), sisters Mary and Eily, Requiem Mass for Kathleen Crowley was celebrated at The Church of the Assumption, Abbeyfeale on 9th August 2013. Funeral afterwards to St Mary’s Cemetery, Abbeyfeale.

DEATH  occurred on 2nd August 2013 of Veronica (Vera) Keane (née Regan), Ard na Sidhe, Mounthawk, Tralee, formally of Dublin, London and Baltovin, Kilmoyley. Vera is survived by her husband Joe and family. Requiem Mass for Vera Keane was celebrated on Thursday 8th August 2013 in the Sacred Heart Church, Kilmoyley. Burial afterwards in the New Cemetery, Reilig Naomh Erc,  Kilmoyley.

MONTHS MIND for Johnny McEnery in Listowel Church on 17th August at 7pm.

ANNIVERSARIES: Michael Finucane, Con Brosnan, Jim Harnett, Pat Carmody, Sr. Eileen Cunningham, Tom Begley, Sr. Hanora Moriarty, Mother Gerard Kennelly, Mary Ann Keane, Kate Devane, Denis Sheahan, 17 drowned near Tarbert Aug 1893,Nuala Gould, Jeff Egar, Mary Enright, Jim Flaherty, Tom Holly, Sean Neligan, Mass on  Tues. 13th at 7.30pm for Moss O’Connor; Mass on Fri. 16th at 7.30pm for Dick, Peggy, Mary, Mylie & John Sheehan; Mass on Sat. 17th at 7.30pm for Sean Nelligan; Mass on Sun. 18th at 11.00am for James Hartnett.

HOLY DAY: Thurs. 15th Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 10.00am Knockanure and 11.00am Moyvane.

CHURCH NEWS: Diocesan Collection for the Pastoral & Retreat Centres on 17th 18th August; Adoration Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00pm to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm
Readers:- Vigil, John Corbett & Jimmie Collins
11.00am Amanda Coulson & Aine O’Connor
Knockanure: 10.00am Patricia & Andrew Rogan

A MOBILE Phone was found in Murhur Graveyard on Monday August 5th. Please contact the Presbytery.

MEDJUGORJE  MONTHLY  PRAYER  MEETING  will be held in the Listowel Parish Meeting Room on August 12th, at 7.30pm.

EPISCOPAL  ORDINATION of Bishop Ray Browne is available for viewing on the Diocesan website – Or knockanurelocal on youtube .

MASS FROM ST. JOHN’S The 10.30 a.m. Mass in St. John’s Parish Church on Sunday, August 18th,2013 will be broadcast live on RTE television.
The occasion will feature a new Mass in Irish by Fr. Pat Ahern, which was first performed in the Cathedral, Ardfert on May 16th last, to mark the feast of St. Brendan. The two choirs of St. John’s, with organist, John Jones, will be joined by Siamsóirí na Ríochta singers and a group of traditional musicians, who will provide the offertory music. The dancers, recently seen at the ordination of our new Bishop Ray Browne, will again be at hand to present a special offertory sequence. The celebrant for the Mass will be Fr. Francis Nolan. The Mass will also be carried live on RTE radio.

HERITAGE WEEK runs from 17th to 25th August, details at the library.

COACH TO KNOCK , Monday August 12th for the visit of Sr. Briege McKenna . Departs Tralee 7:30am. Contact  066 7180123 or  087 6361023.

CARERS AWARDS: If you know a Carer, whether a relative, neighbour or a friend who you think should be recognised contact Freephone 1800 240724 or [email protected] for a nomination form.

THOUGHTS: A suffering person does not need a lecture – he needs a listener. Billy Graham.
Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God’s best gifts. Thomas Hughes.
Three things that never return are: –   The Past, The missed opportunity and The spoken word.

FOOTBALL:  100 amputee footballers from across Europe were in Limerick last weekend for a two-day football tournament.

TRAIL: The Great Southern Trail has been granted a complimentary group return rail journey by Iarnród Éireann and proposes to avail of their generosity by making a visit to the West of Ireland. The plan is to commence the tour from Limerick Station at 9.20a.m. on Monday 1st Sept. by boarding the direct train to Athenry. At Athenry we change trains for Athlone where there will be a break from noon till 2p.m. before boarding the Westport train.
On arrival in Westport at 4p.m. we check-in to our hotel for two nights B+B and 2 Dinners. On Tuesday we will be transferred by coach to Achill to begin our, mostly downhill, cycle along the Great Western Greenway Anyone unable to complete the entire 25 miles will be picked up by mini-bus along the way.
Wednesday morning will be free to explore Westport before departing from the local station on the 1.10p.m. train via Roscommon, Athlone and Portarlington (change trains) arriving in Limerick at 5.40 p.m. where the tour ends.
The cost of €150 covers everything outlined above on the basis of sharing a room. A single room (limited amount) will increase the cost to €190.
Please let me know before Monday 12th August if you are interested.Liam O’Mahony, Cathaoirleach GST
087 6471956, [email protected]

SHOOTING STARS: see the most meteors per hour on the night of Monday, August 12th 2013. The Perseids have been observed for around 2000 years and are the result of Earth passing through a cloud of dust left behind Comet Swift-Tuttle. As Earth moves through this cloud, the particles fall into our atmosphere and burn up, creating shooting stars.

SILVER  SURFER  AWARDS  2013:  These showcase and celebrate older peoples’ use of the Internet and technology and the organisers are looking for someone who will become a role model to inspire more older people to embrace technology.  Further details can be obtained from or by phoning Anne-Marie on 01 4756989.  The closing date is Sunday, 15th September.

DAIL Report;  Bulls given to farmers from Department. 8-4 -1959
Edward Carmody, Beale, Asdee, Ballylongford, County Kerry cost £222.
John F. Leahy, Lisaniska, Kilmorna, County Kerry cost £420.
Ml. Dillon, Behenaugh, Knocknagoshel, County Kerry, cost £136.
Patk. Doran, Lyreacrompane, Listowel, County Kerry. Cost £120
Ml. Nolan, Scalp, Brosna, County Kerry cost £94
David Dillon, Behins, Listowel, County Kerry cost £105.
John Hayes, Gortnasminch, Listowel, County Kerry coat £73.
Thos. Dillane, Kiltean, Lisselton, County Kerry cost £105
John R. Kissane, Tullahinell, Ballylongford, County Kerry cost £157.
Edward Carmody, Beale, Asdee, Ballylongford, County Kerry coat £122.

DAIL: Minister for Social Protection (Deputy Joan Burton):  There are currently approximately 89,000 rent supplement recipients for which the Government has provided €436 million in 2012. Statistics are not available on the number of rent supplement applications received in County Kerry between January 2010 and January 2012 or the outcome of those applications. Below is a statement showing the number of rent supplement recipients in County Kerry from 2009 to 2012. 2009 ,recipients 2,398; 2010 recipients 2,339; 2011 recipients 2,278; 2012 recipients 2008.

FAMILY WENT TO Australia; Here is a list of Daniel Kennelly and Julia Dillon/Dillane’s. children born in Ireland.
I believe Julia and Daniel had another child in Ireland.
I think she was the daughter named Julia. (I haven’t found the record of her birth  yet.)
Children of Daniel Kennelly and Julia Dillane/Dillon born in Ireland.
Mathew b Listowel  24.1.1857
F  Daniel Kennelly
M Julia Dillon
Sp’rs: Patrick Kennelly
Catherine Callaghan
Honora b Listowel  16.8.1858
F Daniel Kennelly
M Julia Dillane
Sp’s: John Hayes and Honora Kennelly
Patrick b Listowel 6.4.1860
F Daniel Kennelly
M Julia Dillane
Sp’s: Cornelius Kennelly and Bridget Dillane
Daniel b Pallas. 14.7.1861
F Daniel Kennelly
M Julia Dillane
Sp’s: Daniel Kennelly and Honora Kennelly