Knockanure Notes – 12th August, 2012

GREAT Crowds attended the local cemetery masses, thanks to Fr Lucid, Fr O Callaghan and Fr McMahon, the choir in Moyvane and Knockanure, the sacristan and all the helpers who made things run smoothly on the evenings.

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre was on Monday 13th August 2012.

BEST Wishes to Maggie Keane and Owen O Flaherty who were recently married in Moyvane Church on August 2nd by Fr Wall assisted by Fr Lucid. Best man Oliver Carmody, groomsmen were Tom O Flaherty and John Mulvihill. Bridesmaids, Sarah Lynch, Aoife Keane and Niamh O Connor. Flower girl, Linda Scannell. The bride is daughter of Thomas and Ann Keane of Moyvane and the grooms parents are Tim and Noreen Flaherty also of Moyvane.

Best Wishes also to Denis and Kitty McEnery of Moyvane who recently celebrated the Golden Jubilee of their wedding.

Happy 40th birthday to Terry Dunne who celebrated the event on Aug. 5th 2012.

ICA Annual Outing this year is to Cobh Heritage Centre and the Titanic Museum etc. Date is Friday 24th August, contact Eileen Roche by 19th August at 087 6679943.

CLIMB: On September 2nd you are invited  to climb Mangerton Mountain in Killarney, in aid of Athea Hall, details from 087-1525597.

10K RUN/WALK: The Curraghchase 10K Run/ Walk is on Sunday, August 19th .

I.S.P.C.C. wish to thank all those who contributed to the Church Gate Collection in Moyvane & Knockanure. We also wish to thank all those who helped with the collection. The total amount collected was €817.73.

RADIO PRODUCTION CERTIFICATE: The Abbey Heritage Project will once again offer a full time FAS funded course on FETAC Level 5 Certificate in “Radio Production” based in St. Ita’s Hall, Abbeyfeale. The course is for unemployed people and participants may be eligible for a FAS training allowance. The course begins on Monday September 3rd and runs until May 17 2013. Contact Adrienne O’Connell on 069 79110 or 087 2773294.
HERIAGE Week special events details are available at the library and tourist office.
GLENDALOUGH pilgrimage on Thursday, August 30th next. Contact either of the following Mary 087 9804524 or Tom 086 8380406.

RAILWAY: Visit Barnagh Tunnel on 26th Aug. at 2pm, then travel 13km railway walk/cycle at 3pm from Barnagh to Ardagh to see working vintage stone crusher demonstration (5pm-6:30pm). Refreshments at Ardagh and complimentary return transport to Barnagh.

VINTAGE Day Tractor Run and Threshing demonstration was held in Knockanure on Sunday last 12th Aug.  The weather was fine for the day, some rain fell in late evening.

DEATH took place on August 4th 2012 of Mary Lyons nee Sheahan of Drumrisk, Glin at Lystoll Lodge Nursing Home, Listowel. Mary was in her 98th year and was predeceased by her husband Jimmy and survived by by her sons Donie in Ballyguiltenane, and Henry in Tralee, daughters Maureen Barrett and Eileen Mulvihill. Requiem Mass for Mary Lyons was celebrated in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin on August 7th by Fr Madigan, Fr Crawford, Fr Linnane. Mary Lyons was laid to rest beside her husband Jimmy 1914-1998, in Kilfergus Cemetery, Glin. Mary Sheahan went to England in the 1930s and married in 1941, she was very interested in education, rosary, bread making and hosted a rambling house, Mary spent the last seven years at Lystoll Lodge.

Remains of Sony Doyle formally of Tarmons West, Moyvane were interred at Ahavoher Graveyard on Saturday 11th August 2012 beside his wife Evelyn Costelloe.

Death took place recently of Mary Jane Conlon, nee Kennelly in New York, daughter of Timothy Kennelly and Mary Jane Hanrahan Kennelly of Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co Kerry. Mary Jane has only one sibling alive Tim Kennelly in Charleville, she was predeceased by brothers Fr Michael who died in Jan. 2011,  John Kennelly, Patrick Kennelly, Rev. William Kennelly, Daniel Kennelly and James Kennelly,  sisters Mrs. Breda Clifford, Miss Katherine Kennelly, and Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly.

Requiem Mass for James Harnett was celebrated in Moyvane Church on Sunday 12th August 2012. Following Mass Jim Harnett of Murhur Cross and Leitrim West, was laid to rest at Ahavoher Cemetery beside his parents Moss Harnett who died in 1981 and Mary Collins who died in Dec. 2000. Jim is survived by siblings Mike, Dick, Kate, Nora and Mary Joe.

ANNIVERSARIES: Pat Carmody, Sr. Ellen Cunningham, Tom Begley, Sr. Nora Moriarty, Sr. Gerard Kennelly, Kate Devane, Denis Sheahan, Nuala Gould, Mary Enright, Jeff Edgar, Jim Flaherty, Tom Holly, John Sheahan, Peg Keane, Geraldine Dillon. Drowning Tragedy on Shannon 15th Aug. 1893. Mass on Tues. 14th at 7.30pm for Mossie O’Connor; Mass on Wed. 15th The Assumption of Our Lady Holyday of Obligation, Knockanure 10am and Moyvane 11am for Pat, John, Ellie & Willie Collins; Mass on Thurs. 16th at 7.30pm for Bridget & Matt Costelloe; Mass on Fri. 17h Knockanure at 7.30pm for Ellen & Laurence Collins ; Mass on Sat. 18th at 7.30pm for Sean Larkin, Mary, Maurice & Henry Dowling; Mass on Sun. 19th at 10.00am for Dick, Peggy, John, Mary & Myles Sheehan.

CHURCH NEWS: Diocesan Collection this weekend 19th & 20th August for Pastoral & Retreat Centres.

Confessions every Saturday at 7.15pm before the Vigil Mass.

Scriptural Reflection Group meet in the Presbytery on Friday nights at 8pm.

Readers:- Vigil John Corbett; 11.00am Amanda Coulson & Aine O’Connor; Knockanure Sunday 19th August, Patricia & Andrew Rogan.

AFTERNOON of Prayer at Scartaglin Church on Sunday 19th Aug at 2.30pm.

THOUGHT: You determine the depth of your relationship with the Lord and He determines the width of your ministry .Anonymous; When the dust of business so fills your room that it threatens to choke you, sprinkle it with the water of prayer, and then you can cleanse it out with comfort and expedition.
James Stalker.

DANCING Weekend Friday, October 19 to 22. Staying in a 4 Star Hotel the Great Northern, Bundoran dancing in the ballroom Friday & Saturday night . John Hogan who is celebrating 25 years in the business, Crystal Swing, Louise Morrissey & Tony Kerr. On the Sunday night we will boarding Brouder’s Luxury Coach to take us to the Ballroom of Romance in Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim, ring Maureen 087 9845102 .

International Space Station (ISS), is currently visible in our night and early morning skies, and will continue to be visible until August 25th.

CONSOLE; Helpline 1800 201 890 or email [email protected]   

GAMES: Vietnamese Paralympians currently training in UL. The group comprises sixteen people; the chef D’Equippe, four trainers and eleven athletes; nine of whom are Polio survivors.

HERO: Dr. Donald Liu jumped into Lake Michigan on Sunday morning Aug. 5th 2012 to save two boys who fell out of their kayak. He lost his life, the boys reached shore safely.

The Tomathon” sets off from Athea Community Centre on the 11th of September 2012 and will finish at the Red Cow Moran Hotel in Dublin on the 21st of September 2012. Volunteers to walk or partake in fundraising activities on behalf of this event should contact Gillian Liston at 01 4593650 (ext.1011).