Knockanure Notes – 12th June, 2011

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre was due to be held on  Monday 13th of June, More from 068 49799.

SAINT  PIO  Prayer meeting  will take place on Thursday 23rd June at 7pm. incorporating the Rosary Mass and Benediction.
MEDJUGORJE: Monthly Prayer Meeting at St. Patrick’s Hall, on Monday June 13th at 7.30pm.

IRISH Night at Mairead’s Bar in Moyvane in aid of Senior Citizens Fund on Sat. 18th June at 9pm.

TRIP: Moyvane ICA are organizing a trip to the Dublin Horse Show on Wed, 3rd Aug. 2011, details from Eileen Roche and Marie Walsh.

TRAIL: Walk and cycle on The Great Southern Trail on Saturday 18th June and  celebrate the twenty years since the establishment.

EVENTS: Feile Cheoil  Lixnaw  on the 18th and 19th; Vintage Day at Kilflynn on June 19th; Afternoon of prayer will be held at Scartaglen Church on Sunday June 19th at 2.45pm; Racing in Limerick on the 17th June; Racing in Castleisland 18th and 19th of June; Clounmacon ICA outing on June 24th, details from 068 21773; Bioenergy 2011 conference takes place at Johnstown Castle, Wexford on Thursday 16th June 2011; Knock Summer Festival runs from 24th to 26th of June; Con Curtin Music Festival 24th and 25th of June; Market and Craft Fair at the Bridewell, Tarbert on June 25th starting at 10.30am;

ST JOHN’S: Tuesday 21st June; Play called  Oleanna by David Marmet and presented by Colton Theatre , Cork, more from 068 22566.

EDUCATION: John Marcus O Sullivan Education Summer School will take place at the Carlton Hotel on Thursday & Friday, June 16th & 17th covering religion, diversity & publicly managed schools in Ireland.  Key Speaker:  Prof. Walter Feinberg.  Contact Kerry Education Service (KES), Riverside House, Dan Spring Road.  Phone – 7121488.

GARDEN: A four week course will be held at the Abbeyfeale  Community Garden beginning Wednesday, June 15 from 7-9pm .  The Tutor will be Dr. Sinead Neiland, Senior Tutor at Dromcollogher Organic College ,to book your place contact 087 6866450.

FETE: Abbeyfeale Parish Fete has been cancelled due to the inclement weather forecast. It will now be held on Sunday, July 10 at the Fr. Casey GAA Grounds, Abbeyfeale.

GREAT to see the tradition of planting and caring for flowers is continuing both in the Village and private lawns. The recent cold and blustery weather is severe on plants.

THANKS: The Irish Cancer Society would like to thank all who helped collect E954 at their recent Church Gate collection in the Parish.

CELEBRATIONS were held at Ballyguiltenane N.S recently to mark the 125th anniversary of the opening of the school. Local woman with many relations in Moyvane and Knockanure Mary Kennelly is the School  Principal.

MAGAZINE: Tarbert Comprehensive school magazine is now available, they also have a CD, proceeds going to charity.

KDYS Summer Camps there are still a few places left on the summer camps and the teenager activity week. To book or for more information contact ring 068-23744.
ALZHEIMERS Carers Support Group meet At the Listowel Family Resource Centre on  Tuesday  June 14 at 7.30pm. For further information contact (068) 23584.
WALK:  Annual 10k River Charity Walk in aid of Multiple Sclerosis Society – Tralee branch will take place on Sunday, June 19th.  Assemble at the Carlton Hotel at 1pm for start at 1.30pm.  Details from 087 2975087.

LOTTO Results for 27th May 2011, numbers drawn were  4-17-19-29 No Winner of  E8,500 Jackpot, Lucky Dips; Tim Horgan ,Trien, Kilmorna Ann Jones, Ballybunion; Micheal Woods, Knockanure; Marguerite Woods, Knockanure; John Barry, Knockanure; Mary Hanrahan, Lower Aughrim, Moyvane;
Bar Prize Angela Sheehy;
LOTTO Results 3rd June; Jackpot E8,600, numbers drawn were 2-12-20 and 21, No Winner. Lucky Dips; Mike Lennon, Listowel;
Wren Family, Tournafulla; Jack O Keeffe, Kilmorna; Niamh O Keeffe, Kilmorna; Mike Horgan, Kilmorna; Nora Fitzmaurice Moyvane; Bar Prize Joe Enright Next weeks Jackpot E8,700

WISHING Pat Brosnan a speedy return to reporting and participating in local events.

FULL Moon on June 15th , the moon will rise fully eclipsed by the earth. Fruit from the gooseberry and blackcurrant are nearly ripe. The alder flower and honeysuckle are in full bloom. Recent heavy rain and cool weather is a disadvantage to both man and beast.

KINDNESS is not doing what we should. Kindness is what we do when we should be doing something else. Kindness is doing what we don’t need to do for someone who has no right and no intention to demand it. Joan Chittister.

PAKISTAN: An extremist group says the Christian scriptures contain “blasphemy” and “pornography.”

SWANS ,Tadhg Kennelly according to news reports wants to extend his career with the Sydney Swans beyond 2011.

 BISHOP MURPHY:  open invitation to parishioners to attend the Golden Jubilee celebration of Bishop Bill’s ordination to the priesthood, which will take place in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney at 6.15pm on Sunday, June 19th, All welcome.

LOUGH Derg Pilgrimages; June 28th to 30th, July 29th to 31st, August 12th to14th, Details from Peg at 068 31232.

 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. Eucharistic Procession in Listowel this year, is on Sunday 26th June. The route is from St. Mary’s Church to Kerry Parents & Friends, Clieveragh.

NATIONAL Eucharistic Congress  will take place on Saturday, June 25th at Our Lady’s Shrine at Knock.  Groups from all over the country are expected to attend.  The day begins with morning prayer at 11am followed by workshops and a celebration of the Eucharist at 2.30pm.

CHOIR: Local Sunday Folk Choir, details from 087 2884869.

DEATH took place on  29th May 2011 of Mary Flavin , nee O Flaherty Glenagragra, Athea. Mary was predeceased by her husband  Bill, daughter Hannah and brothers Tim, William, Michael and John  and is survived by her sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grand- children, brothers, Pat and Tom sisters, Hannah Stack and Nora Lynch . Following Requiem Mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin on Wednesday June 1st, Mary Flavin was laid to rest at  Kilfergus Cemetery, Glin. Mary was daughter of Tim Flaherty and Hannah O Connor of Gortdromagowna, Knockanure. Tim and Hannah died in 1982 and are buried at Ahavoher Cemetery with their son John who died in 2005 .

DEATH has taken place of Hannah Barnes nee McEnery who was born at Tubbertureen, Moyvane  93 years ago to Denis McEnery and Margaret Hudson. Hannah was predeceased by her husband and is survived by her daughter Katie and grandchildren. Hannah Barnes had siblings Denny, Sonny, Noreen, Ita, Birdie, Cathy in USA, and Magdalene. Following requiem Mass at Moyvane Church on Thursday 9th of June 2011, celebrated by Fr Lucid, Hanna Barnes was laid to rest among generations of her family at Knockanure Old Churchyard.

DEATH  took place in Sheffield of Dan Scanlon formally of Moher, Moyvane, all his family have left the district for many years, his mother taught at Lenamore N.S.

 ANNIVERSARIES: Kitty O Donnell, Mary Murphy, Donal Mulvihill, Ned Cronin, Maureen Moore, Bridget Stack, Bridie O Connell, Myles Kearney, Kathy O Donoghue, Pat McElligott, Maureen Ahern, Liam Barry, Mass on Tuesday June 14th in Knockanure for Peggy McElligott at 8pm; Mass on Thursday 16th at 8pm for Thomas Cronin and deceased members of the Cronin Family; Mass on Friday 17th at 8pm for Con O Connor; Months Mind Mass on Sat. 18th at 8pm for Anthony Ahern; Mass on Sunday 19th at 10am in Knockanure for Denis Flaherty and the 11am Mass in Moyvane is for Christy Barry.

QUESTIONAIRE forms must be returned to the church before June 16th please.

READERS: Vigil, Selena Mulvihill and Ann Maria Kennelly; 11am, Denis Murphy and Noelle Nolan; Knockanure Margaret Carmody and Mary Fitzgerald.

POPE Benedict XVI welcomed over 2,000 gypsies to the Vatican June 11. They came to Rome to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Bl. Zefirino Giménez Malla. Known as “El Pelé.

THANKS: Aras Mhuire Nursing home acknowledges with thanks E168. 15 taken up at church gate collection in Knockanure recently.

KNOCK: The Annual Pilgrim of the St Joseph’s Young Priests Society to Knock will take place on Saturday 25th June 2011, contact  068-21768 or 066-7137236.
Active Retirement are going to Knock on June 30th & stay overnight Anyone interested please give in your name on Tuesday 14th June in St. Patrick’s Hall.
 MASS:  Tralee Town Council is organizing a Garden Festival in the Town Park on June 19th/20th,   As part of this event, the 12 noon Mass will be celebrated in the Town Park, weather permitting.
CHARISMATIC,  Celebrating 40 years in Ireland – Amazing Grace’.  This event will take place from June 24th – 26th at Athlone Institute of Technology.  Speakers:  Fr Chris Thomas, Rev David Armstrong & Damian Stayne (Healing Service).  For accommodation booking, phone Johnny on 087 2502557.