Knockanure Notes — 12th April, 2023

CLOTHES: Smart recycling for Scoil Chorp Chriost, Knockanure. Pack a plastic bag of second hand clothes and bring it to Scoil Chorp Chriost, Knockanure on or before 20th April. We can then raise funds through recycling these clothes. All clean unwanted clothes and shoes accepted. No duvets, pillows, cushions or rugs. No wet or dirty clothes. So how about doing that spring clear out or perhaps you have unwanted clothes in your attic or spare room. Here is the chance to start that clear out and help our school in its fundraising initiative. Thank you from the Parents Association Scoil Chorp Chriost, Knockanure

GAA Knockanure Lotto Results from Tuesday April 4th; Jackpot was €2,100. Numbers Drawn: 2, 4, 13, and 17. No winner but lucky dips went to: 1. Pat Guerin, c/o Kevins; 2. Kevin O Shea, Newcastlewest ; 3. DJ and Darragh, Abbeyfeale ; 4. David Fennell, Lenamore, and 5. Eilish Kearney, Moyvane South

Next draw Tuesday April 11th in the clubhouse and jackpot will be €2,200. All are welcome.

BUS Route 314, from outside Kearney’s Bar to Limerick daily at; 6.32am, 10.32am, 2.32pm, 6.32pm and to Ballybunion at; 8.05am, 11.07am, 3.07pm, 7.42pm. Departing from Limerick to Moyvane; 6.15am, 9.15am, 1.15pm and 5.50pm. See for further details

Eucharistic Adoration every Tues. after 10.00am Mass to 11.30am.

PADRE Pio Devotions on Tuesday 18th April in Castleisland Parish Church, at 7.30pm.

DEATH of Monsignor Fr. Mort Danaher of Woodcliffe, Loughill, at his residence in Jacksonville, Florida on Wednesday, 29th March, 2023. Predeceased by his parents Nora & Matt, siblings Mary, Joe, Peggy, Pat, Rena, Monsignor Leo, Anna and Matt. Survived by his sister-in-law Noelle, brother in law Peter, nieces, nephews, grandnephews, grandnieces, cousins, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Fr. Mort will be interred in Jacksonville on Thursday, 13th April, 2023. A requiem mass will take place in the “Church of the Visitation” Ballyhahill, for Fr. Mort at 1pm on Sunday 30th April, 2023.

DEATH of Dympna Hobbs, wife of the late Cyril Hobbs and daughter of Con Desmond and the late Jane Foley of Lower Athea.

ANNIVERSARIES; Hannah Stack, Mary Sweeney, Betty Greaney, Bridget Kennelly, Nora Enright, Joseph O Connor, Mary Quinn, Kathleen McGrath, Fr. Tom Hickey, Kathleen Woulfe, Christy O Connell, Joe Boland, Imelda Collins, David Parrish, John Joe Brosnan, Fr. Paddy Sheehan, John Joe Mulvihill, Maureen Moloney, Joe O Carroll, Babs Palmer, Thomas V Breslin, Fr. John Lucid,

MASS INTENTIONS: Sat.8th Apr.’23- Moyvane- Holy Saturday Vigil Mass at 9.00pm; Sun.9th Apr.’23- Knockanure-Easter Sunday at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane for People of the Parish at 11.00am;

Tues.11th Apr.’23 – Moyvane for Jamie & Tommy O’Connor RIP, Glin Rd. at 10.00am; Weds.12th Apr.’23 Knockanure a Private Intention at 10.00am; Thurs.13th Apr.’23 Moyvane a Private Intention at 10.00am; Fri.14th Apr.’23 Moyvane a Private Intention at 10.00am; Sat.15th Apr.’23 Moyvane for Mike (10th Aniv.) & Betty Greaney (1st Aniv.) at 7.30pm; Sun.16th Apr.’23 Knockanure for Paddy Carroll (2nd Aniv.) late of Gortdromagouna & London at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane for John Shanahan (21st Aniv.) and his father Patrick (2nd Aniv.) and deceased members of Shanahan & Egan families at 11.00am.

DAWN MASS: on Easter Sunday morning at 5.30am in Relig Ifa Naofa, Hill Road, Abbeyfeale.

DIVINE MERCY Sunday April 16. Confessions, Chaplet, Stations of the Cross and Mass in Church of the Assumption, Abbeyfeale from 2.30pm.

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY April 16th, Please note that there will be Divine Mercy Devotions in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel -time: from 3pm. to 4pm. It will include prayers, benediction and confessions will start at 2.30pm. All welcome.

A COMMEMORATION TO MARK THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY of the death of John Linnane who died for Irish freedom will be held at the monument at Trieneragh, Duagh on Thursday 13th April at 7.30. All welcome.

HAPPY 86th. Birthday to Seanie Hanrahan of Athea.

VINTAGE: A tractor run with tractors and vintage cars will take place from Ardagh to Ardfert on Easter Saturday. They will stop in Athea at 10 a.m.

JOBS: jobs fair on Tuesday, April 18th at the Rose Hotel from 10am-2.30pm, 400 current vacancies.

eBIKES and eCargo bikes on display at the Tralee Farmers Market at the Brandon Car Park on Saturday, April 8 from 10am to 2pm.

MURHUR: The Parents Association of Murhur NS Moyvane are holding a Clothing Collection Fundraiser for important school resources. Do you have old, clean, dry clothing items you wish to donate? If yes, please black bag them and drop to Moyvane GAA Clubhouse on the following dates and times: Saturday 22nd April between 10am – 2pm And Monday 24th April between 6pm – 8pm.

Items you can donate include: Dry, clean, unwanted: all clothes, bed linen (bed sheets, duvet covers, pillow cases) shoes and handbags. We wish to thank you kindly in advance for supporting this school fundraiser. Parents Association of Murhur N.S.

CLEAN UP: County Clean Up is taking place on Saturday 15th of April, you can go to and register.

LARTIGUE MONORAIL Special Easter Weekend of The Lartigue Monorail and Museum will operate on this Easter Sunday April 9th & Bank Holiday Monday 10th April, from 1pm to 4.30pm. From May 1st throughout the Summer until October 1st, the Lartigue will operate every afternoon from 1pm to 4.30pm.

TRÓCAIRE OFFERING: For those who haven’t yet, please do so as soon as possible so it can be send to the dioceses.

CHILDREN: Kids well being classes- Instructor- Amanda Colbert Cahill on Saturdays 2pm to 4pm

at Fr Casey’s GAA Clubhouse, Abbeyfeale. 4 week term €65 commencing April 15th, 22nd, 29th and May 6th. Terms will continue after this. Contact Amanda on 087-1386743.

RACING- Tralee ,Ballybeggan a Point-to-Point meeting on Saturday, April 15.Also a dog show and other events.

HORSE: Cheltenham 2023 marked 75 years since Cottage Rake started to win three consecutive Gold Cups. Cottage Rake only the second horse to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup three years in a row.

BENEFIT NIGHT: A night with the Stars of Country and Western music will be held on Wednesday, April 12 in the Woodlands Hotel, Adare on Wednesday, April 12 in memory of the late DJ and WL102fm Broadcaster Mossie Richardson. Doors open 7pm.

CHOIR; THE Opus’96 Chamber Choir concert in St John’s Church Tralee on Sunday, April 16 at 7pm.

RAMBLING HOUSE: at Ballyhahill Hall on Wednesday, April 19, at 8pm. Ita McQuinn, Monagea is holding her next monthly rambling house on Friday, April 21 at the Desmond Complex, Newcastle West at 8pm.

COLÁISTE NA RÍOCHTA CONCERT with Kerry Choral Union, is being hosted by Coláiste Na Ríochta Secondary School, here in St. Mary’s Church, on Wednesday 19th April at 7.30pm. Tickets on sale in the Parish Office, Listowel.

CANCER: Recovery Haven Kerry (Cancer Support House) new 6 week online Cancer Thriving & Surviving course Tuesday April 25 from 10.30am-1pm. (Intro session, April 18). Ring 066-7192122 for more information.

SUPPORT: Anam Cara Kerry, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding it’s monthly Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Tuesday 11th April at 7:15pm in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee Co. Kerry. Get further information on this by contacting us in info

Samaritans Freephone 116123 or text 087/2609090 or email jo

WARNING about a text scam, from their bank; If it includes a link, the website is a fake one. The website will then attempt to get you to disclose personal or financial information.

ST JOHN’S Listowel; Wed 12th at 4pm and 6pm, Children- Dr Dolittle; Thursday 13th – Theatre- Seven Letters; Wed. 19th to Mon 24th – Theatre – The Cripple of Inishmaan, details from 068 22566.

SIAMSA Tralee: Michael Scott’s production of John B. Keane’s hilarious dramatic comedy, THE MATCHMAKER, celebrating its 21st year on tour. Thurs 20th April @8pm until 10:30pm at Siamsa!


The following free courses will be starting after Easter in Abbeyfeale: Smart Technologies & Devices: If you are looking to learn how to use a smart phone like an iphone or Samsung or an Ipad /Tablet or if you have a smart device and would like to know more about it, this 6 week class will help you become more familiar with your device and how to use apps; Demonstration cookery class – This class is packed full of hints and tips for the home cook, and will allow learners to take their cooking to the next level ; Cookery for man: Men, this class is for you. This class will allow you to develop your everyday cookery skills in a modern, purpose-built culinary fun setting. This class is for beginners or anyone that has some cooking skills; ring 06831198 for more information.

TREES: Over 1,200 trees will be planted at the Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence in Currans.

SCEILG Mhichíl open to visitors to the island on Saturday, May 13.

All Ireland Jiving Championships

GOOD Causes award, this year’s event will be held on, October 21, 2023 in Kilashee House Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare.

GOOD Friday Agreement April 10th 1998, As we remember this significant milestone in the history of the country, let us pray in thanksgiving and with a spirit of hope that God will Bless what has already taken place with deeper reconciliation, justice, and peace.

ROSE Escorts, deadline for men between 21 and 31 years to apply on

MACRA: 39th Macra president, Elaine Houlihan takes over as national president from John Keane, at their AGM on May 13.

VOCATIONS Weekend for women considering religious life, 6th-7th May, St Benedict’s Priory, Cobh, Co Cork. Contact Mother Prioress: 021 4811354 cobhtyburnconvent

FATIMA 9th – 15th May, led by Fr. Noel Spring, Limited Availability. Contact Premier Travel 021-4277700.

RADIOMOLI – A digital radio station for Irish literature.

SCRAP Metal Fundraiser; Athea GAA Spring into recycling mode. What we need: Household items. Bicycles, go-karts, goal posts, swing sets, pots, pans, cutlery etc. Stoves, coal buckets, shovels, radiators, sinks, tanks, taps, copper & brass products. Farmyard & other items (examples) Gates, feeders, metal wiring, wheelbarrows, tanks, barrels, buckets, engines, scrap parts, batteries, RSJs, metal sheeting, & other scrap metal, old cars, farm machinery. Contact: Tina 087-9355667, Diarmuid 087-6986798. Liz 087-6699783

CALF Exporters have met with several setbacks in the movement of Irish calves to mainland Europe this year. Stormy weather conditions and a strike in France and more, details at

SSE Renewables is seeking a licence to facilitate survey work off the coast of Tarbert, according to news report.

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