Knockanure Notes — 12th January, 2014

MAGGIE LARGE is involved in Shakti Fitness Programme and would like to hear from individuals who would like to join her, details from 087 9866 533.

DANCING: Knockanure Community Centre “Dancing Classes”

Starting on Wednesday 15th January, 2014.  From 8pm, Waltz, Jiving, Foxtrot etc. All age groups welcome. For more information ring 087 9906221 or 068 49799.

WALKING:  Boro Brigade Run/Walk club, walking program will begin in the Moyvane Sportfield on Tuesday January 14th at 8pm and continue every Tuesday thereafter,  just show up at the field and we will get started.   training continues every Wednesday at 8pm and spit sessions 8/9.30am on Saturdays.

BLOOD DONOR Clinic will be held at the Arms Hotel on 15th and 16th January from 6 to 9pm each evening.

ALZHEIMERS Careers Support Group meeting will be held at the Listowel Family Resource Centre on Tuesday 14th at 12 noon.

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE:  Sat. 25th January 10.30 am – 5.00pm Day of Reflection with Brendan Comiskey SS.CC – “To be baptized is to be called by God into a special place. Booking 066-7134276 email: [email protected]

FULL Moon on 16th there are two new moons in Jan. this year, the 1st and 30th.

DEATH took place of Donal Cunningham of Kilbaha on Tuesday 7th January 2014.Donal, brother of the late Breda and is survived by his brothers Dick, John Chris and Brian Og, sisters Joan and Peig, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Requiem Mass for Donal Cunningham was celebrated in Moyvane Church on Thursday the 9th of January 2014, by his cousin Fr. Eamon Mulvihill assister by Fr John Lucid and Fr Paul Dillon. Elaine Foley and Nicola Cunningham sung the hymns. Donal was laid to rest at Ahavoher Graveyard Knockanure beside his sister Breda Thomas who died in Dec. 2011, his father Brian Cunningham who died in 1966 and his mother Noreen nee Keane who died in May 1971.   

DEATH took place of John Dore on 30th December 2013, of Moyvane and Kilburn London.  Sadly missed by his wife Kathleen, son Paul and daughter Geraldine, mother Nora, brother Jeremiah, sisters, Mary, Noreen, Breda, Margaret, Hannah and Teresa and grandchildren.  Requiem Mass for John Dore was celebrated in St. Peter and Paul Church, Kiltullagh, Athenry, Co.Galway on Sunday 12th of January 2014.  John Dore was laid to rest afterwards in Kiltullagh Cemetery.

ANNIVERSARIES: Mary O Brien, Pats Lane, Mairead Mullane, Sean Mahony, Sean Murphy, Timmy Nolan, Eddie Cunningham, Margaret Brick, Fr Mort Daly, Martin Sheehy, Michael Fitzgerald, Mary Theresa Collins, Mickey Liston, Liam O Connor, Peggy Mulcahy, Con Clancy, Connie Shine, Mike Joe Stack, Pat Flaherty, Dr. Con Anthony O Connor, Jack Lynch, Mai McCarthy, Eileen Kennelly, Sean Culhane, Bill Horan, May Cunningham. Mass on Wed. 15th at 7.30pm for  Michael Moloney. Mass on Fri. 17th at 7.30pm for Dick Stack. Mass on Sat. 18th at 7.30pm for Liam O’Connor.

Mass on Thurs. 16th at 7.30pm For the People of the Parish.

CHURCH: A meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council will take place on Wednesday 15th January at 8pm.
 Adoration Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm
 Readers: Vigil, Michelle Corridan, 11.00am Paul & Anthony Kiely. Knockanure: 10.00am Mary O’Flaherty & Cian Ryan

SACRED READING GROUP Resumes their weekly meetings on Tuesday January 14th after 10.30am. Mass, in the Parish Meeting room, Listowel. New members are always welcome.

MEDJUGORJE PRAYER meeting in the Parish Meeting Room, Listowel on Monday January 13th at 7.30pm. All welcome.

PASTORAL COUNCIL representing Lixnaw, Moyvane, Listowel and Duagh will take place in Duagh Presbytery on this Tuesday night (January 14th ) at 8.00 p.m.

NEKD “Attention Ladies, NEKD are running A FREE Personal Development course starting in Listowel Family Resource Centre. This course is FETAC Accredited . Information meeting on Thursday 16th January at 10am at the Family Resource Centre Listowel.”

LISTOWEL FAMILY CENTRE in conjunction with the Kerry Education and Training Board plan to run a variety of interesting courses for adults commencing shortly. Each of the below courses are part-time and therefore will not affect the social welfare payments of participants.  Community Education courses will include; Cookery for Men, Cooking On A Budget; Sugan Chairs, Sewing, Interior Design, Rejuvenate Your Garden, Parents Plus (Teens), Beginners Computers and Incredible Years Basic Parent Programme.  Back to Education Courses are free to those in receipt of a social welfare payment for those who have not completed their Leaving Certificate. There are no age limits. Potential courses will include; Cookery for Men (Level 3), Digital Photography (Level 3), Horticulture (Level 3 and 4), Personal Development (Level 3), Spreadsheets (Level 3 ) and Women’s Cookery (Level 3),  Other courses at the centre include; Body and Mind Relaxation, German (Beginners) and refresher Computers Ongoing groups at the centre include; a Knitting and Crochet club, a camera club, an art club, Women’s Group on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning and a social dance group on Monday evenings.  For further details contact Bridie/Molly on (068) 23584.  

ST. ITA patron of Limerick died at Kileedy in 570.

ST JOHN’S; Thurs 16th, Rue Du Canal, Featuring legendary French accordionist, Serge Desaunay, Ray Barron on mandolin/mandola, Kieran Fahy – fiddle and Gaspard Vanardois  guitar/oud.  Sat 18th, Barndance, A comic drama written by John Fraher, Tralee presented by Feohanagh/Castlemahon Players, Limerick.

TOASTMASTERS: Wednesday, January 15 at the Desmond Complex NCW from 8.30pm – 10.30pm. This will start off the new season and people thinking of joining are made especially welcome on that night. For further information contact Donnacha on 086 8494505.

DANCE; Clounmacon GAA dance will be held at the Arms Hotel on 31st Jan. 2014.

THOUGHT: “Unused truth becomes as useless as an unused muscle”. A. W. Tozer.

FEAST: January 15th Feast of St Ita.
 Bishop Brendan Leahy will join with Fr John Keating and the people of Killeedy on Wednesday January 15th in celebrating the feast of St Ita- patroness of the Diocese of Limerick at Raheenagh Church for concelebrated Mass at 11am.

ST ITA:  To read the full story click

MIGRANT Sunday 19th Jan. 2014

DOCTOR Kieran Murphy Athea has been informed by the Primary Care Reimbursement Service that his dispensing subsidy for Carrigkerry is being withdrawn from 31st December 2013. Up to now this service was subsidized and is in operation in Carrigkerry since 1984.

AUSTRALIA: Redmond Michael Nolan gave notice to the Supreme Court in Australia of his intention to apply on the 1st March 1916 to practice as a barrister and solicitor bated this day 12 day of January 1915. Redmond Michael Nolan lived at “Moyvane” Darling Street, South Yarra in Victoria.

Daly’s Hotel, Healsville  at the time were charging £2-2s per week , had hot and cold bath. Mrs H. C. Hayes was charging 6s per day, she had Summer Houses sleeping out.

MR. THOMAS DOODY, 9 Feb 1939 Catholic press Australia.

A well-known and respected identity, died peacefully at his residence. Doody-street, Alexandria, on the 23rd Feb. 1939, aged 81. Born at Duagh, County Kerry, Ireland, he came to Australia 60 years ago, and lived in Alexandria for over 40 years. Always devoted to his religious duties, he received the last rites of Holy Church before he died. His son, Rev. Father Thomas J. Doody, C.SS.R., celebrated the Requiem Mass for the repose of his soul at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Waterloo. After Mass the funeral left for the Catholic Cemetery, Botany. There were large and representative gatherings both at the Requiem Mass, and at the graveside. Mr. Doody leaves a sorrowing widow and children, including William. Rev. Father Thomas Doody, C.SS.R. (sons), and Catherine, Mary, Dorothy (Mrs. E. Jackson, Pymble), and Theresa (Sister Marie Therese France), daughters. The family express grateful thanks to the Rev. Fathers Bowers P.P., J. Evans and J. O’Flaherty, the Redemptorist fathers, the Patrician Brothers, the Sisters of Mercy, Little Company of Mary, and the Little Sisters of the Poor. — R.I.P.

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