Knockanure Notes – 13th January, 2013

DANCING classes were due to commence at Knockanure Community Centre on Monday 14th January 2013 from 8pm to 9.30pm. Dances to include waltzing, foxtrot, quick step, and jiving. Beginners welcome. Contact Norella at 087 9906221, or the centre on 068 49799.

PARKINSON’S Association talk at the Three Mermaids on 15th January at 8pm, speaker Dr Helena Moore.

BLOOD Donor clinic at the Arms Hotel on 14th and 15th January from 6 to 9pm.

SOCIAL; Moyvane GAA Club are holding their social in The Arms Hotel, Listowel on Friday, January 25th at 8pm.

BEST Wishes to our neighbours Duagh who after a lapse of 50 years are now The North Kerry Senior Football Champions, they are busy visiting various establishments showing off the Bernard O Callaghan Cup.

WELL Done: Kevin O Sullivan of Lower Athea was a student at Listowel Community College, he recently received a Young Engineer award for Best Overall Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate project in Kerry.

ACTIVE Retirement Club Listowel meet every Tuesday from 2.30 to 4.30 in St. Patrick’s Hall. New members always welcome. AGM due to be held on Tuesday January 15th.

RAMBLING HOUSE is back again on Friday night Jan. 18th at 9pm in the Thatch Cottage Finuge.  Singers, musicians and storytellers will be welcome.

RTE’s Operation Transformation National Walk Day on Saturday, January 19th. Walk will start at the front of The Lake Hotel, Killarney at 2pm with registration from 1.15pm onwards. Participants will have the option of taking 5km or moderate 10km walk led by experienced walkers, through the beautiful setting of Killarney National Park.

MARS: It cost $2.5 billion, took 8 years to build, and NASA’s Curiosity is roving across Mars at present.

TOASTMASTERS will be on Wednesday, January 16 in the Desmond Complex, NCW from 8.30 to 10.30pm.

AUTISM School Fair was due to be held at the Carlton Hotel, Tralee on January 15th from 7 to 9pm, details from 089 446 3621.

PRO-Life Vigil in Dublin at 4.30pm on 19th January, more from 087 266 8702.

DRINK: Sunday 27 January – A Day of Support & Reflection for recovering alcoholics and family members.  10 am – 5 pm.  Brendan Comiskey SS.CC.  For bookings tel: 066 7134276.

PLOUGHING match in Abbeydorney on January 20th.

SHOW: Farm Machinery Show at Millstreet on 16th and 17th January.

KDYS: Jan. 18th is the closing date for entries in The Youth Achievers Award.

TOASTMASTERS at the Desmond Complex NCW on Wednesday, January 16th from 8.30 to 10.30pm.

CAO closing Date, February 1st. Student Grant application forms, must be reformed, to reduce delays; staff must be able to process new applicants all year round.

COUNTRY in the Kingdom Festival at the Gleneagle Hotel from 18th to 20th January.

FEAST of St Ita, she died at Kileedy on 15th Jan. 570.

PADRE PIO devotions at Lixnaw Church January 15th at 7.30pm. Witness will be given by Fr. Pat Moore, Duagh.  

FLU: The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention flu advisory report, which covers the week of December 23 to 29, suggests that 41 states have widespread influenza activity, which was an increase of 31 states from the previous week.

BISHOP of Limerick, Reverend Brendan Leahy, priest of the Archdiocese of Dublin and Professor of Systematic Theology at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Both his parents are from Ballyferriter parish, In the 1940s his father taught for a year in Athea.

DEATH has taken place of Julia Cassidy daughter of Ned Vaughan and Nell Histon.

ANNIVERSARIES: Sean Murphy, Timmy Nolan, Eddie Cunningham, Margaret Brick, Fr Mort Daly, Martin Sheehy, Michael Fitzgerald, Mary Teresa Collins, Mickey Liston, Liam O Connor, Peggy Mulcahy, Con Clancy, Connie Shine, Michael Moloney, Pat Flaherty, Con Anthony O Connor, Jack Lynch, Mai McCarthy, Eileen Kennelly, John Dillon, Sean Culhane, Bill Horan, Mai Cunningham, Catherine Carmody, John O Hanlon, Mass Tues. 15th at 7.30pm for Ned Moore, Mass on Thurs. 17th at 7.30pm for Eugene Brandon, late of Aughrim, Mass on Fri. 18th at 7.30pm for Ned O’Flaherty, Mass on
Sat. 19th at 7.30pm for Bill, Paddy & Mary Horan, Mass on
Sun. 20th at 11.00am in Moyvane for Connie & Margaret Shine.

Readers:- Vigil,Michelle Corridan & Margaret Walter,
11.00am Paul & Anthony Kiely; Knockanure, Margaret Carmody & Mary Fitzgerald

Collectors for Feb. Vigil Jimmy Collins & Brid Flavin, 11am Richard Stack & Seamus Roche; Knockanure, Cathy Kennelly.

BIBLE: The Diocesan Bible Committee has organized a Presentation on the Gospel of St. Luke at Our Lady and St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Tralee.  It will be on Saturday the 19th of January 2013 from 11.00a.m. to 1.00p.m..  The Presenter will be Fr. Michael Mullins.  All are welcome to attend.

PRAYER: Afternoon of prayer at Scartaglen Church on January 20th at 2.30pm.

THOUGHT: I’ll not willingly offend, Nor be easily offended;
What’s amiss I’ll strive to mend, And endure what can’t be mended. Isaac Watts, “Good Resolutions”

MAGAZINE: Knocknagoshel Despatch, 29th edition of Then and Now. Over 80 pages cover a wide variety of subjects including; Consecration of Bishop Lenihan, son of Knocknagoshel man. Ploughing Match 100 years ago. Mrs O Donoghue Knockngoshel link to the Titanic. Picture of Abbeyfeale vintners at Guinness Brewery in 1950. Dublin goalie with local links. Memories of Kerry by Kathleen who emigrated in 1858. Events of the past in Knocknagoshel. Eliza McNamara nee Scanlon aged 100 visits he fathers home. Death of three members of the Danaher Family. It happened in 1944; Castleisland District Board, Death of rs Mary Collins, Munster Football Final, Knocknagoshel GAA Club, Sympathy to Paddy Dowling and Castleisland District League. Bailiffs at Brosna early 1900’s. Brosna c 1840. Brosna Creamery picture 1924. List of subscribers to Lyrecrompane Chrch 1912. Oldest citizen of Brosna died Oct. 2012. 1904 will of Fr Neligan. Nominations for successor to late Bishop Coffey May 1904. Local wild flowers. Big Wind recalled in 1912 by Timothy O Sullivan.

The magazine contains a great number of photos including Pecker Dunne in 1992.