Knockanure Notes – 14th June, 2009

RECYCLE mobile phones, batteries and stamps to help the Jack and Jill Foundation, Knockanure National School Scoil Chorp Chriost now have a collection point, items can be brought to the school between 1pm and 3pm on school days.

KDYS trip to Dublin for teenagers age (13 – 18) Thursday 18th June, Contact KDYS, Upr Church St., Listowel phone 068 23744.

ST Pio Prayer meeting was held in Lixnaw Church on Tuesday evening June 16th, The St Pio Prayer meeting this month in Listowel will be held on Thursday 25th starting at 7.15, all are welcome.

EVENTS: Car Boot sale will be held at Tarbert Community Centre on Sunday June 21st from 9am to 3pm;Castle in Listowel and Ballylongford are open to the public; Talk on climate change will be given by Professor Sweeney at Fel’s Point Hotel on June 17th at 8pm; Listowel Boys School have won a Science excellence award; Castleisland Races June 20th and 21st; Kilflynn Vintage Day June 21st; Asdee Races Dance will be held at the Golf Hotel on Friday night June 19th; Athea Bike race runs on the 27th and 28th of June, Nationwide are doing a programme on Athea during the races; Clounmacon ICA outing is on Friday June 26th , details from 068 21101; Afternoon of prayer will be held at Scartaglen Church on June 21st at 2.45pm; June 19th feast of the Sacred Heart; Gilbert O Sullivan will be at the Marquee in Cork on 20th; Tennis at Wimbledon from 22nd to 27th; 1911 census for more counties are available on line now;

COELIAC Support, a meeting to set up a group will be held at the Grand Hotel, Denny Street on Wednesday, June 17th at 8pm. A Dietician from KGH will give a talk. All interested are welcome.

DRINKING: worried about your drinking? Do you think you may have a drink problem? Contact your local AA meeting or telephone 066 7127820 or 087 0522911 for information or advice.

ATHEA new Singles Festival is being organised meetings at the Gables on Monday nights at 9.30pm. There will be a Lisdoon reunion on the Sunday of the festival. All information can be had on line at

TWITTER has been infecting users with a rogue anti-virus download.

TYRES are said to consume one tank of fuel out of five for cars and one out of three for trucks.

FLEADH: County Fleadh competitions begin with set dancing on Friday evening June 19th and continue till Sunday evening 21st.

ST JOHN’S: June 17th, singers and musicians Eoin and Micheal O Suilleabhain; Thursday 18th Fheis Cheoil; Friday 19th , students of Marie Scanlon will display their talents; Saturday 20th singer/songwriter Steve Balbi; Sunday 21st Ballet Performance; Wednesday 24th the best of traditional with Northern Lights, details from 068 22566.

SIAMSA now have Clann Lir nightly excluding Sunday, details from 066 7123055.

FATHER’S Day is on June 21st

SPECIAL Offers, the press is very lax in checking special offers in the multinational shops, many of the so called offers are not what the purport to be. If the truth be known local shops get a poor press because they have little advertising power.

NEW Moon on June 22nd, it is hard to imagine that we then over the longest day in the year. Lovely mixed sun and showers catered for everyone in recent times.

PROCESSION in Listowel for Corpus Christi was well patronised, many had holy pictures displayed on windows or in front of their house, papal flags were also very prominent on the route of the procession which was also well recorded on video for posterity. Fr Linnane thanked all who help organise the event including the choir, the amplification was a great help to all involved to join in on the hymns and prayers. Ballygologue Park which is kept in great condition was a lovely area to end the ceremony for the day. Ballygologue Park has won recognition for many years for excellent manner in which the Park is maintained.

TRAVEL: reports that radical Muslims running a tea stall beat a Christian man to death for using a cup designated for Muslims on May 9th `09. The young man, Ishtiaq Masih, had ordered tea at a roadside stall in Punjab, Pakistan, after his bus made a rest stop.

KENNELLY Families Newtownsandes, County Kerry

Con Kennelly and Brid Bunce c1840; Con Kennelly and Liz Mangan c1830; Con / Mgt Moore c1850;Con / Joan Bunce c1880;
Con / Ann Hanrahan c1900; Dan / Joan Connell c1830; Dan / Kate Mahony c1860; Dan / Joan Mulvihill c1850;
Dan / Kate Thornton c1880; Dan /Mary Stack c1880; Dan / Mgt Stackpoole c1880; Ml / Ellen Kissane c1900;
Dan / Mary Walsh c1830; Denis / Ellen Creagh c1830; Ml / Ann Kennelly c1880; Mort / Brid Shaughnessy c1840; Pat /Mary Enright c1830; Pat / Mgt Lawlor c1840; Pat / Mary Anglin c1860; Pat / Ellen Dore c1880;
Pat / Mgt Mc Elligott c1900; Tom / Mary Foran c1830; Tom / Mgt Nolan c1830; Tom / Mary Fennell c1840;
Tim / Cathy Connor c1830; Tim / Mary T Hanrahan c1910;Wm. / Catherine c1890; John / Ellen Enright c1840;
John / Brid Kirby c1840; John / Joan Mulvihill c1840; John / Mgt Hanrahan c1860; John / Alice Hanrahan c1860; John / Joan Healy c1860; John / Mary Stack c1860; Jas / Joan Mulvihill c1840; Jas / Mary Hanrahan c1840; Jas / Kate Ryan c1840; Jas / Kate Goulding c1870; Jas / Kate Moriarty c1900; Jer / Mary Griffin c1850;
John / Mgt W ?1830; John /Joan Histon c1830; John / Kate Flavin c1830; John / Alice Mulvihill c1840;
John / Brid Mulvihill c1840; John / Nora Connor c1840; Martin / Mgt Finucane c1830; Martin / Brid Connor c1840; Martin / Mgt Connell c1850; Martin / Nora Callaghan c1890; Mce / Cathy Grady c1830;
Mce / Mgt Burns c1830; Mce / Ellen Connor c1840; Mce / Mary Golden c1840; Mce / Deb. Byrnes c1860;
Mce / Joan Donegan c1870; Ml / Mgt Nolan c1830; Ml / Brid Crowley c1850; Ml / Cathy Moran c1850;
Ml / Cathy Moore c1860; Ml / Mary Kennelly c1860; Ml / Mary Connor c1860; Ml / Ann Pelican c1870;
Ml / Ann Callahan c1870; Ml / Mary Connell c1880; Nora / Richard Collins c1830; Nora / John Connell c1830;
Kate /Pat Moore c1840; Nora / John Keane c1830; Brid / Ed Liston c1880; Kennelly / Pat Lyons c1880;
Kennelly /Jim Mahony c1880; Kate / Tom Moloney c1840; Nora / John Dore c1830; Kate /Tim Cronin c1830;
Mary / Pat Culhane c1890; Ellen / Pat Ryan c1870; Mary / Pat Shanahan c1870; Mary / Ml Stack c1860;
Alice / Pat Sullivan c1870; Kennelly / Pat Synan c1860; Mary / John Keane c1860; Kate / John Mulvihill c1830;
Nora / Ml Nash c1900; Mary / Ml O Brien c1900; Nora / John Connell c1830; Denis /Mary Griffin c1840;
Wm. / Ann Enright c1840; Martin / Kate Windle c1840; Ml / Kate Cunningham c1860; Martin / Mary Cusic c1840; Pat / Mary Enright c1830.

DEATH has taken place of Peg Normile of South Mall, Glin, Peg was born to Con O Connor and Nora Bambury of Glin Road Moyvane 93 years ago. She was predeceased by her husband Tom, daughters Margaret and Noreen, Brothers Tom, Martin, Maurice and Jack and Sister Nora. Peg is survived by her daughter Mary and sisters Mary and Joan. Following Requiem Mass in Glin Church on Sunday June 7th Peg Normile was laid to rest at Kilfergus Cemetery, Glin.

DEATH took place on June 10th `09 of Johanna O Donnel nee Creed of Blanemore, Ballylongford she was predeceased by her husband Mick and son Micheál and is survived by her daughters Nuala Mulvihill of Glenalappa, Moyvane and Ann Costello of Croagh. Following Requiem Mass at St. Teresa’s Church, Ballydonoghue on Friday June 12th `09 Johanna O Donnell was laid to rest at Gale Cemetery.

DEATH took place on June 11th `09 of Margaret Stack nee Mann late of Ballygologue, Listowel, at the age of 95 years, she was predeceased by her husband Paddy and daughter Mairead and is survived by daughters Pat and Betty, Following Requiem Mass in Listowel Church on Saturday June 13th Margaret Stack was laid to rest in St Michael’s Churchyard.

Died recently Jack Ross aged 110 years he was Australia’s oldest man and its last surviving veteran of World War I.

ANNIVERSARIES: Kitty O Donnell, Mary Murphy, Ned Cronin, Maureen Moors, Bridget Stack, Bridie O Connell, Myles Kearney, Kathy O Donoghue, Pat McElligott, Maureen Ahern, Liam Barry, Joe Lynch, Patrick O Keefe, MASS for the week; Tues. 16th in Knockanure at 8.00pm for Peg McElligott; Wed. 17th at 9.15am for Con O’Connor, Glin Road; Thurs. 18th at 8.00pm for John P. & Ellen O’Connor; Fri. 19th at 9.15am for Peg Normile who died recently; Sat.20th at 8.00pm for William, Mary & Helen Stack & Sr. Alphonsus; Sun. 21st at 10.00am in Knockanure for Denis Flaherty & Months Mind for Anna Nancy Flaherty and the

11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Catherine & Daniel Keane, Clounprohus.

200 years ago the foundation stone was laid of Old St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.

THOUGHT: Creativity is not ultimately about public recognition or outstanding achievement. It’s about self-expression, about nourishing something into life & about the satisfaction this brings with it,’ Ronald Ronheiser.

OPEN-AIR MASS: Tralee Town Council are organizing a Garden Festival in the Town Park Tralee on weekend June 20th/21st. As part of this event, the 12 noon Mass on Sunday, June 21st will be celebrated in the Town Park .

MASS; There will be a Sunday Evening Mass at 6.15pm in the Cathedral in Killarney for the months of June, July and August .

JUBILEE Mass for Fr. Linnane is on Friday June 19th at Listowel Church at 7.30pm.

A E650 SCHOLARSHIP: is on offer to Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, the recipient will receive free tuition on two of the Theology night courses, please contact Frances Rowland, John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney or email [email protected] , closing date for receipt of application forms is Friday, June 26th at 12 noon.

KNOCK : St Joseph’s Young Priests Society pilgrimage to Knock is on Saturday, June 27th Bus leaving Our Lady and St. Brendan’s Church, Rock Street at 7am, Contact 066 7137236. Bus to Knock on 29th June, Contact 068 49580.

READERS: Vigil, Deirdre Scanlon & John Corbett 11am, Jerry Duggan & Aisling O’Flaherty. Knockanure 10am Brenda Clancy & Anne Stack.