Knockanure Notes – 15th April, 2012

A CLEAN  up of all roads leading into Knockanure will take place on Wednesday evening at 4.30pm.  Volunteers needed.  All volunteers assemble at the Knockanure Community Centre at 4.30pm.  Please come along and support.  Contact,  Eileen at 0870694859 or Margaret on 087 2976304.

CHIROPODIST  will attend Marian Hall Tuesday 17th April at 11am, for appointment ring Eileen Quinn at 068 49472.

POETRY: Closing date for The Dan Keane Memorial Primary Schools Poetry Competition is 27th April 2012, details from 068 21074.

EVENTS: Kerry Stroke Support Group is holding an Information Evening on Wednesday, April 18th at 7.30pm in Meadowlands Hotel; Tending to broadleaf trees demo, meet at Cordal Community centre on 19th April between 11am and 12.30pm, more from 066 712 5077;  Shannonside Macra are competing in the All Ireland Drama Festival in Portlaoise on  April 21/22nd; Irish classes starting at 8pm on 16th April in Duagh Presbytery, Details,  087 937 8663; Medjugorje Prayer meeting was held on Monday 16th April at 7.30pm. in St. Patrick’s Hall; Wheelchair sponsored walk on May 27th, details from 086 395 3387; Eucharistic Congress details are in all churches, 80, 000 are expected to attend the final day in Croke Park on June 17th; Limerick/ Kerry Cycle will begin at Athea on April 29th; Heritage meeting at Seanchai on 21st April from 9.30am to 1.30pm, more at 085 2265 040; Kerry Choral Union will perform at St Brendan’s Church, Tralee on 29th April at 8pm;

HSE : A Seminar will be held at The Devon Inn on Monday, April 23 at 7.30pm under the Chairmanship of Bernie Carroll Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention with the HSE;

EDUCATION: new course offered starting late April to June – 7 weeks and again September. The course is free for anyone that has no formal qualification for further information contact Mary on 068-23866 or text 0867969627.

MISSION: St Patrick’s Community will be giving a mission in Duagh from the 14th to 18th May 2012.  

ST JOHN’S: Wed. 18th and Thurs. 19th The Pimple Goes to Town; Fri. 20th The Game, written by John Fraher and presented by Zyber Theatre, Tralee; Sat 21st, A Farewell Tribute to Louis O Carroll in aid of Listowel Hospice; Wed, 25th Sunday morning Coming Down written by Mick Donnellan,  more details from 068 22566.

GLORACH Abbeyfeale Theatre, ‘Anyone could rob a bank’ the comedy by Tom Coffey will be staged on Thursday April 19th also on April 21, 22, 27 and 29. Doors open 7.30pm.

AWARD for carers, closing date for nominations April 20th, ring 1800 270724.

WANTED: Volunteers, details from Aoife Keogh on 069 62733.

GAA, Knockanure beat  Brosna recently in the second game of the North Kerry League. Score Knockanure 1-11 Brosna 0-5. Scorers for Knockanure Niall Sheehan 1-0 Trevor Keane 0-1 Martin Sheehy 0-1 Tom Quinn 0-2 Johnny Greaney 0-6 P.J. Stack 0-1
Knockanure Team Stephen O Carroll, David Winter, Micheal Woods, Paddy Greaney, P.J. Reynolds, Tom Keane, Kieran Lane, Niall Sheehan, James Noonan, Trevor Keane, Martin Sheehy, Tom Quinn, Johnny Greaney, Oliver Carmody, P.J. Stack. Subs Chris Foley for Oliver Carmody, Patrick Moloney for Tom Keane, Padraig Leahy for P.J.Stack, Kieran Walsh for Tom Quinn.
LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto Results  for 6th April, Jackpot E3,000, numbers drawn were 3, 10, 12 and 23, no winner of Jackpot. Lucky Dips, Michael Moore, Kilmorna; J.J. Clancy, Knockanure; John Barry, School Road; John Casey, Abbeyfeale; Kathleen McCoy, Abbeyfeale; Bernadette Enright, Keylod; Bar Prize Michael O Sullivan.

NEWTOWN Athletic beat Clanmaurice in the Hennebery’e Reserve Cup at Moyvane recently, the local team included, Brendan Galvin, Padraig Shanahan, John J Mulvihill, Tommy Keane, Oliver Carmody, Fintan McEnery,Trevor Keane Aidan Keane, John Scannell, Timmy Noonan and John Greaney. Subs Eoin Flaherty for Timmy Noonan, Niall Sheehan for Fintan McEnery, Tommy Barrett for John Scannell.

EMIGRANT Information Pack and leaflets which are available to download from

AID: Irish Aid website reports that E639 is being spent in 2012, if you want to make submissions, closing date is 25th April 2012.

ICMSA meeting at the Meadowlands Hotel on April 18th at 8.30pm.

BORN;  author Ardyth Kennelly Ullman born April 15th 1912, grew up in Albany and Died 19th Jan. 2005 in Vancouver.

SOME Free state  Army Deaths1922.
Pat Sheehy, Tralee June 1922;  August, Frederick Gillepsie, John Kenny, James O Connor and Tom Larkin. Freemans Journal reports Aug. 1922 death,  in Tralee,  of William D Carson, Michael Farrell, Pat Harding, Michael Purcell, of Tralee, Capt Brian Houlihan of Kenmare, John Quane killed near Listowel, Sgt. Michael Daly killed near Castleisland, John Galworth killed at Tralee, General Michael Collins, Tom Kavanagh killed at Kilcummin, Sept deaths, Private Lydon killed at Blennerville, Michael McGee killed near Castleisland, Private hannon and Private John Martin killed at Brennan’s Glin, Sgt. Edward Noonan killed Rathmore, Oct deaths, Tim Goggin of Abbeydorney, Private Gilligan at Tralee, Sgt John Browne at Duagh, John Corcoran at Lawlor’s Cross, Private Gilchrist near Ardfert, Private Nagle at near Castlegregory, Nov. deaths,John Caddigan, Thomas Gallagher near Killarney, Peter Conroy near Blennerville, Francis Mullen killed Lixnaw, Dec. deaths, Private Mulhall at Dingle, Henry McLoughlin and John Talty at Caslegregory,

ADORATION:  Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm. Listowel Annual 40-Hour Eucharistic Adoration will begin on Friday, 27th April, with Mass and will end with the 11.00am Mass on Sunday, April 29th.  Adoration for vocations will be held at the Church of the Resurection, Killarney on 29th April at 5pm.

“Oh King of grief! (a title strange, yet true, To thee of all kings only due), Oh King of wounds! how shall I grieve for thee, Who in all grief preventest me? ” George Herbert.

ANNIVERSARIES: Peg Enright McEnery, Michael Cunningham, Margaret Sheehy, Fr Tom Moloney, Dawn Murphy, Hannah Sheridan, Rena McAuliffe, Madge Horgan, Tom Walsh, Tade Collins, Joan O Connor, Chris O Connor, Aero Lyons, Teresa Dunn, Tim Flaherty, Ellen Stack, Mairead McGrath, Paddy Flavin, Sean Ahern, Br, William Pat Shine, John McCabe, Madge Heaney, Dan Keane, Nora Carr, Jimmy Crowley, Br. Angelus Keane; Mass on Tues.17th at Knockanure at 7.30pm for James & Margaret Kennelly; Mass on Wed.18th        at  7.30pm for Deceased members of the Flavin & Mulvihill Families, Lower Aughrim; Mass on Fri. 20th at 7.30pm for Laurence & Ellen Collins, Knockanure ; Mass on Sat.21st at      7.30pm for John Shanahan & the deceased members of the Shanahan & Egan Families; Mass on Sun. 22nd at 10.00am for Nora Kelly nee Kennelly and the 11.00am Mass is for John Scanlon & the deceased members of The Scanlon Family.

CONFIRMATION Mass on Thurs.19th in Moyvane at 2pm.

READERS;Vigil, Seline Mulvihill & Ann Marie Kennelly; 11.00am, Catherine Kellighan & Noelle Nolan; Knockanure Sunday 22nd April, Gerard Leahy & Brenda Clancy.