Knockanure Notes — 15th February, 2023

NEK Community Responder Group will be holding their AGM in Knockanure Community Centre on 16th February at 8pm.

MASS: First Anniversary Mass for both the late Billy Leahy, Trien, Kilmorna and late Michael Leahy, New York & Trien will be held on Friday 17th February at 7:30pm Knockanure Church.

PARISH: Confessions: Moyvane Saturday 6.45pm to 7.15pm. Eucharistic Adoration every Tues. after 10.00am Mass to 11.30am. Synod Update, 200 representatives from the Churches of Europe are gathering in Prague from 5th to 12th Feb. for the European Continental Assembly in preparation for this Autumn’s Synod in Rome. We pray that the Holy Spirit may bless and direct the work. See

BUS – 066 714 7002 bookings

DINNER available at Knockanure Community Centre, collect or have it delivered, contact, Sharon at 086 874 5485, next week’s menu begins on Monday 13th, up to 14 choices of menu.

VALENTINE Monday 13 February at 11:30am, Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin and President of Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG, will celebrate Mass at the Shrine of Saint Valentine, Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church, Dublin.

DEATH: on 9th February 2023 of Fr. Tim Galvin SPS, St Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Brosna & Abbeyfeale. Fr Tim’s sudden death is a great personal loss. For his parishioners in South Sudan his loss is incalculable. Fr. Tim, has served in Riwoto, South Sudan, for the Saint Patrick’s Missionary

Society since 2014. He had a great network of friends and supporters in Abbeyfeale and right around West Limerick and North Kerry.

DEATH of Seán Broderick, 5 St. Ita’s, Convent Street, Abbeyfeale and formerly of New Street, Abbeyfeale, on February 6th 2023, in his 97th year. Seán, husband of the late Vera, survived by daughters Marie Therese and Siobhán, sister Ita, sons-in-law Diarmuid and Andy, grandchildren Muireann, Cathal, Róisín, Gearóid and Niamh, sister-in-law Gemma, nephews, and nieces. Seán is predeceased by his brother Jimmy, sisters Margaret and Joan.

ANNIVERSARIES: Mary Cronin, Patrick J Dowling, Sr Aquin Enright, Stephen Casey, Hannah Ferguson, Patrick Roche, Betty McCarthy, Sr. Margaret Stack, Bernadette Cudliap, Mons Tim Harnett, Br. Clement McCarthy, Phylis O’Donoghue, Joe MacKessy, Bridie McElligott, Tom Kennelly, Billy Leahy, Seamus McDermott, Sr. Berchmans Murphy, Johanna Dell, Paudeen Moloney, Tom Relihan, Sr. Baptist Kirby, Sr. Finian Kearney,

MASS INTENTIONS: Sat.11th Feb.’23 Moyvane for Catherine Culhane (Aniv.)Ballyguiltenane at 7.30pm; Sun.12th Feb.’23 Knockanure- People of the Parish at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane for Private Intention at 11.00am; Tues.14th Feb.’23 Moyvane- James Fitzmaurice (11th Aniv.) Dublin & Leitrim Middle at 10.00am; Weds.15thFeb.’23 Knockanure- Private Intention at 10.00am; Thurs.16th Feb.’23 Moyvane- Private Intention at 10.00am; Fri.17th Feb.’23 Knockanure- Private Intention at 10am, and mass in evening for Billy Leahy (1st Aniv.) Trien, & uncle Michael Leahy (1st Aniv.) Trien & New York at 7.30pm; Sat.18th Feb.’23 Moyvane Denis Mulvihill & Son Ben (Aniv.’s) Leitrim West at 7.30pm; Sun.19th Feb.’23 Knockanure – People of the Parish at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane for Tom & Nelly O’Connor & Son Con (Aniv.’s) Glin Rd. at 11.00am.

ADORATION Listowel; takes place every Wednesday straight after 10.30am. Mass until 1.00 p.m. Should a funeral take place on the day it will be cancelled?.

NEW Moon on the 20th. Birds are singing, new growth is appearing and the daffodil flowers are increasing. Big difference, half a century ago, people would be preparing their gardens, and almost every house had a cow or a goat.

GUITAR LESSONS with Elaine, children age 6 and upwards. For more information contact Elaine at 087 288 4869.

GAA: Knockanure Lotto Results from Tuesday 7th February. Jackpot was €7,600. Numbers Drawn: 6, 11, 17, and 27; No winner but lucky dips went to: 1. Michelle Young, c/o T. Collins; 2. Pat O Keeffe, Kilmorna; 3. John Nolan, Murher; 4. S. Fitzgerald, Kilmeaney , and 5. Jerry Leahy, Kilrush. Next draw on Tuesday 14th February in the clubhouse and jackpot will be €7,700. All are welcome!

North Kerry League Division 2 Round 2, Moyvane 6-14 and Asdee 0-2.

STARS In Their Eyes will see young adults with Down syndrome, their families and friends take to the stage to showcase their wonderful talents and abilities on Friday, March 24 at 7pm at the Listowel Arms Hotel.

ROSE of Tralee International Festival, Community Rose events in Kerry are due to take place in Sneem, Killorglin, Kenmare, Tralee, Killarney, the ‘Skellig Coast’, Castleisland and Listowel, during March.

PLAY: Athea Drama Group, this year’s production “The Anniversary” on February 9th, 11th, 12th, 16th, 18th & 19th of February. Booking lines open. 087 6926746.

Many Young Men of Twenty at Abbeyfeale ; Tuesday February 14, Thursday 16, Saturday 18, Sunday 19, Tuesday 21, Thursday 23, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26. Glorach Theatre, Abbeyfeale. Doors open 7.15pm. Booking 087 1383940.

GLÓRACH Bingo, every Monday at 8pm.

ST JOHNS: The Murder of Wolfe Tone on Thursday 16th February at 8pm. Paddy Cullivan brings you the incredible story of the mysterious death of Theobald Wolfe Tone, the founding father of Irish Republicanism; Cinema Club | Un Triomphe (The Big Hit) Tuesday 14th February at 8pm. Etienne, an out of work but endearing actor, runs a theatre workshop in prison, where he brings together an unlikely troupe of prisoners to stage Samuel Beckett’s famous play Waiting for Gadot. Friday 17th Concert, Songs of Presley and Sinatra. Friday 24th Concert with Jessie Monk, and on Sat 25th The Year of the Hiker. Details Contact 068 22566.

TEA DANCE: in Fr. Casey’s Club House, Sunday February 19 from 3-6pm. All funds to Kerry Hospice.

SIAMSA: Kerry Civil War Conference runs from February 23-25 and features over twenty historians, experts and academics, also film on the Ballyseedy killings will be shown.

FUNDRAISER Juvenile Badminton, the quiz had to move to a new date, Saturday, March 04, same venue, Speedy’s Bar, same time 8.00pm.

2nd Collection for Lourdes Helpers at all Masses on weekend 18th & 19th Feb. This Fund assists those who want but cannot afford to go to Lourdes.The Diocesan pilgrimage will take place on Sept. 1st for 5 nights.

SUPPORT: Anam Cara Kerry, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its monthly Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Tues. 14th Feb. at 7:15pm in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee Co. Kerry. for further information contact info

CHARITY: Mary’s Meals is a simple solution to world hunger. In our 21st year, we provide a daily meal to 2,429,182 children every school day in some of the world’s poorest countries. It costs just €22 to feed a child in a place of education for an entire school year. For more information, please check out angela.moore.

FATIMA May 9th-15th’23, fully escorted pilgrimage ex Dublin airport, Spiritual Director Fr. Noel Spring, Contact Premier Travel 021-4277700, email norardy or Maureen Harty 066-7131328 .

VOCATIONS Seminar, Evangelisation & Vocations Conference, Diocesan Priesthood in a Synodal Church, 25th Apr. 10am-4pm, Renehan Hall, Maynooth, Keynote Speaker Archbishop Rino Fisichella, Pro-Prefect of the Vatican, Dicastery for Evangelization, with a panel of expert speakers. Further information & registration visit, spaces limited, free event.

Poor Clare Sisters, Cork, considering a religious vocation? Zoom meeting Sat. 18th Feb. @ 3pm. Please email vocationspoorclarescork to receive the link for the meeting or

RALLY: Killarney Forestry Rally, route the Mullagherick Mountain, Fornane and Mount Eagle areas on Sunday, February 19

MILK: Price of butter and skim milk powder now at around 40% lower than in September 2022.

JOB: Programmes and Events Work Placement at Agri Aware. Have a flair for organising? Love all things farming and food? Agri Aware has an exciting Work Placement opportunity to join the organisation in Programmes and Events. Find out more please send your CV and cover letter (optional) to careers.

WORK Base E-Hub at Old Bank Building on Main Street Abbeyfeale is open for Business. For full details and pricing on Private Office Suites, Meeting Room, contact Ken Tobin on 086 816 2105.

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