Knockanure Notes – 17th June, 2012

KNOCK: Annual Pilgrimage to Knock take place on Wednesday 11th July, 2012. Coach leaves Knockanure, Moyvane via Tarbert and Glin. Contact Margaret at 087 2976304 or Nuala at 068 36166.

CHIROPODIST will attend the Marian Hall on Thursday 21st at 11am, for appointment ring Eileen Quinn 068 49472.

TIDY Towns; Both Moyvane and Knockanure are looking clean after the recent heavy rain, a host of flower containers  are pleasing to the eye. Thanks to all who make the effort.

STUBBINGS: North Kerry Dyslexia/Dyspraxia Parent Support Group will hold the Marie Stubbings Summer School at the Listowel Family Resource Centre from July 16-20. Places limited so early booking is advised. Further details from 068 23584.

SENIOR Help Line, LoCall 1850 440 444. Senior Help Line is open  from 10 am till  10 pm, 365 days a year.

RECOVERY Haven inaugural ‘Celebration of Light’ on 29th June 2012. All Candles to be lit at 8pm in Ballybunion, all are welcome.

CANCER Society will meet on Wednesday 20th at 8pm. in the Listowel Arms Hotel.

OUTING: Clounmacon ICA outing takes place on Friday June 29th to Glengarriffe. Enquires to Bridie 21773, Margaret 23710 or Mary 21047. The annual Fianna Fail outing will take place on Tuesday, July 17th to Rathwood, Tullow, Co. Carlow.
For more information contact Marie Wrenn on 068-42524 / 087-7674832.
ICA trip to An Grianan on 11th July, details from 068 49337.

HOST Foreign students during the  summer from 2 to 4 weeks at the time, Contact Kay on 087-9454786.

AGM of West Limerick 102 FM will take place in The Desmond Complex Newcastle West on Wednesday 20th June at 8pm, and all are welcome.

MUSIC: Thursday, June 21st has been designated  National Day of Music.  Athea are hoping to have an evening of music and dancing with a bar-b-cue, down by the river near the bridge, more from  087 6758762. St John’s Night will be celebrated at Tarmons Hill on June 22nd. Con Curtin Festival begins June 22nd. Curtis Blackwell Bluegrass Band at St John’s on Wed. 20th June.

FLEADH: County Fleadh will be held in Ballybunion from 19th to 24th June.

VINTAGE in Kilflynn attracted a good crowd on Sunday last; some rain in the afternoon put a damper on some events. Vintage day in Lixnaw on July 8th. Vintage day at Knockdown 15th July. See knockanurelocal on youtube for latest local events.

CONGRATULATIONS to Padraig Dowling who received a special award for achievements in French and German at St Michael’s College recently, he is a former pupil of Knockanure N.S.

GAMES: Community Games County Final Castleisland 25th and 26th June.

RESPONDER: Athea Community First Responders on Saturday 23 June are holding a training course. Contact Sean Liston on 087 258 9872 after 6pm in the evening.

NEW Moon on June 19th, great growth, plenty of rain and very little sunshine. The alder and rhododendron are in full bloom at present.

GERRY Roche: A documentary film about the life of Father Roche, For more information, contact: [email protected] or 085 177 5092.

THOUGHT: To pray is nothing more involved than to lie in the sunshine of His grace, to expose our distress of body and soul to those healing rays which can in a wonderful way counteract and render ineffective the bacteria of sin.

DEATH has taken place of Mary Horgan nee Stack who lived in England and retired to Gortdromasillihy. Mary was daughter of Nora Flaherty of Knockanure and Gerald Stack of Dooncaha. Mary is survived by four sons and siblings Peg Meade, Hanora Sullivan and Gerard Stack. She was predeceased by her Husband Pat Horgan, sisters Noreen, Bridie and Kitty. Following Requiem Mass celebrated by Fr McMahon in Moyvane Church, Mary Horgan was laid to rest on 13th June 2012 beside her husband Pat at Ahavoher Graveyard, he died in November 2006 aged 82.

Death has taken place of Joan Keane aged 92 of Kilmeaney, Kilmorna. Daughter of Tim Keane and Bridget Ahern. Joan was predeceased by all of her siblings, Jack, Paddy, Dan, Mike, Ted, Lil, Moll and Bridie. Requiem Mass for Joan Keane was celebrated in Knockanure Church by Fr Lucid assisted by Fr McMahon a neighbour of Joan. Elaine Foley provided the music and sang a variety of hymns. Joan Keane was laid to rest at Ahavoher Graveyard, Knockanure beside her brother Mike who died in Jan. 1990 aged 64.

Death; Sister Joan Kirby C.P.  died on June 13, 2012, at Cross and Passion Convent Villa Pacis, Glen Road, Belfast, survived  by her sisters Eileen, Frances and Mary,her sisters in Community and all the sisters of the Cross and Passion. Requiem Mass at St. Matthew’s Church, Newtownards Road  for Sr. Joan on June 16th, followed by Interment in Milltown Cemetery. Sr. Joan Kirby was born at Derrindaff.

ANNIVERSARIES: Myles Kearney, Kathy O Donoghue, Bridget Stack Guidry, Pat McElligott, Maureen Keane, Liam Barry, Joe Lynch, Patrick o Keeffe, Donal Mulvihill, Tom Keane, Sr. Elaine McElligott, John Culhane, Tom Callaghan, Brendan Shanahan, Con Greaney,
Mass on Tues. 19th at Knockanure 7.30pm  for Peggy McElligott; Mass on Wed. 20th 7.30pm for Thomas & Patrick Cronin & deceased members of the Cronin Family; Mass on Thurs. 21st at Knockanure 7.30pm for  Mary Brosnan; Mass on Fri. 22nd 7.30pm for Con O’Connor, Glin Road; Mass on Sat. 23rd 7.30pm for Joan Enright; Mass in Knockanure on Sun. 24th at 10.00am for Denis Flaherty and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Mary & Maurice Hartnett.

EUCHARISTIC Congress in Dublin attracted many locals during the week and a bus load went on Sunday last to the closing ceremony at Croke Park. All last week the media were like lost sheep searching everywhere for trivial news and ignoring the good news.  

CHURCH News; Scriptural Reflection Group meet in the Presbytery on Friday nights at 8pm. Everyone welcome.
Readers:- Vigil, John Corbett; 11.00am Amanda Coulson & Aine O’Connor; Knockanure Sunday 24th June, Patricia & Andrew Rogan. Lisselton Churchyard Mass 25th June at 8pm.
Collectors for July: Vigil, Kay Hanlon & Ronan Kearney

11.00am Eileen Cronin & Patricia Galvin. Knockanure 10.00am Jerry Woods.

U.S. bishops’ conference offered its praise for a June 15 presidential order halting the deportation of younger immigrants. 800, 000 may be elegable.
HARTNETT: Looking for info on Patrick and Ellen Harnett. They lived in Buffalo in 1860’s and ended up dying in Erie; I am looking for Mary Lynch Hartnett of Yonkers NY;
Looking for family of Edward Hartnett, born in Ireland around 1838, shows up on the Valle Township, Jefferson County Missouri census in 1880 married to Mary A. Edward Hartnett was from Co Limerick and his mother’s name was Ann Wallers;
Hartnett/Courtney family started with the marriage of John Hartnett and Helen Courtney in Glenflesk, Kerry in 1847;
James Hartnett (1826-1890) was from County Limerick; his wife Ellen O’Connor (1813-1898) was also form there. They married; ended up in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. At least one daughter, Ellen (1856-1938), who married Thomas A. Sullivan (1855-1946).
Hartnett Family
I’m trying to find information on James F. Hartnett, the son of Timothy J. Hartnett (born about 1835 in Ireland)and Margaret (surname unknown; born about 1840 in Ireland;
Sample of Irish Hartnett Voters, City of Chicago, Northern District of Illinois 1888-1890;
Hartnett, Daniel 300 W. 15th St of Ireland
Hartnett, M. 199 Desplaines St of Ireland
Hartnett, Richard 428 Duncan Pk of Ireland
Hartnett, Timothy 51 Sholto St of Ireland
Hartnett, Timothy 1399 33rd St of Ireland
Hartnett, Wm 104 Randolph St of Ireland
Harnett, Morris C. 192 Brown St of Ireland
Harnett, Timothy 192 Brown St of Ireland
Eucharistic Congress Dublin June 2012
Several more clips on youtube knockanurelocal