Knockanure Notes – 17th November, 2012

SAINT  PIO Prayer Meeting will take place on Thursday 22nd November  at 7pm in Listowel Church, incorporating the Rosary, Mass and Benediction.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto Results 26th Oct 2012 Jackpot €5,900, numbers drawn 13-19-20-31, No Winner.
Lucky Dips went to, Eibhlis Hanrahan, Lisaniskea, Kilmorna;
Tim O Brien, Toor, Duagh; Jim Cotter, Abbeyfeale; Paul Kelliher, Abbeyfeale; Tady Finucane, The Lotts; Amenda Harnett, Abbeyfeale; Bar prize won by Micheal O Connor
Lotto Results 2nd Nov. 2012, Jackpot €6,000, numbers drawn were 2-4-18-30 No Winner. Lucky Dips were won by Michael Lynch, St Ita’s Terrace, Abbeyfeale; Tim Finucane, Abbeyfeale;
Joe McCarthy c/o Ploughman Bar, Abbeyfeale; Tim Leahy, 38 Ballygologue Park, Listowel; Callum Buckley, Athea; Barney Buckley, Foildarrig, Duagh; Bar Prize Gerard Greaney.
Lotto Results 9th Nov. Jackpot €6,100 Numbers Drawn 5-6-13-31 No Winner. Lucky Dips; Mattie Dillon, c/o Listowel Agri;
Rita Hannon, 9 Willowbrook, Listowel; Pat Buckley, Lr. Athea;
Rose Costello,Kilmorna; Kieran Kelly, Dublin;  Joe c/o Kevin’s;
Bar Prize Kathy, Finucane.

HAPPY 40th wedding anniversary to Pat and Mary Leahy, of Clounbrane, they have busy lives representing us on the Council since 1991.

THE WART. Duagh cast takes to the stage in St. Johns, Listowel on Thurs, Fri &Sun night, 22nd, 23rd and 25th Nov.

KNOCK Night Vigil Dec. 7th, details from 087 676 1125 or 066 7180 123.

O CONNELL Exhibition will continue at Castleisland Library till end of Nov.

CHILDREN:  “World Day of Prayer and Action for Children” will be held this year on the 20th November. It coincides with universal children’s day.

I.C.A. Family Fun Day takes place on Sunday 25th November at the Marian Hall, 2pm – 4pm. Santa will arrive in the Village at 2pm. Lots of prizes  including a Christmas Hamper sponsored by Newtownsands Co-op.

I.C.A.  Trip to Cork for Christmas shopping is on Wednesday 5th December. Contact Eileen Roche to book a seat on the bus. Mobile 087 6679943.

SCOR na nOg semi final for North Kerry will be held in Abbeydorney on Sunday Nov. 25th at 2pm, best wishes to local competitors, Moyvane Solo Singer Lisa Mulvihill and Moyvane Ballad Group Amiee Lindsell, Lisa Mulvihill, and Lisa Stackpool

The West Limerick Finals of Scor na nOg takes place at the Ardagh Community Centre on Sunday, November 25th starting at 2.30pm.

VIDEO of Father and Son, Mick and Paddy Finucane is now available in local shops.

BOOK: Con O Sullivan will launch his book Rebel Mind at Woulfe’s Bookstore in Listowel on 24th November 2012, the book gives an insight into the battle with cancer.

STUDENT Careers Fair will be held at the Brandon Hotel on Nov. 21st at 9am.

JOURNAL: Ballydonoghue Journal will be launched at 8pm on Nov. 30th at The Thatch.

PLAY; John B after 10 will be staged at the National Concert Hall on Wednesday Nov. 21st.

TENORS: Celtic Tenors will perform at Glin Church on Dec. 21st at 8pm, details from 068 34331.

SELF defence skill will be thought by Andrew Kelligan at Listowel Community centre starting on Nov. 24th, details from 086 3680 141.

DERESSION talk will be given at the Arms Hotel by Roger Harty on Nov. 21st at 8pm.

FARMERS Winter Feed clinic will be held at Listowel Mart on Thursday 22nd of Nov. from noon till 4pm. Limerick Local Authorities have  4000 tonnes of rock salt available to treat Limerick’s roads during the coming winter.

ICMSA,  AGM will be held at Limerick Racecourse on Fri. 30th Nov. starting at 11am, details from 061 314 677.

CONGRATULATIONS to Dan and Lily Stackpoole of Lower Athea, on winning the IFFPG prize of E2,500 recently.

BAZAAR: The Annual Bazaar for 2012 will take place on Friday November 30th and Saturday December 1st at Boy’s School Hall, Listowel from 8pm. to 12 midnight approx each night.

WL102; Car Boot Sale and indoor market on Sunday 25th November, from 9am to 3 pm at Newcastle West Community Centre.

MEDALS: Jimmy Deenihan recently presented long service medals to members of Ballybunion search and cliff rescue unit; some were honoured for 20 years service.

DEATH occurred on Friday, November 9th  2012 of John Eymard O’Connor of Eagle Lodge, Tralee, he was born on 19th August 1957 at  Keylod, Knockanure, Moyvane. Survived by siblings, Liam, Dan, Michael, Bernie, Francis, Joan and Kathleen.  Funeral Mass on Monday November 12th 2012 at Knockanure Church, Celebrated by Fr O Sullivan assisted by Canon O Connor, Fr Lucid, Fr McMahon, Fr O Connor, Fr Finucane and Fr Broderick. Stephen Donegan sang the hymns and played the organ.  Eymard O Connor was laid to rest after mass in Ahavoher Cemetery, Knockanure. beside his parents, Tom O Connor who died in March 2001 and Mary Keane who died aged 62 years in April 1977.

Eymard O Connor was caring and affectionate, we could all learn from him as he gave all and held nothing back. He enjoyed music and taking part, his favourite instrument was the tambourine. Eymard was introduced to music at a young age as he accompanied family and friends on St Stephen’s Day on the Wren. He loved style and treats as he would declare today is my birthday. Eymard was always busy, loved to do jobs, even as a child he helped his father plant cabbage, after helping his next-door neighbour with his planting, he took some home and planted them to the surprise of his Dad, as to where he got the plants. Thank you was always on his lips, hundreds were at Knockanure Church to say good bye and thank him for the way he touched so many live. Sean South was played at his graveside as it was his favourite tune.

DEATH took place Eileen Marle nee Houlihan, Burntwood House, Bedford, Listowel. Requiem Mass for Eileen at St Mary’s Church, Listowel on Friday 16th November 2012. Burial afterwards in Derryco Cemetery, Lisselton. Eileen was sister in law of Maurice Kennelly of Inchamore.

ANNIVERSRIES: Eileen O Donoghue, Tess Fitzgerald, Liam Flaherty, Robert Stack, Eddie Carmody, Fr. John O Flaherty, Pat Scanlon, Martin J Sheehy, Padraig Tydings, Ned Bunce, Con Riordan, Mary Harnett, Mary O Hanlon, Fr Leo Danaher, Joan Gaire, Donal Foley, Fr Michael O Leary, Mairead Carmody;

Mass on Wed. 21st 7.30pm for Myles & Nora Kearney & Danny Cunningham; Mass on Fri. 23rd 7.30pm for Patrick Scanlon; Mass on Sat. 24th 7.30pm for Kit & Edward Fitzmaurice; Mass on Sun. 25th 10.00am in Knockanure for Kathleen O’Connor, 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Mikie Joe Flaherty.

CHURCH News; Tues. 20th 7.30pm November Intentions, Moyvane; Thurs. 22nd 7.30pm November Intentions, Knockanure.

Year of Faith “Growth in Prayer“. A Series of Talks at Moyvane School from 8-9pm. Join us for our third talk this Monday evening 19th November and next Monday night for the fourth talk. All are welcome. We will look at the various types of prayer, the benefits of prayer, obstacles and aids to growing in prayer). Speaker Andrew Kellighan.

Adoration Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm;Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm
Readers:- Vigil, Michelle Corridan; 11.00am Paul & Anthony Kiely; Knockanure: Margaret Carmody & Mary Fitzgerald
Collectors for December: Vigil Brid Flavin & Kit Horan;
11am Ann Marie Stack & John Scanlon; Knockanure 10am Siobhan Fitzgerald
ST Pio Prayer meeting in Lixnaw Church on Nov. 20th at 7.30pm.

JOURNEYING IN HOPE:  Three nights prayer and reflection in preparation for Christmas. Sunday, November 25th – first public performance of Teen Spirit Tralee Youth Choir.  Monday, November 26th – Prayer Service with guest speaker, John Waters (Journalist), speaking on the theme Challenge and hope for the Church today.   Tuesday, November 27th – Prayer Service with Óisín McConville (former Armagh footballer) will speak on the theme Hope & the Struggle with Addiction.  All events will take place in St. John’s church, Tralee from 7.30pm – 8.30pm, All are welcome.

SPEAKER: John Lonergan,  Ex Governor of Mountjoy will speak in Abbeyfeale at an Education for Employment night at Coaliste Ide agus Iosef on Monday, Dec. 3rd at 7.30pm.

CD sung by the Adare parish choir, with hymns and songs is now available from Adare parish

AFTERNOON TEA DANCE: will be held in Carrigkerry Community Centre, on Sunday, November 25, from 2 – 5pm. Music by The Premier Blue Boys. All are welcome.

TOASTMASTERS meet at the Desmond Complex in NCW on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from September to May. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 21st . Meetings are held from 8.30-10.30pm with a break for tea, coffee. Further information can be had from Bill on 087 9070223 or Bridget on 087 4146732.

STARS: Leonid Meteor Shower, peaked on Saturday night November 17th but meteors will be visible in the sky for several nights around this date. Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope have identified a body that is very probably a planet wandering through space without a parent star. This is the most exciting free-floating planet candidate so far and the closest such object to the Solar System at a distance of about 100 light-years.

Timothy Moynahan convicted of manslaughter of Michael Ahern at Killarney, Co. Kerry, 8 April 1877
James Ahern arrested for moonlighting at Killorglin, County Kerry, 14 December 1885
Mrs. Kit Ahern, of Ballybunion, Co. Kerry, president of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, staying in the Moira Hotel in Dublin, 5 January 1963
Bridget Ahern, of Linish, Killarney, Co. Kerry, evicted by landlord, 15 April 1887
Michael Ahern convicted of Moonlighting under arms at Castleisland, Co. Kerry, 18 March 1887
Farmers Patrick and Michael Ahern face eviction in Knockmaclough, County Kerry, 12 May 1882
Ann Ahern, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry, awarded diploma from Shannon Hotel School, 3 October 1957
Dan Ahern from Kerry is the first to win two stages in an 8-stage cycling race round Ireland, 4 August 1960
In Killarney, County Kerry, William Ahern protests the arrest of young girls for selling flags at a Gaelic League festival which had been banned by the authorities, 21 June 1919
The Ahern obituary index has now reached the 4,075 mark. The earliest new obituary is for the Rev. Mr. Ahern, Parish Priest of Dunquin, County Kerry, 10 June 1819.
Edmond Ahearn, of Marlborough, New Zealand, looking for his brother, Patrick, who left Dingle, County Kerry, in March 1875, for New Zealand, 12 September 1879