Knockanure Notes — 17th May, 2015

KNOCK: Annual Parish Pilgrimage to Knock takes place this year on Wednesday 01st July 2015.  Contact Margaret at 087 2976304 for booking.

It will begin with Mass on Friday night  May 22nd  at 7.00 p.m. followed by a Guided Holy Hour 8.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. with Adoration up until midnight.

PADRE PIO DEVOTIONS take place in Lixnaw on Tuesday night 19th May at 7.30pm with Rosary, Mass & Benediction. The witness will be given by Paul Whelan from Ennis Co. Clare.

BUS: Local Community Bus, details from 1890 528 528.

PRESENTATION SECONDARY SCHOOL: Bingo will take place in the School Hall on Sunday next  24th May at 3.00pm.

KERRY PARENTS & FRIENDS ASSOCIATION – Clieveragh -. Summer Garden Sale Sunday next  May 24th  (1pm-5 pm) Lots of special offers on the day! Contact: 068-22977.

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION: will take place in Listowel on Sunday June 7th immediately after the 11.00 a.m. Mass.

MUNSTER FLEADH 2016 A meeting to elect a committee for will take place at the Seanchai Centre, Monday 18th May 2015 At 8pm.  Members of the public are invited to attend.

DEATH: Nora Walsh (née Mulvihill) Leitrim East, Moyvane. Nora died on May, the 10th 2015. wife of the late Jack and mother of Mary, Maurice, Brendan, Timmy, Joe, Seán, Jerry, Michéal, Betty, Anne, and Pat, also survived by sons-in-law and daughters-in-law, nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Requiem mass for Nora Walsh was celebrated on the 12th of May in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane, followed by burial in Murhur Cemetery.

DEATH: Darragh Lanigan (Kilpadogue, Tarbert and Raheen, Limerick died on May 10, 2015. Survived by his wife Louise (nee Higgins), his dad Micheál, mom Patricia, brothers Conor and Ciaran, sister Fiona, granddad Michael, granny Noreen, father-in-law Pat, mother-in-law Bernie, sisters-in-law Leanne, Lorraine and Ciara, brothers-in-law David and Chris, uncles, aunts, grandaunt, granduncles and  nephews. Darragh Lanigan was laid to rest following requiem Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Tarbert at St. Mary’s Cemetery. His mother Patricia was born at Kilbaha.

DEATH: Patsy Horan of Moyvane North died on the 15th of May, 2015. He is survived by nephews Padraig and John, John’s wife Eileen, niece Emer and her husband Alan, sister-in-law Kit, grandnieces and grandnephews, his long-time friend Bridie, relatives, neighbours, and friends. Requiem mass for Patsy Horan was celebrated in Moyvane Church the 17th of May,  Burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane.

ANNIVERSARIES: Patrick Shanahan, Danny Curtin, David Kennelly, Maureen O Connor, Con Flaherty, Sr. Loretto O Connor, John P McGrath, Mossie Fitzgerald, Ava Maria Hegarty, Padraig Kennelly, Sr. Lelia Sheahan, Eileen McCarthy, Nancy Ellis, Nancy O Flaherty, Fr. Ned Corridan, Sr. Aloysius McElligott. Mass on Tues. 19th at     7.30pm is Months Mind for Mai Quinn. Mass on Wed. 20th at     7.30pm for Betty Meehan. Mass on Thurs. 21st at Knockanure    7.30pm for    Jerry Enright. Mass on 7.30pm for Christopher O’Carroll. Mass on Sun. 24th at 10.00am for Hanna & Nancy Flaherty

Mass on Tues. 26th at 7.30pm for Tom O Flaherty.

EXAMS: Mass on Fri. 22nd at 7.30pm for all who have Examinations this year

FIRST Holy Communion in Moyvane at 11am on Sat.23rd.

CHURCH NEWS: Readers: Vigil, Eileen Collins, 11am Karina Stack & Kevin Hudson; Knockanure 10am Margaret Carmody & Mary Fitzgerald. Collectors for June: Saturday Philip Kiely & Tommy Moloney. Sunday David Murphy & John Corbett and Knockanure              Margaret Carmody. Rosary In honour of Our Blessed Mother, The Rosary will be recited at The Grotto every Tuesday Evening – after Mass – during the Month of May.

Exam Prayer Petitions: Those doing exams are invited to fill in an exam prayer petition slip and place it in the box provided at the back of the Church.  These names will be remembered at the special Mass for the intentions of students & their families to be held in Moyvane Church on Friday 22nd May at 7.30pm.  These names will be also remembered in prayer before the Blessed Eucharist by members of the Adoration Groups in Moyvane and Knockanure on Wednesdays 9.30am to 7pm and Sundays 4pm to 5pm and in Knockanure on Tuesdays from 10am to 6pm.  Students are invited to take place in the Mass. Wednesday Adoration Moyvane Church: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Wednesday in The Sacristy from 10am to 7pm.  People attend for One Hour on a rota basis, but if this is not possible maybe two people would share doing half an hour each.

Because of the small numbers attending for some Hours, it would be appreciated if people who can’t give a commitment to attend every week, might volunteer to be on standby to cover for, when regulars are unable to attend.  Think about it.  Contact Anne O’Flaherty or Philip Kiely.

RADIO Mass Link: An Engineer is visiting the Parish the end of May.  Any parishioner having difficulty with their reception of Mass, please contact Fr. Lucid or Eileen Collins at 068 58221 or 087 9313912.  New highly sophisticated radios are now available.  Cost €100.

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) are currently looking for volunteers to become involved in your community Youth Club.  The KDYS will provide full training and support.  For more information, please contact Gareth Harteveld, KDYS Community Youth Work Team, on 087 0576213.

AGM: The Diocesan Eucharistic Adoration  Committee are holding their AGM on Saturday 23rd May at the Church of the Resurrection   Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Ray Browne at 2.00p.m., refreshments served afterwards.   All adorers from each parish are welcome, there will be a consultation meeting after the refreshments from all parish committee members.  Your input will be more than welcome and appreciated

BEST WISHES to Tom Dunne who recently retired from Kerry County Council after 33 years of service and also wishing happy retirement to Dan Hartnett who has just retired from Kerry Ingredients also after 33 years.

LIXNAW VINTAGE Day on May 24th.

GLASSLAND will be shown in Listowel on 29th May at 8.30pm and Matt Mooney is also launching his book  at 12.30 also on the 29th. Another book Teampall Ban, will be of interest to locals.

DIET: Connecting ADHA & Diet: Nutritional Therapist & Chef Sid Sheehan will be hosting an informative talk on the effects of nutrition on childhood behavioural issues in the Family Resource Centre on Wed. 20th May from 7pm to 8.30pm.  The talk is aimed for the parents/guardians of children affected by such issues, to highlight how diet can influence behaviour and learning ability.  For booking, please contact Angela 087 3748818.  Cost of Talk €5.

GAMES: Community Games Athletics: Monday 18th May, 5:30pm registration.  Venue GAA Field Moyvane., U6 – U16.  Children living in Moyvane Knockanure Parish are all welcome to come along and participate in a variety of community games athletics.

FLEADH in Glin  begins on 30th May.

RACING in Listowel on June Bank Holiday.

ST JOHN’S: Fri. 22nd Trio Elatha, with Brendan Walsh, Lynda O Connor and Ailbhe McDonagh; Thursday 28th, Art Exhibition at 12pm; James Joyce and 3 Cities at 1pm; Christine Dwyer Hickey  at 3pm;  and Lucinda Sly at 8.30pm, more from 068 22566.

KILLARNEY: Summer concerts continue in St. Mary’s with the church hosting on Monday May 18th: The Schola Cantorum Middle Tennessee State University with its repertoire of choral works from the Renaissance to the present.


It will begin with Mass on Friday night  (May 22nd ) at 7.00 p.m. followed by a Guided Holy Hour 8.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. with Adoration up until midnight. Then on Saturday morning (May 23rd ) they will lead the 10.30 a.m. Mass followed by a Guided Meditation. We will adjust accordingly should there be a funeral. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will continue throughout the day. Following the 7.00 p.m. Vigil Mass on Saturday night there will be a Healing Service and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will continue in the Church until Sunday morning. We will be inviting people from throughout the Parish to commit themselves to spending an hour in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament throughout Saturday night / Sunday morning. Thanks.

WE ARE LIVE ON THE WEB: masses and liturgical services on

TO MARK THE YEAR FOR CONSECRATED LIFE, Bishop Ray has invited all the religious of the diocese to the 6.15pm Vigil Mass in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney on Saturday May 23rd. Everyone is invited to join in this celebration where we will mark this year in prayer together. There will be light refreshments afterwards in St. Brendan’s College.

DIOCESAN PASTORAL MINISTRY IN LISTOWEL Course. Already about 12 parishioners have done the course in Killarney or Ardfert. Now we are hoping that a further 12 will be able to do the course as it takes place here in Listowel. The Diocesan Course in Pastoral Ministry will take place on Wednesday nights, with 10 nights in Autumn after the Races, and 10 nights in Spring 2016. Closing date for applications is Friday May 29th.  Further information from the Parish Office, Listowel

TULLAMORE NS SCHOOL We are trying to organise a Tullamore school reunion we would be very grateful for any past pupils that could help us out organising the event, we would welcome any information on the school, old photographs and memories anyone interested, please contact

Birdie 0863269761 Breda  0879386370 Elizabeth  0868417688.

Limerick Fleadh in Glin May 27 2015 – Jun 01 2015.

GAA HISTORY: Kerryman 28 June 1958 page 10.
Juveniles; Knockanure footballers qualified for the next round,  when they beat Kilbaha 1-6 to 2-2 in the Parish League. Kilbaha 1-1 to 0-2  at half time. Knockanure best served by J. Lynch, D. O Sullivan, S. Barry (Capt.) T. McCarthy and M. McMahon. Best for Kilbaha, Dalton, Cunningham and Sheehan.

Kerryman 1904-current, Friday, August 08, 1986; Page: 6
KNOCKANURE footballers had a good win in the North Kerry League last weekend. This now puts them safely into the semi-finals of the League. This weekend they play Churchill away in the County League. Training will now be stepped up each Tuesday and Thursday nights.
The next County Board Draw is on August 11 1986. So, all money: for this draw should be with the Secretary, Mairead Flavin this weekend. PATTERN DAY — The second annual Pattern day since its revival will be held In Knockanure on Friday, August. 15.1986. This meeting, regarded as one of the oldest in Munster.

Kerryman 4-9-1987 page 13
Knockanure won Div. 3 title last Saturday , they beat St Senans 3-3 to 0-9 in a game played in Duagh, which was said to be very entertaining and if Knockanure keep going they will be favourites for the Junior Championship. St Senans led by five points mid-way in the first half, then Eamon Sweeney got a goal for Knockanure before the break, bringing new life into the game. In the second half the sides were level and time running out when Jim Keane won the match with his goal to the delight of the Knockanure supporters.

Kerryman 1904-current, Friday, April 30, 1999; Page: 68
FOOTBALL; Knockanure play Gale Rangers in the North, Kerry League on Friday evening next at 7.30pm in Knockanure.

Kerryman 27 Dec. 2001 p27; Niall Fitzgerald of the Lanterns presented Paudie Keane with the Referee of the championship award at the N K Football awards night.

Kerryman 6-2 -2009 p18;
Novice Shield Football Championship on May 9th 2009 Knockanure play Gale Rangers at 7pm.

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