Knockanure Notes – 18th July, 2010

CHILDREN: Music, singing and Drama summer camp will be held in The Marian Hall, Moyvane From July 26th to 31st for 5 to 15 year olds. Time 10 am to 1 pm each day concluding with a concert on Friday July 31st.Limited places available, for information call 0872964229 or 0872884869.

GRAVEYARD: Graveyard Masses for the Parish,  Monday 2nd August Ahavoher at 8pm; Tuesday 3rd August Old Knockanure at 8pm and on Wednesday 4th August Murhur at 8pm.

JOB: North East Kerry Community Employment Scheme:

A vacancy has arisen in Moyvane for a general worker for 19.50 hours per week. Please apply in writing to The Supervisor, The Bridewell, Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

ACTIVE Retirement Day” in Knockanure was due to take place on Monday 19th July 2010, details from 068 49799.

LOTTO; Knockanure Lotto Results 9th July 2010, Jackpot was E4,200, numbers drawn were 18-25-28 and 29, No Winner of Jackpot. Lucky Dips went to the following;  Phil Corridan, Kerry Co-Op; Patricia Lynch, Gortdromagowna; Margaret Flynn, Knockanure; Ger Keane, Cratloe ,Abbeyfeale; Pat Lyons, Kerry Co-Op; John/Shane Carmody, Knockanure; Bar Prize went to Jackie McMahon.
Lotto Results for 16th July 2010, Jackpot E4,300, numbers drawn were 5-6-10 and 21 No Winner of Jackpot. Lucky Dips; John Patrick Kennedy, Abbeyfeale; Jackie McMahon, Lisaniskea; Donnchadh Woods, Knockanure; John Moore, Rathkeale; Johnny McCarthy, Abbeyfeale; Eddie Horgan, Listowel; Bar Prize Joe Enright; This Weeks Jackpot E4,400

ST JOHN’S: Wed. July 21st a show called The Irish Canon which contains snippets from ten Irish plays; Thursday 22nd Mick Flannery in Concert; Friday 23rd  St John’s Summer school present their show; Tue. 27th Melodies from Around the World and on Wed. 28th a comedy called God’s Official, details from 068 22566.

SIAMSA, Kerry’s Got Talent show on Sunday 25th of July.

SEISIUN at the Arms Hotel on Wed. nights and continue each Wednesday night afterwards at 9pm. Seisiun at the Devon Inn is on Thursday night’s .

BUS from Knockanure to Listowel every Tuesday morning, book with 1890 528 528; Bus from Listowel to Ballybunion every Thursday Departing at bus stop near Listowel Arms Hotel at 11am. Returning at 4pm.

PILGRIMAGE, North Kerry and Listowel  To Rome, San Giovanni Rotondo & Sorrento on 29th September for 7 nights. Accompanied by Spiritual Director for itinerary contact Bernadette on 087 6019474. Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2 – 7th September, 2010 led by Bishop Bill Murphy. Some places including the hospital still available. Contact 064 7758219 [email protected]

Pilgrimage to Budapest, Vienna & Salzburg from 13th to 21st September. Fully escorted and accompanied by Spiritual Director , Contact Maureen 066-7131328 .

CLOTHING Collection was due to take place on Tuesday 20th July before 12 noon at the Bridge Rd, Car Park, Listowel. All types of clean dry, Ladies, Gents and children’s clothing, also bed linen, curtains, towels and shoes.

EVENTS: Vintage Day in Athea on July 25th, details from 068 42611; Trad Feile  weekend begins in Athea on Friday July 30th; Know Your Neighbour weekend is on July 24th and 25th; Sean McCarthy and Dan Paddy Andy  Festivals begins on Friday July 30th; Nationwide on RTE, July 21st will give the story of the Colleen Bawn who was killed in 1819; Billy Keane in Listowel, will have live theatre at his pub every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer months; Cross Road Dancing in Finuge every Friday night; Camp at IT Tralee for children with dyslexia starts July 26th, more information from 087 982 9847; Surf Camp for children with autism will be held at Banna Beach from 9th to 13th Aug, more information from;  Dublin Horse Show runs from Aug. 4th to 8th; Kerry Film Festival is looking for entries, details from 066 712 9934; World Youth Day Madrid 2011, registration will be available soon; The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland will close on Friday 3rd September for 7 months to move to new location;

RACING at Limerick Thursday 22nd and the Galway races will attract about 200,000 people over seven days, starting July 26th.

RTE will show highlights of the recently opened trail from Newport to Mallaranny, Co.Mayo on Friday July 23rd at 7.30pm.

WL102 Radio Bank Holiday Hooley will be held at the Devon Inn on Monday, August 2nd.

CANCER Support Group and  O’Shea’s Coaches, Tralee are running a bus service to all Cork hospitals for cancer patients, details available from 066 7180123.
HSE are organising a programme for people with lung conditions, details from 066 7199 773.

FOOD: News reports say, European Food Safety Authority has rejected 80% of more than 900 proposed food health claims made over recent years.

FULL Moon on July 26th, weather over recent weeks was great for growth, many heavy showers, humid, the sun struggling to assert itself.

BOXING: Professional and Amateur boxing will take place at the summit of Carrauntuohill on Saturday 14th of August in aid of the Saoirse Foundation.

KERRYMAN snippets for July 1910; At Cahirciveen Petty Sessions two boys named Con and Denis Morley were sent to Greenmount Industrial School, their parents were dead. Tom Coffee a tinker was fined 5s for not having a Peddlers Licence. William Leahy of Listowel was charged with breach of Licensing Laws on a Sunday.

12,000 people attended the Franciscan Pilgrimage held at Ardfert, the road for two miles from the railway station to the village was full of people. Special trains came from Limerick, Ennis and the Cork train was last to arrive. Many bands led various contingents; several Franciscan dignitaries were in attendance. The occasion marked 400 years since the Franciscans left Ardfert, they were brought to Ardfert by Thomas Fitzmaurice in 1253, who built their church on site of earlier church of St Brendan which was burnt in 1089.

At another commemoration the Bishop of Kerry Dr Mangan gave an address at Muckross Abbey Killarney to a congregation from all parts of Ireland and abroad, 1,000 from the Third Order of St Francis came from Athlone by train. Kerryman of July 23rd 1910 reports the death of Bishop Mangans mother at Bedford, Listowel, she was aged 86 years, the report contains a long list of relations and friends of the family. Michael Donahue a mining expert and Kerryman died in Butte Montana aged 48 years.  Bad weather was affecting harvesting. An American group called Irish Homecoming Association were expected to visit Ballybunion on August 7th. Feis in Listowel got a boost when Mr M. J. Pyrne’s donated a scholarship to Ring Summer School as a prize, also expected at the Feis were Joe Halpin and daughter from Garryowen, Dillon from Lisselton and Dillon from Tralee. There was a long list of winners at Listowel Sports, included were; P Mullane, A Histon, M O Connell, J J Loftus, E Walsh, M Collins, R Sparkling, M J Hickey, W A Lynn, J J Delaney, J A Beckey (came in smiling at end of race), Michael McCarthy, Maurice O Connell, M O Brien, J J Burke, J Teahan, J J Foley Listowel, M Collins and J Stokes. Earl of Listowel was President of the Sports Club. St Patrick’s Temperance Band under Laurence Buckley provided the music.

PILGRIMAGE to Lough Derg from Aug. 13th to 15th , details from 068 31232. Duagh Night Vigil at Knock , details from 068 45333; The Athea Parish Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Thursday July 29th,  book at the Sacristy, Athea P.O.; Bus  on Monday August 9th leaving Tralee for Knock, for the visit of  Sr. Briege McKenna,  contact  066 7180123; Lourdes Pilgrimage from 2 to 7th September, 2010 led by Bishop Bill Murphy, Contact 064 7758219; Grandparents from all over Ireland will go to on Knock Shrine, on Sunday, September 12th for the annual National Grandparents’ Pilgrimage , details from 098-24877. Andres Iniesta the Spanish soccer hero whose goal captured the World Cup is to walk the Way of St. James, which leads to Santiago de Compostela.

GRAVEYARD Mass in Duagh on Thursday July 22nd at 7.30pm; Mass at Lislaughtin Abbey on August 4th.

ADORATION  Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm,

Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm.

DEATH took place on July 16th 2010 of Catherine O Connell of Navan Road Dublin. Catherine was daughter of Tom O Connell N.T. Moyvane and Mary O Connell nee McMahon of Knockanure; the family lived at Glin Road Moyvane. Catherine is survived by her brother Maurice, sisters Maighread, Mary B, Jo, Bess and Dympna. Following Requiem Mass at Our Lady Help of Christians Church at Navan Road, Dublin, the remains of Catherine O Connell was taken to St Michael’s Cemetery Listowel on Sunday July 18th 2010.

ANNIVERSARIES: Joe O Connell, Kathleen King, John Griffin, Denis Corridan, James Godley, Jackie Lyons, Willie O Dowd, Bridget Dewsaap; Mass on Tues 20th at 8.00pm for James Mahoney; Mass on Thurs. 22nd at 8.00pm for Jim & Margaret Flaherty, & the deceased members of the Flaherty & Dunford Families; Mass on Fri. 23rd at 8.00pm for Jeremiah Mulvihill; Mass in Knockanure on Sun. 25th at 10.00am for Edward Carmody & the deceased members of the Carmody Family

 THOUGHT: Forgiveness is God’s invention for coming to terms with a world in which people are unfair to each other and hurt each other deeply,Lewis B. Smedes

FAITH: People who were reared as Catholics in the U.S the retention rate is 68% when the reach adulthood.

MARIOLOGY Conference: will take place at All Hallows College on August 7th & 8th.  Contact 01 8482732 or 087 7778179 ; Fatima Conference Theme of the conference: “to lead all souls to Heaven” Will take place on 30th October 2010 at UCC, Cork city.Email: [email protected]. Hi, please find a copy of this weeks Newsletter.

 READERS: Moyvane, Vigil John Corbett, 11.00am Jerry Duggan and Knockanure 25th July Mary O’Flaherty & Siobhan Fitzgerald.