Knockanure Notes – 18th October, 2009

PHOTO: A Six Week Course on Digital Photography will be held at the Knockanure Community Centre from Tuesday 27th October at 7.30pm. For details please ring 068 49799/068 49250.

PERSONAL Development Seminar was due be held at Knockanure Community Centre on Oct. 19th from 8pm to 9.30pm, everyone welcome.

SAINT PIO Prayer Group meeting takes place on Thursday 22nd October. It will begin with the Rosary at 7.15pm, which will be followed by Mass and exposition of Blessed Sacrament & Benediction.

CHARITY Walk in aid of the Carers Association will be made again this year by Margaret Carmody, Sponsorship and donations welcome.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto Results for 16th Oct. ’09 , numbers drawn were 1-9-20 and 32, no winner of E5,900 Jackpot. Lucky Dips went to the following: Nora Moore, Kilmorna; Margaret Flynn, Knockanure; Pat, Helen/Leona O Sullivan, Lisaniskea; Richard Horgan, Kilmorna; Dan Enright, Trien; Richard O Connor, Keylod; Bar Prize Jackie McMahon; This Weeks Jackpot is E6,000.

DISCO: Shannonside no name club Halloween Disco will be held on Friday 23rd Oct. from 9pm to 12midnight at Kirby’s Lanterns Hotel, DJ Shicco, no alcohol, fully supervised, everyone welcome.

CANCER Support Group meets on Wednesday 21st at 8.30pm in the Listowel Arm’s Hotel. BPH used to treat osteoporosis, a new version BPH-715 is showing great promise in inhibiting invasive tumers.

ST JOHN’S: Wednesday 21st Brendan Grace; Friday 23rd double bill, 84 Charing Cross Road and More Lives than one- Oscar Wilde and the Black Douglas, both plays by a Paris Theatre Company; Tuesday 27th Film Club, “The Class” is about a French teacher, more information from 068-22566.

RECYCLE your old mobile phones, ink cartridges, used batteries and stamps; bring them along to Knockanure National School any school day between 1pm and 3pm.

KDYS Halloween Camp is on from Oct 27th to 31st, details from 068 23744.

THANKS to Councillors Leahy, Buckley, Brassil and Purtill who funded warning lights for Knockanure School, the school is presently decorated with the Kerry colours waiting for the visit of Sam.

LECTURE: on support for the struggling child will be given at Manor West Hotel on Oct. 30th starting at 9.30am, details from 087 9310 233.

HEART Disease Support Group meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month at Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse, Tralee at 8pm, next meeting Wed. 28th Oct. at 8pm.

SUMMERTIME Ends Oct 25th, On Friday. October 16, at 7:00am , Saturn, Venus and Mercury were all close to the moon, a rare sight.

SOCCER: Newtown Athletic 1 Kilflynn Santos 2, Aidan Keane scored for Newtown.

BEST Wishes to Mary Mulvihill of Glin, Co Limerick and Paul Lynch of Moyvane Village who were recently married in Tarbert Church by Fr Gerard Finucane. The Best man was Sean Lynch, Groomsman James Egan. Bridesmaids were Denise Hargadon and Mary Kissane. The Bride is daughter of Mary and the late Tim Mulvihill of Glin and the Groom is son of Mary and the late Jack Lynch of Moyvane and Gortdromagowna.

FILM Festival events take place all over Kerry from Oct. 31st to Nov.7th, among the films shown during the 10th Kerry Film Festival will be The Valley of Knockanure, directed by Gerard Barrett on Wednesday Nov. 4th at Siamsa Tire.

SIAMSA will hold an episode of Faulty Towers at Fels Point Hotel on Thursday Oct. 29th at 8pm, details from 066 7123055.

SEANCHAI will have a Children’s Fiction workshop with Oisin McGann on 24th and 25th of October, details from 068 2170.

ICA are celebrating the centenary of their foundation with several events over the coming year; Their National Council will have a two day meeting at the Brandon Hotel on March 5th and 6th 2010, ICA will have exhibitions in local Libraries in May, in June a religious service will be held in Killarney, November a cultural event takes place at the Blasket’s Centre and a tree planting event is also planned.

ICA in Moyvane is having a Cookery Demonstration at the Marian Hall on Oct. 27th at 8pm with well known cook Rachel Duff. Moyvane Guild of the ICA are organising a shopping trip to Cork on Dec. 2nd, bus leaves Village at 7am, details from 068 49337 or 068 49489.

EVENTS: Athea Going Strong will meet at the Top of the Town on Wednesday Oct. 21st at 3pm; Mobile Library arrives in Moyvane on Wednesday Oct. 21st at 11.15am; Toastmasters will meet at the Desmond Complex Newcastle West on Wed. Oct. 21st at 8.30pm, details from 087 9079 223; Black Tie Ball in aid of Kerry Stars Special Olympics will be held at the Malton Hotel on Friday Oct. 23rd, details from 087 12 400 46; Joe Dolan Reunion Show will be held at the INEC on Sat. and Sun. Oct 24th and 25th; National Arthritis Week continues till Oct. 23rd; Racing in Galway on the 25th and 26th of Oct.; Patrick O Keeffe Festival in Castleisland from 23rd to 26th Oct.; Mulvihill Clan are having their gathering at the Ace Conference Centre Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania on the 24th and 25th Oct.; Craft Fair in Ballybunion on Sunday Nov. 1st; Horse Fair in Castleisland Nov. 2nd; Scor na nOg AGM will be held on Oct 21st; North Kerry Final of Scor na nOg will be held at Asdee on Nov. 7th at 7pm; Garry McMahon weekend in Abbeyfeale runs from Nov. 6th to 8th, more information from 087 6594 668;

Agricultural college in Clonakilty open day Thursday Oct. 22nd, starting at 11am, details from 02388 32500 ; Opening Dairy Sale at Listowel Mart on Wednesday Oct. 28th;

FESTIVAL: Moyvane Village Festival runs from Oct. 23rd to 26th; Saturday Night the Boro Buffet will be held in the Marian Hall; Sunday is Vintage Day and on Sunday night a concert will be held and a Queen will be selected; North Kerry Harriers will meet in the Village on Monday on 26th of Oct. at 1pm and in the evening the film on the Gortaglanna Tragedy, director by Gerard Barrett, will be shown in the Marian Hall.

CONCERT: Rambling House Concert will be held in Duagh on Friday Oct. 23rd at 8pm, the group of entertainers will begin their English tour with a concert in Holy Trinity Hall Newmarket -on-Trent on Oct 30th, details of other venues from . Comhaltas Tour of Ireland concert will be held at Raheenagh on Wednesday night Oct. 21st, details from 069 84039.

FEILE Lios Tuathail hold an evening of Irish Music, Song & Dance in ‘Mike the Pies’ Bar, Upper William Street, Listowel on Thursday 22nd October.

JOURNALS: Parish Journals editors are now collecting material for their pre Christmas magazines.

SAD to hear that Ballyloughran Outdoor Pursuits Centre is closing.

DAIRY farmer in New Zealand owes $200 million.

GOLD: Newmarket Co-Op Creamery has won gold with its cheddar cheese in its category at the International Cheese Awards at Nantwich in Cheshire, there were 2,655 entrants in the competition from all over the world, and the prestigious awards began in 1897.

GREEN: Sustainable Energy Ireland in association with Teagasc is presenting a one-day conference in Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co Offaly on Thursday 22nd October that will focuses on a technology that is revolutionising the possibilities for organic material – Anaerobic Digestion.

IT spending in Ireland will reach E2.9 billion this year, according to Microsoft and they forecast a growth in spending per year of 0.4% up to 2013.

KERRYMAN of Oct. 2nd 1909: John Dillane was recommended by Mr Waters to prepare fences for the two day Listowel Races; Fr James Troy son of John Troy of Church Street , Listowel receives lavish praise, he was then serving at Farmington Iowa, he was educated at St Michael’s Listowel, ordained at Carlow and then went to Davenport; Prices tendered to the Board of Guardians, First Quality Flour £13-9s-10p per ton, Guinness XX porter 1s and 5.5d per doz, Lemonade 1s per doz, Whiskey 24s and 5d per gallon, Tobacco 3s per lb, Eggs 11.5pence per doz, Butter 11.5 pence per lb, Men’s Caps 7s and 11d per doz, Women’s handkerchief cost c 2s and 10 pence, Mid-wife salary£25. Tralee Sports, some results, 16 lb shot, first and second Listowel natives J J Foley and J Stokes also mentioned J J Walsh of Listowel, Kirwin and O Brien of Abbeyfeale, Histon and Sheehy of Listowel.

BLACK Thursday 24th Oct. 1929, about 13 million shares dumped in a day, Black Monday Wall Street Crash with a further 16 million shares dumped.

O CONNELL Tribute Day was fixed for Oct. 26th 1834 for the year 1834.

MORE: Patrick Kavanagh born Oct 21st 1904, he died 30th Nov. 1967; Florence Nightingale left England with 36 nurses for the Crimea on 21st Oct. 1854. News report Oct 31st 1964 said that 1.107 sheep died in ship on way to Kuwait, there were 6,000 sheep on board at the time; Lamass and Lynch had discussions with British Prime minister about the 15% tariff on industrial imports into the UK.

ADORATION: Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm; Wed 10.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm and Abbeyfeale, Tuesday to Friday from 6pm to 8pm.

LOSS and Recovery seminar will be held at the Ardfert Retreat centre on Wednesday, October 21st from 10-4.30pm, led by Fr. Jim Cogley.

THOUGHT; “The things you own end up owning you.” -Tyler Durden,

SYMPATHY: The Board of Management of Sc. Chorp Chriost Knockanure wish to extend its deepest sympathy to the Buckley Family Moyvane on the deaths of Liam Buckley, Duagh and Patsy Nolan , Listowel. May they rest in peace.

MASS in Listowel Church on Friday, Nov. 6th at 7.30pm. for young people touched or affected by Suicide or unexpected tragic death of a family member or friend. All are welcome. Helpline 1800 742 745. A freephone help-line open daily from 6pm – 10pm for people who are feeling suicidal or equally for a family member or friend who is concerned about someone.

DEATH took place of Tommy Reidy of Upper Athea on October 14th ’09. Tommy is survived by his wife Kathleen, sons T.J. and Stephen, daughters Catherine Flynn, Margaret Quaid, Sharon Reidy and Alex McMahon, brothers Henry and Willie, sisters Mary B and Margaret. Following Requiem Mass at Athea Church on Saturday17th October, Tommy Reidy was laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery Athea. Tommy was son of Harry and Kitty Reidy. Kitty was a native of Lisselton.

DEATH has occurred of Minie Keane, (n=E9e Cahill) of The Village, Knocknagoshel, following Requiem Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Knocknagoshel on Friday 16th October ’09, Minnie Keane was laid to rest in the New Cemetery, Knocknagoshel.

DEATH took place on October 17th 2009 of Liam Sexton of Gortdromagowna, Knockanure aged 66 years. Liam is survived by his sister Philomena and brother Brendan, he was predeceased by Brothers, Mike, John and Jim and sister Helen. Following Requiem Mass in Knockanure Church on Monday October 19th, Liam Sexton was laid to rest in Old Knockanure Churchyard in the Sexton ancestral grave beside his parents Nora Reidy and Denny Sexton.

ANNIVERSARIES: Peg Connor, Mary Kennelly, John Summers, Sr. Ambrose Buckley, Ellen Woods, John Connell, Frank Thornton, Jack Dunne, Willie Harnett, Michael O Donovan, Sr. Thomas McCafferty, Fr James O Keeffe, Br. Dan Hayes, Matt O Connor, Mass in Knockanure on Sun. 25th at 10.00am for Michael & Julia O’Sullivan.

HOST fell on the ground in a church in Poland, in a few days it developed a red mark then on January 7, 2009 a sample from the host was sent to Professor Maria Sobaniec-Lotowska and Professor Stanislaw Sulkowski, the sample, in their opinion, most resembled the heart tissue of a living organism. The Vatican International Exhibition has a record of 130 worldwide miracles of the Eucharist,

STATION for Lower Glenalappa at the home of Thomas & Marie Mulvihill on Friday 30th October at 8.15pm.

OLD Time begins on Sunday 25th October. The Vigil and all evening Masses will be at 7.30pm during the Winter Season.

READERS: Vigil =DAna Fitzmaurice & Elaine Hudson;

11am David Murphy & Noelle Nolan: Knockanure Brenda Clancy & Anne Stack. Moyvane Branch of the St. Vincent De Paul, can be contacted at 087 6805792.