Knockanure Notes – 19th June, 2011

SAINT  PIO  Prayer meeting  will take place in Listowel church on Thursday 23rd June at 7pm. incorporating the Rosary, Mass and Benediction. Final session of Lixnaw, Padre Pio Novena was on June 21st at 7.30pm.
TRIP: Moyvane ICA are organizing a trip to the Dublin Horse Show on Wed, 3rd Aug. 2011, details from Eileen Roche and Marie Walsh.

KNOCKANURE Community Centre; FIT / I Can Do – Digital Skills Taster Training Programme for the Unemployed.

FIT in collaboration with I Can Do Learning is offering a Taster Course named the I Can Do Digital Skills Programme to centres in Ireland. Modules are : Getting Started, Getting Online, Photo, Video, Music, Socialsurf, and Webshare. Knockanure Community Centre is currently enrolling people for this course. Anyone interested in doing this course or for more information should contact 068 49799.

SHAPE: Getting in shape for Summer at Knockanure Community Centre. Due to popular demand classes will continue for the Summer months. Getting in shape for Summer with all new Bums, tums and thigh classes. Have fun, get fit and tone key areas at the same time. At Knockanure Community Centre on Wednesday 29th June at 8pm. All Welcome. Contact Maggie on 087 9866533.

MASS: Lisselton Gale Churchyard Mass is on June 30th, many from Knockanure rest in the cemetery including local songwriter and poet Willie Finucane.

EVENTS: Grass cutting at Duagh cemetery on June 23rd; Clounmacon ICA outing on June 24th, details from 068 21773; Con Curtin Music Festival 24th and 25th of June; Horse and Pony racing at Kilcara on June 26th; Market and Craft Fair at the Bridewell, Tarbert on June 25th starting at 10.30am ; Farmers Market takes place every Sunday from 11am – 3pm in the Windmill Carpark, Blennerville. Contact 066 7121064; September 19th – 26th fully escorted tour with highlights of Florence, Pisa, Assisi, Viareggio & Rome.  Spiritual director:  Mons. Dan O’Riordan,  Contact Mary O’Carroll on 066 7125898; A benefit night will take place at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Saturday, June 25th in aid of youth mental health awareness group ‘Jigsaw Kerry ;  Charleville Show is on 25th and 26th June; Kerry Autism Support meeting at the Abbeygate Hotel on June 29th at 8.15pm; Newtown Athletic recently beat Shannon Wanderers by 1 point recently , score, 4 to 3;  Kerry General Hospital night at the dogs is on July 1st; Vintage day in Lixnaw July 10th; Derry was chosen as City of Culture in UK for 2013.

BEST Wishes to Padraig Keane of Coilagurteen, Knockanure who is volunteering in India for a month, he fundraised the cost of his trip over the past few months. Padraig is studying radiography in Dublin.

BEST Wishes also to Gerard Barrett and his team who were busy in Abbeyfeale on Saturday last taking footage for their latest project.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto Results for 10th June 2011.  Numbers Drawn were 11-16-30 and 31. No Winner of E 8,700 Jackpot. Lucky Dips went to, Tim Horgan, Trien Kilmorna
Mary Kelly, Donnard, Tarbert; Philomena Molyneaux, Knockanure; Tom Windle, Leitrim East, Moyvane;
Stevie Brosnan, Barragougeen, Moyvane; Kathleen Carmody, Kilmorna; Bar Prize Patsy Lane.

MOTHERS: The Second Session of the ‘Meet A Mum’ group takes at the Listowel Resource Centre at 10.30am on Wednesday June 22nd. This week the group will be addressed by a speech and language therapist who will deal with a variety of issues including how to stimulate your baby’s speech and language and will also talk about the use of bottles and soothers. All are welcome.

 ST JOHN’S: Play called  Oleanna by David Marmet and presented by Colton Theatre , Cork, more from 068 22566.

SEISIUM will begin at the Devon Hotel on June 30th.

FETE: Abbeyfeale Parish Fete has been cancelled due to the inclement weather forecast. It will now be held on Sunday, July 10 at the Fr. Casey GAA Grounds, Abbeyfeale.

VINTAGE Day in Kilflynn on Sunday last was attended by a huge crowd, many locals had exhibits, the day being fine, the field dry and the Kilflynn Choir sang with great gusto, a credit to all involved. View the choir on youtube at knockanurelocal.  

MARRIAGE; Margurite Greaney of Moyvane and John Horgan of Knockanure were married at Moyvane Church on June 11th 2011. Fr John Lucid Parish Priest conducted the ceremony. Brides Maid was Noreen Denihan and Best Man was Richard Horgan. Flower Girl Rachel Greany. Gifts Betty Greany and Mary Horgan. Readers, Helen O Sullivan and Catherine Glancy. Elaine Scarlet sang the hymns and played the music.The bride is daughter of Michael and Betty Greany of Leitrim Middle, Moyvane and the groom is son of Timmy and Mary Horgan of Trien, Kilmorna.

CAMP:A Summer Cookery Camp for 9-12 year olds will take place at the Listowel Family Resource Centre from Monday July 4th – Friday 8th July from 2-4pm daily. Places are limited so early booking is advised. For more details, contact on 068 23584.

A Summer Camp for 5-10 year olds will take place at the Listowel Family Resource Centre starting on Monday July 4th and continuing until Friday August 12th. The camp will feature a variety of daily activities including cookery, games, arts/crafts, outings, computing and more besides. Places are limited and early booking is advised. The camp runs between 9.30am to 1.30pm. For more details, contact on 068 23584.

 100 Yrs ago; Mercy Convent Listowel had occupants;  Lucy Barron aged 60 of Limerick; Margaret Danaher aged 45; Julia Trant aged 30; Marry Hilliard aged 42; and Kate O Connell aged 28. Sample of local nurses in 1901; Mary Shanahan of Kilfeighney aged 65; Ellen Ford, Ballybunion age 65; Bridget Sheehy, Kilshennane aged 71; Nora Kissane, Urlee aged 71; Bridget Buckley, Kilfeighny aged 100 of Limerick; Nora Collins, Ballinclogher aged 70; Ellie Mahony, Kilmeaney aged 13; Nora Lynch, William Street aged 14; Marian Walsh, Coolkeragh aged 32; Marianne Rowan, William Street aged 14; Nano Kennelly Knockamoohane aged 71; Catherine Sheahan Curraghatoosane aged 26; Hannah O Hanlon, Curraghatoosane; Mary Mulvihill Church Street aged 42.

 LOUGH Derg Pilgrimages; June 28th to 30th, July 29th to 31st, August 12th to14th, Details from Peg at 068 31232.

 ADORATION:  Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm; Listowel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after 10.30am Mass till 7pm. Eucharistic Procession in Listowel this year, is on Sunday 26th June. The route is from St. Mary’s Church to Kerry Parents & Friends, Clieveragh.

NATIONAL Eucharistic Congress  will take place on Saturday, June 25th at Our Lady’s Shrine at Knock.  Groups from all over the country are expected to attend.  The day begins with morning prayer at 11am followed by workshops and a celebration of the Eucharist at 2.30pm.

CHARISMATIC,  Celebrating 40 years in Ireland – Amazing Grace’.  This event will take place from June 24th – 26th at Athlone Institute of Technology.  Speakers:  Fr Chris Thomas, Rev David Armstrong & Damian Stayne (Healing Service).  For accommodation booking, phone Johnny on 087 2502557.

 LATIN Mass was said at the Dominican, Holy Cross church Tralee last Sunday.

BEST Wishes to Canon Canon Michael Fleming, our former Parish Priest who recently celebrated the Ruby Anniversary of his ordination.

FEAST of Blessed Irish Martyrs was on June 20th.

DEATH took place last week of Baby Cillian Joseph O Connor of Kilbaha, son of Joanne Stack and Cathal O Connor. Mass of the Angels in memory of Cillian was celebrated at Moyvane Church  on Friday 17th of June 2011 by Fr Lucid assisted by Fr Nolan a cousin and Fr Broderick of Tarbert. Following Mass Baby Cillian was laid to rest at Ahavoher Cemetery surrounded by his grieving family and relations.

ANNIVERSARIES: Joe Lynch, Patrick O Keffe, Donal Mulvihill, Tom Keane, Sr. Elaine McElligott, John Culhane, Thomas O Callaghan, Brendan Shanahan, Con Greany, John Flaherty, Mary Shanahan,

Mass on Tues 21st  Knockanure at 8.00pm for Hanna & Ned Quinn; Mass on Wed 22nd 8.00pm Months Mind for Maura O’Connor ; Mass on Thurs. 23rd Knockanure 8.00pm for Mary Brosnan; Mass Fri. 24th 8.00pm for Maurice & Mary Hartnett; Mass on Sat. 25th 8.00pm for Nora King nee Quinn; Mass on

Sun. 26th 11.00am for Con Flaherty, Dooncaha & Aughrim, Months Mind.

LITURGY Meeting at the Presbytery on Wed.22nd at 8..30pm

 READERS:Vigil John Corbett;11.00am Amanda Coulson;

Knockanure 26th June Ann Stack & Brenda Clancy

 KNOCK A Bus will leave Knockanure on Wednesday 6th July at 7.30am Moyvane 7.45am, Tarbert 8.00am. For booking and information, contact Margaret Carmody, 49361 / 087 2976304 and Nuala Carmody, Tarbert 36166.

MEDJUGORJE Film will be shown on RTE 1 Nationwide on Friday 24th June 7 -8pm.

Knock Marriage Introductions Bureau,contact the Bureau at Knock, Co. Mayo. Phone 094 9375960, or

COLLECTION: Senior Citizens Annual Church Gate Collection will take place next weekend 25th & 26th June at all Masses.

MOYVANE: The next Tidy Towns clean up is Wednesday 22nd June at 8pm. It is noticeable the effort being made to make the Village look good.