Knockanure Notes — 19th July, 2015

AGM of Knockanure Development Association takes place on Friday the 24th July 2015 at 8.00 pm in the Community Centre.  All welcome.

SORRY to hear that Fr. John is leaving us, thanks from  your parishioners for your dedication and many kindnesses.  We wish you every happiness in Kilcummin. Rath Dé Ort I gcónai.

MASS: Wed. 22nd at 7.30pm, Fr. Kevin’s opening Mass for Parishioners. Thurs. 23rd at          Knockanure 7.30pm, Fr. Kevin’s opening Mass for Parishioners. Fri. 24th, 10.00am Thanksgiving Mass for Fr. John. Fri. 24th in Knockanure 7.30pm Thanksgiving Mass for Fr. John.

ST PIO Evening Mass in Listowel on Thursday 23rd at 7pm.

GRAVEYARD: Ahavoher Mass at 8pm on 3rd August; Knockanure Graveyard at 8pm on 4th August; Murhur Graveyard at 8pm on 5th August. Duagh Mass will take place on Thursday 23rd July at 8p.m. in  Springmount. St Marys Church graveyard Tarbert, Mass will be held on Friday 31st July at 7.30pm.

SEANCHAI, Living Literature Tours, begin at noon every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

RECENT DEATHS:  Sr. Nora Carmody, Upper William St, died in Ealing, London. Funeral arrangements later.

DEATH occurred of Dan Flynn Coolaneelig, Duagh on July 13th. 2015. Survived by his wife Kitty, son Kevin, daughters Helen, Mary and Frances, daughter-in-law Katie, sons-in-law, Tom and Billy, grandchildren Emma, Shannon, Danielle, Shane and Emily, sisters Sr. Rose (Mary), Celia and Peg, sisters-in-law Hannah and Mary-Jo and nephews. Requiem Mass on Thursday at St. Brigid’s Church Duagh.  Funeral afterwards to Springmount Cemetery.

DEATH of  Peg Brouder (née Flynn), Kilbaha, Moyvane on the 13th of July 2015. Wife of the late Tom and loving mother-in-law of Bríd. Survived by her son Willie, daughter Rita, sisters Maureen and Nell, son-in-law, grandson Johnny, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces. Requiem Mass for Peg Brouder was celebrated in Moyvane Church, the 15th of July, followed by burial in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane.

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. Tim Gunn. Joe O Connell, Kathleen King, Peg McCarthy, John Griffin, James Godley, Jackie Lyons, Willie Dowd, Tom Lynch, Ellie Scanlon, Maurice Stack, Bridget Dewsaap, Margaret Twohig. Mass on Sat.25th at 7.30pm for Denis Corridan. Mass on Sun. 26th at 10.00am for Edward Carmody.

READERS: Vigil John Corbett & Jimmy Collins.11am Amanda Coulson & Aine O’Connor; Knockanure 10am, Gerald Leahy & Brenda Clancy.

PARTY: senior citizens afternoon tea party will take place in the Top of the Town on Thursday, July 30th from 3 to 6pm. This party is free of charge but if you wish to attend you must give your name to Rose at Brouder’s Shop.

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE BLIND would like to sincerely thank all who helped and supported their recent Church Gate Collection. We appreciate the help of our collectors and subscribers.

THE NATIONAL COLLECTION OF THE IRISH CANCER SOCIETY takes place in Listowel on Sat 25th | Sun 26th July.

IRISH WHEELCHAIR SHOP: The Irish Wheelchair Shop, Listowel present their re-launch on Thursday 23rd July at 11am. All welcome.

KNOCK; annual pilgrimage to Knock, will leave The Hall, Athea at 7.30am on Thursday, July 30th.

ATHEA festival will take place from 30th July to Monday, 3rd August.

BIRTHDAY: Margaret O’Connor of Lower Athea celebrated 89th birthday recently.

WALK: Historical Walk Date Change, Please note the date for the historical walk around the village of Moyvane has been changed to Sunday,  July 26 at 7.00pm All are welcome to attend.  We will notify people via the Moyvane facebook page if the walk has to be cancelled due to weather.

MEAL FOR VISITING CLERGY ON HOLIDAYS: on Tuesday, August 4th at 6.30pm at the Parish Centre, the Church of the Resurrection, Park Road, Killarney. So if there are any priests from our parish interested   please contact the Parish Office at 068-21188 or Diocesan Office at 064-6631168

LATIN MASS: will be offered in Holy Cross Dominican Church Tralee on Sunday 26th July at 1.30 p.m.

KNOCK, local pilgrims saw the work of  Róisín de Buitléar has been working in the medium of glass as a primary material since 1983. She has been commissioned to work on the Basilica of Knock Co Mayo as part of the refurbishment of the Basilica for 2015. Her work is one of the main visible changes, as the visitor approaches the Cathedral.

WAR PICTURES: Father Browne’s War Photographs from the Front opened in the Hunt Museum recently. I am told he has relations in the parish.

LISTOWEL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE  SUMMER FAMILY PICINIC You are invited to our Annual Picnic Celebration on Sunday 26th July.   From 2pm to 5 pm. Please bring a picnic blanket goodies will be provided. Everyone welcome on the day. For further information please contact, Denis on 068-23584.

COLUMBANUS; Bishop Ray Browne will be the chief celebrant at a mass (as Gaeilge) at Gallarus Oratory, Friday, 24 July at 7.30 p.m.  This mass will celebrate the 1400 anniversary of the death of St. Columbanus who died in Bobbio, Italy in 615.

CHOIR: Killarney Cathedral on Friday 24th July, Visit of Roskilde Cathedral Choir who will lead the singing at the 6.15pm Mass, followed by a short recital immediately after Mass.

ST JOHN’S: 21st, Finghin Collins and Elizabeth Cooney. 23rd ,Kieran Goss Solo. 29th , Face the Short Kick Out. 30th , Katie O Connor- Live in Listowel, details from 068 22566.

ATHEA DRAMA GROUP comedy ‘It’s the Real McCoy’ by Tommy Marren. the play will be performed for two nights during the Athea Village Festival on August 1 and 2  at Con Colbert Hall Athea at 8pm.

FAMILY Fun Day at the Listowel Resource Centre on Sunday 26th July, 2015 from 2pm – 5pm.  Activities include Arts and Crafts, Bric and Brac Sale, Dancing and Music.  Everyone welcome on the day.  For further information, please contact Denis at 068 23584.

SIGN: John Patrick Doherty will be teaching Irish Sign Language Classes for 2 nights weekly until end of August. Phone 087 9062947 (Text only).

REEK SUNDAY: National Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick 2015

Garland Friday – July 24th (Local pilgrimage)

Mass on the summit at 10:00am.  Mass in Croagh Patrick car park at 7:30pm. Reek Sunday – 26 July.
Confessions on the summit from 7:30am – 2:00pm
Mass on the summit every half hour from 8:00am – 2:00pm.
Reek Sunday is an annual day of pilgrimage in Ireland. On the last Sunday in July, pilgrims climb Ireland’s “holiest mountain”, Croagh Patrick (764 metres) in County Mayo,

CYCLE: The 5th annual Glin Knights Charity Cycle in association with the Nano Nagle School and Glin GAA will be taking place on August 15th this year. We will have two routes again in 2015.

The 70k route is as follows: starting in Glin, Tarbert, Moyvane, Knockanure, Athea, Ardagh, Shanagolden, Foynes, Loughill and finishing in Glin.

The 120k cycle route is as follows: starting in Glin, Tarbert, Moyvane, Knockanure, Athea, Abbeyfeale, Killaughteen, Old Mill, Ardagh, Rathkeale, Askeaton, Foynes, Loughill and finishing in Glin.

PRESENTATION to Fr John in Knockanure on Monday 20th at 8pm and Moyvane on Tuesday 21st also at 8pm.

GRAVEYARD: Meeting of Committee at the Marian Hall on 24th July at 9pm.

THOUGHT: God’s great men are not sitting on top of lesser men, but bearing lesser men on their backs. R.C.H. Lenski.

SLAVERY: When slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire in 1833, the government handed out the equivalent of around £17 billion in today’s money to owners for loss of their ‘property’.

KENYA Volunteers, further details on the fundraising initiatives, log onto

NEWSPAPERS: Kerry Sentinel 1878-1916, Wednesday, August 25, 1897; Page: 2

WANTED—TENDERS for the BUILDING of a CREAMERY for the Cork and Kerry Creamery Co., Ltd., at KILMORNA, County Kerry, close to Railway Station. Plans and Specifications can be seen at Company’s Office, 15 George’s Quay, Cork ; or at the Office of the Architect, E. T. Conyers, Esq., B.E, Ashburo, Ballingarry, Limerick; or at Mr. Maurice Moynihan’s, Staughton’s Row, Tralee. Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. 15 George’s Quay, Cork.
Examiner 8-7-1912

A boy named M. Dillane while on the premises of the Cork and Kerry Creamery Company at Turraree, Glin, climbed onto a flywheel which was resting against a wall, upturning it, fracturing his right leg. Dr. M’Donnell attended him and sent him to Listowel Hospital.

Irish Examiner 1841-1979, Thursday, February 04, 1915
The premises of the  Cork and Kerry Creamery Co at Galebridge near Newtownsandes, Co. Kerry were broken into-on last Sunday morning, and flitches of bacon, tobacco, and hardware taken away, _while flour in sacks was, left untouched This would show that the  robbery, was not committed by those in want of food

Freemans Journal 25-3-1918 page2
The Cork and Kerry Creamery Co.,. withdrew- a claim for £1,500 at Listowel Quarter Sessions for the malicious destruction by fire of their creamery at Gale Bridge, Newtownsandes. An application by the R and D  Council for expenses against the company was granted.

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