Knockanure Notes – 20th June, 2010

DANCE will be held at the Community Centre in Knockanure on Friday 25th June from 9pm to 12pm, refreshments included, admission E5,

SCOIL Chorp Chriost: Congratulations to Maedbh McEvoy and Evan Flavin who won awards for their poetry compositions at the Dan Keane/ Writers Week Poetry competition recently.

Congratulations Also to all the pupils who participated in the Scriobh Leabhar competition run by Foras na Gaeilge. Awards were won by the junior Infants class and 5th and 6th classes. Individual awards were won by Niamh McAuliffe Rang 1 and Carol Clancy Rang 6.

GREEN Flag: On Friday June 25th Knockanure N.S.  will raise its first Green Flag, awarded by An Taisce. This award is given to schools that are environmentally aware and recycle as much waste as possible. Well done to Miss Noirin Buckley and her school committee who co-ordinated the effort and made this award possible. The Green Flag Ceremony will take place at 12 noon on Friday June 25th , all are welcome.

GAA Moyvane Ladies Football U-6s to U-10s Training began on Monday 21st at 7 o’clock, new players welcome.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto Results for 18th June 2010, numbers drawn were 3-9-11and 19 no winner of Jackpot  E3,900; Lucky Dips went to the following:  Mary Danaher Kennelly, Knockanure; Ewan Somers, Knockreagh, Listowel; Callum Buckley, Templeathea; Thady Finucane ,c/o Ploughman Bar; Josephine Broderick, Gortdromagouna; Pat/ Bridget, c/o Kevin’s; Bar Prize was won by Gerard Greaney. This Weeks Jackpot E4,000.

THANKS to all who donated to Aras Mhuire Nursing Home at the recent Church Gate collection, the amount subscribed was E144,29.

CONCERT: An Evening with Tommy Fleming – A Fundraising Concert will be held in the Church of the Assumption Moyvane on Friday 9th July 2010 at 8.30pm. Tickets are E25 and all proceeds go towards the Pallottine Fathers Missions. For more information on tickets phone (087) 4147001 or (087) 3136584.

BUS from Listowel to Ballybunion every Thursday Departing at bus stop near Listowel Arms Hotel at 11am. Returning at 4pm.

OUTING: Clounmacon ICA outing takes place on Friday June 25th to Kilrush, West Clare and the Cliffs of Mohar. A coach will leave Clounmacon centre at 8.30am. travel to Listowel via Mail Rd. leaving the Square at 9am. sharp for 9.30am, Enquires to Bridie on 21773.

OUTING: The Fianna Fail party are organising a trip to Kilkenny on Wednesday July 14th and the bus will leave the hall at 8am from Athea. Further information from Maria Wrenn at 087 7674832 or 068 42524 ,all are welcome.

ICA Special Centenary Service will be held at the Cathedral in Killarney on June 23rd at 3pm.Abbeyfeale ICA can be proud of their display at Abbeyfeale Library, local born Mary Clancy was President of Abbeyfeale Guild from 1981 to 1984.

KNOCK: Bus to Knock from Knockanure by Tarbert and Coast Road on July 14th, details from 087 2976304 or 068 36166.

LOUGH Derg Pilgrimage June 29th to July 1st , details from 068 31232.

SCOTLAND:  From July 23rd – 30th accompanied by a Spiritual Director.  Fully escorted pilgrimage including Edinburgh, Inverness, fort William and Oban, more information from 066 7131328.

RACING on Sunday June 27 with the annual Horse and Pony Races at Relihan’s Inch, Kilcarra.

KERRY County Fleadh will be held at Causeway from 25th to 27th of June.

ST JOHN’S: Thursday 24th performance by students from Kerry Parents and Friends Training Centre; Tuesday 29th Redmond O Toole Classical Guitarist,  more from 068 22566.

ST John’s Drama Summer School for primary & secondary students – starts Monday 5th July for further details contact 086 22566.

SIAMSA for June, Clann Lir, 26th, 28th and 30th, details from 066 712 3055.

YOUTH 2000 Summer festival will take place in Clonmacnois, Co Offaly from Thursday – Sunday, August 12th – 15th.   For young people aged 16 – 35, an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new friends.   Free buses available from around the country.  Contact 01 675 3690

or 086 3025442, or

BEST Wishes to Tom Broderick of Kilmorna who will be teaching English and building a school in Capetown, South Africa, till the end of August, he raised E7,000 for the work.

CONGRATULATIONS to local man Pat Leahy who is expected to be appointed Mayor of Kerry on June 25th, Pat was first elected to the Council nearly 20 years ago.

Happy 30th birthday to Gerard O Keeffe of Kilmorna.

SOME lovely displays of flowers are on view in both Knockanure and Moyvane villages, sadly Eileen is not with us to view the fruit of her work.

EVENTS: Ballybunion are having a festival on June 25th and 26th and 27th , Also European Street Market; Athea will host motorbike related events on June 26th and 27th; Parents and Friends Charity walk starts from Ahafona Cross on June 27th at noon; Abbeyfeale Parish outing to Cork and Cobh takes place on Tuesday, July 6th  Peg Murphy has the details on 068 31232; Inch Pattern Vintage Festival 26th and 27th of June; Cystic Fibrosis fundraising night will be held at the Devon hotel on June 25th from 9pm; Kerry Autism Action group will meet at the Carlton Hotel Tralee on Wed. June 30th at 8.15pm; County Finals of Community Games takes place on 26th / 27th June in Riocht Track, Castleisland, 48 competing areas involved; Ring of Kerry Cycle begins in Killarney on July 3rd; Kerry Library will become the Host Nation with a book display on the African Nation teams participating in the World Cup campaign; Top golfers will be competing at Adare on July 5th and 6th.

CLASS: Tarbert Community IT Access Centre will be holding Computer Summer Camps for children aged between 5 and 14 years commencing on Monday July 5th. For further information call into IT Centre or phone us on 068 36938.

SEISIUN will begin at the Arms Hotel on Wed. June 30th and continue each Wednesday night afterwards at 9pm. Seisiun at the Devon Inn is on Thursday nights beginning on July 1st.

EMMETS GAA are celebrating their 125th anniversary, Tim Pat Coogan will give a talk on Robert Emmet on Wed. night June 23rd,  Mass will be celebrated by Club Patron Canon Linnane on Thurs 24th at 8.15pm.  Family fun days from Friday to Sunday. On Saturday night a Birthday Bash will be held, contact Emmets PRO Norah Browne 087 9955291.

BUS to Ploughing Match; will leave Moyvane on Tuesday 21st September at 5.00am for Ploughing Match in Athy. Cost of bus, entry and evening meal is E65. Entry is at a Group Rate, therefore tickets need to be booked and paid for immediately. Contact Eileen at 49337 by Sunday 4th July.

SUMMER School for children at IT Tralee starts July 26th , details from 087 982 9847

BOOK Launch by Margaret Noonan of Farrannawanna Tarbert at the Comprehensive School Tarbert on July 1, 2010.

Margaret describes her life from upbringing in Direen Athea, to going into the nuns at a very young age being in Zimbabwe during the troubles working as a nun-nurse and having to hide during an attack on the convent.

THOUGHT: The nature of water is soft, that of stone is hard; but if a bottle is hung above the stone, allowing the water to fall drop by drop, it wears away the stone. So it is with the Word of God; it is soft and our heart is hard, but the man who hears the Word of God often, opens his heart to the fear of God, Abba Poemen.

EU Directive on renewable energy requires each Member State to adopt a national renewable energy action plan to be submitted to the European Commission by 30th June 2010.

English Language Translators are being recruited by the EU in July.

FULL Moon on June the 26th; Great growth in grass and weeds over the past weeks. On Tuesday night last June 15th, the Moon and Venus looked very close to each other in the western sky just after sunset. Venus is about the same size as to Earth and is he warmest planet in our solar system.

SOME Local elderly recorded in 1901 census; Mary Moloney of Duagh aged 103; Tom O Donnell of Tarbert aged 102; DB of Listowel aged 102; Kate Daly Knocknagoshel aged 97; Patrick McElligott of Lybes Duagh aged 97;John Sullivan Pilgrim Hill aged 100; Edward Carrig Shanaway aged 98; Mary Denihan, Beale East aged 100; Mary O Sullivan Sluicequarter aged 98; Richard Collins Sluicequarter aged 96; Joan Sullivan Knocknagoshel aged 96; Joan Horan Knocknagoshel Village aged 96; Margaret O Sullivan Knocknagoshel aged 96; Mary Kelly Church Street, Listowel aged 95; Mary McElligott Pallas aged 95; Tom Kirby Asdee aged 95; Mary Collins Lisselton aged 95; Ned Murphy Gortnaskeha aged 95; Con O Connor Ballydonoghue aged 95; Patrick O Folle aged  94 lived with his daughter Mary aged 40 years; Catherine Enright of Aughrim was aged 94; Mary Shea Church Street Listowel was aged 91;Kate Connor Lahard aged 92; Denis Enright Tullahennel aged 88; Francis Maunsell Ballinruddery aged 88; Ellen Cronin Lisrue aged 88;   John Stack Curraghatoosane  aged 88; Joan Enright Tarmon aged 88;  John Whyte Lisaniska aged 88; Margaret Sullivan Bunagarha aged 88; Joan Dore William St. Listowel aged 88; Bridget Walsh Knockenagh aged 87; Tom Galvin Glouria aged 87; Eugene Sweeney Lahard aged 90; John O Brien Knockundervaul aged 90; Denis  O Connor, Lenamore aged 90; Bridget Kissane Farranstack aged 90; Joan Leonard Knockenagh aged 90; Mary Sullivan Lislaughtin aged 90; Bridget Hartrey Church St. Listowel aged 90; Ellen King Bedford aged 90;Margaret Pattwell aged 90; Bridget Keane Moyvane aged 90;Joan Gallivan Knockane Listowel aged 90; Nora Scanlon Doonard aged 90; Denis Dunne Dooncaha aged 90;  Kate Healy Ballyline aged 90; Mary Pellican Moyvane aged 90;  Mary Mulvihill Urlee aged 90; Jude Shanahan Trieneragh aged 86; Margaret Sullivan Church Street Tarbert aged 86; Daniel O Donnell Trieneragh aged 86; Maurice Shanahan Newtownsandes aged 86 lived with his daughter; Dan Dwyer Shrone East Listowel aged 85; Mary O Connell Church St, Listowel aged 85; Mary Barrett Dooncaha aged 85; Mary Leane Duagh aged 85;Michael Finucane Lisaniska aged 85;

CEMETERY Mass at Gale Cemetery Lisselton on June 24th, both at 8pm;Mass at John Paul Cemetery Listowel on June 29th at 8.15pm. Mass at St Michael’s Churchyard Listowel on July 1st

ANNIVERSARIES: Tom Keane, Sr. Elaine McElligott, John Culhane, Tom O Callaghan, Con Greaney, John Flaherty, Mary Shanahan, Dan Flavin; Mass on Tues 22nd in Knockanure at 8.00pm for Mary Brosnan; Mass on Wed 23rd at 9.15am for Denis Nolan & his mother Bridie Nolan; Mass on Thurs. 24th at Knockanure 8.00pm for Paddy & Hannie Fitzgerald and Maureen Moore; Mass on Fri. 25th at 8.00pm for Con O’Connor; Mass on Sun. 27th in Knockanure at10.00am for Willie Flaherty recently deceased,

MASS for Fr. Tommy O’Hanlon on Saturday 26th June at 11am. in St. Mary’s Church, Tarbert.Fr Tommy was laid to rest at Lahore recently.

MEDITATION:  Finding God in our hearts: Fr. Laurence Freemann OSB will lead an evening of meditation on Thursday June 24th at 8.00pm in the Church of the Resurrection, Park Road, Killarney. The topic on which he will speak is Experiencing God in our hearts, contact Frances Rowland @ 064 6630538 or look up All are welcome admission is free.

AWARE:    Aware group offer support for those who are sufferers of depression, and for their families and friends every Tuesday at 8pm in the Sacristy rooms at the rear of St. John’s Church, Tralee,  Contact 066 7194713.

ADORATION  Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm,
Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm

READERS: Vigil John Corbett; 11.00am Jerry Duggan

Knockanure 27th June Kathy Kennelly & Mary Fitzgerald.

NOVENA: Redemptorist Solemn Novena continues in Limerick till June 26th