Knockanure Notes – 23rd February, 2013

If you haven’t given up anything this Lent don’t fret why not take up;  every Tuesday at 9.45am and Thursday at 8pm Aerobics and Body Conditioning classes in Knockanure Community Centre and see the results by Easter. All Welcome. Ring Maggie 087 9866533.

CLOTHES Collection will take place on Thursday 28th February between 12 – 4pm at the Community Centre, Moyvane. Bags can also be dropped off on Wednesday 27th between 6 – 8pm.

All funds raised will go towards running Moyvane Ladies Football Club.

ALERT: Community Alert meeting was due to be held in Knockanure on 19th Feb at 8pm.

SENIOR CITIZENS Party will take place on Sunday the 24th February at 1pm. in the Listowel Arm’s Hotel. All welcome.

QUIET Man exhibition continues at Seanchai till St Patrick’s Day.

FARM Seminar will be held at Castleisland Mart on 21 Feb. at 7.30pm.

FASHION: Tarbert Comprehensive School Fashion Show will be held in Ceol Corbrai Glin on Friday 8th March at 8.p.m. contact (087) 2715367.

LEGION of Mary, are preparing to celebrate the five hundredth meeting of the council, Kerry Comitium on Sat.23rd. Feb. Mass at 2.30p.m. in the Church of the Resurrection, Park Rd., Killarney.

WRITERS Week closing date for entries is 1st March 2013.

BIG news story of local man Gerard Barrett winner of the Irish Film Board Rising Star Award at the 10th IFTA was deleted from last weeks notes.

The PREDA 5k “Run For Freedom” 2013 will take place at the famed Ballybrit Racecourse in Galway on Saturday February the 23rd at 12pm. Online registration on is now open.

ARDFERT RETREAT:   Enneagram Programme – a journey of self-discovery with Fr. Denis Gleeson CFC, Friday 1st March to Sunday 3rd March. Residential and non-res. places available. Booking and inquiries: 066-7134276.

MARRIAGE Encounter Weekend will take place in Cork on the 8th – 10th March, 2013, more from 021 4381511.

FULL MOON on Feb. 25th, the International Space Station will be visible in the evening skies till February 25th. Cattle owners are getting very worried, that food will run out, as land is still sodden.

PLAYS: Wed 20th American Buffalo, A play by David Mamet presented by Magic Roundabout Theatre Co., Limerick.  Thurs 28th – Tues 5th The Highest House On The Mountain, both at St John’s.

DEATH: Hannah Murphy nee Healy in her 81st year and on her 60th Wedding Anniversary,  passed away on 13th February 2013 at her residence surrounded by her  family. She is sadly missed by her husband Liamy, sons Pat, Martin, Joe, Kieran, Frankie, T.J., Adrian, Damien and Paul, daughters Bridget, Margaret, Geraldine & Theresa, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Mary Horgan in Knockanure, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends. Requiem Mass for Hannah Murphy was celebrated on Friday 15th at 12 noon in St. Bartholomew’s Church, Athea, burial after in Holy Cross Cemetery.

DEATH took place on February 11 2013 of Sr. Austin Brosnan late of Presentation Convent Listowel and Inchabee, Farranfore and Fatima Home, Tralee.  pre-deceased by her brothers, Monsignor. John, Brother Carthage, Jerry and his wife Mary, Patsy and Dick and nephew Tom; deeply regretted by her loving Presentation Community, her niece Eileen, nephews Paddy, Ned, John, and Jeremiah, grandnieces, grandnephews. Requiem Mass tomorrow Requiem Mass for Sr. Austin Brosnan was celebrated on  Wednesday 13th February ’13, Burial afterwards in the Presentation Convent Plot, St. Michael’s Cemetery Listowel.

ANNIVERSARIES: Bob Behan, Michael Scanlon, Maurice Walsh, Elizabeth Sweeney, Molly Kissane, Sean Bradley, Cormac O Leary, Mary Scully, Michael O Connor, Carmel Hynes, Mary Carroll, Michael Kelleher, Ned White, Mary Stack, Mary Ellen Buckley, Mass on Tues. 19th 7.30pm for Tom & Jack O’Connor; Mass on Wed. 20th Knockanure at 7.30pm for Emmet Leahy: Mass on Thurs. 21st at 7.30pm for Mary O’Connell; Mass on Fri. 22nd 7.30pm for Bernadette O’Sullivan; Mass on Sat. 23rd 7.30pm for Joe Buckley late of New York & Main Street, Moyvane, Months Mind; Mass on Sun. 24th 10.00am in Knockanure for Kitty Bowden and the 11.00am in Moyvane is for  Mary & Joseph O’Connor & the deceased members of the O’Connell & Driscoll Families; Mass on Tues. 26th 7.30pm for Marie O’Callaghan.

STATIONS of the Cross after Mass in Knockanure on Wednesday 20th. Stations of the Cross after Mass on Thursday 21st in Moyvane. Confessions every Saturday at 7.15pm before the Vigil Mass. Scriptural Reflection Group meet in the Presbytery on Friday nights at 8pm.

READERS: Vigil, Seline Mulvihill & Ann Marie Kennelly;
11.00am Katerina & Andrew Kellighan; Knockanure, Gerard Leahy & Brenda Clancy.
Adoration Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm. Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm.

LITURGY Group meeting at the Presbytery on 21 Feb. at 8pm.

YEAR OF FAITH; To celebrate the Year of Faith – a day of Prayer will be held in St. Brendan’s Church, Tralee – Friday 22nd Feb. 2013. Adoration at 12, Confessions 3.30 to 4.30, Rosary at 4 pm  and Holy Mass at 5pm. Talk after Mass by Marija of Medjugorge.

TROCAIRE BOXES: Are available at the back of the Church.

TALK, The first night will deal with the topic of ‘Coping with Suicide’ at Lyreacrompane Community Centre on Wednesday, 20th Feb. At 8.00 p.m.   

PADRE PIO DEVOTIONS in Lixnaw 19 Feb. at 7.30pm with Rosary, Mass & Benediction.  Mike McCarthy from Ardfert will give the witness.

VICTORY: Duagh GAA Club Social will celebrate all the victories in the club at Minor, Junior and Senior level in the Devon Inn hotel on Saturday 23rd Feb.

RELIC of St John Bosco will be in Pallaskenry on Fri March 1st

SCIENCE Fest will be held in at IT Tralee on April 12, details from , enter before March 1st.

MEDIA Course at Listowel Family Resource Centre starts on 28th Feb. details from 068 23584.

TALK on Nutrition by Maxine Browne, Nutritional Therapist will take place at the Marian Hall on Tuesday 26th February at 8pm,Everyone welcome.

HEALTH: Women’s Health Information Evening takes place at the Listowel Family Resource Centre on Tuesday February 19th at 7.30pm, speaker is Nutritional Therapist Maxine Brown. Further details from 068 23584.

MERCY Sisters Death USA

KERRYMAN Snippet; July 6 1935, Kerry County Council congratulated bishop elect of Ross Right Rev Patrick Casey DD. Canon Casey was PP of Newmarket and he was nephew of the famous Fr Casey of Abbeyfeale.

Maurice Leahy picture and details of his life, a native of Kerry and founder of Catholic Poetry Society, has spoken at countless schools and lived at Parnell and Redmond homes.

Bedford Dance licence refused, Batt Joy was manager and chairman of hall since foundation in 1919. No sanitary facilities, hall on side of road.

Death of Daniel Mulvihill of Gortdromasillihy on 29th June 1935, he was uncle of Fr Michael Mulvihill , Saline, Kansas, Fr Donal Mulvihill, St John’s Church, Lincoln, Kansas and Sr mary Ann Joseph Mulvihill Concordia. Chief mourners Joan Mulvihill widow, Michael and Donal Mulvihill sons, Mrs John Leahy, Shrone daughter, Con Mulvihill Burntwood brother.

Funeral of Joe Broderick of William Street, Listowel, 25th June 1935, Brodericks fron Gortdromagowna attended, also cousins, Lyons, Dooling, Madden, Gaughan, Buckley, McMahon and Connell.

Death of John B Mahony Ballybunion 17 July 1935,he was 50 years inn Ballybunion , he was a native of West Limerick.

August 3rd 1935 a mad cow belonging to Tom Dillon of Knockanassig shot by guard as she was a danger to people at the Spa in Listowel.

A.G.M.  on Tuesday night next 19th February of the Hospice Group at 7pm. in St. Patrick’s Hall. Please come along and give your support.

ALZHEIMER SOCIAL CLUB: The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has started a monthly Saturday Social Club at the Dromhall Hotel, Muckross road, Killarney. The Social Club is held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, contact Vanessa Bradbury on 021 497 2504 or 086 021 8463 or email [email protected]

WALK:  ‘The Clare Pilgrim Way’ has been marking out a pilgrim route linking ancient monastic sites, holy places and cultural centres around the County and a small section of South Galway.  The next walk will be from Molougha to Kilfenora, from 1- 5 of April 2013 (Easter week – Mon to Fri). Participants will gather in Spanish Point on Monday at 19.00 for  orientation for the four day pilgrim walk. More from 086 216 7040.

THOUGHT: “Defeat is certain if we are constantly contemplating defeat…as soon as our eyes are set on ourselves, we will surely fail”. Watchman Nee.

Limerick Choral Festival Society is holding a workshop for CHOIR: Church Choirs/Cantors/Soloists with Patrick Killeen on Sunday 3rd March at 1.45pm. Venue: St. Joseph’s Church O’Connell’s Avenue, Limerick. Booking essential: 086/3203473.

AWARDS: West Limerick 102 Community Radio is holding their sixth annual Awards Night at the Devon Inn Hotel in Templeglantine on Monday 11th March.

DANCE IN AID OF CHERNOBYL  2013: Noreen Ashe, Mike Condon and Noel Hartnett will provide the entertainment at the Fund Raising dance in aid of the Chernobyl Kids 2013 programme to be held in the Grand Hotel, Denny St., Tralee on Friday, March 1 next from 9.30pm. Organiser Bridie Courtney 087 3127736 .

VOLUNTEERING OVERSEAS: Volunteering Overseas, in collaboration with Kerry One World Centre in the IT Tralee, North Campus – Solas Building – Rooms L104 & L106 Saturday, February 16 from 9.45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Course is open to anyone considering volunteering/working overseas for global development.  Contact Tim email; participate@kade. ie or call (066) 718 1358.