Knockanure Notes – 24th July, 2011

GRAVEYARD Masses: Ahavoher on Monday August 1st; Knockanure Old Churchyard Tuesday  August 2nd and Murhur Churchyard Mass is on Wednesday 3rd August, all Masses at 8pm. Springmount Cemetery Mass on Thursday Aug. 4th.

ACTIVE Retirement Day in Knockanure Community Centre will be held on Monday 8th of August, book with 068 49799 or 087 7528 626.

COURSE: Knockanure Community Centre is holding a Defibrillator course on Saturday 6th August from 10.30 am to 3pm with a view to becoming a responder for the Knockanure area. Roger Byrne (Principal Life Support Instructor) will be holding the course. The cost is E50 per person, please contact the office on 068 49799.

SOCIAL: Senior Citizens Social Afternoon at the Marian Hall Moyvane on Sunday August 7th from 3 to 6pm. Please ring Ita at 49134 if you intend to be there.

LOCAL Weaver and crafts woman Mairead O Connor will be  spinning and weaving in the Traditional Crafts Village as part of the Killarney Summerfest. Mairead will show her skill on the green outside the Outlet Centre Killarney on Saturday 30th July and Sunday 31st July, from 12 noon to 6pm.

CROAGH PATRICK: Sunday July 31st ,For enquiries and bookings contact 068 21707 or 086 2508796.

LOUGH Derg  29th July to 31st, more from 068 31232.

BUS to Knock on Thursday August 18th  leaving Listowel at 7.30am, details from 068 21773.

KNOCK:   on Monday, August 8th bus leaving Tralee at 7.30am for the visit of  Sr. Briege McKenna.   Contact:  O’Shea’s at  066 7180123.

LOURDES seats still available for Sept 2nd pilgrimage, contact 064 7758 219.

HORSE Show, bus tickets are available from 068 49337.

EVENTS: Summer Seisiun will be held on Wed. nights at the Arms Hotel and Thursday nights at 9pm in the Devon Hotel, Templeglantine till mid August; Summer Series at J B Keane pub on Tuesday and Thursday nights; Cross Roads Dancing at Finuge every Friday night during July and August; Barbecue in aid of Youth Cafe will be held at the Well Bar in Listowel on July 31st starting at 5pm; Country Market and Craft Fair will be held at the Bridewell Tarbert on Sat. 30th July from 10am to 2pm; Trad Feile will be held at Athea from July 29th to August 1st; Sean McCarthy Festival in Finuge starts July 29th; Dan Paddy Andy Festival at Lyrecrompane is on the Bank holiday weekend; Irish life Saving Week runs from Aug. 1st to 6th, details from 085 1088 689; Banna 10km road race is on July 31st; Galway Races began on July 25th; Golf, 3 Irish Open in Killarney, July 28th to 31st; Dublin Horse Show 3rd to 7th August;

CASEMENT Gathering July 31st/ August 1st at the Brandon Hotel.  Series of historical talks/walks/films on Ruairí Mac Easmainn, Sam Maguire, James Connolly, Munster Fusiliers, Just War Theory, Mario Vargas Llosa (Nobel Prize for Literature ’10). Fáilte roimh chách.

BBQ GAEILGE: 118th birthday of Conradh na Gaeilge being celebrated at Meadowlands Hotel idir 3pm agus 5pm on Sunday, July 31st.  Fáilte roimh cairde uile na Gaeilge.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto Results for 15th July 2011. Jackpot E9,200. Numbers drawn were  2-3-18 and 28, No Winner. Lucky Dips went to the following. Emma c/o Helen Smith, Athea; Micheal Woods, Knockanure; Angela Sheehy, Moyvane; Kathleen Carmody, Kilmorna; Callum Buckley, Templeathea; Micheal O Connor, Keylod; Bar Prize Jack O Connor. Lotto Results for  22nd July, Jackpot E9,300, Numbers drawn were 1-5-10-20, No Winner. Lucky Dips went to; Ellen Enright, Lisaniskea; Bridie C Shine, Moyvane; David Harley, c/oJohn Barry; Phil Molyneaux, Knockanure; Matthew McMahon, Lisaniskea; Martin Diggins, c/o Kevin’s; Bar Prize Micheal O Connor; This Weeks Jackpot E9,400.

ST JOHN’S: Fri. July 29th, Comedy called, My Brilliant Divorce, presented by Jasango Theatre Company, more from 068 22566.

BEST Wishes to Mairead Begley of Mountcollins and Johnny Lane of Kilmorna who got married at Mountcllins Church on July 15th 2011, Fr O Gorman and Fr Moore conducted the ceremony. Bridesmaids Ide and Maire Begley and Phyllis Enright. Bestman was Dan Lane and Patrick and Denis Lane were Groomsmen. Flower Girl was Grace O Connor and Page boy was Joshua Lane Quilter. The bride is daughter of Larry and Mary Ita Begley and the Grooms parents are Denis and Ann Lane.

FAMILY Resource Centre Listowel, Meet a mum group session 7 Wednesday 27th at 10.30am. Bereavement support group Wednesday 27th at 8pm. For further details and more information please contact the centre on 068-23584.

NEW Moon on July 30th, this is the second New moon in July. Most of July was unusually wet, cool and dull with little sunshine. Despite the poor drying conditions, several were able to save some hay. Roadside wild flowers are in their prime along narrow country roads. Fine display of flowers at Goulding’s Corner and in the O Carroll front lawn in Knockanure continue the tradition which Mary Enright kept up for many years. There is a heat wave at present in Ontario Canada, we are still waiting for one.

BEREAVEMENT Support Group meeting will be held at Listowel Family Resource Centre on Wed. July 27th at 8pm, details from 068 23584.

GOOGLE have removed 11 million sites from their search engine. The Global Language Monitor estimates that there are currently about 1,009,753 words in the English language.

GAA Summer Camp in Moyvane from 25th to 29th July, contact John Dillon at 087 9865 215.

IDLENESS that creates impossibilities; and where people don’t care to do anything, they shelter themselves under a permission that it cannot be done, says Robert Smith.

ENDA made a fiery speech in the Dail which was praised by the media; nobody told us his Vatican 1990 quotation was not the whole truth.

FREENANS Journal July 5th 1882; A sworn inquiry was held at Listowel Courthouse today into charger against four prisoners who assaulted and threw stones at the Constabulary, charged were T.  Harrington, William Dillane, Laurence Gleeson and John Buckley. Mr Harrington was given a beautiful bouquet by Mrs Moore of the Dublin Ladies Land League. Mr Harrington claimed that all the Solicitors were at the Quarter Sessions in Tralee.  The Freeman’s Journal of July 26th 1920 reported , More soldiers for Listowel, a detachment of Lancashire Regiment quartered at Ballinruddery and recently another force of Yorkshires has arrived and taken possession of the Courthouse.

VENERATED: Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi notes in L’Osservatore Romano article that Emperor Alexander Severus (222-35) “venerated at dawn in his lararium portraits of his ancestors, images of several emperors, the figure of Apollonio of Tiana, but also the icons of Christ, Abraham and Orpheus,”

MOSQUE dedicated to Jesus Christ was recently opened in Jordan.

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.

ANNIVERSARIES: Eileen Nolan, Bridget Dewsap, Paddy Scanlon, Kit Dee, Eileen Hegarty, Catriona O Connor, Fr Edward Fitzpatrick, Jer Mulvihill, Anna Maria Houlihan, Jim Kennelly, Bridie Stackpoole, Tom Leahy, Paddy Anthony Kearney, Mary O Sullivan, Months Mind Mass on Wed. 27th at 9.15am for Joan Enright; Mass on Thursday 28th at 8pm for Denis Corridan; Mass on Fri. 29th at 8pm for Patrick Brosnan; Mass on Sat. 30th at 8pm for Jackie Lyons.  

CHILLDREN Deaths;   Parents, family members and friends welcome to remember all babies who have touched our Hearts and left early… On Sunday 14th August at 4pm. at the ancient grounds of the Ardfert Cathedral with Nóirín Ní Riain. All Cultures welcome enquires to: Nora on 087-2920106.

READERS; , Vigil, Elaine Hudson; 11am, Jerry Collins; Knockanure July 31st ,Patricia and Andrew Rogan.

Collectors for August; Vigil, Eileen Collins and Julia Fitzmaurice; 11am, Celia Thornton and Chris Flahaven; Knockanure 10am, Margaret Carmody.

ROSARY at the Grotto Moyvane on Tuesday 26th July at 8.15pm.