Knockanure Notes – 24th July, 2013

CONGRAULATIONS to locals who recently cycled the Ring of Kerry, Paudie Flavin, Donnchadh Woods, Tom McMahon, Billy Reidy, Kathy Finucane, Donnchadh Moloney, Tony and Seamus Ahern and several more.

SYMPATHY: Knockanure G.A.A. extend their deepest sympathy to the Kennelly Family on the death of their mother Maggie Kennelly

BEST WISHES to Deirdre Moloney of Moyvane and Ian McCarthy of Dungarvan who were married by  Fr Lucid in Moyvane Church on 6th July 2013. The bride is daughter of John and Marian Moloney of Moyvane.

PADRE PIO EVENING MASS: will take place in St. Mary’s Church Listowel  Thursday evening 25th at 7.00 p.m.  beginning with the Rosary followed by mass and Benediction.

DINNER FOR PRIESTS HOME FROM ABROAD: The annual dinner for priests who are at home on holiday will take place on Wednesday 31st July at 6.30 the Parish Centre, Church of the Resurrection, Park Road, Killarney. Attendance can be confirmed to Diocesan Office at 066 31168.

BISHOP: Fr. Ray Browne from Athlone was ordained Bishop of Kerry Diocese on Sunday 21st July at 3pm, in St Mary Cathedral, Killarney. Several from the parish attended the ordination and celebrations afterwards. We look forward to meeting him.  .Video of day on knockanurelocal Leaving Church and going to reception.
Pictures guests of Ray Browne;

CEMETERY MASS; Duagh 26th July at 7.30pm;

CROAGH PATRICK, Bus going Sunday July 28th Contact, 068 21707.

SEANCHAI: Special performances will be given at Seanchai  every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday  from noon till 2pm, details from 068 22212.

SEISIUN at the Arms Hotel every Wednesday night at 9pm during the summer season. Also at Devon Hotel every Thursday night.

RAMBLING HOUSE will take place in the Seanchaí Literary & Cultural Centre on Thursday July 25th from 9 pm.   Admission free.  For more information tel. (068) 22212/57927.

FAMILY RESOURCE Centre Listowel, Family Fun Day at the centre on Sunday July 28 from 3-5pm. Further details from 068 23584.

BROSNAN Family Reunion: From 25th  to 28th July, 2013,  
information see:

SEARCH: What do you know about Catherine Kennelly and John Walsh? I did not find their Marriage but I did find 8 children born to them from 1806 to 1837.  It makes sense to me that my Great Grandfather would be named after his father’s father which was Patrick. Please tell me what you know.

DEATH took place on 8th July 2013 of  Anna Mai Sweeney, nee Quinn of 15 Hillside Drive, Athea. She was predeceased by her husband Pat Sweeney who was a native of Moyvane. Anna Mai is survived by daughters Joanne and Breda, sons Patrick, Dara and Jonathan, sisters, brother, mother-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, Requiem Mass for Anna Mai Sweeney was celebrated in Athea Church on 10th July 2013. Afterwards Anna Mai was laid to rest beside her husband in Holy Cross Cemetery.

DEATH has taken place of John-Joe O’Donnell, Kilmoylan, Shanagolden and formerly of Carhoona, Tarbert and Cherrygrove, Croom, husband of the late Mary. He was laid to rest in Kilmoylan Cemetery on Thursday 4th July 2013.

DEATH took place 17th July 2013 unexpectedly of Johnny McEnery of Knockanure, Moyvane and Caherdown, Listowel. He is survived by his wife Helen Godley, father of Martha, Edel, Eoghan and Muireann, much loved Granddad of Lucy-Kate, Caoilfhionn and Isabella, brother of Pat Joe and sister of Mary, he was predeceased by his brother Denis. Requiem Mass for Johnny McEnery was celebrated in Listowel Church on Saturday 20 July 2013, by Fr Lawlor assisted by Canon O Connor, Fr Lucid, Fr O Callaghan, Fr Sheehy, Sean Ahern sang the hymns and Liam Hanrahan a class mate and team mate of Johnny gave a few words in remembrance.  Johnny McEnery was laid to rest afterwards in John Paul 11 cemetery,  Listowel. Johnny was son of Pat McEnery and Margaret Buckley of Tubbertoureen, Moyvane was born 70 years ago, Married Helen 1968. Joined the AI Service 1979 and moved to Listowel 1990.

Johnny played his part in 1963 Moyvane team who won the North Kerry Championship and North Kerry League and also won the Frank Sheehy Tournament. The 1963 Moyvane team included,  Eddie Stack (goal), Stevie Stack, P.J.Kennelly, Paudie Hanrahan, Brendan Sheehy, John McEnery, Timmy Hanrahan, Liam Hanrahan (Capt.), Maurice Stack, Des Broderick, Bernie O’Callaghan, Brendan Broderick, Tommy Mulvihill, Michael Hennessy, Colm O’Callaghan.

DEATH took place on 3rd July 2013 of Kathy O Donovan of Boston and late of Ballygurteen, Clonakilty.  Kathy was daughter of the late William and Kathleen O’Donovan. Survived by her siblings,  Eily (Twomey), Dan, Noelle (O’Callaghan of Moyvane), John, Barry, Frank, Flor, Mary (Nyhan), Marian (O’Shea) and Carmel (Duggan. Requiem Mass for Kathy O Donovan was celebrated at St Mary’s Church, Rossmore on 10th July 2013. Kathy was laid to rest afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

ANNIVERSARIES: Joe O Connell, Kathleen King, Peg McCarthy, John Griffin, James Godley, Jackie Lyons, Willie O Dowd, Tom Lynch, Ellie Scanlon, Bridget Dewsaap, Eileen Nolan, Paddy Scanlon, Kit Dee, Eileen Hagerty, Catriona O Connor, Fr Edward Fitzpatrick,  Anna Maria Houlihan, Mass on Thurs. 25th at 7.30pm for Deceased members of the Moore & Healy Families, Glin Rd.; Mass on Fri. 26th at 7.30pm for Jeremiah Mulvihill , Mass on Sat. 27th 7.30pm for Denis Corridan and Mass on Sun. 28th in Knockanure at 10.00am for Edward Carmody.

MONTHS MIND Wed. 24th Knockanure 7.30pm, for Maggie Kennelly

CHURCH NEWS: Readers:- Vigil, Elaine Hudson; 11.00am Jerry Duggan; Knockanure, 10.00am Mary O’Flaherty & Siobhan Fitzgerald.
Collectors for August: Vigil Eileen Collins & Julia Fitzmaurice
11am Chris Flahavan. Knockanure 10am Margaret Carmody

Graveyard Masses on Monday 5th August Ahavoher Graveyard, Tuesday 6th August Knockanure Graveyard and Wednesday 7th August Murhur Graveyard, all at 8pm.

 I.C.A. Why not come along and join the I.C.A. on an evening out in Killarney on 16th August. Dinner, Cabaret with the Dublin City Ramblers at the INEC. Names to Eileen Roche at 49337 by Thursday 1st August.

FUN: A Family Fun Day will take place on the grounds of the Listowel Family Resource Centre on Sunday July 28th from 3 -5pm. All are welcome, further details from 068 23584.

PLANTS: Kerry Parents and Friends will be holding a one day Summer Plants Clearance Sale on Saturday 27th July from 11.00am – 4.00pm. All are welcome.

FITNESS: August Fit Camp: It’s Fit Camp time again and this time we are adding a few new tricks from our warchest! New HIIT Spin Class! New Crossfit training programme and new challenges to test the mind and body!!! Only 20 spots available on this camp. 16 High Intensity Workout Classes, Free Access to Gym, Sauna and Steam room. Free 4 week Bonus MRT Gym Program. Closing date for applications is 25th July, contact the Listowel Community Centre, on 22244.

YOUTH  2000 Summer Festival, Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, from Thursday 15th – Sunday 18th August, 2013. For young people aged 16-35, an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new people. This Festival has been nicknamed the “Holy Oxygen” with over 1,000 young people from all corners of Ireland attending last year. The festival is donation only. Free buses available from towns throughout Ireland. For more information and to book online see or phone 01 6753690 or from NI: 07598876399.

PRIEST: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July, 21st , 2013

“To go up alone into the mountain and come back as a ambassador to the world, has ever been the method of humanity’s best friends” (Evelyn Underhill). Priesthood?

Contact Vocations Director; Fr. Liam Lovell 087 1640967, or [email protected]

THOUGHT: If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself. Augustine.

BOOK: Newcastle West Golf Club launched their 75th Anniversary Book. The launch was performed by Jimmy Deenihan, on 7th July 2013  The 110 page book was printed by Fitzsimons Printers and  is full of interesting articles and photographs.

HERITAGE Week 17-25 August 2013.

VIDEO: Irish Soldiers in Lourdes