Knockanure Notes – 24th October, 2011

COMMUNITY Centre Knockanure. Our Annual Halloween Party will be held on Monday 31st October at 7pm. A great night lined up with Silvano the Magician followed by disco with DJ Jeremiah Roche, A night not to be missed.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto Results for 14th Oct. Jackpot  was E10,500, numbers drawn were 3-25-26-28, No Winner.
Lucky Dips went to the following; Noreen O Connell, Moyvane;
Michael Costello, Kilmorna; Mark Lenihan, Athea; Krystal Stack, Listowel; Tim Finucane Abbeyfeale; Angela Liston, Athea; Bar Prize Denis Brosnan.
Lotto Results for 21st Oct. Jackpot €10,600 numbers drawn 5-13-18 and 25, No Winner.
Lucky Dips went to, Mary Stackpoole, Ballyculhane, Glin;
Callum Buckley, Templeathea, Athea; Joe Weir, Collins Park, Abbeyfeale; Margaret O Sullivan, Trien; Phil Corridan c/o Kerry Co Op; Helen O Brien, 38 Feale Drive, Listowel;
Bar Prize Mickey Meehan. This  weeks Jackpot E10,700.

SPECIAL Harvest Festival was held in Knockanure Church on Sunday last, a wide variety of foods were on display and blessed, Fr Lucid thanked all who were involved in the preparation of the event.

EVENTS: Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland 2011 will visit Tintean, Ballybunion on Oct. 26th, details from 087 900 3683; Kerry Autism Action Group meet at the Abbeygate Hotel on Wed. night Oct 26th; Opening Dairy Sale at Listowel Mart on 26th Oct.; Listowel Food Fair begins on Nov. 3rd; Internet training for farmers, details from 068 23249;  Patrick O Keefe Traditional Festival runs from Oct. 28th to 31st; Oireachtas na Samhna Festival at the Gleneagle from Nov. 2nd to 6th; Kerry Film festival is on from  Oct. 29th to Nov. 5th , watch out for work of  P J Dillon a man with many local connections; Kerry Farmers Hunt Club Chase will be held at Batt Mahers, Pipers Hill on Sunday Oct. 30th; Ghost Trail in Knocknagohel on Sun. 30th Oct;  Car boot sale at Newcastle West in aid of WL101 on Oct. 30th; Tarbert Community Centre afternoon dance on Oct. 30th at 3pm; West Limerick Set Dancing at the Devon Hotel on Nov. 6th ,also at the same venue Jack and Jill Foundation benefit dance on Nov. 5th;  Breast cancer awareness evening at the Arms Hotel on 2nd Nov. at 8pm; Marriage Encounter weekend Nov. 11th to 13th, details from 064 6644 319; Garry McMahon Weekend in Abbeyfeale from  Nov. 4th to 6th ; Kerry London Association Annual Dinner will be held at the Crown Moran Hotel , Cricklewood on Oct. 28th; Glin Historical Society will host a talk by Paddy Waldron a well known geneaoogist on 23rd Nov; Library and Archives Canada have released 20,000 names of children, who came to Canada between 1925 and 1932; Newtownsandes Dinner Dance November 25th . A full house was at the screening of Pilgrim Hill, recently at Tintean, the latest film from Gerard Barrett, Minister Deenihan attended; Kerry Association in Dublin celebrated their 60th anniversary this year;

PLANNERS, according to last weeks Kerryman the planners in the County had little direct knowledge of areas subject to flooding on the OPW list. If you want report an area that may be subject to flooding, contact the Council before Oct. 28th.

SUPPORT Groups: Stroke Support Group will hold their next meeting in Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre, Balloonagh, Tralee on Friday 28th October 2011 at 11.30am to 1pm.  Sally Anne Devine will provide some hand massage to clients;
 Dr John Sharry  Principal Social Worker at the Mater Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service will be at the Meadowlands Hotel on 27th Oct 2011 at 8pm. For further information contact Nora at 066 7181333; The Special Needs Parents Association will hold a coffee morning/information clinic on Thursday October 25th at the Listowel Family Resource Centre from 9.30am – 1pm;
 Kerry Arthritis Hosts a free public information talk followed by a question and answer session on Osteoarthritis and back pain in the Brandon Hotel on Wednesday next October 26th at;
The Bereavement Support Group will meet at Listowel Family Resource Centre on Wednesday 26th at 8pm.

CLASSES: Tarbert Comprehensive School Adult Education Evening Classes. The classes will be run for six weeks, For more details, contact the school on 068 36105 or email [email protected]

TALK on Kerry Surnames at Tralee Library on Nov. 1st at 7.30pm and Lecture on the Browne Family also at same venue on 8th Nov at 7.30pm, more from

SLIDESHOW: “A journey  by train from Limerick to Tralee, Fenit and Castleisland”  an evening of nostalgia  and a slide show by Richard Wall, at the Public Library, Newcastle West  on Friday 4th November at 8 pm.

FESTIVAL will be held again in Moyvane over the October Bank Holiday weekend, all the usual events are taking place.
Trade and Craft Fair in Moyvane, 30th Oct. details from 068 49298.

ST JOHN’S: Wed 26th, Delusions Of Time, A Halloween magic show for all of the family; Thur 27th,Redemption Song,  John Mc Kenna’s new play.  Presented by Mend and Makedo Theatre Co., Kildare and performed by John Mc Kenna; Fri 28th, The Holytree – The Best Of Traditional , A concert to launch the first album by Listowel accordion player Maurice Egan.  He will be accompanied by John Blake, guitar and piano plus special guests. details from 068 22566.

PANTO: Listowel Pantomime Group invites new members to the Adult Chorus – meeting on Thursday next, 27th October at 7p.m. (1 hour)  in Boys School Listowel.

NEW Moon on Oct. 26th, recent weather was wet, cool and blustery. Every Sunday we are observing the reduced incline of the shadow at the back of the altar in Knockanure Church, this will continue till the shortest day. Space Station will continue to be visible till early Nov. Two recently discovered globular clusters have been added to 158 at present known in our Milky Way.

CREDIT Union International Day was on Oct. 20th, there are 53,000 credit unions worldwide with millions of members.

TRANSPORT: Community Transport bus calls every Tuesday, details from 1890 528 528.

LOCAL man Stephen Stack is communications officer at Listowel Family Resource Centre; they recently launched their new web site.

GOD: “Whatever man loves, that is his god. For he carries it in his heart; he goes about with it night and day; he sleeps and wakes with it, be it what it may – wealth or self, pleasure or renown”, Martin Luther.

BOOKS: We were recently told that an agreement has been reached with publishers that content of school books will not be changed for six years and that any necessary update will be available on line. We are still waiting after many years for definite move to reduce weight of school bags, despite experts looking into the problem.

JOURNALS: Photos and articles are now being compiled for Athea and Ballyguiltenane journals.

SENIOR Helpline, 1850 440 444.  

MULVIHILL:Michael Mulvihill, Aughrim born, 1822 son of Pat and Mgt Ahern; Catherine Mulvihill born 1819 dau. of Dan M and Catherine Collins; Jim Mulvihill born 1816 son of Pat M and Joan Quinn; Denis Mulvihill b Born 1815 son of Pat M and Joan Quinn; Nora Lindon born 1814 dau of Shane Lindon and Ellen Mulvihill; Denis Mulvihill born 1825 son of Michael M and Nora Mullane; Catherine Windle born 1825 dau. of John Windle and Catherine Mulvihill;Marriage of Ml Windle and Joan Mulvihill in 1863, witness John Stack and Mary Moore; Michael Mulvihill born 1910 to Ed. Mulvihill and Mgt Flaherty; Ed. Fitzmaurice married Joan Mulvihill in 1882; Pat Mulvihill married Ellen Mulvihill in 1898; Nick Mulvihill married Mary Mulvihill in 1898; Denis Mulvihill married Cath. Windle in 1856; Tom Mulvihill married Mgt Connor in 1899; Pat Moore born 1905 and Mary Moore born 1910 to Pat Moore and Mgt Mulvihill; Liz Grady born 1908 to Pat Grady and Brid Mulvihill; Ml Kiely born 1864 to John Kiely and Mary Mulvihill; Tom Barrett born 1824 to Tom Tom Barrett and Catherine Mulvihill; Ellen Barrett born 1816 to John Barrett and Joan Mulvihill; Catherine Sullivan born 1819 to Tom Sullivan and Mgt Mulvihill; Jim Kirby m 1853 Mary Mulvihill; Denis Hanrahan  m 1851 Mary Mulvihill; Pat Moore m 1901 Mgt Mulvihill; John Courtney m 1864 Mgt Mulvihill; John Enright, Ballylongford m 1859 Mary Mulvihill; John Buckley born 1832 to Dan Buckley and  Mary Mulvihill; David Riordan  m 1869 Ellen Mulvihill; John Kiely m 1856 Mary Mulvihill; Pat Mulvihill m 1889 Catherine Stack.    

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The Rosary will be recited before Mass in Knockanure & Moyvane during the month of October. Please come a little early and take part in the Rosary. Our Lady promised in Fatima that if you say the rosary she will be there to support you.

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. Adoration in Athea, continue each Thursday from 10am to 11pm.

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr James O Keeffe, Bro. Dan Hayes, Matt O Connor, Darragh Hennessy, Fr Michael Stack, Teresa O Sullivan, Mary Carroll, Tony Mason, Eileen Horgan, Hannah Connelly, Nuala Doige, Sr. Bridget McMahon, Kathleen Scully, Hannah Scanlon, Maureen Dowling, Mass on Thurs. 27th  at 8.00pm for Johanna Connelly & the deceased members of the Windle Family; Mass on Fri. 28th  at 8.00pm at Knockanure Michael Lane; Mass on Sat. 29th  at 7.30pm for Danny Kearney & the deceased members of the Kearney Family; Mass on Sun. 30th Nov. at 10.00am in Knockanure for Paddy Flavin.
Please note that Saturday Evening Mass will be at 7.30pm from now on.

DEATH has taken place Of Paddy Faley of Glenbawn, Ballyhahill. Requien Mass for Paddy Faley was celebrated in the Church of Visitation, Ballyhahill, on Thursday 20th October 2011, by Fr McGrath, Fr Madden and Fr O Leary. Maura and Donie Nolan provided the music and hymns. Paddy Faley a great historian, poet, photographer, actor and a man for all occasions was laid to rest at Templeathea on 20th October 2011, beside his wife and parents Denis who died in 1947 and Bridget who died in 1952, also remembered on headstone is his grandfather Michael Faley born 1838, his grandmother was Ellen Sheahan. Paddy born 92 years ago in Glasha Athea, moved later to Glenbawn, Ballyhahill, his wife Ellen White died 1962 and he reared five daughters. Peg Prendeville, Helen Martin, Bridie Murphy, Gerardine White/ O’Kane and Philomena Daly, he is also survived by his brother Joe Faley in Canada, Paddy was immensely proud of his three great grandchildren,  his sister and three brothers predeceased him. Members of Comhaltas provided a guard of honour for their great friend and supporter Paddy Faley.

DEATH took place on Oct. 15, 2011 of Shane Healy of Ballygoughlin, after a long illness,  son of Sean and Orla. Brother to Cormac, Lorna and Aidan.  grandchild of Mary Lenihan, Glin, John and Eileen Healy (Currow. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated on Tuesday 18th October in St. Mary’s Church, Tarbert, following Mass Shane Healy was laid to rest in Kinard Cemetery, Glin.

DEATH of Sean Broderick of Coilagurteen, Knockanure, took place on October 20, 2011, he is survived by his wife Nora Woulfe, son Michael, daughter Mary T., brother Des, sister Marie and three grandchildren. Requiem Mass for Sean Broderick was celebrated at the Church of Assumption, Moyvane on Sunday 23rd October 2011, by Fr. Lucid, Canon Linnane, Fr. McMahon and Fr. O Callaghan, Kathleen Kissane played the organ and Sean Ahern sang the hymns. Sean Broderick was laid to rest at Ahavoher Graveyard, Knockanure. Sean Broderick was son of Paddy and Ellen Hudson Broderick and was predeceased by siblings, Fr. William, Tom died in 2006, Edward, Brendan and Patrick who died in 2004. Sean has contributed to local organisations and events all his life, he was among the early members of Macra, considered a good boxer, and was a polka dancer since his youth.  A great supporter of the late Michael Dowling in all his activities and a familiar figure at the Listowel Harvest Festival and involved in most activities in the Parish. Following the funeral which was held in continuous rain, family and friends retired to the Knockanure Community Centre.

DEATH took place on Thursday October 13th of  Michael Christopher O Sullivan of Derry Listowel and Philadelphia. Known to all as Christopher, he is survived by his wife Katherine Kelly a native of Clare and ten children, his  siblings Tom, Pat and Kitty, his sister Mai predeceased him. Chris and his family always kept in touch with home even though he is gone for 45 years, he was son of Pat O Sullivan and Margaret O Connor.

DEATH took place recently in Yorkshire of Martin O Connell, he was a native of Murhur, Moyvane.

READERS: Vigil, Michelle Corridan; 11.00am Paul & Anthony Kiely; Knockanure 30th Oct. & Nov. 1st Mary O’Flaherty & Siobhan Fitzgerald.

COLLECTORS for November, Vigil ,Don Shine & Myles Kearney; 11am Con Noonan & Den Hanrahan; Knockanure 10.00am Helen O’Sullivan
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BELL: The New Eucharistic Congress Bell will be in the parish on the 17th November. Moyvane 3pm, Knockanure 4pm.