Knockanure Notes — 24th August, 2014

PADRE PIO EVENING MASS: will take place on Thursday evening at 7.00p.m.  Beginning with the Rosary followed by mass and Benediction. All are welcome.

FIT: Keep Fit  with Maggie Large every Thursday from 4th Sept. at 7.30pm at the Knockanure Community Centre.

Meditation 6 week Course at Knockanure Community Centre, Phone 068 49799. Computer Classes  in Knockanure Community Centre for 4 weeks starting on 3rd Sept from 4.00 to 6.00pm  Phone 068 49799.

SCHOOL AROUND THE CORNER, will be recreated at Fr. Casey’s GAA Clubhouse on Saturday night, August 30th 2014,  . In remembrance of 1964 when Paddy Crosbie came to Abbeyfeale to record his programme.

HERITAGE WEEK, details at the library, many events in North Kerry and West Limerick.

BEST WISHES to Liza Mulvihill who now resides in St Ita’s hospital she celebrated her 99th Birthday recently.

BEST WISHES to Eileen and Joe Enright on their 40th wedding anniversary.

FAMILY FUN DAY on August 31st in Listowel Town Park, organised by Kerry Crusaders.

THANKS: Kerry Parents & Friends Association acknowledges €618.79 proceeds of recent Church Gate Collection. Many thanks to all who contributed and especially those who helped with the collection.

DANCING: Set Dancing with Timmy Woulfe’s, class for adults will recommence on Mon.1st Sept at 8.30pm.

THANKS: The Graveyard Committee would like to thank all those who contributed so generously to the Collections at the Masses. A meeting will be held in the Marian Hall on Wed  27th Aug at 9.00pm

DEATH has occurred on 19th August 2014 of Brenda  Daly (née Trant) of Caherslee, Tralee and formerly of, Lixnaw. Brenda was predeceased by her husband John and children  Joe, Martin and Elizbeth and is survived by  her daughter Mary and Philis, sons Dr. Adan and Peter. Sister Theresa Trant (South Africa), sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, and nieces . Following Requiem Mass at St. Michael’s Church, Lixnaw, Brenda Daly was laid to rest in Kiltomey Cemetery , Lixnaw. Brenda had many friends in the parish. DEATH  took place on 16th August 2014 of Josie Loftus (née Stack) of Varty Avenue, Raheen,  and Athea, wife of the late Bill and is survived by  sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces. Following Requiem Mass Josie Loftus was laid to rest in Kilcornan Cemetery.

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr James Leahy, Joan O Grady, Sr. Agatha Stack, Michael Kennelly, John Canty, Edward Joe Nash, Liz O Connor, Mick Barrett, Shane Courtney, Denis J O Sullivan, Peggy McElligott, William J Hudson, Sr. Evangelist Cantillon, Mary McLoughlin, Diarmuid Brandon, Tom Begley, Dan Ahern, Geraldine Hegarty, Michael griffin, Madeline Moloney, Mai Scanlon, Liam Nolan, Mike Joe Daly. Mass on Fri. 29th at 7.30pm for Danny Walsh. Mass on Sat.30th at  7.30pm for  Liam Lynch  & the deceased members of the Byrne & Lynch Families.

 CHURCH NEWS: Readers: Vigil, Michelle Corridan. 11.00am    Paul & Anthony Kiely; Knockanure, 10.00am Mary O’Flaherty & Cian Rogan

Collectors for September Vigil, Noreen O’Connell & Michael Liston

 11am, Kitty Windle & Mary Lynch; Knockanure 10am Maurice Dowling.               

CHALICE: The Ardagh Chalice hoard found at Reerasta, Ardagh in September 1868. A  monument to the find will be unveiled on Saturday 30th August 2014 in the presence of Bishop Brendan Leahy, outside Saint Molua’s Parish Church Ardagh after  7.30pm Mass in the church.

BOOK to mark the 300th Anniversary of St Brendan’s Church Tarbert will be of interest to locals as several Moyvane names are included in the baptisms.

RAMBLING HOUSE at Seanchai on 28th August, singing Club will perform at Desmond Castle at 3.30pm on 30th August.

CONGRATULATIONS to Athea Drama members who recently performed in Athea Hall, they include Tony Halpin, Donal Woulfe and Lorcan McAuliffe, Hannah Finnegan, Tommy Denihan, Annette O Donnell, Carol O Connor, Karina Buckley, and Michael O’ Connor.

ST JOHN’S: Wed. 27th Aug. a play by Sarah Keane called 4.48 Psychosis. Fri. 29th, Mrs Shakespeare, A comic drama, details from 068 22566.

ADORATION ROOM REOPENED at St. Mary’s Church  reopened on Tuesday morning, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will  continue each week at the usual times on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

COURSE: Fr. Sean Sheehy conduct a 10 week course based on the new Catechism over the coming weeks commencing on Wednesday, September 24th and ending on November 26th from 7.30 to 9pm At Listowel. Topics will include:  1. Humans Need Faith in God. 2. God comes to us 3. The Gospel Truth for everyone 4. Faith calls for a “Yes” – I Believe in God 5. The Beginning of Man and Woman 6. Good News: God sends His Son, Jesus 7. Jesus is the only Saviour 8. The Holy Spirit, Spirit of Truth 9. Jesus’ Church – Reflects His light – Her Marks 10. Mary – Most perfect member our Eternal Destiny.

FIRST AID: Three day Occupational First  Aid Course  Fetac level 5  on 10th 11th and 12th  Sept at The Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee. Full details

KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 2nd – 7th September ex Kerry Airport led by Bishop Ray Browne. There are a small number of seats available on the Pilgrimage for Hotel Pilgrims due to cancellations. Contact Janice 064 7758219 email: [email protected]

NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY IN KNOCK: Sunday September 14th. Chief Celebrant: Archbishop Charles Brown, Apostolic Nuncio. Bookings John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney 064 6632644 from September 1st.

ST. MICHAEL’S COLLEGE reopens Tuesday 26th August at 9am. Check website for further details.

THE LISTOWEL RACE WEEK ACCOMMODATION OFFICE is open from Monday- Friday 11:00- 13:00 and 14:00-16:00, contact us on 068- 23036 or 068- 23037.

REUNION LEAVING CERT CLASS OF 1994 On Saturday 13th September, the Presentation School Listowel, Leaving Cert Class of 1994 will have a 20 year reunion, Contact [email protected] , [email protected],

BLOOD: Irish Blood Transfusion Service: 3000 units of blood are required every week.  1000 people receive blood or a blood product every week.  A quarter of our population require blood at some point in their life.  There will be a blood donor clinic held in the Community Centre, Castleisland, on Wednesday, 27th and Thursday, 28th August 2014. Time: 6.00pm to 9.00pm.

PEOPLE of the Year, closing date for entries is Sept.6th, details from people of the

FAIR: Milford Hospice Fair 31st Aug at UL.  details from, you’d like to get involved or lend a hand with this year’s Milford Harvest Fair, contact 061 485860.

MENTAL Health : Free Focus Programmes Tralee for those recovering from mental health problems. Duration: 12 months.  Enquiries: National Learning Network 0667122533.

Depression: Weekly meeting for sufferers of depression and bi-polar disorder takes place in the Sacristy rooms at the rear of St. John’s Church every Tuesday at 8.00p.m. Call Kate on 087-2993142 or Aware office on 01-6617211.

ADDICTION: Freedom from Addiction – Free For Life: Is an addiction controlling and ruining your life? Would you like to discover Hope and Joy? Contact us: Community Cenacolo, Knock, Co. Mayo. Telephone: 094-9388286,  where you can find free help? Further Info: Jean : 087-2687040, or Damien: 0860644662 also

“We believe that, even in the darkest night, it is possible to find light again. In the deepest sadness, joy can be rekindled. In the bitterest loneliness, a friend may draw close and love you”  (Mother Elvira.).

CYCLE: Congrats to all who took part and helped out in the  Knights Charity Cyclists Glin GAA cycle for Irish heart Foundation on Saturday 16th Aug 2014.

SINGER Patsy Watchorn has retired from touring after 50 years on the stage. The Dublin born entertainer had a  career with the Dublin City Ramblers, The Dubliners and the Dublin Legends. He has hits like “The Rare Ould Times”, and “The Ferryman”.

PRAYER breaks all bars, dissolves all chains, opens all prisons, and widens all straits by which God’s saints have been held. E M Bounds.

REPLY: Mary O Connell comment on knockanurelocal youtube

My grandmother was Ellen Harnett.   She married Denis O’Connell and they lived in Clash in Abbeyfeale. My father John and his 6 sisters emigrated to the US after his parents died and they were raised here by their Uncle Fr. John Harnett  also of Abbeyfeale.

CLAIMS after Civil War , taken from National Archives; Mary Agnes Sheehy, Church Street, Listowel, County Kerry. FIN/COMP/2/8/185, Date, Nov 1923-[?1926]Dwelling house and premises damaged at Church Street, Listowel on 2/3 March 1922; file states the property was occupied by an ex-soldier and family against whom an order for possession had been obtained; before the order was executed the tenant caused the afore mentioned destruction;
dwelling house and fixtures damaged at Carhooeragh, Knockanure, County Kerry on 25 March 1923; file states that the claimant is a shopkeeper and supporter of the government and used to supply the troops; notices were put up in Listowel threatening  those who supplied the National troops and on account of this support the claimant’s property was fired upon and damaged.
File,   William Moore, farmer, Kilmorna, County Kerry. (FIN/COMP/2/8/291) Jan 1923-Feb 1927
File, Denis O’Sullivan, Bunagarha, Listowel, County Kerry. (FIN/COMP/2/8/688) Jan 1923-Jan 1927
File, Michael McCarthy, Coilbee, Listowel, County Kerry. (FIN/COMP/2/8/707) Jan 1923-Jan 1927
File, John P Kennelly, National Hotel, Limerick City. (FIN/COMP/2/8/315) Jan 1923-Jan 1927
File, Michael Keane, parish priest, Newtownsandes, County Kerry. (FIN/COMP/2/8/330) Feb 1923-[?1926] page 17
File. Jeremiah O’Connor, Rathoran, Kilmorna, County Kerry. (FIN/COMP/2/8/708) Feb 1923-[?1926]
File, Mary Walsh, Clounprohus, County Kerry. (FIN/COMP/2/8/779)
Mar 1923-Jan 1927
File, Maurice Heffernan, Kilmorna, County Kerry. (FIN/COMP/2/8/807), Mar 1923-[?1926]
Collins, Sheahan, Carrueragh and Behan.
Leen,  Rice, Kilmorna House.


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