Knockanure Notes — 24th March, 2021

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: On Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 4pm on Radio 99.9fm.

Mugs an extra €200 (bringing total to date €11,910), 25 mugs left, Very many thanks.

TRÓCAIRE BOXES: To be returned at weekend Masses on Sunday 28th and on Easter Sunday 4th April.

THANKS to Fr. Kevin for his constant activity during the past year, recently he organised tokens for St Patricks Day and Mother’s Day. It is a lonely and isolated position to be a priest during the lockdown, they have all the stress and no social occasions to fresh themselves.

LOOKING TOWARDS EASTER: On Thursday March 25th @ 8pm, Fr. Donal O’Connor will explore “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” To register, check out

BLESSING OF PALM; bring your own palm from home on Palm Sunday it will be blessed. For those who don’t have palm we have palm crosses that you can take home.

NIARON LTD: ESB Jointing works will continue outside the Co-op in Moyvane village. The works in

Knockanure at the turn for Church road will finish and move to a new location between Knockanure village and Moyvane graveyard.

SYMPATHY: To Mary & Jimmy Duggan, Murhur on the death of Mary’s brother Joe Moriarty, who died recently in Kent, UK. Mass for the happy repose of his soul is on Monday evening in the Church of the Assumption.

DEATH of Robert Nolan, Carrueragh, Kilmorna, and late of Speedy’s Bar, Moyvane, on March 18th, 2021. Predeceased by his wife Anne and sister Margaret. Survived by his son Liam (Speedy), daughter Linda, grandchildren Oliver, Paige and Ellie Mai, brothers Jim, Frank and Willie, sisters Mary and Carmel, daughter-in-law Eileen, son-in-law Jamie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, and nieces. Requiem Mass being celebrated in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane, on Monday at 12 noon, which will be live-streamed on , with burial afterwards in Ahavoher Cemetery, Knockanure, Moyvane.

DEATH of Josephine (Josie) Keane (née Mulcahy) Ballyine, Carrigkerry, on 14th March 2021. Predeceased by husband Tim. Survived by sons John and Thos, daughters in law Karina and Betty, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. funeral Mass was celebrated on St Patrick’s Day in Ardagh Church. Thos worked at the creamery Moyvane for many years.

ANNIVERSARIES: Anna Flaherty, Jo Timoney, Michael O’Connor, Jack O’Grady, Mairead O’Connor, Ellen O’Keeffe, Betty Murphy, Margaret O’Connor, Thomas O’Connell, Nora Walsh, Michael O’Keeffe, Sr. Evelyn Gleeson, Richard Stack, Mary Bridget Crean, Maureen O’Connor, Michael and Carmel Flannery, Mary McMahon, James Danaher, Billy Enright, Michael Donal O’Sullivan, Mass Moyvane; Sat 20th at 7.30pm for Tim & Hannah Leahy, Trien (Anni); Sun 21st at 11.00am for Sr. Deborah O’Flaherty, Queensland, Australia & l/o Murhur (Rec Dec); Mon 22nd at 7.30pm for Joe Moriarty, Kent (Rec Dec) (brother to Mary Duggan, Murhur; Tues 23rd at 7.30pm for Bridie McElligott (née Moore), Tournageehy (Rec Dec), (Aunt to Tom Moore, Glenalappa); Wed 24th at 7.30pm for Ger & Siobhán Galvin (Special Intention); Thurs 25th at 7.30pm for Jerry Cadogan, Drimoleague, Cork (Rec Dec) (Father to Kate O’Connor, The Village); Fri 26th at 7.30pm for Kathy Scollard, Dromcollogher (Rec Dec)(Sister to Anna Mulvihill, Glenalappa & Nora Carr, Aughrim); Sat 27th at 7.30pm for Michael & Maureen O’Connor, Ballybunion (Anni) & their son Kevin & their grandson Frank Wallace, and Mass on Sun 28th at 11.00am PALM SUNDAY (Beginning of Holy Week)

For Nora & Danny Walsh, Moher (Anni). Mass Knockanure on Sun 21st at 9.30am for Jack & Betty Goulding, Keylod (Anni) and Mass on Sun 28th at 9.30am PALM SUNDAY (Beginning of Holy Week)

For James & Mary Keane, Kilmorna (Anni).

HOSPICE Foundation, the ‘Long Good Friday Walk’ to allow the event to take place anywhere in the world, between Wednesday, March 17 and Good Friday on April 2.

DONATE A CALF FOR CANCER: in conjunction with The Listowel Mart. We are asking farmers to bring their calf or calves to the Listowel Mart on March 24th and donate the proceeds to Palliative Care. For more information, please get in touch by email at info or by phone at 087 1755324.

VIRTUAL FLEADH BY THE FEALE 2021: Performers of all ages welcome. Note: Video maximum length of 3 minutes. Video must be taken landscape orientation. Videos must be sent via WhatsApp to 0877419343 by Friday, March 26. At the start of your video please state: Your name. Where you are from.

RECORD: Abbeyfeale woman Maura O’Connor recorded, It’s Handed Down recently. “This is the second record released under the Sliabh Luachra label.

RUNNING: Lee Strand and An Ríocht Athletic Club encourage people to be fit and healthy over the coming weeks. Progress from walking to running a virtual 5k during the May Bank Holiday weekend.

FULL Moon on 28th March.

CLEAN-UP; Team Limerick (TLC) clean up year 6 will go ahead this Good Friday April 2. It was not held in 2020 due to Covid-19, and our communities show all the signs. The event will have to be Covid compliant as we could still be in Level 5. Individuals and groups are asked to register for the clean-up by logging on to www. More details will be announced in the coming weeks.

CHILDREN: Pre-schoolers who extensively use electronic media are more likely to have hyperactivity issues, a short attention span, poor concentration and peer relationship issues when they turn five compared to their peers, academics found.

HEALTH: Are you interested in doing a 10 week online free course on health?

The Royal College of Surgeons are providing a free online course on The science of health and happiness. The course started in March, it runs over a 10 week period, with one lecture per week pre recorded talks. You can start anytime just email cpph to register and they will send you a link to webinar talk prerecorded so you can dip in anytime

FARMERS: Legally-binding goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions by half by 2030 and 82% by 2050 to be included in Northern Ireland’s proposed Environment Bill. The benchmark year is 1990.

The Dutch and Spanish markets are Ireland’s most important markets for calf exports and discussions are taking place on them.

The European Commission will spend €220 million on school fruit, vegetables and milk schemes for the school year 2021/2022.

KNOCK: The story of Knock in a small town just outside Rome, a new museum opened in honour of the famous Italian sculptor Lorenzo Ferri. In 1960, Ferri created the beautiful statues which portray the Apparition scene at Knock and which now stand in the glass Apparition Chapel, on the spot where 15 ordinary villagers witnessed something extraordinary 136 years ago.

GOOD wishes regarding the elevation of knock Shrine to international status by Pope Francis on Friday 19th March 2021.The Pope spoke during mass and gave a message to all of us. The 19th of March is the 8th Anniversary of the inauguration of Pope Francis as Pope.

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