Knockanure Notes – 25th February, 2013

BEST Wishes And Good Luck to Ollie Moran,  Cian Murphy,  Bryan Reidy and Ryan Large who will represent Scoil Chorp Chríost Knockanure, in the Regional Final of the Credit Union Quiz on Sunday March 3rd.

CLOTHES Collection will take place on Thursday 28th February between 12 – 4pm at the Community Centre, Moyvane. Bags can also be dropped off on Wednesday 27th between 6 – 8pm.

All funds raised will go towards running Moyvane Ladies Football Club.

J B KEANE: Thurs 28th – Tues 5th The Highest House On The Mountain at St John’s. directed by Denis O’Mahoney.  The cast features: John Looney, Robert Bunyan, Mike Moriarty, Laura Gumbo Shine, Diana McCarthy, Con Kirby, Gavin O’Sullivan and Batt O’Keefe.

PTAA Social for North Kerry will be held at the Golf Hotel, Ballybunion on March 8th.

RELIC of St John Bosco will be in Pallaskenry on Fri March 1st

SCIENCE Fest will be held in at IT Tralee on April 12, details from , enter before March 1st.

MEDIA Course at Listowel Family Resource Centre starts on 28th Feb. details from 068 23584.

FASHION: Tarbert Comprehensive School Fashion Show will be held in Ceol Corbrai Glin on Friday 8th March at 8.p.m. contact (087) 2715367.

FAIRTRADE Fortnight 25 Feb – 10 Mar 2013
The theme this year is ‘Going Further for Fairtrade’.

WRITERS Week closing date for entries is 1st March 2013.

ARDFERT RETREAT:   Enneagram Programme – a journey of self-discovery with Fr. Denis Gleeson CFC, Friday 1st March to Sunday 3rd March. Residential and non-res. places available. Booking and inquiries: 066-7134276.

KARATE Classes in St. Patrick’s Hall, Listowel on Wednesdays from 7.30 to 9 pm, Saturdays from 12 noon to 1.30pm from 27th February. Free first lesson, details from 086 3680141.

LEO Varadkar and the men behind the GST got a great reception in Abbeyfeale on Saturday last, even Leo took a bike to inspect the Trail.

FULL Moon was on Feb. 25th some cows were in the fields and  silage bales made.

DEATH took place  Saturday, February 16, 2013 Kathleen Kennelly  nee Anglim of  Shanaway, Tarbert, Co Kerry. Kathleen was predeceased by her husband Dermot and is Survived by sons, Con and Dan, daughters Mai and Joan and grandchildren,  Requiem Mass for Kathleen Kennelly was celebrated at St Mary’s Church, Tarbert on Monday 18 February 2013, Burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane.

DEATH took place on 17 February 2013 of Eileen Larkin who was born at  Rathea, Listowel and was  Retired Public Health Nurse, Ballybunion. Requiem Mass for Eileen was celebrated on 19th February 2013 in St. Bridget’s Church, Duagh. Her body was donated to Medical Science, University College Cork.

DEATH has taken place of Maureen Lyons nee Barry, Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, Aras Mhuire Nursing Home, Listowel and late of Derry, Listowel. Maureen was predeceased about 24 years ago by her husband Jim Lyons who was also a native of Derry, Listowel. Maureen was daughter of Paddy Barry and Bridget McCoy. Her siblings included Kit, Bridie, Phil, Pat Joe, Tom, Vincent, Stephen, Mike , Liz and Peg. Requiem Mass for Maureen took  place at St. Mary’s Church, Listowel on 21 February 2013. Maureen Lyons was laid to rest beside her husband in St. John’s Cemetery, Ballybunion, she was aged 92 years.

ANNIVERSARIES: Neilus Lynch, Breda Clifford, Bernadette O Sullivan, Mary O Connell, Joan Buckley, Jim O Connor, Michael O Donnell, Mary Foley, Mary Carmody, Jim Leahy, Peg O Connor, John O Sullivan, Con Shanahan, Joe O Connor, Matt O Connell, Brian Enright, Ted Keane, Moira Broderick, Teresa Foley, Sr. Francis Galvin, Nora Fleming, Louis O Carroll,  Mass on Tues. 26th 7.30pm for Marie O’Callaghan, Mass on Wed. 27th 7.30pm for Eamonn & Pat Sweeney, Mass on Thurs. 28th Knockanure 7.30pm for John Holly, Mass on Fri. 1st March 7.30pm for Michael & Margaret O’Connell & Mary Enright, Mass on Sat. 2nd 7.30pm for Brendan Keane, Months Mind Mass on Sun. 3rd 10.00am for Kate & Bill Fitzmaurice. Mass on Tues. 5th 7.30pm for Joseph Foley & the deceased members of the Foley Family.

CHURCH News: Friday is the First Friday of the month. Usual Communion Rounds, Knockanure in the morning and Moyvane in the afternoon. Stations of the Cross in Knockanure on Thursday 28th after Mass. Stations of the Cross after Mass on Friday 1st March in Moyvane. Confessions every Saturday at 7.15pm before the Vigil Mass. Scriptural Reflection Group meet in the Presbytery on Friday nights at 8pm.

Adoration Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00pm to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm
Readers:- Vigil, John Corbett & Jimmy Collins;11.00am Amanda Coulson & Aine O’Connor; Knockanure: Patricia & Andrew Rogan
Collectors for March: Vigil Michael Galvin & Breda Brosnan
11am Cal Flynn & Pat Scanlon; Knockanure 10am Mary O’Carroll

GST: Waiting for Leo at Abbeyfeale Old Rail Station

MARRIAGE Encounter Weekend will take place in Cork on the 8th – 10th March, 2013, more from 021 4381511.

TALKS:  The Challenge of being a Christian by Canon Bob Fiffe, Director of Churches Together. The venue will be St. John’s Listowel at 8pm on Wednesday, March 6th.

Next talk; Are we handing on the faith or can we hand it on? Talk by Rev. Doctor Eugene Duffy, Director of Theology at Mary Immaculate, Limerick.  The venue will be St. Patrick’s Hall Listowel on Wednesday, March 13th.

ST. MICHAEL’S DRAMA GROUP LIXNAW present their play “Memory of Water” by Shelagh Stevenson on Wed., (27th Feb) Friday, (1st March)  Saturday (2nd) & Sunday (3rd)  at Ceolann, Lixnaw.  Curtains open at 8pm sharp.

TOURISTS: National Roads Authority intend to close the  N71 road from Glengarriff to Kenmare  for a period of  7-8 weeks in June/July 2013.

NIGHT in aid of The Dialysis Unit, Limerick Regional Hospital will take place  at the Flag Floor Rambling House, Carrigkerry on Friday 1st March at 9.30pm. A great night’s entertainment is promised and tea and refreshments will be available and all are welcome.

U.S. proposed cuts Social Security more with each passing year. After 10 years, benefits would be cut by about $500 a year for the average retiree.

THOUGHT: What pleasure! What healing is found in sharing a long and hearty laugh with a good friend! Anne Parrish

AWARDS: West Limerick 102 Community Radio is holding their sixth annual Awards Night at the Devon Inn Hotel in Templeglantine on Monday 11th March.

DANCE IN AID OF CHERNOBYL  2013: Noreen Ashe, Mike Condon and Noel Hartnett will provide the entertainment at the Fund Raising dance in aid of the Chernobyl Kids 2013 programme to be held in the Grand Hotel, Denny St., Tralee on Friday, March 1 next from 9.30pm. Organiser Bridie Courtney 087 3127736 .

A casket with the relic of Don Bosco has been on pilgrimage throughout the world since the 5th of April 2009 to prepare to celebrate the bi-centenary of Don Bosco’s birth (1815-2015).

Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick – Salesian College
Welcome Liturgy:
Fri 1st March @ 9:30.

Fri 1st March @ 11:30.
Fri 1st March @ 20:00.

Veneration of the relic:
Fri 1st March, 15:00-23:00.

Don Bosco

The casket has already visited Italy, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Perù and Ecuador. It then travelled to Columbia, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Porto Rico, Haiti, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, the United States and Canada. In 2011 it visited Japan, Indonesia, Australia, China, Taiwan, India, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sri Lanka. In 2012 it has visited Uganda, Ruanda, Sudan, Togo, Mozambique, Ghana and Spain.

KERRYMAN: Aug 3rd 1935 edition photo and details of ordination of Fr John Reidy OSA son of M J Reidy of New Brighton, State Island NY. Fr Reidys school friend Fr Edward Kenealy of the Society of the Fathers of Mercy was in attendance. M J Reidy wrote several books, born at Cordal went to USA in 1903, as young man spent most of his time in Islandanny, Duagh with his mothers people the O Connor Family of Rathoran, he was also creamery manager in several Kerry Creameries including Ashgrove, Kenmare, Kilgarvan. In America he was top man in his job.

Joan o Sullivan of Derra Asdee, was secretary of Catholic Film Society of London, she had a brother Fr Michael O Sullivan who worked in America.

Death of garda Pat O Connor of Toor, Duagh died aged 39 years was serving at Dromsna, Co Leitrim, he was buried at Duagh.

Died Patrick O Connor of Lenamore, father of ohn martin O Connor a GAA and Republican supporter. Tom O Connor in USA played with Kerry Juniors.

Other News
Old cows being bought for Roscrea for 50 shillings.
General Goering gave order that Nazi Regime must not be criticised.
August 10th 1935; Clounmacon FF letter critical reply  to Kissane TD by Michael Hegarty , while Newtownsandes FF gives Mr Kissane their confidence.
Kenny and Stack accused of armed attack on Listowel bank.
This edition had two old IRA pictures one was a Lisselton group.