Knockanure Notes – 25th October, 2009

COURSE: A Six Week Course on Digital Photography was due to start at the Knockanure Community Centre Tuesday 27th October at 7.30pm. For details please ring 068 49799/068 49250.

PARTY: Knockanure Community Centre Halloween Party on Saturday October 31st from 7pm to 9pm.Magic Show and Disco, Call Nora on 087 7476717 for more information.

ST JOHN’S: Tuesday 27th Film Club, “The Class” is about a French teacher, Thursday 29th the Pre-Madonna’s, presented by the Drawing Room Opera Company; Wed. 4th Days of Wine and Roses, by Owen McCarthy, more information from 068-22566.

SEANCHAI: Workshop on the Short Story under Eilis Ni Dhuibhne runs on 14th and 15th of November.

BOOK; The launch of Mary Boyers Book of Poems & Reflections, will take place in the Seancha=ED Centre on Friday October 30th at 8.00pm.

FILM Festival events take place all over Kerry from Oct. 31st to Nov.7th, among the films shown during the 10th Kerry Film Festival will be The Valley of Knockanure, directed by Gerard Barrett on Wednesday Nov. 4th at Siamsa Tire.

SIAMSA will hold an episode of Faulty Towers at Fels Point Hotel on Thursday Oct. 29th at 8pm, details from 066 7123055.

TOUR of England; Rambling House Concert group of entertainers will begin their English tour with a concert in Holy Trinity Hall Newmarket -on-Trent on Oct 30th, details of other venues from .

LECTURE: on support for the struggling child will be given at Manor West Hotel on Oct. 30th starting at 9.30am, details from 087 9310 233.

ARTISTS are being invited by Samhlaiocht to enter for their exhibition which runs from Nov. 26th to Dec. 23rd, details from 066 712 9934.

HEART Disease Support Group meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month at Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse, Tralee at 8pm, next meeting Wed. 28th Oct. at 8pm.

ICA in Moyvane is having a Cookery Demonstration at the Marian Hall on Oct. 27th at 8pm with well known cook Rachel Duff. Moyvane Guild of the ICA are organising a shopping trip to Cork on Dec. 2nd, bus leaves Village at 7am, details from 068 49337 or 068 49489.

GAA: San was brought to Knockanure School on Thursday last by Tadhg Kennelly and Tom O Sullivan, the school was well decorated in the Kerry Colours parents, children and staff had an hour of fun with their heroes, after visiting Knockanure Sam was on its way to London for the Kerry Association annual dinner dance which was held on Friday 23rd of October.

GAA Collector coins are being produced by the Central Bank to commemorate Kerry’s Victory, details from 1890 307 607.

TG4 are having a full days programme to mark the 125th anniversary of the GAA on Nov. 1st;

MATCH: Moyvane will play Ballydonoghue in the Bernard O Callaghan Memorial Senior Football Championship at Listowel on Sunday Nov. 8th, time 3.30pm.

EVENTS: Coffee Morning in aid of St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society. Will take place on Friday 30th October from 10.30am. to 12.30pm. in the Mermaids; Craft Fair in Ballybunion on Sunday Nov. 1st; Special Halloween Farmers Market will be held in Listowel on Friday morning October 30th; Horse Fair in Castleisland Nov. 2nd; AGM of the Community Games will be held at the Grand Hotel on Sunday November 1st `09; Athea Fair on Nov. 7th; Garry McMahon weekend in Abbeyfeale runs from Nov. 6th to 8th, more information from 087 6594 668; All night vigil at Ballyduff church on Tuesday Nov. 3rd for the Holy Souls; Scor na nOg will be held at Asdee on Nov. 7th , starting at 7pm; Food Fair in Listowel from 5th to 8th of Nov.; Ceili will be held at Tournafulla on Friday night Nov. 6th; Hugh O Flaherty memorial weekend will be held in Killarney from Nov. 6th to 8th, one of the highlights is a presentation to the recently released aid workers at the Killarney Plaza Hotel on Nov. 7th; Fundraising concert for the Monsignor Hugh O Flaherty fund is On Friday 6th Nov. at the INEC in Killarney. Featuring The Liam O’Connor Show, Special Magic & Mind Reading Show by Liam Sheehan. The great classical talents of the McCrohan Tenors, special guests include Cormac Dineen, Gavin Ring & Soprano Nicola Mulligan, doors open 7.30pm, more information from 064-6671555. After 25 years the Nolan Sisters will be back at the INEC on Sunday night Dec. 8th; Round the world to raise money for Autism fund, details on ; Mini Stages Rally will be held on Nov. 15th Ballyheigue Car park is the service area.

NORTH Kerry Day Care Centre is opening a second day service on Fridays from 10am. to 3.30pm. in Listowel. Transport is available through Kerry Community Transport, please contact Nurse Isobel McDonagh on 087-9080124.

STROKE support group first meeting in Kerry. The HSE Tralee/Castleisland/Farranfore Primary Care Teams are hosting a public meeting in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee on Thursday 29th Oct. at 7.30pm. with a view to setting up the first Kerry Stroke Support Group. Members of the Limerick Stroke Support Group will be guest speakers at the meeting. Admission is free and tea/coffee will be served. Details from Kate McCarthy, Speech and Language Therapist on 086 7871389.

SCAN: New hand held scan called Vscan, which is aimed at doctors, and parents was unveiled recently in Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.

HELLO Kerry, information contact: 066 7163170.

RAMBLING House will be held at Sheehan’s Thatch House, Finuge on Friday 30th October ’09 at 9pm. Story Telling & Musicians Welcome. Light refreshments served.

KDYS are running a Halloween Parade for Children of all ages!! Parade starts at the Boys School, Upper Church St, Listowel at 5pm. sharp on Saturday 31st Oct., all are welcome.

BEREAVEMENT Support Group will meet on Tuesday 3rd November, in Ballyloughran Leisure Centre, from 8pm. to 9pm. further information please contact North & East Kerry Development Ltd on 068 23429.

BUILDERS: Nearly 30 Kerry volunteers are going to South Africa with the Niall Mellon builders from Nov. 6th to 13th.

JOURNALS: Parish Journals editors are now collecting material for their pre Christmas magazines.

Lixnaw Church Souvenir Booklet is available again.

COURSE: An active leadership course will be held by Limerick Sports Partnership in Fr. Casey’s Hall on Saturday, October 31 from 9-6pm, more information from 068 32444.. SENIOR Help line is a listening service for older people call 1850 440 444, open from 10am to 4pm and from 7pm to 10pm, Volunteers wanted.
VOLUNTEER Fair will be held on Saturday, November 14th in the Desmond College Newcastle West, contact Paul on 069 79079 or email [email protected]

FULL Moon on Nov. 2nd, anyplace near a wood is covered in a carpet of leaves, the Moyvane Village Wood is ablaze with colour at this time of year and now the extended footpath to the river is a lovely novelty.

MILK: Lee Strand is giving a 2.5 litre of milk for the price the 2 litre to mark the launch of their new NDC logo on their milk cartons.

BEST Wishes to Bridget O Connor who has just completed 37 years service with Listowel Credit Union and is now retiring.

CONGRATULATIONS to Helen Broderick of Kilmorna who recently graduated from Galway University with an M.A. in Screenwriting.

FOUND in Belfast a 320 year old account book of Paymaster General Thomas Coningsby who kept a record of the 35,000 army of King William III who came to Ireland to fight his uncle and father-in-law James II.

KERRYMAN of October 18th 1909, Snippets; Police evicted at Firies, they were in the house for 15 years; Richard Shaughnessy one of oldest citizens of Listowel died, he was in good health a few days prior to his death, he was over 80 years, chief mourners were sons Jim, Jack, Dick and Paddy. Julia O Shaughnessy and Mrs M Fitzgerald were his daughters, Dick O Shaughnessy grandson, John Enright of Ballingrane and F. T. Enright of Ballybunion were nephews, cousins included Jeremiah Kennelly RDC, Bedford, James Kennelly of Woodford and John Dee of Gortnaminch. The Gaelic League passed a vote of sympathy to the bereaved family, Mr Richard Shaughnessy Junior was a member, the chairman was Mr M Keane and the secretary was Mr Griffin, other members at the Gaelic League meeting were, Hayes, Leahy, Collins, Cronin, Walsh and Fitzmaurice. Monsignor O Riordan of the Irish College in Rome visited Killorglin. Mrs Moriarty came home to visit relations; she was wife of Mr P J Moriarty Gaelic scholar and worker in Bute Montana. Kerry priests Fr O Connor and Fr O Sullivan were in Queensland, Australia collecting for the Cathedral in Killarney. Sale at the Arms Hotel in Listowel of Thorough bred horse and Polo ponies on Tuesday 26th of Oct. 1909.Emigration from Ireland in 1908 was 23,295, in the first nine months of 1909, emigrants amounted to 24,067, of whom 6,000 had their passage paid for them to America. Dry weather and scarcity of water reduced river fishing, the American fish market was glutted last year with Irish mackerel some of which is still on hands in America.

GAA founded Nov. 1st 1884.

ADORATION: Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm; Wed 10.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm and Abbeyfeale, Tuesday to Friday from 6pm to 8pm.

THOUGHT: 30 Parables and 35 Miracle Stories are in the Four Gospels.

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. Michael Stack, Teresa O Sullivan, Tony Mason, Eileen Horgan, Hannah Connolly, Nuala Doige, Sr. Bridget McMahon, Kathleen Scully, James O Connor, Bridie Dore, Mass on Wed. 28th at 9.15am for Hanna & Paddy Scanlon; Mass on Fri. 30th at 7.30pm for Denis McEvoy & the deceased members of the McEvoy Family; Mass in Knockanure on Sun. 1st Nov. at 10.00am for Batt (Bub) Flavin and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Ann, Jimmy & Margaret Flaherty& Bridie Maloney.

DEATH has taken place of Mary Ellen Deenihan nee Horgan of Finuge, Lixnaw at her residence; she was in her 91st year. Mary Ellen was predeceased by her husband Michael in 1974, she is survived by her son Jimmy, daughters Nora, Mary, Annette, Eileen and Patricia, daughter-in-law Mary, sons-in-law Tommy, Noel and Mick. Following Requiem Mass at Irremore Church on Thursday October 21st Mary Ellen Deenihan was laid to rest at Finuge Cemetery. Mary Ellen Deenihan was one of eight children and was daughter of Michael Horgan of Knockanure her mother was Hannah Doyle. They lived at Banemore and lived beside two Knockanure people, Kelly and Nolan. Kelly was buried in the Old Church in Knockanure Churchyard at the opposite end to Paddy Drury.

DEATH has taken place on Thursday October 22nd `09 of Jerry Galvin of Leitrim East, he is survived by his wife Kathleen Hayes, (they married in 1987), daughters Regina and Katie and Son Brendan, Mother Eileen, brothers Tom, Mike, John and Eddie, he was predeceased by his father Brendan and his brother Patrick who died in 2003. Jerry was born 51years ago to Brendan Galvin and Eileen Relihan. Mass was celebrated by Fr Lucid and Fr McMahon and Mary Kennelly and Elaine Foley sang the hymns. Rarely have we seen the big church in Moyvane thronged with a great number standing at the funeral mass for Jerry on Sunday October 25th `09. Jerry Galvin was laid to rest at Ahavoher Graveyard surrounded by his sorrowful family, relations and a vast crowd of acquaintances, who lingered and reminisced in the graveyard reluctant to leave it. As a mark of respect to the late Jerry Galvin the Moyvane Village Festival events for last Friday, Saturday and Sunday were cancelled.

RETREAT Centre Ardfert: Saturday, November 14th from 10 a.m. to 5. p.m. Healing service of light for all those whose loved ones died by suicide. Facilitator: Sr. Una Boland.
RELIGION: Castleisland Pastoral Area presents Connections, an invitation to explore your faith in the St. Vincent de Paul Centre, Castleisland for 4 Mondays, November 2nd to 23rd from 7.30-9.00pm, please contact 066-7141241 from 10am-2pm.

TALK: An interactive seminar with speaker Dave Male who will give his own experience of developing church community in the 21st Century. Bishop Trevor Williams of the Church of Ireland and the Limerick Diocesan Pastoral Centre invite you to join Dave in the Woodlands Hotel, Adare on Saturday, October 31 at 2pm.

MARRIAGE Encounter weekend for married couples interested in developing and enriching their marriage will be held at the Lake Hotel Killarney from 13th to 15th November, contact 064-44319.

MASS Will be celebrated on Friday, Nov. 6th at 7.30pm. for young people touched or affected by Suicide or otherwise unexpected tragic death of a family member or friend. Older people who would wish to attend are most welcome. This Special Mass is being organized by the Area Pastoral Council of Listowel, Duagh and Lixnaw Parishes. It will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel.

MASS for all who died in Kerry General Hospital during the year will be celebrated in the Hospital Chapel on Monday 2nd November at 7.30pm. Relatives and friends invited.

STATION for Lower Glenalappa at the home of Thomas & Marie Mulvihill on Fri. 30th at 8.15pm.

COLLECTION on Saturday 31st & Sunday 1st November for Irish Church Commissions & Agencies.

Confessions on Saturdays from 12 – 12.30pm and on request.

READERS: Vigil Michelle Corridan; 11am Ciara Healy & Amanda Coulson; Knockanure Mary Flaherty & Siobhan Fitzgerald. Meeting for Readers in Tarbert on Tuesday 3rd November at 8pm.

KNOCK: Bus will leave Tralee on Saturday 31st October at 7am, Listowel at 7.30am and Abbeyfeale at 7.45am. To book bus with toilet facility, contact 066 7180123.

ALL SAINTS Day Sunday November 1st , All Souls Day Nov. 2nd , most people will be going to Mass and visiting the resting place of their loved ones.