Knockanure Notes – 27th September, 2009

FUN CLUB: Knockanure fun Club Go-Karting trip takes place on Saturday Oct. 3rd , bus leaves the Community Centre at 1pm and returns about 6pm, over 8s only, details from 087 93 4751.

COMMUNITY Centre Knockanure: Aerobic Classes will be commencing at the centre on Wednesday 30th September, 2009.Yoga Classes start at the Centre on Thursday 1st October, 2009. Anyone interested, please contact Patricia on 068 49799 or 086 8392787 for further details.

CLASSES: Knockanure Community Centre Basic and Intermediate Computer Classes and Introduction to Digital Photography will be held in the Centre on Tuesday nights. These classes can only go ahead if there is sufficient interest in them. Names and deposits must be given to the Secretary by Friday October 9th. Enquires on 068 49799/ 068 49250.

Drama Classes for National School Children will commence at Knockanure Community Centre on Friday 25th September, 2009, between 6-7pm. Enquiries on 068 49799 or 086 8392787

DANCE: Afternoon Tea Dance will beheld at the Community Centre Knockanure on Oct 4th from 2.30pm to 5.30pm, Stevie Donegan will supply the music, details from 068 49799.

ADULT Set Dancing Classes with Timmy Woulfe started Monday 28th September in the Marian Hall , Moyvane, beginners at 8pm and all other dancers at 8.30pm.

CONGRATULATIONS to Dan Keane Coilagurteen on reaching the great age of 90 years, from all the Pupils, Staff and the Board of Management at Scoil Chorp Chriost, Knockanure. Dan has always been a great supporter of our school and his level of mental agility has been inspirational. Go Maire se Cead!!

BEST Wishes to Stephen Stokes who is a present doing his Ph.D in Chemistry at UCC, he was recently confirmed with an Honours Bachelors degree in Chemistry and Education at UCC.

EU: What is the EU doing for Kerry, details from 087 7870 634 or contact [email protected]

CHILDREN and teachers will have a day off on Friday for the referendum.

MULVIHILL Clan will meet at Lafayette Hill, PA on October 24th and 25th, details from [email protected]

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto Results for 25th Sept. `09, Jackpot was E5,600, numbers drawn were 8-10-18 and 29 No Winner of Jackpot. Lucky Dips went to the following: Janet Harley, c/o John Barry; J. J. Clancy, Knockanure; Norma O Connor, Asdee; Tim Horgan ,Trien; Eileen Cronin, Moyvane; Diarmuid Woods, Knockanure; Bar Prize Stevie Brosnan; This Weeks Jackpot E5,700.

ST JOHN’S: Tuesday 29th is the opening night of the Master by Brian Mac Mahon, it marks the centenary of his birth, the play continues till Oct. 5th, details from 068 22566.

BRYAN McMahon centenary event will take place in the Seancha=ED Centre, Listowel on Saturday and Sunday 3rd & 4th October. Events include documentary film, lectures and an evening of ballad singing. Admission is free to all events. Details available from the Centre at 0668 22212.

SIAMSA: Breakfast at Tiffany’s , for retired people, will take place at Siamsa Tire on Thursday, October 1st at 2pm.

TINTEAN: The Liam O Connor Show Friday 9th October, performance start at 8.30pm.

RINGING in your ears, Tinnitus information morning will be held at Listowel Family Resource Centre, Ballygologue, John B, Keane Rd, on Friday 9th Oct. from 11am. to 1pm, further information please call: 064 6620052.

BEREAVEMENT Support Programme will commence at St. Ita’s Hall Abbeyfeale on Thursday, October 1 from 7.30 – 9.00pm. All are welcome, please contact any of the following for more information: Kathleen 068 31262, Mary 068 31102, Sheila 068 31741, Eileen 068 31322, Sr. Elizabeth 068 51984 or Sr. Delia 068 31203.

GREEN: Environment Conference will take place on Wednesday, September 30th from 8pm – 10.15pm at Fels Point Hotel. Theme: “Energy Independence at Home”; ReHeat Information and Demonstration Day for Non-Residential Buildings, will be held at The Inchydoney Lodge and Spa Hotel, Clonakilty, Co Cork on Friday 9th October 2009; Anaerobic Digestion – Tomorrow’s Thinking Today will be held at The Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co Offaly on Thursday 22nd October 2009.

SIMPLE House design and construction workshop, with the emphasis on very low cost construction using natural and recycled materials with Andy Wilson, sponsored by The Cultivate Centre, details from 01 674 5773.

ESB will provide import/export metering to the first 4,000 domestic customers installing a Micro generator, terms and conditions apply.

FULL Moon on October 4th; The fine weather brought some respite to everyone, after a summer of rain and very little sunshine. Australia had the worst dust storm in 70 years last week.

NEW Creche costing E1.2 million was opened recently at IT Tralee, it can cater for up to 50 children.

BEST Wishes to Athea Ladies who will play in the Munster semi-final game against Abbeyside of Waterford on Saturday October 3rd.

KERRY Champions were royally greeted in Listowel on Friday night last, autographs were in great demand, Sam will now visit schools over the coming weeks. Paul Galvin, Maurice Corridan and Tadhg Kennelly have relations in the Parish and Tom O Sullivan is our local Garda.

FASHION Show in aid of the Limerick Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place at the Devon Inn Hotel Templeglantine on Friday the 2nd of October.

NUALA O’Loan, Ireland’s first Roving Ambassador and Special Envoy for Conflict Resolution to Timor-Leste. is to speak at The Presentation Family Conference on Justice, Reconciliation & Peace. This will be held on Saturday, October 3rd from 9am – 2pm in the Silver Springs Moran Hotel, Cork. Details from Anne Barry-Murphy, Edmund Rice Office Tel: 021 4278935 or email [email protected]

BRAINWAVE The Irish Epilepsy Association is holding their National Conference in the Strand Hotel, Limerick on Saturday, October 3rd, more information from 01-4557500.

CHARITY: Focus Ireland would like to invite students to take part in a Sleepover event on Friday, October 16th . 1,000 students did the sleepover in their homes or in their schools last year and raised over E20,000 for homeless people in Ireland, details from


TOASTMASTERS The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 7 from 8.30-10.30pm at the Desmond Complex, Newcastle West, further information from Bill on 087 9079223.

EVENTS: Kerry Business Week runs from Oct. 5th to 9th, details from 066 7183 522; KDYS meeting for volunteers will be held in Listowel on Sept. 30th at 8pm, details from KDYS; Membership Day of North Kerry Harriers will be held at St Senans GAA Clubhouse on 4th of Oct., time 2 to 3pm;

Shannonstar Stage School details from 086 8389 771; Leisure cycle in aid of charity starts at Fr Casey Complex at 10am on Sunday Oct 4th, more information from 068 31210; Kerry London Association meet on the first Wednesday of the month in the Kingdom Bar on the Kilburn High Road; The Abbeyfeale Anglers’ Association will be holding a social at the Fr. Casey GAA pavilion on Saturday, October 10th. Meal time 8.30 PM; In Soccer Ireland v Italy at Croke Park on Oct. 10th; Sat. Oct. 10th ICA have their National Conference at Ashtown Park Hotel in Gorey; Poetry Workshop at Seanchai on 10th and 11th of Oct. more information from 068 22212; The Limerick Association London Dinner dance will take place on Friday, October 9th at St Augustine’s Catholic Club in Fulhan Palace Road, Hammersmith; Meeting about volunteering, will be held on 1st of October from 6 to 7.30pm in the Irish Aid Volunteering & Information Centre, Dublin. Email: [email protected], Tel: 01 478 3490. OCD Support Group which meets on the 1st Thursday of each month in a room at the Meadowlands Hotel from 8pm – 9.30pm; Scotland’s first Homecoming year continues till St Andrew’s Day Nov. 30th `09; Knockanure N.S Playground is now being reseeded following recent works. Newtownsandes on line site at Geocities will close down shortly, new site at .

INNOVATION Awards for rural business, closing date Dec.11th `09, details from [email protected]

ARCHIVES: The Northern Ireland records office is due to close for nine months from Sept. 2010, to facilitate moving to a new building.

PLOUGHING Championship in Athy attracted many from the Parish last week; there were a host of stands funded by the taxpayers which did not attract many visitors despite the availability of oceans of useful literature. The EU stand had an expensive camera to record your questions and put them on a website. A look at Athy and district; their GAA Club was founded in 1887, Rugby Club established 1879/80 Season; Athy is a designated Heritage Town, where they hold a Tuesday market, among the amenities is the river Barrow and Canal which was completed in 1791, Geraldine Park, Golf Club formed in 1906 ; Gordon Bennett Motor rally was held there in 1903; their population is 9,000.The first Town Charter dates from 16th centaury. Much more information at

RUN away from David Kennedy, living in Oxford Township,
Chester County, an Irish Servant, named Thomas Cane, late from Ireland; the Fellow can read and write, about 5 Feet high, of a fair Complexion, short fair Hair, and speaks with a Tone: Had on, when he went away, a Thickset Coat and Jacket, of a dark Colour, the Coat has remarkable long Skirts, Calf skin
Breeches, much dirtied, Worsted Stockings, brown and white; he had also a Pair of short Petticoat Trowsers, with a Seam round each Thigh, half worn Shoes, large Copper Buckles, a Felt Hat, half worn. Said Fellow came in a Dublin Vessel last May. All Masters of Vessels are forbid to carry him off. Whoever takes up and secures said Servant, so as his Master may have him again, shall have Five Pounds Reward, paid by David Kennedy, jun. Advertisement in The Pennsylvania Gazette of September 22, 1763;

SENATOR to replace the late Edward Kennedy is Paul Kirk a grand-nephew of Cardinal William H. O’Connell, Archbishop of Boston from 1907 until his death in 1944. Kirk’s grandfather was an older brother of the Cardinal.

EUCHARISTIC Congress 2010 theme “The Eucharist: Communion with Christ and with one another.” Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said the theme was chosen because the celebration of the congress coincides with the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of Vatican Council II. The first International Eucharistic Congress was held by Pope Leo XIII in Lille, France in 1881. Dublin had a congress in 1932 which is still recalled by the few who still remember the event.

VOCATIONS to priesthood or religious life if interested you are invited to an evening of prayer and reflection on Sunday, October 4th from 2pm – 5pm at Pallottine College, Thurles. Contact Fr Pat Coffey on 086 2427728 or e-mail [email protected]

Learn more about the life of a Dominican Friar, Dominican Sister, Dominican Contemplative Nun & Lay Dominican. On Saturday 17th October from 9.30am. to 5pm. at St. Dominic’s Retreat Centre, Montenotte, Cork.

DAY for Life is observed in Ireland this year on Sunday 4th October.

ANNIVERSARIES: John McElligott, Jim Hudson, Brendan O Carroll, Catherine Mulvihill, Paddy Leahy, Fr Dan O Sullivan, Tade Bunion, Rosaleen Galvin, Jackie Hassett, Fr Tim Buckley, Bridie Pelican, Bridie Barrett, Jay Kennelly, Joan McEnery, William Stack, James Moore, Sr. Estelle Cunningham, Fr Sean Danaher, P J.Sheahan, Ellen Dowling, Tom Connolly, Mass on Tues. 29th at 8.00pm for Mikie Joe Enright; Mass in Knockanure on Thursday Oct. 1st at 8pm for Ellen Dowling; Mass on Fri. 2nd at 8.00pm for John O’Connor; Mass on Sat. 3rd at 8.00pm for Dan & Jack Quinn; Mass on Sunday at 11.00am for Michael & Stephen Kiely.

DEATH has taken place of Mai Costelloe nee Scanlon on Saturday 19th of September `09, at Knockfadda, Roundwood, Co Wicklow. Mai was predeceased by her Husband Noel Costelloe and is survived by her daughters, Mary, Angela and Patricia and Sisters Sr. Eileen Scanlon and Betty O Connor. Mai was predeceased by siblings Fr John Scanlon and Sr. Josie Scanlon. Following Requiem Mass at to St. Joseph’s Church, Newtownmountkennedy, Mai Costelloe was laid to rest at Kilmurray Cemetery on Wednesday 23rd of September `09. Mai Costelloe nee Scanlon was born at Moher, Moyvane over 90 years ago to John Francis Scanlon who had a shop in Moyvane Village before his marriage to Ellen Shanahan of Moher.

FIRST Friday of the Month; Usual Communion Rounds, Knockanure on Friday Morning and Moyvane on Thursday, note Thursday afternoon 1st October.

Confessions on Saturdays from 12 – 12.30pm and on request. ADORATION: Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm; Wed 10.00am to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm

READERS: Vigil Seline Mulvihill & Bridget McCarthy; 11am Ciara Healy & Amanda Coulson; Knockanure 10am Brenda Clancy & Anne Stack. Readers are required for both the Vigil and the 11am Masses. Please phone 49308 or drop your name through the letter box in the Presbytery.

COLLECTORS for October; Vigil Noreen Flaherty & Margaret Mulvihill; 11.00am Tom Walsh & Michael Walsh; Knockanure: Liam Nolan.

COLLECTION: The Parents Council of Murhur N.S. Moyvane is holding their Annual Church Gate Collection on Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th October at all Masses. Your support would be greatly appreciated.