Knockanure Notes — 27th August, 2017

KNOCKANURE COMMUNITY CENTRE Rambling House on Thursday 7th September at 9pm. Everyone welcome. Please come along and enjoy a great night of music, song and dance. Admission free. Refreshments served. Contact Ann Flavin on 086/3090948.

ACTIVE Retirement Day Monday 11th September. Music by Stevie Donegan. All welcome. If attending please contact 49799.

SCOIL CHORP CHRÍOST KNOCKANURE: will reopen on Tuesday August 29th.

ST PADRE PIO PRAYER GROUP Listowel is on The first Friday of every month. The ceremony begins with the Rosary at 6.45pm, followed by Mass at 7pm.for Saint Padre Pio with Exposition of Blessed Sacrament and Benediction after Mass.

PATTERN DAY Ballyheigue Friday. Sept. 8th.

ARDFERT Retreat Centre: Ballyheigue Pattern Day – Adoration at Ardfert Retreat Centre: Fri. Sept. 8th, 1.00pm-4.00pm.

CELEBRATING service to the community by Jimmy Deenihan, at the Rose Hotel on Sept. 1st at 7pm, details from 086 3836299.

BEST WISHES to Orla Holly of Tarbert and Tom Ward of Scotland who were married in Tarbert Church on August 12th 2017, the bride is daughter of Con and the late Marie Holly.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA results, No winner for €4500 jackpot for draw held Friday 18th August. Numbers drawn were 1, 3, 14, 25.Lucky dip winners of €25 were; 1. Ian Roche, Glin Rd, Moyvane; 2. Jim McEneny, c/o Kevin’s; 3. Anne & John Scanlon, Upper Athea; 4. Jim Gould, Kilmorna and 5. Noelle Devlin, Glin. For draw held Friday 25th August there was no winner of the €4600 jackpot. Numbers drawn were 10, 18, 25, 30. Lucky dip winners of €25 each were; 1. John Shanahan, c/o Kevin’s; 2. Mary Leahy, 11. Willowbrook, Clieveragh, Listowel; 3. Pat Kennelly, Knockanure; 4. Tim Joe, Tom & Timmy, The Bog Men from Doreen and 5. Jim Paterson, Knocknasna. Next jackpot €4700 with draw to be on 1st September.

FUNERAL MASS OF Jeremiah Brendan Sheehy, (brother of Fr. Sean O’Sheehy) who died in London recently & late of Meen, will be celebrated on Saturday morning 2nd Sep. at 11.30am. Burial of ashes in St. John Paul II Cemetery.

DEATH: John (Jack Martin), Mulvihill, Glenalappa, Moyvane, Co Kerry, August 23rd 2017, died at his home surrounded by his wife and best friend Anna, sons Martin, Roger and Johnny, daughters Catherine and Breda, brother Martin (USA), daughters-in-law Hilary and Lily, sons-in-law Kevin and Michael and 11 grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces. Requiem Mass for Jack Martin Mulvihill was celebrated at the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane on Friday. Burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery.

DEATH: Tom Lyons, Ballymacelligott, Tralee and late of Tullahinell, Ballylongford, died , August 19, 2017, peacefully. Tom, son of the late Nora and Mick. Survived by his daughter Tomasina and her mother Eileen, sisters Noreen and Mags, brother Jim, in-laws, nephews, nieces.

DEATH; Mary O’Carroll (nee Butler), Skehanagh, Tralee, died on August 20th, 2017, wife of the late Jerry (A native of Knockanure) and mother of Paul. Sadly missed by her son, daughter-in-law Vanessa, grandchildren Charlotte, Emily and Rory, nephews, nieces and relatives.

ANNIVERSARIES: Tom Begley, Dan Ahern, Geraldine Hegarty, Denis McGrath, Henry Brosnan, Michael griffin, Madeline Moloney, Mai Scanlon, Liam Nolan, Michael Joe Daly, Margaret Kennelly, Moss McGrath, Jim Barry, Dick O’Connor, Charles Gullin, Mass Moyvane, Fri 1st at 7.30pm for Danny Tim O’Sullivan, Caherciveen & London (Get Well); Sat 2nd at 7.30pm for Liam Lynch, Leitrim Middle (Anni) & Deceased of the Byrne & Lynch Families; Sun 3rd at 11.00am for Grace Clifford, Rathkeale (Rec Dec). Mass Knockanure Sun 3rd at 10.00am for Fr. John Lucid (Rec Dec).

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Knockanure: Tuesday 10am to 6pm. MOYVANE: Will recommence on Wednesday 6th September 10am to 7pm.

COLLECTION: On 2nd/3rd September a second collection will be taken up at all Masses for Diocesan Needs.

FIRST FRIDAY CALLS FOR SEPTEMBER: please note that for September the calls will be as follows:

Friday 1st Sept. Duagh; Thursday 7th Sept. Knockanure and Friday 8th Sept. Moyvane.

DUAGH SPORTS COMPLEX COMMITTEE will be bringing back the Showbands to the Complex on Thursday 31st August. Appearing on the night will be Shaun O’ Dowd, Red Hurley, Crystal Swing, Gina of the Champions, The Conquerors, Keith & Lorrain.

LOURDES: Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes led by Bishop Ray Browne 2nd – 7th Sept. ex Kerry Airport. Contact Janice 064 7758219.

SINGING NIGHT IN PHILIP ENRIGHTS: The monthly singing night at The Ramble Inn takes place on the first Friday of each month from 9pm.

MOVIE: There will be a fundraising movie day on the 9th of September in Con Colbert Memorial Hall. This is in aid of the Limerick Neo Natal Unit and the Jack and Jill Foundation. The movie ‘Boss’ will screen for children at 3pm. Tickets €6 (includes children’s refreshments). The movie ‘Raising Arizona’ will screen for adults at 7pm. Tickets €10 (includes glass of wine/beer).Tickets are on sale at Horgan’s Garage, Athea or contact Annemarie at 087-9614131.

AGM; Athea Drama Group will hold their AGM on Monday, September 4th at the Library, Athea at 8pm. All members are asked to attend and new members are most welcome.

KNOW MARY, KNOW JESUS, DARE TO BELIEVE – This is the title of a Catholic Young Adults Conference which is being held on 2nd-3rd September in All Hallows, Dublin. Please contact Patricia at 087 9048659.

PAINTING: Olive Stack Gallery, Listowel, Artist in Residence Programme. On Friday August 25th at the Gallery Guests of honour – current artists in residence Emily Andress and Kerry Griffin.

ST JOHN’S: Fri 1st, Dubliners Dilemma/ The Life of Joyce; Exhibition by artist Liam Brennan for Month of Sept; 5th and 6th, film called The Uncontrollable Laughter of the Sea, by Patrick Brendan O’Neill of Ballyheigue; Thursday 7th Johnny Carroll celebrating 60 years in show business, more from 068 22566.

BOOK: The second edition of the West Limerick Heritage Journal was launched by Sharon Slater of Limerick Life website at the Desmond Complex Newcastle West, on Friday August 18.

BOOK: Help support Kerry-Cork Health Link Bus, Recovery Haven, Tralee and The Irish Cancer Society by purchasing the book ‘Cancer a circle of Seasons – How to Journey and pray through Life’s Challenges’ by Anne Alcock.

CONCERT: The Agnes (Aggie) Kennelly Memorial Gala Concert in aid of Pieta House will be held in Saint Molua’s Church Ardagh on Friday October 6 at 8pm. The following Artists will take part. special Guest, Mairead Buicke, one of Irelands leading Soprano, and Jean O’Brien, accompanist, Anne Phelan, Violinist with R.T.E. Saint Molua’s Church Choir with Sean Moriarty choirmaster. The Priests, Fr. Tim Curtin Canon Tony Mullins, and Fr. Liam Enright. Michael Nash, Limerick’s famous Tenor, Olivia Meehan, the 11 yr old with the magic voice, Michael and Fiona Collins on Mandolin, and Seamus and Johnny Hunt , N.C.W. Pipers. There will also be a raffle during the show. Tickets for the event are on sale at Neary’s, Parish Office and Tony Hayes N.C.W.

TRIP to Lisdoonvarna on 11th September, details from 087 9845102.

WASTE: An evening on “Reducing Food Waste and Composting: simple practical ways with Donal O’Leary” at 8pm in John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney on Tuesday 12th September;

POETRY: The 5th Limericks Literary Festival took place from August 25th – 27th, 2017.

HISTORY: Limerick City & County Archives. Digital archives, photos, exhibitions, private papers, business collections, Co. Council Minutes books 1899-1973, Workhouse Minutes 1842-1922, Vaccination list 1864-1912, Mount St Lawrence burials, and much more.

FAMILY DAY: Limerick diocese launches its preparations for World Meeting of Families 2018 with a ‘Free Family Fun Afternoon’ in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick on Sunday October 8th, 2017.

GENEALOGY: Limerick Genealogy would like to invite you to The Genealogy Event at Adare, County Limerick from Thursday 31st August to Saturday 2nd September. Details on speakers, events and tickets can be found at

GRANDPARENTS: National Grandparents Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Sunday 10th September. Archbishop Eamon Martin will be the chief celebrant. The pilgrimage promises to be a wonderful occasion for meeting and helping Grandparents with the mission of passing on the faith and keeping prayer at the heart of families. For further information, please contact Catherine Wiley, Tel: 098 24877

ACCORD Counselling and Pre Marriage Course Services covers a range of issues including, bereavement, suicide, fertility and relationship counselling to both individuals and couples. This service is provided by professional counsellors in a confidential environment. We also provide approved Pre-Marriage courses. For detail contact 066-7122280 or

SELF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORTS: If you are considering Self Employment and would like to know more about the process involved you should contact our Enterprise Officer Brenda Heath. We are currently rolling out a series of FREE Enterprise Training Workshops for all those considering this route including workshops on Steps to starting your Business, Book-keeping, Marketing and Health & Safety. If you wish to find out more please contact Brenda Heath at West Limerick Resources on bheath or our support Worker Dee Collins on 069 62222 / dcollins.

MENTAL HEALTH IRELAND: Ten tips to boost your resilience. Have the courage to be imperfect. Take time out for yourself. Sign up for that course, join that club. Be active every day in as many ways as you can. Spend time with people who make you feel good. Laugh out loud each day. Get a good night’s sleep. Share the work load, get everyone involved. Try to be positive and focus on things you can control. Talk about your troubles and seek help early.

MARY IMMACULATE COLLEGE ALUMNI REUNION 1957 TO 2012 on Saturday 7th October from 1.30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact alumni

PLOUGHING: National Ploughing Championship 2017 will be held at Tullamore from 19th to 21st September.

CITIZEN KANE AT THE GLÓRACH on September 6, doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8pm.

COURSE OPPORTUNITY: Exciting opportunity to learn new skills in a local course in Abbeyfeale with The Abbey Heritage Project. Contact Adrienne O’Connell at West Limerick Resources on aoconnell for information or to register.

OUTING TO SLIGO AND ENNISKILLEN: Are you interested in a 4 day trip to Sligo and Enniskillen (in conjunction with Thomond Archaeological and Historical Society) departing Newcastle West from September 11-14. The 4 day trip will take in Temple House castle and country house, the famous Carrowmore Passage tomb, Sligo Abbey, Sligo Museum, the Niland art collection, Yeats Memorial Building, a special reception by the Mayor of Sligo at County buildings, Creevekeel Court tomb, Lissadell House, Alpine Gardens, Drumcliff Yeats Grave, Museum and High Crosses, Lough Gill, Creevelea Franciscan Abbey, Parkes Castle, Glenfarne, Castlecoole National Trust House Enniskilleen, Skreen, Sophie Cooper 1822 monument, Boyle Cistercian Abbey, King House Boyle, Tulsk Visitor Centre and Rathcroghan Iron Age complex. The 4 day trip includes bed/breakfast and dinner in the 4 star Sligo Park Hotel and will have qualified historian tour guides. Entry fees are all included also for a total cost of €310. Contact Pat O’Donovan, Newcastle West on 087-9977340.

FOOD CLOUD: West Limerick Resources is delighted to announce that we are working to support the FoodCloud Initiative in the West Limerick Area. Please contact Dearbhla at West Limerick Resources on dconlon

FREE COMPUTER AND INTERNET TRAINING COURSE: Digital Skills for Citizens computer and internet training at Abbeyfeale library. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops or tablet PCs if available. Call Iolar Training on 089 420 7708 for more information or to book a place.

SELF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORTS: If you are considering Self Employment and would like to know more about the process involved you should contact our Enterprise Officer Brenda Heath. Please contact Brenda Heath at West Limerick Resources on bheath or our support Worker Dee Collins on 069 62222 / dcollins.

TRAINING IN USE OF DEFIBRILLATOR: It is planned to train up a group of people in the use of defibrillators. If you would be willing to receive the training please email with your details and contact number to adsarhq

ATTACKS: Terrorist attacks on Israelis doubled in July; The 222 incidents, in which five victims were killed, make last month the most violent on record since December 2015.

WORDS – “The most important thing in life is to stop saying I wish and start saying I will.” – Charles Dickens.


Kerry Weekly Reporter 1883-1920, 27.01.1894, page 7


Listowel, Saturday

To-day at one p.m., His Honor Mr J.K. Shaw, Q.C., County Court Judge, sat in the Courthouse to hear applications to have fair rents fixed. Mr O’Kelly, court valuer, occupied a seat on the bench with his Honor, as did also Major Kiggel.

There were twelve applications on the list out of which only one was disposed of. The tenant was Stephen Foley, Rahelagh; Mr GR Browne, JP, and another were landlords. The area was 4a and 3r; valuation £1 10s.

Mr Boyle, JP, for the tenant, swore that £1 10s would be a fair rent, and his Honor fixed the future rent at that sum.


The ejectments were next proceeded with.

Francis Fosbery v Timothy Ginane; yearly rent £13 14sl due to 29th September, £81 Decree.

Same v Jeremiah Heffernan; yearly rent £24 10s, due £71 1s 4d. Decree.

Lord Listowel v John Donovan; yearly rent, £18 18s 10dl due £94 14s 2d. Decree.

T.W. Sandes v Michael Kelliher and Michael Barry; yearly rent £2 8s 4d, due 14s. Decree.

Same v Catherine O’Connell, yearly rent, £1; due £8 18s, decree £6.

Same v Daniel Scanlan; yearly rent, £9l due £13 10s. Defendant was ordered to a pay a gale and costs on March 1st, and another on August 1st.

Same v John Cronin, yearly rent, £1; due £4; decree.

Mr E.K. Supple had an ejectment against a number of tenants but it appeared they were not served until the 1st inst, which did not allow the necessary sixteen days to elapse before the first day of the Sessions.

His Honor said he could not hear them.

Mr George Sandes (agent) – Thank you honor.

30 June 1868 – Tralee Chronicle – Tralee, Kerry, Republic of Ireland

THE MUNSTER DAIRY SCHOOL ; Lizzie Joy, Knockalougha, Duagh, Bridget Kelliher, Knockbrack, Farranfore; Mary M’Elligott, Clounbane, Newtownsandes; Catherine M’Elligott, Clounbrane, Newtownsandes ; Ellen M Nolan, Moyvane, Newtownsandes; Nora O’Donoghue, Barraduff. Headford;

(Vatican Radio) Pakistan on Saturday laid to rest its famous angel of mercy, German-born Catholic nun Ruth Pfau, credited with eradicating leprosy or Hansen’s disease from Pakistan. The Daughter of the Heart of Mary Sister was accorded full state honours, including a 19-gun salute, for her priceless service. State-run television broadcast live footage of her flag-draped coffin being solemnly carried by Pakistani soldiers in the southern city of Karachi.,_pakistans_mother_teresa/1331651

Wau, South Sudan, Aug 20, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the civil war in South Sudan heightens, millions are fleeing their homes for safer ground, which many have found at St. Mary Help of Christian’s Cathedral in Wau, the country’s second largest city.

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