Knockanure Notes — 27th March, 2024

CONFIRMATION: was celebrated on Wednesday March 20th in Moyvane Church, Bishop Ray was the chief Celebrant. Thanks to the Teachers, Parents and all who worked on the preparation.

FEET: Chiropodist will attend Marian Hall Monday 25th of March at 10.20 am, for appointment contact Noreen on 068 49238.

PARISH: Easter Greeting, Best Wishes for an enjoyable and Blessed break and Celebration of our Faith. Confessions at St. Mary’s Church Listowel on Mon. 25th Mar. 8pm. Carry a Cross for Holy Week: You are invited to take a little wooden cross from the back of the Church in Knockanure and let it represent for you anyone you wish to pray for, or worry you have, or burden you are carrying. Return this little cross to the foot of the Cross (at the left of the Altar) on Good Friday……..come sit and pray a while…. …… Stations of the Cross will be held at 7.30p.m. in Knockanure Church, so come and allow Jesus to take your worry upon himself. “Return to me with all your heart.” Joel 12:2

FINANCIAL Report for 2023. A copy of this audited report is available. Thank you for your support, noting especially the value of the Tax Rebate on charitable Donations. This year we also received €13,277 from the Insurance to compensate for loss during Covid.

CRISM Mass, Killarney, Mass of our Lord’s Supper (Chrism) will take place on Tuesday evening March 26th at 7.00pm. There will be refreshments after the Mass in St. Brendan’s College refectory. All welcome.

LEGION of Mary in the Diocese are having their annual Consecration to Our Blessed Lady on Sun. Mar. 24th 3 pm Prince of Peace Church Fossa. All welcome.

Legion of Mary

DEATH of Anna Mai Hanrahan (née Hanrahan), Shrone, Ballylongford and late of Kilbaha, Moyvane, on March 19th, 2024. Predeceased by her husband Seán and sister Eileen Walsh. Mother of Siobhán, Enda, Michael and Seamus. Survived by – daughters, sons, grandchildren Seán, Clara, Emily, Liam, Julia, Eleanor and Harry, sisters Breda Scanlon, Mary Stack and Margaret Scannell, brother-in-law Denis Scannell, daughters-in-law Marian and Deirdre, nieces, nephews, and None Hanrahan,

Funeral arriving to St. Michael The Archangel Church, Ballylongford, on Monday with the Requiem Mass for Anna Mai being celebrated at 11.00 am, followed by burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Tarbert.

ANNIVERSARIES: Thomas O Connell, Con O Carroll, Mary Bridget Crean, Maureen O Connor, Kathleen O Sullivan, Billy Enright, Michael Donal O Sullivan, Sr. Eileen Kiely, Brendan Galvin, Jimmy Kirby, Michael Murphy, Fr. Mort Danaher, Tom Moore, Vincent Donegan, Con Colbert, Dympna Hobbs.

MASS INTENTIONS: Sat.23rd Mar.’24- Moyvane for Michael “Mickey” Flaherty Sr. RIP. Recently Deceased, Keylod- Vigil Mass at 7.30pm; Sun.24th Mar.’24 Knockanure Palm Sunday for Tim & Hanna Leahy, son Michael, daughter Peggy Horan & husband Brendan, (Aniv.’s) Trien, Kilmorna at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane for Michael, Anne & Denis Hanrahan, Aniv.’s The Hill at 11am; Tues.26th Mar.’24- Moyvane a Private Intention at 10am; Weds.27th Mar.24- Knockanure a Private Intention at 10am; Thurs.28th Mar.24 Moyvane Holy Thursday- Exposition – Repose till 12 midnight; Fri.29th Mar.’24- Moyvane- Good Friday at 3pm, and Knockanure- Stations of the Cross at 7.30pm

Sat.30th Mar.’24-Moyvane- Holy Saturday Vigil Mass at 9pm; Sun.31st Mar.’24- Knockanure- Easter Sunday at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane at 11am. Eucharistic Adoration: every Tues. after 10.00am Mass to 11.30am in Moyvane Church.

DIVINE Mercy Novena: begins on Good Friday and continues until. Divine Mercy Sunday, 7 April 2024.

ST PIO Prayer Meeting at Castleisland on April 9th 2024 – (Second Tuesday).

LATIN Mass will be offered on Sunday, 31st March, at 12.00 noon at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rathass, by Fr. Bernard Healy. More information from LatinMassTralee

LISTEN IN TO RADIO MARIA IRELAND on Thursday morning 28th Deacon Thady O’Connor will be in conversation with Margaret Carmody chairperson of the Kerry Diocesan Eucharistic Committee. RMI is on Saorview 210 on your TV or on the App Breakfast Show at 8.30 am.

TROCAIRE OFFERINGS: Reminder to return your Trocaire Offering to the Church during the Holy Week.

LGFA has announced that Kerry & West Limerick Credit Unions are sponsors of the Donal Curtin Cup.

33 clubs from across the county compete in over 200 games for the Donal Curtin Cup.

HOSPICE MEMORIAL GOOD FRIDAY WALK/RUN The Annual Good Friday Listowel Hospice Walk/Run will commence at 10am from St. Patrick’s Hall on 29th March and will go up along the Greenway. Registration takes place from 9.30am with distances of 3k, 5k or 10k to choose from. There will be refreshments in the hall afterwards so even if you don’t feel up to walking, do call in for a cuppa and a chat. Sponsorship cards are available from Committee Members and JK Sports. Contact Eileen 087 9865275 / Jenny 086 3934134 / Siobhán 087 6464799. Donations can also be made through the Listowel Hospice Instagram or Facebook page.

LITTER: The 12th County Clean-Up will take place on April 6th and a call will go out to individuals and communities across the county to get involved in the annual litter collection effort.

VINTAGE RUN: Knockdown Vintage Club Annual Charity Vintage Run takes place on Sunday, March 24. This year the proceeds are in aid of two charities: Mid-Western Cancer Foundation UHL, and Parkinson’s Association of Ireland. (Mid-West Branch).

WALK: Joe Aherne, Athea, is walking 100 miles in the month of March raising funds for The Irish Heart Foundation at The Mater Hospital. Wishing to donate contact Joe on: 086 8155614.

RUN SUNDAY MAY 5TH, Great Limerick Run is the biggest mass participation sporting event outside Dublin.

RALLY: Maurice Collins Memorial Rally on Easter Sunday 31st March, Tractor Run on Saturday and Car Run on Sunday Morning.

THE FUREY Brothers; Venue name: Tinteán Theatre, Ballybunion. Date: Friday 29 March 2024 (Doors open 19:00).

ST JOHNS: The Patrick Pearse Motel’. The play, first presented in Dublin in 1971, is now presented by The Lartigue Theatre Company. 2 Apr 2024 until — 7 Apr, Details from 068 22566. Chat in Irish with Gabriel Fitzmaurice, and visitors at 11am on Friday 5th and every First Friday of the month. Art Exhibition by Damian Daly on Sat 6th at 1pm.

KATIE GOING ON TOUR: Written by Therése Prendeville, granddaughter of the great Mary Jo will be in St. John’s on Thursday, April 11, the Schoolyard Theatre, Charleville on Saturday, April 20 and back in the Glórach, Abbeyfeale on Sunday, April 21.

SIAMSA: Tralee Musical Society comedy Sister Act which will be staged from April 9th to April 13th.

Tickets can be booked at the Siamsa Tíre box office on 066-7123055 or via the website:

CHARITY: Mark Fleming Memorial Charity, Cars and Coffee Meet: A cars and coffee meet will take place at the Ferry Car park, Tarbert on Sunday April 21st,ample parking for spectators, with Tarbert Power Station allowing the use of their car park. All proceeds of this event will be for the SADS department in The Mater Hospital.

RING of Kerry Cycle; Recovery Haven has been chosen as a Tier Two beneficiary of the charity cycle which takes place on July 5 and are now asking the public to sign up on their behalf.

WRITERS: Creative Writing and Storytelling with Sonia Elston & Godfrey Coppinger | Friday 5th April at 10am in Kerry Writers’ Museum in Listowel. Embark on a storytelling adventure with Sonia Elston and Godfrey Coppinger in Creative Writing & Storytelling! Let your imagination soar in this interactive session where you’ll create and illustrate your own unique story with expert guidance.

This workshop, and all our Easter workshops are €20 per child. To book a place call Kerry Writers’ Museum Ticket Office on 068 22212.

PLAY “A Tomb with a View” written by Norman Robbins will be staged in Ballyhahill Hall on four nights in April – 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th..

ARTS: To find out about annual programme of opportunities and events, go to our dedicated website. Kerry Arts Office Arts Festivals & Events Calendar 2024.

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