Knockanure Notes — 27th September, 2015

RAMBLING House on Thursday 01st October 2015 at 9 pm in Knockanure Community Centre. Everyone is welcome. Please come along and enjoy a great night of music, song and dance. Admission free. Refreshment will be served. Contact Ann Flavin at  086 3090948.

CONGRATULATIONS to Jack Goulding of Ballyduff on winning a Minor All Ireland medal with Kerry, Jack is son of Rita Groarke and Matt Goulding, both natives of the Parish.

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre, takes place on Monday 12th October 2015.Music by Stevie Donegan. All Welcome, If attending it’s important to please ring office on 068 49799. New members especially welcome

SENIOR CITIZEN MEETING:  Marian Hall this Wed. 30th at 7.30pm.  New members welcome.

SET DANCING: Adult set dancing classes with Timmy Woulfe will begin this Monday 28th Sept. in the Marian Hall.  Beginners at 8pm, all other dancers at 8.30pm sharp

ALL IRELAND: Margaret Carmody tells me that this is her 60th All Ireland, her first when she went with her parents and uncle with Jackie Enright to Croke Park from Knockanure.

DEATH of Bridie Behan nee Stack of Ballyegan, Lisselton and formally of Moyvane South on 19th September 2015. Predeceased by her husband Bob and son Dermot. Survived by sons Seamus in New York, and Martin at home. Daughter Mairead (Cork), Sister Sr. Dympna (Mountbellew), Brother Tom in Ennis. Daughter in Law Mary and Tanya, Son- in -Law Colm. Grandchildren Kieran, Dermot, Nicole, Oisin and Fionn. Sister in Law Eileen Hennessey and Sheila Stack. Nephews and Nieces. Requiem Mass for Bridie Behan was celebrated in Ballydonoghue Church on 22nd September, burial afterwards in St Michaels Churchyard, Listowel. Bridie was predeceased by siblings Mai McCarthy in 2007 and Dick in 2008, they were children of Jim Stack and Molly Cunningham of Moyvane South.

DEATH has taken place of Bridger O’Connor, nee Quinn, No 7 Markievicz Park, Athea, on September 24th 2015, wife of the late Michael. Survived by daughters Mary, Nora and Tricia, sons John and Michael, sisters, daughter-in-law Catherine, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Peter, Chloe, Rachel and Nial, cousins, nephews, nieces, relatives, very kind neighbours and her many friends. Requiem mass for Bridger O Connor was celebrated on Sunday at St Bartholomew’s Church, Athea, burial afterwards at Holy Cross Cemetery, Athea. Both her sisters Mary Leahy and Nora Dore live in Moyvane.

DEATH: Connie McMahon of Knockanebrack, Lyreacrompane and late of Meenanare, Duagh. Survived by his wife Kate, daughter Cara, son Conor, parents Tom ( of Gortaglanna) and Peg, sister Noreen, brothers Dan, Johnny, Thomas, Seamus, Timmy, and Terence, father-in-law Tom, mother-in-law Noreen, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, uncles and aunts, nephews and nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours, and many friends.. Requiem Mass on Sunday, the 27th of September at St. Brigid’s Church, Duagh, followed by burial in Springmount Cemetery, Duagh. Mass was celebrated by Fr Jack O Donnell assisted by Fr’s. Paul, Liam and Tom. Hymns and music was provided by Mr McAuliffe and Leonard.

DEATH: Maighread McCarthy (née O’Connell), (late of Mount Merrion and formerly Moyvane, died on September 24, 2015. Wife of the late Paddy, predeceased by her daughter Mary, mother to Ann (Reid), Brendan, Desmond and Niamh (Scollard), grandma to Grainne, Robert, Daire, Eoghan, Aoife, Cliodhna, Mareit, Ruth, Rebecca, Cormac, Conall and Saidhbhe, great-grandma to Maria, David, Dylan, Jorge, Maighread and Ilse. Also survived by her brother Maurice and sisters Mazie, Joe, Bess and Dympna, relatives, friends and neighbours. Following Mass at the Church of St. Therese, Mount Merrion, Maighread McCarthy was laid to rest in Deans Grange Cemetery. She was daughter of Tom Connell and Mary McMahon and predeceased by siblings Kitty and Anna.

ANNIVERSARIES: Jim Hudson, Brendan O Carroll, Catherine Mullvihill, Paddy Leahy, Tom Fitzgerald, Mossie Culhane, Bridger Dillane, Mikey Joe Enright, Patsy Byne, Rosaleen Galvin, Jackie Hassett, Fr Tim Buckley, Bridie Pelican, Joan McEnery, Jay Kennelly, Patsy Fogarty, Eddie Langford, Jerry O Regan, Gerard F Horgan, Willie Stack, Fr Sean Danaher, Pat Furlong, Mary E Carpenter, Mai Mullan, Ellen Dowling, Tom Connolly, Jim McCarthy, Pat Stanley. Mass at Moyvane on Mon.  28th  at 7.30pm for  Joan O’Keeffe, Rec Dec, Kent, l/o Leitrim Middle. Mass on Wed.  30th at 7.30pm for Mikey Joe Enright & Dec  Enright Family.Mass on   Fri. 2nd at  7.30pm for Willie Stack & Dec Stack Family. Mass at Knockanure: Tues.  29th at 7.30pm for Bill Buckley (Rec Dec) and on Thurs. 1st Mass at 7.30pm for Jennifer Cagney (Special Intention).

SECRETARY of Parish: Jacqueline is our new Parish Secretary contact 068 49308 during office hours.  Notices for Newsletter to be sent or handed in for 10.00am Thursday. Office hours, Monday 10.00am – 12.00 noon. Tue 10.00am – 1.00pm.  WED Closed. Thursday 10.00am – 12.00noon. Fri. 10.00am – 1.00pm.

MISSION APPEAL: The Franciscan Missionaries of Mary will have Sr. Nuala Glynn speaking at all Masses on the weekend of Oct. 10th & 11th.  There will be a door collection after all Masses in aid of The Franciscan Missionaries.  Your generous support would be deeply appreciated.  Thank You.

CONFIRMATION RETREAT IN ARDFERT:  The 29 candidates, who are making Confirmation, will have the opportunity to attend a retreat in Ardfert Retreat Centre.   This will be held during Mid-Term in February, dates to be finalized within the next week.  We will need some adults to accompany us.

PASTORAL MINISTRY COURSE:  Starting 30th Sept contact John Corbett at 087/1256975.

ICA:  Meeting will be held on Tues. 29th Sept. at 8pm in the Marian Hall.

SENIOR BADMINTON CLUB MOYVANE:  Are holding an Irish night in Mairead’s Bar on Sat 3rd Oct., music by Gabriel Fitzmaurice and friends.  Raffle and spot prizes.  Great night assured.

JUVENILLE BADMINTON CLUB MOYVANE:  Will hold their AGM on Wed. 30th Sept. at 8pm in the Community Centre.  Parents wishing their children to play Badminton in the year ahead please attend.

KNOCK SUNDAY OCTOBER 11th.  Names to Margaret Griffin on (066) 7132515.

LISTOWEL BRANCH OF KERRY HOSPICE are hosting a Coffee Morning on Friday 2nd Oct. from 10.30am. to 12pm. at “Christy’s”, The Square. Please come along and show your support. Anyone wishing to hold a coffee/tea advent in their own home please contact Jenny 08/63934134 or any committee member.

DATES: Mon. 28th Sept at 8pm  Knockanure Community Centre    First Holy Communion Parents;  8.45pm Presbytery, Moyvane Liturgy Group Meeting. Fri 2nd   Oct 8pm Presbytery Parish Finance Meeting. Mon 12th Oct at 8pm at Presbytery Parish Pastoral Council Meeting.

A DAY FOR LIFE: is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland and England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to celebrating and upholding the dignity of human life from conception to natural death. This year’s Day for Life will be celebrated in Ireland on Sunday 4th October on the theme ‘Cherishing Life, Accepting Death’.

PARISH MEETING, From our Parish Priest; I was totally overjoyed at the very large attendance at the Marian Hall on Tuesday night.  Your attendance put down a very positive statement to me that we have great potential and generosity in our Parish.  Thanks to one and all who attended.  Also many thanks to those who have come forward since to volunteer for the various Ministries in our Parish.  God’s kindest blessings to you all.  Glad that you accepted my invitation to come hungry to the meeting.  Food added to the atmosphere!!

AUDACITY; A play by Simon Mawdsley, Directed by Merce Hobson. In this comedy thriller, three men make an audacious plan to rob a large Department Store.  The unlikely trio meet in a run-down basement flat to devise the most exciting thing they’ve ever done in their lives! But when the wives get involved things start to go badly wrong…Glorach Theatre Abbeyfeale. 8pm on Wednesday 30th September, Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th October 2015. St. John’s Theatre Listowel, 8pm on Friday 9th & Saturday 10th October 2015.

DANCING: Sets and social dance classes for beginners started on Monday, September 21st from 8-30 to 10-30pm. at the Top of the Town, Athea and will continue  on Monday nights for the winter. Set dancing for advanced dancers at the GAA Clubhouse, Abbeyfeale on Wednesday nights starting September 23 from 8-30 to 10-30pm.Social dance classes at The Railway Bar, Abbeyfeale on Tuesday nights starting September 29 from 8-30 to 10-30pm.  For further information contact 087 9267037/087-6101936.

SINGING: West Limerick Singing Club are now holding their monthly singing session on the first Friday of each month at the Ramble Inn,Church St., Abbeyfeale from 9pm.

INTERNET for farmers , details from 066 712087.

MUSIC: Minister for the Arts is providing E181,350 for purchase of Musical instruments. Jack Lyons and Jimmy Fitzgerald Weekend set for 10th and 11th October at Kilcooley’s, Country House, Ballybunion.

CLASSES: Note from Stephen Goulding Principal of North Kerry College of Further Education Listowel. The College is still taking applications for its programmes at level 5 & 6. These courses include Business & Childcare at levels 5 & 6. Other courses include Art portfolio preparation, Sports & Recreation, Healthcare and Nursing Engineering & Hairdressing. Supports are in place for students to ensure success and excellent progression to other third level colleges for our learners. Check out our website and also you can find more on Facebook.

FASHION SHOW in aid of Limerick Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will be held in the Devon Inn Hotel, Templeglantine on Wednesday 7th October. Show starts at 8.00pm

HISTORY TALK: ‘NEW INSIGHTS INTO SKELLIG MICHAEL’ A lecture by Maggie Prendiville, Archaeologist about Skellig Michael, Kerry’s UNESCO World Heritage Site will take place in Killarney Library on Tuesday 6th October at 7.30pm. Admission free. All welcome. Organised by the Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society.

MISSION Sunday 2015 on Sunday, 18th October.

MEETING: Samaritans are inviting collectors to a get together in their centre in Tralee. It is on Sunday 4th October at 3pm.

NORTH KERRY ALZHEIMER A Variety concert in aid of Listowel and North Kerry Alzheimer daycare service on Friday October 23rd at St John’s Theatre, commencing at 8pm. Contact 23584 for more info -tickets 10 euro.

DYSLEXIA & DYSPRAXIA PARENT SUPPORT GROUP meet on the first Friday of each month September to June at 8 p.m. in the Listowel Family Resource Centre. New members are always welcome. For more information please contact the centre on 06823584 or email Mary Collins at [email protected]

LISTOWEL COMMUNITY CENTRE Three New Fitness Courses starting Week Sept 28th TRX Level 1 Course (4wks Mon+ Wed) Kettlebell Level 1 Course (4wks Mon+ Wed)  Total Core Training Level 1 (4wks Tues+ Thurs) Full list of Courses and Fitness Classes on Facebook page Listowel Community Centre/Tel 068-22244.

TOASTMASTERS:  Meetings take place on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday at the Desmond Complex in NCW from 8.30pm – 10.30pm.

FARM SAFETY SEMINAR:  A seminar entitled ‘How safe is your farm’ will take place at the Devon Inn on Thursday, October 15 at 7pm.   It is organised by Abbeyfeale and District Initiative and will feature the National Chairperson of IFA’s Farm Family Committee Maura Canning, the Development Officer with Muintir na Tire Diarmuid Cronin and James Clarke from Adare who survived a farm accident.  This is a free event and refreshments will be served.  All welcome.

CAR BOOT SALE ;The monthly car boot sale and indoor market in NCW run by West Limerick community radio to help keep them on air takes place on Sunday, October 4 at the community centre, NCW.  Gates open 7.30am.

THOUGHT: “Your goals must always be beyond your ability but within your faith.” Moody Adams

LISTOWEL AREA. Kerryman 30 7 1927 page 13. Labourers Cottage repairs contract.
Name, Townland and Electoral Division. Rural, Margaret Walsh, Derra,
Listowel . Patrick Mangan, Bedford, Listowel Rural. John Barrett,
Knockane, Listowel Rural. Michael Fitzmaurice, Farranstack, Lisselton.
John Murray, Tieraclea, Tarbert. John Heffernan, Doonard, Tarbert.
Richard Stack, Glannalappa, Leitrim.  Edward Fitzgerald, Aughrim,
Leitrim. Thomas Power, Aughrim, Leitrim. James Kennelly Glannalappa,
Leitrim. Patrick Mulvihill, Glennalappa, Leitrim. James Reidy,
Garrynagore, Ballinclogher. Bridget Quinlan, Killaspictarvin,
Ballinclogher. Thomas Connor, Ballinclogher, Ballinclogher. Michael
Brosnan, Ballinclogher, Ballinclogher. James McCarthy (junr.),
Ballinclogher , Ballinclogher Margaret Mannix, Ballinclogher,
Ballinclogher. Daniel Leen, Garrynagore, Ballinclogher. Denis Moloney,
Aughacoora, Ballinclogher. Maurice Jeremiah Carroll, Clogher, Lixnaw.
Maurice J. Carroll, Lixnaw West, Lixnaw. Michael Keane, Lixnaw,
Lixnaw. Eugene Fitzgerald, Deerpark, Lixnaw. Denis Keane, Gurtinare,
Lixnaw. Mary Sullivan, Deerpark, Lixnaw. Patrick Keane, Kiltomey,
Kiltomey. William Meehan, Knockane, Listowel Rural. Mary Pelican,
Derra, Listowel Rural. William Canavan, Derra West, Gunsboro. John
Duggan, Derra West, Gunsboro Maurice Downes, Farranstack, Lisselton.
Mary Martin, Farranstack, Lisselton. Johanna Lyons, Astee, Astee John
Keane, Dooncaha, Tarbert. Elizabeth McGee, Tieraclea, Tarbert. William
McCarthy, Clogher, Lixnaw. Edmond Griffin, Balhnvoher, Kiltomey.
Thomas Connor, Pallas, . Kilfeighney. John Diggin, Clahane, Ballyduff.
Humphrey O’Connor, Droumclough, Ennismore. James Dillane. Dromerin,
Ennismore. John Murphy, Dromerin, Ennismore. James Stack, Gortnaminch, Ennismore.
Jeremiah Hayes, Ennismore, Ennismore. William Hennessy, Lehanes,
Urlee. James Mulvihill, Knockreigh, Ballyhorgan Sarah Mulvihill,
Kilsinan, Ballyhorgan. Denis Buckley, Ahanagran, Carrig. John Flynn,
Foxfort, Causeway. John Flaherty, Foxfort, Causeway. Catherine Dee,
Carhoonaknock, Gunsboro. Denis Lynch, Carhoonaknock, Gunsboro. Denis
McElligott, Pallas, Kilfeighney. William Fuller, Pallas, Kilfeighney.
Julia Mackey, Martara, Carrig. Timothy Leahy, Curraghderrig, Astee.
Patrick Breen, Derra, Gullane.

POPE and visit to American Ship

Pope Pius IX’s Secret Vist to America in 1849

Mass of Canonization of Fr. Junipero Serra at the National Shrine of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC,

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