Knockanure Notes – 28th March, 2010

HAPPY Easter to our readers and welcome to all who will visit us during the Easter Holidays. Extra accidents will occur both at home and on the road, awareness will help make Easter joyful and memorable.

THANKS: Scoil Chorp Chriost Parents’ Association, Knockanure, wish to thank all those who contributed to their Church Gate collection in Knockanure on Sunday, March 21st. Your support is much appreciated.

WALK in aid of hospice on the 2nd April, starting point at St. Patrick’s Hall at 11am. Sponsorship cards are available from committee members or from JK Sports, William St, Listowel.

SENIOR Citizens Meeting on Tuesday March 30th at 7pm sharp. Chiropodist for Senior Citizens will attend the Marian Hall, on Monday 29th March at 3pm, for appointment ring Eileen Quinn on 49472.

I.C.A. Knitting meeting in Moyvane on Tuesday 30th March at 8.00pm. Everyone welcome.

FUNDRAISING evening for Listowel Family Resource Centre on Wed. 31st March at 7.30 p.m. Flower Arrangements, Wreaths for Easter, Home Baking and Bric a Brac Sale.
The Art Club who meet every Friday at the Family Centre will also hold a Sale and Exhibition of their work on the same night.

PLANTS: Kerry Parents and Friends at Clieveragh, Listowel Sale of all types of Fruit including Blueberries, rhubarb, Blackcurrants etc. Phone number 068 22977. 2 Gardening classes available Saturday mornings or evenings if required, emphasis on Organic Growing. Phone Lucy at 087 2360406 or e-mail [email protected] for full details. Groups welcome.

TRAIL: On the Great Southern Trail website 100 photos of the Trail can be viewed at GST has become a member of the European Greenways Association whose website will introduce you to numerous other trails. Annual dog walk in aid of the Carers Association begins at Abbeyfeale Station House on the GST on Easter Monday April 5th at 2pm.

BIRTHDAYS: James Duggan of Moyvane celebrated his 21st birthday and Padraig Keane of Knockanure celebrated his 18th birthday recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Moyvane born trainer Tommy Stack and his son who sent four horses to the Curragh about two weeks ago and all became winners, Pollen won the feature race.

MARRIAGE has taken place of Lorraine Vaughan, daughter of Ita and Joe of Templeathea to Joe Triggs of Middleton, at Athea Church, Fr Cussen officiated. Bridesmaids were Jenny and Marlene Enright, Sheena Enright and Maedbh Dalton. The best men were Michael Smithwick, Stephen Paul, Liam Riordan and Joe Vaughan Jnr. The flower girls were Grace Terreell, Emma Lynch, Kate Reidy and Emma Vaughan. The pageboy was Harry Reidy and the ushers were Robert Terell and Mark Lynch.

ST JOHN’S: An exhibition of paintings by Tom=E1s O Maoldomhnaigh on view during April ;Weds 7th Sarah Mc Quaid draws on the folk song traditions of Ireland, America and England. She accompanies her singing with acoustic guitar; Abbeyfeale Drama Group’s present, John B. Keane’s play ‘Sharon’s Grave’ on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of April.
SIAMSA: Workshops at Siamsa on Saturday & Sunday, April 3rd & 4th. Contact Samhlaiocht on 066 7129934. Annie a Film for retired people will be shown at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday, April 7th at 2pm. Busking Competition will take place in Tralee on Easter Saturday, details from 066 7129934

BOOK of interest to all of us in Kerry, called Kerry and the Royal Munster Fusiliers has just been published; many from the Parish and surrounding districts gave their life and suffered greatly during the Great War.

EVENTS: Ballydonoghue Bereavement Support Group is due to meet at Lisselton School on Tuesday 6th of April at 8pm; Listowel Farmers Easter Market is on Holy Thursday April 1st from 10am to 2pm; Charity Photo Shoot in aid of Haiti will be held at Ballybunion Leisure Centre on Sat. April 3rd from 12.30pm to 6.30pm; 10km Marathon will be held in Ballybunion on Easter Saturday April 3rd , starting at 2pm; Point to Point at Ballybunion on Saturday April 3rd; Ras Mumhan begins Good Friday and ends on Easter Monday; Easter Fun Day at Athea Hall on Monday April 5th from 2pm to 5pm; Kerry Homes and Motor Show April 3rd to 5th ; National Dog Walk in aid of Carers Association Easter Monday, details from 066 7121399; Munster International Youth Rugby Fest will be held in Tralee from April 8th to 11th; Divine Mercy Ceremonies at Abbeyfeale Church at 3pm n Sunday April 11th , details from 068 32471; Inspirational Speech contest takes place in the Devon Inn on Wednesday, April 14; Bus leaving Moyvane for Punchestown Races on Tuesday 20th April, For further information, contact Eileen on 068 49337, before 6th April; Racing in Cork on April 3rd, 4th and 5th ; A workshop for anyone who wants to have tools and techniques to enhance your health and vitality is being held on Saturday 17th April from 10 am to 4 pm in the Limerick Diocesan Centre, details at 061 400133.

JOB: North East Kerry CE Scheme Vacancy exists at Tarbert Bridewell for an attendant. To apply please submit your CV to the Supervisor, North East Kerry CE Scheme, Tarbert Bridewell, Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

TEETH: A local woman, whose two year old false teeth were in danger of falling out of her mouth, was asked by a dentist for E400 to tighten them, no guarantee in some professions. If she went to a technician a small fee would sort her out.

HSE have a mountain of anti viral medicine and masks which are surplus to the Swine Flu scare, will these expensive materials go out of date like the iodine tablets which were posted to all of us some years ago. Third world countries may benefit from our surplus if the will is there.

CEMETERY: Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky From: Bob Francis Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky. Sample of Kerry names,

Carmody, Ellen, wife of Patrick Carmody, native of Tullamore, County Kerry, Ireland, died August 20, 1863 age 35 ; John Carmody son of Patrick & Ellen Carmody, died October 1, 1865 age 2 ; Ellen Gregory, wife of Geo. Gregory of Newtownsandes, County Kerry, Ireland, died November 4, 1871 – age 65 years 6 months Gregory, Ellen, w/o Geo. Gregory, born on County Kerry, Ireland, died June 1, 1864 age 45; George Gregory, born in County Kerry, Ireland, died May 18, 1914 age 80 Gregory; Margaret Gregory daughter of Ellen & Geo. Gregory, 1873 ;Thomas Gregory, born 1,877 – died 1903 ;

Healy, Frank, son of T. & M. Healy, died July 24, 1883 age 18 ; Healy, Hannah, born 1852 – died 1893; Healy, Maggie, born 1864 – died 1893; Healy, Mary, born 1828 – died 1910 ;Healy, Thomas, born in County Kerry, Ireland, died February 29, 1876 age 50 ; Higgins, Jas., died August 21, 1875 age 40 native of County Kerry, Ireland ; McCabe, Dennis, born in Tipperary, Ireland, died March 16, 1880 age 51; McCabe, Hanna, his wife, born in County Kerry, Ireland, died September, 1874 age 40 ;McCarthy, Ellen, died August 13, 1866 age 21 years & 7 months McCarty, Dennis, born in County Kerry, Ireland, died March 14, 1882 age 58 erected by his brother John McCarty;

McQuinn, Bridget, died September 2, 1854 age 9 McQuinn, Catherine, born in County Kerry, Ireland, died December 15, 1884 age 75 ;McQuinn, Catherine, wife of James McQuinn, born 1809 – died 1885 ; McQuinn, James, of Newtownsandes, County Kerry, Ireland, died May 13, 1861 age 63; McQuinn, James, born 1798 – died 1861 ; McQuinn, Margaret, died September 3, 1854 age 2 years & 6 months;

Murphy, Catharine, daughter of D. B. Murphy, May 19, 1870 age 3 years, 9 months, & 4 days; Murphy, Ellen, of Prior, County Kerry, Ireland, died February 13, 1870; Mary Murphy, of Dingle Parish, County Kerry, Ireland, died June 11, 1866.

Continued next week.

DEATH took place at Sluicequarter, Kilmorna on March 24th 2010 of Hannah Moloney nee Meade. Hannah was predeceased by her husband John Joe and brother Joe Meade and is survived by her sons Brendan, John and Tom, daughters Mary and Joan, sisters Bridie Meade and Sr. Mercedes Meade. Requiem Mass celebrated in St. Bridget’s Church, Duagh on Friday March 26th by Fr Pat Moore assisted by Fr Paul Dillon, Fr Liam Merrigan and Fr Patrick Bowen P.P. Athea. O’Connor Family played the music at mass. Hannah Moloney was laid to rest beside her husband John Joe Moloney at Spring mount Cemetery Duagh immediately after mass on a lovely spring day surrounded by her family and friends. Hannah was daughter of Jackie Meade of Kilmorna and Catherine Fitzmaurice of Moyvane and was baptised in Duagh Church on 18th November 1920. John Joe Moloney died in 2007.

MASS for the deceased members of Kerry No. 1 Brigade Old I.R.A. and Cumann Na mBan will be held in The Bon Secours Hospital Chapel on Easter Monday at 9.30am.

ANNIVERSARIES: Margaret Brassil, Bill Kelly, Fr John Dalton, Ted Keane, James Cunningham, Jason Toolan, Eily Carr, Mai Hickey, George O Donnell, John Downey, Bridie Shine, Timmy Keane, Fr Tom Daly, Nora Buckley, Bill Mangan, Bess Daly, Mass on Sat. 3rd Holy Saturday at 9.00pm for Nora Brosnan, Barragogeen & the deceased members of the Brosnan Family; Mass on Sun. 4th at 10.00am for Mary Carmody and 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is Month’s Mind for Nora Roche.

MASS of the Lord’s Supper in Knockanure

at 7pm and at 8pm in Moyvane on 1st April Holy Thursday.

GOOD Friday A day of Fast and Abstinence

Solemn Liturgy of the Passion at 3pm in Moyvane

Stations of the Cross at 7.30pm in Knockanure and 8.30pm Moyvane

KNOCK Pilgrimage on Sunday April 11th, which is Mercy Sunday, leaving Tralee at 7am, more information from 087 6361023. The Knock Summer Festival is for all people between the ages of 18-35 on the 25th – 27th June. For more information contact 094 9388100 / 094 9375035 / 087 6927850

PILGRIMAGE: Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Fatima 10th – 17th May, 2010. Pope Benedict will be in Fatima also on May 12th and 13th. Details from 021-4277700 .

Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes led by Bishop Bill Murphy. From September 2nd to 7th, 2010, More information from 064 7758219

26th Annual Pilgrimage To The City of The Sacred Heart

Itinerary includes: a Tridium in Honour of the Sacred Heart led by Our Spiritual Director, Fr. Charles Davy S.J. in preparation for the Feast of the Sacred Heart on 11th June Paray-le-Monial (7 nights), visiting Ars and Verosvres from 7th June – 14th June 2010. Fly Dublin to Lyon Return. For further information and brochure, contact: Edward and Carmel Donaghy. Telephone 041-6871877.

EASTER Sunday Morning Dawn Mass will be celebrated in Tarbert Churchyard at 6am.

CONFESSIONS with visiting priests, Knockanure at 7.30pm and Moyvane at 8pm on Tuesday 30th March.

COLLECTION on 3rd & 4th April for Peter Pence.

ADORATION in Moyvane on Wed. from 10.00am to 7.00pm

Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm, Listowel Tuesday and Wednesday.

READERS: Holy Thursday Amanda Coulson & Ciara Healy

Vigil Deirdre Scanlon & John Corbett; 11.00am Jerry Duggan & Aisling Flaherty; Knockanure 4th April Kathy Kennelly & Mary Fitzgerald

COLLECTORS for April, Vigil Tom Hanrahan & Gerard Mulvihill; 11.00am Olive Keane & Diarmaid Keane; Knockanure 10.00am Maurice Dowling

CHOIR are due to practice in Knockanure for Easter Sunday Mass at 7.00pm on Monday March 29th .

NOVENA to the Divine Mercy beginning on Good Friday for nine days with daily intentions given by Our Lord to St. Faustina. “How to Obtain the Gift of Mercy” and “The Novena & Chaplet to the Divine Mercy” Leaflets are available at the back of the Church. Please take one.

PLEASE, People who donated to church funds, send CHY2 Certificates to the Presbytery.

THOUGHT from Tralee Church Newsletter: Monday: Be just in all you say and do. Tuesday: Let the blessings of others be a source of joy for you. Wednesday: Pray for those whom we have betrayed and those who have betrayed us. Thursday: Sharing a meal makes us family – look around at your family. Friday: Fast and pray. Saturday: Wait with Mary and the disciples.

MILLENNIUM Pageant which was performed with a huge cast and conducted by Fr Pat Ahern, would be a very appropriate tape to view at this time, as most people now have disc recorders it would be nice if a disc of the show was available,