Knockanure Notes – 29th January, 2012

A.G.M. of the Liturgy – Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Marian Hall on February 8th at 8pm.

ALARMS: Senior Citizens & Community Alert Any Senior Citizen interested in having an alarm installed, please contact Maurice O’Connell on 49369 or Kay O’Hanlon on 49488.

MACRA; For more information please contact Kevin Leahy, 087 7837447.

PTAA: North Kerry Pioneers are holding their annual dinner dance at the Golf Hotel Ballybunion on Friday 10th February at 8pm. Details from Marie Mc Enery 087 6492080, Bobby Johnson 087 2950260, Mary Heaphy 066 7132529, Annemarie Tydings 087 9613865. Michael Liston Creamery Office, Moyvane, Mary Nolan and Mary Kearney 087 9444798.

CHIROPODIST for Senior Citizens will attend the Marian Hall, Moyvane on Saturday February 4th at 11am. For appointment ring Eileen Quinn at 068 49472.

THANKS: The Listowel Branch of The Irish wheelchair Association would like to thank you very much for your very generous contribution to our Church Gate Collection last weekend which amounted to E710.00.

BOOK; Sive and the story of the Aran Sweater is the latest children’s book published by local woman Mairéad Sharry O Connor, it is available at Woulfe’s Bookshop

CONCERT: Kerry Peace Proms will take place in the INEC Killarney at 2pm and 7pm on the 12th of February. Concerts will feature choirs from primary schools throughout Co. Kerry, along with the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland and some of Ireland’s top professional musicians. ring 064 6671555

AGM of the Great Southern Trail group at 8 pm, Thursday 2nd February 2012 at Desmond Complex, Newcastle West.

ST JOHN’S: Fri 3rd, Jimmy Crowley, remember his  debut album The Boys of Fairhill in 1977; Tues 7th, Film Club present,

Potiche; Thurs 9th, A new musical drama based on the seven signatories of the 1916 proclamation. With Pat Waters and Wally Desmond, details from 068 22566.

EVENTS: Women Workshop; Parish Centre Tralee will host the event on Wednesday, February 1st from 11am – 1pm.  Contact  066 718 1358 or Breda (Enable Ireland)  066 7181746.  Register your attendance on [email protected] ;Greyhound racing began in Clonmel on Sunday last and continues for five days; Lixnaw Irish Music festival is on 4th and 5th of Feb. details from 066 7132 462; Moyvane Bord na Nóg Registration took place on Sunday last;  Ardfert Retreat Centre, Wednesday 1st February from 8 to 9.30pm, an invitation to celebrate religious life through ritual and prayer. Address by Bishop Bill Murphy and House Team; Reflect on the legacy of John Moriarty – poet, mystic and storyteller.  This is taking place at Ardfert Retreat Centre on Tuesday the 7th of February from 8 to 10pm,  facilitated by Mick Joyce; A meditation group will commence at Listowel Family Resource Centre on Thursday February 2nd  from 7.30-8.30pm. For further details contact on (068) 23584; High Society will be screened at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday, February 1st at 2pm; World Cancer Day Feb. 4th, Marie Keating unit will be in Abbeyfeale Square on Tuesday, February 7th from 11am-3pm. Ardfert Ploughing Match is on Feb. 5th; Kerry IFA Annual General Meeting was held on Monday last at the Manor West Hotel; West Limerick Toastmasters meet at the Desmond Complex on the first and third Wednesday of every month from September to June; Senior Scor Finals at the Gleneagle Hotel on Feb. 12th at 4pm; 50th Annual Amwell Street  Pioneer Centre Social will be held on Feb. 5th, details London, 020 72510870, Denis Costelloe; Tea Dance by the Listowel Active Retirement Group will be held on Feb. 19th, details from 068 45333; An Information Evening for Parents with Teens will take place at Listowel Family Resource Centre on Monday February 20th from 7-9pm. The keynote speaker on the night will be the Irish Times Parenting Expert, Dr. John Sharry, details, contact on 068 23584;Family Tree Mass at Banteer Community Centre on Su. 12th Feb. at 2.30pm; Train line repairs, bus will run between Tralee and Mallow on 7th, 8th and 9th Feb.

BEST Wishes to Liz Twomey Harte and Jason Harte of Kilmorna on the birth of baby Caoilinn.

FULL Moon on Feb. 7th. We are having a very mild winter so far, grass growth is very noticeable, but land is sodden.

THOUGHT: No matter who you are, you are the best Christian that somebody knows. Anonymous.

BOOK; Recently reissued, The Memoirs of Constable Jeremiah Mee RIC, written by a priest with many local  connections, Fr Anthony Gaughan.

KNOCKNAGOSHEL Advocate, Then and Now 28th edition out now , covers a great many topics, including venues for local spots going back to 1800s; Fine picture with names  of the Knocknagoshel Children of Mary taken 1954; Life of Eoin Breen, Moss Walsh, Patrick Downey, Hannah Murphy and Gerald Stack is recalled; Pub auction in 1921 sellers and buyers mentioned; Duagh players, Leaving Cert results in 1960 ,woman died one year after emigrating, Dr J P Brennan TD, his mother O Connor, Quarry inquest 1947, Fine Gael established in Parish 1951, Local Sports results in the 1970s, Election results 1911are all recorded. Hundreds of snippets, include, Sean Murphy unique record, oldest men and women alive and dead, Sean Neligan 1957 never missed a day at school, Bishop Moriartys sermon and burials in Knockane 1961 and a list of recent deaths are also included. The present is not overlooked, with plenty of GAA coverage in word and pictures and a nice story of two friends meeting regularly in the Bronx.
This is only snapshot of the Magazines contents, which has also many historic pictures.

ADORATION: Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm. Adoration in Abbeyfeale on Tuesday and Friday 8am-10pm and on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 6-8pm.  Listowel  on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

MARK’S  Gospel as a Story of Hope, led by Fr.  Séamus O’Connell on Fri. Feb. 3rd, 7.30 pm to 9.15 pm and Sat. Feb 4th, 10 am to 1 pm in John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Rock Rd., Killarney, phone 064 66632644.

DEATH took place on January 23rd 2012 of  Sr. Malachy Shanahan of Presentation Sisters, Rathmore, Sister was born at Knockane, Listowel. sister of the late Joe and Jack and sister-in-law of the late Teddy;  Survived by her  Community, sisters Sr. Borgia of the Presentation Sisters, Killarney and Teresa Moore of Knocklyon, Dublin, sisters-in-law Anne  in Athlone and Dorothy in England. Requiem Mass  for Sr. Malachy was celebrated in St. Joseph’s Church, Rathmore on 25th January 2012, Sister was laid to rest in the Church grounds.

DEATH of Mary Shine  (nee Shine of Charles Street, Listowel) (Fatima, New Street, Limerick)  on Jan. 21, 2012, Mary Shine was predeceased by her husband David and survived by sons Tony and Martin; brother Teddy, sisters Noreen (Listowel) and Margaret (Lattin), Funeral Mass at St. Joseph’s Church. Tuesday January 24th 2012 , burial at Mount St. Lawrence Cemetery Extension.

ANNIVERSARIES: Michael Bambury, Mary Enright, Mai Trant,  Eileen Holly, Davie McMahon, William Hudson, Sean Histon, Sr. Peter Hudson, Anthony Kennelly, Sheila O Connor, Bridget Neville, Mike Brosnan, Bridie Stack, Jer Woods, Bill Buckley, Nell Kiely, Eileen Ahern, Mary Fitzgibbons, Ann Kelly, Denis Noonan, Noreen Hilliard, Eileen O Connell, Sr. Thomas O Connor, Charley Bartishell, Jack McGuire, John Keane, John Dore, Joan Philips, Mass on Wed. 1st at 9.15am for William J. Dore O’Connor; Sat. 4th Knockanure at 12 noon Months Mind Mass for Dan Keane  and 7.30pm Mass in Moyvane is for Tom & Úna O’Sullivan; Mass on Sun. 5th at 10.00am for James & Catherine Flaherty in Knockanure and the Moyvane Mass at 11.00am is for Fr. Michael Hanrahan.

FIRST Friday of the month Mass and Blessing of Throats on Thurs. 2nd in Knockanure at 7.30pm and Moyvane on Fri. 3rd at 7.30pm. Usual Communion Rounds, Knockanure in the morning and Moyvane in the afternoon.
Diocesan Collection on the 4th & 5th February for Lourdes Helpers.

READERS: Vigil John Corbett & Marguerite Lynch; 11.00am Amanda Coulson & Áine O’Connor; Knockanure Patricia & Andrew Rogan.

COLLECTORS for February, Vigil Jimmy Collins & Den Hanrahan; 11.00am Richard Stack & Seamus Roche; Knockanure 10.00am Kathy Kennelly.