Knockanure Notes — 2nd February, 2014

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre, takes place on Monday 10th February 2014.Come and enjoy a hot meal followed by music and dance.    All Welcome.  If attending please ring office on 068 49799. New members especially welcome.

TRAINING for walking members will be held every Tuesday at 8pm in the sportsfield, Moyvane And for running members at 8pm on Wednesdays. Training on Saturday will be divided into two sessions, 8am and 9.30am.

AGM of Parish Liturgy Group and Parish Pastoral Council was held on last Tuesday 28th January 2014, in The Marian Hall Moyvane at 8.00p.m.  The following were elected officers:  Chairperson: Margaret Carmody, V. Chair. John Corbett. Secretary: Margaret Horgan, Ass. Sec. Jacqueline Stackpoole, members elected onto the Finance Committee were, Andrew Rogan and Noreen Roche.  Any parishioners who would like to help out in our parish and join, please come along to our next meeting on the 11th February at the Presbytery 8.00p.m.

FEET: Chiropodist will attend in the Marian Hall on Thursday 6th February, 2014.  For booking, please contact Eileen Quinn at 49472.

DRAMA CLASS at 4pm in Knockanure Community Centre, open to children 6 to 12 years of age. Runs for 14 weeks, contact Ann McGrath on 087 9673 269.

RENEWAL: Eucharistic Adoration: A parish renewal of Eucharistic Adoration will take place on the week-end of 15th /16th February in both Churches. Adoration Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm. Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm.

INFORMATION  Officer (Philomena) at Knockanure Community Centre, every Monday (except second Monday of every month) from 1.30 -3.30.  Farm assist, social welfare, medical cards and much more.

FIT: Comit to Fit for 2014: Get in shape and feel great.  Every Thursday at 8.30 pm in Knockanure Community Centre.  All levels welcome. Ring Maggie at 0879866533

I.C.A.: Next meeting of the Guild is on Tuesday 4th February at 7.30pm at the Marian Hall.

LADIES Football: Registration for all players U8 – U16 will take place on Tuesday 4th February at  7.30pm in the Community Centre, Moyvane.  New Players Welcome.

JOB: The Diocese of Kerry is currently seeking a person with qualifications in the teaching of Religious Education to take up the Post-Primary Diocesan Advisor.  Details available on our Diocese website, or from the Diocesean Office.

MARRIAGE: Pre-Marriage Courses.  For more details, contact 066 712 2280 or [email protected] or

AGM of North Kerry Football Board at the Mermaids, Feb. 4th at 8pm. North Kerry  Bord na nOg AGM is on Feb. 6th at 8pm in the Mermaids.

SCOR Senior Finals will be held in Asdee 22nd Feb at 7pm, details from 087 610 3393, entries  Scor na bPaisti, please contact the same number.

BARD of the Yucon will be presented at the Bridewell, Tarbert on Feb. 11th at8pm.

WRITERS WEEK closing date for entries March 1st.

HAPPY Retirement to John Brosnan of Bunagara who has retired from McKenna’s after 41 years service.

PAINTING Class and snacks will be held at Scribes, Listowel on February 15th at 6.30pm.

ARCHBISHOP Mannix and De Valera their alliance, lecture at library Killarney 11th Feb. at 7.30pm.

LOCAL MAN: Sat 8th Feb 10am – 4.30pm Exploring John Moriarty’s Vision and Wisdom with Michael Joyce & Josephine Fitzgibbon. Tues. 11th Feb. Celebration of Married Love 8.00pm – House Team and married couple. Bookings 066-7134276. E.mail: [email protected]

WORLD DAY of the sick Tuesday 11 February (Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes).

ANNIVERSARIES: Ann Kelly, Denis Noonan, Noreen Hillard, Eileen O Connell, Sr. Thomas O Connor, Charley Bartishell, Dr Jack McGuire, John Keane, John Dore, Joan Philips, Sr. Irene Stack, Nora Walsh, Nora Behan, Maureen Kennelly, Catherine Halpin, Michael Reidy, James Lynch, Humprey  Doody, Maurice Enright, Kieran O Sullivan, Celia Mahony, Eileen O Connor, Nellie Hannon, Padraig Liston, Mary Rathay, Noreen Mullane, Michael Scanlon, Francis O Carroll, Nell O Mahony, Sr. Lilia Carey, Ned Stack. Mass on  Tues. 4th at 7.30pm for Nell & Jer Kiely. Mass on Sat. 8th at 11.00am Donal Cunningham, Month’ Mind and Sat 8th 7.30pm mass is for Fr. Michael Hanrahan.

Mass on Sunday 9th at 11.00am for Tom & Una O’Sullivan and the deceased members of the O’Sullivan Family

 FIRST Friday of the Month. Mass on Thurs. 6th Knockanure 7.30pm Private Intention .Mass in Moyvane on Fri. 7th at 7.30pm Private Intention. Usual Communion Rounds, Knockanure in the morning and Moyvane in the afternoon. Confessions every Saturday before the Vigil Mass at 7.10pm and on request.

READERS:  Vigil, Elaine Hudson, 11.00am Philip Kiely & Colin Enright.
Knockanure, 10.00am Patricia & Andrew Rogan

INTERNET SKILLS for farmers, details from 068 21023.

DANCING: The West Limerick Set Dancing club’s workshop weekend will run from Friday 7th February to Sunday 9th February at the Devon Inn Templeglantine.

ST JOHN’S: Thursday 6th, The Nation and Blackwell Bluegrass Band. Friday 7th, Embarrassing Mother, details from 068 22566.

SINGING Club in Abbeyfeale will hold  their night on Feb. 6th at 9.30pm

COURSE: Occupational First Aid Course, For further details contact Molly on 068 23584.

 ADULT LITERACY & BASIC EDUCATION, LISTOWEL  Call Mary on 068 23866 / 086 7969627.

WIN: Tarbert Comprehensive girls won the Munster final on January 14th beating Carrigaline 3-10 to 1-12. On the way to the final they beat schools in Castleisland, Milltown, Lisdoonvarna, and Rockwell.

MATTHEW’S GOSPEL Fr. Seamus O’Connell, Professor of Sacred Scripture at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth and a priest of the Diocese of Kerry will explore over two nights – Jan 31st and Feb 7th, A Gospel for a New People: Discovering New Life with Matthew’s Gospel in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Rock Street. Each evening will begin at 7.30pm and will conclude at 9.15pm,  prior registration.  Please bring a Bible or the Gospel of Matthew.
To book a place email [email protected] or tel. 064-6632644

GATHER BY THE FEALE 2014 this year, July 16-20, 2014,  the festival will be based on the arrival of the Vikings and their routing by Brian Boru.

BOOK: “The Earls of Desmond”, by Gerald O’ Carroll, will be launched at O’ Donnell’s Bar and Restaurant, Mounthawk, Tralee, on Thursday,  13th February 2014 at 8.15 pm.

MONEY: ‘Airtricity’  recently in the hall Athea  gave away  €130,000 in cheques. Many organisations in Athea and the surrounding areas benefitting from their annual generosity.

PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins has officially opened the largest ever Irish Technology Leadership Group forum, which took place in the University of Limerick Jan 29th 2014

TROCAIRE Lenten campaign focus this year is Water, and we will be looking at projects in Malawi. Trocaire would like to thank most sincerely for donations to the value of €158,052.34 received from the Diocese of Kerry for the 2013 Lenten Campaign and Donations to the value of €153,595.05 to the shared Philippines and Syria emergency appeal.

SINGER: Willie Relihan,  North Cork ballad singer was the West Limerick Radio featured artist on Pat O’Donovan’s Saturday’s “A story and a song show”.  Willie Relihan was only known in his own Churchtown locality up to recently, Following his record release he is now well known.

THOUGHT: All men can be criminals, if tempted; all men can be heroes, if inspired.  G. K. Chesterton.

WRITERS: Glin District Writers; Aherne, Tom: Curtin, Gerard; Dillane, Michael: Faley, Paddy: Kennelly and Carroll: Kennelly and Fitzmaurice: Langan, George: O’Cearbhaill, Pádraig: O’Shaughnessy, Dorrit: O’Sullivan, Jim: Prendeville, Peg: Scoil Naomh Mhuire Ballyhahill: Culhane, Thomas J: Culhane, Thomas F: Wall, Tom: Walshe, Margaret.


Mrs P O Callaghan, Captain, Knockanure. Mary O Carroll, USA. Madge Dunne, USA. Hannah Casey, Knockanure. Mollie Flavin. Mrs J Goulding, Knockanure.

NORTH KERRY 1st July 1922
Listowel; Mrs T Brennan, nee Murphy, Church Street, Listowel, District Council, Sec, North Kerry, Treasurer, Listowel Branch.
Mrs M Healy , nee Cremins, Captain. Ciss Cahill, Upper William Street, Listowel. Nora Buckley, Church Street. Josie Browne, Church Street. Ciss Mahony, married name not known. Mrs R Woulfe, nee Mulvihill, Finuge. Maggie Stack, Church Street. Mrs M E Walsh, Tarbert. Mrs D Brassil, nee Doody, Ennismore. Mrs J O Donovan, nee Walsh,  ? ,Loughill. Mrs E Browne, RIP. Josie Enright. Mai Enright, RIP. Mrs G Ryan, Thurles. Mrs M Enright, nee Boyle , RIP. Mrs J O Donoghue, nee Fitzgerald, Dublin. Mrs McLoughlin, nee Dillon, Dundalk. Maggie Coughlin, USA. Mollie Walsh, USA.

Marie Moore, Captain, Nurse. Mary O Grady, Sec. Nts, Bridie Kissane, Treasurer, Mrs J Keane nee Collins Ballygrennan, Mrs C O Farrell, nee Culhane, Church Street, Listowel. Mrs Dalton, nee Cunningham, Glin. Mrs Culhane, nee Goulding, Glin. Mrs D Grady, nee Kearney, NY USA. Pidge Kearney Nts. Mollie Larkin USA. Mrs J O Sullivan, nee Larkin Market St, Listowel.    Brenda Moore, Keylod, Nts. Kathleen O Connor England. Mrs Hegarty, nee O Connor Listowel. Kate O Connor Claar Nts. Mrs Marron, nee O Connor Clonmel. Mrs Leane nee O Grady NY. Ellie O Sullivan Australia. Mrs Culhane nee O Sullivan Kinard, Glin. Mrs J Dillon nee Stack, Trieneragh, Duagh. Liz Barrett, Nurse Croom Hospital. Mrs O Carroll, nee Culhane, Church Street, Listowel. Nellie O Sullivan, Australia. Check Marie Moore, Nun.

Bridget Egan, Captain. Josephine Buckley, Sec. Mrs B Hayes, treasurer, nee Walsh, Doonard, Tarbert. Mrs Rohan,? nee Crowley, Catlegregory. Annie Finucane. Mary Ita Nolan, USA. Julia Egan. Ellie Sheahan. Mollie Keane?. Annie and Bridie Curnane. Deborah Egan. Mary Kelly. Daisy Wren. Mai Finucane. Mary Walsh. Kitty Murphy.

List from Mai Brennan nee Murphy, Church Street, Listowel.

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