Knockanure Notes – 3rd December, 2012

MEAL: Knockanure Community Centre Christmas Meal for the Active Retired. The Annual Christmas meal for the active retired will be held at Knockanure Community Centre on Monday 10th December. Mass will take place at 12.30 Sharp. Come and enjoy a great day with a hot meal followed by music and dance. All Welcome. Please ring in Advance. on 068 49799.

A.G.M. of Moyvane Ladies Football Club is taking place on Tuesday 11th December in the Marian Hall @ 8pm. All are welcome

CHURCH Gate Collection on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for the Samaritans.

SCOR: County Scor na nOg Finals will be held at Tintean on Sun. Dec. 9th at 2pm, best wishes to Moyvane group who are competing, Amiee Lindsell, Lisa Mulvihill, Lisa Stackpoole, Laura Stack and Margaret Mulvihill in the county final of Scor Na nOg .

GAA: Moyvane v Tarbert on Dec. 9th in Tarbert at Noon.

Concert; Fr. Lawton will be holding a concert  at Siamsa Tire, Tire on Wednesday, December 5. Tickets available from Siamsa on 066 7123055

CAROL: Christmas Carol Service at St. Mary’s Church, Listowel on Sunday December 9th at 7pm.

ABBA Forever at St John’s on Dec. 8th. Before Mass in Listowel on Sat. night the local Folk Group will sing seasonal songs. Audrey O Carroll and Friends at St John’s on Wed. 12th Dec.

GRANDPARENTS Day at Listowel Family Resource Centre on 13th Dec. from 3 to 5pm.

BEST Wishes to Cathy Scannell nee Flaherty of Skehanerin who celebrated her 90th birthday recently with family and friends. Cathy was born at Moyvane and was of a family of 14, all are now deceased except, Cathy, Nora and Sr. Nuala. Jack  Scannell husband of Cathy died about 25 years ago.

BIRTHDAY: Congratulations Ned Kiely of Lisgordon, Ardagh and formerly of Templeathea who recently celebrated his 90th Birthday

SOCIAL: West Limerick Set Dancing Club will hold the Annual Christmas Social at the Fr Casey’s GAA Club Function Rooms, Abbeyfeale on Saturday December 8th at 9pm.  Music by Shannon Vale, contact Anne Curtin 087-6594668.

TOASTMASTERS: The final meeting before Christmas will be held on Wednesday, December 5th from 8.30-10.30pm, Further information can be had from Bill on 087 9070223.

VIDEO of West Limerick and the Great Southern Trail can be viewed on You Tube Limerick Great Southern Trail. Video includes scenes filmed at Rathkeale, Ardagh, Newcastle West, Barnagh, Tullig Wood, Devon Road and Abbeyfeale, along with interviews, music and song.

I.C.A. Christmas Dinner and Party takes place at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday 9th December. Anyone interested , contact Eileen at 087 6679943.

LEAVING, a one day Irish intensive preparation course will be held in the Malton Hotel, Killarney on Sat. Jan 19th 2013.  Enquires to 086 6635323 or [email protected]

KNOCK A bus will travel to Knock from Abbeyfeale on Friday, December 7 next, Contact Peg on 068 31232.

HELP LINE: LoCall 1850 440 444. Senior Help Line is open from 10.00am till 10.00pm, 365 days a year.

PARTY for Senior Citizens at Clounmacon on Sunday Dec. 9th at 2pm.

TAIZE: Pilgrimage to Taize: – Thursday, July 4th to Tuesday July 9th 2013. Contact Aoife or Chris for more information at 061-400133.

CRIB: A living crib will be in The Square, NCW for a few hours on the afternoon of Sunday, December 9th.

COLLECTORS for Dec.; Vigil Katerina Kellighan & Kit Horan
11am Marie Stack & John Scanlon; Knockanure 10am Margaret Carmody.

DEATH: Sr. Gerard Sheehy, Convent, Castletownbere and late of Duagh, Listowel, died on November 20th 2012 in Fatima Home, Tralee. Sadly missed by her loving community, brother Jeremiah, sisters Peg, Bridie, Cathy and Sr. Brendan,
Requiem Mass for Sr. Gerard was celebrated at St Peter’s Church, Castletownbere on Friday November 23rd 2012, followed by burial in the Old Convent Cemetery.

DEATH has taken place of  Mattie Walsh, formerly of Islandeanny, Duagh and Inch and Garryárd, Listowel. Requiem Mass for Mattie Walsh was celebrated at St Theresa’s Church, Ballydonoghue on Friday 30th November 2012. Mattie worked for many years at Keane’s of Garryard and in recent times lived at Lystoll Nursing Home, he was laid to rest in Gael Cemetery, Lisselton

The death has taken place of Maureen Scollard (nee Sheahan) wife of the late Dan, Knockfinisk, Athea, on Tuesday 20th November 2012. She died in Cahermoyle Nursing Home, Ardagh  she was ninety years old and was a native of Knocknagorna, Athea, Her Requiem Mass was celebrated at Saint Bartholomew’s Church on followed by burial in Templeathea Cemetery on Thursday 22nd November 2012.

DEATH: Took place on November 24th 2012 of Joan  Mullane of Lisreidy, Loughill  and formerly of Knocknaboula, Foynes,  in her 101st year, Joan; will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, sister-in-law, relatives, friends and neighbours. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in Loughill Church for Joan Mullane on Tuesday 27th November ’12, Burial afterwards in Loughill Cemetery.

DEATH: Requiem Mass for Bridie Quille nee Long was celebrated at Holy Family Church, Southill, Limerick on Wednesday 28th November 2012, Burial afterwards in Mount St Oliver cemetery Limerick. Bridie was a native of Lyreacrompane, he father came from Glin, Bridie and her family contributed articles to several local magazines over the years.

ANNIVERSARIES: Mary Manning, Denis Sweeney, Pat Hayes, Jim Brosnan, Bridget McCarthy, Nora Stack, Margaret Kennelly, Michael Fitzmaurice, Betty Coughlin, Ollie Leahy, Bridie Stack, Mikey Holly, Denis Moynihan DD, Margaret Dillane, Kay Holloway, Nora Flaherty, John Moore, Tim Kennelly, James O Connor, Maureen Foley, Nora Foran, Breda Thomas, Jane Desmond, Johnny Broderick, Peggy Moriarty, Tom O Connell, William Finucane, John Collins, Derry Tatten, Peggy O Connor. Mass on Tues. 4th 7.30pm for Dan & Mary Nolan; Mass on Wed. 5th 7.30pm, For the People of the Parish; Mass on Thurs. 6th Knockanure at 7.30pm for John & Catherine Moloney ; Mass on Fri. 7th at 7.30pm for Maureen Foley & the deceased members of Foley Family; Mass on Sat. 8th Feast of the Immaculate Conception, 10.00am Knockanure Tom Relihan and his parents Jeremiah & Annie  and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Denis & Nora Hanrahan & the deceased members of the Hanrahan Family; Mass on Sun. 9th at 10.00am for  P.J. Nolan in Knockanure and 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Elizabeth & Jeremiah Buckley.

FIRST Friday of the Month. Usual Communion Rounds. Knockanure in the Morning and Moyvane in the Afternoon.
Readers:- Vigil John Corbett; 11.00am Amanda Coulson & Aine O’Connor; Knockanure: Patricia & Andrew Rogan

STATION for Gortdromagouna at the home of Margaret Carmody on 14th December at 7.30pm. If you would like to have the Stations in your home or a private House Mass, please contact the Presbytery.

GRANDPARENTS Association meeting at John Paul 11 Pastoral Centre Killarney on Thursday 6th Dec. at 7.30pm.

KERRY CHORAL UNION:  Christmas musical event will be held on Sunday, December 9th at 8pm in St. John’s Church. Tralee. Soprano, Miriam Murphy, along with Kerry Choral Senior & Junior Choirs.

‘UNITE FOR LIFE’:  Tuesday, December 4th, there will be a ‘Unite for Life’ vigil outside the Dáil at 4.30pm.  The vigil will have a positive, clear message about safeguarding the lives of mothers and babies in pregnancy.  For details, contact 087 2668702.

SINGER: Athea singer Jenny Liston and friends are to perform at St John’s on Dec. 4th.

CELTIC Tenors who will be performing in Glin Church on Friday December 21st.

ADHD SUPPORT GROUP: The ADHD/ ADD parent support group will host a workshop with psychologist and filial play facilitator Coilin O’Braonain from 11am -12.30pm on Monday, December 3 in room 10 of the Abbeyfeale Community Education Centre (old tech). The session will contain a message of self-care for parents and offer participants the opportunity to talk to other parents and learn from other parents with children with ADHD. Open to the public.

SVP: St. Vincent de Paul is the largest voluntary, charitable organisation in Ireland, with membership of 10,500 volunteers throughout the country, they are supported by professional staff.

AUSTRALIA: Fr Tim Harnett born at Duagh to Michael Harnett and Mary Sheehy ordained at All Hollows in 1879 and went that year to Australia. When he died in 1905 he was PP at Candello NSW. He visited home in 1893. Fr Tim was buried with his brother Dan also a priest in Australia who died in 1882, both are buried at Cooma, NSW.

Kerryman of 26th May 1906. Death of Tom Mulvihill PP Gisbourne, NZ. He was aged 38 years and son of Matt Mulvihill of Doonard, Tarbert, Co Kerry, he had a brother Con at Kilpadogue, Tarbert and was first Cousin to Fr Dan Finucane of Kerry Diocese who was at the time in America collecting for the O Connell Memorial Church. Fr Mulvihill died March 1906, born 1868 and ordained by Archbishop Walsh in 1892.

SAINT: President Aquino, Vice President Jejomar Binay and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Friday 30th Nov 2012 led other government officials and more than a million Pilipino devotees in the National Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of St. Pedro Calungsod. Four cardinals, 54 bishops and archbishops and some 700 priests from at least seven countries concelebrated the Mass.