Knockanure Notes – 3rd January, 2010

SOCIAL day including meal will be in the Knockanure Community Centre on =
Monday 11th January 2010.

The Committee would like to wish everyone who supported them in any way =
a very Happy New Year.

ST JOHNS: Thursday 7th Local Reel, (old film from the locality); Tuesday =
12th Wave Riders; Thursday 14th Steve Balbi in Concert; Friday 15th King =
of Kilburn High Road, presented by Knockaderry Drama Group; Exhibition =
of pictures taken at St Johns during 2009 will be on view during =
January, Watch out for the Thomas Lyndon Memorial Concert, it was =
postponed due to the weather and will be held later, The Master is back =
at St Johns from 21st to 23rd Jan, For more information contact St. =
Johns on 068-22566.

DEAFHEAR.IE: Will be holding an outreach service in Listowel at the =
Citizen Information Centre, 35 The Square on Friday 8th January 2010 =
from 10am. to 12.30pm. There will be information about coping with loss =
of hearing, difficulties using hearing aids & the latest equipment to =
assist you in your daily life.

SOCIAL: North Kerry Pioneer Social will be held at the Lanterns Hotel on =
Friday Jan. 22nd, begins with Mass at 7.30pm; Abbeyfeale GAA social will =
be held at the Fr. Casey Clubhouse on Jan. 30th , meal at 9pm; Kerry =
Comhaltas Social at Ballygarry House Hotel on March 12th .

MARRIAGE took place in Listowel Church on Thursday 31st of December’09 =
of Nuala Thornton and John Keane, Fr Donal OConnor was the celebrant. =
Groomsmen were Paudie O Connell and Andrew Keane. Bridesmaids Grace =
Clarke and Donna Kavanagh. Flower Girls Lucy Keane and Blathnaid Keane.

USED Stamps can be put in a box at the back seat of Listowel Church.

NEWTOWNSANDES old site was copied to a new site at = Many other =
geocities sites can now be recovered, just replace geocities with =
reocities .

AWARE: The Tralee Aware group offer support for those who are =
sufferers of depression, and for their families and friends every =
Tuesday at 8pm in the Sacristy rooms at the rear of St. Johns Church, =
contact 066 7194713. There is now a Kerry relatives support group at =
the Dromhall Hotel, Killarney on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 8pm =
for relatives & friends of people experiencing depressive illnesses or =
mood disorder.

OCD Support Group meets on the 1st Thursday of each month in a room at =
the Meadowlands Hotel from 8pm to 9.30pm. Next meeting is on January =

EVENTS: Limerick ICA have a photo exhibition at their lunch in the =
Woodlands Hotel at pm on January 6th ’10; Cian O Connor show jumper will =
be in Killarney to share his talent on the 9th and 10th of Jan’10, =
details from 086 2236762; Hospice Walk which was postponed due to the =
bad weather will now b held on Sunday Jan. 31st; Panto in Killorglin =
from Jan. 25th to 31st; Rebecca Storm will perform at Abbeyfeale Church =
on Friday January 29th ’10; Bookclub Festival in Ennis closing date for =
entry in Jan 8th ’10, details from;

CREDIT Union in Athea is open on Jan. 5th at 6.30pm.

WALK: January 10th Ballyvaughan Loop Walk,one climb duration 4 hrs, Meet =
at Logues pub Ballyvaughan at 10.30.Leader Joe Lillis, contact 086 =
2532308; January 17th Doolin Loop Walk, One Climb, Duration 4hrs Meet at =
Russell Center 10.30, Leader John Sharry, ring 087 2750315.

CLOTHES Collection for education in Kitui ,all types of clean dry, =
ladies, gents, and childrens clothing, also bed linen, curtains, towels =
& shoes. Collection will take place on Thursday 14th January before 12 =
noon on the day at the Bridge Rd, Car Park.

PALLIATIVE Care Unit at KGH recently received a cheque of E1,180 from =
Moyvane Development Association Vintage Day proceeds.

ALZHEIMERS Support Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at =
Listowel Family Resource Centre (Ballygologue) at 7.30pm. The next =
meeting will take place on Tuesday 12th January. For more information =
contact Bridie on 068-23584 or 0868556431.

FAS Jobs Club in Listowel can be contacted at 068 24981. North Kerry =
Community Network is also able to assist Older Persons, Community Alert =
and Estate Management. Rural Social Scheme contact number is 066 7120 =
390. Farm Family Support details are available from 068 23429.

BENEFIT Event was held recently at Rory Dolan’s, McClean Ave, Yonkers =
for Mr. John Plunkett. He is currently in the ICU, has already had a =
stem cell transplant. He no longer has the use of his limbs, has been =
let go from his job, has run out of health insurance and the list goes =
on. John was a great supporter of Acosta School and the =
Furlong/Mulvihill schools. Donations drop them at Rose’s 95 East George =
St., Pearl River .Details from [email protected]

THANKS: The Samaritan collectors and helpers wish to thank all who =
subscribed to the Samaritan Collection on Christmas Eve and on Christmas =
day. The Samaritans are available day and night every day of the year.

CONGRATULATIONS to Rosalish Goulding of Knockanure who is now in charge =
of the beef breeding at the National Cattle Breeding Centre, she holds a =
degree in Veterinary Medicine and a Masters in Business Administration.

DUAGH GAA website reports the engagement of Kevin Quilter and Nora Mary.

WEIGHT Lifting; Moses Lake’s Ryan Kennelly, failed at 1,000 pounds, =
tried again at 1,035 but was off balance, he later tried 1,080 pounds, =
he failed to reach his goal at the StarFit Fitness Centre in Kennewick.

MOON: Eclipse of the Moon on Thursday Dec. 31st took place between 7pm =
and 8pm on a fine clear frosty night, it was just as if something took a =
small bite off the disc.

ST BRENDANS in Killarney will celebrate their 150th anniversary this =
year ,memorabilia and old photographs are being sought for an =
exhibition, details from 086 8404900.

HARD Times; In 1821 there was one fever hospital in Kerry; A German =
called Frederick Von Ranmer was in Kerry in 1835, he found it impossible =
to enjoy the scenery, because of the wretched poverty of the people of =
Killarney and elsewhere in the County, while on his way to Dublin he saw =
tattered clothes on thousands, not a whole coat on anyone except in the =
towns. PRICES of wheat in 1821 was 1-18- and 8.5 pence per barrel of =
twenty stone. Twenty stone of potatoes cost 9 shillings and 6 pence. =
Oats cost 15s and 2 pence farthing per fourteen stone.

TITHES; Peter Thompson and John Stack certified the Tithes for Tralee in =
1821, payable to Rev. E. M. Denny.

POTATOES: December 1894 meeting of the Board of Guardians was told of =
the failure of the potato crop in the region, the crop appeared better =
than usual in June, Mr Hewson said it was extraordinary how variable the =
crop was.

CHAPEL CROSS. A sample of people who lived at Chapel Cross Knockanure =
before the Famine; Ellen Nash born 1820 and James Nash born 1825 with =
their parents Maurice Nash and Joan Dillane; Tom Stokes born 1825 and =
Mary Stokes born 1828 with with parents John Stokes and Mary Connor; =
Bridget McElligott born 1828 with parents John McElligott and Bridget =
Scanlon; Jeremiah Enright born 1829 son of Daniel Enright and Ellen =
McCormick; Catherine Connor born 1830 to John Connor and Mary Ahern; =
Dermot Dore born 1830 to John Dore and Ellen Buckley; Mary Minahan born =
1830 to Daniel Minahan and Catherine Linsey; Mary McCormick born 1831 to =
Michael McCormick and Bridget Mahony; Ellen Langan born 1831 to Tom =
Langan and Bridget McElligott; Peter McGrath born 1831 to Tom McGrath =
and Mary Buckley; John McMahon 1832 born to Tom McMahon and Margaret =
Fitzgerald; Mort Scanlon born 1832 to James Scanlon and Mary McGrath; =
Joan Sullivan born 1833 to William Sullivan and Joan McGrath who married =
in 1832; Dan Scanlon and Mary Keane married 1832; Matt Quin and =
Margaret Keane married 1835; Patrick Kane and Bridget Dore wed. in =
1835;Dermot Carroll and Joan Aherne married 1836; Michael Golden and =
Mary Wingle wed. 1838; Mary Connor born 1833 to Batt Connor and =
Catherine Keys; Michael Flaherty born 1836 to John Flaherty and Dora =
Kane; Pat Sullivan born 1849 to John Sullivan and Liz Dore.

SEARCHING for relations of Edmund Scanlon who went to the US through the =
port of Boston in 1875. He was born in 1853 or 54. He enlisted in the =
Army and said he was born in County Kerry; Edmund was a tailor while in =
the service.

THOUGHT: Why do we usurp God’s right to judge?…It is for God alone to =
judge, to justify or to condemn. He knows the state of each one of us =
and our capacities, our deviations, and our gifts, our constitution, and =
our preparedness…according to the knowledge that He alone has…And =
how do you know what tears he has shed about it before God? You may well =
know about the sin, but you do not know about the repentance, says =
Dorotheos of Gaza

PIUS XII: Pinchas Lapide, a Jewish historian, theologian and Israeli =
ambassador, stated that the actions and policies of Pius XII saved as =
many as 860,000 Jews during the last war.

ISRAEL: More have been killed on their roads than in their wars and a =
man recently created a record there by divorcing 11 times.

EPIPHANY: Wednesday 6th January 10 is the Feast of the Epiphany of the =
Lord and is a Holy day of obligation.

TALK by Fr. Peter McVerry will be given on Tuesday 12th January 2010 =
in the Malton Hotel, Killarney at 8pm. Fr McVerry is well known for his =
work with the underprivileged.

PASTORAL Plan 2009-2013 was launched by Bishop Murphy in Killarney last =
September, the diocese is divided into 12 Pastoral Areas, each with a =
council made up of priests and representatives from each parish, they =
work in partnership to respond to the needs of their communities.

FIRST Presentation School in Tralee was opened in 1809 by Mother Joseph =
Curtayne and Sr. Mary John Sheehy, we should be ever grateful to the =
Sisters for the thousands of girls who have been educated by them over =
the past 200 years.

ADORATION: Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm.

Wed 10.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm.

ANNIVERSARIES: Francis Thornton, Fr James Hennessy O Connell, =
Christopher O Connor, James Culhane, Pat Galvin, Paddy Dore, Michael =
Buckley, Dan Shine, Con McCarthy, Michael McMahon, Nora Flynn, Sr. Joan =
Harnett, Maureen Harnett, Fr Dan Daly, Fr Denis J Moloney, Mick Barrett, =
Nellie Kelly, Ned Moore, Bishop Michael McAuliffe, Ned Gould, Mass on =
Tues. 5th at 7.30pm for Bridget (Pidge) Holly; Mass on Wed. 6th =
Epiphany Holy day of Obligation in Knockanure at 10.00am Private =
Intention and Wednesday Mass in Moyvane at 11.00am for Ned Moore, =

Mass on Thurs. 7th at 7.30pm for Mary OSullivan & the deceased members =
of the OSullivan Family;

Mass on Fri. 8th at 7.30pm for Bridie Reilly;

Sat. 9th Mass at 7.30pm for Martin & Mary Mulvihill;

Mass on Sun. 10th at 10.00am in Knockanure for Michelle Foley & Michael =
Keane and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Deceased members of the =
Gregg & Hanrahan Families.

DEATH has taken place of Francis Dowling of Doonakenna, Templeglantine. =
Requiem Mass for Francis Dowling was due to be celebrated at =
Templeglantine Church on Monday January 4th and he was laid to rest with =
his ancestors at Monagea Churchyard.

OLD Coins: Trocaire are still collecting the old Irish and foreign =
coins. These can be handed in to the Parish Centre. PILGRIMAGE to the =
Holy Land: Led by Bishop Bill Murphy from 13th to 20th October 2010. =
Return flights Cork/London. 3 nights in Galilee 4 nights in Jerusalem. =
For more information contact 064 7758219 or e-mail@[email protected].

FATIMA: Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Fatima coincide with the visit of =
Pope Benedict XVI from 10th – 17th May 2010, details from 066 7131328.

REQUIEM Mass for Ollie Leahy, Gortaglanna, Kilmorna, late of Croydon =
Surrey, was due to be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church, Knockanure at =
12 noon on Monday December 4th ’10. Ollie was laid to rest with =
generations of his ancestors at

Old Knockanure Churchyard.

ADORATION: Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm; Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm and =
Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm.

READERS: Vigil, Deirdre Scanlon & John Corbett; 11am Jerry Duggan & =
Aisling Flaherty; Knockanure 10am Kathy Kennelly & Mary Fitzgerald.