Knockanure Notes – 3rd July, 2011

SENIOR Citizens meeting was due to be held in the Marian Hall on Tuesday night on 5th July.

ICA have seats available on the bus to the Horse Show at the RDS, details from 068 49489.

KDYS, Summer Camp , details from 068 23744.

EVENTS: Summer Seisiun will be held on Thursday nights at 9pm in the Devon Hotel, Templeglantine till mid August; Afternoon jewellery making class at Listowel Family Centre on Wed. 6th July starting at 3pm, details from 068 23584; Car Boot Sale at Nolan’s Carpark, Listowel on Sunday 10th July from 10am; Lixnaw Vintage Day July 10th; Charity Dance in aid of Kerry Cancer Support Group & Friends of Kerry General Hospital will take place on Friday, July 8th at the Earl of Desmond Hotel; Poultry Sale at Eoin’s Car Sales, Clash Road, Abbeyfeale, Sunday, July 10 from 9.30 – 2.30pm;  Dancing Teachers Class is being organised, contact Timmy Woulfe at 087 9451 247; Tarbert House is open to the public by appointment, call 068 36198; Athea Outing takes place on Wednesday July 13th to Cork, contact Marie Wrenn at 087-7674832 or 068-42524. Joan Fitzgibbon at 087- 9865005; Estuary AC train on Wednesdays in Moyvane from 6 to 7pm; Water Safety Course in Ballyheigue from 11th to 15th of July;  Joe Dolan reunion at the INEC from 8th to 10th July; Abbeyfeale Parish Fete will be held at Fr Casey GAA Grounds on July 10th;  Tarbert Historical Society are going on a trip to Dingle and the Blaskets on July 17th; Racing begins at Killarney on July 11th; Guided tour of the Cathedral in Killarney on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3pm;

CAR Boot Sale and indoor market in aid of WL102fm will be held at the Community Centre, NCW on Sunday, July 10th.   Further information from Marian at 087 6866450.

FETE: Abbeyfeale Parish  Fete will take place  next Sunday , July 10 in Fr Casey’s GAA Club from 2- 6pm.  Wheel of fortune, Auction, Bonny Baby Show, Donkey Derby, Dog Show, Stalls, Games etc. etc.   People who wish to donate the following items Cakes, Unwanted gifts, Items for Auction, books etc may drop them off at St Ita’s Hall between 10am to 5pm on Saturday. A person will be there to assist. The Parish Fete Draw will take place at the Fete.

BEST Wishes to Kerry Ladies football team who are playing in Munster Final on July 9th.

CONGRATULATIONS to Tim Buckley the new Mayor of Kerry, Tim has a host of relations in the Parish.

CRUMLIN: St. Michael’s College: Are holding a Fundraising Auction on Saturday July 9th at 8pm in the Listowel Arms Hotel. It will be followed by a Disco. All proceeds go to Children’s Hospital Crumlin.

BLOOD Donor Clinic will be held at Ballybunion Community Centre on 7th July from 9am to 6pm.

DEAFHEAR outreach will be at 35 The Square, Listowel on Fri July 8th from 10am to 12.30pm;

ST JOHN’S: Wed. July 6th, Music and Legends from the Celtic Isles; Wed. 13th Summer Melodies, with Mary Culloty O Sullivan, Cormac Dineen and Brid O Shea, more information from 068 22566.

PLANS: Provision for a E2 billion investment in renewable energy including a E900 million pumped-storage hydroelectricity plant is to be included in the Clare County Development Plan Pope ordained on 29 June 1951 feast of Saints Peter and Paul.

CHOIRS  of St John’s Church, Tralee, the Gregorian Choir and the Choir of the Sunday 12 noon Mass, will perform on Thursday, July 7th at Áras an Uachtaráin, at a Garden Party for the President and her guests.

AWARE Kerry Relatives Support Group meet on the 1st Wednesday of each month at The Meadowlands Hotel at 8pm.  (Next meeting  July 6th).
Call Kate on 087-2993142 or Aware main office on 01-6617211 for details, or contact loCall Helpline – 1890 303 302

FILM: Casablanca, film for retired  take place at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday, July 6th at 2pm.  Tea & biscuits served at 1.30pm.
MOON: We are having two New Moons in July the 1st and 30th. Some are remarking how backward the ash tree is this year. Even the whitethorn leaves are going brown.

NURSES list continued from last week from 1901 census.
Nora O Connell, Ballylongford, Carrigkerry aged 36; Hannah Lucy Courthouse Road, Listowel aged 15; Mary Kerby Curraghatoosane aged 46; Josephone Mary O Donoghue, Knocknagoshel aged 31; Madge Carey Church St, Listowel aged 15; Rosaline Darcy, Ballybunion aged 47; Catherine Mahony, Clashmelcon; Margaret Finerty, Kilfergus aed 48; Johanna Savage , Lixnaw aged 73; Maggie Healy, Dromartin aged 17; Catherine Sullivan, Kilfeighny aged 19; Mary Houlihan, Lisselton , Loughanes aged 18; Mary O Connell, Trieneragh aged 30; Mary Carmody, William Street aged 14; Margaret Curtin, William Street aged 12; Margaret Moran William Street aged 14; Bridie Butler, William Street aged 49; Margaret Mackessy, Ballygrennane aged 17; Catherine Emma McCormack, Listowel aged 25.

STARS: A team of European astronomers studying  the most distant quasar found to date, which is powered by a black hole with a mass two billion times that of the Sun, the brightest object yet discovered in the early Universe.
The universe is about 14 billion years old; earth is about four billion years. Earliest life go back about three billion years. Animal life forms go back 557 million years, and human life is estimated to go back to about 100,000 years ago.

GATHER up the stones flung at you with malice and build from them an altar of love to your Father in Heaven; fit them together with forgiveness and intercession for those who seek to hurt you. Rick Cruz Torres.

ADORATION:  Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm; Listowel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after 10.30am Mass till 7pm.

CEMETERY Mass Listowel, Tuesday 5th July, John Paul II Cemetery; Wednesday 6th July, Finuge Cemetery and  Thursday 7th July, St.
Michael’s Cemetery Mass, all Masses are at 8pm.

DEATH took place on 27th June 2011 of  Eileen Kennelly nee Wren a native of Ballylongford Village. Eileen was aged 103, her late husband Ted had a butchers shop in  Ballylongford. Eileen Kennelly was laid to rest at Lislaughtin Abbey following Requiem Mass at Ballylongford Church on Wednesday 29th June 2011.

DEATH took place on 28th June 2011 of Joan Enright of Church Street , Glin and Aughrim, Moyvane. Joan was predeceased by her husband Danny Enright and is survived by her son Joe, daughters Betty and Mary, brother Eddie and sister Maud. Following Requiem Mass at Glin Church, Joan Enright was laid to rest at Ahavoher Cemetery on Friday 1st July 2011 beside her husband Danny  who died in 1988 aged 81 years. Joan was daughter of Ned Stack and Mary Ellen Scanlon of Moyvane Village and she was predeceased by siblings, Kathleen King, Mai Shughnessy, Paddy and Mick Stack.

DEATH took place recently of Dominic Keane of Church Street, Listowel in the USA.

DEATH: Ann McCarthy-McGovern died at the age of 88 in the Bronx New York on June 27, 2010.  She was the wife of Thomas McGovern whom she survived along with six children and ten grandchildren.  She was laid to rest in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, New York. Ann was a native of Ballylongford, she was better known at home as Hannah.

DEATH occurred of Jim Galvin of  Lahesrough North, Ballybunion on June 29, 2011. Jim is survived by his brothers and sisters, Nephews and Nieces. Following Requiem Mass at St. John’s Church, Ballybunion on Friday July 1st 2011, Jim Galvin was laid to rest at Kilahenny Cemetery, Ballybunion.

ANNIVERSARIES: Patrick O Dowd, Dan Donoghue, Dick Hudson, Liam Buckley, Eileen Stack, Bridie Costelloe, Johnny Horgan, Catherine Kilkelly, Jeremiah Carmody, Kit Windle, Breda Walsh, Tom Sullivan, Jim Reilly, Fr Michael Galvin; Mass on Tuesday 5th at 8pm for Teresa Tess Mulvihill ;Mass on Thursday 7th at 8pm in Knockanure for Hannah and Paddy Fitzgerald  and Maureen Moore; Mass on Friday 8th at 8pm in Moyvane for Bridie Reilly; Mass on Sat. 9th at 8pm for Fr Jimmy Kissane and deceased members of the Kissane family; Mass on Sunday 10th at 10am in Knockanure for Timothy and Mary Murphy and the 11am Mass in Moyvane is for Maurice Ahern.

COLLECTION: Diocesan Collection for Sick and Retired Priests this weekend.

READERS: Vigil, Michelle Corridan;11am, Paul and Anthony Kiely; Knockanure,10am, Mary O Flaherty and Siobhan Fitzgerald.

COLLECTORS for July; Vigil, James Moody and Ronan Kearney; 11am, Eileen Cronin and Michael Kissane and Knockanure, Jerry Woods.