Knockanure Notes – 3rd September, 2013

ACTIVE Retirement Day takes place in the Community Centre on Monday 9th September 2013. 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.

PROTEST meeting was held in Moanveanlagh Bog on August 25th 2013, they only want to cut turf just like countless generations before them.

ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP resume their meeting in St. Patrick’s Hall Tuesday 3rd September 2013 from 2.30 to 4.30pm. Old and new members welcome.

DANCING: Timmy Woulfes’ Set Dancing Classes for beginners only, started at the Marian Hall, Moyvane on Monday 2nd September at 8.00pm.

SET DANCING Clounmacon Community Centre Tuesday 3rd September at 8.15pm. Everybody welcome.

THANKS: On behalf of Knockanure Community Centre we wish to Thank everybody who contributed to our recent cake sale at the Vintage Day in Knockanure. Many Thanks.

CLASSES:  for Men at Knockanure Community Centre.

Classes will commence on Monday 2nd September from 8-9pm. All beginners welcome. For more information please contact Colm on 087 9744861.

CIRCUIT TRAINING every Thursday evening 8.30-9.30pm. at Knockanure Community Centre. Starting 26th September . All levels(men and women) welcome. Call Maggie to reserve your place today on 087 9866533.

BUS; Kerry Community Transport Ltd, “Your Community Bus”

R4 – Ballylongford, Tarbert, Moyvane to Listowel Every Tuesday. Telephone Lo Call 1890 528 528 to book a seat on the bus.

THOUGHT: “Pride changed angels into devils. Humility makes men into angels”(St. Augustine).

Thinking about Priesthood? Contact Vocations Director; Fr. Liam Lovell 087 1640967, or [email protected]

LEADER funding has been approved for playground. The committee would like to invite everyone to an open public meeting on Monday 9th of September at 8.30pm in the Marian Hall, Moyvane.

GRANDPARENTS ASSOCIATION; National Pilgrimage to Knock, September 8 commencing at 2pm with Anointing of the Sick and Rosary followed by holy Mass at 3pm with chief celebrant Fr Fintan Monahan, guest speaker Sister Briege McKenna O.S.C. and guest singer Dana, with the junior and senior choirs from St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Castlebar under musical director Deirdre Lee. You can take the bus from Killarney or Tralee. To book phone Bernie McCaffrey 087 6484367. For more details visit

LECTIO DIVINA resumes on Tues. 3rd after 10.30am. Mass in Parish Meeting Room Listowel.

GROTTO; The Annual Mass for Ballyheigue Pattern Day is being celebrated  by Bishop Ray Browne at the Grotto on Sunday next, September 8th at 11.00 am sharp.  All are welcome and please come in good time.

OPEN DAY at Ardfert Retreat Centre on  8th September, 1.00 – 3.00pm – All welcome. Sat.28th Sept: Workshop on the Spirituality of Ageing, 10.30am-4.30pm with Brian Grogan SJ. All bookings and inquiries to 066-7134276.

HOSPICE Gathering at Kerry General Hospital on Sept. 6th at 8pm.

BEST WISHES to James O Callaghan of Kilmorna who recently celebrated his 60th birthday.

ST JOHN’S: Exhibition for Sept., Etchings of the Titanic, by Ivan Armstrong  Wed.4th Nobody knows You When You’re Down and Out, the story of Black Vaudeville Theatre; Fri. 6th The Great Hunger, adaptation for stage of Patrick Kavanaghs Poem; Sat. 7th Fine Girl Ye Are, story  of the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem; 9th and 10th Return of St John’s Teen Theatre, details from 068 22566.

WEDDING: Best wishes to James Shanahan of Kilbaha and Patricia Mc Garry of Co Clare who were married recently at Christ the King Church Ballyborick, Co Clare. Fr. Hourigan Officiated. Best man was Padraig Shanahan and groomsman was Tom Shanahan. Bridesmaids were Breda Garry and Nicola Garraghy. Flower girls were Cara Stack and Emily Baker. Pageboy, Oisin Stack. The bride is daughter of  Marie and Vincent Garry of Ballynacally, Co Clare and the groom is son of Kathleen and Patrick Shanahan of Kilbaha, Moyvane.

ALL NIGHT: The Alliance of The Two Hearts. All Night Vigil of Reparation & Adoration. First Friday 6th September in St. Mary’s Church, Tarbert. First Friday Mass at 7.30pm. First Saturday Mass at midnight, finishing approx. 1.30am.

READERS: Vigil, Seline Mulvihill, 11.00am Katerina Kellighan; Knockanure, 10.00am Gerard Leahy & Brenda Clancy

FIRST Friday of the Month. Usual Communion Rounds, Knockanure in the morning and Moyvane in the afternoon.
Diocese Collection for Diocesan Needs on 7th & 8th September.

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: West Limerick Resources will be running an Oral History Training Initiative this autumn. contact Suzanne on 069 79114 or email [email protected]

RUN:  Killarney Women’s Mini Marathon is a 10k event through Killarney National Park commencing at noon on Saturday, September 14. Walk. Run or Jog for charity, details ring 087-2410212 or 086-2719991.

GALTEE CLIMB in aid of Limerick Mental Health Association will take place on Saturday, September 14th meeting at Kilbeheny at 9am. The climb will take approx. 3 hours, contact Linda 085 7172468.

ANNIVERSARIES: Dick O Connor, Paddy Finucane, Mrs Pruitt, Bob Murphy, Tom Ned Fitzgerald, Dan Foley, Nell Tydings, Ned Stack, Catherine Lynch, Sr. M Berchmans Kennelly, Tony O Callaghan, Sheila Barry,

DEATH has taken place of Geraldine Hegarty, nee Kennelly of Lisselton and formally of Coolaclarig. Requiem Mass for Geraldine Hegarty was celebrated on Saturday 31st August 2013 in St. Teresa’s Church Ballydonoghue. Burial afterwards in John Paul 11 Cemetery, Listowel. Geraldine was survived by her husband Tom, daughter Pauline, son Jackie, mother Margaret, sisters Mary Costello (Bruree), Joan Herbert (Kilflynn), Colette O’Connor (Buttevant), Breda Mc Veigh (Listowel), brothers Eamon and Mike (Listowel). Geraldine was Predeceased by her half twin Maurice, brother Tim and father Mikey.

DEATH: Mountain Democrat, Father Eugene A. Heffernan, dean of the county of San Diego and pastor of St. Joseph’s Church, died Sunday at Tucson, Ariz. He was born in Kilmorna, Co Kerry, Ireland, in 1879. He was ordained priest at Dublin in 1906, and shortly after came to the United State , report in 18 January 1919 – Mountain Democrat – Placerville, California, United States Of America .

Mr. George Gun Mahony, D.L., of Kilmorna and Gunsborough, Lisselton. Kerry, who died on the 14th September 1912, was buried on Tuesday in churchyard where his father, Mr. Kenifeck Mahony, who died in 1850, lies buried. The late G. G. Mahony was educated Rugby and Oriel College Oxford, report in
28 September 1912 – Cheltenham Chronicle – Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England .

HUNTING in Moyvane, County of Kerry, on the property of Mr. Foster Fitzgerald, J.P. It appears that a large party of poachers, completely masked, went on the lauds for the purpose of coursing, his  agent was Mr, Michael Nolan, taken from 31 October 1878 – Morning Post – London, London, England.

Harp Music at UL August 2013.

Professors leave UL