Knockanure Notes – 30th May, 2010

CLASSES: Aerobic Classes will commence at Knockanure Community Centre on Wednesday 9th June at 8pm. For details of classes contact Maggie on 087 9866533.

WRITERS Week runs from 2nd to 6th of June. Matt Mooney is launching his book of poetry called Falling Apples at the Plaza on Thursday June 3rd at noon; Don Conroy will be at the Library Listowel on Fri. June 4th at 3.30pm.

ST JOHN’S: Thursday June 3rd ,RTE are recording Sunday Miscellany at 11am, at 1pm theatre, The World’s Wife. At 2.30 Thelma Mansfield will launch her exhibition. At 5pm Jennifer Johnston. At 8.30pm Dancing at Lughnasa; Friday 4th, at 1pm J.M. Synge, the Aran Islands Dramatic Recital, at 3.30pm Rachel Cusk, at 8.30pm an evening with Peter Sheridan; Sat. 5th at noon Ann Haverty Reads, at 1pm The Magic Glasses, at 8.30pm a play called The Good Father; Sunday 6th at 1pm, Memory of Michael Hartnett, at 2.30pm Alfric Campbell and at 8.30pm, drama, Thy Will be Done, full information from 068 22566.

RACING in Listowel on June 5th, 6th and 7th.

CONCERT: In aid of North Kerry Day Care Centre. Will take place in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel on Sunday 20th of June at 8pm. Featuring Gavin Ring, Baritone, Dean Power, Tenor, Nicola Mulligan, Soprano, Director Adrian O’Carroll with the Kerry Chamber Orchestra.

THOUGHT:  The badge of courage does not require that we walk through something dangerous. It simply requires that we continue to share God’s love whenever and wherever we are, Tom White.

TADHG: Sydney coach Paul Roos says midfielder Tadhg Kennelly will be out of action for a month following recent injury.

GREEN Flags; Congratulations to Knockanure Scoil Chorp Chriost N.S. who along with 12 other national school were given Green Flags at Thomond Park on May 24th `10.

CONGRATULATIONS to Kerry Ann Finucane of Moyvane / Knockanure who came first in the Community Games Cycling on Grass, Girls U-14,  the event was held recently in Tralee.

CONGRATULATIONS  to Miriam Langan, who celebrated her 21st birthday recently she is daughter of Teresa Kennelly and Eddie of Glasha, Athea.

RETIRED: Film for retired people, Winged Migration  will take place at Siamsa Tire on  Wednesday, June 2nd at 2pm.  Cost E2.  Tea & biscuits at 1.30pm.

HEALTH: 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. John’s Church,  Contact 066 7194713.    There is a Kerry relatives support group set up 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, next meeting is on June 2nd.

Migraine Association of Ireland will hold a self-help group in Tralee. The first meeting will take place at 7.30pm on Thursday, June 10th and will continue each Thursday for six weeks at the Carlton Hotel. Each session will address a different aspect of managing migraine. Admission free, phone 1850 200 378 or email [email protected]

Hospice Sunflower Day will take place on Friday & Saturday, June 11th & 12th.  
Diabetes; A series of free education talks for people with Type 2 Diabetes will take place in Tralee for 6 weeks commencing on Wednesday, June 16, contact the HSE Dieticians on 064 6670763 for details.

OCD Support Group meets on the 1st Thursday of each month in a room at the Meadowlands Hotel from 8pm – 9.30pm,  Next meeting Thursday, June 3rd.

HSE or some regulator has a new rule, visitors must sigh in at nursing homes with date, time of entry, leaving and who visited.

AMENITIES: We have many amenities in the locality, like the Moyvane Village woodland walk, Dawn Chorus, Tralee Town park was deserted on Sunday last, the museum in the Ash Memorial Hall was inviting children in free while adults were charged only E5 and we have Ballybunion the jewel of the Kingdom when the weather is fine.

BANK: I am told that a bank took possession of builder’s houses and sold them for the price of a car, it is claimed the builder could sell the houses for E100,000 but the banks would not loan the money. Some regulator should check who were the beneficiaries of the transactions.

EVENTS: Confirmation in Athea on Friday June 4th; Meeting of Stammering Association at Listowel Family Resource Centre on June 3rd at 7.30pm; Irish Haemochromatosis awareness day at Manor West Shopping Centre on June 3rd; AA Open meeting at Duagh N.S. on Monday June 7th at 8.30pm;  Bike Fest in Killarney from 4th to 7th of June; Priests Show will be at the INEC on June 11th; At Tarbert Bridewell Priscilla O Donovan’s pupils will present a show on June 6th at 8pm; Lough Derg Pilgrimage June 5th to 7th, details from 068 31232;  Pierse and Fitzgibbons in Listowel are to have a Wills Week till June 4th, proceeds from charges go to Alzheimer’s Group; John F Leslie Woodland Walk is held every Tuesday evening at 8pm starting at the Bridewell in Tarbert; GAA Munster semi final Cork v Kerry in Killarney Sunday June 6th; women’s mini marathon which takes place on the bank holiday Monday June 7th in Dublin; Round Ireland Cycle in aid of Alzheimer’s will be in Listowel on June 8th;  Rehab has launched a call to people to come together on Sunday June 20th and be part of its first national fundraising appeal, 1 Day for Rehab more from ; Clounmacon ICA outing to Clare takes place on Friday June 25th , details from 068 21773; Donal and Darren Mulvihill fundraising days Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th of June. Donkey Derby Friday at the New Kingdom Bar, All proceeds to the Saoirse Foundation contact 0879487256 / 0879811218 for more information; Comhlamh Coming Home Weekend for volunteers, 18 to 20 June at All Hallows College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, details from [email protected] ;

Astronomy Ireland, School Visits  can be arranged contact email [email protected] or call Education Officer on (01) 847 0777;

WL Radio 102; The first of the Summer Hooley’s kicks off on Bank Holiday Saturday in the Devon Inn with Pat Jordan and Finian’s Rainbow with special guest Eddie Carey.   Confined members draw tickets are on sale, Contact any of the local volunteers or the office on 069 66200 for further details.

SPECIAL Olympics in Limerick runs from 9th to 13th of June.

FAILTE Ireland and North Kerry Together are promoting North Kerry as a family holiday destination.

KNOCK Rosary Rally will take place on Saturday, June 5th – Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  Coaches from Tralee at 7am, ring 066 7124519. Knock Summer Festival, Walk By Faith’  This is for all aged 18-35 and will take place from June 25th – 27th.  Over the 3 days, there will be talks, workshops, drum, dance, prayer, music and reflection, Contact 094 9388100.

FUNDRAISING event will take  place on Friday 4th June at Anglers Rest Bar, Finuge at 9.00pm,  in aid of Medical Equipment for Livingstone General Hospital Zambia, it is being organised by Anne Marie Hayes a Medical Student from Gortnaminsh, Listowel.

KEY: Hotel magnetic key card contains your credit card number, your name and some of your address. The information can be easily used by anybody. You need a small magnet, pass it across the magnetic strip several times to delete information.

CORPUS Christi Procession was held in Listowel on Sunday last it is nice to see people publicly expressing their beliefs in a pleasant manner. John Lynch was there to record the event.

A Polish Mass was celebrated in Tralee on Sunday afternoon; all were in their seats in good time. They had a youthful choir and several altar servers, it was noticeable the number of young men and women and children attending.

CHURCH Records;  James Stack of Glin married at Brosna Church Nora Donoghue of  Fevatta  on Feb. 4th 1900, The brides parents were Dan Donoghue and Mary O Sullivan and the grooms parents Garret Stack and Catherine Golden; Bridget Goulding was born at Keylod  on Dec. 4th 1859 to Michael Goulding and Mary Guiney; Mary Golden was  born at Gortdromagowna on March 1st 1851 to John Golden and Margaret O Connor; Jeremiah Lyons son of Tom Lyons of Knockanure married Jane Golden daughter of John Golden on Feb. 27th 1875; Mary Golden of Keylod born Dec. 10th 1833, daughter of John Golden and Nora O Connor; Patrick Pierce of Coolkeragh married at Ballybunion Church Margaret Mulvihill of Shrounoun on 25th Feb. 1868; Catherine Pierce of Coolkeragh was born 24th May 1874, daughter of Patrick Pierce and Margaret Mlvihill; Gerald Pierce of Coolkeragh was born 14th May 1882 to Patrick Pierce and Margaret Mulvihill; Denis Kennelly married Ellen Creagh of Glennalappa on March 3rd 1835; William Flavin born Moyvane 24 Jan. 1822 to John Flavin and Sarah Creagh; William Ahern born Moyvane Dec. 4th 1825 to Denis Ahern and Catherine Creagh; Marriage in Moyvane on 24th Jan. 1836 of Michael Mulvihill and Bridget Creagh of Gortdromosillihy ; Martin Kennelly of Tubbertureen born 3rd Sept 1841 son of Denis Kennelly and Ellen Creagh; Mary Mulvihill of Kilbaha born April 11th 1843 , daughter of Michael Mulvihill and Bridget Creagh; Joan Kennelly born at Aughrim 22nd July 1849, she was daughter of Michael Kennelly and Bridget Creagh.

FEAST of Corpus Christi introduced in Belgium in the 13th century, it was promoted by St Juliana of Cornilon. First extra feast in honour of Jesus in 1,000 years.

GRAVEYARD: St. Michael’s Cemetery needs people for grass cutting, contact Pat Scanlon on 068 21429 . Mass at John Paul Cemetery on June 29th and St Michael’s Churchyard on July 1st.

Great to see the improvement in all the local graveyards, we all remember when they were wild looking places.

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

FR. ROCHE Mass will be celebrated at Tarbert Church on Thursday June 3rd at 7.30pm.

EXAMS: A special Mass to ask for God’s Blessing on all doing exams, particularly those doing the Leaving Cert. and Junior Cert. will take place on Saturday 5th June Vigil: 7.30pm. in Listowel Parish Church.

DEATH occurred recently in New York of Dolores Connolly in New York. Sympathy to her family in Trien on the death of Dolores who was only middle aged when she died.

ANNIVERSARIES: Tom Lynch, J. B. Keane, Maurice Dingle Connor, David Flynn, Owen McGillicuddy, Hannie Fitzgerald, Sr. Maureen Griffin, Chris Sweeney, Mairead Moroney, Hannah Doyle, Sr. M. Emelian Bunce, John Costelloe, John Moriarty, Fr. Timothy Enright CSSP, Fr. Con Herlihy, Br. Hermes O Connor, Bridget Kennelly, Tom Connor, Bill Barry, Hannie Mulvihill, Sadie Shanahan, Howard Flannery, Eugene O Sullivan, Elizabeth Emmery,  Sr. Claire Grommell, Mikey Kennelly, Mass on Tues 1st June at 8.00pm for Patrick Bunce, Months Mind; Mass on Wed 2nd at 9.15am for Kathleen Dore;

Mass on Thurs. 3rd at Knockanure 8.00pm for Jerry Enright; Mass on Fri. 4th at 8.00pm for Con J. Mulvihill and the deceased members of the Mulvihill Family; Mass on Sat. 5th at 8.00pm for Seamus Flaherty & the deceased members of the Flaherty Family; Mass on Sun. 6th at 10.00am in Knockanure for Noreen Sweeney and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Hughie Fitzmaurice

COLLECTION: 50th International Eucharistic Congress takes place in Dublin in 2012. The first was held in France in 1881, one was held in Dublin in 1932 and most recent in Quebec Canada in 2008. The Irish Episcopal Conference has agreed to the holding of a special collection in every Church in Ireland on Corpus Christi June 5th/6th.

OFFERING Envelopes are now being distributed, every little helps to promote the Church and acknowledge its contribution in the past and preserve its ability to service the needs of future generations.

CHILDREN: Last Sunday May 30th  over 100 Safeguarding Children Parish Representatives from the 53 parishes attended a ceremony in the Malton Hotel, Killarney to launch the new ‘Diocese of Kerry Safeguarding Children Standards and Guidance Document’

CHARISMATIC Conference will take place in Athlone from June 18th to 20th.  Theme: `What is the Kingdom of God Like’.

FIRST Friday of the Month. Usual Communion Rounds. Knockanure in the Morning and Moyvane in the Afternoon.

READERS: Vigil Elaine Hudson, 11.00am Paul & Anthony Kiely, Knockanure 7th June Ann Stack & Brenda Clancy.

PEACE: Special prayers for peace in the Holy Land and a short introduction will be included in the 6.15pm Mass in the Cathedral Killarney on Friday 4th June. All are welcome.

YOUTH 2000 Summer Festival, Clonmacnois, Co. Offaly, Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th August 2010. For young people age 16-35, an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new friends. Donation only. Free buses available from around the country. For more information, contact 086 3025442 or 01 6753690

FREE Copies of the Irish Catholic paper were on offer at Knockanure Church last Sunday, copies can be ordered at Nolan’s Shop Moyvane.

HAPPY and safe Bank Holiday to all, hope for fine weather in Ballybunion, the favorite resort in this part of Kerry.