Knockanure Notes – 30th October, 2011

DEFIBRILLATOR Course at Knockanure Community Centre. A defibrillator course will commence shortly at Knockanure Community centre, volunteers needed to participate in this worthy cause. Please contact the office at 068 49799.

North Kerry Older Person Services Providing a low-cost REPAIRS: Maintenance & Minor Repair Service to the homes of older people in the North Kerry Area. For more information contact Elaine on 068 23429.

TARBERT Comprehensive Past Pupils Race night in Tralee on 12th Nov. We are having a best dressed lady judged by Celia Holman Lee and a best dressed man judged by Richard Prendeville.  Past Pupils Reunion Night Nominator Tickets are E20 (for that you will get admission to the track and you are included in a draw for week end away also dinner vouchers and numerous other prizes) The other tickets are E5 and they will give you entry to the track only. More information on dog syndicate contact 087 117 6665.

PILGRIM  Hill’, the debut feature film from Gerard Barrett of Knockanure will screen in Athea Co. Limerick on Sunday November 6th at 7.30pm in the Community Hall. All ages welcome.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA, Lotto Results for 28th Oct. 2011. Jackpot E10,700, numbers drawn were 5-9-26 and 32, No Winner. Lucky Dips went to , M & P. OConnor, Saleen House, Tarbert; Tim Murphy, Templeglantine; Ann Finucane, Keylod;
Brendan Flavin, Kilmeaney; Norella & Phil Molyneaux, Knockanure; Joseph Mulvihill, Leitrim West, Moyvane;
Bar Prize Tim Lane; This  Weeks Jackpot E10,800.

THANKS: The North Kerry Eagles Special Olympic would like to Thank all those who contributed to their recent Church Gate Collection. The amount collected was E667.33.

KNOCKANURE National School is lavishly decorated with pupils artwork.

EVENTS: Listowel Food Fair begins on Nov. 3rd;  Athea 2012 Festival fashion show is on at the Gables on Nov. 4th , details from 068 42611; Parenting Course at the Listowel Family Resource Centre, details from 068 23584; Internet training for farmers, details from 068 23249; Horse fair in Catleisland on Nov. 1st, will attract many locals;  Oireachtas na Samhna Festival at the Gleneagle from Nov. 2nd to 6th; Kerry Film festival continues till 5th ; West Limerick Set Dancing at the Devon Hotel on Nov. 6th ,also at the same venue Jack and Jill Foundation benefit dance on Nov. 5th;  Breast cancer awareness evening at the Arms Hotel on 2nd Nov. at 8pm; AGM of Comhaltas County Board in Farranfore on Sunday Nov. 6th at 3pm;  Badminton history in Kerry since 1936 will be launched at the Meadowlands Hotel on Nov. 4th; AGM of Kerry Community Games will be held at the Grand Hotel on Sunday Nov. 6th at 2.30pm; Concern fast is on Nov. 10th, St Michaels College are participating, last year, E 79,000 was collected in Kerry, more from 1850 50 50 55; Day Trip to Dublin City Centre on Sunday, November 13th, The bus will leave the Courtney Lodge Hotel NCW, at 7.30am, call 087 9845102;
Card games have resumed at Fr. Casey’s Abbeyfeale on Friday nights at 9pm; Toastmasters meeting will be on Wednesday, November 2 from 8.30pm – 10.30pm in McCoy’s Bar. NCW, Visitors are not expected to speak, You’re assured of a warm welcome. Ring Donnacha 086 8494505; Active Retired Over 55 Club will meet in Abbeyfeale on Wednesday, November 2nd ; Marriage Encounter weekend Nov. 11th to 13th, details from 064 6644 319; Garry McMahon Weekend in Abbeyfeale from  Nov. 4th to 6th , West Limerick Singing Club will meet on Nov 3rd in Abbeyfeale; Information meeting on the Shannon Estuary will be held at Ballylongford GAA Hall on Nov.9th from 5pm to 7pm; Newtownsandes Dinner Dance November 25th . Talk on Kerry Surnames at Tralee Library on Nov. 1st at 7.30pm and Lecture on the Browne Family also at same venue on 8th Nov at 7.30pm, more from ; Centre for Talented Youth assessment  day at Tralee IT on Sat 19th Nov. at 1.30pm, details from 01 700 5634; North Kerry Scor na nOg Finals will be held in Moyvane on Nov. 13th at 6pm; North Kerry Football Board held their full meeting at the Mermaids on Nov. 2nd at 8.30pm; Dublin Gospel Choir at Siamsa on Nov. 12th;

SLIDESHOW: “A journey  by train from Limerick to Tralee, Fenit and Castleisland”  an evening of nostalgia  and a slide show by Richard Wall, at the Public Library, Newcastle West  on Friday 4th November at 8 pm.

ST JOHN’S: Wed. Nov. 2nd at 7.30pm, play with local actors called A Fairytale Mashup; Thursday 3rd an evening with Andy Irvine; Exhibition by artist Helen Richmond opens on Fri. 4th at 7pm; Sat. 5th  Play, Great Expectations by Dickens, presented by Hotbuckle Theatre; Wed. 9th , the life and music of Nina Simone, full details from 068 22566.

GLORACH; Strangers in the Park by Brian Bairead and Camden Sky is a new play by local Lorcan MacCurtain, takes place on November 4,5, 6 and tickets can be booked by calling 0871383940.

ARGUMENT: The very man who has argued you down, will sometimes be found, years later, to have been influenced by what you said. C. S. Lewis.

ACTIVE Retired Film, “Gilda” on Wed Nov 2nd at 4pm in Siamsa Tire.

ENABLE Ireland are looking for volunteers for their Summer Programmes in children and adult services for 2012. Contact Catherine (066) 7181746 for application and Garda clearance forms.

SUDDEN Infant Death Remembrance Service in the Brandon Hotel, Sunday November 6th at 2pm

COPING with Loss & Grief’.  A talk will be given in the Parish Centre Tralee on Wednesday, November 16th at 8pm.  All welcome.

POOR Clare Sisters recently celebrated their 150 anniversary in Kenmare, local Sr. Concepta Looney was at the celebrations.

MISSIONS, Maurice O Keeffe has recorded 150 interviews with Irish missionaries one was abroad for 65 years.

BEST Wishes to Helen Kenny who recently retired as secretary of Arus Mhuire in Listowel.

CONGRATULATIONS to Caroline Hartnett of Listowel and Denny Scanlon of Moyvane  who were married by Fr Declan O Connor at Brosna Church on 22nd Oct. 2011. Best man was Aidan O Hanlon, groomsmen John Griffin and Timmy Lynch. Bridesmaids , Fiona Hartnett, Caroline Hanrahan and Denise Culhane. Flower girl,  Aoife Scanlon and Pageboy was Darragh Scanlon. The bride is daughter of Christy and Eileen Hartnett and the groom is son of Timmy and Eileen Scanlon.

JOBS: May 2011, U.L, UCD and several other universities have signed up to offer courses under a programme to give 6,000 part-time higher education and training places for the unemployed.

EU and the Press thought they would create a cosy secular society within the EU. In the economic front who is shouting Irelands cause, as our milk production is being curtailed.

GAA; newspaper reports that 900 GAA players have transferred from their home clubs to Australian clubs.

PRESIDENTAL Election and referendum was very low key in the Parish, they left the contestants to be savaged by the media.

PRIZE: Galileo Drawing Competition: a European art competition. One very lucky Irish child will have one of the new European Galileo satellites named after them. submit your entry by 15th November 2011, details from National School.

DINNEEN Exhibition at Tralee Library, most of the material is displayed high up on the wall, well out of vision of older people. Photo copy of exhibits would help.

VINTAGE Day last Sunday in Moyvane was a lovely mild day with many attractions, including craft exhibition in the Community Centre, Dog show and a wide variety of old machines, implements and engines, the crowd was back a bit from previous years, the match was a distraction for GAA followers, for others it was an event to browse and meet friends and contribute to charity.

OLD Newspapers; Chicago Aug. 1896, Death of Margaret Stack wife of Morris W Stack, mother of Mamie, Katie and John Stack, sister of Mrs p Moran, Batt, John and the late Tim Heffernan a native of Listowel. A member of St Patrick’s Court no 11 W.C.OF, funeral 31st Aug. 1896 from residence 208 Fulton St, to St Patrick’s Church and burial at Calvery Cemetery;  New York 3rd Jan 1900, Death of Dan Harnett probabally the oldest individual living in the City, of pneumonia, born 75 years ago Listowel, started livery business in Franklin Street, in 1868 established in East 13th  St. Member of old Seneca Club and the Tammany Hall General Committee,  funeral to St Stephen’s Church;   Death of John Fitzmaurice Chicago on 23rd Sept. 1920, wife Mary Ferris, brother Pat Ottawa, James, Tom, Margaret and Mrs Tim Buckley Pittsburgh PA, native of Listowel , residence, 5434 Union Ave,;  Chicago, Death of Jeremiah Hudson of 1734 Briar Place on 20th May 1905, he was predeceased by his wife Martha McLaughlin Hudson and survived by family, Mrs Edward Johnson, Mrs George Murray, Josie Hudson and Sr. Bernadette Hudson. Funeral to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, burial at Calvary Cemetery; Death of Edward George Johnson born Illinois 1892, died in service of his country Nov. 27th 1918, he was youngest son of Clara Hudson Johnson and Edward Johnson, Ill;   

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. Adoration in Athea, continue each Thursday from 10am to 11pm.

BELL: The New Eucharistic Congress Bell will be in the parish on the 17th November. Moyvane 3pm, Knockanure 4pm.

FAMINE Graveyard in Listowel, every Sunday during Nov. rosary at 3pm,

DEATH has taken place of  Node Guiney, Node was daughter of Michael Guiney of Moyvane South and Bridget Shine of Kilbaha. Requiem Mass for Nora Guiney of Moyvane South and Listowel was celebrated in Moyvane Church on Sunday 30th October 2011 by Fr Lucid, Eileen Kissane played the organ and Sean Ahern sang the hymns, Node Guiney was laid to rest among her ancestors at Murhur Churchyard, Moyvane. The last surviving member of her family. Node was predeceased by siblings Tim in 2008, John in 1991, Con in 1999, Mai in 1975 and Hannah in 1993. Their parents Michael died in 1945 and Bridget died 1970.
Last winter her house was flooded during the big freeze, she was disgusted when the local health service provider booked her into the hospital, she told me she discharged herself.

DEATH occurred in mid October 2011 in Yorkshire of Martin O Connell, born 89 years ago at Murhur Moyvane to Richard O Connell and Nora Foley O Connell. Martin O Connell was predeceased by all of his siblings, John, Mossie, Michael, Anthony, Joe, Pat, Eddie and Thresa.

ANNIVERSARIES: James O Connor, Denis McEvoy, Bridie Keating Dore, Bub Flavin, Canon John Sheehy, Mary Agnes Barrett, Geoffrey Harnett, Peggy Stackpoole, Tim O Connor, Donal Riordan, Peter O Connell, John Shanahan, Eamon Dunlea, Paddy O Hanlon, Fr John Shine, Bridger Mary Flaherty Desmarois, Margaret Collins, Nan Sullivan, Nora Dillon;
Mass for people who died at KGH in Tralee will be held on 7th 7.30pm. Mass on Thurs. 3rd Knockanure at 7.30pm For the November Intentions; First Friday Mass on Fri. 4th 7.30pm for Denis McEvery; Mass on Sat. 5th at 7.30pm for Tim O’Connor; Mass on Sun. 6th at 10.00am for Batt (Bub) Flavin  the and 11.00am Months Mind for Maurice Culhane.

ST. JOSEPH’S Young Priests Society will hold an important meeting on Friday 4th November straight after 10.30am. Mass in the New Sacristy Listowel.

RETREAT Centre Ardfert,  November 12th Healing Day for the Bereaved with St. Pat O’Donovan RSM. For bookings or more information contact the centre on 066-7134276.

CEMETERY: Canon Declan will lead a short prayer service (lasting 10 minutes) in each of Listowel graveyards, The schedule is as follows:- 2.30pm St. Michael’s Cemetery / 3.00pm John Paul II Cemetery (inclusive of Teampaill?n Ban) / 3.30pm Finuge Cemetery; All Souls Masses Listowel: Friday 11th Nov. at 7.00pm., Friday 18th at 7.00pm., Friday 25th at 7.00pm. and Monday 28th at 7.00pm.

MASS for National ex-servicemen and women will take place in St. John’s Church Tralee on Sunday, November 6th at 12 noon.  The public and all former members of the Defence Forces are invited to attend.

ALL Souls Wed. 2nd  Mass in Moyvane at 9.15am for the Holy Souls and at 7.30pm in Knockanure. Mass for all Saints was on Tuesday Nov.1st in Knockanure at 10am and Moyvane at 7.30pm.

FIRST Friday of the Month. Usual Communion Rounds, Knockanure in the morning and Moyvane in the afternoon.

COLLECTION on the 5th & 6thNovember for the Irish Church Commissions and Agencies.

READERS: Vigil, Seline Mulvihill & Ann Marie Kennelly
11.00am Joe & Colin Enright; Knockanure 6th Nov. Margaret Carmody & Mary Fitzgerald

TREE: Mass for all who died during the last 12 months on Thursday 10th Nov. at 7.30pm. Please write the names of your deceased relatives on a card and place it on the Remembrance Tree near the Altar.

ENVELOPES for November are in your Envelope box, more are available at the back of the Church, where we can list the names of our Dead that we wish to remember in the November Masses.

PRESENTATION: Our Holy Father Pope Benedict has granted a Bine Merenti Medal to Mrs Margaret Sheehan as a sign of thanks and appreciation for her many years of faithful service as Sacristan in Moyvane Church. This medal will be presented to her on Friday 2nd December during a Thanksgiving Mass at 7.30pm. The parish will also present her with a gift in the Marian Hall after Mass. Everyone is invited and refreshments will be served.

INDULGENCE for all the Holy Souls: 1. From 12 o’clock noon on 1st Nov. until midnight on 2nd November, all who have confessed, received Holy Communion, and prayed for the Pope’s intentions (one Our Father and Hail Mary or any other prayer of one’s choice) can gain one plenary indulgence by visiting a church or oratory, and there reciting one Our Father and the Apostles’ Creed. This indulgence is applicable only to the souls of the departed. Confessions may be made at any time within the week preceding or the week following 1st November. Holy Communion may be received on any day from the 1st November to the 8th November. 2. The Faithful who visit a cemetery and pray for the dead may gain a plenary indulgence applicable only to the Holy Souls on the usual conditions once per day from the 1st to 8th November. The conditions mentioned above apply also for this.