Knockanure Notes – 30th September, 2012

INDOOR Market & Table Top Sale at Knockanure Community Centre on Sunday 7th October 2012 from 2-5pm. A great opportunity to sell cakes, crafts, jewellery, clothing, gifts etc. To book table(s) or for more Information please contact 068 49799 or 087 7528626. SOCIAL day for the active retired takes place in Knockanure on Monday 8th October 2012. Come and enjoy a nice relaxing meal followed by music and dance with Stevie Donegan. New members welcome. Anyone wishing to attend or for more information please ring the office on 068 49799 or 087 7528626. KNITTING Classes for beginners to commence in Knockanure Community Centre in October, please contact the office on 068 49799. I.C.A. intend going to the Knitting & Stitching Show at the R.D.S. on Friday 2nd Nov. details contact Noreen McEvoy on 087 9489613. COMMUNITY Alert meeting in Knockanure on 8th Oct. at 8pm. KNOCKANURE Tidy Towns Adjudication 2012. General Impression. “The overall appearance of Knockanure is pleasant: it is a tiny attractive village, where the Community appears to have a strong sense of pride in their home place. BEST Wishes to Ann Maria and Patrick Cotter of Kilmorna who have a good chance of winning the Kerrygold Quality Milk award. THANKS: Margaret & Tom O’Connor, Glin Rd. would like to thank everyone who supported their Coffee Morning in aid of Pieta House. A special word of thanks to Emma, at Hollys Gala and Tom Roche who sponsored,Tea/Coffee/Sugar/Milk/Cream. Also thanks to our family & friends who helped out on the morning. The amount collected was €2,135. SAORVIEW anyone who needs set boxes that speak should contact NCBI for advice as Saorview has limitations. FILM produced by local man Gerard Barrett is now heading for the Asian film festival in Busan. BUS to the Ladies All Ireland Final on Oct. 7th, details from 087 9495 699. SET Dancing in Athea and Moyvane on Monday nights. TRAIL Walk in Tarbert begins at the Bridewell at 2.30pm on Sunday Oct 7th. SAMARITANS: Information evening will take place in the Abbeygate Hotel on Wednesday, October 3rd at 8pm. For further information, contact 7122566. ST MICHAEL’S Open Night, Thur., 4th Oct., 7.30pm-9.00pm. Contact 068 21049. ST JOHN’S; Concert Oct. 4th with Seamus Begley and Oisin Mac Diarmada. Monday 8th All Ireland Schools Talent Search, details from 068 22566. COOKERY DEMO will take place in aid of Brú Columbanus on Thursday 11th October at 7pm. in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee. Brú Columbanus is a charity that provides accommodation, free of charge, to relatives of seriously ill patients in Cork Hospitals, especially relatives of sick children. The majority of families that stay there come from Kerry. SIPTU is holding a meeting for Home Helps on Wed., 3rd Oct., at 7.30pm, in the Brandon Hotel, Tralee, on “Home Help: Respect the role, defend the service”. FULL Moon was on Sunday last Sept. 30th. Wet weather continues, most cows are now housed by night and many are in full time. A fireball was seen on Friday September 21st at 10:55pm, and now the hunt is on for any meteorites that may fallen on Ireland. MURHUR, N. S. Moyvane , Annual Church Gate Collection Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October at all Masses. DANCE: Top of the Town, Friday October 5th with Sliabh Luachra Band. ANNIVERSARIES: Rosaline Galvin, Jackie Hassett, Fr Tim Buckley, Bridie Pelican, Bridie Barrett, Jay Kennelly, Joan McEnery, Patsy Fogarty, Willie Stack, Fr Sean Danaher, Pat Furlong, Mary E Carpenter, Patrick J Sheahan, Ellen Dowling, Tom Connolly, Jim McCarthy, James Moore, Tade Bunion, Sr. Dympna Nunan, Lawrence MAuliffe; Mass on Tues. 2nd at 7.30pmfor Mikie Joe Enright; Mass on Wed. 3rd at 9.15am for William Stack & the deceased members of the Stack Family ; Mass on Thurs. 4th at Knockanure 7.30pm ; Mass on Fri. 5th at 7.30pm for Mary McLaughlin nee Healy, late of Leitrim East & New York; Mass on Sat. 6th at 7.30pm for Sean Nelligan, Months Mind; Mass on Sun. 7th at 10.00am Knockanure and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Henry Stackpoole. DEATH took place on 24th September 2012 of Paddy Fitzmaurice of Gortdromasillihy, Moyvane. Paddy was born nearly 90 years ago to Jack Fitzmaurice who was a native of Ennismore and Bridie Kiely a native of Moyvane. Paddy is survived by his wife Maureen Flynn, daughter Bridie O Sullivan, sons Sean and Gene and sister Mary, his sister Nell Mulvihill predeceased him. Requiem Mass for Paddy Fitzmaurice was celebrated in Moyvane Church on Wednesday 26th September 2012, following Mass he was laid to rest at Ahavoher Cemetery. Paddy will be remembered for the hundreds of occasions he played his accordion at events in the district. DEATH: Michael Torley Lenamore, Ballylongford, Co Kerry and formerly of Newry, died Sept. 21, 2012. Father of Eimer and Niamh and husband of Elma, nee Kennelly; sadly missed by his parents Eileen and Brendan, sister Louise, brothers Paul and Brian, aunts and uncles, father-in-law and mother-in-law Alan and Brenda Kennelly, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces. Following Requiem Mass in Ballylongford Church, Michael Torley was laid to rest in Lislaughtin Abbey on September 22nd 2012. DEATH took place on September 27th 2012 of Peggy O Connor, nee Enright of Market Street, Listowel and 7 Clieveragh Park, Listowel, wife of the late John M. O’Connor. Peggy is survived by her children, Marian, Jerry, Sheighle, William, Angela and John, brother Toddy, sisters Billie and Veronica, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grand- children, nephews and nieces. Following Requiem Mass in Listowel Church on Sunday 30th September 2012 , Peggy O Connor was laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Listowel. John M O Connor was born at Knockanure. DAY FOR LIFE guided hour of Eucharistic Adoration on Sunday 7th October in Moyvane Church from 3 to 4pm. All are welcome. CHURCH News; Friday is the First Friday of the Month. Usual Communion Rounds, Knockanure in the Morning and Moyvane in the Afternoon. Confessions every Saturday at 7.15pm before the Vigil Mass. Scriptural Reflection Group meet in the Presbytery on Friday nights at 8pm. Everyone welcome. Readers:- Vigil Seline Mulvihill & Ann Marie Kennelly 11.00am Andrew Kellighan & Katerina Kellighan. Knockanure: Gerard Leahy & Brenda Clancy ST. JOHN’S Tralee Choirs have been invited by Red Hurley to perform with him when he appears at Siamsa Tire Theatre on Saturday 13th October next. They will also perform some pieces from their own repertoire on the night. DEPRESSION: Weekly meeting for sufferers of depression and bi-polar disorder takes place in the Sacristy rooms at the rear of St. John’s Church every Tuesday at 8pm. Kerry Relatives Support Group meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month at The Meadowlands Hotel at 8pm (next meeting October 3rd). PINK RIBBON DAY: Irish Cancer Society is holding a Pink Ribbon Day on Friday, October 5th. THOUGHT: The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith; and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety. George Muller. Robert Louis Stevenson, one evening, stood transfixed at his nursery window watching the lamplighter in the street. When his nanny asked the boy what he was doing he replied: “I’m watching the man knocking holes in the darkness.” HEALTH benefits of creative expression include improved sleep, better overall health, fewer doctor’s visits, diminished use of medication, and fewer vision problems. Creative expression also decreases symptoms of distress and improves quality of life for women with cancer, strengthens positive feelings, reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, reduces anxiety, and improves mood, social functioning, and self-esteem. CONCERT: Musical Evening presented by the Kerry Choral Union, will take place in Halla Tadhg Gaelach, Tournafulla, on Friday 5th October at 8pm. The musical director will be Sharon Reidy with accompanist Aine Murray. All proceeds in aid of church funds, and Tournafulla Development Association. WALK: National Trails Day will be marked on the Great Southern Trail on Sunday 7th October. A 8 mile walk/cycle along a mainly level stretch of the former railway line route from Newcastle West through Ardagh, to Rathkeale, will be held. It will commence at the Old Station Bishop Court, Town Centre, Newcastle West, at 2.30pm. Contact Liam O’Mahoney 087-647 1956 for additional information. SHANID Historical Society next lecture will be held on 15th October 2012 and is titled ‘Business and life in Shanagolden Village – reminisce and record’. It will be led by Chairman Joe Ryan, with contributions from Pattie Garvey, Tom Madigan, Hon. Treasurer and other local people. The venue for this lecture is The Old Stand in Shanagolden and it will start at 8:00 pm so do come along as everyone is welcome. MARATHON: The 2012 Limerick Women’s Mini Marathon takes place at midday on Sunday 14th October. It is 8km long and starts and finishes on the grounds of the University of Limerick. Information on the event at SEMINAR: Abbeyfeale and District Initiative in conjunction with Limerick Social Service Council are hosting the above seminar in the Devon Inn Hotel on Wednesday, October 17 at 7.30pm. Speakers include Dr. Kieran Murphy, Athea, Alan Quinlan and Christine Fitzgerald Grow. Free Admission.. Further information 068 31019. ANCESTRY: Christine Kenneally journalist and author has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Slate, Time, New Scientist, The Monthly, and other publications. Her book, The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language. She received a Ph.D. in linguistics from Cambridge University and a B.A. (Hons) in English and Linguistics from Melbourne University. Christine born and raised in Melbourne, Her great-grandfather, J.J. Kenneally, wrote the first pro Ned Kelly book. JJ wrote home to his cousins in Knockanure saying that his father Dan went to Australia and his mother nee Julia Dillon of Lyrecrompane with her four children -Johanna Matthew ,Honora ,and Daniel arrived at Melbourne on the 10th of August 1865 . Patrick died at Listowel he was between Matt and Hanora .These born in Australia were Julia Mrs Ryan ,Jeremiah who died on 31st of August 1884. James Jerome yours truly ,Elizabeth and Mary Mother Benedict at the Presentation Convent , Windsor ,Melbourne .Dan died 16th July 1933 .Hanora is an invalid and has lived with me for many years .Matt is a well to do farmer at Eleven Mile Creek ,Glenrowan West ,Victoria ,Australia.