Knockanure Notes — 3rd April, 2024

RAMBLING HOUSE; Knockanure on the first Thursday of the month. Clounmacon Rambling house Friday 12th of April.

PARISH: Trocaire boxes can be returned in the collection basket at the back of the Church.

Reminder all clocks go forward an hour this weekend.

Easter Greeting; Best Wishes for an enjoyable and Blessed break and Celebration of our Faith.

Easter Message: Christ is Risen and present to us all.…..May Easter Sunday morning remind us that Christ is risen, Christ is alive, and He is present in our lives through the Holy Spirit. The mystery of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Creator and Lord of us all. This Holy Week we remember the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and we worship him as our Saviour and our Hope. Every Easter blessing on all the people of all our parishes, and on our loved ones wherever they are in the world this Easter. Every blessing too on all for whom this is their first Easter in Ireland.

Bishop Ray Browne.

CONGRATULATIONS to latest winner of “Split the Bucket Fundraiser ” Maria O’Carroll who won 231 euro. The winning envelope was sold at Style Post Hair Salon Moyvane, thanks to the Parents Association for all the work.

CONGRATULATIONS to Trish Rogan from Lissaniska, Kilmorna who won the Knockanure GAA Jackpot €8,200 on Tuesday night March 26th: Winning numbers were 3, 9, 15 and 19. Also, a reminder that the Club Yearly Membership of €20 is now due.

GAA: Moyvane U13’s Green team took on Ballymac recently, they had a brilliant game. Moyvane 3-12- Ballymac 2-8.

DAWN mass will take place on Easter Sunday morning at 6am at Holy Cross Graveyard, Athea, weather permitting. The advice is to wrap up well, and bring a torch.

DEATH has occurred of Catherine Dalton (née McMahon), Rahavanig, Ballybunion and late of Gortaglanna, Kilmorna, on March 28th, 2024. Predeceased by her husband Paddy, brother Tom and her parents Danny and Nora. Loving mother of Michael, Maggie, Nora and Dan, also survived by her brothers Dan and Jim, sisters Nora, Mary and Eileen, sons-in-law Ollie and Ciarán, Dan’s partner Tanya, grandchildren Paddy, Caitlín, Caoimhe, Olivia and Aoife, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, and grandnieces. Requiem Mass for Catherine celebrated at St. John’s Church, Ballybunion, on Monday morning April 1st at 10.45 am, followed by burial afterwards in Killehenny Cemetery, Ballybunion.

DEATH on 26th March 2024 of Richard (Richie) Shanahan, Lower Athea, and formerly of Kilbaha, Moyvane. Predeceased by his son Richard and sister Kathleen (Sheahan). Survived by his wife Mary, daughters Mary (Esson), Úna (Meehan) and Kathleen (Mansfield), sons John, Mike, Thomas, Denis and Jerry, sister Peggy Kinlough (Wexford), brother Jerry (Kilbaha, Moyvane), grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sons in law, daughters in law, sister in law, and extended family. Requiem Mass for Richie celebrated at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Athea, on Monday, 1st April 2024. Interred afterwards in Holycross Cemetery, Athea.

DEATH has taken place of Bridie Scanlon (née Sheehan), Ballygrennan, Listowel, on March 22nd, 2024. Wife of the late Pat and mother of the late Padraig. Bridie will be sadly missed by her sister Peggy, sisters-in-law Eileen and Joan, nephews, nieces, cousins, and extended family.

Requiem Mass for Bridie being celebrated at Listowel Church on Wednesday, followed by burial afterwards in St. John Paul II Cemetery, Ballybunion Road, Listowel.

ST PIO Prayer Meeting at Castleisland on April 9th 2024 – (Second Tuesday).

ANNIVERSARIES: Eileen Culhane, Tim O Brien, Maurice O Connell, Liam Dillon, Tom McCarthy, Eamonn, Breslin, Betty Lynch, Maurice Walsh, Marie O Connor, Sr. De Sales Horgan, Lena O Connor, Noreen Nolan, Ruby McMahon, Eileen Meehan, John Joe Wynne, Annie McMahon, Joan Guerin, Sr. Eileen Kiely, Mary O Sullivan, Josephine Cronin, Nora Fitzgerald, Tom Foley, Sr. Elena Goulding, Tom Sheehan,

MASS INTENTIONS: Sat.30th Mar.’24- Moyvane- Holy Saturday- Vigil Mass at 9pm; Sun.31st Mar.’24 Knockanure Easter Sunday the Resurrection of our Lord at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane at 11am; Tues.2nd Apr.’24 Moyvane a Private Intention at 10am; Weds.3rd Apr.’24 Knockanure a Private Intention at 10am; Thurs.4th Apr.’24 Moyvane a Special Intention at 10am; Fri.5th Apr.’24 Knockanure a Private Intention at 10am; Sat.6th Apr.’24 Moyvane for Betty & Mike Greaney (2nd & 11th Aniv.’s) at 7.30pm; Sun.7th Apr.’24 Knockanure for People of the Parish at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane Moyvane for Tom Foley (Aniv.) at 11am.

FEAST DAY OF DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY 7TH APRIL in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel, from 3pm. to 4pm. It will include prayers, benediction and Confessions will begin at 2.30pm. All are most welcome.

THANKS: Knockanure Community text Alert, we very much appreciate the contributions we received amounting to €555.96 for our Annual collection at all Masses in the parish Knockanure and Moyvane last Sun. 23rd/24th Mar.’24. Thank you. John Stackpoole Chairperson, Margaret Carmody Secretary.

CLOTHES: Murhur N.S clothes collection will take place at Moyvane GAA grounds Friday 12th April 6-8pm, Saturday 13th 12-4pm, Monday 15th April 6-8pm.

KNOCK: National Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration: Annual Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine Sat. & Sun. 13th & 14th Apr.’24. Coach leaving Killarney 7.00am. Details on coach contact Breda 087-674 2306/Catherine 087-928 2421.

ALONE – the organisation that enables older people age at home are looking for Telephone and Visitation Volunteers to support older people in the community. Call 0801 222024 please or see for more info.

LISTEN IN TO RADIO MARIA IRELAND – this coming Thursday morning Deacon Thady O’Connor will be in conversation with Margaret Carmody chairperson of the Kerry Diocesan Eucharistic Committee.RMI is on Saorview 210 on your TV or on the App Breakfast Show at 8.30 am.

CREATIVE Workshops for Kids taking place in Kerry Writers’ Museum during Easter, from Tuesday 2nd April to Friday 5th April. Get ready for an “egg-citing” week filled with creativity and fun!

Join us every morning from 10 am to 12 noon for a variety of creative classes tailored for children aged 5 to 12. From arts and crafts to creative writing and storytelling, there will be something to ignite the imaginations of all the young creatives out there! Ticket Office on 068 22212.

FACTORY: Astellas Ireland Co., are to construct a €330 million facility at Kerry Technology Park.

Expect 600 construction jobs and 100 roles in engineering, science, and technology. Planned to be operational by 2028.

GLIN Castle job; Full & Part Time positions available. Email your C.V. & Cover Letter to marietherese

ITECH MEDIA THAT STREAMS OUR MASSES has some great news to share with you all.

They have developed a new app available on Firestick so viewing our webcam is available to more viewers. Just search for ITech Media on your Firestick.

SINGING CLUB will take place in The Ramble Inn, Church Street, Abbeyfeale on Friday, April 5 from 9pm. Everyone welcome.

BADMINTON Division 2 & 4 Kerry Mixed Championships in association with took place recently, this competition marked the end of the county championships in Kerry for the 2023/2024 season. Division 4, Winner – Eileen McCarthy (Moyvane) & Niall Hanlon (Moyvane), and Runner Up – Mary Mulcahy (Moyvane) & Kevin Thanasegaran (Tralee).

COFFEE MORNING; Fran Leahy originally from New St., Abbeyfeale and who has gone out to help in the schools that Fr. Tim Galvin set up, is returning again in May for a 6 month term. She will be covering all her expenses herself but her friends are planning to hold a coffee morning on Saturday, April 13 from 11am – 2pm in St. Ita’s Day Care Centre to raise funds for the running of the schools. Further information from Fran on 087 9473333.

CAROL LISTON O’CONNOR AND FAMILY Fundraiser: Susan Browne Singers, Liam O’Connor Show with Brian Kennedy at Devon Inn Friday, April 12. Doors open 8pm. Check availability with Devon Inn 069 84007 before travelling.

KATIE GOING ON TOUR: Written by Therése Prendeville, granddaughter of the great MaryJo whose appearances on stage in Abbeyfeale back in the day are the stuff of legend “Katie” will be in St. John’s Listowel on Thursday, April 11.

PLAY “A Tomb with a View” written by Norman Robbins will be staged in Ballyhahill Hall on four nights in April – 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th..

SOCIAL Welfare; Parents can receive up to €160 per child aged four to 11 and €285 per child from 11 to 22.

BUS from Athea

GRANTS: Outdoor recreation projects in Kerry will share €274,476 in funding for improving, development and advertising.

SPRING CLEAN: – the online resource for An Taisce’s National Spring Clean, Ireland’s nationwide anti-litter campaign which takes place during the whole month of April.

ARTS Act Grants and Artist Bursaries for 2024,Kerry County Council have awarded about €56,000.

Art Exhibition ‘Fragments’ by Listowel Visual Artists’ Collective (LVAC) LVAC member Siobhain Moriarty at Kerry Writers’ Museum in Listowel on Saturday 6th April at 3pm, official opening of this exhibition.

To find out about Kerry County Council annual programme of opportunities and events, go to dedicated website. Website (

LIMERICK Lifelong Learning Festival in its 14th year, with over 150 free events. Taking place from Monday, April 15th to Sunday, April 21st.

ALONE the organisation that enables older people age at home are looking for Telephone and Visitation Volunteers to support older people in the community. Call 0801 222 024 or see for more info.’

MUSIC: Applications are open at St Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth, for our Master’s in Liturgical Music and Diploma in Church Music. Visit or call 01 708 4778 for more information.

COLOMBAN Fathers, Dalgan Park, Navan, Co. Meath, Tel. No. 046-9021525 We are looking for old Irish coins, which are still accepted by the Central Bank and used to finance projects in the mission field . While old Irish coin is our priority, we gladly accept any foreign coin, which we pass on to Aid to the Church in Need. I have dedicated the last 8 years to this work since I retired. I can be contacted on 089-4420452. Your help would mean a lot. Thank you. Des Ryan.

FEAST: Feast of St. Fionán Cam of Innisfallen on the Lower Lake in Killarney is celebrated on Sunday 7th April. He is counted with St. Laichtin and St. Senan as one of the “three great lights” or saints of Kerry.

MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER: Clounleharde Memorial Committee are holding a fundraising night of music with Athea CCE in Knockdown Arms V94FFV5, on Easter Sunday night March 31, commencing at 9.30pm.

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