Knockanure Notes — 3rd May, 2023

CONCERT: “Scoil Chorp Chríost is holding a fundraising event on the evening of May 6th & 7th at 7.30 pm, – 9 pm in Corpus Christi Church Knockanure V31TK58. We are introducing the Yershovy Sisters to perform a modern and classical concert in aid of the school. Both Sofiia and Nataliia are pupils of the school this year from Ukraine. We invite you to an evening of musical delight. All proceeds in aid of Scoil Chorp Chríost. Pre-booking is essential as tickets are limited. Tickets are available online and also from Anne in the school office, 068 49 130.

ROSARY will be said in Knockanure during May on Tuesday and Thursday evening at 8pm.

PARISH: Pastoral Council Meeting, Tuesday May 9th in Sacristy at 7.30pm. Any items for agenda by May 5th. Confessions: Moyvane Saturday 6.45pm to 7.15pm. Eucharistic Adoration Moyvane every Tues. after 10.00am Mass to 11.30am. Reminder CHY3 Charity Donation forms, please return the remaining forms, whether you are eligible or not. If not eligible please return the form anyway indicating same, to avoid the form being sent out to you needlessly every year (unless your circumstances change). This is a valuable source of income for the Parish at a time when the income is down and the cost of living is increasing. Thank you for your cooperation.

RAMBLING HOUSES: Every 1st Thursday of the month there is a Rambling House in the Community Centre in Knockanure. All musicians, singers’ dancers and storytellers are most welcome to attend. Knockalougha on the 3rd. Tuesday of the month.

BLOOD: Listowel Arms Hotel Blood Donation Clinic, Tues. 2nd & Weds 3rd May 4.25pm-8.00pm. New & Existing Donors welcome. Book appointment on 1800 222 111.

GAA Knockanure Lotto Results from Tuesday April 25th- Jackpot was €2,400. Numbers Drawn: 11, 16, 20, and 25. No winner but lucky dips went to: 1. Ken Finucane, New Kingdom Bar; 2. Brendan O Carroll, Enright Bar Moyvane ; 3. Donie Fitzgerald, Duagh Village ; 4. Emily Shaltz, New Kingdom Bar, and 5. John Shanahan, c/o Kevins. Next draw will be on next Tuesday May 2nd in the clubhouse and jackpot will be €2,500. All are welcome.

MASS on Fri 5th St. Padre Pio & 1st Friday evening mass at 6.45pm in Listowel.

ROSARY -Finuge Grotto every Monday at 8pm for the month of May. Killocrim Grotto Every Friday evening in May at 8pm. All welcome; O’Connell’s Ave Grotto every Sunday in at 6pm. All welcome.

DEATH of John Kennedy (1930 – 2023), of Church St., Tarbert, on April 25th 2023. John is predeceased by his parents Michael and Bridget, his brother Noel and his nephew Philip. Survived by his sister Mae (O’Brien, Feenagh), nephews Michael, Colm and Fergus, nieces Breda, Paula, Íde and Nóla, brother-in-law Billy, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Requiem Mass for John was celebrated at St. Mary’s Church, Tarbert, on Friday, Interment in the adjoining Chapel Yard.

DEATH of Patricia O’Connor (née Anglim), Saleen House, Kilcolgan Upper, Tarbert and late of Tarmons Hill, Tarbert, on April 27th, 2023, Predeceased by her infant brother Patrick, her parents Patrick and Joan and uncle Sonny. Patricia is survived by her husband Michael P, daughter Shóna, son Paudraig, sister-in-law Maura Gaynor (Spa, Tralee), and brothers-in-law. Requiem Mass for Patricia was celebrated at St. Mary’s Church, Tarbert, followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. Pat Moore, Paddy Feury, Noreen Horgan, John O Connor, Hannah Sheehy, John Horgan, David O Brien, Sr. Perpetua O Brien, Assumpta Mahony, Bridie Cox, Jackie McMahon, Denis Collins, John Neenan, Heidi Deegan, Sr. Bridie O Sullivan, Mary Rose Kennelly, Canon Michael Fleming, Fr. Colmcille Murphy,

MASS INTENTIONS: Sat.29th Apr.’23 Moyvane for John & Catherine Scanlon & their son Tom, also Jim Fitzgerald and Patrick Hughes (Aniv.’s) at 7.30pm; Sun.30th Apr.’23 Knockanure for Teresa Kennelly (Aniv.) 9.30am, Mass Moyvane for Jack Mulvihill & son Martin (Aniv.) Glenalappa & Nenagh at 11.00am; Tues.2nd May’23 Moyvane for Denis O’Connor (Aniv.) Church St., Glin at 10.00am; Weds.3rd May’23 Knockanure a Private Intention at 10.00am; Thurs.4th May’23- Moyvane a Private Intention at 10.00am; Fri.5th May’23- Knockanure a Private Intention at 10.00am; Sat.6th May’23- Moyvane for People of the Parish at 7.30pm; Sun.7th May’23- Knockanure for Jackie & Padraig McMahon (Aniv.) Lissaniskea at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane for Betty & Michael Meehan, also Gareth O’Connor (Aniv’s) at 11.00am.

CONGRATULATIONS to Jack Goulding Knockanure who recently won the Goulding Shield for the best pair of bulls, presented by The Kerry Holstein Friesian Club.

BEST Wishes to Sr. Rosarii O’Sullivan, Ardfoyle Cork and formerly Dirreen, Athea, on her 103rd birthday.

ST JOHNS: Liz Knowles, Niwel Tsumbu & Niall Vallely- Wednesday May 3rd @ 8pm; The Playboy of the Western World- Thursday & Friday 4th & 5th @ 7pm; Country and Irish by Patrick McCabe- Saturday May 6th @ 8pm; Film Club, The Worst Person in the World- Tuesday May 9th @ 8pm; Theatre, GomBean- Wednesday May 10th @ 8pm, details from 068 22566.


GLORACH Abbeyfeale: festival concert on Saturday, April 29th with the Máirtín O’Connor trio taking to the stage. The legendary accordion player Máirtín O’Connor will be accompanied by Cathal Hayden on fiddle and Seamie O’Dowd on guitar

PLAY: Friday, May 6th, the play EvenEve, presented by LINC drama comes to Glorach, Starring gifted Abbeyfeale Thespian Katie Moloney, the play centres around three Lesbian couples who win an exclusive audience and therapy sessions with the famous ‘Guru’.

Traditional music is back in the air on Friday 20th May with the group Cherish the Ladies bringing mix of Irish music and song, and also plenty of dancing for which the Glórach stage was specifically designed for, all events start at 8 pm, book tickets at 0871383940 or at

DONATION: Glóragh screened Abbeyfeale on film on 5 nights during November & December of last year. Given the subject matter of the film, the board of Glóragh felt it appropriate that 80% of the proceeds should be donated to 8 local churches – Abbeyfeale, Athea, Brosna, Duagh, Knocknagoshal, Mountcollins, Templeglantine and Tournafulla with each church receiving 10% of the of the proceeds.

TEA DAY on May 4th and you can register for your free Tea Day pack on fundraising or (01) 207 3800.

BALLYDONOGUE G.A.A. CLUB are hosting a Coffee Morning in aid of Ard Cúram Fuchsia Centre, Listowel in their clubrooms Coolard, on Monday 1st May 2023 from 11am-1pm. Pleases come along and support this wonderful service in our community.

ACCORD Counselling Services, are recruiting qualified, experienced counsellors for the Certificate in Counselling (Marriage & Relationship) training programme commencing in Sept.’23. Training will take place in Maynooth and the course is validated by the Pontifical University, Maynooth. Accord CLG pays the fees for the course and provides placement. Further information see the diocese of Kerry/Accord websites. Applications close 19th May.

TOTUS Tuus Women of Faith Conference 2023 will be LIVE on Radio Maria Ireland Sat. May 6th from 2pm. You can follow the conference by 1. Going online at 2. Download the Radio Maria IRELAND App to your smartphone or tablet. 3. Listen live via Facebook. 4. Call 01 4373277 and listen live 5. Listen through your TV on SAORVIEW Channel 210.

BADMINTON: Kerry Badminton Social is taking place the 27th of May in the Plaza Hotel Killarney.

Recently in Listowel; Division 3: Winners: Florence Griffin (Listowel) & Adele O’Brien (Killarney)

R. Up: Michael Collins (Moyvane) & Suzanne Sheehy (Tralee)

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