Knockanure Notes – 4th November, 2012

YOGO Classes start at Knockanure Community Centre on Wednesday 7th November 2012 from 7.45pm -9.00pm. Qualified Hatha Yoga Instructor. De stress, Unwind and relax. All levels welcome,  contact Noelle on 086 8619043 or

DANCING classes  were due to start at Knockanure Community Centre on Monday 5th November from 8pm to 9.30pm. Dances to include waltzing, foxtrot, quick step, and jiving. Beginners welcome. Contact Norella at 087 9906221 or the centre on 068 49799.

BARN Dance at Knockanure last Friday night was an enjoyable night with plenty of fun and sport.

AGM; You are invited to the AGM of Knockanure Development Association(Community Centre) on Friday 9th November at 8.30pm at Knockanure Community Centre, All Welcome.

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre, takes place on Monday 12th November at Knockanure Community Centre. Come and enjoy a great meal with music and dance. All welcome. Ring on 068 49799

CONGRATULATIONS to Angela Windle daughter of Michael  and Kitty Windle of Leitrim East, Moyvane, who has been appointed Finance Manager of Digicell at the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean.

DOCUMENTRY on the life and times of father and son, Mick and Paddy Finucane. Footage of young and seniors from Urlee and Ballydonoghue, looking back to 1951 also to the Gale, Cashen and Brick Drainage Scheme. Film will be shown at St John’s on Fri. 9th Nov. at 8pm, more information from 087 6955721.

PRESENTATION was made to Mick Finucane recently by Kerry Seniors Golf Tour to mark his 90th birthday.

CHARITY Concert in aid of Alzheimer’s Group held at St John’s on Sat night last was well attended, thanks to all who helped to put on an enjoyable show, Bernie O Connor displayed his talent supported by Hazel White, The O Neill Sisters, Declan Mahony and local children Christopher and Katie Keane and the Lartigue Village Kids, many more in the background also helped. Great to see home grown activities.

TALKS at Moyvane School for four Mondays of November from 8-9pm, beginning on Monday 5th November. (We will look at the various types of prayer, the benefits of prayer, obstacles and aids to growing in prayer). Speaker Andrew Kellighan.

DEAD: You are invited to write the names of your deceased relatives and friends on the cards provided at the rear of the Church and hang the card on the tree in the Sanctuary.

SCHOOLS had their mid term break, Knockanure NS have a grand display of artwork on the school windows a great credit to all involved. They also had artwork on display at Moyvane Village Festival.

BEST Wishes to all the recent graduated from IT Tralee, real work now begins, searching for a job.

ENROLMENT Ceremony for First Communion is on Thursday Nov. 8th at 7.30pm. They recently had a Do this in Memory Programme in Knockanure Church.

SCOR na nOg, for North Kerry Clubs will be held in the Marian Hall Moyvane on Sat. Nov. 10th at 7pm.

CHARITY: Trad for Trocaire night at the Gleneagle Hotel on Nov. 10th.

THANKS: The Parents Council of Murhur, Moyvane National School wish to thank everyone who supported our recent Church Gate Collection on 6th & 7th October, which amounted to €846.41. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Thanks to all the Parishioners of Moyvane and Knockanure who contributed to the Church Gate Collection in aid of The North Kerry Eagles Special Olympics Club on Saturday & Sunday 13th & 14th October, 2012. A sum total of €690.40 was collected.

PTAA Social will be held on Nov.  9th at Killarney Heights Hotel.

GRANDPARETS Association President will speak at the Diocese Pastoral Centre at Rock Road, Killarney on Nov. 12th at 10.30 am, it is hoped to form a branch in Kerry.

REFERENDUM, people seem to be confused on all aspects of the proposed changes to the Constitution, did any member of government explain the high death rate of people in care.

AWARE fundraising night at the dogs in Tralee on Nov. 10th at 7.30pm.

ENABLE Ireland are looking for volunteers for 2013, details from 066 7181 746.

CAREGIVERS Information evening at Listowel Family Resource Centre on Nov. 13th from 6.30 to 9.30pm, details from 068 23584.

 DIABETES: November 14 is world diabetes day. Information events are being organised by the medical people.

CONCERT: Liam Lawton will be in Concert in St Joseph’s Church Kildimo, on Wed December 12th 2012 at 8pm.

ARDFERT Retreat Centre: Sat. 17th November, 10.00am-4.30pm – Healing Day for the Bereaved. Day of Support and Reflection facilitated by Geraldine Buckley from the Bethany Support Group. Booking: 066-7134276. e.mail: [email protected]

BEREAVEMENT; “Seasons for Growth” a support programme for adults takes place every Thursday from 7.30 – 9pm at St. Ita’s Hall, Abbeyfeale. Further information from 068 31203/31262/31019.

TALK on suicide will be given at the Brandon Hotel on Nov. 12th at 8pm, one of the speakers Senator John Gilroy.
TOASTMASTERS, meet in NCW on November 7th . Meetings are just two hours long and are held from 8.30-10.30pm with a break for tea, coffee and chat. Further information can be had from Bill on 087 9070223 or Bridget on 087 4146732.

HAPPY 90th Birthday to Kay Dillon of Athea who marked the occasion at Ballygarry House Hotel recently.

KERRY Mini Stages Rally is on Nov. 11th.

DEATH took place of Paddy (Goggins) O Sullivan of Coilbee, Listowel, on Oct 23, 2012, in his 96th year. Paddy is survived by his sister  Noreen Lyons, nieces and nephews. Paddy was predeceased by his brother Michael who died 22nd June 2012 aged 90 years; Sister Nellie Kelly who died on January 8th 2007 aged 89, his sister Mary O Connor died in 1949; His nephew John Joe died in 1990. Following Requiem Mass in Listowel Church on 25th October 2012, Paddy O Sullivan was laid to rest in the family grave in St Michael’s Churchyard beside his parents, John who died in 1947 and Nora nee O Connor who died in August 1983.

ANNIVERSARIES: Paddy O Hanlon, Fr. John Shine, Bridger Mary Desmarais, Margaret Collins, Nan Sullivan, Nora Dillon, Mick Lane, Nora Moloney, Margaret Deenihan, Liam O Connor, Peg Stack, Fr Michael Slattery, Mary Dillane, James Walsh, Mary Ahern, Mary Langford, Mai Lane, Catherine Brosnan, Mary Rose Carrig, Mary Kennelly, Mary Ellen Houlihan, Mai Quinlivan, Peg Reidy, Grace Mary Brosnan; Tues. 6th Holy Mass in the Marian Hall for the deceased members of the I.C.A. at 7.30pm ; Mass on Wed. 7th 7.30pm for Fr. John Shine and the deceased members of the

Shine Family; Mass on Thurs. 8th Knockanure at 8pm for Michael Lane & the Enrolment Mass for the children who will receive their First Holy Communion this year; Mass on Fri. 9th 7.30pm for the November Intentions; Mass on Sat. 10th 7.30pm for Hanna Cunningham & the deceased members of the Windle Family; Mass on Sun. 11th at 10.00am for Paddy & Bridie Flavin & Pat Lynch & family members.

READERS: Vigil, John Corbett;11.00am Amanda Coulson & Áine O’Connor; Knockanure: Patricia & Andrew Rogan.

THOUGHT: Many people begin “The good fight of faith” but forget to add patience, persistence, and endurance to their enthusiasm, Anonymous.

“There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyages of their life, Is bound in shallows and in miseries. ”William Shakespeare

MONEY is said to be scarce yet the EFSA were able to lavishly celebrate their 10th birthday in Dublin. We are also told that 43% of people who got sick from Salmonella infection in 2011 in Ireland, picked up the infection abroad.

JOHN B after Ten will be staged at St John’s from 13th to 18th Nov.

BOOK: Peg Prendeville from Glenbawn will be launching her poetry book, The Purple Pencil (Reflective Poems Celebrating Everyday Life) on Friday, November 16th at 8pm in Newcastle West Library. Nóirín Ní Riain, will launch the book.

MOON and Jupiter were right next to each other as they rise in the East on Thursday, November 1st,

RAMBLING HOUSE was held  on Friday night the 2nd November at 9pm in the Thatched House Finuge.  Singers, Musicians and story tellers attended.

EXCHANGE: ‘one businesses waste could be another businesses raw material’. The event takes place on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 in Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, from 9.00am until 1.00pm. Visit to register or email [email protected] for more information.

O HARA: Maureen has return to the United States.  She is living near her grandson, Conor Fitzsimons in Boise Idaho.

ELECTRIS Cars; Better Place, which is bringing electric car charging stations to Israel, will lay off up to half of its staff.
The company has lost $490 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.

SANDY hit Haiti and 200,000 people are left homeless; 54 people were killed; entire villages washed away. Disruptions caused by the storm affects sanitation systems and impedes access to clean drinking water.

Knockanurelocal on youtube has several updated on local events.
Moyvane Festival

Horse Fair Castleisland 2012

NY Churches inside view;

Sweden Import waste;