Knockanure Notes – 5th December, 2007

DAN KEANE will be on the big screen at the Knockanure Community Centre on Friday December 7th at 8.30pm sharp, the show was recorded in 1996 and the cream of talent from North Kerry and West Limerick will be shown, a CD of the event will also be available.

SENIOR Citizens Christmas Party will be held in the Marian Hall on December 9th, Mass at 1pm, Dinner immediately afterwards followed by Dancing & Entertainment, book with Ita at 49134 or Maureen 49365 or Eileen at 49478. Booking is essential as we have maximum seating; Athea Going Strong will have their Christmas Party after 12.30pm Mass on December 12th at the Top of the Town.
Scor na nOg County final will be held at the INEC on December 9th, best wishes to local girl Tara Finucane who will be competing.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA Lotto results for 30th Nov. `07, numbers drawn were 17-20-25-28, Jackpot was E5, 300, No Winner. Lucky Dips went to the following: Leona and Richard O Sullivan, Lisaniskea; Dolly Stack, Listowel; Aoife Moloney, c/o O Briens Bar, Duagh; Mary Ann Collins, 3 Riverside Drive, Mountcollins; Ellen Slemon, 69 Feale Drive, Listowel;
Micheal Woods, Knockanure; Bar prize Mary Barry;
Next Weeks Jackpot E5,400.

THANKS: Shannon Side Noname Club would like to thank all who contributed so generously to the recent church gate collection, which amounted to ?701.50. The club would also like to thank all those who took up the collection. On Saturday last members of the club spent a day in Dunlin.

HELLO Kerry a phone service for people who feel isolated, details from 086 60 900 29.

SPORT were getting about E17 million 10 years ago at present sport is getting E300 million to promote it, Sports Council get E60 per year and the Aqua Centre in Dublin receives a yearly subvention of E1.8 million.

GLUTEN: EU have about 1 million people with total intolerance to gluten, another million gluten sensitive and 10 times more who are at risk of becoming gluten intolerant.

THOUGHT: Help me know the difference between; Helpfulness

and Interference; Self-confidence and Arrogance; Love and Possessiveness; Enjoyment and Excess; Frankness and Tactlessness; Self-reliance and Obstinacy.

Women’s Meeting will be held at the Family Centre Listowel on

FILM on the plight of Coffee Farmers in Ethiopia will be shown at the Grand Hotel, Tralee on Wednesday Dec. 5th at 8pm.

Farm stress helpline 1800 742 645.

CONGRATULATIONS to Causeway Macra who recently celebrated their 50th anniversary.

AGM of Knockanure Fianna Fail was held on Saturday last, Dan Kiely and Tom McEllistrum attended, Tom is the third generation of his family to attend the Clubs AGM, it was noted that the Knockanure Club was established in the early days of the party.

BEST Wishes to Christopher, Maedbh, Marie, Grace and Rachel of Knockanure N.S. who were enrolled for their first communion on the Feast of Christ the King, the children, parents and choir participated in the ceremony, which impressed all who attended.

HAPPY Birthday to Emmet Leahy, we all wish him many years of health and happiness.

ARTS: Closing date for small grants from the Councils Arts Office is December 7th.

SURVEY: North Kerry Together are doing a survey of farmers needs, details from 068 23429.

NEW Moon on Dec. 9th, up to recently grass and plants were still growing, but wind, hail and rain since last weekend has put an end to a very mild autumn.

QUIZ: Fundraising Quiz night in aid of teaching and school equipment for school children in The Gambia organised by Fiona O’Connor will be held in Brosnan’s Bar Moyvane on Friday night December 7th at 9.30pm. Entries are 20 Euro a table with overall prize. Raffle and spot prizes will also take place, all are welcome.

GLOR na nGael meeting will be held at the Arms Hotel on Dec. 5th at 7pm.

JOURNALS: Ballydonoghue Parish and the Knocknagoshel Then and Now Journal are now available.

Pope Benedict’s reply to the 138 Moslem religious leaders, who wrote to him following his controversial speech, can now be read on the internet, the Pope welcomes dialogue.

Mobile TV coverage for all of Europe is expected to be provided by a new satellite which is expected to be launched in March 2009, black spots will be covered by present repeater stations.

HISTORY: Voters list for Gortdromagowna 1966 `67; Thomas Michael, Patrick and Catherine Barry; Nora, John, Patrick and Laurence Broderick; Edward L, John, Laurence (Lar), Edward (Con), Margaret, Nora and Patrick Brendan Buckley; John and Mary Carmody; Francis Carroll; Julia and John T Connor; Bridget, Matthew, Christopher and Mary Costelloe; John ( Tim), Hannah, Timothy, John (John), John J, Patrick, Kate, Nora and Thomas Flaherty; Michael, Kathleen, Christopher and Laurence Hartnett; Margaret (Peg), Margaret, Thomas, Patrick Jeremiah, Mary and James Kennelly; Catherine ( Mrs) and James Junior Lynch; John and Kathleen McElligott; Denis (Pat), Margaret and Patrick Murphy; Sheila Nash; Catherine J, James, Thomas Michael, Catherine, Donie and Michael O’Connor; Nora, James, John and William Sexton; Elizabeth, Joseph, Johanna, Julie and John Stokes; James, Hannah and Tom Woulfe.

Fr Casey P.P of Abbeyfeale born 10th Dec. 1840, Ordained 1868 and came as Parish Priest to Abbeyfeale in 1884. Fenion explosion at Clerkenwell Prison took place on 13th Dec. 1867. Parish Plan which was devised by Minister for Agriculture Dillon and Fr Hayes of Muintir na Tire was abandoned when Fianna Fail returned to power n 1957.

VIETNAM: At end of Nov. thousands of Vietnamese remembered their Martyrs, who were canonised by Pope John Paul 11 in 1988, 100,000 were killed for their faith between 1798 and 1861.

VATICAN appointment: Welcome to our new Cardinal Sean Brady also best wishes to Monsignor Paul Tighe who was appointed recently second in command at the communications office at the Holy See. Mgr Tighe graduated from UCD in 1979 with a degree in Law; he later studied for the priesthood in Holy Cross College, Clonliffe and the Irish College in Rome. Fr Tighe was ordained for the Dublin Diocese in 1983.

ADORATION Moyvane: Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm,
Wed. 10.00am 7.00pm, Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm, Athea Adoration during Sundays of Advent from 2pm to 5pm. Listowel during Advent Sundays 3pm to 6pm and all day Tuesday and Wednesday.

READERS: 7.30pm Linda Kennelly & Erin Mulvihill
11.00am Jerry Duggan & Margaret Flaherty
Knockanure 10.00am Brenda Clancy & Anne Stack.