Knockanure Notes – 5th February, 2012

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre Will be held on Monday the 13th February 2012. Come along and enjoy a great meal followed by music and dance. All new members welcome. Contact Mary on 068 49799.

ESTUARY AC is holding an important meeting at the Marian Hall, Moyvane on Fri. Feb. 10th at 9pm to discuss the future of the Club, please contact Breda Moriarty at 087 7945 166.

GABRIEL Fitzmaurice and other writers were recently passing on the writing tips to students from the Kerry Education Service, looking forward to the results; last year was a great success.

PTAA: North Kerry Pioneers are holding their annual dinner dance at the Golf Hotel Ballybunion on Friday 10th February at 8pm. Details from Michael Liston Creamery Office, Moyvane, Mary Nolan and Mary Kearney 087 9444798.

LOCAL: John Moriarty 1938 – 2007, poet, mystic and storyteller, a reflection on him was due to be held at Ardfert Retreat Centre on Tuesday the 7th of February from 8 to 10pm. On Thursday last Feb. 2nd 2012 there was a special evening at Duagh Church to commemorate John Moriarty and his works, it was attended by his sisters, friends and admirers, we listened to his voice recalling ordinary events in a new light, Gabriel Fitzmaurice and others gave us insight into at times the complicated writings of John, A few gems of wisdom written by John Moriarty and his picture is on display on a memorial wall in Duagh.

ARDFERT Retreat Centre, Celebration of Married Love – a liturgy of Prayer and Thanksgiving will take place on Wednesday, February 15th from 8pm – 9.30pm. Faith Service of healing and reconciliation with Eddie Stone and Team will take place on Saturday, February 18th from 2pm – 6pm.   A talk by Tommy O’Connor on William Talbot-Crosbie and his time in Ardfert will take place on Tuesday, February 21st from 8pm – 9pm.       Booking all events. Tel: 066 7134276. E.mail: [email protected]

BLOOD Donor Clinic will take place from Monday  to Thursday, February 6th – 9th Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 3pm – 5pm and 7pm – 9pm each day) at the Brandon Hotel.

SAMARITANS information evening on Wednesday 15th Feb.  at 8pm in the Carlton Hotel.  Anyone require further information contact 066 7122566.

RAMBLING House will meet on Friday 10th February at 9pm. In  Finuge. Singers, Musicians, & Story Telling are all welcome.

LADIES: Moyvane Ladies Football, Underage Football is re-commencing soon in Moyvane. Registration will take place on Sunday 12th February @ 11.45 – 12.45, in the Marian Hall. U8 + U10 – E20, U12, U14 + U16 – E35. All are welcome.

Moyvane I.C.A.Meeting on Tuesday 7th February at 8pm.

TRIP to Bristol, Somerset and Devon by Coach/Ship is under consideration by the GST from Sunday 13th May to  Friday 18th May inclusive, more from  [email protected]

ST JOHN’S: Thurs 9th, A new musical drama based on the seven signatories of the 1916 proclamation. With Pat Waters and Wally Desmond;  Fri 10th The Best of Traditional with Diarmuid O’ Brien  and Timmy Brown; Sat 11th -29th exhibition, The Stations of Roger Casement by court sketcher, Mike O’ Donnell.   Launch on Saturday 11th at 8pm by Dr Colm O’Doherty, All Welcome; Wed 15th Celtic Airs & Graces

Karin Leitner- Flute and Cormac De Barra- Harp present a programme of classical favourites and Irish airs; Thurs 16th

The Velvet Revolution. A dark, hilarious and touching play written by Mick Donnellan and presented by  Truman Town Theatre, Ballinrobe, details from 068 22566.

GRANDPARENTS Day was held at Knockanure School on Feb. 1st, they shared the experience of their school days long also with the present pupils. More next week about pupils great question time win.

A.G.M. of St Patrick’s Hall Listowel took place on Tuesday 7th Feb.

EVENTS;Family Tree Mass at Banteer Community Centre on Su. 12th Feb. at 2.30pm; Kerry Peace Proms Concert will take place in the INEC Killarney at 2pm and 7pm on the 12th of February. Concerts will feature choirs from primary schools throughout Co. Kerry, along with the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland and some of Ireland’s top musicians. ring 064 6671555 ; Hunt in aid of cancer on Thursday, February 16th start 11am, Railway Bar, Abbeyfeale , details from 068 44645 or 087 6829044; Scor Sinsear County Final will be held at the Gleneagle Hotel on Feb. 12th at 4pm; Feb. 11th is World Day of Prayer for the Sick; Valentines Day Feb. 14th; On the weekend of 11th/12th Feb. Fr. Damian Bresnahan SMA will visit Duagh & speak at all the Masses; Hunt in aid of cancer on Thursday, February 16th start 11am, Railway Bar, Abbeyfeale , details from 068 44645 or 087 6829044;

An Information Evening for Parents with Teens will take place at Listowel Family Resource Centre on Monday February 20th from 7-9pm. The keynote speaker on the night will be the Irish Times Parenting Expert, Dr. John Sharry, details, contact on 068 23584;

BEST Wishes and Congratulations to Pat Brosnan of Athea and Daisy Kearney of Ballyhahill who received a special award for services to Comhaltas recently.

ALL the Best to the Ballydonoghue Scor Group who are competing in the All Ireland Finals in Castlebar on 18th Feb. at 3pm.

TCD: Lease of Gortdromagowna to Captain W Sandes of Carrigafoyle  in 1691; 1722 lease to Pierce Crosby for 21 years; Crosby and Rose had lease for 21 years from 1739 yearly rent was £798; Crosby and others had 21 year lease from 1746; In 1768 William Talbot got lease for 21 years at £ 457-10 for half year and charge of £6; Renewal of lease to William Talbot for 21 years from May 1773; Renewal of Lease to Lady Talbot; Renewal of lease to William Talbot for 21years from 1798 and again from 1801 for 21 years; Renewal this time to Maxwell Blacker Barrister from Nov. 1823 and another renewal in 1836 and 1843;  Declaration 9th Oct. 1697  by Roger Moore concerning lease at Gortdromagowna; Roger Moore case too small a rent 24th Sept. 1701, case of lands leased to Roger Moore from 1699 to 1703, dated May 1702; Bond on 11 Jan. 1794 to indemnify TCD against any loss that may arise on appointment of Tom O Connor of Askeaton as collector;

SCHOOLS: John Lancaster born 1778 was invited to speak in Cork City on 20th Jan.1812 on the Lancastrian School System, where older boys taught younger boys the basic subjects, the foundation stone for a Lancastrian School for 1,000 pupils was laid in Cork on 4th May 1812.

THOUGHT: The gloom of the world is but a shadow. Behind it, yet within reach, is joy. Says Fra Giovanni.

POPES intentions this month, That all peoples may have access to water and other resources needed for daily life. That the Lord may sustain the efforts of health workers assisting the sick and elderly in the world’s poorest regions.

PATIE Enright of Athea died on 31st January 2012, he is survived  by his wife Gretta, sons Pádraigh and Raymond, sister Kathleen, grandchildren and extended family. Requiem Mass was celebrated for Patie Enright on Friday, 3rd February, in St. Bartholomew’s Church, Athea. Patie was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery, Athea. Following Requiem Mass celebrated by Canon O Connor assisted by Canon Kelly, Fr Bowen, Fr McMahon, Fr Cussen and Fr O Gorman. Family members and friends sung the hymns, Domhnall de Barra and PJ Murihy were among the contributors. Patie Enright was a well known member of the Western Star Showband and was a member of the Boys in Blue later, in recent years he was well known for his fitted kitchens and wardrobes.

DEATH took place in New York of Patrick F Barrett, late of Knockdown, Athea, on Jan 31, 2012. Patrick was predeceased by his wife Teresa O Connell and son Pat.  Survived by children  Tommie and Cathy. Patrick was son of late Tom and Catherine Barrett of Knockdown. His Siblings include, Joe Barrett Knockanure, Bernadette Dalton Glin, Phil Fealey Ballybunion, Denis USA,  Jet, Ben, Tom and Moss Barrett all in  London. Grandfather of Katie, Lauren, Nicholas, Thomas Jr., Jacqueline and Patrick. Funeral Mass Saturday Sat 4th Feb. 2012 at St. Barnabas Church. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in New York. Patrick was Former Tavern Owner of T & P Barrett’s (Woodlawn) and Barrett’s Bar (Highbridge).

DEATH has taken place recently of Eddie Brosnan of Kilmorna in England, son of Mr and Mrs Batt Brosnan of the Cott, Kilmorna, he is survived by siblings Bernie and Eileen and was predeceased by his brother Dan and sister Maureen.

ANNIVERSARIES: Maureen Kennelly, Nora Behan, Catherine Halpin, Michael Reidy, James Lynch, Humpry Doody, Maurice Enright, Kieran O Sullivan, Celia Mahony, Eileen Connor, Mary Rathay, Noreen Mullane, Michael and Dolores Scanlon, Francis O carroll, Nell O Mahony, Sr. Lelia Carey, Ned Stack, John Foley, Michael Quinn, Vera McDermott,  Nora Dillane, Billy Fitzgerald, Catherine Mulvihill, Billy Murphy, Teresa Sheehan, Fr Dan Griffin, Bridget Kelliher, Mass on Tues. 7th at 7.30pm for John P. Ellen & Eileen O’Connor; Mass on Wed. 8th at 7.30pm for Deceased members of the Sheehy Family; Mass on Thurs. 9th at 7.30pm for Nell & Jer Kiely; Mass on Fri. 10th at 7.30pm for William & Nora Buckley; Mass on Sat. 11th at 7.30pm for Richard Stack; Mass on  Sun. 12th at 10.00am in Knockanure for Katie & Bill Fitzmaurice  and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Catherine & Paddy Carmody & the deceased members of the Carmody Family.

ADORATION:  Moyvane Sun. 4 to 5pm.Wed. 11.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm . Adoration in Abbeyfeale on Tuesday and Friday 8am-10pm and on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 6-8pm.  Listowel  on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Eucharistic Adoration & Shrines Knockanure E1,002

READERS: Vigil Elaine Hudson; 11.00am Jerry Duggan & Jane O’Flynn; Knockanure Mary O’Flaherty & Siobhan Fitzgerald.

A.G.M. of the Liturgy – Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Marian Hall on February 8th at 8pm. All the Parishioners are welcome to attend and your Parish needs your participation. The analysis of the Questionnaire has been completed. A copy is available at the back of the Church.

THANKS to everyone who contributed so generously to Margaret Carmody Sacristan Knockanure during the year.

RETREAT for the Parish, at the Ardfert Retreat Centre on Sunday February 19th. For further details and booking, please ring Nodie Brosnan (49352), Julia Stack (49401), or Bridie Shine (49103).