Knockanure Notes – 5th June, 2011

AGM of Knockanure Development Association will be held Knockanure Community Centre on June 9th at 8.30pm. After the AGM a meeting concerning the defibrillator with Roger Byrne will be held.

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre will be held on Monday 13th of June, book with 068 49799.

CARE of the aged meeting was due to be held in the Marian Hall on Tuesday 7th of June at 8pm.

KDYS Summer camp details from 068 23744.

YOUTH 2000 Summer Camp at Clonmacnois , more information from

TRIP: Moyvane ICA are organizing a trip to the Dublin Horse Show on Wed, 3rd Aug. 2011, details from Eileen Roche and Marie Walsh.

BLOOD Transfusion clinic will be held at Fr Casey Hall on Tuesday and Wednesday 7th and 8th of June from 6 to 9pm each day.

HOPE all everyone had a happy Bank Holiday weekend, at last we got had some summer heat for a few hours.

EVENTS: Deafhear will have an outreach morning at the Citizens Information Centre at the Square in Listowel on June 10th from 10am to 12.30pm; Walk and cycle on  Saturday 18th June will  celebrate both the twenty years since the establishment of the Great Southern Trail Action Group and the recent extension which now enables the Rathkeale to Abbeyfeale section of the old  Limerick-Tralee railway to be used for cycling/walking; Denny Mulvihill from Athea is to cycle for charity from Mizen to Malin Head from June 13th to 18th; Racing in Limerick on June 11th and on the following day in Cork; Bioenergy 2011 conference takes place at Johnstown Castle, Wexford on Thursday 16th June 2011; Clounmacon ICA outing is on June 24th; Knock Summer Festival runs from 24th to 26th of June; Athea group are proposing to climb Mangerton Mountain on June 26th; Clounmacon recently beat Knockanure in the County Junior League, score 3-10 to 0-6; Tarbert Pastoral Council are going on a trip to Scattery Island on July 24th; Postcard Campaign is being organized Stop the European Union helping itself to developing countries’ raw materials!;

ACTIVE HEART:  will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 7th at Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club at 8pm.  Guest speaker:  Eoin Burnes who demonstrates Buteyko breathing which would be of interest to people with asthma, snoring or sleeping disorders.  All welcome.
 EDUCATION: John Marcus O Sullivan Education Summer School will take place at the Carlton Hotel on Thursday & Friday, June 16th & 17th covering religion, diversity & publicly managed schools in Ireland.  Key Speaker:  Prof. Walter Feinberg.  Contact Kerry Education Service (KES), Riverside House, Dan Spring Road.  Phone – 7121488.

DYSLEXIA information night will be held at the Lanterns Hotel on  Thursday June 9th at 7pm, details from 087 9310 233.

WRITERS Week in Listowel attracted the attention of both the locals and the national media. They had a packed programme to celebrate their 40th anniversary; the success of Writers Week was only a dream to the founders of the event.

GARDEN: A four week course will be held at the Abbeyfeale  Community Garden beginning Wednesday, June 15 from 7-9pm .  The Tutor will be Dr. Sinead Neiland, Senior Tutor at Dromcollogher Organic College ,to book your place contact 087 6866450.

GREAT to see the tradition of planting and caring for flowers is continuing both in the Village and private lawns.
 CANCER Society presentation offering practical advice on understanding and managing the emotional effects of cancer, from diagnosis stage onwards.  This will take place at the Carlton Hotel on Monday, June 13th.  To book call Valarie on 01 2310518 before Tuesday, June 7th.

THANKS: The Irish Cancer Society would like to thank all who helped collect E954 at their recent Church Gate collection in the Parish.

CAR boot sale and indoor market in aid of WL102fm will be held at the Community Centre, NCW on Sunday, June 12.  Gates open at 7.30am.  Sale from 9-2pm.  Further information 087 6866450.

EXAMS: We will be thinking of all the students who start their exams on June 8th, hope they use every minute to improve their profile for the examiners.

CELEBRATIONS were held at Ballyguiltenane N.S recently to mark the 125th anniversary of the opening of the school. They have modernised both the fabric and equipment at the school in recent years and are seeking the Blue Flag and planting a garden. Local woman with many relations in Moyvane and Knockanure Mary Kennelly is the School  Principal.

 MAGAZINE: Tarbert Comprehensive school magazine is now available. The school had their awards day on May 19th 2011, there were 32 categories of awards, their CD is available locally and proceeds are going to charity.

SUNFLOWER Day Collection is on Friday & Saturday 10th & 11th June. Volunteers urgently needed cause. please phone Kay on 087-6975682 or Jenny on 086-3934134.

FETE will take place on Sunday, June 12th in Fr Casey’s GAA Clubhouse Abbeyfeale from 2-6pm. Items for auction ( antiques, furniture, ornaments etc.) Bric– a –brac, Books Clothes in good condition, Turf, Timber, groceries etc. Details of collection, contact  068 51915.

LOTTO Results for 27th May 2011, numbers drawn were  4-17-19-29 No Winner of  E8,500 Jackpot, Lucky Dips; Tim Horgan ,Trien, Kilmorna Ann Jones, Ballybunion; Micheal Woods, Knockanure; Marguerite Woods, Knockanure; John Barry, Knockanure; Mary Hanrahan, Lower Aughrim, Moyvane;
Bar Prize Angela Sheehy;
LOTTO Results 3rd June; Jackpot E8,600, numbers drawn were 2-12-20 and 21, No Winner. Lucky Dips; Mike Lennon, Listowel;
Wren Family, Tournafulla; Jack O Keeffe, Kilmorna; Niamh O Keeffe, Kilmorna; Mike Horgan, Kilmorna; Nora Fitzmaurice Moyvane; Bar Prize Joe Enright Next weeks Jackpot E8,700

WISHING Pat Brosnan a speedy return to reporting and participating in local events.

ARCHIVES: Taken from Kerryman of June 10th 1988; Names for Moyvane include, Murhur, Newtown Dillon, Newtown Clarke, named Moyvane in 1939. Moyvane had the first Kildare Place School in Kerry, opened 1818 with 120 pupils and Michael Keane was its first teacher, the school was taught by a Priest in 1827, it was transferred to the National School in 1833. Inspectors report 1909 P J Fitzgerald said about teachers, both wore hats when I visited, not good manners to wear hats in school. 1914 report, the pupils are not bright enough, alert enough or well dressed, there is an absence of self respect. The oldest register 1861, Timothy Enright first entry, his address Newtown, son of a shopkeeper, was aged 4 years, he left in 1872. Dan Walsh was last entry in register in 1908, Thomas Callaghan was aged 12 years. When Bishop Moriarty visited in 1856 there were 320 houses in Murhur, four Protestant families, 90 baptisms and 22 marriages.

CATCHER: I can only fly freely when I know there is a catcher to catch me. If we are to take risks, to be free, in the air, in life, we have to know that when we come down from it all, we’re going to be caught; we’re going to be safe. The great hero is the least visible. Trust the Catcher, Henri J. M. Nouwen.

LOUGH Derg Pilgrimages; June 28th to 30th, July 29th to 31st, August 12th to14th, Details from Peg at 068 31232.

 ADORATION:  Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm, Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm; Listowel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after 10.30am Mass till 7pm. Eucharistic Procession in Listowel this year, is on Sunday 26th June. The route is from St. Mary’s Church to Kerry Parents & Friends, Clieveragh.

DEATH took place on  29th May 2011 of Mary Flavin , nee O Flaherty Glenagragra, Athea. Mary was predeceased by her husband  Bill, daughter Hannah and brothers Tim, William, Michael and John  and is survived by her sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grand- children, brothers, Pat and Tom sisters, Hannah Stack and Nora Lynch . Following Requiem Mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin on Wednesday June 1st, Mary Flavin was laid to rest at  Kilfergus Cemetery, Glin. Mary was daughter of Tim Flaherty and Hannah O Connor of Gortdromagowna, Knockanure. Tim and Hannah died in 1982 and are buried at Ahavoher Cemetery with their son John who died in 2005 .

ANNIVERSARIES: Hannie Mulvihill, Sadie Shanahan, Howard Flannery, Eugene O Sullivan, Elizabeth Emmery, Oaddy Doody, Sr. Gabriel Galvin, Peg Normile, John Paul McMahon, Sr. Claude Sheehy, P J Flavin, Joan O Donnell, Johanna Stokes, Mai Galvin, Bessie Nealon, Tom Moloney, Mary Margaret Dillon, Liam Cronin; Mass on Tuesday 7th for Hughie Fitzmaurice at 8pm; Mass on Friday in Moyvane for Brid Broder at 8pm; Mass on Sat. 11th at 8pm for Nora Adams nee Stack; Mass on Sun. 12th  in Knockanure at 10am for Dolores Carmody and the 11am Mass in Moyvane is for John and Peggy Collins and deceased members of the Collins family.

READERS: Vigil, Michelle Corridan 11am Paul and Anthony Kiely and 10am in Knockanure Mary O Flaherty and Siobhan Fitzgerald.

 MEDJUGORJE 30th Anniversary will be marked at St. Brendan’s Church, Tralee, Reconciliation, Rosary, Mass & Adoration on Monday June 13th at 8.30pm. Sacrament of Confession will begin at 6.30pm. All are welcome.

BISHOP MURPHY:  open invitation to parishioners to attend the Golden Jubilee celebration of Bishop Bill’s ordination to the priesthood, which will take place in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney at 6.15pm on Sunday, June 19th, All welcome.
  PHOTO display in St. John’s Church, Tralee has been compiled by some members of St. John’s Youth Leadership Group.
 NATIONAL Eucharistic Congress  will take place on Saturday, June 25th at Our Lady’s Shrine at Knock.  Groups from all over the country are expected to attend.  The day begins with morning prayer at 11am followed by workshops and a celebration of the Eucharist at 2.30pm.
 KNOCK VIGIL:  will be held on Saturday, June 11th from 9pm – 1am.  The theme of the vigil is ‘Healing for a New Evangelization’.  The intentions of the Vigil are:  1)  the Eucharistic congress June 2012, and 2) the Synod of Bishops on the Evangelization to be held in October 2012.
PRAYERS: On Pentecost Sunday, June 12th, Janice and Moss Carrig will hold a prayer meeting in the Blessed Sacrament Church, Abbeyfeale at 3pm, everyone welcome.

CHOIR: Sunday Folk Choir, details from 087 2884869.