Knockanure Notes – 5th October 2013

FILM: Red Haired Mary filmed by Leo Finucane will be screened at St John’s on Oct. 11th at 8pm in aid of Parents and Friends.

ARTHRITIS Seminar at the Brandon Hotel on Oct 9th, event begins at 6pm.

DRAMA: Talk on drama will be given at the Plaza Hotel, Killarney on Oct. 10th at 8pm, sponsored by Killarney National Park.

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY October 10th “Beyond The Pill” Maintain/Improve Your Mental Well Being. Guest Speaker: Mary McEvoy who will talk about her own struggle with depression. Meadowlands Hotel, Thursday, October 10th, 9.30am – 4.30pm. Free Entry. Please register your attendance before Oct 8th – contact Eleanor Wall (066-7123278) or [email protected]

HARVERS Thanksgiving Mass, Knockanure Sunday 13th Oct., Moyvane 27th Oct.

HOLY Communion, Induction night to “Do This in Memory”. Programme will take place on Tuesday Night 15th October at 7.30pm in Moyvane National School. Parents of children from both schools are requested to attend this induction programme.

FESTIVAL:   “21st “ Moyvane Village Festival takes place on October Bank Holiday weekend Friday 25th – Monday 28th including a revival of the famous “Marquee Dancing”, our 10th Boro Buffet, plus much more. See posters and local media for full details.

COLLECTION: The North Kerry Eagles Special Olympics Club will hold its Annual Church Gate Collection next weekend Saturday 13th October & Sunday 14th October. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

SCHOOL: Enrolment for September, 2013 in the Presentation Secondary School, Listowel on Thursday 10th October, 2013, from 9am to 9pm. For further information, please contact the School Secretary at 068 21452.

ARTHRITIS or Fibromyalgia: Free Public Information Talk. All welcome. Speakers followed by Q & A Session on the night in the Brandon Hotel, Tralee on Wednesday October 9th at 8pm.

AFTERNOON TEA DANCE:  Afternoon tea dancing resumes at Fr. Casey’s, Abbeyfeale on Sunday, October 13 from 3-6pm with music by the Seamus Sheehy Band. Teas served. All welcome.  This is a fundraiser for the Abbeyfeale Arts Assembly .

DEATH took place on 30th September 2013 of Patsy Byrne of Moynsha House and Coolanelig, Duagh  and London. Patsy survived by his wife of 41 years Bridget, sons Michael and Seán, daughter Siobhán, son-in-law David, daughters-in-law Louise and Michelle, grandchildren Patrick, George, Connell, Seamus, Mia, Jake and Ella, mother-in-law Nar, brother Johnny, sisters Helen, Lizzie and Mary.  Requiem Mass for Patsy Byrne was celebrated   on Thursday October 3rd at St Bridget’s Church Duagh by Fr Moore assisted by Fr Jerry Devlin and six other priests. Funeral afterwards to Springmount Cemetery Duagh. Among the attendance were; Niall Quinn, JP McManus, Michael Hourigan,  Michael Lowry, Micheal O Muircheartaigh, Paddy Reilly.

The Chief Executive of The Byrne Group. He was a great supporter of the Irish community in Britain and charity events. Patsy was involved in the construction of the Olympic Stadium, the Emirates Stadium, Stamford Bridge and the new Centre and Number One Court at Wimbledon, with his brother Johnny. Byrne’s pink and blue colours were victorious recently with White Star Line in the Kerry National at Listowel Races.

His greyhound winners include, Irish Derby winner Cool Performance. Ballinderry Flash won the English Derby in 1991 he was jointly owned with Prince Edward . His Irish Cup winners, Castle Pines, Sandy Sea and Castlemartyr.

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr Pat J O Donoghue, Lawrence McAuliffe, Pat Nolan, John O Mahony, Monsignor Michael Leahy, Kathleen Fuller, Hannah Hyland, John Cyril Tobin, Harry Stackpool, Bishop James Collins, Annie Flynn, Paddy Horgan, Bridget Daton, Margaret Shine, Michael Harnett, Mass on  Sat. 12th at 7.30pm for John O’Connor.

CHURCH NEWS: First Holy Communion  Knockanure on Saturday 10th May, 2014, and in Moyvane on Saturday 24th May, 2014.
Adoration Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm
Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm
Readers:- Vigil John Corbett & Jimmy Collins
11.00am Amanda Coulson & Aine O’Connor
Knockanure: 10.00am Patricia & Andrew Rogan

CHURCH WORKSHOPS:  A ‘children & Liturgy’ workshop will take place on Thursday October 10th at 8pm in John Paul 11, Pastoral Centre, Killarney.

LOTTO Results 20th Sept. 2013, Jackpot was  E10,300, no winner. Numbers Drawn 2-3-24-26. Lucky Dips; Tim Finucane, Abbeyfeale; Kathleen Shanahan, Kilbaha, Moyvane; Margaret O Sullivan, Trien, Kilmorna; Tom Mulvihill, Abbeyfeale;
Michael O Connor, Tarbert. Bar Prize Gerard Greaney.
Lotto Results for 27th Sept. 2013, Jackpot E10,400 Numbers Drawn 1-17-24-26 No Winner. Lucky Dips Trish Rogan Lisaniskea; Michael Moore, Kilmorna; Donie Fitzgerald, Duagh; Callum Buckley, Templeathea; Paudie Flavin, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna; Bar Prize Paudie Flavin and next Jackpot is  E10,500

ROME: Limerick was recently represented at a  conference  attended by 1600 catechists from 50 countries.
The conference had a talk from Pope Francis, at the end of the conference there was a celebration of Eucharist in St Peters Square, where Pope Francis led 100,000 fellow Catholics in reflection and prayer.

THOUGHT: You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the Spirit of Love. Henry Drummond.

A ‘children & Liturgy’ workshop will take place on Thursday October 10th at 8pm in John Paul 11, Pastoral Centre, Killarney. A ‘Liturgy’s’ workshop preparing for November, Advent & Christmas will take place on Thursday October 17th at 8pm in John Paul 11, Pastoral Centre, Killarney. A ‘Music’ workshop preparing for Advent & Christmas with Br. Padraig McIntyre will take place on Tuesday October 22nd at 8pm in the Church of the Resurrection, Park Road, Killarney. For further details or to book a place on any of these workshops. Please contact Fr. Lucid.

CAMINO DE SANTIAGO PILGRIMAGE: prospective Tralee parish pilgrimage to Santiago from May 29th to June 5th, 2014. Anyone interested is invited to attend an information night on Wednesday October 9th at 7.30pm in the Parish Centre, Tralee.

CORK & KERRY CHARISMATIC CONFERENCE  From Saturday 19 October 2013 –  10:30 to Sunday 20 October 2013 – 17:00. Organised by Catholic Charismatic Renewal in the Cork & Kerry region Location : Venue: Cork International Airport Hotel Contact : Further information: Pat Carroll: 086-813 6701 / Sr. Bridget: 021-425 1100 / Grace: 087-952 4334.

LIMERICK’S first subsidised living space for artists has been opened at John’s Square by the Minister for Arts Jimmy Deenihan who praised the “innovative” and timely idea as Limerick prepares to enter City of Culture next year.

RTC/ IT Tralee Business Graduate Gathering 2013. Saturday 9th November at IT, Tralee North Campus and Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa, Tralee, Queries: Ms Jackie Gavaghan.

TRALEE MODEL RAILWAY;  The Tralee-Blennerville Model Railway Line, which is on permanent loan to the Kerry Model Railway Society from Chester Model Railway, and a carbon copy of the actual Tralee-Blennerville Steam Locomotive, featured recently on  Nationwide programme on RTE television.

J H Scullin  1876-1953, Australian Prime Minister in London Nov. 1930, His mother Ann Logan from Derry. his wife Sarah Maria born in Kerry her Father was McNamara of Bodyk and mother Kerry woman, the future Mrs Scullin left Kerry aged 3 years. Prime Minister family of North of Ireland.

James Henty Scullin died on 28 January 1953. Survived by his wife, Sarah Maria McNamara. He was given a state funeral and was buried in Melbourne General cemetery: Archbishop Daniel Mannix  presided at a requiem Mass in St Patrick’s Cathedral. They had no family, his wife was a dressmaker, they married at Ballarat on 11 Nov. 1907. While prime minister he declined, as an economy measure, to live in the Lodge, and retained a modest home in Richmond. He was over 60 before he bought a house, at Hawthorn. He was a non-smoking and teetotaller.

He persuading Prime minister  Lyons to abandon a proposal in September 1932 to reduce the old-age pension from 17s. 6d. to 15s. a week.

Premiers’ conference of May-June 1931,  agreed to restructure Australia’s public finances Australian resident bondholders accepted a 22.5 per cent cut in their interest, and all adjustable government expenditure, including salaries and pensions, was cut by 20 per cent to help balance budgets.

Michael Byrne speaks of his father Patsy;

Fr Moore and Fr Jerry Tribute to Patsy Byrne

Music at Funeral of Patsy Byrne;

Patsy Byrne Funeral

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