Knockanure Notes – 6th February, 2011

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre on Monday 14th February 2011. If attending please ring the secretary Mary at 068-49799 or 087-7528626 between 9.30 – 1.30pm from Monday to Friday.

WALK: Knockanure Community Centre 2nd Annual Sponsored Walk will be held on Sunday 20th Feb. at 2pm, if you wish to support contact 068 49799. The Centre had a lovely Table Top Sale on Sunday last, a great variety of items from tools to jewellery were available, a great social occasion, where both young and old could mix and blend with each other.

I.C.A. night out to Killarney Musical ‘My Fair Lady’ at the INEC on Tuesday the 8th March, booking with Eileen Roche at 068 49337 no later than Sunday 13th February.

LOTTO:  Results for Knockanure GAA Lotto, 4th Feb 2011, numbers drawn 5-21-22 and 32, no winner of Jackpot of E6900.
Lucky dips went to the following; Tim Murphy, Templeglantine; Tom Mc Elligott, Lisaniskea; Ann Shields, Carrigkerry; O’Sullivan family, Kilmorna ;Patricia Lynch, Gortdromagowna; Chloe & Catherine Lynch, Moyvane ;
Bar prize Nelius Clancy; Next weeks Jackpot E7000.

AWARE meets every Tuesday at 8pm in the Sacristy rooms at the rear of St. John’s Church, Tralee.  Contact 1890 303 302 or

STRESS Reduction;  8 week course will commence on Wednesday, February 16th in the Brandon Hotel at 7pm.  For information, contact Eva on 087-2712662.

SAFETALK Training information from 068 23551.

BALL in aid of mental heath and special needs will be held at the Arms Hotel on Feb. 12th , doors open at 7pm.

CONCERT: Liam Lawton Concert takes place on Sunday, February 13th in St. John’s Church, Tralee at 8pm. Tickets already sold are valid for this date. More tickets are still available at the Parish Centre.

DIVINE Mercy Conference in the RDS Arena is been organised for the West Limerick/North Kerry Area, from Friday 18th February to Sunday 20th February, contact 087 4147001.

GRANDPARENTS Day was held at Knockanure N.S. last week; many changes have taken place since their school days.

SCHOOLS have the chance to use recycled Lee Strand packaging and win a prize details from 066 712 3194.

EVENTS: Glin Day Care Centre outing for locals is on Thursday Feb. 10th , details from 068 26003; Information on Tinnitus will be available at the Arms Hotel on Thursday Feb. 10th from 2.30 to 4pm, details from 064 66 20052; World Day of the Sick Feb. 11th; Bingo in Moyvane every week; AGM of Abbeyfeale Anglers Club will be held at the Fr Casey GAA  Clubhouse on Feb. 13th at 3pm; Engineers Week 14th to 20th Feb.; Kerry Farmers Hunt Ball Sat Feb. 18th, details from 0870903812; Senior  Scor County Final will be held at the Gleneagle Hotel on Sun. Feb. 13th at 6.30pm; Children’s Scor will be held at Tintean on Feb. 20th at 6.30pm; Final of the Bernard O Callaghan Memorial will be played on Feb 13th between Tarbert and Listowel; Counselling Service provided by Limerick Social Services available every Monday in Abbeyfeale.  Contact 061 314111 for an appointment; The Chernobyl Children’s charity Céilí takes place in the Devon Inn Hotel on Friday February 18th, at 9.30pm; Bring and Buy sale in aid of Listowel Youth Café on Feb. 11th from 9am to 3pm, details from 087 6411271; Limerick Set Dancing Club workshop will be held at the Devon Hotel from 25th to 27th Feb.; Kerry London Association AGM will be held on Feb. 9th at The Kingdom Bar, 229 Kilburn High Road at 8pm;
Budding entrepreneurs are invited on February 25th to take part in  ‘Startup Weekend’ at the National Digital Research Centre in Dublin; Teagasc are having a conference at Dublin Castle on agricultural education helping economic recovery on Feb. 10th 2011;

ENABLE Ireland require volunteers to support summer programmes (May to July) in their adult and children services.  For further information, contact 066  7181746, Deadline for applications is February 24th.

PLAY: Moll by Abbeyfeale Drama Group will be performed at Fr Casey Hall on Feb. 8th and 10th.

SIAMSA: September `82 a tribute to the great Kerry team will be performed at Siamsa on Feb. 9th, 10th and 11th.

ST JOHN’S: Thurs 10th, Reunion, A play based on provincial life in Germany, as the seeds planted by Hitler
were breaking ground, presented by The New Theatre, Dublin;
Sat 12th, 2 Day Nation, A rock band from Tralee,  With Conor Breen-lead singer, John O’ Connor-guitar & vocals, David Ryall-guitar, Darragh Collins- bass guitar and John O’ Donnell on drums; Mon 14th, Film Club – Hachi- A Dog’s Tale, starring Richard Gere and Joan Allen; Weds 16th, John Black Sings Bob Dylan; Thurs 17th, Southern Tenant Folk Union, American folk, country & bluegrass from U.K. More from 068 22566.

JOBS: Consultants have prepared a plan to attract extra tourists to Ireland and create 1,000 jobs in Kerry per year for the next four years. Despite the downturn, Killarney town officials were able to go to Austria recently to view a wood or waste incinerator.

WORK Placement Programme appears to be a cosmetic job, as so many restrictions are involved, more information from 1800 611 116. People are encouraged to attend Training Programmes, recently I had the opportunity to observe a number of night classes, most appeared to have room for more students.

EU: proposals under the Intelligent Energy funding programme. E67 million is available to co-fund projects. Europe programme is designed to help the EU achieve its energy and climate change targets for 2020. About 60 projects are expected to receive funding.

CLASSES at Listowel Family Resource Centre, Stained Glass for men, Cookery for men, Parenting Courses for parents of teenagers and for parents of 6-11yr. old. Basic Computers and Digital Photography (a class that help you make the most of your Digital Camera) Ring 068-23584 / 0868556431.

  AGM of St Patrick’s Hall Will take place on Tuesday 8th February at 5.30pm. in St. Patrick’s Hall. New members always welcome.

AGM of Listowel / North Kerry Branch of the Wheelchair Association on Feb. 24th at their Day/Resource centre at Ballygologue road at 8pm, All are welcome.

BEST Wishes to Breda Lane and Loretta Maher who are on this years Kerry Ladies Senior Panel. Congratulations also to Donie Enright who has retained his division thee singles men title in Kerry badminton. Congrats also to runners up in the badminton U14 Girls Doubles County Championship, Tina Gormley and Erin Finucane.

BOOK: Heirs to the Kingdom; Kerry’s Political Dynasties will be launched at Mahony’s Bookshop in Tralee on Feb. 11th.

LOCAL Church Records; Michael Moore born 13th May 1869 Claar son of Pat Moore and Joan Kennelly; Mary Moore born Moyvane 6th Jan. 1862 daughter of Pat Moore and Joan Kennelly; William Moore Moyvane born 31st Jan. 1864 son of Pat Moore and Joan Kennelly; Catherine Moore Claar born 24th April 1867 to Pat Moore and Joan Kennelly; Bridger Kennelly Leitrim Moyvane born 1st Sept 1855 to Con Kennelly and Margaret Moore; James Moore Gortdromagowna born 13th Dec. 1841 to William Moore and Joan Connell; Marriage 7th Feb. 1836 William Moore and Joan Connell Aughrim; Con Moore Aughrim born Jan. 1833, Margaret Moore born Sept. 1835, and Joan Moore born 22nd Dec. 1837 all three children of John Moore and Mary Nolan, sponsors Joan Moore were Denis Nolan and Nora Riordan.

Marriage, James Kennelly, Leitrim and Joan Mulvihill 1st March 1832. Martin Kennelly Gortdromosillihy born 1873; Joan Kennelly Glennalappa born 2nd July 1837; Joan Kennelly Bauragoogeen born 18th July 1837; Joan Kennelly born 2nd May 1841; Joan Kennelly Glennalappa born 14th July 1832; Joan Kennelly Glennalappa 7th June 1832; Joan Kennelly Poul born 17th Oct. 1838. Joan Kennelly Leitrim born 8th Jan. 1831;

Michael Dowley born 7th June 1841 Newtown to Michael Dowley and Margaret Griffin; Mary Deely Newtown born 15th June 1840 to John Deely and Mary Poore?; Joan Foran Murhur born 27th Jan. 1862 to Pat Foran and Catherine Moran; John Enright Aughrim born 13th Nov. 1876 to Dan Enright and Mary O Connor; Ann McMahon Dromvoher born 24th June 1835 to Tim McMahon and Mary Cahill;

CLAIM: America Planned Parenthood get at least $349 million from U.S. taxpayer every year. Claims Priests for Life.

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.

PRESENTATION Day Feb. 2nd, the 40th day after Christmas is the church’s yearly Day for Consecrated Life, a tribute to  nearly a million religious worldwide who’ve given their life to Christ.

“The soul hardly ever realizes it, but whether he is a believer or not, his loneliness is really homesickness for God”, Hubert van Zeller.

ANNIVERSARIES: James Lynch, Humphrey Doody, Maurice Enright, Kieran O Sullivan, Celia Mahony, Eileen O Connor, Mary Rathay, Noreen Mullane, Michael and Dolores Scanlon, Francis O Carroll, Nell Doherty O Mahony, Sr. Leila Carey, Ned Stack, John Foley, Michael Quinn, Nora Sullivan, Billy Fitzgerald, Catherine Mulvihill, Billy Murphy, Teresa Sheehan, Fr Dan Griffin, Bridget Kelliher, Bryan McMahon, Fr. F X Martin, Mary B Healy, Stephen Donegan, Nora Quaid, Christina Melody, Benedict Kiely; Mass on Tues 8th at 7.30pm for John P., Ellen & Eileen O’Connor and Judi Schlegel ; Mass on Wed 9th at 9.15am For the People of the Parish; Mass on Thurs. 10th at 7.30pm for Patrick Moran; Mass on Sat. 12th at 7.30pm Tom & Una O’Sullivan; Mass on Sun. 13th at 10.00am in Knockanure for Kate Fitzmaurice and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for Jack & Mary Guiney and their sons William, Jim & John.

MEETING of the Liturgy Group in the Presbytery on Wednesday 9th Feb. at 8pm. Confessions before the Vigil Mass on Saturdays.

COLLECTORS for February, Vigil, Jimmy Collins & Den Hanrahan; 11.00am Richard Stack & Seamus Roche

Knockanure 10.00am Cathy Kennelly

READERS: Vigil, Elaine Hudson; 11.00am Jerry Duggan & Deirdre Moloney; Knockanure 13th February Mary O’Flaherty & Siobhan Fitzgerald.

 PARISH Retreat will take place at the Ardfert Retreat Centre on Sunday February 20th. For more details and booking, please contact  49352,  49401or 49103.

 SEMINAR aimed at those tasked with supporting adolescents and children through crisis times, will be held on  Tuesday 15th February 2011, from 9:30am-4:00pm at The Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin. Contact Console on 01 610 2638.

MARRIED: Ardfert Retreat Centre extend an invitation to couples to celebrate married love through prayer and reflection.  The evening takes place on Tuesday 15th of February from 8.00pm to 9.30pm.  All married couples welcome.

STUDIES & Discussion, what is the Mass? and Is there any difference between the sacrifice of the cross and the Sacrifice of the Mass? This will take place at Bon Secours Convent on Tuesday, February 8th at 8.30pm. All are welcome, under the auspices of the Legion of Mary.