Knockanure Notes – 6th June, 2010

ACTIVE Retirement Day in Knockanure will take place on Monday 14th June 2010.If attending, please phone the office on 068 49799 between the hours of 9.30 am to 1.30pm. Monday to Friday. Anybody wishing to book the Centre for Any occasion (Christenings, Birthdays, Funerals etc). Please contact the office at 068 49799 or Mobile No. 086 8392787.

CLINIC: A New Physiotherapy Clinic has opened up at Knockanure Community Centre. The Name of the Clinic is “First Steps” and is a branch of the clinic in Patrickswell. To make an appointment ring Sentil on 087 7777600.

PRESENTATION: Scoil Chorp Chríost Parents’ Association, Knockanure made a presentation of  cheque for 2000 euro to the Board of Management in the school on Monday, May 31st 2010. Presentation was made by Mark McAuliffe, Chairman of Parents Association to Maurice Dowling, Chairman of the Board of Management. This money goes towards the funding of interactive whiteboards.  Monies were raised at a Church Gate collection in Knockanure and Easter Draw in school. Future fundraisers include bag packing in Supervalu, Listowel on  Saturday, July 24th, 2010 and Church Gate collection in Moyvane in September.

EXAMS: Our thoughts and good wishes go to all who are doing their Junior and Leaving Cert.

CONCERT: An Evening with Tommy Fleming – A Fundraising Concert will be held in the Church of the Assumption Moyvane on Friday 9th July 2010 at 8.30pm. Tickets are E25 and all proceeds go towards the Pallottine Fathers Missions. For more information on tickets phone (087) 4147001 or (087) 3136584.

FUND:  Applications for the Community Energy Fund are available from local Public Libraries  and online from Applications close on Wednesday 16th June 2010.

EVENTS: Bereavement Support Group were due to meet at Lisselton N.S. on June 8th at 8.30pm; Day of prayer at Clonfert with Eddie Stone on Wed. June 9th, details from 069 82010; will hold an outreach service at Listowel Citizens Information Centre at the Square on Fri. June 11th from 10am to 12.30pm; AGM of North Kerry Harriers will be held at the Railway Bar on Fri. June 11th at 9pm;  free education programmes for people with Type 2 Diabetes will take place in Tralee for 6 weeks commencing on Wednesday, June 16,contact the HSE Dieticians on 064 6670763; Lixnaw Feile Cheoil June 19th and 20th;  The next car boot sale and indoor market in Newcastle West will be held on Sunday, June 13, proceeds in aid of West Limerick Community Radio; Barbecue in aid of CF unit will be held at the Lanterns Hotel on Sat. night June 19th; Racing on Sunday June 27 with the annual Horse and Pony Races at Relihan’s Inch, Kilcarra; Ballybunion are having a festival on June 25th and 26th; Athea will host motorbike related events on June 26th and 27th; Castle has opened for the summer season in Listowel.

CARNIVAL: Tarbert this coming weekend where pleasure seekers are assured of a fun filled few days as they soak up the Carnival atmosphere. The Market field will once again be host to the Amusement Arcade will provide a vast range of entertainment facilities. The Big Wheel will offer a rare opportunity for thrill seekers to enjoy the spectacular scenery of the surrounding countryside and the river Shannon. Lovers of Vintage cars and tractors will be treated to a display of the various models. The winner of the Colleen Bawn will be decided, the Donkey Derby also. These are just a fraction of the events taking place at the Tarbert Carnival.

MATCH: Kerry will go to Cork for the replay next Sunday afternoon at 3.30pm in Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Jack O Connor and Kerry supporters will have some worries.

CONCERT: Of popular and favourite songs. In aid of North Kerry Day Care Centre. Will take place in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel on Sunday 20th of June at 8pm. Featuring Gavin Ring, Baritone, Dean Power, Tenor, Nicola Mulligan, Soprano, Director Adian O’Carroll with Kerry Chamber Orchestra. Tickets can be obtained from Woulfe’s Bookshop, all Committee Members and the Parish Secretary at the Presbytery during office hours.

KDYS Summer Programmes includes, summer camps are being held from the 19th July – 23rd July for 7- 9 year olds, the second camp is being held from the 26th July – 30th July Summer trips are beginning in June for 6 weeks and are open to all teenagers, the first summer trip is to  Kilcornan, Go karting on Tuesday June 8th, any further information or a list of all the summer trips please contact KDYS, Listowel, 068 23744.

ST JOHN’S: Thursday 10th Augustin Maruri, Spanish Guitarist; Fri. Sat. 11th and 12th Feis Cheoil presented by students of Marie Scanlon; Tue. 15th Bluegrass ensemble from Kentucky and on Wednesday 16th a singing duo from UK called Blackheart, more from 068 22566.

NEW Moon on June 12th. Irish amateur astronomer Donnacha O’ Driscoll has set up a welcome website at Beautiful weather here in Ireland at present long may it last. Harvesting is progressing at such a rate that by next week most silage crops will in the yard.

SALES: 16,000 new retail sites on line were launched in France during the first quarter of this year, bringing the total to 66,800.

TRIP: To West Cork on June 14th, details from 069 62306, trip to Castletownbere on June 20th, more information from 087 9845 102.

OVER Prescribing, an audit should be made of the huge quantity of prescription drugs which were returned to be dumped earlier this year to find who is responsible.

WRITERS Week and the races brought a diverse crowd to Listowel last weekend, the racing crowd appear to come and go without leaving any money in the town. While most of the writers are short of money, at least they paraded up and down the town and brought some flavour with them. Eddie Hobbs was at the Arms on Saturday afternoon and sold a few books, the message was too late for some. The discussion on Irish art and culture over the next twenty years on Saturday evening attracted nearly a full house in the Arms Ballroom. Art and culture reminds me of John B Keane who sent some of his early works to the Abbey, they showed no interest in his work at first, but later they were like a cow and a cock of hay. It is said that Keane glued the corners of some pages to see if his work was read, it was noted the pages were still glued when copy was returned to him.

CONGRATULATIONS and best wishes to Fr Brendan O Callaghan who recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood.

THANKS to our Sacristan Margaret who kept flowers in abundance during May around Our Lady’s Altar.

200 Years Ago: Some Moyvane baptisms in Listowel from 1801 to 1812. William Joseph O Connor Date of Birth 12 May 1812 of Newtown son of John O Connor and Sarah Dore;

Patrick O Connor, Date of Birth 26 December 1812 of Moyvane son of Morgan O Connor and Mary ? ; Mary Bennett Date of Birth 16 December 1812 daughter of  Thomas Bennett and Catherine Mulvihill; Ann Stack

Date of Birth 31 August 1812 , daughter of James Stack and Mary Daly; Maurice Cushion Date of Birth 9 August 1812 son of  Michael Cushion and Ellen McInery;

 Michael Moore Date of Birth 6 August 1812 son of Tom Moore and Margaret Halpin; Margaret Mangan Date of Birth 18 May 1812 daughter of John Mangan and Catherine Moore; Bridget Lynch  Date of Birth 23 March 1812 daughter of Pat Lynch and Bridget Sweeney;

 Julia O Connor  Date of Birth 23 February 1812 daughter of William O Connor and Ellen Hennessy; Dan Mangan Date of Birth 26 January 1812 son of Michael Mangan and Margaret Enright; Denis Kennelly  Date of Birth 26 January 1812 son of Dan Kennelly and Margaret Culhane;  John Holly  Date of Birth 18 January 1812 son of Dan Holly and Catherine Connell; Ned Pelican Date of Birth 1 January 1812  son of Bill Pelican and Ann Cusack; Catherine Lynch Date of Birth 22 November 1811 daughter of John Lynch and Catherine Fitzgerald;

 Michael Connell Date of Birth 6 October 1811 son of John Connell and Margaret Costelloe; Margaret Culhane Date of Birth 26 September 1811 daughter of John Culhane and Bridget Flaherty; Catherine Murray Date of Birth 17 September 1811 daughter of John Murray and Nora Scanlon;  Denis Mangan Date of Birth 4 August 1811 son of Denis Mangan and Catherine Mulvihill; Edmund Stack  Date of Birth 7 April 1811 son of Edmund Stack and Mary Burns;  Timothy Broderick

 Date of Birth 3 April 1811 son of Martin Broderick and Margaret Gallagher;  Maurice Duane Date of Birth 5 March 1811 son of Denis Duane and Joan Ferris; Elizabeth Mangan Date of Birth 24 March 1810 daughter of Michael Mangan and Margaret Enright; Bridget Connell Date of Birth 23 April 1810  daughter of Michael Connell and Nora Lawlor; James Fitzmaurice  

Date of Birth 10 August 1810 son of William Fitzmaurice and Ellen Healy;  Daniel Grady Date of Birth 20 August 1810 son of Michael Grady and Mary O Brien;  Nora Mangan  Date of Birth 20 August 1809 daughter of Denis Mangan and Catherine Mulvihill;  Joan Grady Date of Birth 19 June 1808 daughter of Michael Grady and Mary  Brien; Catherine Moore Date of Birth 17 August 1808 daughter of Thomas Moore and Margaret Halpin;  John Moore Date of Birth 28 October 1802 son of Tom Moore and Ellen Halpin;  John Windle Date of Birth 26 February 1801 son of Henry Windle and Margaret Mulvihill .

DATES: James Joyce met and fell in love with Nora Barnacle. On 16 June 1904, the day of their first walk together.

  In the U.S, the 100th anniversary of Father’s Day is coming up next week.

CEMETERY Mass; at Gale Lisselton June 21st; June 24th Lisselton Churchyard; Mass at John Paul Cemetery on June 29th and St Michael’s Churchyard Listowel on July 1st.

DEATH took place unexpectedly of Eileen Goulding nee Cahill of Knockanure. Eileen is survived by her husband Hugh, daughters Noreen, Mary and Eleanor, brothers John, Paddy, Bill, Donie, sisters Tess, Mary, Nora, Julia and Kathleen,  Eileen was born 67 years ago at Knocknasna, Abbeyfeale to John (Son) Cahill and Nora Collins. Eileen was a great supported of activities in the Village and Church and was involved in several pilgrimages. She was predeceased by her brother D. J. Cahill. Mass for Eileen was celebrated in Knockanure Church by Fr Lucid assister by Fr O Callaghan and Fr McMahon. Steve Donegan sang the hymns. A large gathering of family members, relations and friends lingered and reminisced on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Eileen’s graveside in Ahavoher graveyard, all wishing to share their memories.

ANNIVERSARIES: Paddy Doody, Sr. Gabriel Galvin, Peg Normile, John Paul McMahon, Sr. Claude Sheehy, P. J. Flavin, Joan O Donnell, Mai Galvin, Bessie Nealon, Tom Moloney, Mary Margaret Dillon, C. J. Haughy, Mass on Tues 8th at 8.00pm for Brid Brouder; Mass on Wed 9th at 9.15am For the People of the Parish; Mass on Thurs. 10th at 8.00pm for Christy Barry; Mass on Fri. 11th at 8.00pm for The Fitzmaurice Family; Mass on Sat. 12th at 8.00pm  for John, Dan & Bridie Kearney; Mass on Sun. 13th at 10.00am In Knockanure for Danny O’Mahony & Nora Moloney and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for John Scanlon.

READERS: Vigil Michelle Corridan; 11.00am David Murphy & Noelle Nolan;  Knockanure 13th June Patricia & Andrew Rogan

HEALING: Praise Healing & Thanksgiving in the Heights Hotel, Killarney on Friday evening 11th June at 8pm. Saturday Morning 12th June at 10.30am. Afternoon at 2.30pm. Evening  8pm. Speakers include: Stephen Monds, P. J. O’Loughlin, Bobby O’Connell and Godfrey Daniels, all are welcome. For details contact Jack at 064 6635629.

HOSPICE: Volunteers for Sunflower Day are needed on Friday 11th & Saturday 12th June. If interested contact Kay on 0876975682 / Julie on 08762107421 or Mary on 0872370766.  MASS on June 20th at 12 noon will be celebrated in the Town Park Tralee .

KNOCK  Pilgrimage will take place on Saturday, June 26th.   Contact June  at 066 7137236.

FEAST of the Sacred Heart is on Friday 11th and the following day is feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

CANON Kelly: On Friday June 18th Athea Parish will celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Canon Kelly’s ordination to the priesthood. Thanksgiving Mass at 8pm with refreshments afterwards, all are welcome.