Knockanure Notes – 6th May, 2012

FIRST Holy Communion on Sat. 12th May in Knockanure at 11.30am.

SOCIAL Day for the Active Retirement takes place in the Knockanure centre on Monday 14th  .A great day with music and dance.  New Members Welcome. If attending please ring the secretary Mary at 068-49799 between 9.30 – 1.30 Monday to Friday. Anybody wishing to book the centre for Any Occasion(Christenings, Birthdays, Funerals etc)

Please contact the Office 068 49799. Knockanure Community Centre would like to thank everyone who supported them in our recent Sponsored Walk at Easter. The Amount Collected was E1304.65. A donation has been given to Listowel Hospice.

Defibrillator: New members are urgently required at Knockanure. Night Classes Commencing in the Autumn at Knockanure Community Centre. Anyone interested in doing Irish Classes at Knockanure Community Centre, please ring the centre on 068 49799.

COMHALTAS member who is interested in entering Fleadh Competitions in singing, music, comhrá, etc. should contact the Branch Secretary Bridget McCarthy before Friday 11th May. Contact no. 087 6457610 after 4pm.

GORTAGLANNA Memorial meeting at 7.30pm on Sunday May 13th, start Gortaglanna.

EVENTS: Moyvane Girls Football Fundraiser; All unwanted clothes, shoes, textiles, curtains needed (no pillows/duvets), but everything else. Old mobile phones also accepted. Collection date is Thursday 17th May, at the Moyvane Community Centre, anytime until 4pm; A Jumble Sale will be held at the Listowel Family Resource Centre on Wed. May 9th from 3-5pm; Alzheimer’s Careers Support Group at the Listowel Family Resource Centre held their monthly meeting on Tuesday May 8th at 7.30pm; Women’s Mini Marathon, Moyvane ‘s Hannah Enright and her sister Mary are in this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon on June 4th. All proceeds raised will go to the Alzheimer’s Respite Care Facility at the Listowel Family Resource Centre. Further details on the facility and the marathon are available from Bridie on 086 8556431;  Kingdom County Show is on May 13th; Monday May 7th Great Southern Trail, walk from Templeglantine ( Devon Hotel),  at 4pm along the old railway to Abbeyfeale. The journey, of about 6 miles, includes a mature woodland and a pleasant riverside stretch; Rambling house in Asdee on Friday May 11th; Feile Siamsa Tire 2012 runs from 18th to 20th May; Clare – Burren Slow Food Festival – Friday 18/19/20 May centred in Lisdoonvarna; Pravda established May 5th 1912 .

GROW’s 12-step programme of support, friendship and recovery may help you.  Meetings are held every Wednesday night at CDP Centre, Rock St., Tralee at 7.30pm.  For further information, check website at or phone 021 4277520.

SENIOR Help line is a service for older people provided by trained older volunteers for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland, Lo Call 1850 440 444.

ICA walk for cancer research is on May 13th.

GREAT to hear the inspirational stories from Liam Lynch on WL102 last week, he talked about his loss of sight, Dan Joe Broderick whose parents were teachers at Feale View School and St Batts Well and the generations of his family who did the rounds there.

HAPPY Birthday to Donnacha Woods of Knockanure who recently celebrated his birthday at Flynn’s Bar.

BEST wishes to Ciara Neville from Lenamore and Paul Mulvihill of Glenalappa who were married on 27th April 2012  in St Michael’s Church, Ballylongford by Fr Philip O Connell assisted by Fr Steve Kennelly. Best man was Mark Mulvihill, grooms men were Eoin, Brian and Niall Mulvihill. Bridesmaids were Carmel Neville, Breeda Cronin, Mary Theresa Buckley and Mary Mulcahy. Flower Girl was Lavena Mulvihill. The bride is daughter of Sean and Marie Neville and the grooms parents are Jeremiah Mulvihill and Nuala Mulvihill nee O Donnell.

ARTIST: Local Born artist Sean Lynch, London Residency

April – July 2012 at Gasworks & The University of the Arts Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation.

LOTTO: Knockanure GAA  Lotto Results for 4th May 2012. Jackpot E3,400 numbers Drawn 6-10-13 and 31, No Winner. Lucky Dips went to; James Collins, Purt, Abbeyfeale Timmy Horgan, Jnr., Kilmorna; Seanie & Mary Sweeney, Kilmorna; Tom Harley, c/o John Barry; David Harley, c/o John Barry; Paudie Godley, c/o Kerry; Bar prize Kathy Finucane; Next weeks Jackpot E3,500.

MOON; Saturday, May 5th  Full Moon commonly known as a ‘supermoon’, a bigger and brighter Moon than usual. Farmers are experiencing a difficult spring, cold, wet, with little grass growth. Cuckoo was singing at 6am on Wed. last.

ST JOHN’S: Wed 9th a programme of folk, traditional and classical; Tuesday 15th Film, My House in Umbria- Baltaine Film Tour; Wed. 16th , Triur , the best of traditional,  more from 068 22566.

JOB in the Resource Centre, Lyreacrompane, as a Housekeeper with some cooking skills, Contact 068/48369.

AGM of Newtownsandes Co-op takes place on 23rd May at 8pm.

VINTAGE Day held in Listowel Square and Arms Hotel attracted a good crowd in lovely sunshine, looking forward to bigger and more variety next year, See video on youtube.   

CATHERINE Connell lived to be over 100 years, born Athea c 1818 married Tom Relihan of Duagh in 1854, their children were Mary Relihan who m Mort Daly, Bridget Relihan m Dower, Joan Relihan m Barth Enright, Catherine Relihan m Lar Harnett, Ellen Relihan m Dan Lane, Michael Relihan m Joan McMahon, and Tom Relihan m Anne Stack.
Family of Mort Daly and Mary Relihan; Msgr Pat Daly, Rev Mort Daly, Nora Daly Danaher, Margaret Daly Stanley, Tom Daly in Duagh, John Daly in Knockane and Mary Jo Daly.

GUNMEN recently attacked worshipers in the old section of Bayero University’s campus in the city of Kano, Nigeria ,killing at least 16 people and wounding at least 22 others, A later attack in the northeast city of Maiduguri saw gunmen open fire at a Church of Christ Chapel in Nigeria, killing five people, including a pastor preparing for Communion according to witnesses.

THOUGHT: Miracles take place – not because we have a perfect faith but because we have a perfect Christ, Anonymous.

ROSARY;  The I.C.A. will recite the Rosary each Tuesday evening for the month of May at the Grotto, Moyvane at 7.45pm.  Rosary Clounmacon will take place every Friday evening at 8pm for the Month of May.

RETREAT, May 11th – 13th  with Fr. John Callanan SJ.  Contact 066-7134276.

MISSION in Duagh from the 14th to 18th May 2012.

TALKS on the Eucharist in Moyvane School, Wednesday 16th May 8pm – 9pm; The Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharistic, Wednesday 23rd May 8pm – 9pm; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Eucharistic Spirituality, Wednesday 30th May 8pm -9pm, details from: Andrew or Katerina Kellighan: 086 3680141 / 086 3679878.

Talk by the Author of “From Gangland to the Promised Land” will be given at Duagh Mission on Monday May 15th at 8pm, Mission continues till 18th May.

DEATH took place on May 3rd 2012 of Jer Christopher O Carroll of Kilford Arms Hotel, Kilkenny and Moyvane Village. He was born on Little Christmas Day 58 years ago to Jeannie Mulvihill a native of Kilbaha and Jerry O Carroll a native of Knockanure. His siblings were Michael, Brendan, Con and Marita. Requiem mass for Christopher O Carroll was celebrated in Moyvane Church on Sunday May 6th by Fr Lucid and Fr Frawley and Elaine Foley sang the Hymns. Following Mass he was laid to rest at Ahavoher Graveyard beside his parents Jerry who died 1970 and Jenny who died in 2002 aged 90 years.

ANNIVERSARIES: Tom Scannell, Patsy Broderick, Fr Dan McSweeney, Joe Murray, John Houlihan, Sr. Martina Woulfe, James Relihan, Michael Anthony O Sullivan, John Carmody, Noreen McCarthy, Michael Relihan, Michael Dowling, Sr. Patricia Langan, Tom Higgins, John Flavin, George Fitzmaurice, Mary Dunfort, Mary Hudson, Gortaglanna Tragedy, William Flaherty, David Dillon, Noreen Sweeney, Michael Anthony Ahern;  Mass on Wed. 9th at 7.30pm for Jimmy Kennelly; Mass on Fri. 11th at 7.30pm for Tom Flaherty; Mass on Sat. 12th at 7.30pm for Jim Cunningham & the deceased members of the Cunningham Family; Mass on Sun. 13th at 10.00am in Knockanure for Martha O’Sullivan and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for David Foley.

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READERS:  Vigil, Michelle Corridan; 11.00am Paul & Anthony Kiely; Knockanure Sunday 13th May Margaret Carmody & Mary Fitzgerald.

REMEMBERANCE Mass of Thanksgiving for the pupils and Staff of the F.C.J. Convent Bruff was on Saturday 28th April 2012. Convent was Est 1856 and will close this June.