Knockanure Notes – 6th November, 2011

SOCIAL Day for the active retired takes place on Monday 14th November 2011 at Knockanure Community Centre. Come and enjoy a great meal followed by music and dance. Anyone wishing to attend please ring in advance on 068 49799 or 087 7528626, New members always welcome.

Fitness classes at Knockanure Community Centre. Aerobic classes continue every Wednesday night at 8pm. All levels welcome. Contact Maggie for further details 087 9866533.

TARBERT Comprehensive Past Pupils Race night in Tralee on 12th Nov. We are having a best dressed lady judged by Celia Holman Lee and a best dressed man judged by Richard Prendeville.  Past Pupils Reunion Night Nominator Tickets are E20 (for that you will get admission to the track and you are included in a draw for week end away also dinner vouchers and numerous other prizes) The other tickets are E5 and they will give you entry to the track only. More information on dog syndicate contact 087 117 6665.

TROCAIRE fundraising singing night will take place at Máiread Kearney’s Bar, Moyvane on Friday 11th November , all are welcome.

GAA: Knockanure Lotto Results for 4th Nov. Jackpot E10,800 numbers drawn were 10-13-26 and 30 No Winner of Jackpot. Lucky Dipswent to; Donnchadh Woods, Knockanure; Peg Finucane, c/o Tady; Leo Finucane, Keylod; Micheal O Connor, Keylod; T & T Finucane, Lisaniskea; Ann Finucane, Keylod; Bar Prize, Gerard Greaney; This Weeks Jackpot is E10,900.

IRISH Night; Knockanure G.A.A. are holding an Irish Night in Flynns Bar on Saturday Night 19th November. A great night assured. Your support would be much appreciated.

EVENTS: ; Concern fast is on Nov. 10th, St Michaels College are participating, last year, E 79,000 was collected in Kerry, more from 1850 50 50 55; A Fashion and Make-up Taster Course will commence at Listowel Family Resource Centre on Wednesday November 23rd from 7.30pm -9.30pm. This course will last for three weeks with two hour sessions per week. For more details contact the centre on 068 23584. The Alzheimer’s Carers Support Group meeting at the Listowel Family Resource Centre on Tuesday November 8th from 7.30pm. A Parenting Course for parents of children aged 6-11 years commences at the Centre on Thursday November 10th. For more details contact 068 23584; Diabetes information night at Ballygarry House Hotel on Nov. 9th at 7.30pm, all are welcome; Ceol an Gheimhridh on Nov. 12th at IT Tralee starting at 10.30 am and dancing at Currow Parish hall on Sunday 13th at 10.30 am; Pioneer Social at the Killarey Heights Hotel on Fri. Nov. 11th at 8pm; Dublin Gospel Choir at Siamsa on Nov. 12th;  Day Trip to Dublin City Centre on Sunday, November 13th, The bus will leave the Courtney Lodge Hotel NCW, at 7.30am, call 087 9845102; Banna Beach Mini Stages Rally, Nov. 13th; Card games have resumed at Fr. Casey’s Abbeyfeale on Friday nights at 9pm; Information meeting on the Shannon Estuary will be held at Ballylongford GAA Hall on Nov.9th from 5pm to 7pm; Newtownsandes Dinner Dance November 25th; Centre for Talented Youth assessment  day at Tralee IT on Sat 19th Nov. at 1.30pm, details from 01 700 5634; Trad for Trocaire concert at the Malton Hotel on Nov. 19th, details from 064 6633 752; Charity Ceili at Fr. Casey’s Clubhouse on Nov. 26th; Sale of Work at Templeglantine on Sunday Nov. 27th; Athea Fair held on Saturday last on a glorious autumn day, had all the usual browsers, exhibitors, buyers and sellers.

MOYVANE: North Kerry Scor na nOg Finals will be held in Moyvane on Nov. 13th at 6pm. County Semi will be held in Abbeydorney at 4pm on Nov. 20th and the County Final will be held at the Gleneagle Hotel on Dec. 4th at 2pm.

PLAY: The Boro Players Drama Group put on a great performance of “A Burglary will take Place” on Sunday night 30th Oct. 2011. The play was first produced by Moyvane Macra in 1985 and they reached the Munster Final that year in a drama competition. Four of the original cast were again acting their former parts in the recent performance, Maurice O Connell, Mike Brosnan, Tom Moore and Martin Sheehy, also taking part were, Brenda Kennelly, Jill McCarthy, Katie Galvin and Donal Leahy.

VARIETY Show  in Athea will be held on Sunday, November 13th and again on Sunday, November 20th in the Community Hall, Athea.

ST JOHN’S: Wed 9th, Singing Nina. Karen Underwood sings all the classic Nina songs supported by Art O’Laoire – Piano, Eoghan Regan – Guitar, Jerome Rimson – Bass and Bob Jackson -Drums; Fri 11th , Sat 12th  & Sun 13th. “September ’82”. Mike O’Halloran’s smash hit play returns by popular demand.  Presented by Bog Road Theatre Co., this play, set in Listowel, is a tribute to the greatest Kerry team ever; Tues 15th, All Souls Night, The play celebrates the centenary of the birth of the author, Joseph Tomelty; Thurs 17th, Mary Coughlan and her Band ,full details from 068 22566.

REPS Course at the Mermaids Bar on 9th and 10th Nov. start at 8pm.

EU: European Court of Justice ruled recently that honey with pollen from a GM plant, may make all products made from the said honey liable to EU, GM regulations, member states are still allowed to use their discretion despite the fact that the court ruling is immediately binding. Where do we stand in relation to certain court rulings?

BEST Wishes to Bridie Mason nee Histon who recently celebrated her 90th birthday recently at Arus Mhuire.

CONGRATULATIONS to Michelle Flaherty of Ballyguiltenane and Jackie Mulvihill of Moyvane who were married recently at Glin Church. The Best man was D J Mulvihill, groomsmen were Mossie and Mike Mulvihill. Bridesmaids , Karina Flaherty, Edel Normoyle and Grainne Flaherty. Flower girls were Micheala and Sheena Mulvihill.  Pageboys, Michael and Oisin Mulvihill. The bride is daughter of Mike and Margaret Flaherty and the groom is son of Margaret and the late John Mulvihill.

FULL Moon on Nov. 10th, lovely weather by day at present, clear sky on Sat. night last at 3am gave a lovely view of the moon going down in the west over Ballybunion. Big  group of Sun spots several times bigger than Earth, contains the biggest sunspots seen on the Sun for many years. Danger do not look at sun without special protective lenses.

VAGRANT used to describe address of one are more partners on Kerry records; Michael Barry and Nora Pembroke 1868;  John Connor and Judith Faley, 1862; Michael Moran and Ellen Enright 1884; John Halpin and Bridget Carroll, 1835; John Woulfe and Joan Colbert , 1842; Denis OKeeffe and Mary Kervick, 1843; James Moore and Julianna Regan 1843; Margaret Flaherty born Tom Flaherty and Catherine Daly; Pat Mahony born 1836 to  Terence Mahony and Ellen Mc Carthy; William born 1837 to Thomas Howard and Ellen Linnane; Bridget Mahony born 1839 to Dan Mahony and Margaret White; Michael born 1839 to Michael Walsh and Mary Diggins; Mary born 1840 to William Daly and Margaret Enright; Mort born 1840 to Dermot Donoghue and Joan Connor; John born 1840 to John Gilbert and Margaret Moore; Maurice born  1824 to Mce Joy and Ellen Carmody; Michael born 1824 to Stephen Scannell and Mary Fitzgerald; John born 1826 to Joseph Clerry ?, and Catherine lynch; Pat born 1827 to John Kissane and Joan Donoghue; Joan Connor born 1827 to Edward Connor and Mary Fitzgerald; Elizabeth born 1829 to Tim Mannix and Catherine Callaghan; Joan to born 830 to Michael Scanlon and Mary Callaghan ?:Michael born 1888 to David Barry and Mary Power; Nora born 1830 to Mce Connor and Bridget Shea; Pat born 1831 to Pat Hannon and Catherine Cahill; Catherine born 1832  to John Keane and Mary Fitzgerald;

NOTICE Board in the Village of Knockanure contains details of local activities.

SLAVES: European ships took goods to Africa; then the ship transported Africans to the Americas and brought back to Europe the sugar, rum, cotton, and tobacco produced by the slaves.

FAITH: “The only known cure for fear is faith”, Lena Kellogg Sadler.

MASS in memory of Michael Dowling will be celebrated at Clounmacon Community Centre on Fri. Nov. 11th at 8pm, all welcome.

MASS for deceased member of  Kerry Ingredient will be held at St. Michael’s Church, Lixnaw on Wednesday 9th November at 8pm. All welcome.

MASS on Fri. 11th Nov at 10.30am for Michael Christopher O Sullivan of Derry, Listowel who died recently in America.

TV Mass; On Sunday, November 15 at 11.15am the Mass on RTE 1 television will be celebrated by 55 parishioners from Duagh/Lyreacrompane.

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. Adoration in Athea, continue each Thursday from 10am to 11pm.

BELL: The New Eucharistic Congress Bell will be in the parish on the 17th November. Moyvane 3pm, Knockanure 4pm.

FAMINE Graveyard in Listowel, every Sunday during Nov. rosary at 3pm, Great to see so many during the week remembering their loved ones in local cemeteries. Memory Tree in the Church, helps us recall our dead and in union with the communion of saints remember all who need support.

CHANGE: Confessional Boxes in Listowel Church are being converted into side altars, one for St. Pio and the other for St. Anthony and Divine Mercy.

DEATH took place of Kathy Moran nee Morgan of Toureendonnell, Athea on 31st October 2011. Kathy aged 95, was predeceased by her husband Thomas, sons Patrick and Sean and is survived by her sons Michael and Tommy, daughters Mary, Joan and Helen. Following Requiem Mass at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Athea,  on 3rd Nov. 2011 Kathy Moran was laid to rest at Knockanure Old Churchyard.

DIED: Sr. Eucharia Leahy, Presentation Sisters, Green Island, Dunedin, New Zealand and Abbeydorney, died on 2nd November 2011 aged 99 years. Sister was professed in Ireland in 1940 and went to New Zealand in 1953 and spent the rest of her life in the same convent in New Zealand.

ANNIVERSARIES: Mick Lane, Liam O Connor, Nora Moloney, Margaret Deenihan, Fr Michael Slattery OMI, Mary Dillane, James Walsh, Mary Ahern, Mary Langford, Catherine Brosnan, Mary Rose Carrig, Mary Kennelly, Mary Ellen Houlihan, Mai Quinlivan, Peg Reidy, Grace Mary Brosnan, Paddy Flavin, Sr. Veronica O Neill, Sr. Mary Brendan O Connell, Billy Barry, Sr. Maria Kissane, Joe Scanlon, Ellen Hanrahan, Sr. Mary Tarrant, Billy Heffernan, Maureen White; Mass on  Tues. 8th at 8.00pm in the Marian Hall for the deceased members of the I.C.A. and their Families; Mass on Wed. 9th at 9.15am Private Intention and Mass at 7.30pm for November Intentions, Knockanure; Mass on Thurs. 10th at 7.30pm November Intentions, Moyvane, especially those who died during the last 12 months; Mass on Fri. 11th at 7.30pm  for Fr. John Shine & the deceased members of the Shine Family; Mass on Sat. 12th at 7.30pm for Johnny Meade; Mass in Moyvane on Sun. 13th at 11.00am for Ann, Jimmy & Margaret Flaherty & Bridie Moloney.

READERS: Vigil John Corbett ;11.00am, Amanda Coulson & Aine O’Connor; Knockanure 13th Nov. Gerard Leahy & Brenda Clancy

GRIEF: ‘Coping with Loss & Grief’.  A talk will be held in the Parish Centre, Tralee on Wednesday, November 16th at 8pm.  All welcome.

Retreat Centre Ardfert; Saturday 12th November Healing Day for the Bereaved, 10am to 4.30pm reflection and sharing with Sr. Pat O’Donovan RSM.

SPEAKERS:  “Journeying in Hope” over three nights at the end of November. Each night as part of a prayer service a guest speaker will speak on the theme of Hope and Faith. Dana Rosemary Scallon on Monday 28th of November, Senator Ronan Mullen on Tuesday 29th and Mary Kennedy of RTE on Wednesday 30th in St. John’s Church beginning at 7.30pm. Light refreshments will be served in the Parish Centre afterwards. All are welcome.

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