Knockanure Notes – 8th July, 2012

ACTIVE Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre was held on 9th July 2012, details from 068 49799.

OUTING: Senior Citizens Summer Outing on Friday 27th July.   Visiting Foynes Museum with light lunch Boyces Gardens and the Bridewell, tea & scones served. Book with Maureen at 49365 or Ita at 49134. Senior Citizens meeting was held 16th July at 7.30pm.

I.C.A. Annual Outing – visiting Cobh Heritage Centre and the Titanic Museum is on Friday 24th August. Details from Eileen Roche at 087 6679943.

THANKS: The Management and Staff of Listowel Family Resource Centre wish to thank Hannah Enright and her sister Mary for their fundraising efforts on behalf of the centre’s Alzheimer’s Respite Care Facility in the recent Women’s Mini Marathon.  A total of E1,700 was raised.  Thanks to all those who contributed locally.

“Mile Buiochas” to the Children of Murhur N.S. Moyvane who collected E463.79 for Bóthar na nGabhar to send Irish Dairy Goats to poverty stricken families in Africa.  Sincere thanks to Emma at Holly’s Gala for sponsorship.  Thanks also to Molly at “RightBuy” for supplying “goodies” to the school during the year.

SPINA Bifida information meeting will be held at the Arms Hotel on  July 18th at 7pm.

DYSLEXIA Summer School runs from 16th to 20th July, details from 068 23584.

CELIAC: If you have received a celiac disease diagnosis while taking heart pressure medication, you might not actually have celiac disease according to news reports.

SEISIUN continues every Wednesday night at 9pm at the Arms Hotel and Thursday night at Templeglantine.

VINTAGE Day at Knockdown Sunday 15th July.

MATCH:  Sliabh Luachra Active Retired Network hope to run a Bus to Westmeath V Kerry match in Mullingar on Sunday 15th July, open to all OAP,  phone 087 4138934 .

OUTING: Fianna Fail outing will take place on Tuesday, July 17th to Rathwood, Tullow, Co. Carlow, contact Marie Wrenn on 068-42524.

HARNETT Reunion social on Saturday, July 21 in Fr. Casey’s.

KNOW Your neighbour weekend is on 14th and 15th July.

ST JOHN’S: Wed. 11th, Nuada, an evening of folksongs and drama; Thursday 12th , Sundaze, a melody band; Fri. 13th , Joyced, written by Donal O Kelly; Monday 16th, Church Classics, details from 068 22566.

LOUGH Derg pilgrimage on July 27-29,  contact 068 31232.

KDYS Listowel Summer Activities for 14 – 17 year olds
Monday 16th July Bowling in Tralee.  Tuesday 17th Maherees Water Sports.Wednesday 18th Karting, and Cinema Limerick.  Thursday 19th Eclipse Activity Centre, Sneem.  Friday 20th Quazar and Shopping Cork.  Bookings to KDYS, Upper Church St. Listowel on 068 23744.

THOUGHT: Faithfulness without apparent reward is a true test of Christian maturity.

BOOK: Walk with Writers in Killarney National Park, written by Mary Rose Bogan was launched recently.

SEANCHAI in Listowel have live performances every Wed, Thurs. and Fri. at noon and 2pm.

Cross roads dancing at Finuge every Friday Night in July and Aug.

HORSE Fair in Listowel attracted the usual crowd, the weather was lovely on the day; there was plenty of sightseers and only a few buyers. It is now illegal to have a horse or ass on your premises unless it is registered.

WALKWAY: Tralee/ Fenit Railway Group are looking for support, in time it is hoped that 60 miles of walkway from Tralee to Rathkeale will be a reality.

WEATHER is on everybody’s lips, still no sign of improvement, after record falls of rain in June, some animals are being housed again.

EMBARGO on recruitment, yet a new food safety consultative board of twelve was set up recently and the Minister is to appoint another dozen to the board.

BEST Wishes to Deirdre O Keefe and Thomas Baldwin who were married on June 30th 2012 by Fr Tom McMahon at the Prince of Peace Church, Fossa. Best man was John Baldwin, Groomsmen were James and Mark Baldwin. Bridesmaids, Irene O Keeffe, Muireann O Brien and Jackie O Connor. Flower girls, Caoimhe Galvin and Jennifer O Keeffe. The bride is daughter of Joe and Ann O Keeffe of Kilmorna, Knockanure. The grooms parents are Johnny and Maria Baldwin of Waterford.

LOCAL born, Liza Mulvihill, who is  97 years was on the 2012 Limerick diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes, the  last night of he pilgrimage Liza played the bodhrán.

MEDJUGORJE Prayer Meeting due to be held on July 9th at 7.30pm. in St. Patrick’s Hall, Listowel.

BLOOD Transfusion Service will attend the Brandon Hotel from 10th to 12th July from 3 to 5pm and 7 to 9pm.

YOUTH 2000 Summer Festival, details from 01 6753 690.

ANNIVERSARIES: Tom Sullivan, Jim and Bridie Reilly, Fr Michael Galvin, Fr James Kissane, Mary Murphy, Fr Dan Daly, Vanda Horgan, Bridie Sheehy, Pat Joe tack, Jim Sullivan, Lil Mai O Sullivan, Sean Sheehan, Julia Walsh, Nan and Michael Flavin, Aidan Holly, Mossie Ahern, Sr. Consuela Moloney, Ted McElligott, Maureen Sheahan;  Mass on Tues. 10th  at   7.30pm   for    Teresa Tess Mulvihill ; Mass on  Wed. 11th at7.30pm  for Mary & Patrick Keane ; Mass on  12th at  9.15am , For the People of the Parish; Mass on Sat.14th at 7.30pm for John Stack;  Mass on Sun. 15th at 10.00am for David Dillon.

Confessions every Saturday at 7.15pm before the Vigil Mass.
Scriptural Reflection Group meet in the Presbytery on Friday nights at 8pm.  Everyone welcome.
Adoration; Moyvane Sun.  4.00pm to 5.00pm , Wed.    10.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm.
Readers; Vigil, Seline Mulvihill & Ann Marie Kennelly ; 11.00am,  Katherine Kelligan & Bridget McCarthy;
Knockanure Sunday 15th July, Gerard Leahy & Brenda Clancy.

Trappist monastery;
Rise at 3:45 each morning.
At 4:00 a.m.: Vigils.  5:00 a.m. breakfast or take the time for private prayer. 6:45 a.m. Morning Prayer.  Walk.  8:15 a.m,  daily Eucharist. 9:15 a.m. work until 11:30. noon.  short  Prayer,  Lunch follows at about 12:20. After Lunch,  do whatever we like until the next prayer at 1:40 p.m.: the Prayer 15 minutes and back to work until 4:15 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Dinner and free time.  6:00 p.m. prayer half an hour. And free time. 7:30 p.m. the last prayer of the day.  8:00 p.m. retire for the night.

QUEEN  was a Girl Guide in1937 .Elizabeth learned to drive in 1945, when she joined the women’s branch of the British army.  1982 when Pope John Paul II visited Britain; he was the first Pope to do so in 450 years. The Queen received him at Buckingham Palace. The Queen has met at Buckingham Palace the first man in space,  Major Yuri Gagarin; the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova; and the first men on the moon, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, as well as their Apollo 11 colleague Michael Collins. She has opened Parliament every year except 1959 and 1963.  She has sat for 129 official portraits during her reign. She has sent more than 540,000 telegrams to couples in the U.K. and the Commonwealth for their diamond wedding anniversary. Elizabeth has sent 175,000 telegrams to centenarians in the U.K. and the Commonwealth. The Queen is the only person in Britain who can drive without a license or number plate on her state car. She has undertaken 261 official overseas visits, in 116 different countries.


Horse fair July 2012

Nunday in Listowel video