Knockanure Notes — 9th November, 2014

SOCIAL DAY at Knockanure Community Centre was on Monday 10th November 2014. All Welcome, when attending please ring office on 068 49799.

BLOOD DONOR CLINIC at Ballybunion Community Centre on Thursday 13th Nov from 6pm to 9pm.

WORLD DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR ROAD TRAFFIC VICTIMS at the 9.00 a.m. Mass in Listowel on Sunday Nov. 16th

NANO NAGLE MASS: In anticipation of the Feast of the Presentation  of the Blessed Virgin Mary which is taking place on Friday, November 21st the Presentation Secondary School, Listowel, is hosting  11.00 a.m. Mass on Sunday Nov. 16th . At this Mass pray for the late Sr. Nuala O’Leary, former Principal of the School.  The students and staff will be doing the readings, prayers of the faithful etc. and much of the singing with the  Parish Choir as we honour Nano Nagle.

ROSARY will be prayed in The Famine Graveyard, Ballybunion Road at 3pm each Sunday of November.  Mass will also be celebrated there on Saturday Nov. 22nd at 3pm.

MEDJUGORJE MONTHLY PRAYER MEETING took  place in the Parish meeting room Listowel on Monday November  10th at 7.30pm. All Welcome.

DEATH took place on 3rd November 2014 of Liam Lynch of Gortroe, Knocknagoshel. Born 1938 to John and Josie Lynch, Kilgarvan, Ballybunion.
Survived by his wife Kathleen, brothers John and Tim, sister Marie (Liston), nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law. Liam was  predeceased by his brother Patrick.Requiem Mass for Liam Lynch was celebrated at St. Mary’s Church, Knocknagoshel on Wednesday 5th November,  burial afterwards in Knockane Cemetery, Knocknagoshel.

DEATH  occurred of Sr. Nuala O’Leary on 31st October 2014. Sr. Nuala was a native of Rathmore, Tralee. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her Presentation Community, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, nieces and nephews-in-law, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, relations and friends.
Requiem Mass for Sr. Nuala was celebrated in St. Joseph’s church, Rathmore on Monday 4th November 2014. Burial afterwards in the church grounds. Sr. Nuala was Principal in Presentation Secondary School Listowel up to recently. Sr. Nuala was known as a very hard working and committed Principal. Her past pupils and colleagues admired her energy and diligence.

DEATH: Jerry O Carroll of Skehanagh, Tralee and formerly of Knockanure, aged 82 years,  husband of Mary and  father of Paul; sadly missed by his loving family, daughter-in-law Vanessa, grandchildren, brothers Teddy and John, sisters Mary and Joan, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, Requiem Mass on Friday 7th November  in St. John’s Church, Tralee. Interment afterwards in Rath Cemetery. Jerry was son of John Carroll and Mary Moloney she died shortly after birth of Joan. Jerry was a regular visitor to Knockanure and was well known in Tralee as he was a restaurant owner and an active member of the community. Monsignor O Reardon gave a lovely talk on Jerry’s life at the Mass, Fr McMahon and Fr O Callaghan were among the clergy at the church and graveside.

DEATH took place in England of Austin Stack son of Pat Stack of Moyvane and Mary Kennelly of Knockanure, he was predeceased by his father Pat and survived by his mother Mary and siblings, Therese, Margaret, Jerry and Hellen and aunt Mary Stack of Moyvane. Fr. James O Hanlon a cousin celebrated the Requiem Mass on 6th November 2014.  

ANNIVSERSARIES: Betty Histon, Mary Ellen Houlihan, Mary  
Kennelly,Mai Quillinan, Peg Reidy, Grace Mary Brosnan, Paddy Flavin, Christina Scanlon, Sr. Veronica O Neill, Billy Barry, Sr. Maria Kissane, Joe Scanlon,Sr. Mary Tarrant, Billy Heffernan, Maureen White, Bridie Meade, Johnny Collins, Sr. Imelda O Connor, Nora McMahon, Kitty Murphy, Mary Leahy, Michael Scanlon, Eileen Connell, Michael Lucid, Tom Stack, Tom Meehan, Ann Looney, Mary O Sullivan, Eugene Sullivan, Robert Corridan, Peter Lewis, Bridget O Connor, Paddy Hurley, Hannah Griffin, Tom Scanlon. Mass on  Tues. 11th  at     7.30pm for Joan Mulvihill, Months Mind. Mass on Fri. 14th at  7.30pm for Maimie Kennelly. Mass on Sat. 15th at  7.30pm for Johnny Meade. Mass on Sun. 16th at 10.00am for Maurice, Mary, & Hilary Dowling  & Sean Larkin and 11.00am    Mass is for Chrissie Scanlon.

NOVEMBER INTENTIONS: Mass on Wed.12th at 7.30pm For November Intentions in Moyvane. Thurs.13th Knockanure at 7.30 For November Intentions.

CHURCH NEWS: Adoration Sun. Moyvane, 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Wed.     10.00am to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm.
Readers, Vigil;     Elaine Hudson, 11am    Philip Kiely & Maureen Walsh.                                
Knockanure 10am, Patricia & Andrew Rogan.

ICA Mass on Tues. 18th in the Marian Hall at 8.00pm.

MASS for those who died in past year will be celebrated in Moyvane on 21st Nov. at 7.30pm.

ORDINATION TO THE PERMANENT DIACONATE: Jean Yves Letanneur and Conor Bradley will be ordained to the Permanent Diaconate for the Diocese on Saturday November 15th at 12 noon, in St. Mary’s Cathedral.

PADRE PIO DEVOTIONS on Tuesday 18th Nov. at Lixnaw Church. BLOOD Donor Clinic in the  Brandon Hotel from 10th  to 13th November.

BEST WISHES to 2014 Winner Meath Style Awards (Bridal Category)
Bernadette Kennelly won Gold Medal. The Navan based Wedding Cake Designer has been working with couples countrywide to plan their Wedding Cake design for over twenty years.

CONGRATULATIONS to Nora Gould of Duagh who celebrated her 80th birthday recently, all her children were home for the occasion, her husband Ned died in 2009.

LOCALS on Tg4 on Sunday last included Mary Kearney and Annie Coulson, from the Johnny Cronin School of Dancing.

GAA Tarbert: A Celebration and get together of the 1964 Tarbert Minor Team, that won the North Kerry Championship 50 years ago, will be held on 21st November 2014 in the Swanky Bar starting at 9.30pm.  All welcome.

RETIREMENT: Dr. Henry Lyons recently retired from Chairmanship and trustee of St Michael’s College, Listowel, students past and present thank him for his contribution.
AA Convention for Kerry area was held in the Brandon Hotel recently.
FREE Focus Programmes, Tralee for those recovering from mental health problems. Duration: 12 months.  Enquiries: National Learning Network 066 7122533.

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE Bereavement Support Day: Sat 29th Nov 10-4.30pm with Sr. Mary Lawlor & Maire Geraghty-Stewart. Advent Weekend Retreat:  Fri. Dec. 5th  – Sunday 7th, led by Adrian Farrelly OP.  Bookings & info tel:  066-7134276.

CEÍLÍ  at Clounmacon Community Centre on Friday 14th November at 9.30pm. Tea served. Everyone welcome.

CHRISTMAS FOOD & CRAFT FAIR takes place on Sunday next (Nov. 23rd) from 10.30am. to 5pm. at Listowel Community Centre.  See full schedule. Tel: 068-22244 .

LISTOWEL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE names are currently being taken for Christmas craft classes and a variety of FETAC courses which are scheduled to commence in the coming weeks: including; Internet Skills,  Horticulture/Gardening, Christmas Crafts, Occupational First Aid, Art and Cookery. Further details from (068) 23584.

SALE of WORK On Sunday, November 23rd at the hall in Athea from 12pm-5pm.

CEILI CLASSES:  Social Dance Wednesday 8-9pm. Ceili classes in the GAA Club Abbeyfeale on Wednesday at 9pm.  Beginner’s Top of the town Athea Monday 8.30pm.   

BUS SERVICE:  Cork Colleges Bus Service: Fitzpatricks of Listowel & Abbey Coaches. A bus will serve Abbeyfeale (5.20pm), Newcastlewest (5.40pm), Dromcollogher (6pm) each Sunday evening and will return on Fridays at 1.30pm and 6pm. Call 087 3966399.

HUGH O FLAHERTY Memorial Weekend in Killarney 14th to 16th Nov.

JOURNAL: The Feohanagh/Castlemahon Parish Annual will be launched in Castlemahon Community Centre on Friday 14th November at 8pm, by Seán Liston.

FOOD FAIR Listowel runs from November 20th to 23rd 2014
Craft Beer Symposium is in The Listowel Arms Hotel at 8pm on Friday 21st November. Submissions for Baking Competition are In Supervalue on the 20th November 2014 between 10.00am and 11.00am. Farming Seminar, originally advertised to be held on Monday 17th of November has now been re-scheduled to Monday 8th of December.

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BURSARY  scheme to allow Irish university students to research Ireland’s involvement in the first World War was announced yesterday by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys in the Flemish town of Ypres,

REMEMBRANCE DAY FOR WORLD WAR 1 took  place at the memorial at the rear of St. John’s, after 11am. Mass on  Sunday Nov. 9th . World War 2 group will be in period dress uniform, there with a wreath laying ceremony and the last post/revallie and the national anthem. Followed by a roll call of the names of the 140 men/boys that died from the Listowel and the North Kerry area in WW1. Followed by a little prayer and a blessing from Fr. Declan.

19th June 1964. Articles include. Tom Crean in Antarctica. CIE urged to run daily bus between Ballyduff and Listowel. Kilflynn dramatic group picture, sponsored by Muintir na Tire. Mary B Stack hotel  owner sued for two overcoats, they were stolen from her premises. Pilgrimage to Knock, two special trains on Tuesday 13th for 1230 pilgrims from Listowel, Tralee, Ardfert, Abbeydorney, Lixnaw and Abbeyfeale. 160 from Newcastle West and 120 from Adare. Pilgrimage from Dingle to Knock left at 4am. Many travelled from Glin by bus to Knock on Sunday. Salary of Tarbert Water Keeper £18-2-0. Butter in perfect condition after being in bog for 200 years. Fr Pat Ruddle said first public mass in Glin Church, he was ordained in Canada, son of James Ruddle, Tullaleague, his mother dead. Sympathy on death of wife of J P Kennelly of Main Street, Listowel.

26th June 1954. KM. North Kerry Agricultural and Industrial Society, Show dance at Walsh’s Super Ballroom Tuesday 29th June show night, music by Billy Kenrick and his 11 piece orchestra, dancing from 9pm to 3am, admission 5 shillings. Show entries up by 64 this year, to reach 550. Monsignor C R Murphy of Newmarket receives honour from Pope, he was Dean of Port Elizabeth. Born 75 years ago. Tralee Agricultural Show attracts 250 entries. Bishop backs London Hostel Project. Listowel Market, springer’s and milch cows, best made £45-50. Yearlings made£28 to £34. Touting in Killarney, no protection for visitors, according to complaint. Canon Brennan aged 84 years celebrations in Listowel. Father of General Costello died aged 77 years a native of Kilmichal, Co Clare. Corpus Christi in Tralee, 5,000 adults escort Blessed Sacrament. Enjoyable Concert at Sluagh Hall, Listowel, held under auspices of the Red Cross. John Keane aged 42 killed at Knockanure when fell from his cycle. He was taken to Dr. Leahy in Athea and transferred to County Hospital. James Dore of Upper William Street, Listowel, charged with driving lorry of more than 1.5 tons across the Ferry Bridge, case dismissed on merits. American Ambassador to open Kingdom County Fair.

July 3rd 1954 KM; Bridget O Mahony of Athea aged 11 died suddenly of heart attack as she was about to leave for school, she was daughter of Tom O Mahony of Templeathea. Feis Oration to be delivered in Abbeyfeale on July 4th. Death of Mrs Flynn aged 93, the oldest woman in Abbeyfeale . A shopkeeper for 60 years, aunt of Mr J Barrett MCC, Glin, she was buried in Ballylongford. Pilgrims from Ballybunion, Miss M O Sullivan, Alverna and Mrs L Griffin of Snogboro, left Ballybunion on Saturday for Lough Derg. Rev Fr. Michael Murphy Mill hill Father returns to West Africa, he is a native of Ballagh, Abbeyfeale, this is his second visit home in 16 years. He is son of Maurice Murphy farmer and rate collector. Jubilee of Fr D F O Sullivan on Tuesday June 20th 1964, Fr Ferris gave the sermon , he knew Fr O Sullivan for 61 years, they first met in St Brendan’s, Killarney. Fr O Sullivan  was a brilliant student achieving great honours, was professor at St John’s Seminary Kansas for four years, has mission experience in Launan ? and was recalled to Kerry in 1911. Macra in Abbbeydorney. Competition for play in Irish in Abbeyfeale.

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