Moyvane Notes – 12th December, 2012

Marian Hall Blotto:
Results for Thursday, December 6th. Numbers drawn were: 3 8 10 12. No winner. Lucky Dips: €100 Breda Lavery, c/o Mary Scannell, Aughrim, Moyvane. €50 Julianne Moloney, Listowel. €20 each: Liam Hanrahan, Lower Aughrim, Moyvane. Mike Joe Cronin, Mail Road Cross, Moyvane. James Carmody, Ballybunion. Teresa Holly, O’Connell’s Avenue, Listowel. Holly’s Gala, c/o Nora Fitz. Free Tickets: Mary & Alfie Hickey, Ballygologue Park, Listowel. Jen & Helen, Abbeyfeale. Ann Breen, Asdee. Chrissie O’Carroll, Asdee. James Flaherty, Kilmorna. This Thursday night’s Jackpot is €5,000 and the draw will be held at Bingo in the Marian Hall.


The Newtownsandes Co-Op sponsored Moyvane Invitation Badminton Tournament was held in Moyvane on Sunday last. Over 80 players from all clubs in the county competed in this highly contested tournament. Results were:
  • Division 5, Sean & Betty O’Connor trophy: Elaine Dillon, Listowel and Timmy O’Flaherty, Moyvane defeated Michelle Corridan, Moyvane and Tim Flaherty, County (Tralee) 21/10, 21/15.
  • Ladies Division 5 plate Eileen Roche, Moyvane and Michelle Beazley, Kingdom (Castleisland) defeated Catriona Comerford, Listowel and Fiona Casey, Ballyheigue 30/26.
  • Mens Plate Division 5 Timmy Larkin, Moyvane and Niall Keane-Stack Listowel defeated Noel Carroll, Ballyheigue and Liam Corridan, Moyvane 30/18.
  • Division 4 The Tom and Eileen Roche trophy: Francine Collins, Moyvane and Jason Russell, County (Tralee) defeated Krystle Crowley, Moyvane and Diarmuid Fitzmaurice Moyvane 21/16, 21/23, 21/19.
  • Division 4 plate, Ladies Helen Browne, Moyvane and Margaret Healy, Listowel defeated Eleanor Sheehan and Susan O’Connell, Sneem 30/22.
  • Mens plate Jer O’Connor, Killarney and James Sheehan, Listowel defeated Joe Coulson, Moyvane and Krishna Bhandani, Annascaul 30/19.
  • Division 3 The Eileen Brosnan Shield: Fiona Boyle, County and Dermot Keane, Moyvane defeated Carmel Hudson, Moyvane and Patsy O’Connor, Ballyheigue 21/9, 21/18.
  • Division 2 The Mailroad Cross Garden Centre Trophy: Catherine Murphy, Kingdom and Denis Buckley, Moyvane defeated Elaine Hudson, Moyvane and Timmy Griffin, Ballyheigue 21/13, 21/18.
Our sincere thanks to sponsors Newtownsandes Co-op for their continued and much valued support. Thanks also to other sponsors, Paddy Lynch, Dawn Daries Killarney, Holly’s Gala, Marie Nolan, Liam Nolan (Speedys), Agri Auto Parts Listowel, Glamour Listowel, Michael Corridan, Denis Buckley, Michael Kennelly, Eileen Roche, and Diarmuid Fitzmaurice. Thanks to all players who travelled from all over the County to take part on the day and to all club members who did trojan work to make this annual fund raiser such a success.

Senior Citizens Committee:
The committee gratefully acknowledge local business people who sponsored prizes for the Annual Christmas Dinner Party; Newtownsands Co-op, Moyvane Development Association, Moyvane I.C.A., Moyvane Bingo, Knockanure Community Centre, Tom Roche, Noel Stack, Holly’s Gala, Anna Fogarty, Enright’s Bar, Frances Leahy, Mike Kennelly & Mike Corridan. Thank you to all who who attended and brought spot prizes helping to make the day a great success. Thank you to The Marian Hall for providing a wonderful venue. A big thank you to Fr. Lucid for celebrating Mass. May you all have a very Happy Christmas.

Paddy Finucane:
A plaque will be unveiled to the late Paddy Finucane, T.D. at Gale Bridge on the main Listowel/Tarbert road on Sunday, December 16th at 2pm. 

Moyvane GAA:
Minor North Kerry Championship: Moyvane lost out to Tarbert 0-14 to 0-7 in the Minor North Kerry Championship Semi Final Replay, played in Tarbert on Sunday last.
Scór na nOg: Well done to the Moyvane Ballad Group of Amiee Lindsell, Lisa Mulvihill, Margaret Mulvihill, Laura Stack and Lisa Stackpoole who gave two lovely renditions of The Pleasure will be Mine and Home Away from Home in the County Final of Scor na nÓg in Ballybunion on Sunday last. Unfortunately they didn’t get the nod from the judges but they should be very proud of their performance.
Club Lotto: There was no winner of this week’s Jackpot of €10,000. Numbers drawn were 2, 17, 25 and 30. Lucky Dips of €40.00 each: Paudie Flavin, Trien, Jimmy O’ Callaghan, Abbeyfeale, Michael O’ Connor, Noreen Lynch c/o G. Mullins and Kieran Walsh, New York GAA. Next weeks Jackpot is €10,100 and the draw will be held in Enright’s Bar on Sunday December 16th at 10pm.
Club Social: Moyvane GAA Club are holding a social in The Arms Hotel, Listowel on Friday, January 25th at 8pm. Music will be provided by Terminal Two followed by a disco with Niall ‘Botty’ O’ Callaghan. Further details will follow shortly.
Club AGM: The AGM of Moyvane GAA will take place in the Marion Hall, Moyvane on Friday, January 11th 2013 at 8pm. The deadline for Executive Committee Nominations is Friday, January 4th 2013. All nominations have to be with the Secretary (087-9817883) on or before this date.

A committee meeting will be held in The Marian Hall on this Friday, December 14th at 8.30pm.

  • Weds. 12th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Sheila & Ned Buckley, Moyvane Village
  • Thurs. 13th, Moyvane, 9.15am – Breda Thomas (nee Cunningham), Kilbaha
  • Fri. 14th, Station at the home of Margaret Carmody, Gortdromagouna
  • Sat. 15th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Matthew & Bridget Quinn and deceased members of the Quinn family
  • Sun.16th, Knockanure, 10am – Jack Goulding
  • Sun. 16th, Moyvane, 11am – Connie Shine