Moyvane Notes – 12th July, 2003

THE annual collection for Sick and retired priests of the Diocese of Kerry will be taken up next weekend. Please return the envelopes provided to your church on next weekend, July 12 and 13th.

The Irish Cancer Society thanks the people of the parish and helpers who contributed to last weekends church gate collection. Total collected €706.

A meeting of the cemeteries committee will take place this Wednesday at 8.30pm.

The parish priest Fr. Michael Fleming, will be leaving the parish shortly after spending 2 years here. He has been appointed parish priest of Killorglin. He will be replaced by Fr. John Lucid, a native of Castleisland and presently parish priest of Caherdaniel.

The marriage took place last Saturday of Lisa Greaney, Leitrim Middle and Jonathan Woods, Ballylongford at the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane. The reception was held in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney.

The annual ICA outing will be to Killarney on July 30 and will include dinner and the Brendan Grace show. Contact Noreen Roche, Eileen Roche or Maria Walsh before July 10. Dinner, show and bus €45.

The ICA charity walk in aid of the Wheelchair Association will take place in Moyvane on Wednesday, July 23 at 7.30pm. Sponsorship cards available from Noreen Roche.

Moyvane Juniors are playing Currow in the final game of the urban league on Friday night in Currow. A win here could put us in the semi finals. The game is timed for 8pm.

Moyvane under 16’s play Na Gaeil min Tralee on Monday night next at 7.30pm. Bus will leave the village at 6.45pm sharp.

Moyvane under 14’s lost narrowly to Duagh 4-13 to 4-11 in the North Kerry league semi final last week after a tremendous game. We were unlucky but maybe we will have better luck in the championship which starts off shortly.

Moyvane under 12’s will start their North Kerry championship campaign soon.

Moyvane seniors are playing Duagh in the final of the North Kerry league Division 1 next Saturday in Ballylongford at 7.45pm. A win over our great rivals would be very welcome indeed and our lads are in great shape and with that bit of luck we could just get there.

The minors had a great win over Knock/Brosna in the opening round of the North Kerry league last week. In a high scoring game they came out on top by 2-11, to 2-6. Next Thursday night they play St. Senan’s in Mountcoal at 8pm. Buss will leave the village at 7.15 sharp.