Moyvane Notes – 13th August, 2012

Marian Hall Blotto:
Results for Thursday, August 9th. Numbers drawn were: 4   7   30   31. Lucky Dips: €100 John Mulvihill, Tralee. €50 Bridget Flaherty, Abbeyfeale. €20 each: Nancy O’Connor, O’Connell’s Avenue, Listowel. Maria O’Connor, Keylod, Moyvane. Sean & Mary Leahy, Willowbrook, Clieveragh, Helen O’Brien, Listowel. May Quirke, Rathoran. Free Tickets: Diane Mulvihill, Knockreagh, Listowel. Shane Hanrahan, The Hill, Moyvane. Margaret O’connor, Old Forge, Glin Road, Moyvane. Marie Lynch, Woodgrove, Moyvane. Hannah Pearse, Woodgrove, Moyvane. This week’s Jackpot is €9,500 and the draw will be held at Bingo in the Marian Hall on Thursday night.

Moyvane GAA:

Juniors: Moyvane Juniors defeated Ballylongford in Round 1 of the Barrett Cup on Friday last on a final score of Moyvane 1-15 Ballylongford 2-9. Moyvane scorers: John J Mulvihill 0-6, Padraig Leahy 1-1, Timmy Kennelly 0-2, Steven O’Carroll 0-2, Paddy Greaney 0-2, David Moloney 0-1 and Tommy Keane 0-1. Check the fixture posters in the village for the next round of the Barrett Cup.
North Kerry Intermediate Championship: Moyvane B will play Emmets B in the North Kerry Intermediate Championship semi final on Wednesday, August 15th at 7pm in Coolard.
Seniors: Moyvane are at home to Templenoe in Round 9 of the Division 4 County League on Saturday, August 18th at 6:30pm.

Club Lotto:  There was no winner of this week’s Jackpot of €8,300. Numbers drawn were 3   10   25   31. Lucky Dips of €40 each: Tom Sheehy, 41 Bridge Rd, Listowel, John & Noreen Lynch c/o Gerry Mullin, Tim McEneaney c/o Kevin’s, Deirdre Keane c/o Kevin’s and Florrie Mullin c/o Gerry.  Next week’s Jackpot is €8,400 and the draw will be held in Speedy’s Bar on Sunday, August 19th at 10pm.


The West Limerick Set Dancing Club will hold a ceili in the Railway Bar, Abbeyfeale on Friday, August 17th at 9:30pm. Music is by Donie Nolan and all are welcome.

Kerry’s Got Talent:

Congratulations to Rachel O’Gorman and Laura Enright, The Semitones, who gave a fantastic performance to the delight of their many supporters in the Kerry’s Got Talent Semi Final on Sunday last. The girls got a well-deserved standing ovation from the audience and although the votes didn’t go their way they can be very proud of their efforts.

Listowel Rambling House:
 A great evening of traditional music, song, dance & storytelling by local performers will take place in the Seanchaí Literary & Cultural Centre, The Square, Listowel on Friday August 17th starting from 9.30 pm.  A great evening in an informal setting is gauranteed.  Admission is free and light refreshments will be served.  For more information tel. (068) 22212/57927.

Limerick West GIY:
Limerick West GIY, with the aim of inspiring people to grow their own food, will hold its June meeting in D&M Garden Centre, Croagh on Thursday, August 16th at 7pm with new growers and old hands all welcome.This month there will be a talk on Harvesting and Storing along with all the regular items we cover. GIY’s vision is for a healthier, more connected and more sustainable world where people grow their own food. The organisation brings people together in community groups and online to inspire and empower them to grow vegetables. More information from

Knockfierna Rambling House:
Traditional evening of Music, Song & Story at the Rambling House, Knockfierna, Ballingarry on Sunday, August 19th at 8.30pm. Gramophone Music on Wednesday 22nnd at 8pm. Storytelling on Friday, August 24th at 8pm. All are welcome. For further details contact Pat O’Donovan 087 9977340 or Marion Hanley 087 9741387.

  • Weds. 15th is the Feast of the Assumption and a holy day of Obligation: Knockanure, 10am; Moyvane, 11am – Pat, John, Ellie & Willie Collins
  • Thurs. 16th, 9.15am – Bridget & Matt Costelloe
  • Fri. 17th, Knockanure, 7.30pm – Ellen & Laurence Collins
  • Sat. 18th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Sean Larkin and Mary, Maurice & Henry Dowling
  • Sun. 19th, Knockanure, 10am – Dick, Peggy, John, Mary & Myles Sheehan
  • Sun. 19th, Moyvane, 11am

Recent Deaths:
The death took place last week of Jimmy Harnett of Moher Cross, Moyvane. He is survived by his brothers Richard & Mick, sisters Kathleen, Nora & Mary, neices, nephews and extended family.
Mae Conlon nee Kennelly died recently in New York at the age of 94. She was sister of the late Jimmy Kennelly of Kilbaha and is survived by her brother Timmy, Buttevant and many nieces, nephews and relatives in both the United States and Ireland. May they rest in peace.