Moyvane Notes – 14th December, 2009

There was a huge crowd at Bingo last Thursday night. This week we will do it all over again with lots of door prizes and raffle prizes to be won. Don’t miss out. This is the last Bingo before Christmas.

Marian Hall Blotto:
There was no winner of the €6,000 Jackpot last Thursday night. Lucky Dips:  €100 Noreen O’Flaherty, c/o Nora Fitz.  €50 Helen Smith, Athea.  €20 each: Fintan McEnery, Moyvane. Ita O’Connell, Ennismore, Listowel. Valerie Kelly, Listowel. Mary McDaid, Listowel. Dutch Doherty, Newcastlewest. Free Tickets: Kay Lane, Listowel. Ann Lenihan, Abbeyfeale. Mike & Sarah Hussey, Ballyduff. Maureen & James Connolly, Trien, Kilmorna. James Shanahan, Kilbaha. This week’s draw will be held on Thursday night at Bingo in the Marian Hall.

Moyvane Development Assocation:
Moyvane Development Association committee members wish to sincerely thank all those involved in their rescheduled Village Festival. Thank you to those who sponsored and those who attended the various events: Inter-pub competition, The Boro Buffet with chef Noreen Kennelly, I.C.A. ladies, junior committee, Fás and R.S.S. members, Vintage Rally – those who did the catering and all who performed at the Rambling House, the street lights by Eddie Sheehy and music by Ger Keane. There is one more exciting event to take place – “The Boro Queen” Selection on Saturday January 16th, an important date for the New Year Calendar.

Senior Citizens:
The committee would like to thank all who made their Christmas Party such a success. A special thank you to all sponsors, Newtownsandes Co-op, Moyvane ICA, Moyvane Development Association, The Marian Hall Committee for the use of the Hall and all the local business people who gave raffle prizes and to everyone who came and made the day such a huge success. May you all have a wonderful Christmas.


Moyvane GAA:

Seniors: Moyvane’s North Kerry Championship campaign came to an end in Ballybunion on Sunday last when they lost to Finuge in the semi-final on a final score of Moyvane 1-5, Finuge 1-8. Moyvane were down 1 point at half time 0-4 to 0-5 and scored first in the second half to leave the sides level.  A Finuge goal was cancelled out by a Paddy Curtin penalty, but 3 points from Finuge and some very tight defending saw them emerge victorious. Congratulations to the Moyvane team and management on a great run in the competition.  Team and Scorers: Diarmuid Fitzmaurice, Mike Woods, Kieran Stack, Johnny Mulvihill, Mossy Mulvihill, Owen Stack, Conor O’ Flynn, Sean Lynch, Donal Leahy, Aidan Keane, Bryan Stack, John Jack Mulvihill (Capt) (0-1), Cal O’ Flynn, Cathal O’ Connor, Paddy Curtin (1-4).  Subs: James Flavin for Cal O’ Flynn, Michael O’ Connor for John Jack Mulvihill, Diarmuid Leahy for Donal Leahy.  

U16s: Moyvane lost out to Asdee/Ballylongford in the Final of U16 Div 2 North Kerry Championship played in Ballybunion on Sunday last on a final score of Moyvane 0-8, Asdee/Bally 1-11.  This result does not reflect the determination showed by Moyvane, who had a 1-point lead at half time 0-5 to 0-4. They never gave up the fight and had 2 goal chances in the final minutes.  Congratulations to the team and management on reaching the final.

AGM: The AGM of Moyvane GAA will be held in the Marion Hall on Friday January 8th.  Executive Officer nominations should be sent to the secretary, Micheal Walsh (087-9817883) on or before Friday January 1st.

Vodafone: With Vodafone you can now help to support your club at no extra cost to your phone bill.  All Vodafone Ireland customers can sign up to Vodafone Support Your GAA Club and hey will donate 5% of your Pay Monthly bill or Top Up to the local GAA club – At No Extra Cost to the customer.  Anyone interested in signing up for this offer can contact any member of the Club Committee for more details or simply go online and sign up at

Club Lotto: There was no winner of this weeks jackpot of €2,600.  Numbers drawn were 5,7,12 and 15.  Lucky Dips of €40.00 each: Joan Kiely, Glin Road, Dublin Joe, c/o Kevin’s, Donal Enright, Enright’s Bar, Willie Sheehan, Moyvane, David Moloney, Moyvane.  Next weeks Jackpot is €2,800 and the draw will be held in Brosnan’s Bar.

Nano Nagle School Tour Fundraiser:
A fundraiser in aid of Nano Nagle will take place in Mairead’s Bar on Friday, December 18th at 9.30pm. Music & entertainment will be provided by Gabriel Fitzmaurice & The Bog Hole Boys. Draws for hampers & spot prizes. All welcome.

Knockanure GAA Lotto:
There was no winner of the €1,600 Jackpot last weekend. The numbers drawn were 14   23   25   31. Lucky Dips: Mary Hanrahan, All Star Bar Moyvane. Mike Collins, Woodford, Listowel. Mike McElligott, Lisaniskea, Kilmorna. Bernadette Enright, Keylod. Jackie McMahon, Lisaniskea. Darren & Rachel Aherne, Abbeyfeale. Bar Prize: Kathleen Carmody. Next Week’s Jackpot: €1,700. Draw will be held on Thursday, December 17.
Knockanure G.A.A. annual Church Gate collection will be held next weekend December 19 and 20.

Searching for Relatives?
Why not check the website Records of Births, Marriages & Deaths are available free of charge.

Options for Adults:
‘Options for Adults’, the only dedicated education and training exhibition for adults in the Kerry region, is back.  The Kerry County Development Board’s Learning Forum is hosting this year’s event in co-operation with a number of agencies in the county. The exhibition will take place on Monday, January 11th in The Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney. The event will be officially opened by Pat Falvey at 12noon.  The exhibition will be opened to the public from 11am to 7pm.



Exhibitors will be present on the day such as the Institute of Technology, Tralee, University College Cork, Local Employment Services, Cork Institute of Technology, Limerick Institute of Technology, FAS, Kerry Education Service, Teagasc, Mary Immaculate College, Pitman Training, Kerry County Enterprise Board, Enterprise Ireland, and many more.  For a full list of exhibitors please visit 

In addition to the many exhibitors a number of workshops will be organised on the day to inform the public about grants / finance options, household budgeting, barriers and supports available for those interested in returning to education, training, & enterprise. This event is ideal for those recently made unemployed, considering a change in career, thinking about returning to full or part-time education/training, want to up-skill within their own profession, or start their own business. For promotional material / further information please contact Deirdre Kearin on 066-7180190


  • Weds. 16th, Moyvane, 9.15am – Private Intention
  • Thurs. 17th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Private Intention
  • Fri. 18th, Knockanure, 7.30pm – Michael Joseph & Margaret Collins
  • Sat. 19th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Teresa & Pa Joe Mullane
  • Sun. 20th, Knockanure, 10am – PJ Nolan, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna
  • Sun. 20th, Moyvane, 11am – Months Mind for Patrick Hanrahan, The Hill

Sympathy is extended to the family of Peggy O’Connor, Leitrim East (formerly Peggy O’Sullivan of Derry, Listowel) who died suddenly last week. She is survived by her daughters, Brid & Ann, son Liam, grandchildren Conor, Michael & Molly, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sisters, Sr. Bridie & Mary, brother Patsy and extended family. Peggy was predeceased by her husband Michael.