Moyvane Notes – 15th May, 2012

Marian Hall Blotto:
Results for Thursday, May 10th. Numbers drawn were: 2   19   22   27. Lucky Dips: €100 Pat Kennelly, Knockanure, Moyvane. €50 Tom & Kevin Hudson, Kilbaha, Moyvane. €20 each: Maureen Fitzmaurice, Gurtdromosillihy, Moyvane. Jack O’Connor, Lower Aughrim, Moyvane. Johna Barry, Knockanure. Susan & Chris Slemon, Cois Baile, Listowel. Eileen & Marie Greaney, Ballygologue Park, Listowel. Free Tickets: Mary Fitzmaurice, Leitrim Middle, Moyvane. Mary Collins, Moyvane Post Office. Mark Phillips, Strand, Co. Limerick. Ronin, David & L.J., c/o Kit Horan. Anne Fitzgerald, Lenamore, Ballylongford. This week’s Jackpot: €8,000.

Moyvane Bingo:

Don’t forget Bingo every Thursday night. The minimum prize money each week is €2,515 and there is €2,000 to be won if you Spin the Wheel. Please support your local Bingo, you are all welcome.

Moyvane GAA:
Junior North Kerry League Division 3 Final: Congratulations to the Moyvane Junior team who overcame Listowel Emmets in Tarbert on Tuesday, May 8th to be named North Kerry Division 3 Champions for the second year running. Leading 0-7 to 0-4 at half time Moyvane came through a strong Emmets comeback in the second half to win the game on a final score of 0-13 to 0-10. Moyvane team and scorers: Brendan Galvin, Mark Mulvihill, Eoin O’Flaherty, Mike Woods, P.J Stack (0-2), Shane Stack, Kevin Stack, Diarmuid Leahy (0-1), Thomas Hynes (0-2), John J. Mulvihill (0-3), David Moloney, Kevin Kennelly, Jackie Mulvihill (0-4) , Cathal O’ Connor (0-1), Johnny Greaney.  Subs: Timmy Kennelly for David Moloney, William Madden for Johnny Greaney and Edmund Sweeney for Kevin Kennelly. Well done to the management of Maurice Kearney, Mike Ahern and Kieran Walsh and a huge thank you to team sponsors, Hannah and Donal at Enright’s Bar.
Senior County League, Division 4, Round 3: Moyvane got a share of the spoils in their County League game away to Tuosist on Sunday, May 13th on a final score of Moyvane 2-9, Tuosist 2-9. Moyvane Scorers: Kevin Kennelly 1-3, Timmy Noonan 0-4, Cathal O’ Connor 1-0, William Madden 0-1 and John Jack Mulvihill 0-1.
Junior Fixtures: Moyvane are at home to Tarbert in Round 3 of the County League on Friday, May 18th at 7:30pm. Moyvane are away to Beale in Round 2 of the County League on Monday, May 21st. Further details for this fixture will be on the Fixture Posters. 
Senior Fixtures: Moyvane are away to Listry in Round 4 of the County League on Saturday, May 19th. Please check Fixture Posters in the village for further details of this game.
Club Lotto:  There was no winner of this week’s Jackpot of €7,000. Numbers drawn were 5  8  17  24. Lucky Dips of €40 each: Mike & Liz O’ Sullivan, Moyvane. Helen, Kelsey & Leona O’Sullivan, Kilmorna. Nancy O’ Connor, Direen, Athea. Kathleen Shanahan, Moyvane and Declan Finucane, Clounpruhus.  Next week’s Jackpot is €7,100 and the draw will take place in Enright’s Bar on Sunday, May 20th at 10pm. 
Coiste na nOg:
U8s/U10s Blitz: Over the last two weekends Moyvane hosted the first rounds of the U8 & U10 blitz go games, with teams from Finuge, Brosna, Listowel and Moyvane participating. Both days were very enjoyable with Moyvane competing well in all games. Thanks to all coaches who prepared teams and organised games, also a special thanks to all parents who contributed generously with food and refreshments.
U12s: Moyvane played Beale at home last weekend and came back from 9 points down at half time to draw the game,  Moyvane 2:13  Beale 2:13. In the last weekend of phase 1 county league, Moyvane finished with a win away to Duagh, (Moyvane 2:10 Duagh 1:05) this will be followed by a regrading and phase 2 of the County League.
U14s: County district championship starts with Feale Rangers against Eoghan Ruadh 7pm in Mountcoal on May 16th.
Fundraiser: Girls Under 12 football would appreciate your help by contributing all unwanted clothes, shoes, textiles, curtains (no duvets /pillows), anything else welcome. Old mobile phones also accepted. Collection day is Thursday, May 17th at the Community Centre, Moyvane anytime until 4pm, bags may also be dropped  on Wednesday, May 16th between 6pm and 8 pm. Thank you.

Senior Badminton:
The Division 3 Badminton League team travelled to Baldoyle on Sunday to take part in the All Ireland Finals.They were honoured to achieve another first for a Moyvane team. They first played Johnswell (representing Leinster), Saorcha won the Ladies singles and paired with Donnacha won the first mixed. A few other games went to three sets but the result was 2-5. They then met Galway here and again Saorcha and Donnacha won the first Mixed, Donnacha and James won the Men’s Doubles and Jeanelle and Dermot won third Mixed, the result was a very creditable 3-4 with again some of the other games being close. It was third place for Moyvane. The team was Saorcha Fitzgerald, Carmel Hudson, Jeanelle Griffin, Francine Collins, Dermot Keane, James Sheehan, Captain, Donnacha Moloney, Mike Corridan and Kevin Stack. Managers, Donie Enright and Mike Corridan did themselves the club and County proud. Thirty members and friends attended the Kerry Prizegiving Social last week and a hugh array of Silverware trophies and medals were collected to finish off a fantastic year. Have a great Summer everyone.

Community Games:
Moyvane/Knockanure community games will hold their Athletics evening on Thursday May 17th at 5.30pm in the Con Brosnan Park, Moyvane. Community Games caters for boy and girls under 8 to under 16 confined to the parish of Moyvane and Knockanure in sprints, long distance, hurdles and field events. The first four in each event will qualify for the county finals, which will be held in an Riocht Track, Castleisland on Saturday and Sunday, June 25th & 26th.

  • Weds. 16th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – For the People of the Parish
  • Thurs. 17th, Knockanure, 7.30pm – David Kennelly & Maureen Ahern
  • Fri. 18th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Maura O’Connor, Aughrim (First Anniversary)
  • Sat.19th, Moyvane, 11am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
  • Sat. 19th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Seamus O’Flaherty
  • Sun. 20th, Knockanure, 10am – Noreen Sweeney, Moyvane
  • Sun. 20th, Moyvane, 11am – Ned Sheehy, Leitrim Middle


The death took place on Thursday, May 3rd of Christopher O’Carroll of The Kilford Arms Hotel, Kilkenny and Moyvane Village. Christopher was a gentleman and well respected in all the establishments where he worked during his life in the hotel business. At the age of 58, his passing was much too early. Sympathy is offered to his sister Marita, brothers Brendan, Cornelie and Michael.