Moyvane Notes – 18th January, 2010

Things got back to normal last Thursday night. The doors were open again after a full month of isolation! The committee would like to thank everyone for their patience and support and look forward to seeing you all again this Thursday night and indeed every Thursday night during 2010.

Marian Hall Blotto:
There was no winner of the €6,500 Jackpot last Thursday night. The numbers drawn were 4   9   14   17. Lucky Dips: €100 James Carmody, Ballybunion. €50 Kathleen Kennelly, Shanaway, Tarbert. €20 each: Nora Kennelly, Leitrim East. Darragh Hudson, Listowel. Hannah Sweeney, Listowel. Nicola Mulvihill, Barragougeen. Catherine Stackpoole, Glin. Free Tickets: Sean Jones, Aughrim. Frank Reidy, Lisselton. Dominic O’Connell, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw. Karen Kennelly, Leitrim Middle. Margaret O’Connor, Glin Road.


Moyvane GAA:
Moyvane GAA Club are holding a social in Kirby’s The Lanterns Hotel on Friday, February 5th at 8pm.  The tickets cost €30 and are available from committee members or by contacting Micheal Walsh on 087-9817883.  Tickets are limited so book early. 

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 they 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

Membership: Club membership is now available for 2010.  This year membership has to be submitted to Central Council before March 31st. Anyone who wishes to become a member of Moyvane GAA Club must give their name and membership fee to Club Officers before Friday, March 26th, 2010. The fees for 2010 are Players €40, Non-players and Youth Membership €20.

Club Lotto: There was no winner of this weeks Jackpot of €2,600.  Numbers drawn were  1   5   6   24.  Lucky dips of €40.00 each: Marion Griffin, 3 Main St. Moyvane; Padraig Scanlon, c/o Pat Scanlon; Kathleen & Pat Walsh, Leitrim East; Bill Madden, Moyvane; Helen O’ Brien, Scrahan, Duagh. Next week’s Jackpot is €2,800 and the draw will be held in Brosnan’s Bar.

Coiste na nOg: The AGM of Moyvane Coiste na nOg will be held in the Marian Hall on Friday, January 22nd at 8pm.  All Club Officers and anyone who would like to help out with Moyvane’s underage teams are welcome to attend the meeting.

Senior Badminton:

Tournament Results: At the Paddy Sugrue Memorial Tournament in Tralee last weekend Timmy Hanrahan won the Division 5 Final. Carmel Hudson won Division 3 and Christopher McCarthy was finalist in Division 4. Congrats to all.
Leagues: The finals of the Division 3 Ladies and Mens leagues take place on January 27th. Best wishes to both Moyvane teams. As the mixed Leagues are now in full swing and we have teams in all divisions ALL PLAYERS are asked to attend club nights on a regular basis. You can’t have success without training!

Juvenile Badminton:
Congrats to the Moyvane Community Games team on winning Gold at the Kerry finals played in Killarney on Saturday last. They defeated Killarney 4-1 and Annascaul 5-0. Best of luck to them in the Munster finals.

Knockanure GAA:

Lotto Results for Friday January 15. Numbers drawn were 4   10   27   31. There was no Jackpot winner. Lucky Dips: €25 each Thady Finucane. Kate Finucane. Jennifer Meehan. Alan Quinn. Paddy Finucane. Daniel Brouder. Bar Prize, Margaret Clancy. Next week’s Jackpot will be €1,900.
The Knockanure GAA club AGM will be held in the club house at 9:30pm sharp on Tuesday, January 26th. All current members and new members are asked to attend on the night.

Adult Karate Classes:

Karate training for adults will commence in the Sports Complex Abbeyfeale on Tuesdays and Fridays between 7pm and 8pm.

West Limerick Cancer Concern:
West Limerick Cancer Concern Group will hold their our fourth Annual Valentine’s Party Night in aid of MID WEST CANCER FOUNDATION and MILFORD HOSPICE on Friday, February 12th in Woodlands House Hotel, Adare. Because of the recession, tickets are down to €35 from €75 in previous years. There will be music in the Lobby at 7.30pm, followed by a four course meal, and presentation of last year’s cheque to Professor Gupta of The MWCF. Music is by The Deerhunters with Disco by Brian O’Grady ’til late with Valentines party games for couples and singles. In excess of €35,000 has been raised by this group to date. Your support is needed for this worthy cause so leave your worries at home, go to the Woodlands on February 12th knowing that your money is helping others less fortunate than you.Tickets can be booked by contacting Laura Kearns at 087 9848006, Joan O’Sullivan at 069 82166 or 086 1625960, Nora Foley at 087 2661719.

North Kerry Pioneers:
The North Kerry Pioneer Social takes place on Friday, January 22nd at Kirbys Lanterns Hotel commencing with Mass at 7.30pm. Tickets available from Michael Liston or Mary Kearney.

Kerry Branch of Samaritans wish to thank all who contributed to their recent collection also all who assisted. Helpline Numbers 066 7122566 or 1850609090.

Knockanure Community Centre Walk:
A sponsored walk for the upkeep of the centre will be held on Sunday, February 21st at 2pm. Sponsorship cards and details available from the centre 49799/49250 or any member of the committee. A donation will also be made to the Irish Guide Dogs for the Disabled.

Cork University Hospital:
From Monday, January 4th 2010, all those attending the Out Patients Departments in the hospital will be seen in order of their appointment time and not on a first come first serve basis as was previously the case.


  • No mass on Wednesday or Thursday
  • Fri. 22nd, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Ned O’Flaherty
  • Sat. 23rd, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Dick Stack
  • Sun. 24th, Knockanure, 10am – Mass for the People of the Parish
  • Sun. 24th, Moyvane, 11am – Michael Sheehan & deceased members of the Sheehan family

The death took place at the weekend of Connie Shine of Kilbaha. Connie, who hadn’t been in the best of health for a while, was a quiet gentleman who contributed a lot to the parish of Moyvane. He was a dedicated member of Moyvane GAA Club and was club secretary for many years. He also served as treasurer of the North Kerry Board. A proud Kerryman and a staunch supporter of the Kingdom, he followed his native Kerry year in year out in its quest for Sam Maguire. Having enjoyed a long life, he saw more All Ireland Finals than most and was a shrewd reader of the game. He was also an active member of Moyvane Carnival Committee during the 1970’s. On the business and farming front, he was Chairman of Newtownsandes Co Op for many years also. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret. He is survived by his sons, Sean, Frank & Niall, daughter Brid, brothers Jack & Mick and sister Eileen, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and many other relatives. May he rest in peace.