Moyvane Notes – 19th February, 2000

THERE was no winner of the £4,300 Jackpot in last Thursday night’s draw. The winning numbers were: 8, 16, 17, 24. Match three numbers £35 each. Willie Hanrahan, Hill View, Moyvane; Joan Brennan, Tarbert and Phil Scanlon, East End, Ballybunion. Lucky Dip £10 each: Eddie J. Flaherty, Tubbertoureen; Maruice O’Connor, Aughrim; Mary Bridget O’Donoghue, Knockane; Caroline Brennan, Tarbert and Mossie Walsh, c/o Brosnan’s Cards. Free tickets: Dominic Scanlon, Listowel; Eileen Nolan, 2 Rae St., Tralee, Kevin Kiely, Moyvane; Jack Brophy, c/o 11 Woodgrove, Moyvane and Tom O’Connor, c/o Quilter’s Bar, Listowel. This Thursday night’s draw will be held at Bingo in the Marian Hall and the Jackpot will be £4,400.

Moyvane 2000: February draw was held last Saturday night in the Marian Hall. Tom Carey, c/o The New Kingdom Bar, Listowel won first prize of £5,000. £500 each went to Denis O’Sullivan, E.S.B., Tarbert and Nora O’Donoghue, Bedford, Listowel, £100 each: Pat Scannell, Skehenerin, Listowel; Mary Browne, Glenduff, Ballaugh, Co. Limerick; Jim Normoyle/Pat O’Connor/Moss Fitzgibbons/Kevin Fox, c/o AAL, Askeaton; Tommy McGovern, Tarbert P.O.; Denis and Majella McCarthy, Kilbaha; John Carmody, Derry, Listowel; Nora Walsh, Leitrim East; Timmy Carr, Barragougeen; Teresa and Jackie Hanrahan, Kilbaha and Michael J. Collins, Lisaniskea. The next draw will be held in The Marian Hall on Saturday, March 4. The draw is now closed.

A new committee was elected for the local Newtownsandes Co-op in 1914, Chairman: William Stack, other members are Jer Nolan, John Mullane, M. Cunningham, Mike O’Connor, P. Mulvihill, John F. Scanlon, Tim Kennelly, Michael Mulvihill and Pat Hanrahan. The price per gallon of milk was just less than 4 d. The manager was John Houlihan. At that time also a rail of turf cost 3s and 9d. The following is an extract from the balance sheet of Newtownsandes Co-op in 1929. Gallons of milk supplied 867,648, lbs of butter made 223,095, gallons of cream sold 25,965 prices paid for milk per gallon 6.81d, price per lb of butter 18.84d. Total sales in that year £31,384, Total expenses – £4,837, Net Profit £760, Surplus per balance sheet £2,634. Stocktakers for that balance sheet were J.F. Scanlon, Chairman and Wm. Collins, vice-Chairman.

The marriage took place of Muriel O’Riordan, Leitrim Middle, Moyvane and Ian Byrne, Rathfarnham, Dublin. The reception was held in the Earl of Desmond.

Application forms will be available in the Sacristy after 7.30 p.m. Mass on Saturday 19. February for students of this year’s confirmation class who wish to enroll as probationary members of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association.

The death took place of Thomas (Tommy O’) O’Sullivan, Moyvane Village and formerly of Birmingham. His remains were removed to Moyvane Church on Wednesday last, he was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery following Requiem Mass on Thursday last. He is survived by his son, sister, brother, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, and friends.

The death took place recently of Patrick (Paddy) Galvin, Barragougeen and London, his remains were removed to Moyvane Church on Thursday last, he was buried in Murhur Cemetery following requiem Mass on Friday last. He is survived by his sisters, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.