Moyvane Notes – 2nd December, 2011

Marian Hall Blotto:
There was no winner of last Thursday night’s €5,000 Jackpot. Numbers drawn were: 17   24   29   32. Lucky Dips: €100 Jim Moody, Woodgrove. €50 Nora Buckley, Ballybunion. €20 each: Sheila O’Halloran, Causeway. Mary Daughton, Duagh. Jim Fitzgerald, Woodgrove. Frank Reidy, Lisselton. Nora Carmody, Lyre. Free Tickets: Norella Molyneaux, Knockanure. Rita & Tom Hannon, Willow Brook, Clieveragh, Listowel. H. Connolly, Newcastlewest. Anne Cahill, Abbeyfeale. Kathleen Liston, Athea. Next draw this Thursday night, Decmber 1st at Bingo in the Marian Hall and the Jackpot will be €5,500. Don’t forget Bingo with raffles from now to Christmas with lots of hampers and Christmas goodies on offer.

Senior Citizens:
The Senior Citizens Annual Christmas Party in the Marian Hall on Sunday, December 4th with Mass at 1pm, followed by Dinner and Dance. It will cost you €15 for an afternoon of entertainment, meeting with old friends and a meal that you won’t have to cook yourself! Book with Ita at 49134.

Scoil Chorp Chríost:
  • Scoil Chorp Chiost, Knockanure is collecting Lee Strand milk tokens. Please collect these tokens on the milk cartons and give them to children attending the school or alternatively drop them into the school. Looking forward to a good response!
  • A vacancy has arisen for the position of Part-Time Secretary in the above school. (Approx. 2 hrs. per day). If interested please apply in writing to the Board of Management, Scoil Chorp Chriost, (include C.V.) by Friday, December 2nd, 2011. Previous experience of working in the school environment an advantage.

Moyvane Development Association:
A committee meeting will take place in the Marian Hall on Tuesday, December 6th at 9pm. 

ICA Family Fun Day:
The ICA Family Fun Day which took place on Sunday, November 27th was a great success. Prize winners on the draw card were as follows: First Prize –  Hamper (sponsored by Newtownsandes Co-op): Eamon Lally, Ahalahana. Second Prize – Turkey (sponsored by Tom and Eileen Roche, The Village Grill): Marie Walsh, Lower Aughrim. Third Prize – Ham (sponsored by Holly’s Gala): Liam Roche and Siobhan Delaney, Ahalahana. Fourth Prize – Home made Christmas cake, (sponsored by Esther Foley): Catherine Hannon, Woodgrove. Guess the name of the Teddy: Sean Slemon, Ahalahana and Leah Slemon guessed the number of sweets in the jar!  A great day was had by all.

Juvenile GAA:
Thanks to Eddie Bowler for bringing Colm Cooper, The Gooch, to the Marian Hall on Wednesday last, to present the u12 girls their medals and hoodies. There was great exitement for the young and not so young! The u13 boys who won Division 2 of the County League also received their medals from the Kerry Captain. Thanks to all involved and looking forward to another good year.

Glin Horse Fair:
The annual Horse and Cattle fair will be held on Saturday next, December 3rd in the square in Glin, Co Limerick. A great day of fun and  entertainment, nostalgia and craic is to be had as one relives the memories of the past with cattle, sheep, horses, pigs, hens, geese, turkeys, and many other farmyard animals and pets being traded. The streets will be lined with street vendors trading in all types of wares from a needle to an anchor and all this can be enjoyed with a Christmas atmosphere.

Newtownsandes Co-Op:
The Dinner Dance held last Friday night in the Listowel Arms Hotel was once again a great success. The meal,band and organisation all shone forth and with a pre-arranged draw for eighty four Spot Prizes it was a most enjoyable night.

Kerry Choir:
Kerry Chamber Choir and Orchestra along with Tarbert Folk Group and senior Choir will give an evening of music and song in St. Mary’s Church Tarbert on Sunday, December 4th, 2011 at 8pm. Everyone most welcome to attend.

  • Weds. 30th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – November Intentions
  • Thurs. 1st December, Knockanure, 7.30pm – Jack Carmody
  • Fri. 2nd, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Mass of Thanksgiving at which The Bene Merenti Medal will be present to Mrs Margaret Sheehan in thanksgiving for her many years of faithful service as Sacristan to Moyvane Church. Afterwards a gift will be presented to her on behalf of the parish to show appreciation for her service over many years.You are all invited to attend and refreshments will be served.
  • Sat. 3rd, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Edward Fitzmaurice
  • Sun. 4th, Knockanure 10am – John & Catherine Moloney
  • Sun. 4th, Moyvane, 11am – Months mind for Nora Guiney