Moyvane Notes – 2nd October, 1999

Courses to help the unemployed – 36 times light x 4/col

FAS will hold two courses in the coming month. The courses are specifically targeted for unemployed people.

The courses available are: (a) Job Search and Interview Skills Course and (b) Idea Generation and business Development Course for Micro-Enterprises particularly for those interested in setting up their own business or becoming self employed. Course duration: One night a week over eight weeks. Location – Listowel.

These are equal opportunity courses and applicants from persons with a disability are welcome. A nominal fee applies. If you are unemployed, and would like to participate in any one of these courses, please contact: North Kerry Together, Mill Lane, Listowel. Tel: (068) 23429. A limited number of places are available for each course.

Kerry Parents and Friends of the Mentally Handicapped: A meeting will be held this Friday night at 8.30pm in the Marian Hall. All ticket sellers are requested to attend.

Our draw and presentation of prizes will take place on Friday October 8 at Joe’s Bar. Music supplied on the night. Spot prizes galore.

The Gale Wren Boy groups would like to thank the sponsors; Newtownsands Co-Op., Mike Kennelly Hardware, Eddie Langan, Agricultural Contractor, Athea, and Con at the Gables, Athea, and all those who gave their time to make up the group. The group was presented with a cheque of £400 on the night. A party for the group is being arranged for The Gables, Athea, within the next few weeks.

Moyvane-Knockanure Youth Club registration for intending members takes place in the community centre on Friday, October 1 at 8pm. All members must be registered by a parent.

Kerry Lumpus Support Group wish to thank everyone who generously subscribed to their recent church gate collection.

Seniors – Moyvane lost to Tarbert in the final round of the County league on Sunday last on a score of Tarbert 0-8, to Moyvane 0-6. The result means that we still hold our division three status. On Saturday next Moyvane play Emmets in Ballylongford in the semi-final of the County Intermediate championship at 4pm. The best of luck to the lads.

Under-13: Moyvane are playing Emmets in the first round of the North Kerry championship on Sunday next at 12 noon in Moyvane. All players are asked to be in the dressing rooms at 11.45 sharp.

Local history: Dainty Man won the Sametell Cup which was held in Clonmel in 1925. Dainty Man had a unique place in greyhound history as winner of the first coursing derby. He was owned by Tom O’Connor of the Glin Road.

Set Dancing – Adult set dancing on Wednesday nights at 8.30pm in the Marian Hall. All are welcome and special attention for beginners on first two nights.

Ceili at the Gables, Athea on Friday night October 1 at 9.30pm. Music by Michael Sexton Jnr and Rambling Rose. All are welcome.

Rural resettlement – Houses are urgently needed to rent in all rural areas. To find out more about the resettlement programme please contact office and we will come out to meet with you. Contact Maureen (066) 7120223.

The death has occurred of Patrick (Paud) Scanlon, late of Kilbaca.