Moyvane Notes – 21st April 2016

Their will be no draw this Thursday night. Next week the Jackpot will be €6,500 The numbers drawn last week were 4   6   16   23.  Lucky Dips: €100 Tony Fennell, Dooncaha, Tarbert. €50 Hannah Dunworth, Templeglantine, Co. Limerick. €20 each Colman Maher, c/o Eileen Barry, Athea, Co. Limerick. Aidan McEnery, Moyvane Village. Siobhan Hanrahan, Lower Aughrim, Moyvane. Patricia Joyce, c/o John Williams, Ballybunion. Bridie Griffin, Riverside, Loughill, Co. Limerick. FREE TICKETS: Eamon McSweeney, Enright’s Bar, Moyvane. Ellen Slemon, Feale Drive, Listowel. Patricia King, Bruach na Gaile, Moyvane. Denis Collins, Athea. Kay Harkin, c/o Leesha, Ballybunion. Please remember that there will be no draw this Thursday night due to Easter.

The Marian Hall committee, Moyvane Bingo & Blotto would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter. Thank you for your continuing support Take a break, relax, recharge the batteries during the holiday period and we’ll see you all on the last day of the month, Thursday, March 31st for Bingo and Blotto in the Marian Hall.

Congratulations to all juveniles who played the Doubles tournament in Killarney last Saturday with great success. Winners: Girls u17 Marie Kennelly, u15 Ciara Hudson, u11 Grace Harrison who won the plate. Boys u15 winner Greg Horan. Runners up:  Girls u11 Sarah Quinn, and Boys u11 Jack O’Donoghue. Well done to all.

During the past week there were two Mixed League matches played; On Tuesday night at home the Division 5 team were narrowly beaten 3-4 by  Iveragh, Team was Marie Kennelly, Aoife Curtin, Charlotte Quinn, Olivia Quinn, Oliver Carmody, Micheal Collins, Micheal Nolan and Barry O’Callaghan. On Friday The Division 2 team travelled to Killarney and defeated Killarney 4-3. Team: Carmel Hudson, Francine Collins, Niamh Flaherty, Timmy Hanrahan, Donie Enright, Timmy Duggan and James Sheehan. On the same night the Division 5 Ladies were also in Killarney and they won 3-1 team Marie Kennelly, Charlotte Quinn, Aoife Curtin and Eileen Roche. On Thursday the Division 5 men were at home to Causeway and they won 3-1. This team was Shane Riordan, Padraig Hanrahan, Merek Jesko and Micheal Moore. The Knockout Cup for Division 4 was played in Killarney on Sunday. Format was Round Robin. Moyvane won two rounds but unfortunately lost a third round finishing in third place. Team was Eileen McCarthy, Bridget McCarthy, Louise Behan, Denise Collins, Jamie Elliott, John Newman, Felix Reali and Brian Griffin.

 Moyvane travelled to Valentia on Sunday last in Round 1 of the Division 4 Senior County League and lost out on a final score of Moyvane 1-6, Valentia 2-11.
SENIOR CL FIXTURE:  Moyvane are at home to Firies in Round 2 of the Division 4 Senior County League on Sunday March 27th at 2pm.
MINOR CL RESULT:  Moyvane/Tarbert travelled to Churchill in a Round 2 backgame of the Division 4B Minor County League on Friday last and lost out on a final score of Moyvane/Tarbert 2-8, Churchill 3-15.
MINOR CL FIXTURE: Moyvane/Tarbert are away to Castleisland Desmonds in Round 4 of the Division 4B Minor County League on Saturday, March 26th at 4pm.
€100 LOTTO:  Once again Moyvane GAA is offering you the chance of purchasing a €100 Lotto Ticket that will be entered for you into each weekly draw.  There are two free weeks included with this purchase.   If you are interested just contact any Committee member.
CLUB LOTTO:  There was no winner of this weeks Jackpot of €4,400.  Numbers drawn were 9, 10, 17 and 26.  Lucky Dips of €40 each: Regina Galvin, Leitrim East, Paddy Mulvihill, Adare, Noel Stack, Moyvane, Nancy O’ Connor, Direen and Jonjo Quinn c/o All Star Bar.  Next weeks Jackpot is €4, 600 and the draw will be held in Speedy’s Bar on Sunday, March 27th at 10pm.
SCOR NA BPAISTI:  Moyvane GAA were represented by the children of Murhur National School in the North Kerry Final of Scor na bPaisti held in the Marian Hall, Moyvane on Sunday last.  Moyvane participated in 4 categories on the day, Solo Singing, Recitation, Instrumental Music and Ballad Group.  When the results were called the ;Boro; cheers filled the hall as Aine Sheehy, Solo Singing along with Ava Fitzgerald, Conor Kissane, Jack O’ Donoghue, Aine Sheehy and Rebekah Sheehy, Ballad Group won their categories and now progress to the County Semi Final in the Tintean Theatre, Ballybunion in April.  Micheal Kissane received second place in Recitation and the Instrumental Music Group of Ava Fitzgerald, Caoimhe Kearney, Mary Kearney and Rebekah Sheehy gave a great performance but did not get the adjudicators nod.  The icing on the cake came when the Moyvane Club was named Overall Best Club and the trophy was accepted by Club Cultural Officer Tara Mulvihill.  Huge congratulations to all of the children who performed on the day.  It’s back to rehearsals now and roll on the County Semi Final.

12th Annual Knockfierna Remembers takes place at the Rambling House, Knockfierna on Easter Tuesday 29th March at 7.30pm. The guest speaker will be Con Colbert, Dublin, a nephew of the 1916 Leader Con Colbert and Aengus O’Snodaigh T.D. who was the first guest speaker in 2004.


  • Wednesday, March 23 Mass at 7.30pm for The Holy Souls.
  • Holy Thursday, March 24 Liturgy of the Last Supper at 8pm.
  • Good Friday, March 25,  3pm – The Passion of the Lord.
  • Saturday March 26 Easter Vigil Mass at 9pm.
  • Easter Sunday, March 27 Anniversary Mass for Nora & Danny Walsh, Moher.


  • Holy Thursday, March 24 7pm Liturgy of the Last Supper.
  • Good Friday, March 25, 7pm – The Passion of the Lord.
  • Sunday, March 27 Anniversary Mass at 10am for Tim & Hannah Leahy, Trien, Kilmorna.

We recently said goodbye to some members of our parish who died abroad. Mary Cronin of Mail Road Cross, Moyvane and Billericay, Essex died suddenly on Saturday, February 13th. Mary left Ireland in the early sixties and worked with the Ford Motor Company until her retirement. During her working life with the company she held many high profile positions working as private Secretary (now prestigiously known as Personal Assistant) to the top executives of the company. She worked in Detroit for some time and spent a number of years in Brussels. She was a well traveled, able lady who never forgot her roots and was a regular visitor to her home at the Mail Road Cross. Sincere sympathy to her brother, Mike Joe, sister Noreen, UK, sister-in-law Eileen, brother-in-law Ron, niece Aine, and nephew Tim, his wife, Claire and their children. Requiem Mass for Mary was celebrated on Saturday, February 27th in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane and Mary was laid to rest beside her parents, Nora & Timmy in Ahavoher Cemetery.
The death also took place in Chicago of Nora King nee Mulvihill of Leitrim East (daughter of Hannie Bunce and Thomas Mulvihill). Nora was sister to Paddy (Glin), Tom (Lyrecrompane) the late Nicholas, Maureen Sheehy & Denny (Chicago). She was predeceased by her husband Tommy King. She is survived by three daughters and three sons, grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. Nora was laid to rest in Chicago on February 29th.
Joan “Fitz” Furlong passed away in California on February 20th. After marrying her late husband, Patrick Furlong, she moved to the Bay Area of San Francisco and later  worked with the Irish Consulate in San Francisco. She was Joan Fitzmaurice of Coilagurteen and herself and her late husband Patrick Furlong came to live in Coilagurteen for a number of years but later moved back California. She is survived by her son, Bryan, daughter in law Ann, sisters Mary & Bernie (Reidy) brother Seamus and extended family. Her funeral took place in Oakland, California. May they all rest in peace.

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