Moyvane Notes – 23rd November, 2011

Marian Hall Blotto:
There was no winner of last Thursday night’s €5,000 Jackpot. Numbers drawn were: 8   19   24   30. Lucky Dips: €100 M. J Cronin, Mail Road Cross. €50 Mary Madden, Moyvane Village. €20 each: Mick O’Brien, Church Road. M. O’Sullivan, c/o Lyons, Derry, Listowel. Pat Kennelly, c/o Moyvane Bingo. Betty Murphy, Athea. Mary Vaughan, Moher Cross. Free Tickets: Peg O’Connell, Abbeyfeale. Kitty Normoyle, Knockdown. Mary Stack, Dooncaha. Ann O’Connor, Askeaton. Aodha, Ellie, Fionn, Katie & Odhan, c/o Nora Fitz. Next draw this Thursday night, November 24th at Bingo in the Marian Hall.

Juvenile Badminton:
The Kerry Singles Championships were held in Listowel on Saturday last. A number of Moyvane players reached semi final stages and Liam Corridan U17 and Grainne Mulvihill U11 reached the finals. Well done everyone.

Moyvane/Knockanure Community Games:
Moyvane/Knockanure Community Games will hold a meeting in the Marian Hall at 7.30pm on Tuesday, November 29th. The committee needs new members, expecially parents of national school children. Community games caters for children from u8 to u16 in cultural and team events. If you feel you can help please attend the meeting.

Trad for Trocaire:
€290 was raised for at  Mairead’s Bar on Friday, November 11th. Thanks to all who supported the event.

Congratulations to Lisa Mulvihill, Aughrim who came second in the Ceol an Gheimhridh u13 Reed Competition last week-end. Best of luck to Lisa going forward.

Family Fun Day:
Family Fun Day is on Sunday, November 27th from 2pm-4pm in the Marian Hall. There will be the usual Jumble Sale, Cake Sale, Book Sale and again this year, the Mystery Box which was very popular last year. Games galore and lots of treats. Visit Santa and have a photograph taken with him. A fun-filled afternoon guaranteed.

Year of the Craft 2011:
2011 is year of the Craft. Moyvane ICA are exhibiting and selling their handmade luxurious cushions, candles, bags, scarves and many other items. These crafts are works of art made here in Moyvane by local Guild. They would make ideal Christmas presents. Crafts will be on sale at Family Fun Day. All proceeds will go to charity. Please come along and browse. 

Shopping Trip:
The annual shopping trip is on Wednesday, November 30th. Bus leaves the village at 7am and will leave Cork on the return journey at 5.30pm. Cost is €16.  Names and money to Eileen Roche at 49337 by Monday November 28th.

Senior Citizens:
The Senior Citizens annual Christmas party will be held in the Marian Hall on Sunday, December 4th. Mass at 1pm, followed by dinner and dance. Cost is €15. Book with Ita 49134.

Knockanure Community Centre:
A new initiative for older people living alone has just been launched. This is a FREE service in your community where integrated smoke alarms will be delivered and installed. Please contact Mary at 068 49799. An Indoor Market & Table Top Sale at Knockanure Community Centre on Sunday, November 27th will be held from 2pm-5pm, a great opportunity to sell cakes, crafts, jewellery, clothing, gifts etc. Table cost €10. To book table(s) or for more information please contact Mary on 068 49799 or 087 7528626.

Kerry Parents & Friends:
Kerry Parents & Friends, Listowel are holding an exhibition in St. John’s Theatre, Listowel on Tuesday, November 29th at 6pm. "Undiscovered" is a collaboration of work in mixed media created by the talented persons of Kerry Parents & Friends, Listowel and prestigious artists: Lisa Fingleton, Maurice Hannon, Marie Brennan & Trish Healy. The exhibition will run until December 19th.

Kingdom Care DVD:
DVD in aid of Kingdom Care, Tralee is now available. Frances Kennedy and the Gleannaphuca Ramblers concert, raised €1,200 in aid of Kingdom Care and now you can enjoy the concert on DVD. Stories, yarns, music and song  from a host of entertainers from Clare, Kerry and Limerick, featuring musicians Pat and Tom O’Connell, Thomas Costello, John Kinsella, and Thomas Dillane among others. Stories and songs from Frances, Sonny Egan, Daisy Kearney, Tom Herlihy, John Kinsella, Paddy Mc Elligott, Cathriona O’Neill and lots more. This DVD will brighten your spirits and shorten the long winter nights. It will make the ideal Christmas gift and it’s all for a good cause,  Kingdom Care, Tralee.  Ring Frances on 087 6789339 or 068 23515.


  • Weds.23rd, Knockanure, 7.30pm – November Intentions
  • Thurs. 24th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – November Intentions
  • Fri. 25th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Dan & Mary Nolan
  • Sat. 26th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Michael & Mary Mulvihill and Maurice & Hillary Dowling
  • Sun. 27th, Knockanure, 10am – Kathleen O’Connor, Keylod
  • Sun. 28th, Moyvane, 11am – Patrick Scanlon

Sympathy is extended to the family of Tess Fitzgerald (nee Cahill), Abbeyfeale, who died suddenly last weekend, in particular to her sister Nora Fitzmaurice and family, Leitrim Middle, Mary Lyons and family, Derry, Listowel and the Goulding family, Knockanure.