Moyvane Notes – 26th February, 2000

GAA Officers elected are: President Gerry Brosnan; Vice Presidents Paudie Hanrahan, Eddie Stack, Fr. Flaherty, Fr. Nolan, Connie Shine, Stevie Stack; Chairman Denis O’Connor; Vice chairman Eddie Joe Mulvihill; Secretary Sean Shine; Assistant Secretary Mike Kennelly; Treasurers: Martin Kennelly, Mike Sullivan. P.R.O Teddy Keane. County Board Delegate: Eddie Joe Mulvihill; Senior Selectors: Johnny Stack, Johnny Mulvihill, Liam Hanrahan and Mike Brosnahan. Junior selectors: Mike Brosnan, others to be named later. Minor selectors: Mike Scanlon, Edward O’Connor, Paudie Keane and Michael Walsh. Team captains: Senior D. J. Mulvihill, Vice captain Maurice Kearney; U/21 Tommy Barrett; Minor: Thomas Kennelly, Vice Capt Brian Lenihan.

Bord na nOg registration for juveniles will take place this Sunday at noon in the dressing rooms. All U/12, U/14 and U/16 players are asked to be in attendance as it is very important to sign on.

There was no winner of the £4,400 jackpot in last Thursday nights draw. The winning numbers were: 5-10-12-25. Match three numbers £50 each. Kit Horan, Aughrim; Bridie Sheehan, Moyvane P.O and Helen O’Grady, Lixnaw. Lucky dips £10 each to Annette Foley, Ahalahana; B. J. O’Connor, Inchamore; Ivan O’Brien, C/o Holly’s Foodstore; Eileen Lynch, Asdee and M. J. Flaherty, Moyvane Village. Free tickets: Jerry Woods, Knockanure; Lillian Brassil, Aughrim; Shane Quinn, Leitrim Middle; Norella Molyneaux, Knockanure Village and James FitzMaurice, Lr. Aughrim. This Thursday nights’s draw will be held at Bingo in the Marian Hall and the jackpot will be £4.500.

The next draw will be held in The Marian Hall on Saturday night week, March 4, that is the first Saturday in March. From now until the last draw in October all draws will be held on the first Saturday of each month. Members of the committee will be in the hall this week-end after both Masses (Saturday night and Sunday morning) to collect your monthly subscriptions. Please make sure all moneys are in by this week-end to facilitate organising next week-end’s draw.

Presentation Family Centre, Listowel: The following courses will begin on March 1 and 2: Pre-school parents. “Creating a fun atmosphere in the home”. On Wednesday from 10am to 12 for six weeks. Crafts on Thursday’s from 10am to 12 for six weeks. Contact 068/23584.

Moyvane/Knockanure Community Games U/14 set dancing finals will be held in Farranfore Hall on Sunday at noon. The panel consists of ten dancers, eight competitors and two subs. All boys, all girls or mixed. Two teams can compete at the finals, dancing two parts of set of their choice.

A new committee was elected for the local Newtownsandes Co-op in 1914, Chairman William Stock, other members are Ger Nolan, John Mullane, M. Cunningham, Mick O’Connor, P. Mulvihill, John F. Scanlon, Tim Kennelly, Michael Mulvihill, and Pat Hanrahan. The price per gallon of milk was just less than 4d. 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 8667,6348, Lbs of butter made 223,095;, gallons of cream sold 25,965. Prices paid for milk per gallon 6.81d, price per pound 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 Wm. Collins.

The death took place of Patrick (Pat) Hudson, Lixnaw and late of Kilbaha. His remains were removed to Moyvane Church on Friday last, he was buried in Ahavoher cemetery following Requiem Mass on Saturday last. He is survived by his brother, sister, nephews, nieces, relatives, and friends.

The death took place of Catherine Fitzmaun (nee Sweeney), Coilagurteen, Moyvane. Her remains were removed to Knockanure Church on Saturday last. She was buried in Ahavoher cemetery following Requiem Mass on Sunday last. She is survived by her son, daughters, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

West Limerick Set Dancing Annual Workshop 2000. March 3, 4 and 5, at Convent Hall, Abbeyfeale. Tutors: Betty McCoy and Jim Barry. Friday 3: Ceili in Railway Bar – Four Courts Ceili Band. Saturday: Workshop: 10.30am – 1pm and 2 – 5pm. Ceili: 9.30pm – Abbey Ceili Band. Sunday: Workshop: 11am and 1pm. Ceili: 2.30pm – 5.30pm – Taylor’s Cross Ceili Band.