Moyvane Notes – 27th April 2015

There was no winner of the €17,500 Jackpot last week. Numbers drawn: were 4   7   29  30. Lucky Dips: €100 Agatha Barrett, Athea. €50 Kay & John Hanrahan, Hill View, Moyvane. €20 each Mary Moloney, Listowel. Mad Maggie, Ballybunion. Frank Neylon, Cloverfield, Listowel. Fiadh O’Connor, Old Forge, Glin Road, Moyvane. Eabha, Brona, Megan, Usnah & Naoise, c/o Noreen Roche. Free Tickets: Mary Quinn, Leitrim Middle, Moyvane. Bridgat Donegan, Cragane, Duagh. Chris Flahavan, Moyvane North. John Williams, Ballybunion. Tom & Susan Enright, Cois Baile, Listowel. This week’s Blotto will be held on Thursday night, April 30th at Bingo in the Marian Hall.


The club held its end of season Fun Tournament on Monday last. Most members played and results were as follows: Ladies winners Carmel Hudson and Eileen Roche, Second, Louise Behan and Denise Collins. Third, Krystle Crowley and Suzanne Keane. Men’s winners were Timmy O’Flaherty and Jamie Elliott. Second Padraig Kearney and John Mulvihill. On Sunday the Division 3 team contested the Munster League Finals. They defeated Lismore 4-0 in the Semi Final but unfortunately lost the final by the same score to Carrigaline, however in the process they added another Silver Medal to their collection. Panel was Helen Browne, Carmel Hudson, Jeanelle Griffin, Francine Collins, Kevin Kennelly, John Mulvihill, Timmy Noonan, Timmy Hanrahan, Chris McCarthy and James Sheehan.
That finishes play for this season, a most enjoyable Summer to everyone.
Final reminder to members to book tickets for the prize giving Social which will be on Friday, May 8th.


JUNIOR RESULT: Moyvane B drew with Ballydonoghue B at home on Tuesday, April 21st on a final score of Moyvane B 2-10, Ballydonoghue B 1-13. Moyvane B Scorers: Colin Enright 1-5, Padraig Leahy 1-0, D.J Keane 0-2, David Moloney 0-1, Martin Stack 0-1 and John Jack Mulvihill 0-1.

MINOR CL FINAL: Congratulations to Moyvane/Tarbert who have reached the Division 6B Minor County League Final on Friday, May 1st against Knock/Brosna at 6.45pm, venue to be confirmed (Check Posters, Facebook and Twitter for updates).

LOTTO: There was no winner of this weeks Jackpot of €11,700. Numbers drawn were 8, 6, 21 and 28. Lucky Dips of €40.00 each: Fiadh O Connor, Lower Aughrim, Owen & Niamh Stack, Drommurhur, Mike Collins, Glin Road, Willie Broader, Kilbaha, James O Brien, 50 Woodgrove.  Next weeks Jackpot is €11,800 and the draw will be held in Brosnan’s Bar on Sunday, May 3rd at 10pm.


The Parish of Abbeyfeale have organized a weekend of events May 15th – 17th to commemorate and celebrate a little girl loved and missed by so many. The weekend will start with a Variety Show in the Glorach on Friday, May 15th at 8pm featuring Irish music, song and dance and of course the music of One Direction, Zoë’s favourite group. There will be a special performance from Zoë’s friends who attended Scoil Mhathair De with her and loads of surprises on the night. Saturday, May 16th will see Abbeyfeale’s first organized cycling event, fittingly called a Challenge in honour of Zoë’s competitive nature. There will be two cycles, a 105km Abbeyfeale & District Cycle of the 8 parishes, leaving Fr. Casey’s at 10am followed by a 35km Circuit of Abbeyfeale (Controlled Cycle) at 1pm. Registration for both of these will open in Fr. Casey’s GAA Clubhouse Abbeyfeale on Friday, May 15th from 7pm-9pm and again on Saturday from 8am-9.30am and from 11am-12.30pm. The official starter for the cycle will be 87 year old local poet, Jackie Harnett who continues to cycle the roads around Abbeyfeale as he has done since boyhood.  A Benefit Dance with The Micheal Collins Band and dancing from 9pm will bring the day to a lively end. Sunday is Family Fun Day at Fr. Casey’s GAA grounds from 2pm-6pm and will involve all the activities that shaped Zoë into the fun, talented, sporty and determined little girl that made her family so proud. The day will consist of sporting blitzes, kiddie’s disco, Bouncy Castles, dog show, face painting and loads more, a day for all the family

The committee are delighted to report that Hermitage Green will be the main attraction in the Festival Marquee in the Grove on Saturday, July 18th. Other additions for 2015 include the cinema under the stars, Athletics Ireland 10k run, Zorb soccer tournament, a visial and creative arts exhibition, unmotorised soap box derby down the Hill road, carnival in the Square, old favourites like the Battle of the DJ’s, Bat Walk in the Park, All Ireland Tug of War  and Sheaf Tossing, Family Fun Day and much more.



  • Weds. 29th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Gerard McEnery
  • Thurs. 30th, Knockanure, 7.30pm – David Dillon
  • Fri. 1st May, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Denis O’Connor, Glin
  • Sat. 2nd, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Bridie, Dan, Danny & Veronica Keane
  • Sun. 3rd, Knockanure, 10am – Padraig McMahon
  • Sun. 3rd, Moyvane, 11am – John Carmody, Ahalanna
  • Mon, 4th – No Mass
  • Tues. 5th, 7.30pm – Private Intention


Quite a number of people have passed away recently. Mary (Mai) Quinn (née Hanrahan) of Leitrim Middle, Moyvane, died on April 12th at the grand old age of 99. Wife of the late Dan and mother of the late Nora she is survived by sons Mattie and John Joe, daughters Eileen and Bridget, son-in-law and daughter-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mai was a lady and was blessed to have her son, Mattie living and caring for her and he can be proud of the care he gave his mother. Well done Mattie.

Sympathy is offered to the Heffernan Family on the death of their mother and grandmother, Nell of Ballydonoghue, Tarbert, formerly Wallace of Tullaleague, Glin. She is survived by her husband, John, son Maurice, daughters Noreen and Mary, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren and extended family. Kit Culhane, nee Barrett formerly of Moher, Moyvane died recently in Ballinruane, Kilmeedy. Sympathy is extended to her nieces and nephews who live locally.

Kathleen O’Sullivan (née O’Connor) of Derry Farm, Listowel died last week at the age of 89. She was predeceased by her husband Michael and survived by son Michael and daughters Mary, Eileen, Margaret, and Bernadette, son-in-law and daughter-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Peggie O’Connor, nee McEvoy of Shannon View, Ballinagoul, Glin and late of Aughrim, Moyvane lost her long battle with Parkinsons also last week. A very elegant, pleasant lady she was predeceased by her husband, John, who at the time of his death, was her carer. Her sister, Kitty Culhane is now the sole survivor of the McEvoy Family of Aughrim. Sympathy is offered to the extended family but in particular to Kitty.

The funeral took place over the weekend of Tom Heffernan of Keylod, Moyvane and Kilcara Nursing Home, Duagh. May they all rest in peace.

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