Moyvane Notes – 28th January, 2013

Marian Hall Blotto:
Results for Thursday, January 24th. Numbers drawn were: 5   7   12   24. No winner. Lucky Dips: €100 Tom Windle, Leitrim East, Moyvane. €50 Margaret O’Connor, Inchamore. €20 each: Patricia Scanlon, Coolaclarig. Diarmuid Fitzmaurice, Leitrim Middle. Margaret O’Mahony. Michael O’Sullivan, Craughdarig, Asdee. Tom O’Connor, Old Forge, Glin Road, Moyvane. Free Tickets: Eileen Barry, Athea. Noreen Lynch, Woodgrove, Moyvane. Aine Cronin, Mail Road Cross. Liz Reidy, Lisselton. Padraig Hanrahan, Lower Aughrim. This Thursday night’s Jackpot is €5,500 and the draw will be held at Bingo in the Marian Hall.

Moyvane Development Association:
The Public Meeting planned for organising an event to celebrate “The Gathering Ireland 2013” has been rescheduled for 9pm on Tuesday, February 5th in the Marian Hall. It is proposed that this event would take place in conjunction with the Moyvane Village Festival on the October Bank Holiday weekend. Representatives from all Clubs and Organisations within the parish, as well as any individuals interested, are invited to attend this meeting. All ideas welcome.

Senior Badminton:
Division 1, 3 & 5 Singles Championships were played in Killarney on Sunday and Moyvane players captured two titles. Dermot Keane won Division 3 and Jamie Elliott won Division 5. Michelle Corridan won the Division 5 Plate, a great start to the Championship season. League: The Division 5s played their first Mixed League match of the season in Listowel on Tuesday last and were 6-1 victors. Team was Michelle Corridan, Suzanne Keane, Charlotte Fitzgerald, Eileen Roche, Jamie Elliott, Timmy O’Flaherty, Oliver (Jap) Carmody and Micheal Nolan.

Moyvane/Knockanure Community Games:
Congratulations to the girls Under 15 Badminton team on receiving a place in the Munster final which will be held in Tralee on March 31st, 2013. The team was Moira O’Flaherty, Patrice Galvin, Niamh Flaherty, Laura Stack, Margaret Mulvihill and Maire Kennelly. Well done also to the boys Under 15 team who won silver medals. The team was Liam Greaney, Micheal Collins, Christopher Keane, Andrew Fitzgearld, James Flaherty and Jason O’Gorman. Up coming events include, Under 10 & Under 13 Girls Soccer on Sunday, February 3rd. Under 10 Boys Soccer on Saturday, February 9th. Under 12 Recitation on Friday February 15th. Under 8 to Under 16 Art on Saturday, March 02. Under 10 Handwriting on March 2nd. Set Dancing and Irish Contemporary. Under 11 Rugby on March 03. Under 13 & Under 16 Choir on March 10th. Anyone interested in any of these events should contact Carmel at 087 9267871.

Listowel Rambling House:
Listowel Rambling House will take place in the Seanchaí Literary & Cultural Centre, The Square, Listowel on Friday February 1st from 9.30 pm.  A great evening of traditional music, song & dance by local performers in an informal setting is guaranteed.  Admission is free and light refreshments will be served.  For more information tel. (068) 22212/57927.

Moyvane GAA:

U21 NKC ’12 SEMI FINAL:  Moyvane/Tarbert/Clounmacon take on Listowel Emmets in the U21 North Kerry Championship Semi Final on Sunday, February 3rd in Ballylongford at 2pm.  Extra Time will be played if needed.  

Social:  A large crowd attended the Moyvane GAA Social in the Listowel Arms Hotel on Friday last. North Kerry Board Chairman Billy Enright presented medals to the Junior Team and Kerry Legend Eoin ‘Bomber’ Liston gave out  presentations to the Senior Team of 1982/83.  Club Chairman Johnny Stack made a special presentation to Martin Kennelly who is Treasurer in the club for the past 30 years.  Entertainment on the night was provided by the Moyvane Scór na nÓg Ballad Group, Terminal Two and D.J Niall ‘Botty’ O’ Callaghan.  Moyvane GAA would like to sincerely thank Kevin and Patrice and the staff of the Listowel Arms Hotel, our sponsors, supporters, players, everyone who attended on the night and all who helped to make this night possible.
Scór Encore: On Thursday last, the Moyvane Scor na nOg Ballad Group, along with their supporters travelled to the RTE Studio in Dublin where the group performed in the new TG4 programme Scor Encore.  The girls, Amiee Lindsell, Margaret Mulvihill, Lisa Mulvihill, Laura Stack and Lisa Stackpoole gave a great performance and received very good comments from the panel of judges.  The programme will be aired on TG4, from the end of February.  The date of the girls televised show will be confirmed at a later date so be sure to tune in and see how they got on. 
Membership: Club membership is now open at €40 for players and €20 for non-players.  Membership can be paid to any committee member.  Membership will close for 2013 on Friday, March 22nd, as members must be officially registered with Croke Park.
McGrath Cup: Congratulations to Moyvane’s Patrick Curtin who played on the victorious Kerry senior team in the McGrath Cup Final against Tipperary. 
€100 Lotto: Again this year Moyvane GAA are offering you the opportunity to buy the lotto for a yearly sum of €100, which gives you two free draws per year.  For further details please contact any committee member.
Club Lotto: There was no winner of this Lotto Jackpot of €10,700.  Numbers drawn were 14, 17, 20 and 21.  Lucky Dips of €40 each:  Marguerite Lynch, Moyvane South, Ria Lynch c/o Kevin’s, Liam Nolan, Speedy’s Bar, Michael Lynch, Taxi and John Joe Walsh, Leitrim Middle.  Next weeks Jackpot is €10,800 and the draw will be held in Hanrahan’s Bar on Sunday, February 3rd at 10pm. 
Ladies Football: Unwanted clothes collection will take place on Thursday,, February 28th between 12 and 4pm at the Community Centre Moyvane. Bags can also be dropped off on Wednesday, January 27th between 6pm – 8 pm.All unwanted clothes, shoes, handbags, curtains, etc. accepted (no duvets/pillows). It’s time to Spring clean again, leave as many bags as you can. All funds raised will go towards running Moyvane Ladies Football Club.


  • Weds. 30th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Deceased members of the Sheehy family, Aughrim
  • Thurs. 31st, Knockanure, 7.30pm
  • Fri. 1st February, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Private Intention
  • Sat. 2nd, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Fr. Michael Hanrahan, Kilbaha
  • Sun. 3rd, Knockanure, 10am – People of the Parish
  • Sun. 4th, Moyvane, 11am – James & Catherine Flaherty
  • Mon. 5th – No Mass
  • Tues. 6th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Private Intention