Moyvane Notes – 30th January, 2008

Senior Badminton:
In their first match of the season, the Division 5 mixed team defeated Listowel 4-3 in Moyvane on Thursday last. The team was Crystle Crowley, Eleanor Sheehan, Francine Collins, Eileen Roche, Edward Stack, Maurice Cuddigan, Sean Pender and Padraig Hanrahan.
At the Graduates in Tralee on Sunday, Carmel Hudson won the Ladies Doubles Plate.

Juvenile Badminton:
At the Boys and Girls Doubles Championships in Tralee on Saturday, Moyvane players contested five of the six finals, a fantastic achievement. U12 girls Kelly Sheehy & Patricia Goulding were finalists. Aileen Kennelly was finalist in U14. Elaine Hudson & Denise Collins won u16. Boys u14 was won by Con Mulvihill & Aidan Kennelly, and Kevin Fitzmaurice & James Noonan were finalists u16. Well done to all.

North Kerry Championship:

Finuge defeated Beale in the semi-final of the North Kerry Championship on Sunday last in Ballylongford. Finuge have now qualified for the North Kerry Final against Castleisland

Short term losses for long term gains.

Parish Retreat:
The Annual Parish Retreat will take place at the Ardfert Retreat Centre on Sunday 17th of February. For further details please contact Nodie Brosnan 49352, Julia Stack 49401 or Bridie Shine 49103.


The marriage took place of Bobby Stack, Murhur and Joan Horan, Dooncaha, Tarbert at St Mary's Church Tarbert on Friday last. The reception was held in the Lanterns Hotel.

Community Employment Scheme, Knockanure Centre Secretary with Office Skills, must be able to work on own initiative 19 and half hours per week. Apply in writing to: The Supervisor, North East Kerry CE Scheme Ltd, The Bridewell, Tarbert Co. Kerry.

Diocesan Collection:
Diocesan Collection next weekend for Lourdes Helpers.

29mms fell in the Moyvane area last week.

A few tickets remain for the Moyvane GAA Social which will be held in Kirby's The Lanterns Hotel on Friday 8th February at 8pm. Music by PJ Murrihy, followed by disco. Presentation on that night to Sean Walsh on his 10 years as County Chairman along with Novice County Championship medal presentation to the senior team. Anyone wishing to purchase tickets, contact Micheal Walsh on 087-9817883 or 068 49277 as soon as possible.

Ladies GAA:
The AGM of Moyvane Ladies GAA will be held in the Marian Hall on Tuesday 5th February at 7:30pm. All welcome to attend. Players registration will be held in the Marian Hall on Sunday 17th February at 1pm sharp. All players must attend and new players are very welcome. Registration is €30.


  • Wed. 30th, 7.30pm – Months Mind for Chrissie O'Connor (nee Flaherty)
  • Thurs. 31st, Knockanure, 7.30pm – For the People of the Parish
  • Fri. 1st, 7.30pm – Mary & Joe Lynch, Woodgrove
  • Sat. 2nd, 7.30pm – Months Mind for Sheila Buckley
  • Sun. 3rd, 10am – Michael Bambury
  • Sun. 3rd, 11am – Martin & Mary Mulvihill


The death took place recently of Richard (Dick) Stack, Gaoraville, Moyvane South, Moyvane. He was 81 years of age. His remains were removed to Moyvane Church on Friday last. He was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery following Requiem Mass on Saturday. He is survived by his wife Sheila, son Richard, daughters Mary, Majella, Kay, Brid and Julia, brother Tom, sisters Sr. Dymphna and Bridie, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, sons-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law relatives, neighbours and friends.

The death took place recently of Timmy (Tadie) Guiney, Moyvane South and Bridge Road Listowel. He was 86 years of age. His remains were removed to Moyvane Church on Sunday last. He was buried in Murhur Cemetery following Requiem Mass on Monday. He is survived by his sister Noad, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Sympathy is extended to the bereaved families.