Moyvane Notes – 30th October, 2012

Marian Hall Blotto:
Results for Thursday, October 25th. Numbers drawn were: 2   11   17   30. No winner. Lucky Dips: €100 John Williams, Ballybunion. €50 Mary Stack, Tullahinell, Ballylongford. €20 each: Anne Finucane, Lisselton. Mary O’Driscoll, Feale Drive, Listowel. Diarmuid Leahy, Granatooha, Kilrush, Co. Clare. Mary Dalton, Athea. Noreen O’Flaherty, c/o Nora Fitz. Free Tickets: John Barry, Knockanure. Nora Quaid, Ballybunion. Patsy, Rose & Millie Byrne, c/o Leesha Meehan, Ballybunion. Mary O’Brien, Ash Grove, Listowel. Roseanne Slemon, Feale Drive, Listowel. This Thursday night’s Jackpot is €11,000 and the draw will be held at Bingo in the Marian Hall.

Moyvane Village Festival:
The 2012 Festival took place over the Bank Holiday weekend and The National School Art Competition winners were announced last Friday morning in both Moyvane & Knockanure Schools. The standard of work submitted by everyone was extremely high. The winning pictures were on display over the weekend in the Marian Hall. The Development Association would like to thank all those who helped organise this competition especially the teachers in both schools. We would like to say a special word of thanks to Brenda Fitzmaurice who judged the art competition in such a professional manner. First place winners in Knockanure National School who received plaques were: Brona O’ Connor, Kelly Enright, Sarah Barrett, Alice Mc Mahon, Katie Keane, Lee O’Loughlin, Leona O’Sullivan, & Grace McElligott. First place winners in Moyvane National School who received plaques were: Becky Roche, Jack Quinn, Mary Kearney, Ava Fitzgerald, David Sexton Mc Enery, Eamon O’Connor, Jason O’Gorman, & Lewis Housden. All other students in both schools received medals for their work. Well done to each and everyone involved.

Moyvane Senior Badminton:
The first Fun Tournament of the season was held on last Wednesday night and the results were as follows: Ladies winners were Francine Collins and Mairead Sheehan, second, Saorcha Fitzgerald and Celia O’Grady, third, Carmel Hudson and Suzanne Keane. Division 5 Mens winners were Liam Corridan and Oliver "Jap" Carmody second, Dan Browne and Joe Coulson. third Timmy Larkin and Micheal Nolan. Division 2 & 4 Men winners Ger Flaherty and Ivan O’Brien, second, Paul Kennelly and Padraig Kearney, third, Denis Buckley and Jamie Elliott. Badminton continues on Monday & Wednesday nights at 8pm. Training for Division 5s on Monday at 7.30pm and on Wednesday for other divisions. First Kerry Competition is the November Handicap on Sunday, November 4th in Killarney, entries with fee of €6 to Fran by this Wednesday.

Senior Citizens:
Chiropodist will attend the Marian Hall on Friday, November 2nd at 11am. For appointment ring Eileen Quinn at 49472.

Community Alert:
Senior Citizens, in conjunction with Community Alert, will hold a public meeting about Home Security and Safety in the Home in the Marian Hall on Monday, November 5th at 7.30pm. Speakers will include Garda Liasion Officer Listowel (Home Security); Health Professional Sinéad Kearney (First Aid & Safety in the Home); Dave Fitzgibbon (Fire Alarms); Pat Leahy and Kay O’Hanlon (Personal Alarms). All welcome.

Barn Dance:
Knockanure Community Centre are holding a Barn Dance on Friday, November 2nd from 9pm to 12.30am. Music by Dermot Lyons. Prizes for best costumes. Admission €5 on the night or ring the centre for tickets on 068 49799. (Proceeds to Knockanure Community Centre)

Yoga Classes:
On Wednesday November 7th Yoga classes will commence at Knockanure Community Centre. from 7.45pm to 9pm. Qualified Hatha Yoga Instructor. De stress, Unwind and relax. All levels welcome. Contact Noelle on 086 8619043 or

Moyvane I.C.A. will visit the Knitting/Stitching Show at the RDS on Friday, November 2nd. The bus leaves the village at 7.30am and there are a limited number of seats left. For more information, contact Noreen McEvoy 087 9489613.

Father & Son:
A documentary about the life & times of Paddy Finucane T.D and his son Mick who played in The Polo Grounds in New York in 1947 will be screened for the first time in St. John’s Theatre, Listowel on Friday, November 9th at 8pm, for one night only. This is a portrait of the young and the old in the 1960s from Urlee, Lisselton & Ballydonoghue with a look back to the Brick & Cashen drainage scheme. Admission €5.00. Copies of film available on the night on DVD at €10.00 each. The film is two hours long. All enquiries to Finucane Films, Moyvane at 087 6955721.

Certificate in Counselling:
A Certificate in Counselling Course, commencing on Saturday, November 3rd, is being offered by Kerry Counselling Institute, Tralee. This will take place over 4 Saturdays and 1 weekend. For more information, contact 086 8094448 [email protected]


  • Weds. Oct. 31st, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Private Intention
  • Thurs. Nov. 1st is the Feast of All Saints and is a Hold Day of Obligation
  • Thurs. 1st, Knockanure, 10am
  • Thurs. 1st, Moyvane, 11am – Paddy Fitzmaurice at the request of the Creamery Committee
  • Fri. 2nd is All Souls Day
  • Fri. 2nd, Moyvane, 9.15am
  • Fri. 2nd, Knockanure, 7.30pm
  • Sat. 3rd, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Tim O’Connor, Inchamore & Sligo
  • Sun. 4th, Knockanure, 10am – The People of the Parish
  • Sun. 4th, Moyvane, 11am – Nora Guiney