Moyvane Notes – 4th February, 2013

Marian Hall Blotto:
Results for Thursday, January 31st. Numbers drawn were: 3   15   26   29. No winner. Lucky Dips: €100 John Quirke. €50 Hannah Long, Asdee. €20 each: Ann Woods, Knockanure. Kathleen Harris, Woodgrove. Rita Thornton, Listowel. Mary O’Donnell, Abbeyfeale. Karen Farrell, Ballingarry. Free Tickets: Hannah O’Keeffe, Abbeyfeale. Aine Cronin, Mail Road Cross. Cait De Staic, Dromerin, Listowel. Paul Manaher, Athea. Mike Joe Cronin, Mail Road Cross. This Thursday night’s Jackpot is €6,000 and the draw will be held at Bingo in the Marian Hall.

Just a little reminder that Bingo is on every Thursday night in The Marian Hall with lots of prize money. Why not come along and see for yourself.

Senior Badminton:
The Division 4 Mixed League team played County (Tralee) at home last week and won 6-1. Team was Louise Behan, Francine Collins, Eleanor Sheehan, Krystle Crowley, Joe Coulson, Padraig Kearney, Diarmuid Fitzmaurice and Timmy Hanrahan. Joe Coulson and Liam Corridan were on the Tarbert Comprehensive U19 team which finished in fourth place in the Munster finals on Thursday last. Well done boys.

Community Games:
Congratulations to the girls u10 soccer team who won gold medals at the County Finals in Mountcoal on Sunday. The team will represent Kerry at the Munster Finals in Tralee on Saturday, March 30th. The team was Katie Keane, Mary Kearney, Ava Fitzgerald, Orla Shine, Tara Enright, Megan Large, Keira Large and Lauren Duffy.
Upcoming events: u10 Boys Soccer, February 9th; u12 Boys and Girls Recitation, February 15th; u8 – u16 Boys and Girls Art, March 2nd; Handwriting, u10 Boys & Girls will be held in Listowel on March 2nd. If you are interested in any of these events please contact Carmel at 087 9267871.

Active Retirement Day:
This social day runs every second Monday of each month at Knockanure Community Centre. The next social day for the Active Retirement takes place on Monday, February 11th, 2013. Come and enjoy a 4 Course meal with music and dance. It will only cost you €10. All welcome. Ring office on 068 49799. New members especially welcome….just come along.

North & East Kerry:
North & East Kerry Development Information Officer will attend Knockanure Community Centre every Monday from 1pm-3.30pm. Help will be provided for Medical Card Forms, Farm Assist, Social Welfare Queries, Housing etc and much more. This is a free & confidential service. Phone 068 49799.

Media Relations:
A six week course entitled "Media Relations and You" will commence at the Listowel Family Resource Centre on February 28th. The course is aimed at community groups/businesses/clubs wanting to learn how to enhance their media relations for their business/group or club. The course will be led by Audrey Galvin who has extensive experience in the media industry. Further details from 068 23584.

Car Boot Sale and Indoor Market:
The first fundraising car boot sale and indoor market of 2013 for WL102fm  will take place on Sunday, February 17th at the Community Centre, NCW from 8am-2pm.  Gates open 7.30am. Sellers: Car €7, Car and Trailer €10, All Vans €10.  Buyers €2, children under 16 accompanied by an adult free. Further information 069 66200/087 6866450.

Oíche Cheoil:
Ballylongford /Tarbert  CCE are holding an Oiche Cheoil night in Alan Kennelly’s on Friday, February 8th. All are welcome.

Moyvane GAA:
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.
€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 week’s Jackpot of €10,800.  Numbers drawn were 3, 15, 26 and 30.  Lucky Dips of €40 each:  Michael Lynch c/o Pat Scanlon. Kevin Greaney, Leitrim Middle. Eoin ‘Bomber’ Liston. Thomas Hynes, Moher. Mike Joe Cronin, Mail Road Cross.  Next week’s Jackpot is €10,900 and the draw will be held in Speedy’s Bar on Sunday, February 10th 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 and 8pm. 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. 6th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Private Intention
  • Thurs. 7th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Private Intention
  • Fri. 8th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Private Intention
  • Sat. 9th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Tom & Una O’Sullivan
  • Sun. 10th, Knockanure, 10am – People of the Parish
  • Sun. 10th, Moyvane, 11am – Martin & Mary Mulvihill, Leitrim East
  • Mon. 11th – No Mass
  • Tues. 12th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Private Intention

The death took place on Monday, January 21st, in New York, of Joe Buckley of Main Street, Moyvane. Joe, who was 72, was a regular visitor to Moyvane and is survived by his daughter Kelly O’Boyle and sons Michael, Sean & Ryan, grandchildren Jack & Rylin. At the time of his death he was also survived by his brother Fr. Michael and sister, Marie Lyons, of Ballygoughlin, Glin, but later that week his sister passed away also. Her funeral took place to Glin Parish Church on Monday, January 28th. She is survived by her son, John, daughter Margaret, brother Fr. Michael, daughter in law Anna, son in law John-Paul, grandchildren Jeremiah, Marian, and Seamus.
The parish was shocked last week at the sudden death of Brendan Keane of Clounprohus, a few days before his fiftieth birthday. He is survived by his wife Bridie, daughter Catriona, son David. Brendan was one of seven brothers, sons of the late Kit Dunne & Donie Keane. His surviving brothers are Jerry, Teddy, Mike, Liam, P. J. & Eddie. His funeral Mass was held in The Church of the Assumption, Moyvane with burial in Ahavoher. Sympathy is extended to all the families. May they rest in peace.