Moyvane Notes – 4th October, 2011

Marian Hall Blotto:
There was no winner of last Thursday night’s €6,000 Jackpot. Numbers drawn were: 12   14   15   25. Lucky Dips: €100 Esther O’Flaherty, Tubbertoureen. €50 Maurice Wallace, Glin. €20 each: Joe Lynch, Woodgrove. Mary Scannell, Upper Aughrim. Emma, c/o Helen Smith, Athea. Peg Brouder, Kilbaha. Linda Curtin, Aughrim. Free Tickets: Aaron Hickey, Listowel. Ita O’Connell, Ennismore, Listowel. Anthony McCarthy, St. Mary’s, Dromerin, Listowel. Breda O’Connell, Ennismore, Listowel. Sheila Langan, Tarbert. This Thursday night’s Jackpot is €6,500 and the draw will be held at Bingo in the Marian Hall.

Moyvane/Knockanure Community Games:
Moyvane/Knockanure community games AGM will be held in the Marian Hall next Tuesday, October 11th at 8.30pm. The committee needs new members, especially parents of Primary School pupils. Community games caters for children from U8 to U16 in cultural and team events. If you feel you can contribute please come to the meeting. 

Moyvane GAA:
Congratulations to Moyvane Senior players and management who got the perfect start to their North Kerry Championship campaign by beating  Ballylongford in Round 1, played in Tarbert on Saturday last. The final score was Moyvane 3-9, Ballylongford 0-12. Moyvane Team and Scorers: Diarmuid Fitzmaurice, John Mulvihill, Kieran Stack, Denis Kennelly, Aidan Keane (0-1), Shane Stack, Conor O’ Flynn, Donal Leahy (0-1), Michael O’ Connor, James Kennelly (0-1), Patrick Curtin (1-1), David Moloney, Bryan Stack, Cathal O’ Connor (1-2), John Jack Mulvihill.  Subs: Kieran Kiely, Sean Lynch, William Madden, Timmy Noonan (1-2), Ian McCarthy (0-1).  Well done lads. 

Club Lotto: There was no winner of this week’s Jackpot of €2,200.  Numbers drawn were 1   10   14   25.  Lucky dips of €40 each: Noreen Lynch, c/o Gerry Mullins, Eileen Cronin, Mail Road Cross, Anna Maria Kennelly, Leitrim Middle, James McSweeney, Glin, Padraig Scanlon c/o Pat Scanlon. Next week’s Jackpot is €2,400 and the draw will be held in Speedy’s Bar on Sunday, October 9th at 10pm.

Knockanure GAA:
Lotto Results Friday, September 30th. Jackpot €10,300, no winner. Numbers drawn were 12   13   27   30. No Winner. Lucky Dips: Nicholas Kennelly, Knockanure. Fr. Tom McMahon, Trien. Patrice Brosnan, Tralee. Jack Murphy, Abbeyfeale. Mike Collins, Woodford, Listowel. Mary Lyons, Clounmacon. Next Week’s Jackpot: €10,400.

"Pilgrim Hill" will premiere at the Tintean Theatre in Ballybunion on Friday, October 14th at 8pm. It highlights the life of a bachelor farmer and his struggles in rural Ireland. This is Gerard Barrett’s first full length film following the success of "The Valley of Knockanure". The film was shot in Brosna, Ballylongford and Athea. Host Fr. Pat Moore. Admission €10. All welcome.

Ramble in for a night of stories, music and song with Frances Kennedy and the Gleannaphuca ramblers on Friday, October 21st at 8pm in St John’s Theatre, Listowel. Join Frances and Patsy Kennedy for fun and hilarity with stories and yarns from a host of entertainers. Sonny Egan from Lixnaw and Paddy Mc Elligott, Listowel, will be centre stage and  in full flight. Music on the night will be provided by Pat and Tom O Connell, Thomas Costello, John Kinsella, Robert Downey and many more great entertainers. A night not to be missed so ring the vicar:, Joe, to book at 068 22566. Proceeds in aid of Kingdom Care, Tralee. 

Retirement Congratulations:
Happy retirement to Sergeant Mike Sheehy who retired from the force after 33 years. He spent the last 8 years as Sergeant in Moyvane. A quiet, unassuming man, he showed kindness and courtesy to everybody. During his time in Moyvane the parish saw some tragic events and he was not found wanting by the families in their time of need. A presentation was made by the members of the Development Association in the Marian Hall last Saturday night, on behalf of the parish. It was attended by the various organisations, GAA, ICA, etc and members of the public who came to show their respect and wish him Good Luck in the future. To Mike and his wife and family, may you enjoy a long, happy and healthy retirement.

Active Retirement Day:
Active Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre on Monday, October 10th. Come and enjoy a great meal followed by music and dance. Anyone wishing to attend please ring the office on 068 49799 or 087 7528626. New members would be especially welcome. (Personal Alarms will be on display at the centre on the day).

Children’s Step Dancing:
Children’s Step Dancing Classes with Kay Carmody on in the Marian Hall every Wednesday evening 6pm-7pm.


  • Weds. 5th, Moyvane, 9.15am – William Stack & deceased members of the Stack family
  • Thurs. 6th, Knockanure, 8pm
  • Fri. 7th, Knockanure, 8pm – Josie McMahon, late of Lisaniska & London
  • Sat. 8th, Moyvane, 8pm – Michael & Stephen Kiely & deceased members of the Kiely family
  • Sun. 9th, Knockaure, 10am – For the People of the Parish
  • Sun. 9th, Moyvane, 11am – Henry Stackpoole

The death took place last week of Mossie Culhane of Leitrim Middle. Mossie who was in his 85th year was a quiet, gentle man and a gentleman. He loved his game of cards in Brosnan’s on a Tuesday night. He spent his early life in Birmingham and came back to live with his late brother, Sean in the 1980’s. Sympathy is extended to his sisters, Mauren, Eileen & Rita, brother Paud and their families.