Moyvane Notes – 5th January 2015

Active Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre will take place on  Monday, January 12th.  Music by Stevie Donegan,  All welcome. If  attending it’s important to please ring on 068 49799.  New members  especially welcome.

The first Afternoon Tea Dance of the New Year takes place on Sunday, January 11 at Fr. Casey’s from 3pm to 6pm.  Dancing to Noel Cronin.  Teas served.  A great way to start the New Year. 


  • Weds. 7th – No Mass
  • Thurs. 8th – No Mass
  • Fri. 9th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Ned Moore
  • Sat. 10th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – John Gregg & deceased members of the Gregg and Hanrahan families
  • Sun. 11th, Knockanure, 10am – Michael McMahon & deceased members of the McMahon families
  • Sun. 11th, Moyvane, 11am – People of the Parish
  • Mon. 12th – No Mass
  • Tues. 13th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Sheila & Ned Buckley


Unfortunately Christmas was no different from the rest of 2014 and we had a number of deaths during the holiday period. A few days before Christmas the death took place of Peggy Meade of Aughrim. Formerly Peggy Stack of Dooncaha, Tarbert she was predeceased by her husband, Johnny and is survived by three daughters and two sons and other relatives. Requiem Mass was  celebrated in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane by Fr. John Lucid PP on December 22  followed by burial in Ahavoher Cemetery.
Michael O’Connor of Kilbaha died peacefully after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis. He was father of Breda, Ed, Mena and Tony, brother of Joe and Norah (USA), grandfather to Alexandra, Mario,  Michelle, Donnchadna, Aine, Eamon and Conor. He is also survived by his  daughters in law Eileen and Patricia, sons in law Micheál and Wolfgang and his extended family. Funeral Mass for Michael O’Connor was celebrated in Corpus Christi Church, Knockanure with Burial in Ahavoher Cemetery.
The death took place of John Joe Hanrahan of  Aughrim, Moyvane and Ice House, Cross,  Glin. Survived by his  brother-in-law Dan O’Sullivan, nephews Dan and Pat O’Sullivan, Gus,  Paddy and Joseph Sweeney, nieces Betty O’Sullivan-Halpin, Siobhan and  Mairead Sweeney. Burial took place in Ahavoher  Cemetery after Requiem Mass in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane.

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