Moyvane Notes – 7th December, 2009

Senior Citizens:
The Senior Citizen’s Christmas party was held in the Marian Hall on Sunday last. About one hundred people enjoyed an excellent meal catered for by Denis Doody. Stevie Donegan provided the music and there was plenty of singing and dancing. It was a great occasion for people to meet friends they may not have seen for a while. Well done to the committee for all their hard work. Check for pictures.

Marian Hall  Blotto:
There was no winner of last week’s Jackpot. The numbers drawn were 2   18   26   32. Lucky Dips: €100 Ciara Cahill, Knocknasna, Abbeyfeale. €50 Leesha & Tony Meehan, Ballybunion. €20 each: Odhran Curran, c/o Nora Fitzmaurice. Battie Lynch, Asdee. Ann Rothery, Duagh. Ann Kinnane, Glin. Eileen Scanlon, c/o Speedy’s Bar. Free Tickets: Margaret & Anthony, Ballybunion. Tom & Tommy Enright, Cois Baile, Listowel. Ronin & David Kidney, c/o Kit Horan. Willie Pearse, Woodgrove. Dutch Doherty, Newcastlewest. This week’s draw will be held at Bingo and the Jackpot is €6,000.

There are just two nights left to Christmas and lots and lots of great raffle prizes to be won. All raffle prizes are now Christmas decor so why not come along and win yourself one of the many prizes that can brighten up your Christmas. 

Moyvane GAA:

North Kerry Championship: Moyvane seniors North Kerry Championship semi-final fixed for Sunday last was called off by the North Kerry Board due to weather conditions.  The game will now be played next weekend.  Check posters in the village for details of this fixture.

Vodafone:  With Vodafone you can now help to support your club at no extra cost to your phone bill.  All Vodafone Ireland customers can sign up to Vodafone Support Your GAA Club and they will donate 5% of your Pay Monthly bill or Top Up to the local GAA club – At No Extra Cost to the customer.  Anyone interested in signing up for this offer can contact any member of the Club Committee for more details or simply go online and sign up at
AGM: The AGM of Moyvane GAA will be held in the Marion Hall on Friday, January 8th.  Executive Officer nominations should be sent to the secretary, Micheal Walsh (087-9817883) on or before Friday January 1st.

Club Lotto: There was no winner of this weeks jackpot of €2,400.  Numbers drawn were 6   8   19   27.  Lucky Dips of €40 each: Fiona Mullin, Moyvane; Conor Moriarty c/o Emmets; Timothy Carr, Barragougeen; Maya & Daithi c/o N Lynch; Eoghan McEnery, c/o Speedys.  Next week’s jackpot will be €2,600 and the draw will take place in Speedy’s.


Ladies GAA: Congratulations to Fiona Buckley who won Young Player of the Year and Evelyn Stack who won Overall Player of the Year at the Clounmacon Ladies Awards night held in the Lanterns on Saturday last.  Moyvane Ladies GAA would like to congratulate Clounmacon Ladies GAA on a great night.


Referee Course: Anyone interested in participation in a Referee Training Course run by the County Board early next year should contact Mairead O’ Sullivan on 086 3689061 as soon as possible.

Moyvane Senior Badminton:
Having lost their first two matches, the Division 4 men’s team went on to win their last three matches beating Listowel home and away 6-0 and 5-1. They then defeated County 5-1 at home.The team was Christopher McCarthy, Ml. Torley, Billy Lynch, Padraig Kearney and Edward Stack.The Division 4 ladies team of Margaret O’Donnell, Eleanor Sheehan, Saorcha Fitzgerald and Elaine Hudson also defeated County. Division 3 men’s team defeated County 8 sets to 6. The team was Donie Enright, James Sheehan, Donnacha Moloney and Ml. Corridan and Division 3 Ladies defeated Listowel 5-1 The team was Carmel Hudson, Carolanne Warrilow, Elaine Hudson and Saorcha Fitzgerald.
In Tralee on Sunday Donie Enright won the Waterstone Cup Division 3 and Eileen Roche was finalist in Mixed Doubles Shield Division 5.
The County Board Raffle results, First Prize of €400 was won by Treasa Collins, Moyvane, 2nd prize €200 won by Ml. Finucane, Tarbert and third prize €100 won by Tom Hudson, Moyvane. The club’s Annual Invitation Tournament, kindly sponsored by Newtownsandes Co-Op, will be held on Sunday next Dec.13th. Start time is 12 noon with Division 5, Division 4 @ 2pm, Division 3 @ 4.30pm and Division 2 @ 5.30pm.

Knockanure Community Centre:
This is a busy weekend in the Centre starting this Friday night at 8pm with A Gala Christmas Flower Demonstration.  Admission FREE.
Saturday night, a Children’s Christmas Concert will be held starting at 8.15pm.
Sunday will be a big day with Santa making his annual visit from 4pm to 6pm. This is a real fun day with face painting, disco and lots of fun for everybody. For more information contact Nora at 087 7476717. The annual Christmas meal will be held on Monday, 14 beginning with Mass at 12.30pm sharp. If you would like to attend please contact the Centre at 068 49799 or 068 49250.

Knockanure GAA Lotto Results:
There was no winner of the €1,500 Jackpot. Numbers drawn were 5   14   20   28. Lucky Dips: Mary Hanrahan, All Star Bar, Moyvane. Sandra Clancy, Knockanure. Marguerite Woods, Knockanure. Dan Enright, Trien. John Joe Barry, Knockanure. Michael Reidy, Athea. Bar Prize: Micheal O Connor. Next Week’s Jackpot €1,600. Congratulations to Dolly Stack Listowel on winning the Lotto Jackpot of €6,500 on November 27.
Knockanure G.A.A. wish to thank everybody who supported their recent Irish Night. A special thanks to everybody who bought tickets on the night, and to all those who gave spot prizes.

Car Boot Sale & Indoor Market:
This is the last fundraiser for WL102fm for this year and will be held at the Community Centre, Newcastlewest on Sunday, December 13th from 9am-2pm.  Plenty of bargains and lots of Christmas cheer on the day.

  • Weds. 9th, Moyvane, 9.15am – Thanksgiving Mass
  • Thurs. 10th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Mary & Jack O’Connor
  • Fri. 11th, Knockanure, 7.30pm – Kathleen Buckley
  • Sat. 12th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Sheila Buckley
  • Sun. 13th, Knockanure, 10am – Patrick O’Connor, Keylod
  • Sun. 13th, Moyvane, 11am – Deceased members of the Dunne family
Sincere sympathy is extended to Mike Flaherty of Ballyguiltenane & Gurtdromosillihy on the tragic death of his 19 year old son Mark who lost his life in a car accident on Monday, November 30th. He is survived by his parents Michael & Margaret, sisters Cariona, Michelle & Grainne, brothers Conor & Michael, girlfriend, Jessica, Grandmothers, Kitty & Bridie and extended family.
Vincent Sheehy, formerly of Moyvane Village, died in England during the week. Vincent, who played football with Moyvane, was son of Sgt. & Mrs Sheehy. He is survived by his wife Nadia, sisters Norma, Carmel & Imelda. He was predeceased by his brother Brendan.