Moyvane Notes – 7th December, 2010

Marian Hall:
If you would like to book the hall, please call Catherine at  087-1515640.

Moyvane Bingo:
Bingo is back in business again! Apologies for cancelling last week but the weather dictated things. Hopefully you will be able to travel safely this week. The Blotto Jackpot this week is €12,000.

Club AGM:
The AGM of Moyvane GAA will take place in the Marian Hall, Moyvane on Friday, January 7th, 2011 at 8pm. The deadline for Executive Committee Nominations is Friday, January 1st, 2011. All nominations have to be with the Secretary (087-9817883) on or before this date.
Minors: Congratulations to the Moyvane Minor team and management on reaching the Division 2 North Kerry Championship Final. Moyvane overcame Asdee/Bally in the semi final on Saturday last on a score line of Moyvane 1-9, Asdee/Bally 0-9. Team and Scorers: Brendan Galvin, Conor Leahy, Padraig Keane, Shane Stack, James Flavin (1-2), Timmy Noonan (0-4), James Noonan, Kevin Fitzmaurice (0-1), Martin Sheehy (0-1), Steven O’ Carroll (0-1), P.J Stack, Con Mulvihill, Paddy Greaney, Sub: Aidan Enright.

Scór: Well done to Liam Corridan who represented his Club and District Board in the solo singing category of the Scór na nÓg County Final, in the Gleneagle Hotel on Sunday last. Liam gave a great performance of Dingle Bay and although he did not progress to the next round, he did Moyvane proud.
Coiste na nOg Calendar: Moyvane Coiste na nÓg have launched a 2011 calendar in acknowledgement of a very successful year in both youth football and Scór. All of the competing age groups won out their divisions, which is an excellent achievement. The calendar is a collection of team photos from U8’s to U16’s and also contains some memorabilia pictures of past footballers and events of Moyvane G.A.A. All proceeds of this will go the running costs that were accrued during this fantastic year and will help to lay the foundation for another good year ahead for underage football. A special thanks to all of our sponsors for their generosity and support in the current economic climate, it is much appreciated. Míle buíochas also to the many people that helped in the compilation of the calendar. The calendar is on sale in a selection of local shops and businesses in Moyvane and Knockanure at a cost of €10.  It is an ideal Christmas stocking filler for loved ones both home and away.
Youth Awards: Moyvane Coiste na nÓg are hosting an Awards Night to celebrate the achievements of all our underage players during the past year. The celebration will take place on Saturday, January 8th, 2011. Further details will follow.
Club Lotto: There was no winner of this week’s Jackpot of €6,600. Numbers drawn were 6   8   10  18. Lucky Dips of €40 each: Paddy Mulvihill, Irish Wire, Leesha Meehan & Family, c/o Anna Fogarty, Michael McGrath, Ahalahana, Moyvane, Joe Lynch c/o Gerry Mullins, Jack Barrett, Carrueragh, Kilmorna c/o Mary’s. Next week’s Jackpot is €6,800 and the draw will be held in Enright’s Bar on Sunday, December 12th at 10pm.


West Limerick Set Dancing Club is hosting a Set Ceili on Sunday, December 12th in The Convent Hall Abbeyfeale at 4pm. Music is by the ever-popular Striolan Ceili Band. Food/teas will be served and all are welcome to our final Ceili of 2010.

Senior Badminton:
At the mixed Shield Comp. in Tralee on Sunday last Donie Enright was finalist in Division 3. Timmy Noonan won the Division 4 plate and Padraig Kearney was finalist. The Division 3 men’s team defeated Killarney 5 1 at home on Thursday night. Team Donie Enright, Donnacha Moloney, James Sheehan and Christopher McCarthy. The Moyvane Club will host its 25th Invitation Tournament sponsored by Newtownsandes Co-Op. on Sunday next December 12th starting at 12 noon with Division 5.

Juvenile Badminton:
Last weekend the U17 Kerry team were unlucky to lose out on a Munster Title by just two sets. Moyvane players on the team were Ashley Sheehy, Kieran Flavin, Timmy Noonan, and Con Mulvihill.

Knockanure GAA Lotto:
Lotto results December 3rd. Jackpot €6,300. Numbers drawn were 4  18  19  28. No winner. Lucky dips: John Patrick Kennedy, Abbeyfeale. Eddie Kearney, Ballyduff. Timmy Horgan, Kilmorna. Billy & Micheal Lynch, Tarmons. Micheal O’Connor, Keylod. Joan McCarthy, Abbeyfeale. Bar Prize: Mary Barry. Next weeks jackpot €6,400.

Abbeyfeale Adult Choir:
Abbeyfeale Adult Choir, along with the Kerry Chamber Choir, the Kerry Chamber Orchestra and the Kerry Youth Choir will perform in the Church of the Assumption on Sunday, December 12th at 7pm in a musical celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas. Admission will be just €10 per adult with accompanying children free. Funds raised at this Christmas Celebration will be distributed between Crumlin and Temple St. Hospitals and also used to help the young people who are travelling to Madrid for World Youth Week. Tickets are available from local shops and businesses and by contacting the Parish Office 11 – 1pm on 31133. Further information from Dee Dennison 068/31118, Aidan O’Carroll, Kerry School on Music or Fr John O’Shea 0879708282.

Car Boot Sale & Indoor Market:
The final car boot sale and indoor market for 2010 takes place at the Community Centre, Newcastlewest on Sunday, December 12th from 9a-2pm. This is a fundraiser for local community radio WL102fm.  Further information from 087 6866450.

Christmas Hooley:
The Christmas Hooley in aid of Wl102fm will be held at the Devon Inn Hotel, Templeglantine on Monday, December 13th with music by Liam Cantillon, Ita Madden and Patrick O’Sullivan and Footloose. Finger food will be served, there will be a Raffle and Spots and a special visit from Santa. Admission €10. Tickets available on the night.

Moyvane ICA:
Moyvane ICA would like to thank all who attended the Family Fun Day on Sunday 28th November. They had a very successful day.Santa was delighted to meet all the children of the area. A special thank you to Newtownsandes Co-op for the beautiful hamper which was won by Paul Kiely, Glin Road. Turkey was won by Celia Thornton, Kilbaha. Ham was won by Majella McCarthy, Kilbaha. The Christmas cake was won by Amanda Coulson, Murhur. Guess the number of sweets winner was Fionn Henderson, Glin, and Name the Toy was won by Emmet Leahy, Carrueragh.

Knockanure Community Centre:
The Next Social Day for the Active Retirement takes place in the Knockanure Community Centre on Monday December 13th. If attending, please ring the secretary Mary at 068 49799 or 087 7528626 between 9.30 & 1.30 Monday to Friday. Anybody wishing to book the centre for any occasion (Christenings, Birthdays, Funerals etc). Please contact the office at 068 49799. A Discussion on the benefits of alternative healing by Martin White, Healer from the White Rose Healing Sanctuary will be held at Knockanure Community Centre on Friday, December 10th at 8pm. Admission is free. All are welcome. For further details, please phone Martin on 087 3270491 Christmas Cake Icing Demonstration will be held at Knockanure Community Centre on Thursday, December 9th at 7.30pm. All are welcome. Admission is free. Knockanure Sacristan Annual Christmas Offerings. Envelopes will be available at the back of Church for anybody wishing to donate to the Sacristan on December 24th & 25th.
Santa: Make this Christmas Special with a visit to Santa on Sunday, December 5th from 2pm to 4pm, also kids party entertainer, present & photograph. Admission €8 per child. Adults free. Complimentary Tea/Coffee. All enquiries to 068 49799.

  • Weds. 8th – Holy Day of Obligation, The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Knockanure, 10am – Tom Relihan, Knockanure
  • Weds. 8th, Moyvane, 11am
  • Thurs. 9th, Knockanure, 7.30pm – P.J.Nolan, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna
  • Fri. 10th, Knockanure, 7.30pm – Catherine &  John Moloney
  • Sat. 11th, Moyvane, 7.30pm – Matthew & Bridget Quinn and deceased members of the Quinn family
  • Sun. 12th, Knockanure, 10am – Richard & Jeremiah Horgan
  • Sun. 12th, Moyvane, 11am – Alice & Thomas Hanrahan and Kay Clifford

Sympathy is offered to Mary Scannell on the death of her Uncle, Mick Windle.
The death also took place of Betty Coughlan nee Lynch of Ardagh, Co. Limerick and formerly of Gortdromagouna. She is survived by her husband Jimmy, daughters, Margaret & Elizabeth, her sisters Nancy & Margaret, brothers Paddy, Con, Mike & Jimmy. Her burial took place last Tuesday in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane. Sympathy is extended to all her family.