By Jer Kennelly

KNOCKANURE COMMUNITY CENTRE AGM:  will held in the Centre at 8pm on Friday 4th September in accordance with HSE guidelines, social distancing adhered to and the wearing of masks is left to individual choice. All welcome especially new members.

REACH ACTIVE WORKS:  Permanent road resurfacing will take place between Ahavoher, Graveyard and Knockanure Substation, works will be completed under a stop and go system. (Weather Dependant).  Minor works will continue along the Kilmorna, Trien, Athea and Moyvane – Knockanure Roads next week, all works will be complete under stop and go or traffic light traffic management system.  Jerry Clancy 086/6072159.

FIRST FRIDAY CALLS:  With the continued high numbers of C19 infection across the country, the September First Friday calls will not take place.

DEATH of Joan Keane born 28/05/1921, Passed away Melbourne 23/08/2020 Daughter of Daniel and Johanna Keane, of Carrueragh, Knockanure, Moyvane. Sister to Peg, Lil, Mary, Teresa & Dan (all dec). Loved Auntie Joan to many. Thanks to all at Mary Mackillop/St Vincent’s Care Services, Hawthorn East for their care since 2012.

DEATH occurred on Thursday 27th August 2020 of Sr. Paschal Hegarty Presentation Convent, Killarney, / Listowel. Sr. Paschal. Dearly loved and sadly missed by her sisters Sr. Martina, Sheila (Carey), Nora (Hurley) and Teresa (D’Arcy), brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, relatives, her Presentation Sisters Community and many dear friends. Predeceased by her sisters Annie, Elizabeth and Sr. Kathleen and her brother Martin. Burial in Kilsinane Cemetery, Listowel.

The death has occurred of Mary Cullinane (née O’Callaghan) Upper Fairhill, Cork – On August 6th, 2020. Mary (nee O’Callaghan), Upper Fair Hill, wife of the late James and mother of Jim, Philip, Marie (McLean), Fiona (Dorgan) & Irene (Morrissey). Sadly missed by her loving family, grandchildren, great-grandchild, brothers, sisters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, and grandnieces.

ANNIVERSARIES: Liam Nolan, Michael Joe Daly, Margaret Kennelly, Mossy Meade, Jim Barry, John Carroll, Jeremiah Brendan Sheehy, Vincent Wash, Charles Guillin, Martin Jordan, Fr. Gerard O’Connell, Delia O’Donoghue, Patsy Buckley, Mick Shine, Dan Foley, Paul Collins, Mass Moyvane – Sat  29th at7.30pm for Peggy Enright, Church Road;  Sun 30th at 11.00am for Seán Larkin, Maurice & Mary Dowling & Hillary Dowling; Wed 2nd  at 7.30pm for   Mary Cullinane, Cork City (Rec Dec) (sister to Madge Kiely, Aughrim); Fri 4th at  7.30pm for Stephen & Mary Roche, Bedford; Sat 5th  at 7.30pm  Mass for Special Intention – Sick;  Sun 6th at 11.00am mass for Johnny & Mena Hanrahan, Ballygoughlin, Glin;

Mass Knockanure – Sun 30th  at 9.30am  for Parishioners and  Sun 6th mass at 9.30am Alan Smyth, Sallynoggin, Dublin (Rec Dec) (relatives in Knockanure).

FEAST of St. (Mother) Teresa of Calcutta is celebrated Saturday, 5th Sept.

ABANDONED: I have heard of many who feel abandoned over the past six months, restrictions and fear have worn away the Christian kindness that was second nature to people in the past.

HELPLINES:  Jigsaw support line on freefone 1800 JIGSAW (544 729). It will provide free mental health support and advice to young people aged 12 to 25 years old, and parents or concerned adults.

WEST Limerick 102fm, volunteers who might want to get involved in station, Contact the station at 069-66200.

THE PERMANENT DIACONATE – Final Call – The diocese of Kerry is seeking candidates who feel they may have a calling to be permanent deacons. The diocese already has six deacons. The hope is to begin a “come and see” programme this autumn as a few have already expressed interest. Information leaflets on the permanent diaconate are available in the church. Any interested candidates should establish contact via a local priest or the diocesan office ([email protected]) by the 10th September, 2020. –  Bishop Ray.

ST JOHN’S:TEL:068 22566 EMAIL: [email protected] THUR 3rd DRAMA:ACCORDING TO SYDNEY- Starring Rose Henderson (Father Ted/Fair City/Take Off Your Cornflakes) who plays Ruth, a law graduate, who has been married for 25 years to the opinionated Sydney, who has sadly died.

SAT 5TH ART EXHIBITION: STILL HAVING THE CRAIC- 3-5pm Collaboration between artist Dave Morrison and Ballybunion Active Retired Group – it started as a unique calendar and has become a very beautiful exhibition.  The exhibition will remain in the Theatre for the month of September.

MON 7TH    FILM CLUB – DATING AMBER- Dating Amber is an Irish comedy-drama film directed by David Freyne. The film features two closeted teenagers in 1990s Ireland who decide to start a fake relationship.

THU 10TH   FRANCES KENNEDY – LIVE AND KICKING BACK! – Frances Kennedy is back with her one woman live performance of her world famous songs, stories and grown up humour a long with her friend Sonny Egan.

BECOME A BIODIVERSITY LEADER IN YOUR COMMUNITY WITH WEST LIMERICK RESOURCES:  We are now taking applications for an online training programme to help you become a Biodiversity Leader in your community. The training is free of charge and will be held as a series of webinars taking place on Wednesday evenings, beginning September 16, and running for eleven weeks.  A certificate will be awarded to each participant who completes 75% or more of the course. Three trainers will cover different aspects of Biodiversity.  Places are limited to 30 and participants will need access to internet and a smart phone or laptop.  Due to Covid-19 the entire course will be held online through Zoom and assistance can be given to show participants how to link in.  For further enquiries or application form please email Fran at [email protected]