By Jer Kennelly

SCOIL CHORP CHRÍOST FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Originally scheduled for 9th May, this celebration will now take place on Saturday, 12th September.  At 11.30am Mass in Moyvane, fourteen children will receive their First Holy Communion. Celebration takes place in Moyvane Church ensuring that the fourteen children could have immediate family with them on their special day.  Best wishes to Adam, twins Ava & Evan, Hannah, Dara, Darragh, Ryan, Muiris, Evan, Amelia, Cillian, Caoimhe, Jack, Danny. On this coming Thursday 10th, Fr Kevin will meet the children in Moyvane Church with a family member at 7.30pm with regards seating arrangements and Saturday’s celebration.  Our special thanks to all in Scoil Chorp Chríost for their help and great support to the children for their special day. Thanks to Ms. McDermott who has done great work with the families and children.

BALLYHEIGUE: Mass Streamed Live on Tuesday 8th September from the Church on the Feast of the Nativity of The Blessed Virgin Mary -The Pattern Day. Please remember if you are visiting the Grotto  to observe social distancing. To avoid touching any hard surfaces. To bring your own hand sanitizer with you.

BEST WISHES to Brother Denis Ahern, Clounmacon, who will be professed a Franciscans on Saturday 12th in the Friary  Killarney.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Wednesday’s from 11am. to 3pm. at the Main Altar in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel. It will be live streamed.

GAA LOTTO: Moyvane GAA Lotto and facilitated by Clubforce, will have an online option. Will hold first draw on Sunday, September 13th in the Paddy Curtin Club Room at 8.00pm.  All tickets purchased for the last draw which unfortunately was not held due to Covid-19 restrictions will be valid for the draw on September 13th.

REACH ACTIVE WORKS: 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 – Liaison Officer Reach Active- 0866072159

KN WORKS: Cable jointing works will continue along the L1010.  A traffic management system is in place for these works. Shane Sheehan -Liaison Officer KN Group- 087 982957.

SYMPATHY: To Joan & Billy Moloney & family, The Village, on the death of Joan’s brother Jackie Feury, Newcastle West & and Glin whose funeral took place on Thursday 3rd. September 2020.

ANNIVERSARIES: Breda O’Driscoll, Sheila Barry, John Patrick Ryan, Ned Stack, Ando Brosnan, Elma O’Connor, Hugh Goulding, Fr. Michael Maher, Anna Maria McGibney, Kitty Murphy, Jack Costello, Michael Scanlon, Fr. Joe Walsh, Sr. Mercedes O’Connor, Padraig Kelly, Sr. Anthony O’Connor, Mary Broderick, Margaret Mullins, Brendan Daly. Mass Moyvane; Sat 5th at 7.30pm, a Special Intention – Sick; Sun 6th at 11.00am for Johnny & Mena Hanrahan, Ballygoughlin, Glin;  Wed 9th at 7.30pm for Ned & Mary Ellen Stack, The Village & deceased of the Stack family & Ned Scanlon; Fri 11th at 7.30pm for Fr. John Quinlan, S.M.A. Cork & Tralee (Rec Dec); Sat 12th at  11.30am  First Holy Communion Scoil Chorp Chríost and 7.30pm mass for Denny Murphy, Port Road, Killarney and

Sun 13th mass at 11.00am for Bridget, Pat & Dick Stack, Drommurhur.

Mass Knockanure – Sun 6th at 9.30am for Alan Smyth, Sallynoggin, Dublin (Rec Dec) (relatives in Knockanure), and Sun 13th at 9.30am for Kitty & Jackie Murphy, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna.

FEAST of Blessed Frederick Ozanam,  founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is celebrated on Wednesday 9th September.

IRISH Book by Seamus Collins of Athea has been shortlisted for an award.

CULTURE Night / Oíche Chultúir will return for its fifteenth edition on Fri 18 Sep 2020.

Many of this year’s events will take place online / digitally, but there are safe offline events programmed too. Kerry Writers Museum Tales From The Kingdom: Poetry, Music and Song Kerry – Listowel / Literature, Music / 7.30pm;

KDYS: Deirdre Nagleis in KDYS Killarney –text or call 085 8501296 Ger Loweis in KDYS Listowel–text or call087 9263803.

GLORACH BINGO IS BACK: at Fr. Casey’s Carpark  from 2.30pm on the Sundays of September 13, 20 and 27 next when the Glorach Bingo returns in a new outdoor setting. All Covid restrictions will apply.

KNOCK: The National Grandparents Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday 13 September at 3pm. The pilgrimage can be accessed on 13 September from this link:

RACING: Listowel is a left handed rectangular flat track of about 1 mile with run in of 2 furlongs. 5 hurdles and 6 fences on circuit. Sad that we will be denied the racing festival this year.

FARMING Talks; On exploring ways to improve farm returns with better resource management.

ST JOHN’S Listowel; MON 7TH – 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. Enjoyable Irish coming-of-age comedy, featuring Sharon Horgan and Barry Ward.

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.

FRI 18TH    CULTURE NIGHT IN LISTOWEL. Collaborating with the Kerry Writers Museum to bring a wonderful evening of music, dance, visual art and all things culture between 6pm and 9pm in association with Kerry County Arts Office.

LIMERICK Women’s Mini Marathon – 26th and 27th September 2020. A virtual event allowing a person to participate wherever and whenever suits them over the 26th and 27th of September.

All participants will receive a custom quarter zip running top as well as a bespoke medal in the post.