By Jer Kennelly

CONGRATULATIONS to all the students who recently received their Leaving Cert results. Now it is planning accommodation and taking precautions, to avoid being infected by C19.

KNOCKANURE School First Holy Communion originally scheduled for 9th May, was held on Saturday, 12th September in Moyvane, fourteen children received their First Holy Communion. Due to restrictions the afters will have to be curtailed.

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

SYMPATHY to the family and relations of Anna Greaney who lost her life in Australia recently.

DEATH has occurred of Ita Shine (née Hayes), Upper Dirreen, Athea, on 7th September 2020 Predeceased by her husband Donal, sister Teresa and brothers-in-law Jack, Alphonsus & Joe, sisters-in-law Helena & Maureen. Survived by sons Donie & John, daughters Joan & Mary Ita, sons-in-law Liam & James, daughters-in-law Nora & Catherine, grandchildren Leanne, Daniel, Stephen, Lorraine, Christopher, Tara, Maeve & Amy, brother Seanie, sisters Ann & Helen, brothers-in-law Pat & Bernard, sisters-in-law Eileen & Joan, nephews, and nieces.

DEATH took place of  Timothy (Tadhg) Horan, on 2nd September 2020, of Main Street, Glin, formerly Trieneragh, Duagh, in his 102nd year.

ANNIVERSARIES: Brother William Kelly, Teresa Joan Stack, Desmond Fitzgerald, Joan O’Keeffe, Emmet Kennelly, Vivienne Rogan, Bridget Brosnan, Margaret Daly, Margaret O’Connor, Moira Griffin, Paddy O’Halloran, Bridie Behan, Madeline Barrett, Bill O’Donnell, Sr. Maria Stack, Molly Chrisfield, Timothy Horgan, Mass Moyvane. Sat 12th at 7.30pm for Denny Murphy, Port Road, Killarney; Sun 13th at 11.00am for Bridget, Pat & Dick Stack, Drommurhur; Wed 16th at 7.30pm for Fr. Dan O’Connor, M.S.C. Knocknagree & Cork (Rec Dec); Sat 19th at 7.30pm for Sr. Paschal Hegarty, Presentation Convent, Killarney (Recently Deceased), and Mass on Sun 20th at 11.00am for Jackie Feury, Newcastle West & l/o Glin (Rec Dec (brother to Joan Moloney, The Village).

Mass Knockanure; Sun 13th at 9.30am for Kitty & Jackie Murphy, Kilmeaney; Fri 18th at 7.30pm for Timothy Horgan Jnr, Trien, (Anni) and mass on  Sun 20th at 9.30am for Parishioners.

RADIO MARIA: Via Saorview  Channels 210/411 Mass and Rosary broadcast daily.

FEAST- Wednesday 23rd Sept 2020 is the Feast of Saint Padre Pio (Saint Pio of Pietrelcina).

FREE EDUCATION: 10 September 1966 – Minister for Education Donogh O’Malley announced that free post-primary education will be available to all families.

BEST Wishes to  Denny Mulvihill on the saddle from Malin to Mizen head on his bike and  this time he is raising  funds for cystic  fibrosis,

NEW Moon on 17th. Land is very wet in this area for some time, some cattle housed for past weeks. Growth is good in preserved areas. Already some trees are shedding their leaves and many wild flowers are going to seed, they were great while the lasted.

RELIGION: Adult Education Course held by Fr. Sean Sheehy, beginning on Tuesday 15th September at 7pm and will be held at Cuil Mhuire Pastoral Centre on the grounds of Ardfert Parish Church.

GLORACH BINGO at Fr. Casey’s Carpark  from 2.30pm on the Sundays of September, 20 and 27.

MART Listowel Special Weanling sale on 23rd September.

BUS Green Bus is back on road again.

HEART Valve disease awareness week runs from  14th to 20th September.

BEST Wishes to Laura Enright, Dromreask, She works in Television in Vancouver as production assistant but also has a website . Several more locals also work in Vancouver.

GAA Moyvane; U16s County League Result. Moyvane 2-13- Ballymacelligott 2-10.

Minor County League: Moyvane/Tarbert played Ballylongford/Asdee/Ballydonoghue in Rd 3 of the Minor County League on Saturday last, winning on a final score of Moyvane/Tarbert 1-13, Ballylongford/Asdee/Ballydonoghue 1-11. Moyvane have launched their online Lotto service facilitated by Clubforce.

CENTENARY: Sunday September 20th 2020 , the centenary of the assassination of Patrick Harnett and Jeremiah Healy who were shot by Black & Tan, Thomas Huckerby at Killarney Road, Abbeyfeale.

RACING in Listowel: Sunday 20th to Saturday 26th September- Behind Closed Doors.

In July, Listowel Race Committee made the unavoidable decision that the Harvest Festival Meeting in September 2020, would not take place as an event open to the general public this year. Stories abound that many have booked beds in town during race week.

INFORMATION: Citizens Information are open for phone and e-mail queries.  Phone Kerry 0761 07 7860 or email [email protected].  10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

ST JOHN’S Listowel: FRI 18TH CULTURE NIGHT IN LISTOWEL. We are delighted to be 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.  Full evening programme to be announced nearer the date.


This one-woman show by Elaine O’Dwyer marks the centenary of legendary Irish actress Maureen O’ Hara who was born in 1920. Star of Hollywood’s Golden Age, O’Hara played roles that often mirrored her true persona as a tough, feisty and courageous woman. Elaine takes you on an intimate journey with Maureen, revealing the person she was behind the limelight.  This Visually stunning show and take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane, superbly enhanced by the rare images of the stars.  Tickets can be purchased over the phone on 068 22566.

CLIMATE: Cultivating Hope. A Faith Response to the Climate Crisis is happening on the 17th Sept at 8pm. This Webinar is brought to you by the Diocese of Kerry JPIC Committee in conjunction with the all-Ireland  Laudato Si’ Working Group of the Irish Bishops  Council of Catechetics. This will feature Lorna Gold, author of ‘Climate Generation’ as its keynote speaker and will be joined by a panel of local activists. To register please email [email protected]

SELLING ONLINE –free three-hour course will provide you with all the information required, contact Aimee Grigg at West Limerick Resources on 069 66295 or email [email protected]

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.