Notes Aug 18 2017

SYMPATHY:  To Fr. Seán O’Sheehy, Listowel and his family on the death of their brother Brendan in the U.K.  Remains of Brendan arriving at St. Mary’s Church, Listowel at Sat 2nd Sept at 11am with funeral Mass at 11.30am. 


ANNIVERSARIES: Robert Moloney, Anne Browne, Bridie OConnor, Con McSweeney, Fr. Michael Galvin, Fr. Billy O’Gorman, Brid McCarthy, Mary Olive Relihan, Jim Stack, Madge Fitzgerald, Sr. Agatha Stack, Edward Joe Nash, Liz O’Connor, Mick Barrett, Shane Courtney, Peggy Grego, William J Hudson, Sr. Evangelist Cantillon, Mary McLoughlin,  Mass Moyvane – Tues 22nd        at 7.30pm for Jim Murphy, Rathcoole & l/o Rhode, Offaly (Rec Dec) (brother to Olive Keane, Ashgrove);  Sat 26th at 7.30pm for Paddy Barrett, Loughill (Rec Dec); Sun 27th at 11.00am for Kitty Barrett, Lower Athea (Rec Dec) (mother of Cathy Hanrahan, The Hill)


Mass Knockanure – Sun                27th at 10.00am for Michael O’Connor, Balbriggan, and Direen (brother to Paudie O’Connor, Direen,)




GRAVEYARD MASS: Great crowds attended the graveyard Mass in the Parish last week. Thanks to all the helpers and volunteers, who put in many hours work, they are a credit, to the Christian spirit of the parish. Thanks to Fr. Kevin, Fr. Tom, Fr. Brendan and Fr. Dan who celebrated the masses. Thanks to the choirs who added greatly to the occasion and the hundreds who came to remember their dead.


SYMPATHY to the Riordan Family of Moyvane South on the death of Betty Griffin (nee Riordan) who died recently in the USA. 


DEATH took place on August 10th 2017 of Mick Moore Tarmon's East and Ballinol, Moyvane, husband of the late Maureen; survived by nephews and nieces, grand-nephews and grand-nieces.


Requiem Mass for Mick Moore was celebrated on Saturday, 12th August at St Mary’s Church Tarbert. Burial afterwards in St Mary's Cemetery, Tarbert.


DEATH Kitty Barrett (née Woulfe) Lr. Athea, Athea. Kitty passed away 0n the 8th August 2017  at the residence of her daughter Mary Lynch, Feenagh. Predeceased by her husband John Joe and sadly missed by her sons, Tommy, Johnny & Patrick, daughters, Cathy, Mary, Loretta, Bernadette, Josephine, Agatha & Esther, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers; Dick & Neili, sisters; Birdie, Nancy, Ellen Ann & Agatha, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Requiem Mass for Kitty was celebrated at St. Bartholomew's Church, Athea on Saturday.   Burial afterwards at Holy Cross Cemetery, Athea.


ANNIVERSARIES; Sr. Nora Moriarty, Tom Moloney, Sr. Rose Flynn, Mary Keane,  Nuala Gould, Josie Loftus, Bridget Hayes, Jeff Eager, Jim Flaherty, Sean Neligan, John Sheahan, Peg Keane, Geraldine Dillon, John Hudson, Sr. Patrick Tarrant, Brenda Daly, Catherine Broderick, Margaret Crowley, Donie Cahill, Mon 14th  at 7.15pm Rosary at the Grotto, Mass at  7.30pm for Therese Healy, Cork (Rec Dec) 


Tues 15th  Mass at 11.00am for  Tom & Katie Mangan, Wed  16th  at 7.30pm Mass for Mossie O’Connor, Sat  19th  at 7.30pm Mass for Betty Griffin, (Rec Dec), Sun  20th Mass at  11.00am for  Maurice & Mary Harnett & their son James.


Mass Knockanure – Tues 15th at 10.00am, Feast of the Assumption for Special Intention. Sun 20th  at 10.00am for Laurene Ann Kennelly, Canada (Rec Dec).


MASS IN RATHEA CHURCH: Therese Trant, Cleophas O.P. late of Behins & Capetown, South Africa, on Saturday 19th August at 2pm.


August 9th

GRAVEYARD MASSES. Monday, August 7th, 8pm Ahavoher. Tuesday, August 8th, 8pm Old Knockanure and Wednesday, August 9th 8pm Murhur.


SYMPATHY To Paudie & Nancy O’Connor & Family, Direen, on the sudden death of Paudie’s brother Michael in Balbriggan.  To Teddy & Olive Keane, Ashgrove on the death of Olive’s brother Jim Murphy of Rathcoole.


DEATH had taken place of Danny O Donnell, at Ontario, Canada late of Clounmacon & Knockane.


ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. Kieran O’Shea, Pat Sheehy, John Carmody, Nan Sullivan, Sean Hanrahan, Tess O’Connor, Sr. Barbara Murphy, Jack Dalton, Patrick Wren, Sr. Rosalie Enright, Mary Flaherty, Eileen McNamara, Lizzie Burns, Joe Kearney, Molly Mahony, Sr. Brendan Sheehy, Jerry Mulvihill, Eileen Ahern, William O’Sullivan, Michael O’Donnell, Madeline Mulvihill, Mick Finucane, Jim Harnett, Billy Buckley, Pat Carmody, Georgie O’Connell, Brendan Daly,


Mass Mary Scanlon of Brosna in Knockanure Church at 10am on Sunday 13th.


August 2 2017 Notes

DEATH took place on 26th July 2017 of Mary Holly, (nee Holly) Ahanagran, Ballylongford and formerly of Tarmons, Tarbert. Wife of the late Thomas and mother of Patrick, Marian, Sinead, Helen, Lucy, Denis, John Martin, Thomas Michael and her angels in heaven Margaret-Teresa and Teresa. Deeply regretted by her sister-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, cousins, nephews and nieces. Requiem Mass for Mary Holly was celebrated at  St. Michael's Church, Ballylongford on Saturday, the 29th of July, followed by burial afterwards in Lislaughtin Abbey.


DEATH has taken place of  John Stack, The Height, Duagh. Who died on July 23rd 2017.


DIED 25 July 2017; Margaret Bergmann Lambert, a high jumper who was barred from the 1936 Berlin Olympics because she was Jewish, died in New York age 103.


DEATH took place on 24th July 2017 of Bobby Horgan, Robertstown, Foynes, Survived by his wife Anne, son Robert, daughter Carol and her Partner Thomas, grandson James, daughter-in-law Marika, mother-in-law Anna, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, nephews and nieces. Requiem Mass in Robertstown Church on 27th July, was celebrated for Bobby Horgan. Burial afterwards in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.


DEATH  has taken place of  Mary Scanlon (Knockafrechane, Brosna, on July 21st. 2017, Mary, daughter of the late Timmie Joe; deeply regretted by her mother Hannah Mai, brothers Edmond, Tom, Colin and Joseph, aunts, uncles, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, colleagues, neighbours, relatives and friends. R.I.P. Requiem Mass for Mary Scanlon was celebrated in St. Carthage's Church Brosna on Monday 24th July. Burial afterwards in the Old Cemetery.


ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. Michael Sheehy, Ellen McManus, Mick Buckley, Pat Stack, Tom Geoghegan, John Guiney, Maureen Beasley, Michael O’Keeffe, Paddy Rochford, Martin Sheehy, Margaret Finucane, John P Walsh, John Purtill, Mary O’Connor, James O’Brien, John McGrath, Sr. Benedict Cotter, Neilus O’Connell, Dora Ahern, Paddy Casey, Pearl Deane, Mass in Moyvane –Mon 31st at  7.30pm for Dan & Tessie O’Connor, Moyvane South; Tues  1st at  7.30pm for Fr. John O’Flaherty, Murhur & Dec Family Members; Wed  2nd  at 7.30pm for Jackie Lyons, Derry; Fri  4th at  7.30pm for John P. Walsh, Barragougeen & Dec Family Members; Sat 5th at  7.30pm for Stasia & Seán Nelligan, Kilbaha and Sun  6th at 11.00am mass for Dora & Maurice Ahern, Kilbaha. Mass in Knockanure – Thurs 3rd  at  7.30pm for Jerry Clancy, Knockanure and Mass on Sun 6th at  10.00am for Parishioners, feast of Transfiguration of the Lord. First Friday is on 4th August.


MEMORIAL Mass was held in St. Brigid's Church, Duagh on Friday 28th July, for the late Jim Kelliher and his sister Nell Byrnes (nee Kelliher) both late of Derrindaffe, Duagh and Nottingham England, both recently deceased. Survived in Ireland by nephew Gabe McCarthy and family, nieces Bridie Mai Horgan and family, Knockunderval, Duagh and Kathleen O'Connor & family, Brosna.


Mass for Joe Kearney Sunday 6th Aug at 11.30 am in St. Mel's Cathedral, Longford, Joe originally from the Glin road,


23 July 2017

DEATH has taken place of Mary McCarthy (née Roche)16 St Ita's Terrace, Newcastle West, and  / Moyvane, Mary died on Friday 14th of July. Sadly missed by her daughter Anne Fitzmaurice  (Moyvane), sons Seán, Tom and Eddie, sister Noreen, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces. Requiem Mass for Mary McCarthy was celebrated by Fr. Kevin on Monday 17th July at Newcastlewest Church with burial afterwards in Monagea Cemetery.


DEATH has taken place of Anna Danaher Smithwick , Toronto, Canada & Woodcliffe, Loughill,


 Died in Canada on 14th July. Deeply regretted by her husband Peter, sons, John, Kevin and Neill, daughters in law, grandchildren, brother Rev. Monsignor Mort Danaher, sisters in law, Patricia & Noelle, nephews, nieces. Memorial mass was on Sunday evening last, celebrated by her brother Monsignor Mort Danaher in the Church of the Visitation, Ballyhahill. Burial has taken place in Canada.


DEATH  has taken place of  Mary Scanlon (Knockafrechane, Brosna, on July 21st. 2017, Mary, daughter of the late Timmie Joe; deeply regretted by her mother Hannah Mai, brothers Edmond, Tom, Colin and Joseph, aunts, uncles, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, colleagues, neighbours, relatives and friends. R.I.P. Reposing at O’Donnell’s Funeral Home Brosna on Sunday 23 July from 5.00 p.m. until 8.00p.m. Requiem Mass in St. Carthage's Church Brosna on Monday at 12.00 p.m. Burial afterwards in the Old Cemetery.


ANNIVERSARIES: John Griffin, Denis Corridan, James Godley, Willie Dowd, Tom Lynch, Ellie Scanlon, Maurice Stack, Bridget dewsaap, Margaret Twohig, Paddy Scanlon, Kit Dee, Eileen Hegarty, John Broderick, Fr. Denis Dwyer, Catriona O’Connor, Anna Maria Houlihan, Benny Collins, Paddy Kennelly, Sr. Dympna Driscoll, Bridie Stackpoole, Tom Leahy, Paddy A Kearney, Mary O’Sullivan, Mass Moyvane; Mon 24th at  7.30pm for Ned, Mary Ann, Edward & Kevin Murphy, Askeaton & Deceased Family Members; Tues 25th  at 7.30pm for Jeremiah Mulvihill, Glenalappa & Deceased Members  of the Mulvihill & Connelly Families; Wed 26th at  7.30pm for Denis Corridan, Murhur; Fri 28th  at 7.30pm for     Mary McCarthy, Newcastle West & Lower Aughrim  (Rec Dec);


Sat 29th at 7.30pm for    Dan, Bridie, Danny & Veronica Keane, Coilagurteen and on Sun  30th  at 11.00am mass for Liam Foley, Tieraclea House, (Rec Dec)


Mass Knockanure – Thurs  27th at 7.30pm for Special Intention and Sun                 30th mass at 10.00am for Edward Carmody, Knockanure.


GRAVEYARD MASSES –Duagh- Thursday 27th July at 8 p.m; St. Marys Graveyard Tarbert Mass Friday 28th July at 7.30pm. Lislaughtin – Friday 4th August at 7.00pm.


15 July 2017

SYMPATHY To the Moore family, Glenalappa on the death of Anne Moore (née Shaughnessy), Kilconlea Lower. Anne wife of the late Tom, survived by her sons Tom and Mike. Daughters Eileen (Tullamore), Maria (Corofin) , Bridget (Abbeyfeale) and her 15  grandchildren. Following Requiem Mass on Monday 10th July 2017 in Abbeyfeale Church, Ann More was laid to rest afterwards at Reilig Ide Noafa, Abbeyfeale.


DEATH of Anthony Broderick, Mount Stuart, Aglish and formerly of Listowel, Co. Kerry. July 10th 2017, Anthony, predeceased by his son Anthony, brother Danny, sister Mary Horgan. Husband of Anne, father of Joe, Michael, Gerard, Colm, Oliver and T.J., his daughters-in-law Theresa, Sharon, Diane, Kate, Marianna and Claire, grandchildren, brothers John and Bernard and sister Nora Sheehan,


ANNIVERSARIES: Paudie Scanlon, Mary Dee, Johnny McEnery, Margaret Flaherty, Sean O’Connor, John Murphy, Sr. Declan Murphy, Bridie Mai More, Fr. Timothy Gunn, Joe O’Connell, Kathleen King, Peg McCarthy, Mass Moyvane; Moyvane – Sat  22nd at   7.30pm for Anne Moore (née Shaughnessy), Kilconlea Lower; Sun 23rd  at  11.00am for Anthony Broderick, Waterford &  Listowel (Rec Dec)


 Mass Knockanure – Sun 23rd at 10.00am for Pat Lynch, Carrueragh, & Deceased Family Members.


July 12 2017

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. Michael Galvin, Brendan Finucane, Fr. James Kissane, Maureen Leech, Bridie Reilly, Peg Vaughan, John Stack, Bridie Sheehy, Pat Joe Stack, Jim Sullivan, Dan Flynn, Peg Brouder, Sr. M Joseph Sheehy, Jeremiah Cronin, Sean Sheahan, Julia Walsh, Nan and Michael Flavin, Aidan Holly, Mossie Ahern, Sr. Consuela Moloney, Ted McElligott, Martin McGrath, Mgr. Padraig O Fiannachta, Pat Sweeney, Patrick O’Flaherty. Mass Moyvane – Mon 10th at 7.30pm for Fr. Jimmy Kissane & Deceased Members of the  Kissane Family, Ahalahana;  Thurs  13th  at 7.30pm for Peg Brouder, Kilbaha; Sat 15th at 4.00pm  For All Lost Bikers, 7.30pm for Parishioners;  Sun  16th  at 11.00am  for Ellen & Tom Sheehan, Kilbaha, their son-in-law Harry Paulus & Deceased of the Sheehan Family and Knockanure Mass Sun  16th  at 10.00am for Parishioners.


Notes July 5 2017

SYMPATHY: At a recent Board of Management at Scoil Chorp Chríost Knockanure the following vote of sympathy was passed - To The Kennelly Family Gortdromagowna on the death of Lorraine Kennelly who died in Alberta, Canada.


MASS in memory of the late Dr. John Barrett, Fairy St. was celebrated on Friday, June 30th in Athea Church.


DEATH took place on June 22nd. 2017 of Tom Dillon of Shronebeirne, Kilmorna, Duagh, predeceased by siblings Kathleen, Eileen, Michael and Davy; Survived by his nephews Mike, Liam and John, nieces, and neighbours. Requiem Mass on Wednesday 28th June at St. Brigid’s Church Duagh. Funeral of Tom Dillon afterwards to Springmount Cemetery Duagh.


ANNIVERSARIES: Kathy O’Donovan, Joyce Mannix, Patrick Dowd, Dan Donoghue, John Joe O’Donnell, Sr. Ida Woulfe, Liam Buckley, Eileen Stack, Julia O’Connor, Mick Finucane, Johnny Horgan, Joseph O’Keeffe, Bettie Moloney, Catherine Kilkelly, Jeremiah Carmody, Kit Windle, Joe Woods McConville, Beda Walsh, Tom Sullivan, Jim Reilly, Sr. Rosario Weir, Mass Church of the Assumption Moyvane –Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th July;  Monday 3rd 7.30pm Special Intention, Tuesday  4th at  10.00am for Catherine O’Connor & her daughters Julia & Josephine, Direen, Athea. Sat 8th at  7.30pm for Bridie Reilly (nee Fitzmaurice), Birmingham & Leitrim Middle (Anni) . Sun 9th at 11.00am for Parishioners


Church of Corpus Christi Knockanure Mass– Sunday 9th July at 10.00am for Timothy & Mary Murphy, Lisaniskea (Anni)


Notes 28 June 2017

DEATH of Laurene Ann Kennelly died at home in Wainwright, Alberta on Monday, June 19, 2017. Laurene was 60 years of age. Laurene, is survived by her husband, Tom; son, James; sisters, Regina, Paulette and Margie; brothers, Hilary, Bill, Kenny (Cathy), Donald (Gail); as well as Tom's siblings and their families; and many friends and neighbours. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, June 26, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Wainwright, Alberta with Father Andrzej Lukaszewicz officiating.


ANNIVERSARIES: Mary Shanahan, Daniel Flavin, Hannah Buckley, Eileen Kennelly, Bridie Long, Jeremiah O’Connor, Bess Horgan, Tom Sullivan, Maureen Broderick, Julie O’Connor, John Sheehan, Jim Galvin, Maureen Nolan, Peg Horgan, Kathleen O’Connor, Seamus Vaughan, John Joe Barrett, William Quirke, Paddy Maher, Dan O’Callaghan, Sr. Nora Berchmans O’Flaherty, Patrick Synan, Michael Murphy. Mass in Moyvane Wed. 28th at 7.30pm for Mary McNamara, Cooraclare Village (Anni); Fri. 30th at 7.30pm for Deceased of the Duffy Family, Milton Keynes & Crossmolina, Co. Mayo;  Sat. 1st at 7.30pm for Denis Nolan, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna (Anni), his mother Bridie & Deceased Family Members and on Sunday 2nd at 11 am for Tess Mulvihill, Moyvane (Anni)


21 June 2017 Notes

GRAVEYARD  Mass, Lisselton - 8pm Monday 19th June; Gale – 8pm Thursday 22nd June. Tuesday, July 4th at 8.00 p.m. St. Michael’s Cemetery Listowel.


SYMPATHY:  To Maureen O’Connor on the death of her aunt Lil Shrimpton (neé O’Connor), Birmingham and late of Upper Aughrim. To the Finucane Family, Cuss on the death of Andy Cremins, Rathcoole, Millstreet. Death has taken place of Fr. Jack Finucane aged 80 years, he was co-founder of Concern in 1968.


ANNIVERSARIES: Pat McElligott, Maureen Keane, Liam Barry, Sr. Aquilina Relihan, Joe Lynch, Patrick O’Keeffe, Donal Mulvihill, Tony Buckley, Tom Keane, Sr. Elaine McElligott, John Culhane, Jim Groarke,Michael O’Sullivan, Joan McLoughlin, Brendan Shanahan, Jim Cogan, Con Greaney, Mary Dunne, Mary Nolan, Margaret Kennelly, Tom Manaher, Denis Lane, Mass; Moyvane, Mon 19th at 7.30pm for Anne & Eileen Higgins, Dublin (Rec Dec); Tues 20th  at  10.00am, Special Intention.


Fri 23rd at  7.30pm for Feast of the Sacred Heart – Tom Manaher (Anni) his parents Michael & Anna & loving brother Michael;  Sat 24th at 7.30pm for Tom & Maggie Kennelly, Knockanure (Anni);


Sun 25th at 11.00am for Jim Groarke, The Village (Anni) & the Deceased of the McKenna & Groarke Families. Mass Knockanure –Thurs 22nd  at 7.30pm for Mary Brosnan, Coilagurteen (Anni); Sun 25th   10.00am for Hannah & Timothy Flaherty & the Deceased of the Flaherty family, Gortdromagouna



June 14 2017

SYMPATHY to Margaret Carroll & Family on the death of Penny (Mary) Woulfe, Penny was involved in establishing a Tidy Towns committee in Athea many years ago. She was a woman of many talents from dressmaking to caring.


SYMPATHY: To the Foley family, Tieraclea House, Tarbert on the death of Liam whose funeral was in Moyvane recently. 


ANNIVERSARIES: Liam Cronin, John Lynch, Sr. Joan Kirby, Mai O’Connor, Jack Mulvihill, Donal Mulvihill, David Riordan, Ned Cronin, Maureen Moore, Joan Keane, Bridie O’Connell, Eamonn Keane, Nancy Enright, Myles Kearney, Kathy O’Donoghue, Bridget Stack Guidry, Mass in Moyvane; Mon            12th  at 7.30pm for Kathleen Dore; Wed             14th  at  7.30pm for Timothy & Julia O’Flaherty; Fri          16th  at 7.30pm for Con O’Connor; Sat 17th  at 7.30pm for Jack Mulvihill; Sun 18th at  11.00am for Mary Stack (Months Mind). Mass Knockanure; Thurs 15th at  7.30pm for                Peggy McElligott and Sun  18th at 10.00am for Paddy O’Connell, Kilnamartyra (Anni).


MONTHS MIND MASS in Ballybunion, for Michael Andrew Beazley O’Flaherty will be held on Wednesday 14th June at 8 p.m.  Celebrant: Fr. Kevin McNamara.


Notes June 7 2017

ANNIVERSARIES; Br. Hermes O’Connor, Bridget Kennelly, Tom Connor, Fr. Tommy O’Hanlon, Willie Flaherty, Hannie Mulvihill, Sadie Shanahan, Howard Flannery, Eugene O’Sullivan, Elizabeth Emmery, Sr. Gabriel Galvin, Peg Normile, Fr. William Scanlon, Sr. Claude Sheehy, Dan Scanlon, P. J Flavin, Hannah Barnes, Paud Woulfe, Johanna O’ Donnell, Winnie Sheehy, Kathleen O’Dwyer, Mass in Moyvane; Wed 7th 7.30pm Hughie Fitzmaurice; Thurs 8th 7.30pm, Jimmy Fitzgerald;, Fri 9th 7.30pm, Joe & Mary Lynch; Sat 10th 7.30pm John Kearney, & his parents, Dan & Bridie; Sun 11th 11.00am, James Duggan. Mass Knockanure– Tues 6th 7.30pm Kathleen O’Dywer, Shrone; Sun 11th 10.00am, Ciss Cox (neé Flavin).


May 31st 2017 Notes

SYMPATHY: At a recent meeting of the Board of Management of Scoil Chorp Chríost Knockanure the following votes of sympathy were passed; The Lucid Family of Castleisland on the death of Father John Lucid; The Moore Family Asdee on the death of Father Pat; The McMahon Family Lisiniskea, Kilmorna on the death of Ruby McMahon USA; The Flavin Family Trien, Kilmorna, on the death of Ciss Cox nee Flavin; Mary Carmody Knockanure on the death of her brother in law Michael Redington Mungret; The Goulding Family Knockanure on the death of Jimmy Danaher Loughill.


DEATH of Joe Lyons of Knocknasna, Abbeyfeale on  May 24th. 2017. Joe, husband of the late Kathleen (Kate) (nee Dillon); Survived by his sons John, Michael and Liam, brother Aidan, daughters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, and  nieces. Requiem Mass for Joe Lyons was celebrated in Abbeyfeale Church on Saturday 27 May. Funeral afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery Abbeyfeale.


ANNIVERSARIES: John Shanahan, Elizabeth Doyle, Tom O’Connor, Sr. Theresa Stack, Jack McCarthy, Tim Lane, Mary Flavin, J. B. Keane, Tom Lynch, Bridie Histon, Maurice O’Connor, David Flynn, Owen McGillicuddy, James Duggan, Hannie Fitzgerald, Sr. Maureen Griffin, Eileen Healy, Chris Sweeney, Eileen Goulding, Chris Moriarty, Mairead Moroney, Hannah Doyle, Sr. m Emilian Bunce, John Costelloe, John Moriarty, Fr. Timothy Enright, Peg Normile, Sr. Cornelius Holly, Denis Collins, Mass in Moyvane: Mon 29th 7.30pm for Micheál Mulvihill & his wife Margaret Gurtdromosillihy.


Wed 31st 7.30pm For the twenty two deceased, the bereaved, Injured & traumatized in the Manchester Arena bombing; Thurs 1st 7.30pm Bríd Brouder, Kilbaha; Fri 2nd 7.30pm for Michael Barrett, Tarbert & former Creamery Manager & his  wife Bridie; Sat 3rd 7.30pm for Michael Flaherty, Glenalappa ; Sun 4th 11.00am Sr. Mary Andrew O’Flaherty, Clacton -on Sea, UK &  Murhur (Rec Dec)


Mass in Knockanure–Fri 2nd 8.00 pm Eileen Goulding, and on Sun 4th at 10.00am, Nancy & Denis Flaherty, Lisaniskea.


Deaths up to May 20 2017

DEATH has taken Place in her 100th year, of Mary Stack of Glenalappa West, Moyvane. Mary is survived by sisters, Hannah and Teresa and brother Tim, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews and nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, great-grand-nephews, great-grand-nieces, Requiem mass for Mary was celebrated by Fr. McNamara and Fr. Finan on Friday 19th May 2017 at The Church of the Assumption, Moyvane.  Burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane. Mary was daughter of Pat Stack and Margaret Flaherty. Mary was of a family of 11. Her siblings include Bridie, Tim, Teresa, Mike, Pat, Jim, Nora, Richard, Hannah and John.


DEATH has occurred of Francis Brosnan of Lacca East, Kilmorna, at Aras Mhuire Nursing Home, Listowel. Deeply regretted by his wife Nancy, family and friends. Requiem Mass for Francis took place on Friday 19th May 2017 at Listowel Church. Burial afterwards in St. John Paul II Cemetery, Listowel. Francis died on 16th of May.


DEATH took place on 9th May 2017 of Josie Golding (née Woulfe of Lower Athea) Churchtown Road, Newcastle West. Wife of the late Pat. Survived by her sons Joe, Patrick, Tommy, Gerard and Brian, daughters Mary and Karen, brothers, sisters, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces.


DEATH has occurred of Molly White of Highview House, Gortnagross, Athea, and formerly of New York. Molly passed away on 11th May 2017 in her 100th year. Predeceased by her brother Tom (Casey) and sister Nora (Hassett). Survived by her brothers Stephen (Casey) and Bill (Casey), sister Joan (Boylan), sister-in-law Peggy (Casey), nephews, nieces, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.


DEATH has taken place of Ellen (Helen) Stack (née Fitzgerald), Gurteen, Templeglantine, on 12th May 2017. Survived by her husband Tom Paul, sons John, Pat, Declan, Thomas, Michael and Kieran, daughters Mary and Helen, grandchildren, great-grandchild, sisters Daisy, Julia, Margie and Phil, brothers Mikey and Pa, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces. Funeral arriving at the Most Holy Trinity Church, Templeglantine for Requiem Mass on Monday (15th) at 11am. Burial after in Holy Cross Cemetery, Athea.


ANNIVERSARIES: Nora Moloney, Dermot O’Brien, Padraig Kennelly, Sr. Lelia Sheahan, Eileen McCarthy, Michael Kennelly, Alf Neville, Nancy Ellis, Nancy O’Flaherty, Fr. Ned Corridan, Sr. Aloysius McElligott, Michael Murphy, Dolores Connolly, Catherine Stack, Seamus Flaherty, P J Bambury, Sr. Clare Grommell, Fiona Moore, Mary Cullen, Mary Dalton, Netta O’Flaherty, , Sr. Mary Buckley, Sr. Mary Buckley, Dick Fitzgerald, Mass in Moyvane; Wed 24th 7.30pm Eamon Gallagher, Notting Hill, London (Anni); Fri 26th 7.30pm James & Annie O’Callaghan (Anni); Sat 27th 7.30pm Fr. John Lucid our former Parish Priest (Rec Dec) and on Sun  28th 11.00am John Carmody, Ahalahana (Anni).


Mass in Knockanure–Sun 28th 10.00am David Dillon, his parents Margaret & Vincent & his aunt Kathleen Stack, Kilmorna (Anni).


Deaths up to 12 May 2017

DEATH: Michael Andrew Beasley O' Flaherty of East End, Ballybunion passed away on the 8th of May, 2017 at Cork University Hospital. Survived by son Michael, Dad Michéal, Mom Anne, sister Erin, uncles and aunts, grand-uncles and grand-aunts. Requiem Mass was celebrated on Saturday, the 13th of May at St. John's Church, Ballybunion, followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


SYMPATHY to Hannah Mai Collins and her brother Joe on the death of their brother Mike (Brendan) Sheehy, Knockbrack, Ardfert and Clahane, Lyreacrompane, who died on 8th May 2017.


DEATH has occurred of Bridie (Ciss) Cox (née Flavin) Chapel Street, Castletownroche, she was born in Knockanure 99 years ago.  Ciss died on May 5th 2017, at her home. Wife of the late William and mother of Anne, Mary (Lagatu), Eileen (Joyce), Majella and the late Bernadette.  Missed by her daughters, sister Nell and brother Tom in Knockanure, granddaughter Frances, sons-in-law Vincent and Yann, brother-in-law Terence, nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces


Requiem Mass on Monday at 2pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Castletownroche. Funeral afterwards to Ballyhooly Cemetery.


DEATH has occurred of Tom O'Sullivan of Derry, Listowel, on the 11th of May, 2017 at Listowel Community Hospital. Predeceased by siblings Christopher and Mary. Survived by his brother Patrick, sister Kitty (Dublin), nephews and nieces. Requiem Mass for Tom Sullivan celebrated on Sunday, the 14th of May followed by burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane.


ANNIVERSARIES: Paddy Meehan, Tim Shanahan, Mary Finnegan, Eileen Behan, Eamonn Cotter, Dick O’Connor, Jer Scannell, Sr. James (Teresa) Kennelly, Jimmy Fitzgerald, Sean Sullivan, Tony Cronin, Jerry McCarthy. Jack McCarthy, Patrick Shanahan, Noranne McCarthy, Danny Curtin, Mai Quinn, David Kennelly, Maureen O’Connor, Con Flaherty, Sr. Loreto O’Connor, John P McGrath, Canon Pat Horgan, Mossie Fitzgerald, Ava Maria Hegarty, Mass Moyvane–Mon 15th 7.30pm for Con J Mulvihill and his wife Catherine & son Con, Clounbrane; Wed 17th 7.30pm for Michael Dore, Woodgrove (Anni); Fri 19th 7.30pm for Nora Cronin (nee Neville), Pennsylvania & Lenamore, (Months Mind);


Sat 20th 7.30pm for Maura O’Connor, Aughrim (Anni); Sun 21st 11.00am for John & Peggy Collins & loving son John, Glin Road. Mass Knockanure–Thurs 18th 7.30pm for Michael Reddington, Limerick (Rec Dec); Sun 21st 10.00am for Nancy, Jack & Josie McMahon (Anni)


DEATH has occurred of Bridie (Ciss) Cox (née Flavin) Chapel Street, Castletownroche, she was born in Knockanure 99 years ago.  Ciss died on May 5th 2017, at her home. Wife of the late William and mother of Anne, Mary (Lagatu), Eileen (Joyce), Majella and the late Bernadette.  Missed by her daughters, sister Nell and brother Tom in Knockanure, granddaughter Frances, sons-in-law Vincent and Yann, brother-in-law Terence, nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces


Requiem Mass on Monday at 2pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Castletownroche. Funeral afterwards to Ballyhooly Cemetery.



DEATH: Padraig (Paud) Culhane was born in Leitrim Middle, Moyvane in 1929. Son of John and Margaret. Went to Birmingham in the post war years and was a Bus Driver. He married Kathleen Carroll from Kiltimagh Mayo. They went on to have 4 children; Mary, Margaret, John and Eugene. Throughout his life Paud was a regular visitor to Moyvane visiting his family and his old friends and neighbours. His last visit home was in July 2016. Paud enjoyed A life blessed by family including 11 grandchildren and many good friends. He died in hospital in Birmingham. He will be received into St Dunstan’s Church Kings Heath Birmingham on Thursday 11th May 2017 at 6.00pm. Requiem Mass to be held on Friday 12th May at 11am followed by burial at Brandwood End cemetery.



DEATH: Margaret "Peggy" Devine nee Kearney, age 86. Beloved wife of the late Eugene; beloved mother Kathy (James) Greenwald, Rita (Mike) Stock, Gerri (Jack) Felke, Una (Dan) Vitiello , Mary (Marty) Gaughan, John (Mary) Devine and Eugene Devine; loving grandmother of Jimmy and Kevin, C.P.D. (Megan) Greenwald, Danny Stock, Katie (John) Gerrity, Maggie (Jake) Janik, Steven Stock, John (Nicole), Brian, Colleen and Kevin Felke, Lauren (Matt), Muehlbauer, Karlie Vitiello, Audrey, Megan and Danny Gaughan and Dr. Michael (Jill) and Philip (Cassie) Devine; great grandmother of Ariana and Gunner Greenwald, Jack and Liam Muehlbauer, Silvester and Lucy Devine and Molly Gerrity; dear sister of Con (the late Mary), The late Patrick (Maureen), the late Daniel (Betty) and the late Joe (Bridie) Kearney; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday April 10, 2017 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Cumberland Chapels, 8300 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, IL. Funeral services begin Tuesday April 11, 2017 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home and will proceed to St. William Church for Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Misericordia 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660-1017, would be appreciated. Info 708-456-8300 or


Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2017

6 May 2017

DEATH has taken place of Rev. Fr. Pat Moore, Littor Road, Asdee. Former parish priest of Duagh and many other parishes. Died on May 1st 2017,  son of the late Mick and Peg. Survived by his brothers Diarmuid and Michael, sisters in law Jacintha and Geraldine, nephews Shane, Michael, Gearoid and Conor, niece Cliona, relatives, neighbours and many friends including Bishop Ray Browne, fellow priests and many parishioners of his former diocese. Born in 1957, ordained in 1982, 1987 was director Primary religious Education, was appointed parish priest Duagh in 2004. His father was a native of Moyvane. The Choir Gallery in Asdee was full for his requiem Mass which was attended by about 60 priests and several bishops and a huge congregation, who were, both inside and outside the church. Requiem Mass was on Thursday, May 4th at 11am with burial afterwards in Aghavallen Cemetery, Ballylongford. Bishop Ray said the prayers at the graveside  and sang the Salve Regina with his fellow priests.


DEATH has taken place of Mickey Walsh, The Hell Rd, Derry, Listowel, and late of Tullamore, Listowel on April 28th 2017. Husband of the late Breda, son of the late Eamon and Noreen and brother of the late Kieran. Survived by his sisters Rita and Anne, brother Joe, nieces Fiona and Yvonne, nephews Kevin and Eamon, brothers in law and sister in law. Requiem Mass for Mickey Walsh was celebrated at St Teresa's Church, Ballydonoghue, burial afterwards in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane.


SYMPATHY to the O’Flaherty Families on the recent death of Sr. Mary Andrew O’Flaherty, Clacton-on Sea, and  Murhur Moyvane.


DEATH of Jack Walsh aged 103, late of Halfway Barr Glenoe & Greenville, died in Chicago. Interment in Chicago.


ANNIVERSARIES: Michael Anthony O’Sullivan, John Carmody, Tom Scannell, Kay O’Brien Hattley, Jeremiah McCarthy, Paul Dalton, Patsy Broderick, Agnes Mulvihill, Statia Hanrahan, Sr. Bridie O’Sullivan, Tom Liston, Danny Liston, Noreen McCarthy, Michael Relihan, Sr. Patricia Langan, Michael Dowling, Darragh Langan, Nora Walsh, Bridget Beaton, Tom Higgins, John Flavin, Jer Murphy, Joe Faley, Mary Dunfort, Mary Hudson, Gortaglanna Shooting, William Flaherty, Lar Buckley, Patsy Horan, David Dillon, David Foley, Noreen Sweeney, Michael Anthony Ahern, Eileen Keogh, Catriona Houlihan, Sr. Ignatius O’Grady, John Guiney, Martha O’Sullivan, Mass in Moyvane; Mon 8th 7.30pm O’Connell & Halpin Families, Clounmacon; Wed 10th 7.30pm John McCarthy, Newcastle West (Anni);


Fri 12th 7.30pm Tom Sheehan, Kilbaha (Months Mind); Sat 13th 7.30pm Bridget Beaton, Ahalahana (1st Anni); Sun 14th 11.00am David Foley, Kilbaha (Anni) & Deceased Members of the Foley & O’Connor Families. Mass at Knockanure–Tues 9th 7.30pm Peggy Divine (nee Kearney), Glin Rd & Chicago; Thurs 11th 7.30pm James Kennelly, Kilbaha (Anni); Sun 14th 10.00am Noreen Sweeney, Carrueragh, & her husband Patrick.


SYMPATHY. To Mary Carmody & family, Gortdromagowna on the sudden death of her brother-in-law Michael Reddington.


DEATH has occurred of John O’Donoghue, (late of Carraig Beag, St. Raphael’s, Celbridge, and Terenure) on 13th April 2017 son of the late Jack and Bridie (née Kissane) O’Donoghue. Survived by his brothers Michael and Seamus, his sisters Kathryn and Brídín, his in-laws Annette, Mary, Willie and Tim, his godmother Eileen, his nephews, nieces, aunts, and uncles. Sympathy  to the Kissane Family, Ahalahana & Murhur.


DEATH has occurred of Sr. Marcellina O’Sullivan, Presentation Convent, Castleisland, and late of Bridge Road, Listowel. Former staff member of Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin, on April 22nd 2017 at Fatima Nursing Home, Tralee. Predeceased by her parents Tom and Maria O'Sullivan, her sister Sr. Mary (Presentation Convent Killarney) and her brother Fr. Brendan (San Diego, California). Survived by her Community, her sisters Mona Keaveny (Kells, Co. Meath) and Therese Nolan (Navan, Co. Meath), brother-in-law Stephen.


ANNIVERSARIES: Patrick Bunce, Madge Fitzmaurice, Margaret O’Donnell, Dick Galvin, Benny O’Connell, John Joe O’Connor, Joe Healy, Seamus McCloskey, Moss Galvin, Tim Stack, Sr. Carmel Walsh, Peg Carmody, John O’Connor, Con Synan, Jeremiah Christopher O’Carroll, Liza Mulvihill, Pat Allan, Sr. Conception O’Connor, Pat Danaher, Delia Langan, Mattie Kennelly, Sr. Ellen Fitzgerald, Mary Hayes, John Neenan, Heidi Deegan, Sr. Bridie O’Sullivan, John Houlihan, Sr. Martina Woulfe, James Relihan,  Mary Rose Kennelly, Mass Church of the Assumption Moyvane –Wed 3rd 7.30pm Denis O’Connor, Glin (Anni); First  Fri 5th 7.30pm Tom McNamara, Cooraclare, (Anni), Fr. Kevin’s Dad.


Sat 6th 7.30pm Tom O’Flaherty, The Village (Anni); Sun 7th 11.00am Jerry McCarthy & his son Jeremiah, Gurtdromosillihy (Anni). Mass Corpus Christi Knockanure–Tues 2nd 7.30pm Michael Moran, Bantry (Rec Dec); Thurs 4th 7.30pm Deceased of the Lynch Family, Gortdromagouna


First Fri 5th 8.00pm Ruby McMahon, l/o Washington & Lisaniskea (Months Mind)


Sun 7th 10.00am Nora Kennelly Kelly & Mary Rose Kennelly, Gortdromagouna (Anni)


SYMPATHY to Family of Paddy Barrett, Loughill West, Loughill, And formerly of Glin, who died on April 20th 2017.


DEATH of Nora M. Cronin, 70, of Scranton, daughter of the late Denis and Bridget Donaghue Neville died Wednesday 19 April 2017 at Moses Taylor Hospital. She was the widow of John Cronin, who died April 26, 2008. "Nodie" left Ballylongford at the age of 19. Surviving are a son, Johnny Cronin and partner, Sarah McGrath, a daughter, Breeda Holmes and husband, Jake, Throop; three grandchildren, Jacob, Caitlin and Jack Holmes; two sisters, Margaret Cunningham, Matamoras; and Kitty Hanrahan, two brothers, Paudie Neville, New York; and Sean Neville. Nodie was preceded by her sister, Nancy Neville.


DEATH of Fr. John Lucid, Parish Priest Kilcummin, Killarney, and native of Meanus, Castleisland, suddenly, on Easter Sunday, April 16th 2017. Survived by his brothers Richard (Ashbourne) and Bill (Castleisland), sister-in-law Joan, nephews, nieces, relatives, many friends, along with Bishop Ray Browne, fellow priests of the Diocese, parishioners of Kilcummin and the other parishes in which he previously ministered. Fr. John R.I.P.  Reposed in the Kilcummin Parish Centre on Wednesday evening from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, followed by removal to the adjoining Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am. Burial afterwards in the church grounds. Over 50 priests and hundreds of friends and relations attended the Requiem Mass. Fr. Lucid was 12 years in the parish of Moyvane and Knockanure, he baptised 255, was at funerals of 238 parishioners and celebrated 142 weddings. Canon O’Connor complemented him for his help in the Listowel pastoral Area. When Fr. John arrived here, he cycled all over the parish to meet the people and was always helpful to the Board of Management at the schools. He studied at the Irish College in Rome, served in Milltown, Firies, Westminister, Annascaul, Kenya, Wales, Caherciveen, Caherdaniel, Moyvane and Kilcummin.


ANNIVERSARIES: Mai Liston, Tom Finucane, Tom Heffernan, John Joe Moloney, Richard Tobin, Kitty Moore, Nora Kelly, Sr. Vivian Nolan, Kit OMahony, Billy Fitzgerald, Bridget Teresa Carroll, John J Buckley, Michael O'Connor, Sheila O’Riordan, Paul McEvoy, Sr. Margaret Mary Morrissey, Eddie Moloney, Mass Moyvane–Mon 24th 7.30pm Bridget & Bernard Shiel & Richard & Dick Sheehan;


Tues 25th 10.00am Special Intention (operation); Wed 26Th 7.30pm Joan O’Connor, Glin Road (Anni)


Fri 28th 7.30pm Jerry O’Carroll, his wife Jenny & their son Christopher, Woodgrove (Anni);


Sat 29Th 7.30pm Margaret, Patrick & Oliver Carmody, Cuss (Anni); Sun 30th 11.00am John O’Connor, Moyvane South (Anni). Knockanure–Mass Sun 30th 10.00am Pádraig McMahon, Lisaniskea (Anni).


DEATH: Aidan Cummins passed away after an incident at  Carrig-on-Bannow, Co Wexford on Saturday morning 8th April 2017. Aidan Cummins, 53, Aidan survived by his wife Joan and children Cathal, 14, Ciara, 12, and Cian, 10  and brothers Richard, Liam, John (in Moyvane), Martin, Chris, Bernie and Ray.


DEATH of Hannah Stack (née Dillon), The Cross, Duagh,on  April 10th, 2017 in her 96th year predeceased by her husband Michael, daughter Margaret and son Gerard. Sadly missed by her son  Tom, Trim, her daughter Bernie Tubridy, Doonbeg, son-in-law John Tubridy, grandsons Damien, Ian, Ronan, granddaughters Lorraine and Allie, nieces and nephews.


ANNIVERSARIES: Tade Collins, Tom Walsh, Joan O’Connor, Chris O’Connor, Davie Dillon, Josie O’Sullivan, Patsy Flynn, Maighread McGrath, Paddy Flavin, Sean Ahern, Richard Stack, Kathleen Reidy, John Kennelly, Madge Heaney, Dan Keane, Mary Murphy, Nell Heffernan, Kathleen O’Sullivan, Jimmy Crowley, Peggy O’Connor, Sheila Furlong, Sean Collins, Sr. Eileen Scanlon,


Mass; Moyvane–Wed 19th 7.30pm Tom Moore, (Months Mind); Fri 21st 7.30pm Michael Greaney; Sat 22nd 7.30pm Richard Stack; Sun 23rd 11.00am Aidan Cummins, (Rec Dec).


Knockanure–Masses Thurs 20th 7.30pm for Laurence Collins (Anni), his wife Ellen & son Maurice Lisaniskea; Sun 23rd 10.00am Betty Lynch (nee Finucane), (Rec Dec).



DEATH took place on 7th April 2017 of Tom Sheehan of Kilbaha, Moyvane. Predeceased by siblings John and Miles and sister Mary Vaughan. Survived by his brother Jimmy and sister-in-law Helen, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, great-grandnieces and nephews, cousins, neighbours, and many dear friends. Requiem Mass on 10th of April, at 1pm in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane, followed by burial in Ahavoher Cemetery. Tom was son of Dick Sheehan and Peg Thornton of Kilbaha, he was great follower of football.

Notes April 12 2017

MASS for Eileen Meehan’s at 10.30am on Mon 10th in Moyvane, Eileen is niece of Bernie Walsh. Mass for Eileen Culhane, nee Kearney of Kilbaha on Easter Sunday at 10am in Knockanure and Month’s Mind for Ruby McMahon will be celebrated in Knockanure on Friday 5th May at 8pm, Ruby was wife of Matt McMahon, she died in America.  


DEATH has occurred on April 4th 2017 of Betty Lynch (née Finucane) Doon Road and Urlee Lisselton.


Betty in her 90th year, wife of the late Liam, mother of Mona (Keane, New York) Lilian (Liston Tralee), Margaret (O'Brien, Dublin), Liam (Co. Louth) Kieran (Tralee) and Brenda (Toomey, Ballybunion).  Grandmother to her 13 grandchildren and great-grandmother to her 2 great-grandchildren. Sister of the late Micheál, Eileen, Mona and Liam, missed by her sons in law Mick, Eoin, Don and Eoghan, daughters-in-law Una and Monica.


DEATH has occurred of Eileen Culhane  (née Kearney) Ballyguiltenane, Glin, and formerly of (Kilbaha, Moyvane,) on April 1st. 2017. Wife of the late Michael M, predeceased by her sons-in-law Billy Tubritt and Tim Danaher. Survived by her children Donal, Eileen (Danaher), Michael, Ann (Quaid) Noel and Angela ( Tubritt) , brother Mossie, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and  nieces. Requiem Mass on Wednesday for Eileen Culhane was celebrated in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin. Burial in Kilfergus Cemetery, Glin.


DEATH has taken place of Timothy (Tim) O'Brien, Tinnakilly, Aughrim, Wicklow  and Tarbert on 1st April 2017, survived by his wife Peggy, children Tadhg, Jane, Breda, Mary and John, grandchildren, Maeve, Stephen, Mikey, Timmy, Sarah Jane, Laura and Jennifer, daughters-in-law Mary and Joan and sons-in-law Joe and Mick. Predeceased by his sisters Sarah (Sr. Gabriel), Mary and Jane. Burial afterwards in Macreddin Cemetery. Tim was retired principal of Aughrim N.S.


ANNIVERSARIES: Peg Kennelly, Bridie Graham, Bridget Kennelly, Dick Collins, Fr. Tom Moore, Michael Lyons, Josie Stack, Mary Quinn, Kate Flaherty, Art Beolain, Sr. Virgilius Flavin, Mary O’Shea, Sr. M Paul Bunce, Gerry O’Driscoll, Peter Carmody, Brendan Carr, Paddy O’Connor, Bridie Liston, Lily O’Connor, Imelda Collins, Ita Danaher, David Parrish, John Joe Brosnan, Fr. Paddy Sheehan, Michael Cunningham, Margaret Sheehy, Dawn Murphy, Hannah Sheridan, Rena McAuliffe,


MASS and Easter Services: – Mon 10th to Sun 16th April, Mon 10th at 10.00am Stations of the Cross 10.30am  for Eileen Meehan, Malahide Dublin (Rec Dec) 8.00pm Confessions in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel Ten Priests will be available for personal confession & a reflective service of sorrow will be celebrated in preparation for God’s forgiveness; Tues 11th at 7.00pm Chrism Mass with Bishop Ray & Concelebrants in The Cathedral, Killarney. Refreshments provided in St. Brendan’s College after Mass; Wed 12th 7.30am SPY WED-LENTEN MASS 7.30pm for Mai Quinn, Leitrim West (Anni) ;


Thurs 13th 8.00pm HOLY THURSDAY–Liturgy of the Last Supper; Fri 14th 12noon GOOD FRIDAY-Children’s Stations of the Cross 3.00pm The Passion of the Lord Sat 15th 9.00pm EASTER VIGIL- for Charles & Mary Finan & Fr. Chris Finan (Anni); Sun 16th 11.00am EASTER SUNDAY- for John Shanahan, Kilbaha (Anni) & Deceased of the Shanahan & Egan Families.


Church of Corpus Christi Knockanure–Masses Thurs 13th to Sun16th April; Thurs 13th 7.00pm HOLY THURSDAY–Liturgy of the Last Supper; Fri 14th 3.00pm GOOD FRIDAY–The Passion of the Lord


Sat 15th at 8.00pm EASTER VIGIL; Sun 16th at 10.00am EASTER SUNDAY-for Eileen Culhane, Glin (Rec Dec)


Deaths Notes April 5 2017

DEATH of James Danaher of Knocknaboula, Foynes, on March 28th, 2017. Survived by his wife Patricia nee Goulding, son Dan, daughters Marie, Evelyn, and Karina, sister Lil, daughter-in-law Siobhán, son-in-law Hugh, grandchildren, nephews and nieces.


DEATH has taken place of Thomas O’Connell of Killarney Road and formerly of The Square, Abbeyfeale, on  March 25th. 2017, at Áras Mhuire Nursing Home Listowel.


DEATH has occurred of Tom Moore (New York), Glin Road, Moyvane. Tom died on the 21st of March, 2017. Survived by his brother Jack, sister Breda, nieces and nephews. Requiem Mass for Tom Moore was celebrated in Moyvane Church on the 29th of March, followed by burial afterwards in the old cemetery, Knockanure. Tom went to New York in 1963 and made many trips home over the years. 


ANNIVERSARIES: John Downey, Bridie Shine, Timmy Keane, Jackie Broderick, Anthony Curtin, Nora Buckley, Bill Mangan, Bess Daly, Paddy Scanlon, Margaret Ahern, Joe Stack, Joe Walsh, Francis Barry, Mary Agnes Browne, Jer Mulvihill, Francis Woulfe, Paddy Hanrahan, Tom Carey, Sr. Elena Goulding, Peg Mulvihill, Peggy Barrett, Maude Brennan, Fr. James Galvin, Tady Buckley, Nora Brosnan, Mary Joy.


MASS: Moyvane– April Mon 3rd 7.00pm First Confessions Murhur NS, 7.30pm Special Intention (Misneach Family). Wed 5th 7.30am LENTEN MASS Special Intention (Angelo & Family)


Fri 7th 7.00pm Stations of the Cross 7.30pm Jer & Catherine Mulvihill & Deceased Family Members,


 Sat 8th 7.30pm Aggie, Seán, Anthony & Nell Aherne. Sun 9th 11.00am Palm Sunday -Nora Brosnan (Anni) &Deceased of the Joy & Brosnan Families.


Knockanure–Masses; Tues 4th 7.00pm Stations of the Cross 7.30pm Mass of Thanksgiving for successful operation; Thurs  6th 7.30pm Special Intention (Maura) Sun 9th 10.00 am Palm Sunday–Parishioners Home & Away


Notes 29 March 2017

DEATH took place recently of  Finbar Slattery, Killarney & late of Asdee.


DEATH has taken place recently of Tom Moore in New York, late of Glin Road, Moyvane, Requiem Mass for Tom is expected to be celebrated in Moyvane Church on Thursday 30th March at Noon. (Check Press in case of change)


Death of Ellen O'Keeffe (née Neary) The Brambles, Upper Athea, Athea and late of  Bonniconlon, Mayo. Ellen died on 24th March 2017. Wife of the late Michael. Survived by her daughter Kay, sons Joe and Kevin, son-in-law John, daughters-in-law Michelle and Liz, grandchildren, sisters-in-law,


-in-law, nieces and nephews.


Death took place on 22nd March 2017 of Jo Timoney (née Stack) Black Abbey, Adare and formally of Moyvane, wife of the late Dr. Bryan Timoney. Survived by her daughter Frances, son Pat, sister Marie, son-in-law Peter, grandchildren, great-grandson, nephews and nieces.


ANNIVERSARIES: Sean Somers, Mike and Denis Hanrahan, Richard Stack, Mick Relihan, Joan Flannery, Michael and Carmel Flannery, Mary McMahon, John Fitzmaurice, Eileen Relihan, Peg Moloney, Donal Brosnan, Sr. Nora Francis, Margaret Brassil, Bill Kelly, Fr. John A Dalton, James Cunningham, Jason Toolan, Willie O’Sullivan, Eily Carr, Mai Hickey, Georgie O’Donnell, Eilish Walsh. Fr. Cathaldus O’Sullivan. Mass in Moyvane on Monday 27th with Stations at 7pm and Mass at 7.30pm for Frank, Myles, Mike and Francis Thornton. Mass on Wed. 29th at 7.30am for Crew of Rescue 116 and Mass at 7.30pm for The Cotter Family. Mass on Fri. 31st at 7.30pm for Finbarr Carrig. Mass on Sat 1st at 7.30pm for John and Noreen Scanlon and deceased members of Scanlon and Flavin Families.


Mass in Knockanure, Tues 28th at 7pm Stations and Mass at 7.30pm, for Paula Kavanagh. Mass on Thursday 30th at 7.30pm for Ellen and Jerry Enright. Mass on Sunday 2nd at 10am for Mary O’Connor.


Notes 22 March 2017

DEATH took place of Fr. Stephen (Steve) Kennelly (Lislaughtin, Ballylongford, on Friday 10th of March 2017. Survived by sister Mai, brothers David, Pat and Eddie and sister-in-laws Mary and Noreen, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and neighbours. Requiem Mass at Ballylongford Church for Fr. Stephen Kennelly on Tuesday morning, March 14th, at 11am and burial afterwards in the church grounds.


DEATH has taken place of Most Rev. Eamonn Casey, Galway on 13th March 2017.

Bishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh. Survived by his son Peter, his brother, Fr. Michael (Perth), sister, Ita (Furlong), sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and their extended families, Most Rev. Martin Drennan, Bishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Canon Michael McLoughlin, Diocesan Administrator and the clergy, religious and faithful people of the Dioceses of Limerick, Kerry, Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora. Eamonn Casey was born 1927, son of John Casey and Helena Shanahan, Ordained 1951, Curate in Limerick, Chaplain in Slough, Founder of Catholic housing Agency, Retreat Master, Trustee of Shelter, Founder of Marian Employment Agency . In Oct. ’72 he chaired discussion on mental health in Killarney, Buchanan Report in April ’73, he made a wide ranging statement on it.  Also in ’73 he made a Peace Pilgrimage to Mount Brandon. At Comhaltas dinner in Feb. ‘74 he commended them for the handling of the Fleadh in Listowel. In April 1976 he was utterly disappointed at Irish government refusal to give assistance to newly arrived emigrants to England. His involvement with Trocaire and clash with American government,

SYMPATHY:  To the family and relatives of Jimmy Windle, late of Aughrim, whose funeral took place in Chicago last Thursday.  Mass for the happy repose of his soul will be celebrated in Moyvane Church this coming Monday evening at 7.30pm. Death of Paula Kavanagh (nee Carmody) of 22 College Square, Kilkenny City, and late Derry, Listowel whose funeral took place on 14th March 2017.


ANNIVERSARIES: Margaret O’Connor, Margaret Hanrahan, Mary White, Joe Collins, Willie Shine, Elizabeth Buckley, Anna Flaherty, Michael Holly, Peg O’Mahony, Michael O’Connor, Kitty Shine , Hannah Moloney, Mairead O’Connor, Willie Moore, Liam Keane Stack, John Michael Hanrahan, Ellen Fitzgerald, Nora Walsh, Mass Moyvane; Mon 20th at 7.00pm Stations of the Cross 7.30pm Mass for Jimmy Windle, (Rec Dec). Tues 21st 7.30pm Bishop Eamon Casey (Rec Dec) Wed 22nd 7.30am LENTEN MASS for Sheila Callanen, Co Clare (Get Well). Thurs 23rd 7.30pm for Richard (Richie) Brosnan, Coilagurteen (Months Mind). Fri 24th 7.30pm for Michael, Anne & Denis Hanrahan. Sat 25th 7.30pm for Bridie Stackpoole. Sun 26th 11.00am for Daniel & Nora Walsh, Moher.


Church of Corpus Christi Knockanure Mass; Sun 26th 10.00am for Jack & Betty Goulding.


March 12 2017