Notes Dec 2017

DEATH: Maura Naughton (née Barry) Greystones, Limerick / Clare / Moyvane. Late of Knockanure, Moyvane, Survived by her husband Pat, sons Gerard & Patrick, daughter-in-law Margaret, granddaughters Ella & Zara, brother Stephen, sister Noreen, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews. Requiem Mass for Maura Naughton was celebrated at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Ennis Road on Thursday (Dec. 21st) after Mass Maura was laid to rest at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Foynes.


DEATH: Elizabeth (Lila) Carroll née O' Sullivan, Listowel, Died 19th December 2017. Thousands attended her funeral in Listowel, as everybody knew her.


ANNIVERSARIES: Bridget Finucane, Hannie Quinn, Tom Walsh, Mary Moriarty, Margaret Lynch, JohnBehan, Dan Shine, Sean Broderick, Timmy Dillane, Maureen Sheehy, Denny McEnery, Sr. Rita Donegan, Fr. Willie O’Brien, Jim Kelly, Kit Ahern, Myra Downey, Elizabeth Lynch, Michael Flanagan, Bea Galvin, Sr. Gregory Dillon, Catherine Kennedy, Michael Kissane, Pat Dalton, Der O’Connor, Fr. Daniel Dee, Peg Dillane, Sr. Patricia O’Connor, Peggy Mahony, John Joe Hanrahan, Sr. Magdalene Harnett, Paddy Curtin, Tom Enright, Ned Buckley, Maureen McSkane, Kit O’Rourke, Maurice Kennelly, Joan Kennelly, Denis Histon, Sr. Declan Buckley, Mary Ann O’Carroll, Hannah Weatherall, Irene O’Keeffe, Mass Moyvane: Thurs 28th at 7.30pm for Denis McEnery, Tubbertoureen;  Fri 29th at 7.30pm for Patrick Curtin, Aughrim; Sat 30th at 7.30pm for James Culhane, Leitrim M  & Dad Mossie;


 Sun 31st  at 11.00am for Ben Mulvihill.


Mass Knockanure: Tues 26th at 10.00am St. Stephen’s Day – Christmas Mass Bouquet Intention.


Wed 27th at 10.00am Christmas Mass Bouquet Intention; Thurs 28th at 10.00am Christmas Mass Bouquet Intention; Fri 29th at 10.00am  Christmas Mass Bouquet Intention. Mass Sun 31st  at 10.00am for Irene O’Keeffe, Kilmeaney.


Notes Dec 20 2017

DEATH; Tom Flaherty, Coil, Listowel, died December 13th 2017 at his daughter Mary's residence. Husband of the late Mary. Survived by daughter Mary, sons Maurice and Morgan, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, and granddaughters Marie and Caroline, nephew, and nieces.  Requiem Mass was celebrated for Tom Flaherty on Saturday, December 16th, St. Theresa's Church, Ballydonoghue, with burial afterwards in St. Michael's Cemetery, Listowel.


DEATH has taken place of Nora Kennelly (nee Hudson), Pallas, Listowel, Co. Kerry and formerly of Kilbaha, Moyvane on December 10th, 2017. Nora, predeceased her son Neilus (Con) and her grandson Fiontan, survived by her husband Matthew, her son Ned, her daughters Mary, Siobhan, and Anne, daughters-in-law Anne Marie and Sinéad, sons-in-law John, Joe, and Ciaran, grandchildren, her brother William, sisters-in-law Mary, Elaine, and Mary, nieces and nephews.


Requiem Mass for Nora Kennelly was celebrated on Wednesday, the 13th of December at Irremore Church, followed by burial afterwards in Kilshenane Cemetery.


DEATH of John Broderick of Coolnaleen, Listowel on the 9th of December, 2017. Pre-deceased by his wife Sheila Stokes, and brothers Anthony and Danny, and sister Mary Horgan. Survived by son Joseph (Clonmel) and Declan, and daughters Katherina and Eilish, his daughter-in-law Elaine, sons-in-law Stephen and Jack, grandchildren, brother Bernard, sister Nora Sheehan. Requiem Mass for John was celebrated on the 12th of December at St. Mary's Church, Listowel, followed by burial afterwards in St. John Paul II Cemetery, Ballybunion Road, Listowel.


ANNIVERSARIES: Patrick Flavin, Marie Galvin, John Dillon, Sr. Loretto Relihan, John Mulvihill, Fr. Placid Nolan, Kevin Barrett, Nancy Daly, Sr. Anna Patricia O’Connor, Michael O’Connor, Peg Meade, Neelie Buckley, Micheal Carr, Sr. Basil McAuliffe, Margaret Carmody, Eileen Moriarty, Sheila Kerins, Nora Fitzmaurice Crane, Mary Moore McKenna, Michael Collins, Ted Brosnan, Liam Foley, Kitty Bowden, Noreen Buckley, Jim Sheehy, Sr. Marguirite Shine, Sr. Maura Carmody, Mary White, Nora Mai Broderick, Paddy Healy, John Joe Sheehy, Michael Brosnan, Sr. Carmel Beasley, Jack O’Brien, Michael Bunny Dalton, Mass Moyvane – Tues 19th at 7.30pm for Sheila & Ned Buckley, The Village;


Fri 22nd at 7.30pm for Maureen Fitzmaurice, (Months Mind). Mass Knockanure –Wed 20th at 7.30pm    for Betty Neumann, Lissaniskea, & her parents John & Peggy McElligott; Thurs 21st at 7.30pm for Hannah & Ned Quinn, Beenanaspig.


MASS Moyvane; Mon18th at 10.00am, Special Intention – Theresa Beabes.


CHRISTMAS EVE & CHRISTMAS MASSES; As Christmas Eve falls on Sunday this year, please take note of the Sunday Mass times plus the Christmas Mass Schedule, which is as follows: 


VIGIL FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT Sat 23rd at 7.30pm (Moyvane) Johnny Quinn, Leitrim M (Anni)


 Sun 24th at 10.00am (Knockanure) Parishioners. Please note that for the Fourth Sunday of Advent there are two Masses Moyvane Saturday evening 7.30pm and Knockanure on Sunday at 10am.


Notes 13 Dec 2017

DEATH The death has occurred of Sheila Nash of Gortdromagouna, Knockanure. She will be sadly missed by her loving daughters, Julian, Philomena, Mairead (Carey, Muckross, Killarney) and son Joseph (Bantry) grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law Abbie, son-in-law Michael, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours. Requiem Mass for Sheila Nash was celebrated at Corpus Christi Church, Knockanure on Saturday. Celebrants were Fr. McNamara, P.P., assisted by Fr. Nolan, Fr. McMahon and Fr. O’Callaghan. Mary Mulvihill sang the hymns. Sheila (born 1931) was laid to rest afterwards at the old cemetery, Knockanure. All her siblings, Moss, Bill, Ned, Jim, Pat, Maud, Kit and Bridget predeceased her. Their parents were Paddy Nash and Margaret Moore.


 SYMPATHY:  To Terry Dunne of Holly’s Gala on the death of his mother Pauline whose funeral took place in Dublin recently. 


ANNIVERSARIES: Sean Brosnan, Fr. Jerry Roche, John Fitzgerald, Bridie O’Donnell, David O’Brien, Sr. Mary Kevin Enright, Margaret Moloney, Jack Conroy, Breda Leahy, Danny Dunne, Vincent Sheehy, Eugene Brandon, Timothy O’Sullivan, Tom Mulvihill, Liam Scanlon, Patrick O’Connor, Denis McEnery, Sr. Rose Twomey, Con Shine, Mary Maguire, Jim Walsh, Seamus Flaherty, Anne Cunningham, Breda Meehan, Sr. Anthony Joseph Mulvihill, Elizabeth Mary Murphy, Sheila Buckley, Paidi O’Shea, Hannah Dillon, P.J. Nolan, Eileen Tierney, Bridie O’Donnell, Fr. Dan Mulvihill, Mary Walsh, Crissie Nolan, Willie Mulvihill, Phyl O’Kelly, Eddie Carmody, Tom Moran, Sr. Dympna Mulvihill, Mass in Moyvane; Wed 13th   7.30pm for John Dore, Woodgrove; Thurs 14th at 7.30pm for Alice Hanrahan, Aughrim , her sister Kay


 & her father-in-law Thomas Hanrahan; Sat 16th at 7.30pm for Ned & Maureen Sheehy; Sun 17th  at 11.00am for Connie Shine, The Village & Deceased of the Shine Family.


Mass Knockanure ;Tues 12th  7.30pm for Robert Connor, Kilbaha (Months Mind); Sun 17th  at 10.00am for Bill, Margaret & Edward Fitzmaurice, Leitrim Middle.


Dec 6th 2017 Notes

DEATH: James McCarthy, Knocknacaheragh, Kilmorna, died on the 24th of November, 2017, survived by his brothers Tom and Denis, sisters Hannah, Noreen, and Mary, nephews and nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces, great-grandnephews and great-grandnieces. Requiem Mass for Jimmy McCarthy was celebrated at Duagh Church on 27th November followed by burial in Springmount Cemetery, Duagh.


DEATH has taken place of Ellen (Nell) O'Carroll (née Flynn) of Killelton, Ballylongford and formerly of Kilbaha, Moyvane. Nell died on Sunday afternoon 26th day of November 2017. Pre deceased by her  husband Johnny. Nell was mother of Jim, Nora, Eugene and Ellen, also survived by  sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandson, nieces, and  nephews.


Requiem Mass for Nell O’Carroll was Wednesday morning with funeral immediately afterwards to Lislaughtin Abbey, Ballylongford. Nell was daughter of Eugene Flynn and Kate Keane of Kilbaha, Moyvane. Her sister Maureen Fitzmaurice died on the 21st of November, 2017.


DEATH of Birdie Johanna Ahern,  (nee Guiry) Gortnagross, Athea, on November 30th 2017, wife of the late Denny (Blacksmith).mother of sons Tom, Jim and Mick, daughters Mary (Tola Park, Shannon), Margaret McCarthy (Killarney).


DEATH has taken place of Michael Joseph Hogan, Mullenmeehan, Ballymore, and formerly of London & Lissaniska, Killimor, Co. Galway, November 30th 2017. Michael Joseph, husband of the late Henrietta. Survived by his son Brendan (Moyvane), Daughter Celene (Devon, England), his Sisters Kay & Rena and his late Sister Maureen, daughter-in-law Brigitte (Moyvane), son-in-law Gordon Goodall, grandchildren Luke, Cleo and Conor( Moyvane), great-grandchildren Imojen and James.


SYMPATHY to Ashling Reidy (who works at O’Riordan’s Pharmacy in Athea) on the recent sudden death of her father Liam Stirrat from Scotstown in Co. Monaghan. Liam, played for and managed the Monaghan GAA Team. 


ANNIVERSARIES: Margaret Kennelly, Michael Fitzmaurice, Betty Coughlin, Oliver Leahy, Tommy Foley, Bridie Stack, Mikey Holly, Margaret Dillane, Kay Holloway, Peggy Sheehan, Jackie Healy Rae, Tim Kennelly, Bridie Cambell, James O’Connor, Nora Foran, Breda Thomas, Fr. Liam Hayes, Jane Desmond, Johnny Broderick, Peggy Moriarty, Tom O’Connell, Derry Tatton, Peggy O’Connor, Tom J O’Donoghue, John P Fitzgerald, Tom Relihan, Elizabeth Neumann, Mass in Moyvane –Mon 4th at  7.30pm for Bridget Robinson, Dublin & Upper Aughrim; Thurs  7th at  7.30pm Feast of the Immaculate Conception, vigil holy day –Mass for Sr. Carmelita Murphy; Fri  8th at 11.00am mass for Maureen Foley,) & Deceased of the Foley Family;  Mass on Sat  9th at 7.30pm for Maurice & Joe O’Connell, Tarbert & Deceased of the O’Connell Family and on Sun 10th mass at          11.00am for Seamus O’Flaherty, The Village. Mass in Knockanure on Tues  5th at 7.30pm for Nora Geary, Limerick & Dublin (RIP); Mass Holy Day on Fri  8th  at 10.00am for Ollie Leahy, Croydon and


Sun 10th mass at 10.00am for P.J. Nolan, Kilmeaney.




End Nov. 2017

DEATH has occurred of Maureen Fitzmaurice (née Flynn) Gortdromasillihy, Moyvane.   

Maureen died at Oaklands Nursing Home, on the 21st of November, 2017. Predeceased by her loving husband Paddy and baby son Gerard. (Loving mother of Bridie O'Sullivan (Beaufort), sons Sean and Gene, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, sister Nell, grandchildren and great-granddaughter, nieces and nephews. Requiem Mass for Maureen was celebrated by Fr. Kevin assisted by Fr. Brendan on Friday, the 24th of November, at Knockanure Church, followed by burial afterwards in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane. Hymns were sung by Maureen’s granddaughter Catriona Fitzmaurice and music was by Aidan O’Carroll. Maureen was daughter of Mr and Mrs Eugene Flynn of Kilbaha, she was born in 1923 and started work at 14 in the bakery in Moyvane, she next moved to Sgt Sheehy and family, later to O’Callaghan’s, then to Harahan’s and O’Connell’s. Maureen married Paddy Fitzmaurice a well-known musician in 1949.



DEATH took place of Pat Martin (Tieraclea, Tarbert, and formerly of Marian Place, Glin, on November 20th 2017 (tragically following an accident). Son of Anne and the late Billy, Survived by his wife Caroline, mother Anne, sons James and Nathan, daughter Samantha, brothers Billy, Gerard and Joe, sisters Jackie, Claire and Georgina, father-in-law Gabriel, mother-in-law Patricia, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grand-uncle, grand-aunt, cousins, relatives, extended family, neighbours and friends.

DEATH: Eileen Vines (née Collins), Blessington, Co. Wicklow.  Her funeral was in Blessington recently. Eileen was Sister-in-law of Mary Collins at Moyvane Post Office.

ANNIVERSARIES: James Leahy, Ned Walsh, Michael Windle, Mattie Walsh, Con Bunce, Phil Scanlon, Mary Carmody, Bridie Quille, Una Dore, Ann Maria de Bilde, Mickey Fitzgerald, Sr. Goretti Francis Stack, Josie Lyons, Mark Flaherty, Fr. John Joe Walsh, Sr. Carmel Danaher, Tim Healy, Nora Leahy, Finbar Carmody, Ellen Collins, John McMahon, Ann Kissane, Mary Manning, Ellen Vaughan, Pat Hayes, Jim Brosnan, Julia Leahy, Sr. Maria Costelloe, Mass Moyvane – Mon  27th at 10.00am for Mary McElligott, Lixnaw (Rec Dec) (mother of Hannah Hanrahan, Aughrim); Wed 29th at  7.30pm for Kathleen O’Connor, Keylod; Fri 1st  at  7.30pm for Michael Dore, Woodgrove, his sons John & Mike

& his daughter Kathleen; Sat 2nd at  7.30pm for Peggy & Michael Sheehan, Leitrim Middle and 

Sun  3rd at 11.00am for Eamon Farrelly, Moynalty, Co. Meath (Rec Dec). Mass Knockanure – Tuesday 28th at 10.00am for Holy Souls (November List); Thurs 30th at 7.30pm for Seán Nolan, (Months Mind); Dec. 3rd mass at 10.00am for Paddy, Bridie & Jack Flavin, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna.


DEATH took place on Monday 13th November 2017 of Robert J Connor, New Jersey and Kilbaha, Moyvane, and Galway. Survived by his wife Marie (nee Stack), he was father of Margaret (Maltby) Eileen (Bernau), Katie and John and grandfather of Grace, Jack & Julia Maltby and Delia, Luke and Connor Bernau, nieces, Mary Abberton, Deirdre Walsh and Eithne Henry, nephews Mait, Ruairi, Conchur and Colm O'Bradaigh and Alex, Luke (deceased) Jimmy and Patrick O' Connor, sons-in-law: David Maltby & Eddie Bernau and daughter-in law Angela Hopson. Son of the late Luke and Barbara Connor (Galway). Brother of James and his wife Mary (both deceased) and Patricia Uí Bhrádaigh and her late husband Ruairi, in-laws Eileen & Paudie Hanrahan, John & Mary Stack, Maurice & Betsy Stack, Eddie & Mary Stack and their families.


Requiem Mass for Robert was celebrated on Wednesday, at Corpus Christi Church, Knockanure.  Celebrants were Fr. McNamara, Fr. Nolan and Fr. O’Callaghan. Gerard and Stephen Donegan, sang the hymns. Robert was born in 1938, went to USA 55 years ago and married Marie in 1965.


DEATH took place on the 11th of November 2017 of Elizabeth O'Connor (née Sheehy)


Irish Islandganniv, Greenville, Listowel. Pre-deceased by her husband Timothy, sisters Bridie (2014), Sheila (died 2000), Sr. Claude Died 2003) and Sr. Anne, brothers Patrick and John,(Died 2007). Survived by her daughters, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, in-laws, nephews, and nieces. Requiem Mass for Elizabeth O’Connor was celebrated on 13th November, in St. Mary's Church, Listowel. Burial afterwards in Knockanure Old Cemetery. Elizabeth was daughter of James Sheehy and Kathleen Sullivan of Aughrim, Moyvane.


DEATH: Tom Barrett of Knockdown has passed away recently at Southgate, London, whose funeral took place in England on Fri 17th. November 2017.  Sympathies to all the Barrett and Sheahan families. Tom was son of late Tom and Catherine Barrett of Knockdown. His Siblings include, the late Patrick (died USA 2012), Joe Barrett Knockanure, Bernadette Dalton Glin, Phil Fealey Ballybunion, Denis USA, Jet, Ben, and Moss Barrett.


DEATH took place on November 14th 2017 of Michael White of Bandon, Kinsale, (M.R.C.V.S,) Garrettstown and late of Athea.


ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. John O’Flaherty, David Hegarty, Sr. Gerard Sheehy, Maureen Scollard, Padraig Tydings, Noreen McElligott, Margaret Halpin, Noreen Broderick, Richie Martin, Ned Bunce, Michael Joe Flaherty, Liam Collins, Brendan Ferriter, Con Riordan, Fr. John Horan, Mary Harnett, Mary O’Hanlon, Joan Mullane, John Timothy Soules, Bridie Robinson, Jim Hudson, Fr. Leo Danaher, Joan Gaire, Donal Foley, Fr. Michael O’Leary, Mairead Carmody, Maura Gallahue, John Buckley, Tom Woulfe, Sr. Baptist Kennelly, Mass in Moyvane for all who died from Nov 2016 to Nov 2017: Jim Hudson, Noreen O’Connor, Mary Nolan, Eamon Pelican, Moyvane, Bridie Stackpoole, Richie Brosnan,


Tom Moore, Tom Sheehan, Mary Stack, Liam Foley, Jack Martin Mulvihill, Pat Mulvihill; Fri 24th  at 7.30pm  for Kit & Edward Fitzmaurice, Leitrim Middle; Sat 25th at  7.30pm  for Margaret & Johnny Meade, Aughrim; Sun 26th at  11.00am mass for Mike Joe O’Flaherty, The Village. Mass in Knockanure on Tues 21st at 7.30pm for Holy Souls (November List) Wed 22nd at 7.30pm for Holy Souls (November List) Thurs 23rd at 7.30pm Holy Souls (November List). Mass on Sun 26th at 10.00am for Mary Blakeman (née Mangan) Leitrim Middle & UK(Rec Dec) (sister to Martha Enright)


VISITORS: .  Fr. Simon Twomey, Killarney on Saturday for Vigil Mass and then on Sunday morning for 11am Mass, we has Bishop Ray, to mark the completion of painting of Moyvane Church. 




NOVEMBER MASS FOR DEAD:   The annual Bereavement Mass will be celebrated in Abbeyfeale Church on Friday, November 24 at 7pm.   The late Donal Walsh’s mother, Elma will speak at the Mass.


Notes Nov 15 2017

COMMUNITY Centre Knockanure Mass on 13th Nov. at 12noon for all our deceased (Holy Souls) All welcome to attend this Mass – however if you plan to stay for meal & music phone 068/49799.


ANNIVERSARIES: Sr. Mary Tarrant, Billy Heffernan, Maureen White, Bridie Meade, Johnny Collins, Gus Cremins, Harold Sheahan, Nora McMahon,  Kitty Murphy, Michael Scanlon, Eileen Connell, Michael Lucid, Tom Stack, Tom Meehan, Mary O’Sullivan, Eugene O’Sullivan, Robert Corridan, Peter Lewis Bridget O’Connor, Hannah Griffin, Tom Scanlon, Mossie O’Halloran, Agnes Fitzgerald, Mamie Kennelly, Mary Moloney, Norrie Brady, Rita Kelly, Mary O’Mahony, Bridie  pace, Jeremiah Behan, Eileen O’Donoghue, Tess Fitzgerald, Liam Flaherty, Mass in Knockanure; Tues 14th at  10.00am for Holy Souls – November Parish List (note time); Wed  15th at 7.30pm for              Holy Souls – November Parish List; Thurs 16th  at 7.30pm for Michael Lane, Beenanaspig;  Fri 17th at  7.30pm a Special Memorial Mass in memory of those whose Funerals took place in Knockanure Church, during the year, Kathleen O’Connor,  Peggy Higgins,  Tom Flavin,  Ned & Mary Costello, Seán Nolan  and Jimmy Moody. Mass Sun 19th at 10.00am for Eileen Holly, Ballybunion (Rec Dec).


MOYVANE CHURCH RE-OPENS SATURDAY 18TH Nov. Fr. Simon Twomey of Killarney will cut the ribbon, celebrate a blessing and share words with us. Then on Sunday 19th Bishop Ray will be the main celebrant at our 11am Mass.  Mass on Sat        18th at  7.30pm for John Buckley, New Houses (Anni), his parents Jer & Lizzy, his brother Timmy & deceased of the Buckley & Kiely Families and on


Sun 19th at 11.00am for Richard Sheehan, The Village.


MASS FOR ROAD TRAFFIC VICTIMS:  World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is on Saturday, November 18 and Mass in Abbeyfeale will be celebrated for all those who have lost their lives at 7pm. To mark this day Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel on Sunday 19th November at 9am.


Notes Nov 8 2017

DEATH: Ellen Orman nee Kennelly of Caheranne Village, Tralee, Co. Kerry and formerly San Antonio, Texas and Finuge, Lixnaw, (peacefully on 23rd October 2017 in the loving care of the Incarnate Word Sisters, nurses & staff at Carrigoran House, Newmarket-on-Fergus), beloved wife of the late Warren and dear sister of Sr. Imelda (Moore Abbey, Monasterevin) & Jim (Bayonne, New Jersey). Sadly missed by her loving family, her stepson Stan, stepdaughter Kaye, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and many friends.


Reposing at The Gleasure Funeral Home, Tralee on Thursday from 7 to 8 pm. Removal at 8 pm to Irremore Church, Listowel, arriving at 8.30 pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11.30 am. Interment afterwards in Kilfeighney Cemetery, Lixnaw.

TREE of Remembrance will be on the Sanctuary for the month of the Holy Souls, you are invited to place the names of your deceased relatives on it.  Tags are available.  


DEATH: John Gerard McMahon, Carrueragh, Kilmorna, better known as Sean Nolan. Died peacefully in Oaklands Nursing Home. Sadly missed by his cousins Willie, George, Eileen, Monica and their families. Requiem Mass for Sean was celebrated on 30th October 2017 at Knockanure Church. Celebrants Fr. Kevin P.P. assisted by Fr. Brendan and Fr. Tom, Stevie Donegan provided the music. Burial afterwards in the Old Cemetery, Knockanure.


DEATH took place On October 29th, 2017 of Sr. Jarlath Kerrisk, Presentation Convent, Lixnaw, and formerly of Gortalassa, Firies, Dingle and Cork.


DEATH has occurred of James Moody of 23 Woodgrove, Moyvane. Formerly of Killmeady and England. James died on the 28th of October at his home. Sadly missed by his loving wife Betty, sisters Margaret and Mary, nephews and nieces, relatives, neighbours, and friends.


Requiem Mass for James was celebrated on Wednesday, the 1st of November at Corpus Christi Church, Knockanure.


Death of Mary McElligott (nee Power) Tower View Farm, Ballinageragh. On November 1st, 2017, wife of the late Jud.  Survived by daughters Catherine and Hannah Hanrahan of Moyvane, sons Richard and Michael and their families and sister-in-law Sheila.


SYMPATHY to Martha Enright & Family, Leeds, UK on the death of her sister Mary Mangan, Leitrim Middle who died in England recently.  


ANNIVERSARIES: Bridget Mary Desmarois, Nan Sullivan, Nora Dillon, Austin Stack, Jerry O’Carroll, Mick Lane, Nora Moloney, Margaret Deenihan, Liam O’Connor, Peg Stack, Mary Dillane, James Walsh, Mary Ahern, Mary Langford, Mai Lane, John Eymard O’Connor, Mary Rose Carrig, Mary Kennelly, Mary Ellen Houlihan, Betty Histon, Peg Reidy, Grace Mary Brosnan, Paddy Flavin, Christina Scanlon, Sr. Veronica O’Neill, Billy Barry, Sr. Maria Kissane, Joe Scanlon, Sr. Eithne Finucane, Margaret Forde, Richard Cotter, Nuala O’Flaherty, Philomena McAuliffe, Helmuit Kostal. Mass in (Marian Hall) Tues  7th at 8.00pm for Deceased Members of the ICA; Sat 11th at                 7.30pm for  Mossie Meade, Glin (Rec Dec). Mass Knockanure on Thurs  9th  at 7.30pm for Michael Culhane; Fri 10th  at 7.30pm for Tom Flavin, Trien (Months Mind); Sun  12th  at 10.00am for Jack Carmody, Knockanure.



Notes Nov 1 2017

SYMPATHY: The Knockanure GAA Football Club would like at this time to express their deepest sympathies with the Finucane family of both Lisaniska and Abbeyfeale on the recent bereavement of their brother Michael who passed away in New York recently.


SYMPATHY: To Kate O’Connor & family Kilmeany on the death of her brother Ned Purtill, Ballybunion. To Margaret Horgan & family on the death of her aunt Eileen Lane, Brosna whose funeral took place recently.


REQUIEM Mass for Eddie Costelloe who died in England in May 2017 and his wife Mary nee Fitzgerald a native of Islandanny, she died in March 2017,was celebrated at Knockanure Church on 24th October 2017 by Fr. Kevin P.P. assisted by Fr. Tom and Fr. Brendan. Mary Mulvihill sang the hymns. Eddie was son of Jack Costelloe and Julia Stack of Trien Kilmorna. Siblings of Eddie included Mary, Paddy, and Billy, his brother Jack, sister Peg and Ann survive him.   They both lived in England for many years in Milton Keyes and Watford. Mary Fitzgerald was daughter of Moss Fitzgerald and Liz Barry and had siblings Jack, Hannie and Nora Ann. Following mass the ashes of Eddie and Mary were taken to the Family Grave in Old Knockanure Churchyard. Their children Eddie, Dawn and Caron survive them.


ANNIVERSARIES: Marie Buckley, James O’Connor, Denis McEvoy, Kathy Moran, Billy Mockler, Sr. Nuala O’Leary, Micheal McNamara, Bub Flavin, Micheal O’Sullivan, Eamon O’Connor, Mary A Barrett, Geoffrey Harnett, Peggy Mulvihill, Sr. Eucharia Leahy, Arthur O’Leary, Michael Culhane, Eileen Murphy, Ita O’Gorman, Tim O’Connor, Donal Riordan, Peter O’Connell, John Shanahan, Eamon Dunlea, Paddy O’Hanlon, Fr. John Shine, Bridie Mason, Liam Lynch, Mass in Marian Hall, Wed. 1St at 7.30pm a Holy Day of Obligation for Mary Foley, Killarney (Rec Dec) –cousin to Mary Collins; Sat. 4th at 7.30pm for Tim O’Connor, Inchamore & Sligo; Sun. 5th at 11.00am for Thomas Hogan, Glin (Rec Dec) Mass Knockanure; Tues. 31st at 7.30pm for Holy Souls (November Lists); Wed. 1st at 10.00am


Holy Souls (Nov Lists) –Holy Day of Obligation; Thurs. 2nd at 7.30pm for Holy Souls (November Lists); Fri. 3rd at 7.30pm for Holy Souls (November Lists) and Sunday 5th at 10.00am for Ned Purtill, Ballybunion (Rec Dec) – brother of Kate O’Connor, Kilmeany.


Oct 20 2017

DEATH has taken place of Thomas Hogan of Hogans Shop, Glin, on  19 October 2017 in his 94th year. Survived by his wife Eily, children Mary, Paddy, Marcella, Eileen, John, Anne and Edel, daughter-in-law Margaret, sons-in-law John, Michael and Roy, grandchildren, niece and  nephews.


SR. MARTINA RELIHAN, Presentation Convent, Milltown and formerly of William Street, Listowel. Died on Oct. 13th 2017.


ANNIVERSARIES: Michael O’Donovan, Sr. Thomas McCafferty, Paddy O’Sullivan, Bridget Dillane, Bridget Dalton, Fr. James O’Keeffe, Fr. Sean Dillon, Bro. Dan Hayes, Matt O’Connor, Darragh Hennessy, Brendan Harnett, Denis Leen, Jimmy Mulvihill, Elizabeth O’Dowd, Tim Cantillon, Maurice Collins, Fr. Michael Stack, Teresa O’Sullivan, Mary Carroll, Fr. Sean Ryle, Denis Foley, Tony Mason, Eileen Horgan, Hanna Connelly, Node Guiney, Patrick Healy, Nuala Doige, Sr. Bridget McMahon, Kathleen Scully, Hannah Scanlon, Maureen Dowling, Joan Keane.


MASS all at Knockanure Tues  24th at 11.00am Mass for the late Ned & Mary Costello, Trien, Kilmorna with burial of Ashes in Knockanure Cemetery; Wed  25th Mass at 7.30pm, for Fintan Goss, Michael Pyke & Clare O’Neill RIP


MASS 6.00pm Sat 28th for Mick & Nora Roche, Glin Road; and 7.30pm mass for Dec. Members of the Flavin & Mulvihill Families, Lower Aughrim.


MASS Sun 29th at 11.00am for Denis McEvoy, Aughrim (Anni) & Dec Members of the McEvoy & Foley Families


MASS FOR NANCY GARVEY NEE LINNANE Recently deceased takes place on Sat. 28th Oct. at 4pm. in Ballydonoghue Church.


14 Oct 2017

GRAVEYARD Committee meet in the Marian Hall on Monday 23rd at 8pm, please attend.


DEATH occurred on 2nd October 2017 of Sheila Carmody (née Kennelly) Glashnacree, Lyreacrompane, Listowel, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Listowel. Sheila, wife of the late Michael. Survived by son Mattie, daughter Lulu, sister Bridie, sister-in-law Nora, daughter-in-law Marie, son-in-law Ken, grandchildren Jason, Yvonne, Alastair and Ceri, great-grandson Aidan, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Requiem Mass for Sheila Carmody was celebrated on 12th October 2017 at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Lyreacrompane at 11 am with burial afterwards in Springmount Cemetery, Duagh.


DEATH has taken place of Carmel O'Sullivan, (Nee Sheehy) of Oakdene, Cahirdown, Listowel. Survived by her husband Patrick (Patsy), her loving son Éamon, Patsy's children Liam, Tom, Pádraig, Kevin, Máire and Brendan. Sadly missed by her sisters Peggy, Pat and Anne, brothers-in-law Dominic, Tom and Oliver, sisters-in-law Mary and Maureen, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and nephews. Requiem Mass for Carmel O'Sullivan was celebrated at St Mary's Church, Listowel on Wednesday 11th October 2017. Burial afterwards in St Michael's Cemetery, Listowel.


SYMPTATHY:  To Mary Collins & Family, Moyvane Post Office on the death of her first cousin Mary Foley of Killarney, who died recently.


DEATH of Fr. Hallie Ashe, Texas, late of Gurtinard & Church St. Requiem Mass for Fr. Ashe, on 16th October 2017 at 11.30am, burial St. Michael’s Cemetery.


ANNIVERSARIES: Martin O’Connell, Bro Michael McAuliffe, Jack Dore, Paddy Faley, Patie Wren, Mary Kennelly, John Somers, Mary Ellen Deenihan, Dan O’Donnell, Joan Hillard, Sr. Ambrose Buckley, Ellen Woods, John Connell, Norrie Donegan, Sean Broderick, Moira Nash, Mick Reidy, Jack Dunne, Nora Stack, Michael T Flaherty, Paddy Keane, Ita Vaughan, Anthony Foley, Willie Harnett, Jerry Galvin, Ann Higgins, Mass in Marian Hall; Sat  21st at 7.30pm for Kitty Roche, Limerick (1st Anni) and  Sun 22nd     11.00am mass for Gerry Galvin, Leitrim East (Anni), his parents Brendan & Eileen & his brother Pat.


Mass Knockanure, Sun  22nd at 10.00am Dec Members of the Cronin Family, Knockanure Village.


SYMPATHY: At a recent Board of Management meeting at Scoil Chorp Chríost Knockanure the following votes of sympathy was passed - To The Flavin Family Trien Road, Kilmorna on the death of Tom Flavin. To: The Kennelly Family Knockanure on the death of Mary Scanlon Brosna.


DEATH occurred of Tom Flavin of Trien, Kilmorna, on October 1st 2017. Predeceased by his wife, Bridie (neé Buckley, they married in 1957), his brothers, sisters and his grandsons Ben and Daniel. Survived by his daughters Mairéad and Helen, his sons Pat- (Bank of Ireland) and Tom –( NUI Maynooth), his sister Nell, daughters-in-law Anna Marie and Marta, sons-in-law Maurice and Paddy, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Patricia, Gerard, Shane, Pádraig, Tom, Nicolás, Carlos and Marta, nephews and nieces. Reposing at Lyons Funeral Home, on Monday 2nd October 2017 from 5.30 to 8pm with removal to Corpus Christi Church, Knockanure. Funeral Mass Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at 12 noon, followed by burial in Ahavoher Cemetery, Knockanure, Moyvane.


Tom was born in 1926 son of Pat Flavin and Margaret Keane, and his siblings included, Batt, Pat, Michael, Ciss, Nan and Nell. Requiem Mass was celebrated by Fr. Kevin P.P., assisted by Fr. Tom McMahon and Fr. Pat Scannell. Music and singing was by Ann, Maria and Mary. Tom was a Pioneer since 1950 and was involved in almost all organisations in the parish. The GAA provided a guard of Honour in memory of Toms’ contribution to the organisation.


ANNIVERSARIES: Pat Nolan, John O’Mahony, Monsignor Michael Leahy, Kathleen Filler, Hannah Hyland, Murt Downes, Bishop James Collins, Annie Flynn, Bridget Daton, Paddy Horgan, Margaret Shine, Maurice Leahy, Pauline Quinn, Marguerite Clancy, Ned O’Connell, John Mahony, Pat Stack, Michael Burke, Tommy Reidy, Michael O’Connor, Mary O’Connor, Maggie Enright, Mass in Marian Hall Moyvane – Fri 13th at 7.30pm for John O’Connor, Inchamore & Deceased of the O’Connor Family. Sat 14th at 7.30pm for Seán Broderick, Coilagurteen. Sun 15th at 11.00am for Joan Mulvihill, Moher & Dec Family Members. Mass Knockanure; Tues  10th  at  7.30pm for Mary Stack, Glenalappa West (Birthday Remembrance); Sun 15th at  10.00am Mass for Liam Sexton.


Bill Dowd of Ballydonoghue and Pittsburg passes away on Monday, October 02, 2017


William "Bill" Dowd, Age 94, of Shaler Township, formerly of Penn Hills, peacefully on Monday October 2, 2017 with his children at his side.  Bill was born and raised in Ballydonoghue, County Kerry, Ireland in 1923.   After spending time in County Kildare cutting peat and as a coal miner in Sheffield, England, he came to the United States in 1949 and was welcomed by his cousin Molly (Dowd) Devine and her family in Pittsburgh. Bill was a player and faithful long-time supporter of the Pittsburgh Gaelic Athletic Association and a proud 60-year member of the Plumbers Laborers' Union. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Grills) Dowd; loving father of Tom (Maria) Dowd, Kathy (John) O'Connor, Mary Beth (Dean) Reynolds, and the late Jack Dowd;  cherished grandfather of Michelle (Brad) Tresky, Katie (Brendan) Dowd-Dusette, Kevin, Deirdre, and Ryan Dowd, Sinead, Ciara, and Sean O'Connor,  Laura (Tyler) Tarney, and Dean and Brennan Reynolds; proud great-grandfather of Kaelyn, Liam, Ciara, Meghan, Keagan, Maggie, and soon-to-be baby Tarney.  Dear brother of the late Tom, Jack, and Jim Dowd.  Also survived by nieces and nephews in Pittsburgh, Ireland, and England. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Wednesday from 1:00 to 3:00 & 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw, on Thursday at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Pittsburgh Gaelic Athletic Association, 1203 Woodbourne Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15226 or Elfinwild Meals on Wheels, 3200 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, PA 15116


October 4  2017 Notes

DEATH took place of David Harman of Cahirdown, Listowel, on 24th September 2017, his kindness at Listowel Factory is still remembered.


DEATH of Mike Parkes of Athea, and West Wight, on September 29th 2017. Survived his wife Amina, their children Trish, Andrew, David and George, and grandchildren Aoibhe, David, Saoirse and Róisín, his brother Tony, sister Elizabeth and sister in law Louise. Predeceased by parents Philip and Louise (Peggy) Parkes and sister Paddy.


SYMPATHY: To the Meade Family, Aughrim on the death of their uncle Mossy Meade, Glin who died 31 August 2017, predeceased by his wife Bridget, brothers Johnny, Michael, Peter, and Jimmy and nephew Joseph Morrissey. Survived by his sons Maurice and Edmond, daughter-in-law Noreen, grandchildren Grace and Hazel, sisters Nellie and Mary, brother Paddy, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.


 ANNIVERSARIES: Joan McEnery, Patsy Fogarty, Eddie Langford, Jerry O’Regan, Gerard F Horgan, William Stack, Fr. Sean Danaher, Pat Furlong, Mary E Carpenter, Denis Flaherty, Mai Mullane, Ellen Dowling, Tom Connolly, Jim McCarthy, Pat Stanley, Sr. Mary Aquin O’Carroll, Nell Byrnes, James Moore, Sr. Ann Doyle, Patsy Healy, Bridie Lynch, Sean Dowling, Sr. Catherine Colbert, Sr. Dympna Nunan, Joan Mulvihill, Mary Ellen Flaherty, Paudie Shanahan, Joe O’Connor, Tommy Stack, Michael Moloney, Mass in Moyvane; Mon 2nd  at 7.30pm for Vincent Walsh, Upper Aughrim & Ballylongford 


 (Months Mind); Tues   3rd  at 7.30pm for Willie Stack, The Hill (Anni) & Deceased of the Stack Family;  Fri  6th  at  7.30pm for Joe O’Connor, Kilbaha; Sat  7th at  7.30pm for Mary Ellen Flaherty, Keylod; Sun 8th at 11.00am for                Henry Stackpoole, Aughrim, his wife Bridie & Deceased Family Members. Mass Knockanure on Sun 8th at  10.00am for Tommy Stack, Keylod (1st Anni)


ROSARY: The Feast of the Holy Rosary is celebrated on Saturday 7th October.  Rosary will be recited before the Vigil Mass at the Grotto at 7.15pm. 


Notes 27 Sept 2017

SYMPATHY:  To Eileen Scanlon & family, Leitrim West on the death of her brother-in-law


Timothy O’Connell, Knockbrack, Knocknagoshel. 


ANNIVERSARIES: Maeve Goulding, Michael Kiely, Tom Dillon, Con McMahon, Jim Hudson, Brendan O’Carroll, Catherine Mulvihill, Paddy Leahy, Tom Fitzgerald, Mike Lynch, Mossie Culhane, Bridget Dillane, Michael Joe Enright, Patsy Byrne, Gerard Relihan, Peg Flaherty, Rosaleen Galvin, Jackie Hassett, Fr. Tim Buckley, Bridie Pelican, Mass in Moyvane  Wed 27th at 7.30pm for Gerard & Joan McEnery; Thurs 28th at             7.30pm for Mikey Joe Enright, & Deceased of the Enright Family ; Fri 29th   7.30pm for Nellie O’Connor, Glin Road; Sat  30th at  7.30pm for Mike Lynch, Leitrim Middle and Sun  1st at 11.00am for Charlie Brosnan & Deceased of the Brosnan family, Barragougeen.  Mass Knockanure Sun 1st at 10.00am for Timothy O’Connell, Knocknagoshel (Rec Dec) Brother-in-law to Eileen Scanlon, Leitrim West.


Notes 20 Sept 2017

ANNIVERSARIES: Mai McMahon, Sr. Johanna Leahy, Paddy O’Halloran, Fr Denis O’Sullivan, James Dower, Mai Broderick, Bridie Behan, Tom Kennelly, Bill O’Donnell, Sr. Maria Stack, Molly Chrisfield, Kevin O’Donovan, Bridget O’Connor, Mary Soder, Mary Joe Cronin, Maurice McKenna, Donie Relihan, Richard v Cantillon, Tim McElligott, Alphonsus O’Kane, Jon Joe Kennelly, Anna Buckley, Dan joy, Bridget O’Connor, Maighread McCarthy. Mass in Moyvane; Mon 18th ay 7.30pm for Hanora & Michael Galvin, Barragougeen, & Deceased of the Galvin Family. Sat  23rd  at 7.30pm for          Thomas & Ellen Culhane, Glin. Sun           24th  11.00am for Jack (Martin) Mulvihill, (Month’s Mind). Mass Knockanure,  Sun 24th at  10.00am for Brendan Sheehy, U.K. &  Meen, (Rec Dec)


Notes 13 Sept 2017

SYMPATHY:  To Catriona Farrelly, Tubbertoureen on the death of her brother Eamon Farrelly of Moynalty, Co. Meath whose funeral took place during the week.


DEATH took place on 7th September 2017 of Mary Roche (née Walsh), Bedford, Listowel.


Mary, late of Coolkeragh, Ballydonoghue died on her 100th year. Mary, wife of the late Stephen and grandmother of the late Steve, and mother-in-law of the late Pat Foran. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Marie and loving grandmother of Pat, Bernie, Loretta, Norma, Colette, Patricia, Liam, and Eoin, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


Requiem mass for Mary was celebrated the 9th of September in Listowel Church, followed by burial afterwards in Gale Cemetery, Ballybunion Road.


DEATH has taken place of Sister Kathleen O’Connell, SHSP at the Convent of the Holy Spirit and Mary Immaculate, San Antonio, Texas on Friday, August 18, 2017.  She was born in Glensharrold.


ANNIVERSARIES: Patrick Kennelly, Michael Mulvihill, Fr. Joe Walsh, Sr. Mercedes O’Connor, Mary Kennelly, John Collins, Sr. Anthony O’Connor, Mary Broderick, Margaret Mullins, Brendan Daly, Br. William Kelly, Nora Galvin, Eamonn Riordan, Mary Vaughan, Teresa Joan Stack, Knight of Glin, Joan O’Keeffe, Bridie Moloney, Sr. Annunciata Curtin, Fr. Theo O’Sullivan, Bridget Brosnan, Margaret Daly, Geraldine Daly, Ned Moran, Michael J Nunan, Moira Griffin, Mass in Moyvane; Mon 11th at 7.30pm for Ned & Mary Ellen Stack (Anni) & Deceased of the Stack Family & Ned Scanlon. Wed 13th at 7.30pm for Carol Gorman (Rec Dec). Sat 16th at 7.30pm for Paddy Fitzmaurice, Gurtdromosillihy (Anni); Sun 17th  at 11.00am for  Pat Mulvihill, Upper Aughrim (Month’s Mind)


Sun 17th Mass Knockanure at 10.00am for Mary O’Carroll (née Butler), Tralee (Rec Dec), Sister-in-law to Mary O’Carroll, Knockanure Village.


Notes 6 Sept 2017

SYMPATHY to the Walsh & Keane Families, Aughrim on the death of their brother Vincent Walsh, Ballylongford whose funeral took place on Saturday.


DEATH has occurred of Pat Mulvihill Upper Aughrim, Moyvane, in his 90th year. Survived by his nieces, nephews, and cousins. Requiem Mass for Pat was celebrated on Tuesday 29th August 2017 at Church of the Assumption, Moyvane with burial afterwards to Murhur Cemetery.


ANNIVERSARIES: Martin Jordan, Bob Murphy, Tom Ned Fitzgerald, Dan Foley, Paul Collins, Nell Tydings, Ned Stack, Catherine Lynch, Tony O’Callaghan, Sheila Barry, Nora and Jimmy McCarthy, John P Ryan, Ando Brosnan, Hugh Goulding, Fr. Michael Maher, Ana Maria McGibney, Kitty Murphy, Mass in Moyvane; Sat 9th at 7.30pm for Patrick Brosnan, The Village, Sun 10th at  11.00am for Jackie Enright, Leitrim Middle & Leeds. Mass Knockanure, Thurs 7th at 7.30pm for Mary O’Connor, Keylod, and Sun 10th at 10.00am for Kitty Murphy, Kilmeaney, & her husband Jackie.  


Notes for 30th Aug 2017

FUNERAL MASS OF Jeremiah Brendan Sheehy, (brother of Fr. Sean O’Sheehy) who died in London recently & late of Meen, will be celebrated on Saturday morning   2nd Sep. at 11.30am. Burial of ashes in St. John Paul II Cemetery.


DEATH: John (Jack Martin), Mulvihill, Glenalappa, Moyvane, Co Kerry, August 23rd 2017, died at his home surrounded by his wife and best friend Anna, sons Martin, Roger and Johnny, daughters Catherine and Breda, brother Martin (USA), daughters-in-law Hilary and Lily, sons-in-law Kevin and Michael and 11 grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces. Requiem Mass for Jack Martin Mulvihill was celebrated at the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane on Friday. Burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery.


DEATH: Tom Lyons, Ballymacelligott, Tralee and late of Tullahinell, Ballylongford, died , August 19, 2017, peacefully. Tom,  son of the late Nora and Mick. Survived by his daughter Tomasina and her mother Eileen, sisters Noreen and Mags, brother Jim, in-laws, nephews, nieces.


DEATH; Mary O’Carroll (nee Butler), Skehanagh, Tralee, died on August 20th, 2017, wife of the late Jerry (A native of Knockanure) and mother of Paul. Sadly missed by her son, daughter-in-law Vanessa, grandchildren Charlotte, Emily and Rory, nephews, nieces and relatives.


ANNIVERSARIES: Tom Begley, Dan Ahern, Geraldine Hegarty, Denis McGrath, Henry Brosnan, Michael griffin, Madeline Moloney, Mai Scanlon, Liam Nolan, Michael Joe Daly, Margaret Kennelly, Moss McGrath, Jim Barry, Dick O’Connor, Charles Gullin, Mass Moyvane, Fri  1st  at 7.30pm for Danny Tim O’Sullivan, Caherciveen & London (Get Well); Sat  2nd  at 7.30pm for Liam Lynch, Leitrim Middle (Anni)  & Deceased of the Byrne & Lynch Families; Sun 3rd at    11.00am for Grace Clifford, Rathkeale (Rec Dec). Mass Knockanure Sun 3rd at 10.00am for Fr. John Lucid (Rec Dec).


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