20 Dec 2019

ANNIVERSARIES: Kitty Boden, Noreen Buckley, Jim Sheehy, Sr. Marguerite Shine, Sr. Maura Carmody, Mary White, Michael Brosnan, Sr. Carmel Beasley, Jack O’Brien, Michael Dalton, Hannie Quinn, Tom Walsh, Mary Moriarty, Margaret Lynch, John Behan, Dan Shine, Willie O’Connor, Mary Stack, Timmy Dillane, Maureen Sheehy, Denny McEvoy, Sr. Rita Donegan, Tom Wright, Elizabeth Lynch, Michael Flanagan, Bea Galvin, Michael Moore, Pat Dalton, Der O’Connor, , Cathy Scannell, Peggy Mahony, John Joe Hanrahan, Sr. Magdalene Harnett, Paddy Curtin, Tom Enright. Mass Moyvane; Sat         28th  at 7.30pm  for Patrick Curtin, Aughrim; Sun 29th at 11.00am  mass for Connie Shine, The Village (Anni) & his parents Dan & Nora. Mass Knockanure Mon  23rd  at 7.30pm for Hannah & Ned Quinn, Beenanaspig, and Mass on Sun  29th at 10.00am  for Irene O’Keeffe, Kilmeaney.


13 12 2019

DEATH has taken place of Thomas Snr. (Tom) Culhane, Leitrim East, Moyvane, on the 9th of December, 2019. Predeceased by his brothers Mossie and Joe, nephew James. Survived by his wife Ina, daughter Doreen, son Thomas, grandchildren Catherine and Danny, brothers Patrick and Mick, sister Kathleen, son-in-law Donnacha, brothers-in-law Fr. William and Pat, sisters-in-law Mary, Penny and Edna, nephews Brian, Danny, Tony and Michael, nieces Elizabeth, Caroline, Joan, Elizabeth and Pauline, grandnephews, and  grandnieces. Requiem Mass  for Tom Culhane was celebrated in Moyvane Church on Friday, with burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane.


DEATH took place on 10th December 2019 of Mary Ellen Daly (née Diggin), 32 Bridge Road, Listowel and late of Ballinclogher, Lixnaw. Predeceased by her husband John, son Tom, daughter-in-law Geraldine, brothers Pat Joe, James, Thomas P and William. Survived by her sons Brendan and Leo, daughters Marie (Hilliard) and Teresa (Browne), grandchildren Laura, Avril, Karen, Joey, Aidan, Alan, Jason, James, Amy, Colin and Shane, great-grandchildren Eliana, Saoirse, Dylan, Isla and Ethan, brother Dessie, sister Teresa, daughter-in-law Bernie, sons-in-law John and Jack, sisters-in-law Cecelia, Eileen, Joan and Noreen, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, and grandnieces.


Requiem Mass for Mary Ellen Daly was celebrated in Listowel Church on Friday, with burial afterwards in St. Michael's Cemetery, Listowel.


DEATH has occurred of Con Healy, Moyvane North, Leitrim East & London, on the 11th December 2019. Survived by his wife, Noreen, daughter Ciara and her partner Denis, sister Noreen Dowling (Tarbert), brother Richard (Birmingham), brother in law John, sisters in law, nephews, and nieces. Requiem Mass for Con Healy was celebrated at Moyvane Church  on Saturday, and Burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery.


ANNIVERSARIES: Mary Walsh, Crissie Nolan, Mathew Thompson, Paudie O’Connor, Phyl O’Kelly, Eddie Carmody, Tom Moran, Sr. Dympna Mulvihill, Sheila Harnett, John Dillon, Bridie Cox, Sr. Loreto Relihan, Lila Carroll, Fr. Placid Nolan, John Mulvihill, Sr. Anna Patricia O’Connor, Michael O’Connor, Peg Meade, Neelie Buckley, Michael Carr, Sr. Basil McAuliffe, Margaret Carmody, Eileen Moriarty, Sheila Kerins, Nora Crane, Mary McKenna, Michael Foley, Kieran Hayes, Liam Foley. Mass Moyvane; Tues 17th at 7.30pm for Mickey Buckley, Glin Road (Months Mind); Wed 18th at  7.30pm for Ned & Sheila Buckley, The Village; Sat 21st at  7.30pm for James Hartnett, Leitrim West & his parents Maurice & Mary, and Mass on Sun 22nd  at 11.00am for Ned & Maureen Sheehy, Leitrim Middle.


Mass Knockanure on Mon  16th at 7.30pm for Kathleen Buckley, Bawnaraha, and Mass on Sun  22nd  at 10.00am for Willie O’Connor, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna.


6 12 2019

ANNIVERSARIES: Peggy O’Connor, Tom J O’Donoghue, John Broderick, Betty Neumann, Nora Kennelly, Fr Jerry Roche, John Fitzgerald, Sr. Mary Kevin Enright, Margaret Moloney, Jack Conroy, Breda Leahy, Paudie Mulvihill, Vincent Sheehy, Eugene Brandon, Timothy O’Sullivan, Tom Mulvihill, Tom Flaherty, Fr Brian Dalton, Fr. Bob Barry, Sr. Rose Twomey, Con Shine, Mary Boland, Jim Walsh, Seamus Flaherty, Anne Cunningham, Breda Meehan, Paidi O’Shea, Hannah Dillon, John Dalton, Eileen Dalton, Mass in Moyvane; on Tues 10th at 7.30pm for Pat McGuire, Ennis (Rec Dec) (brother-in-law to Ita O’Connell, Glenalappa); Fri         13th at  7.30pm for John Dore, Moyvane & London; Sat 14th at 7.30pm for Peggy & Michael Sheehan, Leitrim Middle, and Mass on Sun 15th at 11.00am for Seamus O’Flaherty, The Village. Mass Knockanure on Thurs 12th at 7.30pm for Johnny & Peggy McElligott, Lisaniskea & their daughter Betty Neumann, and Mass on Sun 15th at 10.00am for Larry McCaffrey, Fermanagh & Knockanure (1st Anni).


29 Nov 2019

 SYMPATHY:  To Tom Foley & family, Gurtdromosillihy on the death of his brother Patrick in Sydney, Australia


ANNIVERSARIES: Ellen Vaughan, Pat Hayes, Jim Brosnan, Julia Leahy, Rita Fitzmaurice, Sr. Marie Costelloe, Bridie McCarthy, Betty Coughlin, Ollie Leahy, Tommy Foley, Margaret Dillane, Kay Holloway, Peggy Sheehan, Jackie Healy Rae, Bridie Cambell, Breda Thomas, Fr. Liam Hayes, Sheila Nash, Peggy Moriarty, Tom O’Connell. Mass Moyvane;  Tues 3rd at 7.30pm for Nora O’Donoghue, Perth, Australia  (Months Mind); Wed 4th  at 7.30pm for Maureen Foley, Gurtdromosillihy & Patrick Foley, Sydney & l/o Gurtdromosillihy (Rec Dec), and  deceased of the Foley family; Fri 6th at 7.30pm  for Tom Hanrahan, Aughrim & New York (Rec Dec) parents Thomas & Mary Ellen & his brother & sister Con & Helen; Sat 7th  at 7.30pm for Maurice & Joe O’Connell, Dooncaha, Tarbert & deceased


of the O’Connell family and Mass on Sun 8th at 11.00am for Paudie O’Connor, Upper Direen, Athea (1st Anni). Mass Knockanure on Thurs 5th at  7.30pm for Mary Hickey (née Fitzgerald), New York & l/o Beenanasbig, and Mass on Sun  8th at 10.00am for  Sheila Nash, Gortdromagouna (Anni) & deceased of the Nash family.


22 11 2019

 SYMPATHY:  To Jack Moore, New Jersey and formally of Glin Road on the death of his wife Noreen Moore (née Considine).  Funeral will be taking place in New Jersey.  To Margaret McGuire & family, Ennis (sister of Ita O’Connell, Glenalappa) on the recent death of her husband Pat McGuire.


DEATH occurred of Mickie Buckley of  Glin Road, Moyvane, on  17th Nov. 2019. Survived by his sister Mary, brothers, John Joe and Tadhg, sisters-in-laws, Kathleen & Ita, brother-in-law, Pat, nephews, and nieces. Funeral Mass was celebrated in Moyvane Church on Wednesday, 20th, burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery.


DEATH took place on 21st November 2019 of Philomena Curtin (nee Daly) late of Duagh, in her own home at Devon Rd Cross, Templeglantine, wife of the Late Willie Curtin and mother of the late Willie and Kevin. Survived by her daughters Marina and Gemma, sons Kieran and Aidan, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her sister Bernadette, Brother in Law Pat, nieces, and nephews. Reposing at the Church of The Most Holy Trinity Templeglantine on Sunday 24th November from 5.00 p.m. followed by funeral prayers at 8.00 p.m. Requiem Mass on Monday 25th November in the Church Templeglantine at 11.00 a.m. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


ANNIVERSARIES: Maura Gallahue, John Buckley, Nell O’Carroll, Pat Hanrahan, Michael Windle, Mattie Walsh, Con Bunce, Phil Scanlon, Bridie Quille, Eileen O’Brien, Sr. Goretti Francis Stack ,Mark Flaherty, Fr. John Joe Walsh, Sr. Carmel Danaher, Tim Healy, Nora Leahy, Birdie Joan Ahern, Nora McAuliffe, Ellen Quinn, John McMahon, Ann Kissane, John O’Connor, Mass Moyvane; Mon 25th at 7.30pm, Mass of remembrance for all those whose funerals  took place over the past year; Wed  27th at 7.30pm for Kit & Edward Fitzmaurice, Leitrim Middle;  Fri  29th at  7.30pm for Michael Dore, New Houses; Sat 30th at 6.00pm for Seán O’Connor, Inchamore (1st Anni), his father John & deceased of the O’Connor family, and mass on Sun 1st at 11.00am for Bridie McCarthy, Gurtdromosillihy.


 Knockanure Thurs 28th at 7.30pm  Mass of remembrance for all those whose funerals took        place over the past year, and Mass on Sun 1st at 10.00am  for P.J. Nolan, Kilmorna (Anni) & his father Denis.


16 11 2019

SYMPATHY: At a recent Board of Management at Scoil Chorp Chríost Knockanure the following votes of sympathy were passed - To The Kissane Family in Clontubrid, Listowel on the recent death of Richard Kissane. To The Leahy Family Moyvane and The O' Donoghue Family Listowel on their recent sad bereavements.


SYMPATHY: To Danny & Noreen Hughes & family, Aughrim on the recent death of Danny’s brother Matt Hughes, Castleisland.


 DEATH has occurred of Patrick M. (Patsy) Flynn of Rea, Kilmorna, on the 11th of November, 2019, at his residence. Pre-deceased by his parents Michael and Nora. Sadly missed by his brothers Michael and Brendan, sisters Sr. Margaret, Mary, Sr. Nora and Sheila, brother-in-law Michael, sister-in-law Sybil, nephew Michael, nieces Sybil, Catherine and Michelle, grandnephews, grandniece. Requiem Mass for Patsy was celebrated at St. Brigid's Church, Duagh, on Thursday afternoon,  with burial afterwards in Springmount Cemetery, Duagh.


ANNIVERSARIES: Jeremiah Behan, Tess Fitzgerald, Liam Flaherty, David Hegarty, Sr. Gerard Sheehy, Maureen Scollard, Pat Martin, Noreen McElligott, Margaret Halpin, Noreen Broderick, Richie Martin, Maureen Fitzmaurice, Michael Joe Flaherty, Liam Collins, Brendan Ferriter, Evelyn Scannell, Fr. John Horan, Joan Mullane, John Timothy Soules, Bridie Robinson, Jim Hudsan, James McCarthy, Mass in Moyvane;  Mon 18th at  7.30pm  for Holy Souls (All on November list); Tues  19th at 7.30pm for  Richard Sheehan Jnr, Moyvane Village; Wed 20th at 7.30pm for Patrick Scanlon, Moher; Fri  22nd at 7.30pm for Johnny Quinn, Leitrim Middle; Sat  23rd  at 7.30pm for  Margaret & Johnny Meade, Aughrim, mass on Sun 24th at 11.00am for Mike Joe O’Flaherty, The Village. Mass Knockanure;


Thurs  21st at 7.30pm for Holy Souls (All on November list), and Mass on Sun  24th at 10.00am for Parishioners.


Nov 2019

DEATH took place on 31st of October 2019,in Australia of Moira Donohoe, nee Kennelly of Listowel, she was aged 93 and daughter of Tailor Kennelly of Listowel.






Moira (nee Kennelly)Born July 15, 1926. Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland.


Died peacefully at Anglesea Aged 93 on October 31, 2019.


Much loved wife of Ted (dec) and mother of Anne, Mark, Brendan and Neil, and grandmother of Annabel, Boyd, Cheyne, Kyden, Rose, Ned, Clementine, Grace and Erin. Beloved mother-in-law to Ross, Nic, Caro and Karen. Survived by her younger brother Matt.

SYMPATHY to Eileen Roche, Glin Road on the death of her aunt Peggy O’Carroll, Listowel whose funeral took place last week.          


DEATH took place on Wednesday 23rd October 2019  of Nora O'Donoghue (née Leahy)


Perth, Australia and Gurtcurreen, Listowel & Clounbrean, Moyvane. Predeceased by her baby daughter Leah O’Donoghue and niece Róisín Curtin. Beloved wife of Tony (Tod). Loving daughter of Pat and Mary Leahy. Sister of Johanna, Mary B and Trish. Brothers in law Gerard Curtin, Joseph Curtin, Paudie Sheehan, Richie & Paul O'Donoghue. Sisters in law Regina and Brenda O'Donoghue. Mother in law Mary O'Donoghue. Very sadly missed by her nephews Colm, Gearóid and Marc and her niece Ruth, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, neighbours and her many dear friends. Requiem Mass for Nora was celebrated at 1pm in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane, on Thursday. Nora O’Donoghue was laid to rest afterwards in St. John Paul II Cemetery, Ballybunion Road, Listowel.


DEATH took place on Nov. 3rd 2019 of Thomas Anthony Hanrahan of Aughrim, Moyvane, & New York Tom is survived by his wife Ann (Nee Morris), by his side for 54 blessed years. He is also survived by his six children: Tom was a proud grandfather of twenty grandchildren. Tom was the fifth of seven children born on May 13, 1939, to Thomas and Mary Ellen (Nee Egan) Hanrahan. He is survived by his siblings, Den, Billy, Mary, Brendan and predeceased by siblings Con and Helen. Tom will also be missed by many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nephews, nieces and dear friends here and abroad. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday 9th Nov. at 10.45 am. at St. Margaret of Cortona Church. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.


ANNIVERSARIES: Grace Mary Brosnan, Paddy Flavin, Christina Scanlon, Elizabeth O’Connor, Sr. Eithne Finucane, Margaret Forde, Richard Cotter, Nuala O’Flaherty, Philomena McAuliffe, Helmuit Kostal, Anne Barry, Billy Heffernan, Maureen White, Bridie Meade, Johnny Collins,  Gus Cremin, Harold Sheahan, Tom Meehan, Michael White, Robert Corridan, Tom Scanlon, Mossie O’Halloran, Mary Moloney, Norrie Brady, Rita Kelly, Tom Barrett, Patrick Stackpool. Mass Moyvane; Mon 11th at       7.30pm for Holy Souls (all on November list); Fri 15th at 7.30pm  for John Buckley, New Houses & deceased of the Buckley & Kiely families; Sat 16th at 7.30pm for Theresa Barrett, Chicago (1st Anni), her grandparents Danny & Julia Mulvihill, Gurtdromosillihy & dec., relatives, Michael & Margaret Mulvihill & Joan & Matty Dunne, and Mass on Sun  17th at 11.00am for Noreen O’Driscoll, Farranree, Cork. Mass Knockanure;  Wed 13th at  7.30pm for Robert Connor, Kilbaha; Thurs  14th at 7.30pm for  Holy Souls (all on November list), and Sun  17th Mass at 10.00am for Paddy Flavin, Kilmeaney, his  wife Bridie & brother Jack.


ROSARY AT TEAMPILL BAN graveyard - Ballybunnion Rd. at 3pm each Sunday during November.  All welcome.



Nov 2019

DEATH of Eileen Hannon, née O’Riordan, The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry, and formerly Lake Vale, Ballydesmond, Co. Cork, peacefully in the wonderful care of Listowel Community Hospital, on 31st October 2019, wife of Danny and mother of Maurice, Pat and Lesley-Anne, also survived by her grandchildren Erinna, Ashleigh, Clodagh, Lainey, Ella and Lewis-Daniel, sisters Maureen, Noreen and Kay, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, and nieces. Pre-deceased by her sisters, Sr. Sheila, Kitty, Peg and brother Don.


DEATH has occurred of Johnny Jack Kennelly of Glensharrold, Carrigkerry, on Wednesday, October 30th 2019. Founder member of Glensharrold Wrenboys. Predeceased by his sisters Mary Aherne and Margaret 'Bob' Duffy. Survived by his brother Tom, sister-in-law Nora, brother-in-law Hugh, nephews, nieces, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, and  great grandnephews.


SYMPATHY:  to Pat and Mary Leahy and family, Clounbrane on the sudden death of their daughter Nora in Australia and to the O’Donoghue family in Listowel.  To Madge Groarke and family, The Village on the death her brother Joe McKenna in the UK and to all the McKenna family.


ANNIVERSARIES: Peter O’Connell, John Shanahan, Eamon Dunlea, Bridie Histon, Liam Lynch, Austin Stack, Jerry O’Carroll, Margaret Deenihan, Liam O’Connor, Peg Stack, Mary Langford, Mai Lane, John Eymard O’Connor, Sr. M Ita O’Connor, Mary Kennelly, Mary Ellen Houlihan, , Bett Histon. Mass Moyvane; Mon          4th at 7.30pm for Holy Souls (all on November lists); Tues 5th Mass at 8pm in the Marian Hall –for all the deceased members of the ICA, all welcome; Wed 6th at  8.00pm  for Mick Shine, Kent & l/o Kilbaha (Rec Dec); Sat  9th at 7.30pm for  Michael Culhane, Ballyguiltenane, & deceased of the Sheahan & Culhane families, and Mass on Sun 10th at 11.00am for Joan Mulvihill, Moher. Knockanure Mass on Thurs 7th at 7.30pm for Holy Souls (all on November lists), and mass on Sun             10th at 10.00am for Jack Carmody, Knockanure, and deceased of the Carmody family.


October 2019

DEATH has taken place of Julia Ann Costello (née Kelly), Tullamore, Listowel and late of Knockenagh, Listowel, on the 20th October, 2019. Survived by her husband Christy, son John, daughters Mary and Cynthia, grandchildren Andrew, Julie, Timothy, Elaine, Diarmuid, Sheila, Sean, Lauren and Louise, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law Ted and Ian, daughter-in-law Norma, brother-in-law Tony, sisters-in-law Mary and Ann, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, and  grandnieces. Following Requiem Mass at St. Teresa's Church, Ballydonoghue, on Wednesday morning, burial afterwards in Gale Cemetery, Lisselton.


DEATH has occurred of Joan Woulfe (née Enright0 of Clash, Athea, on 22nd Oct 2019.  Wife of the late Denis. Survived by sons Jim (Athea) & Bobby (Ardagh), daughter Marie (Abbeyfeale), daughter-in-law Geraldine, grandson Denis & partner Jennifer, family friend Ted, brothers Tom, Patsy & John, sister Nellie, nephews, nieces, and cousins.


ANNIVERSARIES: James Moody, Maureen Dowling, Joan Keane, Sr. Jarlath Kerrisk, Marie Buckley, Sean McMahon, Jamie McCoy, Kathy Moran, Sr. Nuala O’Leary, Michael McNamara, Micheal O’Sullivan, Eamon O’Connor, Mary McElligott, Geoffrey Hartnett, Peggy Mulvihill, Sr. Eucharia Leahy, Arthur O’Leary, Michael Culhane, Eileen Murphy, Ita O’Gorman, Mass Moyvane; Thurs 31st at 7.30pm       is VIGIL – All Saints – Holy Day of Obligation for James Moody, Woodgrove and Fri 1st Mass at 11.00am for Holy Souls (all in November list), Mass Sat 2nd at 7.30pm for Holy Souls (all in November list), Mass on Sun 3rd at 11.00am for Tim O’Connor, Inchamore & Sligo.


Mass Knockanure on Fri                1st at 10.00am for Holy Souls (all in November list) Mass at 7.30pm for David & Tommy Stack, Keylod, and Mass on Sun                3rd at 10.00am for Deceased of the Cronin Family, Knockanure Village.


DEATH took place on 13th October 2019 of Elizabeth Mary Betty Kennelly of No. 4 Ashfield, Greenville, Listowel, and formally of Keylod Moyvane, and St Albans, England. Sadly missed by her life long friend Ellen, relatives, neighbours and friends. Requiem Mass for Betty was celebrated on Wednesday 16th Oct., at St. Mary's Church, Listowel. Burial afterwards to Ahavoher Cemetery, Knockanure.


ANNIVERSARIES: Nora Stack, Michael T Flaherty, Paddy Keane, Ita Vaughan, Anthony Foley, Jerry Galvin, Ann Higgins, Paddy O’Sullivan, Bridget Dillane, Bridget Dalton, Ellen Orman, Paddy Horan, Fr Sean Dillon, Eddie and Mary Costelloe, Darragh Hennessy, Brendan Harnett, Denis Leen, Jimmy Mulvihill, Elizabeth O’Dowd, Tim Cantillon, Maurice Collins, Mary Carroll, Fr Sean Ryle, Denis Foley, Node Guiney, Patrick Healy, and  David Stack. Mass Moyvane;  Sat  26th  at 7.30pm for Paddy & Maureen Fitzmaurice, Gurtdromosillihy, and Mass Sun 27th at 11.00am for Mike Scanlon, Glin Road & Melbourne (Rec Dec). Mass Knockanure Sun 27th at 10.00am for Seán McMahon, Carrueragh.


DEATH has recently taken place at the Bronx, New York of Mary Hickey, nee Fitzgerald, born Beenanaspuck, Knockanure. She was daughter of Jim Fitzgerald and Mollie Kelleher, her siblings were Liz, Nell and John.



Headstone; James Fitzgerald Beenanaspig Kilmorna died 22May 1967 aged 81, his wife Mary Kelliher, died  28th Sept., 1972 aged76 years, their daughter Hannah died 10th Aug.,1933 aged 9 and their son Johnnie died 11 Sept., 2002, buried Slough.






DEATH took place on 13th October 2019 of Elizabeth Mary Betty Kennelly of No. 4 Ashfield, Greenville, Listowel, and formally of Keylod Moyvane, and St Albans, England. Sadly missed by her life long friend Ellen, relatives, neighbours and friends. Requiem Mass for Betty was celebrated on Wednesday 16th Oct., at St. Mary's Church, Listowel. Burial afterwards to Ahavoher Cemetery, Knockanure.

ANNIVERSARIES: Tommy Reidy, Michael O’Connor, Mary O’Connor, Michael Finucane, Martin O’Connell, Bro. Michael McAuliffe, Fr. Hallie Ash, Jack Dore, Paddy Faley, Patie Wren, Mary Ellen Deenihan, Dan O’Donnell, Joan Hillard, Tom Hogan, Norrie Donegan, Sean Broderick, Moira Nash, Mick Reidy, Moyvane Mass; Mon 14th at 7.30pm for the late Willie Stack, The Hill; Tues 15th, Mass ay 7.30pm  for David Leary (Special Intention); Fri  18th at 7.30pm  for Molly Moloney (Anni); Sat  19th at 7.30pm  for Gerry Galvin, Leitrim East (Anni), his parents Brendan & Eileen and his brother Pat, and Mass on Sun  20th  at 11.00am for  Denny McEvoy, Aughrim (Anni) & deceased of the McEvoy & Foley families. Mass Knockanure on Sun 20th  at 10.00am for      Jerry Enright, Knockanure Village (Anni).

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Oct 2019

ANNIVERSARIES: Tommy Stack, Michael Moloney, Pat Nolan, John O’Mahony, Monsignor Michael Leahy, Kathleen Fuller, Hannah Hyland, Murt Downes, Carmel O’Sullivan, Maurice Leahy, Pauline Quinn, Marguerite Clancy, Ned O’Connell, Sr. Martina Relihan. Mass Moyvane; Mon 7th at 7.30pm for Forgotten Souls; Thurs 10th  at 7.30pm for Thetla Flannery, Milltown, Galway (Special Intention);


Sat  12th at 7.30pm for   Seán Broderick, Coilagurteen; Sun 13th at 11.00am, Mass of Thanksgiving – Altar Servers (honouring Servers who are finishing their time in this Ministry)


Mass Knockanure on Sun 13th at 10.00am for Liam Sexton, Knockanure.

DEATH of Sr Eileen Ryan, (Sisters of Mercy, Athy, Co Kildare and late of Kilteely, Co Limerick ) – Sept 27, 2019 ,peacefully in the loving care of the Staff of Le Cheile Unit at St Vincent’s Hospital, Athy. Sr Eileen, predeceased by her parents John and Margaret Ryan, her brothers Jerry and Larry, her sisters Sr Gertrude and Catherine. Deeply regretted by her sisters Sheila Roche, California and Sr Noelle, Bon Secours Sisters, Cork, nieces, nephews and grandnieces, her Mercy Community, extended family and friends.




GRAVEYARD COMMITTEE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING- Of interest to all of us and our emigrants who return for these Masses the following times are agreed on a trial basis for 2020.


AHAVOHER AUGUST 3rd at 3.00pm; KNOCKNAURE AUGUST 4th at 7.30pm, and  MURHUR on  AUGUST  5th at 7.30pm. If weather is unpleasant and the Masses can’t go ahead in the Graveyards, Masses will transfer to the Churches at the following times:  AHAVOHER Mass Moyvane Church                at 7.00pm; KNOCKANURE Mass                at 9.00pm and MURHUR Mass Moyvane    at 9.00pm


Very many thanks to all who contributed to the collections.  It is hoped to have water points installed in Knockanure and Murhur early in the New Year.


Sept 2019

ANNIVERSARIES: Patsy Byrne, Gerard Relihan, Peg Flaherty, Tom Flavin, Matty Quinn, Patsy Fogarty, Eddie Langford, Jerry O’Regan, Gerard F Horgan, Sheila Carmody, Pat Furlong, Mary E Carpenter, Denis Flaherty, Mai Mullane, Jim McCarthy, Pat Stanley, Sr. Mary Aquin O’Carroll, Nell Byrnes, Sr, Ann Doyle, Patsy Healy, Bridie Lynch, Sean Dowling, Sr. Catherine Colbert, Joan Mulvihill, Mary Ellen Flaherty, Paudie Shanahan, Joe O’Connor, Mass Moyvane; Mon 30th at 7.30pm for Mikey Joe Enright, The Village; Wed  2nd at 9.30am Murhur N.S. – beginning of year Mass.  All welcome; Thurs  3rd  at 7.30pm for Willie Stack, The Hill; Sat 5th at 7.30pm for Mary Ellen Flaherty, Keylod, and Mass on Sun 6th at 11.00am for Joe O’Connor, Kilbaha. Mass at Knockanure on Sun 6th at 10.00am for Michael McCullough, Cork (1st Anni).


Septemner 2019

DEATH of Padraic Kelly of Bridge Road and formerly Coolnaleen, Listowel, unexpectedly, on 12th September 2019, husband of Anne and father of Denis, Tom, Padraig and Lizanne;  grandchildren Denis, Amy, Lisa, Alan and Tommy, daughters-in-law Martha and Ann, partners Gina and Fergus, sisters-in-law Mary, Eileen and Marie-Claude.


DEATH of Margaret O'Connor (née Long), Loughanes and late of Guhard, Lisselton, on the 16th of September, 2019. Predeceased by her husband Richard, sisters Mary B and Hannah Mai, brother Pat Joe. Survived by her sons Patrick and Michael, brothers Mike, Jer and John, sister Theresa, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, and grandnieces.


ANNIVERSARIES: Dan Joy, Bridget O’Connor, Maighread McCarthy, David Harman, Bill Cahill, Tom Dillon, Con McMahon, Tom Fitzgerald, Mike Lynch, Mossie Culhane, Bridget Dillane, Mike Parkes, Jerry Enright, Mass Moyvane; Wed 25th at 7.30pm for Paul Daly, Cooraclare Village (Rec Dec); Thurs  26th at  7.30pm for Peggy Harvey, Brisla, Cooraclare (Rec Dec); Fri 27th at  7.30pm for Peggy Enright, Church Road (Months Mind); Sat 28th at  7.30pm for Gerard & Joan McEnery, Tubbertoureen, and


Sun 29th at  11.00am for Brendan O’Carroll, Moyvane South. Knockanure Mass; Mon 23rd  at 7.30pm for Bridie Leahy, Beenanaspug (Months Mind), and Mass on Sun 29th at 10.00am for Tom Flavin, Trien.



SYMPATHY: To Jack Shine and family, Glin Road and the Shine family, Kilbaha on the death of Jack’s brother Mick who died on 5th September in Kent and whose funeral will take place in Kent on 24th. September 2019. 


DEATH took place of Patsy Buckley, Lacharue, Milltown, and formerly of Coolaclarig, Listowel, on September 5th 2019. Husband of Kay and father of Ivor. Sadly missed by his family, brother Donal, sister Sally, daughter-in-law Florence, grandchildren Rosie and Harry, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces. Predeceased by his Brothers Tomas and Bobby and Sister St. Assumpta (Josie) and brother-in-law.


DEATH has taken place of Elma O'Connor (née Mulvihill) Ahanagran, Ballylongford and late of Aughrim, Moyvane, on Monday, September 9th 2019, Elma is predeceased by her husband John R.I.P. A loving and devoted mother to son Brian and daughter Patricia, mother-in-law of Kathryn and doted grandmother of Niamh and Malachy, sister of Gerard and Eilish very deeply regretted by her loving family, family relatives, neighbours, work colleagues and wide circle of friends.


Requiem Mass for Elma O’Connor was celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Ballylongford on Thursday morning.


ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. Theo O’Sullivan, Bridget Walsh, Margaret Daly, Michael J Nunan, Moira Griffin, Paddy O’Halloran, Mai Costelloe, Mai Broderick, Bridie Behan, Madeline Barrett, Bill O’Donnell, Sr. Maria Stack, Molly Chrisfield, Timothy Horgan, Mary Soder, Maurice McKenna, Donie Relihan, Richard V Cantillon, Tim McElligott, Mass Moyvane; Mon 16th at 7.30pm for Deceased of the Brandon & O’Connor families, Aughrim & Listowel; Wed 18th at                 7.30pm for Hanora & Michael Galvin, Barragougeen, & deceased of the Galvin family; Thurs 19th at 7.30pm for Dan & Tessie O’Connor, Moyvane South; Fri  20th at  7.30pm for Nellie (Ellen) & Tom O’Connor, Glin Road, & deceased family members; Sat 21st at 7.30pm for Deceased of the Flavin & Mulvihill families, Aughrim and Mass on  Sun 22nd at   11.00am for               Fr. Tommy Wilson, M.S.C., Mount Merrion, Dublin &


l/o Barnaderg, Galway (Rec Dec). Mass Knockanure; Fri 20th at  7.30pm for Timmy Horgan Jnr, Kilmorna (1st Anni), and Mass on Sun 22nd at  10.00am for Tony Foley, Cork & l/o Templeglantine (Rec Dec) (brother of Ann O’Keeffe, Trien).


Sept. 6 2019

SYMPATHY to Francine Collins & family on the death of her husband John Paul Collins of Tarbert.


DEATH of Kathleen (Kitty) Flynn (nee Faley), Coolaneelig, Duagh and formerly of Toureen, Duagh,  who passed away, in her 92nd. year, on Wednesday September 4th. 2019. She was aunt of Fr. Seán O’Connor (U.K.).


ANNIVERSARIES: Nora and Jimmy McCarthy, John P Ryan, Ned Stack, Ando Brosnan, Fr. Michael Maher, Anna Maria McGibney, Kitty Murphy, Jack Costelloe, Fr. Joseph Walsh, Sr. Mercedes O’Connor, Sr. Anthony O’Connor, Mary Broderick, Margaret Mullins, Brendan Daly, Br. Bill Kelly, Mary Vaughan, Teresa Joan Stack, Knight of Glin, Joan O’Keeffe, Emmet Kennelly, Vivienne Rogan, Mass Moyvane Fri 13th at 7.30pm for Parishioners; Sat 14th at 4.30pm for Ned & Mary Ellen Stack, The Village & Deceased of the Stack family & Ned Scanlon (please note time change - the Bishop has given permission to parishes to change Vigil Mass times to accommodate the match), and Mass on    Sun 15th at  11.00am for Daniel (Charlie) O’Brien, Listowel (Rec Dec). Mass at Knockanure- Sunday 15th September at 10.00am for Holy Souls.  


30 Aug 2019

DEATH of Betty Nash (nee Quinn), Upper Knocknasna, Abbeyfeale who died on August 24th. 2019.


Betty, wife of the late Johnny and mother of the late Pat, is very sadly missed by her sons Michael and John, daughters Margaret and Nora, sons-in-law Des and John, daughter-in-law Rachel, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends. Requiem Mass for Betty Nash was celebrated at Abbeyfeale Church on Tuesday. Funeral afterwards to Holy Cross Cemetery Athea.


DEATH of Peggy Enright (née Horan), Church Road and Enright's Bar, Moyvane and late of Killegane, Castleisland on the 29th of August, 2019. Predeceased by her husband Mikey Joe. Survived by her son Donal, daughters Ursala, Anna, Margaret and Kathleen, grandchildren Míchéal, David, Caoimhe, Diarmuid, Jack and Gráinne, brother Charlie, daughter-in-law Hannah, sons-in-law James, Dermot and John, sister-in-law Kathleen Stack. Requiem Mass for Peggy Enright was celebrated at Church of the Assumption, Moyvane on Saturday  with burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane.


The death has occurred of Sr. Columba Relihan of Mercy Convent, Rock Road, Killarney, and late of Tullacremin, Abbeydorney, Sr. Columba, sister of the late Joe, Paud and Jeremiah. Sadly missed by her loving community, nephew, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces, sister-in-law Alice, relatives and friends. Requiem Mass for Sr. Columba was celebrated on Thursday 29th August 2019 at St. Mary's Cathedral, interment in Aghadoe Lawn Cemetery.


Death of Joan McCarthy (née Buckley), Knockane, Listowel, on the 25th August, 2019. Predeceased by her husband Mike, daughter Siobhan, sister Mary. Survived by  her son Cathal, daughter Ciara, brothers Tim and Denis, sisters Nora and Margaret, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces.


MASS in Moyvane on Monday 26th at 6.30pm, it was Mass of the Angels for baby Leah Erin O’Donoghue, great numbers came to sympathise with the family of Leah Erin, never before was the line of sympathisers, extending away beyond the Church, a half an hour before mass. Grief of the family was very very great as Lea Erin’s grand aunt, Betty Nash had also died, days before the mass.


ANNIVERSARIES: Jeremiah Brendan Sheehy, Vincent Walsh, Charles Guillin, Martin Gordon, Fr. Gerard O’Connell, Delia O’Donoghue, Tom Ned Fitzgerald, Dan Foley, Paul Collins, Breda O’Driscoll, Sheila Barry, Mass Moyvane;  Thurs 5th at 7.30pm for Stephen & Mary Roche, Glin Road & Bedford;


Sat 7th at 7.30pm for Patrick Brosnan, The Village; Sun 8th at 11.00am for Marie Hegarty, Listowel (Rec Dec) (sister to Fr. Martin Hegarty)                          


Mass Knockanure:  Sunday 8th September 10.00am  for Kitty & Jackie Murphy, Kilmorna.


DEATH of Mary Stack, Park, Upper Athea and late of Thorpe’s Nursing Home, Clarina on August 19th 2019. Survived by her brothers John, Philip and David and sister Kitty (Wilson),  sister-in-law Hannah, nephews, and  nieces. Requiem Mass for Mary was celebrated at Athea Church, with Burial after in Holy Cross Cemetery.


ANNIVERSARIES: Mick Barrett, Shane Courtney, Bridie Moore, Sr. Evangelist Cantillon, Mary McLoughlin, Tom Begley, Geraldine Hegarty, Pat Mulvihill, Phil Kerins, Denis McGrath, Henry Brosnan, Liam Nolan, Michael Joe Daly, Margaret Kennelly, Mossy Meade, Jim Barry, John Carroll. Mass Moyvane; Mon 26th at  6.30pm, Mass of the Angels for baby Leah Erin O’Donoghue (please note time),  7.30pm for Ned & Bridie Moore, Glenalappa; Thurs  29th at 7.30pm  for Liam Lynch, Leitrim Middle & deceased of the Lynch & Byrne families; Sat 31st at 7.30pm for Mary & Ned O’Flaherty, Tubbertoureen, and Mass on Sun 1st at 11.00am for Parishioners. Mass Knockanure; Fri 30th at 7.30pm for Deceased of the Lynch family, Gortdromagouna, and Sun 1st Mass at 10.00am for Holy Souls.  


17 Aug 2019

DEATH took place on 14th August 2019 of Bridget (Bridie) Leahy (née Kennelly), aged 97 of  Leahy's Nurseries, Beenanaspug, Athea and late of Knockanebrack, Lyreacrompane. Predeceased by her husband Jack,seventeen years ago. Missed by her loving son John, daughter-in-law Tina, grandchildren John, Michael, Una, Christine, Conor and Grace, great-grandchildren Oran, Adam, Claire, Séan, Nathan, Emma and Autumn, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, and  grandnieces.


Requiem Mass for Bridie Leahy was celebrated at Knockanure Church on 17th August, by Fr. Kevin, Fr, Tom and Fr. Brendan. Burial afterwards in Holy Cross Cemetery, Athea.


DEATH has taken place of Patrick Keane, Shronebeirne, Kilmorna, on 10th August, 2019, survived by his family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Requiem Mass for Patrick Keane was celebrated at Duagh Church Tuesday 13th of August, with burial afterwards in Springmount Cemetery, Duagh


ANNIVERSARIES: Peg Keane, Geraldine Dillon, John Hudson, Sr. Patrick Tarrant, Brenda Daly, Margaret Crowley, Donie Cahill, Mary O’Carroll, Robert Moloney, Con McSweeney, Fr. Micheal Galvin, Fr. Billy O’Gorman, Jack Martin Mulvihill, Madge Fitzgerald, Mass Moyvane; Tues 20th at  7.30pm for Pat M.D. Mulvihill, Upper Aughrim; Fri 23rd at  7.30pm for John McAuliffe, Gortdromosillihy & New York (Rec Dec; Sat 24th at 7.30pm for Sr. Carmelita Murphy, Presentation Listowel, and Mass on  Sun 25th at   11.00am for Jack Martin Mulvihill, Glenalappa and his son Martin, Nenagh. Mass Knockanure on Sun 25th at 10.00am for Mick & Mary Moloney, Clarr.


SHANNON DROWNING  – 126 years ago, seventeen local people were lost in the Shannon Drowning on the 15th August 1893 and we invite you to join us at the Memorial Plaza on Thursday 15th August at 12.30pm for a Service of Remembrance. Afterwards we will walk to Mulalley’s Berth to lay a wreath at the Memorial Stone. Everybody welcome.


Note 10 Aug 2019

GRAVEYARD Mass in Parish of Moyvane Knockanure is now in its 25th year. We thank all who have kept the flag flying all these years. Only one of the original workers, is still a part of the team, which is being augmented year by year with new recruits. This year weather caused some confusion, but all worked out in the end.


SYMPATHY to To Mary and Pat Leahy, and Family of Clounbrane on the death of their grandchild baby Leah Erin O’Donoghue in Australia.


DEATH: Sympathy to Sr. Delia, Kieran and Con Curtin on the death of their sister Maureen Airey of Ballingarry.


DEATH took place on 1st August 2019 of Margaret McElligott (nee Spillane), 3 St. Patrick's Terrace, Tarbert. (Peggy Mac), wife of the late Johnny. Predeceased by her son-in-law James O'Brien. Survived by sons Michael and Gerard, daughters Mary, Mairead, Kay, Martina, Angela and Jacqueline, brothers, sisters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, and nieces.


DEATH of John McAuliffe of Gortdromasillihy and Lake Carmel, New York took place on 25th July 2019, he is survived by his wife Maria and Family.




ANNIVERSARIES: Jim Harnett, Billy Buckley, Tom Begley, Georgie O’Connell, Brendan Daly, Tom Moloney, Sr. Rose Flynn, Mary Keane, Kay Horgan, Josie Loftus, Bridget Hayes, Brid Flavin, Jeff Eager, Sr. Kathleen O’Connell, Patricia Danaher, Mss Moyvane; Tues 13th at 7.30pm for  Mossie O’Connor, Glin Road; Wed 14th at 7.30pm        VIGIL:  Feast of the Assumption Margaret O’Connor, Ballybunion (Rec Dec) (mother of Noreen O’Connell, Ahalahana); Thurs 15th at 11.00am HOLY DAY: Special Intention (get well); Sat 17th at  7.30pm for Gerald Tierney, Woodgrove & Ballingarry and Mass on 


Sun 18th at 11.00am for John Grinsell, Clounprohus.


Knockanure Mass; Thurs 15th at 10.00am a HOLY DAY:  Feast of the Assumption for Parishioners;


Fri 16th at 7.30pm for Ellen Collins, Lisaniskea (Anni), her husband Laurence & their son Maurice, and mass on Sun 18th at 10.00am for Deceased Clergy who served in the Parish.



CEMETERY Masses: Mon  5th at 8.00pm, Ahavoher Cemetery Mass; Tues   6th  at 8.00pm, Knockanure Cemetery Mass, and Wed  7th at 8.00pm, Murhur Cemetery Mass. Graveyard Mass at Kilnaughtin at 7pm on Friday 9th Aug.


DEATH of Margaret O'Connor (née Edgeworth, Mortara), Ballyeigh, Ballybunion, on the 27th July, 2019, wife of the late Jack and mother of the late John. Sadly missed by her sons Eddie and Patrick, daughters Noreen (Moyvane), Kathleen and Majella, her 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, brother Pat Joe, sons-in-law Michael and Jimmy, daughter-in-law Eleanor, sister-in-law Sheila, nieces Noreen and Sarah, and nephew James.


ANNIVERSARIES: Sr. Benedict Cotter, Sean Redmond, Dora Ahern, Paddy Casey, Pearl Deane, Nell O’Connor, Sean Hanrahan, Tessie O’Connor, Sr. Barbara Murphy, Jack Dalton, Patrick Wren, Sr. Rosalie Enright, Mary Flaherty, Eileen McNamara, Lizzie Burns, Joe Kearney, Kitty Barrett, Fr. Noel Moran, Sr. Brendan Sheehy, Jerry Mulvihill, Eileen Ahern, Michael O’Donnell, Mick Moore, Pats Carmody, Sr. Ita Rochford, Bridie o’Carroll, Mass Moyvane; Thurs  8th at 7.30pm for Seán Larkin, Maurice & Mary Dowling & Hillary Dowling; Fri 9th at 7.30pm for John P. Walsh, Barragougeen (Anni), his mother Ellen & deceased of the Walsh family; Sat 10th at 7.30pm for Dora & Mossie Ahern, Kilbaha , and Mass on Sun 11th  at 11.00am for Dan Broderick, London and Gortdromagouna (Rec Dec). Mass Knockanure: Sun 11th at 10.00am  for Special Intention (sick)


PLEASE NOTE: The Vigil Mass Listowel on Saturday, August 10th   will be at the earlier time of 6.00pm, to facilitate the Revival Concert which will begin in the Square at 7.00 pm.


27 July 2019

DEATH has taken place of Jack McKenna of Greenville, Listowel, on 20th July 2019 in his 101st year. Husband of the late Susan (2017) and father of Louise, Grace, SueEllen, John, Linda & Simon. Survived by his  family, his grandchildren Lisa, Amy, Mark, Jack, Sinead, Shay & Eve, great grandchildren Ellie, Brendan & Micheál, his carer and friend Bridget, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church, Listowel. Interment afterwards in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Listowel.


DEATH has occurred of Nora Mulvihill (née Reidy) Toureendonnell, Athea on 19th July 2019, wife of the late Thomas, predeceased by her brothers John, Moss & Mick. Sadly missed by her sister Josie (Scanlon – Glin), brother Pat (Birmingham), sisters-in-law Mary and Ann, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, great-grandnephews & great-grandnieces. Following Requiem Mass in Athea Church Nora Mulvihill was laid to rest at Ahavoher Graveyard on Sunday 21st July 2019.


ANNIVERSARIES: Bridie Stackpoole. Canon James Neville, Ellen McManus, Tom Geohegan, Michael O’Keeffe, Margaret Finucane, John P Walsh, John Purtill, Mary O’Connor, Betty Griffin, Mass Moyvane; Mon 29th at 7.30pm for Winnie Loughran, Tyrone (Rec Dec) (mother to Claire Mulvihill, Knockanure Rd & Tyrone); Fri 2nd at 7.30pm for Jackie Lyons, Derry, Listowel; Sat 3rd at 7.30pm for Michael & Peggy Crotty, Gower, Cooraclare & deceased family members and mass on Sun 4th at 11.00am for Parishioners. Knockanure Mass: Thurs 1st at 7.30pm for Jerry Clancy, Knockanure, and


Sun 4th mass at 10.00am for Edward Carmody, Knockanure.


DEATH took place on 16th July 2019 of Helena O'Keeffe (née Shine), Asdee West, Asdee and formerly of Direen, Athea.


DEATH of Martin Collins, late of Glenashrone, Abbeyfeale, who died on July 13th. 2019


Survived by his wife Breda, son Paul, daughters Denise, Gillian and Ciara, sons-in-law Kevin and Larry, daughter-in-law Noreen, sisters Eileen, Sr. Bridie, Ann and Mary, brothers Dan, Jimmy, Jerome, Mike and Bertie, (Martin is pre-deceased by his late brother Paul), grandchildren Katie, Emma, Sadie, Kian, Ben and Matthew, nephew, and nieces. Requiem Mass was celebrated on Tuesday for Martin at The Church of The Assumption Abbeyfeale. Funeral afterwards to Reilig Íde Naofa Abbeyfeale.


ANNIVERSARIES: Nora Moore, Peg McCarthy, Tom Lynch, Ellie Scanlon, Maurice Stack, Margaret Twohig, John Broderick, Fr. Denis O’Dwyer, Mary Holly, Anna Maria Houlihan, Benny Collins, Paddy Kennelly, Sr. Dympna O’Driscoll, Michael O’Connor, Mass Moyvane on  Thurs 25th at 7.30pm for Jeremiah Mulvihill, Glenalappa, & deceased of the Mulvihill & Connolly families;  Fri 26th at 7.30pm for Kate Flaherty, New Houses, & her loving daughter Mary; Sat          27th at 7.30pm for Denis Corridan, Murhur, and Mass on  Sun 28th at 11.00am for Patrick O’Driscoll, Farranree, Cork.


Mass Knockanure on  Mon 22nd at 7.30pm, for Nora Moore, Kilmorna (1st Anni), and Sun 28th mass at 10.00am for Pat Lynch, Lower Carrueragh, & deceased family members.


MASS Moyvane Wed 24th at 8.00am for Special Intention (successful operation today).


DUAGH Graveyard Mass will be held on Thursday July 25th at 8pm and Lyreacrompane Graveyard Mass will be held on Sunday July 28th at 11am.


CEMETERY MASSES:  A reminder that our Cemetery Masses will take place on the following dates in August. AHAVOHER -Monday 5th August at 8pm               ; KNOCKANURE Tuesday 6th August at 8pm; MURHUR on Wednesday 7th August at 8pm.               


12 July 2019