CEMETERY Masses on Monday 5th in Ahavoher, Tuesday 6th in Knockanure and Wednesday 7th in Murhur. All Masses at 8pm.


The Monthly Meeting of the Meala Bereavement Support Group takes place at the Listowel Family Resource Centre on Wednesday July 31st at 8pm. New members welcome.


in Killarney on Friday, August 6th. Dinner, Cabaret with the Dublin City Ramblers at the INEC, Names to Eileen Roche at 49337 by Thursday, August 1st.


The Defibrillator is available at the Community Centre Knockanure- the key is in a glass case beside it, anybody trained or skilled to operate the Defibrillator can access it, unfortunately the committee do not have enough trained responders to operate this service. We are and have been seeking members of the community to come and be trained but to date we do NOT have sufficient numbers to have the service operational. Training will be done in house by our qualified trainers Ann Flavin and Margaret Carmody. This service to our community is of the utmost importance and we would request as many people to make contact to avail of the training in order that the service if and when required is fully operational with trained responders. Contact No's Margaret 087 2976304 Ann 086 3090948 .


Asdee Gathering takes place over the August Bank Holiday Weekend; Ballylongford Gathering runs from August 6th to 8th; Kilfeighney CemeteryFriday 2 nd August at 8pm. Also Historical Gathering Service, Sunday 25th August at 3pm.


The death took place on 21st July 2013 of Rev. Fr. Timothy (Thady) Gunn (Retired PP, Our Lady of the Rosary, Davyhulme, Manchester and late of Lyre, Lisselton. Fr. Thady was predeceased by his sister Nora; survived by his brothers Joe and John, sisters-in-law Kathleen and Catherine, nephews, nieces, grandnieces, fellow priests in the Diocese of Salford, cousins, relatives and friends. Requiem Mass for Fr Gunn was celebrated at St. Theresa`s Church, Ballydonoghue on 23rd July, followed by Interment in Lisselton Cemetery. Father Gunn was in his seventy-sixth year, the fiftieth year of his Sacred Priesthood.

Tim was born on 13th May 1938, and was baptised in the parish church in Ballydonoghue, was educated at Presentation College, Cork and St. Patrick's College, Carlow. He was ordained by the Rt. Rev. Thomas Keogh, Bishop of Kildare, in Carlow Cathedral, on 6th June 1964.


Jim Kennelly, Bridie Stackpoole, Hannah Dore Flynn, Tom Leahy, Paddy A Kearney, Mary O Sullivan, Mick Buckley, Pat Stack, Tom Geoghegan, Alfred A O Rahilly, John Guiney, Maureen Beasley, Martin Sheehy, Paddy Rochford, Mass on Wed. 31st in Knockanure at 7.30pm for Matt & Bridget Costello & deceased members of the Costello Family; Mass on Thurs. 1 st Aug. in Knockanure at 7.30pm for Jerry Clancy; Mass on Fri. 2nd at 7.30pm for Dan & Tessie O'Connor; mass on Sat. 3rd at 7.30pm for Martin Sheehy and the Sun. 4th 10.00am Mass is for Johnny Murphy.


Results for Knockanure GAA, 19th July, Jackpot was E9,400 Numbers Drawn were 9-15-29-31, No Winner. Lucky Dips went to; E.O Connor, c/o Teresa Collins; Pauline Woods, Knockanure; Rachel Hanrahan, Ballylongford; Eleanor Goulding, Kilmorna; Patsy Meehan, Kilmorna; Bar prize Jason Quinn. Lotto Results for 26th July Jackpot, E9,500, Numbers Drawn, 4-7-14-26 No Winner. Lucky Dips, Dolly Stack, Listowel; Trish Rogan, Lisaniskea; Pat & Bridget, c/o Kevin's; Henry Finucane, Lisaniskea; Dolly Stack, Listowel; Bar Prize Gerard Greaney; Next Weeks Jackpot €9,600.


The dates for the Sean McCarthy weekend Aug. 1st – Aug. 5th. (1) Childrens Art work with clay Sat. 2nd 11am – 12. Children of school going age (2) Step dancing workshop with John Cronin.


to our neighbours, Limerick won their first Munster minor hurling title in 29 years, score 1-20 to 4-8 win over Waterford in Semple Stadium.


The Great Southern Trail has been granted a complimentary group return rail journey by Iarnród Éireann and proposes to avail of their generosity by making a visit to the West of Ireland. The plan is to commence the tour from Limerick Station at 9a.m. on Sunday 1st Sept. by boarding the direct train to Galway. At Galway we transfer to a coach for a full day tour of Connemara visiting Ballynahinch Castle, Clifden, Kylemore, Leenane and entering Westport from the Croagh Patrick direction. Lunch will be provided on the day along with a light evening meal. On arrival in Westport we check-in to our hotel for two nights B+B and 1 Dinner(on the second evening). On Monday we will be transferred by coach to Achill to begin our, mostly downhill, cycle along the Great Western Greenway Anyone unable to complete the entire 25 miles will be picked up by mini-bus along the way. Tuesday morning will be free to explore Westport before departing from the local station on the 1.10p.m. train via Roscommon, Athlone and Portarlington (change trains) arriving in Limerick at 5.40p.m. where the tour ends. The cost of €200 covers everything outlined above on the basis of sharing a room. A single room (limited amount) will increase the cost to €240. A minimum of 20 persons is required to operate the trip, if you are interested. Contact, Liam O'Mahony


CEMETERY MASS: There wa a wonderful turnout at the open air mass at Knockane cemetery on Friday evening last. The mass was celebrated by Canon Owen Mangan PP. While there was a heavy shower of rain prior to the mass it soon cleared up and the array of multicoloured umbrellas were made redundant. Quite a number of those present received Holy Communion. After the mass Canon Mangan, went around the cemetery blessing the graves.


In attendance at the mass in Knockane on Friday evening were Mary and Michael Mangan, of Glashnacree, Lyreacropane, Michael's father was Sandy Mangan, of Ballinahown,Knocknagoshel. Accompanied by their friend just home on vacation from New York, Maureen Moynihan. Maureen is a native of county Mayo. A great friend of Maureen's in the Big Apple is Timmy Curtin, a native of Meenleitrim, Knocknagoshel. Also in attendance was Jim Tom John O'Connor, also on holiday from New York.


Mary Jo Doran and her husband Eddie of Meengwee, are poised to return to the Dog Show circuit shortly with an array of future prize winning dogs of various breeds. To date the Doran sideboard is taxed to the hilt with prizes captured at Dog Shows throughout Ireland in the last twenty years. We wish them further success on the campaign trail.


The death occurred last week of Meenganaire's most popular son in the person of Michael Jack Lenihan. In his late sixties Michael passed away peacefully after a brief illness borne bravely among family and friends. A farmer with the ability to turn his hand to any chore he was popular with young and old alike. In recent times he was a dedicated driver of the Kerry Flyer community bus and was known far and wide. Michael's wake and funeral saw one of the largest crowds ever at a funeral in Knocknagoshel. Internment took place in the New Cemetery , Knocknagoshel. Sincere sympathy is extended to all Michael's relatives and friends.


Sympathy is extended to the relatives of Mary O'Rourke nee McKnight, Mountmahon, Abbeyfeale, who died last week. Sympathy is also extended to the relatives of Kathleen Casey, Meenvane, and to the relatives of Nora Merrigan, Knockeencreen who died recently.


All roads lead to Croke Park on s unday next for the of clash of Kerry and Cavan in the All Ireland senior football quarterfinal. Away back in the 1930s and 1940s the late Eddie Walsh was a member of the Kerry team of that era. Eddie's grandson James is a sub for Kerry on Sunday. The Kerry minors face Tyrone in the current raiser.


Knocknagoshel seniors drew with Cromane in the the county league at the weekend.


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