Fenagh Leitrim Observer Notes 14th March 2012

Fenagh Ladies GAA – Table Quiz
Fenagh Ladies GAA are holding a Table Quiz in the Abbey Bar, Fenagh on Friday 16th March. Starting at 9:30pm. Please support as great night is guaranteed.

St Patricks Day Parade
All roads lead to Fenagh Village on St Patricks Day where the St Patrick Day Parade starts at 2pm sharp. Given the success of last years parade this years parade is eagerly awaited by everyone .Guaranteed to a great day out for both young and old.

Handball News
Peter Heaney – Presidents Award
TG4 will be showing live the Presidents Awards on Friday night from 7:30pm – 9:30pm. This programme will be of particular interest in that Peter Heaney will be presented with an award on the night by the President for his outstanding services to Handball. Best of luck to Peter on his special night. TG4 were filming in the Handball Alley on Friday night last and did an interview with Peter Heaney and also filmed up to 50 children playing handball in the Alley. Some of this recording will be shown on TG4 on Friday night as well.

A Date for your diary:- The Official Opening of the Handball Alley will take place on Sunday 6th May. More details to follow.

All Ireland Minor Handball Final:– Best of luck to Donal Wrynn who is competing in the All Ireland Minor Handball Final in St Colmans Roscommon on Saturday 24th March. This final is ticket only so anyone wishing to purchase a ticket please contact any of the Fenagh Handball Committee

Fundraiser  – Fenagh St Caillins National School
Attention all Ladies, you don’t have to lose weight to look good!. It is not what you wear but how you wear it. No Matter what size, shape or age you are, with a few helpful tips, you will feel more confident about yourself. Wear the right colour of clothes. Look 10 years younger . Image Consultant Jeanette Kelly will give a talk and presentation in the Abbey Bar, Fenagh on Saturday 24th March 2012 at 8:30pm. Admission €10. All proceeds going to Fenagh St Caillins National School

Fenagh Events and Social Committee is looking for Volunteers/Stewards to help out with the Parade on St.Patricks Day. If you can spare an hour or so we would be delighted to hear from you.
Please contact Noel Conefrey 071 9645061 or Pat O’Toole 071 9644861 in the Village as soon as possible. Thanks You.

St Patrick Day  – Floats
If you would like to enter a Float into the Fenagh Parade on St.Patricks Day then please contact Joyce Smith at 086 3443394. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you.
Fenagh Visitors Centre Website
The Fenagh Visitors Centre Website is up and running and will feature the local notes on a weekly basis as well as loads of information on the history of Fenagh. Website Address is www.fenagh.com

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup is now enrolling for September.  We cater for children aged 2 years 10 months up to 5 years.  We also provide places under the ECCE scheme.  If your child is starting school in September 2013 and was born between 02/02/2008 and 30/06/2009, they are entitled to avail of the FREE pre-school year.  If you wish to enrol your child for September you can phone the Playgroup Leader Ceara on 086 3593244

Line Dancing Classes
Line dancing classes are held in Fenagh Visitor Centre on this Wednesday evening 29th of February from 8.30pm to 9.30pm with Sarah Mulligan from Mohill. €5 per class. All is welcome to come along and join in on this fun fitness session.
Parent and Toddler Group
The Fenagh Parent and Toddler group takes place this Thursday 15th March. Newcomers welcome for more info contact Siobhain at 087 6674511 or gildea.siobhan@gmail.com

Fenagh Community Alert
Fenagh Community Alert is now up and running. We have joined with Ballinamore, Aughnasheelin and Kiltubrid. People can still join at a minimum fee of €5.00. For more information you can contact Peter Kilkenny on 086 0673571 or Sean O’Rourke on 085 1743371.

Ceili Dancing Gorvagh
Ceili Dancing has resumed in Gorvagh Community Centre on Monday nights. All welcome for a great nights fun.

Chamber Choir in Leitrim
The Maynooth Chamber choir will be hosting a concert in St.Patricks
church, Ballinamore, Co.Leitrim at 8.p.m sharp on Friday the 23rd of
March. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased by contacting Aisling
on 087 7740616 or Caroline on 087 9928218.
Other queries can also be e-mailed to aisling.s90@gmail.com
Ticket prices are €12 and €10 for students and O.A.P’s. This concert
will be truly enjoyable with a variety of music to suit all. The main
core of the music is sacred. Feel free to contact us for any other

Carrick-on-Shannon & District Historical Society invites you to their
next lecture in the Bush Hotel on Wednesday March 14th @8.30pm


Speaker, Carrick-on-Shannon man Alf Monaghan

Alf Monaghan’s presentation looks at the history of early Irish
Christianity from a different perspective – a Mediterranean
perspective. It provides a tantalizing glimpse under the veil of

Fenagh Visitor Centre
The Fenagh Visitors Centre Open all year round- (WiFi Cafe, Kids Indoor Soft Play Area, and Heritage Centre) will be open from Tuesday 20th March 2012 to Friday 23rd March 2012 from 10am – 5:30 pm and on Saturday 24th March and Sunday 25th March 2012 from 12noon until 5:30pm.

You can follow us on facebook by liking our page Fenagh Visitor Centre. Free WiFi is available to all customers visiting the centre.

Also visit Fenagh Visitors Centre website at www.fenagh.com

For further information contact Clare at the Visitors Centre at (071) 9645590.

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