Local Notes Sept 30th

Deepest Sympathy

Deepest sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Liz Gill, Lemonish, who died recently. May she rest in peace.

The sudden death has occured of David Downs, Drumcatten, Foxfield on Sunday Sept 22nd.

His remains will repose at his residence on Thursday 3rd Oct. from 3pm until 9pm, Cremation will take place in Dublin on Friday. Sympathy is extended to his family, partner and friends.

 Fenagh Tidy Towns
We are delighted to have improved our score by 7 points this year – a big thank you to all who work on the Tidy Towns Committee to keep our village in great shape …this and previous year’s reports are available to view at  http://www.fenagh.com/tidy-towns/ .Anybody interested in joining Fenagh Tidy Towns Committee or available to help out throughout the year please contact Patrick or Teresa at the Centre (9645590).  We would also welcome donations of shrubs, plants, flowers if anybody can help out.

 GAA Park Development Draw
Fenagh GAA Park Development are holding their annual draw on 6th October 2013. In order to maintain and keep the playing facilities in good condition, it is necessary to raise funds. Tickets are available from club members. Please support.

 Fenagh Foroige Club

Fenagh Foroige starts back  Friday the 4th of October in Fenagh Visitor Centre from 8-9pm.  We look forward to a new Foroige year and would like to extend an invite to any new members interested in joining to feel free to come to our open meeting

Fenagh Visitor Centre

Fenagh Visitor Centre is open all year round – (Heritage Centre, Indoor Children’s Play Area, Dolmen Café, Hall rental/meeting space). Opening hours this week: Oct 7th to Oct 11th 10am-5.30pm and Sat/Sun Oct 12/13th from 12-5.30pm . Free internet access (Wi-Fi), local newspapers and tourist information available to all visitors. Follow us on Facebook ‘fenaghvisitorcentre’. Also visit our website at www.fenagh.com which features lots of information on historical Fenagh, upcoming classes and events, Monk’s Den playtime and birthday rates, and other facilities on offer. For further information contact Teresa on (071) 9645590.

What’s On in September

Mondays – Fitness with Julie 8pm
Tuesdays – Active Age 8pm
Thursdays – Parent & Toddler Group 10-12pm, Yoga with Malo 7/8.30pm
Fridays – Parent & Toddler Group 10-12pm, Bums and Tums 6.30pm

Food Demonstration
Pauline Beadle from the Pampered Chef Company is back again at Fenagh Visitor Centre on Saturday October 5th at 8pm (date has changed) to cook up some tasty autumnal meals for all and to launch the new Pampered Chef catalogue which features a range of kitchenware and gadgets which can be tried out on the night.  Spot prizes and raffle on the night.  Admission 5 euro.  You must reserve your place in advance on 071 9645590 or fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com.

Flog It @ Mulvey Centre Indoor Market for Simon Community

On Sun 6th Oct as part of Simon Week the North West Simon Community are holding a sale of bric a brac and collectables at the Mulvey Centre Indoor Market , Carrick-on-Shannon from 10 to 5. We are looking for bric a brac, costume jewellery, ornaments, bags, hats & fascinators, anything you wish to get rid of and good as new to sell on this day. Please drop any items you wish to donate to the North West Simon office between now and Sat 5th Oct and help raise money for a worthy cause. The North West Simon office is located beside Eden Flowers on Park Lane, Carrick-on-Shannon and the phone number there is 071 9616200.

Decade of Centenaries Lecture in Ballinamore Library
1912 – 1922: The most interesting decade in Irish history:World War 1, Women Suffragettes, Ulster Covenant, Easter Rising, General Strikes, Proclamation of Independence – this decade had it all.  Each year brought with it events that changed every aspect of life in Ireland – socially, economically, politically and demographically. As part of the Decade of Centenaries project, County Leitrim Peace III Partnership presents a series of talks on this struggle for identity in Ireland.  The series will have five talks delivered by five distinguished speakers in different venues around the County on consecutive Wednesdays in September and October, starting on 25 Decade and promise to give an original look at a fascinating era.

On Wednesday 2nd  October at 8pm John Dorney, author of “Slaves or Freedom? Sean McDermott, the IRB and the psychology of the “Easter Rising” will deliver a lecture The Vision of Sean Mac Diarmada – Path to Nationhood or Partition? In Ballinamore Library.  Admission is free and all are welcome.

The Plantation of County Leitrim 1585 – 1670
A Lecture by Dr Gerard Mac Atasney titled ‘The Plantation of County Leitrim 1585 – 1670’ will take place in Ballinamore Library on Friday October 4th at 7pm.  Copies of Dr Mac Atasney’s new book of the same title will also be on sale.  Admission free and everyone welcome.

Actor Alan Devine’s drama workshops for children aged 8-16 begin in Mohill and Carrick on Shannon on 9th and 10th October.see www.dramaclub.ie for details.

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