Local Notes Dec 8th

Deepest Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to Rose Anne McHugh and family, Knockmullin on the recent death of her father, John Guckian. May he rest in peace

Fenagh Tidy Towns Christmas Hamper Draw
Christmas Hamper for raffle by Fenagh Tidy Towns Committee – 2 euro per line. Second Prize Bottle of Brandy, Third Prize Box Biscuits. Hamper includes all you need for a very festive Christmas including a 30 euro meat voucher from Scollans Butchers.  Lines can be bought at Fenagh Visitor Centre and local outlets. All support greatly appreciated.   Draw takes place Dec 18th

Christmas Floral Arrangement Class
Thursday Dec 18th at 8.30pm in Fenagh Visitor Centre.  We will be making a floral arrangement for your Christmas table, hallway etc.  Entry 5 euro per person, light refreshments served.  Florist will have fresh flowers & other supplies which can be purchased on the night or bring your own greenery/flowers/dish/candle/etc

Fenagh Handball Club
Fenagh Handball Club are holding a Christmas 25 Card Drive in Quinn’s Bar on Friday December 19th. First Prize: Christmas Hamper.  Second Prize: Turkey and Ham Voucher. Third Prize: Bottle of Whiskey.Tickets €5.The Club AGM takes place on Sunday December 14th at 6.00pm in the Alley

 U21 Champions
Well done to the Fenagh Gortlettragh amalgamation who won the under 21 Championship defeating St Manachans in a thrilling finish winning by six points. Well done to players and management.

Christmas Table Quiz – Fundraiser Christmas Activities
The annual Christmas Table Quiz will take place on Saturday 27th December in the Abbey Bar starting at 9:30pm sharp. Cost of Table €20.

Senior Citizens Party
The Annual Senior Citizens Party will take place on Sunday 18th January 2015 commencing at 3pm in Fenagh Community Centre.

Christmas Lights
The Village Christmas Lights was switched on by Santa Claus on Saturday evening last ably helped by all the children present. Santa Claus then handed out presents to all the children in Quinns Pub. Thanks to Santa Claus for making the long journey to Fenagh to meet the children and to John Gerard McLoughlin for the use of his premises for the evening.

Irish Classes
Irish classes will be commencing  in the parochial house, Foxfield on Wednesday 10th December at 8pm. For further details contact Michael at 087 4340134.

Ceile Dancing
Ceile Dancing will take place in Gorvagh Community Centre on Monday 15th December   2014 starting at 8:30pm to 10:30pm. All welcome.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Heritage Centre, Indoor Children’s Play Area, Birthday Party Venue, Dolmen Café, Hall rental/meeting space). Mon to Friday 10.00-5.30pm and Sat/Sunday  12-5.30pm.  CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS: CLOSED Dec 24-26th, OPEN Dec 27/28/29/30th 12-5.30pm, CLOSED Dec 31st/Jan1st, OPEN Jan 2nd 10-5.30pm, Sat & Sun 3rd/4th 12-5.30pm ..Normal opening hours resume Mon Jan 5th at 10am.   Free internet access (Wi-Fi), local newspapers and tourist information available to all visitors. Follow us on Facebook ‘fenaghvisitorcentre’ or Twitter #fenaghviscentre. 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.

Classes & Events December
Mondays – Fitness with Julie 8pm
Tuesdays – Active Age 8-10pm
Wednesdays – Pilates resumes Jan 7th 6.45pm,  Restorative Movement Therapy 8-10pm (085 7056183 for more info)
Thursdays – Yoga with Malo resumes Jan 8th
Thursday & Friday – Parent & Toddler Group  10am-noon

Fenagh Community Centre Events
Badminton continues Tuesdays at 8pm
Foroige continues 7-8pm Fridays (12-17 yrs)
The Centre is available to rent for functions, plays, concerts, meetings, sports, etc – call 9645590 to book

Fenagh Text Alert
Fenagh and surrounding areas – money is now due to renew your text alert.  Name, Number and 5 euro to be given to P.Kilkenny, T.Flynn, S.o’Rourke, M. McGovern or dropped into Monks Den

Boost your career prospects with a Fetac Level 5 Information Technology qualification at Mohill Computer Training.  Run in conjunction with Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim Education & Training Board, this full-time Computer Applications for the Workplace course will run from January until September 2015 and includes Word Processing, Database Methods, Presentation Software, Desktop Publishing, Spreadsheet Methods, Web Authoring, Image Processing, Internet, Information Systems and a work placement during the course.  Training allowances are payable to eligible participants.  For more information, call Liam at 9632024, email info@mct.ie or just drop in to MCT in the Enterprise Centre, Ballinamore Road for more details.

Fenagh Defibrillator Committee
Up-to-date leaflets with names and phone numbers of trained personnel in CPR and Defibrillation in your area are now available for collection in the Church Porch and Fenagh Visitors Centre.  The areas are Fenagh National School Area, Fenagh Football Pitch Area , Foxfield Church Area , Drumharkin Area and Cornaborne Area . One available for each house and only take the leaflet relevant to your area. If you know somebody who is unable to collect this information leaflet we would be obliged if you can arrange to take it for them.  It is important that all houses in the Parish have this information leaflet.

Assorted Fitness Charity Christmas Party
On Monday the 15th of Dec at 7.30pm in Ballinamore Community Centre the Assorted Fitness Christmas party is taking place. A fun filled night is guaranteed with lots of music and dancing, along with cooking, hair and beauty demonstrations. Refreshments tea and coffee will be served and amazing prizes are up for grabs in the raffle. All donations on the night will be going to SHOUT Sligo Hospital Oncology Unit Trust and The North West Hospice. All welcome, for further information contact Michelle Fanning on 0879390980

Drumshanbo Citizens Information Centre: Change of Opening hours 5/1/15
Please note the new opening hours  at the Drumshanbo Citizens Information Service, with effect from January 5th, 2015: Mondays only from 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm.  The Carrick-on-Shannon Citizens Information Service is open each day Monday to Friday, 9:30-12:30pm and 1:30-4:30pm and the Manorhamilton Centre is open on Mon, Wed & Fri from 10:30am – 2:30pm.  Telephone: 0761 07 5670 or email leitrim@citinfo.ie.    Co. Leitrim Citizens Information Service offers free and confidential information and advice on all Government Schemes and services

Movie Evening “Grace of Monaco” Ballinamore Library Tuesday 16th December at 7.30pm
Nicole Kidman stars as the Hollywood actress and Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly in this biographical drama. Six years after leaving her profession to marry Prince Rainer III of Monaco, Grace, now the mother of two children, considers returning to the movies when she gets approached by Alfred Hitchcock. Meanwhile, a conflict breaks out when French President Charles de Gaulle threatens to invade the principality and Grace must choose once and for all between her life as a film star and her role as princess. Remember it’s  Free Admission

 Kiddies Christmas Movie “Elf” Ballinamore Library Saturday 13th December at 11.30am
Elf is a Christmas family comedy starring Will Ferrell as Buddy, a human being who has spent his whole life believing himself to be an elf. Brought up by Santa and his elves at the North Pole, Buddy has spent the last 30 years happily working in Santa’s toy workshop. But when his ungainly size starts to become a liability in the elf-sized working environment, Santa suggests that Buddy head to New York City to find his biological father Needless to say, the unlikely spectacle of a 6’5′ man dressed from head to foot in bright green stands out a mile on the streets of the Big Apple, and the good-natured Buddy finds himself in all sorts of scrapes as he gets used to his new family and surroundings – and they get used to him. All welcome with Free Admission.


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