Local Notes Jan 27th

Congratulations to Orla and David Walpole, Cornagun on the birth of their twins Emily and Jack.

Progressive 25 – Fenagh Handball Club
Progressive 25 continues this Thursday night January 29th in Fenagh Community Centre at 8.00pm. €500 Jackpot with nightly prizes. Admission €8 with refreshments served. Winners of Week 1 were K.Doonan and S Tighe. Winners of week 2 were S Mulvey and P Mulligan.  Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Alley Construction Fund. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Church Gate Collection
St Caillins NS Parents Association Church Gate Collection will take place on Saturday 7th Feb  & Sunday 8th Feb. at St. Mary’s Church Foxfield. Your support would be greatly appreciated

Senior Citizens Party
The Senior Citizens party was once again a great success with almost 70 people attending the party. Thanks to all who attended on the day helping to make it such a great success. Thanks to all the people who donated prizes for the draw held on the day. To Tommy and Fionnoula Smith (Clara Catering) for the wonderful food served at the party. To Noel and Sinead Conefrey for sponsoring the keg of Guinness . To Seamus Farrell for the great music. To all who helped out on the day. They are as follows:- Bridgie  Dolan, Betty Doonan, Patrick Curran, Orla, Roisin and Aoibhinn Greenan, Peter Kilkenny, Mary Kilkenny, Nicola  Kearns, Paul Keegan, Oliver Doonan, Hilary, Caoimhe and Caolan McDermott, Mary McHugh, Ann McGuire, Marie McGovern, Eugene O Riordain, Vera and Sarah Wrynne, Teresa Lennon, Orla and Saoirse Redican, Aideen Reynolds and Leah, Aaron, Ryan and Calum Smith .

Irish Conversation Classes
Irish Conversation classes which have been going well since they started a number of weeks ago will continue in the parochial house, Foxfield on this  Wednesday 28th January at 8pm. For further details contact Michael at 087 4340134.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Fenagh Visitor Centre is open all year round – (Heritage Centre, Indoor Children’s Play Area, Dolmen Café, Hall rental/meeting space). Mon to Friday 10.00-5.30pm and Sat/Sunday  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.

Fenagh Visitor Centre – Classes/Events

Monday – Fitness with Julie 8pm
Tuesday – Active Age 8pm
Wednesdays – Pilates 6.45pm, Restorative Movement Therapy 8pm
Thursdays – Parent & Toddler Group 10am-noon, Yoga 8.30pm
Fridays – Parent & Toddler Group 10am-12 noon

Community Centre – Classes/Events
Badminton Tuesdays at 8pm
Foroige Fridays at 7pm
Jiving classes begin Sunday Feb 15th 7.30pm
Progressive 25 Card Game- Thursdays @ 8pm (Handball Alley Building Fund)
Fenagh Parent & Toddler 10th Birthday Celebration – Feb 8th 2-4pm
To book centre call 9645590

Fenagh Parent & Toddler Group 10th Year Reunion
We are holding a celebration on Sunday February 8th from 2-4pm in Fenagh Community Centre to celebrate the great success of Fenagh Parent & Toddler Group which has been running since 2005.  If you attended the group anytime throughout the ten years please feel free to come along on the day – lots of entertainment for the kids, facepainting, light refreshments and most importantly catchups!  There will also be a gettogether for parents the previous evening (Feb 7th) in the Abbey Bar, Fenagh with a DJ, raffle and finger food starting at 9.30pm.  Anybody wishing to donate a spot prize for the raffle can drop off to Fenagh Visitor Centre. Further info to Siobhan at 087 6674511

Ceili Dancing
Ceili Dancing takes place every Monday Night in Gorvagh Community Centre on Mondays commencing at 8pm. Everyone welcome.

St. Vincent De Paul
St. Brigid’s Conference Ballinamore would like to thank each and everyone who contributed so generously to our annual Christmas Church gate collection. We thank the people of Corraleehan, Aughawillan, Drumreilly, Aughnasheelin, Fenagh and  Ballinamore and all who helped out in whatever way. The total monies collected were 4858Euro. We thank the Principal and staff of Ballinamore Community School particularly Philomena Earley and Anne Marie Madden and the students who raised 300Euro. We are grateful to the teachers and students for their generous initiative Thank You. We thank the Staff of Supervalue and Tesco Ballinamore who collected and supplied SVDP with clothes, food, and toys. We also thank you for allowing us to have a collection outside your stores and again thanks to the public who gave a combined total 1030Euro. We wish Supervalue and Tesco continued success in 2015. We acknowledge the generosity of the Principal, teachers, students and their parents of Fenagh National School who raised and donated money, food and toys to the value of 600Euros. Thank you to all. We thank About Hygiene Ltd for their generous donation.Finally to the people who wish to remain anonymous who gave donations, hampers, clothes and household items for distribution we say thank you for your generosity. People’s generosity this year was fantastic and it helped to make Christmas very special for almost 100 homes in our local community. We thank all of you who supported us in any way throughout the year. If you have a concern and would like to talk us, do not hesitate to call. S.V.D.P. confidential mobile number is087-9360562

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

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.

St Mogue’s  Concert; Friday January 30th at 9pm in Templeport Resource Centre – Featuring Eriu, Kevin Logue, Lorraine Spotten & Swanlinbar Comhaltas. Refreshments served / Raffle on the night. Admission €10 adult & children free. Organised by Bawnboy Heritage

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

Spanish Conversation Classes

Like to learn Spanish? Something new has come to Ballinamore library!!!! Starting Thursday 29th January and every Thursday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm, join Cristina, a native Spanish speaker and have fun learning a new language. No need to book and admission is free.


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