Local Notes Feb 16th

Deepest Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to the family and friends of the late Thomas Flynn, Drumcara who died recently. May he rest in peace.

Congratulations to Kevin Dowd Sallyfield and Eileen O’Beirne who got married recently.

Progressive 25 – Fenagh Handball Club
Progressive 25 continues this Thursday night February 19th  in Fenagh Community Centre at 8.00pm.  €500 Jackpot with nightly prizes.  Admission €8 with refreshments served. Winners of  Week 5 were T Tiernan and B Kilgannon after playoff with 6 on 6 games each. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Alley Construction Fund. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Fenagh Active Age
The group held their AGM on February 3rd at Fenagh Visitor Centre. Officers elected were Chairperson: Noeleen Mullen, Secretary: Margaret Kelly, Treasurer: Susan Lennon, Vice Chairperson: Jimmy Lennon, Assistant Secretary: Nora Tubman, Assistant Treasurer: Michael McKeon.  Two members attended regional AGMs at the Landmark Hotel on February 5th.  A date has been arranged for the Group’s annual Social – April 16th.  Further details will be announced later.

Fenagh St Caillins Club Lotto
There was no winner of our Lotto which took place on Sunday night last. Drawn numbers were 5,2,6,1,8,3,4 and 7. €20 winners were Cathal Walpole, Paddy Gannon, Shane Conefrey and Saoirse Brady. We would like to thank everyone for their support. Next draw takes place on Sunday March 1st with a Jackpot of €2650. Tickets will be available after masses in the parochial house on that weekend.

Fenagh National School
Enrolment forms for 2015-2016 school year will be available from the school from Friday 13th February.  Please complete and return to school by March 6th. Thank You.”.

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
French conversation classes starts Tuesday Feb 24th
Badminton Tuesdays – beginners 7.30pm, advanced 8pm
Progressive 25 Card Game- Thursdays @ 8pm (Handball Alley Building Fund)
Foroige Fridays at 7pm
Jiving classes Sundays at 7.30pm
To book centre call 9645590

French Conversational Classes
Given by native French speaker.  Tuesdays at Fenagh Community Centre – start date Feb 24th – 4.30pm junior cert prep, 5.30pm leaving cert prep and 6.30pm adults. Contact Philippe Duconte at 086 303 3109 for more info

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  Wednesday18TH February at 8pm. For further details contact Michael at 087 4340134.

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

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

Training for Childminders and potential Childminders
‘Childminding Quality Awareness Programme.  Training on topics of relevance to all Childminders and potential Childminders will take place on Saturday 7th and Saturday 21st March from 10am to 4pm in the Leitrim Development Company, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. The cost of this training is €10. Places are limited, to secure your place contact Leitrim County Childcare Committee on 071 9640870.

Spring Term programme
Want to learn new language? Irish Sign Language course will be available in Drumshanbo Vocational School. Irish Sign Language is a visual language, fun to learn and is official language of the Deaf community. To secure a places contact Mr. Aidian Mc Keon at the school 071 9640440. I wish to clarify regarding to “Irish Sign Language”, Irish Sign Language does not mean Sign Language through “Irish” it is through English. It is first language in Deaf Community and unique to Ireland same as America, England, France and other countries have their own Sign Language. It enables Deaf people to communicate English through hands, face expressions and body language. . To learn more text ONLY – Valerie Mahon –087 7666450.

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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