Local Notes Feb 23rd

Progressive 25 – Fenagh Handball Club
Progressive 25 continues this Thursday night February 26th  in Fenagh Community Centre at 8.00pm.  €500 Jackpot with nightly prizes.  Admission €8 with refreshments served. Winners of  Week 6 were N Scollan 7 games and E Lennon  6 games. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Alley Construction Fund. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Congratulations to Donal Wrynn on winning an All Ireland Sigerson Title with DCU last weekend, playing a vital role  in the teams success with his own personal tally of 1:1. Well done Donal.

Fenagh St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2015
This is the 5th annual St. Patrick’s Day in Fenagh village.  The Fenagh Events & Social Committee are busy preparing for the parade.
Should you or anyone you know be interested in participating or indeed entering a float (at no cost)please let us know.  The Parade  starts at 2pm promptly on Tuesday 17th March and in keeping with previous years this promises to be an entertaining event. Join us on Facebook at Fenagh St. Patrick’s Day Parade or contact 086 051 2877.

Fundraising for Cancer Services
As part of his 60th celebrations (60 years of grey hair!) Joey Smith is organising a fundraising dance on Sat Feb 28th (10pm start) in the Standing Stone Hotel, Ballinamore. Proceeds will go to the Cancer Support Services, Sligo and Friends of Oncology, Cavan. Adm €5.00. All support welcome. (If any queries – Joey can be contacted on 087 2525200 – Thanks)

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 St Caillins Lotto
Our Lotto takes place this Sunday night in John Gerard’s. Jackpot is €2650. Tickets will be available after mass this Saturday and Sunday in the parochial house.  Tickets are €2 each and 3 tickets for €5.

Fenagh St. Caillins GAA have registered for the Topaz Cash for Clubs initiative currently running at participating Topaz Fuel Stations The club would be grateful if all club members and customers in the community could start to collect stamps on campaign cards available from local Topaz stations. You’ll receive one stamp once you spend €40 on fuel purchases. Completed cards can be handed into the club secretary. Thank you for your support.

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

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 25TH 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.

Special Olympics Ireland’s Annual Collection Day  – Friday 24th April  – Volunteers Needed!
Special Olympics Ireland urgently requires volunteers in the Leitrim area to help with our charity Collection Day on Friday April 24th. Collection Day is the biggest annual fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics Ireland. The money raised on the day will be used to ensure that Special Olympics Ireland can continue to realise its promise of offering people with an intellectual disability the opportunity to participate in sport in their area. Special OIympics Ireland is looking for volunteers across the day, so if you can commit to the full day or even just an hour, please contact Sandra Rowley on 085 8583530 or email sandrarowleygh@gmail.com

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

 The Lough Gill players Present


By J M Synge

In Killenummery Hall

Ballinagar Dromahair Co. Leitrim

On Saturday 28th Feb and Sunday 10th March

At 8.30pm sharp

Proceeds to the Parents Association St Joseph’s NS Killenummery.

As this is the groups 25th year in existence you can be assured that it will be a production to remember.

Tickets €10.00 on the Door.

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 9640440Can you also please input the information as below 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.

Slimming World Mohill group takes place every Thursday night at 730pmin Planxty Maguires (upstairs). NEW CONSULTANT IN SLIMMING WORLD BALLINAMORE on Tuesday’s at 530 & 730pm In the Commercial Hotel. Come along to either venue and find out how you can fill up while you slim down! Call Ciara on 087 7685093 for more info.

Fun & frolics at Bornacoola Centre
It’s that time of year again when some suspicious characters get together under the cover of darkness, doing ….God knows what!!!!! Be assured they are up to no good……They are chanting lines, watching movies ….. All in the name of Drama! This year they have a thought provoking play that will have you laughing, crying and questioning many things. Rumour has it, that such is the dedication ( addiction )this motley crew can be found rehearsing at 8am each Sunday!!!! So if you want to find out exactly what’s going on , don’t forget,  The venue is Bornacoola Centre, Dates; 13th, 14th & 15th March Time: 8:30pm The play: The Last Apache Reunion by Bernard Farrell Bookings: 085 8186578

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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