Local Notes June 29th

Deepest Sympathy

Deepest Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of the late Anselm Reynolds, Foxfield who passed away at the weekend. May he rest in peace.


Church Gate Collection

A Church gate collection will take place at Foxfield Church on Sat 4th July and Sun 5th July, to raise funds for a new roof for Gorvagh Community Centre. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Blessing of the Graves

Please note the blessing of the graves will take place in Fenagh on the 12th July after mass.



Fenagh Tidy Towns
The village and approach roads are looking very well. With the adjudication to take any time soon  please make sure to make an extra effort over the next while to keep the village and environs clean and tidy in particular regarding the ongoing problem of litter along the approach roads.

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 June/July 

Monday – Fitness with Julie 8pm

Wednesdays – Restorative Movement Therapy 8pm

Thursdays – Parent & Toddler Summer Deal 10-12noon

Fridays – Parent & Toddler Summer Deal 10-12noon


Kids Summer Activities (ages 4-9 yrs) at Fenagh Visitor Centre

Drop-in arts and crafts morning for kids aged 4-9 years.  5 euro per child.  Every Tuesday from 11-1pm at Fenagh Visitor Centre starting July 14th.  We willalso run a Kids Summer Camp August 5th, 6th and 7th 1-5pm– daily rates 10 euro per child; call Centre on 9645590 to book camp.


Fenagh Community Centre

Fenagh Community Centre is located beside Fenagh Church and is available to rent for functions, meetings, concerts, sports, etc. Call 071 9645590 to book or arrange a viewing.  You can also view the facilities on www.Fenagh.com or like our Facebook page ‘Fenagh Community Centre


Fenagh Community Playgroup

Fenagh Community Playgroup is now enrolling for September 2015. We cater for children aged from 2 years 9 months up to 5 years. We also provide places under the ECCE programme. If your child is going to school in September 2016 and born between 2nd February 2011 to 30th June 2012 they are entitled to avail of the FREE pre school year. If you wish to enrol your child phone Ceara on 086  3593244.


St John’s Heritage Group Drumshanbo 3rd Annual Fundraiser will take place on 12th July from the grounds of the Mayflower Community Centre. There will be a 50km cycle or 10km family cycle at 12 noon. If you prefer walking there is a 5km family walk or a 10km walk starting at 12.30pm. Contact Tony on 086 8168928 for further information. All proceeds to the St. Johns Church Restoration Fund and the Patient Comfort Fund, St. Patricks Hospital.





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 1st July  at 8pm. For further details contact Michael at 087 4340134.




slimming world

Slimming world mohill is now at 7pm on Thursdays in the canon donohoe hall. Come along and find out how you can fill up as you slim down! Call Ciara 0877685093 for more info or just pop in.


Annual Tour

On tour to Co Donegal Sept 14 – 17.  We are staying at Clanree Hotel Letterkenny.  3 nights B & B and 3D.   Coach and guide for duration of tour.  Daily outings at minimal cost. Deposit of €75 by 30 June.  Chq/PlO/Bk Dts only  payable  to “Marathon Tours” and sent to Eileen Bambrick Cootehall, Boyle Co Roscommon. Bookings Eileen 086 3702547. No blocked withheld or private numbers please.

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