Local Notes June 8th

Fenagh St Caillins U-16 League Winners
Congratulations to Fenagh  National School Boys and Girls Team who both won their respective National School titles last week. Well done to all involved.

Fenagh Active Age
The Group held a very enjoyable evening on Tuesday last at Fenagh Visitor Centre when two 3D models of Fenagh’s  historical monuments were official unveiled by Fenagh native Nollaig Feeney.  The project was jointly funded by Leitrim Development Company and Fenagh Active Age Group.  Speakers on the night also included Sean Reynolds and Michael McKeon of Fenagh Active Age, Teresa Lennon, Manager, Fenagh Visitor Centre, Ashling Cartwright Leitrim Development Company and David Spence who created the models.  The models are now on permanent display in the Centre.  Many thanks to all who attended.

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
Monday – Yoga for kids 4-5pm, Fitness with Julie 8pm
Tuesday – Active Age 8pm
Wednesdays – Restorative Movement Therapy 8pm
Thursdays – Parent & Toddler Group 10am-noon, Yoga 7/8.30pm
Fridays – Parent & Toddler Group 10am-12 noon

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 10th June  at 8pm. For further details contact Michael at 087 4340134.

Dawns Art Camp
” Calling all future Artists- Dawns Art Camp takes place again this year running successfully now for 8 years…Dates – Mon, 29th June to Thurs, 2nd July, in Ballinamore. We will be building, creating, and use of your imagination will certainly be needed. Other requirements for these positions are making a mess and having fun. So if you would like to join me or find out more information please contact Dawn on 086-3115647 early booking is essential and remember “Art is an adventure that never ends

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.

Ballinamore Library News
On June 17th 2005 Ballinamore Library officially opened its new premises on Main St to mark ten years there the library is having a 10th Birthday Party on Thursday 18th June. The day will start with Class visits for local school kid a DVD Screening, Tour of Library, Storytelling, Colouring, Photographs and Treats.  Programme for the afternoon is as follows

14:30-17:30         Face-painting in Children’s Area
15:30-16:30         Liam McNiffe with a talk on Ballinamore
16:45-17:00         Seán Ó Suilleabháin brief history of the Library Service  in Leitrim
16:00-17:00        Visit by Chief Executive LCC, Cathaoirleach LCC, DoS Mary Quinn with Cutting of Cake and photographs
15:00-17:30         Refreshments and music  throughout the afternoon

The Summer Reading Tree for children is starting on Monday 15th June, with entry forms available from the library. Throughout the month of June Jean Plaidy books have been taken out of storage and are on display and available to borrow . The Movie evening continue each Tuesday at 7.30pm, details of film showing available  from the library  at 071 9645566

Part-time IT skills course
Want to improve your computer skills and gain a recognised qualification?   Mohill Computer Training are running a part time Fetac/QQI Level 4 Computer Applications course running from Monday to Thursday 10 to 12.30 starting after Easter.  Course includes Word, Internet, Spreadsheets, Database and Desktop Publishing.   For more information call Doreen at 9632024.   Training is free to eligible applicants.


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