Local Notes Aug 3rd

Congratulations
Congratulations and best wishes to Aoife and J P Kane Fenaghbeg on the birth of their baby daughter Abby.

Milestone
The Milestone which was erected a few weeks ago in the same location that it had been removed  from during the second world war. Luckily it was kept in a safe location for all those years.  It is of great historical significance and is part of the history of Fenagh. It has been enhanced with a floral display and looks great.

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.

Heritage Week Events in Fenagh
Heritage Week runs from Aug 22nd-Aug 30th this year.  There will be lecture entitled “The Historical Importance of Fenagh” on Tuesday Aug 25th at 8.30pm in Fenagh Visitor Centre given by Dr Brendan Scott, Lecturer in History, Maynooth University with particular reference to the Book of Fenagh which celebrates its 500th year in 2016.  We are also offering guided tours to the Abbeys and Church of Ireland Aug 28-30th starting at 2pm and on Saturday Aug 29th we will be hosting Fenagh Visitor Centre’s 10th Birthday celebrations from 2-5pm.  All events are free. We are also looking for any items you may have (documents, photos, newspapers etc) relevant to the 1916 Easter Rising period which we will put on display for next year’s Centenary Commemorations.  Any queries to Teresa at 9645590

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

Kids Bricks Club: Ballinamore Library
Kids Bricks Club is a creative brick building and social activity club for girls and boys, and is suitable for children aged 4-12 taking place in Ballinamore Library on Thursday 20th August from 3 to 4pm. This event is free, but early booking is essential as places are limited. To make a booking call the library at 071 9645566 to avoid disappointment.  Workshops provide children with the opportunity to create designs from their imagination. Our challenges call for teamwork to build the tallest towers, the longest bridges or the most mini-figures. Remember Kiddies Movie each Saturday at 2.30pm admission and all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

QQI Level 5 Computer Applications for the Workplace
Improve your skills and job prospects with a QQI Level 5 accredited IT qualification at Mohill Computer Training. The course will run from October 2015 until September 2016.   Selection will be on the basis of an interview.   For further details and application form call 071-9632024 (email: info@mct.ie).   Training allowances are payable to eligible participants.

Information Technology Skills Course
Ballinamore Development Co. Enterprise Centre : The following Course is scheduled to commence 15th September 2015 (subject to numbers), Information Technology Skills Course , Level 3 Q Q I Certificate in : Information/Communication/Technology skills. Word Processing: Typing, editing text, saving documents and printing. Computer Literacy: Learning about theory elements of the computer/Internet/Hardware/Software. Internet Skills: Using the internet to look for information and setting up and using an email account. Spread Sheets: Using the computer to create spreadsheets and charts. Communications: Skills for reading, writing and interacting with people. Mathematics: Introduction to maths covering addition/subtraction/multiplication/fractions/percentages/decimals and drawing to scale. Each Module will take 6/7 weeks to complete: running for 2 days per week ( Tuesday & Wednesday from 10am to 1pm, 3 hours per morning).  NOTE All Modules must be completed to achieve full award. Induction Date: 8th September 2015 from 10am to 11:30am. Course Interview Date: 9th September 2015 ( Time to be confirmed). Course Commences: 15th September 2015   Ends 31st  September 2016. To Book Place phone 96 20024  or  087 6793500

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.

County Leitrim Citizens Information Service
Holds a free weekly advice clinic at the Mohill Library every Friday from 3pm – 4:30 pm. Information and advice on a wide range topics such as social welfare, health services, employment law, redundancy, income tax, housing, family law, consumer affairs, local organisations and services. So if you need advice on medical cards, help with filling in a pension form, claiming a tax refund or if you just need information on any government or local service, just phone or call in to our Mohill Outreach Clinic, Services also provided in Carrick on Shannon, Drumshanbo and Manorhamilton. Phone 0761 07 5670 for further details, Our service is free and confidential.

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