Local Notes Aug 31st

Best of Luck
To all the National School and Secondary school students who are back to school after the summer holidays.

Progressive 25 – Fenagh Handball Club
Progressive 25 starts on Thursday September 10th in Fenagh Community Centre at 8.30pm in aid of Fenagh Handball Club. The first 2 nights are Beginner’s Nights with the League commencing on September 24th. League prizes (Sponsored by Conefry’s Abbey Bar), Nightly prizes and Jackpots. Entry €8 with refreshments served.

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 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 reopens on Tuesday 1st September at 9.00 a.m. Best of luck to the children who have left the playgroup to start school.  We are still enrolling for September 2015 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. 

Blood Transfusion
The Blood Transfusion mobile unit team will return again to the Community Centre, Ballinamore on Wednesday 2nd September 2015.  It will be open from 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.  If you can attend the clinic, the best time would be from 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. Some 3000 units/pints of blood are needed overall each week to cater for emergency and routine cases requiring transfusions of blood and blood products in hospitals all over the country.  Thanks to everyone who attended the last clinic.  Please come again to the Community Centre, Ballinamore on Wednesday 2nd September, 2015 and bring a friend.

Heart Testing
Heart Testing at The Nature Trail, Ballinamore on Saturday 12th September. This test could save your life. Booking essential. Please contact Colm at 0879766738 or 071 9631818.

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.

Gorvagh Community Centre
A scrap metal collection has been organised in aid of the Roof Fundraiser with a collection point at the Gorvagh Community Centre. If you have any scrap metal you would like disposed of, you can drop these items at Gorvagh Community Centre on Saturday 5th September between 10am and 5pm. These items will be collected by Gormley Waste. All items containing any type of metal will be collected except TV’s, fridges, beer kegs and gas cylinders. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

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

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.

QQI Level 5 Computer Applications for the Workplace
Improve your career and third level prospects with a QQI Level 5 accredited IT qualification at Mohill Computer Training. The course will run from October 2015 until September 2016 and covers Word Processing, Database Methods, Presentation Software, Desktop Publishing, Spreadsheet Methods, Web Authoring, Image Processing, Internet, Information Systems and a work placement module.   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. Act now before it’s too late.

Piano classes
Piano Classes will resume at the Piano Centre Ballinamore on the 1st of September.Junior Cert music course for 2nd year students is also available. For further details contact Gerarda Burns ALCM 087 7828573


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