Local Notes Nov 16th

Progressive 25
Progressive 25 continues on this Thursday night 19th November in Fenagh Community Centre at 8.30pm. League prizes (Sponsored by Conefry’s Abbey Bar), Nightly prizes and Jackpots. Entry €8 with refreshments served. All new players welcome. Last week’s winners were J Gill 7 games, T Tiernan 6 games after a play off

Fenagh Active Age
The group will hold their annual Table Quiz on Tuesday November 24th in Fenagh Visitor Centre. Doors open 8pm. Raffle on the night. Refreshments served. A good nights enjoyment is assured. Your support is always appreciated.

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup are holding their Church gate collections on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd November. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Fenagh Tidy Towns
Christmas Hamper Lines are now available to buy for a Christmas Hamper, winner will be drawn Dec 18th. Lines are 2 euro each and can be bought at the Visitor Centre and local outlets. Also thank you to all who supported our Church gate Collection on Sunday. All money raised goes towards Tidy Towns projects for the upcoming year.

National Club Draw- Fenagh St Caillins
Members of the club will be calling to the houses in the parish selling tickets for the National Club draw in the next few days. Tickets are €10 each and there are numerous prizes with 1st prize of a car. All monies raised will be going directly to the club to help with the day to day running of our club and all our teams. We are extremely grateful for your continued support.

Congrats to Ellie O Rourke on getting 2nd place in u 13 Girls race at the Western Region Uneven Ages Cross Country Championships in Lough Key Forest Park recently. Ellie led the Leitrim u 13 team to bronze in the 2500m race.

Fenagh 2016 Commemorative Calendar
Will be on sale soon at a cost of 10 euros. This calendar would make a lovely Christmas gift for family and friends at home and abroad ..and certain months are guaranteed to take some of you down Memory Lane!! More info to follow

Dates for your diary
Santa Claus turning on lights in Village on the 5th December at 5:30pm · Annual Table Quiz in aid of Christmas lights on Tuesday 29th Dec at 9:30pm

Ceili Dancing In Gorvagh
Ceili Dancing continues in Gorvagh Community Centre on Monday night 23rd November from 8:30-10:30pm. Newcomers welcome.

ON Friday, 27th , Sat. 28th and Sunday 29th November Drumkeeran Drama Group , once again, bring an exciting new drama production to the stage in Drumkeeran Community Centre . Following the outstanding success of “ Dillon’s American Wake “last year the group now stage “ BOYCOTT “ , an exciting new 3 Act play by Andrew Redican and sequel from Dillon’s American Wake, also written by the same author . “ Boycott “ is an explosive, intense drama with suspense , comic relief and variety . It takes audiences back to 1941 , a time , when for the rural population, especially in the west of Ireland , people struggled to survive . For them, like for the Bull Mc Cabe in John B. Keane’s great play, The Field , “ land is all that matters “ . So when Jack Dillon discovers that the farm, he had the grass of for twenty one years , is sold secretly and the Auctioneer refuses to divulge the purchaser , his neighbours rally around him and set out to take drastic action . A pulsating drama follows with turns and twists , fun and great variety . Not to be missed ! Performances each night at 8.30pm . Doors open at 7.45

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.

Kids Birthdays at the Monks Den
Take the stress out of organising your child’s next birthday by booking with us at the Monk’s Den – different party options available; the venue is ideal for babies up to 8 years of age and you can hold a party any day of the week. 10% discount on all December 2015 birthdays. Call us on 9645590 for more info

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

Contemporary Dance Class for Kids (5-12 yrs)
New class Mondays 4-5pm at Fenagh Community Centre (please note change of venue). Call Rachel for more info 085 7056183

Scor NaNog
Its coming to that time of year again when we get into the Scor mood. Anyone interested in participating in this very enjoyable competition please contact our Scor Officer Martin Doonan as soon as possible

Anybody interested in playing Badminton at the Community Centre can put their name down by calling 9645590. Open to adults and children, will go ahead if enough numbers sign up

The Music for all Ages – Free Concert by the RTÉ lyric fm Quartet in Ballinamore Library
RTÉ lyric fm is delighted to offer a new stream of outreach activity this year. Music for all Ages is an engaging and entertaining RTÉ lyric fm outreach programme of live music performances, taking place in educational and community settings across Roscommon/Westmeath and Sligo/Leitrim. Leitrim County Library are delighted to announce that Ballinamore Library has been selected as a venue, and will host a concert on Wednesday 25th November at 4.00p.m. The concept behind this project is “Life-long learning: listen, engage, enjoy.” The programme is presented by the RTÉ lyric fm Quartet led by presenter Evelyn Grant (flute/piano), Mary McCague (violin/piano), Jean Kelly (concert harp/electric harp) and Gerry Kelly (‘cello). The RTÉ lyric fm Quartet gave most recent performances over five days at the Bloom Festival in the Phoenix Park. This series of outreach concerts are provided free as part of RTÉ’s public service commitments. All are welcome to what promises to be a most enjoyable afternoon. This is a free event and all are welcome

Wheatgrass Nutritional Information Day
The Nature Trail, Ballinamore on Friday 20th November from 12.00 am to 4.00 pm. Karen from Wheatgrass4Health will provide free samples on the day. Wheatgrass is packed with nutrients and is suitable for coeliacs

“Spirit of Mohill” Gala Ball
The “Spirit of Mohill” Gala ball takes place on Saturday 5th December in Lough Rynn Castle. Always a fantastic night for community and a great opportunity for your Christmas party. Champagne reception at 7pm in the Baronial Hall followed by 4 course meal and wine in the ballroom. Music by The Heebie Jeebies Band. Our compere for the night is popular radio presenter Bob Conway. Tickets €50 are available from Eivers Lane Childcare Centre, Mohill. Ring Padraig 071 962936/Anne 087 9272545 to book your tickets. 2679808 for more info

Ballinamore Musical Society Rehearsals
are continuing in Reynolds Lounge Upstairs every Wednesday night at 9 p.m. New members would be very welcome. Please come along and bring a friend.

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

Local Enterprise Office (LEO)
Are you thinking of Starting Your Own Business? Or do you have an idea for a new Business? Maybe you have recently become Self Employed? If so, Local Enterprise Office Leitrim are running a Start Your Own Business Course to help you start and run a profitable business for the long term, beginning shortly in Carrick on Shannon for one evening a week over six weeks. Legal, Financial and Marketing issues are covered, along with solutions for common start up difficulties. Information on Grants and Funding are part of the programme. Contact Nicola at 071-965 0420 or email info@leo.leitrimcoco.ie. to book your place on this practical and useful course. Visit the Leitrim LEO Website, “www.localenterprise.ie/leitrim” for more information on the full range of training and supports available to new and existing Businesses in Leitrim.

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