Local Notes Feb 15th

Progressive 25 Card Game
Progressive 25 Winter/Spring League continues this Thursday February 18th in Fenagh Community Centre at 8.30. League prizes (Sponsored by Conefrey’s Abbey Bar), Nightly prizes and Jackpot. Entry €8 with refreshments served. Last week’s winners were PJ Greenan 9 games, P Mulligan, H Reynolds and V O’Rourke 6 games each. All new players welcome. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Club.

 Enrolment Notice St. Caillin’s N.S.
“Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. for the 2016-2017 school year will begin Monday, February 15th.  Enrolment forms can be collected from the school office from 9.30am to 2.45pm or by contacting the school at 071-9645244. Please return to the school (by hand or post) before 2.00pm on Wednesday, March 11th, 2016.

Senior Scor
Well done to the Senior Scor Question Time team who will be representing Leitrim in the All Ireland Finals in Killarney at start of April. The successful team was as follows : Martin Doonan, Noel O’Rourke, Vincent O’Rourke and Bill Tubman. Well done to the Set Dancers who will be representing Leitrim at the Connacht Scor Finals. The set dancing team is Martin Doonan, Jeanette Leyden, Shane McHugh, Shona McHugh, Michelle McLoughlin, Adeline McWeeney, Seamus Mc Weeney (Jnr) and Ciallain O Rourke. The other participants who turned in greta performances on the night were the Novelty Act made up of Betty Doonan, TP McLoughlin and Seamus Mollaghan. Solo Singing by Jane Crowley, Recitation by Michael Doonan (Snr) and Seamus McWeeney(Snr) and the Ballad Group was James and Jane Crowley and Peter Kilkenny.

Fenagh St Caillins Gaa are collecting membership this weekend at all training sessions and after mass in the Parochial house after this Saturday evening and Sunday morning mass. All those who have paid by Easter weekend will be entered into a membership draw. Membership monies are used to subsidise the cost of registering and insuring all players with Croke Park and the Leitrim County Board. Membership is €50 for all adult players, €30 for non players and €80 for families.

Fenagh 2016 Commemorative Calendar. Calender is on sale in Visitor Centre, Supervalu, Abbey Bar, Seamus Beirnes, Smyths Gift Shop, and Genealogy Centre and from committee members. Tel 071 9645590 for further info. Cost of Calender €10.

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

Public Meeting
Friends of St. Patrick’s Hospital Committee are holding a Public Meeting on Thursday 18th February in the Bush Hotel at 8 pm.  The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public of progress made to date on the restoration of the 5 day Nurse Led Day Services at St. Patrick’s Day Hospital. Candidates for the upcoming General Election have been invited to attend. Please support

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

Ballinamore Musical Society
Are in the final stages of production of an original musical dramatisation of the events leading up to and during the Rising entitled ‘Erin go Bragh’ This production is due to start on Friday February 19th and continues on  Sunday 21st, Wednesday 24th Thursday 25th Friday 26th, Saturday 27th. If anyone would like to be associated with our production by way of sponsorship/ raffle prizes, please contact any member of the committee c/o John 087 6687299

Contemporary Dance Class for Kids (5-12 yrs)
Mondays 4-5pm at Fenagh Community Centre. Call Rachel for more info 085 7056183

 Spring Term Programme
A beginner Irish Sign Language course will be available in Drumshanbo Vocational School, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim, with Irish Sign Language Teacher Valerie Mahon, fully qualified with the Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College Dublin. Irish Sign Language is the first language of the Irish Deaf Community, and is an important part of Deaf Culture. Irish Sign Language is NOT  “Sign Language through spoken Irish” – it is the Sign Language used by the Irish Deaf community. It is a visual language, using the hands, facial expressions and body movements. Family, friends and professionals use Irish sign language to communicate with Deaf people as well is use with. Ireland and many other countries, for example England, France or America, have their own sign languages.
Irish Sign Language is not just for Deaf people and their families. Irish Sign Language can help where families have the difficulty communicating due to stroke, car accident, have Down Syndrome or Autism. Date and time to be confirmed. Irish Sign Language Interpreter will be provided. For more information or to book a place on the course – Contact -Mr. Aidian Mc Keon – 071 9640440.  Valerie Mahon – Email: mahonva@tcd.ie  TEXT ONLY: 087766645

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

Lough Gill Players Present” Wake in the West”
Lough Gill Players are hosting a fantastic and funny play called Wake in the West on Sat 27th and Sun 28th Feb at 8pm in Killenummery Hall. Its directed by Gerard Mc Kenna and this play has   left everyone rolling in laughter. Make sure you come along and enjoy this funny and hilarious play.Tickets€10. All Proceeds to Killenummery and Killery Parish Restoration Fund.

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