Local Notes March 6th

Fenagh St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Starts at 2pm on Thursday 17th March.  This is our 6th Parade and all are welcome.  Anyone wishing to participate (it’s free) will meet at Tully Lane from 1:30pm – follow the Stewards’ advice.  For a fun, family day out, come on down to Fenagh and let us entertain you!!

Congratulations to Frank O’Rourke (formerly of Drumany) who was elected as a TD to represent the Kildare North Constituency in the 32nd Dail. Well done Frank.

Progressive 25 Card Game
Progressive 25 Winter/Spring League continues this Thursday 10th March 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 winner was T Tiernan 7games with 4 finishing on 6 games. All new players welcome. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Club.

Fenagh Ladies GFC:  Sponsored Walk/Jog/Run
The date is Easter Monday, 28th March at 2pm starting at the Monks Den/Heritage Centre in Fenagh.  This year we are walking/jogging/running a new route which is 7KM.  This is a fun day out for all the family.  Sponsorship cards will be available this week for all club members.  All are welcome on the day when you can register for this event so mark your calendars.

Congratulations to Ellie O Rourke who won a silver medal in the Junior Girls race at the Connacht Schools Cross Country in Sligo. Also well done to Sibeal Reynolds on finishing 8th in the Glo Health Athletics Ireland Senior Indoor Championships in Athlone.

Fenagh 2016 Commemorative Calendar.
This historic 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.

Easter Kids Camp
Tues & Wed March 22/23rd 12-4pm.  1o euro per child daily.  Tel 9645590 to book

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)
Mondays 4-5pm at Fenagh Community Centre. Call Rachel for more info 085 7056183

Sweet Spirit for Cavan Oncology
The Cavan Oncology Unit, Cavan General Hospital is to be the beneficiary of a concert by the Sweet Spirit Gospel Choir under the direction of Tish Dunleavy. The event will take place in the Cornmill Theatre, Carrigallen on Sunday evening 10th April at 8.30pm sharp! Special guests on the night will be the Leitrim Male Choir. Come along and support this very worthy cause. 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

Invitation to Ballinamore St. Patricks Day Parade
I hope everyone has their colours ready for the big parade.. The theme is “Irish is???” All are welcome to join in and if there is anyone out there who would like to help out we would appreciate it.. There are goodies for the kids, local  entertainment and prizes galore.. Best dressed, most original, typical and best dressed window.. And much more . The scouts will be there with their usual goodies stall and of course St Patrick. The meeting point is at Tesco @ 3:30 for parade at 4. If you have any enquiries contact Dawn @ 086-3115647

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