Local Notes April 18th

Progressive 25 Card Game
The Progressive 25 Card Game will continue on Thursday 21st April which will be the last night of the current run until the card games resumes again in the autumn. The league winners will be announced on Thursday night. League prizes (Sponsored by Conefrey’s Abbey Bar). Entry €8 with refreshments served. Last week’s winners were T Tiernan and B Wrynn 8 games each. All new players welcome. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Club.

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup are now enrolling for September 2016.  The ECCE programme has been expanded starting in September 2016 to offer children free pre-school hours from the age of 3 years.  The total number of ECCE weeks a child can avail of will depend on the child’s birth date and the age at which the child starts primary school.  There will now be 3 points during the year when a child can enrol in the scheme September, January and April. To avail of the scheme in September 2016 (Until June 2017) children must have been born between 1st January 2012 – 31st August 2013.  To avail of the scheme in January 2017 (Until June 2017) children must have been born between 1st January 2012 – 31st December 2013.  To avail of the scheme in April 2017 (Until June 2017) children must have been born between 1st January 2012 – 31st March 2014.  If you wish to enrol your child for September 2016 please contact Ceara on 086 3593244.

Fenagh Tidy Towns Spring Clean
Rescheduled clean-up session around Fenagh village and approach roads (weather permitting) on Wednesday April 20th at 6.30pm.  Meet at Visitor Centre.  We are looking for volunteers to help us with painting, litter control, sign washing, etc so if you have an hour or two to spare come along.

Keeping Leitrim Lovely.. one sip at a time!
Re-useable tea/coffee travel cups now on sale at Fenagh Visitor Centre for 5 euro. All proceeds go towards Fenagh Tidy Towns projects.  This is an anti-litter initiative launched recently by Leitrim County Council.

Book of Fenagh 500 Festival July 29-31st 2016
Full programme of events, booking forms and all other info for the Book of Fenagh 500th Celebrations now available at www.fenagh.com/book of fenagh 500 festival or call into the Visitor Centre. If you are a local business/group and would like to become a sponsor get in touch with the committee at 071 9645590 or email bookoffenagh500@gmail.com

Tea at Three
Is a new concept from the ICA – meeting up for a cuppa and a chat.  We’ll be in Fenagh Visitor Centre (Monks Den) on Wednesday 20th April 2016 at……..yes, 3pm!  Everyone gets their own refreshments, but we all share in the chat.  There will be the chance to see inside St Catherine’s Church of Ireland from 2pm to see and hear about the recent and planned restoration projects

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.

Yoga with Denise
There will be a new block of six yoga classes starting shortly at the Centre with our new yoga teacher Denise ..call her on 086 8846024 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)
Continues every Monday 4-5pm at Fenagh Community Centre.  Call Rachel for more info 085 7056183

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.

B-PRO Heart TestingAt The Nature Trail, Mohill on Saturday 30th April. This simple non invasive test could save your life. Trained technician in store. The cost of the test is €25.00. Booking essential. Please contact 087 9766738 or 071 9631818 for appointment.
Which prepares participants to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. will take place in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan on  Wednesday 11 May 2016 from 9:30a.m. to 1:00p.m. There is no cost for this training.  For further information, please contact Emer Mulligan, Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention, HSE Cavan-Monaghan Mental Health Services, on 086 1717563 or by e-mail to emer.mulligan@hse.ie.  The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 27 April 2016.

Leitrim/ West Cavan Down Syndrome
Will benefit from this years ‘Percy Party’ event on Sunday night May 1st 8.30pm in the Hunt Hall, Castle Street, Mohill.   Percy’s special guest will be Eleanor Shanley with an appearance by Thomas Moore(Colm O’Reilly). Moore & Percy have a lot in common in that both were born in May and both studied in Trinity College . The County Leitrim Percy French Group with special guest Eleanor Shanley will honour Percy French and pay tribute to his fellow composer Thomas Moore who composed songs such as ‘The Minstral Boy’ (currently recorded by Jack L.), ‘Tis the last Rose of Summer’, ‘Believe me if all those endearing young charms’ and more.

Leitrim Branch of Irish Kidney Association
Percy French (Frank Cadam) is the Leitrim Ambassador for the Irish Kidney Association. As part of the ‘Percy Party’ event, the’ Sliabh an Iarainn Players’ will present the great John B. Keane play ‘Moll’ in the Hunt Hall, Castle Street, Mohill on Saturday night April 30th at 8.45.pm. The Leitrim Branch of Irish Kidney Association will benefit from ‘Moll’ so some along and support this worthy cause while enjoying a great production of this play.

Slimming World Mohill
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

Fashion Show
Fashion show in The Standing Stone hotel,  Ballinamore, on Friday, 22nd April at 8.30pm.  Fantastic variety of suppliers include Fashionista, Gerard Anthony, Ruche, Purple Orange, Carrie Bradshaw shoes, Jennifer Wrynne Hats. Raffle and entertainment by McCartin School of IRISH Dancing. Proceeds to Aughawillan GAA club. Tickets €10. Come along for a great nights entertainment.

































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