Local Notes July 11th

Deepest Sympathy
Deepest Sympathy is extended to Felix Donnelly, family and friends of the late Frances Walshe, Leixlip who died recently. May she rest in peace.

Fenagh Blessing of Graves
Blessing of Graves takes place Sunday July 17th after 11.30 Mass.  A collection for the upkeep of the graveyards will take place on the day.

We are hoping to get a Foroige Group running again in Fenagh– there will be an information evening sometime in early September. If you are a parent of a child aged 12-18 or an adult interested in helping run the group please consider coming along to this meeting. Foroige offers a safe place for our young people to hang out, meet new friends and have a voice. More info to follow.

Book of Fenagh 500 Festival July 29-31st 2016
Reminder that bookings are now being taken for the Medieval Concert (10euro) & BBQ/Drama (15 euro) which take place during the Festival .both these events are ticket only and as there are limited places available we would recommend you book well in advance.  All other events are free.  If you are a local business/group and would like to become a sponsor or are interested in becoming a Patron (50 euro) get in touch with the Committee at 071 9645590 or email bookoffenagh500@gmail.com.  All Festival information is online at www.fenagh.com/book of fenagh festival or call into the Visitor Centre

St Catherine’s Church Restoration, Fenagh
Next meeting of the above committee will take place on Monday 18th July in the Abbey Bar at 9pm.

 St Catherine’s Church Restoration, Fenagh
A committee has been formed to raise funds for the restoration of St Catherine’s Church, Fenagh which will involve the refurbishment of the two stain glass windows, roof and gutter repairs and repointing of the church stone. The committee has received some grant aid and are hoping to make up the shortfall with a Dream Auction which will be held in the Standing Stone on Tuesday 9th August. The committee are looking for donations of items or events for the Dream Auction. This could include vouchers, meal for two, Hot Air Balloon ride, overnight stay, car service, electrical services, plumbing services or simply a monetary donation. All these items will be auctioned off at the Dream Auction which will be held on Tuesday 9th August 2016 in the Standing Stone, Ballinamore at 9pm. If you have a service you wish to donate or you know someone who would like to donate, then please contact Margaret Lawrence on 086 8506017 or Julie on 086 0826809 or email to stcatherineschurchfenagh@gmail.com . Please note that all sponsors who donate will have their business listed on the night by means of a power point projection and a booklet produced for the night. The next meeting will be held on Thursday 16th June 2016 at 9pm in the Abbey Bar. Facebook Link for church page is as follows https://www.facebook.com/StCatherines-Church-212234339168493/

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.


Baby & Toddler Summer Deal
Summer Saver Deal runs throughout the Summer months at Fenagh Visitor Centre on Thurs & Fridays 10am-noon 3 euro adult/2 euro child.  Refreshments served. Ideal for babies-4 years. Our usual hourly playtime available throughout the week and party slots available if you have a birthday to plan.

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

Danger Money – Date for your diary-Seamus O Rourke latest play will be performed in Fenagh Community Centre on Saturday 8th October .

Summer Reading Ballinamore Library.
The Summer Star Summer Reading initiative for children started in all libraries on Monday 20th June and will continue throughout the summer months finishing on September 3rd. There is still time to join, just call into the library for an entry form and further information.

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

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
€679  per person  sharing in  Pansion Ivan  Vasilj. 17th August to 26th August 2016 7 Nights Half Board.  Fly from Knock or Dublin. Spiritual  Director  Fr  Vincent  Connaughton P.P  Killenummery & Killery. Group  Leader  Hubert Mc  Hugh. There  are  still a few seats remaining  on the trip. Anybody  interested  in  travelling please contact Fr  Vincent  Connaughton  on 0879563668  or  Hubert  Mc  Hugh on  0872201879. Trip  Including  Airport Transfers   to  Medjugorje. Joe  Walsh Tours  Medjugorje  Representative  Philip Ryan.


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