Local Notes Aug 15th

Deepest Sympathy
Deepest Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of the late Sheila Cooney, Willowfield Road, Ballinamore and formely Clonsarn Aughavas who died recently. May she rest in peace

Book of Fenagh 500 Festival
The Organising Committee would like to thank everybody who supported our very successful Festival Weekend.  To those who attended the launch & lectures, walking tours, exhibitions, those who bought tickets for the Concert and Medieval BBQ, people who so generously donated and all the volunteers who gave a helping hand.  Thank you very much.

Congrats to Jeanette Leyden Fenaghbeg and Paddy Beirne who got engaged recently.

Heritage Week Events Fenagh
As part of Heritage Week, there will be guided tours of Fenagh Abbeys and Church of Ireland Thurs-Sunday Aug 25-28th starting at 2pm from Fenagh Visitor Centre each of these days.  There will also be a talk on Restoration of Buildings given by Shane Cusack of Michael Fitzpatrick Architects on Aug 27th at 7.30pm.  Venue: St Catherines Church, Fenagh

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 10am-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 call (071) 9645590.

Pilates Class
Pilates Class starting in September at the Visitor Centre – call 9645590 for more info.  Class will go ahead if enough numbers.

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 continues throughout the week and party slots available if you have a birthday to plan.

We are hoping to get a Foroige Group running again in Fenagh – there will be an information evening given by Foroige’s Regional Officer September 23rd at 7pm in the Visitor Centre.  More info to follow nearer the date

Fenagh Community Centre       
Fenagh Community Centre is located beside Fenagh Church and is available to rent for functions, funerals, 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 .

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 €5.

Ballinamore Library News.
Cavan Leitrim Railway Photographic Exhibition on display daily during Library opening hours from August 6 to August 22.

Liam McNiffe talk in Ballinamore Library
Historian and author, Dr. Liam Mc Niffe will present Reading the Rising, One Rebellion, Many Views in Ballinamore Library on Tuesday August 23rd at 8pm. It is hoped that questions and discussion will follow the presentation.  This talk forms part of the Leitrim Libraries National Heritage Week schedule of events.  It is free and everyone is welcome.

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

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