Local Notes Sept 26th

Fundraiser for Tidy Towns
End of Summer Party taking place on Sunday 2nd October in Quinn’s Bar.  BBQ and Music strictly from 3pm to 5pm. face painting for children. Tickets 5 euro.  No ticket No Food.  Music in bar by “The Bucks”.  All proceeds going to Fenagh Tidy Towns; come out and support your community. Hope to see you all there.  Organised by Quinn’s Bar.

Tidy Towns Results
Congratulations to the hard working members of the Tidy Towns group who gained an extra 7 marks on the 2016 Tidy Towns Result.

Deepest Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to Una McLoughlin and Family, Drumlaheen on the recent death of her father Jimmy Gibbons, Four Mile House, Co Roscommon. May he rest in peace.

Progressive 25 Card Game
Progressive 25 Autumn/Winter League continues this Thursday September 29th, in Fenagh Community Centre at 8.30pm. League prizes, Nightly prizes and Jackpots. Entry €8 with refreshments served. Last week’s winners were P Mulligan 6 games, E Lennon and S McLoughlin 5 games. All new players welcome. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Club.

Good luck to Cormac Scollan on Sunday next 2nd October in the U14 All Ireland Juvenile Semi-final when he plays Monaghan’s Eoghan McGinnity in the first of the semi finals which will start at 12:00 in Fenagh Handball Alley which are hosting the All-Ireland Juvenile Semi-Finals between Connacht and Ulster.

Congratulations to Micheal Bohan, Drumcara on his great success as manager in guiding Longford Ladies Junior team to an All Ireland success over Antrim on Sunday last.

Deepest Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to the family and friends of the late John Joe McLoughlin (late of Corraphort) who died in New Jersey USA. May he rest in peace.

Recent Engagement
Congratulations to Diarmuid McHugh and Eimear Ni Chuinn on their recent engagement.

Danger Money – Seamus O’Rourke Play
Seamus O Rourke’s latest play will be performed in Fenagh Community Centre on Saturday 8th October. Doors open 7.45pm / Start Time 8.30pm.  Tickets 10 euro.  Tickets available to purchase at the Visitor Centre or on the night.

Fenagh Gaelic for Mothers & Others (G4M&O) Cake Sale
Fenagh Gaelic for Mothers & Others are holding a cake sale directly after Mass on Sunday 2nd October in the Community Centre. Anyone wishing to donate baked goods may do so from 11am onward in the Community Centre and those who wish to purchase freshly baked goods may do so directly after Mass. Why not drop in for a cup of tea, perhaps a fresh crepe and take away something nice for your dessert! Your support would be gratefully appreciated

Jiving Classes
Annette & Colin will be back at Fenagh Community Centre starting Sunday Nov 13th at 7.30pm for 5 week of Jiving classes.

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 with Kieran continues on Thursdays 7pm at the Visitor Centre.  Pay as you go classes.

Pop-up Youth Café
Aimed at 11-15 year olds.  Friday Oct 21st from 7-8.30pm in the Visitor Centre. Food, Music, Games –a space to hang out with your friends for a little while on a Friday evening….come along on the night and see what it’s all about

Fenagh Baby & Toddler Group
The group runs on Thursday and Friday mornings throughout the year from 10am-12pm at the Visitor Centre. This group is aimed at mums/dads/grandparents/minders who have children in their care from newborn stage to age 5.  It provides a social outlet for both adults and children and is a great way to meet other parents in your area who are at the same stage as you.  As well as the indoor play area, there is wide range of age appropriate toys available for the children. Tea/coffee/scones served for adults and juice/toast for children.  Ample car parking and baby changing facilities available.  Fee 6 euro per adult.  All very welcome, no need to sign up, just come along any Thursday or Friday morning.

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

Country Music Extravaganza
Peter and Josephine McLoughlin, Mohill, Co Leitrim present a country music extravaganza in aid of “Join our Boys” and the Leitrim Association of People with Disabilities   on Monday 3rd October 2016 in the Landmark Hotel, Carrick on Shannon. Artists appearing include Seamus Moore (JCB Man) Patrick Feeney, Kieran Rosney, Shane Owens, Mick Flavin, Trevor Moyles, Kathy Durkin, Eunice Moran, Mary O’Connor and Olivia Douglas. Admission €15, Doors open 8pm. Show starts 9pm. Tickets available on the door or by contacting Peter on 087 2973042. Compere on the night is Eugene Murphy TD. Support Band – Busy Fingers. A great nights dancing. Not to be missed.

B Pro Heart Testing
At The Nature Trail, Health Shop, Ballinamore on Saturday 1st October. This non invasive test could save your life. Trained technician in store. Cost of test €25.00. Booking essential. Please contact 0879766738 or 0719645903 for appointment.

Positive Aging Week 2016
As part of Positive Aging Week Ballinamore Library is screening  the DVD “Older than Ireland” at 3pm on Friday September 30.  Tea and coffee will be served with Free Admission and All Welcome.

RTÉ’s Joe Duffy and Myles Dungan for Library Centenary Event
Leitrim County Library Service is hosting a two-part Centenary event, comprising an evening performance of the songs and music of the era, followed by a day-long series of talks and presentations on 1916 and its legacy. The musical event takes place at The Dock on Friday 30th September at 8.30pm Tickets €10 – Bookings 071-9650828. The day of lectures takes place at the County Library on Saturday 1st October at 10am. This is a free event – Bookings 071-9645582. Speakers will include RTÉ’s Joe Duffy, who will speak about “The Children of the Rising”, and Myles Dungan, who will present on “The Rebel Courts Martial”. This event is presented as part of Leitrim 2016’s Centenary Programme.

ASSIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) – Places are available for this training course which is aimed at professionals and individuals who are working in an area where they are likely to come into contact with someone who is at risk of suicide.  This free two-day course will take place in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan, on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.  For further information, please contact Emer Mulligan on 086 1717563 or by email to emer.mulligan@hse.ie

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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