Local Notes Feb 6th

Deepest Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to the family and friends of the late Patrick (Sonny) McLoughlin, Corraphort who died recently. May he rest in peace.

Good Luck
Best of luck to the St Caillins Scor Na Nog Quiz Team who will be representing Leitrim in the All Ireland Scor Competition this Sat 11th February at the Belfast Waterfront.  The team is Mark Keegan, James Lennon, Owen McLoughlin and Conor O Rourke. Their tutor is Vincent O Rourke. Best of luck to all involved.

Leitrim Seniors
Well done to the Leitrim Seniors who had a good win over Wicklow with Fenagh St Caillins been represented by Team Captain Donal Wrynn and Ryan O Rourke who was top scorer on the day with 1-4.

Congratulations to Ellie O Rourke who came first in a field of 781 athletes in the North Connacht Schools Cross Country Junior girls race. She now progresses to the Connacht finals. Also in action on the day were Caoimhe McDermott, Saoirse O Neill, Leah Smith and Emma Honeyman who helped Ballinamore PPS to an overall 6th place in the Minor girls event. Whilst Daniel McLoughlin, Shane Smith and Cormac Redican helped Ballinamore PPS to a 5th place in the minor boys event. At the Indoors event in Athlone Kyle McNabola ran an impressive 53.65 seconds in the junior 400m event. Well done to all involved.

Progressive 25 Card Game
Progressive 25 Winter/Spring League continues this Thursday night February 9th, in Fenagh Community Centre at 8.30pm. League prizes, Nightly prizes and Jackpots. Entry €8 with refreshments served. All new players welcome. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Club. Last week’s winners were P Gibbons 7 games and W Conefrey 6 games after a play off.

St Caillins NS Enrolment
Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. for the 2017-2018 school year will begin Monday, February 13th.  Enrolment forms can be collected from the school office from 9.30am to 2.45pm or by contacting the school at 071-9645244. Please return to the school (by hand or post) before 2.00pm on Thursday, March 16th, 2017. “

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup are looking for donations of toys/equipment.  Toys must be suitable for children aged from 2 years 9 months up to 4 years and they must be in good condition no broken, missing or damaged items please.  If you have any of the following toys/equipment that you wish to donate contact Ceara on 086 3593244 or call in to the Playgroup Monday – Friday 9.00 – 12.00. Lego, Trains and Wooden Train Tracks, Jigsaws, Dolls Cots, a Digital Camera, a Water Tray, Tricycles, Ride on Tractors, a Castle, Dress Up Costumes, Arts and Crafts Materials, Playdough and Chalk. 

Rebecca Hollidge Medical Fund
A church Gate Collection will be held this weekend in aid of the the Rebecca Hollidge Medical Fund. Rebecca is from Annaduff, Co.Leitrim and has suffered chronic ill health since she received the HPV Gardasil vaccination in 2013. Rebecca has received treatment in Ireland that has helped some, but now needs to travel abroad for further treatment which will hopefully improve her condition. Her family are in need of financial support to pay for the many expenses arising from this and her on going medical care. There will be a monster auction in March held in the Bush Hotel Carrick-on-Shannon. Gifts, items and services would be greatly appreciated. Please contact 0861723178 or 0851715646

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 Face book ‘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

Fenagh Baby & Toddler Group
Meets every Friday at the Visitor Centre 10am-12pm. Refreshments served.  Use of play area and other toys.  All welcome.

Fenagh Area Text Alert
Subscription of 5 euro now due.  Envelopes available in the Visitor Centre and local pubs.  All completed envelopes should be returned to Visitor Centre.

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 Face book page ‘Fenagh Community Centre

The Sliabh Iarainn Players
 The  Mohill based Sliabh an Iarainn Players, under the direction of Frank Cadam, will once again take to the stage in 2017 with more top class drama. We would like to invite anyone interested in being part of a successful drama group, or anyone interested in learning a craft, how to act, design sets, lighting, sound and everything else that goes into staging a successful production, to join us for the coming year. Drama helps build your confidence and gives you the chance to meet some great people. Our aim is to provide top class drama, combined with good camaraderie for everyone involved. There is a part for everyone, regardless of age. If you are interested in joining please phone 086 1723178 or email    sliabhaniarainnplayers@gmail.com                       

Aughawillan Drama Troupe
Are on a high rehearsing for the sinfully hilarious play “Drinking Habits”  written by award winning playwright Tom Smith.  This comedy will be performed for your entertainment on the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th of February in Aughawillan Hall at 8.30pm sharp.  Watch and listen out for us in your local notes, newspapers, Shannon side Radio and like us on Aughawillan Drama face book. Looking overconfident to seeing you there

Do you love to sing? Social Singing Classes in Mohill
Location: L.A.P.W.D, Station Rd, Mohill, Co.Leitrim on the 1st February 2017 between  2.30pm-4.30pm Free admission. Please come along and get involved. Tea, coffee a chat with Sarah and some singing. Call 071 965 1000 for more details or email nikki@lapwd.com.

Yoga with Deniese
6 sessions of yoga commencing on Tuesday  Feb 7th at 7pm in at the LAPWD, Mohill. Contact Denise, Yoga instructor 0868846024 for more info.

Knitting Group
Are you interested in knitting, crochet, embroidery, etc? If you are, come and join like minded people in Ballinamore Library, every Tuesday at 11.00am. For information please contact Eugéníe at 087-9879101 or Ballinamore Library at 071-9645566. Library Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10.00am to 5.30pm. Tuesday & Thursday 10.00am to 8.00pm and Saturday 10.00am to 5.00pm. Closed daily for lunch 1.30pm to 2.30pm.

 An Ordinary Man’ comes to Mohill
Beezneez Theatre Company returns to Mohill for a one off performance by Gerry Farrell of John McDwyer’s funny and moving An Ordinary Man. This production has played to sold out theatres all over Ireland and is currently on its fourth national tour. An Ordinary Man is the life story of a simple sawyer telling all the joys and sorrows of life with a bit of football and ballroom dancing thrown in, just for the craic. This unmissable night of pure theatre comes to The Canon Donohoe Hall, Mohill on Sunday April 9th at 8.30pm.  Booking is now open at 071 9631253. Tickets €15.



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