Local Notes July 30th

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Fenagh Visitor Centre is open all year round – (Heritage Centre, Indoor Children’s Play Area, Dolmen Café, Hall rental/meeting space). Regular opening times: Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm and Sat& Sun  12-5.30pm.  CLOSED MONDAY AUGUST 7TH BANK HOLIDAY. 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

Kid Arts and Crafts Morning
Tues & Wed mornings at the Visitor Centre from 10am-12pm. 5 euro per child (4-9 yrs). Will run until end August.  Drop-in for moment, no need to book. Tel 9645590 for more info

Fenagh Baby & Toddler Summer Session
Friday mornings 10am-12pm. Refreshments served.  Use of play area and other toys.  All welcome.  Adults 3 euro Kids 2 euro

Heritage Week 2017
Heritage week runs from August 19th-27th this year– we are running free tours to the Abbeys and Church of Ireland on Aug 24-27th starting out at Visitor Centre at 2pm sharp.  All welcome.

August 6th 2017 in the Sheemore Inn, Kilclare, Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim there will be a family fundraiser held in memory of Lorraine Lynch, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim.  Lorraine passed away on 23rd December 2016 aged only 18 years. The fundraiser will commence at 3pm with a BBQ and Children’s entertainment including giant snakes and ladders, twister, penalty shoot out and fancy dress Music commencing at 6.30pm with Mickey Clerkin. Monster auction and raffle – commencing at 7.30pm. Special guest appearance with the amazing Sandy Kelly.All proceeds raised on the day will be donated to St Ciaran’s Services for Adults and Special Needs Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim for the purchase of equipment to enhance the daily experiences of the service users, where Lorraine’s brother David attends on a daily and respite basis.

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

Fenagh Gaelic for Mothers & Others
Fenagh G4M&O training continues Thursday evenings at 7.30pm in Park Séan, St Caillin’s GAA pitch Fenagh. Any Ladies who would like to join us for an hour of fun and fitness is more than welcome!!!!! No football skills needed. So if you are over 18yrs and currently not registered as a player why not come along and see if it is something that you might enjoy! Plenty of laughs guaranteed!!

Leitrim Development Company are Hiring
Childcare Community Employment positions available with Leitrim Development Company. If you are aged over 21 years, unemployed for 12 months or more and would like to gain a Level 5 qualification in Childcare or if you have completed the level 5 childcare qualification and are currently unemployed for 12 months or more and wish to complete your Level 6 qualification. Please contact the Childcare Community Employment Supervisor in Leitrim Development Company on 071 96 41770 or email anneevansmccutcheon@ldco.ie for further details

Class Reunion
On Saturday 5th August, anybody who started as a 1st Year pupil in Mean Scoil Fatima, St. Felim’s or Ballinamore Vocational school in 1972, did their Leaving Cert there in 1977, came to the schools or spent time as part of that class during this time or any of those who taught during this period are invited to a class reunion in the Commercial Hotel., Ballinamore. This will be an informal event, with no meal or no cover charge, just come along from 8pm for an evening and night of reminiscence and catching up with old friends.  Any questions, contact Mary @ 086 8889310, Kevin @ 083 1025352 or Geraldine @ 086 8289006

 Creative Writing Group
Anyone interested in joining a new adult Creative Writing Group, which will be held in Ballinamore Library on Mondays, from 11.00am to 12.30pm,  commencing  in mid June, please contact the Library on 07196 45566.

Feet & Beat Summer Camps with Edwina Guckian & her Dance Club.- JIVING – SAMBA DRUMMING – SEAN NÓS DANCING – BODY PERCUSSION – GAEILGE – DRAMA – MUSIC – SONG – CREATIVE DANCE – CEILÍ MÓR – PILATES. – FAMILY FINALE SHOW – and much more… Lough Allen Hotel Drumshanbo 7 – 11th August10-2pm daily for 6-14 year olds. Book your place today! 086 1649989 or info@edwinaguckian.com

 B Pro Heart Testing
At The Nature Trail, Health Shop, Mohill on Saturday 12th August. This non invasive test could save your life. Trained technician in store. Cost of test €25.00. Booking essential. Please contact 0879766738 or 0719631818 for appointment.

Children’s Movie Hour, Ballinamore Library
There will be a children’s Movie Hour in Ballinamore Library on Saturday Aug. 5  at 2.30pm. Details of movie available from the library at 071 9645566. Admission free.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Sponsered Cycle
Aughawillan GAA will be holding a sponsored cycle on Bank Holiday Monday, August 8th at 3pm. It will begin at Tesco car park Ballinamore and take the route via Aghoo, Drumcoura, Newtowngore, Garadice and back to Ballinamore. Registration is optional. Everybody who wishes to take part is very welcome. 


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