Local Notes Dec 11th

Senior Citizens Christmas Party Church Gate Collection
Senior Citizens Church Gate Collection will take place this Saturday and Sunday  16th and 17th December at St Marys’s church Foxfield and at St Josephs church Gorvagh on Sunday morning. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Santa Switches on Fenagh Christmas Lights
Santa Claus switched on the lights in the village at the weekend and then proceeded to hand out presents to all the children in Quinn’s. The lights in the village give a very festive feel to the village. A word of thanks must go to Peter, Oliver, Malachy, Noel and Kevin for their great work in getting the village lights ready for the switch on. Thanks to Santa Claus for travelling that journey to be on time for turning on the lights and to Majella for allowing Santa Claus to use the premises. Thanks also to Sean for helping with traffic management on Saturday evening.

Christmas Activities Table Quiz
The Annual Christmas Table Quiz now in its 12th year  will take place this year on Friday 29th December in the Abbey Bar.

Senior Citizens Christmas Party
Senior Citizens Christmas Party will take place on Sunday 7th January 2018. Invites will be sent out after Christmas.

Progressive 25 Card Game
Progressive 25 Autumn/Winter League continues this Thursday night December 14th in Fenagh Community Centre, starting at 8.30. League prizes, Nightly prizes and Jackpots. Entry €8 with refreshments served.Last weeks winners were K Foley and H Reynolds 6 games each. New players always welcome. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Club.

Christmas Carols at St Catherines Church on 13th December
Join us for CHRISTMAS CAROLS At St Catherine’s Church of Ireland Wednesday 13th December 7.30pm with tea after in the Visitor Centre

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup are asking for donations of toys e.g. Jigsaws, Tractors for children aged 2 years 9 months up to 4 years.  If you would like to donate toys contact Ceara on 0863593244 or call in to the playgroup Monday to Friday 9.00 – 12.00. 

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Fenagh Visitor Centre is open all year round – (Heritage Centre, Indoor Children’s Play Area, Dolmen Café, Hall rental/meeting space). Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm and Sat & Sun  12-5.30pm (last admission to playarea 4.30pm).  CHRISTMAS HOURS: Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & St Stephens Day Open Dec 27-30th 12-5.30pm Closed New Years Eve, New Years Day Back open for normal business Tuesday Jan 2nd at 10am.  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

Christmas Flower Arranging Class
Our annual floral arranging class takes place on Wednesday Dec 20th at 8pm in the Visitor Centre.  7 euro entry. Create a Christmas centrepiece for your hall/table/mantle. Bring your own greenery/flowers/bowl/decorations etc and florist will guide you along. Florist will also have supplies to purchase on the night

Christmas Hamper
Fenagh Tidy Towns have lines on sale at the Visitor Centre and from committee members for a Christmas Hamper – all support appreciated

Yoga with Deniese
Continues Thursdays 7pm at the Visitor Centre. Pay as you go. Suitable for both beginners and advanced level. Last class is Dec 14th – resumes again in January

Fenagh Baby & Toddler Group
Friday mornings 10am-12pm at the Monks Den. Refreshments served.  Use of play area and other age appropriate toys.  All welcome. Santa will visit all our babies and toddlers on Friday Dec 15th

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

Jiving Classes for Kids (age 5+)
Will continue at the Community Centre in January. 

Social Dancing Classes
Continues Wednesdays at 8.30pm in Fenagh Community Centre.  Call Mary Brady on 0860502442 for further info.

Ceili Dancing in Gorvagh
Ceili Dancing continues in Gorvagh Community Centre next Monday night 18th December at 8:30pm sharp. All welcome.

Ballinamore Community School Christmas Variety Concert
Ballinamore CS are holding their biennial Christmas Variety Concert on Thursday, 14th and Friday, 15th of December at 7.30pm in Ballinamore Community Centre. Please come along for some festive cheer and support our very talented students. A great night of entertainment is guaranteed!

The Leitrim Ice Breakers Christmas Day Swim
Will go ahead at Garadice Lake as usual this year at 1.30pm sharp.  All monies raised for National Council for the Blind and Irish Guide Dogs.  All welcome.  Young and old, locals and visitors, please support this event.  Sponsorship cards available from Paddy O’Connor or for more information call Amanda O’Connell 086-8274199

 Michelle Assorted Fitness
Mens fitness session continues  starting in Ballinamore gaa gym every Wed at 8.30pm. All fitness levels welcome. Ladies beginners fitness class!! Are you interested in getting fit and healthy come along to Ballinamore gaa gym Thurs at 11am and you will be introduced to our fitness sessions

Kiddies Movie hour each Saturday at 2.30pm Details of movies showing available from the. Library at 071 9645566. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Free informative and interesting talks on nutrition, exercise, breathing, positive mental health etc… are being held in Drumreilly Community Centre on Wednesday nights at 8.00 pm during November. Everyone welcome.  

North West Simon Womens Little Christmas Ladies Lunch (Sun 7th Jan)
Womens Little Christmas Black Dress Ladies Lunch in Kilronan Castle on Sun 7th Jan at 1pm, Tickets €45 to include pre dinner drink, 3 course meal with wine – Ideal Christmas Gift. Contact Mary on 087 7708865. New Charity Shop open at JFK Parade, Sligo  – donations of ladies clothes welcome. Thanks for your support in 2017.


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