Local Notes April 23rd

Deepest Sympathy
Deepest Sympathy is extended to Caroline Guckian and family on the recent death of her father Liam Farrell.  May he rest in peace

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup is enrolling for April 2018.  We cater for children aged 2 years 9 months up to 5 years.  If your child was born between 1st January 2013 to 2nd April 2015 they are entitled to avail of the FREE Pre-school year.  If you wish to enrol your child contact Ceara on 086 3593244  limited spaces are available. 

“St. Caillin’s N.S
Are having a fundraising clothes collection. Please send in bags of old clothes, shoes, belts and handbags. Every bags counts. Drop them off during school hours or behind the school wall anytime. The last day is Friday 27th April. Many Thanks.”

Cake Sale – Fundraiser
Fenagh NS Parents Association are holding a cake sale in the Community Centre on Sunday May 6th after Mass.  All support appreciated

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). 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.

Fitness  Classes
Fitness with Julie continues Mondays at 8pm. Yoga with Deniese Thursdays 7pm – classes suitable for all levels. Venue: Visitor Centre

Art for Adults
Art classes (oil and acrylics) with Noreen Gaffney continues on Wednesday evenings 7-9pm for at Fenagh Visitor Centre. 

Baby & Toddler Group
Every Friday morning from 10am-12pm at the Visitor Centre.  Ideal for babies and preschool children, all welcome, no need to sign up just come along any 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 Face book page ‘Fenagh Community Centre

Social Dancing
Continues every Wednesday night at Fenagh Community Centre 8.30pm.  Call Mary Brady for more info 086 0502442

Ceili Dancing in Gorvagh
Ceili Dancing in Gorvagh in full swing on Monday nights at 8:30pm sharp.

Darkness into Light
On May 12th Ballinamore Community School will host their first Darkness into Light 5k Walk, in aid of Pieta House.This event will begin at 4.15am, in darkness, as people walk the 5km route around Ballinamore and finish as the dawn is breaking.To participate in the event go online to www.darknessintolight.ie.  For the venue make sure to click on “Ballinamore Community School” Online registration only. Anybody willing to help out with stewarding for the event please contact 071 9644049

 MAD 2018! 
Music and Dance Summer Camp will take place in Ballinamore from July 9th-13th for girls and boys aged 5-12.  Instruction will take place in a wide range of music and dance genres culminating with a concert on Friday to exhibit to family and friends the weeks work! Monday to Friday 10.00 – 1.30 each day. Places are booking up quickly so call or text Orla Murphy on 087-624-5316 or Lorraine Sweeney on 086-863-1785.

Connaught Fleadh (Ballinamore) July 7th and 8th. If you are interested in Irish music, song and dance then come along and  enjoy all that the Fleadh has to offer.  We are looking for volunteers for such jobs as car parking attendants, competition door attendants, tea/coffee servers, runners.  E-mail Lorraine  lorrainesweeney2000@gmail.com or contact on 086-863-1785.

The County Leitrim Percy French Society will perform a concert in An Taibhdhearc  Theatre Galway on Saturday May 12 th. at 8pm. The Theatre was founded in 1928 and has recently undergone major refurbishment  making it into a state-of-the -art performing venue and one of the most sought after hosting performers from all over the world. A Bus will travel to Galway for the concert on Saturday 12th May leaving Ballinamore at 1 pm, Mohill 1.25 and Dromod 1.35. Anyone interested in travelling will have plenty of time for shopping and sightseeing in Galway City. Return tickets are 10 Euro and can be booked from 086 1723178.Tickets for the theatre performance must be booked directly from the box office at www.antaibhdhearc.com or Tel: 091 562024




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