Local Notes Aug 6th

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 for one hour play is 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.

Heritage Week 2018
Heritage Week runs from Aug 18th to 26th this year. Here in Fenagh we will be running our guided tours of the Abbeys and Church of Ireland Aug 23,24,25 & 26th each day starting at 2pm from the Visitor Centre – the events are free on those days and there is no need to sign up.  We can also arrange guided tours throughout the year for individuals/groups – they must be prebooked through 071 9645590.  Further information on events happening around the county/country for Heritage Week can be found at www.heritageweek.ie

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

Hospitality Course 2018
Leitrim Development Company is currently recruiting for their QQI Level 5 Hospitality Operations Course.  The course is full-time and will run for 42 weeks, commencing 3rd of September 2018.  It is based in the Training Kitchen in the Food Hub, Drumshanbo.  Course is free to eligible participants.  Funded by MSL ETB and DEASP.  For more information or to register please contact Leitrim Development Company on 071 9641770 or email Jeanette@ldco.ie

The english we speak in Leitrim
‘The english we speak in Leitrim’ is a talk by Seán Ó Súilleabháin being held in Ballinamore Library on Tuesday August 21st at 8pm.  This most interesting talk is part of National Heritage Week 2018 Programme of events. Seán will explore how words were traditionally pronounced and how the english we speak today is influenced by the Irish language.

Ballinamore Library News
The popular Summer Stars Reading is now underway in your local library. It’s a free programme and open to all children. Each child who registers can join in the fun of reading lots of exciting books during the summer. So don’t miss out on the fun this summer – drop into Ballinamore library and join the Summer Stars Reading Adventure and choose from the large selection of New Books for children now in stock. Thursday 9 th 4.30pm:” Summer Story time and fun” for children aged 7 and under together with their parents. Saturday 11 th 2.30pm: Kiddies Movie Time “Lilo & Stitch” 

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