Local Notes April 29th

Big Hello! 
The Big Hello is a weekend of community celebration throughout the country which encourages people to get to know their neighbours and community by hosting or attending a Big Hello! event in their local area.  Fenagh Visitor Centre are hosting a Big Hello Afternoon Saturday May 4 from 1-5pm – this is a free event with activities for kids and adults alike –there will be plenty of refreshments for all, a trad music session throughout the afternoon, guided tour to the Abbeys 2.30-3.30pm (weather permitting), etc.  Come along on the day, catch up with old friends, maybe make some new and find out what is happening in Fenagh.  Any local artisan is welcome to display their product/service – just give us a call in advance on 9645590. 

Fenagh Tidy Towns
Our next meeting takes place Tuesday May 6th at 9pm in the Visitor Centre – new members welcome.

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup are enrolling for September 2019.  If your child was born between 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2016 they are entitled to avail of  the FREE pre-school year.  If you want to enrol your child contact Ceara on 0863593244 or call in to the playgroup Monday – Friday from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm.

Progressive 25 Card Game
Progressive 25 continues this Thursday night May 2 in Fenagh Community Centre, starting at the later time of 9.00 pm. 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 Tommy Mulligan 7 games and Vincent O’Rourke  6 games after a playoff. The winners of the Winter/Spring league were 1st: Lorcan Masterson 48 games, 2nd Pat Joe Greenan 46 games, 3rd Tommy Flynn 44 games, 4th Kevin Foley 40 games and  5th Willie Conefrey 39 games.

Cake & Dessert Sale
Fenagh Parents Association are holding a Cake & Dessert sale directly after Mass on Sunday May 5 in the community centre.  All funds raised will go towards Fenagh St Caillins National School.  Your support is greatly appreciated.  

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Fenagh Visitor Centre is open all year round – (Heritage Centre, Indoor Children’s Play Area & Birthday Party Venue, Coffeeshop/WiFi, Hall rental/meeting space). Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm Sat & Sun 12-5.30pm.  For further information call (071) 9645590. 

Baby & Toddler Group
Continues every Friday from 10am-12pm at the Centre.  All welcome

Fitness Classses at Visitor Centre
Fitness with Julie @ 8pm Mondays
Yoga with Deniese @7pm Thursdays

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

Ballinamore Community School
Darkness into Light will be held on May 11 this year. Again it is online registration only at https://www.darknessintolight.ie/event/ballinamore

Events in Ballinamore Library
Gallant Sons – Touring Exhibition from the National Library of Ireland. The exhibition explores the Irish experience of World War 1, at home and at the front. The exhibition has been designed to be of interest to second-level students as well as fifth & sixth class. Supplementary materials are available for download at www.nli.ie/gallantsons_site/The exhibition is available to 24 May and is part of The Versailles Programme, a series of community events taking place in Leitrim leading up to the centenary of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June 2019. For more information, email leitrimcommeration@gmail.com.  Each Monday from 10am to 11am Ballinamore Writers Group meet and new members are always welcome. Each Tuesday at 11am the local Knitting/Craft group meet, again new members always welcome. On Wednesdays from 10am to 12noon the Mother and Toddler Group meet.  For details, contact Laura at 071 9631253. Saturdays movies for children at 2.30pm.

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