Local Notes July 1st

Benemerenti Medal
Congratulations to Muredach Walsh who was the recipient of the Benemerenti Medal last Friday evening June 28 in St Marys Church, Foxfield.  He was presented with the medal and special parchment by Bishop Francis Duffy at a special Mass attended by a large number of his family, neighbours and friends.  The medal is awarded by the Pope to members of the clergy and laity for service to the Catholic Church. Muredach received the medal in recognition of his lifetime work as a sacristan in Fenagh and also at Knock Shrine.  Celebrations continued afterwards in the Community Centre. A great evening was had by all.

Blessing of Graves
Takes place in Fenagh on Sunday July 14 after 11.30am Mass.  A collection for upkeep of the graveyards will take place on the day.

Pride of Place 2019
Fenagh has been selected as an entrant in the Pride of Place 2019 Competition. The purpose of the competition is to acknowledge the work being done every day by local community groups to enhance and sustain their area.  Judging takes place Monday July 15 from 2-5pm starting at the Visitor Centre – all are welcome to come along, there will be a presentation on Fenagh, questions and answers session with judges, a tour of Fenagh and environs followed by refreshments and music. Further info at 9645590

Tidy Towns
Work session continues every Monday evening at 7pm – any extra help would be much appreciated over the Summer months.

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 Summer Session
A special Baby & Toddler Session will continue throughout July and August Fridays 10am-12pm.  Adult 3 euro / Child 2 euro.  The official group returns in September.  Many thanks to all who donated to the Big Toddle for Barnardos last week.

Kid Arts and Crafts Morning in July
A morning session will run every Thursday on July 4, 11, 18 and 25 at the Visitor Centre from 10.30am-12.30pm. 5 euro per child (4-9 yrs). Younger children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking essential.  Tel 9645590 for more info

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

Come Dancing Club
Mohill Come Dancing Club will run their dance evening in Fenagh Community Centre every Thursday evening in July (venue change due to renovations in Canon Donohue Hall)

Give Blood
Thursday July 4 2019 – Give blood at our new venue “Ballinamore Community School”. The blood transfusion mobile unit team will return again to the new venue of  Ballinamore Community School on the Park Road, Ballinamore this Thursday July 4, 2019. Please also note the change of times are now from 3.00pm – 5.00pm and 7.00pm – 9.00pm.  1 in 4 people will need a blood transfusion at some point in their lives, however, only 3% of the population give blood.  Every new donor, every new donation saves lives.” Thanks to everyone who attended the last clinic.  See you on Thursday July 4, 2019 and please encourage someone to come with you.

Citizens Information
The free Citizens Information Clinic in Mohill will take place on  the First Friday of the month from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon in LAPWD Station Road,  Mohill (Beside Centra Supermarket), while renovations are taking place at the Mohill Library.  The next Clinic will take place on Friday morning July 5 , Phone the Citizens Information Service Carrick on Shannon for further details on 076107 5670″

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