Local Notes Feb 8th

The death has occurred in England of Annette Irwin (nee Redican) on Friday 29 Jan. Annette was the sister of the late Seamus Redican, Drumroosk Nth. Sadly missed by her husband Jimmy, sons Andrew, Ralph and grandchildren. Also by her sister Maureen Doherty (Ballycannon, Kilcock) and brothers Proinseas (London), Andrew (Drumkeeran) and Sean (Honduras, CA) and her nieces and nephews. May she rest in peace.

SELTON HILL COMMEMORATION – The  11th of March 2021 will be the 100th Anniversary of the Selton Hill Ambush. A local committee has been formed to organise a commemoration of this event. As part of this the monument at Selton will be refurbished, a book will be written and an exhibition will take place in Fenagh Visitor Centre. Additional events will take place on the weekend of the 13th and 14th of March. These events will have a dependency on covid guidelines at the time. If you or your ancestors are connected to this event in any way or if you have information or memorabilia relating to this event then please email us at seltonhillcentenary@gmail.com or admin@seltonhill.com. Further information can be found at www.seltonhill.com

Leitrim Comhaltas Call Out
In lieu of Leitrim Fleadh Cheoil 2021, Comhaltas have set us the task of showcasing the culture, music, traditions and beauty of our county in a film which will be shown by Comhaltas branches around the world. We are making a call out for material that represents all areas of Leitrim – past and present – that you would be happy for us to include in the film. There may be footage of concerts, fairs, musicians, your town from years back, sporting events – these could be in visual format or music recordings. All submissions or queries to leitrimcce@gmail.com before February 25. Go raibh maith agaibh.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed for now. For any urgent matters, call 0862038364

St Vincent de Paul Ballinamore
We the committee of St Vincent de Paul would like to thank each and everyone in the parish of Fenagh who contributed so generously to our Annual Christmas Collection. We also want to thank people who wish to remain anonymous who gave us money, food hampers and other items. Your generosity has made Christmas very special for a large number of families. Thank you. Our confidential mobile number is 087 9360562.

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  1. Ray Flynn
    Posted February 11, 2021 at 11:44 pm | Permalink

    Hello All,Hope all well in Fenagh .my mother was one of Murphy sisters that came fro m the village.i spent my Xmas holidays and summer school holidays there.I used to be sent down to Quins to get the Indo not press that was across the road.my uncle was Fr paddy Murphy whose pic is or was in the centre..Best wishes to all and if this virus ever ends hope to get back to Fenagh Town.

  2. Posted February 12, 2021 at 11:42 am | Permalink

    Hello Ray, thanks for getting in touch. Yes we are eagerly awaiting the day we can welcome back all our customers and friends to the Centre – for the moment we have to follow Government advisories ..but we are always on the other end of the phone or email even though the door is currently closed to the public. Take care Ray and lets hope your return visit to Fenagh will be very soon! Stay safe
    Kind regards, Teresa Lennon

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