Local Notes May 19th

Reopening after Covid 
Great to see some local businesses reopening – wishing all a successful Summer and a reminder to shop local when you can

Fenagh Visitor Centre
The Centre is currently closed to the public; we will update reopening info soon.  You can still contact us by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if you need assistance

Fenagh Tidy Towns
We are back out on Tuesdays at 7pm getting some jobs done – meet at the Visitor Centre – new help always welcome, even if you can only spare an hour it would be appreciated. The competition is going ahead this year but judging will be remotely on the strength of the application form submitted. Any queries to 071 9645590.

The War of Independence in County Leitrim – call for memories, stories and memorabilia
In commemorating the 1921 War of Independence, Leitrim County Library is extending a call to residents of the county asking those in possession of photographs, letters, documents or other memorabilia from or about 1921 and the War of Independence, to submit copies of this material to the Local Studies Collection at Ballinamore Library.  Very often, items like this are to be found in attics, trunks or drawers and could in time become lost or damaged. Mary Conefrey, Local Studies Librarian is keen to stress that “there is much material already documented about the War of Independence but our hope is that this current call out will unearth new, undiscovered and precious undocumented material.” Mary would also welcome further background data about the people, places or events affected by this turbulent time in our history. So as you complete your ‘spring clean’ and come across photographs, letters, research or other memorabilia about 1921, please consider contacting us.  We will handle the material very carefully and will arrange to take images of items of interest with the owner’s approval.  Copies of material can also be submitted to localstudies@leitrimcoco.ie.

Pre Third Level and Pre- Employment Computer Applications with Payroll course 9 month course 
Starting September 2021 in Drumshanbo Enterprise Centre. For further details contact (071) 9641085 or email phyllisheduan@msletb.ie or  look up and express interest in the course by registering and applying on http://www.fetchcourses.ie (course code – 310661) 


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