Local Notes July 4th

Wedding Bells
Congratulations and best wishes to Aishling ORourke, Corrabarrick on her recent wedding to Colm McGreade, Drumore, Co.Tyrone, in Kent, Connecticut, U.S.A. amongst family and friends. Wishing them both a lifetime of happiness together.

Deepest sympathy is extended to the Conefrey family on the death of Pat Conefrey, Corrawalleen who passed away recently – may he rest in peace.

Blessing of the Graves Fenagh
Takes place Sunday July 17 after 11.30am Mass

Fenagh Tidy Towns
Work session Monday evenings 7pm from the Visitor Centre – as Tidy Towns Judging is currently ongoing any extra help would be greatly appreciated over the coming weeks. 

Community Survey – Fenagh Development
Calling all those who live in / near Fenagh. We would love it if you could complete this survey about the needs of our Community: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8P98TTS. It takes 10-15 minutes to complete and will help us develop the work we at Fenagh Development Company undertake in future.Tell us what we are doing well and what we can do better to serve the needs of our community. If you prefer… paper copies of the survey are available at Fenagh Visitor Centre.

Tours of Fenagh’s fantastic heritage sites are starting again. Tours are available in English, German or Spanish. The tour takes 1.5 hours and starts from Fenagh Visitor Centre. Booking is essential (email bookings.fenaghvc@gmail.com or call 0719645590). Full details are on our website: https://www.fenagh.com/local-attractions/tours/

Upcoming dates: 23 & 24 July 2022 13 & 14 August 2022 20 & 21 August 2022 27 & 28 August 2022 (start time is flexible, depending what is most suited to you).

National Play Day
To celebrate National Play Day, Fenagh Visitor Centre are offering free play slots on Thursday 7 July in the Monk’s Den! Booking is essential (spaces limited) Register online: shorturl.at/lptEK. With thanks to Leitrim Sports Partnership for funding assistance.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Current opening hours Tues-Sat 10am-5pm and Sundays 12-5pm. Birthday parties and playtime at the Centre must be pre-booked for the moment.  Updated play times: The play slot times for the Monk’s Den have changed. €6 per child Slot 1: 10am – 11.30am Slot 2: 12 noon – 1.30pm Slot 3: 3pm – 4.30pm. Please call 0719645590 or email bookings.fenaghvc@gmail.com to book your place. Also available Coffeeshop/Wifi/History & Heritage/Meeting Space.  Community Centre bookings can also be made at the numbers above.

Adult Education courses
Adult Education courses, ran by the Mayo Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB), starting in The Further Education and Training Centre – Drumshanbo, located in the Enterprise Centre on the Hilly Road, this September 2022.  QQI Level 5 courses in Business & IT with Payroll and Bookkeeping, Tourism with Business, Traditional Irish Music and Health Nutrition and Food Science.  For more information please go to www.vtosleitrim.iewww.fetchcourses.ie, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @VTOSLeitrim, email Seán Bailey at seanbailey@msletb.ie or call on 086-0624200.

Grow Mental Health 
 If you are struggling with anxiety or depression, fearful or lonely and are at a loss to know how to tackle your problems GROW may have the answer.  Grow is a community of people drawn together by firsthand experiences of mental health difficulties.  Having found practical ways of helping each other recover from mental health challenges we developed the Grow program. Our meetings are free, strictly confidential, anonymous, non-denominational and open to all. Groups are small and run by our own members, with quality leadership training provided.  Group Days and Times:  St Michaels Family Centre, Sligo – Tuesday 10:30am – 12.30pm and Wednesday 7.30pm-9.30pm.  Breffni FRC, Carrick On Shannon Wednesday from 11am-1pm.   For more info contact: Marie Gilligan – Area Co-Ordinator (Northwest). Call 086 8516939 or email: mariegilligan@grow.ie 

A night of Music
A night of classical and popular music featuring the Mulligan Sisters at St George’s Heritage and Visitor Centre in Carrick on Shannon takes place on 15 July 2022. Doors will open at 7:30 pm and show will start at 8pm.

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