Local Notes Aug 8th

Beekeeping for Biodiversity
A Presentation by P.J. McLoughlin will be held in Ballinamore Library on Tuesday 16th August at 8pm. P.J. is a member of the Digges Beekeepers’ Association and producer of local ‘Leitrim Honey’. He will cover all aspects of beekeeping and the benefits for biodiversity and the environment. He is passionate about the importance of passing this ancient craft on to future generations. This free event is being held as part of National Heritage Week 2022 and all are welcome.

Fenagh Tidy Towns
Work session Monday evenings 7pm from the Visitor Centre –any extra help would be greatly appreciated over the coming weeks.  Just come along any Monday

Best wishes to Karl Murtagh Aughnacliff And Sabrina Battrim Keshcarrigan on there recent engagement wishing you all the bestThe best of health and happiness for the future 

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Opening hours are Tues-Sat 10am-5pm and Sundays 12-5pm..  Play slots are €6 per child Slot 1: 10am – 11.30am Slot 2: 12 noon – 1.30pm Slot 3: 3pm – 4.30pm. Booking is essential, call 0719645590 or email bookings.fenaghvc@gmail.com to book your place. Also available cafe / Wifi/ History & Heritage / Meeting Space.  Community Centre bookings can also be made at the numbers above.

Summer Saver
Every Tuesday of the summer holidays at Fenagh Visitor Centre. 10am-11.30am. €3 per adult & €3 per child. Includes 1.5 hours play, tea/coffee/biscuits, toast/juice. Booking essential: 0719645590 / bookings.fenaghvc@gmail.com

Parent & Toddler Group
Fenagh parent, baby and toddler session take place on Friday mornings from 10-12 at the visitor centre. It’s €6 per family (+€3 for extra adults) and the maximum age for kids is 4 years old.

Tours of Fenagh’s fantastic heritage sites 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:13 & 14 August 2022 / 20 & 21 August 2022 / 27 & 28 August 2022 (start time is flexible, depending what is most suited to you).

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 

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