Local Notes Sept 5th

Deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Julia Reynolds, Adoon, Gorvagh who passed away recently – may she rest in peace

Birthday Parties at the Monk’s Den
The Monk’s Den at Fenagh Visitor Centre is a great place for birthday parties. Cost: €25 non-refundable reservation fee (to be paid upon booking) + Option 1 = €12 per child (includes 2 hours of play, snacks, juice, kid’s meal, ice lolly) or Option 2 = €15 per child ( includes 2 hours of play, snacks, juice, kid’s meal, ice lolly & party bag). Our party slots are 12noon-2pm or 3pm-5pm. Call us on 0719645590 to book yours now.

Fenagh Tours
Join us for a historical tour of Fenagh featuring standing stones, abbeys, churches and more. The tours are free and run from 12noon and 2pm and last for 1.5 hours. Booking is essential, contact: 0719645590 or bookings.fenaghvc@gmail.com. Dates: 10 & 11 September 2022 / /24 & 25 September 2022 / /1 & 2 October 2022 / /22 & 23 October 2022 / /29 & 30 October 2022 / 5 & 6 November 2022

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.

Fenagh Tidy Towns
Work session Monday evenings 7pm from the Visitor Centre –extra help always appreciated.  Just come along any Monday

Heart Testing
At The Nature Trail, MOHILL on Saturday 3 September. Booking is essential. Please contact 0876861552 for appointment.

Photographic exhibitionA photographic exhibition will be unveiled in Ballinamore Library on Tuesday evening September 13th to mark the 100th year of An Garda Síochána.  Ballinamore born Historian, Dr. Liam McNiffe, author of the book ‘A History of the Garda Síochána’ will also give a talk entitled ‘Setting up the Garda Síochána 1922 – Mutiny and Disarming’ at 7.30pm.  All are welcome to this free event which is being organized by the Sligo/Leitrim Division of An Garda Síochána.

Hedge Cutting Scheme
This scheme is now open and aims to encourage the cutting of roadside hedges/trees along the Public Road Network. Open to all, individual applicants, communities and groups. The Grant is €75 per km of the roadside hedge/overhanging trees which are cut back. Minimum length of road network per application is 1km. Further information and application forms are available from Leitrim County Councils website http://www.leitrimcoco.ie or by contacting the Roads Department on roads@leitrimcoco.ie or 071 9620005 / 630. Closing Date is Tuesday 31 January 2023

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.

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