Local Notes Feb 27th

Ongoing Roadworks on R209
Fenagh to Foxfield Road – the Council have agreed with the contractor that the road will remain open until 9.15am each morning to allow access to the Playschool and National School and those travelling to work. The road will re-open by 6pm for local access

Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S.
Enrolment for the 2023-2024 school year will begin Monday, February 27th, 2023.  Enrolment forms can be collected from the school office from 9.45am to 2.45pm or by contacting the school at 071-9645244. Please return to the school (by hand or post) before 1.30pm on Thursday, March 16th, 2023”

25 Card Game 
The Progressive 25 card game continues this Thursday night March 2nd in the Heritage Centre commencing at 8.30, League prizes, Jackpots, and Nightly prizes. Admission €8 with proceeds going to Fenagh Handball Club. New players welcome. Last week’s winners were Padraig Mulligan 8 games and Paul Gill with 6 games.

Tidy Towns Photo Competition
We are currently running a Photography Competition and winning entries will feature in a fundraising 2024 calendar which will be on sale in November of this year.  Theme is ‘Fenagh Flora and Fauna’ so it could be a photo of flowers, plants, wildlife, waterways etc in our locality – all entries must be original and can be emailed to fenaghtidytowns@gmail.com – include Photography Competition in your Subject, images should be submitted in jpeg high res format. Closing Date is September 8th 2023.  Include a brief description of your photo, your name, contact info and email address.  More details will follow but for now you can dust off your camera and get snapping.  All proceeds from calendar sales will go back into Tidy Towns community projects.

Tidy Towns Sponsorship
As part of our fundraising efforts for this year, if any local business or individual would like to sponsor a page in the above calendar, sponsor the red boat which is a focal feature in the village or one of the flowering baskets please get in touch at fenaghtidytowns@gmail.com or call 0862038364.  All support greatly appreciated

Social Dancing
Every Wednesday evening at 8pm in Fenagh Community Centre.

Fenagh Book Club
Join our book club at Fenagh Visitor Centre. This month we are reading ’10 minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World’ by Elif Shafak. Read ahead to discuss on Wednesday 8th March at 7.30pm. Find out more at www.fenagh.com/our-centre/book-club

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.

Parent & Toddler Group
Our Parent, Baby & Toddler Friday session runs every Friday morning 10-12pm. Cost is €6 per family (+€3 for extra adults) and includes hot drinks, scones, juice and toast. Maximum age for kids is 4 years old.

Trad Music Session
Drumshanbo branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann are hosting a traditional music Youth Session in The Base Youth Cafe, Hilly Road, Drumshanbo, on Friday evening, 3rd March. 7pm to 8pm. All welcome. No cover charge. Anyone wishing to become a new member of the branch or renew their annual membership can do so on the night. Membership €6 per child, €12 per adult, €20 per family. 

Are you looking for a career in Childcare?
The Childcare Programme is managed by Leitrim Development Company and is designed to help long-term unemployed to secure training and work experience in the field of childcare. Part of the programme is the provision of QQI training in childcare.  This qualification is essential to find employment in the childcare sector.  The programme assists learners to enhance and develop both technical and personal skills, which can be used in the workplace. This is a part time position.  Applicants must be in receipt of a social welfare payment to be eligible. For further information about Childcare CE, please contact:Leitrim Development Company Tel: 086-3914399 or 071 9641770 Email:        schemes@ldco.ie

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