Local Notes Oct 12th

Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Doreen Gilhooly, Mullaghnameely who passed away last week – may she rest in peace

Fenagh Communion
Congratulations to the following children who received their First Holy Communion in St Mary’s Church, Foxfield on Saturday Oct 3.  They were Daniel Connolly, Freya Feehan, Padraic Guckian, Sophie Kane, Holleigh McEvoy, Cliona McTiernan, Sophia Shortt & Aoife Ruddock

A Big Thank you from Fenagh Defibrillator Committee
Fenagh Defibrillator Committee would like to thank Donegal Garda Cycling Club, and the McLoughlin family Drumlaheen, for their very generous donation in memory of their son Garda Gary McLoughlin.  Thank you to all who organised, took part or helped out in any way.  A special word of thanks to the local participants.  Your support and generosity is greatly appreciated

Fenagh Visitor Centre Refurbishment
Fenagh Visitor Centre has closed to the public for an upgrade. We envisage work taking 6-8 weeks and will reopen to the public when completed (in line with Covid advisories at that time).  Our Coffeeshop operations have moved to the Community Centre in the interim and due to Level 3 restrictions is operating on a takeaway basis currently.  We are still contactable by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with a staff member at the Community Centre Tues to Sat 10am-430pm. 

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Local Notes Oct 5th

Fenagh Visitor Centre Refurbishment
Fenagh Visitor Centre has closed to the public for an upgrade. We envisage work taking 6-8 weeks and will reopen to the public when completed (in line with Covid advisories at that time).  Our Coffeeshop operations have moved to the Community Centre in the interim.  Due to Level 3 Restrictions we are now operating as Takeaway only – all groups have been cancelled until further notice. We are still contactable by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with a staff member at the Community Centre Tues to Sat 10am-430pm.

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Local Notes Sept 28th

Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to Mary Flynn & Family, Selton on the recent death of her father Brian Gallagher, Co Kerry.  Also to Mary Dwyer & family, Gorvagh on the death of her sister Deirdre Meehan, Ballinamore/Dublin.  May they both rest in peace

Fenagh Visitor Centre Refurbishment
Fenagh Visitor Centre has closed to the public for an upgrade. We envisage work taking 6-8 weeks and will reopen to the public when completed (in line with Covid advisories at that time).  Our Coffeeshop operations have moved to the Community Centre in the interim.  We are still contactable by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with a staff member at the Community Centre Tues to Sat 10am-430pm.  The main hall at the Community Centre continues to be available for meetings/classes in a socially distancing manner.

Fenagh Baby & Toddler Group
Friday October 2 from 10am-12pm at Fenagh Community Centre.  Pre-booking required Tel: 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com by the Thursday – numbers limited in order to adhere to social distancing protocols.  6 euro per family, refreshments served

Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme
Leitrim Sports Partnership and Healthy Leitrim Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme continues in Fenagh Community Centre Wednesdays at 11am. Please book your place with Michelle on 0874310146.

Sleep Out for NW Simon Community
On Fri 2 Oct, we are calling on the people of the North West and beyond to swap their beds for sleeping bags for one night only by taking part in the Virtual Sleep Out for North West Simon Community.While we may not be able to come together in person this year, were calling on friends, family, colleagues, and teammates to join us virtually; giving up your usual comforts to spend the night in a unique and powerful way whilst supporting those facing homelessness in the North West.This year, now more than ever we need your support as we have had to cancel all our community fundraising events which account for 80% of the charity income.   Whether you spend the night under the stars in the office car park, pitch a tent in the garden or rough it in the sleeping bag – contact Mary on 087 7708865 or e mail mary@northwestsimon.ie for further details.

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Local Notes Sept 21st

Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Katie Rowley, Drumlitten who passed away recently and also to Vera Wrynn & family on the death of her sister Philomena Young in Dublin. May they both rest in peace

Fenagh Visitor Centre Refurbishment
Fenagh Visitor Centre has closed to the public for an upgrade. We envisage work taking 6-8 weeks and will reopen to the public when completed (in line with Covid advisories at that time).  Our Coffeeshop operations have moved to the Community Centre in the interim.  We are still contactable by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with a staff member at the Community Centre Tues to Sat 10am-430pm.  The main hall at the Community Centre continues to be available for meetings/classes in a socially distancing manner.

Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme
Leitrim Sports Partnership and Healthy Leitrim Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme continues in Fenagh Community Centre Wednesdays at 11am. Please book your place with Michelle on 0874310146.


Fenagh Baby & Toddler Group
A session will run this Friday Sept 25 from 10-12pm in the Community Centre with a view to running weekly sessions going forward depending on numbers. 6 euro per family, refreshments served, Covid protocols in place 

Sleep Out for NW Simon Community
On Fri 2 Oct, we are calling on the people of the North West and beyond to swap their beds for sleeping bags for one night only by taking part in the Virtual Sleep Out for North West Simon Community.While we may not be able to come together in person this year, we are calling on friends, family, colleagues, and teammates to join us virtually; giving up your usual comforts to spend the night in a unique and powerful way whilst supporting those facing homelessness in the North West.This year, now more than ever we need your support as we have had to cancel all our community fundraising events which account for 80% of the charity income.   Whether you spend the night under the stars in the office car park, pitch a tent in the garden or rough it in the sleeping bag – contact Mary on 087 7708865 or e mail mary@northwestsimon.ie for further details.

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Local Notes Sept 14th

Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Christina Conefrey, Drumnamore, Aughavas, who passed away recently – may she rest in peace. Also sympathy to Paidg Rowley and family on the death of his mother Katie Rowley, Drumlitten, Fenagh. May they both rest in peace

Fenagh Visitor Centre Refurbishment
Fenagh Visitor Centre has closed to the public for an upgrade. We envisage work taking 6-8 weeks and will reopen to the public when completed (in line with Covid advisories at that time).  Our Coffeeshop operations move to the Community Centre in the interim.  We are still contactable by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with a staff member at the Community Centre Tues to Sat 10am-430pm.  The main hall at the Community Centre continues to be available for meetings/classes in a socially distancing manner.

Fenagh Parent & Toddler Group
If you are interested in attending Fenagh Parent & Toddler group please get in touch at 071 9645590. We are trying to see if there is an interest in reconvening the group and welcome any feedback from those of you who have attended last year or any new parents out there to might like to attend – Covid 19 protocols would have to be adhered to. Venue will be Fenagh Community Centre while the Visitor Centre is under refurbishment.

Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme
Leitrim Sports Partnership and Healthy Leitrim Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme continues in Fenagh Community Centre Wednesdays at 11am. Please book your place with Michelle on 0874310146.

Sleep Out for NW Simon Community
On Fri 2 Oct, we are calling on the people of the North West and beyond to swap their beds for sleeping bags for one night only by taking part in the Virtual Sleep Out for North West Simon Community.While we may not be able to come together in person this year, we are calling on friends, family, colleagues, and teammates to join us virtually; giving up your usual comforts to spend the night in a unique and powerful way whilst supporting those facing homelessness in the North West.This year, now more than ever we need your support as we have had to cancel all our community fundraising events which account for 80% of the charity income.   Whether you spend the night under the stars in the office car park, pitch a tent in the garden or rough it in the sleeping bag – contact Mary on 087 7708865 or e mail mary@northwestsimon.ie for further details.

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Local Notes Sept 7th

Back to School
Best of luck to all our local children who are returning to playschool, primary and secondary school this week amid the ongoing Covid crisis.  Great to see schools back open again and children getting back to some normality.  Also congratulations and best wishes to the Leaving Cert class of 2020 who received their long awaited results on Monday.

Fenagh Visitor Centre Refurbishment
Fenagh Visitor Centre has closed to the public for an upgrade.  We envisage work taking 6-8 weeks and will reopen to the public when completed (in line with Covid advisories at that time).  Our Coffeeshop operations move to the Community Centre in the interim.  We are still contactable by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with a staff member at the Community Centre Tues to Sat 10am-430pm.  The main hall at the Community Centre continues to be available for meetings/classes in a socially distancing manner.

Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme
Leitrim Sports Partnership and Healthy Leitrim Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme continues in Fenagh Community Centre Wednesdays at 11am.  Please book your place with Michelle on 0874310146.

Graveyard Upkeep
Many thanks to all who have donated to the Graveyard fund this year.  Anybody wishing to donate to the ongoing upkeep of Fenagh graveyards may do so by leaving it at the Community Centre (Tues – Sat 10-4030pm) or using the Donate tool on www.fenagh.com.  Please remove any old wreaths, flowers etc when tending your graves as we have had a buildup of rubbish in the graveyards recently which looks unsightly – thank you.

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Local Notes Aug 31st

Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to Teresa Ellis and family on the recent death of her brother Frank Masterson in San Francisco, USA.  Also sympathy to Noel McLoughlin & family on the death of his brother Frank McLoughlin, Aghacashel. May they both rest in peace

Fenagh Visitor Centre Refurbishment
Fenagh Visitor Centre has closed to the public for an upgrade.  We envisage work taking 6-8 weeks and will reopen to the public when completed (in line with Covid advisories at that time).  Our Coffeeshop operations move to the Community Centre in the interim.  We are still contactable by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with a staff member at the Community Centre Tues to Sat 10am-430pm.  The main hall at the Community Centre continues to be available for meetings/classes in a socially distancing manner.

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup has reopened.  If your child was born between 1 January 2016 up to 31 December 2017 they are entitled to avail of the FREE Pre-School year.  If you want to enrol your child you can contact Ceara on 086-3593244.  Best of luck to the children who have left the playgroup to start school. 

Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme
Leitrim Sports Partnership and Healthy Leitrim Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme continues in Fenagh Community Centre Wednesdays at 11am.  Please book your place with Michelle on 0874310146.

Graveyard Upkeep
Many thanks to all who have donated to the Graveyard fund this year.  Anybody wishing to donate to the ongoing upkeep of Fenagh graveyards may do so by leaving it at the Community Centre (Tues – Sat 10-4030pm) or using the Donate tool on www.fenagh.com.  Please remove any old wreaths, flowers etc when tending your graves as we have had a buildup of rubbish in the graveyards recently which looks unsightly – thank you.

Property Marking
Leitrim County Council in association with An Garda Siochána will hold a Property Marking Event at the Tesco Overflow Carpark on Tuesday 2 September 6pm till 8pm.

Personal property like trailers, quads, machinery and tools, can be marked with your eircode.This free service acts as a deterrent to theft.Steel, Aluminium, Plastic, Wood, and Carbon Fibre can be marked in this manner.Get your property marked at this event and please remember to bring your eircode.

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Local Notes Aug 24th

Fenagh Visitor Centre UPDATE
Fenagh Visitor Centre will close to the public on Aug 29th for refurbishment. We envisage work taking 6-8 weeks and will reopen to the public when completed (in line with Covid advisories at that time).  Our Coffeeshop operations move to the Community Centre in the interim.  We are still contactable by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with a staff member at the Community Centre Tues to Sat 10am-430pm.  The main hall at the Community Centre continues to be available for meetings/classes in a socially distancing manner.

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup reopens on Thursday 27 August at 9.00 a.m.  If your child was born between 1 January 2016 up to 31 December 2017 they are entitled to avail of the FREE Pre-School year.  If you want to enrol your child you can contact Ceara on 086-3593244.  Best of luck to the children who have left the playgroup to start school. 

Birth
Congratulations to Lennora Nelis and Ciaran Conlon on the birth of their baby girl Saoirse.

Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme
Leitrim Sports Partnership and Healthy Leitrim Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme continues in Fenagh Community Centre Wednesdays at 11am.  Please book your place with Michelle on 0874310146.

Graveyard Upkeep
Many thanks to all who have donated to the Graveyard fund this year.  Anybody wishing to donate to the ongoing upkeep of Fenagh graveyards may do so by leaving it at the Community Centre (Tues – Sat 10-430pm) or using the Donate tool on www.fenagh.com.  Please remove any old wreaths, flowers etc when tending your graves as we have had a buildup of rubbish in the graveyards recently which looks unsightly – thank you.

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Local Notes Aug 17th

Fenagh Community Playgroup
Fenagh Community Playgroup reopens on Thursday 27 August at 9.00 a.m.  If your child was born between 1 January 2016 up to 31 December 2017 they are entitled to avail of the FREE Pre-School year.  If you want to enrol your child you can contact Ceara on 086-3593244.  Best of luck to the children who have left the playgroup to start school. 

Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme
Leitrim Sports Partnership and Healthy Leitrim Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme continues in Fenagh Community Centre Wednesdays at 11am.  Please book your place with Michelle on 0874310146.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
The Coffeeshop is currently open to the public Tues-Sat 10am-4.30pm – for now the Children’s Playarea remains closed as we follow health advisories.  Covid 19 protocols in place, please follow directions. The main hall is also available for meetings outside of public hours in a socially distancing manner as is the Community Centre – contact for any bookings is 071 9645590 or fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com.  

Graveyard Upkeep
Many thanks to all who have donated to the Graveyard fund this year.  Anybody wishing to donate to the ongoing upkeep of Fenagh graveyards may do so by leaving it at the Visitor Centre or using the Donate tool on www.fenagh.com.  Please remove any old wreaths, flowers etc when tending your graves as we have had a buildup of rubbish in the graveyards recently which looks unsightly – thank you.

Pre-third level 9 month IT course Drumshanbo Enterprise Centre commencing in September
In the face of all the uncertainty in the third level sector,  you may be considering taking a year out, staying close to home and working. This would be an ideal time to complete the IT course in Drumshanbo, you will be using Microsoft Teams, Class notebook and Moodle which should mean you will be well equipped for dealing with blended learning (combination of online and traditional classes) in college, which will undoubtedly be a feature of all third level courses in the future. The course also offers an opportunity to use PLC points to get into Universities as well as the vast majority of ITs. Places will be offered to learners who are suitable for the course based on the date we receive the application online. Applications/Expressions of interest are being accepted online by registering with fetchcourses.ie and search for course code 282532

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Local Notes Aug 10th

Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to Fr Sean Burke and family on the recent death of his mother Elizabeth Burke, Kilclare.  May she rest in peace

Death
The death has taken place in England of Agnes Hastings (nee Cassidy) formerly of  Cornvad. Agnes was in her 93rd year and is survived by her son Alan, daughter-in-law Tracey, step daughters Chris and Irene, grandchildren, great grandchildren and sister Mary Kate Sayer.  May she rest in peace.

Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme
Leitrim Sports Partnership and Healthy Leitrim Older Adults Strength and Flexibility Exercise Programme starts in Fenagh Community Centre Wednesday the 12th of August at 11am for 6 weeks.  Please book your place with Michelle on 0874310146.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
The Coffeeshop is currently open to the public Tues-Sat 10am-4.30pm – for now the Children’s Playarea remains closed as we follow health advisories.  Covid 19 protocols in place, please follow directions. The main hall is also available for meetings outside of public hours in a socially distancing manner as is the Community Centre – contact for any bookings is 071 9645590 or fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com.  

Graveyard Upkeep
Many thanks to all who have donated to the Graveyard fund this year.  Anybody wishing to donate to the ongoing upkeep of Fenagh graveyards may do so by leaving it at the Visitor Centre or using the Donate tool on www.fenagh.com.  Please remove any old wreaths, flowers etc when tending your graves as we have had a buildup of rubbish in the graveyards recently which looks unsightly – thank you.

Pre-third level 9 month IT course Drumshanbo Enterprise Centre commencing in September
In the face of all the uncertainty in the third level sector,  you may be considering taking a year out, staying close to home and working. This would be an ideal time to complete the IT course in Drumshanbo, you will be using Microsoft Teams, Class notebook and Moodle which should mean you will be well equipped for dealing with blended learning (combination of online and traditional classes) in college, which will undoubtedly be a feature of all third level courses in the future. The course also offers an opportunity to use PLC points to get into Universities as well as the vast majority of ITs. Places will be offered to learners who are suitable for the course based on the date we receive the application online. Applications/Expressions of interest are being accepted online by registering with fetchcourses.ie and search for course code 282532

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