Local Notes April 4th

Selton Hill Commemoration
Details on where to buy the new book on the Selton Ambush as well as
all other resources/recordings from the recent Commemoration can be
found at www.seltonhill.com

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed to the
public for now. You can still contact us by phone 071 9645590 or email
fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if you need assistance

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Local Notes March 28

Easter Greetings
Happy Easter to everybody – hopefully this will be our last Easter in
lockdown! St Catherine’s Church is open during Holy Week with an
exhibition “Hope and Joy of Easter” showcasing artwork by the local
children from St Caillin’s National School – well worth a visit if you are
out and about. You will also see the new information board in the Peace
Garden.

Wedding
Congratulations to Kenneth Kilkenny and Lorraine O’Sullivan who were
married recently in Perth, Australia. Wishing you both a lifetime of
happiness together

Selton Hill Commemoration
Details on where to buy the new book on the Selton Ambush as well as
all other resources/recordings from the recent Commemoration can be
found at www.seltonhill.com

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed to the
public for now. You can still contact us by phone 071 9645590 or email
fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if you need assistance

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Local Notes Mar 22

Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. 
Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. for the 2021-2022 school year has commenced.  Enrolment forms can be collected from the school office from 9.45am to 1.45pm or by contacting the school at 071-9645244. Please return to the school (by hand or post) before 1.30pm on Friday, March 26, 2021.

Selton Hill Commemoration 
Details on where to buy the new book on the Selton Ambush as well as all other resources/recordings from the recent Commemoration can be found at www.seltonhill.com

Fenagh Tidy Towns
Fenagh Tidy Town members have been out in recent weeks collecting  bags of litter from the roads around Fenagh as they go about their daily walk – all part of the Keep Active, Keep Well, Keep Leitrim Lovely campaign.  As well as litter, there is an increase in dog fouling on our footpaths and roads and the committee would like to remind dog owners to clean up after their pets.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed to the public for now. You can still contact us by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if you need assistance

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Local Notes March 15

St Patrick’s Day Greetings
Wishing everybody both at home and away a very happy St Patrick’s Day from Fenagh –  lets hope next year things will be back to normal and we can celebrate in our usual way with parades and gettogethers.  Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh

Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. 
Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. for the 2021-2022 school year will begin Monday, March 8 2021.  Enrolment forms can be collected from the school office from 9.45am to 1.45pm or by contacting the school at 071-9645244. Please return to the school (by hand or post) before 1.30pm on Friday, March 26, 2021.

SELTON HILL Commemoration 
Congratulations to Selton Hill Committee who marked the 100th Anniversary of the Selton Hill Ambush with a series of events over the last week including a special mass by Fr Liam Kelly, the launch of a new book by Padraig Leyden, wreath laying ceremonies, raising of the flag and prayer services as well as a Centenary Production recounting the events of that day.  All of these resources/recordings are available at www.seltonhill.com including details on where to buy the new book.

Keep Active, Keep Well, Keep Leitrim Lovely
As part of this latest initiative from Leitrim County Council, Fenagh Tidy Town members have been out this week collecting  bags of litter from the roads around Fenagh as they go about their daily walk.  Anybody can take part just bring along a bag and collect some litter as you walk along.  Even a small litter pickup will make a difference and help keep our local area litter free.  As we are still under Level 5 Covid Restrictions collections should only be done individually or within your own household/support bubble within 5KM from your home. Don’t forget to wear your high vis jacket.  You can send a photo of your litter collect to environment@leitrimcoco.ie to be in with a chance of winning some spot prizes!

Weaving Trad.
The annual concert by the Drumshanbo Traditional Music Course will be online this year and is in aid of the suicide prevention charity STOP. It will be aired March 23. Please check out our event on Facebook, enjoy the music and donate if you can. https://www.facebook.com/events/799369637340709/ 

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed to the public for now. You can still contact us by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if you need assistance

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Local Notes March 8th

Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. 
Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. for the 2021-2022 school year will begin Monday, March 8 2021.  Enrolment forms can be collected from the school office from 9.45am to 1.45pm or by contacting the school at 071-9645244. Please return to the school (by hand or post) before 1.30pm on Friday, March 26, 2021.

SELTON HILL Commemoration 
Thursday March 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the Selton Hill Ambush. This was one of the most significant events in the War of Independence in Leitrim and resulted in the largest loss of life on the IRA side in Leitrim during the war.  The monument at Selton has been repaired and upgraded with the support of Leitrim County Council.  The Selton Hill Centenary Committee have organised a number of events to mark this anniversary.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions events will be pre-recorded or streamed and available to view at www.seltonhill.com  On Thursday March 11 Fr Liam Kelly will celebrate mass from St Mary’s Church Aughnasheelin at 8:00 pm. Streaming will begin at 7:50 pm. The launch of a recently published book on the events surrounding the Selton Hill Ambush by local historian Padraig Leyden will also be streamed via the website on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 pm.  On Sunday evening March 14 a Centenary production will be streamed on the website at 7:00 pm. Commemoration events for this production include a wreath laying ceremony along with the raising of the flag. Historians will also provide detail and perspective on the events of 100 years ago. Other lectures and resources will be made available on the website. Please see www.seltonhill.com for more detail.

Keep Fit, Keep Well, Keep Leitrim Lovely
As part of this latest initiative from Leitrim County Council, Fenagh Tidy Town members have been out this week collecting  bags of litter from the roads around Fenagh as they go about their daily walk.  Anybody can take part just bring along a bag and collect some litter as you walk along.  Even a small litter pickup will make a difference and help keep our local area litter free.  As we are still under Level 5 Covid Restrictions collections should only be done individually or within your own household/support bubble within 5KM from your home. Don’t forget to wear your high vis jacket.  You can send a photo of your litter collect to environment@leitrimcoco.ie to be in with a chance of winning some spot prizes!

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed to the public for now. You can still contact us by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if you need assistance

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Local Notes March 1st

Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to Mary Donnelly and family, Cornagun on the recent death of her sister Nellie Reynolds.  May she rest in peace 

Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. 
Enrolment of Infants in St. Caillin’s N.S. for the 2021-2022 school year will begin Monday, March 8th 2021.  Enrolment forms can be collected from the school office from 9.45am to 1.45pm or by contacting the school at 071-9645244. Please return to the school (by hand or post) before 1.30pm on Friday, March 26th, 2021.

SELTON HILL COMMEMORATION 
The  11th of March 2021 will be the 100th Anniversary of the Selton Hill Ambush. A local committee has been formed to organise a commemoration of this event. As part of this the monument at Selton will be refurbished, a book will be written and additional events have been planned – dates dependent on the Covid situation. If you or your ancestors are connected to this event in any way or if you have information or memorabilia relating to this event then please email us at seltonhillcentenary@gmail.com or admin@seltonhill.com. Further information can be found at www.seltonhill.com

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed to the public for now. You can still contact us by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if you need assistance

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Local Notes Feb 21st

Selton Hill Commemoration
The  11th of March 2021 will be the 100th Anniversary of the Selton Hill Ambush. A local committee has been formed to organise a commemoration of this event. As part of this the monument at Selton will be refurbished, a book will be written and additional events have been planned – dates dependent on the Covid situation. If you or your ancestors are connected to this event in any way or if you have information or memorabilia relating to this event then please email us at seltonhillcentenary@gmail.com or admin@seltonhill.com. Further information can be found at www.seltonhill.com

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed to the public for now. You can still contact us by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if you need assistance

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Local Notes Feb 15th

Selton Hill Commemoration
The  11th of March 2021 will be the 100th Anniversary of the Selton Hill Ambush. A local committee has been formed to organise a commemoration of this event. As part of this the monument at Selton will be refurbished, a book will be written and additional events have been planned – dates dependent on the Covid situation. If you or your ancestors are connected to this event in any way or if you have information or memorabilia relating to this event then please email us at seltonhillcentenary@gmail.com or admin@seltonhill.com. Further information can be found at www.seltonhill.com

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed to the public for now. You can still contact us by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if you need assistance

Leitrim’s Favourite Building
Both Fenagh Abbey and the Visitor Centre are nominations in the Leitrim Observer’s Favourite Building Poll – to vote go to https://www.leitrimobserver.ie/poll/home/608765/poll-what-is-leitrim-s-favourite-building-get-voting.html

Leitrim Comhaltas Call Out
In lieu of Leitrim Fleadh Cheoil 2021, Comhaltas have set us the task of showcasing the culture, music, traditions and beauty of our county in a film which will be shown by Comhaltas branches around the world. We are making a call out for material that represents all areas of Leitrim – past and present – that you would be happy for us to include in the film. There may be footage of concerts, fairs, musicians, your town from years back, sporting events – these could be in visual format or music recordings. All submissions or queries to leitrimcce@gmail.com before February 25. Go raibh maith agaibh.

St Vincent de Paul Ballinamore
We the committee of St Vincent de Paul would like to thank each and everyone in the parish of Fenagh who contributed so generously to our Annual Christmas Collection. We also want to thank people who wish to remain anonymous who gave us money, food hampers and other items. Your generosity has made Christmas very special for a large number of families. Thank you. Our confidential mobile number is 087 9360562.

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Local Notes Feb 8th

Sympathy
The death has occurred in England of Annette Irwin (nee Redican) on Friday 29 Jan. Annette was the sister of the late Seamus Redican, Drumroosk Nth. Sadly missed by her husband Jimmy, sons Andrew, Ralph and grandchildren. Also by her sister Maureen Doherty (Ballycannon, Kilcock) and brothers Proinseas (London), Andrew (Drumkeeran) and Sean (Honduras, CA) and her nieces and nephews. May she rest in peace.

SELTON HILL COMMEMORATION – The  11th of March 2021 will be the 100th Anniversary of the Selton Hill Ambush. A local committee has been formed to organise a commemoration of this event. As part of this the monument at Selton will be refurbished, a book will be written and an exhibition will take place in Fenagh Visitor Centre. Additional events will take place on the weekend of the 13th and 14th of March. These events will have a dependency on covid guidelines at the time. If you or your ancestors are connected to this event in any way or if you have information or memorabilia relating to this event then please email us at seltonhillcentenary@gmail.com or admin@seltonhill.com. Further information can be found at www.seltonhill.com

Leitrim Comhaltas Call Out
In lieu of Leitrim Fleadh Cheoil 2021, Comhaltas have set us the task of showcasing the culture, music, traditions and beauty of our county in a film which will be shown by Comhaltas branches around the world. We are making a call out for material that represents all areas of Leitrim – past and present – that you would be happy for us to include in the film. There may be footage of concerts, fairs, musicians, your town from years back, sporting events – these could be in visual format or music recordings. All submissions or queries to leitrimcce@gmail.com before February 25. Go raibh maith agaibh.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed for now. For any urgent matters, call 0862038364

St Vincent de Paul Ballinamore
We the committee of St Vincent de Paul would like to thank each and everyone in the parish of Fenagh who contributed so generously to our Annual Christmas Collection. We also want to thank people who wish to remain anonymous who gave us money, food hampers and other items. Your generosity has made Christmas very special for a large number of families. Thank you. Our confidential mobile number is 087 9360562.



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Local Notes Feb 1st

Sympathy
Deepest sympathy is extended to the Heeran family on the death of Fr Brendan Heeran C.S.Sp. Kimmage Manor, Dublin / Keshcarrigan, Leitrim (Missionary in Kenya and Ireland). May he rest in peace

Sympathy
The death has occurred in England of Annette Irwin (nee Redican) on Friday 29 Jan. Annette was the sister of the late Seamus Redican, Drumroosk Nth. Sadly missed by her husband Jimmy, sons Andrew, Ralph and grandchildren. Also by her sister Maureen Doherty (Ballycannon, Kilcock) and brothers Proinseas (London) Andrew (Drumkeeran) and Sean (Honduras CA) and her nieces and nephews. May she rest in peace.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed for
now. For any urgent matters, call 0862038364

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