Local Notes Jan 25

Death
The death has taken place in England of Mary Kate Sayer (nee Cassidy) formerly of Cornvad. Mary Kate was in her 100th year and is survived by her daughters Mary Rose, Jean and Margaret, sons -in-law,  grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  May she rest in peace.  

Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme 2020/2021
Leitrim County Council invites Applications for the Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme 2020/2021.This scheme aims to encourage the cutting of roadside hedges/trees along the Public Road Network. The Scheme is open to individual applicants and Groups of Applicants/Residents. Minimum length of road network per application is 2 km. Further information and Application Forms are available from our website www.leitrimcoco.ie or by contacting the Roads Department at 071 9620005 Ext. No. 617. E-mail –  roads@leitrimcoco.ie. Closing Date is Friday 29  January, 2021.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed for now – we are continuing to monitor the situation and will adjust our operations accordingly. For any urgent matters, call 0862038364 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com.  Stay safe everybody and looking forward to better times ahead!  

1st February 2021 Online Brigid’s Day Workshop at 2pm
Join a 1 hour workshop via Zoom to celebrate the legacy and traditions of St. Brigid with Helena Golden. A “Brigid’s Pack” of surprises will be posted to you.  You need to pick a handful of approximately 50 green rushes (ideally picked on the morning of Monday 1 Feb, but if you pick them Sunday evening, leave them in a cool place overnight). Enjoy the company of women for a relaxed hour of fun and chat as we weave a Brigid’s Cross together. (No experience necessary!) To book, send your name, postal address, email address and mobile number to thewillowwoman@gmail.com. Cost €20. Closing date for booking is 26 Jan 2021. 

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Local Notes Jan 18

Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme 2020/2021
Leitrim County Council invites Applications for the Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme 2020/2021.This scheme aims to encourage the cutting of roadside hedges/trees along the Public Road Network. The Scheme is open to individual applicants and Groups of Applicants/Residents. Minimum length of road network per application is 2 km. Further information and Application Forms are available from our website www.leitrimcoco.ie or by contacting the Roads Department at 071 9620005 Ext. No. 617. E-mail – roads@leitrimcoco.ie. Closing Date is Friday 29  January, 2021.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed for now – we are continuing to monitor the situation and will adjust our operations accordingly. For any urgent matters, call 0862038364 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com.  Stay safe everybody and looking forward to better times ahead!

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Local Notes Jan 11th

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed for now – we are continuing to monitor the situation and will adjust our operations accordingly. For any urgent matters, call 0862038364 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com.  Stay safe everybody and looking forward to better times ahead!  

Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme 2020/2021
Leitrim County Council invites Applications for the Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme 2020/2021.This scheme aims to encourage the cutting of roadside hedges/trees along the Public Road Network. The Scheme is open to individual applicants and Groups of Applicants/Residents. Minimum length of road network per application is 2 km. Further information and Application Forms are available from our website www.leitrimcoco.ie or by contacting the Roads Department at 071 9620005 Ext. No. 617. E-mail –  roads@leitrimcoco.ie. Closing Date is Friday 29  January, 2021.

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Local Notes Jan 4th

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Centre will remain closed for now – we are continuing to monitor the situation and will adjust our operations accordingly. For any urgent matters call 0862038364 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com.  Stay safe everybody and looking forward to better times ahead!

Light on the Horizon
Fenagh native Andy Redican’s new book entitled ” Light on the Horizon“, a collection of stories, is on sale at the Visitor Centre for 10 euros.  We wish Andy much success with this latest publication

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Local Notes Dec 28th


Fenagh Visitor Centre
The Centre will remain closed for the moment due to new Level 5 restrictions – we will monitor the situation and adjust our operations accordingly. We would like to wish all our customers and friends at home and abroad a Happy & Healthy New Year and hope to see you all again at some point in 2021.

St Vincent de Paul Ballinamore Annual Appeal
Due to current Covid restrictions we are unable to hold our annual church gate collection.  We thank you for your generosity in the past.  This has been a very difficult year for many families and individuals.  We kindly ask for your financial support please, in supporting families in surrounding areas.St Vincent de Paul donation envelopes will be available at all churches locally.  We ask that your donation envelope be handed in to SVP Ballinamore Credit Union Account.  Donations can also be made electronically by using the following: BIC BLRHIE21 IBAN:IE49BLRH99224009342021. Or manually A/C 9342/4. If you need any further information or request for help ring our mobile 087-9360562. Thank you

Light on the Horizon
Fenagh native Andy Redican’s new book entitled ” Light on the Horizon“, a collection of stories, is now on sale at the Visitor Centre for 10 euros.  We wish Andy much success with this latest publication

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Local Notes Dec 21st

St Vincent de Paul Ballinamore Annual Appeal
Due to current Covid restrictions we are unable to hold our annual church gate collection.  We thank you for your generosity in the past.  This has been a very difficult year for many families and individuals.  We kindly ask for your financial support please, in supporting families in surrounding areas.St Vincent de Paul donation envelopes will be available at all churches locally.  We ask that your donation envelope be handed in to SVP Ballinamore Credit Union Account.  Donations can also be made electronically by using the following: BIC BLRHIE21 IBAN:IE49BLRH99224009342021. Or manually A/C 9342/4. If you need any further information or request for help ring our mobile 087-9360562. Thank you

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Opening hours this week Tues & Wed only 10am-4.30pm.  Christmas hours: closed Dec 24-28, Open Dec 29-31, Closed Jan1-4, reopens Tues Jan 5 at 10am. The Indoor Playarea remains closed until further notice. Tel: 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with queries.  We would like to wish all our customers and friends at home and abroad a Safe, Happy Christmas and hope to see you all again at some point in 2021.

Light on the Horizon
Fenagh native Andy Redican’s new book entitled ” Light on the Horizon“, a collection of stories, is now on sale at the Visitor Centre for 10 euros.  We wish Andy much success with this latest publication

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Local Notes Dec 15th

Light on the Horizon
Fenagh native Andy Redican’s new book entitled ” Light on the Horizon“, a collection of stories, is now on sale at the Visitor Centre for 10 euros.  We wish Andy much success with this latest publication

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Opening hours this week Tuesday–Saturday 10am-4.30pm under Level 3 restrictions – Covid protocols in place.  We will continue to monitor advisories and adjust our operations accordingly. The Indoor Playarea remains closed until further notice. Tel: 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with queries.  Christmas hours: closed Dec 24-28, Open Dec 29-31, Closed Jan1-4, reopens Tues Jan 5 10am.

St Vincent de Paul Ballinamore Annual Appeal
Due to current Covid restrictions we are unable to hold our annual church gate collection.  We thank you for your generosity in the past.  This has been a very difficult year for many families and individuals.  We kindly ask for your financial support please, in supporting families in surrounding areas.St Vincent de Paul donation envelopes will be available at all churches locally.  We ask that your donation envelope be handed in to SVP Ballinamore Credit Union Account.  Donations can also be made electronically by using the following: BIC BLRHIE21 IBAN:IE49BLRH99224009342021. Or manually A/C 9342/4. If you need any further information or request for help ring our mobile 087-9360562. Thank you

Old Cow Clayworks
Old Cow Clayworks will have a Christmas Pop up shop open this Saturday 19th Dec on Barrick Square, Drumshanbo.If you are looking for unique handmade gifts this Christmas, please come along for a browse. The shop will be open from 11am to 6pm. www.oldcowclayworks.com

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Local Notes Dec 7th

Light on the Horizon
Fenagh native Andy Redican’s new book entitled ” Light on the Horizon“, a collection of stories, will be on sale at the Visitor Centre for 10 euros.  We wish Andy much success with this latest publication

Fenagh Visitor Centre
The Centre reopens to the public next Tuesday December 15th under Level 3 restrictions – regular opening hours for now will be Tues-Sat 10-4.30pm. We will continue to monitor advisories and adjust our operations accordingly. The Indoor Playarea remains closed. Tel: 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com with queries.  Christmas hours: closed Dec 24-28, Open Dec 29-31, Closed Jan1-4th, reopens Tues Jan 5th 10am.

Santa switches on Christmas lights
Santa stopped by at the weekend to record a special message for the parish and switched on the Christmas lights Saturday evening.  The message can be viewed on Fenagh Visitor Centre facebook page or www.fenagh.com.  It was a bit different this year seeing as no crowds could gather due to Covid but it is great to see the village and environs lit up and ready for the festive period. 

St Vincent de Paul Ballinamore Annual Appeal
Due to current Covid restrictions we are unable to hold our annual church gate collection.  We thank you for your generosity in the past.  This has been a very difficult year for many families and individuals.  We kindly ask for your financial support please, in supporting families in surrounding areas.St Vincent de Paul donation envelopes will be available at all churches locally.  We ask that your donation envelope be handed in to SVP Ballinamore Credit Union Account.  Donations can also be made electronically by using the following: BIC BLRHIE21 IBAN:IE49BLRH99224009342021. Or manually A/C 9342/4. If you need any further information or request for help ring our mobile 087-9360562. Thank you

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Local Notes Nov 30th

Castlefore Fundraising Draw
Castlefore Development are holding a fundraising draw with some fantastic prizes. Tickets are €10 and can be purchased through the paypal link below or from committee members Connie Gill, Martina Rowley, Geraldine McGovern or Marie McGovern – all support greatly appreciated. Funds raised will help with the upkeep of the amenity area at Castlefore.  Draw takes place Dec 6thpaypal.me/castleforedev

Christmas 2020 in Fenagh
It will be a very different Christmas for everybody this year due to Covid-19 restrictions.  However Santa will be making a pitstop visit to Fenagh very soon to turn on our Christmas village lights.  His local elves are working very hard at the moment getting things ready to make sure Fenagh will be all lit up and festive for his return trip on Christmas Eve. 

Fenagh Visitor Centre
The centre is currently closed to the public however we are hoping to re-open our doors in the next week or so under Level 3 restrictions. We will continue to monitor advisories and adjust our operations accordingly. The Indoor Playarea will continue to remain closed to the public for now.  We are contactable by phone 071 9645590 or email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com if anybody needs assistance.

Radio Maria
This an Irish run Talk-Radio Station, Prayer, Catechesis, Music, Talks, Interviews and Testimonies –  Rosary @ 12:30, 5:30, 9pm Daily. Divine Mercy @ 3pm.Listen  via  TV on Saorview -Channel 210; Download our free App- “ RADI0 MARIA IRELAND”, streaming on www.radiomaria.ie Tune in I promise you will not be disappointed. Perfect companion during Covid 19.

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Local Notes Nov 23rd

Castlefore Fundraising Draw
Castlefore Development are holding a fundraising draw with some fantastic prizes. Tickets are €10 and can be purchased through the paypal link below or from committee members Connie Gill, Martina Rowley, Geraldine McGovern or Marie McGovern – all support greatly appreciated. Funds raised will help with the upkeep of the amenity area at Castlefore.  Draw takes place Dec 6thpaypal.me/castleforedev

Sympathy
Deepest sympathy to Brendan Dwyer and family Gorvagh on the recent death of his mother Bridgie- may she rest in peace. Also sympathy to Phil Egan & family on the death of her brother Dominic Lynch

Christmas 2020 in Fenagh
It will be a very different Christmas for everybody this year due to Covid-19 restrictions.  However Santa would like to reassure all that even though he cannot meet all the girls and boys in person this year he will be making a pitstop visit to Fenagh in early December to turn on our Christmas village lights.  His local elves are working very hard at the moment getting things ready to make sure Fenagh will be all lit up and festive for his return trip on Christmas Eve.  Further updates to follow.

Fenagh Visitor Centre Refurbishment
The centre is currently closed to the public for an upgrade. We hope to be back again end November.  Our Coffeeshop operations have moved to the Community Centre in the interim.  Due to Level 5 Restrictions we are now operating it as Takeaway only – all groups have been cancelled until further notice. We will continue to monitor advisories and adjust our operations accordingly. The Indoor Playarea remains closed to the public – we will review the situation again Dec 1st.  Unfortunately we do not have a timeline as to when childrens’ activities and parties may restart- please check back again for further updates . 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 if anybody needs assistance.

Radio Maria
This an Irish run Talk-Radio Station, Prayer, Catechesis, Music, Talks, Interviews and Testimonies –  Rosary @ 12:30, 5:30, 9pm Daily. Divine Mercy @ 3pm.Listen  via  TV on Saorview -Channel 210; Download our free App- “ RADI0 MARIA IRELAND”, streaming on www.radiomaria.ie Tune in I promise you will not be disappointed. Perfect companion during Covid 19.

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