Fenagh Community News

Fenagh Playchool and Afterschool

Fenagh Playchool and Afterschool

A meeting regarding Fenagh Playschool and Afterschool will take place in Gorvagh Hall on Wednesday, 8th May at 9pm. All parents of children attending these facilities and parents of children due to take up places in September 2013 are asked to attend.

Best Wishes

Best wishes to all the 5th class and 6th class children who will be receiving their confirmation this Friday at 3pm in St Mary’s Church. Foxfield.

Senior Scor Set Dancers

The Senior Scor Set Dancers competed in the All Ireland Scor Championships on Saturday last and although putting in a great performance lost out to the Munster Champions who hailed from Co Tipperary. Well done to the dancers and their mentors.

Fenagh Foroige

Fenagh Foroige is holding a table quiz on Saturday the 4th of May. The Quiz is being held in order to raise funding for Fenagh Foróige club and also for STOP Suicide. The Quiz will take place at 8.00-10.00 pm in Fenagh Visitor Centre. The cost for a table of 4 is €16 and for a table of 5, €20. There will be a raffle on the night and thanks to our sponsors there will be many worthwhile prizes to be won. The night will be fun and enjoyable for all age groups with snacks and refreshments provided. So come early to avoid disappointment


Congratulations to Paul and Stacey McLoughlin on the recent birth of their baby daughter.

Fenagh Community Playgroup

Fenagh Community Playgroup is now enrolling for September 2013. We cater for children aged from 2 years 10 months up to 5 years. We are also providing places under the ECCE scheme. If your child is going to primary school in September of 2014 and born between 02/02/2009 and 30/06/2010 they are entitled to avail of the FREE preschool year. To enrol your child call into the playgroup or phone the playgroup leader Ceara on 086 3593244.

Fenagh Visitor Centre

Fenagh Visitor Centre is open all year round - (Heritage Centre, Indoor Children’s Play Area, Dolmen Café, Hall rental/meeting space). It is open Monday April 29th to Friday May 3rd from 10am-5.30pm and Sat & Sun May 4th and 5th 12 noon-5.30pm, CLOSED Bank Holiday Monday May 6th. Free internet access (Wi-Fi) and local newspapers available to all customers. Follow us on Facebook ‘fenaghvisitorcentre’. Also visit our website at www.fenagh.com which features lots of information on historical Fenagh, upcoming classes and events, Monk’s Den playtime and birthday rates and other facilities on offer. For further information contact Teresa on (071) 9645590.

Fenagh Visitor Centre – What’s On. Mondays – Oil painting with Noreen Gaffney 8-10pm. Tuesdays – Active Age 8pm. Thursdays – Parent & Toddler Group 10am-12 noon, Yoga with Malo 7/8.30pm. Fridays – Parent & Toddler Group 10am-12 noon, Bum and Tums Class 6.30pm

Beginners Guitar Lessons for Women

Learn to play guitar and play songs you like in a relaxed and friendly group setting - 10 euro per class/1 hour. Contact Jane at 087 4165614 - dates and times to be confirmed. Venue: Fenagh Visitor Centre

People with Special Needs

Cáirde Liatroim is holding a fund raising dance with TR Dallas, Mickey Clerkin and Seán McAloon in the Bush Hotel Carrick-on-Shannon on Thursday 9th May. Start 8pm. Cáirde Liatroim is a social club which provides outings for people with special needs. Great raffle prizes on the night. Tickets available at the door or contact 0862545613.

Placenames of County Leitrim

As Part of the Gathering Celebrations Sean Ó Suilleabháin former County Librarian will give a lecture on the Placenames of County Leitrim in Ballinamore Library on Tuesday 7th May at 9pm. Placenames, their meanings, how they came about and how they were translated from Gaelic to English is fascinating. This should prove to be a very informative and interesting evening not to be missed, with time for questions and discussion following the lecture. Remember admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Happy Birthday Percy!

Come to ‘Percy’s Party’ in Mohill Town from Friday 3rd May 8pm Hunt Hall (opposite library) to Sunday 5th May midnight!. The event will start with official opening by Chris Meehan of Chris Meehan & his redneck friends fame, art exhibition with original watercolour paintings by Percy French, sketches and songs, Saturday night 8pm Mass with ‘Sweet Spirit Gospel Choir’ & 8.45pm the play the ‘Country Boy’ with Sliabh an Iarainn Players in Hunt Hall and Sunday- 11am Church of Ireland Service with Sweet Spirit Gospel Choir & 7pm- gather on the Main St. in Mohill Town to welcome the man himself along with Paddy Reilly (his jarvey) on pony & trap where they will make their way to the Hunt Hall for a gala performance of song, drama, recitations and lots more with Tish Dunleavy & Percy French performing group, Mohill Amateur Dramatic Society and the North Co.Down Percy French Performing Quartet! Start the Party!

Ballinamore PPS Closing Celebration

The final closing of the three post primary schools in Ballinamore at the end of May is being marked with a function on Sunday, June 2nd. All past and present students, staff and parents are invited to join in this celebration. The event starts with concelebrated mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore at 5pm, which will be followed with a BBQ, entertainment, a chat and reminiscences in Meanscoil Fatima.

The committee would welcome photographs, memorabilia, old uniforms or part thereof, old magazines, etc. Photographs can be scanned and emailed to ballinamoreppsreunion@gmail.com or dropped into or posted to the school office at St. Felims, where they will be copied and returned. Any staff member will be happy to accept articles. For further information or suggestions to make this a memorable evening please email the above address or contact the school at 071-9644049. Check out www.ballinamorepps.ie for further event details. Looking forward to meet old friends!

Table Quiz

Please support the Table Quiz in McKeon’s Lounge, Keshcarrigan on Friday, 3rd May starting 9pm sharp. All proceeds in aid of the Astro Turf Playing Pitch which has recently opened in the village. Finger food served on the night.