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Children’s Burial Ground Walk

In a quiet and gently peaceful area of Silverfield lies the Children’s Burial Ground, known locally as Calvary. Anyone familiar with the New Testament will understand the profound sadness and pain that that name conveys. How the area came into being, the place it occupies in the hearts of those most familiar with it, and  …

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Alan O’Dowd Benefice

Visitors to the Resource Centre in the Community Centre over the past few months may have noticed some new additions. As well as a fantastic kitchen makeover, giving us some much needed storage space, the New Hall has filled up with additional tables and chairs, and the new presses are heaving with useful kitchen equipment. …

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Love Knots Reviewed

This year, the Lisacul Players came together for their fourth annual production, a truly hilarious performance of Jimmy Keary’s Three Act Comedy, Love Knots. The Players have proven that they have a definite affinity for comedy – between the antics of Larry Casey (Tom Coppinger) and Eddie O’Donnell (Mick McCarthy), and the relatable interfering of …

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All good clean fun

The Active Age group are busy preparing for their Bealtaine competition. They got in a bit of a lather while learning how to make felt. Let soap it will all come out in the wash.

Community Games

Roscommon County Community Games Development Officer is facilitating a meeting on Thursday March 28th at 8.00pm in Lisacul Community Centre to assist us organise Community Games in the Loughglynn/Lisacul/Gorthaganny Area. Community Games offers FORTY different sporting and cultural activities to children from the age of 6 years to 16 years. The games are child-centred and …

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What we did in 2018

Lisacul Community Development held their AGM on 20th February and presented a report on activities for 2018. The report uses the broad headings from the Memorandum and Articles of Association so that we can measure ourselves against our objectives. If you think you can help us improve our performance in any of the areas listed …

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Seán Keane in Concert

Seán Keane will play Lisacul Memorial Hall on Friday 29th March this year. An accomplished musician and singer, Seán mixes blues, country, and traditional Irish folk in a unique and attractive way and has established a firm fan base both here and abroad. We are delighted that he has chosen Lisacul as part of his 2019 …

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A Great Night Altogether

We had a fantastic night on Saturday. Thank you to everyone who came, everyone who helped behind the scenes to transform the school room into a dining room (and back again on Sunday), all the cooks, the servers, the washer-uppers… It was a real community effort. There were also some exciting announcements and diary dates …

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Top Secret

We can’t tell you how we got this information – but if you would like a peek behind the scenes at You Know Who’s operation, look no further. We’re sorry about the quality of the photos, but apparently there was snow on the broadband line to The North Pole where ever these emails came from. …

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What do YOU think?

You may be a bit tired of giving your opinion by now – after all, we’ve just had another referendum, and a Presidential Election – but there are other ways of having your say than by turning up at the polling station: you can also contribute to a Public Consultation. The outcome of three of …

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