Category: Clubs and Societies

Back to School….

… for adults. We applied for funding from GRETB to help us run a furniture up-cycling/restoration course and the course has now been running for two weeks under the careful guidance of Tom Finan. We spent the first week on health and safety as we’ll be using chemicals and sharp implements while we revamp and …

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It’s time to put on make up, it’s time to light the lights…

“Anyone can Rob a Bank” (Thomas Coffey) performed by Lisacul Players First Night Weds 4th April 2018. The Lisacul Players have nailed it again. A capacity crowd thoroughly enjoyed a superb night of hilarious theatre based around this story of our three hapless heroes idly planning an imaginary bank robbery and then finding out that …

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Men’s Shed Ballaghaderreen

The Men’s Shed movement is coming to Ballaghaderreen and will be welcoming members from the surrounding areas to their new premises – a shed, of course – at the back of Solan’s Pub. The new venture will kick off with an open afternoon on Saturday 16th December from 12 to 3pm when tea and sandwiches …

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Tidy Towns 2017 and beyond

Didn’t we do well! This year the Tidy Towns team reached the magic 300 points in the competition and are all fired up and ready to go for next year. They’re meeting on Monday 6th November at 7pm in the Community Centre to discuss plans for next year.  The full report is available on the …

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The Penultimate Gardening Class

After a week of glorious weather, the trainee gardeners joined Richard for the penultimate class. Richard brought along two square planters, handpainted by trainees from another group, to demonstrate planting up a square planter. Square Planters You can fit more plants in a square planter. In the one we planted up, we have Fuchsia ‘Jumping …

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Pots of Planting – More of the Gardening Course

What with Easter, the play and the trials of rural broadband, we haven’t been able to post reports about our ongoing Gardening Course as it happened, so here are three weeks of gardening notes in one post. Put the kettle on, make tea and settle down for a read. Before you start Planting medium: If you …

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First Night Review – Cupid Wore Skirts

They NAILED it! What a triumph! What a delightful, laugh-out-loud funny and enjoyable night. Lisacul Players excelled in their latest production, the Sam Cree play “Cupid Wore Skirts”. The Wednesday and Saturday performances have long since sold out but if you can get to the Centre on Friday I would heartily recommend you book some …

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Krav Junior – Fitness Training for Children

Tracy Cunnane of Ballyhaunis is offering a Self Defence and Fitness Training course for children based on the Krav Maga principles. The six week course will run from 26th April in the Community Centre. If you would like to sign up your children for the course, contact Tracy on 086 061 8126

Eire Óg Fundraiser

  Isn’t he a beauty? One of his descendants, a heifer worth €1,000, is the first prize in the Éire Óg GAA fundraising draw. Other prizes include a load of turf, two nights B&B and a dinner at Westport Woods Hotel, and a year’s subscription to the Éire Óg lotto. The draw will take place …

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Gardening Course – with a twist

Some of you may remember we had a gardening course led by  Richard Kennedy two years ago. Richard is coming back to provide the gardening element of the course but, given the nature of the funding, we can’t repeat the exact same course. So we’ll be attaching some healthy eating recipes and ideas of how …

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