Category: Events

Pride of Place

We had our visit from the Pride of Place judges on Tuesday – right in the middle of the power cut – but thanks to locals and the CE team who rallied around with a portable gas cooker and a generator, we were able to carry on with the presentation and, most importantly, the refreshments …

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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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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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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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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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It begins…

The last of the children have left the building for the school holidays and the last of the classroom furniture has been moved to the New Hall. These are the last pictures of the Memorial Hall before we start the eight-week refurbishment project.

We apologise for the inconvenience Summer 2018

Once again, the Community Centre will be undergoing construction work over the Summer (you may remember that we did the insulation at this time last year) so this post is to tell you what will be happening and what effect this may have on events scheduled over the next two months. What’s happening? The building …

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Cemetery Mass 2018

This year’s Cemetery Mass will be celebrated on 29th July at 10:00 am, with refreshments in the Community Centre afterwards. We look forward to welcoming family and friends back to Lisacul for this heartwarming and moving event. This picture image for this photo was taken by Patricia Madden as part of the Lisacul 365 project. …

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Going, going, gone?

At the last meeting of the Development Committee it was proposed that the Annual Auction had run its course and should be discontinued. It will be replaced in the calendar with a fundraising tea party. The reasons for this are: Steady and marked drop in income from the Auction The amount of unsold items that …

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