Category: Heritage

Hardhats Will Be Worn

We’re delighted to announce that Lisacul Childcare have been awarded over €50,000 from the 2018 Childcare Capital Programme which is overseen by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. The award will enable us to refurbish the existing classroom in the Community Centre by putting in new windows and a new ceiling, and build a …

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Cúpla Focal, Cúpla Focal Eile

Has it been a while since you said anything seriously “as gaeilge”? Does the thought of Peig Sayers give you PTSD? Do you lock yourself into the kitchen/shed and pretend to be busy when your children come to you saying things like “Irish homework” and “how do I say this?” and “is this right?” and …

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Memorial Dedication

The dedication ceremony for the memorial Henry Byrne and John Morley will be held on Friday 28th July at 3pm at Shannon’s Cross in Aghaderry, Loughglynn, Co. Roscommon*. As there will be a lot of people coming – from near and far – please follow the instructions of the stewards about parking. * where the L1229 crosses …

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Ar dheis Dé…

Thirty seven years ago today, Detective John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne were killed in the line of duty when they intercepted a gang fleeing from a bank robbery in Ballaghaderreen. This summer, the community of Loughglynn, with assistance from Lisacul’s CE scheme, are building a monument to these brave men.  

Fiche bliain ag fás

Brightsparks is twenty this year and will be marking this special anniversary with a party in the Community Centre on Saturday 17th June from 2pm to 4pm for current and past pupils, teachers, parents, guardians and everyone in the community. The highlight of the party will be the official opening of the new sensory garden, …

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Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuibh!

Have a wonderful day and enjoy the parades!

Tales from Two Schools

The joint school reunion for Lisacul and Currasallagh national schools was held just over twenty years ago.  A copy of the souvenir booklet recently turned up in the Resource Centre so we’ve scanned it in to the archives and it’s now available to share. Click on the graphic below to open the file. We thought …

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365 Nearly There

So we’ve come to the end of our 365 photo taking, but there is still time to submit photos taken in, of or from Lisacul between 1st February 2016 and 31st January 2017. You can drop them into the centre and we’ll take them from a USB stick or a CD-ROM or you can email …

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Stitching Pretty

What do Ann Grennan, Betty Duffy, Breda Conroy, Breege Coleman, Denise Deery, Eileen Corrigan, Geralyn Gallagher, Margaret Costello, Margaret Tynan, Mary Touhey, Pauline Deary, Rose Morely, Sarah McIlhone, and Teresa Foley have in common? Give up? Well, apart from being members of the Ladies’ Club*, they have all worked to create this wonderful double-bed-sized quilt …

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365 Week 32

Time to light the fires for autumn, but could you bear to disturb the fearful symmetry of the stack in one of this week’s pictures?