Despite our small size, Lisacul is a busy, busy village with lots going on, including
Meeting each Wednesday from 12:30 to 3pm in the Community Centre, the Active Age Group do crafts, day trips, bingo, reminiscence and many other activities. Joining is simple – just turn up on Wednesday and find a seat.
Brightsparks, which entertains and teaches Lisacul’s youngest children, caters for up to twenty two children, and runs five mornings per week at the Community Centre, from 8:45am to 12:15pm. You can contact Brightsparks on 083 485 4549 or on 094 988 1495.The Toddler Group meets every Friday from 12:15pm to 2:00pm to allow children to play in a safe environment while parents and guardians chat over tea and coffee.
Fancy curling up with a good book? Or just taking a break from your day? Our Books in the Middle at the Community Centre has a wide range of fiction and non-fiction available to take away or read here – and you can grab a cup of tea from the kitchen (and drop a coin or two in the tea fund box) if you want to make it a proper break. And if you’ve got books you’re finished with, bring them along to add to our collection.
Fahy School of Irish Dancing
This popular Irish dancing class, held under the rules of An Comhdhail, takes place on Friday evening from 6:30 to 9pm for ages 3 and upwards. Contact Ethna on 087 3205484 or 087 6661905.
Foróige Youth Club
Foróige meet every Friday from 8:00 to 9:30pm in the Community Centre to have fun and get involved with the local community. The young people, aged from 12 to 18 years, organise their own recreation and relaxation activities under adult supervision.
Lisacul’s handball alley dates back to the early years of the twentieth century. In the 1970s, the old 60×30 alley was developed into a 40×20 enclosed alley.. This was refurbished in 2006 which the help of a Sports Capital Grant to include tiered seating and wheelchair access. you can book the alley to play handball and racquetball through the Resource Centre.
The Ladies’ Club meets at the Community Centre on the second Wednesday of each month to socialise and learn practical skills such as computers, swimming, interior design and is open to all women in the community.
Lisacul Players Drama Group
Lisacul Players was formed early in 2015, following on from a successful Mock Wedding staged in June 2014. If you would like to get involved, contact Tom Coppinger at 087 225 5408.
The Loughglynn and District Anglers’ Association has reformed after a five year hiatus and is welcoming returning and new members alike to join in a series of competitions. New members can pay membership and insurance on the day of the competition and there are special rates for juniors. You can contact the secretary, Martin Tynan, on 087 8143441.
Ros Go Run stages a 10k road race and a half marathon on the first Sunday in September each year. If you would like to get involved you can contact them via their facebook page, on their website, or by email to RosGoRun@gmail.com
Tidy Towns Group
The Tidy Towns group aims to improve and enhance the appearance of Lisacul Village and surroundings. From the early summer months, and especially in the lead up to the adjudication visit, volunteers meet up on Tuesday evenings for a clean up for the village. You can contact the Tidy Towns Group via their Facebook page.