Lisacul Photo Archive

Welcome to the photo archive!

Here you’ll find links to our 365 project photos, to some pictures of the range of flora and fauna of Lisacul, and, as time goes by, to photos from our past.

 

 

A 1930s Album

This Pocket Snapshot Album was found in Gerry King’s house in Feigh. Gerry lived in England for most of his life and had no surviving family. We think at least two of the pictures were taken in  Lisacul  (you can see the farm buildings in the background). Only one picture had an inscription: the little …

A Dublin Wedding

So here’s a little mystery. This photo was found in Farmhill in 2012 so we think there is some Lisacul connection – perhaps a relative of one of the people in the picture. It was taken at a wedding in September 1945, at the end of The Emergency. The text on the back of the …

Biodiversity Week 2016

So many fantastic pictures celebrating the bio-diversity of Lisacul. Enjoy!

Co-operation North

Co-operation North was founded in 1979 to improve the links between the Republic and Northern Ireland. In 1986 it introduced a youth and schools programme to fund cross-border exchanges between youth clubs. Lisacul was matched with Ballywalter in Co. Down and, in summer 1988, the young people of Ballywalter, came to visit us, followed by …

Country Life

We love this picture of Winnie Hallis feeding her flock of turkeys and hens outside her home. Young Tommy Regan is helping her and, in the shadows, her daughters are looking on. The water barrel collected rainwater for washing and drinking, and the oil lamp in the window provided light when electrification was still some …

Lisacul 365

One small community, one big project Our 365 project – to take at least one picture of Lisacul every day for a year – ran from 1st February 2016 to 31st January 2017. 1,607 pictures were submitted and, yes, we got one for every day. The photographs, some of which are available on our Flickr account, …

School Photographs

An enormous thank  you to Patricia Cunningham who produced these wonderful school pictures for us and was able to name all the girls in the 1950 group for me, and most of the boys in the same year. We’re not sure of the names of the children in the 1950 Curraghsallagh school photograph, or in …