Tag: Brightsparks

Top Secret

We can’t tell you how we got this information – but if you would like a peek behind the scenes at You Know Who’s operation, look no further. We’re sorry about the quality of the photos, but apparently there was snow on the broadband line to The North Pole where ever these emails came from. …

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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.

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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Diary dates

It’s all getting a bit busy here in Lisacul, so we thought we’d better make a little list. Here are some of the things we have planned for the year – there are some we haven’t put on the list because we’re waiting for a final sign-off. The events all take place in the Community …

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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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Community Website Law

“If there are lots of events happening and lots of photos being taken for 365, the website will fall over and play dead.” So we had masses of things happening – Santa visited Brightsparks and heard them singing Christmas songs, then he turned up at the Parents’ Association Christmas Fair; Loughglynn held their Winter Wonderland; …

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365 Week 31

End of Summer, beginning of school term, but first…  

Vive la Rentrée!

It’s not just school that’s back at Lisacul. Everyone who uses the Community Centre has that lovely new term feeling with lots of stuff starting this week and next. The Active Age crew are looking at new activities and planning their outings for the autumn, Brightsparks have completely revamped the school room and the CE …

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Graduation Day at Brightsparks

It’s the end of the school year for our Montessori group and the 2016 cohort are ready for their graduation ceremony. Rehearsals have been going on all week and excitement is mounting.

Lisacul On Line

Despite the difficulties of “rural broadband” [rant deleted], many of the local groups around Lisacul have Facebook pages to keep both the community and the diaspora up to date with what we’re at, and to provide opportunities to join in the fun. Here’s a quick round up of the sites that we know of: if there …

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