Tag: CE scheme

The Annual Review

Lisacul’s Community Development Company finally had their AGM last week after the Beast from the East moved off. Peter McDonagh was re-elected as Chair, Tom Coppinger was re-elected as Treasurer, and with Michelle Mahon stepping down, Elizabeth Care was elected as Secretary. The committee also produced a Review of what was achieved in 2017. The …

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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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Cheers and praise for our CE Scheme

Our wonderful CE scheme team must have been glowing from the praise heaped on them at the unveiling of the Memorial Garden in Loughglynn last Sunday. I wonder if they knew about this: Here are more photos from the day, but for full details you should visit Loughglynn Tidy Towns’ Facebook page

365 Week 24

There isn’t a theme to this week, we just want you to grab a cup of tea (or coffee) and enjoy the moments our photographers captured.  

Behind the scenes

The Community Centre in Lisacul hosts the administration office for the CE scheme covering Loughglynn and Lisacul. This means that the Centre is open for anyone to drop in from 9:30 to 13:30 to browse through the books or to grab a cup of tea (popping a donation into the refreshments fund box) or to …

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When Paul met Mike…

A meeting in a graveyard resulted in a terrific write up in The Roscommon Herald this week. Paul Kirwan visited Lisacul in search of a conifer in Kilrooan, met with Mike Carty and the two ended up at the church admiring the work of the Tidy Towns Group and the Community Employment Scheme there. You …

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Can you tell what it is yet?

Our CE team have been slaving away over a hot work bench recently and the results will be revealed this evening (18th May) at the crossroads in Lisacul. I’m not allowed say what it is, but I did manage to get in and sneak some photographs. Any ideas?

What are YOU doing for Biodiversity Week?

Biodiversity Week runs from Saturday 14th May to Sunday 22nd May*. If you’re not sure, Lisacul’s Tidy Towns group will be delighted to help you with ideas.  To start you off here are some of the things planned so far: Fóróige will be building bug hotels using found material so that pollinators and other beneficial insects …

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What goes on in the Community Centre?

I bet this question just keeps you up at night. Well, we’re busy every week, but we’re busiest on Wednesday and Friday as you can see from the picture. The centre plays host to the oldest and youngest in the village, provides a meeting point for committees and a great place for activities. We still …

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Books in the Middle

As you probably know, we have a huge selection of books in the Centre, in the area we call Books in the Middle. Matt Care recently took advantage and then sent us in this lovely review: Are your visitors aware of the book sharing / exchange ‘library’ service you offer? I have recently ‘discovered’ this resource …

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