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Cemetery Mass 2017

This year’s Cemetery Mass is on 23rd July at 10am and once again we will welcome friends and family of villagers coming to pay their respects and remember those who have passed on with tea and coffee in the Main Hall at the Community Centre after the Mass. The Centre is, as you know, being …

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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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365 Week 29

An early 365 post this week with pictures that, like the season, are poised between summer and autumn. And pink.

Blessing the Graves

This year’s Cemetery Mass is at 10:00 am on Sunday 24th July at Lisacul Cemetery and will be followed by refreshments in the Community Centre. Although many people visit the graves of their loved ones throughout the year, this Blessing of the Graves provides an opportunity for collective remembrance as we come together as a …

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365 Week 19 Getting the Turf In

The wonderful weather continued in the first week of June so EVERYONE headed for the bog, some of them sustained by traditional Irish Nettle Soup (good for what ails you and uses up some of the nettles which shoot up overnight). On Bank Holiday Monday, thunder rattled around for hours while storm clouds piled up, but …

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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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