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Children’s Burial Ground Walk

In a quiet and gently peaceful area of Silverfield lies the Children’s Burial Ground, known locally as Calvary. Anyone familiar with the New Testament will understand the profound sadness and pain that that name conveys. How the area came into being, the place it occupies in the hearts of those most familiar with it, and  …

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A Great Night Altogether

We had a fantastic night on Saturday. Thank you to everyone who came, everyone who helped behind the scenes to transform the school room into a dining room (and back again on Sunday), all the cooks, the servers, the washer-uppers… It was a real community effort. There were also some exciting announcements and diary dates …

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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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Back to School….

… for adults. We applied for funding from GRETB to help us run a furniture up-cycling/restoration course and the course has now been running for two weeks under the careful guidance of Tom Finan. We spent the first week on health and safety as we’ll be using chemicals and sharp implements while we revamp and …

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Cemetery Mass 2018

This year’s Cemetery Mass will be celebrated on 29th July at 10:00 am, with refreshments in the Community Centre afterwards. We look forward to welcoming family and friends back to Lisacul for this heartwarming and moving event. This picture image for this photo was taken by Patricia Madden as part of the Lisacul 365 project. …

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Going, going, gone?

At the last meeting of the Development Committee it was proposed that the Annual Auction had run its course and should be discontinued. It will be replaced in the calendar with a fundraising tea party. The reasons for this are: Steady and marked drop in income from the Auction The amount of unsold items that …

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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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You are cordially invited…

Please come along. We want to do some serious showing off and we need an audience. We’ve had a great year and we want YOU to come and help us plan the coming year. And if you’re abroad and reading this, send us your ideas!

Committee Meeting January

We had our January meeting on the fourteenth and the minutes are below. Remember, anyone in Lisacul is welcome to come to a meeting. We’d be delighted to see you.   Minutes of the meeting held on 17th January 2018 In attendance Peter McDonagh (Chair), Tom Coppinger (Treasurer), Laura Beirne, Breege Corrigan, Elizabeth Care,  Margaret Tynan. …

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Men’s Shed Ballaghaderreen

The Men’s Shed movement is coming to Ballaghaderreen and will be welcoming members from the surrounding areas to their new premises – a shed, of course – at the back of Solan’s Pub. The new venture will kick off with an open afternoon on Saturday 16th December from 12 to 3pm when tea and sandwiches …

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