Tag: events

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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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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It’s time to put on make up, it’s time to light the lights…

“Anyone can Rob a Bank” (Thomas Coffey) performed by Lisacul Players First Night Weds 4th April 2018. The Lisacul Players have nailed it again. A capacity crowd thoroughly enjoyed a superb night of hilarious theatre based around this story of our three hapless heroes idly planning an imaginary bank robbery and then finding out 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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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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The Auction is Coming!

We’re getting in some great items for the auction on Sunday 3rd December. There will be toys, games, electric and electronic items, books, and some lovely pieces of furniture.   We’re open for browsing – and a-cup-of-tea-anna-bun – from 2pm. You can start buying small things in the New Hall from 2:30 before settling in …

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Tidy Towns 2017 and beyond

Didn’t we do well! This year the Tidy Towns team reached the magic 300 points in the competition and are all fired up and ready to go for next year. They’re meeting on Monday 6th November at 7pm in the Community Centre to discuss plans for next year.  The full report is available on the …

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It’s Tea Party Time

It’s that time of year again. Get out the picnic baskets, find the tupperware, round up friends and family. Here at the Community Centre, we’ve spruced up the hall and REALLY gone to town on the kitchen, and we still had enough left in the kitty for some new crockery and cutlery. It all kicks …

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Our Fallen Heroes

In a moving and emotional ceremony, the memorial to Garda Henry Byrne and Detective Garda John Morley was unveiled at Shannon’s Cross today and the communities of Lisacul and Loughglynn turned out to honour them.    

Memorial Dedication

The dedication ceremony for the memorial Henry Byrne and John Morley will be held on Friday 28th July at 3pm at Shannon’s Cross in Aghaderry, Loughglynn, Co. Roscommon*. As there will be a lot of people coming – from near and far – please follow the instructions of the stewards about parking. * where the L1229 crosses …

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