Tag: GAA

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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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.    

Ar dheis Dé…

Thirty seven years ago today, Detective John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne were killed in the line of duty when they intercepted a gang fleeing from a bank robbery in Ballaghaderreen. This summer, the community of Loughglynn, with assistance from Lisacul’s CE scheme, are building a monument to these brave men.  

Eire Óg Fundraiser

  Isn’t he a beauty? One of his descendants, a heifer worth €1,000, is the first prize in the Éire Óg GAA fundraising draw. Other prizes include a load of turf, two nights B&B and a dinner at Westport Woods Hotel, and a year’s subscription to the Éire Óg lotto. The draw will take place …

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What’s a rural village website without a GAA story?

One of our regular suppliers of photographs went down to Éire Óg club last weekend and sent lots of pictures of the seniors match, far more than were needed for the 365 project, so we thought we’d do a special post on the club and use the photographs that way. Éire Óg was founded in …

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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.  

Come on You Boys in Primrose and Blue

It’s the GAA Football All-Ireland Championship Quarter-Finals today – Kerry v Galway (2pm) & Mayo v Roscommon (4pm). Obviously, as a Community Website with readers from both Roscommon and Mayo, we cannot show favouritism or take sides so, instead of discussing the merits of each team, we thought we’d just put up some nice pictures.

Bain triail as!

Is your New Year’s Resolution to get fit not quite turning out as you hoped? Do you need help and encouragement to carry on? Look no further: Éire Óg Ladies may be just what you need.  They are holding a fun morning to introduce new players to Gaelic football with some sample workouts, some drills and some coaching. …

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Handball Training

Training for the Under Age group starts on Wednesday 24th February at 7pm. Did you know … Lisacul”s handball alley dates back to the early years of the last century. It has been refurbished several times since then, transforming from an open alley to today’s closed alley, with tiered seating and wheelchair access. There is a …

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