Tag: Loughglynn

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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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.  

It’s on! Loughglynn Music Festival

The Bank Holiday Weekend is still over six weeks away and we’re already getting hits on the website about the Festival. So, for all you country music fans out there, here’s the rundown of events in the Community Centre. I’m sure Creaton’s Loughglynn and The Village Inn will be hosting events too, so you should …

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Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours…*

Our neighbouring village, Loughglynn, are having a bit of a do over the bank holiday weekend. There will be the usual fantastic Loughglynn Festival music and dancing (in Creatons, The Village Inn and the Community Centre), but this year there is something a little bit special too. Over the summer, our CE team have been helping …

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Some brill-iant news…

The first competition for the newly reformed Loughglynn and District Anglers’ Association was the Sean Creaton and Haulie Grady (Connaught Scaffolding) Trophy. This pike angling competition was held on Sunday 10th April at Cloonaugh and was well supported despite the challenging weather conditions. There was a good catch on the day and a very enjoyable …

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