Tag: Tidy Towns

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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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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365 Week 35

We live in such a pretty place.

Well done us!

The Tidy Towns results are out! We’re making steady year on year improvements – as you can see from the graph – and the adjudicators are full of praise for the efforts of our Tidy Towns committee and for the village as a whole. It really is lovely to read how our village looks to …

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365 Week 20

Midsummer approaches and the fields and lanes around Lisacul are a balm for the soul. In the meantime, the work goes on, with silage to be made and turf to be cut And, of course, a village to be tidied. Not to mention the pets But we still made time to sit, and enjoy a meal …

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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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Can you tell what it is yet?

Our CE team have been slaving away over a hot work bench recently and the results will be revealed this evening (18th May) at the crossroads in Lisacul. I’m not allowed say what it is, but I did manage to get in and sneak some photographs. Any ideas?

What are YOU doing for Biodiversity Week?

Biodiversity Week runs from Saturday 14th May to Sunday 22nd May*. If you’re not sure, Lisacul’s Tidy Towns group will be delighted to help you with ideas.  To start you off here are some of the things planned so far: Fóróige will be building bug hotels using found material so that pollinators and other beneficial insects …

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Tidy Town Activity

As judging looms ever nearer, the Tidy Towns team have started the 2016 campaign with a massive assault on the rubbish along the main road, picking up bags and bags of “I can’t be bothered to take this home and put it in the bin so I’ll throw it out the window” detritus and then, …

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Lisacul On Line

Despite the difficulties of “rural broadband” [rant deleted], many of the local groups around Lisacul have Facebook pages to keep both the community and the diaspora up to date with what we’re at, and to provide opportunities to join in the fun. Here’s a quick round up of the sites that we know of: if there …

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