Category: Community Publications

A look back at 2019

We had our AGM last night. A big thank you to everyone who braved the weather and came to hear what we’d been up to and what we plan for next year. To keep everyone up to speed here is our Review of 2019. Remember – if you’d like to join the Development Committee, we …

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Pride of Place

We had our visit from the Pride of Place judges on Tuesday – right in the middle of the power cut – but thanks to locals and the CE team who rallied around with a portable gas cooker and a generator, we were able to carry on with the presentation and, most importantly, the refreshments …

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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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The Annual Review

Lisacul’s Community Development Company finally had their AGM last week after the Beast from the East moved off. Peter McDonagh was re-elected as Chair, Tom Coppinger was re-elected as Treasurer, and with Michelle Mahon stepping down, Elizabeth Care was elected as Secretary. The committee also produced a Review of what was achieved in 2017. The …

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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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Committee Meeting Minutes – November 2017

A lot of what happens in Lisacul is driven or supported by the activities of the Community Development Company’s committee – from the Quiz in February to Auction in December – so we thought it would be a good idea to let everyone know how the committee works. In future, we’ll be publishing the minutes …

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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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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.    

We’re thinking about a Community Newsletter

UPDATE: The April meeting was cancelled so we’re still accepting submissions on this. Please let us know what you think about having a community newsletter. We (the Lisacul Community Development Company) have been asked whether we could provide a Community Newsletter. We’ve checked the costs and, with help from the Community and some volunteers to …

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