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There was a huge turnout for the 1916 commemoration at Lackagh on Sunday morning. Cathaoirleach of Galway County Council Peter Roche paid tribute to the community for honouring the men who gave Ireland its freedom. He added that the present population are only now beginning to understand the heroic efforts that the people before us… Read more »

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Several photographs have already been submitted for the Gala Heritage Night in Lackagh National School which will be held on Monday 23rd November. People are asked to bring along old photographs or memorabilia from the area or connected with the school which will be compiled and produced in a multi-media format on the night. Interviews may… Read more »

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There was huge local disappointment that some people in society would destroy great work which was carried out by local people with a mindless act of vandalism which was carried out in an area beside Lackagh cemetery. Local people went to great expense and trouble to enhance an area of improvement works by Galway County… Read more »

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Minister Alex White met participants of Irish Rural Link basic computer course at Digital Hub and announced new projects being funded in 2015 delivering basic internet skills, training to groups including unemployed, farming communities, job seekers, older people, people with mental health problems. Lackagh IT Centre is one of the centres rolling out this training… Read more »

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As the population of the Lackagh area has more than doubled in the past ten years, according to the most recent census, the need for the proposed €1.5 million new primary school in the area is greater than ever. So says Michael Lydon, Principal of Scoil Naomh Bhríde in the village. The principal, parents, staff and… Read more »

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A Galway mother of two with a passion for art has taken the plunge after almost a decade of teaching, and opened her new studio in her native village. Aisling Kearney Burke has been working as an artist and art instructor with GRETB (formerly County Galway VEC) for the last eight years, while also holding down… Read more »

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Lackagh Parish Centre was one of a number of Galway groups to benefit in the latest round of funding under the €1 million Irish Public Bodies Youth & Community Fund. The Fund was distributed throughout the country with each county receiving funding for a minimum of four projects. These organisations engage with local communities, increase… Read more »

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Treat Café are currently taking registration for a six week baking course in their Lackagh Cafe. The course covers a wide range of delicious desserts and baked goods, everything from cookies for kids to elegant desserts such as profiteroles and roulades. Helen Maginn, owner of The Cake Fairy—a cake and dessert company founded in New… Read more »

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It is our great pleasure to announce that the Lackagh Comhaltas Branch will be hosting the Echoes of Erin Concert Tour of Ireland in the Claregalway Hotel on October 20th at 7pm. This is a concert of Irish traditional music, song and dance from Ireland’s finest traditional performers. We are proud to announce that our… Read more »

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For over ten years from 1972, Lackagh Macra na Feirme was among the best Macra branches in the country, capturing numerous events and competitions, and were so innovative in their ideas that many of the members went on to be successful in careers and within their community. In previous decades there was also a Macra… Read more »

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The annual Lackagh Cemetery Mass will take place on Monday next 5th August in Old Lackagh Cemetery and on the following day, Tuesday 6th, in the new cemetery. The Cemetery Mass in Lackagh is always a very special occasion for all families who have loved ones buried in Lackagh. Many people who are home on… Read more »

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