Murrisk News
Published 6th March 2018


History of Fishing in Murrisk

Following the successful launch of the book 'Murrisk The History of an Irish Fishing Village' in December, books are still available for purchase from The Tavern, Murrisk. Duffy and McLoughlin bookshops, Westport.  Christy's Harvest, Westport.  Books@1, Louisburgh.  Castle Street Books, Castlebar.  Books can also be sourced through



Card Games

 A 25 card Drive takes place in Murrisk Community Centre on Friday and Sunday nights commencing at 9pm.



 The Lotto jackpot is  €7,100.  Please give your support to the lotto ticket sellers who give up their time on Saturday nights.  New ticket sellers are needed.  Anyone interested helping out can make contact through the website at or give your name to the staff of the Community Cafe

           All money raised is spent on community projects              to improve the village

Parent & Toddler Club

Wednesday Mornings at 10am

The Parent and Toddler club meet upstairs in Murrisk Community Centre on Wednesday mornings at 10am.  Newcomers are always welcome to come along


Village Clean Up

There will be a village clean up in April.  Date to be confirmed.  All volunteers will be welcome.




You can keep up to date with all the Murrisk events and news on the new Facebook page      Murrisk

Water Campaign

Following a public meeting held in Lecanvey Community Centre, a Committee representing members of the Murrisk, Lecanvey and Louisburgh communities has been formed.  Representations to local representatives will continue to be made with the aim of bringing clean water to these areas



Congratulations to Michael and Breda Hyland on the birth of their grandson


Sympathy is expressed to the following:

Gerry Nugent on the death of his aunt

Jenny Ryan on the death of her grandmother


Next Meeting

The next meeting of Murrisk Development Association will take place on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 commencing at 8pm.  All are welcome

Further Information

For further information please email