Lorrha/Dorrha
 

Profiles

Tom Duffy

Tom Duffy Tom was one of the members of the famous Tipperary team that toured America in 1926. He was born in Graigue Rathcabbin on May 4th 1894, one of two boys and went to Rathcabbin National School. He played hurling and football in school and hurled his first senior match for Lorrha in...
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Michael F Cronin (1902 – 1982)

  Michael was a stalwart of the 1930 Tipperary All- Ireland Hurling Team. Michael was born in Lorrha on 26th September 1902 one of ten children, eight boys and two girls. His father Felix had come to the parish as a National School teacher from Kilgarvan Co .Kerry. Two of his brothers made...
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Shane Broderick

Shane Broderick Shane was born in 1974 to Noel and Mary from Curragha Lorrha; he grew up on the family farm and attended Rathcabbin National School. It was in these early school years Shane developed a passion for horses. It was a day trip out with the Ormond hunt on a little pony called Candy...
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Tom Lambe

Tom Lambe Tom was one of the best hurlers in the parish born onĀ Aug 24th 1918. Unfortunately he reached maturity at a time when Lorrha were relegated to intermediate level. Equally so in the absence of Inter county junior championship during the war years, he never got the recognition he...
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Tony Reddin

Tony Reddin Tony won three Munster and three All-Ireland medals. He also won six league medals with Tipperary and two in the American series against New York. The parish of Lorrha became the "Kingdom of Tony". Tony was born in Mullagh Co. Galway inĀ 1919 and played both Junior and Senior...
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Patsy Carroll

The first Athletics club was founded in Lorrha in 1940 St. Ruadhan's Athletic Club. Lorrha was associated with the Nenagh, Ballinderry and Rathcabbin, Patsy Carroll was successful at the individual and team levels. The club made its first appearance in competition in nenagh on Jan 16th 1944. This...
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Bobby Dillon

Bobby Dillion A man of many talents throughout his long life, he was 89, he made great use of those talents in life. Born into one of the oldest families in Lorrha, Bobby served in the signal corps in the army for a number of years. He married Sheila (nee Bowes from Birr) in 1956 and built...
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