Lorrha Notes

                 A Historical Trip To Aughrim organised by Lorrha Historical Society
                 members David Broderick & James Heenan.

                 Thanks to Paddy Casey for supplying photo’s. Much appreciated Paddy.

Late Maureen McCormack.

The death occurred on Saturday August 7th. of Maureen McCormack Redwood Lorrha.
Formally Kennedy from the foot of Redwood Castle Maureen was a resident of Elm Grove Nursing home in Birr for some time. A shy retiring and quiet lady she was highly regarded by all who knew her. She loved the company of neighbors and friends calling to visit her previously at her home in Redwood and latterly in Elm Grove. Pre deceased by her husband Philip in 1984 she is survived by her sisters Kitty Slevin (Portland) and Josie Best (Lansboro) sisters-in-law nieces nephews relatives neighbors and friends to whom deepest sympathy is extended.
After funeral Mass in St. Ruadhan’s Church Lorrha on Tuesday 10th. burial took place in the adjoining cemetery. May she rest in peace.

St. Ruadhan’s Active Retirement Association.

Please note that our trip to Dublin Zoo on Tuesday 24th August has been cancelled. The next outing is a bus tour of the Slieve Bloom Mountains on Wednesday 1st September followed by a meal in the Thatch Crinkle on the way home. For further information or to book a seat please contact Nancy on 090 9747922.

Ordination Reminder.

The ordination ceremony of Fr. Kieran O’Reilly in Ennis Cathedral will take place on Sunday August 29th. at 3.00p.m. Anyone who is interested in attending the ceremony is asked to contact Fr. Joe as soon as possible please. Our parish has been allocated seven tickets for the ceremony.


Bishop elect Mgs. Kieran O’Reilly will lead the Autumn Pilgrimage from the diocese to Lourdes from Monday 27th. September to Saturday 2nd. October. Direct flight from Shannon Airport at a cost of E66o pps. Booking forms available from Joe Walsh Tours Dublin at (01) 6789926 or from Fr. Tony Ryan Diocesan Pilgrimage DirectorSS John & Paul Presbytery Shannon Co. Clare. Further information on www.shannonparish.ie

Well Done.

Congratulations is extended to Patrick ‘ Bonner’ Maher and the Tipperary Senior Hurlers on their fine performance over Waterford on Sunday last in the All-Ireland semi-final. Well done Bonner.

Best Of Luck.

Bonner is out again in the All-Ireland under 21 semi-final along with Ciaran Haugh and manager Ken Hogan this coming Saturday 21st. in Tullamore and we extend the best of luck to all three and the team.

Old Photo’s.

It’s that time of year again when thought’s turn to compiling the Annual Parish Calendar and in order to do so we require your old and not so old photo’s. Anyone who is willing to loan photo’s for publication in the 2011 calendar is asked to contact Mary (090) 9747972 Rose (086) 8647166 Louis (086) 8493595 Nancy (090) 9747922 or any member of Lorrha Development.

Birthday Greetings.

Congratulations and best wishes is extended to Lorrha post man Oliver Darcy Terryglass on the occasion of his 60th. birthday. Now did we forget you Oliver??