Lorrha Notes

                                                            Lorrha & Dorrha Parish Calendar

Packed from Cover to Cover with photo’s from the past and from the present the Parish Calendar is compiled by members of Lorrha Development Association as a fundraiser for the work carried out in the lovely historical village of Lorrha.

Priced at just €10 the calendar is available in the Lorrha end of the parish from Pat Hough publican Colette’s Hair Salon Ferry Inn Restaurant & Bar Ferry Service Station Carrigahorig Post Office Louis & Kathleen McCormack’s Pub GAA Clubhouse. In Rathcabbin it’s available from Kelly’s Bar & Grocery Brophy’s Bar & Grocery.

The Calendar is also available from Super Valu (O’Meara’s) Portumna Salmons Newsagents Portumna.
Anyone wishing to have a copy posted to them is asked to contact Liz by emailing her at lizhussey@eircom.net or Nancy at terry1938@eircom.net from Rose at roselmannion@yahoo.ie or by phone from Louis at (086) 8493595.

Carol Service.

An ecumenical carol service will take place in St. Ruadhan’s Church of Ireland Lorrha this Wednesday night 30th. December at 8.00p.m. All are welcome.

Parish Calendar.

Copies of the Lorrha Parish Calendar are still available from Pat Hough’s pub and Colettes Hair Salon in the village Post Office Carrigahorig The Ferry Service Station GAA clubhouse Brophy’s and Kelly’s in Rathcabbin Super Valu Portumna.

Popular Demand.

Lorrha variety group will go back on stage with “Hush Hush” by popular demand for a further two nights. If you missed this comedy by local lady Anne-Marie Hough then you have a chance to see the group in action in St. Ruadhan’s Community Hall in Lorrha on January 2nd. at 8.30p.m. and the following night the group will be back on stage but this time in the authors home town of Cappataggle Co. Galway at the earlier time of 8.00p.m. We wish the group the best of luck.


Women’s workshop will take place on Tuesday mornings from 10.00a.m. to 11.30a.m. starting the 12th. January at An Gairdin / Ecology Centre St. Brigid’s Road Portumna.Bookings now being taken. Call Bridget on (086) 3608365 or email bridgetm22@eircom.net. Cost is €65 for four workshops.

“Rainbows” Programme.

Borrisokane Community College hopes to run a “Rainbows” program in the school after Christmas. Rainbows is a peer-support program to assist children and adolescents who are grieving a death separation or other painful transitions in their family. Contact Breda Lillis Deane at (067) 27268 (during school day) for details.

Used Stamps.

Used postage stamps can help the Missions. Just leave a small margin of paper around each stamp and send to St. Patrick’s Kiltegan Co. Wicklow.

Parish Web Site.

Visit the parish web site www.lorrhadorrha.ie for all the latest news in the parish.

Anyone wishing to have notices included in these notes can call (086) 8647166 (090) 9747079 or by email to roselmannion@yahoo.ie before 12 noon on Mondays.