Lorrha Notes

Lorrha Notes

Lorrha Development Association.

There was a great response to the work morning on Thursday morning last and a lot of great work got done. Thanks to all who came out. It’s great to see that people are keeping the area outside their doors so clean too. Well done and keep it up please. Weeding planting painting etc. continues and if anyone has a hour to spare at any time do please contact Harry Houlihan ( 087) 2294961 Liz Hussey 9747893 Nancy White 9747922 Louis McCormack ( 086) 8493595 Rose Mannion (086) 8647166 or any member of the committee. All help is required and appreciated.

Photo’s For Calendar.

Anyone with photo’s that they feel would be suitable for inclusion in the 2010 parish calendar are asked to please contact any member of the committee. Photo’s can be collected and will be returned. The proceeds from the calendar is used to help keep the village looking so well by purchasing plants flowers tubs paint etc. with volunteers giving their time free of charge.

Open to the Public.

The lovely historical Redwood Castle is now open to the public daily during the month’s of July and August.

Energy Efficiency.

Information sessions on serve energy and grant scheme which are for energy efficiency and renewable energy measures are now available from North Tipp. County Council. Information sessions for interested homeowners will take place on Wednesday 8th. July at 7.30p.m. in Borrisokane and Thursday 9th. July at 7.30p.m. in the Abbey Court Hotel Nenagh. For further information contact (067) 44671 or log onto www.servecommunity.ie


Lorrha / Rathcabbin Gun club are holding their A.G.M. this Friday night the 10th. at 9.00p.m. in St. Ruadhan’s Community Hall Lorrha. All are welcome.

Senior Win.

Well done to Lorrha senior hurlers who beat Moneygall in the Division 2 final in Borrisokane on Sunday last. It’s good to see another cup come to the parish.


Offaly County Enterprise Board is running a course on how to sustain your business which will be a three evening programme on Wednesday 8th 15th. and 22nd. July from 7 to 10 p.m. each evening in the Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre. For further information contact Offaly County Enterprise Board on (057) 9352971 or visit www.offalyceb.ie

Parish Web Site.

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

Healthcare Support.

Offaly local development company in association with FAS invites applications for a six month full – time FETAC level 5 “Healthcare Support” course which is commencing soon in Birr. For further information and or application form contact (057) 9123940.

Birr Theatre.

During the month’s of July and August Roscrea based artist Werner Groll will exhibit his work in various location throughout Birr while also during July Páraic Leahy artist will display his work. Sunday July 12th. Kerstin Doelle Soprano will perform in Birr Theatre. Saturday 18th. Life Shop Till You Drop Saturday 25th. The Brennan’s Monday 27th. to Friday 31st. The Reel World filmmaking for young people. To book tickets contact (057) 9122911 or buy on line at www.birrtheatre.com

Country Market.

Large selection of new season’s fruit and vegetables usual display of home baking preserves and crafts. Open every Friday 8.30a.m. to 12.30p.m. in Town Hall Portumna.

Please note that the deadline for Items of information for inclusion in these notes is 12 noon on Mondays. You can emailed items to roselmannion@yahoo.ie or call (086) 8647166.