Lorrha Notes

 Lorrha Notes

Angling Club News.

Lorrha/Rathcabbin Angling club trout competition last round of the Pete Boylette Memorial Perpetual cup to be held from Portumna and District Angling club grounds on Sunday 28th. June from 2. to 6 p.m.


Many thanks to all those who came out to the work evenings around the village showing pride in their own place and a special thanks to Arnold for providing the lovely and much needed refreshments. There will be more work evenings organised and if anyone has a preference for a particular evening then call or text (086) 8647166. (if sending a text do leave your name) Judging of the tidy towns is now in full swing.

Lorrha Development.

A meeting of Lorrha Development Association will take place in the hall on Tuesday night June 30th. at 8.30p.m. All are welcome.


The Annual Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine takes place on Sunday July 5th. under the leadership of Bishop Willie Walsh and organised by the Legion of Mary. Anyone interested in travelling are requested to give their names to Gertie O’Meara at (090) 9747080 or to Betty Houlihan at (057) 9139085. You are asked to book before Sunday June 28th. Fare: Adults €18. Children : 9.

Dog Found.

A black and white dog had strayed into a house in Lorrha village. The dog is described as very friendly and mannerly and was obviously well cared for. He can be claimed by calling (087) 9317812.

Dog Show Results.

Class1 . Best small dog. 1st. Mary Walsh. 2nd. Emma Armitage. 3rd Joy Howard.
Class 2. Best large dog. 1st. Kristine Fleurer. 2nd Michael Darmody. 3rd. Dagmar Wermer.
Class3. Best veteran dog. 1st Lee Reddin. 2nd. Paddy Maroney. 3rd. Paddy Kenneally.
Class4. Best child handler. Ashling Maroney.2nd. Emma Mooney. 3rd. Aoife Hogan.
Class 5. Best cross breed dog. 1st. Jackie Skehan. 2nd. Trish O’Donaghue. 3rd. Emma Armitage.
Class 6. Best gun dog. 1st. Barbara Tierney. 2nd. Paddy Duffy. 3rd. Bill Tierney.
Class7. Best trick. 1st. Joe Moyles 2nd. Bill Tierney. 3rd. Emma Mooney.
Class 8. Waggiest tail. 1st. Aoife Hogan. 2nd. Elaine Kenneally. 3rd. Celine Cleary.
Class 9 Best dressed dog.1st.Mary Walsh. 2nd. Tara Walsh 3rd. Aisling Sazenski.
Class 10. Dog never to have won a first prize. 1st.Bernie Tierney. 2nd. Paul Turner. 3rd. Sarah O Connor.
Champion: Kristine Fleurer. Reserve Champion: Bernie Tierney.
Agility. 1st. Emma Mooney. 2nd. Emma Armitage. 3rd. Kristine Fleurer.
Thanks to our sponsors: Byrnes Dog Foods (Limerick) Lynch’s (Portumna) Animal Care (Portumna) Gain Foods (Rathcabbin) Willie Rigney Donie O’Meara (Portumna) Liffey Mills (Eugene Kennedy).
We extend thanks also to the following for their sponsorship. Ferry Inn Bar & Restaurant (Lorrha) County Arms Hotel (Birr) Dooly’s Hotel (Birr) John & Gail Kelly Green St. (Birr) Spinners Bistro (Birr) Riverbank Restaurant (Riverstown) Stella & Kong Lam Chinese takeaway & Restaurant (Birr).  

Charity Dance.

St. Ruadhan’s Active Retirement Association wishes to thank all who supported their fundraising dance with the proceeds of €556 going to charity. The group are now on their annual break and will resume meetings in September.

Parish Web Site.

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

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.