Lorrha Notes



Sympathy is extended to Fiona and Pat O’Meara & family Lorrha on the death of Fiona’s father Mick Spillane Kyle Ardcroney which occured on April 25th. After funeral Mass in Ardcroney Church on Tuesday April 28th. burial took place in the Old Cemetery. May he rest in peace.

Voting Registration.

Local and European elections will take place on Friday June 5th. 2009. To be eligible to vote you must be registered and the closing date for application is May 18th. Application forms are available from North Tipp County Council in Nenagh.

Recent Engagement.

Congratulations and best wishes is extended to Dermot Power Lorrha and Aishling Harrington Athlone who announced their engagement recently. Many good wishes for the future to you both.

Health Forum.

Na Calai CDP’s and Portumna Mental Health Association are hosting a talk on ‘ Promoting Positive Mental Health’ by Nicola Morley in Aloe Starr St. Brendan’s Road Portumna on Wednesday 13th. May at 7.30 p.m. The next meeting of Portumna and District Health Forum and Portumna Mental Health Association will take place on Tuesday May 19th. in Na Calaí Abbey St. Portumna.

Family Fun Day.

Lorrha Development Association are holding their annual family fun day on Sunday June 7th. This year’s event will feature a dog show with a difference. There will be 10 classes with an agility competition. There will also be the popular duck race bonnie baby and toddler competition Test your knowledge quiz sheets Childrens Art competition childrens races and much more besides. Full details later. So mark the date in your diary Sunday June 7th.

Parish Web Site.

Visit the parish web site www.lorrhadorrha.ie

Family Cycle Day.

North Tipperary Sports Partnership are organizing a fun family cycle on Saturday May 16th. at 2.00p.m. to mark the launch of North Tipperary cycle routes. Bring your bike to Banba Square in Nenagh and cycle to Dromineer for a picnic lunch. Free Hi – Vis vests for the first 150 to sign up for cycle on the day. Further information from Elaine Cullinan or Sharon McLoughney North Tipperary Sports Partnership at (067) 43604.

Bealtaine Festival In Lorrha.

Bealtaine is the May-time festival celebrating creativity in older people. St. Ruadhan’s Active Retirement Association Lorrha are participating in this year’s celebrations to show that we are really ‘young at heart’ and that it is never too late to learn.
The following events will take place:
Sunday 31st May 2009 in Lorrha Community Hall from 10.30am to 5.00pm
There will be an Arts & Crafts Exhibition with a Cake Sale. Light Refreshments will be served and it’s open to the public so do please come and join us.
Also on Saturday 13th June 2009 there will be a Social Evening in Lorrha Community Hall from 9.00pm till late. Music will be provided by Richie Bourke and Pat Conlon. Light refreshments will be served.

Summer Camp.

Busy bodies summer camp takes place in Killeen National School starting on June 29th. for four weeks. Application forms from Kelly’s shop in Rathcabbin or call Ann on (057) 9121842

Birr Theatre.

Friday 8th. Ivan Ilic Saturday 9th. I Miss Communism with Ines Wurth. Monday 11th. Cups & crown Theatre company present Maime’s Cart Thursday 14th. City theatre Dublin present Mrs Whippy by Cecelia Ahern Saturday 16th. Opera UK present The Barber Of Seville Friday 22nd. Talisman Theatre Company present Little Red Riding Hood Saturday 23rd. Paschal Brennan performing the greatest hits of Joe Dolan. Thursday 28th. Legitimate Bodies Dance Offaly Youth Dance & First Footing Friday 29th. Bealtaine Film ‘Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day’ Saturday 30th. stone mason Mick Flannery Saturday June 6th. Spanish guitarist Agustín Maruri Saturday 6th. and Sunday 7th. Dance Artists in Regional Ireland pilot scheme. Friday 12th. Movie night with ‘Grease’.
For further information or to book your tickets call (057) 9122911 or you can buy your tickets online at www.birrtheatre.com.

Dean Crowe Theatre Events for May and June.

From Friday May 1st. to Saturday May 9th. RTE All Ireland Drama Festival.
13th May. Mrs Whippy. Play Directed by Michael Scott starring Mary McEvoy.
20th May. I Miss Communism. Winner of the Best Touring Show-UK Fringe.
29th May & 30th. Centre Stage Roscommon presents Jack and the Beanstalk.
4th June. The Barber of Seville. A new production of Rossini The Barber of Seville in an english translation by Simon Butteriss.
12th. June. Paul Brady singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist are one of Irelands most enduringly popular artists is appearing at The Dean Crowe Theatre on Friday June 12th.
Born and raised in Strabane Northern Ireland on the border with the Irish Republic he was into a wide variety of music from an early age. A Fifties child his first sounds the Swing Jazz Show tunes of his parents generation. Then 50s Rock n Roll 60s pop and Motown Blues RnB and Country and Western. Through all this ran the potent flavour of Irish traditional music and song.
Book your tickets online at www.deancrowetheatre.com or phone our box office on 090 64 92129 between 10:30am-1:30pm & 2:00pm-4:00pm Mon-Fri
Tickets can be booked with credit cards or Laser Card and can be collected at the Box Office on the night of the show.


North Tipperary cancer support centre “Suimhneas” is open in the Pastoral Centre Church Road Nenagh. This drop in centre will provide emotional support and practical help to people living with cancer and anyone affected by it. Opening times are Monday 10 – 2p.m. Tuesday 5p.m. -9p.m. and Wednesday to Friday 10a.m. to 2p.m. Phone (067) 73403.

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