Lorrha Notes


                                            National Spring Clean in Lorrha.


Birthday Greetings.

Congratulations and best wishes is extended to Dan Kennedy Lorrha who celebrated his 60th birthday recently. Dan, who celebrated the occasion with his family, is wished many happy returns and all the best in the future. Well done Dan.

 Poker Classic.

A Poker Classic to raise funds for ‘Living Links’, a charity that provides assertive outreach support to suicide bereaved will be held in The Friars Tavern, Lorrha on Friday May 10th at 9pm. Tickets €20 available on the night or contact Val O’Meara on (086) 2244775. Prizes pro rata.

Annual Novena.

The Annual Novena to Our Lady of Clonfert will begin this Wednesday May 1st and continue to the end of the month. This year weather permitting, a candle light Rosary procession will be held around the Church each Thursday evening at 9.45pm. Mass will be celebrated each evening at 8pm except Saturday, with a guest speaker each evening. For the first week, speakers will include Fr. Angelus OFM Cap., Bishop J. Kirby, Andrew O’Connell, Fr. J. Gallagher (Kilcormac), Fr. R. Sweeney (Portumna. For further information call Nuala on (090) 9675113 or (086) 3038267.


Ballingarry Heritage & Cultural Committee Celebration of the Bealtaine Festival 2013 Sunday 5th May at 2pm. Sponsored Walk on Fairymonut Farm at 2.00pm incorporating the legend of Knockshegowna Hill by kind permission of the Kenny Family. Assemble at Fairymount Farm at 1.30pm sharp. All funds raised will go directly to the development of the Ormond Way section of the Beara Breifne O’Sullivan Beara Walking Trail.
Sponsorship cards available from Christy Madden – 087-780421 or Mary Egan at 067-21149. Your support appreciated.

Social Dancing.

Social dancing continues in the GAA clubhouse on Friday night April 12th to the music of Nanda and Shandy.  Dancing from 9.30p.m. to 12.30a.m

Smile Awhile & Laugh a Little Every Day.

TEACHER: Millie, give me a sentence starting with ‘ I. ‘

MILLIE: I is..

TEACHER: No, Millie….. Always say, ‘I am.’

MILLIE: All right… ‘I am the ninth letter of the