Lorrha Notes

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Church News.

Mass in Lorrha Cemetery on Sunday 28th September at 10.00am, (weather permitting).

All who have loved-ones buried in the graveyard are invited to attend. A retiring collection will be held for the future upkeep of the cemetery.

Please Note People are asked not to leave litter in Lorrha Graveyard.  Please take home decayed flowers, wreaths, grass etc.   Your co-operation is appreciated.

What is Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament?  And why is it beginning in this Parish soon?  Find out at Masses on the weekend of 11th & 12th October.

Harvest Thanksgiving.

The Annual Harvest Thanksgiving service will take place on Sunday October 5th in St. Ruadhan’s C.O.I. Lorrha at 8pm. Refreshments will be served in the hall afterwards. Everyone is welcome.

Tidy Towns Results.

Congratulations and well done to all who have helped once again to bring Lorrha Village up a further two points in the recent Tidy Towns adjudication. This competition is becoming more and more challenging every year and with some categories amalgamated in the entry form this year, it makes for more awareness and work on small groups. Emphasis too have changed to Wildlife, Habitats and Natural Amenities with Sustainable Waste and Resource Management along with Community Involvement and Planning up there with the high mark catchers. While litter control, build environment, landscaping etc. is all there too not just to be kept year after year but to be improved upon, the whole adjudication process is becoming far more demanding. With that in mind, Lorrha have done very well again this year and the committee wish to extend thanks to all who have helped in whatever way with a special word of thanks to our scheme workers throughout the year, John, Michael and David.

Rathcabbin National School.

September brings many new faces  to Rathcabbin National School and we extend a warm welcome to the boys and girls starting Junior Infants, new pupils in various classes, Ms Cleary, our fourth teacher and to Mrs Bergin, SNA. Welcome back to all our pupils and teachers and we look forward to a good year.

The children have been busy decorating the school with pride in blue and gold and they would like to extend an extra special good luck to our former pupil Patrick Bonner Maher next Saturday in the All-Ireland.

North Tipperary Ploughing.

All roads lead to  the 83rd National Ploughing Championships which takes place on the same site as last years event, in Ratheniska, Stradbally, Co. Laois from Thuesday 23rd to Thursday 25th incl.

Anniversary Wishes.

Congratulations and many good wishes is extended to Martin and Jean Hough, Lorrha on the occasion of their 40th Wedding Anniversary. Martin and Jean celebrated the event last week with family, friends, neighbours and relatives. Well done to you both and long may you continue.

Music in The Home.

St. Kieran’s Care Home at The pike will have live music with Peter Smith and friends this coming Sunday 28th from 2pm. Everyone is welcome.

Autumn De-Clutter.

Lorrha Development/ Tidy Towns continue with unused clothes collection throughout the Autumn months. De-clutter your wardrobe, attack your attic, recycle all unwanted/unused items of clothing to make room for your Autumn collection. We will accept any kind of bag or in bags provided by the committee. We can collect your unwanted items. Just call or text  (086) 8647166, (086) 8493595 or (086) 8355405 with your name and details. We appreciate your support. All money raised from all fundraising ventures is used for the ongoing work around Lorrha Village which helps to keep three adults employed.

 Smile Awhile & Laugh A Little Every Day.

 The day he moved out was terrible –    That evening was hell.     His absence wasn’t a problem      But the corkscrew had gone as well.