Lorrha Notes

There is still a small quantity of the 2017 Lorrha & Dorrha Parish Calendar on sale. 
To have a copy posted to you call (086) 8647166 or email: info@

I don’t know!!! Martin Griffin (Peter Seman),Jack Griffin (Pat Kennedy), Peteen Griffin (Hubert Hogan) rehearsing for “Thy Will Be Done” by Rathcabbin Players. For full details continue reading.

Thy Will Be Done.

Rathcabbin Players forthcoming production “Thy Will Be Done” will be staged in Rathcabbin Hall from Thursday January 19th to 22nd and for two nights only the following week-end the 28th and 29th.  This comedy was written by Michael Carey and is produced by Marian Frawley from Portumna. Booking line open on  (087) 2360 096 between  6.00pm and 8.00pm daily from Jan.14th.  Doors open at 8.00 for curtain at 8.30pm sharp. A great night’s entertainment and not a play to be missed.

Church News.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament continues on Thursday’s from 10am to 8pm in Rathcabbin  Church. We invite all parishioners to come and stay a while in the presence of Jesus.

Well Done.

Congratulations is extended to Sr. Francesca Slevin (Australia) and formerly from Kilregane who recently celebrated her 100th  birthday. Well done Sr. Francesca.

Novice Ploughing:

North Tipperary Ploughing is organizing a Novice Ploughing competition on Saturday 4th March 2017 for both male and female between the age of 16 and 35 years. Anyone interested is asked to contact Denis Cahalan on (087) 7793719, John Cahalan on (087) 7975878 or Eamon Dermody on (087) 2600738.

Portumna College of Further Education (Old VEC) (gretb) St. Brigid’s Rd, Portumna. Recognised QQI/FETAC Healthcare:  Care of the Older Person & Disability Studies. Horticulture, Tourism, and other courses in Computers, Sewing and Spanish. michael.cunniffe@gretb.ie  call or text  09097 41946 / 087 6258696

Spring De-Clutter.

When cleaning out your wardrobe to make room for the spring collection, please remember Lorrha Development/Tidy Towns who continue to collect unwanted clothes throughout the year. Items of clothing must be clean and dry and in good condition please and we can supply bags if you want. We can also collect to make it easy for you, just call (086) 8647166, (086) 8493595 or (087) 2601413 with your name and details. Please note we cannot accept Duvets, bedding, household linen, pillows, cushions, carpets, rugs and maths including bath toilet and shower math’s, soiled or wet clothing. All money raised from all fundraising ventures is used for the ongoing work around Lorrha Village which helps to keep two adults employed. Many thanks for your continued support.

Lorrha GAA

Adjourned AGM: was held in the Clubhouse last Wednesday night and was well attended. Padraig Madden was elected the new chairman, succeeding Graham Downes. Michael Kennedy was elected secretary and Co Board Delegate while Declan O’Meara remains as Treasurer.
The remaining managements teams were also confirmed: Under 21: David Needham, Michael O’Carroll, Michael Kennedy, Graham Houlihan, Minor (with Shannon Rovers Gaels): David Needham & Jimmy Dunne.
It was also revealed the club received funding towards traffic calming measures outside the clubhouse with Tipperary County Council to draw up a plan in the coming weeks.

Auction: will take place on Sunday 29th January in Moatfield at 2.00pm. Timber cutting is well underway and any help over the next three weeks would be appreciated.

Membership: for 2017 is now due. €90 – Adult player; €50 – Minor/College student; €30 – Non-playing Adult (+€70 extra for gym membership); €20 – Juvenile (16 and under); €90 – Family (2 adults and 2 children, capped at €100 for three or more children). Closing date for membership for all adult and juvenile players is the last day of February to be insured in training and games while the closing date for all membership is 31st March. It is important to remember that our total number of adult members by 31st March is the number the County Board will use towards our ticket allocations for Tipperary games so it is in your interest to have membership paid by then. Membership can be paid to club registrar Louise Mannion or can also be done online at www.locallotto.ie. Members can also log onto www.grma.gaa.ie to get their new GAA Rewards card.

Referees: If anyone in the club wishes to become a referee and is interested in doing a referee course then can you please contact Shane Brophy on 0876989612.

Lotto: Our jackpot is €3,600 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play our lotto online at www.locallotto.ie.

Social Dancing: on Friday 13th January with Teddy & Cathal Barry. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.