Lorrha Notes

Best of luck to the Tipperary Senior and Intermediate camogie teams who commence the championship this coming Saturday 10th.

Variety Concert.

Lorrha National School are holding a variety concert on Wednesday 14th June in Lorrha Hall at 7.30pm .  The pupils will be singing, dancing, sketches, German and loads, loads more with even parents getting in on the act!!  All Welcome.

Church News.

A day of prayer, reflection and enlightenment will take place in Crescent College Comprehensive SJ, Dooradoyle, Loimerick on Saturday 24th June from 9am to 5pm. Speakers include Bishop Willie Walsh, Fr. Eamonn Conway, Sr. Jo O’Donovan, Eileen Kane, Ronan Barry, Patrick Muldoon, Paddy Carberry SJ and Donal Neary SJ. Hot lunch, snacks, tea and coffee included in the price which is €25. For promoters of the Sacred Heart Messenger the cost is €15. To book please call Frances on (01) 7758524 or email: f.kelliher@messenger.ie
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Thursday from 10.00am to 8.00pm in  Rathcabbin  Church. We invite all parishioners to come and stay a while in the presence of Jesus.

Rathcabbin N.S. Fundraiser.

The Rathcabbin Parent’s Association are holding a fundraising 5km walk/cycle and bake sale in Rathcabbin on Sunday 11th June. The walk/cycle will begin after mass at approximately 12.30pm at the National school and continue to Bonoham Cemetery and then return to the school for refreshments and a bake sale!! There are sponsorship cards doing the rounds of the village and we would appreciate any support no matter how small.   All are very welcome to attend and take part on the day in support of the National School.   Many thanks for all your support.

Summer De-Clutter.

When cleaning out your wardrobe to make room for the summer 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 but good quality unwanted clothing for re-use (not recycling). All money raised from all fundraising ventures is used for the ongoing work around Lorrha Village which helps to keep one adult employed. Many thanks for your continued support.

Tidy Towns.

Tidy Towns judging around the country has now commenced. There are a lot of small jobs which needs doing in Lorrha village. With a high standards of  marks built up through the years and with so many visitors coming to the village, it is important to the village to build on those marks going forward and that the place is looking good. Can you help to do some cleaning, sweeping, painting, planting, weeding etc.?  Adopt a flower bed, remove litter or kerb weeds. Can you contribute just a little time? You don’t have to live in the village or even the approach roads to be involved. Free gloves and black bags are available. Please contact any member of Lorrha Development if you can help.

Lorrha Camogie:


Best of luck to all our players and their friends doing their Junior and Leaving Cert exams this week.


Congratulations to our Junior camogie panel and management on winning the County League final recently against Ballina.


Training continues each week, all players are asked to make every effort to attend training as the season continues.


GAA News

Senior: Lorrha’s next game is likely to be a home league game against Ballina on 24/25 June.

Junior: The Junior hurlers play Borrisokane in the North Junior ‘B’ League semi-final on Friday 9th June in Moatfield at 7.00pm

Under 14: Lorrha Rovers Gaels hurlers begin their championship campaign this evening Wednesday 7th June, away to Borris-Ileigh at 6.30pm. Next Wednesday they host Portroe in Ballinderry at 7pm

Under 12: The Hurling Championship began last Friday when Lorrha hosted Kilruane MacDonaghs in Moatfield and recorded a fine 4-8 to 3-4 win. This Friday they have a bye.

Celtic Challenge: Hard luck to Daniel O’Donoghue and the Tipperary North-Mid Under 17 team who were defeated by Galway Maroons in the Celtic Challenge last Wednesday in Portumna. They play South/East Clare in the preliminary quarter final of Section 2 this Saturday at a venue to be confirmed.

Exams: Best of luck to all our club players who are sitting the Leaving and Junior Cert exams in the coming weeks.

Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw: The 2017/2018 Tipperary Draw begins this Friday, 9thJune with 12 monthly draws for a prize fund of €500,000. In 2016/2017, 120 people joined the Draw from the club and we are very grateful for your support. This yielded over €6000 for the club as €50 from every entry into the draw comes back to Lorrha GAA. The draw saw €1200 in prizes coming back to three lucky winners. All existing draw members have been issued with their receipts and forms to rejoin. To those that are interested in joining for the first time, the draw costs €100 per year with excellent prizes. We are looking to increase our membership for the coming year and we would ask you to consider strongly the opportunity of joining the draw. The success of the Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw over the past 30 years has helped provide the facilities and the equipment for all our players to develop their skills and give you, our supporters great enjoyment week in week out. To join, contact any club officer, draw coordinator Margaret Gleeson, promoters, fill out the form on brochures in last weeks local newspapers or do so online at tipperary.gaa.ie

Cul Camp: This years Lorrha Kellogg’s Cul Camp takes place in Moatfield from Monday 24th to Friday 28th July from 10am to 2.30pm each day. Camp is open for 6-13 year olds, to register, go to www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie and find the Lorrha camp in the Tipperary listing. The camp costs €60 for one child, €50 for a second and €40 for a third or more children and they will be provided with full camp kit.

Lotto: Our jackpot is €6,750 with a Match 3 pot of €120. You can play online at www.locallotto.ie.

Social Dancing: continues on Friday with music from Footloose, from 9.30pm til late.