Lorrha Notes

 Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all readers

Clodagh McIntyre in action for Tipperary Minors who beat Dublin to record two wins out of two games played. 

Re-Scheduled Date.

The North Tipperary ploughing championships re-scheduled date is Sunday March 17th. The time remains the same as before with a 12.30pm start on the lands of the Dennison family Kilbarron by kind permission. Hopefully the sun will make an appearance but most of all, the day will remain dry. Please support.

Church News.

Please Note that all details of Mass times, dates and contact numbers are detailed on the parish web site www.lorrhadorrha.ie under local info and Churches.
Mass will be celebrated in Redwood Church on Saturday March 16th at 6.30pm and in Rathcabbin the following day at 11.30am. Mass in Lorrha Church on Mondays at 9.30a.m.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Thursdays from 10.00am to 8.00pm. in  Rathcabbin  Church.


Lorrha NS   are now accepting enrolments for the coming school year in September. If you wish to enrol your child, please contact the school on (090) 9747295 or by email to  luanaofa@eircom.net


Rathcabbin NS are now enrolling. If you would like information or have any queries do not hesitate to contact us at (086) 4140102/ principal@rathcabbinns.ie or visit our web site www.rathcabbinns.ie

Well Done.

Congratulations is extended to Clodagh McIntyre Lorrha and the Tipperary Minor camogie team who beat Dublin on Saturday last in the championship. The girls have two wins out of two played and are top of their group. We wish Clodagh and the team the best of luck this coming Saturday 16th when they play Wexford away.

Fundraising Table Quiz.

Later this year George Harding will travel to Tamil Nadu, Southern India as part of UCD Overseas Volunteering Programme. To raise funds towards this project, a Table Quiz will be held in The Ferry Inn on Friday 22nd March @ 8.30pm. George would be grateful for your support on the night.

Well Done.

Congratulations is extended to Noel Lane Roscrea and formally Lords Park, Rathcabbin who graduated from the Garda Training College in Templemore last week. Well done Noel and many good wishes for the future.

Rathcabbin Players.

Rathcabbin Players wish to extend thanks to all who attended and supported this year’s production of ‘Better late than Never’. Thanks to all who gave spot prizes for each night’s performance and to all who bought tickets. A very special word of thanks to the hard working cast members and not forgetting their director Marian Frawley, all who worked behind the scenes and the local press for coverage.
A  meeting for all members will take place in Rathcabbin Hall on Wednesday night 20th at 9.00pm.


When cleaning out your wardrobe to make room for the new 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 mats including bath toilet and shower mats 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. Many thanks for your continued support.

Employability Service.

Employability Service North Tipperary is a employment and recruitment service which supports people with an illness, injury or disability to secure and maintain a job in the open labour market. If you would like to avail of our service please contact us on (087) 9181857.

GAA News

There was No Winner of this weeks lotto jackpot of €10,200.
Numbers drawn were: 8-13-14-28.
2 Match 3’s share €120: Bridget Madden, Tom Milne (London).
Promoters: Louise Mannion, Darina Kelly, Mulrooneys Gala.
Next Monday’s draw will be for a jackpot of €10,350 with a Match 3 pot of €100 so make sure you are in the draw. Thank you for your continued support.

Senior Hurling: The senior hurlers came from seven points down at half time to earn a draw against JK Brackens in the opening round of the County Hurling League Division 2 in Templemore last Sunday. The seniors host Ballina in round 2 in Moatfield on St Patrick’s Day at 11.00am

Junior Hurling: The junior league will begin on the weekend of 23-24 March, away to Silvermines. We are also grouped with Borrisokane, Nenagh and Portroe.

Minor Football: The Lorrha Rovers Gaels minor footbllers exited the championship on Sunday following a 4-11 to 0-6 defeat to Borrisokane in Moatfield on Sunday. The players focus now shifts to hurling and the upcoming minor league.

Under 14: Lorrha will play Moneygall/Clonakenny in the semi-final of the North Feile ‘B’ Hurling competition in Moatfield on Saturday 16th March at 3.00pm.

Camps: Tipperary County Board are looking to recruit coaches for work on Easter and Cul Camp in 2019. Applicants must 17 on or before April 1st. To apply please send a CV with cover letter via email to tipperarygaacamps@gmail.com. Closing date for applicants is Friday 22nd March.

Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw: The March draw took place last Friday night in Clerihan but the club had no winners this month. Thanks to all our subscribers and we ask all promoters are asked to bring their accounts up to date as the April draw is the final one of the year.

Tipperary: Best wishes to Patrick Maher, Brian Hogan and the Tipperary senior hurlers in the National League quarter final against Dublin next weekend.

Membership: for 2019 is now due. €90 – Adult player; €50 – Minor/College student; €30 – Non-playing Adult (+€70 extra for gym membership); €20 – Juvenile (16 & under); €90 – Family (2 adults & 2 children, capped at €100 for three or more children).

All club officers, as well as team managers and selectors must be paid up members. Closing date for all membership is 31st March. Membership can be paid to registrar Louise Mannion or online at www.clubforce.com

Lotto: The jackpot is €10,350 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at www.clubforce.com

Social Dancing: in the GAA Centre on Friday 15th March with Caitriona O’Sullivan. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.