Lorrha Notes

Cllr Michael O’Meara launched his 4th consecutive election campaign recently in Lorrha GAA clubhouse. Michael is pictured here with Deputy Michael Lowry TD, Micheál Lowry and Shane Lee during the launch. 

Midlands Gymnastics club in Nenagh and  Rathcabbin couple Andrei and Natasha Chukai  (pictured above) are delighted to announce that they have had super results from the National All Around Artistic Competition which was held in the National Indoor Arena recently. Midlands Gymnastics club which is based in Unit 4, Castlebrand, Tyone, Nenagh have been making their mark in the Gymnastics world since they formed in recent years but so far, this year has been their best with  the club having 19 girls in total competing in Level 1, Level 4 and Level 5. The clubs U8 and U9  team’s brought back Gold Medals while a silver medal went to Faye McKeogh in the U10 competition. The club wish to thank all the children who participated and everyone who supports the Midlands club

Draw Results

The results from the North Tipp Ploughing fundraising draw which was held recently was.
1st  prize of €300 was won by Denis Lee, Cratloe. Co. Clare, 2nd  of €200 was won by  Mary Flynn Rodeen, Borrisokane, 3rd. of €100 went to Danny Burke, Kilbarron and the 4th prize of two tickets to a day at the National ploughing championships next September went to Marie Kennedy, Moatfield, Lorrha. There were numerous small prizes given out on the night.  The committee wish to thank everyone who bought and sold tickets,  to all who donated spot prizes and to Joe and Jane Hannigan for hosting the event.

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 Lorrha Church on Saturday 13th April at 6.30pm

Holy  Week  Schedule:

Holy Thursday– 18th April:  Mass of the  Lord’s  Supper – Rathcabbin  Church  at 7.00p.m.

Good Friday:   –  19th April is a day of fast and abstinence.  5.00p.m.   Liturgy of the Passion & Death of Christ in Rathcabbin Church.  8.30p.m. Prayer around the Cross in Redwood Church.                                                 

Holy Saturday:  – 20th April:    9.00p.m. Easter Vigil in Lorrha Church.

Easter Sunday:  – 21st  April:   11.30a.m. Mass in Rathcabbin Church.  


Rathcabbin Development Association AGM

This will be held on the 8th May 2019 at 8.30 pm Rathcabbin Hall. Forms are being distributed to volunteers and meeting attendees to nominate committee members. If you are an interested resident and have not received a form, please collect one in Kellys Shop and return it by 23 April 2019.


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.

Family Fun Run.

Aglish Sociable Ladies are holding a family Fun Run walk or crawl 5k or 10k on Sunday 28th April. Registration from 10.30am in Aglish Hall. €10 per entry – children free. Event starting at 12 noon. All proceeds to North Tipp Hospice and Suaimhneas. Please support.
The group are also holding a monster raffle with great prizes up for grabs such as week-ends away, hampers and numerous other prizes. Tickets available from any member of the committee.