Lorrha Notes

Sackie O’Brien is pictured here with a 14 foot hollyhock in his garden at the Pike Rathcabbin. He was helped in the measurements with two tall neighbours Juliana Gaszka and Emma Kelly.   


The Lorrha and Dorrha Parish Golf Society is set to take place on Saturday 19th October in Birr Golf Club – 11.30 to 1.00pm. As time is now limited, book early to ensure a place on time sheet. Please contact Tony Coen on (087) 6219639.

Church News.

Vigil Mass in Lorrha Church on Saturday Oct. 12th at 6.30pm and in Rathcabbin Church the following day at 11.30am.  Details of Mass times, dates and contact details are available on the parish web site www.lorrhadorrha.ie
Please ensure to have notices into the Parochial House, Lorrha by midday on Thursday of each week. Notices can also be emailed to lorrhaparishoffice@gmail.com


Sympathy is extended to Colette Boucher and family, Lorrha, on the death of her mother Eileen Donelan, Killimor which occurred on September 29th. May she rest in peace.
Sympathy is extended to the Darcy families Ardcroney on the death of their mother Bridie which occurred on 30th September in her 97th year. Nee Coughlan, Curragha, Bridie was the last remaining member of her generation. May she rest in peace.

Rathcabbin Hall Happenings.

Progressive 25 winners on 11 games were Chrissie Hogan & PJ Nevin.
2nd prize was shared by 3 pairs on 10 games, Tom & Caoimhe Kennedy, Michael & Mary Moran, and Martin Young & Trevor Hogan.
The table prize went to Mary Lynch & Pat Smith, and Teresa Bennett & Nuala Hough, while the last game was won by Pat Smith & Paddy Heenan. Cards continue on Friday night at 8.30pm

Thank you to everyone who visited Lakeshore Community Market in Rathcabbin Hall on Saturday, and to all the volunteers.

If you would like to help in the hall, in any small way, please contact 0871364936 to have your name added to the text notices. We welcome new volunteers.

Bootcamp Fitness Classes by Ignite Fitness every Monday from 7.30pm – 8.30pm in Rathcabbin Hall. €5 Pay as you go.

Well Done.

Well done to Ken Hogan, Aidan McIntyre, Martin Young and the Lorrha Jnr B Camogie team on a great performance against a strong Moycarkey side in the county semi – final played at The Ragg. Final score 2-14 to 1-13. Date for final TBC.

Martin Kennedy Retirement Function.

In recognition of Martins years of service as a post man in our parish, a celebration night will take place in Rathcabbin Hall on Friday 25th October, starting with Mass at 7.30pm. followed by a presentation to Martin. Refreshments will be served. We look forward to your presence on the night to show your appreciation to Martin.

Advertising Space Available

Anyone wishing to advertise their business in the 2020 edition of the Larrha parish calendar can do so now by calling (086) 8493595/ (086) 8647166.

Good Luck Clodagh.

We extend the best of luck to Clodagh McIntyre who has been nominated for a camogie soaring star award for her performances throughout the year. The 16th annual All-Stars banquet sponsored by Liberty Insurance will take place in Citywest Hotel on Saturday October 19th.

Aglish Sociable Ladies.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Aglish Sociable Ladies had to cancel their presentation night which was arranged for Friday night last in Aglish Hall. A new date will be set in due course, so watch this space for further details. The committee apologize for any inconvenience caused.


Junior Football: Lorrha have progressed to the County Junior ‘B’ Football Championship quarter finals where they have been drawn against Moyne-Templetuohy with the game expected to be played on 19-20 October.

Under 21 Hurling: The under 21 hurling championship will commence on weekend 19-20 October.

Tipperary Clubs Draw: The club had no winners in the October draw which was held last Friday. We ask all promoters to bring their accounts upto date.

Juvenile/Camogie Raffle: Congratulations to Ann Marie Cahalan on winning the turf draw. Thanks to Darina Kelly, Joe Dolan, Paddy Reddin, Colm Kennedy and Caroline O’Brien for all the ticket sales. Also thanks to everyone who generously bought tickets. Finally a special thanks to Colm and Carol Kennedy from Tearaways for sponsoring the prize.

Camogie: Congratulations to the Lorrha Junior ‘B’ Camogie team on defeating Moycarkey/Borris in the county semi-final on Sunday and will play Fethard in the final on 19-20 October.

Lotto: The jackpot is at €3,600 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at www.clubforce.com

Social Dancing: in the GAA Centre on Friday, 11th October with Michael Sexton. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.