Lorrha Notes

We extend Seasons Greetings to all readers of this website. We hope you have a Peaceful Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Declan Molloy is honored by his old school St. Brendan’s Birr earlier this week for his achievement on the field of play. Declan captained his adopted team of Leitrim to All Ireland glory earlier in the season. A selection of photographs from the day can be viewed in the Lorrha & Dorrha calendar.

19th Edition of Lorrha Parish Calendar on Sale.

The 19th edition of the very popular Lorrha Parish Calendar is available from the following. Pat Hough, Colettes Hair and Beauty, Lorrha shop, Flynn’s Carrigahorig. In Portumna. Salmons Newsagents, The Boathouse Newsagents, Lorraine’s Hair Salon and O’Meara’s Super Valu, Buckley’s Super Valu in Birr and Heenan’s of  Borrisokane.
If you would like a copy posted to you, email info@ or call (086) 8647166.
Lorrha Development/Tidy Towns would like to thank everyone who supported over the past year and wish everyone a Happy Christmas and good health to all in 2020.

Church News.

Sunday Masses Redwood, 1st & 3rd Saturday’s at 6.30pm, Lorrha, 2nd, 4th & 5th Saturdays at 6.30pm. Rathcabbin, Sunday’s at 11.30am. Week day Masses Monday 9.30am in Lorrha (no Mass on Bank Holidays)

Christmas Mass Times.

Christmas Eve Tuesday 24th.  Mass will be celebrated in Kilbarron at 6.00pm, Borrisokane at 7.00pm, Lorrha 7.30pm, Aglish 9.00pm, Terryglass at 9.00pm.  Christmas Day in Redwood  at 9.00am, Terryglass 9.30am, and in Rathcabbin at 11.00am. Please note the time in Rathcabbin and in Borrisokane at 11.00am.

Charity Golf Outing.

RAGS annual charity golf outing will take place on Friday December 27th in Portumna golf club at 11.00am. No membership necessary, just come along and enjoy the day. All proceeds this year to Pieta House. To book contact Donal Brady on (087) 2225516 or James O’Meara on (086) 8109099.

Rathcabbin Hall Notes: 

Progressive 25 Cards. Christmas Card Game on Friday 27th December at 8.30pm

Bootcamp Fitness Classes returns on Monday 6th January, 7.30pm – 8.30pm in Rathcabbin Hall. Teen Boxercise returns also at 6.45pm. €5 Pay as you go. All levels of fitness welcome.

Yoga returns on 9th January at 7pm. Contact Kristina on 0858566541 to book your place and for more details.

Rathcabbin Hall Committee would like to thank everyone who supported the hall over the past year and wish all the community a very Happy Christmas.

Portumna Arts Group Annual Little Christmas

Portumna Arts Group & Shorelines Arts Festival would like to wish all our friends, sponsors, performers, volunteers and audiences a very Happy Christmas! And on the 12th night as is customary, the annual Arts Dinner will take place in Portumna Golf Club Restaurant on Monday, January 6th at 7pm. Buffet Dinner (choices of starter/main/dessert) incl. vegetarian option for just €20. With a complimentary glass of wine, this is an ideal way to celebrate the last day of Christmas.

Booking is essential as numbers are limited. To book: drop your €20 to Noelle in Hayes & Hayes totalhealth Pharmacy or Jackie in the Beehive or Joan in the Credit Union by 31st December. All are welcome to join us to celebrate another super year for Shorelines and the arts in Portumna. Any queries: Call 085-1925466.

Charity Swim.

Portumma Christmas Day Charity Swim/ Dip. This year’s Christmas Day Charity Swim in conjunction with Portumma Chamber of Commerce will take place at 12 noon, Swimming Area, Shannon Road, Portumma. All proceeds in aid of Portumma Social Service Day Care Centre, Castle Ave.
Sponsor cards available from Curley’s Pub, Hayes’s Pub and Ann 0876493221.
Please support this worthy cause.