Lorrha Notes

Congratulations and many good wishes are extended to Christy Liffey (Rathcabbin) on the occasion of his birthday which he celebrated recently in St. Kieran’s Care Home. Christy is pictured here with his brother Michael, sister in law Nancy, nephew Vincent and his wife Nuala and children Diarmuid and Jane. 

RAGS Golf Society.

The members of the RAGS golfing society wish to thank everyone who supported their charity outing recently. Many thanks to all who sponsored prizes on the day and also thanks to Portumna golf club for their generosity on the day too. We wish to extend a happy New Year to everyone.

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)


Sympathy is extended to Paddy O’Meara and family Lorrha on the death of his sister in-law Alice Mary Feehan (Lal), The Mall, Roscrea which occurred on Wednesday January 1st. at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Pre-deceased by her brothers, Billy, Sean, Danny and sisters Gurty and Kitty. Deeply regretted by her brother-in-law Paddy, niece Catherine, nephews James and Padraig, relatives Tommy, Evelyn, Lorraine grandniece, grandnephews, very kind neighbours and friends. After funeral Mass in St. Cronan’s Church Roscrea on Saturday Jan. 4th burial took place in the
adjoining cemetery. May she rest in peace.


North Tipp Ploughing members extend sympathy to the Slattery family Kilbarron on the unexpected death of John, which occurred on Saturday December 28th. after a short illness.
Husband of the late Sal and brother of the late Tommy (Coolbawn), Susan Ryan (Nenagh), and grandson Shane. Loving father of Sheila (Moran), Joe, Johnny, Dessie, Ciaran, Rachel (Malone), and Alan. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers Willie and Mick, sister Sighle (Dunne), daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchild, nephews, nieces and a large circle of neighbours, friends and ploughing colleagues. After funeral Mass in Kilbarron Church on Tuesday 31st December, burial took place in the local cemetery. May he rest in peace.

Lorrha Parish Calendar

The Lorrha Parish Calenar is available from the following. Pat Hough, Colettes Hair and Beauty, Lorrha shop, Flynn’s Carrigahorig, 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.

Happy Birthday.

Rathcabbin Players present ‘Happy Birthday Dear Alice’ by play write Bernard Farrell and directed by Anne Clarke, in Rathcabbin Hall for four nights only, from Thursday 30th January to Sunday 2nd February. Watch this space for booking details.