Lorrha Notes

Lorrha senior hurler David Fogarty (2nd on left), House Fitness, Birr  is pictured here making a presentation of a set of Jerseys to the team last week.  Under the new management of John McIntyre, David has also offered each of the players access to his state of the art gym in Birr.  The club would like to extend sincere thanks to  David  for his generous offer and for the set of jersey’s which is greatly appreciated by all members of the club.
Pictured here during the presentation from left are James O’Meara (Selector), David Fogarty, House Fitness, Birr, (Sponsor), Paddy Reddin, Eoin McIntyre (Captain), Joe Dolan (Chairman), Leon Houlihan, Maureen Guinan (Secretary).  
Pic: Rose Mannion.


Rathcabbin Hall Notes: 

Progressive 25 Cards – Winners on 9 games Tony & Ned and Pat & Liam. Cards continue every Friday night at 8.30pm.

Bootcamp Fitness Classes on Mondays, 7.30pm – 8.30pm. €5 Pay as you go. All levels of fitness welcome.

Yoga class on Thursdays at 7pm. Contact Kristina on 0858566541 for details.

Parent and toddler group on each Thursday morning at 10.30am. Come along for the chat and play.

The hall is available to hire for your meetings and classes, contact 0871364936 for more information.

GAA Fundraiser.

Lorrha GAA club under the new chairmanship of Joe Dolan, are holding a major fundraiser for 2020.  It’s a Euro Lotto fundraiser for a chance to win your share in the Euro Millions. Tickets are only €20 for a yearly ticket, and the committee appeal to everyone to support this event if you can.
The club wish to extend thanks to senior player David Fogarty who has very kindly sponsored a set of new jerseys for the coming year. David has also offered each player in the club, the use of his state of the art gym, House Fitness, Birr, for the year ahead. No doubt, this is a much appreciated gesture from the players. Well done David.

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)


The 64th Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from Friday 26th June to Wednesday 1st July; €725 full board with €20 discount for online booking to: joewalshtours.ie

Trip to Medjugorje

The annual trip to Madjugorje takes place on June 17th. The duration of the flight will be 2.5 hours shorter as we fly into Mostar instead of Dubrovnik. Also, an easy payment plan is available. Contact Maria on (087) 2826088.


Sympathy is extended to Geraldine Dolan, Frances Naylor and families, Rathcabbin on the death of their mother Bridget Flannery, Oakley Park, Clareen. May she rest in peace.

Lorrha N.S.

Lorrha N.S. is enrolling students for Sept 2020. Application forms are available from the school or call (090) 9747295, download from website lorrhans.ie or by email to luanaofa@eircom.net.

Rathcabbin N.S.

Rathcabbin NS is now enrolling new pupils for the school year 2020/2021. If you would like to enrol your child or would like information, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. DArcy at the school by phone 057 39008/0864140102 or email principal@rathcabbinns.ie.

Redwood NS.

Our enrolment evening will be held on  Thursday, 27th February from 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm This is a great opportunity to visit the school, meet with the teachers, view the resources in the school and see the variety of activities carried out during the school year. Enrolment forms are available from the school now or can be downloaded from our website www.redwoodns.ie

Celebration Dinner Dance.

Shannon Rovers camogie club will host a dinner dance on Saturday, February 22nd at 7pm, in the County Arms Hotel, Birr. Medals will be presented tothe Junior (now Intermediate) and the U18 team. Music by Double Trouble. Special Guest: Liam Sheedy. Tickets €35. For tickets, please contact:  Ute Duggan 087-9151356.

Aglish Sociable Ladies.

A Health Information evening organised by the Aglish Sociable Ladies, will be held on Wednesday 26th February at 8.00pm in Aglish Hall. There will be several speakers on the night. Admission €5. Watch this space for further details.

GAA News.

Senior Hurling: Lorrha have been drawn against Kilruane MacDonaghs in the first round of the North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship and this game will be played on weekend 28-29 March. In the Seamus O Riain Cup, Lorrha have been drawn with Portroe, Kiladangan ‘B’ and Thurles Sarsfields ‘B’ and these games will be played after Tipperary exit the All Ireland Championship.

David Fogarty: The club would like to extend our thanks to senior hurler David Fogarty. As well as offering each of our players access to his state of the art gym, House Fitness Birr, David has kindly sponsored a new set of Lorrha jerseys for the coming year. David’s generosity is greatly appreciated by all members of the club

Fundraiser: Lorrha have entered the Euro Millions for 2020/2021 as part of our major fundraiser for the coming year. Tickets are great value at €20, with each entrant a part of the club’s syndicate which will be entered in a number of draws per week. All support appreciated.

Social dancing: Continues on Friday, February 14 to the music of Dermot and Irene Ring. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Presentation: The club made a presentation to the Slattery family in Rocky Sullivan’s pub, Nenagh. Fr Slattery was a selector on Lorrha’s victorious team in 1989, and his family were presented with a cert and medal to honour his commitment to the club.

Well done: To the six Lorrha players who represented the club proudly with the North Tipp divisional hurling teams at the weekend.

Robert Duffy, Conor Kennedy and Shane Cleary were a part of the under-14 team who beat the south in the Peadar Cummins tournament.  Rory Duffy was a part of the under-15 team who beat the mid in the Roger Ryan competition while Donnacha O’Meara and Martin Gorman were on the under-16 Garda Cup team. Fair play lads.

Lotto:  The jackpot is at €6,300 with a Match 3 pot of €120. You can play online at clubforce.com.

Sympathies: The club would like to extend its sympathies to Geraldine Dolan, Frances Naylor and family on the death of her mother Bridget Flannery, Oakley Park, Clareen. May she rest in peace.