Lorrha Notes

Work continues on the Abbey in Lorrha 

Late Noel Killeen.

The  peaceful death took place on Friday July 2nd  of Noel Killeen Rathcabbin, surrounded by his family and in the care of the kind staff at Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Formally from Meelick, Eyrecourt, Noel was in his 75th year. As well as farming, Noel ran a very successful fabrication business and was well known throughout the country for running a highly sought after service for his customers. A quiet inoffensive man, he will be sadly missed by all who came to know him over the years.
Predeceased by his sister Fran, sadly missed by his loving wife Josephine (Josie), daughters Jackie, Sandra and Noelle, sons Alan and Conor, sons-in-law Richard, Riccardo and John, daughters-in-law Sorcha and Bonnie, grandchildren Robin, Seán, Luca, Reilly, Paddy, Úna and Lina, brothers Charlie, John and Paul, sisters Mary and Ita, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends and loyal friend Andrei to whom sympathy is offered.
Noel reposed at his home on Sunday evening last (4th July) for family. Removal took place from his home to Bonoham Cemetery at 1pm the following day Monday for burial. The family wish to thank you for your co-operation, sympathy and support at this sad time. May Noel rest in peace.

Tidy Towns Competition 2021

Lorrha Development Association’s application for the Tidy Towns competition has now been submitted. Much work has gone into its preparation over the past few months and the committee acknowledges the help of Barbara Tierney, Tus employee for the community, based at the Community Hall. To give you a chance to see what the committee has achieved over the past two years and also to see how your own individual or team effort is valued and included, a copy of the entry form is available for viewing at the Community Shop during normal opening hours. You are very welcome to come and have a browse.

Tidy Towns AGM

Lorrha Development Association/TidyTowns will hold its Annual  General  Meeting  on Thursday, 15th July at 8pm in Friars Park. Your attendance at this meeting will give you the opportunity to have your say in the election of a new committee and influence decisions/actions regarding the on-going and future improvement of our village and its surroundings. The committee hopes that the recent involvement of large numbers of volunteers on work evenings is a positive indication of renewed interest in the work of building our community and place into the very best it can be. Anyone who has any connection with or interest in the village is welcome to attend and we urge you to do your part to ensure that there is a very representative attendance at this very important AGM.

Clothes Collection.

Rathcabbin Hall committee are having a clothes collection in the hall over dates in the next two weeks. Please drop off your unwanted bags of clean clothes or bedclothes to help raise some funds for the hall. Please note no duvets or pillows. Drop off dates are Sunday 11th July and Sunday 18th July between 12.30 and 1.30. If these dates and times are not suitable please call Clare on (087) 1364936 or Marie on (087) 6129053 for further assistance.

Lorrha Camogie.

Our U14’s had a great win over Gortnahoe last Sunday. Final score 6.8 to 2.2. The girls are out again next Sunday July 11th away to St. Pat’s at 3.00pm.and we wish them well.
Our U12’s had a great game v Kildangan recently with some great defending and scores taken. However, Kildangan finished stronger in the end in a game of two halves. The Newport game which was fixed for last Monday did not go ahead but will be played this Thursday July 8th  and here too we wish the team and mentors the best of luck. Any girl interested in playing aged 9 and over, please contact Caroline O’Brien on 087 2345817.

Junior B team.

The junior squad lost to Roscrea in the opening round of the league recently. They have a home fixture v Moycarkey this Friday 9th July and are awaiting confirmation of same. We wish the team and mentors all the best.

Dud Euro Notes.

Gardai  are asking people to be careful and watch for dud euro notes after some  €10 notes was issued last week. They are particularly advising business people to be aware of dud notes in circulation. Gardaí urged people to report any incidents involving counterfeit money to the local garda station.

Good Luck Colm.

Congratulations is extended to Colm Fogarty who has been named on the Tipperary U20 panel. Tipp will be up against Waterford in the first round on Monday July 12. Best of luck to Colm and the team for the year ahead.
We extend congratulations also to the Lorrha under-13 footballers who won the North Tipperary ‘C’ Shield final recently. After what was a terrific performance, Lorrha beat Shannon Rovers by 3-5 to 1-1. Well done to the team and management

Think Before You Flush:

Think Before You Flush is a public awareness campaign highlighting the problems caused by flushing sanitary products and other items down the toilet. Consequences include blockages in our household plumbing, our wastewater network and littering our marine environment. The campaign is operated by An Taisce’s Clean Coasts programme in partnership with Irish Water and has been running since 2015. Each year, the campaign runs regionally in cities, towns and villages across Ireland. The campaign works with the local community, businesses and schools to promote changes in flushing behaviour through workshops, events and clean ups. The goal of the campaign is to encourage people to always #thinkb4uflush. www.thinkbeforeyouflush.org

Marriage Preparation.

 In addition to completing a recognised pre-marriage course, couples need to fulfil the requirements set by the civil register which for this area is in Tyone Health Centre, Nenagh 067 46 480 crs.midwest@hse.ie. Obtain Baptism and Confirmation certs and Make an appointment with Priest and complete the pre-nuptial form.

 Church News.

Mass Times: Monday Mornings at 9.30am in Lorrha Church (except Bank Holidays). Every Saturday evening at 6.30pm in Lorrha Church. Every Sunday morning at 11.30am in Rathcabbin Church. Borrisokane 7pm Saturday. Kilbarron: 8pm Saturday.  Terryglass: 9.30am Sunday. Borrisokane 10.30am Sunday. Please wear face masks in the Church.
The Rosary will continue to be recited before both masses each weekend.
Anyone wishing to book anniversary masses please contact the church sacristans, Agnes Slevin in Lorrha, and Mary Cleary in Rathcabbin.

GAA News.

There was No Winner of this weeks lotto jackpot of €6,150. The numbers drawn on 5 July were: 2-4-16-23. No Match 3. Lucky Dips: Fergus Gorman, Joe Cleary, L&M Dermody, Frank Carroll. Promoters: Margaret Gleeson, Margaret O’Brien, John McLeish. Next Monday’s draw will be for a jackpot of €6,300 with a Match 3 pot of €120 so make sure you are in the draw. Team 7 in charge of the draw. Thank you for your continued support.

Euro Millions: The 64 winners of our 2020/2021 EuroMillions draw (€6,400) have been contacted and the winnings (€100) will be distributed this week. Tickets for the coming year are being sold around the parish and anybody who wants a ticket or a book to sell is to contact Aiden McIntyre (0876426640) or Maureen Guinan (0872426965)

Senior Hurling: The seniors were defeated 0-21 to 2-13 by Ballina in the second round of the County League last Thursday. Next Sunday, they take on Templederry in Templederry at 12.00 in last round of the League.

Junior Hurling: The junior hurlers were defeated by Ballina 1-14 to 1-11 in the second round, and they take on Silvermines this Saturday at 7.00 in Lorrha.

Under 19 Hurling: Lorrha Rovers are on the road to Dolla where they’ll take on Silvermines this Wednesday at 7.30pm.

Under 15 Hurling: Lorrha travel to Newport this Thursday at 7.30pm.

Under 13 Hurling: Lorrha hosted Ballina in Lorrha on Tuesday evening. Result on social media.

Lotto: The jackpot is at €6,300 with a match 3 pot of €120. You can play online at clubforce.com while lotto envelopes can be dropped off at the clubhouse, at Mulrooney’s, Kelly’s, or at the Scéal shop. If you need Lotto envelopes, contact Hubert Duggan (0872185995) or Kevin Molloy (0876738986).

Sympathies: To the Killeen family, Bonoham, on the death of Noel Killeen. May he rest in peace.