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Lorrha Redwood School's Combine For Football Final

Lorrha Redwood schools were unfortunate not to win their group football final on November 8th.View Gallery

Lorrha Parish Calendar Launch

Lorrha Development Association launched the very popular calendar for 2013 in 'The Shed' on Saturday night last after Denis, Lil and Staff served up a smashing 4 course meal. Local lady Sheila Dillon was on hand to launch the calendar which is now on sale throughout the parish. Here you will find a small selection of photo's from the launch. View Gallery

Kathleen Celebrates Her 90th

Enjoy this small selection of photos from Kathleen Kennedy's 90th birthday celebrations last week-end.View Gallery

Puppets in Portumna Library

Junior pupils from Lorrha N.S. enjoy a puppet show in Portumna Library. View Gallery

Book Launch

Seamus King launched his latest edition "A Lorrha Miscellany" in The Shed last Friday night. Here you can view a small selection of photographs from this lovely occasion. Well done Seamus. View Gallery

Lorrha School Pupils celebrate Athletic Success

Pupils from Lorrha N.S. brought back Gold, Silver and Bronz medals in their groups from the schools athletic day held in Thurles.View Gallery

RAGS at the K Club

The local golfing society RAGS took a first time trip to the K club in Kildare last week-end.View Gallery

Lorrha GAA Lotto Winners

Mother & Daughter Annie & Rita Coughlan scooped the local GAA lotto & took posession of their cheques in Kelly's Rathcabbin to a night of celebrations.View Gallery

Lorrha Reaching Out Meeting

Lorrha Development Association held a "Ireland Reaching Out" meeting last week which attracted a great crowd and was addressed by Henry Healy, John Joe Conwell Irelans xo and Patrick Killeen of LEADER.View Gallery

Watering The School Flowers....

Lochlann and Fergus were delighted to get away from the classroom to water the school flowers and anything else they felt needed some water too...View Gallery

Lorrha Rovers v Kilruane

Lorrha Rovers Minor team had a narrow victory over Kilruane in Motefield. View Gallery

Lorrha U6 & 8 Blitz

Lorrha U6 & U8 travelled to Puckane for a blitz where they played, Burgess, Toomevara and Kildangan.View Gallery

U.S. Grandmother Visits Lorrha School

When the U.S. grandmother Marie, visited her two grandchildren Daniel and Fergus O'Donoghue in Lorrha N.S. before her return to the States, there was great joy and excitement from the pupils, not to mention her grandchildren.View Gallery

Village Store Make Over

Feargal Quinn & his retail therapy crew change the Village Store like you have never seen it before!! View Gallery

Guided Heritage Walk in Lorrha

Local historian Pat Hough gives a guided talk on the Lorrha's history.View Gallery

Tipp Intermediate Camogie All-Ireland Semi-Final

Two Lorrha girls Caoimhe Kennedy & Megan O'Meara donned the Tipp jersey for the Intermediateteam in the All-Ireland semi-Final v Derry where Tipp were unfortunate to loose.. Caoimhe is pictured here in action.View Gallery

Parish Golf Outing

The Annual Parish Golf Outing took place in Portumna on Saturday Aug. 18th. View Gallery

Tree Comes Down in High Winds

The road from the Pike to Rathcabbin was blocked for a time today Wednesday 15th as a tree came crashing down in high winds. Thanks to Daniel O'Donoghue for the photos. A young photographer in the making!! Well done Daniel.View Gallery

North Premier U/12 Games

Lorrha participated in the North Premier hurling finals which was held in Ballinderry on Saturday Aug 11th & Lorrha won their group under Captain Michael Houlihan.View Gallery

Retail Therapy Community Spirit

Feargal Quinn & crew were filiming progress in Kelly's of Rathcabbin & also the community spirit in the village as they get ready for opening day.View Gallery

Birr Vintage Week Parade

A small selection of photo's from the Birr Vintage Week Parade where people from the parish made a large contribution.View Gallery

Mary & John's Wedding

Mary Keane and John Lambe, Rathcabbin on their recent wedding.View Gallery

Cruising The River Shannon

Scenes from a cruise on the River Shannon on a rare Sunny Summer Day. Take a look and see do you know on what stretch of the River the cruise took place.. Many thanks to everyone who send photos to the parish web site. Keep them coming...View Gallery

Martin O'Meara Memorabilia

Memorabilia of Lorrha native Martin O’Meara who was awarded a Victoria Cross for his bravery during World War 1 while on duty in Pozieres, France with the Australian Imperial Force, is now on display in the window of Pat Hough, Publican, Lorrha.View Gallery

Drama & Art Summer Camp

Pupils show their expertise after their week long Drama and Art summer camp in which was held in Banagher with Tracey McGarry & Anne Clarke.View Gallery

Fundraising Walk For Nadine

A fundraising walk took place recently to raise funds to purchase a trike for 5 year old Nadine Clancy Rathcabbin.View Gallery

Tipp Do It On The Double

Tipperary Senior & Intermediate teams had victories over Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Championship last week-end. Congratulations to Caoimhe Kennedy who Helped the Intermediates to a one point victory while she donned a subs jersey for the Senior team. Well dne Caoimhe.View Gallery

Midland Artistic Gymnastic Club

Students from the The Midland Artistic Gymnastic Club based in Lorrha had great success in competition recently.They train weekly in the GAA Centre in Lorrha and anyone wishing to find out about training times etc.call (087) 7528346.View Gallery

Tipp v Offaly Senior Football Championship

Tipp had 5 points to spare over neighbours Offaly when they met in Semple Stadium last Saturday June 30th.View Gallery

Tipp Senior Camogie v Clare

Tipp recorded a great victory over Munster Champions Clare in the 2nd round of the All-Ireland Championship. Lorrha's Caoimhe Kennedy is a sub with this team.View Gallery

Councillor Michael is elected New Mayor of North Tipp

Councillor Michael O'Meara held a Charity fundraising night and a celebration of his election as the new Mayor of North Tipp at a function in Kellys Rathcabbin on Thursday night June 28th.View Gallery

Maura Retires From Teaching

Principal of Redwood School Maura Kennedy retires after spending 12 years there.View Gallery

St. Kierans Celebrate 25th Anniversary

St. Kieran's Nursing home in Rathcabbin celebrated 25 years in business on Saturday June 16th.View Gallery

Official Opening Of Friars Park

Lorrha has a new Park, the envy of many a village and town. It was officially opened to the public on Tuesday June 12th. and a large crowd turned out to celebrate the occasion.View Gallery

Lorrha School Raise Second Green Flag.

Students and staff raised the second green flag in the school on Tuesday June 12th.View Gallery

Lorrha v Borrisokane

Lorrha senior hurlers had 8 points to spare over neighbours when they met in the last round of the championship in Cloughjordan.View Gallery

O'Sullivan Beara Play & Walk

Actor Aidan Dooley performed his one act play O'Sullivan Beara The Last Gaelic Chieftain in Lorrha Hall & the next morning, a group walked part of the route taken by O'Suilleabhain in 1603.View Gallery

Retail Therapy in Rathcabbin

Darina Kelly has Feargal Quinn and the Retail Therapy film crew visit her shop in an effort to save her Village Store.View Gallery

North School Final

Lorrha/Redwood v Rearcross. In hearthbreaking circumstances, Lorrha lost by 2 points when Rearcross were awarded an injury time free that resulted in a goal in a game that Lorrha should have won...View Gallery

Lorrha School Concert

Pupils from Lorrha N.S. stage an end of school summer concert.View Gallery

Redwood Bog Fire

A fire spread rapidly through Redwood Bog recently destroying everything that came in it's way, including a clamp of turf.View Gallery

Graduation Day

Pupils in Little Feet pre-school Lorrha celebrated their graduation day recently in the school.View Gallery

Getting Ready For Official Opening

Lorrha Development are holding the official opening of Friars Park on Tuesday June 12th and the preparations are well under way.View Gallery

Two Green Flags For The Parish

Lorrha N.S. were presented with their second green flag while Redwood took hold of their third at an awards ceremony in Athlone on Wednesday 23rd.View Gallery

Intermediate Munster Camogie Semi-Final

Commiserations to Caoimhe Kennedy & Tipp Intermediate team who were unlucky with Cork in the Munster Semi-Final last week-end.View Gallery


Bishop Kieran O'Reilly paid his first visit to the parish on Friday May 18th to administer twenty two young people from Lorrha, Redwood & Rathcabbin schools with Confirmation.View Gallery

Redwood N.S. Visit Water Plant in Coolbawn

As part of their Green Flag application, Redwood N.S. pupils visit the C.Council water plant in Coolbawn.View Gallery

Artists At Work In The Dark Of The Cold Night

Artists Ute Duggan, Liz Hussey & Carmel Slevin preparing Friars Park for the official opening on June 12th.View Gallery

Young Artists Exhibition

A selection of creations by students of Bramble Art Studio Lorrha. Teacher Ute Duggan can be contacted at (090) 9747127, (087) 9151356. The exhibition can be viewed in Portumna Library until Wednesday May 9th.View Gallery

Lorrha Seniors v Portroe

The championship continues and so does Lorrha's bad luck run as they go down heavily in their third outing.View Gallery