Late Noel Heenen - A tragic accident claimed the life of 25 year old Noel Heenan, Pairc na Cille, Lorrha on Thursday last, January 31st. Noel died after his motorbike collided with a car on the N65 Portumna Road at the junction near Killeen on the outskirts of Borrisokane around midday. Noel was a familiar figure around Lorrha and was a much loved son, brother and friend. He will be sadly missed by all but in particular by his family who will feel his sad loss all the more. Sincere sympathy is extended to his parents Margaret and Jimmy, brothers James and Brendan, sisters Mary and Caroline, nephews, Luke, Bradley, Keiko and Jude, sister–in-law Sarah and good friends John Paul and Simon, aunts, uncles, cousins, family, relatives and his many friends. His remains reposed at his home on Saturday evening and after funeral Mass in St. Ruadhan’s Church on Sunday, burial took place in the adjoining cemetery. May he rest in peace.
Walkabout Tour - Lough Derg Heritage Training, Walkabout Tour of Lorrha’s Historic Sites on Saturday, February 9th, 10am-2pm with Caimin O’Brien, Archaeologist with the National Monuments Service. Meeting point is Lorrha Community Hall, all welcome, free of charge. Contact (085) 1925466.
Date for your Diary - Please note that the next meeting of Lorrha and Dorrha Heritage Festival is Monday night, February 25th at 8 p.m.in the G.A.A. clubhouse. The festival will take place in June and volunteers are needed to help with the various events. All are welcome.
Poker Night - Lorrha & Rathcabbin Gun Club are holding their annual fundraising classic poker night in Maher’s Lorrha on Friday 8th February at 9p.m. Prizes pro-rata. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Enrolment - Enrolment is now taking place for Rathcabbin National School for pupils commencing school in September 2013. Please contact the school (057) 9139008.
Protest - Tipperary, Limerick and Clare action groups against the household charge will stage a protest on Saturday, February 9th in Limerick. Meeting in Perry St., Perry Square from 12.30 p.m. You are requested to attend and bring friends and family along.