The North Tipperary Ploughing Championships will take place on Sunday March 3rd on the lands of Andrew and Diane Dagg, Lorrha by kind permission. Ideally located beside the main Birr to Portumna Road at Bredagh, proceedings get under way at 12.30p.m.sharp. Refreshments and side attractions on the day. All are welcome.
Friday March 1st is the First Friday with Mass in Lorrha at 9.30a.m. and Rathcabbin at 7.30p.m.
Congratulations and well done to Aoife Mounsey who recently won a bronze medal in the Junior Ladies Triple Jump competition at the National Indoor Championships which were held in Athlone recently for all second level students. This is a very significant achievement for the 15 year old Portumna Community School student, as she will be eligible to compete in the event for the next five years. Daughter of Seamus and Margaret from Redwood, Aoife is wished many more successful years ahead on the athletic track.
Enrolment is now taking place for Rathcabbin National School for pupils commencing school in September 2013. Please contact the school (057) 9139008.
Redwood N.S. are holding their annual Open Day on Saturday, 2nd March. There will be a programme of events commencing at 2 p.m. Enrolement forms for September 2013 will be available on the day or by contacting the school on 090 9747186/email firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting the website at www.redwoodns.ie. A great afternoon is promised. All are welcome to come along!!!
Open Day and Enrolment.
Scoil Lua Naofa Lorrha are holding their annual Open Day on Wednesday 6th March from 1.00 to 3.00p.m. Enrolement forms for September 2013 will be available on the day or by dropping into the school or contacting (090) 9747295. Also by email to email@example.com. If however, you are unavailable on that day please contact the school and we can arrange a time that suits you. All are invited so do come along.
Little Feet pre-school and Montessori, Bredagh, Lorrha is now taking names for September 2013. Morning session available for all ages (3 months to 5 years), ECCE Registered – all children can avail of a free year before going to national school. Collection from national school also available. For further information call (087) 7783347.
St. Ruadhan’s Active Retirement Association.
The AGM of St. Ruadhan’s Active Retirement Association took place on Wednesday 20th and the following were elected. Chairman: Tim Kelly, Vice-Chairman: Eamon Mannion, Treasurer: Tom Dagg, Assistant Treasurer: Betty Houlihan, Secretary: Nancy White, Assistant Secretary: Marie O’Meara. PRO: Mary Darcy. Committee Members: Lily Darcy, Sheila Dillon, Gaye Needham, Bridget Madden, Barry O’Brien, Betty Reddish. We continue to meet every Wednesday at 2.30p.m. in Lorrha Hall. Our members continue to grow. Please join us, you will be made very welcome. Margaret Guilfoyle visited us from the Carrig & Riverstown Active Retirement. Margaret is the new Mid West Regional secretary. Congratulations to Nancy who is now chairperson of the Mid West Region.
The Irish Wheelchair Association North Tipperary would like to thank everyone who contributed to their church gate collection in Lorrha last week, the collection totalled €559.60. The funds raised will be used to help maintain local services.
Social dancing continues in the GAA clubhouse every Friday night with this week’s music provided by Moynihan Brothers.