Sympathy - Sympathy is extended to Mary and Sean Lane, Lordspark, and to Pat and Patsy Hoctor Sharraghduff, and extended families members on the death of a brother and nephew, Michael Ryan, Killeen, Birr which occurred on Tuesday 18th. After funeral Mass in St. Brendan’s Church Birr on Friday last, burial took place in Clonoghill Cemetery. May he rest in peace.
Sympathy is extended to Michelle Keenaghan and family Lorrha on the death of her aunt Mary Hogan Tullamore. Burial took place on Friday last 21st in Tullamore. May she rest in peace.
Important Meeting. - A meeting was held in the Community Hall, Lorrha last week to introduce a very innovative programme called “Ireland Reaching Out”. The meeting which was hosted by Lorrha Development Association was received with enthusiasm by an attendance very representative of the parish and a decision was taken to hold a further meeting this Thurs night the 27th Sept at 8p.m. and again the venue is Lorrha Community Hall. This programme offers many opportunities to all our parishioners and we encourage as many as possible to attend.
St. Ruadhan’s Active Retirement - On Wednesday 12th September we enjoyed a great summer outing to Salthill. We had lunch at the Galway Bay Hotel, followed by a trip to the city shops. We proceeded to have dinner at the Galleon. A most enjoyable day and as usual for our outings, when Nancy booked she also booked the sunshine.
We continue to meet at 2.30a.m. on Wednesday at the village hall. Do come and join us.
Social Dancing - Social dancing continues every Friday night in the GAA clubhouse with dancing this Friday night to Tony Nugent from 9.30pm to 12.30pm.
Autumn Art Classes - Art & Craft for children on Saturdays at 3.30pm and 5.00pm, Pencil Drawing for children over 10 at 11.00am in Bramble Art Studio, Lorrha. Starting on 6th October, for 8 weeks . For more information please contact Ute on 090-9747127 0r 087-9151356 Early booking advisable.