Lorrha GAA News for 17 December

November 8, 2018

Timber & Fodder Auction and Sale of Work: Congratulations to all involved in the Auction and Sale of Work at the Clubhouse on Sunday afternoon which was an outstanding success with around 100 lots of timber, turf, fodder and other items. Particular thanks to Tadhg Nevin, Trevor Hogan, Graham Houlihan and Donal Kennedy who pushed the event superbly well with all money raised going toward on-field activities in 2012.
Thanks to all who donated trees, turf, feed as well as those who supported the event by purchasing lots as well as our two auctioneers Willie Rigney and Donie O’Meara who ensured the auction moved along at a brisk pace.
Michael Liffey was the winner of the “Guess the number of sticks in the trailer”
Thanks to Martina Houlihan and Sean Mannion for organizing the stalls in the function room.
Thanks also to Willie Harding and Tony Coen for providing much-needed hot drinks to warm people up on a cold day. Community spirit at its best!!

Lotto: Our jackpot now stands at €13,750. Thank you for your continued support.
You can also play our lotto online at where it is easy to play every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.

AGM: The AGM of Lorrha GAA Club will take place on this Saturday, 17th December in the Clubhouse at 8.15pm sharp. We ask all members and those with a serious interest in the club to make an effort to attend and inform themselves on the goings on of the club.

Juvenile AGM: is on next Tuesday, 20th December at 8.30pm in the Clubhouse. Anyone interested in coaching or mentoring any of the juvenile teams need to attend as they will be elected on the night.

Gym Opening Hours: Our gym is now open; initially on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7.00 to 9.30pm. For further information including membership rates for club members and non club members, contact Graham (087-9610002), Tadhg (087-4125642) or Sean (087-3643031).
There is also a special class on a Thursday night for those who wish to train at a slower pace from 7.00-8.00pm.

Fundraiser: At the auction last Sunday, the club launched a fundraising Car Draw which will take place on St. Patrick’s Night. Top prize is a Volkswagon Polo (kindly supplied by Al Hayes Motors, Portumna) with second and third prizes of 42” and 28” flat screen TV’s. There will also be a 28” TV as prize for the seller of the ticket for the car.
Tickets are €20 or 2 for €50. Tickets can be bought from any committee member and anyone that wishes to come on board as a ticket seller is to contact William Harding.

Scrap Metal: Thanks to all who donated items so far to our Scrap Metal collection.
If anyone still has anything of any kind they want to get rid of, please contact any committee member.
We will gratefully accept donations of a wide range of metal, iron or steel items no longer in use such as old equipment, machinery or cars, containers, utensils, pots, pans, sink tops, radiators, pipes, barrels, garden furniture, garden toys, bicycles, gates, fencing wire, etc.

Sports Hall or Function Room booking: Anyone interested in using the Function Room, Sports Hall, Gym or the Clubhouse for any event can contact Sean Mannion on 087-3643031.

Old Time Dancing: continues on Friday night to the music of Footloose. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.