Lorrha GAA News for 24 December

November 8, 2018

AGM: The Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday night in front of another disappointing attendance. On field activities were highlighted by the seniors winning the Division 2 League while Kevin Maher was part of the Thomas MacDonaghs county senior football success. Patrick Maher performances for the Tipperary seniors were highlighted as well Ciaran Haugh, William Maher, Kevin Maher and Ken Hogan involved with Tipperary teams in 2011.
Once again, Willie Harding provided a very detailed treasurers report and despite the current economic, our supporters continue to support all fundraising activities very well to maintain the running of the club.
Seamus Deely came to the of his 5-year term and he thanked everyone for their support during his term.
Due to the small crowd, a number of positions, including Chairman, remain to be filled on the committee and all will be confirmed at the Adjourned AGM on Tuesday, 3 January @ 8.00pm and we ask all members to attend.
That meeting will also confirm the managers of Junior hurling & football, Under 21 and minor teams.

Lotto: The numbers drawn last week were: 6 – 17 – 23 – 30. No Winner.
The Lucky Dips were: Phyllis Kennedy, Seamus Fallon, GTC, Joshua Cantoh and Melissa Kennedy. The Promoters were: Tommy Cahalan, Tony Coen and Louis McCormack. 

Christmas Draw Winners: Bottle of Brandy – Nuala Maher, Paul Gallagher;
Bottle of Whiskey – Jason Houlihan and Rosie, Una & Bella (c/o Clubhouse);
Box of chocolates – Poker Crew (Brophys), Liam Hyland and Fitzpatrick Kids;
Tin of Biscuits – Maher Kids (Roden), Tony Coen and Patsy Slemon.
Our jackpot now stands at €13,900. Next weeks draw will take place on Tuesday, 27 December. 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.

Fundraiser: 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 each or 3 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.

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). Vouchers for Christmas also available.
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.

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 Pat & Ritchie. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Seasons Greetings: Lorrha GAA would like to wish all our members, players and supporters a Happy Christmas.