Lattin Cullen



Lattin Lawn Tennis Club held its 61st AGM last Saturday night, April 13. Offcers elected: Club President Bill Ryan, Chairperson Raymond O’Brien, Assistant Chairperson John Daly, Secretary Ellen Maher, Assistant Secretary Carmel Moloney, Treasurer Steve Barker, Assistant Treasurer Susan Hourigan, Tournament Organisers Tim Carey and Sinead Pearl, Social Secretary Shane Hourigan. Membership fees are now due and can be given to any committee member. There will be a mixed doubles tournament commencing in the coming weeks.


Congratulations to Lattin Cullen Youth Club who took part in the Tipperary Regional Youth Service Junior Variety Show which was held in Drom and Inch on Sunday, April 14. The club won the Group Instrumental and Group Dance competitions. Well done to all acts which participated on the day and everyone who helped out.


At a function in Quinlan’s Bar, Cullen, last Saturday night, the local soccer club announced its Player of the Year winners and launched its Greyhound Race Night. Congratulations to Liam Murphy and James Riordan, who were the award winners. The race night will take place in Limerick Greyhound Stadium on June 1 and over the next few weeks committee members will be calling to houses in the area seeking support for a draw associated with that night. A total of 360 tickets will go on sale at €20 each and a first prize of €1,000. Each ticket purchaser will also be entitled to free entry into the greyhound stadium and a complimentary race card.


A Natural Health and Wellbeing Evening will take place in the Canon Ryan GAA Hall, Lattin on Thursday, April 18, at 7.30pm. This is a fundraiser for Shronell National School, entry E5. This promises to be an interesting evening. All are welcome and refreshments will be served.


On Saturday, April 27, at 7.20pm, Friends of Limerick ‘73 will hold a charity 5km Run/Walk in Knockane, Pallasgreen. Entry fee for runners is €10 and walkers €5 with all proceeds going to Milford Care Centre, MS Limerick and Lisnagry Association Limerick. A special feature of the event is our “Best of Three Times” team event. There is no limit to the number of participants on a team, but the team with the three lowest aggregated times will be deemed the winner.



Congrats to Simon and Patrick Crehan, Shane McGrath and Kevin Kinane on giving a fantastic performance in the heat of Scor Encore on TG4 last Sunday night. They go forward to the next heat of this competition now and this is as a result of they winning both divisional and county honours in Scor. Well done lads you are a credit to your G.A.A. Club and parish At a recent G.A.A. meeting a vote of sympathy was passed to the Hughes family Longstone, on the death of Kathleen Hughes R.I.P.


Lattin Cullen G.A.A. Club will host a coffee morning/cake sale in aid of the Parkinson Association of Ireland, in the hall Lattin on Sunday, April 21, at 12 noon. All donations of cakes, buns, scones, or prize for raffle would be most grateful or just come along for a cuppa and a chat.

On The Field Of Play.

All the teams at the different grades are training hard for the upcoming championships. Intermediate /Junior hurlers under coach Clem Smith ex Limerick Player and Senior/Junior football is been coached by Derry Peters Aherlow Membership is now due. Senior Players €30, Students €20 and non players €30.

Sunday, April 28, sees the first round of the Intermediate County Hurling championship when Lattin/Cullen Gaels take on Ballybacon Grange in Cashel at 3pm. Do come and support your team.

Senior Football county championship starts in May, we got a bye in the first round.

Reminder to anyone who can help out at the Bag Pack in Dunne Stores on Friday or Saturday next, April 19 and 20, for Bord na nOg. Even if you could do an hour it would be appreciated contact Sharon 0876824173 or Siobhan at 0863725700.