1 February 2017
Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club
Borrisoleigh Festival AGM
ScórThe parish final of Scór na bPaístí will take place in the Marian Hall this Sunday the 5th February at 2pm. On this Monday night, February 6th at 8.45 in the Marian hall Borrisoleigh Scór will make a presentation to Joseph Boyle. Joseph will represent Borrisoleigh, Tipperary and Munster in the All Ireland Final (solo song competition) of Scór na nÓg in Belfast on the 11th February. We are inviting as many people as possible to attend the presentation so that we can all give Joseph a good send off.
HR Management Course
Living Garden of RemembranceA project is currently underway in Borrisoleigh Town Park to create a Living Garden of Remembrance. The garden will provide an opportunity for those affected by illness or bereavement to visit a place where they can enjoy nature’s bounties and take time for reflection. The living garden will include living willow structures, fruit bushes and fruit trees. The living garden will act as an ongoing illustration of the continuous cycle of life and death. A seed grant of €500 was recently awarded to the project from Milford Care Centre Compassionate Communites. This excerpt from their website helps explain more:- "The experience of illness, dying and death affects all of us. But these things are never easy to deal with. Sometimes we aren't sure what we should say or what we should do. Talking about death and dying is difficult. We often don’t know how we might help someone even when we want to. But not facing up to illness and loss as an important part of life only makes it harder for everyone. The Compassionate Communities Project is an initiative of Milford Care Centre. We are here to support people in the Mid-West to think a little differently about death, to encourage people to plan ahead, talk with others and offer practical support within the community to those facing the end of life. A small change in our attitude toward death can make a big difference to how we live."
Scoil Naomh Cualán
Bothy Children's Book Club
Borrisoleigh Active Social ClubThe AGM of Borrisoleigh Active Social Club will take place on Wed Feb 1st @ 8.30pm in the Community Centre Borrisoleigh . New members are always welcome. This club is going into its 3rd year and is run under the guidelines of the Active Retirement Association of Ireland.
Bourke SportsNow taking orders for the new Borris-Ileigh GAA gear. The new 1/4 Zips will be on show in the Park this Saturday (Feb 4th) from 2 - 2.30 pm (before the senior match in the Park) where we will be taking orders and collecting money. They are the same size and fit as the last Bourke Sports tops so if you can't make it and would like to order one, just text your name and your size to Cathal at 0876138004. Prices: Adult €48 (X Small, Small, Medium, Large, X Large, XX Large) Kids €40 (5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 10/11) Initials can be added for €4 extra
Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane
Burke’s of Kylecrue c. 1900 Parents John and Bridget with sons Paddy, Jim, and Charlie, and daughters Nora, Katie, Annie, Ellie, Josie, Mary and Winnifred.
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