17 January 2018
17 Jan 2018
Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club
25 Progressive Card Game takes place this Wednesday January 17th at 8.30 at the Parish Centre, Borrisoleigh. All welcome.
Adjourned AGM takes place on Saturday January 20th at 7.30 at the town park. All welcome.
Borrisoleigh Track Attack Notes
David receiving his award from Declan Maher
217 Kick-Start New Series
The Declan Maher Financial Services sponsored Track-Attack Double-Trouble Series kickstarted in fine style when an impressive 217 participants battled against the cold elements to complete the various distances on the opening night.
The participants have been divided into groups which can be seen on the Track-Attack Facebook page. Points can be secured now by the level of improvement that participants show each week while your attendance rate will also gain you extra points.
Vera Hogan & Declan Maher
Thursday Night Sessions
For anyone interested in clocking up a few extra miles, Paddy Ryan will take charge of a training session on Thursday nights at 8pm. This is open to everyone and caters for all standards.
Mary Lavery & Declan Maher
St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh
Mary Gorey receiving her award Technology Educator of Excellence from Analog Devices at BTYSE
Borrisoleigh Science teacher Mary Gorey wins Analog Devices Technology Educator of Excellence award at BT Young Scientist of the Year Competition
For the past 4 years Ms Gorey has encouraged large numbers of Borrisoleigh students to enter BTYSE and encouraged, guided and mentored them through the whole process. This resulted in many successes at the competition over the years including first place in Senior Technology Category, Science foundation of Ireland award for John Ryan in 2017 as well as 5 other awards that year. Mary received her Educator of Excellence award in recognition of her efforts to encourage such widespread participation by the students in BTYSE.
Danielle Ryan and Katie Ryan with their project “An Investigation into female athletic performance in a 4 week cycle
This year, three groups were accepted for the R.D.S. event, one of which “No Mower Accidents” by Aisling O Dwyer, Kiara Hearty and Hazel Reynolds was highly commended in Intermediate Technology. As usual all the students represented their school admirably.
St Joseph’s, Borrisoleigh competitors at BTYSE
Aisling O Dwyer, Hazel Reynolds and Kiara Hearty with their project “No Mower Accidents” which was highly commended in the Intermediate Technology category BTYSE
Jack O Brien and Gerard Hickey with their project “Motor +” at BTYSE
Starting on Tuesday 30th January 2018
Provided by TETB Adult Community Education Service
Time: 10.00am to 12.30 pm every Tuesday for 8 weeks
Where: Borrisoleigh Community Centre
Open to all adults
Fees:€15 for project materials plus €5 per session for use of centre.
Tea and coffee provided
Bookings: Phone 0876166225
The parish final for Scór Na Páistí is on Sunday 11th February. Anyone interested in participating please leave your name to Clare at 0872820497 no later than Monday 5th February.
Senior Scór County Final is on Saturday 24th February. Anyone interested can also please give your name to Clare at the above number.
Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane
Quality Milk Award for the Ryan Family, Garranagrena
Noel Horgan, Manager of Tipp Co-Op, Andrew Ryan, Donie Ryan and Michael O’Brien, Chairman of Tipp Co-Op.
Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Marie McGrath and Derry O’Donnell
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