Mikey Shanahan who recently retired from Stakelum’s Hardware after 51 years of service
Treacy Family Gathering
The Clan and Friends
A pig cooked on a ‘spit’ was quickly demolished as were several barbecued burgers and sausages. A chocolate fountain was greeted with delight by those with a sweet tooth.
Then came the sporting events (reminiscent of times past) – egg ‘n spoon, sack races etc. The highlight was the over seventies race.
As darkness fell an oak tree was planted and and a plaque was laid to mark the event. Then it was on to the musical entertainment provided ‘in house’ and which continued to the small hours. Tunes were played, songs were sung and sets were danced. A once in a lifetime reunion. Buíochas le Dia.
Gerard, Michael, Denis, Willie, Martin, Seamus and Pat
Mary, Anne, Nora, Teresa, Eileen, Josie and Peggy
Mark Gough and Ann Kenny on the day of their wedding
Cemetery Mass in Ileigh
Mary Ryan, Biddy Stapleton, Gerry and Kathleen Ryan at the Cemetery Mass in Ileigh on Friday July 11th
Mai Phelan, John and Margaret Harty and Anna Cummins at the Cemetery Mass in Ileigh on Friday July 11th
Mick Collins, Gerry Ryan and TF Stapleton at the Cemetery Mass in Ileigh on Friday July 11th
Jack Ryan and Billy Cummins at the Cemetery Mass in Ileigh on Friday July 11th
Mission Walk in Templederry
Bound for and Back from Australia
The Wacker Backers Return
Gerry Ryan welcomes home the returned emigrants John and Micheál Ryan
Bríd Harty and friends at her going away party in Stapleton’s on Sunday night last (July 20th). Bríd left Borrisoleigh today Wednesday July 23rd bound for Sydney, Australia. We wish her well in her travels.
Bríd with John Ryan and also with Marie Ryan
Linda O’Connor R.I.P.
Borrisoleigh Camoige Club
Bríd, Marie and T.J. Ryan of Fishmoyne after 9:00 a.m. Mass on July 20th
Edel Groome celebrates while Borris folk drown their sorrows!
Noreen Stapleton, Marie Rabbitte, Della Ryan and Edel (Hogan) Groome
The smile says it all – Edel Groome is in joyous mood in Stapleton’s after her native team Burgess beat Borrisoleigh in the North Quarter Final in Nenagh last Sunday. No marks for guessing which side of the fence she is on! The final score was Burgess 2 – 17 to Borrisoleigh 1 – 14.
The Borrisoleigh contingent who took part in the Annual Fun Cycle in aid of the National Council for the Blind in Thurles last Sunday.
Gerard Ryan, John Slattery, P.J. Delaney, Catherine Harty, Christy Reid and Ruaírí O’Connell.
Quinlan Brothers back in Borris
Pictured above outside the Parish Centre on Sunday July 20th are Timmy and Michael Quinlan on the occasion of the anniversary Mass of Tom and Margaret Quinlan of Pallas Street. Timmy is currently living in Raheny in Dublin while Michael is based in Celbridge, Co. Kildare.
One woman and her dog!
Kathleen Patterson of Mountgeorge taking a stroll with her dog
After the Stag and the Hen parties!
Brendan Fanning, soon to be married to his beloved Pauline Kennedy, pictured here with the ‘angelic’ Lizzie O’Connor and Noreen Fahy at a gathering in Stapleton’s Bar after the return of the stags and the hens!
Pauline Kennedy (Bride to Be) with Lucy Fanning, Lillian Treacy and Netty Cullivane
Nonie Kennedy, Noreen Fahy, Lorraine Loughnane, Sinead McPolin and Teresa Maher
Jacinta Kearney, Lillian Treacy and Lucy Fanning with Liam Stapleton keeping a close eye on the "hens" in his pink hat!!
Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan 2008
15 – 18 Ladies Set Dancers
English singing – Clare Kavanagh
Under 12 Ladies Set – Aisling Kiely, Eimear Ryan, Lauren O’Brien, Eimear Lyons, Clóda Scanlon, Fiona Leamy, Emma Ryan and Lauren Butler-Ryan.
Under 12 Mixed Set – Aisling Kiely, Jack Prior, Eimear Ryan, Danny Ryan, Clóda Scanlon, Seán Ryan, Eimear Lyons and Stephen Doolan.
15 – 18 Ladies Set – Clare Kavanagh, Eimear Stapleton, Louise Fahy, Grace Prior, Niamh McGrath, Mari Ryan, Teresa Ryan and Miriam Dunne.
Congratulations to Anne Marie Kavanagh who was a member of the Loughmore Senior Grúpa Cheoil who came 1st in their competition. Phil Maher performed brilliantly for the Under 12 Ladies and Mixed Sets on Sunday. It was great to see so many parents travel the long journey to Kenmare to support their children which made it a very enjoyable occasion.
For more photos taken at this event go to our photo gallery or click on the following link: http://www.borrisoleigh.ie/viewGallery.php?gal=33&name=Munster%20Fleadh%20-%20July%202008
Munster Finalists in Kenmare
Bridge Repairs Needed at Ballyroan
The old stone bridge at Ballyroan was damaged some months ago as can be seen from the above photograph. It needs to be repaired before the rest of the bridge falls into a further state of disrepair not to mention the fact that it is also dangerous. Hopefully North Tipperary County Council will pay heed!!
Glenkeen Cemetery Mass
Fr. Liam Everard PP and Fr. Nicholas Irwin CC prepare the Altar at Glenkeen Cemetery before the Cemetery Mass which was celebrated on Thursday July 10th
Nancy Quinlan, Josephine Ryan and Chris Costello, and Marion O’Mahony with Martin Ryan at the Glenkeen Cemetery Mass
Brid and Larry Devitt at the Glenkeen Cemetery Mass
Pic of the Past… down memory lane
Jimmy Murphy, Glenkeen, James Stapleton and Jackie Gleeson pictured at the open hearth fire in Murphys, Glenkeen
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