The Munster Champs with their mentors
In the second half St. Joseph’s girls took control once again. A great display of hurling followed with St. Joseph’s College leading to a victorious finish. The final score was St Joseph’s College 4-7 to St Flannan’s College 0-3. Well done girls!
The referee Willie Barrett presented the cup to the winning captain Moira Ryan. He commended both teams on the high level of sportsmanship exhibited in the match and gave a special word of thanks to the parents and supporters for the encouragement they gave the girls.
The St. Joseph’s team wishes to thank most sincerely the parents and supporters who travelled on both days to support the team.
Moira Ryan of Gortagarry Toomevara and Nicole Walsh of Pallas Street holding th Junior B Munster Camogie Cup. St. Joseph’s College beat St. Flannan’s of Ennis in Ennis on Saturday 24 January. The all-Ireland semi-final will take place in early March at a date and venue to be decided.
St. Joseph’s Senior Camogie Team are playing Carrick-on-Suir in Piltown Co. Kilkenny on Saturday 7 February
Rugby Accolade for St. Joseph’s
Jack Donovan, Captain of St. Joseph’s U/14 Rugby Team holds the Christy O’Brien Plate which they won in late 2008. It was the third time the plate was won by St. Joseph’s in recent years.
First Draw in aid of the Parish Centre
Miriam McCormack with Biddy and Mick Ryan admiring the span-new Seat Ibiza car which is the top prize in the Parish Centre draw which commences this Saturday evening
7th February in the Marian Hall after evening Mass.
Golden Vale Pony Club
Young Aviators of the Past
Seán Ryan, Rathmoy who represented the Golden Vale Pony Club in the South Eastern League in Ballinmona, Co. Waterford recently. Seán came first in the 90cm category. Congratulations Seán!
This photo, taken by Jimmy Chadwick of his plane in Cooks Field, was submitted by Seán A. Ryan
Included above are Nora Chadwick, Paudie O’ Driscoll, Matt Fanning, Oliver Ryan, Murty Ryan, Derry Bourke, Seán Ryan, Stephen Ryan, Noel Maher, Paddy Prior and Fitz Chadwick.
Cashel and Emly Lourdes Fundraising Draw
The Cashel and Emly Lourdes Fundraising Draw will commence on February 14th 2009 and will take place over 3 months. Tickets are € 30 each or € 10 per month.
Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Tickets are available in Borrisoleigh from : O’Connells Pharmacy, Main Street – Catherine Ryan, The Glebe – Anna Ryan, Glenarisk
Sean and Rena Ryan ready for the off on Sunday last 1st February 2009 at the Hunt in Borrisoleigh
The hunting dogs getting ready for their run
Operation Transformation continues
Look at the crowd that took part on the walk on Sunday morning last to the Devils Bit!
The girls are stepping it out but still smiling
Ann Fahy and Lillian Treacy are just starting the high climb to the top
May He Rest In Peace
We record the death of Neil O’Dwyer of Fishmoyne Borrisoleigh who died at Nenagh General Hospital on Saturday 31 January following an illness . His Requiem Mass took place at The Sacred Heart Church, Borrisoleigh on Monday 2 February followed by his burial in St. Brigid’s Cemetery. We offer our sincere sympathies to his family and friends.
Winter Scenes around Borrisoleigh
Tom Kiely out walking his dog
Just horsing around!
Biddy Hurley minding her step as she walks on the snowy footpath
Borris after the "big fall" on Tuesday 4 February
The snow covered grotto in the churchyard
This photo was taken in Borris on Tuesday 3 February showing a thick blanket of snow on the hills behind our town. If you’re lucky enough to be viewing this in the warmer climates of Australia or South America spare a thought for the rest of us as we battle against the ravages of the cold – Brrrrrrrrrr!
Borrisoleigh Coursing Club News
In the final of the Rathmoy Stakes for working members the John Hackett trained Slim Jim True got the better of the local Hang Em On The Wire syndicates Another Panic by half a length. The runner up in the final was trained by Willie Duff. Borrisoleigh Coursing Club would like to thank everyone who helped in any way to make this year’s meeting a success. A special thanks to the Kennedy family, Fishmoyne for the use of the field, to local slipper Owen Walsh, Judge Noel Loughnane and the hard working and dedicated committee. After another successful year of top class coursing the club looks forward to 2009, where it once again no doubt will lead the way, and hold up the proud tradition of coursing in the Borrisoleigh area.
In deep discussion!
Fr Liam Everard PP listens attentively to the words of wisdom of Padraig O’Shea (Principal) at St. Joseph’s College on Tuesday 3 February last. Frs. Everard, Irwin and Barry came to the school to impart the special blessing of St. Blaize to all the staff and students on the Feastday of the Saint .
Ileigh Choir Annual Party
Top left – Bronagh Delargy, Anne Marie Kavanagh and Mary Maher;Top right – Helen, Micheál and Michael Carey
Bottom left – Joe and Hazel Holland; Bottom right – Becky Prior and Clare Kavanagh
Top left – Catherine Harty, Ann Ryan, Mary Maher and Michelle Duignan;Top right – John and Helen Kelly
Bottom – Michelle, Aine and Michael Lynch
Cross Country Championships of Ireland
Sarah Ryan, Martina Slattery, Clodagh Ryan and Emer Delargy who took part in the Juvenile “B” Cross Country Championships of Ireland in Boyle, Co. Roscommon on Sunday January 25th.
Well done girls!
At the starting line, all ready to go.
Water Quality and Treatment of Waste in Borrisoleigh
The new local road signs and the dreadful state of our local roads
Clíodhna bids for All-Ireland glory!
Clíodhna Bourke – All-Ireland Recitation Finalist
Credit Union Quiz – Winners and runners-up!
Winning team from Scoil Bhríde Fantane in Category A of the Credit Union Quiz (on left) Sarah Kinane,Tara Crawford,John Ryan and Tia Devaney with Marcus Wilson (Templemore Credit Union), Catherine Ryan (class teacher), Deirdre Kavanagh (Templemore Credit Union) and Michael Fogarty (Templemore Credit Union).
The U/11 team from St. Patrick’s Boys’ N.S. (on right) are Conor Keane, Jack Prior, David Mc Cormack and Aaron Reid were runners-up on the night, a single question behind their neighbours in Scoil Bhríde Fantane N.S.
Snow Time In Fantane
Enjoying the Snow in Fantane
Great excitement as winter arrives in Fantane
St. Brigid’s Crosses for St. Brigid’s School
Senior pupils making St.Brigid’s Crosses
Celebrating the GAA
Some of the pupils from St. Patrick’s Boys’ N.S. who participated in an inter-schools’ indoor hurling blitz in Cloughjordan recently
"Interview an Entrepeneur Competition"
‘Richie Tynan – A Glass Act’
Richie Tynan demonstrating his Glass Skills to the girls from St. Theresa’s
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
Fianna Fail Borrisoleigh Cumann held a vibrant meeting on Tuesday 20th January 2009. The meeting was called to deal with the upcoming Ard Fheis and with applications for delegate passes and motions and after this was dealt with debate shifted to the state of the economy, the roads and upcoming local elections amongst many other issues. All comments were appreciated and noted and hopefully the upcoming AGM scheduled for Friday night 6th March 2009 at 8pm will inspire more debate and comment. The meeting is open to all and will be held in the Clodagh Bar meeting room.
Pic of the Past…….down memory lane
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