I’m singing in the snow – yes singin in the snow! (bet you don’t know who I am though?!)
Up & down Pallas Street on Sunday 8 February
All-Ireland Public Speaking Champions Laura Ryan, Teresa Kennedy and Denise Ryan with Catherine Buckley (National President of Macra na Feirme)
Michael Ryan, Biddy Stapleton and Fr Liam Everard PP at the first of the Parish Centre Draws on 7 February last
Kathleen Ryan and Thomas Russell at the Draw
Ollie and Eleanor Kelly hoping to ‘have’ or ‘to be’ a winner on the night
Gerry O’Reagan and Francis Doolan at the Draw
Bernie Kinnane and Nora Ryan adding a little style to the proceedings
Martin Bourke with his two grandsons Thomas and David at the Draw
Niall Quinn, Chairman of Sunderland F.C. meets the Borrisoleigh Boys
Eoin Stapleton, Declan and Cathal O’Connell, Jack and Cathal Hogan on a recent visit to Sunderland -v- Stoke match.
They met Niall Quinn after the match and also visited St. James’s Park, home of Newcastle United.
The Borris Choir Boys
The senior choir boys from St. Patrick’s Boys’ National school photographed during a recent rehearsal in preparation for the Confirmation ceremony on Friday 27 March
Sixth class boys from St. Patrick’s boys’ National School organising the bags of used clothing for our Kenyan Orphanage Appeal
Happy Birthday Guys!
We’re ONE today!
Proud mum Lucia with darlings Amy & Eoin on their very first birthday!
Some of the invitees to the big party!
It’s our party and we’ll play if we want to!
Family History Project
Matthew and Elizabeth O’Donovan & James and Sarah Maloney
Lucia (O’Donovan) Ryan from Coarsepark (mother of the twins) as a young girl in school and as a ‘liggle’ baby catchin a few rays on the beach!
Four generations of Ryans
Josie Ryan with her daughter Maura, Maura’s son John and his son Thomas and daughter Sarah
Borris-Ileigh Juvenile GAA Club
The Annual General Meeting of the Juvenile Club took place on 24th January in the Marian Hall. Comprehensive reports were presented to the meeting by Sheila Delaney Secretary and Mary Stapleton Treasurer and both were highly commended by Jimmy Stapleton in his Chairman’s address for the tremendous work put in by both during their times in office and he wished them well in the future. Jimmy also praised the effort and dedication of the Committee and those involved in training teams and also the commitment of all of the juvenile players in the club from U8 to U16. In outlining the great strides made by the Juvenile Club at all levels he had a special mention for the U16’s who won football and hurling titles at divisional level and also captured the hurling county title. Parents and sponsors were also thanked for their contribution to the juvenile club throughout the year. Micheal Tierney Chairman of the Senior Club also addressed the meeting and reaffirmed the tremendous work being done at juvenile level and assured the meeting of the continued support of the senior club. The following nominations were ratified for 2009. Chairman Jimmy Stapleton, Secretary P. J. Ryan, Treasurer T. J. Ryan, Vice-Chairman Michael Carey, P.R.O Ruairi O’Connell. The following managers and selectors for 2009 were also ratified U8 manager Paddy Ryan, U10 manager P.J. Younge, U12 Hurling and Football Manager Ruairi O’Connell U12 selectors Michael Carey & Denis Kelly, U14 Hurling & Football Vinnie Stapleton and U16 Hurling & Football manager Jimmy Stapleton.
Team B Captain Seamus Doolan, Seamus Howard, Danny Ryan, Matt Stapleton, Declan Ryan, James McCormack, Karen Kenny, Micheal Carey, Tom Fitzgerald, Liam Devaney, David McCormack, John Ryan, John Niserky.
Team C Captain Teresa Ryan, Seamus Bourke, Dylan Reid, Kieran Maher, Shane Kenny,Philip McCormack, Grace O’Mahony, Stephen Doolan, Bendan O’Dwyer, Sean Ryan, Conor Keane, Aaron Donnelly,Bertie Niserky.
Team D Captain Shane McCormack, John Fitzgerald, Dean Ryan, Liam Ryan, Michael Ryan, Declan O’Connell, Sarah Ryan, Sam Devaney, Eoin Stapleton, Edward Addis, Charlie Stapleton, Jack Prior, Herbie Bruwer.
Thursday 12th February
Jackpot: €5,600 (Not won)
Numbers: 3, 13, 16 & 27
€50 Lucky Dip winners:
Damien Slevin c/o J. Maher
J.J. Rusk, Kilfithmone
Joe Buckley, Rathmoy
John Maher c/o Gleeson’s
Next draw: Thursday 12th February, in Stapleton’s (Cross of Pallas)
Numbers: 5, 11, 18, 19
No Jackpot Winner
3 winners @ €50 each
Gerard Kennedy, Kilfithmone
Joan Irwin c/o Bingo
Mary O’Grady, Ballinaclough
Next Weeks Lotto Jackpot
Back: Aisling Stapleton, Marie Tynan, Aoife Stapleton and Liam Tynan
Front: William Delaney, Declan O’Connell, Cathal O’Connell and Eoin Stapleton
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