22 March 2017
Scoil Naomh Cualán
Confirmation Day 2017
Daffodil Day 24th MarchDaffodil Day will take place in Borrisoleigh next Friday 24th March. Volunteers will be located in the Square, Hurley’s and Centra. Donations of fresh Daffodils at any of these locations are welcome. Your support would be greatly appreciated!!
St. Cualans Social ClubA bus will leave the square in Borrisoleigh on Sat April 8th @ 2pm for Mount St. Joseph's Roscrea for Easter confessions. Anyone interested in going please give your name to either Eileen Slattery 087 9849848 or Lucia Ryan 086 3961211 or any committee member before April 2nd.
St. Patrick's DayWishing you all a Happy Saint Patrick's Day. From Pupils and staff from Grundschule Stahringen, Germany ( partner school of Scoil Naomh Cualan)
Youth Group called Urban Kicks at St. Patrick's Day Parade in Thurles
St. Joseph's College Notes
BT Business Bootcamp
Two students from St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh participated in the BT Business Bootcamp which was held on the Nova UCD campus last week in Dublin.
The two students , David Moran and Liam Ryan were part of the 29 lucky academics selected from over 1100 students who participated in the BT Young Scientist Exhibition back in January where they won two awards for their project ‘’Unlicensed to Kill’’.
Throughout the week the boys learned all about business, marketing and entrepreneurship. On the final day they had to pitch a business idea as part of a 5 student team to a panel of Ireland’s leading businessmen including the head of BT, the CEO of Enterprise Ireland and also Dr. Tony Scott who founded the Young Scientist Exhibition back in 1965. A great week was had by all who participated in the bootcamp. It was also a marvellous achievement and opportunity for them.
Borris-Ileigh GAA ClubThe annual Borrisoleigh GAA Golf Classic will take place on 12th and 13th of May in Thurles Golf Club. As always teams of 4 cost €120 and if you wish to book a time please contact Martin Fahy
Borris-Ileigh Juvenile GAA clubPeadar Cummins Tournament: Borris-Ileigh will host the finals of the Peadar Cummins Tournament on Saturday 25th March. Shield Final 11am - North v South. Cup Final 11.30am - Mid v West. . U12D Football: 23rd March 6.30pm Borris-Ileigh v Kiladangan in Borrisoleigh . U12A Football: 24th March 7pm Borris-Ileigh v Ballina in Borrisoleigh
Fairy TrailOver the weekend part of the fairy trail was vandalised. All of the new snail houses were completely destroyed along with some of the fairy doors. This is the second spate of vandalism in the past few months - the willow garden was damaged before Christmas. A huge amount of voluntary time and effort has been put into the park recently and to have this happen is very disappointing and discouraging. We kindly ask everyone, young and old, to be respectful of the work done. The Guards have been notified and we ask that you remain vigilant, letting any member of the committee aware of any anti-social behaviour.
Tipperary War of Independence ToursTipperary War of Independence Tours will be launching their new website in Tipperary Town on Easter Monday, 17th of April. To celebrate this, they will be conducting their first bus tour to some of the places of significant interest relating to the War of Independence in the west Tipperary / east Limerick region. A bus will leave The Square, Tipperary at 9.00am and we will travel to many of the places associated with the War of Independence in Tipperary ,- Soloheadbeg, Dan Breen’s birth place, Knocklong, Ballylanders and Galbally and many more. Returning by the Glen of Aherlow, we will finish our tour in St Michael’s cemetery back in Tipperary Town. On the route, we will stop for a break and refreshments at Knocklong with an option of dinner in Tipperary after the tour is complete. As well as stopping at many of the places of significant interest, there will be on board commentary on many of the incidents, both well and lesser known relevant to the areas we pass through. As we are sharing this project with Tipperary Chamber and Tipperary Tourism, spaces are limited. The cost for the tour is 20.00euro, excluding food and resfreshments. For enquiries, phone 087 1633974
Borris-Ileigh Camogie ClubSENIOR game v Nenagh has been rescheduled for this Sunday March 26th at 12 noon away. Further updates on Borris-Ileigh camogie Facebook page. . JUNIOR fixture updates TBA. . U16 CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES 2017: . Weds 29th March - BORRIS-ILEIGH V KILRUANE. at home at 6.15pm . Mon 10th April - SILVERMINES V BORRIS-ILEIGH. . U14 CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES 2017. . Fri April 7th v Portroe . Fri April 14th v Toomevara . Thurs April 20th v Kildangan . Fri April 28th v Moneygall . Tues May 9th May v Burgess . U12,10,8&6’s will recommence training shortly. Parents will be notified by text. . CLOTHES COLLECTION will take place soon, so if you are doing some clearing out, please put some clothes aside for this collection. Any enquires, please contact any committee member. . Fundraising PROGRESSIVE 25 CARD DRIVE takes place on Wednesday April 5th in the Marion Hall at 8.30. Non-player draw and refreshments served. All welcome. Tickets available from Hurley’s & Walsh’s Borrisoleigh.
ScórThe County Final of Senior Scór was held in Newport last Saturday night. There was great excitement as Katie Shanahan was announced as the winner of the solo song. This was a fantastic achievement as there were eight other competitors. Katie will represent Tipperary in the Munster final which takes place in Cappamore in April. Well done to all the Borrisoleigh representatives who all performed excellently on the night. Next Monday, a night of celebration will be held in the Marian Hall form 7-8.30 to acknowledge all competitors of Scór at all levels. All are welcome.
Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane
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