25 May 2016
Scoil Naomh Cualán
U11 Boys Team
U13 Girls Team
Scoil Naomh Cualán, Hurling and Camogie Co. Finals 2016
It has been another great year for camogie and hurling in Scoil Naomh Cualán!
Following excellent performances by our talented players at all levels, we are proud and delighted that our U13 girls and U11 boys have qualified for their respective Co. Finals in Semple Stadium on Thursday, May 26th. There is a
great air of excitement throughout the school as we work hard in preparation for the Co. Finals and First Holy Communion on Sunday.
Our Co. Final match fixtures are as follows:
10. 00 a.m: Scoil Naomh Cualán U-11 Hurling v Two Mile Borris N.S
10.40 a.m.: Scoil Naomh Cualán U13 Camogie v Moycarkey N.S.
We look forward to a very special morning in Semple Stadium on Thursday and would be glad of any support from the wider Borrisoleigh community as we attempt to bring back the honours to our school and parish.
Ni neart go cur le chéile!
St Joseph’s College
6th Year Class
6TH Year grad mass
Preparations are underway for the 6th year graduation mass on Thursday 26th May.
TY Graduation Night
On Tuesday 24th of May, the transition years have their graduation night. They will showcase everything they have done throughout the year.
Transition Year GAA Go Games Coaching Course
On Monday last, the transition years did a GAA Go Games Coaching Workshop with Paudie Malone. They
learned how to properly coach juveniles and how to referee a Go Games blitz. The course was very
beneficial to those interested in GAA.
On Wednesday last, the Transition Years went on a trip to Ashbourne Co Meath where they visited Tayto Park. They enjoyed the attractions such as the Cú Chulainn rollercoaster, Ireland’s first rollercoaster and Europe’s largest wooden rollercoaster. A great day was had by all.
Borrisoleigh Active Social Club
Marigold Festival 2016
In 2016 Active Retirement Ireland are hosting nine regional Marigold Festival series events in partnership with Home Instead Senior Care. The most local one for Borrisoleigh is being held in the Radisson Blu hotel in Limerick on Tues May 31 from 10.30 to 4.30. There is a Free shuttle bus from the train station to the hotel .
These are fun , interactive & informative days for ARI members and the general public. Each Marigold Festival is free to attend and everyone is welcome.
Our monthly meeting for June takes place on Wed June 1st @8.30 in the Community centre. At this meeting we will be presenting all the proceeds from our recent 12 hour walk to The Suir Haven Cancer Support Centre Thurles. New members are always welcome to join.
Mary Lennon – RIP
The choir who pulled out all the stops and made the Mass a very special one for Mary. She was once a leading voice of the choir in her young days. She loved to hear the Choir sing at Sunday Mass and thought they sang “like angels”.
The music at the grave side was simply amazing with Noel singing the song Mary requested, A Working Man, thank you Johnny, Phil and Oliver both young and old for their collaboration in giving our song bird a great send off. I’m sure she loved every note.
Finally our thanks to Father Liam and Father Tom for a beautiful Mass and the servers for assisting.
Seamus Kennedy who, as always, carried out his duties as a true professional.
They just don’t make them like Mary and her generation anymore.
Borris-Ileigh Juvenile GAA Notes
U8 Team 1
U8 Team 2
U6: It is great to see so many turning up for training every Saturday morning.
U8: We entered two teams into the county blitz that was held in Dr Morris Park on Saturday 21st. Both teams accounted for themselves well and put in excellent performances on the morning. Well done to all involved in making this an enjoyable morning for the boys. (Photo of both Teams attached)
U10: Played Moycarkey-Borris in a challenge game on Sat 21st. A great display of skill was shown on the morning and the team showed great courage and determination to go on and win the match. Well done to all.
U12: The North Championship starts off this Friday 27th when the boys play the Silvermines in Dolla. We are fortunate to have such big numbers this year that we are entering two teams into the competition. A text will be sent out during the week with details. Could we ask that parents whose child is unable to attend on Friday please text back to inform the manager. Best of luck to all in the first round.
U14: The U14 championship starts this Wednesday 24th versus Templederry/Ballinahinch combination. Best of luck to all in the first round and keep up the good work that is being done at training.
U16: Training continues details will be sent out by text of dates and times.
U15 Munster 10 aside Blitz
Our club are holding a Munster blitz this Sat where there will be teams from different clubs in Munster taking part in a 10 aside hurling blitz. We are entering a team so best of luck to the lads that are eligible to participate.
Best of luck on Thursday 26th to the pupils in St Cualan’s that are participating in the schools county final in Semple Stadium.
Congratulations to Brendan, Dan and Conor on their victory over Cork in the Munster Championship.
A selection of photos from the willow making classes.
The classes finish this week and we are in the process of finishing our community project at the flower bed near the park under the guidance of class tutor Hanna Van Aelst., more photos to follow of finished project.
Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes
U14s play Moycarkey at home this Monday May 30th at 7 pm and Templemore away on Thurs June 2nd. Good luck girls.
U12s play Templemore away on this Friday May 27th at 7pm. Best of luck.
Best of luck to the boys and girls taking park in the Cuman na mBunscoil County final this Thursday.
Borris-Ileigh GAA Club Notes
Variety Concert Fundraising
Borrisoleigh Festival Church Gate Collection
Borrisoleigh Festival church gate collection this weekend at 7pm mass in Borrisoleigh on Saturday evening & 9.30am mass in Ileigh on Sunday morning
Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane
Under 14B County Champions 2003
Back: Statia Treacy, David O’Brien, Philly Bourke, Conor Walsh, Pat Kavanagh, Jason Fahey, Rory Ryan, Damien Corcoran, Cathal Bourke, Paul Maher, Cian O’ Mahony, Barry Donnelly, William Donnelly, Brendan Maher, Joseph Buckley, Tim Dunne, Thomas Fahy, Damien Dunne, Philomena Maher, Lorcan Ryan, Fitzmaurice Ryan and Paul McGrath Front: Jack O’Donnell, John Ryan, Jamie Treacy, Mossy Shanahan, Tommy Kavanagh, Benny Harkins, Gearóid Kent, Daniel Ryan, James Tynan, James Maher, Tommy Mockler, Chris Treacy, Sean Bourke, Stephen Williams and Aidan Walsh
Missing from photo; Seán and Dan McCormack
Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Margaret Cowan, Marie McGrath, Aileen Óg Groome and Derry O’Donnell
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