31 May 2017
St. Joseph’s College Notes
St Joseph’s students present their Scifest project at UL
On Friday last Christine Delaney, Kate Madden and Seamus Ryan of St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh gave a presentation to the faculty of the Physical Education and Sport Sciences (PESS) department in University of Limerick.
We, along with 5 other groups from around the country presented our project from SciFest “ When in doubt, Swing it out”.
We had a great day. In the morning we chose to attend a workshop on sport bio mechanics and later a workshop on sports psychology which we found very interesting.
After lunch, we heard talks from 4 different professionals in Ireland who all work at a high level in the sporting field but have science as their degree. They use their science background to help athletes improve all aspects of their lives which results in an increase in performance and recovery.
Thanks to Elaine and Rhoda from UL who invited us and organised a great day.
Borrisoleigh Festival 1st & 2nd July 2017
Trip to Col de Montgenevre
Christy Reid on a cycling tour in the French/Italian Alps bumped into Nicholas Roche at the top of the Col de Montgenevre.
Saints All-Stars is back again in 2017!
St. Theresa’s N.S. Notes
Great enjoyment at Cuman na munscoil. Both u13 girls and boys competed against Ballylooby N.S. and Tipperary C.B.S. respectively on Friday 26th May 2017
Borris-Ileigh GAA Club
Our seniors played out an extremely entertaining draw against 2013 County Champions Loughmore-Castleiney last Sunday evening in Semple Stadium. There was little or nothing between the teams from start to finish as they went in 0-09 points apiece at the halftime. A late second half goal from Conor Kenny earned us a hard fought draw finishing 1-16 to 1-16. This means we must now be victorious over Upperchurch-Drombane in our final group game to progress. Starting Team: Jack Bourke, Ciaran Cowan, Thomas Fahy, Matthew Stapleton, Paddy Stapleton, Brendan Maher (0-08 (0-08f)), Liam Ryan (0-02), Jack Hogan, Sean McCormack (0-01), Conor Kenny (1-02), Jerry Kelly, Dan McCormack (0-01), Keith Ryan, Niall Kenny, Kieran Maher (0-01). Sub Used: Tomas Ryan, Vincent Stapleton, Maurice Ryan.
Our Senior’s have been drawn to play Toomevara in the quarter finals of the North Senior Hurling Championship. This game has fixed for Sunday the 11th of June. All support greatly appreciated.
County Board Draw:
Membership for the 2017-18 County Board Draw is now available. With a prize fund of over €500,000 and a local draw each month, we encourage new and existing members to participate in this years draws as it gives each participant an opportunity to win a whole host of great prizes and provides a vital source of income to the club. For further information contact T.F. Stapleton (086-3334826)
Our Jackpot is now up to €15,800 for the coming week. Tickets are available at all local shops and pubs.
This week’s €50 lucky dip winners:
- Liam Corcoran, Chalkhill.
- Rory O’Dwyer, Currabaha.
- PJ Tynan, Online.
- Fiona Gough, c/o Sean Kenny.
If you wish to play online you can do so here: https://www.locallotto.ie/localhome.asp?LL_ID=549
Tipperary War of Independence Tours
Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes
U12’s were narrowly defeated on Monday night by a very strong Arravale Rovers side. The girls gave it there all, but unfortunately were defeated Borris 1-01 Arravale 1-06. Scores from: Ava Bevans 0-01 & Aoife Fitzgerald 1-00. Next game v Templemore in Clonmore on Friday June 2nd.
Our U6’s & U8’s took to the pitch’s also on Monday, to play an enthusiastic Holycross side. It was a great evening for the girls and for some the first time wearing the Borris jersey. May it continue for many years to come.
QQI Level 5 Safety & Health in the Workplace course
QQI Level 5 Safety & Health in the Workplace course which is starting on 17th June in Thurles.
Dates: 17th, 24th June, 1st, 8th & 15th July 2017
Venue: Thurles Chamber Enterprise Centre, LIT Campus, Thurles
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm (delivered 1 day a week over 5 weeks)
**SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER €350**
(PRICE INCLUDES ALL BOOKS, MATERIALS AND QQI CERTIFICATION)
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Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane
A Quiet Day in Main Street 1960s Note: T. Murray where the Clodagh Bar is today
Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Marie McGrath and Derry O’Donnell
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