7 June 2017
07 Jun 2017
Borrisoleigh Active Social ClubBorrisoleigh Active Social Club were delighted to receive an invitation from the Office of the Secretary General to the President of Ireland to view the presentation of Credentials by new Ambassadors.
The ceremony is quite a formal one with an Army Guard of Honour which each of the Ambassadors will review.
When we arrive at Aras an Uachtarain Dublin on June 15 we will get a tour of the Aras and hopefully get to meet our President Michael D Higgins.
This is a day we are all looking forward to.
Borrisoleigh Festival NewsThe Borrisoleigh festival 2017 was officially launched tonight in Coffeys bar. It was attended by Brenda Ryan of Ryan's pub in Camden St. Dublin who is the main sponsor of the festival again this year. We also had the inauguration of our new Lord Mayor Mr. Paddy Dolan. After a few words from our Chairman Joe Loughnane, outgoing mayor Mrs Patrice Cooney presented the chain to Paddy. Following this we had music from All Ireland Senior Scór winner Katie Shanahan.
Bus to Knock
A BUS WILL LEAVE
SATURDAY JUNE 24th
FOR KNOCK SHRINE
AT 8.15 AM (SHARP)
Organised by St. Josephs Young Priests Society
ALL ARE WELCOME
FOR ENQUIRIES OR BOOKINGS CALL
MARY AT 0504 51535/51241
Borris-Ileigh Camogie ClubU12’s have been very busy and played two games last week. The 1st against Arravale Rovers on Monday resulted in a narrow defeat. Final Score: Borris-Ileigh 1-01, Arravale Rovers 1-06. Scores from: Ava Bevans 0-01 & Aoife Fitzgerald 1-00. 2nd game took place on Friday against Templemore. This game was neck and neck throughout, and resulted in a win by one point. Final Score Borris-Ileigh 7-03 to Templemore 6-05. Scores from: Aoife Fitzgerald 4-00, Emma Quigley 2-00, Ava Bevans 1-02 & Emma Maher 0-01. Well done girls. This team have now secured a place in the shield semi-final, on Weds June 14th at the Camogie Grounds, The Ragg. Panel: Lisa Carr, Niamh Ryan, Tara Kennedy, Emma Maher, Ella Ryan, Jane Delaney, Alesha Fanning, Nicole Colgan, Ava Bevans, Aoife Fitzgerald, Chloe Carroll, Anna Harkin, Emma Quigley & Anna Fitzgerald. U10’s played a challenge against Drom on Saturday, victory was for Borris on the day. Well done girls. Best of luck to all our players and mentors taking part in Junior and Leaving Certificate exams this week.
Borris-Ileigh GAA Club NotesJunior: Our Juniors had a very convincing win over Knockshegowna last Friday night in Round 6 of the North Tipperary Junior Hurling League. They were victorious on a scoreline of 5-13 to 1-14. A great way to finish off a testing league campaign serving as a great confidence booster heading into the championship. The team that took to the field was as follows, Seamus Burke. Ciaran Hacket, Cathal O'Connell, Toby Kavanagh. Nicky Cooney, Michael Ryan, Sean Kenny (0-01). Aidan Cowan, Maurice Ryan (1-01). Shane McCormack (0-02), Tommy Mockler, Cathal Bourke (0-07 (0-04f)). Martin Ryan (1-00), David O'Connor (3-01 (1-00f)), Conor Keane. Subs Used: Pa Donnelly (0-01). The fixtures for the championship will be made in the coming weeks. Upcoming Fixtures: Our Seniors 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 at 2pm in Nenagh. With a semi final spot at stake it is sure to be a hotly contested game against our neighbours and rivals. After great wins for our U12 team over Newport last Friday night we now play Nenagh in the next round of the North ‘A’ Championship on the 9th of June in Nenagh. All support greatly appreciated. Lotto: Our Jackpot is now up to €16,000 for the coming week. Tickets are available at all local shops and pubs. This week’s €50 lucky dip winners:
- Keith Nolan, c/o PJ Kiely
- Grandchildren, c/o Joan O’Dwyer
- Jeanatte McInerney, Ballyroan
- Robert Stakelum, c/o Mark Stapleton
Blessing of the Graves
Graveyard Mass TimesIleigh: Friday 16th June @8pm
St Brigid's Borrisoleigh: Friday 23rd June @ 8pm
Glenkeen: Thursday 29th June @8pm
Volunteers NeededVolunteers needed to help with the upkeep of flowerbeds in the village. Meet in the town park every Wednesday from 9.30-11a.m. We would also like to ask people to be vigilant and on the watch out, as flowers planted in the raised bed in the community park have been taken.
Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane
Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Marie McGrath and Derry O’Donnell Many thanks to all those who contributed photographs and news items.
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