8 November 2017
Annual Mass of Remembrance
The Annual Mass of Remembrance for all who died in the Parish during the past year will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church, on Friday November 10th, at 7pm. If you would like a family member who died elsewhere to be remembered, please submit their names in advance to the Sacristy. Candles will be supplied and will be placed on the altar during mass.
The Rosary will be recited in the Cemeteries of the Parish on Sunday’s during November at 3pm as follows;
November 5th; St. Brigids Cemetery
November 12th; Illeigh
November 19th; Glenkeen
November 26th; Churchyard Cemetery
The North Final of Scór Na nÓg will be held in Borrisoleigh on Friday 17th November. Anyone that would like to participate will need to have their name given to Clare on 0872820497 by the 7th November.
St Joseph’s College News
FAI Post Primary Futsal competition
The first year soccer players of St Joseph’s Borrisoleigh took part in the Mid Tipp section of the FAI Post Primary Futsal competition with both boys and girls teams coming home undefeated to win their sectional and qualify for the Tipp Finals next Tues in Peace Villa. They had good victories over Colaiste Phobal, Roscrea, Colaiste Mhuire, Thurles, Our Lady’s Templemore and others. Well done to the players.
A tale of three Deputies!
Alice Regan (right), recently retired Deputy Principal of St Joseph’s, Borrisoleigh with Mary Keating, her predecessor and newly appointed Deputy Michelle Duignan, The school is fortunate to have the influence of these three capable and caring women in the role, from the foundation of St Joseph’s in 1977 and on into the future.
Parent & Toddler Baby Group
Parent, Toddler and Baby Group are back every Wednesday Morning from 9.30am to 11am in the Community Centre, Borrisoleigh.
Further information Please ring Bridget at 087 2780029
Borrisoleigh Track Attack Notes
Noreen Ryan and Teresa Murray with Dublin Marathon winner Nataliya Lehonkova from Ukraine
Borrisoleigh Active Social Club
Our club have a busy time coming up for the next few weeks.
Every Tuesday the club have their own Pilates class.
Last few days left to put your shoebox of gifts together to put a smile on a child’s face this Christmas. Please support.
You can drop your filled box to Fiona Max, Knockanevin. Phone 087-2169150 for leaflets or to drop off boxes.
St. Cualans Social Club
St. Cualans Social Club will be taking a bus to Mount St. Joseph’s Monastery, Roscrea on Sat Nov 18th for confession and evening tea. Cost is €10. Bus will leave the Square Borrisoleigh at 2pm. If you are interested in going please give your name to Eileen Slattery 087 9849848 or Lucia Ryan 086 3961211 before Monday, November 13th.
A Taste of Christmas with Celebrity Chef Edward Hayden
Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes
Hard luck to our U14’s, who were beaten by Brian Boru’s last weekend in the League County Final. This team put in fantastic performances all year and great credit is due to them and their mentors.
The club’s AGM takes place at 8pm on Saturday November 11th in the Pavilion.
New members are needed in order for the club to continue it’s good work. We look forward to seeing you there. All nominations for managers and committee should be with the Secretary, Darragh Ryan by Thursday November 9th.
Borrisoleigh Historical Society
Please reserve Wednesday 29th November 8 o’clock for a very special lecture on the life of Bishop Shanahan Borrisoleigh. It will be delivered by well known historian, Mr. John Flannery, of Nenagh Ormond Historical Society. It will take place in the Community Centre, Borrisoleigh. All are welcome.
Sr. Áine Historical Society
Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane
Borrisoleigh Girl’s National School – Late 1930s
Back: Anna Collins, Kit Young, Alice Cormack, Kitty Riordan, Joan Ryan, Mountkinane,
Maureen Young, Josie Stapleton, Tess Shanahan and Peggy Ryan (R)
Third row: Bridget Ryan, Anna Ryan, Teresa Kinane, Hannie Kinane,
Julie Kennedy, Joan Dwyer, Cathy Patterson, ….., ….., Nora Finn and Bridget Hogan
Second row: Peggy Finn, Maureen Shanahan, Mary Matthews, Mary Maher, Muchna, Mary Hammond,
Mary Dwan, Carmel Kearney, Nelly Maher and Bridget Hickey
Front: Biddy Hammond, Josie Ryan, Teasie Shanahan, Nora Burns, Mai Kenny,
Breda Delaney, Mary Cadwell, ….. and Mary Stapleton