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9 June 2021

Website Update! Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an appeal […]

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2 June 2021

Website Update! Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an appeal […]

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26 May 2021

Website Update! Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an appeal […]

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19 May 2021

Website Update! Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an appeal […]

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12 May 2021

Website Update! Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an appeal […]

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5 May 2021

Website Update! Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an appeal […]

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28 April 2021

Website Update Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an appeal […]

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21 April 2021

Website Update Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an appeal […]

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14 April 2021

Website Update Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie   Appeal for News This is […]

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7 April 2021

Website Update Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an […]

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31 March 2021

Website Update Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an […]

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24 March 2021

Website Update Over the next few weeks we will be updating the information sections of the website. If you are involved in any of the clubs, groups, schools or businesses and would like to amend or change your information or contact details please email the updated information to info@borrisoleigh.ie Appeal for News This is an […]

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17 March 2021

    Appeal for News This is an appeal to those of you who are involved in various activities (limited as they might be in the current circumstances), not to forget to send us an email with a few lines and maybe a photo or two publicising what you are doing. The regular users of […]

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10 March 2021

Appeal for News This is an appeal to those of you who are involved in various activities (limited as they might be in the current circumstances), not to forget to send us an email with a few lines and maybe a photo or two publicising what you are doing. The regular users of this site […]

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3 March 2021

Borris-Ileigh GAA – Club Notes Three For A Fiver – Fundraising Initiative  This is a short video message from all our resident clubs in The Park about our new “Three for a Fiver” Lotto Fundraising Initiative. The video outlines our collective achievements to date and what we hope to achieve in the future as we […]

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24 February 2021

The Clodagh River    by Derry Bourke Track-Attack Club Notes Capetowners Lead the Way After three weeks action in Track-Attack’s The Longest Walk Series which is sponsored by Declan Maher Financial Services, The Capetowners team have edged ahead having secured a 30 point lead over the Magadaners team. The teams are virtually moving through Zambia […]

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17 February 2021

 Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club notes The above are our February Sharpshooter Challenge participants  Niamh Ryan and Ava Bevans    Sharpshooter Challenge: We are two weeks into our February Sharpshooter Challenge and the overall target of 250,000 shots is now in sight. Over the weekend, shot number 200,000 was registered by county player Julieanne Bourke for which […]

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10 February 2021

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes   Club’s New Development Team As we strive to drive the Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club to new heights, we are delighted to announce that three people at the very top of their game have come on board with us to help put the necessary structures in place so we as a club […]

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3 February 2021

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes February Sharpshooter Challenge With the majority of sporting activity now in cold storage for the foreseeable future, it’s important that players keep their various skills fine-tuned while we await the lifting of the current Covid restrictions. With this in mind, we have put together a simple activity entitled the “February Sharpshooter […]

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27 January 2021

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes February Sharpshooter Challenge With the majority of sporting activity now in cold storage for the foreseeable future, it’s important that players keep their various skills fine-tuned while we await the lifting of the current Covid restrictions. With this in mind, we have put together a simple activity entitled the “February Sharpshooter […]

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20 January 2021

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes New Intermediate Manager Appointed Seán Maher has been appointed as the new manager for our Intermediate team for the coming year. Joining Seán on his backroom team will be Mike Galvin and Mary Bradshaw. We wish them all the best of luck in their quest to bring silverware back to the […]

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13 January 2021

Borrisoleigh of 180 years ago What was happening in Borrisoleigh in 1841? In Irish history, the land issue was never far from the surface and 1841 was not an exception. “Rockites”, “Whiteboys”, “Terrys” etc, agrarian agitation secret societies were dominant. On Saturday 15 May, this notice was pinned to the door of Stephen Ryan’s shop; […]

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6 January 2021

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year from the Website Committee.  We wish to thank you for all your support throughout 2020. Foróige Club  It is proposed to set up a Foróige Club in Borrisoleigh for 2021 for our children aged 12-15 -18 yrs. If you or your child are interested in joining as a Volunteer […]

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30 December 2020

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year from the Website Committee.  We wish to thank you for all your support throughout 2020. Crisp Packet Project The Crisp Packet Project involves collecting clean, foil-lined crisp packets and make them into either survival blankets or bivy bags for homeless people in Ireland. It is not limited to just […]

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23 December 2020

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Website Committee.  We wish to thank you for all your support throughout 2020.   St. Brigid’s Borrisoleigh Appeal By supporting our Annual Appeal, you can help a family through this winter.  Your help can get them back on their feet and can give […]

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16 December 2020

AXA Community Bike Ride Happy Christmas and a big thanks to everyone who participated in our cycles over the year. I hope you all enjoyed and now feel more comfortable going out for a cycle in the group. We had a great year the highlight being our cycle on the Waterford greenway and hopefully we […]

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9 December 2020

Christmas Lights   The Christmas lights were turned on in Borrisoleigh by little Tommy Curtis on Saturday evening last. Thank you to Mrs Mary Kenny who donated such a beautiful tree to us this year. Thanks also to Eamon Ryan Vortan, Michael & Eamon Ryan Glenarisk, Tom McInerney, Tom Bourke, Micheál OHagan & Kevin OBrien […]

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2 December 2020

Parish News Obituaries:  We are asked to pray for the soul of Ann Butler Mount George and Childers Park,  Thurles, who was interred during the week Reopening of Churches for Masses: The public celebration of Mass will recommence at 10am Weekday Masses Monday-Friday inclusive will be at 10am. There will be no Friday evening Mass. […]

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25 November 2020

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes  All Ireland Semi-Final All involved with the Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club would like to wish the Tipperary Senior Camogie team under the stewardship of Bill Mullaney the very best of luck next weekend in their quest to reach their first All-Ireland Final since 2006. Tipperary manager Bill Mullaney  Representing Borris-Ileigh will be […]

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18 November 2020

Borris-Ileigh Camoige Club Notes   AGM The Club’s AGM was held via Zoom on Friday night last resulting in a new set of officers taking charge of the club for the coming year. Over the last few years, a lot of work has been put in to develop the club at all levels and great […]

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11 November 2020

Parish News Annual Mass:  Our Annual Mass for all who have died in our parish over the past twelve months will be celebrated-on-line on Friday next 13th November @ 7pm.  You are invited to join us on-line @ twitch.tv/borrisoleighandileigh. Thought for the week: Miracles start to happen when you give as much thought to your […]

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4 November 2020

Parish News Covid 19 Restrictions: Because of Covid 19 Restrictions on outdoor gatherings there will be no prayers said at any of the Cemeteries this year. Instead prayers and rosary will be recited for all who are buried in Borrisoleigh, Ileigh and Glenkeen Cemeteries after the 11am on line Mass on next Sunday November 8th. […]

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28 October 2020

St Stephen’s Day Run/Walk/Cycle Cancelled Due to the uncertainty caused by Covid-19 this Christmas, a decision has been made to call off this years run/walk. Please God next year we’ll be back to normality and we’ll be back bigger and better. Thanks for your support of the last number of years and we look forward […]

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21 October 2020

St Joseph’s College Mental Health Week The Transition Year Students at St Joseph’s College kept active for Mental Health Week 2020 as they took part in a number of activities. The week started a Calisthenics class on Monday morning. On Wednesday morning we were grounded and flexible after a yoga class. The poses looked easy […]

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14 October 2020

Scoil Naomh Cualán We had a lot of different visitors to Scoil Naomh Cualán last Monday.  The  National Reptile Zoo came to our school.  The children got to see and touch snakes, lizards, spiders. tortoise etc.  Dave, the zookeeper, told us lots of different information about the reptiles such as where their natural habitat would […]

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7 October 2020

St. Joseph’s College Notes TY STUDENTS BECOME INSPECTOR CLUESO On Thursday the 24th of September the TY class in St Joseph’s College participated in a forensics workshop which was facilitated by a forensic expert from Australia. This class focused on the assassination of JFK. Out classroom was transformed into different stations for the workshop and […]

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30 September 2020

Axa Community Bike Ride The weather was perfect for our cycle on Saturday morning and a lovely way to finish bike week with a 25kms spin around the Templemore area and back to Finns Bar where we enjoyed lovely coffee and muffins. It could not get any better than this lovely cycle to Cashel and […]

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23 September 2020

First Communion Saoirse Bourke, Upper Pallas, Borrisoleigh who received her holy communion recently. Parish News PARISH NEWS The public celebration of Sunday Masses recommenced on Saturday evening 5th September subject to the following guidelines as proposed by the Irish Bishops Conference, the H.S.E and Archbishop Kieran. The Guidelines are as follows: Please observe the social […]

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16 September 2020

Scoil Naomh Cualán On Saturday 12th of September the girls and boys of third class finally made their First Holy Communion. It was a long awaited day, but it was one worth waiting for. The girls and boys looked fantastic in their beautiful dresses, suits and blazers. Every pupil read their part beautifully and were […]

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9 September 2020

Borris-Ileigh Juvenile GAA Club   Parish News PARISH NEWS The public celebration of Sunday Masses recommenced on Saturday evening 5th September subject to the following guidelines as proposed by the Irish Bishops Conference, the H.S.E and Archbishop Kieran. The Guidelines are as follows:  Please observe the social distancing guidelines (2m) on entering and leaving the […]

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2 September 2020

Parish News PARISH NEWS The public celebration of Sunday Masses will recommence on Saturday evening 5th September subject to the following guidelines as proposed by the Irish Bishops Conference, the H.S.E and Archbishop Kieran. The Guidelines are as follows:  Please observe the social distancing guidelines (2m) on entering and leaving the Church. Please sit in […]

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26 August 2020

Recipe of the week Blackcurrant, Lime and Coconut Cheesecake  Ingredients 235g Digestive biscuits 150g butter 50g desiccated coconut, toasted 1.5 tbsp Demerara sugar 350g blackcurrant, washed and dried 205g golden caster sugar 200g full-fat cream cheese Finely grated zest and juice of one lime 200g creme fraiche   Method Crush the digestive biscuits into crumbs. […]

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19 August 2020

Borrisoleigh Cycling Team We had another great cycle last Saturday. We cycled the Ring of Beara covering 130kms. We had lovely weather conditions leaving Kenmare but things changed on the south side of peninsula but everyone took on the challenge and a great days cycling in all. Thanks to Frank Kerrane for backup. Recipe of […]

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12 Aug 2020

Borrisoleigh Community Development Association Borrisoleigh Community Development Association wishes to convey our deepest sympathy to committee member Teresa Kiely and to all the Kiely Family and friends on the very sad passing of Joanne Kiely. May she Rest in Peace.   Axa Community Bike ride Lovely weather conditions on Saturday made for a lovely cycle […]

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5 August 2020

Scoil Naomh Cualán 6th class of 2020 The boys and girls of 6th class 2020 met up for an afternoon recently.  They had a game of soccer and a catchup with their teacher Ms. Glendon.  After this each of them were presented with a hoodie with all their names on it. Many thanks to Mr […]

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29 July 2020

Captain Michael Small Centenary Family at Captain Michael Small bridge in Templemore On Saturday 4th of July 2020, the family of the late Captain Michael Small (I.RA.) of Gurtnacranna, Borrisoleigh, came together to commemorate the centenary of his death. On the 4th of July 1920 Capt. Small (33) was killed by British Crown forces while […]

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22 July 2020

Borris-Ileigh  G.A.A. Club Notes “FBD Insurance” Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship: Our Senior Hurlers will begin the defence of the Dan Breen Cup this weekend we they take on neighbours and rivals Toomevara in MacDonagh Park this Sunday at 1pm in Round 1 of the “FBD Insurance” County Senior Hurling Championship. As I’m sure most of […]

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15 July 2020

Borrisoleigh artist creates innovative hurling product    New style of personalised Wall Art stickers thrill hurling fans. An artist originally from Borrisoleigh has invented a new way for hurling fans to show support for their beloved teams – by creating Wall Art using the fan’s own photographs. Elaine Maher, 32, launched a new business called […]

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8 July 2020

  Borrisoleigh Community Development Association Information Sign A General Information sign is proposed to be erected in the square by Borrisoleigh Community Development Association (BCDA). The sign will contain information about local attractions and historical sites such as the Castle, Glankeen Graveyard, St. Cualán’s Bell, The Sandtrap, Townpark, GAA etc. Permission has been granted by […]

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1 July 2020

Borrisoleigh Camogie Notes Now that phases are moving along a bit quicker, there a few things that have to be done before players and mentors can return to the field. 1) Membership needs to be paid if not already done so, either to the club bank account or please contact Rachel on 087 4380801  2) […]

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24 June 2020

Borrisoleigh Camogie Notes Now that phases are moving along a bit quicker, there a few things that have to be done before players and mentors can return to the field. 1) Membership needs to be paid if not already done so, either to the club bank account or please contact Rachel on 087 4380801  2) […]

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17 June 2020

Littering in the Sand Trap Matthew Ryan and his family were in the sand trap recently and above are pictures of the state it was left in after the recent good weather.  They collected 3 bags of cans and bottles from the river between the bridge and the swimming hole. The hill is still covered […]

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10 June 2020

Appeal for News You may have noticed that in recent times the quantity of items appearing in our weekly news has decreased sharply. Given the circumstances of the COVID-19 crisis and the measures put in place by the government and health authorities this is not surprising. There are no sporting events taking place, schools have […]

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3 June 2020

Parish News Mass is on line from Borrisoleigh Parish Church @ twitch.tv/borrisoleighandileigh (all one word) Mass times as follows: Weekdays: 10am Sundays: 11am. Church will be open for private prayer after Mass. Thought for the Week: Ministry easily becomes a middle-class profession for clergy or a nights-or-weekend hobby for lay people.   Castlecourt Residents : […]

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27 May 2020

Parish News Mass is on line from Borrisoleigh Parish Church @ twitch.tv/borrisoleighandileigh (all one word) Mass times as follows: Weekdays: 10am Sundays: 11am. Church will be open for private prayer after Mass. Thought for the Week: Ministry easily becomes a middle-class profession for clergy or a nights-or-weekend hobby for lay people.    Local Authorities Waters […]

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20 May 2020

Parish News Parish News: Borrisoleigh/Ileigh Parish- Covid 19 The opening of our church in Borrisoleigh is a welcome and uplifting step forward. There are a number of considerations to ensure a safe environment for all involved from now on.  These are in line with Covid-19 regulations.  We ask that during your visit to this church […]

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13 May 2020

Historical Talks Part 3 of our series.   In this video we talk about the founder of the Shelbourne Hotel and a famous trial. – A ploughing match that was held in the parish. – The story of a will and a stain glass window. – A mass eviction at Cullohill. – And matters of health […]

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6 May 2020

Rest in Peace The death has occurred of Geoffry Skipper, Knockanevin on 27th April. His passing is deeply regretted by his loving daughter Sue, sons Mark and Michael, grandchild Samuel, daughters-in-law Tammy and Kay, relatives, neighbours and many friends. A memorial Mass will take place at a later date. Condolences may be left in the […]

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29 April 2020

Parish News   To Priests, Teachers, Parents and Candidates for First Holy Communion and Confirmation in the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly. April 24 th 2020 Dear Friends, Easter greetings and good wishes to All Firstly, I would like to say to all our school pupils preparing for the sacraments this year: it is now […]

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22 April 2020

Borris-Ileigh GAA Last years County Final Victory over Kiladangan GAA is now available to watch on YouTube.     Proposed closing of Glenkeen graveyard In December of 1938, a highly charged meeting was held in the courthouse, to discuss the proposed closing of Glenkeen graveyard. The video clip below, is taken from a day of […]

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