10 May 2017
Loud cheers were heard in Belfast last Saturday night when our girl, Katie Shanahan was named as solo song winner in the All Ireland final. We are all so very proud of Katie in Borrisoleigh. Hundreds of well wishers gathered in McDonough Square on Sunday evening to welcome Katie home. Scór then held a reception for Katie in the community centre. The crowd were entertained by local singers and musicians. Katie is the first Borrisoleigh representative to win an All Ireland medal in Senior Scór. We also send congratulations to JK Brackens and to Newport on their victories.
Our AGM will take place on Wednesday 17th May in the Marian hall at 8.30. All are welcome.
Borrisoleigh Community Development Association AGM
The Borrisoleigh Community Development Association will hold their AGM on Wednesday 10th May at 8pm in The Parish Centre. All are welcome.
St. Joseph’s College
Scifest Regional Finals 2017
The regional finals of SciFest @ LIT Thurles took place last Wednesday. With 12 schools and over 150 students exhibiting from various counties, excitement was mounting at the prize giving.
After a morning of adjudicating by the judges from LIT Thurles, the overall winners were announced. The Best Project runner-up award was won by Joseph O’Donoghue for his project – Solar Sleeve.
Next, the Best Project award was announced and Christine Delaney, Kate Madden and Seamus Ryan were delighted to accept it for their golfing project – When in doubt, Swing it out!. After 8 months of hard work and dedication the group proved deserving winners.
The group now have the opportunity to compete at the National SciFest finals in November. The group will continue to develop their project. Judge Michael Fennelly offered them some great advice on improving different aspects.
Paddy Carey, Sean Hogan and Luke O’Gorman, who won the Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award for their project – A Place-mat for the Partially Blind will also now compete for a chance to present their project in the National Finals along with Joseph O’Donoghue who also won the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland award.
Congratulations also goes to Ciara Kennedy, James Ryan and Laura Slattery who were awarded the Department of Applied Social Sciences award from LIT for their project – The use and effects of alcohol abuse. In the junior technology category Joseph Bourke, David Madden and Jack O’Brien took away a prize. Simon Humphries won the Irish Science Teachers Association award for his project – The carcinogens in 3G astro turf pitches.
Congratulations to all the students from St. Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh who presented projects so well and put in so much work. Well done all!
The fairies are in awe of all the talent and creativity that the children of Scoil Naomh Cualan have.They simply love the stones that the children painted for them. A big thank you for all your lovely work and taking the time to make the Borrisoleigh fairies even more at home. We hope to have the stones in the park over the next few days so keep an eye out for yours!
Tipperary War of Independence Tours
Borrisoleigh Track Attack Notes
Bush & Briar Ramblers
Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes
U16’s play a shield semi final this Sunday May 14th at the camogie grounds, The Ragg. Time to be confirmed.
U14’s play Burgess (away) on Tuesday May 9th.
U12’s are two great wins last week, the first over Sliebh Felim on Monday. Scores from: Chloe Carroll 2-00, Ava Bevans 5-04, Aoife Fitzgerald 3-02, Emma Maher 0-02. The second a tougher game, but victory over Drom 3-02 to 0-01, scores from Ava Bevans 2-00, Emma Maher 0-01, Aoife Fitzgerald 0-01 & Chloe Carroll 1-00.
Well done girls.
Fixtures for U12 Summer League as follows:
Friday 12th May vs Gortnahoe at home.
Friday 19th May vs. Clonoulty (away)
Weds 24th May vs, Thurles at home.
Mon 29th May vs. Arravale Rovers (away)
Friday 2nd June vs. Templemore (away)
Good luck to all.
Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane
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