11 November 2020

Parish News

  1. 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.
  2. Thought for the week: Miracles start to happen when you give as much thought to your dreams as you do to your fears

Tourist Information Sign

A new Tourist Information Sign has been erected in The Square by Borrisoleigh Community Development Association with thanks from grant funding from Tipperary County Council. The sign contains interesting information about local attractions and historical sites in and around Borrisoleigh and stands as a reminder of our rich heritage and history. 

Home Energy Grants Available

Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative (ECTC) are now seeking homeowners, businesses and community buildings who wish to avail of grant funding to carry out retrofit measures and energy upgrades on buildings throughout Co. Tipperary. 


ECTC is a community led, home insulation upgrade and retrofitting organisation which provides a One Stop Shop Retrofit Service. This takes the hassle out of getting grant aid, sourcing contractors and overseeing projects for homeowners, businesses and community groups.

Grants are available through the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) for measures which include: Attic Insulation; Heating Controls; Cavity, Internal & External Wall Insulation; Heat Pumps; Wood Burning Stoves; Windows and Doors; Solar panels – PV & Water. Grants are available for homeowners from 35% to 80%, for community buildings up to 50% and for commercial buildings up to 30%. ECTC applies for these grants on behalf of homeowners, businesses and community groups. 

Click here to register: https://energycommunitiestipp.ie/register/

Since 2012, ECTC has upgraded over 800 homes and secured over €10 million in investment for Tipperary, with funding from SEAI. All presided over by a volunteer board of community directors. As a not-for-profit company, ECTC’s mission is to allow communities in Tipperary and surrounding areas, to create local employment and community benefit through reducing their carbon footprint and generating community-owned energy. 

New communities are welcome to join ECTC to participate in the scheme and avail of the opportunities available. Benefits include: Improved householders living conditions i.e. warmer, more efficient houses; Alleviate fuel poverty; Create jobs in the local communities; Save money – through awareness of household energy efficiency; Reduce carbon footprint.

ECTC are proud partners of Community Power, Ireland’s first community owned electricity supplier.



Old Raleigh Bicycle (Men or Women)

If anyone has an old Raleigh Bicycle pre 1960 model if possible for sale with a view to restoring please contact
Denis Ryan on 086-2470026 or email deniskryan@gmail.com 

Borrisoleigh of Times Past


Picture of Ileigh school 1966 to 1967

Pic of the Past

Philly Ryan, Gortalough pictured here receiving the North Cup in 1947.
Also pictured are: Bill Bourke, Kilfithmone, Bill Matthews, Chapel Street,
Tom Delaney, Main Street, Billy Devaney, Lower Street and Tom Daly, Main Street

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