12 October 2022

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes 

Intermediates in Semi-final:
All roads lead to the County Camogie Grounds in the Ragg on Saturday next where our Intermediate team will go head to head with Kilruane MacDonaghs in the semi-final of the Championship. 
Captain Aedin Hogan will lead out the team for a 3.30pm start and we would encourage all our players, parents and supporters to go and support the team. 

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Manager Sean Maher

Under 13s:
Our Under 13s defeated Drom-Inch in their league encounter last week in which they played some excellent camogie.
Our next match is due to be played tomorrow (Thursday) night in the Park at 7pm against Moneygall.
Check our social media pages for verification of this fixture.
Fundraising Duathlon:
Our club will hold a fundraising Duathlon on the October Bank Holiday weekend next where 7 of our Under 13 players will take on the task of running 2km follwed by a 10km cycle and finish with another 2km run. 
The 7 participants are Amy Maher, Grace Groome, Anna Meehan, Tara Maher, Maria Groome, Michelle Meehan and Aoibhinn Keane. 
We are currently seeking Gold (€100) and Silver (€50) event sponsors and we are getting a fantastic response from local and surrounding business people. 
Our gold sponsors to date are as follows:
Kenmac, Cross Fabrication Ltd, Ryan Chilling, Pat Keane Painting, Muddy Puddles Country Pre-School, Timmy Young fitted kitchens, John Maher Transport,  Nenagh Plant Hire & Hardware Ltd., Templemore Jewellers, Declan Maher Financial Services Ltd, Latteragh Crafts, Donal Hurley Gala, Stapleton’s Bar, Finns Bar, Philip Maher/John Walsh Plumbing, Ryan Catering Equipment, First Steps Montessori, Paddy Clarke Hardware, O’Connell’s Pharmacy, Tom Stapleton Monumental Works & Undertaker, 
MB Catering (Micheal Bourke), Glenbreedy ICF Construction, Paddy Ryan Plant Hire, Hyland’s CarePlus Pharmacy 

Borrisoleigh Community Centre

The Annual General Meeting of the Borrisoleigh Community Centre will be held in the Community Centre at 8pm on  Wednesday 19th of October. All are welcome.

Parish News

Anniversaries: Saturday 15th October @ 7pm Mass; Seamus Ryan,
Sunday 16th October @ 11am Mass; Michael Saddlier, Fantane.

Thought for the Week: “What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become
is your gift to God- Hans urs von Balthasar.

Eucharistic Adoration

Borrisoleigh Track-Attack Club Notes

Fergal Prout & Michael Ryan

Track-Attack is Back
Track-Attack is back in full flow after a long layoff and all are welcome to attend. The track in Borrisoleigh is the venue on Monday nights with an 8pm start.
Participants must become a member of the club and they can do so by simply logging into  https://www.borrisoleightrackattack.ie/

Tom Keane, Declan Maher & Daniel Madden

Participants can chose from 3 distances which are 2km, 4km or 6km so everyone is catered for from complete beginners (walkers and runners) to the more experienced athletes.

Martina Ryan, Phil Mason, Rachel Keane


St. Joseph’s College

St. Joseph’s College are delighted to introduce our 1st Year Class of 2022.  With students joining us from twenty primary school we are so pleased to say that they are settling in well, making new friends and participating in a range of school activities.
They are an absolute credit to their families, their former primary schools and their communities.  All in St. Joseph’s College are excited to share in their Post-Primary educational journey.

Scór Music Session for Children



A Talk by John Lonergan for World Mental Health Day

John Lonergan, published author who served in the Irish Prison Service for over 42 years. Nowadays he delivers talks on a wide range of subjects to communities, voluntary groups, workers, and students. The topics John discusses include making a difference to others, the importance of community, why we cannot force change on others, reducing suicide risks, and balancing work, home, and family life.

         (same talk in each)

Hairdressing Workshops


ALONE Visitation Support and Befriending Service

Would you be willing to provide companionship to an Older Person for one hour per week? ALONE are currently seeking volunteers for their Visitation Support and Befriending Service in the Borrisoleigh area. Full training and support provided. If interested please sign up here: https://www.tfaforms.com/4890717
For more information, contact Aoife on Aoife.dennehy@alone.ie.

Borrisoleigh Community Development Association

Volunteers wanted! If you have a free hour or two (or more) to help out with maintaining the flower beds and planters around Borrisoleigh, please get in touch. Every little helps, go at your own pace. You can contact Joe Loughnane on 087-9778347.

Pic of the Past

John Stakelum, Michael Kinane
and Jimmy Stapleton pictured outside
Josie Kinane’s shop, Pallas Street.
Note: Raleigh Chopper bicycle in the background.

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