17 August 2022


Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes 

Under 12 Maroon team that have qualified for County Final:
Back L-R ~ Tara Maher, Aoife Ryan, Anna Ryan, Roisin O’Hanlon, Zara O’Donnell, Isabel Treacy, Aoibhinn Keane, Grace Groome, Emma Ryan
Front ~ Emily Ryan, Maria Groome, Ailis Stapleton, Julianne Bevans, Michelle Meehan, Emma Bevans

Under 12s Qualify for County Final:
Our maroon team replicated the achievement of our white team on Friday night last when they overcame the impressive challenge of Holycross Ballycahill to qualify for the County Final. 
It was a superb overall team performance that saw the girls amass 7-08 and now they look forward to their final showdown with Boherlahan Dualla. 
Our White team are due to play their County Final this weekend. Details of fixture will be posted on our Facebook page. 
Under 15s:
Our Under 15s had a great battle with Ballina in the County Development League last week but their great efforts fell just short in terms of the result, losing out on a 6-06 to 4-06 scoreline. 
Their next outing is next Friday night away to Moneygall at 7:45pm. 
Under 8s:
Our Under 8s travel to Templetouhy on Saturday morning next for their next County Development Blitz. Games start at 11am. 
The Intermediate Championship kickstarts on Saturday next and our first outing is away to Boherlahan Dualla with a 6:30pm throw in. 

History Tour

Tour of St. Michael’s cemetery, Tipperary Town on Friday 26th Aug next. Hear the stories of some well known names of Tipperary and Irish history and also some of the lesser known but equally interesting personalities that are buried there. Assembly outside graveyard at 6.30.


Borrisoleigh Active Social Club

The next trip is to Bunratty on Friday August 26th. Bus will leave Borrisoleigh at 1.30pm arriving in Bunratty at 2.30pm. We will visit the Castle and Folk park followed by a ‘Céilí in the Kitchen ‘ @6.30pm. This consists of pre-dinner drinks and a traditional 3 course Irish dinner, traditional music,  song and dance. More details from Eileen 0879849848.
Oct0ber 10, 11, 12 & 13 we are off to Westport for an Autumn Activity Break in Westport Woods Hotel and Spa Co Mayo. Tea/coffee on arrival.  Three course dinner and entertainment each evening.  Coach tours and entry to the Seniors Trade Show . Names and deposit of €50 to be paid by August 12th.  Again further information please contact Eileen 0879849848. 

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.

Parish News



CHOOSE HEALTHCARE CHAPLAINCY . . . choose healthcare chaplaincy as a profession in the health service . . . study Theology and Pastoral Theology/Healthcare Chaplaincy.

 A bursary is available with the support of the Bon Secours Health System for those choosing to train as Healthcare Chaplains for work in the Irish Health Service.

 Further information is available from the Healthcare Chaplaincy Board:

 Email     informationHCBoard@gmail.com


Youth Ministry Coordinator in the Diocese of Limerick – (Three-year fixed-term fulltime contract)

The Diocese is now recruiting a Youth Ministry Coordinator.  The successful candidate will work on the delivery of the objectives and actions of the Young People theme in the Diocesan Pastoral Plan, the vision of which is: “ to create local opportunities for young people to meet their peers in the Eaglais Óg and replicate at local level, the success of the Youth Ministry at diocesan level and ensure that young people feel connected, involved and active in a multigenerational church whereby grandparents, parents and children minister to each other”.

The role will involve the creation, resourcing, delivery and support of youth ministry programmes and initiatives across the Diocese, including with parishes and schools with a focus on building capacity in the local context.  It will also involve engagement with Youth Work and other relevant Organisations (Voluntary and Statutory) both Regionally and Nationally as appropriate.

An Application Pack with Job Description (PDF) and Application Form (Word) are available on www.limerickdiocese.org/news/vacancy-for-youth-ministry-coordinator/.  CVs will not be accepted.

 Thought for the week:“Light tomorrow with today.” —Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Eucharistic Adoration


Photography Exhibition

Due to the the feedback and success of the Nature Photography Exhibition in the Templemore Library during June and July, it has been extended for another month. It will continue as an exhibition for the month of August.
If you haven’t dropped in the see it yet, you still have time, it is worth the effort. You will not be disappointed.


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

Stapleton’s, Pallas
Mary, Rita, Sadie, Mary, Geraldine and Ann

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