18 August 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 (particularly those not on social media) would like to see them and it will help paint a fuller picture of what is taking place in and around Borrisoleigh. We rely on you, the local community, to send us your news.
Borrisoleigh Website Committee
Positions Available – Community Employment Programme
Three positions are available in Borrisoleigh under the Community Employment (CE) programme. The CE programme is designed to help people who are long-term unemployed (or otherwise disadvantaged) to get back to work by offering part-time and temporary placements in jobs based within local communities. Participants can take up other part-time work during their placement. After the placement, participants are encouraged to look for permanent jobs elsewhere, based on the experience and new skills they have gained while on a Community Employment scheme.
The Community Employment programme is administered by the Department of Social Protection (DSP). The DSP gives financial support in the form of allowances and funding to assist with the Community Employment programme, for example participant wages, supervisor grants, materials grants and specific skills training grants. Community Employment sponsors are the voluntary organisations or public bodies that manage CE schemes at a local level.
For more information and to apply phone Peter Deely at 085-1243019
As part of their contribution to Heritage Week, Tipperary War of Independence Tours will conduct a guided tour of Glenkeen graveyard on Friday evening 20th August next at 7pm. We are indeed fortunate to have this famous burial ground and microcosm of Irish history on our doorstep. This event is free of charge and all are welcome.
Borrisoleigh Historical Society
A wonderful occasion at the bridge of Pallas on Saturday last. In a ceremony organised by our local Historical Society in collaboration with Tipperary in the Decade of Revolution history group, the plaque and information board commemorating the shooting and death of John Stapleton by Auxiliaries in February of 1921, was unveiled. Many thanks to all who contributed to making this such a wonderful occasion.
Borrisoleigh Active Social Club
Pic of the Past
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Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Marie McGrath, Derry O’Donnell
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