18 May 2016
St Joseph’s College
Our students took part in SciFest on Wednesday last 4th May, held in LIT Thurles Campus. Students from 2nd year, 3rd year and TY attended the competition to exhibit their projects and we were delighted to come away with some impressive awards. Catriona Ryan won a tablet for best question, Catriona and Michael Ryan won in their Junior Life Sciences category, Catriona also won an SFI discover prize, Antoinette Atik and Laura Hutchinson won in their Junior Life Sciences Category. In the top prizes we had had space award for Joseph O’Donoghue, Mark Kinane and Simon Humphries, with teacher Mary Gorey receiving ESSRO Best Teacher for Space Related Studies, Excellence in Maths and Science went to Nicky Cooney and Anthony Ryan, and finally the Intel Award for best Physics Science went to 3rd years Luke Cooney and Sean Dunne. Well done to everyone involved and massive thanks to Ms Gorey for all her help.
Borrisoleigh Active Social Club
Marigold Festival 2016
In 2016 Active Retirement Ireland are hosting nine regional Marigold Festival series events in partnership with Home Instead Senior Care. The most local one for Borrisoleigh is being held in the Radisson Blu hotel in Limerick on Tues May 31 from 10.30 to 4.30. There is a Free shuttle bus from the train station to the hotel .
These are fun , interactive & informative days for ARI members and the general public. Each Marigold Festival is free to attend and everyone is welcome.
Inch Trail Fundraising Walk
Temple Street Hospital Quiz
The Community Centre Committee would like to thank everyone who supported our Table Quiz in aid of the ICU Unit in Temple Street Hospital last Friday night. A great night was had by all, raising €580 in the process. Go raibh míle maith agaibh!
Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes
U14’s played Boherlahan last Monday in the park. Borris fought hard in this high scoring game, but unfortunately lost out with a scoreline of 6-02 to 8-05.
Scores from: Emma Doolan 2-00, Dani Ryan 1-01, Katie Fitzgerald 2-00, Emma Galvin 0-01 & Caitriona Ryan 1-00.
U14’s play Templemore next, fixture to be confirmed.
U10’s participated in a great day of matches at the county blitz day last Saturday at the Camogie Grounds, The Ragg. The girls did brilliantly on the day and won all around them. Well done girls.
Further U10 blitzes are coming up and will be played as follows:
June 25th, July 23rd, Aug 20th and Sept 10th at the Camogie Grounds, The Ragg.
Next U8’s blitzes scheduled as follows:
June 11th, July 16th, August 13th & September 3rd, also at the Camogie Grounds.
Pitches permitting. Parents will be notified by text.
If you or your child would like to participate, new members at all age levels are always welcome.
Borris-Ileigh GAA Club Notes
Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane
Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Margaret Cowan, Marie McGrath, Aileen Óg Groome and Derry O’Donnell
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