St. Theresa’s latest win in the Entrepreneur Competition

Once again, fourth, fifth and sixth classes in St.Theresa’s National were successful in winning a prize in the "Business in the Community – Interview with an Entrepreneur Competition".
Under the direction of Mrs.Mary Butler, they achieved 2nd place in the North Tipperary Entrepreneur Competition.

The project was based on Stapletons Bakery, Borrisoleigh. Following a visit to the Bakery in December, a project booklet, powerpoint and video clip were completed.
The project helps to familiarise pupils with business operations and terminology. The children learn to appreciate the benefits that business brings to the local community in terms of jobs etc.

The girls were delighted with the win!

Executives from the County Enterprise Board called to St.Theresa’s on February 1st to present prizes.

Scoil Bhríde Fantane

Pupils of Scoil Bhríde make St. Brigid’s Crosses on the saint’s feast day (February 1st)
Senior Pupils – a class act!

Leanna and Ciara hard at work

Roisin carries her cross

The finished products on display

Fantane Quiz Team

Winners in the Credit Union Quiz (under 11s) held last weekend, John, Christine, Jamie and Liam

May He Rest in Peace

Patrick Ryan (Barrister at Law) Rathcarden / 4 Castlecourt RIP
The death occurred on Thursday last 28th January of Patrick Ryan (Barrister at Law) of Rathcarden / 4 Castlecourt. His Funeral Mass took place in the Sacred Heart Church Borrisoleigh on Sunday 31st January with burial in St. Brigid’s Cemetery. We offer our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. May he rest in peace.

Borrisoleigh Youth Club

There will be no Youth Club this Friday 5th February as a mark of respect to our friend and former treasurer Teresa following the loss of her son Patrick.

Tipperary V’s Clare

Tipperary played Clare last Tuesday evening in the Waterford Crystal league in the town park. Over three thousand turned out on a bitterly cold night. The defending Champions Clare ran out winners by 2 points. A late Noel McGrath goal wasn’t enough for Tipperary to bridge the gap. Next for Tipperary is a date under the lights in Semple Stadium against All-Ireland champions Kilkenny.  

 The Tipperary team in a team huddle before the whistle blows.

Our local girl Siobhán looking after the score board.
Brendan Cummins eyeing the field. This is his first match donning a helmet – under the new regulations he is required to wear one.

Some of the action from last Tuedays game.

Hail and Hearty at 70!

Seamus Kennedy celebrating his 70th Birthday Party at Coffey’s Pub recently

Munster Junior A Schools Camogie 

 Congratulations to the camogie girls of St. Joseph’s College who won the Munster Junior A camogie final held in Charleville on the 23rd January

The team before the match

Weather conditions on the day

 Captain Moira receiving the cup from the referee

The team pictured with the winning cup

Some of the players celebrating

St. Joseph’s College

Borrisoleigh 1st and 2nd year girls played their first round of basketball games against Borrisokane CC. The first years had a very tough match losing 12-44. Second years had a great match proving to be the stronger side. The match ended 35-17 to Borrisoleigh.

St. Joseph’s renting Sports Hall
St. Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh is renting out their Sports Hall to interested parties in the evenings from March 1st. If interested contact 0876221255 for further details

Borris-Ileigh Juvenile GAA Club

The juvenile club AGM took place last Saturday week 23rd January and was well attended. Comprehensive reports were presented to the meeting by secretary P.J. Ryan and treasurer T.J. Ryan and both showed the club to be in a sound position as we look forward to the coming year. Outgoing chairman Jimmy Stapleton also addressed the meeting and in summing up his three years at the helm hoped that the Club was as strong as it has been in the past with teams being coached at all ages from 6 years old up to 16 years old. He also wished the incoming chairman Michael Carey well for the coming years. Michael Carey thanked Jimmy for his great work over the last three years and praised the efficient manner in which the club affairs were run during that time. Noel Maher chairman of the Senior club also spoke and commended the juvenile club for the tremendous work being done and assured the meeting of the continued support from the senior club in the future.

The following officers and managers/selectors were elected at the meeting:
Chairman Michael Carey, Secretary P.J. Ryan, Treasurer T.J. Ryan, Vice Chairman Francis Doolan, P.R.O. Ruairi O’Connell,

U8 Manager John Hogan, Selectors Paul Boyle, Tom Stapleton, P.J. Delaney, Michael Ryan, Michael Galvin

U10 Manager Paddy Ryan, Selectors T.J Ryan, John Vahey, Philip Rabbitte, John Joe Maher, Gerry Stapleton

U12 Manager Denis Kelly, Selectors Michael Delaney, Jimmy Stapleton

U14 Manager Brendan Kenny, Selectors, Michael Carey, Ruairi O’Connell, Rory Ryan

U16 Manager P.J. Ryan, Selectors Francis Doolan, Tom Hurley, Jimmy Slattery.

Borrisoleigh Camogie Club
Junior training takes place this Friday the 5th of February at 7.30pm. All must attend and new members are very welcome. Insurance is due to be paid for each club member at €30 per adult and €15 for under 18’s.

Fianna Fail Cumann

Borrisoleigh Fianna Fail Cumann will hold their AGM in the Clodagh Bar on Friday 12th February at 8pm.

Borris-Ileigh GAA Lotto

Thursday 28th January

Jackpot: €12,800 (Not won)

Numbers: 20, 22, 27, 29
€50 Lucky Dip winners:

Eileen Slattery, Cullohill
Caroline O’Connor, Urlingford
Mairead Ryan, The Garage
Kim Mulcahy, 2 The Orchard

Next draw: Thursday 4th February in Stapleton’s (Cross of Pallas)

Jackpot: €13,000

Marian Hall Lotto


Numbers: 3, 7, 21, 24

No Winner
1 Match 3 @ €150

Peggy O’Leary, Killaloe

Next Weeks Lotto Jackpot


Pic of the Past… Down Memory Lane

Back: Marie O’Driscoll, …, Kathleen Harty, Marie Kinane, Joan Kinane,
Pat Kinane, Mary O’Dwyer and Colette O’Dwyer
Front: Mai Cullen, Della Groome, Breda Gleeson, Joan Cullen, Nora Chadwick and Catherine Chadwick

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