North Senior Hurling Championship Round 3 

Mark Bourke takes on Roscrea defence on his own!!

Declan Maher and Kieran Cowan clearing their lines.

Brendan Maher, Ciaran Cowan and Declan Maher in the action.

Brendan Kenny reaching for possession and Team Captain Philip Maher leading the way.

 Borris-Ileigh were victorious on Sunday last when they beat Roscrea in Toomevara.  The final score was 14 pts to 1-8.

 First Holy Communion Celebrations 

Padraig White (Grandson of Mrs. Bridget O’Dwyer, Currabaha, Borrisoleigh) celebrating his First Holy Communion with his parents Christena and Russ and brother Declan

Communion was celebrated at Christ the King Catholic Church, Tuscon, Arizona on 1st May 2010

The White family look forward to the summer holidays as they will be making a visit to Christena’s home in Currabaha, Borrisoleigh

 Allianz National Hurling League 

Pictured above  is Conor Kenny from Celbridge, Co. Kildare  playing recently in the National League game for Kildare v Clare.  Conor is son of Philip Kenny, originally from Pallas Street  who himself played for Borrisoleigh and was on the Club All Ireland winning team from 1987. Conor is also grandson of Imelda and the late Phibby Kenny.

 Birthday Celebrations!! 

John McGrath pictured here celebrating a "big " birthday recently. Congratulations John and wishing you many more !!!

 Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Church Gate Collection 

The Cashel and Emly Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place in June. The Borrisoleigh Lourdes Committee will be holding their annual Church gate collection on Saturday and Sunday 15th and 16th May. As this is our only means of meeting the costs involved in sending local deserving cases to Lourdes we very much depend on your generosity and we thank you for the support that you give to this worthy cause.

 Soccer Tournament in Littleton 

Enjoying the soccer tournament in Littleton recently

Come on Borris!

 On the town 

The limo is stretched the length of the square

Pauline O’Brien celebrates her birthday in style

 Happy Birthday Cousins 

Cathal celebrating his fourth birthday recently. Happy birthday Cathal! 

Cathal’s cousin David pictured here trying out his new trampoline on his second birthday!

 First Holy Communion 

Conor from Rathmoy (in front) pictured here celebrating his First Holy Communion with his classmates. Congratulations Conor!

 Lanigan’s Tower 

Sean, Seamus and Clodagh from Rathmoy with their dogs Rolo and Pluto at the summit of Lanigan’s Tower. What a view!

 Irish Cancer Society Benefit Night 

Marie O’Connell, Paula Kinane, Marissa  Murray and Vera Hogan enjoying the Charity night 

Pat Scanlon, John Bradshaw, Tony Dunne and Johnny Maher at the Ragg on Saturday night last

Siobhan and Pat McCabe with Mary and Mick Tierney

To see more action from the night please click here

Enda’s Trip to Haiti 

The finished Community Centre

Committee member Enda Ryan recently travelled to Haiti with the Haven Foundation. Enda sent us the following piece:

I was one of 297 volunteers who travelled with Haven to Gonaives in Haiti on 25 April and returned on 2 May (12 hours early due to the impending Icelandic ash cloud). In that time we completed 63 houses, a Community Centre and a Playground in 45 degree heat and boot camp style conditions. It was a physically demanding week working in those conditions but one that was hugely rewarding for all involved. I was privileged to be part of such a committed group of people. It was also humbling to see and experience the conditions that people are living in, particularly in Port au Prince since the earthquake. I want to thank all the people who supported me so generously and helped to make a difference in the lives of 63 Haitian families. Since I collected a surplus over what was required for the trip I intend to return with Haven for their Build it Week in April 2011.

Some of the completed houses

Enda with some other members of the building team taking dioralyte solution to prevent dehydration – yuck!!

The handing over of House 51 by Leslie Buckley (Haven Founder) to a beneficiary family.

Enda has promised more photographs in the coming weeks! Well done Enda!!!

Birthday celebrations

Darragh celebrating his 8th birthday with his sister Emma and friends Dannielle & Dylan all of Pallas Street

Darragh and Emma having loads of fun in Tons of Fun, Limerick 


Minor North Football Championship

Borris-Ileigh played  Inane Rovers on Saturday last.  Borris-Ileigh were victorious on the day winning by 10 points

Barry taking control

All eyes on the ball!!  with Paudie and Jack waiting to move in

Thumbs up Philly!!

Local hardware merchant Philly Bourke showing off his new 2010 mower to the public!! 

   Pic of the Past…down memory lane  

Maureen Ryan, Biddy Stapleton,
Pat Brennan and Kathleen O’Shea

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