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.
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.
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.
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
Cathal celebrating his fourth birthday recently. Happy birthday Cathal!
Cathal’s cousin David pictured here trying out his new trampoline on his second birthday!
Conor from Rathmoy (in front) pictured here celebrating his First Holy Communion with his classmates. Congratulations Conor!
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
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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!!!
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!!
Maureen Ryan, Biddy Stapleton,
Pat Brennan and Kathleen O’Shea
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