Borrisoleigh Community Complex
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Harry Joes Golf Society
Mick Cowan Perpetual Trophy
Aidan Cowan presents The Mick Cowan Perpetual Trophy to Harry Joes Golf Society Captain, Mark Rabbitte
The fact that almost 60 golfers, including a large number of visitors, took to the fairways last Saturday bore testiment to the esteem Mick was held in by everyone and it was easily our largest turnout for an outing for many years. Conditions for the most part were good but one can’t help thinking that ‘the bould Mick’ may have had some part to play in a 45min deluge that fell midway through the round making conditions a little more trying. Whoever was going to win Mick’s trophy was going to do it the hard way!!! In the end it was Jody Harkin who came out on top with a great score of 40pts and thus completing a very fine double having already won the Captain’s prize in July in what was a memorable golfing year for him Second place fell to Aidan Cowan after a storming back nine while Noelie Maher and Joe Tynan completed the top four placings.
With business on the course concluded, everyone returned to Stapleton’s Bar where Aidan Cowan handed over the Mick Cowan perpetual trophy to society captain Mark Rabbitte. Paying tribute to his dad Aidan said that Mick "loved the golf and with him it was never about who was the best golfer but that everyone got out and enjoyed playing the game."
Following this Mark Rabbitte presented prizes for 10th to 2nd place and also to Willie ‘Sir Alex’ Stapleton for nearest the pin and to Martin Fahy for longest drive. Mick’s lifelong friend Jim Egan was then called on to present first prize in both visitors and member’s categories. Before presenting the prizes Jim said that he was honoured and privelleged to be asked to present Mick’s trophy for the first time and said it was a very fitting way to remember a remarkable man. Jim then presented Noel O’ Dwyer first prize in the visitor’s category before handing over the Mick Cowan Perpetual Trophy to a very deserving Jody Harkin, who also paid tribute to Mick in his acceptance speech.
Mark Rabbitte admires the Mick Cowan Perpetual Trophy which was presented to Harry Joes Golf Society by the Cowan Family in honour of Mick Cowan who was one of the founding members of the Society
Jim Egan from Kiladangan, long time member of Harry Joes and close friend of Mick Cowan’s presents the Trophy to Jody Harkin winner of the competition
Jim Egan presenting the visitor’s prize to Noel O’Dwyer
Margaret Bourke, Leona Bourke, Helen Bourke and Philiomena Maher enjoying the night
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St. Patrick’s B.N.S.
Twenty seven athletes from St. Patrick’s BNS had a very enjoyable day at the County Cross-Country Championships which were held in Thurles on Wednesday, September 29th. This annual event is attended by schools from all over Tipperary and over 2,000 Primary School children from 3rd-6th class participated on the day. All our athletes performed well and at the end of the day we were delighted to discover that we had been awarded first place in the 3rd & 4th class team event in our category! Our 5th & 6th class boys also did us proud by finishing in 2nd place in their event!
Our gold medal recipients were Kevin Maher, Seamus Ryan and Dan Ryan while our silver medalists were Aaron Rabbitte, Alex Smyth and John Ryan. Well done to all concerned!
It’s aTeam effort!!!
Proudly showing off their medals!
Under 10 camogie
On Saturday last Oct 2nd, the Under 10 camogie panel set off by bus from the town park at 10am. They were Limerick bound and after an entertaining bus journey arrived in Cappamore Co Limerick. They played two 10 aside matches – luckily the final whistle coincided with the thunder and lightening! They had a great day and many thanks to Cappamore for their hospitality. After lunch they headed for Limerick city and Delta Adventure Centre. An energetic afternoon was spent there before they headed for home – a little tired! This brings our Under 10 camogie year to an end and hope it was enjoyed by all.
Lots of photos above showing the girls having a great time!!
Cheerios Childline Breakfast in Fifi’s Tots Preschool
The children of Fifi’s Tots Preschool participated in the Cheerios Childline Breakfast on Tuesday last. The children enjoyed having their breakfast in school, as did our few little visitors from up the road. We raised €130 for childline services. A big thank you to everyone for their contributions.
Yum yum! This is great!
Havin’ fun at school!
U8 Hurling Meagher Cup
Rose Stapleton presenting the cup to the Drom-Inch Captain
The winners of the Meagher Cup Drom-Inch which was played in Borrisoleigh on Saturday 2nd October 2010
Pic of the Past…Down Memory Lane
Rory O’Dwyer, Gerry Ryan, Cooleen, James Slattery, Eileen Glasheen, Lar Brien and Gerry Regan
Macra na Feirme
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