We Wish You a Merry Christmas

The Borrisoleigh Website Committee wish you a very happy and peaceful Christmas wherever you may be in the world

Santa visits Fifi’s Tots Preschool

Santa Claus surprised the children in Fifi’s Tots Preschool last Friday morning by visting them.
He spoke to each child and heard their requests and reassured them that they were all on his nice list…

St Patrick’s BNS Nativity Play

Preparations are in full swing in First and Second classes in St Patricks Boys’ School for their nativity play. Third to Sixth classes are also preparing their carols and Christmas tunes to make this a most enjoyable Christmas event. Nollaig Shona daoibh go léir!

Aren’t they little angels???

Love the headgear!

Shepherds minding their sheep!

Three Wise Men

Icy Clodiagh

A view of the Clodiagh River from Gurtnacrana Bridge taken on Monday morning 20th December 2010

Borris Men Scale the Heights

Donie Ryan and Thomas Russell at the summit of the highest mountain in North Africa – Jebel Toukal

Recently, 22 members of Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers went on a memorable trip to Morocco. Their mission: to climb the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains, in North Africa, Jebel Toukal.  Donie Ryan of Rathcarden and Thomas Russell of Lower Street proudly represented Borrisoleigh.

Borrisoleigh AFC

Walter Zenga Cup

St. Stephen’s Day in the Town Park

Kick Off: 1.00 PM

Clodagh Bar XI versus Borrisoleigh AFC XI

As you can see it is a very serious game!

Refreshments, Music and Drink to be had in The Clodagh Bar along with post match analysis!!!

St Joseph’s win U15 County Final

Captain Danny Ryan receiving the Cup from Tim Floyd

St Joseph’s U15 County Champions

Loughnane Family Reunion

Eddie, Mary and Johnny Loughnane at The Loughnane Family Reunion recently in Finns Bar

Happy Faces at The Loughnane Family gathering recently

Enjoying The Loughnane Gathering at Finn’s recently

Joe, Cualan and Enda

Finns Pub of McDonagh Square recently hosted a reunion of The Loughnane Family of Chapel Street.  Despite the inclement weather conditions, more than fifty family members attended including some from Spain, England and various parts of Ireland.

Table Quiz
Maggie Bradshaw is holding a Table Quiz in the Community Centre on Tuesday, December 28th at 9pm to raise money for the Gambian Education Fund.  On the 3rd of January, she is travelling to Gambia with 20 other students from Mary Immaculate College for three weeks. While there, she will be teaching in a school. The money raised will be used to educate a child for a year and also buy much needed resources. Tables are €20 and there will be a raffle on the night.  All support would be greatly appreciated for this great cause.  Hope to see you there!

Fun Family Walk

North Tipperary Sports Partnership
In association with

Operation Transformation

are holding a Fun Family walk in Templemore

On Saturday 15th January 2011 at 2pm

The Route starts and finishes at Templemore Athletic Club
and will follow the local Sli na Slainte Routes (4.1km in total)

There will be trained IHF walking leaders on this walk and hopefully the Operation Transformation camera crew will be there too!
(Refreshments will be served in Templemore AC clubhouse at the finish)
For further information please contact Elaine Cullinan, North Tipperary Sports Partnership, Tel 067-43604, email: elaine@ntsp.ie 

Christmas Carols at the Community Centre

Transition Year students from St Joseph’s College singing Carols at the Community Centre

John Stapleton shares some of his wisdom over a nice cup of tea!

More happy faces from the carol singing

Frances Kennedy and Ms Boyle with the ‘Three Wise Men’!

Noreen McGrath, Biddy Young and Margaret Kelly with some of the students

Transition Year Students from St. Joseph’s College came to the Community Centre on Thursday Dec. 16th to sing Christmas Carols for the morning Mass-goers. They also served tea and buns to those who gathered and chatted about the goings-on in their world with their ‘slightly older’ listeners!!!

Borris natives abroad

Ahmed Al Mulla, Manager of Jebel Ali Free Zone in UAE talks business with Séamus G. O’Dwyer of SBS Inc., during the
Big 5 International Building & Construction show held last month at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
It’s thirty five years ago since Séamus first went to Saudi Arabia

Brendan Maher with Francis Collins on a recent trip to Melbourne

We would be delighted to receive news items/photos from Borris people living/working abroad to let everyone at home know what you’re doing and where in the world you are. Send your news to info@borrisoleigh.ie

Marian Hall Lotto


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1 Match 3 @ €150

Cathy Patton, Curraghloss

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Pic of the Past….down memory lane

Sean & Sheila Kenny with Brendan, John and Joseph

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