Fr. Nicholas J. Irwin and Fr. Tom Hearne
During the recent diocesan changes the appointment of Fr. Irwin to be parish priest of Gortnahoe and Glengoole was announced. Fr. Irwin was with us in Borrisoleigh & Ileigh for over thirteen years and has endeared himself to many during that time. We take this opportunity to wish him well in his new parish and to thank him for all that he has done in our parish over the years.
May the road rise to meet him and may the wind be always at his back!
We also take this opportunity to welcome Fr Tom Hearne who is to be our new curate. Fr. Tom is a native of Mullinahone and has been working in the parish of Murroe and Boher for the last number of years. He is also the director of the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, so some of our parishioners may know him in that regard.
We wish both men the very best as they set out on a new path in life.
Margaret Ryan of Castlehill R.I.P.
The death occurred on Thursday 2nd February of Margaret Ryan of Castlehill. Her Funeral Mass took place in the Sacred Heart Church Borrisoleigh on Saturday 4th February with burial in Upperchurch Cemetery. We offer our deepest sympathies to her family and friends. May she rest in peace.
For details of this year’s Pilgrimage to Lourdes visit the Advertising / Diary of Events section of our website
Due to the large number of newcomers to Fit4Life since the start of January, we have now reached our capacity so membership is closed until further notice. This will be reviewed in the coming months.
Well done to Aaron, Cian, Dirk, Ewan, James, Luke, Nicky and Pauraic who represented our school at the Credit Union Table Quiz on Friday night. Congrats also to James, Oisín and Raymond who brought North honours to our club in Scór na bPáistí. Best of luck to all the Borrisoleigh representatives in the Co. Final on Sunday.
The boys having great fun making St. Brigid’s Crosses to mark, ‘Lá Fhéile Bhríde’.
Back row left to right: Mr Small, Stephen, Raymond, Seamus, Nicky, Aaron, Tadhg O’Connor, Dirk.
Front row left to right: Ewan, George, James, Oran.
Hugh learning about his famous relative Frank Hurley, who sailed with Tom Crean and Sir Ernest Shackleton on board ‘The Endurance’, exploring Antarctica.
U21 A Football: There are only three teams entered in this competition. We have drawn Kildangan in our first match and then Burgess. The date for first match is provisionally fixed for around the 18th. Feburary. Training has now commenced and it is very important that each team liase with our Secretary Gerry Treacy with regard to booking their night for training, number to contact 086 3958405.
Membership is now being collected by our registrar John Bradshaw. Fees this year remain unchanged. All players must be fully registered before they represent the club.
The club extends its sympathies to the families and relatives of Patricia Maher , Cullohill, Margaret Stapleton, Birchill,Drombane, Martin Costigan, Templetuohy, Michael Ryan, Mountgeorge, who passed away recently. Ar dheis de go raibh a anamacha dilis.
Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Mary had her 89th Birthday down in West Cork and had a great day with her family. She has been very unwell in recent times and in fact was only out of the hospital 6 days ago.
Mary is pictured here with her son Michael and daughter Deirdre
Amazing spirit and still going strong.
If anyone has good quality toys, clothes, bric’ n’ brac, books etc. to donate they will be greatly appreciated. Please drop donations to Carmel Harkins anytime before 19th February
Buns, cakes etc. will also be welcome on the day.4
Borrisoleigh Camogie Club wish the county board every success in this fundraising endeavour. The Club would also like to wish a sincere welcome to the players who’ve transferred from neighbouring clubs both underage and adults to their native parish now that we have the club up and running for a few years.
Thanks also to our new volunteers for training at underage level. We also wish Julie a speedy recovery. Under 14 & 16 training will be at 1 pm on Saturday, under 12 training at 11.30 also on Saturday. Junior team will be notified by text re training shortly.
The Borrisoleigh Senior Panel will shortly be ordering a limited edition Adidas Tiro training top with official club crest. Picture and size guide can be viewed in the Advertising/ Diary of Events section of the website. These are high-quality, durable tops which would make an ideal gift and are also the first garments we have ordered from Adidas so are sure to be highly sought after. They are very reasonably priced at €30 with official club crest professionally embroidered on to each garment. We will be making only one order so if you would like one please get in contact as soon as possible as we intend to order by the end of February at the latest. Please feel free to email me on email@example.com or phone 0872022268 with orders.
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