Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club 

Intermediate County Final Champions 

Borris-Ileigh’s victorious Intermediate Team
Intermediate Team: Have secured their place in their place in parish history being the first camogie team from Borris-Ileigh to win an intermediate county final. It was a very competitive match when Shannon Rovers being serious contenders. The half time score was Borris-Ileigh 0-4, Shannon Rovers 0-3 with Borris playing against the wind. The second half saw Shannon Rovers take the lead however the Borris ladies fought back with the full time score Borris-Ileigh 1-7, Shannon Rovers 0-7. Well done to all a lot of hard work has gone into the preparation for this match. Joe Loughnane (Finns Bar) put on a fine spread for the team and mentors later that evening.

Julie Kelly, captain of the team accepts the cup from Carmel O’Brien

To view more action from the final please click here

U 10s First Blitz of the Season 
U10’s who took part in the first  blitz of the season on Saturday last at the Camogie Grounds, The Ragg

Underage: The first blitz of the season for the under 10’s was on Saturday the 4th May at 9.45 pm in the Camogie Grounds the Ragg. They played Moycarkey-Borris, Silvermines and Gortnahoe/Glengoole. Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club extend their deepest sympathy to the parents, family friends and community of Gortnahoe/Glengoole on the tragic loss of Emily Wilson.
The under 12’s match against Templemore resulted in a scoreless draw. This team are now through to a semi-final. Hopefully to be played at the weekend. Opposition, venue and time have yet to be confirmed. Parents/guardians will be notified via text.

Listen up girls!!!

Administration: Well done to the GAA club on organising a clean-up day for the park on Saturday the 4th. Many volunteers turned up on the day and the park is now solid shinning for the busy summer season ahead.

 Borrisoleigh Community Development Association 

Borrisoleigh Community Development Association would like to make the community aware of the upcoming free electrical recycling day in Templemore and Thurles on Saturday the 11th May from 10am to 4 pm

 Borris-Ileigh GAA Notes 

Golf Classic Launch

Borris-Ileigh GAA Club members pictured at the launch of the upcoming Golf Classic at Thurles Golf Club

Golf Classic: Our Golf Classic takes place on Friday the 31st of May and Saturday the 1st of June in Thurles Golf Course. This promises to be a great weekend of golf with some fantastic prizes on offer. The first prize is a fourball in Mount Juliet, with dinner and over night stay included. Other prizes include a fourball at The Old Head of Kinsale, a fourball at the K Club and Fota Island. These are prizes that won’t be matched any where else. We urge all golfing enthusiasts to sign up. Martin Fahy shall be running the time sheet and can be contacted on 087 2608780. We ask people to spread the word about this also. We feel it is fantastic value at just €120 per team with such great prizes up for grabs. Also if anyone is interested in sponsoring a tee box the cost is just €30
Clean Up Day at the Park

Paddy Stapleton with Tom lending a hand at the clean up in the Park on Saturday last

Clean Up Day: Last Saturday saw the big clean up day in the park take place. There was a fantastic turnout from players, mentors and committee members, young and old. On behalf of the club and the town park we would like to sincerely thank everybody for their time, their efforts and their hard work. The town park is a place of pride in our community and needs to be maintained to a high standard. We would also especially like to thank Stephan Treacy of Treacy Road Markings for the renovation work on the tennis courts and restoring them to their original quality.

Tipperary Draw: The Tipperary Draw commences again shortly and we ask all those interested in signing up to contact TF Stapleton, Mark Stapleton or Henry Groome. This is a fantastic competition with cars to be won every month. It costs just €100 and is also a vital fundraiser for the club.

Website: For further news, information and match reports check out www.borris-ileighgaa.com

 Australians Supporting Tipp in Nowlan Park 

Pictured at the recent League final in Nowlan Park is Christy Slattery with his first cousins Joy and Marty Ryan, Melbourne (daughter & son of John Ryan, Gerry formerly of Mountkinane), Joy’s husband Alan, Marty’s partner Janelle and John’s grandchildren, Jon, Brianna, Alanna, Aidan & Conor

John Ryan’s grandchildren pictured at his old family home in Mountkinane.

 Pic of the Past…….down memory lane 

Pilgrimage to Knock 1940s
Back: Winnie Devitt, Liz Stapleton, Mary Small and Moira Kavanagh
Front: Mary Devitt, Angela Devitt, and Bridget (B.B.) Devitt

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Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Margaret Cowan, Michael Barry, Marie McGrath and Aileen Óg Groome

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