Tour of Waterford

Michael Stapleton and Christy Reid with Sean Kelly after completing the 160 kilometre tour of Waterford.

Pilates Classes

Pilates classes will resume in the Community Center Borrisoleigh on Tuesday September 10th at 7.30pm sharp. Contact Geri on 087 6491725 if interested.

Fitness Classes coming soon

Please keep an eye on the website in the coming weeks for dates and times of the fitness classes I will be running in Borrisoleigh. It will be exercise based on circuits but it is possible to adapt each exercise for all fitness levels, genders and age groups, so there is no need for anyone to be intimidated.

There will be an information night initially so that people will know what it is all about.

You will get more details on my facebook page: Paddy Stapleton Fitness Plus

Borrisoleigh Scór

Borrisoleigh Scor A.G.M will be held in the Marion Hall on Wednesday 4th September @ 8.00. New members are welcome.


Fit4Life resumes after the summer break on Thursday 29th @ 8:00pm at the Athletic Track in Templemore. We hope to see all our existing members returning and new members welcome. You can find us on Facebook.

Ad Astra Academic Scholarship
Scholarship for exceptional Leaving Certificate results

Congratulations to Brian Ryan, Thurles on his excellent leaving results at St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh. He received a place in UCD on the basis of his 6 A1 & 1 A2 and due to these exceptional results he may be eligible for an Ad Astra Academic Scholarship in University College Dublin.
Ad Astra academic scholars receive the support of a dedicated academic mentor, and participate in a programme of workshops, seminars and events to develop academic and personal potential.
This scholarship entitles Brian to a bursary(€1000), a reduction in student contribution/fees(50%) and an allowance towards the cost of on or off campus accommodation.
We wish Brian all the success in UCD and his chosen career.

Borris Bothy


A group of local artisans are anticipating opening and unveiling the Borris Bothy. A place for the community, run by the community….

The Borris Bothy will be a meeting place for all to enjoy the high-quality and distinctive products handmade in Borrisoleigh. Call in for a cup of tea/coffee, cappuccino, herbal tea with a delicious homemade scone; collect your home grown vegetables for dinner and treat you and the family to home baking for “afters”. Whilst you are sitting in relaxing and friendly surroundings enjoy the local art, jewellery, wood and slate products on sale, making gift buying easier than stressful city shopping!

So are you intrigued? We have a short survey that will require around 5 minutes of your time, in order to see if you, the community, would like this unique establishment in Borrisoleigh- just follow the link here

The Borris Bothy have set up a new facebook page. Feel free to visit  www.facebook.com/borrisbothy

Borrisoleigh store nominated for top prize in National Q Mark awards

Shanahan’s Foodstore has been nominated for a top prize in National Q Mark Awards having seen off tough competition from hundreds of excellent Irish businesses.
Irene Collins, the Managing Director of Excellence Ireland Quality Association, announced that the team from Shanahan’s Foodstore have exceeded the normal standards of quality and excellence and have set the standard that all other companies should be aiming for.
She went on to say that, “The nomination in this category recognises that Shanahans’s Foosdtore is operating at the highest standard of Hygiene and Food Safety in the country.”
Shanahan’s Foodstore is a family run business employing a dedicated workforce of 20 full and part-time people.

Paint Collection – Saturday 31st August

Borrisoleigh Festival Organisers are holding a paint collection on Satuday 31st August.
Any unused or unwanted tins of paint suitable for outdoor use are wanted for use in sprucing up some old buildings/window boards etc. around Borrisoleigh in the lead up to the Festival being held on Oct 4th, 5th & 6th. If you have any unwanted paint, half pots of paint etc. please bring them to the collection point in the Square between 12pm and 2pm. Please only bring usable paint.

Underage:Our under 8’s have a challenge match on wed the 28th in Toomevara at 6.30pm
Intermediate Team: Preparation continues for our intermediate panel they had a challenge match against Rathdowney on Sunday in the Ragg. Round 2 of the intermediate championship set for Saturday the 31st August at home against Templemore at 6.45 pm.
Administration: The club will be holding another clothing collection again on Saturday the 12th October please bear us in mind if doing a clear out. Camogie club merchandise now available Hoodies, tracksuits, t-shirts, jerseys and raincoats available. See Advertising Section of www.borrisoleigh.ie for pictures. If interested please contact Caroline at 086 1522716. You can also follow us on Facebook.

Marian Hall Lotto


4, 7, 14, 18

No Jackpot Winner

3 Match 3 @ €50 each

Fitz Chadwick, Borrisoleigh
Joe Treacy, Mountgeorge, Borrisoleigh
Betty Sheahan, Ballywilliam

Next Week’s Lotto Jackpot


Pic of the Past….Down Memory Lane

Coursing on St. Stephen’s Day
John McGrath, Jim Quinn, Dickie Nolan, Albert Kelly and Joe Brennan

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