Group outside St James’ s Church
Josephine Ryan and Sr. Helen at statue of Our Lady
John Connors climbing Apparition Hill
Borris-Ileigh G.A.A. Notes
Well done to all players and management on a fantastic day for the club.
This is for all capabilities as it will measure you’re improvement from week 1 to week 6.
The location is Presentation Secondary School Sports Complex, Thurles.
Please book as soon as you can as I do not want to disappoint anyone.
Mail or text me for booking or information (086-3328697)
Gerie’s Pilates are back Tuesday 15th September at 7.30pm in Borrisoleigh Community Centre. If interested text full name to 087 6491725. Pay as you go. Spread the word
Bring your friends. Geri.
I hope you can join us
Seniors played Clonoulty last Friday 4th September at home. This was a great win for the team. Winning 2-16 to 1-13. Well done girls. Scores as follows: Nicole Walsh 0-11, Caitriona Maher 0-02, Sarah Kinane 0-02, Aédin Hogan 0-01 & Mary Bradshaw 2-00.
REMAINING SENIOR FIXTURES:
Sat Sept 19th – v Burgess/Duharra (away)
Sat Sept 26th – v Moneygall (away)
MINOR’s have been training hard, and are set to commence the Championship.
FIXTURES AS FOLLOWS:
Sat Sept 12th at 5pm v Holycross (away – Ballycahill camogie grounds). Best of luck girls.
Next match v Burgess/Duharra – Date TBC.
U14’s League kicked off last Friday evening Sept 4th v Templemore. Despite getting off to a great start, unfortunately, a win was not to be. Final score: 8-06 to 6-03. Scores from: 1-01 Laura Maher, 2-00 Emma Doolan and 3-02 from Aoife Ryan. Hard luck girls.
Weekend of Sept 20th TBC v Shannon Rovers (away)
Sat Sept 26th v Gortnahoe (away)
U12’s had a fantastic win against St Mary’s last Monday night in Borrisoleigh. Final score: 5-05 to 1-00. Scores from: Danielle Ryan 1-04, Chantal Feighery 1-00, Emma Doolan 2-01 & Emma Kelly 1-00
U12’s have done well in the Autumn League with 3 wins, 1 draw & 1 loss.
U12’s now play a County Semi-Final against Fethard this Saturday at 11am in the Camogie grounds, The Ragg. All support appreciated. Good luck girls.
U12 Camogie Team
Annual Borrisoleigh Cycle 2015
Borrisoleigh Cycle 2015
Remember, this year’s cycle takes place next Sunday 13th of September 2015 with the 50 mile cycle commencing at 9.15am and the 25 mile cycle starting at 10am sharp both from the Square. The 25 mile route will be from Borrisoleigh to Thurles and back home via Templemore. The 50 mile takes in Thurles, Two-Mile-Borris, Urlingford, Johnstown, Rathdowney, Erril and Templemore. This year’s cycle is supporting the new Borrisoleigh Walking/Running Track development and lights in the Town Park. On-road support will be provided and refreshments will be available during the cycle and also on return to Borrisoleigh in the Community Centre. Registration of €20 per cyclist will take place in the Square on the morning of the cycle from 8.45am onwards. Any queries can be made to P.J. Delaney and Ruairi O’Connell. Borrisoleigh Cycle are delighted to support this fabulous development in our community and would urge as many as possible to take part to make this a success. Safety gear including cycling helmets and bright clothing must be worn to ensure the safety of all participants.
A number of members of the Borrisoleigh Cycling Team took part in the recent Ryan for Rio cycle hosted by the Upperchurch Drombane Cycling Club, all enjoyed a lovely day with fabulous weather and refreshments. Thanks to UDCC for a great day.
Borrisoleigh Historical Society
Maura Ryan, Alice and Derry Bourke, Carmel Hogan, Willie Dominic Ryan and TJ Hogan. All had relatives interned here in 1921
Our tour to Spike Island and Cobh Heritage Centre.- Saturday 22nd August, saw forty six of us on board a bus bound for Spike Island and Cobh Heritage Centre. Our day in Cobh began with tea and scones in the Heritage Centre cafe before taking the ferry across Cork harbour to the island.
The law finally caught up with them
Our guide took us through the various stages of Spike’s oftime colourful history. Beginning as a monastic settlement, then used as a holding centre for convicts awaiting transportation to the colonies. In the War of Independence it was used to intern IRA detainees and better known in modern times as a prison.
Of particular interest to our group was the period of 1921 when it housed IRA detainees. Four members of our party had direct relatives imprisoned there during that troubled period. Tom O’Neill, chief guide of the island, made the records of these men available to us for viewing. Of particular interest, was an entry in an autograph book from ”Thomas Ryan” of Cronovone.
After our tour of Spike Island, we returned safely to shore to do the self guided tour of Cobh Heritage Centre. Through pictorial and visual displays, the centre plots the history of Ireland’s sorry tale of emigration from penal times, convict transportations, the coffin ships and the search for a new life in the new world of America. Cobh was the last port of call for the ill fated Titanic. The Heritage centre houses many original photos and artefacts from that doomed ocean liner.
House where Ellen Organ, otherwise known as ”Little Nellie of Holy God” lived
A great day, helped in no small way by ideal weather, full of major significant historical interest. A day, enormously enjoyed by all.
Congratulations to Matt and Joan Stapleton who celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary recently
Matt and Joan celebrating with their family
Upperchurch Drombane Cycling Club – Ryan for Rio Fundraiser which took place on Sunday 30th August.
King of the Mountain 100KM cycle
1st Guest Appearance Damien Shaw -National Road Race Champion 2015
2nd Jimmy Treacy – Raparee Cycling Club
3rd Con Kennedy – Borrisoleigh Cycling Club
Mary’s After School Care
Congratulations to Emmanuel Maher, Deli Manager of Shanahans Centra Borrisoleigh, Who is in the final for Deli Manager of the year in the Shelf Life Grocery Management Awards. The final will be held at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin on Thursday September the 10th. Best of luck in the final.
Pic of the Past……….down memory lane
Sacred Heart Church
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