22 March 2023

Borrisoleigh Active Social Club

Our club are hosting a fundraising Progressive 45 Drive on Saturday April 15th at 8pm in the Community Centre Borrisoleigh. €1000 prize fund. Tickets are €10 and available from all members.  More details can be got from 086 3961211.  All support would be appreciated.  
We are taking a bus to Mount St Joseph’s Abbey, Roscrea on Monday April 3rd.  Anybody interested in going please give your name to any of the officers by this Friday March 24th.  
The Autumn Trip away had been decided.  We are heading to Kenmare Bay Hotel on October 8th.  Names and deposits of €50 must be given by April 5th. 
There’s a Beginner’s Line Dancing Class being held this Thursday March 23rd at 11am for 1 hour in the Community Centre.  This is free for all members.  

Daffodil Day 2023


Parish News

Anniversary Masses 

Saturday 25th March at 7pm – Borrisoleigh

Pat and Catherine O’Connor, Cullohill and their son Paddy

Bridget Ryan, Tim Ryan Senior & Tim Ryan Junior, Ballyroan

Sunday 26th March at 11am – Ileigh

Michael Brett, Coolderry – First Anniversary


Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day will take place in Borrisoleigh on Friday 24th March. Volunteers will be located at the Square, Hurley’s (Gala) and Shanahans (Centra).  Donations of fresh Daffodils at any of these locations are welcome.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.


POPE JOHN PAUL II AWARD YOUTH PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK SHRINE takes place on Tuesday, 28 March, starting at 11.00am and concluding with Mass at 2.30pm.

 Mass will be celebrated by the Award Patron, Bishop McKeown. Many young people from this diocese, with others from across the country, attended this youth pilgrimage last year.  Open to all 16-18 year-olds, the pilgrimage, including transportation, is being organised through schools.  Parental consent is required.

The pilgrimage theme is ‘Pilgrimage for Peace’.  Prayer intentions can be sent with any young person you know attending.  For more information, visit www.jp2award.com or contact Fr. Vincent Stapleton, CC, Bothar na Noamh


Medjugorje Pilgrimage ex Cork May 31st to June 7th 2023. Only 9 places remaining. Spiritual Director Fr. Ted Sheehan. €849.00 pps. €300 deposit secures place. Contact Sean O’Shaughnessy 086 2959380 or contact Joe Walsh Tours 012410800


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Eucharistic Adoration

Knitting and Crochet Group

Knitting and Crochet Group continues to meet every Wednesday at 10am. New members with other skills or none always welcome.

For information call Mary on 0863098982.

Holistic Treatment Clinic


Pic of the Past

Ileigh Church
The foundation stone was laid for this church in 1826. It has always been simply known as “Ileigh Church”.
It was built in the style known as a “Barn Church” – there are no windows on one side of the main aisle.

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