25 August 2021
Appeal for News
This is an appeal to those of you who are involved in various activities (which have increased a lot recently), not to forget to send us an email with a few lines and maybe a photo or two publicising what you are doing. The regular users of this site (particularly those not on social media) would like to see them and it will help paint a fuller picture of what is taking place in and around Borrisoleigh. We rely on you, the local community, to send us your news.
Borrisoleigh Website Committee
Positions Available – Community Employment Programme
Three positions are available in Borrisoleigh under the Community Employment (CE) programme. The CE programme is designed to help people who are long-term unemployed (or otherwise disadvantaged) to get back to work by offering part-time and temporary placements in jobs based within local communities. Participants can take up other part-time work during their placement. After the placement, participants are encouraged to look for permanent jobs elsewhere, based on the experience and new skills they have gained while on a Community Employment scheme.
The Community Employment programme is administered by the Department of Social Protection (DSP). The DSP gives financial support in the form of allowances and funding to assist with the Community Employment programme, for example participant wages, supervisor grants, materials grants and specific skills training grants. Community Employment sponsors are the voluntary organisations or public bodies that manage CE schemes at a local level.
For more information and to apply phone Peter Deely at 085-1243019
Borris-Ileigh GAA Club News
Congrats to our U13 whites team who had a great win over our neighbours Templederry in difficult conditions in Bishop Quinlan Park last Friday evening. After a really hard fought battle which ebbed and flowed all through, a fantastic strike from a placed ball from 30 yards by Tadgh Kelly, hopped once before crashing to the back of the net for a cracking goal to give us victory by a mere 2 points.
Marian Hall AGM
The Marian Hall AGM takes place at 8pm Thursday 26th August. The meeting will be conducted under COVID guidelines. All are welcome.
Anniversary Masses; Saturday 7pm Mass 28th August Denis O’Dwyer, Main St. and Biddy Stapleton and Nellie Patterson, Kilfithmone.
Sunday 9.30 Mass 29th August Ileigh Billy Cummins, Knockakelly and the deceased members of the Cummins and Ryan families.
Sunday 11am Mass 29th August Kathleen and Billy O’Brien, Coolataggle.
Change of Mass and Religious Services live stream Address:
Please note change of Address to our live stream Masses and Religious Services. Please log on to:
churchcamlive/borrisoleighparish (all small letters and all one word)
Thought for the week; I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.” Og Mandino
AXA Community Bike Ride
Thanks so much to everyone who joined us for a cycle over the last year. We had some great days on the bike and enjoyed coffee stops all over the county. This year our annual outing is a trip to the new Limerick greenway on September 5th which is fully booked but you can still join us any Sunday for a local cycle.
As we have 2 leaders now in the community we hope to cater for all with easygoing and challenging cycles. Thanks to the leaders and anyone that has helped out this year, we really appreciate your efforts and patience and hopefully going forward we can keep it interesting for everyone.
Last Friday evening, despite adverse weather conditions, we conducted our tour of Glenkeen Graveyard as our contribution to National Heritage week.
Borrisoleigh Active Social Club
Pic of the Past
Elizabeth Burke, Connie Stapleton (holding Mary) and
Biddy Stapleton, neighbours in St Brigid’s Villas.
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Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Marie McGrath, Derry O’Donnell
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