31 August 2016


Borrisoleigh Website Committee wish Brendan, Paddy, Dan and Jerry all the best on Sunday.

Borrisoleigh Active Social Club

The September meeting of the Borrisoleigh Active Social Club takes place on Wed Sept 6th @ 8.30pm in the Community Centre Borrisoleigh. A good attendance is needed to make plans for the next season. New members are always welcome.

Borrisoleigh Charity Cycle


The beneficiaries of this years charity cycle is the Borrisoleigh Playground Refurbishment Group.
Registration for the 80k cycle is from 9am in Community Centre. Cost €20. Leaving at 9.30am
40k cycle leaves McDonagh Sq at 10.30am
Sponsorship cards are available from Patrice on 086-3664456 or Evelyn on 086-1206538
Refreshments in the Community Centre after the cycle. All cyclists & family members are welcome.

 Tipp Abú

Bobby & Oisin (grandsons of Mick & Frances Kennedy, Cullohill) wish their hero Brendan and all the Tipp team the very best of luck on Sunday next.

Bobby & Oisin (grandsons of Mick & Frances Kennedy, Cullohill) wish their hero Brendan and all the Tipp team the very best of luck on Sunday next.

Scoil Naomh Cualán

SNC-Infants on log- June 2015

Welcome back to Scoil Naomh Cualán.

We look forward to welcoming everybody back to school on September 1st. We extend a particular welcome to our new pupils and families, especially those who are coming to our school for the first time. All are really looking forward to a happy and exciting school year ahead.

We remind parents of the Junior and Senior Infants that school will finish at 12.15 each day for the first two weeks to assist pupils in settling back to school.

 Céad Míle Fáilte romhaibh go léir!

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Best wishes to the Tipp Teams this Sunday, especially those from Borrisoleigh involved in the day. Hopefully we can swap the ‘Mock Liam McCarthy’ in the photos for the ‘Real Thing’ after Sunday. Tiobraid Árann Abú!

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Borris-Ileigh GAA Notes

Borris-Ileigh GAA crest

All Ireland: Best of luck to everyone involved with Tipperary hurling this weekend. As you we all know we have great representation involved on Sunday and we will all be cheering them on and hoping they all do their best.

The club is represented by Brendan Maher who is captain, Dan McCormack and Paddy Stapleton on the senior panel. Conor Stakelum serves as selector while Mick Clohessy is team masseur. Jerry Kelly is a member of the minor panel who line out in the curtain raiser and Michael Bevans (née Toomevara) is a coach for the minors.
We encourage all people to put out any flags and buntings they have to show their support for the lads.
Senior: Best of luck to our senior and junior teams who travel to Dublin this Saturday for the 7 a side tournaments. They will both be defending their titles won in great style last year.
Our junior A team was defeated in the north championship on Saturday ending their interest in the competition.
Fixtures: Our u16 team face Kilruane in the north quarter final on Friday evening in Borris at 6.30pm.
Our minors face Roscrea in the north quarter final in Wednesday 7th of September
Our seniors are due to play on the weekend of the 24th.

Coffee Morning

bothy coffee borrisoleigh

On Sunday 11th September from 9am-1pm, Clóda Scanlon (Cullohill) is hosting a Coffee Morning in Borrisoleigh Community Centre. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the Irish Cancer Society.

In October, Clóda is set to climb Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, in aid of Irish Cancer Society. She will undertake this challenging trek through dense tropical rainforest all the way to the mighty snow-capped summit at 5895m.
Clóda invites you all to come along to this event. Bring friends & family. Enjoy coffee, tea, cakes and other treats, if you would kindly give a donation in return.
Contact Clóda via her email : clodascanlon0399@gmail.com if you wish to get in contact about sponsorship or donation.
Alternatively, you can donate via her online donation page: https://give.everydayhero.com/ie/cloda-climbs-kilimanjaro-for-irish-cancer-society#/?_k=osklgg

 Bothy Knitting Group


Starting in The Bothy on Sept 7th from 10.30-12.00. Catering for beginners, improvers & experienced. Contact Joan on 0504-50932 or 087-9413407 for more details.

Fifi Tots Preschool


Fifi’s Tots Preschool is re-opening on Monday Sept 5th at 9am for the new school year. I am looking forward to welcoming and getting to know all our new children. There are still a few places available for school year 2016/2017.
I can be contacted on 087-2169150 for further information.

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Collage 600

SENIORS are training hard and are due to start Championship 2016 on this Friday

September 2nd v Clonoulty (away) at 8 p.m. Remaining fixture in the group:

Fri Sept 9th v Annacarty (home).

JUNIOR B’s beat Knockshegowna last Saturday and made a great entrance to the 2016 championship. Final score 2-06 to 1-04. Scorers: Sara Louise Costelloe 0-02, Kate Delaney 1-01, Norma Lavery 0-01, Emma Taylor 0-02 & Amy O’Brien 1-00. Well done girls. Next match scheduled for Fri Sept 9th v Burgess (away).


Junior B’s 2016


Remaining fixtures as follows:  v Burgess (home) – tbc

U12’s had another great win and beat Burgess last Friday at home. Final Score: Borris-Ileigh 3-08 Burgess 3-00. Scores from: Katie Fitzgerald 3-07 & Chloe Carroll 0-01. This team also beat Burgess 6-04 to no score on Tuesday last in the County Semi-final. Scores from: Emma Maher 1-00, Katie Fitzgerald 5-03 & Dani Ryan 0-01. Fantastic win girls. Details re: County final to follow.

The dates have been changed for the remaining County Blitz days.

U10’s is now scheduled for September 24th at the Camogie Grounds, The Ragg.

U8’s Saturday September 17th also in the Ragg.

“Like” Borris-Ileigh camogie page on Facebook for further updates.

Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane

Gerry Ryan (trainer), Michael Browne, John Slattery, Tom Ryan, Pallas Street and Con Kennedy, who won The County Novice Cross Country Championship in 1995. This was a unique achievement.

Gerry Ryan (trainer), Michael Browne, John Slattery, Tom Ryan, Pallas Street
and Con Kennedy, who won The County Novice Cross Country Championship
in 1995. This was a unique achievement.

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