31 August 2022
Scoil Naomh Cualán
There was great excitement today as all the children and staff returned to Scoil Naomh Cualán. A very special welcome to our 21 new junior infants. Also we had 6 other students that joined other classes within our school. We are all looking forward to a fruitful year ahead.
Line Dance classes
Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes
Borris-Ileigh Maroon Under 12 team
Under 12 County Finals:
After a tremendous year for our Under 12 teams that saw both our Maroon and White outfits qualify for their respective County Finals, unfortunately a victory eluded us in both after losing out to Boherlahan Dualla and Slieve Felim Rapparees.
A huge congratulations to all our girls on their collectively brilliant performances throughout the year.
Minors in Action:
Our minors are in action tonight (Wednesday) with an away game against Holycross-Ballycahill at 6:30pm.
Intermediates play Kilruane:
Our Intermediate team are in third round action on Saturday evening next with a home game against Kilruane MacDonaghs at 6pm.
A mile from the village
ALONE Visitation Support and Befriending Service
Would you be willing to provide companionship to an Older Person for one hour per week? ALONE are currently seeking volunteers for their Visitation Support and Befriending Service in the Borrisoleigh area. Full training and support provided. If interested please sign up here: https://www.tfaforms.com/4890717
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Community Bike Ride
Last Sunday we cycled to Mount St Joseph Abbey and enjoyed lovely refreshments and a great welcome from all.After this we visited the Chapel and lit candles and enjoyed the lovely surroundings.Our next spin is on the 18th of September on the limerick greenway.
Anniversaries: Mass at 11am on Sunday 4th September, Kathleen, Mary and Billy O’Brien, Coolataggle.
Best of luck: As a new school year begins I wish all the staff and students the very best of luck in the year ahead. – Fr. Hennessy.
Congratulations: to our u-19 Hurling Team who won the North Final last Wednesday evening. It was a great win. Well done to all concerned.
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
Pilgrimage to Lough Derg & Knock
Borrisoleigh Community Development Association
Volunteers wanted! If you have a free hour or two (or more) to help out with maintaining the flower beds and planters around Borrisoleigh, please get in touch. Every little helps, go at your own pace. You can contact Joe Loughnane on 087-9778347.
Borrisoleigh Active and Social Club
Our group had a very enjoyable afternoon at Bunratty on Friday last, where we visited the famous Bunratty Castle & Folk Park which took us back to our childhood days & beyond. And others paid a visit to Dirty Nelly’s. Later we assembled at the barn for the Ceílí in the Kitchen where we were welcomed by the Fear an Tí & received a Crème Liqueur or Mead Wine on arrival, we were seated in groups in the traditional kitchen where the Seisiún began, this was a combination of traditional song & dance & storytelling by a wonderfully talented group of people both young & not so young, who really connected with our group & included us in the entertainment on the night. We were served a traditional Irish meal which was delicious. We returned home to Borrisoleigh with a ‘sing song’ on the bus, I think it’s safe to say, ‘A great day was had by all!’
Our next outing is a 3-night trip to Breaffy House Resort & Spa Hotel, in Mayo, leaving on Sunday 16th October & returning on Wednesday 19th. Names may be given to Lucia on 086 3961211 or Eileen on 087 9849848.
We resume our monthly meetings after a long break due to Covid on Wednesday 7th September at 7pm in the parish centre. New members are always welcome.
River Habitat Training Workshop
River Habitat Training Workshop in Borrisoleigh at Ballyroan Bridge on Sat. 3rd Sept 3pm to 5.30pm
Scoil Naomh Cualán
Pic of the Past
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