6 September 2023

Scór News

If anyone in the parish is interested in entering or want to know more about it they can contact our chairperson Carol Bradshaw on 086 371 2952

Chef required for Meals on Wheels Service

Chair Yoga and Meditation

There is active retirement Chair Yoga and Meditation in the Community Centre, Borrisoleigh at 11am on Thursday mornings. They are run in 4 week blocks.  To book ring Nora Shanahan on 087-1473457.

Borrisoleigh Active Social Club

Borrisoleigh Active Social Club are holding their September meeting tonight (Wednesday September 6th) @7pm in the Community Centre Borrisoleigh. 

The balance of the money for the trip to Kenmare on October 8th needs to be paid to either Eileen or Lucia by September 13th.  


Photos of the exercise equipment the Active Social Club had installed in the park during the week. 

We are delighted to inform everybody that the adult exercise equipment was installed in the Park during the week.  While everyone is encouraged to use these please be mindful that they are not suitable for under 14’s(as per manufacturers instructions)and we ask parents to be aware of this. Alot of work/fundraising was done by the Active Social Club to get this equipment and we’d appreciate it if people would give priority use to the members of the club.  

Parish News

Month’s Mind & Anniversary Masses

Saturday 9th of September 

Ann O’Dwyer (Retired Garda) Pallas Street and Portlaoise – Month’s Mind

Corah Murray – Anniversary Mass

Mary and Raphael Ryan Currabaha – Anniversary Mass

The Totus Tuus Men for Christ Conference 2023 –  A Catholic Conference for Men will be LIVE & EXCLUSIVE on Radio Maria Ireland, Saturday 16th Sept from 2pm. Speakers for this year’s Conference are: Fr. Billy Swan, Fr. Chris Hayden, Anthony Crossey & Fr. John Harris OP. 
Higher Diploma in Theological Studies – St. Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth, are running a one-year, evening/weekend, Level 8, 65 ECTS credits programme, which gives a foundation in Theological Studies to students who hold a primary degree in another discipline. This Higher Diploma meets all the Teaching Council of Ireland’s Requirements for the teaching of Religious Studies at post-primary level. It entitles teachers holding Department-recognised degrees and teacher training qualifications to teach up to 15 hours’ Religious Education per week in a secondary school. This programme combines online modules with some on-campus attendance to fit around your other life commitments. Visit sppu.ie/courses or contact us at pgadmissions@spcm.ie or 01 708 3391.
Holycross Abbey Solemn Novena –  to Our Lady of Perpetual Help will run once again from Fri 8th to Sat 16th Sept. Weekday sessions at 7am, 10.30am, 4.30pm & 7.30pm (please note there is a 12.30pm session on Sunday but no 4.30pm). Blessing of Infants – Sun 10th Sept at 2.30pm, Penitential Service – Fri 15th at 7.30pm & Anointing of the Sick – Sat 16th at 2pm. Confessions will be heard before, during and after each session every day except Sunday. For info please contact 0504-43124 or email hbparishoffice@gmail.com.

Eucharistic Adoration


Gairdín na Saoirse

The newly erected information board

A memorable day with the official opening of the commemorative garden and the unveiling of the information board. The ceremony included the raising of the Tricolour, the national flag of Ukraine and the maroon and white of Borrisoleigh. A barbeque, provided by master chef Corey Ryan followed the event.

Paudie Bourke sings “Borrisoleigh My Native Home

Timmy Delaney introduces the event and gives a rendition of “The Foggy Dew”

Corey Ryan feeds the multitude.

A section of the Ukrainian community that joined us for the day

Grand-daughters of the late Thomas Bourke N.T. who chaired the original committee back in 1941

A selection of the “local talent” present on the day

No language barrier here

Yullia Kosereva and her husband Andreiy who actually celebrated one year in our community on the day.

Viktoria, from Ukraine addresses the gathering

Una Crowe and Jim Moriarty from Holycross enjoying the day

Natalia translated to the Ukrainian language

A section of the crowd [104 people] who assembled on the day

It’s all about the team

Relaxing in the knowledge of a job well done

Tipperary ETB Courses

Adult Learning

Scoil Naomh Cualán and Borrisoleigh Community Games Golf Classic


Pic of the Past

Anne Patterson and Nellie O’Driscoll (nee Maher)
with baby Joanne Patterson

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