7 November 2018

Borrisoleigh Community Development Association

Important Notice

Borrisoleigh Community Development Association will hold their next meeting on Wednesday November 14th at 8.30pm in The Community Centre. New members are needed for the BCDA to continue. Activities such as Borrisoleigh Website, insurance for Christmas Tree and lights in the Square, Borrisoleigh Annual, along with other projects currently underway are at risk and will not be continued. So if you have an interest in improving and developing Borrisoleigh please come along to this meeting. Further information please email info@borrisoleigh.ie

Some photographs of ongoing works at Ballyroan

Bush & Briar Ramblers


On last Saturday 3rd November 2018 as part of the Amanda Stapleton Benefit Fund events, Bush & Briar Ramblers organised a walk from Latteragh over Knockanora (The Tower) and back down to Borrisoleigh.
We would like to THANK everyone who supported us and donated to the fund,
to the people behind the scenes who organised and supplied food and catered for us in the Community Centre, to Joe Kennedy Bus Hire for the free use of his time and Bus to transport us to Latteragh. It is all this community generosity  that made the events of the weekend and our the walk a success so again, THANK YOU ALL

We Remember Them…….

Mass of Remembrance

The Annual Mass of Remembrance for all who died in the Parish during the past year, will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church, Borrisoleigh, on Friday November 16th at 7pm. We also invite anybody who may have a family member who died elsewhere during the past year to attend the celebration. Lighted Candles will be supplied and will be placed on the altar during Mass.

Cemetery Rosaries

The Rosary will be recited in the Cemeteries of the Parish on Sundays during November at 3pm as follows:

Sunday November 4th St. Brigid’s Cemetery

Sunday November 11th Illeigh

Sunday November 18th Glenkeen

Borrisoleigh Active Social Club

Borrisoleigh Active Social Club are hosting a Christmas Cookery Demo with Naomi from Naomi’s Cafe Thurles on Wednesday November 28th at 7.30pm in the Community Centre Borrisoleigh.  Proceeds from the night will be presented to the Amanda Stapleton Benefit Fund. Tickets are €20 and can be got from any of our members or on the door. 

Our Christmas shopping trip is happening on Saturday December 8th.  We will be heading to Johnstown Garden Centre and Kildare Village.  If you are interested in going please give in your name before December 3rd. 
Pilates Class for our members continues every Tuesday at 6.45pm in the Community Centre Borrisoleigh. 
The Christmas party is on Sunday December 2nd. We will have Mass and  Christmas dinner followed by an evening of entertainment in the Community Centre Borrisoleigh.  Names need to be given by November 27th to any committee member.

North Scór na nÓg

The North Scór na nÓg takes place on Friday 16th November in the Marian Hall. Entries to be submitted to Helen Keane by Friday 9th November on 0874140287. Scór celebrates its 50th year in 2018 so the more entries the better.

Set Dancing and Sean-Nós Workshop – Saturday 17th November, Marian Hall

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club


Our AGM takes place on Saturday November 10th at 7.30pm at the pavilion. All club members over 18 can vote at AGM. If you are interested in getting involved or helping out please come along or contact any committee member. We are going from strength to strength with our under age teams, winning 3 county titles this year. We have loads of players particularly in the younger age groups so the more help we have the better the club will be for all girls. You can help keep the future of Borris-Ileigh camogie bright. Thank you for your support.

Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane

Sean Kenny and Dr. Joan Power Kenny

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