7 September 2016


Borrisoleigh Website Committee would like to congratulate Brendan, Paddy, Dan and Jerry and all the players and management teams on their wonderful victories.

The Homecoming 











Photos courtesy of Liam Ryan

Borris-Ileigh GAA Notes

Borris-Ileigh GAA crest

Congratulations: On behalf of all in our GAA club we would like to massively congratulate everyone involved with the Tipperary teams who were victorious in the senior and minor All Ireland Finals on Sunday. We are so proud of our own representatives Brendan,Dan, Paddy, Jerry, Conor and Mick and it was clear to see what it meant to everyone as the team arrived back into Borris on Monday evening. Here’s hoping 2017 can be as good.

Senior: We await an official fixture for our last 16 match but are still due to play on the weekend of the 24th. Well done to the 7 a side team who got to the quarter final and only narrowly lost to Upperchurch.

Minors: Our minor team take on Roscrea Wednesday night in Toome at 6.30. Best of luck lads.
Winning Captains. Brendan Maher visited Jimmy Finn at his home today with the Liam McCarthy Cup. Jimmy captained Tipperary to victory in 1951 at the age of 19.

Winning Captains. Brendan Maher visited Jimmy Finn at his home today with the Liam McCarthy Cup. Jimmy captained Tipperary to victory in 1951 at the age of 19.

Borrisoleigh Active Social Club

The September meeting of the Borrisoleigh Active Social Club takes place this Wed Sept 7 @ 8.30pm in the Community centre. It’s important to have a good attendance in order to make plans for the coming 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.


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


Knitting group every wednesday morning in The Bothy from 10.30-12.00. Catering for beginners, improvers & experienced. Contact Joan on 0504-50932 or 087-9413407 for more details.

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes

Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Collage 600

SENIORS played Clonoulty last Friday in the first round of the Championship 2016. Unfortunately loosing out on this one, Borris-Ileigh 1-08 Clonoulty 1-11.

Scores from Mary Bradshaw 1-00, Aédin Hogan 0-03 & Nicole Walsh 0-05. Hard luck girls.

Next game v Annacarty this Friday September 9th at 6.15 pm at home. Your support would be appreciated.


Next match scheduled for Sat Sept 9th v Burgess (away) at 6pm.
U12’s are due to play in the U12B county final next Saturday September 10th at 3pm at the Camogie Grounds, The Ragg. This team have already won a U12 County cup earlier this year and to also qualify for the League final in a higher grade is a fantastic achievement.

Best of luck to all. Your support would be appreciated.
This years U10 Tomás Max Memorial Tournament takes place on Sat September 17th at 10am. Four teams will participate and fight for the title.

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.


Hugh congratulations to Brendan, Dan, Paddy & Jerry on a fantastic All Ireland win last weekend.

Charity Haircut


Zara Byrne got her hair cut on Saturday 3rd of September & donated her hair to The Rapunzel Foundation who use the hair to make wigs for kids & adults. She also set out trying to raise €400 but surpassed her expectations & the grand total she raised was €1187 for “Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin & the National Children’s Research Centre. Also she would like to say a BIG thank you too everyone who donated.


Parent Toddler and Baby Group



Pilates classes will resume in The Community Centre Borrisoleigh next Tuesday Sept 13th at 7.30pm . Pay as you go £10 per class . New members welcome Booking not essential
Come along ….

Pic of the Past ………..down memory lane

Tara, Margaret and Jean Tierney

Tara, Margaret and Jean Tierney

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