Borris-in-Ossory

KILLADOOLEY CHILDCARE FACILITY: Killadooley Childcare Facility will hold an Information Day on Saturday 20 August. Parents are invited to come along anytime between 10am and 4pm to meet the manager and staff, view the facility and formally enrol their child/children. Further enquiries may be had by contacting 0676606864

KILLADOOLEY CHILDCARE FACILITY: Killadooley Childcare Facility will hold an Information Day on Saturday 20 August. Parents are invited to come along anytime between 10am and 4pm to meet the manager and staff, view the facility and formally enrol their child/children. Further enquiries may be had by contacting 0676606864

LAOIS ANTI LITTER COMPETITION 2011: Well done to Killasmeestia on achieving another 100% in the final round of judging this year, giving a total mark of 398 out of 400. Unfortunately it was not good enough to win the competition, but an amazing effort anyway. Great credit is due to all the volunteers who work tirelessly each week to improve the village.

PROGRESSIVE 25 DRIVE: The results of last week’s Progressive 25 Drive in the O’Brien Hall were as follows 1st - Michael Grimes and Billy Hogan, 2nd - Johnny Butler and Seamus O’Grady, 3rd - Maura Bolger and Michael Doyle, 10th game – Sean and Anna Bourke, 15th game – Anne Maloney and Alice Fitzpatrick, 20th game – Peter Delaney and Martin Walsh.

Raffle winners were – Alice Fitzpatrick, Eugene Murphy, Nuala Breslin and Sean Kenny.

The Progressive 25 Drive will continue next Thursday night in the O’Brien Hall at 9pm.

WORKHOUSE TALK: A talk will be given on Irish Workhouses in the Donaghmore Workhouse and Agricultural Museum on Sunday August 21 between 2pm and 5pm. Further information from Trevor Stanley at 086-8296685 or info@donaghmoremuseum.com.

WHIST DRIVE: The winners of last week’s Whist Drive in Knockaroo Community Centre were -: Top score –– Mary Dunne, Curraun, Clough, 1st lady – Sadie Delaney, Camross, 2nd lady- Mary Fennelly, Cuddagh, 1st gent– Mollie Bates, Colrain, 2nd gent – Tim Keenan, Borris in Ossory, Halves – Bridie Kavanagh, Windsor and Sean Kennedy, Camross. Raffle winners - Mary Dunne, Curraun, Nellie Conroy, Clough and Kathleen Kennedy, Camross.

Whist Drive continues each Wednesday night in Knockaroo Community Centre at 8.30pm. All are welcome.

LADIES FOOTBALL: The U- 10 girls had their first competitive game on Saturday August 6 in O’Moore Park, against Portlaoise. Portlaoise were the winners on the day but the Borris girls put on a great performance, many of them playing on a team for the very first time. Great credit is due to their trainers Audrey, Laura, Stephanie and Grainne.

The panel of players was Siobhan Kearney, Zoe Daly, Gwen Boyhan, Emma Dunphy, Ava Pelan, Rebecca Wall, Dervla Parlon, Taylor Anderson, Eilis Ryan, Orla Heffernan, Ciara Dunphy, Eadaoin Foyle, Abbey Vaughan, Maeve Meade, Caitlin Morris, Erica Fox, Ellen Scott, Maeve Scott, Clodagh Tynan, Ciara Corcoran, Grainne Poole and Casey O’Brien.

FAMILY FUN DAY: Borris in Ossory/Kilcotton GAA Club will hold a Family Fun Day on Sunday August 21 in Knockaroo GAA Grounds, commencing at 2pm. The highlight of the day is sure to be the “Sheep Deposit Droppings” Fundraising Draw. Tickets for this novel event are on sale at present. The pitch will be marked out and numbered to correspond with the ticket numbers and the sheep will make a “deposit” on somebody’s lucky numbered square. Get your ticket now from any club member, the winner could be EWE!

There will also be games, Bouncy Castles and a Barbeque throughout the day so come along and enjoy the fun.