The Chiropodist will be in attendance in Borris in Ossory today Tuesday October 14. For appointment please contact Lily Sheeran at 0505-41124.

Coursing Club

The A.G.M. of the local Coursing club took place recently. Secretary Edmund Sheeran in his report highlighted the very successful 2 day Coursing meeting which took place last year. Chairman Joe Hanrahan thanked every member for another busy and successful year; he also thanked all land owners. Plans were made for this year’s coursing fixture which takes place on Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21. Further details will be announced in the coming weeks.

The following officers for the coming season were elected,

President - Willam Kirwan, Vice Presidents - Dan Bergin, Kieran Bergin, Jimmy Condron, Liam Dollard, Johnny Nolan and Harry Whelan. Chairman - Joe Hanrahan, Vice Chairmen - Johnny Nolan and Sean Ryan.Hon. Secretaries - Liam Drennan and Edmund Sheeran. Treasurers - Edmund Sheeran and Peter Middleton. P.R.O. - Canice Sheeran.Committee - All Members of the Club. A minute’s silence was observed for all connected with the club who suffered bereavements during the year.

Hare catching has commenced and will continue each Sunday, meeting at Kirwan’s, Midland Service Station at 10.15am. Anyone requiring further details on hare catching please contact Liam on 087-2861955, Edmund on 087-6890937 or Canice on 087-2071267.


A Mission will take place in Borris-in-Ossory parish during the first week of November. The Mission will be conducted by the Redemptorists: Father Denis Luddy C.SsR and Father John Hanna C.SsR.


Sympathy is extended to Mrs Carol Sinnott, Ballybrophy on the recent death of her brother, the late Mr Paul Bennett, late of North Square, Inchicore, Dublin.

Sympathy is also extended to Rev. Fr Donal Walsh, former curate in Borris-in-Ossory on the death of his brother, the late Liam (Red Willie) Walsh, Tinnahinch, Graiguenamanagh, Carlow


A Social will take place in Killasmeestia Community Centre on this Friday, October 17. Music by John and Terry. Dancing from 9.30pm to 12.30am and supper will be served.


Dancing for Fun with Maureen Culleton takes place each Thursday in St Canice’s Hall, Borris in Ossory from 2pm-4pm. All are welcome.


Set Dancing classes continue each Monday night in St Canice’s Hall, Borris in Ossory, starting at 8.30pm. For further information please contact Eileen Daly at 087-6699412


All members of Borris in Ossory choir are requested to attend a meeting to prepare for Mission on Wednesday October 15 at 7.30 p.m. in Borris-in-Ossory Church.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament has resumed for the winter months. Adoration takes place each Tuesday in St Canice’s Church, Borris in Ossory from 9.15am to 3pm. Adoration in Killasmeestia Church on Thursdays from 10am to11am and in Knockaroo Church on Tuesdays between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. (NOTE: Change of time)

Anyone is welcome to spend time in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament.


Lotto Draw Results for October 7. The numbers were 3, 5, 23 and 27. The jackpot of €6,800 was not won. 10 winners of €20. 1.Paddy Fox B-I-O c/o Damien Fox.2.Dick Tynan B-I-O c/o Bomber.3.Carmel Nolan Ballybrophy c/o Canice.4.Patsy Sydes Mountrath c/o Michelle Foyle.5.Conor Bergin B-I-O c/o Finty Kealy.6.Abe Kavanagh B-I-O c/o Bomber.7.Lily Fox B-I-O c/o Damien Fox.8.Kathleen Daly Green Roads c/o Noel Meade.9.Paddy Peters Rathdowney c/o Bomber.10.Gerard Mitchell Errill c/o Pat Moore.Next week’s Jackpot €7000