The Chiropodist will be in attendance in Borris in Ossory on Friday August 22.

For appointment please contact Sr Regina at 086 3615701.


Borris-in-Ossory Badminton Club will hold its AGM in St Joseph’s School Hall this Wednesday August 20 at 8 pm.

All are welcome to attend.


Anyone travelling on the Borris-in-Ossory ICA weekend trip to Devon and Cornwell who has not yet paid the full fare should please note that the remainder of the money must be paid to Pat Kelly, Main Street, Borris-in-Ossory without delay.

The cost, which includes the luxury coach, ferry crossings, 4 nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast in the New Continental Hotel and the tour guide for the five days, is €439.

Church gate collection

The annual Church gate collection in aid of Borris-in-Ossory Social Services will take place on Saturday and Sunday August 23 and 24.

Proceeds from this collection go towards the services provided by the committee including laundry, meals on wheels, chiropody, monthly afternoon parties, annual Senior Citizens party, annual outing and hospital/nursing home visitations.

It is hoped that the collection will be well supported.

Text Alert

The Borris-in-Ossory area text alert system is proving a great success.

If you would like to be added to the system as a subscriber to receive text alerts on suspicious activity directly to your mobile phone, please contact any committee member.

The fee for the year is €20.


Grants for personal alarm systems are now available.

It is open to all members of the community over 65 subject to certain criteria.

These systems offer great reassurance for older people to continue to live securely in their own homes.

Fran Dowling of Borris-in-Ossory Community Alert will assist applicants through the process.

You can contact Fran on 087 2214432.


The bus for the annual parish pilgrimage to Knock Shrine on Thursday August 28 is now full.

Anyone looking for information about the pilgrimage or anyone who would like to leave their name in case of cancellations should contact Marie Power, Green Roads 0505-41167 or 087-9766248.

GAA club

The results for the Borris-in-Ossory Lotto Draw for August 12:

The numbers were 4, 15, 16 and 19.

The jackpot of €5200 was not won.

10 winners of €20:

Mary Kavanagh Ballaghmore c/o Self

John Byrne B-I-O c/o Kellys Bar

Fiona Kavanagh Mountrath c/o Canice

Abe Kavanagh B-I-O c/o Bomber

Harriet Drennan Green Roads c/o J Kealy

Abe Kavanagh B-I-O c/o Self

William Cleary Crosspatrick c/o Canice

Betty Bergin Killasmeestia c/o Pat Moore

Patsy Sydes Mountrath c/o Canice Sheeran

Noreen & Eileen Stone c/o Denise Origan.

Next Week’s Jackpot €5400


The annual Church gate collection in aid of Concern will be taken up at all Churches in Borris in Ossory parish on Saturday and Sunday August 30 and 31.

Please give generously to this worthy cause.

heritage week

An interactive Irish History Live Show with Michael Moylan will be held in Mountrath Libray on August 27 from 11.45am to 12.45pm.

The event is for kids between the age of 8 and 12.

This is an interactive history show about World War I where children get the opportunity to dress in costume and use the museum quality replicas of historical artifacts.

Admission is free. Booking is essential.

Email or phone 057 8756378.