Borrisoleigh Festival July 1st and 2nd 2017

This weekend sees the return of the annual Borrisoleigh Festival. There is a packed programme of events with live music in The Square on Saturdaynight and all day on Sunday. The festival will be officially opened by the new Mayor, Paddy Dolan followed by All Ireland Scor Sinsear winner Katie Shanahan and friends. 80s Rock […]

Borrisoleigh Festival 2017 Launched in Coffey’s Bar

The Borrisoleigh festival 2017 was officially launched tonight in Coffeys bar. It was attended by Brenda Ryan of Ryan’s pub in Camden St. Dublin who is the main sponsor of the festival again this year. We also had the inauguration of our new Lord Mayor Mr. Paddy Dolan. After a few words from our Chairman […]

St Joseph’s students present their Scifest project at UL

On Friday last Christine Delaney, Kate Madden and Seamus Ryan of St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh gave a presentation to the faculty of the Physical Education and Sport Sciences (PESS) department in University of Limerick. We, along with 5 other groups from around the country presented our project from SciFest “ When in doubt, Swing it out”. […]

International Wheelbarrow Extravaganza at Borrisoleigh Festival July 1st & 2nd

The inaugural International Wheelbarrow Extravaganza will feature at this years Borrisoleigh Festival which takes place on July 1st and 2nd. The competition is open to everyone to submit their modified wheelbarrows to be in with a chance to win some great prizes. Your imagination is the only limiting factor in this unique competition! There are […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh Winners at Scifest Regional Finals 2017

The regional finals of SciFest @ LIT Thurles took place last Wednesday. With 12 schools and over 150 students exhibiting from various counties, excitement was mounting at the prize giving. After a morning of adjudicating by the judges from LIT Thurles, the overall winners were announced. The Best Project runner-up award was won by Joseph […]

Declan Maher Financial Services is new sponsor for Borrisoleigh Track-Attack Club

Declan Maher Financial Services is the new sponsor for the Track-Attack Club for the coming year. As one of the founder members of the club, Declan have put in endless hours into the development and promotion of the club and now he has taken his support for the club to an all new level.   […]

St. Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh Wins Ladies Football

Munster 1st Year Football Blitz St Joseph’s Borrisoleigh’s young footballers claimed a first ever Ladies Football title when they won out a highly competitive blitz in Kilfinane last week. Pitted against the host school Scoil Phóil, Rockwell College ‘B’ and St Mary’s of Nenagh, the girls were always going to be up against it facing […]

Borrisoleigh Students Attend BT Business Bootcamp

Two students from St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh participated in the BT Business Bootcamp which was held on the Nova UCD campus last week in Dublin. The two students , David Moran and Liam Ryan were part of the 29 lucky academics selected from over 1100 students who participated in the BT Young Scientist Exhibition back […]

Borrisoleigh’s St. Joseph’s College Students Get Better Understanding Of Artisan Foods

In their Home Economics class our Transition Year students have completed a programme developed by the Taste Council in collaboration with Bord Bia called “The Future is Food: Engaging Young Food Entrepreneurs”. The aim of this programme is to introduce students to the food industry in Ireland and to give them a better understanding of […]

Borrisoleigh Students Attend Music Week At LIT

On Monday 27th February, our TY classes attended a day of workshops geared at second level students, hosted by LIT Music Dept. It was the first day of their Music week and aimed to give students a taste of the music technology and media courses available at LIT. The students took part in hip hop […]

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