County Even Age Juvenile Athletics – Newport Sunday 3rd October 2021 The inaugural Juvenile Dualla Ballytarsna Boherlahan (DBB) AC event was held on Sunday 3rd October in Newport, Co. Tipperary. We had 21 athletes competing. While the day started out incredibly wet it thankfully dried up in Newport and remained mostly dry for our races. […]
Boherlahan Dualla Community Games had two teams representing Tipperary and Munster in the All-Ireland Community Games teams finals in UL on Saturday 9th August. U14 Girls Camogie Team. Capping off a tremendous season for this talented group of girls, our U14 girls were crowned All Ireland Community Games Camogie Champions! Boherlahan Dualla Community Games U14 […]
Boherlahan/Dualla Historical Journal 2021, volume 24, has been launched and is now available for sale. Paddy O’ Dwyer and Marian Ryan of the editorial committee express their sincere thanks to the contributors of articles, those who provided photographs and memorabilia and those who gave their time to be interviewed. Many people helped with the promotion […]
Following their success in the Tipperary Community Games Finals, Boherlahan Dualla had four teams progressing to the Munster Finals – U11 Hurling, U12 Girls 7-a-side Soccer, U12 Girls Gaelic Football and U14 Camogie. Initially, two of the teams were drawn to compete in preliminary games on Saturday 4th September in University of Limerick sports complex. […]
Boherlahan Dualla Community Games have had a very successful few months with the resumption of events. Initially, virtual events were held where we had medallists in Art, Handwriting, and Music – Oran Crosse won Bronze in U8 Boys Art, Clodagh Fitzgerald won Gold in U10 Girls Art, Dara Crosse won Silver in U12 Boys Handwriting […]
Sincere thanks to Altar Society and Tidy Village Groups for the good work they do in the churches throughout the year, and in the village environs at this time of the year. It all helps to keep our churches and villages tidy and beautiful.
Contributors to the 2021 journal are reminded that outstanding articles are now due. If anyone has photos for inclusion, give them to any member of the committee as soon as possible. They will be much appreciated.
Planning Permission application for the redevelopment of Boherlahan Hall has now been submitted to the local authority. Included in the application is an extension to the existing Boherlahan Village Car Park into the front section of Bianconi Park, in-line with the existing church boundary wall. This provision of additional parking has been mandated by the […]
Proposed plans for the new Boherlahan Community Centre have now been developed based on feedback from the associated Community Survey earlier in 2020. A review of these proposed plans has already been completed with subgroups from Boherlahan Parish Council, Boherlahan National School, Bingo and other clubs and organisations. The new Community Centre for Boherlahan village […]
The Celebration of Christmas When we celebrate a special occasion, event or birthday, in life there is preparation involved. Advent, which marks the beginning of the Church year, involves a four week spiritual preparation before Christmas when we celebrate the Birth of Jesus. Advent is derived from the Latin word ‘adventus’ meaning ‘coming’. In the […]
Thanks to our faithful supporters who have made the sale of the 2020 Journal a resounding success. Just a few copies remain. If you haven’t got a copy, contact a member of the committee or one of the retail outlets immediately. Planning for the 2021 Journal has already commenced. If you are contemplating writing an […]
The month of November begins with All Saints’ Day on November 1st. On that day we celebrate those who have reached their true homeland in Heaven and invoke their intercession for those of us now on life’s journey. They include the Canonized Saints and the Unknown Saints. The tradition of reciting the Litany of the […]
October is known as the “Month of the Most Holy Rosary”. The Rosary is also called the “Psalter of Mary” because as we recite the 150 Hail Marys in the Joyful, Sorrowful and Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary we are mindful of the 150 Psalms in the Book of Psalms. It is a summary of […]
Copies of this year’s Journal will be sold outside both churches after the weekend Masses on the 10 / 11 October. The cost is €10. You may also contact any committee member to ensure that you get a copy. The journal will also be available at a number of retail outlets. The society is indebted […]
Due to government and HSE advice regarding public gatherings, it wasn’t feasible to have the usual launch of the journal. Instead, the journal was launched in Bianconi Park in an open-air setting in mid July with only the committee members present. Fr Thomas Dunne CC had the honour of launching the 2020 journal. The journal […]
Venerable Matt Talbot 1856 – 1925 One of the housing estates in Boherlahan village, Talbot Park built in the late 1970s, was named after Matt Talbot, the Dubliner who overcame a crippling alcohol addiction and lived a life of prayer, fasting and mortification for over forty years. He had been declared Venerable by Pope Paul […]
The Journal for 2020 is with the printers. Thanks to all involved in its compilation. We hope to have the official launch later in the year.
Boherlahan Dualla Community games have begun 2020 with great enthusiasm and performance by our young participants. The County Indoor soccer finals were held on 8th February in the Ursuline Sports hall in Thurles. We had three teams competing – U13 boys trained by Brian Heffernan, Geraldine Graham and Ger Kennedy, U13 Girls trained by Brian […]
The Novena in honour of the Miraculous Medal was started in Boherlahan-Dualla over 60 years ago by the late Fr. Michael B. Canon O’Dwyer who was Parish Priest here from 1955 – 1966. Many of us wear a Miraculous Medal but know little of its origin which goes back to 1830 in the time of […]
..continuation of an extract from the Maria Legionis (The voice of the Legion of Mary) Edition 4 of 2018 on “Christmas” by Frank Duff. It was first published in Maria Legionis, December 1959 – February 1960. Symbolism and Legend The birth of Jesus is brimful of symbolism. The very name of Bethlehem is full of […]
County Tipperary Community Games Cross Country competition took place in Thurles Crokes AC grounds on Thursday 21st November. Boherlahan Dualla won the Mary Doyle Memorial Trophy for the best represented area. The children who participated for Boherlahan Dualla and won the trophy were Leah O Connell, Mae Kennedy, Triona Heffernan, Clodagh Fitzgerald, Harry Ryan, Niall […]
On Sunday, September 29th 2019, our Boherlahan-Dualla Praesidium was represented in Knock for the Annual National Legion of Mary Pilgrimage. Shortly after 8 a.m. our bus left Thurles and on the journey we recited Rosaries, sang hymns and prayed for different intentions. Shortly after 12 o’clock we arrived in Knock in glorious sunshine which prevailed […]
Boherlahan Dualla Community Games has won the Tipperary Large Area Award for 2019 and will represent Tipperary at the National Awards on 7th December. The award is based on a number of criteria including number of children participating, variety of events entered, media engagement, youth involvement, members volunteering at county level etc. Congratulations to the […]
Triona Heffernan finished out a very successful year for Boherlahan Dualla Community Games by reaching the “A” Final of the Girls U8 80m sprint race. Triona was representing Tipperary in the competition. Triona had to qualify initially from her heat where the athletes were streamed into the “A” and “B” competitions on Sat 16th August […]