Ballina/Boher Weekly News

November 8, 2018

The Priory Institute:   Study Theology from home.  Students attend occasional study days and use on-line support from academic tutors which leads to a certificate or honours degree.  For more information, contact 01 4048124 or

Wedding Bells:   We congratulate Ita Weldon & Pat Cullinane, Boher; Michelle O’Grady, Grange Rd & Aaron Devane, Drumbane; Nellie Reid, Santa Monica, California & Val Kennedy, Kilcommon: Ruth Riordan, Ryninch & Eoin Minihan, Castletroy who were married in Ballina in the last week.

Friday Church Services in Ballina:   After 10am Mass, the Blessed Sacrament is exposed until 5pm.  Prayer of the Church and Benediction at 1.05pm.  Why not come along and pray awhile with us? 

Minor Football All-Ireland:  The Club wishes the best of luck to Stephen O’Brien and the Tipperary Minor Football team as the bid to bring back the Minor title to the premier county on Sunday next in Croke Park.  The game starts at 1-15pm.


Intermediate Hurlers:  This team play Newport in Nenagh on Saturday at 2.30pm in the semi- final of the North Tipperary Intermediate championship.   Last Thursday evening, they played Holycross in the County League Final, but were minus five of their first team choice.  They came up against an in-form Holycross team and were 3 points down at the interval.  Ballina continued to struggle in the second half and were eventually defeated on a scoreline of 3-15 to 2-9.  A big improvement will be required for Saturday‘s contest and your continued support is vital for this game.


J.J. Nevin Hurling Tournament:  Six teams participated in this year’s Tournament which was held in the local field.   Ballina fielded two teams Ballina Blue and Ballina Red. The Blue team contested the A Final

against last year’s champions Clonlara.   Ballina turned the tables on Sunday and with the wind at their backs in the second half, they managed to score three goals and ran out easy winners. Ballina Red team were defeated in the C Final by Newport.  Silvermines played Killaloe in the B Final.  This year’s Tournament was again a great success and the club would like to thank the organizers and all the clubs who entered teams.