Around Portarlington Way
PORT LIONS CLUB
Due to current Covid-19 Restrictions, Portarlington Lions Club are unable to undertake their usual collections this year. If anyone would like to make a donation to their Annual Christmas Appeal you can do so in the Portarlington Credit Union office, or online!
Please use account number 10191 on your slip in the office, or simply transfer online using the following details:
There is no donation too small and your support would be greatly appreciated.
This year’s Emigrants Newsletter is now available. Over 100 pages of news & history for €4. You can purchase at the following shops-Centra Kilmalogue, Spar Express Station road, Burbages Main St, the Post Office, Fletchers newsagent, Slevin’s Bracklone Street, Central Stores Newsagents, Murphy’s Eurostretcher, Frenchchurch St, Parish Office & Earleys Kilmalogue.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL
St Vincent de Paul has had a presence in Portarlington since 1921. All donations would be greatly appreciated. You will find buckets in many of the local shops and businesses who have kindly facilitated.
PORT STREET LIGHTS
Portarlington Christmas Street Lights looks very bright & festive thanks to the great Committee. The committee thank everyone for your donations to date – greatly appreciated.
They continue to welcome donations here: GoFundMe gf.me/u/y5zafn (Portarlington Christmas Street Lights 2020).
Light a Light for A Loved One at Daniels Centra Main St. Also donate in store at Eamonn Bracken Menswear, O’Dea’s Pub & Bistro, Fletchers Hardware & Hummingbird Interiors.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Noel Davis, Emo Park, Ballybrittas who died suddenly on Thursday December 3. Noel was predeceased by his loving wife Marie (nee Lawlor), sons Liam, Brian, Cormac, Fergal & Noel jnr, his 10 grandchildren, brother Thomas, sister Kathleen (King)New Ross, his extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place in St Paul’s Church Emo on Monday December 7, with burial after in the new Cemetery Emo. May Noel rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Catherine Finn, New Mill Court, Canal road who passed away suddenly on Tuesday December 9 at her home. Catherine was predeceased by her parents Patrick & Nancy Finn, brother Pat & partner Peter. She will be sadly missed by her loving aunt Mary (Cobbe), cousins, extended family, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place in St John’s Church Killenard on Thursday December 10, with burial after in the adjoining Cemetery. May Catherine rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Bernadette (Bernie) Foley (nee Kinsella) who passed away recently in England. Bernadette was originally from Gracefield Portarlington. She was predeceased by her husband Dominic. May Bernadette rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Michael Ward, St Michael’s Park who passed away suddenly on Wednesday December 9. Michael was predeceased by his father Charlie & sister Catherine (Gallagher). He will be sadly missed by his loving mother Bunty, son Sean & daughter Grainne, & their mother Catherine, brothers Derek, Thomas & Charlie, sisters Brigid, Noreen, Frances & Alice, partner Vivian, daughter Mary-Ann, aunt, uncle, extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Saturday December 12 at St Michael’s Church, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Michael rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Patrick (Patsy) O’Malley Clanmalire Crescent, Portarlington & formerly Dromkeen Limerick, who passed away on Wednesday December 9 at Naas hospital. Patsy will be sadly missed by his loving wife Angela, sons Martin & Patrick, , daughters Tracie, Tina & Eileen, grandchildren, brothers, sister, extended family, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place at St Michael’s Church Portarlington, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Patsy rest in Peace.
Lotto results for Monday December 7. Jackpot €12,600-no winner. Numbers drawn 26-7-12-1. €50 each to Karen Maher c/o J Hanlon, Eileen Mulligan c/o E Mulligan, Pat Hyland c/o J Hanlon, Darragh Lawlor c/o J Lawlor & Danny & Sadie c/o B Flanagan. Promoter- Mary Slevin. Next Jackpot-€12,800.
Our club lotto tickets can now be purchased online here.
ARLINGTON AFC LOTTO
Results for Tuesday December 8. Letters drawn-N-M-P-R. No Jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners were Michael Luttrell & Carol Carmody. Sellers prize was Michael Ryan. All three received €25 each. Thank you all for your continued support of our Club, Arlington AFC and best of luck in our next draw on Tuesday December 15. Jackpot-€10,000.