Latest Laois News: All around Portarlington Way
Latest news from Emo, Killenard and Portarlington
Bridge has resumed in Garryhinch Golf Club, & will continue every Monday night at 7.45pm. New members welcome.
Bridge has resumed & will continue every Wednesday night at 7.45pm at Garryhinch Golf Club. New members welcome.
Portarlington Active Retirement Club has resumed after the Summer break, every Thursday from 1.45pm to 3.45pm at the Portarlington Community Centre. New members welcome.
Portarlington Lions Club are holding a Fundraising Table Quiz in the Barrow Lodge on Friday October 21 at 9pm. Table of 4- €40, with a raffle on the night for fantastic prizes. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Art Appreciation Course-5 week course with artist Caroline Keane exploring artwork from the permanent collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Fridays Oct 14, 21, 28, & Nov 4 from 3pm-4:30 pm. Booking advised.
Autism in Girls Talk-Fiona Ferris from As I Am will deliver a talk on Autism in Girls on Thursday October 13 at 7:30pm. Booking advised.
Laois Connects Talk – 5 Ways to Wellbeing-Thursday October 13 at 11am.
Healthy Ireland Talk -Sensory Toys and Playtime with your Child by Eleanor Glennon.
Wednesday October 19 from 7-8pm.
Card Club-Every Tuesday at 11am, no need to book.
Knitting Club-Every Friday 10:30am-12:30pm. Join us for some crafting, a cuppa and a chat. No need to book new members always welcome.
Junior Book Club-The junior book club meets on the last Wednesday of the month 6pm. Suitable for 9-12yr olds. Limited places available.
Adult Book Club-The adult book club meets on the last Tuesday of the month at 11am. We are reading Restless by William Boyd for October and copies are available in Portarlington Library. New members always welcome.
For all of the above, where booking is essential call 057 7643751 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Redmond (Red) Murphy, Mountmellick & formerly St Patrick’s Tce, Portarlington who passed away on Wednesday September 28. Red was predeceased by his infant son Gerard. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Moyra, daughters Angela, Geraldine, Irene & Joyce, sons John, Ray & Paul, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family & a large circle of friends. Funeral Mass took place on Friday September 30 at St Joseph’s Church Mountmellick, with burial after in St Joseph’s Cemetery. May Red’s gentle soul rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Joe Hargrove, Shandra, Portarlington who passed away on Saturday October 1 surrounded by his loving family. Joe was predeceased by his loving wife Carol. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Ruth, sons Simon & Patrick, sisters Mary & Ann, brothers Martin & Tom, son-in-law Nick, grandchildren Adah, Charlie & Tom, extended family & many friends in Portarlington & Dungarvan. Funeral Mass took place on Tuesday October4 at St Michael’s Church, Portarlington, with burial after in St John’s Cemetery, Killenard. May Joe rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of James (Jimmy) O’Neill, Crowe Lane & formerly Gracefield who passed away on Wednesday October 5. Jimmy was predeceased by his loving parents John & Brigid, sister Mollie & brother Owen. He will be sadly missed by his partner Mary, sisters Vera & Brigid, brother Harry, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours & friends. Funeral Mass took place on Friday October 7 at St Michael’s Church, Portarlington, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Jimmy rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of John Eakins (Senior), Donnycarney, Dublin & Cloneyhurke Portarlington who passed away on Monday October 3. John was predeceased by his loving wife Alice. He will be sadly missed by his son John, daughter Davina, daughter- in- law Anne, brothers Brendan & Milo, sister Peggy, his 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, extended family & friends. Funeral Mass took place on Saturday October 8 at St Michael’s Church Portarlington, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May John rest in Peace.
Bingo at Port GAA Centre every Tuesday night at 8pm. Over €3,000 in prize money to be won. Port GAA Clubs brand new website is now live…www.portarlingtongaa.ie.
PORT GAA NEWS
LOTTO-Laois Clubs combined Lotto draw takes place as usual, every Tuesday night. This week’s jackpot is €12,200. Tickets can be bought from club members or online via www.play.clubforce.com.
Lotto results for October 3. Numbers drawn were 12-20-4-9. Jackpot winner of €2,400 won by Nigel Donagher. €50 each to David Dunne, Ava Luttrell, Charlie Geoghegan, Robert Moore & Michael Slattery. Promoter prize-Breda Flanagan. Next week’s Jackpot-€2,000.