Around Portarlington Way
Portarlington St Vincent de Paul would like to thank most sincerely everyone who supported their recent raffle. Winners were, €200-Breda Teehan, Emo. €100 each to Bill Bolton, Kilbride & Erin Powell, Station Court. €50- Inga Voltere, 1 St Brigid’s Square.
Congratulations to all our winners. Thanks also to our dancers who each bought a book of tickets & our numerous tickets sellers in Port. Thanks also to Ann Dunne & her Love Port Team who advertise our functions each week & to all who help in the running of our weekly dance in The Gandon Inn. Happy Christmas to you all & a very happy & peaceful New Year.
Dancing will continue each Monday night in 2018.
MONDAY NIGHT DANCING
Dancing in Aid of Portarlington St Vincent de Paul every Monday night in the Gandon Inn Hotel & Restaurant. Monday night dancing at our Christmas party on December 18- music by Unity. Dancing 9.30pm to 12. A great night assured.
Beautiful Xmas cake raffle for Portarlington St Vincent de Paul takes place at the Gandon Inn on December 18 at our Xmas party dance. Music on the night by Unity. Tickets €2 for 1, or 3 for €5. Available from Aileen Hennessy, Angela Knight, Phyllis Donegan & Agnes Holland. Cake made & donated by Maura Porter.
The nutrition club has now moved upstairs over Lyles Shoes on Main St. We are there Monday to Friday from 9am each day, or you can ring for an appointment at a time that suits you. There is still time to tone up for Christmas. All of December our professional body scan is free. Get a head start on your 2018 New Year resolutions. Book now or call in any morning. Contact 0862596618.
Enrolment forms for Scoil Náisiúnta Naomh Eoin, Killenard for School year 2018/2019 are available from the school reception from Monday January 8, 2018. Closing date for application is Friday January 26, 2018 at 5pm.
Bingo continues in the Portarlington GAA Centre every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2,000 in prize money.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Bridget (Bridie) Mulhall nee Slevin, Coolock Dublin & formerly Killenard. Predeceased by her husband Jim & daughter Anne. Bridie will be sadly missed by her family, Chris, James & Marie, grandchildren, brother Dick Slevin, sisters in law Olive & Alice, brother in law Dan, her extended family & Friends. Funeral Mass took place on November 29 in St Brendan’s Church Coolock, with burial after in St John’s Cemetery Killenard. May Bridie rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Ann Burbage (nee Betson), Bishopswood Rd & formerly Spa St & Main St Daingean, who passed away on December 3. Predeceased by her loving husband Tom. Anne will be sadly missed by her devoted son Andrew & his partner Breda, her brother Austin, sisters Ita, Bertie & Margaret, her extended family, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place on December 5 in St Michael’s Church, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Anne’s gentle soul rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Liam Daly St Mary’s Tce & late of Bord na Mona, who passed away on December 2. Predeceased by his loving wife Stella. Liam will be sadly missed by his son Declan, daughters Nora, Jacinta, Hillary & Colette, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Tuesday December 5 in St Michael’s Church, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Liam rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Kevin Slattery Spa St, & formerly Scariff Co. Clare who passed away on December 7. Kevin was predeceased by his loving wife Margaret & son John. He will be sadly missed by his sons Patrick, Kevin & Gabriel, daughters Margaret, Teresa, Sally & Angela, sister Celia, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place in St Michael’s Church on Saturday December 9, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Kevin rest in Peace.
COMBINED CLUBS MEMBERS LOTTO DRAW
Results for December 7. Numbers Drawn 6-11-19-34. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot next week €11,000. Results sheets available locally. Tickets available from Burbages, Tynans Butchers, The Railway Bar, Pint O Port, Luttrell Oil, Spar Station Rd or from any committee member.
We welcome all loyal patrons and new patrons of Portarlington Bingo to McCann Park every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2k in prizes every week. Bingo running as usual on Tuesday December 12. Jackpot €1,000.
Our Dinner Dance is booked for January 26 in the Heritage Hotel, at which our Championship winning Minor and U21 Teams will receive their medals. Tickets cost €40 pp – a Christmas Stocking filler perhaps?
Tickets for our Annual Christmas draw are available now from committee members and are priced at €5 each. Great Prizes to be won.
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