Around Portarlington Way
DERRYOUNCE-Check out this wonderful facility on our doorstep. This has been one of the biggest projects undertaken by the Portarlington Community Development Assoc (PCDA).
Check out Derryounce Experience Facebook page and see all the wonderful photos captured by locals who walk here regularly.
TOMMY RYAN MEMORIAL ROAD RUN
This year the Car/ Motorcycle Charity run will take place on Sunday April 29 starting at 1.30 sharp from Creans, Vicarstown. For more information contact Tom @ 087 2654001.
ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PORTARLINGTON 2018.
Do you know a local group or club who would like to be part of this year’s Portarlington parade? If so please contact with the below email address.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. We need as many groups as possible to help make this the best parade yet.
LAOIS ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY
Social Club on Tour
Thursday March 22, 2.30pm – 4.30pm in Shaen Hospital. Pop in for a cuppa and a chat.
For any information on dementia contact Ann Munnelly on 057 866 3398/086 8372168.
Home-care Coordinator Old Parochial House, Dublin Road Portlaoise Co Laois.
Every Monday night in the Portarlington Community Centre. Children 8-9pm. Adults 8-10pm. Contact Mick on 087 – 7609232 for more information.
PORTARLINGTON CONCERT BAND
The Portarlington Concert Band are keen to increase their numbers for boys & girls aged 9 years & upwards. Classes take place every Thursday between 4.30 & 6.30pm. Instruments offered are: Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Saxophone & Percussion. If you would like your child to learn an instrument please contact Pat Donegan on 083-8510428.
Bingo continues every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in the Port GAA Centre. Prize money given out each week is over €2,200
MONDAY NIGHT DANCING
Dancing in Aid of Portarlington St Vincent de Paul continues every Monday night in the Gandon Inn Hotel & Restaurant. Monday night dancing on March 12- with dancing to Solitaire. Admission €8. Dancing 9.30pm to 12. A great night assured.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Paul Maher, Ballymorris Manor & formerly the Hermitage Ballybrittas who passed away on Sunday February 25. Paul was predeceased by his parents Tommy & Elizabeth Maher. Sadly missed by his son Adrian, daughters Lianne & Katie & their mam Caroline, his 5 grandchildren, partner Denise & her daughter Cleo, sister Sadie & brother John, also Deborah & Derek, extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Wednesday February 28 at St John’s Church Killenard, with burial after in the adjoining Cemetery. May Paul rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Mary Callan (nee Nolan), the Sycamores Portarlington & late of Monasterevin who passed away on Friday February 23. Predeceased by her husband Jim, son Michael & sister Rose. Mary will be sadly missed by her daughters Linda & Mandy, grandchildren, extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took pace on Monday February 26 in the Church of Ss Peter & Paul Monasterevin, with burial in Monasterevin Cemetery. May Mary rest in Peace.