Around Portarlington Way

Around Portarlington Way


The people of Portarlington & Bracknagh were over the moon to hear that Denise Geoghegan has finally come home to her family after going through a heart transplant & spending 8 months in hospital. We wish her well on her recovery & her family are overjoyed to have her home safe & well. Best wishes Denise.



We hope you are enjoying the weather and if you are from Laois, Offaly or Kildare we hope you are all keeping safe and well during this time.

Great news that we are already 3/4 of the way to the target needed to complete this home. Thank you so much to each and every donor, share and like with a massive shout out to all the volunteers to date. Without you all we wouldn’t even be this far ahead.


So, with €10k left to raise and a couple of fundraisers already in the pipeline like weight loss for Andy challenge, fitzydees raffle of their €400 worth of a hamper already in progress we are getting nearer our goal. But we still need your help to get to the end point. So if you have a challenge u would like to run, or a fundraiser idea and want to get involved please please get in touch let’s keep it going and let’s #builditforandy

Click here for Andy’s Gofundme page.



Ballymorris Road in Portarlington will be closed until August 21 from the Railway Bridge to the Ballymorris Road / Canal Road Crossroads to facilitate roadworks at the new social housing development. Local access only will be permitted. Please follow the diversion signs.



Portarlington Credit Union are delighted to be in a position to launch their Third Level Bursary Awards for 2020.

They will be selecting 3 winners that are members of Portarlington Credit Union to win €1000 each.

Entrants must-Be First Time College Entrants. Be Full Time 3rd Level students.

Portarlington Credit Union News

Be a Member. Become a member today if you are not already and you too can enter. Application forms and T’s & C’s are available on their website or from the offices.

Download here.

You can email your application form to or drop it into the office.



Although we are restricted by “the virus” our members are still attending the shed albeit with caution. For more information contact 086 736 0911.



Deepest Sympathy to the family of Eamonn Hart, Geashill & formerly Walkinstown, Dublin who passed away on Saturday August 7 at his home. Eamonn was predeceased by his beloved sister Colette & her son Robert. Eamonn will be sadly missed by his loving wife Thelma (nee Grehan) formerly Shandra, sons Andrew & Ronan, brother Declan, sisters Irene & Carmel, mother in law Betty Grehan, extended family, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Tuesday August 11 at St Michael’s Church Portarlington, with Cremation service at Newlands Cross Crematorium. May Eamonn rest in Peace.


Click here for Webcam for St Michael’s Church


Banrion Gaels Camogie Club are drafting a Strategic Plan, your input in completing this survey will provide valuable data to the steering group. Click here and please share far and wide. Thank you.


Lotto results for Monday August 10. Jackpot €9,200-no winner. Numbers drawn, 24-29-27-30. €50 each to Sean Moore c/o David Moore, Liam Cullen c/o Online, Alice Donoher c/o Online, Teresa Galvin c/o Liam Corcoran & Rebecca Maher c/o Online. Promoter- Marion Bryan. Next Jackpot-€9,400.

All your Portarlington News here.


The Golf Classic scheduled to take place last Friday August 14 has unfortunately been postponed due to the current lockdown. It has been rescheduled to take place on Friday August 28th. The same tee times will apply. Please contact Kieran or Dermot if you need to amend tee times etc.