Around Portarlington Way
PORT STREET LIGHTS
Portarlington Christmas Street Lights were switched on Friday November 27. Portarlington looks very bright & festive thanks to the great Committee. Lots of new features.
The committee thank evertone for your donations to date – greatly appreciated.
They continue to welcome donations on: 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.
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.
IRISH GUIDE DOGS
You can purchase Calendars & Christmas cards at the Parish office to support the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Parish office is now open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 1.30pm. When calling please wear a face mask & adhere to social distancing. Thank you.
ST DE PAUL VINCENT
St Vincent de Paul has had a presence in Portarlington since 1921. The help provided to the less well off in our society covers a broad range of assistance each year.
You can drop a donation into the letterbox at the shop beside the Garda Barracks which is now back open to the public. You will find buckets in many of the local shops and businesses who have kindly facilitated.
The Conference would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your very generous support throughout the years. They wish you all a peaceful Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Deepest Sympathy to Vincent & Florrie Cryan & family on the death of Vincents brother John Cryan, Sligo town who passed away on Saturday November 21. John will be sadly missed by his loving wife Nora, his extended family & friends. Funeral took place on Monday November 23. May John rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Kathleen Keenan (nee Costello), Derrylea who passed away on Saturday November 28. Kathleen was predeceased by her husband Mick & son Mick Jnr. She will be sadly missed by her daughters Dolores, Ber & Geraldine, sons David & Dermot, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother, sister, extended family & friends. Kathleen’s funeral took place on Monday November 30 at St Peter & Paul’s Church Monasterevin, with burial after in St Evin’s Cemetery Monasterevin. May Kathleen’s gentle soul rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Margaret (Mag) Weldon, Lea who passed away on Sunday November 29. Margaret was predeceased by her partner Johnny. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Mary, son Liam, daughter in law Linda, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours & friends. Funeral took place on Wednesday December 2 at St Michael’s Church, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Margaret’s gentle soul rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Teresa McMahon (nee Troy), Bracklone St who passed away on Wednesday December 2. Teresa will be sadly missed by her loving & devoted husband Michael, her brothers Michael, Ciaran, Joe & Thomas, uncle Liam, aunt Breda, extended McMahon & Troy families, neighbours & many friends. Requiem Mass took place on Friday December 4 at St Michael’s Church, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Teresa’s gentle soul rest in Peace.
Lotto results for Monday November 30. Jackpot €12,400-no winner. Numbers drawn 1-19-22-14. €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-€12,600.
GRACEFIELD ONLINE LOTTO
Our club lotto tickets can now be purchased online here.