Around Portarlington Way

Around Portarlington Way

Around Portarlington Way

St Vincent de Paul (Dancing)

Dancing continues every Monday night in The Gandon Inn, from 9.30pm to 11.30pm in aid of Portarlington St V de Paul. June 27—Dermot Lyons. .   Come along for a great night out.  Admission €7.  All welcome.

St. Vincent de Paul Durrow news

St. Vincent de Paul news

Friends Together

Portarlington Friends Together meets every Tuesday & Friday in Portarlington Community Centre from 2.30-5pm. This is a free club where people can meet for a chat & a cuppa, play a game of cards or some board games. Meet new people & make friends. Two phones up and running on 085-2148322 & 085-2148505.

Friends Together News

Friends Together News

Scrap Saturday

The Lea Castle Conservation Project and the Port Coder Dojos are hosting a joint fundraiser
Scrap Saturday on June 25. We will have vehicles available to collect metal, electrical, phones and clothing from your home. Contact 089-4368848.

Stunning shot of Lea Castle. Thanks to Con Murphy Photographer

Around Portarlington Way. Photo thanks to Con Murphy Photography



Oakdale Bingo

OAKDALE NURSING HOME COMMUNITY BINGO takes place every Tuesday at 3pm. All welcome. Volunteers needed to help mark Resident’s books.

Laois MABS

Drop in Service on Friday June 24 from 9am – 1pm in Portarlington Community Centre – NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. For further information please ring 0761 072620.

Monster Bingo

Monster Bingo. £5,000 prize money, on Sunday July 3 in Mountrath Marquee Festival, G.A.A. Grounds at 3p.m. Double books £15, Single book £10, Single sheet £2. All welcome.

Mountrath Marquee Festival is back!

Mountrath Marquee Festival is back!


Kestrels Basketball Club are holding a Fundraiser on Saturday June 25 in Portarlington Rugby Club. BBQ from 6.30pm. Races start at 8.30pm. 8 runners, 8 races. It’s a date for your diary folks.


Deepest Sympathy to Eva Johnston (nee Bell) Garryvacum & her family on the recent death of her brother Rev Canon Francis (Frank) Bell formerly Foxcroft St. Funeral Service took place on Wednesday May 25 in Kilmore Parish Church, Belfast. May Frank rest in Peace.

Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace


Deepest Sympathy to Chrissy Smith & family Ballymorris on the recent death of her sister Alice O’Toole (nee Byrne) Killiney, Dublin & formerly the Borness Mountmellick. Daughter of the late Daniel & Elizabeth Byrne. Alice is survived by her husband Oliver, sons Michael & Brian, daughters Clodagh & Aoibhinn, sisters Teresa (England) , Chrissy (Portarlington) & brother Danny Byrne, the Borness, her extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Monday June 13 in the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel Killiney, with burial after in Shanganagh Cemetery. May Alice rest in Peace.

Second Hand Uniform Sale

The Parents Council of Coláiste Íosagáin are holding a Second-hand Uniform sale in the school on Saturday  June 25 from 11am – 1pm. Parents can drop unwanted school uniform items into the school on Friday June 24 after 10am. All items appreciated.

All your Colaiste Iosagain Events here

All your Colaiste Iosagain Events here

Port GAA Lotto

Results for week 24. Numbers Drawn 4-10-19-27. No Jackpot Winner. €50 Winners – Andrew McCarthy c/o Adrainne McCarthy & Mary Gallagher c/o Rose McCann. €25 Winners- P Coffey Jnr c/o Anvil & Carol Carmody c/o 46 Kilmalogue. Jackpot next week €2,300.

Portarlington GAA are running a 5k Road Race on July 10. The race starts at 11.30am. Prizes are being awarded in the main categories. Entry via or on the morning before 11am.

Portarlington GAA Golf Classic will take place on July 22 in Portarlington Golf Club. Further details to follow.


Fixtures-Laois S.C Minor Football Championship, Portarlington vs Killeshin Crettyard on July 11 at 19.45 at a venue TBC.

Portlaoise Heritage Hotel U16 Football A Championship Rd 1, Portarlington Vs Graiguecullen on June 22 at 18.30pm.

Portlaoise Heritage Hotel U14 Football A Championship Rd 1, Stradbally Parish Gaels Vs Portarlington on July 8 at 18.30pm.

U12 Go Games Hurling Rd 7 on June 23 -Portarlington Vs St Pauls.

U8 and U10 Football Blitz  Rd 7 on  July 1 at 18.30pm–Rosenallis Vs Portarlington Vs Stradbally.

U12 Go Games Div 1 Rd 5 on June 29 at 18.30pm-Portarlington Vs St Pauls.

Agony for Arlington!: Arlington AFC's 'B' side prior to their six-three loss away to Division 4A leaders Dynamo Town during the sides' midweek league clash

Your Arlington AFC news here.


Results for May 31.  Letters: Q- U- I- J – No Jackpot winner. €25 each to Terri Murphy & Sean & Fionn Connolly. Sellers prize Jack Kenny. Next draw on June 14 – Jackpot €4,100.