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. July 25-The Kelly Family. August 8-Checkers.   Come along for a great night out.  Admission €7.  All welcome.

Get your dancing shoes on!

Get your dancing shoes on!


Fun day in aid of Crumlin Children’s hospital takes place in the Portarlington Community Centre on Saturday August 20 from 10am-4pm. Food, Fun, Dance, Prizes & much more.
Contact Anya on 086- 1599438.



Congratulations to Mullany’s Pharmacy who celebrated 60 years in business on Saturday August 16 with music & celebrations at their premises. A great afternoon was enjoyed by their Staff, customers & the public. Many more years in business to the Mullany family.


Indoor Car Boot Sale

Portarlington Community Centre are holding an indoor Car Boot Sale on Sunday August 7 12-3pm. €10 per stall. Contact the Centre on 057- 8645728 or email

Portarlington Community Centre

Portarlington Community Centre hosts this Sale . Photo courtesy of



Tea Dance taking place in the Portarlington Community Centre on Friday August 26 from 9.30pm -12.30am. In aid of Shaen Hospital & Multiple Sclerosis Laois Branch. Music by Nando & Shandy. Admission €10. Contact the Centre on 057- 8645728 or email

Friends Together

Portarlington Friends Together meets every Tuesday & Friday from 2.30-5pm. Please Note- From this Tuesday July 26 the group will be moving to their new premises in the Scouts Den Main St. 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. Parents & children are welcome. Two phones up and running on 085-2148322 & 085-2148505.

Friends Together News

Friends Together News


The class of 76 from Scoil Mhuire Portarlington are having a reunion on September 3 in Portarlington Golf Club. If you are one of these lovely ladies and want to find out more please contact Ailbhe Costello, Geraldine Bigler, Nuala McMahon & Bernie Gallagher. A buffet & disco after & we’ll be letting you all know how much for each of us in total beforehand & time also!! Sorry no invitations, just word of mouth.



Deepest Sympathy to the family of Pat Finn Bracklone St who passed away at his home on Sunday July 17. Pat was predeceased by his parents Paddy & Nancy Finn. He will be sadly missed by his sister Catherine, aunts Mary & Tess, Catherine’s partner Peter, cousins, relatives, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Tuesday July 19 in St John’s Church Killenard, with burial after in the adjoining Cemetery. May Pat rest in Peace.

Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace



Results for July 12. Letters-V- R-Z- C. No Jackpot winner. €25 to Daryl Foy & Fionn Ryan. Sellers prize Noel Foy. Next Jackpot will take place in the Barrow Lodge on  July 26.  Jackpot €4,400.

Port GAA Lotto

Lotto results for week 29. Numbers Drawn 23-24-26-28. No Jackpot Winner. €50 Winners  Patrick O Sullivan c/o P Maher and Marie Confry c/o M Confry. €25 Winners  John Martin c/o T A  and J Fullham c/o J F. Jackpot next week  €2,900

We have 2 Electric Picnic weekend passes to be won in our latest ticket draw. Tickets are €5 each and the draw will take place on August 13 at 9pm in the Anvil. Tickets can be bought from committee members or from Burbages shop Main St.

Does championship glory beckon for League winners Portarlington GAA?

League winners Portarlington GAA! Photo courtesy of Portarlington GAA.

Results –Portlaoise Heritage Hotel U14 Championsip Rd 2 Qualifier-Portarlington 1-12

St Josephs Barrowhouse 4-13. After extra time had been played. Teams were tied at 1-10 apiece after normal time. Laois Shopping centre Minor Football Championship Rd 2 Qualifier-Portarilngton 1-09 Killeshin Crettyard 2-07.


Fixtures-Senior Football Championship Rd 1. Portarlington Vs Arles Killeen on August 1 at 14.00pm. Junior Football Championship Rd 1-Rark Ratheniska Vs Portarlington on August 3 at 19.45pm.

Portarlington's U-14's rounded off the year by beating Killeshin in the Shield Final

Portarlington’s U-14’s rounded off the year by beating Killeshin in the Shield Final

U21 Football Championship Rd 1. Portarlington Vs Graiguecullen on August 15 at time TBC. U17 Football Championship Rd 1. Portarlington Vs St Josephs Barrowhouse on August 3 at 19.00pm.  U8 and U10 Football Blitz  Rd 8 on August 12 at 18.30pm-Portarlington Vs Killeshin. U12 Go Games Div 1 Rd 5 on August 10 at 18.30pm

Portarlington Vs Portlaoise (1).

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