Around Portarlington Way
Committee Says Thanks
The Portarlington 1916 Commemoration Committee would like to extend our sincere thanks to everyone who supported all our events during this Centenery year.
Thanks to all the businesses and individuals who supported us with funding and materials. To the people who helped to make each event a success.
To Laois Co Co Heritage department for their €1,600 to help us to pay for most of the materials etc we needed.
Also thanks to the public who came out for each event. Also to all of our Committee who put in the time and energy to mark the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Rising.
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. Come along for a great night out. Admission €7. All welcome.
The next PCDA/Derryounce Project Fundraising Walk 5K & 10K takes place on Saturday October 29th. Registration at 2pm at the Hawthorn Bar, Patrick Street.
Start time 2.30pm. Cost €5. Route: Derryounce 5K approx 1 hour. 10K approx 2 hours. Refreshments after in the Hawthorn. For further information please contact PCDA/ Love Port office on 085 8568801.
PORT TRAIL WALKING GROUP
Come along and join us on our local walks every Tuesday & Thursday nights at 6.45pm. Meet up at Park Lane car park. Looking forward to seeing you all there.
Mom & Me a Film By Portarlington native Ken Wardrop will be showing on Sunday November 13th in the Heritage Hotel Killenard. Afternoon matinee showing @ 3pm. Evening showing @ 7.30pm. 50 Tickets for each showing only available. For tickets and more details please contact the PCDA/Love Port office on 085 8568801 or call in to the office in the Community Centre.
Meetings are held on Tuesday & Friday in the Scouts Den on Main Street from 2.30-5pm. Parents & children welcome. Volunteer drivers needed to transport people. Phone: 087-2788472.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Tom McGuinness Droughill who passed away on October 8. Tom will be sadly missed by his loving sister Theresa, nephew Michael, extended family, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place in St Michael’s Church on Thursday October 13, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Tom rest in Peace.
Car Boot Sale
Portarlington Community Centre are holding a Christmas Car Boot Sale on Sunday November 6 from 11am – 2pm. €10 per stall
Book your stall now by contacting the Community Centre at 057-8645728 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERNATIONAL CREDIT UNION DAY
You are invited to International Credit Union Day on Thursday October 20.
Portarlington Credit Union Annual Mass for the deceased members will be celebrated at 10 am in St. Michael’s Church. Refreshments and entertainment from 11am in Portarlington Credit Union offices. Great prizes to be won. All welcome to call in and enjoy the celebrations.
ARLINGTON SOCCER CLUB
Lotto results for October 4. Letters: Q- U- E- A. No Jackpot winner. €25 to J. McCormack & Michael Luttrell (Snr.) Sellers prize: Jack Kenny. Next Jackpot €5,000 – Draw will take place in the Barrow Lodge on October 18.