Around Portarlington Way

Around Portarlington Way

Christmas Walk
Do you fancy getting out in to the fresh air for a nice walk shortly after Christmas Day?

PCDA/Derryounce Project Fundraising 7k Walk takes place on Tuesday December 27 @ 2.30pm. Registration will take place at 2pm at the entrance to Derryounce walkway at Marian Hill/Bog Road.  Donation €5. For further information please contact Love Port on 085- 8568801.

Derryounce Lake Walk

Derryounce Lake Walk

Portarlington Community Centre
Christmas opening hours- Monday December 19 – Friday 23 normal opening hours.
Saturday 24 – Tuesday January 2- Closed for Christmas break. Back open Tuesday January 4 – normal hours. Wishing all our patrons a Happy Christmas & a Peaceful New Year in 2017.


St Vincent de Paul (Dancing)

Dancing continues in 2017 every Monday night in The Gandon Inn, from 9.30pm to 11.30pm in aid of Portarlington St V de Paul. We would like to thank everyone who supported our dancing in 2016 & look forward to seeing you all in the New Year.


Emo Village Sunday market just inside the gates of the magical Emo Demesne. Market with fresh local produce including organic meat, vegetables and cheese, award winning jams, pesto, soups and sauces, delicious cakes and pastries with extraordinary wines and quality ceramics, candles and crafts.

Best of fresh produce and crafts here!

Best of fresh produce and crafts here!

Evening market from 4pm to 9pm on next Thursday December 22 with complimentary festive treats, demonstrations plus a surprise or two.

Bookings taken for food and craft stalls via the market Facebook page.


Portarlington GAA Club Lotto

Results for week 50. Numbers Drawn 6-11-20-28. No Jackpot Winner.
€50 Winners  Cathy Murphy c/o Joe Sweeney & Cathal Ryan c/o Cathal Ryan. €25 Winners Damien Hynes c/o Joe sweeney & Fran Lawlor c/o M Lawlor. Jackpot next week €5,000.


Portarlington GAA wishes all its members, committee members, sponsors, players, supporters and all their extended families a very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous and Joyous New Year.

Does championship glory beckon for League winners Portarlington GAA?

League winners Portarlington GAA! Photo courtesy of Portarlington GAA.

Keep up to date with what’s going on in Portarlington GAA Club by liking our Facebook page (Portarlington GAA Club) or following us on Twitter @PortGAA or our website



A Children’s / Family Mass will be celebrated in St. Michael’s Church, Portarlington at 6pm on Christmas Eve at 6pm. If there are any children in the Parish who would like to take part in a nativity play during the Mass please contact Sinead Dunne on 087-9062942.


Deepest sympathy to the family of John Murphy, who passed away on November 13 in England. John was predeceased by his wife Kathleen (Doyle, Treascon). He will be sadly missed by his brother Tadgh, sister in law Mary, niece Margaret , nephew John, Cork. Also his niece Anne Bannon and nephews Liam Murphy Portarlington and Peter Murphy, Navan, Lynda Murtagh Naas and Bernard Devaney Nenagh.

Requiem Mass took place on Wednesday, December 14 in St Michael’s Church with burial after in St Michaels Cemetery. May John rest in Peace.

Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace


Deepest Sympathy to the Lawlor & Bracken family on the death of Patrick Lawlor  Kildare. Patrick is son of the late Noel Lawlor & Kit Bracken formerly Bracklone St. Patrick will be sadly missed by his family, friends & neighbours. Requiem Mass took place at the Carmelite Church Kildare, with burial after in St Conleth’s Cemetery Kildare. May Patrick rest in Peace.


Deepest Sympathy to the family of Clare O’Byrne Station Rd & formerly Suncroft, Kildare who passed away on Friday December 9. Clare will be sadly missed by her devoted husband John, sons Brendan, Brian & Gearoid, daughter Aine, her 3 grandchildren, brother, sisters, extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Tuesday December 13 in St Michael’s Church, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Clare rest in Peace.