Around Portarlington Way

Around Portarlington Way


Entry is now open for the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon which takes place on June 5 this year. If you were thinking on taking part and are looking for a worthy local cause, please consider the Portarlington First Responders. Any money raised will go towards the upkeep of our Public Access Defibrillators, Community Training and keeping our Responder Phone activated. If you are interested and would like a sponsorship card please email: Or leave your details with the  Love Port office on 085 8568801 and we will contact you. To Register visit: (Entry closes 28 April).


Bank of Ireland is proud to host Portarlington Enterprise Town. Join us at the Portarlington Enterprise Town in Portarlington Community Centre on Saturday April 22. We encourage you to invite family and friends to come along on the day and see all that Portarlington Enterprise Town has to offer. For more information, call into your local branch and Maria Harris, Branch Manager, can answer any questions you may have. You can also contact the Love Port office @ 0858568801 or e-mail

Portarlington Community Centre

Portarlington Community Centre hosts this event . Photo courtesy of



The St Vincent de Paul shop would like to inform the public that our shop on Main St will be opening 6 days a week, Monday to Saturday from Monday April 10.
20% discount on the day. You can also catch up with us on Saturday April 22 at the Bank of Ireland Enterprise day for businesses, groups & clubs in the Community Centre from 11am to 3pm. Tickets for our Easter Raffle on sale in the shop. €2 each. 1st Prize -Brand new 20ins Viper bicycle. Also lots of hampers & vouchers can be won. Call in to our shop to view our large stock & also to purchase our raffle tickets.

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. April 17 Done & Dusted.   Come along for a great night out.  Admission €7.  All welcome.

All your Social Dancing News

All your Social Dancing News


Friends together continue meeting on Tuesday & Friday each week from 2.30pm to 5pm in the Scouts Den Main St. Free refreshments & also free transport for anyone who would like to attend. Lots of activities take place. Contact 087-2788472 for more information.

Friends Together News



Deepest Sympathy to the family of Margaret (Betty) Oxley (nee Reid) Pine Villa & formerly Ballagh, Monasterevin who passed away on Wednesday April 5. Betty will be sadly missed by her loving husband Joseph, and she will be sadly missed by her sons Noel & Harold, daughters Margaret (Mathews), Emma (James), Caroline (Hayes), Avril (Condell), Sheila (Percy0 & Yvonne (Parr), brothers, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family & friends. Service took place in St John’s Church Monasterevin, with burial after in St Evin’s Cemetery. May Betty rest in Peace.

Rest in Peace



Results for week 14. Numbers Drawn 10-14-15-26. No Jackpot Winner.
€50 Winners Val McGettrick c/o Pat Sweeney and Margie Finlay c/o T A Coss.

€25 Winners Patricia Rodgers c/o T A Coss and Mary Dara  c/o T A Coss.

Jackpot next week  €8,800.

Tickets available from Burbages, Tynans Butchers, The Railway Bar,  Pint O Port, Luttrell Oil, Spar Station Rd or from any committee member.


Portarlington GAA registration for all players and members is now open for the 2017 season. Registration can be paid every Wednesday between 7-9pm in the small meeting room.

Does championship glory beckon for League winners Portarlington GAA?

League winners Portarlington GAA! Photo courtesy of Portarlington GAA.


Portarlington GAA Annual Good Friday Poker Classic will take place on April 14 at 8.30 pm in the GAA Centre. Refreshments served. Early Bird €20 or €25 on the night. Tickets from Joe Whelan 087 2529977 or Cam McGettrick 087 7799520

Congratulations to Colaiste Iosagains Junior Team who won the Leinster Post Primary Junior Football B Final on Tuesday April 4  last in Rathcoffey when they beat St MacDara’s of Dublin with a score of 1-19 to 2-07.

Results-ACFL Div1B Rd 3, Arles Kilcruise 1-09-Portarlington 4-08.ACFL Div3 Rd 3, Portlarlington 1-09-O’ Dempseys 1-09. U16 League Rd 2, Portlaoise 3-07-Portarlington 2-06.

Fixtures-ACFL Div 1 Portarlington Vs Killeshin on April 15 at 18.45pm. ACFL Div 3 Portarlington Vs Ballylinanon on April 19 at 19.15pm. Minor Football League Stradbally Parish Gaels Vs Portlaoise on April 17 at 19.00pm. U16 Football League Sarsfields Vs Portarlington on May 3 at 18.45pm.U14 Football League Portarlingtgon Vs Ballyroan Abbey on April 14 at 18.45pm. U12 Hurling Div 3 Slieve Margy vs Portarlington on April 12 at 18.30pm. U12 Football Div 1 Ballyroan Abbey  Vs Portarlington on April 19 at 18.30pm.

Portarlington GAA News

All the Portarlington GAA News here! Photo Credit Portarlington GAA


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