Around Portarlington Way

Around Portarlington Way


A big well done to Sean Burbage Portarlington on coming 2nd in Belfast in the World Irish Dance Championships. What an amazing & talented young man. Sean comes from a wonderful talented family. The very best for the future Sean.



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A Whist drive takes place on April 22 at 8pm in the Parochial Hall, The Square, Portarlington.  Supper included and great prizes. Proceeds in aid of Portarlington & Monasterevin Union of Parishes.  All welcome.



The St Vincent de Paul shop would like to inform the public that our shop on Main St is now open 6 days a week, Monday to Saturday.
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 Durrow news

St. Vincent de Paul news

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 24-John & Terry.   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


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 click here. (Entry closes 28 April).



Deepest Sympathy to Breda Flanagan (Gracefield) & family on the death of her Mam Kathleen (Kitty) Brophy (nee Seymour) Emo. Kitty was predeceased by her loving husband Danny & she  will be sadly missed by her sons Paddy & Donie, daughters Liz (Booth), Breda (Flanagan), Marie (O’Connor), Rosie (Byrne), Bernie & Cindy (Quigley), brother, sisters, 25 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, her extended family, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Wednesday April 12 in St Paul’s Church Emo, with burial after in the new Cemetery Emo. May Kitty rest in Peace.

Rest in Peace


Deepest Sympathy to the family of James Kevin Barry, Sligo & formerly Patrick St who passed away on Thursday April 6. Formerly employee Bus Eireann. He is survived by his loving wife Claire, brother Leo, sisters Nora & Ann (O’Meara), his extended family & friends.  Mass took place in St Joseph’s Church Ballytivinan, with burial after in St Patrick’s Cemetery Strandhill Road Sligo. May Kevin rest in Peace.


Deepest Sympathy to Chris O’Reilly Patrick St & her family on the death of her brother Dan Culleton Hill 60 Mountmellick & formerly Limetree Portarlington who passed away on Monday April 10. Dan will be sadly missed by his loving wife Lucy, sons Daniel, Trevor & Shane, daughter Barbara, grandchildren, sisters, neighbours, extended family & friends. Requiem Mass too place on Wednesday April 12 in St Joseph’s Church, with burial after in St Joseph’s Cemetery. May Dan rest in Peace.


Portarlington Lawn Tennis Club

Children : Tony’s Coaching classes resume on Tuesday April 25 and Friday April 28. The only places left in Tony’s Coaching classes are for beginners.  3.15pm Tuesday and Friday for 4/7 years & 6pm Tuesday for 8/11 yrs.   A waiting  list is now in place for Tony’s junior and senior classes.

Some Portarlington Lawn Tennis Club Juvenile Members with coach Tony Lok

Some Portarlington Lawn Tennis Club Juvenile Members with coach Tony Lok

Adults: Social Tennis has resumed on Monday nights at 8pm. Come and join us. The weather is great and the courts are a pleasure to play on.  2017 Membership Fee now due. New members are very welcome. Phone 087 1231135 if you are interested or check out our website and facebook page:

Portarlington RFC


The Trophy will be at the club from 10.30am – 12 Noon on Saturday April 29. U.12’s, U.15’s & U.18’s girls will all play visiting teams. Newcomers welcome – Coaches available. Refreshments in the Clubhouse throughout the morning.

Portarlington RFC. Photo courtesy of

Portarlington RFC Photo courtesy of

KICK Music-Fest on Sunday April 30 featuring Smash Hits, Apella & Differential. Tickets €15 available from Centra, Main St Portarlington. Leinster Summer Camp- Bookings open July 3 & 7 – boys & girls aged 6-12 years. Earlybird price €75 until June 2, then €90. Phone Patricia @ 086-6080262 for Application Form. Meet some Leinster players. Free Leinster Camp T-shirt. Free ticket to allocated Leinster Match. No rugby experience necessary.