Around Portarlington Way

Around Portarlington Way


Bingo will continue in Portarlington GAA Centre every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2,200 in prize money.


Weekly Bingo returns on Wednesday September 6 & every Wednesday night in Portarlington Social Services Centre at 8.30pm. Come along for a few games of bingo & a cuppa after. Looking forward to seeing you all after the Summer break.

Stunning shot of Lea Castle. Thanks to Con Murphy Photographer

All your Portarlington news Photo thanks to Con Murphy Photography


Congratulations to Mia Jo Phelan Congress Tce who dedicated herself to looking after her hair for about 2 years to donate to charity.  She raised €311.00 for Team Shan Tynan #histiowarrior. Her hair will go to the Rapunzel foundation. Mia would like to thank everyone who sponsored her.  Also a special thank you to D Hair Diary – DhD for doing an amazing job. If anyone would like to still make a donation for Team Shan Tynan # histiowarrior, you can PM her Mam, Jenny Kelly on her Facebook page. Also the Rapunzel Foundation are in need of people to support them. If your child would like to get involved, you can contact them on 051-421287 or contact the staff in the D Hair Diary on 057-8636525 for more information.


Keep this date in your diary folks. Sunday September 17 at 12pm.  Family fun run/walk for Portarlington Meals on Wheels. Donations can be made to Nuala McMahon in McGreals Pharmacy Kilnacourt.

Get your dancing shoes on!

Portarlington St V de Paul Dance at the Gandon Inn



Dancing continues every Monday night in The Gandon Inn, from 9.30pm to 11.30pm in aid of Portarlington St V de Paul.  September 4-Checkers. Come along for a great night out.  Admission €7.  All welcome.


Tea Dance taking place at Portarlington Community Centre on Friday September 1 from 9.30pm in aid of Shaen Hospital, Multiple Sclerosis, Laois Branch & Kolbe Special School Portaloise.


Coffee morning takes place Thursday September 14. If you would like to host a Coffee Morning in your home, business or work place call Ann at 087-6270988 for details. Please support this worthy organisation. All money raised stays in the County to fund services


The Run to Remember event will take place on Sunday September 10 commencing at 10.30am (registration from 9am) at Portarlington Community Centre. All monies raised go to Portarlington Community Centre and the local Laois / Offaly Pallative Care Team based in Cloneygowan. Lots of prizes / our memorial video / memory tree and refreshments will be served in the main sports hall afterwards. You are all very welcome to attend. Click here on event page for more details.

5K Run to Remember


Congratulations to the following couples who were married recently. Portarlington Parish- Triona Power, Killenard & Sean Quinn, Nurney. Padraig Keenan, Mucklagh & Niamh Whelan, Bishopswood. Conal McCrory, Portlaoise & Catriona Cooper, Clonanny. Colm Wilson, Coolroe & Sinead Dunne Cushina.

Emo Parish- Michael O’Connell, Killaglush & Laura Donoher, Closelands. Raymond Kane, Mountmellick & Bronagh Murphy, Garryhinch.

Combined clubs draw for August 24. Numbers Drawn  9-12-26-29, No Jackpot Winner
Jackpot next week  €8,000.
Portarlington GAA Jackpot Clearance Draw for €6,300 on Tuesday August 22. Numbers Drawn 12-21-22-34. No Jackpot winner.
Results sheets available locally. Tickets available from Burbages, Tynans Butchers, The Railway Bar, Pint O Port, Luttrell Oil, Spar Station Rd or from any committee member.

Does championship glory beckon for League winners Portarlington GAA?

League winners Portarlington GAA! Photo courtesy of Portarlington GAA.

As and from 22-06-2017 tickets bought in the Portarlington GAA Combined clubs members draw will be entered into the 2 Jackpot draws.
We welcome all loyal patrons and new patrons of Portarlington Bingo to McCann Park every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2,000 in prizes every week.
Potarlington GAA Race night has been provisionally scheduled for Friday October 13 in the Anvil.  Keep an eye on our FB page for more details.
Results-Laois Shopping Centre MFC Final, Portarlington 1-10-Emo Courtwood The Rock 1-06.
Midlands Park U16 Championship, Stradbally Parish Gaels 3-07-Portarlington 1-10.
Laois Shopping Centre JFC Rd 3 (Group), Portarlington 0-08-Graiguecullen 3-16.
Midlands Park U12 Div 1 Cup Semi Final, Portarlington 3-12-Ballylinan 2-07.

Portarlington GAA News

All the Portarlington GAA News here! Photo Credit Portarlington GAA

Fixtures-U12 Division 1 Cup Final Portarlington vs St Pauls on September 2 in O Moore Park at 10.30am. U16 Football Championship Semi Final Portarlington vs St Pauls on September 7 at 6.45pm at a venue to be confirmed. U17 Football Championship Portarlington vs Portlaoise on September 29 at 7pm in McCann Park. U12 Hurling Semi Final Portarlington vs Abbeyleix on September  29 at 7pm. U21 Football Championship Sarsfields vs Portarlington on October 21 at 4pm.
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