Around Portarlington Way
Bingo will continue in Portarlington GAA Centre every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2,200 in prize money.
PORTARLINGTON CONCERT BAND
Lessons for Beginners and Intermediate commencing Thursday September 28 from 5-6pm & 6-7pm. Boys & Girls 9+ & enthusiastic adults welcome. Musical instruments provided. If interested contact: Joan Hennessy @ 087-6229172 or Pat Donegan @ 083-8510423.
COMMUNITY TEXT ALERTS
Portarlington Community Text Alerts, Public Sign-up Meeting on Wednesday October 11 at 5pm- 8pm in Portarlington Community Centre, Link Road, Portarlington. Hosted by Port Text Alerts. The aim is to provide the community with immediate communication from the Garda Síochána.
GROW Community Mental Health Support Group meets every Thursday at 7.30pm in the Jobs Club, Oriel House, Main St. Come along & learn more about positive mental health, wellbeing, recovery & how GROW may help you achieve this. Free of charge. Contact Michelle @ 086 418 3805 – www.grow.ie.
SOCIAL SERVICES BINGO
Weekly Bingo returned 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.
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. October 2-Catriona. Come along for a great night out. Admission €7. All welcome.
EMO VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET
Farmers & crafts market takes place very Sunday 11am to 4pm. New stallholders always welcome. Halloween kids market takes place on October 29, from 11am to 4pm. For more information contact 087-7803970.
Laois and Offaly Local Enterprise Offices business clinic in Portarlington on Wednesday, October 4. Opportunity business people and start-ups, to meet Local Enterprise Office staff on a confidential one to one basis, to discuss their business and to see what supports may be available from the LEO. Laois LEO office on 057-8661800 for details and appointments.
PORTARLINGTON LIBRARY BOOK CLUBS
We are now taking names for our book clubs both junior and senior. Please visit the library to sign up and collect the current book or call 057 8643751 for more information.
Times and dates as follows: Junior Book Club-Ages: 9-12year olds. Date: 2nd Wednesday of the Month starting on October 11. Time: 4:30-5pm.
Classics Book Club(Adult)-Date: 1st Wednesday of the Month, Starting on October 4, Time: 11am – 12pm.
General Fiction Book Club (Adult)-Date: 1st Wednesday of the Month, Starting on October 4, Time : 6– 7pm.
LEARN TO DANCE
Social Dance Lessons every Wednesday night in St Brigid’s Hall Cloneyhurke
8-10.30pm. €10. No partner needed. Phone Heather @ 087-9322783.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Dolores Keogh (nee Costello), St Michael’s Park & late of Galway. Predeceased by her loving husband Hughie & daughter Siobhan. Dolores will be sadly missed by her son Fran, daughter Margaret, her devoted sister Frances, grandchildren, her extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Monday September 18 in St Michael’s Church, with burial after in St Michael’s Cemetery. May Dolores rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Barry Kelly, Cork & formerly Portarlington who passed away on September 6. Son of the late Frank & Essie (nee Lawlor) Kelly. Barry will be sadly missed by his family & friends in Cork, Portarlington & Surrey. Memorial Mass took place in St Michael’s Church on Friday September 15, with interment of ashes in St Michaels Cemetery. May Barry rest in Peace.
PORTARLINGTON GAA CLUB AND COMBINED CLUBS MEMBERS LOTTO DRAW
Numbers Drawn on Thursday September 21, 3-12-20-34. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot next week €8,800. 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.
We welcome all loyal patrons and new patrons of Portarlington Bingo to McCann Park every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2k in prizes every week. Portarlington GAA Race night has been scheduled for Friday October 13 in the Anvil Inn.
U21 Football Championship Sarsfields vs Portarlington on October 21 at 4pm.
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