Around Portarlington Way
Bingo will continue in Portarlington GAA Centre every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2,000 in prize money.
THANKS OAKDALE NURSING HOME
The Portarlington Social Services/Meals on Wheels Committee would like to thank the staff & residents of Oakdale Nursing Home for their kind donation of €243, proceeds from their recent Cake sale. Thanks to all who attended on the day. It was wonderful to have 2 former Meals on Wheels committee members Patsy McGuinness & Molly McMahon, now residents in Oakdale present the cheque to Ann Bourke Dunne secretary of the Social Services. Your donation is very much appreciated.
PORTARLINGTON CONCERT BAND
Lessons for Beginners and Intermediate has commenced every Thursday from 4.30pm-5.30pmpm & 5.30pm-6.30pm in the former girl’s school Patrick St (now used by the boys NS). Boys & Girls 9+ & enthusiastic adults welcome. Musical instruments provided. If interested contact: Joan Hennessy @ 087-6229172 or Pat Donegan @ 083-8510423.
COMMUNITY TEXT ALERTS
Community Text Alerts is now up and running in Portarlington. Forms to sign up to the scheme are available via the link below, in the Loveport office or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
We will be holding two drop in events on October 11 from 5pm to 8pm in the Community Centre and on October 14 from 2pm to 3.30pm in the coffee shop in Centra on the Main Street where you can come to meet us, find out more information and sign up here to receive Alerts via text message.
LITTLE BLACK DRESS NIGHT
The Portarlington Community Development Assoc (PCDA) would like to thank all the ladies for coming and making the night another wonderful event.
A massive thanks to all our sponsors for the lovely spot prizes. To O’Dea’s for once again hosting our night and for supplying the food.
A big thanks to our staff in the Love Port office for all the help leading up to the night. A special thanks to Nikki Kelly for the trojan work she put in to the night.
Will see you all next year everyone for the Ladies annual event. All money made goes to the ongoing projects by the PCDA.
CREDIT UNION DAY
Irish credit unions will join credit unions in other communities around the world to celebrate International Credit Union (ICU) Day on Thursday, October 19. To Celebrate Portarlington Credit Union will have refreshments and spot prizes on the day. Pop in and meet the team for a chat and a cuppa. Looking forward to seeing you.
FRIENDS TOGETHER SOCIAL CLUB
Friends together continue to meet every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2.30 – 5pm in the Scouts Den, Main Street. Lots of activities planned for the months ahead. Call in for a chat and a cuppa. All very welcome. For more information contact 087-2788472.
BOOKS, BAGS & BAKES SOCIAL EVENING
Cookery, Gardening books, Handbags & accessories, Cakes, Bring & Buy on Wednesday October 18 @ 7.30pm in the Parochial Hall, The Square, Portarlington. Admission €5 (includes supper and Raffle draw ticket).
Social Dance Lessons every Wednesday night in St Brigid’s Hall, Garryhinch, 8pm – 10.30pm.
Contact Heather @ 087 9322783 for more details.
MOUNT ST ANNE’S, KILLENARD CHRISTMAS FAIR
The Annual Christmas Fair will take place on Sunday December 3 from 11am to 4pm. We are now taking bookings for those who wish to sell their produce on the day. Early booking is essential as places are limited. Contact Catherine on 057-8626153 for further details/booking.
WOMENS ENTERPRISING DAY
National Women’s Enterprise Day will be held in the Heritage Hotel, Killenard on this Wednesday October 12. Registration at 9.30am. Please share this with any female entrepreneurs / women in business who may be interested in attending. A great networking opportunity! Contact Portlaoise Enterprise Centre, Clonminam Business Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois | (057 866 1800.) email@example.com | www.localenterprise.ie/laois.
ARLINGTON SOCCER CLUB LOTTO RESULTS
Results for September 19. Letters drawn – V- T- U D. No winner of Jackpot. €25 each to Frank Brady & Eithne Kenny. Sellers Prize – Soccer Club Shop. Next Jackpot €7,500. Draw will take place in the Barrow Lodge on October 3.
PORTARLINGTON GAA CLUB & COMBINED CLUBS MEMBERS LOTTO DRAW (Photo)
Results for October 5. Numbers Drawn, 1-8-24-35. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot next week €9,200. 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.
Potarlington GAA Race night has been scheduled for Friday October 13 in the Anvil. Don’t miss your chance to sponsor a horse, jockey or a race.
Results-SFC Semi Final, Portarlington 3-08-Ballylinan 4-10. Midlands Park U17 Championship Rd 1, Portarlington 2-10-Portlaoise 1-08. Midlands Park U13 Football A Group B, Portarlington 5-05-St Joseph’s 5-10.
Fixtures– U15 Cross Border Floodlit Competition 2B Rd 1 Portarlington vs The Heath on October 13 at 19.30pm in McCann Park. U21 Football Championship Sarsfields vs Portarlington on October 21 at 4pm at a Venue TBC.
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