Latest Laois Event: Portlaoise GAA Dinner Dance
Night of Celebration and Nostalgia in store at Portlaoise GAA Dinner Dance
Portlaoise GAA are delighted to announce details in relation to their upcoming dinner dance, which will take place at the Midlands Park Hotel on Bank Holiday Sunday 4th February 2024. The event is eagerly anticipated by members and supporters alike and it promises to be a night of celebration, nostalgia and camaraderie.
As the pinnacle of the Portlaoise GAA social calendar, the evening will include a prosecco reception upon arrival and a sumptuous three course meal. With a limited number of seats available, tickets are selling fast, and the organisers encourage everyone to secure theirs as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Eamonn (Teddy) Fennelly, Chairman of Portlaoise GAA, expressed his excitement for the event, saying: ‘This Dinner Dance is more than just a celebration of our recent successes; it is a coming together of our incredible members and supporters who make our club what it is. We look forward to welcoming everyone to this special night.’ Mr Fennelly also thanked the organising committee who are working hard to ensure everyone has an enjoyable night.
Medal Presentations and Nostalgic Reflections
The evening will feature medal presentations to the 2023 Champion teams, honouring their outstanding achievements. Additionally, Portlaoise GAA will pay tribute to the club’s history, particularly focusing on significant victories from 1964, 1984 and 2004.
In 2004, Portlaoise secured a senior double, coupled with a Leinster football triumph, while 1984 witnessed the club’s historic minor and senior ‘double-double’ – an extraordinary feat of winning both minor and senior championships in both hurling and football.
Eamonn Fennelly remarked: ‘Reflecting on these triumphs from the past adds a special layer to our celebration. It is a testament to the rich history and legacy of Portlaoise GAA’.
Limited Tickets Available
Tickets for the dinner dance are priced at €50, covering a prosecco reception, a three-course meal and an unforgettable night of entertainment. Additionally, a raffle will be held on the night where prizes will include a free GAA annual membership worth €130.
Music on the night will be by the Luna Boys, promising an enjoyable atmosphere for all attendees. With the event shaping dup to be a resounding success, Portlaoise GAA invites everyone to join in the festivities and make this Dinner Dance an evening to remember. Tickets can be purchased from Catherine Fitzgerald at 0876814018 or Teresa O Reilly at 0876204432 or Lorraine McCormack at 0863988636.