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Sandylane National School Portarlington are taking enrolments for Junior Infants for next September. For more information contact 0578643281. Closing date January 31.
Keep March 5 free on your calendar!! Portarlington Lions Club will be running its first ever tractor run. All details will be announced soon.
Portarlington Social Services senior citizens Bingo will return on Wednesday February 1 at 8.30pm in the Social Services centre, Link Road. Come along for a few games of bingo and a cuppa & a chat.
Meet every Thursday from 2.15pm-4pm at the Portarlington Social Services, Link Road.
Any person over 18 years of age is welcome to attend. If you require any further information in relation to this meeting, please contact: Assumpta on 086 8114135 or e-mail email@example.com. All welcome to call for a chat & a cuppa.
Slimming World every Wednesday evening at 5.30pm & 7pm at the Portarlington Community Centre. Get your “free membership” voucher in BEST magazine, saving yourself membership.
No booking required. Contact Martina at Whatsapp or text 087 7838403.
It was with great sadness that it was learned of the death of Mary Brennan, Station Road & formerly Frenchchurch St & Abbeyleix who passed away on Wednesday January 18. Mary was predeceased by her parents James & Alice, her brothers DJ & Paddy. Mary will be sadly missed by her brothers Eugene & Bosco, sister Annastatia, extended family, her wonderful carers, neighbours & many friends, especially at her Bingo and Active Retirement club. Funeral took place on Saturday January 21. May Mary’s gentle soul rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Tommy Dunne, Main St Portarlington & formerly Coolroe, Ballybrittas who passed away on Thursday January 19. Tommy was predeceased by his parents Tom & Ellen, brother Paddy & sister Emmy. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Sheila, son Tommy, daughter Sheila & her partner Darren, grandchildren Cian, Abby, Alex & Ashton, brothers Martin & Johnny, sisters Molly, Ellen, Julia, Kathleen, Ann, Frances & Bridie, extended family, neighbours & friends. Funeral took place on Sunday January 22. May Tommy rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Teresa (Tess) O’Connell (nee Stapleton), Courtwood Stores, Ballybrittas, who passed away on Thursday January 19. Teresa was predeceased by her loving husband Ned. She will be sadly missed by her sons Patrick, John Eamonn & Michael, daughters Mary (Hurley) & Cora (Weldon), grandchildren, extended family, neighbours & friends. Funeral took place on Saturday January 21. May Teresa’s gentle soul rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Harry Dempsey, Patrick St who passed away suddenly on Friday January 20. Harry will be sadly missed by his loving wife Sadie, daughter Shirley, sons Richard & Roy, brothers Wesley & Richard, sister’s Sheila & Edith, grandchildren, extended family, neighbours & many friends. Funeral took place on Monday January 23. May Harry rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Alice Ryan (nee Grady), Clonsast who passed away on Monday January 23. Alice was predeceased by her husband Sean, grandchildren Tommy, Mark & Denise. She will be sadly missed by her daughters Mary, Patricia, Catherine, Concepta & Martina, son John, sister Tess, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours & friends. Funeral took place on Wednesday January 25. May Alice’s gentle soul rest in Peace.
Deepest Sympathy to the family of Ann Ramsbottom (nee Hargrove), Luggacurran Portlaoise & late of Bracklone St Portarlington, who passed away on Monday January 23. Ann was predeceased by her brother Joe Hargrove only 3 months ago. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Eamonn, son George, daughters Mary & Linda, grandchildren, sister Mary, brothers Tom & Martin, extended family, neighbours & friends. Funeral took place on Friday January 27. May Ann’s gentle soul rest in Peace.
Bingo at Port GAA Centre every Tuesday night at 8pm. Over €3,000 in prize money to be won. Free parking and wheelchair accessible.
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LOTTO-Laois Clubs combined Lotto draw takes place as usual, every Tuesday night. Next week’s Jackpot is €5,400. Tickets can be bought from club members or online via www.play.clubforce.com.
Lotto results for January 23. Numbers drawn were 7-24-22-4. No Jackpot winner. €50 each to Deirdre Doyle, Daniel Hanlon, Clodagh Norval, James Grehan & Elizabeth McLoughlin. Promoters prize-Edette Kennedy. Next week’s Jackpot-€5,000.