Latest Laois News: All around Portarlington Way

Latest Laois News: All around Portarlington Way

All your news from Emo, Killenard and Portarlington


We have a FREE wellbeing day at the Portarlington Community Centre for Men and Women, coming up on March 10, from 10am to 1pm. Over the course of 3 hours, participants will take part in lots of dancing, strength, conditioning and yoga, followed by some light refreshments. 

For more information or to register, contact Eimear on 086011722 /

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Portarlington Concert Band are now recruiting adults for our Beginner Band. Instruments are free of charge and include the following, 1. Trumpets, 2. Trombones, 3. Saxophones,

 4. Clarinets, 5. Flutes, 6. Percussion. Lessons available on weekdays. Rehearsals for Beginner Band on Saturdays 12pm to 1pm. Cost per lesson is €15. For further information contact Pat on 0838510428.


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 All welcome to call for a chat & a cuppa. 

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Portarlington Lions Club Tractor Run supporting our Community takes place on Sunday March 5. Registration from 10.30am at the Railway Station car-park for 12 noon departure. Complimentary refreshments and Auction immediately afterwards in the Railway Bar.  Prizes for Best Modern Tractor and Best pre-1980’s Tractor. Contact : Gerry @ 086 3584611 or Brendan @ 086 4415219. Only qualified drivers to take part. Route- Station Road – Main Street – Mountmellick Road. Right at Golf Links – Left at Garryhinch Cross – Left at Commons – Left at Kennels Cross – Right at Blackhall Bridge. YOUR SUPPORT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.


Banríon Gaels Camogie Club will hold their Registration morning on Saturday February 25

From 10.30am-1.30pm at St Patrick’s boys school Portarlington. A “come and try” for new members from 11.30am to 12.30pm. Tea, coffee & meet the coaches and players.

Fitting of new club gear specially commissioned for our 10 year Anniversary.

Valeo Foods sponsor a set of Under 8 jerseys for Banríon Gaels Camogie Club
Valeo Foods sponsor a set of Under 8 jerseys for Banríon Gaels Camogie Club


Do you fancy returning to football after some time away? Never played and want to give it a try? An initial 5 week trial will start on Thursday March 2. For more information or to register your interest, please contact Stef on (087) 6293184.


LOTTO-Laois Clubs combined Lotto draw takes place as usual, every Tuesday night. Next week’s Jackpot is €6,000. Tickets can be bought from club members or online via

Roberta and Mary Connolly and Freda Hennessy , at the Dance Musical – Mam , at Portarlington Community Centre, Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee .


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 results for February 14. Numbers drawn were 15-10-23-16. No Jackpot winner. €50 each to Cath Gorman, Antoinette Mitchell, David Dunne, Maria Storey & Jim Evans. Promoters prize-Deirdre Doyle. Next week’s Jackpot-€5,600.