Out and About in Portarlington
What is Safe Talk? Safe Talk is a 3.5hr “suicide alertness” programme that prepares participants to identify and engage with persons who may be having thoughts of suicide. Participants also learn how to provide practical help by using the steps of TALK (Tell, Ask, Listen & Keepsafe) and gain information on the supports & resources available locally, regionally & nationally. This is a fantastic free resource & the training is suitable for everybody (certificate will be given on completion). If you wish to attend on Thursday March 10 9.30am – 1pm in the Portarlington Community Centre.
Please PM Love Port Facebook page here or contact Elaine Hughes @ 085- 7089727 for more information.
Dancing continues every Monday night in The Gandon Inn, from 9.30pm to 11.30pm in aid of Portarlington St V de Paul. March 7-Unity. March 14-Derek Veale. March 21-The Ranchers. Come along for a great night out. Admission €7. All welcome.
St Vincent de Paul
Portarlington St Vincent de Paul Charity shop are holding a Sale from Thursday March 3 on all items in stock. All good quality ladies, gents & children’s wear. Also furniture, shoes & a large selection of books. A raffle will also take place in the coming weeks from Thursday March 3. A large selection of Easter Hampers for raffle. Tickets can be bought in the shop at €1 each. Please support. All money raised goes back in to the Community. If you have any items to donate please call to our shop at Main St. We are always grateful for your support.
Portarlington First Responders urgently need volunteers. No experience necessary as full, certified training will be provided. Our Responders are alerted to some life threatening emergencies within our community & offer assistance until the ambulance arrives. Further info. Contact Anne on 087- 6256241 or Tom on 086- 0255465 or message us on our Facebook page Portarlington Community Responder Group here. For the latest info click on our website here: www.portarlingtonfirstresponders.com
Lotto results for February15. Numbers 8-9-22-24. No Jackpot winner. Next Jackpot- €8,800. County Board tickets now available from any committee member. Your support is greatly appreciated.
1st Holy Communion
First Holy Communion dates 2016 for Parish of Portarlington. Sacred Heart NS, Rath- Saturday April 30 at 11.30am. St. Paul’s NS, Emo- Sunday May 1 at 11am. Presentation Primary School- Saturday May 7 at 11.30am. Scoil Naomh Eoin, Killenard- Saturday May 14 at 11.30am. St. Patrick’s Boys NS & Cloneyhurke NS- Saturday May 21 at 11.30am.