Portarlington Notes

Portarlington Notes

Laois Mabs

Laois MABS Drop in Service on Friday May 29 from 9.30am – 1pm in Portarlington Community Centre – NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. This service will run on the last Friday of each month. For further information please ring 0761 072620

Laois Language Camps

Laois Language Camps are looking for host families to accommodate Spanish Students for two weeks in July. The dates of the camp are from the July 3 to 17. Interested people can contact Michael on 087-9235496 or on

Arlington AFC

Arlington AFC Juveniles AGM takes place on Monday June 8 at 8pm in Portarlington Community Centre. Arlington Summer Soccer School takes place from Jul 27-31 from 10.30am-3pm daily.  Ages 6-14. Cost €65 includes training, kit bag & ball.  €10 discount for siblings. Book by phoning 1890 653 653 (Places are limited, book early).


Golf Classic in aid of ST. Vincent De Paul in Portarlington Golf Club on Thursday May 28. 4 person team classic. Time sheet available from Golf Club. Phone-057-8623115 Ext. 2.


Located in French Church Street. We would be grateful for all types of clothes, footwear, accessories, furniture, toys & household goods in good condition. You are welcome to call in and visit us or phone us at 085- 2801276. Open 10am–6pm Monday–Saturday.

Holy Communion

Congratulations to the boys & girls from Scoil Naomh Eoin Killenard & St. Patrick’s Boys NS who received their First Holy Communion recently.

Lourdes Pilgrimage

Portarlington Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from July 31 for 7 nights. 4 Star Hotel Solitude. Full board. Free bus to & from Dublin airport. €799 per person sharing. Deposits due. Instalments welcome. Last few seats available. Contact: Marie Corcoran @ 087-7589896 or Vera Treacy @ 087-9311813.


Deepest Sympathy to the family of Maria Rusu Railway Mews who passed away recently. Maria will be sadly missed by her loving parents, sister, her extended family in Ireland & Moldova, her many friends & the staff & pupils of St Patrick’s Boys NS. Maria was laid to rest in St Michael’s Cemetery on Saturday May 16. May Maria rest in Peace.


Deepest Sympathy to the family of Martin Dunne Cloneyhurke who passed away on May 15. Martin was predeceased by his loving wife Olive a number of years ago. He will be sadly missed by his sons Martin (Patrick St) & Ger (Orchard Drive) & his daughter Elizabeth, his sister Sheila, grand-children, his extended family, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Monday May 18 in St. Michael’s Church, with burial after in St. Michael’s Cemetery. May Martin rest in Peace.


Deepest Sympathy to the family of Attracta Jaffray Foxcroft Ave who passed away on Wednesday May 20 in Oghill Nursing Home Monasterevin. Attracta was predeceased by her loving husband James. She will be sadly missed by her sons Seamus & Anthony & her daughters Marion & Olga, Grand-children, great-grandchildren, her extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Friday May 22 in St. Michael’s Church, with burial after in St. Michael’s Cemetery. May Attracta rest in Peace.