Portarlington Sports Roundup

Portarlington Sports Roundup

Port Trail Walking Group

First weekend walk will take place on Sunday February 28. Meeting at the car park at the  Peoples Park at 10.30am. Requirements- Rain gear, Hiking Boots and a snack.
This is a two hour walk approximately. Anyone requiring a lift please phone 086- 3288858.
This a moderate walk.

5K Charity Run

St. Michael’s AC are having their Heritage Killenard 5K Charity run/Walk on Sunday March 13 starting at 11am. Join them in “The Heritage Killenard” for a nice 5k run around their walking track. This event is a charity event to raise much needs funds for “Portarlington Lourdes Invalid Fund”.

The Heritage Killenard 5K charity run/Walk

The Heritage Killenard 5K charity run/Walk

The Heritage Killenard have kindly offered their facilities and refreshments in the Hotel afterwards. They have also given a 100 free day passes to the first 100 who register for this event. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male & female. Check out St Michael’s AC Facebook page here.

St Conleth’s

REGISTRATION- All players who intend to play football in 2016 are required to register, and this year our registration morning will be on Sat March 5 at 10am in O’ Dempsey’s Clubhouse. All new players welcome. Contact Derek Egan @ 086- 4021459 if you are interested.

Clothing collection. St Conleth’s fundraising clothing collection day takes place in O’ Dempesy’s GAA club on Sat Feb 27 from 10am-12p. Please fill a bag and help our club. All clothes/ shoes/boots/handbags and bed linen please. Note-no pillows or duvets allowed. Please start collecting and pass around the word as this is a great way for us to raise much needed funds. Thanks in advance.

Claire O Connell has joined the St Conleths/Courtwood dancing troupe for the upcoming Strictly

St. Conleth’s News: Photo shows Claire O’ Connell, St Conleths, in action

Port GAA Lotto

Lotto results for week 6. Numbers Drawn 7-13-16-31. No Jackpot Winner
€50 Winners Liam Purcell c/o Ter Lawlor & P J Robbin Tullamore c/o Ter Lawlor. €25 winners B Emerson c/o M Tynan & Unreadable c/o the Pines Portlaoise,. Jackpot Next Week €7,700.

Portarlington GAA are having a clothing collection 9am- 12pm on Feb 20 whereby you have the opportunity to get rid of unwanted clothes, belts, pairs of shoes and mobile phones and in the process help Portarlington GAA with its fundraising. These can be dropped off in the Centre Mon -Fri between 9am-12 prior to the day or we can arrange collection if you contact us on our club No 086-2712121.

Does championship glory beckon for League winners Portarlington GAA?

League winners Portarlington GAA! Photo courtesy of Portarlington GAA.

Laois All County Draw tickets are now available from our Treasurer John Lawlor on  087-2934939. We would ask that you make every effort to support our club during this annual fundraising drive. Purchase of the ticket enters you into 4 draws in which there is a jackpot of €10,000 for each one and a range of cash prizes down to €500. The first draw is in March.  Individuals or groups of people can buy a ticket. Thank you for your support.

Portarlington's U-14's rounded off the year by beating Killeshin in the Shield Final

Portarlington’s U-14’s rounded off the year by beating Killeshin in the Shield Final

We are in the early stages of preparation for our football season and we would welcome any persons who wish to get involved in coaching a team. Training will be provided and all applicants will have to be Garda vetted after application. Persons interested can e-mail the club at with their details or  by ringing our club Number 086-2712121.

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