data privacy notice

Portarlington & Emo Parishes

Parish Data Privacy Notice

The document provides a policy statement regarding the data protection obligations of our Parish, thus ensuring that we comply to Data Protection Regulations within Irish Legislation. This policy applies to all personal data collected and stored in

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St. Michael’s Church, Portarlington




Saturday Vigil: 6.15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 12:15pm
Monday to Friday: 10.00am
Holy Days: 10.00am & 7.30pm

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St. Paul’s Church, Emo


Saturday Vigil:- 7.30p.m.
Sunday:- 11.00a.m.
First Friday: 9.30am
Holy Days: 7.30pm

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St. John’s Church, Killenard


Sunday: 10:30am
First Fridays: 7.30pm

Holy Day: 10.30am

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Church of the Sacred Heart, Rath


Sunday:- 9.00am
Eve of First Friday (Thursday):- 7.30pm
Holy Days: 9.00am

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Ben Connolly Graigue /Formerly Connolly Street, Mountmellick, Laois

Ben Connolly Graigue Mountmellick and formerly Connolly Street, Mountmellick. Aged 11 years. Passed away on the 22nd July peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Loving brother of the late Jake Thomas. Loving son of Terence and Nicolette and dear brother of Billy. Darling grandson of Con and Marion Farrell and Tommy and Mary Connolly. Sadly missed by his loving parents, brother, grandparents, aunts, uncles, extended family and friends.




Rest In Peace



Due to the Covid 19 Directive and in the interest to protect the welfare of everyone A Private Family Funeral to take Place. Removal from his residence on Saturday at 10am (travelling via Smith’s Corner and Connolly Street) arriving St Joseph’s Church Mountmellick for Funeral Mass at 11am. Private Cremation To Take Place.

You can leave your condolences on the Online Condolence Book below.

The family would like to thank you for your help and support at this difficult and sad time.


Family Flowers Only Please. Donations If Desired To The Ben and Jake Trust Fund at

Ben’s Funeral Mass to be streamed live on

Date Published: Thursday 23rd July 2020
Date of Death: Wednesday 22nd July 2020