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Portarlington & Emo Parishes

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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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Brian (The Ral) Keogh Castlegate, Portarlington, Laois

Suddenly. Predeceased by his parents Garrett and Dora, brothers Gary and John. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, family Nicola, Jean and her husband Guido, Debbie and her partner Clifford, Simon and his partner Hannah, brother Paddy, sisters Peg Whelan, Anne Byrne and Doreen Folan, grandchildren Samuel Ayla, Emmy and Esme, brothers-in-law Oliver and Dick, sisters-in-law Marie, Ann, Lily and Breda,, nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. ​​​​​​


May He Rest In Peace.


Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Friday evening from 5:30pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 10:20am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.


Brian’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on


Family Flowers Only, Please.


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


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


Date Published:

Thursday 23rd November 2023

Date of Death:

Wednesday 22nd November 2023

John Maher Funeral Undertaker IAFD