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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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Mary Catherine (Maura) Connell (née Duffy) Ballycullane, Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her parents Joe and Peg, brothers Michael and Joe. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Tony (ex Garda Síochána), sons Paul (Australia), Brian(Dublin) and Alan (Brussels), daughters Jean (Ballycullane Portarlington) and Louise (Maynooth), sons-in-law John and Dermot, daughters-in-law Paula, Reg and Aida, her beloved grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.


May She Rest In Peace.


Removal on Saturday evening, 3rd June, arriving St Paul’s Church, Emo (eircode R32 RY16) at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday morning, 4th June, at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Maura’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on.


House Private, 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: Friday 2nd June 2023
Date of Death: Thursday 1st June 2023

John Maher Funeral Undertaker IAFD