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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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Michael Smyth Palmerstown, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois

Formerly of Palmerstown, Dublin and Droughill, Portarlington, County Laois and late of Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies. Michael passed away peacefully at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin, on Saturday, 9th of October, following a long battle with cancer. Loving son of Patrick and the late Maura Smyth. Sadly missed by his loving father Patrick, sisters, brothers, his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.


May He Rest in Peace


Requiem Mass in St Philomena’s Church, Palmerstown, Dublin 20, on Wednesday, 13th October, at 11.30am, for family and friends (church limited to 50% capacity). A family cremation service to take place afterwards. Michael’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on:


Please feel free to leave a message in the Condolence Book at the bottom of the page or in the traditional manner. The family would like to thank everyone for their help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.


No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society

Date Published: Monday 11th October 2021
Date of Death: Saturday 9th October 2021

John Maher Funeral Undertaker IAFD