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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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Patrick (Sharkey) Kirwan Foxcroft Avenue, Portarlington, Laois / Emo, Laois

Formerly of Emo, County Laois. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his parents Paddy and Eileen, father-in-law Sean and brother-in-law Martin (recently deceased). Deeply regretted by his loving wife Caroline, his adoring girls Emily and Anna, siblings Helen, Pauline, Louise, Rosaleen, John, Brian, Deirdre, Barry, Michael, Paul and Colm, mother-in-law Ailish, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours, friends and his four legged companion Coby.


May He Rest In Peace.


Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 X853) on Monday evening from 3pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 11:10am (travelling via Main Street) arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.


Patrick’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on.

House Private on Tuesday Morning, Please.

Family Flowers Only, Please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Heart Foundation.

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:

Sunday 30th June 2024

Date of Death:

Saturday 29th June 2024

John Maher Funeral Undertaker IAFD