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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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Pauline Hughes (née O’Connor) Birr, Offaly / Portarlington, Laois

Late of Station Road, Portarlington, County Laois and Emo, County Laois. Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Predeceased by her husband Mick, grandsons Stephen McHugh and baby Sean Murray. Deeply regretted by her loving family Maureen (McHugh) Dundrum, County Tipperary, Brenda (Murray) Birr, County Offaly and Michael, Lisnagry, County Limerick, sister Mae (Lewis), sons-in-law Bernard and Jim, daughter-in-law Sharon, grandchildren Marie, Liam, Seamus, Áine Úna, Adam, Daniel and Callum, nieces, relatives and friends.



May She Rest In Peace.


Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) on Tuesday evening from 5:30pm with Rosary at 7pm. Removal on Wednesday morning at 11:20am arriving St Paul’s Church, Emo County Laois (eircode R32 RY16) for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to the New Cemetery Emo.

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: Monday 20th March 2023
Date of Death: Sunday 19th March 2023

John Maher Funeral Undertaker IAFD