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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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Peggy Whelan (née Ó ‘Keeffe) Bishopswood, Portarlington, Offaly

Peacefully at home after a short illness surrounded by her loving family and friend. Predeceased by her husband Johnny, sister Sadie and grandson Eibhan. She will be sadly missed by her loving daughter Marie, sons Eamonn, Sean, Seamus and Patrick, brothers Sean and Michael. Nanny Peggy was much loved by her grandchildren Shannon, Aaron, Pádraigh, Rachael, Oisín, Áine, Saul, John, Kimi-Rose and Zack. They will hold Peggy dearly in their hearts, forever. Peggy will always be remembered by her daughters-in-law Theresa, Elaine, Patricia and Sinéad and son-in-law Tony whom were welcome with open arms into the Whelan family. Always loved, never forgotten by her nieces, nephews, relatives, many dear friends and neighbours.


Ar Dheis Dé Go raibh A Hanam


Rest In Peace.


Reposing at Mahers Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Sunday from 5pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Monday arriving St Michael’s Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery Portarlington.


Due to the Covid 19 Directive Social Distancing will be in place in the Chapel of Rest, in the Church and at the Cemetery.

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.

Family Flowers Only Please. Donations If Desired To Portarlington Lourdes Invalid Fund.

Peggy’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on

Date Published: Saturday 1st August 2020
Date of Death: Saturday 1st August 2020