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Portarlington & Emo Parishes

Parish Data Privacy Notice

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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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Philip (Chilly) Ward Ballymorris Manor, Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise after a brief illness. Loving son of the late Johnny and Betty Ward Bracklone Street, Portarlington. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Madellne, family Jason, Katie, P.J. and Sean Michael, brother P.J. and his wife Jude, sister Ann and her husband Brendan, niece Amy, nephews Jonathan and Stephan, grandniece, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.



May He Rest In Peace.



Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 XF99) on Wednesday evening from 3pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Thursday morning at 9:10am (travelling via Foxcroft Street) arriving St Michael’s Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to The Garden Chapel at Mount Jerome Crematorium for Cremation Service at 1:30pm.

Philip’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live.


Philip’s Creamtion Service will be streamed live on.


Family flowers only please. Donations If desired to The Irish Lung Fibrosis Association.



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 30th January 2023
Date of Death: Monday 30th January 2023

John Maher Funeral Undertaker IAFD