data privacy notice

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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Very Rev. John (Jack) Walsh Rath, Ballybrittas, Laois / Emo, Laois

Very Rev. John (Jack) P.E. Rath, Ballybrittas County Laois and former P.P. Emo Parish County Laois. Peacefully in the exceptional care of the staff of Aut Even Hospital Kilkenny. Predeceased by his brother Bill. Deeply regretted by his loyal carer Margot Coogan, his brother Thos, his sister-in-law Hannah, his nieces, Bishop Denis Nulty, priests of Kildare and Leighlin Diocese, former parishioners, cousins, extended family and friends.





Reposing at The Sacred Heart Church Rath Ballybrittas on Monday afternoon from 2pm with Funeral Prayers on Monday evening at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass in St Paul’s Church Emo on Tuesday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in adjoining Cemetery.



House Strictly Private Please.



Family Flowers Only Please. Donations If Desired To The Simon Community.



Requiesce In Pace


Date Published: Sunday 2nd February 2020
Date of Death: Saturday 1st February 2020