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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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Bridget Galvin Ballybrack, Dublin / Portarlington, Offaly

Bridget Galvin, (1930-2021) late of Meadow Court, Ballybrack, County Dublin, formerly of Cloneyhurke, Portarlington, County, Offaly. (and born in Ballylongford County Kerry). Bridget(Bride/Bridie) was the last surviving member of her family of 6 siblings – Olive(Cusack), J.J. (Galvin), Billy (Galvin), Kathleen (Hayes), Margaret (Enright) and Val
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Liam (Bill) MURPHY Morette, Emo, Laois

Beloved husband of Anne and much loved father of John. Deeply regretted by his loving family, daughter-in-law Ciara, grandson Eoin, brothers, Andy, Michael, Denis sister Sr Kathleen, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

Rest In Peace


Reposing at his home today, Thursday,

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Mary KEEGAN (née Hurley) Bishopswood, Portarlington, Offaly / Bigwood, Kilkenny


Peacefully at home,surrounded by her family. Loving mother of the late Michael and Thomas. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Peter, daughter Marie, son Peader, son-in-law Darren, grandson Matthew, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces,relatives ,neighbours and friends.


Reposing at Maher’s Chapel

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Patrick BYRNE Lough Gate, Portarlington, Laois

Late of Seskin View, Tallaght, Dublin.  Died in the loving care of the Nurses and Staff of Regional Hospital, Tullamore.  Reposing at his residence on Thursday evening from 4.00 pm.  Rosary on Friday evening at 8.00pm.  Removal on Saturday morning at 10.30am arriving St. Michael’s Chrch,
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Elizabeth (Lillie) DALTON (née McDermott) Ballymorris Road, Portarlington, Laois

Formerly Garryhinch, Portarlington.  Peacefully at her residence.  Reposing at Maher’s chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Monday from 6pm to 8pm.  Removal on Tuesday  at 11.15am. arriving St. Michael’s Church Portarlington for requiem mass at 12 noon.  Funeral afterwards to St. Michael’s Cemetery.


Rest in Peace

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Baby Emma-Rose O’Driscoll,73 Lough Gate, Portarlington, Co. Laois.

Buried after requiem mass on Mon 1st April in St. Michael’s Cemetery.

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