Scoil Naomh Eoin

Scoil Naomh Eoin

Enrolment forms for the school year 2015/2016 at Scoil Náisiúnta Naomh Eoin, Killenard available from school reception. Closing date for application is Friday, January 30 at 5pm.


Emo National School is accepting enrolments for the 2015-16 school year. Ring school for application forms between 9am and 1pm or email secretary@emons.ie. Closing date for applications is Friday, January 30.


Enrolment for Rath NS Junior Infants September 2015. Application forms at school office from Monday, January 5 . Closing date for applications is Friday, January 30.


Deepest sympathy is expressed to the family of John (JJ) Bannon who passed away peacefully at the Midland regional hospital Tullamore on January 14. John will be sadly missed by his loving wife Bernie, daughter Elaine sons Donal and Darragh, brothers Willie, Tom, Paddy and Eddie, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends. Removal took place from his residence to St Johns Church Killenard for requiem mass with interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


O’Dempsey’s Juvenile club will be holding their AGM on Thursday, January 22 8pm in the clubhouse. All are invited to attend especially the parents of the juvenile members.

Late Edward (Ned) BOLAND

Condolences to the family of the late Edward ‘Ned’ Boland of Courtwood (formerly Jamestown Cross), Ballybrittas. Sadly missed by his loving wife Rita, mourned by his family, Brid, Eddie, Ann Marie and John, brother Owen relatives neighbours & friends. Reposed at his son’s John’s house, Courtwood. Removal to the Sacred Heart Church, Rath for requiem mass. Interment afterwards to Kildangan. Ned was a familiar face in the community and a great man for visiting he will be sadly missed by all.

St Pauls LGFA

St Paul’s LGFA will hold an AGM on Friday, January 30 at 7.30pm in Emo Community Centre. Membership of the club is open to all in the Emo Portarlington parish and surrounding areas. 

The club’s annual sponsored walk will take place on Sunday March 1, at 2pm, meeting at Emo Community Centre. Sponsorship cards can be obtained from Mary Keegan 086 3619010 or can be collected in Emo Shop.

Contact Dominica Scully 086 1637828 or Declan Lawlor 086 8055022. 

Emo Gaa club

The Laois county board tickets are on sale at the moment, Your support would be great fully appreciated.