Portlaoise church to close during Status Red #BeastFromTheEast and #StormEmma blizzard

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Portlaoise church to close during Status Red #BeastFromTheEast and #StormEmma blizzard

Due to the severe weather conditions in Laois on Thursday and Friday Portlaoise Parish has decided to close the church for a time.

In line with the weather warning, St. Peter and Paul’s Church Portlaoise will close at 3pm on Thursday and reopen on Saturday, March 3 for 10am Mass, conditions permitting.

Widespread snow in Laois, Dublin, Kildare, Offaly and other Leinster counties before #stormemma hits.

Due to weather conditions the First Friday Masses in the Heath and Ratheniska are cancelled this Friday evening. Masses as per usual schedule in Parish Church.

Bingo at St. Mary’s Hall Portlaoise has been cancelled on Thursday and Friday.

As a result, the Portlaoise Parish Lotto Draw will now take place at 3pm in the Parish Centre on Thursday March 1. Please ensure that all tickets are returned to the parish centre before 2.30pm.

List of Laois events rescheduled over Beast from the East weather warnings.

Laois Fire and Rescue Service on 24/7 standby for #stormemma and #beastfromtheeast.