Emo Active Retirement group will meet on Tuesday night at 8pm in the old school community centre. Please come along and enjoy a couple of hours’ relaxation and entertainment in comfortable and warm surrounding. All are welcome. Contact Cella at 0861031059 for more information.


Condolences to the family of the late John Matthews of Coolbanagher, Emo who died peacefully as his home on Monday, January 27. Removal from residence to St John’s Church Coolbanagher for Service. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations if desired to the Dialysis Unit, Tullamore Hospital.


A youth club for secondary school children is being set up in Emo. Our aim is to create a fun space for the youth of the area to meet and socialise. We are seeking adult volunteers to assist. If interested, there will be a meeting in Emo Village in the Old School on Thursday February 6, at 8pm. Joe Thompson from Youth Ireland will be in attendance to outline what is involved. You can also contact Dominica Scully on 086 1637828 if interested.

Charity Ball

The Portarlington & Killenard Charity Gala Ball takes place on February 28 in the Heritage Golf and Spa Killenard. Charities this year are Port Scouts Club and Port Special Olympics Club. The night includes a four course meal, free wine on your table, wonderful prizes and dance with Keith McConald Showband, followed by a disco. Tickets €50, from Maria Molloy 086 305811, Eimear Lawless 087 1217399, Marie Corcoran 087 7589896 and Collette Kennedy 086 2654277.

Drama Society

Port’s drama society rehearse Mondays at 8pm at the Anvil Inn. New members welcome.

O’Dempseys GAA

Lotto results for January 27. Jackpot €9000 , nos drawn 01,13,25,27, no winner. No match 3. Promoters prize Liam Finlay. Next weeks jackpot €9200, for just €2 it could be you, play online now

Juvenille registration day for all juvenile members on Sunday February 16 11.30am in the clubhouse. New members welcome.


Senior training in O’Dempseys GAA pitch on Friday February 7 8pm and every Friday for u16, minors and seniors. New members welcome. Contact Sean Quirke on 0863838329 with any queries.