Fr. Pat: 057 875 5227
Fr. Joe: 087 241 1594


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Mountrath Community School Mass at Beginning of New School Year

On Wednesday September 26,  students, staff  and community of Mountrath will celebrate  Mountrath Community School’s  traditional beginning of School Year Mass  at St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath  -    Beginning at 12 midday. 

School Principal, Siobhan McCarthy will lead a Presentation to  Fr. Patrick Hennessy (former PP  of Mountrath / Ballyfin)  in recognition of his 16 years Ministry in Mountrath/Ballyfin.   

Main celebrant

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Frances Harney’s Culture Night



Works from the greatest Irish writers and composers will be brought to life,

by up to 20 performers, in the Balcony Theatre, Mountmellick Arts Centre, on

Friday, 21st September, at 8.00pm. Join us for this free night’s

entertainment, devised and directed by Frances Harney.

No pre-booking  necessary.

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Notes from Laois Alzheimer’s Society

Laois Alzheimer’s Society


Laois Alzheimer’s Society Resource Centre at 47 Main Street Portlaoise is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Laois Alzheimer Society is a Homecare Service for Laois people who are living with Dementia. We look after the day to day needs of people and

assist in making life more enjoyable for their families.


The Heath Golf Club

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Message from Pope Francis

Message from Pope Francis as he visits our shores

here in Ireland on Saturday 

“Dear Friends, As I prepare to visit Ireland in a few days’ time for the World Meeting of Families, I send a warm word of greeting to all the Irish people. I am excited at the thought of returning to Ireland!
“As you know, the World

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Pope Francis’ Visit to Ireland. 25th – 26th Aug 2018.


Pope Francis to Ireland on the occasion of

the World Meeting of Families in Dublin

25-26 AUGUST 2018

Saturday 25 August 2018

08:15    Departure by plane from Rome/Fiumicino for Dublin
10:30    Arrival at Dublin International Airport
10:45    Transfer to Áras an Uachtaráin
11:15    Arrival at the Presidential Residence