PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Ph 9321232.
ADORATION & ROSARY: Mon, 7pm, Church of the Assumption. All welcome.
TULLAMORE LADIES FOOTBALL CLUB: American Tea Party, Fri 28, 8pm, GAA Centre. If interested in coming, ph Laura 0877944007; thanks to all who supported recent church gate collection in aid of both camogie & ladies football clubs.
LAOIS/OFFALY PALLIATIVE CARE TEAM Remembrance Service for those who died in past two years, Fri 28, 7.30pm, St Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise. All families/carers welcome.
SECULAR FRANCISCANS: Meeting Tues 4, 7pm, Mercy Convent. New members welcome.
1ST FRI & SAT DEVOTIONS TO UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY Fri 7, Parish Centre, after 7.30pm Mass in the Church. All welcome
HOLY HOUR FOR PREVENTION OF SUICIDE Thurs 6, Day Chapel, 6.30pm. All welcome.
TULLAMORE TIDY TOWNS ASSOC: AGM, Wed 5, 8pm, Hugh Lynchs. All welcome.
SVP PADDY RUN – 5k run or walk, 10am, Mon 17, Harriers. Register www.svp.ie/PaddyRunTullamore Ph 9322072/9321858
BEGINNERS SEWING CLASS 10 weeks, Puttaghaun Community Centre. Jointly funded by Offaly Local Development Company and Laois/Offaly Education & Training Board. Ph Ann 087 7421524.
TULLAMORE GARDEN CLUB: Meeting Wed 5, Court Hotel, 8pm. Speaker: Carmel Duignan of Garden Heaven.
FETAC LEVEL 5 OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID COURSE Laois Offaly ETB, Castle Buildings, Sat 8 , 22 & 29. Ph Michelle 057 9349441.
FAMILY HISTORY INTERNET WORKSHOP: Ballycommon, Sat 15, 10am-1pm. Free-of-charge as part of the "Ireland Reaching Out" initiative. Details
'TRUE LIFE IN GOD - Spiritual Reading Meeting': Tues 4, 8.15pm, Marian Hostel, High Street. There will also be sharing, discussion and a video. Everybody is welcome. Ph John 085 1541559.
TEACH MHUIRE PRAYING COMMUNITY Mass for Healing, Tues 4, 8pm, St. Paul's Church, Emo. All are welcome.
ANNUAL EVENT FOR MARRIED COUPLES Emmanuel House, Clonfert, Sat 8, 10.30am - service for the healing of marriages, prayers, Mass, confessions, renewal of marriage vows, and talks. Ph 0579151552 for details.
PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES The Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place 11th -16th June. The Spiritual Director will be Fr Shane Crombie CC with spiritual music from Shalom Folk Choir. The cost is €729. Deposits are still being accepted. To book contact Jo 086 6615733; Pat 086 3192399; Carthy 087 6799177; Tom 086 0547266 or any choir member.
BALLINAMERE CONFIRMATION PARENTS/GUARDIANS There will be a meeting for our Confirmation parents/guardians from Ballinamere NS on Monday 3rd at 7.30pm in the school hall.
YOUTH NEWS 1st Year students from Colaiste Choilm will be on retreat this week and next. Please remember them in your prayers.
ALPHA The Holy Spirit Day will take place on Saturday 8th March. All are welcome. Please contact Sr Genny at the parish centre.
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER This year’s World Day of Prayer will be in the Methodist Church, Church St, on Friday 7th at 8.00pm. This year's service is written by the women of Egypt and is entitled Streams in the Desert. All women & men are welcome to the short service & a cuppa afterwards.
PHOENIX MEN’S SHED, TARA CRESCENT: Short Hobby Course Antique Restoration March/April; Two-day Wood Turning Course. For details on these ph Ann 0877421524.
FRIENDS OF CHERNOBYL CHILDREN TULLAMORE: If you are interested in being a Host Family please ph Maire 0872974273/Alma 086 3857374 before 8 Mar.
FRIENDS OF THE HOSPITAL: Tickets for monster raffle on sale in the hospital.
VACANT HOUSE FOR INDEPENDENT OLDER PERSON OR COUPLE available, Ard Aoibhinn, Mountbolus. Ph Sr Mary 05793 54687 for application form.
OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICE: Call our Helpline 9351886 for information or to make an appointment.
DOCHAS: Offaly Cancer Support Group Drop-In Centre, Offaly St, 9328268.
BINGO in aid of Temple St Hospital, Wed, 8.30pm, Charleville Centre, Church Ave (opp Charleville NS).
LE CHÉILE MENTORING PROJECT: Volunteers wanted to mentor young people. No experience needed - full training and support given. Contact
GROW (Community Mental Health Movement) meet Thurs, 2.30pm, National Learning Network, Tanyard. Ph 0869114135.
FATIMA: Pilgrimage 12-19 June. Ph 086 3344722 / 057 8661601.
SUE RYDER SHOP urgently requires good quality clothing & bric-a-brac. “Help Share the Care”.
LITTLE GIGGLES PARENT & TODDLER GROUP Wed, Puttaghaun Community Centre (opp entrance Thornsberry Est), 10am-12.30pm. Text/Ph Ann 0877421524.
PERSONAL EMPLOYMENT PATHWAY PROGRAMME: Free job skills programme supporting people with disabilities. Contact Aoife 9320499, 0861708830,
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT PARENTS FIRST: Parents or grandparents wanted to share their knowledge in bringing up children. Ph Dolores or Mary 9322996 or 0861959221.
RUGBY CLUB: Country & Western Dance Classes, Mondays, 8.30-10.30pm.
SEXUAL ABUSE & RAPE CRISIS CENTRE: Confidential Counselling Service, Helpline 1800323232.
MIDLAND LIVING LINKS (Supporting the suicide bereaved). Contact Co-ordinator on 0861600641.
TARA: Wed, Foresters Hall, 3-5 pm for exercises, tea, chat & activities; Mon, 2.30pm, Darmagh Cummunity Centre for exercises. Ph Rita 0833434501.
MEDITATION: Mondays, 7-8pm, Marian Hostel. All welcome.
BALLYCOMMON TELEWORK & TRAINING CENTRE now enrolling for new courses. For further information please contact Susan/Liz at 9353177/9353441..
TULLAMORE SOCIAL SERVICES LTD: Please return personal alarms no longer required, to offices in Offaly St for redistribution.
ALPHA: See website www:midlandsalpha.com
AL-ANON & ALATEEN: Ph 018732699 for details of meetings.
U-21 & UMEMPLOYED? Ballycommon Telework & Training Centre Ltd intend to carry out a programme for people who have completed the Leaving Certificate but have not gone on to further education or paid employment. Ph 057 9353022.
IRISH CANCER SOCIETY'S CARE TO DRIVE FREE TRANSPORT SERVICE for patients undergoing chemotherapy in the Mater, St. Vincent's, St. James's, Tallaght & Blanchardstown hospitals. Please speak to your oncology team or ph 012310 566
ST VINCENT DE PAUL: Looking for donations of furniture, household items, clothes, shoes, etc. Ph 9322072/0877384828 or call to shop, 'Vincents', in Offaly St.