31 October 2014

Community Events

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Updated 31st October 2014

PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION in Hospital Chapel day & night. Ph 9321232.

TULLAMORE SOCIAL SERVICES – Committed to supporting older people, unemployed, local & voluntary community organisations:  Church gate collection this weekend.  Please support.  Personal Alarms for Senior Alert Scheme – please return personal alarms no longer required, to offices, Offaly St.

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICE:  Gala Christmas Fashion Show, Bridge Shopping Centre, Fri 7, 6-9pm.    Free family event with fashion, food tasting, cookery demo, children’s activities & lots of prizes.

HOLY HOUR FOR PREVENTION OF SUICIDE Thurs 6, 6.30pm, Day Chapel.  All welcome.

1ST FRI & SAT DEVOTIONS TO THE UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY Fri 7.  Mass, Parish Centre, 7.30pm.  All welcome.

FRIENDSHIP GROUP:  Thanks to all who supported, helped out and gave donations to our coffee morning in Parish Centre.

QUEEN OF PEACE GROUP:  Mass, Marian Hostel, High St, Thurs 6, 7.30pm.  All are welcome.

SECULAR FRANCISCANS:  Meeting, Tues 4, Mercy Convent, 7pm.  New members welcome.

TULLAMORE ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOC meet Wed, Foresters Hall, Church St, 3pm.  €15 to join (membership for the year)

TULLAMORE LADIES FOOTBALL CLUB:  Underage Academy Disco & U14 medal presentation, Sat 8, 7-10pm, GAA Centre.  All players, parents & friends welcome.

LADIES FOOTBALL/CAMOGIE CLUBS:  Table Quiz, Fri 14, Wolftrap, 9pm.  Tables of 4 €40.

PRAYER MEETING (True Life in God), Mon 3, 8pm, Alfie Lambe House, Arden Rd.  All are welcome.  Ph John 0851541559; www.tlig.org

DOCHAS;  Offaly Cancer Support Group Drop-in Centre, Offaly St, Mon-Thur 10am-2pm.

CARERS ASSOC:  QQI Fetac level 5 Palliative Care training, 3 Dec.  One day Patient Moving & Handling training 11 Nov.  Ph 057 9322920 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for details.

ICA:  Meeting Wed 12, 8pm.  Fun challenge is to make a Christmas decoration.  New members welcome.

MINDFULNESS & WELLBEING THERAPEUTIC GROUP starting Wed 5, 11am-12.30pm, for 6 weeks.  Ph Fiona 0870668198 or Lorna 0876596198.  Limited to 12.

PIONEERS ASSOC:  Those wishing to take a short-term pledge for November in honour of the Holy Souls, check out www.pioneerassociation.ie or contact (353) 1 8749464

TEACH MHUIRE PRAYING COMMUNITY:  Mass for Healing, Tues 4, 8pm, St Paul’s Church, Emo.  Celebrant Fr Jim Bermingham.

MASS FOR THE BEREAVED All Parishioners who have lost a loved one during the past year, and all bereaved people of our parish, are invited to a Mass on Sat 8th at 10.00am in the Church of the Assumption.

PHYSIOTHERAPY LED EXERCISE CLASS:  new beginners starting November 10-11am, Parish Centre.  Ph 086 2440083 if interested.

BALLYCOMMON TELEWORK & TRAINING CENTRE:  now enrolling for new courses ph 057 9353177 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MEDITATION:  Marian Hostel on Mondays at 7pm.

JIGSAW OFFALY:  provides fee and confidential mental health supports for young people 12-25 years in Offaly.  Please contact 057 9353871 for further information.

MENS STRESS MANAGEMENT/MINDFULNESS COURSE:  in Parish Centre on Wed morns from 10.45 to 12.  Ph Carmel 087 6425786.

GROW GROUP:  meets every Thurs at 2.30pm National Learning Network, Tanyard, Tullamore, phone Assumpta 086 8114135.

ADULT DANCE CLASSES:  every Tue night at Tullamore GAA, 8pm beginners, 9pm improvers, 10pm dancing.  No partner needed.  Contact Joe 086 4001456.

IRISH CANCER SOCIETY:  seeking volunteer drivers to drive local patients to and from hospital chemotherapy treatments in Dublin. Service is free to patient & drivers expenses are paid.  Ph 01 2310566/01 2316642 email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

PITCH & PUTT CLUB:  Progressive 25 cards resumes Tuesday's @ 9pm.

MIDLANDS SIMON SHOP:  Main Street, Tullamore (beside Rose Finlay’s Pharmacy), donations desperately needed, unwanted gifts, clothes, shoes, handbags.  Ph 057 9326991.

NEW LEISURE & RECREATION COURSE:  starts Nov at National Learning Network, Tullamore. Contact Yvonne 086 1741402/057 9318300, by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SEXUAL ABUSE & RAPE CRISIS CENTRE:  Confidential Counselling Service, Helpline 1800323232.

PERSONAL EMPLOYMENT PATHWAY:   free jobs skills programme for people with disabilities call Aoife 057 9320499/086 1708830 email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or www.nin.ie/pep.CHILD CONTACT CENTRE – for children of separated families to meet with their parents – Presbyterian Church, free & by appointment only.  For more details ph Julie 0860773465.

ACE BRIDGE CLUB:  Mondays @ 7.30pm in Bridge House Hotel.
TULLAMORE CHILD CONTACT CENTRE:  are looking for divorced/separated families with children from birth to 18 years of age to take part in a 2 month pilot project. Contact Julie Hunston 086 0773465 or William Hayes 085 1476929.

SUE RYDER SHOP looking for donations, in good condition.  ‘Help share the care’.

MIDLAND LIVING LINKS:  (Supporting the suicide bereaved).  Phone 086 1600641.

AL ANON & ALATEEN:  meeting every Thurs night 8pm Health Centre, Arden Road, Tullamore.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: meetings old tanyard. Night meetings Mon, Wed, Thur, Sat 8.15pm.  Day meetings Tue, Wed, Fri 1pm and Sunday at 12 midday. For info contact 01 8527000.

VOLUNTEERS required for Charity Shop in Tullamore.  Please contact Molly on 087 2914302.

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