16 July 2018


 

Community Events

Charities and not for profit groups 
can advertise events free of charge on this page

(Updated 13th July 2018)


PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION HOSPITAL CHAPEL: 
Can you sit an hour with the Lord: Mon 1-2pm, 5-6pm, Tues 4-5pm, Wed 5-6pm, Fri 5-6pm, Sat 2-3pm or any other hour? Ph: 085 116 2668.

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICE will hold their annual Church Gate Collection Sat 14 & Sun 15.

COLUMBAN MISSIONARIES Frs. Oliver McCrossan & Bernie Steed will visit Sat 14 & Sun15 & speak at all masses. You can subscribe to "The Far East" magazine; make a donation at mass or on: www.columbans.ie

ROSARY FOR LIFE: offered every Monday evening  6.30pm. Church of the Assumption. Please join us for this intention. 

THE STOMA SUPPORT GROUP meeting Tues 17, 6.30-8.30pm. Dóchas Offaly Cancer Support Group Centre. Please contact Anne 086 307 4846.  All are welcome.

AGE ACTION: free one-to-one computer classes for older people starting Sept. To book Ph: 01 475 6989 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

NATIONAL LEARNING NETWORK courses to give you skills for new opportunities/employment. More info: Ph: 9318300, email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; www.Facebook.com/NLNTullamore

THE IRISH CANCER SOCIETY seeking drivers to transport patients attending appointments in Tullamore/Dublin, with weekday availability. Expenses paid. Ph Laura: 01 231 0594 / Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to apply.

YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL: Cistercian College, Roscrea, Tipperary, Thurs 16-Sun 19 Aug. For ages 16-35yrs. More details & to book: www.youth2000.ie

YOUNG ADULTS 18-45 invited to weekend of Prayer & Reflection, Fri 20–Sun 22, St. Columban's, Dalgan Park Navan. More details ph: Sr. Una 0906 481666/Email: youthretreats@gmail.com

MIDLAND LIVING LINKS are running a suicide bereavement support group. If you would like to connect with others who have had a similar experience or for info ph: Rita 086 160 0641.

BALLYCOMMON TELEWORK & TRAINING CENTRE CLG offers a free friendly Call Service for senior members of the community & a range of courses. For more info ph: 057 93 53177 / 53441 to book.

CLONMACNOIS PRAYER VIGIL: Cluain Chiarain Prayer Centre, Fri 20 & every third Friday. Mass  9pm. Adoration & Prayers follow until 2.10am. All Welcome. Enquiries Dave; 085 774 6763.

TULLAMORE PHOENIX INDOOR MARKET supporting local charities every Sat, 10am - 3pm. Kilcruttin. Any queries Ph: Mary 087 905 0910.

SOSAD: Free Confidential Counselling Service. Ph: 057 9346704. 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 1 800 323232.

20th INTERNATIONAL SUMMER ORGAN SERIES 2018

Tuesdays, 8.00pm. Church of the Assumption, Tullamore
Tuesday July 17th – Words and Music. Eric Sweeney, Organ. Mark Roper, Poet. Admission €12 Concessions €8.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

~ Clonminch Cemetery Sunday will be on 19th August at 1.00pm.
~ Durrow Cemetery Sunday will be on 9th September.

SUE RYDER CHARITY SHOP: Donations needed: Ladies/Children clothing, Handbags, B.A.B, etc. Support greatly appreciated.

TULLAMORE SCOUTS recruiting new members, ages 12-15yrs for September, if interested contact Marie 085 127 5898.

SUMMER CAMPS AT ST.MARY’S YOUTH CENTRE: 10-12yrs: Mon 2-Fri 6 July. 7-9yrs: Mon 23-Fri 27 July. Member’s €50/ Non-members €55. To book ph: Anita 085 712 8488 / Centre 9322963.

KNOCKADOON MUSIC & LITURGY COURSE: week long residential summer camp for choirs, teens & young people. Play/learn new music while deepening their faith through our youth-led liturgies. More info: www.knockadoonml.com 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BARNARDOS NATIONAL COLLECTION DAY Fri 14 Sept, contact Robyn Macken: 01 708 0418 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

DIOCESE OF MEATH PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDESLed by Bishop Smith: 12-17 Sept. Cost €749 for hotel pilgrims. Contact Pilgrimages Abroad Ltd, 164 Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2. Tel 01-635 9300.  Hospital pilgrims contact A. Boland 087 791 4828.

PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA: Led by Fr. Frank Guinan & Fr. Michael O’Meara, P.P Kinnitty. Sept 24-28. Cost €559. For more details ph: Fr. Guinan 057 9321892 / Fr. O’Meara 057 9137021.

ONE DAY PILGRIMAGE: Ark of Divine Mercy, Athlone one day Pilgrimage with Fr Thady Doyle to God's Cottage Glendalough on Sat. 28th. July. Bus from Moate/ Kilbeggan 8:00 a.m. Details from Kathleen/Paul: 087 782 8283.

TULLAMORE BOOK CLUB: Meet first Tues of every Month, 3pm. Novel Bunch: Meet first Thurs of every month, 6pm. Books supplied by Tullamore Library Ph: 9346832. 

DÓCHAS OFFALY CANCER SUPPORT CENTRE: Providing supportive care, factual information, holistic therapies, counselling and mindfulness, Mon-Thurs, 10am-2pm. or ph 057 9328268 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

HOLY FACE PRAYER GROUP meet Wed, 7.30pm, Parish Centre.  Everyone welcome.

ACCORD TULLAMORE: Recruiting for Certificate in Counseling training programme. Further info available: www.accord.ie; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 057 9341831.

PARISH CAR PARK: open 7 days per week. €2 per day.

DÓCHAS: if you’ve been affected by the CervicalCheck controversy & need to speak to someone, call/drop into Dóchas where we can offer information & support; 9328268.

MEDITATION:  Mondays, 7-8pm, Parish Centre.  All welcome.

RADIO MARIA IRELAND is an Irish-run Catholic talk radio station. Listen via free app ‘RADIO MARIA IRELAND’; streaming on www.radiomaria.ie or via phone 01 4373277.

MIDLAND LIVING LINKS are running a suicide bereavement support group. If you would like to connect with others who have gone through a similar experience or for further info ph: Rita 086 160 0641.

TULLAMORE CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP: Due to limited space in Parish Centre, our Life in the Spirit will continue in the Presbyterian Church hall every Wed 7:45pm. All welcome.

OUR LADY OF CLONFERT MASSES & DEVOTIONS: Mass each evening 8pm, except Sun. Further info: 0909 675113; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TULLAMORE TIDY TOWNS Weekly Clean Ups Wednesdays at Kilbride Park 7.15pm. All welcome.

OXFAM currently recruiting volunteer team members. Full training provided. To apply contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , call into shop or 057 9322801.

MEALS ON WHEELS urgently require drivers to deliver meals in the town area. If interested ph Tadhg 9341377, Pat 9352602, Maureen 9341159, Beth 9321697, Harriet 087 690 6770 or any committee member.

AWARE: Support & Self Care Group every Mon, (except Bank Holidays), 7.30 Riada House, Arden Rd, free, no referral needed.

PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA: Led by Fr. Tony Gavin. 10-17 Sept.  Ph Anna 0906 482228. Deposit of €100 is required by Fri May 4.   

ACCORD TULLAMORE looking for a Facilitator with their Marriage Care Service. Professional training provided. Contact, 057 9341831 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , more info on www.accord.ie 

TULLAMORE LIBRARY Creative Writing Camp for children 8-10yrs, 27–29, 10.30-1.30pm. Facilitated by Pauline McNamee.  There is a fee charged.  Booking essential - 057 9346832.

VOLUNTEERS FOR LOURDES:If you would like to travel to volunteer in the Service of Hospitalite Notre Dame de Lourdes 8th–16th July & 8th-15th Sept, Pls contact Liz Byrne: email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Ph 087 192 6346.


PARENTS FIRST: Grandparents/parents needed to volunteer 1 - 2 hrs a week.  Ph Dolores/Rhona on 057 9322996 / 086 195 9221.

SCOIL MHUIRE, KILCRUTTIN: Enrolling now for Sept 2018, forms available in the school. Phone: 057 9321222.

LOETB COURSES: Healthcare Assistant course starting soon. Contact: 085 807 5862 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Join Offaly Libraries Are you interested in taking up a new class, joining a book club or simply just looking for a quiet space to relax & read a book or an ebook?  Well come along & join Offaly Libraries. We have lots of things to get involved in. Classes vary from crochet to computers to chess. We have something to suit everyone. Call in to any of our 8 libraries where our staff will be more than happy to inform you of events & activities to get involved in or visit our website on www.offaly.ie/libraries for ongoing news & events. Membership is FREE & we have FREE INTERNET usage to everyone. Printing & scanning is also available

THE IRISH CANCER SOCIETY: Free transport service for patients attending chemotherapy treatment. Contact your healthcare professional, website: irishcancer.ie or ph: 01 2310522.

BALLINAMERE NATIONAL SCHOOL: are currently enrolling for September 2018. Contact 057 9341687 for further details.

GROW: Wed 11am, Tullamore Library. Ph: 086 418 3805.

ENROLMENT FOR SCOIL AODHA NAOFA, RAHUGH: for children wishing to start school in Sept 2018. Enrolment forms for new pupils are now available - contact the school office on 044 9223584 for further details.

GROW COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH MOVEMENT:  every Wed 11.00a.m, Tullamore Library. If you are feeling lonely/ isolated - contact Michelle 086 418 3805 / Visit: www.grow.ie.  

DURROW CEILI CLUB: Ceili & set dancing classes every Tues night, Durrow hall 8.30. New members welcome.

SEXUAL ABUSE & RAPE CRISIS CENTRE: Confidential Counseling Service, Helpline 1 800 323232.

A.A: Offaly House, Offaly St. Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat 8.15pm; Tues, Wed, Fri 1.00pm; Sun 12noon.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR WMOF 2018: The World Meeting of Families 2018 will attract thousands of Irish and International pilgrims. Organising it & seeing it through will only be possible with the help of volunteers. You can sign up on our website, email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by telephone 01 567 6800.

ROSARY: every Sat after 6-30pm mass for evangelisation of our country. 

PARISH GROUPS USING CHURCH Anyone wishing to use the church needs to book in with the Parish secretary.

PARTICIPATORY ASSET MAPPING PROJECT IN TULLAMORE to identify what social activities are in Tullamore. Looking for volunteers to map the areas local to their homes. Further details phone: 057 9352467 / 087 747 0562 or Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

THE LEGION OF MARY: Hold their meetings every Tuesday, 7pm in the Alfie Lambe house, Arden Rd. New members most welcome. For more details contact Mary: 086 314 3302.

FEDERATON FOR VICTIM ASSISTANCE:  Free and Confidential Service to all Victims of Crime.  Freephone 1800 277 477 - email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - www.victimassistanceireland.com.

READING, WRITING & MATHS SESSIONS: Free & confidential. Contact Alison or Marina at 057 9349424 / Laois & Offaly Education & Training Board.
 

COLLECTORS WANTED Collectors are urgently wanted, to form a rota to help with collections, at the 6.30pm Vigil and Sunday 10.00am and 1.00pm Masses. Please leave your name in the Sacristy.

SHALOM TIDINGS, a Catholic magazine featuring informative, reflective & inspirational articles, available from Parish Centre.  Donation of €2 will go towards Parish Funds.

GUILD ST PHILIP, PORTLAOISE SEEK VOLUNTEERS to visit those in prison. Text 086 046 2405, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

FAMILY CARERS IRELAND providing support and home respite services. For more info contact Sheilah Kinsella at 086 020 8507 or 057 9322920: email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

RAINBOWS: Programme for children aged 6 to 12 years affected by bereavement or separation Phone: 087 103 9292