03 July 2015

Community Events

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Updated 3rd July 2015

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

DAY PILGRIMAGE TO GODS COTTAGE, GLENDALOUGH: Sat 4 July. Bus from Athlone, Moate & Kilbeggan.  Ph 087 7818283.
DEVINE MERCY PRAYERS: after 10am Mass every morning. All Welcome.

 at Hugh Lynch on Sat 4 July at 10.45am. Ph 087 2563439.

are collecting in the Bridge Centre on Fri 3 & Sat 4 July to raise funds for homeless services.
Support appreciated. All funds raised locally stay local.
PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA 30 July-6 Aug, €699.  Ph Fr John Nally 0874114450, Pat Kidney 0863192399, PJ Smyth 0868796190.

MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: 12-17 Sept, €689, ph 01 6359300.  Youths (over 18) ph 087 7631916, hospital pilgrims ph 087 7914828.


READY:  Dinner & Dance, Sun 19, Central Hotel, 7.30pm.  All welcome.  To book, ph 9341235

DOCHAS OFFALY CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Offaly St, Drop In Centre, Mon to Thurs, 10am-2pm.  Phone 9328268.

CARERS ASSOCIATION: QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Activities of Living Patient Care module, 9 July.  Contact 057 93 70221.

JIGSAW OFFALY:  free & confidential mental health support for people ages 12-25 in Offaly. Phone 057 9352871.

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

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICES: Helpline 9351886 for information or to make an appointment.

OFFALY BRANCH IRISH WHEELCHAIR ASSOCIATION BBQ:  Central Hotel, Sun 12, 3-6pm.  Adm €10. Ph 086 8261156, 087 2914302, 087 9885915, 086 8983828 & 057 9360034

CORNER CLOSET MARKET:  OSPCA office, Market Place seek donations of saleable items (bric a brac, household items, etc)

LOST:  engagement and wedding ring on the Canal Line, Sun 28, Finder phone 086 1052840.

A HEALING MASS OF THE PRECIOUS BLOOD:  Ark Centre, 23 Mitchell Tce, Athlone, Fri 10, 7.30pm.   Ph Paul  0877828283.

PILGRIMAGE TO LOUGH DERG:  16-18 July.  Leaves Park Hotel, Mullingar, 8am, Thurs 16.  Ph Carmel 044 93 74818.

YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL (16-35):  Cistercian College, Roscrea, 13-16 Aug.  www.youth2000.ie or 016753690

Sunday 16th August is Cemetery Day in Clonminch at 1.00pm.
Sunday 13th September is Cemetery Day in Durrow with blessing of graves taking place after 11.30am Mass.

The 17th organ concert series will be held every Tuesday in July in the Church of the Assumption, at 8.00pm.  Admission is €12 and tickets are available at the door.
Tuesday 7th July – Spices of Hungary
Gyula Nagy, baritone
Judit Mate, Organ

 Volunteers wanted (over 18yrs) to be a Leader. Training and mentoring provided. Ph Val 086 2322151 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

MIDLAND LIVING LINKS (Supporting the suicide bereaved). Ph 0861600641.

FREE ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASSES Mon, 7-9pm, Parish Centre. All levels are welcome.

GROW: Strengthening mental health & well being, looking for people to take part in a community survey, ph 086 7940549 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

PARENTS FIRST:Volunteer parents needed, 1-2 hours weekly to help share their experiences. Ph 057 9322996 or 086 1959221.

ACCORD are looking for qualified counsellors (diploma or degree level), who have significant knowledge & experience of Person Centred Approach to counselling. Ph ACCORD 0579341831.

HIDDEN BUT STILL AMONG US: Volunteers wanted to visit prisoners in prison. Text 0851887854; email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND FROM MEATH DIOCESE:  4-12 Sept. Cost Euro1250 plus tax, ph 01 8783111 or Kingscourt office 042 9667314 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

POWER4GOOD supporting people in Zambia with disability looking for volunteers for their shop; also items for shop. Ph Molly 0872914302

7 DAY MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGE: departs Wed 19 Aug, 2015. Euro 659 all in per person sharing. Ph Michael 086 8157305.

TULLAMORE ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION:  Members please note New Venue Parish Centre, new day, Thurs 3-5pm.

SUE RYDER CHARITY SHOP: Would appreciate unwanted gifts, clothes, shoe, handbags & household items. Also volunteers wanted ph 085 8568283.

IS DYSELXIA UPSETTING YOUR FAMILY: To have your child read better ph Breda 086 3792360 or ateasewithdyslexia.com.

WORK OF IRISH EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE: Work for Irish Council for Prisoners oversees. www.icpo.ie for information.

PARISH CENTREis available for catering after funerals. Contact Tom on 9321587 or 086 0547266.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL:good quality furniture wanted urgently. Collection available. Ph Michael 057 9322072/087 7384828.

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