29 November 2014

Community Events

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Updated 28th November 2014

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

GORTA CHURCHGATE COLLECTION:  on 6th & 7th Dec.  Volunteers needed to help. 

CHARLEVILLE NATIONAL SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FAYRE:  on Fri 5th Dec, 11am – 1pm in Charleville Centre, Church View, All welcome.

SHS TRANSITION YEAR PROJECT:  Looking for donations of personal hygiene items, to make up packs for people without homes this Christmas.  Box in Day Chapel next weekend.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBANUS:  Thank all who supported their table quiz on 20th Nov. Special thanks to Sean Maunsell.

TULLAMORE COLLEGE BAZAAR:  Fri 12, 7pm, Tullamore GAA Centre.  Admission Free.  All welcome.

TULLAMORE LIONS CLUB will host Dr. Maureen Griffin, Mon 1, Tullamore Court,  8pm. Ph Seamus 087 2923368.

TULLAMORE SCOUTS:  AGM, Thurs 4, 7.30pm.

CARERS ASSOC:  Patient moving & handling training,  Tullamore, 12, 9.30am- 4.30pm. Ph 057 9322920.

GROW: Thursdays, 2.30pm, National Learning Network, Tanyard.  Ph Assumpta 086 8114135.

TULLAMORE TRACTOR RUN:  Thanks to all who supported the cake sale in aid of Dochas.

ST JOSEPHS YOUNG PRIESTS SOCIETY:  Meeting, Parish Centre, Thurs 4, 8pm.

READY:  Christmas Dinner, Central Hotel, Sun 7, 7.30pm; 4 course dinner & dance €20 p.p. Ph 93441235

MEETING OF SECULAR FRANCISCAN ORDER:  Convent of Mercy, Tues 2, 7pm.  New members welcome.

HOLY HOUR FOR PREVENTION OF SUICIDE:  Thurs 4, 6.30pm, Day Chapel.  All welcome.

MEDUJGORJE:  Pilgrimage 20-27 May.  Special offer €519 if paid in full before Dec 10th.  For details ph 087 7828283.

1ST FRI & SAT DEVOTIONS TO THE UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY:  Fri 5.  Mass, 7pm in Parish Centre (note change of time).

KISMET:  Group from Community Mental Health Centre, Birr launching CD, County Arms Hotel, Birr, Wed 3, 7.30pm.  All proceeds to Birr Mental Health Association.

Spirit of Christmas after 6.30pm Vigil Mass on Saturday 6th and all Masses on Sunday 7th.  Come and visit Santa and write a wish for those you love.  Enjoy the spirit of Chrismas over a cup of coffee.  Cake Sale; knitting and Bric-a-Brack stalls and raffle organized by the young people. 

  QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Palliative care training, 4th Dec, 5 weeks. For details ph 057 9322920.

TULLAMORE AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY:  holding their A.G.M. in Hugh Lynches on Fri 5th Dec at 8pm sharp.  All welcome.

BALLINAMERE NATIONAL SCHOOL:  now enrolling for Sept 2015.  Please contact school for enrolment forms.

MEDITATION:  Marian Hostel on Mondays at 7pm.

DOCHAS:   Offaly Cancer Support Group drop in Centre, Offaly St.  Phone 057 9328268. Mon to Thurs 10am – 2pm.

MIDLANDS SIMON SHOP:  Main Street, Tullamore (beside Finlays Pharmacy, Main Street) urgently require gifts, clothes, shoes etc.  Ph 9326991.

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENT SUPPORT SERVICE:  helpline 9351886 for information or to make an appointment.

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

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 .

MENS STRESS MANAGEMENT/MINDULNESS COURSE:  in Parish Centre on Wednesday mornings from 10.45 til 12pm.  Phone Carmel 087 6425786.

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

MEDITATIVE MOVEMENT & DANCE Experience gentle dance/movement for meditation and wellbeing, Thurs 27th Nov 2014 7.30pm to 9pm, Parish Centre.  Donation €5, towards parish funds.

NIGHT FEVER  A Night Fever event on Sat 29th Nov after 6.30 pm Mass. All welcome

LIAM LAWTON:  at St Michael’s Church Portarlington at 8pm on Fri 5th Dec with St. Michaels Parish Church Choir.  Tickets €20. Ph 086 4151770, 087921559 or 087 9580558.

SOCIETY OF VINCENT DE PAUL:  Annual Church Gate collection on Sat 29th & Sun 30th Nov.

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.

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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