28 August 2015

Community Events

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Updated 21st. August 2015

 

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

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sunday 13th September is Cemetery Day in Durrow with blessing of graves taking place after 11.30am Mass

BALLYKILMURRAY/BALLINAMERE COMMUNITY EVENING & BOOK LAUNCH:  Mass celebrated by Fr. Rory O’Brien, Tullamore Church 5pm followed by refreshments & book launch Esker Hills Golf Club 7pm, Sun 23, all welcome.
 
OFFALY SPCA’S ANNUAL DOG WALK:  Sun 30 Aug, Charleville Estate (beside Heartworks),  4pm, entry fee €5.  
 
TULLAMORE JUNIOR HOCKEY CLUB:  Registration for 3rd class to 6th year, Rugby Club 10.30 to 12.30 on Sun 30 Aug.  Full details on www.tullamorehockeyclub.ie.
 
DOCHAS OFFALY CANCER SUPPORT GROUP:  Drop in Centre, Offaly St, Mon to Thurs, 10am-2pm.  Phone 9328268.
 
NATIONAL HERITAGE WEEK:  Offaly History Bury Quay – Mon 24, 8pm, “Offaly Roll of Honour” Exploring IRA Fatalities 1920/1924, by Dr Philip McConway; 
 
Thurs 27, 8pm, “Big Houses of Eglish” by Brian Pey, followed by “Big Houses of Leamonaghan”, by Stephen McNeill.  
 
CLARA BOG VISITORS CENTRE - Guided walk, Tues 25, 2pm, from boardwalk on Rahan Rd; talk on “How to Write a Parish History”, by Stephen McNeill, Wed 26,  3pm.  Ph 057 9368878.
 
CATHOLIC GRANDPARENTS PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK:  Sun 13 Sept, commencing 2.30 pm.  Celebrant - Bishop Brendan Leahy.
 
RAHAN COMMUNITY GYM:  Insane Cardio Tone Up Get Fit Programme from 1 Sept for 6 weeks, ph 085 2895726 to book.
 
CHARITY CYCLING EVENT IN RAHUGH:  on Sat 5 Sept from 7am to 7pm, ph 087 0666060 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
MIDLAND CARDIAC SUPPORT GROUP:  meeting on Tue 18 in the Parish Centre @ 7.30pm.
 
LA LECHE LEAGUE BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT:  meet 20 Aug @ 8pm, Health Centre Tullamore ph 087 2764382 or 085 1760632
 
IRISH HEART FOUNDATION:  Nominations open for Life after Stroke Awards, ph 01 6346925 or www.stroke.ie.
 
READY:  Dinner & Dance in New Town House, High St on sun 23 Aug @ 7.30pm.  All welcome.  To book 93 41235.
 
CHECK IT FITS RSA:  get your child’s car seat checked by an expert @ Bridge Centre on Wed 19 Aug, fast, easy and free.
 
THORNSBERRY ESTATE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION:  Mass in estate on Tues 18th Sept @ 7.30pm.  All welcome.
 
MINDFULNESS & WELLBEING PROGRAMME:  for 6 weeks starting 9 Sept from 10.30am to 12.30pm, ph 086 7760550.
 
3RD ANNUAL TULLAMORE TOY DIECAST & MODEL SHOW: in  Tullamore Court Hotel on Sun 23 @ 10.30am. This years charity is L.O.F.F.A.  (Laois Offaly Family For Autism)
 
NIGHT PRAYER VIGIL:  in Cluain Chiarain Prayer Centre in Clonmacnois on Fri 21.  Mass at 9pm.  Adoration & Prayers follow finish at 2.10am.  Enquiries 085 7746763.
 
CHARITY CYCLING EVENT IN RAHUGH:  on Sat 5 Sept from 7am to 7pm, ph 087 0666060 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CHANCERY PARK RESIDENTS’ ASSOC:  Fun Day & BBQ, Sat 15, Maunsells, 9pm.  Music & spot prizes.  Adm €5.  All welcome.

TULLAMORE LADIES FOOTBALL & CAMOGIE CLUBS:  Thanks to all who supported recent church gate collection.


TULLAMORE SCOUTS: 
Registration for Beavers (age 6-8); Cubs (9-11); scouts (12-15); Venturers (15-18), Mon 24, 8-9pm, Scouts Den. Annual membership fee €45 upon registering. 
Adult leaders wanted.  Garda vetting required. Training provided.  For more information contact Paul on 0858821303.

BARNARDOS looking for Team Leaders & Collectors for collection day, “Buckets for Barnardos”, Fri 18th Sept. Ph Grainne 1850217217; or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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


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


CARERS ASSOC: QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Safety & Health at work module, Thurs 27.  QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Care Support module Wed 26.  Details from training unit, 0579370221.


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


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


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


“LETS TALK ABOUT GOD – CHRISTIANITY EXPLORED”:  DVD, chat & cuppa, Wed 19, 8pm & following three Weds, Clara Parish Centre.  For further information email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES
: 12-17 Sept, €689, ph 01 6359300.  Youths (over 18) ph 087 7631916, hospital pilgrims ph 087 7914828.
 
KNOCK NOVENA Fri 14-Sat 22.  Theme: “Faith & Family”.  Daily ceremonies 3 & 8.30pm.  Ph 0949388100; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

LOST GOLD BRACLET: outside Cahill Jewellers on nearby street, one lock on bracelet, Sentimental Value,  Reward, 085 7195546

TULLAMORE ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION: no meetings for the month of August, next meeting on Thurs September 3 @ Parish Centre.

MIDLANDS SIMON SHOP:  Main Street, Tullamore (beside Finlays Pharmacy) urgently need donations of unwanted gifts, clothes, shoes, handbags & bed linen.  Ph 9326991.

IRISH CANCER SOCIETY:  Volunteers wanted to drive local patients to and from chemotherapy treatments.  Volunteer expenses are paid, ph 01 2316642 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

HELP WITH DYSLEXIA:  Would you like your child to have the ability to read better and have greater comprehension?  Contact Breda 086 3792360, www.ateasewithdyslexia.com.

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 .
 
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.

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

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

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.

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

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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