28 July 2015

Community Events

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Updated 24th July 2015

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

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

GROW Community Mental Health Movement:
meet every Thurs @ 2.30pm @ National Learning Network, Tanyard, ph 086 8114135.  Group meets 11am on Tuesday ph 086 8033126.

MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK:  Sun 9 Aug, bus leaves Tullamore @ 9.30am returns at 5.45pm, €10 per person ph P.J. 087 6386270 or 057 9321836.

TULLAMORE GARDEN CLUB:  will visit Mount Salem, Leopardstown & Airfield Garden, Dundrum bus leaves O’Connor Sq at 9am on 29 July, phone 057  9353312.

CARERS ASSOCIATION:  provides QQ1 (FETAC) Level 5 Safety & Health at work module on Thurs Aug 27.  QQ1 (FETAC) Level 5 Care Support module on 26 Aug phone 057 9370221

TULLAMORE ORGAN SUMMER SCHOOL: free demo Wed 5 Aug  7.30pm, St Catherines Church,Tullamore & Fri 7 Aug @ Church of Assumption 7.30pm, www.tullamoreorgancourse.com.

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

FREE STAINED GLASS COURSE:  @ Tara Crescent community centre, Tullamore on Wed mornings at 10am for 9 weeks, ph Martina 087 6610274 if interested.

SPECIAL NEEDS SUMMER CAMP: on 28 July, 10-2.30pm call 087 7497826 & Autism Friendly Coding Summer Camp 4-7 Aug, 10-2pm phone 085 8514774.

1ST OF FIVE SATURDAYS FOR OUR BLESSED LADY:  on Sat 1st Aug @ Ark Centre, 23 Mitchell Terrace, Athlone @ 2pm Holy Mass followed by a procession ph 087 7828283.

YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL:  Cistercian College, Roscrea, 13-16 Aug for young people ages 16 to 35.  Festival is donation only,   www.youth2000.ie or 016753690

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 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.

SENIOR CITIZENS BINGO The Senior Citizens Bingo will take place in the Parish Centre after  10am Mass on Friday, 31st July.

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 28th  July – A Touch of Slovakia
Stanislav Surin (Bratislava)

after 10am Mass every morning. All Welcome.
MIDLAND LIVING LINKS:  support for anyone who has lost a loved one, friend or colleague to suicide, phone Bernie 086 1600641.

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

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 .

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

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 .

NIGHT FEVER PRAYER Prayer for Night Fever on Wednesday 29th July, 8-9pm at the Parish Centre.  All Welcome.
PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA 30 July-6 Aug, €699.  Ph Fr John Nally 0874114450, Pat Kidney 0863192399, PJ Smyth 0868796190.

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.

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.

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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