24 April 2014

Community Events

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Updated 17th April  2014

PARISH FUNDRAISING There will be bingo in aid of parish funds, on Thursday 24th at 8.30pm in the GAA Centre.  Your support would be most appreciated.

11-16 June.  Spiritual Director Fr Shane; spiritual music Shalom Folk Choir.  To book ph 086 6615733 / 086 3192399 / 087 6799177 / 086 0547266.

Ph 9321232. 

LEGION OF MARY:  Meet Tuesdays, 7pm, Alfie Lambe House, Arden Rd.  New members welcome.  Ph Mary 0863143302.

M.S. OFFALY BRANCH Thank all who supported recent church gate collection.  €2100.66 collected.

READY Dinner & Dance, Sun 27, 7.30pm, Central Hotel.  To book ph 9341235.

LECTURE, Offaly History, Bury Quay, Thurs 24, 8pm by Professor Henry Lamb (native of Clara), "Bones, Stones, Genes & Mud, testing hypotheses of human origins".

TULLAMORE CAMOGIE CLUB 5K Fun Run/Walk Wed 23, 7pm, GAA Centre.  Registration from 5.30pm.  Refreshments afterwards.

PIETA (SUICIDE & SELF HARM CRISIS CENTRE) DARKNESS INTO LIGHT TULLAMORE WALK/RUN 10TH MAY 4.15AM:  Registration 2, 3 May, Bridge Centre, 11am-6pm.  See Darkness Into Light Tullamore Facebook page.

ACCORD TULLAMORE looking for suitable person to train as counsellor.  For details & application form go to www.accord.ie  

VOLUNTEERS FOR  FLORA MINI-MARATHON:  Offaly Domestic Violence Support Service, 9351796; Regional Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre, 9322500.

DIVINE MERCY:  Vigil to Knock Sun 27, from Tullamore 9.30am.  0578661601/0578621291; Prayer & Reconciliation, Clonmacnoise (Ark Apostolic Movement of Divine Mercy), Sun 27, 12.45pm; 0877828283.

CNG PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK Sat 3 May.  All welcome.  Ph 0877914828.

NATIONAL VIGIL FOR LIFE Sat 3, May, 3-4pm.  Ph 0872563439.

FRESH START – 1 year training programme in Personal Development & Career Exploration (SOLAS funded).  Contact National Learning Network, Tanyard 0860455292/0579318312.

ST THERESE OF LISIEUX PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK May 5 from Carmelite Priory Moate. 10 am.  Ph 09064 81160.

MEN ONLY:  ‘M.E. Time’ Stress Management/Health Promotion Workshop Wed 7, 9.30am-1pm, Darmagh Community Centre, Lann Elo, Clontarf Rd. For more details text/call 087 7421524.

YOUTH 2000:  Youth Retreat, Fri 16-Sun 18 May, Mercy Secondary, Navan.  For more details,  www.youth2000.ie or call 01 675 3690.

FOR CHILDREN BAPTISED IN 2013 Parents and their child (children) are invited to the celebration of the Eucharist on Sunday 27th at 10.00am in the Church of the Assumption.  Celebrate with the parish community, your child’s entry into the Christian Community during 2013.  Please come and be part of this special occasion.

YOUTH NEWS Youth Conference:  A big ‘thank you’ to all who made last Saturday’s National Conference a huge success.  Thank you to our sponsors. J-Unit meets again on Sunday 27th from 7.00-8.15pm.

NIGHT FEVER” INFORMATION EVENING Night Fever is a movement which encourages people to come back to the Church and needs the support of all age groups.  Do you wish to hear more about this very exciting initiative?  We extend an open invitation to all Parish Groups to a meeting in the Parish Centre on Wednesday 30th at 7.30pm.

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICE seeking ladies to participate in flora mini marathon on Mon 2 June  Ph 057 9351796 for further details.

LA LECH LEAGUE BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP meeting Thurs 17, 8pm, Health Centre.  Ph 0872764382/0851760632. Find us on Facebook La Leche League Tullamore.

FEAST OF DIVINE MERCY Sun 27, 2.45pm, Mucklagh Church.  Chaplet Novena starts Good Friday.

OPPORTUNITY SHOP Kilbride Plaza.  Proceeds towards helping people with disabilities in Zambia.  Donations clothes, books etc.

CNG PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK Sat 3 May.  All welcome.  Ph 0877914828.

NATIONAL VIGIL FOR LIFE Sat 3, May, 3-4pm.  For info on bus from Tullamore, ph 0872563439.

ACCORD TULLAMORE looking for suitable person to train as counsellor.  For details & application form go to www.accord.ie  

VINCENTS, OFFALY ST Massive Stock Clearance Sale now on.  Almost everything half price.  No reasonable offer refused.

REGIONAL SEXUAL ABUSE & RAPE CRISIS CENTRE looking for volunteers to take part in Flora Women’s Mini Marathon, Mon 2 June.  Contact Centre, 4 Harbour View, Store St or ph 9322500.

TEACH MHUIRE ‘LIFE IN THE SPIRIT’ SEMINARS, St Patrick’s NS, Portarlington.  More details on www.teachmhuire.ie

BROWN ROSARY BEADS of sentimental value, missing following 10am Mass last Sunday.  Finder please leave into Parish Centre.

FORÓIGE’S BIG BROTHER BIG SISTER PROGRAMME:  Volunteers wanted for youth mentoring programme.  Ph Louise 0868596879 or see www.foroige/bbbs for more details.

MIDLANDS LIVING LINKS:  Self-help support group for family & friends bereaved by suicide.  Phone 086 7600641.

BALLYCOMMON TELEWORK & TRAINING CENTRE now enrolling for new courses.  More details from Susan/Liz 9353177/935441.

RAHUGH NS:  Now enrolling for September  - ph Annette (Principal) 044 9223584 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SEXUAL ABUSE & RAPE CRISIS CENTRE:  Helpline 1800323232.

DOCHAS:   Offaly Cancer Support Group Drop-In Centre, Offaly St, 9328268. 

BINGO in aid of Temple St Hospital, Wed, 8.30pm, Charleville Centre, Church Ave (opp Charleville NS).

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

ARK APOSTOLIC MOVEMENT OF DIVINE MERCY:  Afternoon of Reparation & Atonement, Sat 22, 1pm.  Details from Kathleen 087 1637393 / Paul 087 7828283.

ADORATION & ROSARY:  Mon, 7pm, Church of the Assumption.  All welcome.

FRIENDS OF THE HOSPITAL:  Tickets for monster raffle on sale in the hospital.

LE CHÉILE MENTORING PROJECT:  Volunteers wanted to mentor young people.  No experience needed - full training and support given.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it /www.lecheile.ie

GROW (Community Mental Health Movement) meet Thurs, 2.30pm, National Learning Network, Tanyard.  Ph 086 9114135.

FATIMA: Pilgrimage 12-19 June. Ph 086 3344722 / 057 8661601.

SUE RYDER SHOP urgently requires good quality clothing & bric-a-brac.  “Help Share the Care”.

LITTLE GIGGLES PARENT & TODDLER GROUP  Wed, Puttaghaun Community Centre (opp entrance Thornsberry Est), 10am-12.30pm.  Text/Phone Ann 087 7421524.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT PARENTS FIRST:  Parents or grandparents wanted to share their knowledge in bringing up children.  Ph Dolores or Mary 9322996 or 086 1959221.

TARA:  Wed, Foresters Hall, 3-5 pm for exercises, tea, chat & activities; Mon, 2.30pm, Darmagh Cummunity Centre for exercises.  Phone Rita 083 3434501.

TULLAMORE SOCIAL SERVICES LTD: Please return personal alarms no longer required, to offices in Offaly St for redistribution.

ALPHA:‚ See website www:midlandsalpha.com

IRISH CANCER SOCIETY'€™S €˜CARE TO DRIVE€™ FREE TRANSPORT SERVICE for patients undergoing chemotherapy in the Mater, St. Vincent'€™s, St. James'€™s, Tallaght & Blanchardstown hospitals. Please speak to your oncology team or phone 01 2310 566

ST VINCENT DE PAUL: Looking for donations of furniture, household items, clothes, shoes, etc. Ph 9322072 / 087 7384828 or call to shop, '€˜Vincents'€™, in Offaly St.