01 February 2015

Community Events

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Updated 30th. Jan. 2015

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

OFFALY HOSPICE ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING:  Tues 3rd, 8.00pm in the Goodbody Suite, Tullamore Court Hotel.  All welcome.

GROW:  Tues, 11am, Community Mental Health Centre, Bury Quay. Ph 0868033126.  Thurs, National Learning Network, Tanyard. Ph 0868114135; www.grow.ie/infoline 1890 474 474.

CARERS ASSOCIATION: Walk-in interview/information day, Market Sq, Tues 10, 10am-2pm.

TULLAMORE CREDIT UNION COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND:  Local groups invited to apply, application forms from Credit Union or www.tullamorecu.ie, closing date 28th Feb.

MINDFULNESS & WELLBEING GROUP: Starts Wed 11, 11– 12.30pm for 8 wks. Ph 087 0668198 or 087 6596198.

FOROIGE’S BIG BROTHER BIG SISTER:  Seeking adult volunteers, contact Louise 086 8596879 for information.

1ST FRI & SAT DEVOTIONS TO THE UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY:  Fri 6, Parish Centre, Rosary 6.15pm, Mass 7pm.

TULLAMORE GARDEN CLUB:  Hosts speaker Angela Slevin, Wed 4, Court Hotel, 8pm.

SECULAR FRANCISCAN ORDER:  Meeting, Tues 3, 7pm, Mercy Convent.  New members welcome.

HOLY HOUR FOR PREVENTION OF SUICIDE:  Thurs 5, 6.30pm, Day Chapel.  All welcome.

NEW WELLBEING GROUP:  stars Mon 2, Parish Centre, 11am– 12.30pm.  Contact Carmel 087 6425786.

LIFE IN THE SPIRIT SEMINARS: St. Brigid’s Parish Centre, Clara , Thurs 12, 7 weeks, Rosary @ 8pm.  Guest Speaker each night.  Contact Kay 085 7114205.

KILBRIDE RESOURCE CENTRE:  ‘Think Pink’ Coffee Morning, Parish Centre, Tues 3,  10.30am-12.30pm.  Proceeds to go to the Marie Keating Foundation.

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

SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES: Tues Begineers 8-9pm, Improvers 9-10pm, Social Dance 10-11pm.  Wolftrap. Contact Joe for further details; 086 4001456.

TINNITUS AWARNESS WEEK:  Feb 2nd to Feb 7th.  If you experience ringing or noises in your head or ears contact DeafHear, Church St 057 9351606 or www.deafhear.ie.

BEGINNING BEEKEEPING COURSE:  starts 3rd Feb at Bury Quay, Tullamore, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MIDLANDS SIMON SHOP, MAIN ST, TULLAMORE:  who work with the homeless would appreciate unwanted gifts, clothes, shoes, handbags & household items.  Contact 057 9326991.

CARERS ASSOCIATION, MARKET SQ:  QQ1 Level 5 Care Skills training on 12th Feb, one day each wk for 5 wks.  Contact 057 9370221.

GROW GROUP:  meet every Thurs at 2.30pm National Learning Network, Tanyard, Tullamore, ph Assumpta 086 8114135.

JIGSAW OFFALY:  provides free and confidential mental health supports for young people 12-25 years in Offaly.  Please contact 057 9352871 for further information.

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

REHAB CARE OPERATION TRANSFORMATION WALKING CHALLENGE:  Starts Mon 19 Jan until 11 Mar.  Meet car park entrance Town Park, 10.30am, Mon & 12pm.  For full details contact Rehab Care, 9352314, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

MEDITATION  Marian Hostel on Mondays at 7pm.:

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

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 .

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

HELPING 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

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

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.

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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