25 April 2015

Community Events

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Updated 24th April 2015

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

COFFEE MORNING FOR COELIACS:  Tullamore Court Hotel, Sat 25, 10.45am.  Phone 087 2563439.

APOSTOLATE OF EUCHARISTIC ADORATION, Knock, Sun 26.  Ph  0876164877 re bus or leave names in Sacristy after Mass, ASAP.

CHORAL RECITAL IN THE CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION  A unique collaboration of young voices unite in Tullamore this WEEKEND when the Irish Youth Chamber Choir conducted by Greg Beardsell will perform in the Church of Assumption on Sunday April 26th at 7.30pm alongside local school choirs and the award winning Tullamore Academy Chamber Choir. Tickets are available on the door €10 / €7  or can be booked on www.uch.ie or 061 331549  for Sun 26th April. 7.30pm

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA 30 July-6 Aug, €699.  Ph Fr John Nally 0874114450, Pat Kidney 0863192399, PJ Smyth 0868796190.

GROW:  Strengthening mental health & well being, looking for people to take part in a community survey, ph 086 7940549 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

HOLY HOUR FOR PREVENTION OF SUICIDE Thurs 30, Day Chapel, 6.30-7.30pm.  All welcome.

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 .

SHS MUSEUM:  Mon 18 May, SHS.  If you have artifacts to display ph Sean or Roxanne 057 9321747 to arrange drop in time.

MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: 12-17 Sept, €689, ph 016359300.  Youths (over 18) ph 087 7631916, hospital pilgrims ph 087 7914828. 

1ST FRI/SAT DEVOTIONS TO UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY:  Fri 1 May, Rosary 6.15pm, Mass 7pm, Parish Centre, All welcome.

CARERS ASSOCIATION:  Group Meeting, Fri 1, 11am-12.30pm; 50/50 Lotto Draw to raise funds will be held. Ph 086 7957086.

PARENTS FIRST:  Volunteer parents needed, 1-2 hours weekly to help share their experiences.  Ph 057 9322996 or 086 1959221.

C.N.G. PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK Sat 2.  Ph A Boland 087 7914828.

LOST:  Gent’s prescription sunglasses, O’Connor Sq area.  Finder ph 0851417556

NIGHT FEVER Evening of Prayer for those interested in “Nightfever”, on Wednesday 29th at 8.00pm in the Parish Centre.

SACRED DANCE & MEDITATIVE MOVEMENT Experience gentle dances/movement for meditation and well-being, on Thursday 30th, in the Parish Centre, from 7.30 -9.00pm.  Donation of €5 goes towards Parish Funds.  Ph Carmel Bracken RSM, 087 6425786, for more details.

PARISH FUNDRAISER MAY DAY CAKE SALE & RAFFLE Cake Sale & Raffle to take place next Friday, 1st, in the Bridge Centre, 10.00am-1.00pm.  Tickets, €2, available from Parish Centre or any fundraising committee member.  Donations of home baking would be most welcome on the day.

CARERS ASSOCIATION:  2 day diabetes workshop Fri 24 & Fri 1 from 9.30am to 4pm, ph 057 9322920.

MIDLANDS FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP:  AGM, Wed 6, O’Loughlans Hotel, Portlaoise, 12 o clock.  All welcome.

FINGERPRINT OF GOD – CELTIC CANTATA performed by combined choir from Tullamore, Birr, Roscrea & Portumna, Sat 25, 7.45pm, Mt St Joseph’s Roscrea.  Adm €10.

ACCORD are looking for qualified counsellors (diploma or degree level), who have significant knowledge & experience of Person Centred Approach to counselling.    Ph ACCORD 0579341831.

TULLAMORE STAGE SCHOOL presents 'Cinderella', Charleville Centre, Fri 24, 8pm, Sat 25/Sun 26, 3pm & 8pm.  Proceeds to Tullamore Parish Children's Support Services.

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

WEST OFFALY TRAINING:  New ECDL syllabus course commencing Wed 15.  Social media course soon.  Ph 0579152003 email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

IRISH GIRL GUIDES:  Leaders wanted to join a fun organisation,which helps young girls to grow & develop with confidence. Ph 086 2322152 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-Thurs, 10am-2pm.  Ph 0579328268.

PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND FROM MEATH DIOCESE:  4-12 Sept.  Cost €1250 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 .

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICE looking for women to participate in Mini marathon, 1 June.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 0579351794.

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

TULLAMORE ACTIVE RETIREMENT SPRING HOLIDAY: Celtic Ross Hotel Cork 20-25 Apr.  Ph Benny 087 2146172 or 057 9351295.

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. €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.

IS DYSELXIA UPSETTING YOUR FAMILY:  To have your child read better ph Breda 086 3792360 or ateasewithdyslexia.com.

WORK OF IRISH EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE: Work for Irish Council for Prisoners oversees. www.icpo.ie for information.

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

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

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.

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

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