01 October 2014

Community Events

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Updated 26th September 2014


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

COFFEE MORNING FOR CEOLIACS:  Sat 27, Court Hotel, 10.45am.  Ph 0872563439.

AN HISTORIC OCCASION:  Sisters of Mercy hand over St Mary’s Youth & Community Centre, as a gift to people of Tullamore to be used for youth work, Sunday, 28th September 3pm.  All are welcome.

SCRAP METAL & ELECTRICAL WASTE COLLECTION KMC Recycling, Cappincur, Sat 4th, 10am- 4pm, in aid of Durrow NS Building Fund.

CONCERN:  Thanks to all who supported collection - €2071.48.

ROSARY SUNDAY:  Bus to Knock, Sun 5, 9.30am.  Returning 5.45pm.  Ph/text 0876386270 to book.

1ST FRI/1ST SAT DEVOTIONS TO UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY, Fri 3, Parish Centre, after 7.30pm Novena Mass.

OFFALY ROWING CLUB:  Table Quiz, Thurs 2, 9pm, Hugh Lynch’s.

TULLAMORE SPECIAL OLYMPICS CLUB:  AGM Mon 29, Bridge House, 7pm.  All welcome, especially those who wish to become volunteers.

NIGHT CLASSES TULLAMORE COLLEGE:  For details & booking ph Michelle on 057 9349441.

OFFALY BRANCH IRISH WHEELCHAIR ASSOC:  40th Anniversary Tea Party, Central Hotel, Sun 5, 2-5pm.  Ph Marie 057 9341018 or Jean 087 6722077.

FRIENDS OF HOSPITAL TULLAMORE:  AGM Mon 6, 5pm, Hospital Board Room.  All interested parties invited.

CARERS ASSOC:  Training Courses – Patient Moving & Handling, Fri 10; Diabetes workshop, Thurs 9/Fri 10.  For details, 057 9322920 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

AT EASE WITH DYSLEXIA:  For details on programme to help children with dyslexia, ph Breda, 0863792360.

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.

READY:  Dinner & Dance, Maunsells, Sun 28, 7.30pm.  All welcome.  To book ph 9341235.

IRISH GIRL GUIDES:  Ladybirds (5-7yrs) resume Fri 10.  More details from Jean, 0858876522. 

DOCHAS;  Offaly Cancer Support Group Drop-in Centre, Offaly St, Mon-Thur 10am-2pm.

40TH ANN BOWER PRAYER GROUP:  Mass, Mon 29, 8.15pm.

PARISH MISSION “The Joy of the Gospel”  Mon 29th Sept to Fri 3rd October.  Check the front page for more details.

GÁRDA CHOIR CONCERT A parish fundraising concert, featuring the Gárda Choir & the Sacred Heart School Choir, will take place on Fri 24th Oct, in the Church of the Assumption.  Tickets €10 available from the Parish Centre.

GRAMOPHONE SOCIETY:
  Fortnightly meetings resume, Thurs 25, 8pm, Court Hotel.

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

DEAFHEAR.IE:  Fetac level 3 Sign Language Classes, Tues 30, 7-9pm Church St.  Ph 0579351606 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ACE BRIDGE CLUB:  Mondays @ 7.30pm in Bridge House Hotel.

PERSONAL EMPLOYMENT PATHWAY:   Free Jobs skills programme for people with disabilities. 0579320499/086170883; email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or www.nin.ie/pep.

MEDITATION:  Marian Hostel on Mondays at 7pm.

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 .

MEATH DIOCESAN PIONEERS:  Spirituality Day, Bloomfield House, Mullingar Sun 5th Oct 10.30am to 6pm.  Tickets €25 available in Parish Centre.  We hope many Pioneers who dont usually attend meetings will join us on the day and help inspire us.

MIDLANDS SIMON SHOP:  Main Street, Tullamore (beside Rose Finlay’s Pharmacy), donations desperately needed, unwanted gifts,clothes, shoes, handbags.  Ph 057 9326991.

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

MENS STRESS MANAGEMENT/MINDFULNESS COURSE:  in Parish Centre on Wed morns from 10.45 to 12.  Ph Carmel 087 6425786

JIGSAW OFFALY:  provides free and confidential mental health supports for young people 12-25 years in Offaly. Please contact 057 93 53871 for further information.

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

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.

PIONEERS IN TULLAMORE – DATE FOR YOUR DIARY:  Gathering/Spirituality Day, Sun 5 Oct, Mullingar.  Details later.

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.

BULLETIN IN YOUR EMAIL: If you would like the Bulletin to be sent to you on-line please send your email address to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  The service is already delivering to people who subscribed.

DURROW NATIONAL SCHOOL fund-raising campaign to build a new Hall.  Fundraisers calling soon.  All donations welcome.

KNOCK SHRINE:  Volunteers want for stewarding, May-Oct.  Ph Pat Cahill 9341989.

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

BALLYKILMURRAY HALL: Social Dance Classes Thurs, 8-10pm; Set Dancing Classes Mon,8pm

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

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

ALPHA:‚ See website www:midlandsalpha.com