18 January 2020

Community Events

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(Updated  16th January 2020)


PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION HOSPITAL CHAPEL:  Can you sit an hour with the Lord?   Mon. 9-10am, Thu.1-2am, Sat.12-1pm, 1-2pm

PARENTS OF CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES Next and last ritual for Confirmation: 

Saturday 18th 6.30p.m. Mass Group 1 
Sunday 19th 10.00a.m. Mass Group 2 
Time of Reflection for parents: Tues 28th Jan in Tullamore, 7.30 p.m. (Approx 45 mins)  
Date of Confirmation Saturday 8th February 2020

GROW SUPPORT GROUP: meets Wed 11am, Tullamore Library. Ph.Michelle 086 418 3805. Visit www.grow.ie.   

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE: 24th Oct 2020. For details, ph. Pat 086 319 2399, PJ 086 879 6190, Luke 087 911 3118.

YOUTH 2000: prayer meeting has resumed on Thursdays at 6:45pm, Parish Centre.

RAINBOWS: Peer support group for children aged 7-12 who have experienced death or separation in their family. Parental meeting, Mon Jan 13, 7pm, St. Marys Youth Centre Starts Jan 27, 6.45pm-7.30pm, ph. Anne 086 156 9510

ACT (ACCESSIBLE COUNSELLING TULLAMORE) Open day, Mon 20th Jan, 3-7pm, Millennium House, Main St. Psychotherapy & Counselling provided by qualified Professional Counsellors ph. 083 355 5951 to make an appointment.

SCOIL MHUIRE, enrolling now for September 2020 forms available in the school. Ph 057 9321222 

DEMENTIA SUPPORT:  Free Workshop at Family Carers Ireland premises in Market Square on Wed 29th  January 11 am - 1 p.m.

READY: Dinner & Dance in Maunsells on Sunday 26th January 7.30pm all welcome, to book 057 9341235

STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS COURSE:  Court Hotel, 20, 27 Jan & 3 Feb, 9.30-4.30, Fee €70, FREE to JSB or JSA, ph. 057 9357480 www.localenterprise.ie/Offaly. 

FOUND:  rosary with medal of St. Benedict, ph 087 765 3148.

LOST: Ladies prescription sunglasses in black case, reward to finder, contact 086 843 7125

MIDLAND LIVING LINKS:  Phone 086160 0641.    

"THE PARENTS COUNCIL/KILLINA PRESENTATION SCHOOL, & guidance counsellor Ms Mann are hosting a careers convention on Thur 23rd of Jan from 7-00-8.30pm various colleges & careers options, Everyone most welcome. "

MOUNTMELLICK DRAMA GROUP:  present “The Hen Night Epiphany" Community Arts Centre, 6 7 8 Feb, 8pm Tickets €10 "Professional Help" Balcony Theatre, Mountmellick 30th Drama Festival 2020, 6-13 March inclusive

BALLYCOMMON TELEWORK & TRAINING CENTRE offering a range of free/affordable services.  Ph 057 9353177 / 9353441, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Lotto No. 1-3-22-27   B. 4

HOST FAMILIES REQUIRED: for French students in July and August. Contact Marie on 087 415 4983 after 3pm or text host.

FOUND: Two decade rosary with medal of St. Benedict, ph 087 765 3148.

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

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

SEXUAL ABUSE & RAPE CRISIS CENTRE:  Confidential Counselling Service, Helpline 1 800 323232.

NEW YEARS PRAYER VIGIL: Cluain Chiarán, Clonmacnois, Fri 17th Jan. Mass 9pm. Adoration, prayers, and refreshments follow until 2.15am. Ph. Dave 085-774 6763 

MEDJUGORJE: Easter Monday April 13th 2020, 7 nights. Ph. Paul Galvin, 087 837 5407.

PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND: Edenderry Parish, 24th April 2020, €815, pp, for information contact Piotr, 086 066 1823.

AGE ACTION: Require participants and volunteer tutors, free computer class, Tullamore library, ph 01 475 6989

TULLAMORE LIBRARY:  Wide range of activities & courses available.  Ph 057 9346832 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

YOUTH 2000 PRAYER GROUP: 18-35 yr olds, Parish Centre, Thurs, 6.45-7.45pm. Ph Taylor on 087 785 1086

FÁILTE  ISTEACH – ENGLISH SPEAKING CLASSES: Parish Centre, Mondays, 7-9pm.  Ph Ambrose, 086 053 7660 for details.

BALLYCOMMON G.A.A BINGO: Wed 8pm in Kilmurry Comm. Centre, Bus from Tullamore, ph. Eugene on 087 622 2205 

ST VINCENT DE PAUL: Urgent need of winter clothing, Coats, Jackets, hats and scarves, can drop into shop on Offaly St.

TULLAMORE PHOENIX MARKET- supporting local charities - Sat 10am-3pm, Kilcruttin, beside food market.  Ph 087 905 0910.

HOLY FACE” IN REPARATION, Wednesdays, 7.30pm, Parish Centre.  All welcome.

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE IN THE COMMUNITY (RJC): Volunteers needed to work with adults referred from the District Court, to look at how they can make amends for the offence(s) and avoid future offending.  Ph: 085 881 2030 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or www.rjc.ie

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT PARENTS FIRST:  Parents/grandparents wanted to pass on valuable knowledge and experience in bringing up children.  Ph 057 9322996.

FAMILY MASS CHOIR Family Mass choir practice takes place every Thursday from 6.00 to 6.45pm in the Parish Centre.  New members welcome.   

ST VINCENT DE PAUL – helping people in need - ph 057 9322072 or 087 755 7294.

QUEEN OF PEACE PRAYER MEETING: Mon, 8.30pm, Paul Galvins, Durrow.  All welcome.  Ph 087 837 5407.

ALPHA: Explore the meaning of life.  Join us Thurs 7-30-9pm in Parish Centre.

PARENTS FIRST FAMILY GROUPS:   Ph 057 9322996 / 086 077 3465; or FaceBook – Parents First (Laois, Offaly) CLG

ACE BRIDGE CLUB: Commencing Mon 9, 7.15pm, Central Hotel, Main St.  All members welcome.

BALLYCOMMON GAA BINGO Kilmurry Hall Wed, 8pm. Bus from town. Phone Eugene on 087 622 2205 for further details.  

WELLBEING GROUPS resumed in Parish Centre.  If interested in joining, Ph Carmel 087 642 5786.

DURROW CEILI CLUB:  Ceili & set dancing classes, Tues, 8.30pm.  All are welcome.

RAINBOWS – a peer support programme assisting children grieving a death or separation:  Information & application evening, Mon 16, St Mary’s Youth Centre, 5-6pm.  Ph Anne 086 156 9510

LE CHÉILE MENTORING:  Volunteers wanted to mentor young people & parents involved in criminal justice system.  Ph 087 201 6801 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or wwwlecheile.ie

COINS FOR CARERS:  Please donate coins for our fundraiser for Carers Ireland.  Copper coins welcome as every penny counts.  Please leave into Carers Office at Market Square.

AA:  Offaly House, Offaly St, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat 8.15pm; Tues, Wed, Fri 1pm; Sun 12noon.