28 February 2020

Community Events

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(Updated  27th February 2020)


PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION HOSPITAL CHAPEL:  Can you sit for one hour with the Lord – Mon 8-9am,  Thurs 1-2 am;  Sat 1-2pm 3-4pm; Sun 4-5pm. Ph. 085 116 2668

HOLY FACE: Rosary & Chaplet of the Holy Face, Every Wed 7pm Parish Centre, Why not come along for the reason of Lent. 

FIRST FRIDAY DEVOTIONS TO THE UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY, Fri 6th, Eucharistic Adoration & prayer, Parish Centre, after 7.30pm Lenten Mass. All welcome.

PARISH RETREAT: Sat. 14th March, Parish Centre.  Mass 10am, concluding 3pm. Booking essential at Parish Centre. Refreshments served.  Organised by Knights of St. Columbanus.

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

MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND: 13th-22nd Oct, led by Bishop Tom Deenihan. €1,850 pps, ph 01 8085201.

CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP: Wed. 7.45pm.  All welcome.

MEETING OF SECULAR FRANCISCANS: Tuesday 3rd 7pm in Mercy Convent. All welcome.

CHURCH GATE COLLECTION: this weekend in aid of St. Philomena’s N.S., please support, thank you.

MIDLANDS LIVING LINKS: coffee morning on Tuesday March 3rd in the Parish Centre after 10am Mass.

FRIENDS OF TULLAMORE DPC & WELCOME COMMITTEE - contact email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  

TULLAMORE CAMOGIE: Registration day, Saturday 7th March, 11.00am-3.00pm in Tullamore GAA, Arden Road.

TULLAMORE HARRIERS 5K – ROAD CLOSURE:   Kilcruttin Junction to Charleville Roundabout, 09.45am-10.45am Sun 15th March. Diversions in place.  Ph. Adrian 086 163 6059

AA:  Offaly House, Offaly St, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat 8.15pm; Tues, Wed, Fri 1pm; Sun 12 noon. 1 890 412412 after 5pm.

BALLYCOMMON T&T.C. – offering a range of free/affordable services.  Ph 057-9353177 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

JACK AND JILL: O’Moore St. Tullamore looking for a book lover to volunteer in their shop, please pop in & ask for Julie.

EDENDERRY PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND: 24th April, 5 nights, 4* half board hotel, €815 pp, ph Piotr, 086 606 61823

"THE HIRED MAN - The Musical" presented by Birr Stage Guild, Tues 10th -Sat 14th, 8pm, Birr Theatre & Arts Centre.  Book online.   www.birrtheatre.com or ph 057 9122911.

A weekly talk on the daily Mass Readings for Lent, will be given by Fr. Heaney each Tuesday in the Parish Centre, after 10.00am Mass.  All are welcome.  If you have a Bible, please bring it along.


St. Josephs: Saturday March 7th 6.30pm (Vigil).

Ballinamere/Gaelscoil: Sunday  March 8th 10.00am.

Scoil Bhride/Scoil Mhuire/Parish School: Sunday March 8th 11.30am

Durrow: Sunday March 8th, 11.30am (Durrow Church).

START YOUR OWN BUSINESS COURSE:  Court Hotel, Thurs. 27 Feb, 5, 12, 19, 26 March & 2 April, 7pm-10pm. €70 or free to JSB or JSA.  057 93 57480 or www.localenterprise.ie/Offaly. 

SWEET MEMORIES DEMENTIA CHOIR: Mullingar Arts centre, Tue. March 3rd 1.00pm-2.15pm. For people with Dementia/Alzheimer’s & families, Ph. Emer 086 607 6879 / Dr. Orla Dolan, 086 028 1584

HOOVES 4 HOSPICE (A Midland Hospice Building Fund Project):  Farmer’s support required for the project with one of the following options(1) Donate & rear an animal (2) Donate an animal (3) Rear an animal. For further details please contact our office: Tel. 085 877 5477  www.h4h.midlandhospice.ie

READERS FOR LENT  Readers needed for the evening masses during Lent. Please leave your name in the Sacristy 

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

LOST: Set of keys, Parish Centre vicinity. Mon 10th. Finder please leave into Centre.

MIDLAND LIVING LINKS (Supporting the suicide bereaved).  Ph 086 160 0641.

YOUTH 2000: prayer meeting Thurs. at 6:45pm, Parish Centre 

CANAL CAMINO WAY WALK: 17th March, Tullamore & Edenderry, 7.30am, onto Croghan Hill. Proceeds to Selfhelp Africa.  For details ph. Laz 086 677 8807, Aislinn 087 068 8530, Ricey 086 815 3047, Paul 087 837 5407 or Ronan (087) 618 9094, www.selfhelpafrica.org or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

RAINBOWS – peer support programme helping children grieving death or separation:  Ph 087 103 9292.

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

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICES: Helpline 057 93 51886 for information to make an appointment

SEXUAL ABUSE AND RAPE CRISIS CENTRE: Confidential counselling service Helpline 1800 323232.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.