20 July 2019


 

Community Events

Charities and not for profit groups
can advertise events free of charge on this page

(Updated 18th July 2019)

 

PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION HOSPITAL CHAPEL: Can you sit for an hour with the Lord, once a month as part of a rota, Sat 5-6am or any hour?  Ph: 085 116 2668.  

21ST INTERNATIONAL SUMMER ORGAN SERIES  The annual series of organ recitals concludes on Tuesday 23rd in the Church of the Assumption at 8.00pm.  “A Transatlantic Alliance: Choir & Organ” will feature the Choir of St James Episcopal Church, Los Angeles, James Buonemani, Director – David Grealy, organ.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 

       ~ Clonminch Cemetery Sunday 18th August, 1.00pm.

       ~ Durrow Cemetery Sunday 8th September.  Blessing of graves after 11.30 am.

MEDJUGORJE JULY 2019 – PARISH PILGRIMAGE: 23rd July for 7 nights.  Half board €719pps.  Ph Pat Kidney 086 319 2399, PJ Smyth 086 879 6190, Luke McNamee 087 911 3118. 

EXPERIENCE GENTLE DANCES/MOVEMENT FOR MEDITATION & WELLBEING Thurs 25, 7.15-8.45pm, Parish Centre.  Donation €5 towards Parish Funds.

LOURDES INVALID FUND CHURCH GATE COLLECTION weekend, 27th/28th July.  Please support.

READY:  Dinner & Dance, Central Hotel, Main St, Sun 28, 7.30pm.  All welcome.  Booking at 9341235.

QUEEN OF PEACE PRAYER MEETING: Mon 8.30-9.30pm, Paul Galvin’s, Durrow, R35VK73.  Ph 087 837 5407

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

BALLYCOMMON TTC: Details on courses from 0579353177 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Lotto nos 15/7; 12,17,23,25 (8).

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

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

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

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

AWARE:  Meet Mon, 7.30pm, Riada House.

GROW Community Mental Health Movement support group, Wed, 11am, Town Library, O’Connor Sq. Ph Michelle 086 418 3805. GROW: Promoting Positive Mental Health.

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

MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 9-14 Sept.  Bookings with Pilgrimages Abroad Ltd, Lower Baggot St., Dublin 2. Tel: 01 635 9300. email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Hospital Pilgrims ph A Boland 087 791 4828.

PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA: 9-16 Sept with Fr Tony Gavin, PP, Tubber.  Cost €779 pps.  Further details from Anna Condron.  Tel. No. 090-6482228 or 085-770 0198.

EMPLOYER BASED TRAINING (EBT) - an innovative training programme to assist people (job seekers, unemployed, people with an illness or disability) who need specialist support to improve their skills and increase their chances of getting employment.   For details ph Yvonne  086 174 1402 NLN.

IRISH WHEELCHAIR ASSOC COASTAL CAMINO:  Would you like to join us next Oct?  More info see www.iwa.ie/camino or Jacqui 086 128 4124, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

FAMILY CARERS IRELAND:  Free Home Care Skills Training Course commencing Sept.  Details from Beth 057 9322920.

CLONMACNOIS PRAYER VIGIL: Fri 19. Mass 9pm. Adoration & Prayers follow until 2.10am. All welcome. Ph 085-774 6763.

YOUNG ADULTS! (18-40YEARS) Retreat, Dalgan Park, Navan 26-28 July. Cost is donation. Own room, all meals. Phone: 090 6481666, or email youthretreats @gmail.com 'Do not be afraid to dream of great things' - Pope Francis

LOUGH DERG 2019: The Three Day Pilgrimage is currently open.  Phone Lorraine on 071 9861518 (from NI 00 353 71 9861518) email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

REEK SUNDAY 2019 – SUNDAY 28 JULY pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick.  Mass will be celebrated on the summit of the mountain on the hour with the first Mass at 8:00am and the last Mass at 2:00pm. Confessions will be available on the summit from 7:30am to 2:00pm. 

TENNIS CLUB:  Junior Tennis (5-15 yrs) Sun 10am; Social Tennis Mon & Thurs 7.30-9pm; New members welcome. Midland League open for entries.   Ph 085 128 8645 for more details.

PRAYER MEETING Mondays, Paul Galvin’s Ballybought, 8.30-9.30pm.  All welcome.  Ph 087 837 5407

ANNUAL KNOCKADOON (CORK) MUSIC & LITURGY COURSEA place for choirs and young people to experience a week of music, faith and community, 11-17 Aug! More info available on our Facebook, Instragram & Twitter @KnockadoonML or our website www.knockadoonml.com

LOST:  Emerald green pendant, Durrow Church/School grounds.  Sentimental value.  Finder ph 086 306 6317  

NEWBIES -  New Parents with New Babies Group – Tues, 11am, Cluain Darach Community Centre.  Contact FaceBook @Parents First or call 057 9322996.

FREEDOM CHOIR seeks new members.  Rehearse Thurs, Charleville Centre.  Ph Joe 083 356 3664 or Don 085 157 0055.

ST MARY’S YOUTH & COMMUNITY CENTRE SUMMER CAMPS: Secondary School Students Mon 24-Fri 28;  10-12 yrs Mon 1- Fri 5 July; 7-9 yrs Mon 29 July - Fri 2 Aug. Details 057 9322963 or www.facebook.com/STMYCYouthGroups 

LOST:  Purse (Malone), Tullamore Church, 26 May, 10am Mass.  Finder ph 087 661 2166. 

KNOCK SHRINE SOCIETY seeks new members to join “Our Lady’s Volunteers” to assist prilgrims. Anyone 18+, willing to share their time, ph 087 689 1422 or 087 921 5042; or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it     

LOST:  Small leather purse & silver rosary, sentimental value.  Finder please ph 089 243 0198

ROSARY for the protection of life Mon, 6.30pm.

AWARE:  Support & self-care group for those have depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder or mood related condition.  Meet Mon, 7.30pm, Riada House.

FREE TEEN CAMP:  Birr rugby club, July. Ph Marie 087 415 4983 after 3pm. Also host families required in July/Aug for French students on homestay programme. Call or text same no.

LOST: House keys with 3 photos.  Finder please ph 9351897.

ACCORD TULLAMORE: Facilitators wanted for Marriage Care Service.  Professional training provided.  Contact 057 9341831 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   More information on www.accord.ie

BINGO Tullamore GAA Centre, Thurs, 8.30pm. Up to €4,500 in prizes weekly including €1,000 Jackpot. All welcome

AGE ACTION FREE BEGINNER COMPUTER CLASSES for over 55’s Learners and volunteer tutors wanted.  Details from 086-413 6547 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

SOSAD - free confidential counselling service - depression, suicide. Ph 057 9346704; email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

TULLAMORE BEAVER SCOUTS:  Children 6-8yrs, meet Sat, 11-12noon, Scouts Den.  Adults to join as leaders also welcome. For more infor ph Marie 085 127 5898.

READING & WRITING SESSIONS provided by LOETB, 1 to 1. Free of charge.  Ph Marina at 057 93 49424.

FAMILY CARERS IRELAND: Market Sq, 057 93 22920, supporting Laois & Offaly

TULLAMORE GAA MEMBERSHIP:   Check out the Tullamore GAA website and also the link on Facebook for payment.

ROSARY & PRAYERS OF REPARATION TO THE HOLY FACE Wednesdays, 7.30pm, Parish Centre. All are welcome.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY:  Parishioners in need of help can contact us by phone, 057 9322072 or 087 755 7294. 

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

TULLAMORE CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP now in Parish Centre, Wednesdays, 7.45-9pm.  All welcome.

DURROW CÉILÍ CLUB:  Céilí & set dancing classes, Tuesdays, 8pm, Tullamore Pitch & Putt Club.  New members welcome.

MOJO - mental health and wellbeing group programme for men, 18 years & over, who are distressed and/or experiencing employment related issues. The next 12 week programme starts 23 Jan, Offaly Local Development Company, Main St.  For details log on to mojo.ngo or contact Caroline, Ph 087-602 8801 / email: cbrickland@offalyldc.ieClonmacnois

LOST:  Miraculous gold medal.  If found contact 086 197 4281

AGE ACTION IRELAND seek volunteer tutors to work on a one-to-one basis with O-55’s wishing to learn how to use basic technology in Tullamore library. To register ph 01 475 6989 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

FOSTER CARERS WANTED for children of all ages.  If interested contact your local team, 057 9319280 or go to www.fostering.ie for more information.

OFFALY ALZHEIMER SOCIETY SUPPORT GROUP: Meet last Monday of the month, Bridge House Hotel, 7:30pm - providing an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation and access information and practical advice.

TULLAMORE TOASTMASTERS helping you to improve your communication, public speaking, and leadership skills – meet 8.30pm every second Thursday night, Central Hotel.  For more information go to our Facebook page or contact The Central Hotel at 057 93 49300.

MEDJUGORJE QUEEN OF PEACE PRAYER MEETING:  Rosary & Mass, Killina Church, 7.30pm, 1st Tuesday of every month.

FAILTE ISTEACH Urgently require volunteers to tutor English Language classes, Parish Centre, Mondays 7-9pm. No teaching experience necessary. Contact Ambrose 086 053 7660.

TULLAMORE SOCIAL SERVICES CLG requests that any families no longer requiring Personal Alarms return them to our offices so they can be upgraded & re-distributed. Ph: 9322466.

DÓCHAS OFFALY CANCER SUPPORT CENTRE: Providing supportive care, factual information, holistic therapies, counselling & mindfulness, Mon-Thurs, 10am-2pm. or ph 057 9328268 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ALPHA PROGRAMME continues Thursdays, 7.30pm, Parish Centre. For more details ph Tony 086 190 1693.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT PARENTS FIRST Would you be interested in Volunteering with Parents First for 1 -2 hours each week? Please ph Dolores or Rhona: 057 9322996 / 086 195 9221

TULLAMORE MEDITATION GROUP: Resumes Monday 7pm, Parish Centre.

CUMANN NA BHFIANN IRISH LANGUAGE YOUTH CLUB takes place every Wed 7:30-9pm The Charleville Community Centre. For details call Arlaith at 087 783 9853.

VOLUNTEER DRIVERS URGENTLY NEEDED for referred patients attending Hospitals for chemo treatment. Ph Laura 01 2310 594 or visit the Irish Cancer Society website www.cancer.ie.

HOLY FACE PRAYERS & REPARATION : Every Wed, 7.30pm, Parish Centre. All welcome.

LOETB SKILLS FOR WORK PROGRAMMES:Contact Regina 057 8670007 / 087 177 7879, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or www.skillsforwork.ie

AWARE: Free Support & Self Care Group every Mon, (except Bank Holidays), 7.30 Riada House, Arden Rd.

NATIONAL LEARNING NETWORK employer based training programme course to develop new skills. More info: Ph: 086 174 1402, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or www.nln.ie

NATIONAL LEARNING NETWORK courses to give you skills for new opportunities/employment. More info: Ph: 9318300, email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; www.Facebook.com/NLNTullamore

SUE RYDER CHARITY SHOP:  Donations needed: Ladies/Children clothing, Handbags, B.A.B, etc. Support greatly appreciated.

TULLAMORE BOOK CLUB:Meet first Tues of every Month, 3pm. Novel Bunch: Meet first Thurs of every month, 6pm. Books supplied by Tullamore Library Ph: 9346832. 

PARISH CAR PARK: open 7 days per week. €2 per day.

MEDITATION:  Mondays, 7-8pm, Parish Centre.  All welcome.

RADIO MARIA IRELAND is an Irish-run Catholic talk radio station. Listen via free app €˜RADIO MARIA IRELAND€™; streaming on www.radiomaria.ie or via phone 01 4373277.

OUR LADY OF CLONFERT MASSES & DEVOTIONS: Mass each evening 8pm, except Sun. Further info: 0909 675113; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TULLAMORE TIDY TOWNS Weekly Clean Ups Wednesdays at Kilbride Park 7.15pm. All welcome.

OXFAM currently recruiting volunteer team members. Full training provided. To apply contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , call into shop or 057 9322801.

MEALS ON WHEELS urgently require drivers to deliver meals in the town area. If interested ph Tadhg 9341377, Pat 9352602, Maureen 9341159, Beth 9321697, Harriet 087 690 6770 or any committee member.

THE IRISH CANCER SOCIETY:  Free transport service for patients attending chemotherapy treatment. Contact your healthcare professional, website: irishcancer.ie or ph: 01 2310522.

ROSARY: every Sat after 6-30pm mass for evangelisation of our country.

PARISH GROUPS USING CHURCH Anyone wishing to use the church needs to book in with the Parish secretary.

PARTICIPATORY ASSET MAPPING PROJECT IN TULLAMORE to identify what social activities are in Tullamore. Looking for volunteers to map the areas local to their homes. Further details phone: 057 9352467 / 087 747 0562 or Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

THE LEGION OF MARY: Hold their meetings every Tuesday, 7pm in the Alfie Lambe house, Arden Rd. New members most welcome. For more details contact Mary: 086 314 3302.

FEDERATON FOR VICTIM ASSISTANCE:  Free and Confidential Service to all Victims of Crime.  Freephone 1800 277 477 - email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - www.victimassistanceireland.com.

READING, WRITING & MATHS SESSIONS: Free & confidential. Contact Alison or Marina at 057 9349424 / Laois & Offaly Education & Training Board.

FAMILY CARERS IRELAND: providing support and home respite services. For more info contact Sheilah Kinsella at 086 020 8507 or 057 9322920: email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

RAINBOWS: Programme for children aged 6 to 12 years affected by bereavement or separation Phone: 087 103 9292