26 May 2019


 

Community Events

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(Updated 23rd May 2019)

 

PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION HOSPITAL CHAPEL: Can you sit for an hour with the Lord: Tues 1-2 pm, Sat 1-2 pm or any hour?  Ph: 085 116 2668.

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

ANNIVERSARY OF ABORTION REFERENDUM: Prayers of reparation & repentance, Sat 25, Day Chapel, after 10am Mass.  All are welcome.

FAMILY CARERS IRELAND BAGS N’ HEELS SALE:  Thanks to all who so generously contributed shoes and bags for Fundraiser, to take place in Bridge Centre, Fri 31 May-Sat 1st June. 

MIDLANDS MYELOMA SUPPORT GROUP:  Celebrating 10 years - Evening Mass of celebration & remembrance, with Fr Shane & HSE Choir, Tullamore Church, Thurs 30, 7pm, followed light refreshments in the Parish Centre.  Family and friends of those no longer with us are most welcome. If you can attend please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 086 780 4007.

EXPERIENCE GENTLE DANCES/MOVEMENTS FOR MEDITATION & WELLBEING Thurs 30, 7.15-8.45pm, Parish Centre.  Donation of €5 towards Parish Funds.

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

OSPCA: AGM, Thurs 30, 7pm, ospca office, Market Place.  All are welcome.

TULLAMORE GARDEN CLUB:  Outing   to Japanese Gardens & National Stud, Wed 29.  Bus from Youth Centre, Harbour St, 9am sharp.  Contact Eileen. 057 9352312 or 087 137 5125.

FAMILY CARERS IRELAND BAGS N’ HEELS SALE:  Fundraiser, in Bridge Centre, Fri 31 May-Sat 1st June.

START YOUR OWN BUSINESS COURSE starts Mon 10 June for 3 Mons, Court Hotel, 9.30am to 4.30pm. Contact Local Enterprise Office, 057 9357480 or www.localenterprise.ie/Offaly.

BALLYCOMMON TTC: Details on courses from 057 9353177 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Lotto nos 20/5; 2,20,23,26 (14).

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.

PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA:  9-16 Sept, Spiritual Director Fr. Tony Gavin, PP Tubber.  Ph 090-6482228 or 085-770 0198 for details.

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

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     

DURROW PATTERN  Durrow Pattern will be on Sunday 9th June.  More details next week.

GROW:  Wed, 11am, Tullamore Library. 

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

ROSARY for the protection of life Mon, 6.30pm.

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

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

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!

MAY MASSES & DEVOTIONS AT THE SHRINE AT OUR LADY OF CLONFERT CHURCH:  Daily Mass (Mon-Sat), 8pm; Mass 12 noon Fri; Sun Mass 10am & 7pm. For full programme Parish Facebook Page Parish of Eyrecourt Meelick and Clonfert, or at Clonfertdiocese.ie or at Parish Office Eyrecourt (090) 9675113

LIFE IN THE SPIRIT SEMINAR resumes Wed 24, Church of the Assumption, 8pm.  All welcome.

FREE HAIR & BEAUTY COURSE  commencing soon. Contact Martina Offaly Local Development, 087 661 0274 for details.

FREE COMPUTER CLASSES FOR FARMERS Tullamore Library, Thurs 10.30am-12.30pm.  Booking essential, at 090-6482744.

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  

TULLAMORE TOWN LIBRARY offers a wide range of courses for all.  Details from  057 9346832, 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

MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 9-14 September 2019. Tel 01-6359300. email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

“HANDS FOR LIFE PROGRAMME”: Free CPR Training programme.  If interested text name & no to 087 634 4725. 

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.

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

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

YOUTH 2000 PRAYER MEETINGS: Fun, friends & faith for 18-35 olds – prayer group Thurs, 6.45-7.45pm, Parish Centre. Details from Taylor 087 785 1086, Maria 086 241 4457.

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

TULLAMORE LIBRARY offer a wide range of classes, courses and events.  For details contact 057 9346832 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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