18 November 2017
O Christ, our Morning Star, splendour of light eternal shining 
With the glory of the rainbow, come and waken us from the greyness
Of our apathy, and renew in us Your gift of hope. Amen.

 
TCR

  

TULLAMORE COMMUNITY RADIO COMMENCES BROADCASTING
Tullamore’s very own radio station is now  broadcasting  on-line. "Tullamore Community Radio" is now broadcasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The switch over was made at a recent meeting of the volunteer led group. You can go directly to the website via our "check This Site" link further down. From there you can click the "Listen Live" button to tune in to the station. Listeners can download the station App to their smartphone to listen on the go.

The station has also introduced a ‘Donate’ button on its App allowing people to pledge a financial donation to help cover the costs of running a Community radio station that’s not-for-profit.  The station is run completely by local vounteers .  Donations can be any amount you wish.  A website is also available,  aswell as a Facebook and Twitter  page.

Station Manager Tommy McCabe said it’s a ‘landmark day for the people of Tullamore’ to have their very own radio station available 24 hours a day on-line.  Mr McCabe thanked people of the town for their patience and huge support and encouragement over the last number of months.  He particularly thanked local community groups for their co-operation in getting the station awareness out there and he praised the help of the local business people for their sponsorship interest.

The station was established back in February/march with first meetings held last April. Since then, a working group has been appointed, a number of public meetings have been held, a programming survey was conducted during the summer and now the station is preparing to host a fundraising table quiz on Friday, December 15th next in ‘Digans’ Bar at 8:00pm, with local quizmaster Matt Geraghty fielding the questions.

Tullamore Community Radio Chairman Liam Dumpleton praised the work of all the local volunteers and said ‘all these people are giving their time and love to the radio station and as a community, Tullamore can be very proud’. Mr Dumpleton highlighted the town’s need for an alternative radio station, ‘This will be very different to what’s out there’ he said, ‘Tullamore people will be able to involve themselves in the station like never before, they will be able to be official members of something very special’ he said.  He added ‘we are also working closely with schools in Tullamore and looking to educate our young people by letting them create programmes for their age group’.

Tommy McCabe said the next stage will be to have the radio station broadcast on FM in the new year, ‘2018 will be a very busy year for us going forward’ he said, ‘We plan on covering as many events taking place in Tullamore as we can with our outside broadcast teams, we’ll be broadcasting programmes ‘live’ from O’Connor Park, The Bridge Centre, community group venues andmany other locations aswell as bringing community radio into people’s homes and schools and workplaces’ he added.

The station is planning to move into it’s new studios in The Mall on William Street by December with added plans to work in conjunction with Tullamore’s various community groups and youth organisations by inviting people in for production and presentation training and the areas  of research, technical awareness and all things surrounding the world of radio.

People can get involved by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by checking Facebook/Tullamore Community Radio or by asking any of our volunteers at our meetings. The station is also contactable via Twitter.  << Less>>

Community RadioIncluded in the Photo - from left: Linda Power, Anne Lawlor, Melissa Hogan, Laura Smollen, Glenn Ryan, Eugene Pidgeon, Regina Ryan, Tommy McCabe, Emma Dumpleton, Liam Dumpleton, James Houlihan.

PRAYER SERVICE FOR BEREAVED PARENTS
There will be a prayer service for all bereaved parents on Tuesday 21st. Nov. at 7:30 p.m. in the Church of the Assumption to support and pray for parents who  have lost a child.

RESTORATION OF TABERNACLE AND MONSTRANCE IN HOSPITAL CHAPEL  
The Hospital Chapel tabernacle and the monstrance, normally used for Adoration are currently being repaired and restored due to an advanced stage of stain and tarnish. Both need to be dismantled, recoated and polished. This should take about three weeks.  
The cost of restoration is in excess of €1000. We would be very grateful if you would consider contributing to this work to ensure the greatest dignity is accorded to the Blessed Sacrament. 
The envelopes for this collection are available in the Hospital Chapel and around the Church. They can be dropped into the Parish Centre or the Sacristy in the Parish Church.

50th. ANNIVERSARY OF YOUTH CENTRE
St. Mary's Youth and Community Centre celebrates its 50th. anniversary this year. The main event marking this wonderful achievement will be a Gala Night in the Bridge House on Sunday 26th. November. Tickets at €20.00 are available from the centre. Earlier, as part of the celebrations, the club will stage the hit musical "Hairspray" from Nov. 13th. to 17th.. 

BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 18th, Sat. 25th. Nov. & Sun. 03rd. Dec. & Sat. 16th. Dec. in Tullamore and Sun. 10th. Dec. in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 15th. Nov.  To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm.

diarydates

COLÁISTE CHOILM OPEN NIGHT:For students enrolling in Post Primary School Sept 2018 on Wed. 15th. at 7:30 pm. Closing date for enrolments is Friday 17th. at 12:30 pm.

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE: Tullamore Parish presents, "Christmas Carol Service", in the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, Sunday 3rd. December at 7:00 p.m. -  A Celebration of Festive Carols with ten Parish Choirs.

 


alt

TULLAMORE COMMUNITY RADIO - TCR

Tullamore Community Radio is planning to move into it’s new studios in The Mall on William Street by December with added plans to work in conjunction with Tullamore’s various community groups and youth organisations by inviting people in for production and presentation training and the areas  of research, technical awareness and all things surrounding the world of radio.

More

Video Link

CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
The group meets in the Presbyterian Church, High St., every Wednesday evening at 7:45 p.m. since July 20th. All Welcome.
ROSARY
In The Church Of The Assumption every Saturday after 6:30 pm. mass for evangelisation of our country. 
POLISH MASS
The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is celebrated in Polish at 2.30pm in the Church of the Assumption on the 4th Sunday of every month. 
POLSKA MASS
Święta Ofiara Mszy jest obchodzony w języku polskim 2.30pm w kościele Wniebowzięcia NMP na 4. niedzielę każdego miesiąca . 
In radio, you have two tools. Sound and silence. [Ira Glass]

Perpetual Adoration
   Facebook    Child Protection    Parking