28 September 2022

Community Events

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[Updated 15th September 2022] 


EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Urgent help required, Wed 3-4pm; Thurs 12noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm, 3-4pm, 5-6pm; Sat 2-3pm.  Ph Pat 085 116 2668.

DURROW SUNDAY 18th Bishop Deenihan will celebrate the 11.30am Mass in Durrow on Sunday Sept. 18th. There will be an acknowledgement of the service Carmel Ward has given as Sacristan followed by refreshments in the hall.

BEGINNERS COURSE IN CATECHESIS  A Beginners course in Catechesis, using YouCAT study materials, will start on Wednesday Sept 21st, from 7.30 to 9.00pm.  The Course will last 20 weeks.  Limited places available.  Please register your interest before Friday 16th, by leaving your name, contact number and email address at the Parish Centre.   

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION 28th ANNIVERSARY MASS:  Fr. Joe Gallagher will offer Mass of Thanksgiving, Fri 30, Day Chapel, 7.30pm.  Everyone welcome.

MEDITATION:  Wednesdays, 7pm, Parish Centre.

OFFALY HOSPICE COFFEE MORNING:  Parish Centre hosting coffee morning, Thurs 22, 10.30am.

LEGION OF MARY:  Meet Tues, 7pm, Alfie Lambe House, Arden Rd.  New members welcome. Ph 086 314 3302.

READY:  Final payment for Westport to be given to committee member, Mon 19, 3-4.30pm, Town House.

CÉILI & SET DANCING CLASSES:  Durrow Hall, Tuesdays, 8.30pm.  All are welcome.

TULLAMORE ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOC:  Holiday to Carrickdale Hotel, Dundalk, 16th Oct, 5 nights.  Excursions, day trips etc.  €430 pps.  Ph 087 214 6172 / 057 9351295

MENPOWER: Join MenPower Programme starting Wed 21, 12 weeks.  Ph 087-738 5989; email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

DOCHAS OFFALY CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Mon–Fri, 9.30-5pm. Details from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 0579328268, www.dochasoffaly.com

ST PIO’S FEAST DAY:  Mass  & blessing with St Pio’s glove, Fri 23, 7.30pm, St Mary’s Church, Edenderry.  All welcome

SMA:  SMA Family Vocations Crusade Mass, Thurs 29, 7pm, Day Chapel, Tullamore Church.  All are welcome. 

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP: 2nd & 4th Thurs 10.30am-12pm, Tullamore library. Phone 086 3785340.

WE NEED YOU  We are looking for people to help out as Readers, Eucharistic Ministers, members of hospitality/welcoming group, Plate Collectors & Music Ministry in the Church.  So why not put your name forward to play a part in your Parish.  Forms are available in the Church.  Please complete and return to the Sacristy or the Parish Centre.  We also thank all of you who already help us in any way.

OFFALY LOCAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY’S FREE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME: Starts 19 Sept. Details at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 0579352467, 087 969 9998. www.offalyldc.ie and find us under Enterprise Supports.

ALONE: Seeking volunteers to support the elderly in our community.  Full training and support provided.  Details from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 086 1366539.

PARENTS FIRST:  Volunteers wanted to pass on knowledge and experience in bringing up children.  Ph 0579322996 or 086 1959221.

DROP IN CAFÉ:  Thursdays, 11.30-1, Darmagh Centre, Tihilly, Clontarf Rd.  All welcome.  Ph 087 747 0562

JACK & JILL CHARITY SHOP:  Looking for Volunteers, O’Moore St.  Contact shop for info.

OFFALY HOSPICE CHARITY SHOP: Opening hours Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm, Main St. (opposite Lidl)

ST. MARYS YOUTH CENTRE: Youth Clubs returned. Membership €5 & €1 for every session.  Details at 057 9322963.

CANTÓIRÍ TULACH MHÓR: Rehearsals commence at Methodist Hall, Church St. Sept 7th (Wed) 7 pm. New members welcome.

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICES:  Helpline 057 9351886 for information / appointment.

Ph 057 9322500; Freephone 1 800 323232, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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

AL-ANON Thurdays, 8pm, Darmagh Community Centre, Tihilly, Lanello, Clontarf Rd.

GROW:  Meeting Thursdays, St. Mary’s Youth & Community Centre, 11am.  Ph 086 418 3805.

ALONE support for older people. Ph 0818 222 024, 8am-8pm daily.

WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Monthly meetings 2nd Tues of every month.

FOLK CHOIR  New members welcome to join the Folk Choir for 6.30pm Mass.  Ph Sean 085 264 2752 for details

NATIONAL LEARNING NETWORK enrolling for QQI Level 4 Retail & Employment Skills & Information Technology & Office Skills programmes commencing September.   Ph 086 174 1402 for more information.

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

WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Monthly meetings start Tues 14, 2–4pm, Teach Dochas.

TEAS/COFFEES IN PARISH CENTRE Teas/coffees will be served in the Parish Centre, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, after 10.00am Mass.  (Please note change of days). 

HOLY FLAME ROSARY & DEVOTION TO HOLY FACE: Tuesdays, 7.30pm Mucklagh Church.  Ph 087 675 2806

REGISTER YOUR VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION or become a volunteer contact 083 015 4669 for more information or register on www.volunteeroffaly.ie 

CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Wed, 7pm, Parish Centre.

TULLAMORE TIDY TOWNS: Meet Wed, Kilbride Plaza, 7pm. All help welcome. See Tullamore Tidy Towns face book page; email tullamoretidytowns.

GROW: Weekly meetings, Tullamore GAA Centre, 11am.  If you are in distress, feeling isolated or low, you are welcome to join some like-minded people for support free of charge. Contact Michelle 086 4183805

MUIRIOSA FOUNDATION - supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities - currently hiring for CE scheme. For further information please contact 057 9322503 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

BREW FOR BUMBLEANCE-CHILDREN'S AMBULANCE SERVICE: If you would like to help raise funds through coffee mornings see more details at https://www.bumbleance.com/brewforbumbleance   

TULLAMORE CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP: Parish Centre, every Wed, 7.30-9pm

EMPLOYABILITY MIDLANDS: If you have a disability, illness or injury & would like help to find a job, phone Liam 086 387 3047 or Patricia 086 145 1074.  

ALTAR SERVERS If your child (4th to 6th class) is interested in becoming an Altar Server, please contact the Parish Centre.

TULLAMORE SCOUTS: Now recruiting new members 
Cubs 8-11yrs; Thurs 7.30-8.30pm, Scouts’ Den;
Scouts  11-15yrs, Tues 7.30-8.30pm. 
Follow  us on Facebook.  Contact   085-127 5898.

BALLYCOMMON TELEWORK & TRAINING CENTRE offering a range of free/affordable services 057 9353177 / 9353441 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SCOIL MHUIRE NS: Now enrolling for September 2022.  Ph 057 9321222.

MABS: Helpline 0818 072710, Mon to Fri 9am - 8pm.

HOLYLAND PILGRIMAGE 2022: Pilgrimage from Meath Diocese to the Holy Land led by Bishop of Meath Tom Deenihan, Price: €1,875.00 pps (half board). Details from GTI Travel (01) 843 4734. 

GAELSCOIL AN EISCIR RIADA Application for Enrolment Forms September 2022 at www.eriada.ie (057) 9352058 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SCOIL EOIN PHÓIL II NAOFA: Applications for 2022/2023 available on www.scoileoinphoil.ie or from our office by appointment. Closing Date Friday 28th January 2022

ST. PHILOMENA’S N.S. 2022/2023 Enrolment Application forms can be accessed on www.stphilomenasns.ie, or contract 057 9321983.

PARKRUN: Free, fun & friendly 5km run, jog, walk every Saturday 9.30am, from Grand Canal off Callery Street. Register at www.parkrun.ie.  Contact Jack 083 409 6822 or Eileen  085 115 6901 for info.

ROSARY Saturday night after 6.30pm Mass in the Day Chapel.

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL - Support for people in need.  Ph 057 9322072 or 087 755 7294.

OFFALY HOSPICE CHARITY SHOP: Tues-Sat, 10.30am-4.30pm, Offaly St.   Ph 083 099 4754 for details.

TULLAMORE JUNIOR HOCKEY TRAINING: New members to the Junior and Senior Club welcome.  Full details on Tullamorehockeyclub.ie