20 May 2022

Community Events

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[Updated 12th May 2022]


EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Urgent help required, Thurs 3 - 4 pm. Phone Pat 085 116 2668.     

PARISH SCHOOL  Enrolment for Religion Classes for First Communion and Confirmation children will take place from Monday 31st May to Friday 3rd June in the Parish Centre from 10.00am to 4.30pm.  

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY  The Corpus Christi Procession will make a welcome return on Sat 18th June after the 6.30pm Vigil Mass. More details later.  

CHAPLET OF DIVINE MERCY will be said before the 10.00am Mass on Sat 14 & 21 May.

FAMILY CARERS IRELAND: Thank you to everyone who helped & contributed to our Church Gate Collection on the May Bank Holiday Weekend.  Collection made €1,050. 

MARY'S MEALS OFFALY:  Fundraising draw for car 8th Sept.  Tickets €10 available from Rose 087 239 3853, Paul 087 837 5407, Carmel 086 074 6648 or any Mary's Meals Member.

MENPOWER:  Free MenPower Programme, helping build mental & physical health, set goals and develop a life plan. Starts June 1st, two days per week for 12 weeks, Millennium House, Main St. For details phone Aoife 087-7385989 or via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  

CONCERT IN AID OF UKRAINIAN REFUGEES: St Catherine’s Church, Thurs 19, 7.30pm with St Brigids, Le Cheile and Tullamore HSE Choirs and guests. Compere Anne Gaffney. Conductor Andrius Kozlovskis.  Admission free.  Donations  welcome.

AA: Offaly House, Offaly St, Mon, Wed, Thur, Sat &  Sun 8.15pm, Day meetings Tue, Wed, Fri & Sun, 1pm

TULLAMORE RAPE CRISIS CENTRE:  Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm. Phone 057 9322500; Free phone 1800 323232 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

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

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

PARENTS FIRST: looking for parents/grandparents,  1-2 hours a week to pass on their knowledge and experience in bringing up children. Ph. 057 9322996 or 086 195 9221

DURROW HALL AGM: June 3, 7.30pm, in the hall

OFFALY PRO-LIFE QUIZ NIGHT:  Table quiz, Wed May 25, 8pm, Hough's pub, Banagher.  Table of 4, €20.

CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Wed, 7pm, Parish Centre.

MENS ROSARY: Sat 14, 1.15pm, Near Digby Bridge, for Ashling & Fiona

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

GROW WEEKLY MEETINGS GAA Centre, Contact Michelle on 086 4183805.

ALONE: Support line for older people, Ph 0818 222024, 8am-8pm daily

DOCHAS OFFALY CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Mon–Fri, 9.30-5pm.  See www.dochasoffaly.com, ph 057 9328268, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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

ST MARY’S YOUTH & COMMUNITY CENTRE: Hosting French exchange students 25th April-5th May. Host families for 10 nights and teachers with TEFL qualification wanted.  Ph Aoife 0579322963 or  email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   

ALONE (Providing Support for Older People): Seeking volunteers. Full training and support provided. Details from 086 108 5965 orhttps://alone.ie/volunteers/

ST MARY’S YOUTH CENTRE: Youth clubs returning Mon 25. Membership €5 & €1 per session - payment at the door.7-9 yrs Thurs, 4.30-6.30pm; 10-12 yrs Wed 4.30-6.30pm; Teens Mon, Wed, Thurs 7-9pm.

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

JACK & JILL CHARITY SHOP looking for Volunteers in their 0 Moore St shop. Call into the shop for info.

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   

MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES:12-17 September 2022 led by Bishop Deenihan. Booking forms available from: Joe Walsh Tours, 69 O’Connell St, Dublin 1, phone 01-2410800.

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

MABS our number has changed to 0818 072710.  Money advice & budgeting service (MABS) CLG is a free confidential service to support & advise those who may be worried or anxious as a result of problem debt..

TULLAMORE MEALS ON WHEELS: Please remember in your prayers, volunteer drivers & helpers who deliver meals.  Thank you to all drivers & helpers, past, present & deceased. Service is operating since 6th May 1974.

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.

Al-ANON: Thurs 8pm, Tihilly, Lannello, Clontarf Rd.

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