15 April 2024

 

Community Events

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

[ Updated 13th April 2024 ]

 

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK:  Bus leaves Parochial House, Sun 14, 8.30am sharp. Ph PJ 087-638 6270 to book a seat

LAOIS/OFFALY PALLIATIVE CARE TEAM: Families/carers of those who have died in the past two years and have been known to the Team, invited to a Remembrance Service, Friday 19, 7.30pm, Tullamore Church.

READY:  Dinner Dance, Sun 14, Town House 7pm.  

TULLAMORE MEAL ON WHEELS: Volunteers wanted, one hour daily, one day a week for one month. Details from Catherine 087 282 8070, Marie 087 294 1858

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICES:  For advice & support ph 057 9351886 or 086 041 9154

TULLAMORE RAPE CRISIS CENTRE:  Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm.  Ph 057 9322500; Freephone 1 800 323232; email 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 for families of those suffering from addiction, Thurdays, 8pm, Darmagh Community Centre, Tihilly, Lanello, Clontarf Rd.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL: Contact 057 9346507, 087 755 7294 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. Ph 057 9328268. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Website www.dochasoffaly.com  

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

KNOCK PILGRIMAGE:  Sat 4 May.  To book, ph Ann 0877914828.

KNOCK SHRINE:  Help wanted during Pilgrimage Season Ph 085 116 2668

FREE WEBINAR: Pupils with Additional Needs in Transitioning to 3rd Level Education, for Teachers / Parents / Carers / Pupils, Wed 17, 7-8pm.  Registration: https://bit.ly/49xtyf4

CE SCHEME: Tullamore Show Office administration position available.  Details from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 057 9321421  

CHANGING GEARS: HSE free programme for over 50’s to reflect on life experience, lessons learned and planning next steps, including health and wellbeing, starts 17th Apr for 5 Wed, Court Hotel.  To book, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 01 9133922.

TULLAMORE PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO LOUGH DERG June 14-16. If interested, please leave your name & mobile number in our sacristy or email Fr Fergal, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Cost: €110. 

MEATH PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES:  September 10. Details and booking forms are available from Joe Walsh Tours, 89 Harcourt St, Dublin.  Tel.: 01 241 0800  www.joewalshtours.ie  

MEDUGORJE: 12-19 June. €815 pps Contact Luke McNamee at 087 911 3118 for further details.

CE PROGRAMME: Administrative Assistant, Family Carers Ireland, Tullamore. For further information contact Alison at 086 021 3711 / 057 932 2920

PRAYING ST MATTHEW’S GOSPEL Bible Course on Christ our King and on His Kingdom;  studying & praying on the 1st, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of every month, 7.30pm.  Commencing Wednesday March 6th, Tullamore Parish Centre. Handouts and refreshments provided.  Everyone is welcome to join as they can. Details from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

LEGION OF MARY: New members welcome to join, Tuesday nights @ 7pm in the Alfie Lambe House, Arden Road. For more details please contact 086 314 3302

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

OFFALY VOLUNTEER CENTRE: To register your voluntary organisation or become a volunteer, ph 083 015 4669. Look us up on www.volunteeroffaly.ie

ALONE (Providing support for older people):  Volunteers wanted.  Full training and support provided. See https://alone.ie/volunteers or contact Fiona at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or on 086 136 6539

FAMILY CARERS:  Become a member of Family Carers Ireland.  Ph 057 9370221 and hear how we can support you or for more info visit www.familycarers.ie.

DROP IN CLINIC:  Form Filling and Digital Support Hub, Tullamore Library, Mondays 10am-12pm.  Free & Confidential Service.  Ph 085 856 0160 for details .  

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

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICES:  For confidential advice and support call 057 9351886 or 086 041 9154.  www.odvss.ie

RAINBOWS – peer support programme helping children grieving death or separation:  Ph 089 225 3597.

KNITTING & CROCHET GROUP: Tues, Tullamore Library, 6.30-8pm.  Ph Eileen 086 806 9921 for more details.

TEACHING ENGLISH TO UKRAINIANS: Tullamore Lions Club seeks voluntary teachers.  If interested contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

GET INVOLVED!  We are looking for Readers of the Word, Eucharistic Ministers, hospitality/welcoming group and collectors. Please fill in form and leave in Sacristy or Parish Centre

BTTC: Senior Activities, Dun Eochla, Ballycommon, Tues 11am-1pm.  Free transport.  Details from 057 9353177.

St. Philomena's N.S. are now accepting Enrolment Applications for the 2024/2025 school year. These Enrolment Application forms can be accessed on our website http://stphilomenasns.weebly.com/, or by contacting the school on 057 9321983.

Ballinamere National School now enrolling for sept '24. Application forms available to download from school website https://www.ballinamerens.ie/ or on request from school office. 

MEDITATION Wed, 7pm, Parish Centre.

FORÓIGE'S BIG BROTHER BIG SISTER MENTORING PROGRAMME:  Volunteers O-18 wanted.  Contact Mary 086 047 1420 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  

DURROW CÉILÍ CLUB:  Céilí & set dancing classes, Tues, 8.30pm,  Durrow Hall.  New members welcome.

CYBER SECURITY & OLDER PEOPLE:   O-65’s wanted for 20min interview on technology use & security.  Contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 083 352 7791

1 TO 1 COMPUTER TRAINING FOR O-55’s:   Free courses, Tullamore Library, Wed 10.30am-12.30pm, for 5 or 6 weeks.   Contact Age Action, 01 475 6989

JACK AND JILL CHARITY SHOP:  Volunteers needed in O’Moore St shop.  Call into the shop for info..

RELATIONSHIP COUNSELLING: ACCORD provides a professional and affordable counselling service. Ph 057 9341831 / 086 466 9926. For online counselling email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ACCORD: Volunteers wanted to train as marriage preparation facilitators. For more details contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP:  Parish Centre, Wednesdays, 7.30pm.

MUIRIOSA FOUNDATION:  Looking for Volunteer Befrienders to meet on a one-to-one basis with people with intellectual disabilities. If you are interested and would like to learn more please contact 087 850 5718

TULLAMORE PARISH CHOIR New members are invited to join the Parish Choir. We sing at 11.30am Mass on Sundays and rehearse in the Parish Centre every second Thursday. Tel Martina for details on 085 763 0022 

TULLAMORE COMMUNITY MEN’S SHED:  New members are welcome.  Ph 087 742 6297 for details. 

CÉILÍ every Tuesday, 8pm, Durrow Hall.  All welcome

TULLAMORE INDOOR BOWLS CLUB: New members welcome, Charleville Centre, Mon, 7.30pm. No experience required, training will be provided.

AGE ACTION GETTING STARTED COMPUTER TRAINING: 
FREE computer, mobile phone, tablet classes, Tullamore Library. Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or phone 01 4756989.

MABS: Helpline 0818 07 2710 Mon to Fri 9am - 8pm.

EMPLOYABILITY MIDLANDS:  Do you have a disability, illness or injury and would like help to find a job? Contact Liam on 086 387 3047 or Patricia on 086 145 1074 to find out more.

MOTHERS’ PRAYERS:  Meet 2nd Fri monthly, 10.40am, Day Chapel.  Celebrating 11 years ministry in Tullamore

BALLYCOMMON TTC: Social & Activities Morning for Seniors, Tues, 10am-12pm, Dun Eochla, Ballycommon. 

GROW:  Meeting for those in distress, feeling isolated or low, Thursdays, St. Mary’s Youth & Community Centre, 11am. Contact Michelle 086 418 3805

BUSY BEES PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP: Tues 10am - 12noon, Presbyterian Church (top of High Street). €3 per family.Details from Rhona on 085 143 5801 

PLEASE CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR FIONA PENDER, OUR PARISHONER WHO HAS BEEN MISSING SINCE 22nd AUGUST 1996