05 February 2023

Community Events

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[Updated 2nd February 2023]

 

 
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

1ST SATURDAY DEVOTIONS TO OUR BLESSED LADY OF FATIMA, Sat 4, Day Chapel after 10am Mass. 

OFFALY CAMINO CANAL WAY WALK & MASS: Sun 5 Feb, 9am, Fiona Pender Memorial Way to Croghan Hill, for Mass at 2pm - Everyone welcome at any stage.  Proceeds to Self Help Africa. Details from 086 677 8807,  087 068 8530,  083 045 9377,  087 837 5407,  087 618 9094,    This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , ww.selfhelpafrica.org   

MEN’S ROSARY, Sat 11, 1.15pm, Our Lady’s Statue, Church grounds.  All are welcome.

SECULAR FRANCISCANS:  Meeting Tues 7, 6.45pm, Mercy Covent.  New members welcome.

READY:  Dinner dance, Sun 12, 7pm sharp, Town House.  No dinner order taken after 7.30pm.

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

YOUTH 2000 PRAYER MEETING: Thurs, Holy Hour, 7.30pm, Day Chapel; refreshments 8.30pm, Parish Centre, concluding 9pm.  Ages 16-40.

WORLD YOUTH DAY 2023:  1-6 Aug, Lisbon, Portugal. checkout www.dioceseofmeath.ie,  Meath Diocese WYD.

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 .

ALONE support line for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties.  Ph 0818 222 024, 8am-8pm.

OFFALY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICES: 057 9351886 or 086 041 9154.  www.odvss.ie

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

READERS FOR LENT  Readers are needed for weekly Evening Masses, 7.30pm, during Lent.  Please contact the Sacristy.

PARISH ENVELOPES  Thank you to all the volunteers who helped to deliver  our parish envelopes around the parish.  Your help is very much appreciated.

FIRST COMMUNION RITUALS  
Our next 1st Communion Rituals take place on the weekend:  
Sat  11th, 6.30pm, St Joseph’s 
Sun 12th, 10.00am, Ballinamere/ Gaelscoil an Eiscir Riada 
Sun 12th, 11.30am, Scoil Bhríde/Scoil Mhuire/Parish School – all in Tullamore Church  
Sun  12th, 11.30am, Durrow N.S. in Durrow Church

PARENTS FIRST:  Parents/grandparents wanted, to offer friendly support to young parents. To find out more, call Dolores or Paula at 086 1959221 or 057 9322996

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

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

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

AL-ANON for families of those suffering from addiction, Thurdays, 8pm, Darmagh Community Centre, Tihilly, Lanello, Clontarf Rd.

CANDLEMAS DAY & THE FEAST OF ST BLAISE  Thursday 2nd is Candlemas Day.  Candles will be blessed at 7.45am & 10.00am Masses.

Friday 3rd is the Feast of St Blaise.  Blessing of Throats will take place after 7.45am and 10.00am Masses and at 5.30-6.00pm.

ST PHILOMENA’S NS:  School Enrolment Application forms available on website www.stphilomenas.ie, or by contacting the school on 057 9321983. Please note closing date for applications is Friday 27th.

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

MENPOWER PROGRAMME: Programme begins Feb 1, two days a week for 12 weeks. Participation on this programme is free and will not affect social welfare benefits. Ph, 087-7385989 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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.

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

LIVING WITH A LONG TERM HEALTH CONDITION? The Living Well Programme, free online, commencing late Jan, supports people to develop the skills and confidence to live with their health condition.  More details from (041)6850676 / (087) 114 0371 or (041) 6860710 / (087) 430 8735 or www.hse.ie/livingwell

ALONE seeking volunteers to provide support to Older People. Details on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or on 086 136 6539.

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. 

CE SCHEME HOME RESPITE CARE WORKER:  Details from Alison 086 021 3711 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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

MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY LAND:  6-14 Mar 2023.  Enquiries to Kingscourt Parish Office 042 9667314.

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 

MEDITATION:  Wednesdays, 7pm, Parish Centre.   

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

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

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.

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

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

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 

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 086 418 3805

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

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.

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.

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

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