20 January 2021

LIAM LAWTON IN CONCERT: at St Michael’s Church Portarlington at 8.00pm on Fri 5th Dec with St. Michaels Parish Church Choir.  For Tickets at  €20. Ph 086 4151770, 087921559 or 087 9580558.

Spirit Of Christmas in the Day Chapel  after all Masses on the 6th & 7th of December is organized by the young people of the Parish as a fundraiser.  All donations of buns and cakes etc. will be most gratefully received.  These can be left into the Parish Centre on Friday 5th December.  

Sincere thanks to everyone who supported our recent fundraising ventures – the Golf Classic which raised €12,260 and the Garda Choir & SHS Choir concert which raised €5425.
Our next venture will be a Monster Christmas Bazaar which will be held on Sunday December 14th in St Mary’s Youth & Community Centre from 1.30-6.00pm.  This will include: Wheel of Fortune ; Cake Sale; Book Sale; Silent Auction; Face Painting; Chocolate Fountain; Special Draws for Christmas Fayre.  All are welcome.  Please support.
We would appreciate donations of children’s and adult’s books in good condition.  Please leave into Parish Centre.  Donations of cakes an all home baking will also be welcome.  More details nearer the time.

The Durrow Graveyard Committee are dedicated to keeping the graveyard in pristine condition.  A recent Health and Safety audit has highlighted the need for a handrail on the path from the Church to the graveyard.  This will cost €7000 and the Committee would be grateful for a once off donation for this project from Parishioners.  Donations can be made to John O’Connor or Tom Whelan. 

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.

Sacrament of Baptism
The next available Baptism dates are on: Sat 20th Dec & Sat 17th Jan in Tullamore  and Sun 11th Jan in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 17th Dec. To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm.


MENS STRESS MANAGEMENT/MINDULNESS COURSE:  in Parish Centre on Wednesday mornings from 10.45 til 12pm.  Phone Carmel 087 6425786.

TULLAMORE AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY:  holding their A.G.M. in Hugh Lynches on Fri 5th Dec at 8pm sharp.  All welcome.

FARM SAFETY SEMINAR:  Tue 25th Nov at Tullamore Court Hotel from 7 to 9.30pm.  Assistance with completion of Application Form for Farm Safety Grant will be available.  Admission €20.



Almost 200 people, adults and children have lost their lives in farming accidents over the past 10 years.  
In honour and remembrance of these people we aim to develop an annual remembrance event and to develop various support structures to hopefully help families in any way possible come to terms 

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