30/04/2013: FREE Triple P Parenting Programme for parents of children 0-7yrs old. The workshops will take place in Birr & Banagher in May. For details of the programme check out the Triple P website: http://longford-westmeath.triplep-staypositive.net/home Phone: 090 6434070 as booking is essential.
05/04/2013: FREE Triple P Parenting Programme for parents of children 0-7yrs old. The workshops will take place in Offaly in April. For details of the programme check out the Triple P website: http://longford-westmeath.triplep-staypositive.net/home Phone: 090 6434070 as booking is essential.
02/02/2013: Offaly launches the overall Calendar of Events for The Gathering.
20/12/12: Seasons' Greetings to all.
11/11/12: OCC thanks all communities who input funding applications for The Gathering.
09/10/2012: Offaly County Council commissioned public art projects via the % for Art scheme, interpreting the Grand Canal in Offaly, during early 2012. The documentary film ‘A Grand Experience’, within this project will be broadcast on Tue 16th October 2012 at 22.15, RTE One.
01/10/2012: Congrats to the recently formed Offaly Tourism Network, who launched a new offalytourism.com website on Saturday 29th Sept.
27/09/2012:The Minister announces the local government enterprise and jobs strategy - 'Supporting Economic Recovery and Jobs – Locally' can now be down loaded from
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The Community, Enterprise & Economic Development section promotes economic, social, and cultural wellbeing in Offaly. Through a community orientated approach, resources here co-ordinate actions of Offaly County Council, and oversee the projects of the Offaly County Development Board to promote the quality of life of all who reside in the county, whether this is through job creation, social inclusion, promotion of cultural activities or other activities.
Work undertaken here is through inter-agency initiatives such as the Economic Development Sub-Committee (of the OCDB); the Education and Skills Sub Group; the Tourism Interagency Group, the Social Inclusion Working Group or the Traveller Interagency Group.
Including Sub groups on Economic Development; Education & Skills & Social Inclusion.
Providing a voice to the Community & Voluntary Sector.
Offaly Comhairle na nÓg
Offaly Sports Partnership
Grants and Awards
Community Facilities in Offaly
Publications and Statistics
Other roles include managing the Tidy Towns Network and Community Watch Network, Chairing the Offaly County Offaly Childcare Committee; and co-ordinating National Play Day and National Bike Week.