The four electoral Areas in County Offaly are Birr, Edenderry, Ferbane, and Tullamore.
Offaly has twenty one Councillors, who are elected from each of the four local electoral areas as follows:
Birr electoral area - 4 members
Edenderry electoral area - 6 members
Ferbane electoral area - 4 members
Tullamore electoral area - 7 members
At the Annual Meeting held on Monday June 18th 2012 the following appointments were filled:
Cathaoirleach : Cllr. Peter Ormond
Leas Cathaoirleach :Cllr. Liam Quinn
Cathaoirligh of the Strategic Policy Committees(SPCs)
Housing Policy, Social & Cultural Services
Transportation & Infrastructural Policy
Economic Development & Planning Policy
Offaly also has councillors in Tullamore Town Council, Birr Town Council and Edenderry Town Council.