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Candidate Nomination Information

The Candidate Nominations period will be between Saturday, 11th May and 12 noon on Saturday, 18th May 2024.

Offaly County Council will operate a booking system for candidates to attend, by appointment, with nomination papers. Please contact our offices at 057 93 46800 to arrange a time to deliver the nomination paperwork with the Returning Officer. 

In the meantime, candidates should familiarise themselves with the paperwork in advance of the nominations period.

A copy of the relevant nominations forms can be found below

Candidate Guides

Guidelines for Candidates on the Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure, Spending Limits and Political Donation Accounts at the Local Elections on 7th June, 2024

The booklet “How Members of Local Authorities are Elected” available in English and Irish, which gives details on candidate eligibility, the nomination process, the Poll and Count process, and information on expenditure and donations. This is also available in 16 other languages.