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Report Launch of Safety in Public Spaces For Women & Girls & All Other Persons At Risk Of...

Offaly Joint Policing Committee (JPC), chaired by Cllr Eddie Fitzpatrick, provide a dedicated forum to support consultation, cooperation and synergy on policing and crime issues between An Garda Síochána, local authority officials, Elected Members and the community and voluntary sectors, including Offaly PPN. The sub group, chaired by Cllr Mark Hackett, recently presented a report (and recommendations) on Safety in Public Spaces For Women & Girls & All Other Persons At Risk Of Gender Based Violence.

Public Consultation Notice - Data Sharing Agreement (DSA) for the sharing of LEO Suite of...

Public Consultation Notice - Data Sharing Agreement (DSA) for the sharing of LEO Suite of Services Data between Enterprise Ireland and all Local Authorities Commencing: 30.11.22 Ending: 28.12.22

Adopted Budget 2023

Offaly County Council's Budget 2023 was adopted on Monday, 21st November, 2022.

A feast of festivities for all at Tullamore this Christmas

This year Tullamore celebrates its 400th anniversary of the beginning of the township of Tullamore, and the celebrations continue with the official switch on of the Christmas Lights and the opening of “Tullamore this Christmas”. This November, kick starts the County’s seasonal celebrations, with a promotional drive to encourage people to come into the town centre and to shop locally in the lead-up to Christmas. The Switching on of the Christmas Lights officially marks the start of the countdown to Christmas in Tullamore. Tullamore Lights have confirmed that The Switch on will take place at approximately 6:00pm on Sunday 27th November 2022.

Book of Condolence - Vicky Phelan RIP

Cathaoirleach Cllr Frank Moran and the Elected Members of Offaly County Council have opened an online Book of Condolence to allow the people of Offaly to extend their heartfelt sympathies to the families and friends of Vicky Phelan.

On your app for bike hire in Tullamore

Offaly County Council recently launched their latest Climate Action project, Moby Bike Hire, in O’Connor Square, Tullamore.

Offaly County Council and Brady Shipman Martin sign contract for €200,000 Tullamore Rege...

Offaly County Council and Brady Shipman Martin sign contract for €200,000 Tullamore Regeneration Framework. The Tullamore Regeneration Framework will provide a vision for Tullamore, a plan for delivering future integrated urban developments by both the public and private sectors. The Framework will set the vision for the development of a number of key opportunity sites, delivered to make for a strong town centre with sustainable access and permeability in the Town.

Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, TD visits new socia...

Minister Darragh O’Brien welcomed the development of seventy-one (71) new build homes for those on the Council’s social housing list in Tullamore. Fifty-two (52) of these units have been allocated over recent times with a further nineteen (19) age friendly units being finalised and scheduled to be allocated in the coming weeks. They represent a combined investment of €17.2m and all units are delivered to a high quality and high BER rating.

Esker Arts - Naming of Spaces

Esker Arts Centre is due to open shortly in Tullamore and Esker Arts CLG is asking the public in County Offaly for suggested names for some of the Centres principal spaces and rooms.

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Hullabaloo Offaly's Children's Arts Festival 2022

Hullabaloo is now open for booking

Download our programme here

To book visit www.hullabaloofestival.ie 

This is an amazing four-day arts festival for kids and the family, taking place in Birr, Clara, Edenderry and across selected Offaly Libraries during the mid-term break. 

Edenderry Town Introduces its First Outdoor Halloween Event this October with a Spooktacu...

Edenderry Town Introduces its First Outdoor Halloween Event this October with a Spooktacular Programme! Gather your family and friends this October and don’t miss Edenderry’s, new and Fa-BOO-lous Halloween event for the whole family!

Offaly County Council Fire and Rescue Service achieves both an International Health and S...

Offaly County Council Fire and Rescue Service achieves both an International Health and Safety Accreditation and a Quality Management Accreditation

Press Release Arizona Colleens visit to Tullamore Municipal District August 12th

Tullamore Municipal District Cathaoirleach Cllr. Neil Feighery was delighted to welcome the 2020, 2021 and 2022 Colleens of Arizona to the Municipal District offices today August 12th and to present them with a token of the very best of Tullamore and Offaly produce. The three women, 2020 Arizona Colleen, Callan Dalton Gist, 2021 Arizona Colleen, Ceili Olnay ad 2022 Arizona Colleen, Lynn Cosgrove are touring Ireland, visiting towns which are twinned with cities and towns in Arizona in advance of a trip to the Rose of Tralee, of which they are a sister organisation. Tullamore has been a sister city of Chandler, Arizona for the last 12 years and in that time links have been made on the educational, cultural and enterprise fronts with great success.

Press Release: Extension of Lawn Cemetery Kilcoursey 10th August 2022

Pictured at the signing of the contract for the extension works to the Lawn Cemetery, Kilcoursey Cemetery, Clara are, Mr. Tom Shanahan, D.o.S., O.C.C., Cllr. Frank Moran, Cathaoirleach of Offaly County Council, Mr. Gordon Healy, Healy & Sons Civil Works Ltd. and Mark Maken-Finlay, A.O., O.C.C. )

Croí Cónaithe Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant

Details on Croí Cónaithe Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant have been announced by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

LOCAL PROPERTY TAX (LPT) 2023 and 2024

The Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (as amended), makes specific provision that Elected Members of a local authority may pass a formal resolution to vary the basic rate of the Local Property Tax for their administrative area by a percentage known as the Local Adjustment Factor.