The Government has agreed that Level 5 (with some amendments) as set out in the Plan for Living with COVID-19 will continue to apply nationally until further notice. The Government has clearly stated that there is a continued need to minimise the level of mobility and congregation of people in order to reduce all opportunities for transmission of the virus.

Please note that our library buildings have reopened to the public for Browsing Services and Contact & Collect since Monday, May 10th. Please see Library Page.

Consequently, and in line with current public health guidance, the Offices of Offaly County Council are closed for walk-in services to support this reduced mobility policy.

Public access cannot be facilitated during LEVEL 5 restrictions. Therefore, Offaly County Council services will be available by telephone, email, online post and only where absolutely necessary and in exceptional circumstances by appointment. Please read latest information.

Meet the people making a difference with Offaly County Council on ‘Your Council Day’

The vital work of Offaly County Council employees and the role they will play in our county’s social and economic recovery is being highlighted on ‘Your Council Day’ on Thursday 1st July 2021.


Across social media, #YourCouncilDay will showcase the work of our committed and passionate council workers who make a difference to the lives of the people in their community.


The day will also feature the launch of a new website called which will be the only place jobhunters can search for all jobs in the local government sector across the country. It will be a central hub of information about local authority careers, recruitment process and benefits.  


“Offaly County Council will play a key role in the recovery of our county in the months and years ahead,” said Cathaoirleach Cllr. Declan Harvey


“From supporting businesses to get back on their feet by administering enterprise grants and facilitating outdoor dining, to providing safe spaces like parks for people to enjoy, Offaly County Council has risen to the challenge of leading our county’s response to this phase of the Covid-19 pandemic.”


Chief Executive of Offaly County Councill, Anna Marie Delaney noted;  “Our employees have been at the heart of that response and on Your Council Day we pay tribute to the innovative ways they serve their community. We want more people to know about the excellent career opportunities we offer and highlight how working with Offaly County Council gives you the chance to join a team of passionate, committed people and make a real difference.”


“We are delighted that future Offaly County Council jobs will be advertised on the new website. The site provides practical advice about applying for local authority jobs and offers information about all the benefits that come with working for a local authority such as a great working environment, commitment to lifelong learning, great career opportunities, work-life balance options and a commitment to equality of opportunity.


Follow us on Twitter Facebook or Instagram  or #YourCouncilDay / #DoLásaChomhairle to find out what’s happening in Offaly during Your Council Day.

We are also live on  LinkedIn so give us a follow there as well

More information about local authority career opportunities in Offaly County Council can be found at or