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.

News Documents



Irish Water progressing with essential water main replacement works in Clara, Co Offaly t...

17 February 2021 - Irish Water, working in partnership with Offaly County Council, is progressing with essential water main replacement works in Clara to safeguard the water supply and reduce high levels of leakage in the area.

Dog control during lambing season

Dog control during lambing season

Avian Influenza has been confirmed in wild birds in Ireland

Avoid handling sick or dead wild birds if possible . Report dead wild birds to your local regional veterinary office or call the Avian Influenza hotline on 076 106 4403 or 1850 200 456.

Offaly Civic Amenity Sites - Christmas Arrangements 2020

Offaly Civic Amenity Sites - Christmas Arrangements 2020


Minister Eamon Ryan T.D. signs Regulations to Extend Smoky Coal Ban to a further 13 towns across the country.

Go-2-Tender 2 Day Workshop

Go-2-Tender 2 Day Workshop



Press Release – June 12th 2020

Offaly County Council regulation of Dog Breeding Establishments.

Expressions of Interest- Provision of Turnkey Housing Developments

COMHAIRLE CONTAE UBH FHAILÍ OFFALY COUNTY COUNCIL Expressions of Interest Turnkey Housing Developments for the Provision of Social Housing Offaly County Council is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of turnkey housing developments for Social Housing purposes. Turnkey Developments, to be of interest to the Council, must be close to services within an urban settlement/town/village, and within walking distance of shops, schools and local amenities. Housing Design and Construction Standards must at a minimum meet the requirements of all relevant statutory planning and building control requirements. An ‘Expressions of Interest’ Briefing Document is available on e-tenders and on the council’s website at: Submissions must be received no later than 12pm on 28th May 2020. Offaly County Council is not obliged to purchase any turnkey housing development submitted as part of this process. Dated this 6th day of May., 2020 Sharon Kennedy Director of Housing

Notice to the public regarding use of Bottlebanks

Notice to the public regarding use of Bottlebanks

SEAI One Good Idea Competition

Offaly County Council is proud to show two of its green schools tackling the issue of single use plastic in their schools. They entered in SEAI’s One Good Idea Competition and were selected for the Regional Finals in Limerick on 25th February.

Proposed Part 8 Development - Tullamore River Project

Proposed Part 8 Development - Tullamore River Project

National Spring Clean 2020

April is the time for National Spring Clean and Offaly County Council is assisting all groups who volunteer to clean up their local towns and villages.

Minister Michael Ring opens E-hive co-working space and Town Square Public Realm renewal ...

Minister Michael Ring is today officially opening E-hive co-working hub in Edenderry, having been made possible by Town and Village Renewal Scheme funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development. This state of the art digital co-working space is located in the iconic Edenderry Town Hall, built as a Market House in 1826, and until 2013 had housed Edenderry Courthouse. It’s high quality contemporary design in a historic space matches the best co-working facilities in San Francisco. This Town Hall sits in a town square which benefited from a public renewal project also funded through the Town & Village Renewal Scheme, creating a civic space that has enabled the rebirth recently of the Edenderry Festival.

Offaly County Council Adopted Budget 2020

Offaly County Council adopted their budget for the year 2020 on 18th November, 2019


Built Heritage Investment Scheme & Historic Structures Fund 2021

Offaly County Council wishes to invite applications under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) for 2021, as operated by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

Notice of Draft Local Authority Budget for 2020

Notice of Draft Local Authority Budget for 2020

April - National Spring Clean 2020

April is the month when local Tidy Towns Groups, Residents Associations and Community Groups, as well as schools, make a concerted effort to clean up their towns and villages. In order to support this voluntary work, the Council offers litter pickers, gloves and bags free of charge as well as collecting the bags of litter when the litter pick is completed. To avail of your free National Spring Clean pack or to arrange a collection, please contact the Environment & Water Services Department on 057 9357403.