Offaly County Council wishes to advise that the following Public Offices will re- open public counters on Thursday 5th August 2021 from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm Monday to Friday:

Áras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore

Tullamore Tullamore Municipal District Offices

The Public Offices listed below will open as follows:

** Edenderry Municipal District Offices (Tuesday-Thursday each week from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm only)

** Birr Municipal District Offices (Tuesday-Thursday each week from 9.30 am to 1pm only)

At Áras an Chontae, Tullamore, counter services for Planning, Roads, the Local Enterprise Office, Community & Culture, Corporate Services, Water Services and Environment will be available by APPOINTMENT MADE IN ADVANCE only.

Where possible the public should continue to access our services by phone, email, online or by appointment. Please read for latest information and measures in place.

Your ultimate guide to managing household waste

Not sure what goes in which bin? Wondering what can and can’t be recycled? Not sure where you should dispose of bulky items? 

Check out, the definitive guide on household waste, provided by the Regional Waste Management offices in association with the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment.

The website offers a one-stop-shop for all matters relating to domestic waste and recycling, so, if you want to know what to do or where to go with your waste items, it can help!

The site includes:

  • Information on what to do with various types of household waste
  • An interactive map including all recycling facilities
  • A simple guide to recycling and a comprehensive list of everyday items that can be recycled
  • A list of items that can only be disposed of in the general waste bin
  • A list of items that should be disposed of as hazardous waste.


The site also provides information why it is important to manage waste responsibly and is designed to help progress Ireland’s waste targets which include a targeted household recycling and reuse rate of 65% by 2035.

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