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 (Monday-Wednesday 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.

Dog Pound

Offaly Dog Pound is always looking for suitable homes for stray or unwanted dogs. Please contact the Dog Pound on (057) 9351181 for information on dogs currently seeking a home.

The Dog Pound is open to the public from 10.00 - 12.30 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday strictly by appointment only.  (Closed on Wednesday and Sunday).

The Dog Warden may pick up dogs that are in a public place and are not accompanied by their owner or a responsible person.Dogs that are not under proper control may also be seized by the dog warden and the Gardaí and brought to the dog pound.

If your dog has strayed or is missing, you should contact the dog pound directly to check whether your dog has been picked up.

Before you pick up your dog, you will have to pay a reclaim fee and produce a current dog licence. If you do not have a current dog licence, you must obtain one from your local post office or on before collecting your dog.


Offaly Dog Pound
Co .Offaly

Phone: (057) 9351181

Location: Click here to view Location of Dog Pound

Opening Hours

Strictly by appointment only

Opening Hours
Monday10am -12.30pm
Tuesday10am -12.30pm
Thursday10am -12.30pm
Friday10am -12.30pm
Saturday10am -12.30pm


Fee TypeCostAdditional Info
Reclaiming Fee€25.00 
Kennel Fee€15.00Per day, per dog
Surrender fee€25.00
Collection fee€25.00 
Carcass Disposal fee€25.00
Surrender fee per litter of pups€40.00Over 12 weeks