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.


Birr Fire Station
Birr Fire Station is a new 2 bay purpose built Fire Station. The Station is run by a Station Officer with assistance from two Sub Station Officers and two Driver Mechanics.

At present the Birr Station is equipped with

2 No. Class B Fire Appliances

1 No. 4WD Vehicle

1 No. Water Tanker

1 No. Emergency Tender

Birr Fire Brigade attended 117 calls in 2016.
These calls consisted of Chimneys fires, house fires, Road Traffic Collisions, Flooding, and special services e.g. Rescues etc.

Weekly training drill takes place on Tuesday nights from 18:30 to 20:30. The fire fighters carry out training on all aspects of the service, including fire fighting, Breathing Apparatus, and Road Traffic Collision procedures. In addition to this weekly training all Firefighters are required to carry out regular refresher courses in all aspects of training including Fire Behaviour Training, Breathing Apparatus Training and First Aid Training.

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