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.

Castles

Esker Castle

Offaly Castles Project

For details on all 200 castle sites in Offaly see www.archaeology.ie - click on Archaeological Survey Database (bottom left of screen) and you can search by location or monument type.

There has been collaberative work over the past number of years between the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Heritage Office doing further research on the castles of County Offaly. Two pdfs on Ballindarra and Ballyboy castles are available below.

Ballindarra Castle Co Offaly

Ballyboy Castle, Co. Offaly