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.

Cosplay Competition for Offaly Libraries Comic Con

Comic COn 2019

Cosplay or ‘Costume Play’ is the activity or practice of dressing up as a character from a work of fiction such as a comic book, a video game, or television show.


Following the fun of our last cosplay competition, we can’t wait to see the entries for this year’s competition as part of the Offaly Libraries Comic Con, June 12th 2021. Comic Con logo colour

 Download your Application Form HERE!

It doesn’t matter how experienced you are, whether you’re a superhero or villain, we want to see your look!


Best Adult

Prize: A Kindle pre-loaded with a full suite of Library e-Services

Best Child

Prize: A €50 voucher for Joe Mellis Art

Best Group

Prize: Gamestop Voucher worth €85

Best Handmade

Prize: A Book Nook made by Crafty Nathan’s Creations

Best Workplace

Prize: A Custom Piece made by artist Joe Mellis

Special Mentions

Prize: A 4 book collection from Mario Corrigan & David Butler

You can submit your entry online until midnight on June 15th. The winners will be announced on June 19th by our judges Team Emerald Cosplay and Inspire Cosplay. Visit the Offaly Libraries Website for more details or submit your entry at


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