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.

Children's Book Festival 2021

Children’s Book Festival 2021 will run nationally for the month of October and is a great opportunity for young people, parents, teachers and libraries to celebrate books and reading!

Offaly Library Service will be marking this very special time of year with an array of events and activities. Many of our traditional events will be online again this year but there will still be plenty of reasons to visit one of the libraries in our branch network!

Full details of all our events are available in the Programme of Events below and place may be booked here on Ticket Tailor. Book your place here image

Schools will be contacted by Offaly Libraries with details of the relevant Schools Events and an invitation to express their interest booking in classes.

The CBF Costume Competition is now running and detailed in the CBF Programme.

Entries are to be e-mailed to along with a signed entry form which is below.

Download and print the entry form by clicking HERE!

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