The Government has agreed that Level 5 as set out in the Plan for Living with COVID-19 will apply nationally until January 31st 2021. The Government has clearly stated that there is an absolute need to minimise the level of mobility and congregation of people in order to reduce all opportunities for transmission of the virus.

Consequently, and in line with current public health guidance, the Offices of Offaly County Council are closed for walk-in services to support this reduced mobility policy.

Public access cannot be facilitated during LEVEL 5 restrictions. Therefore, Offaly County Council services will be available by telephone, email, online post and only where absolutely necessary and in exceptional circumstances by appointment. Please read latest information.

Application for Use of Public Space

Permission must be sought from this Municipal District in order for any person/group to hold an activity/event in a public space.  This will also require that the person/group submit a copy of their public liability insurance to this Council and indemnify this Council against any loss/damage etc.  See below application form for more information.   It is recommended that those seeking permission, complete the below form and provide as much information as possible.  We recommend that they submit this application to the office for consideration. It may be necessary for a meeting to be held between the Council and the groups in relation to same following the submission of the application.

Criteria and Application Form

Criteria for Use of Public Roads or Open Space.doc (size 50.2 KB)

Application Form for Event on Public Road or Use of Open Space.doc (size 54.3 KB)