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.

Offaly County Council Update on the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business/Local Government June 8th

Offaly County Council has continued to deliver services throughout the current crisis but the following specific services will be in place from next Monday June 8th- Phase 2 of the Government of Ireland Reopening Roadmap

  • Return of horse and dog control
  • Return of environmental enforcement inspections
  • Main libraries (Birr, Clara, Tullamore and Edenderry)  to offer a ‘click and collect’ service by appointment only  {All other Library services continue to be delivered online}. Check out for more details
  • Planning counter services available by appointment (subject to Phase 2 travel restriction measures).  Please contact Tel:0579346800 or email to arrange an appointment {Planning queries continue to be answered by phone and email where possible. Planning administration and decisions continue}.
  • Plans to be prepared for the phased return of office workers subject to protocols and procedures in line with public health advice.
  • Public spaces to open where social distancing can be facilitated.
  • While the government announced that playgrounds can reopen from Monday 8th June some Offaly County Council managed playgrounds may open at a later date to ensure that appropriate signage is in place reminding users that all children should be supervised by an adult and must observe public health guidance.
  • The Community Call Helpline remains available at Freephone 1800 81 81 81 as does the Restart Business Grant Helpline at 1800 15 15 15.  Check out for further details

 Phase 2