• 5Jan
    Road Closure (Road L5015-1)

    The Bog Road (Road L5015-1) Portarlington has now been closed to traffic due to extensive road flooding. Alternative traffic routes through Patrick Street (R420) Portarlington. This road closure will continue until further notice – until the flooding abates.

  • 13Dec
    Opening Hours for the Civic Amenity Sites

    The Opening hours for the Civic Amenity sites – Tullamore (Derryclure), Edenderry and Birr The 3 sites will be open and operating as normal up to 3pm on Saturday 23rd December, 2017. They will be closed on: Sunday 24th December, Monday 25th December, Tuesday 26th December and Wednesday 27th December They will be open normal hours on Thursday 28th – Saturday 30th December, 2017 They will be closed Sunday 31st December and Monday 1st January, 2018 From Tuesday 2nd January all sites will be open as normal.

  • 11Dec
    Weather Alert Update - Road Closures

    Roads Update 11th December 2017 at 11am ::: As and from this morning Monday 11th December 2017 the BOG ROAD (L5015-1) in Portarlington is closed to traffic until further notice due to flooding. All traffic should use the main route R420 through Portarlington town instead. We would strongly urge all road users to heed the road closure signs in the area and follow the diversion routes.

  • 6Dec
    Structures at Risk Fund 2018

    The Department of Arts, Heritage Regional Rural and the Gaeltacht Affairs (DAHRRGA) has announced the Structures at Risk Fund 2018.

  • 6Dec
    Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2018

    Offaly County Council wishes to invite applications under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) for 2018, as operated by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

  • 1Dec
    Adopted Budget 2018

    Offaly County Council's Budget 2018 was adopted on 20th November 2017 and is available for viewing.

  • 28Nov
    Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018 Preliminary Call for Project Outlines

    Offaly County Council is seeking ideas in respect of projects for physical improvement and/or increasing the economic potential of towns and villages, in anticipation of the launch of the Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018.

  • 24Nov
    Birr Chambers Award

    Chambers Ireland Award-Enhancing the Urban Environment. Revitalising Birr by improving the way its public realm functions.

  • 24Nov
    Birr Municipal District winners in the Enhancing the Urban Environment Award

    Well done to our colleagues in Birr Municipal District winners in the Enhancing the Urban Environment Award at the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards for the Birr Public Realm Project, "Revitalsing" Birr by improving the way its public realm functions

  • 16Nov
    Revitalising Areas by Planning, Investment and Development (Rapid) Programme

    Call for applications from Urban Tidy Towns groups and Urban Community Playgrounds to apply to Offaly Local Community Development Committee for the The Department of Rural and Community Development RAPID capital grant programme.

  • 13Nov

    Notice is hereby given that the Draft Register of Electors for 2018/2019 was published on the 1st November 2017. This Draft Register of Electors can be checked at your local Post Office, Public Library, Garda Station, Courthouse or Local Authority Office.

  • 10Nov
    Significiant Investment in Offaly Library Service

    Offaly Libraries are to benefit from funding of €106,260 from the Department of Rural and Community Development and 35,420 from Offaly County Council.

  • 2Nov
  • 22Sep
    Offaly – Reaching Out and Engaging with Our Diaspora

    Offaly County Council is pleased to publish the Diaspora Strategy 2017-2020. Speaking about the Strategy, Chief Executive of Offaly County Council commented “The Strategy brings together key initiatives that will connect and engage Offaly’s global Diaspora to bring positive change and impact for Offaly and ensure that the Diaspora feel part of a shared progressive vision that benefits “bring home”. The ultimate focus of these initiatives is to capitalise on linkages and connections to create economic progression and jobs in the county”.

  • 21Sep
    Rates Revaluation

    National Revaluation Programme Update: Revaluation of commercial and industrial properties in County Offaly has been completed. Proposed Valuation Certificates have been issued to Commercial and Industrial ratepayers in Offaly County Council rating authority areas.

  • 24Jul
    Local Property Tax (LPT) 2018

    Notice of Consideration of Setting a Local Adjustment Factor The Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (as amended), makes specific provision that elected members of a Local Authority may pass a formal resolution to vary the basic rate of the Local Property Tax for their administrative area by a percentage known as the local adjustment factor.

  • 19Jul
    RSA and Gardaí Publish Mid-Year Review of Road Safety

    A further 78 people could die on roads by end of year. Cyclist deaths have increased by 100%. Arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs have increased by 18%. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have today published a provisional review of road fatalities for the first half of the year.

  • 17Jul
    Lifting of Boil Water Notice - Birr, Banagher and Dunkerrin PWS

    Following advice from the Health Services Executive, Irish Water and Offaly County Council wish to notify customers that Irish Water is now in a position to remove the boil water notice from the Birr, Banagher and Dunkerrin Public Water Supplies with immediate effect.

  • 7Jul
    Jobs in Offaly County Council

    Current Jobs advertised in Offaly County Council.

  • 4Jul
    Water Framework Directive

    CATCHMENT SURVEYS OF THE DAINGEAN RIVER & THE SHINRONE & KILCOMIN STREAMS. Offaly County Council wish to advise of upcoming works to improve the water quality in our rivers, streams and groundwater. This work is undertaken to protect and restore our natural waters as required under the Water Framework Directive.

  • 19Jun
    Public Participation: Identification of Bathing Waters

    Local authorities must identify official bathing areas in their area every year so that they can be monitored for safety, water quality and their level of use.

  • 12Jun
    Town & Village Renewal 2017

    The Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2017 has recently been launched by Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD and Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring, TD. For 2017, there will be €20 million available in funding for rural towns and villages for projects nationally.

  • 6Jun
    Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund 2017

    Environmental Awareness: Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help your community to become more sustainable? If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund 2017. This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects at local level.

  • 17May
    Repair & Leasing Scheme (RLS)

    A key component of the Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness is a new scheme, the Vacant Housing Repair and Leasing Scheme, which targets the delivery of social housing and also ensures that existing housing stock is used to the maximum degree possible.

  • 24Mar
    Community Grants 2017

    Applications for community grants are invited from Community and Voluntary ‘Not for Profit’ groups, within the Municipal District of Tullamore, and which rely predominantly on fund raising and donations to operate.

  • 24Mar
    Edenderry Public Realm Enhancement Works

    Notice is hereby given that Offaly County Council proposes to carry out works to enhance the existing public realm at O’Connell Square and JKL St. Edenderry for a period of 8 (eight) weeks, from Wednesday 22nd February 2017to Friday 21st April 2017(both dates inclusive).

  • 14Oct