News

 
  • 18Oct
    Update on Opening Hours: Offaly County Council

    Áras an Chontae will open as normal to the public today. All libraries will re-open as normal today Wednesday 18th October. All other offices will reopen as normal today.

  • 16Oct
    Weather Alert Update: Offaly County Council

    Offaly Major Emergency Team is now operational with a co-ordinated interagency response. The Gardaí and the Local Authority are working from a central location to co-ordinate all calls and responses to the public. The status Red alert will continue to be in place for Co. Offaly.

  • 16Oct
    Closure of Facilities and Bin Collection

    Both Edenderry and Derryclure Waste & Recycling Centres are closed today due to the national weather warning. Normal operations expected to resume tomorrow, weather permitting. All bin services in the County have been cancelled so can we ask all members of the public and in particular local businesses in Tullamore to take in all bins asap

  • 28Sep
    Industrial Sites for sale in Ferbane Business Park and Portarlington Industrial Estate, Botley Lane, Portarlington

    Offaly County Council has a number of Industrial Sites for sale at Ferbane Business Park and at Portarlington Industrial Estate, Botley Lane, Portarlington. Tenders are now hereby invited for the purchase of those sites. The sites are fully serviced and the costs in relation to the connections to the services will be the responsibility of the purchaser.

  • 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.

  • 15Sep
  • 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.

  • 26Apr
    Draft Edenderry LAP 2017-2023

    The Draft Edenderry Local Area Plan 2017-2023 is currently on public display from Wednesday 26th of April, for 6 weeks and submissions can be made until 4:00 pm on the 9th June.

  • 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