Road Safety Alert - Yellow Weather Warning
A yellow weather warning has been issued for snow and ice for tonight and much of tomorrow morning. Showers of snow are expected at times and are likely to reach accumulations of 1-3cm locally with the majority of snow showers likely to affect hills, mountains and areas of high ground on the western half of the country. Temperatures are likely to fall below freezing nationwide tonight and hazardous driving conditions should be expected. The RSA is asking road users to keep up to date with local weather and traffic conditions and be aware of the conditions before setting out on a trip.
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. The community grants are intended for the following uses only:
1. Tidy Towns/Villages Projects
2. Festivals/Events, including St Patrick’s Day Parades
3. Christmas Lights/Accessories in towns/villages
4. Residential Estate Enhancement
5. Graveyard Enhancement
6. Community Capital Works (once-off grant will be considered only).
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. Revaluation will improve equity, uniformity and transparency in local authority rating system. The purpose of a revaluation is to bring more equity, uniformity, fairness and transparency into the local authority rating system. Following revaluation there will be a much closer relationship between the rental value or valuation of a property and its commercial rates liability. The new valuations will be published in September 2017 and come into effect for rating purposes from 2018.
Local Enterprise Week 2017
Local Enterprise Week – Sunday 5th to Friday 10th March
Get Involved, Get Inspired…
Local Enterprise Week returns with an exciting range of free events and seminars, all designed to support you in the set up and development of your business.
Local Enterprise Week provides an ideal opportunity to invest in your business. Attending any of the free events should give you business tips and inspiration, while also giving you an opportunity to network with other businesses in the County.
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), written submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development marked “Edenderry Public Realm Enhancement Part 8 “, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made in writing to :