Grand Canal Art Project invites public input from Offaly

Can you help? – Offaly County Council recently held a public art competition, the subject and theme of which is the Grand Canal Corridor in Offaly from Edenderry to Shannon Harbour and three artists have recently been awarded commissions. The project invites personal input from anyone who might have Grand Canal artefacts or stories or […]

Expressions of Interest – Former Birr Library

Offaly County Council are seeking Expressions of Interest for the Lease or Sale of the former Branch Library building, located at John’s Place, Birr, County Offaly. This building is a detached single storey former Presbyterian Church, built in 1885. The building is included in the Birr Town Council Record of Protected Structures. The building is […]

Banagher Students Sail New Waters

As the first vessel edged under the Bridge and the Fleet turned purposely into Banagher Harbour, it was clear that these were no ordinary boats. These were the vanguard of the Heritage Boats that are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their association over the coming weeks. The 6th Class students of Saint Rynagh’s National School […]

Viral Video Competition ‘Unique Reasons to Visit Offaly’

Are you interested in film making, acting or producing? Do you upload films to the likes of YouTube or Facebook? If you have a home-camera or even a phone, or you think you could be the next Martin Scorsese then this competition could be for you. Offaly County Council in association with Midlands 103 is […]

Resilience Of SOS DBK Action Group Praised

CLLR John Leahy, Independent General Election candidate, this week commended the resilience of the SOS DBK Action Group and expressed his bitter disappointment at the failure to keep Daingean, Banagher and Kilcormac Fire Stations open. Cllr Leahy outlined, “The campaign to maintain a full servive at Daingean, Banagher and Kilcormac Fire Stations started back in […]