Reduced VAT Rate Results In New Jobs In Offaly

In Q1 2018 alone, 171,700 workers were employed directly in the Accommodation and Food Services sector and the total gross annual wage paid to those workers was €3.98 billion. In Q1 2018, it is estimated that 2,815 workers were employed directly in the Accommodation and Food Services sector in County Offaly. Total employment in the Accommodation and […]

Irish Cancer Society To Hold Its Annual Conference For Cancer Survivorship

The Irish Cancer Society has officially launched its annual free conference for cancer survivors and their families, entitled Living Well with Cancer. This year’s conferences will take place in Galway on 15 September at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, and in Cork on 22 September at the Clayton Hotel, Sliver Springs. Up to 800 cancer patients, survivors and their supporters from […]

Offaly Link To New Livestock Feed Development

A Co. Offaly farm – situated at Millmount, Monasteroris, Edenderry – is at the forefront of what is proving to be one of the most innovate advances in the development of livestock feed ever undertaken in Ireland or elsewhere. There, on the 80-acres farm, a herd of highly valued Wagyu cattle is the first in […]

Offaly Engineering Organisations Encouraged To Celebrate Achievements and Skill

Engineers Ireland is calling on engineering organisations in Offaly to showcase and celebrate their achievements and skill by submitting an entry to the 2018 Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards, held in association with ESB. Now in its 9th year, the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards are presented annually in recognition of the achievements of engineers who have demonstrated exceptional […]

Top German Travel Journalists Cruise Into Offaly

Leading travel journalists and influencers from Germany enjoyed a cruise on the River Shannon and a visit to Co Offaly – as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and German cruising tour operator, Le Boat.   The visiting group included a popular YouTube cruise personality, a photographer and travel journalists, with a combined audience of about […]

Water Restrictions Required In Dunnkerrin To Allow Water levels To Recover

Irish Water are asking customers in Lisduff, Summerhill, Fourteen roads, Longford wood, Rathnaveoge upper, Castlerone, Honeymount to conserve water for the foreseeable future due to increased demand and reducing water levels in the Lisduff Reservoir. The current dry spell and increased seasonal demand are contributing to the reduced available supply of treated drinking water. In order to avoid […]

Offaly Girl A Finalist For Foróige Best Innovation Award 2018

Katelyn Casey made it to the finals of the Foróige Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2018 with her business ‘Katelyn’s Creations’, in the category Best Innovation. Katelyn competed against twelve hundred other young entrepreneurs in county and regional finals over the last year to make it to the finals with sixteen other competitors. The […]

Scripts 2018 Programme Full To Brim With Theatrical Gems

A thrilling programme, full of theatrical gems, has been announced for this year’s SCRIPTS Ireland’s Playwriting Festival taking place in Birr in June. The picturesque Offaly town will play host to an ensemble of playwrights, actors, producers, directors for four fun filled days from Thursday 14- Sunday 17 June. This year’s programme is jam-packed with something […]

Offaly Hayfever And Asthma Sufferers Brace Themselves For The Onset of Hayfever And Asthma Attacks

Thoughts of the summer months usually fill people with bliss but this is not the case for the 7,611 Offaly asthmatics who also suffer from hayfever.  Instead, their summer is spent bracing themselves for irritating hayfever symptoms which often cause their asthma to flare-up and can even escalate into serious asthma attacks. The Asthma Society […]

Cancer Survivor Thanks People Of Offaly for Daffodil Day Support

Cancer survivor Stephanie Powell, the face of the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day campaign this year, has thanked the people of Offaly for their generosity as total funds raised for cancer patients have reached over €3m. With more funds still to be banked the Society is hopeful of reaching its target of €4m over the […]

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