Average Offaly House Prices Rise According to Real Estate Alliance Survey

The price of the average three-bed semi in Offaly has risen 6.5% to €165,000 in the last three months, according to the latest national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.   The REA Average House Price Survey concentrates on the actual sale price of Ireland’s typical stock home, the three-bed semi, giving an up-to-date […]

Offaly: 570 Young People Unemployed For 6 Months Or More

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – whose members work with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has highlighted concerns at the number of young people in County Offaly who are unemployed for 6 months or more. New data from the Department of Social Protection show that the number of young people under 26 […]

Offaly’s Toddlers Are All Hands On DeckForThe Big Toddle For Barnardos

Barnardos children’s charity were joined by Ireland’s littlest pirates to launch the annual Big Toddle for Barnardos. In its 14th year, this May and June will see up to 50,000 toddlers nationwide  – including 898 toddlers in Offaly – lace up their boots and take up the challenge to toddle a half-mile sponsored walk to […]

Offaly Team Competes At Go For Life Games 2017

A team representing OFFALY took part in the 2017 Go for Life Games held in the DCU on Saturday, 10th June.  They were one of twenty four from around the country participating in a day of fun sporting activities.  Now in its sixth year, the Go for Life Games is one of the biggest social sports events […]

Offaly’s Sofia Was Dazzling On Yellow Carpet For Brightest At Bloom

Sofia Diadiajeva (9) from Edenderry, Co Offaly took to the yellow carpet at Bloom as a finalist in Brighest at Bloom.  Judges were wowed by Sofia’s stunning outfit which she made herself with help from her mum and her radiant glow. Sofia was chosen to join 10 finalists on the yellow carpet at Enable Ireland’s No Limits Garden […]

The Midlands are Alive with the Sound of Singing!

In June more than 1,500 children and young people will flock to Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) for a three-day festival of choral singing to mark the culmination of Singfest 2017. Developed out of a groundbreaking choral residency presented by Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath (MGOW) in partnership with the Association of Irish Choirs, Singfest 2017 will […]

Offaly XL Stores Take Top Prizes At Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

A number of XL store from Cuonty Offaly were honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to the Lyrath Hotel in Co. Kilkenny for the ceremony held by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL brand.   Enda Scully’s XL […]

New Concert Celebrating Jeanette MacDonald And Nelson Eddy

Sheldon Nulty Music presents “Will You Remember?” starring soprano Sandra Oman and baritone Simon Morgan in an unforgettable tribute in concert to Silver Screen Icons of the 1930s and 1940s, Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy.  All of their famous songs, arias and duets – Will You Remember?; Rose Marie;  Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life; Lover […]

We Banjo 3 Return To Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

After last gracing the stage in Birr in 2014, We Banjo 3 return to Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Sunday 21 May 2017, 8pm.   Hailing from Galway, Enda & Fergal Scahill and Martin & David Howley are among the most celebrated and distinguished young musicians in Ireland today, playing banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar […]

Offaly Young People Win Gold And Silver At Aldi Foroige Youth Citizenship Awards

The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre where over 2300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. 204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more. Young people from Offaly excelled at the […]

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