Are you one of Offaly’s Silver Surfers?

Open eir is delighted to announce that nominations are open for people in Offaly to enter the 2018 open eir Silver Surfer Awards. This is the second year the company will sponsor these awards, which are run in conjunction with Age Action.  The awards recognise the online achievements of older people using technology as well as […]

Offaly Students Invited To Enter Ireland’s Food Entrepreneur Competition

Secondary school students across the country are now invited to take part in the new ‘GROW 2 CEO’ competition as GIY and Cully & Sully have set about finding Ireland’s brightest young food entrepreneurs.   ‘GROW 2 CEO’ combines food growing and entrepreneurship to inspire students to grow their own food, create a soup recipe […]

New Zealand Travel Agents Visit Offaly

A group of travel agents from New Zealand has been enjoying an action-packed visit around Offaly and Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Qatar Airways. The aim of the visit was to showcase some of the many experiences on offer here for New Zealanders, so that when they return home, […]

Offaly’s Glenisk Shortlisted For Prestigious Industry Award

More than 350 Irish food and drink industry leaders will gather for Bord Bia’s biannual Food and Drink Industry Awards, hosted by Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, on Wednesday 29th November in the RDS Concert Hall. Bord Bia has announced the details of 24 companies who have been shortlisted for these awards which recognise excellence and celebrate success in Ireland’s […]

Offfaly’s BirdWatch Ireland And Dyslexia Group Benefit From National Lottery Funding

Thousands of individuals, clubs and organisations from Co. Offaly have benefitted from some of the €5 Billion raised by the National Lottery for Good Causes all over Ireland in the last 30 years. An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D, announced the landmark €5 Billion Good Cause figure at a special Lotto draw to mark the National […]

Offaly Artist To Be Showcased On National Stage

An Offaly artist whose maritime inspiration stemmed from the unusual job as a deckhand on a fishing boat will display her vividly colour-fused glass at Ireland’s premier art fair Art Source, at the RDS from November 10-12. Over 15,000 people are expected to attend the year’s biggest art show, which will give Irish art lovers the […]

Offaly Punter’s Lucky Lotto Numbers Bag €38,000

Yet another BoyleSports punter has hit the jackpot, having only reported on the Cork punter who scooped €16,500.50 for a 50cent EuroMillions bet, an Offlay punter has bagged €38,010 for their lotto bet. Their bet had a €10 stake on the four numbers 2, 17, 21 and the bonus number 5, which were all drawn […]

Dunkerrin Parish History Society Journal Launch

Dunkerrin Parish History Society’s first historical journal Under Crimblin Hill will be launched in Obama Plaza Moneygall on Friday 10th November at 8pm. All welcome.

Asthma Warning For Offaly Parents Ahead Of Bonfire Night

Smoke from bonfires and fireworks can lead to serious breathing difficulties in people with asthma, the Asthma Society of Ireland has warned. It is urging Offaly parents to be careful this Halloween following the tragic death of a 9-year old girl in Tennessee earlier in the year whose was triggered by attending a fireworks display. According […]

Offaly Teens Graduate From Leadership Of Life Programme

Three Offaly teens, have graduated from Foróige’s Leadership for Life Programme accredited by the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG). Julia Morgan, John Dunican and Shelly Dunican were awarded with a Foundation Certificate in Youth Leadership and Community Action in NUIG last Saturday, October 14th. 207 young people graduated from the North and South of Ireland on Saturday having […]

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