The Women for Election and Offaly County Council ‘Supporting More Women and Diversity in Offaly Programme’

Women for Election is delighted to be partnering with Offaly County Council to deliver a programme to support more women in Offaly into local politics.  Offaly is the county with the lowest representation of women in Local Government with just one female County Councillor out of nineteen, or 5%. In the last local elections, only 2 women ran out of a total of 12 candidates in […]

Tullamore among 9 clubs represented at Gaelic Voices for Change Youth Workshop

Three young members of Offaly club Tullamore were at Croke Park on Saturday, November 16th to attend the inaugural Gaelic Voices for Change (GVFC) Youth Workshop which is supported by both the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and the Women’s Gaelic Players Association (WGPA). Simi Babatunde, Lauren Mangan and Lauren Kavanagh took part in talks, workshops and […]

National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS) Announce Biological Farming Conference

Making Farming Profitable & Sustainable National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS) are pleased to announce the Biological Farming Conference on the 12th & 13th of November 2018 in the Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore Co Offaly. This 2-day event will feature experts from America and Canada in conjunction with Irish pioneers. The conference will focus on what can […]

Two Tullamore Students To Star In National Science Book Series

Two Tullamore students are set to play a starring role in a new national series of science books which they has had a huge hand in designing. Angie Sewell (9) and Andy Lowbridge (13) are two of the nine members of Ireland’s most influential young people’s group, The Wonder Panel, who have been working on […]

Clean Coasts and Irish Water select Tullamore as a ‘Think Before You Flush’ community as Irish Water reveal 4,600 sewer blockages across the country this year

Tullamore has been chosen along with 14 other cities and towns as a Think Before You Flush Community. Clean Coasts together with Irish Water are launching the third year of the Think Before You Flush campaign as the utility reveals that there has been an estimated 4,600 sewer blockages this year due to inappropriate items being […]

Try Out Fishing At The National Ploughing Championships

Novice anglers are invited to try their hand at fishing at the upcoming National Ploughing Championships. Inland Fisheries Ireland will attend the event, which takes place in Screggan, Tullamore from the 18th – 20th of September, with a fun fishing simulator suitable for all the family. The simulator will be present at Inland Fisheries Ireland’s stand, which […]

NDC National Ploughing Championships Line Up 2018

The NDC have a really exciting line up at this year’s Ploughing championships. We have a fabulous programme of events, cooking demos, celebrities, Influencers, healthcare experts and sports stars at our stand over the three days. Activities and Attractions Wellie Clinic – Podiatrists will be on hand to check the health of your feet – […]

Offaly Girl Goes Through To The Aldi Foroige Junior Baking Finals

Regional baking finals are taking place throughout Ireland this July as teen’s battle it out to become the Aldi Foróige Junior Baking champion, in a competition held by Aldi and youth organisation Foróige, the leading youth development organisation in Ireland. Ella Fox, 13, from Cloghan Foróige Club, in Offaly took one of the three top places […]

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 […]

Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Arena Awards At National Ploughing Championship Open for Applications

Minister Heather Humphreys has opened Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Arena Awards at the National Ploughing Championships for applications from Irish companies in the agri sector. The awards will take place within the popular Innovation Arena at the heart of the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, 18-21 September 2018.   The Innovation Arena is a unique […]

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