Féile na nÚll – Celebrating Apples and Community In Cloughjordan Ecovillage

Let’s get juicy! It has been a great year for apples and at Féile na nÚll, the 3rd annual Apple Festival taking place in the ecovillage at Cloughjordan this Saturday. And you can bring your own apples to get them juiced.   Bring your apples for mashing and pressing and, if you have an apple […]

Community gets involved in pine marten conservation at Abbeyleix Bog

Heritage Council funded project involves a collaborative team effort including mammal researchers Denise O’Meara and David Tosh, volunteers from Abbeyleix Community Bog and Laois/Offaly Branch of the Irish Wildlife Trust and the craftsmen at the Portlaoise Men’s Shed Project The start of autumn heralded the start of a new and exciting conservation project, “Boxing Clever […]

Is Your Local Community Ahead of the Digital Pack? Entries Now Open for the Samsung Digital Media Awards 2014

THE hunt is on for inspiring advocates of the digital age in your local communities across the country as entries open for the Samsung Digital Media Awards 2014.   The Samsung Digital Media Awards 2014 celebrate and showcase excellence within the digital media sector in Ireland. This year organisers have introduced nine new, exciting categories to encompass schools, communities and online bloggers.   […]

Cllr Leahy commends Banagher’s community spirit

INDEPENDENT Cllr John Leahy has welcomed the recent work carried out on the road way leading up Banagher Cemetery. Cllr Leahy explained that the road way was ‘in bad need of repair and was a major issue especially in wet weather when potholes on the road way filled with water, hampering motorists, cyclists and pedestrians’. […]

Killavilla GAA

Killavilla GAA Notes 1st November 2010 Sympathy Killavilla would like to offer our sympathy and condolences to the Tooher Family Knock, Roscrea, on the death of Keith and David Tooher. Parent & Toddler Group Killavilla The Killavilla Parent & toddler group are now in full swing every Tuesday morning from 10 am to 12 pm […]

Offaly Community Games, What’s new?

So, whats new? A new executive committee!  Watch closely and see what new things  they get up to this season. READ to see their latest committee meeting notes.  And learn ‘who’s who’ in the Offaly Community Games Executive! Offaly Community Games Sees Revamped County Executive after 2010 AGM Offaly Community Games held their AGM on Tuesday […]