Kilcormac

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The HSE’s mobile walk-in covid 19 test centre in Tullamore. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tullamore is a bustling, sociable place known for its historic buildings and thriving nightlife. A year into the global pandemic and the Co Offaly to(...)

The Office of the Planning Regulator expressed doubt about Offaly County Council’s draft development plan projecting the population of Tullamore as growing by 4,753 by 2027. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The State’s planning watchdog has questioned proposals by Offaly County Council to plan for a 33 per cent increase in the population of Tullamore over(...)

Gardaí have issued an appeal for information after a man in his 20s was taken to hospital with head injuries following a serious assault in Co Offaly.(...)

Peter Casey received his highest support nationally in Tipperary – the constituency where  he criticised a number of Traveller families for refusing to accept offered council houses. Photograph: Niall Carson/ PA Wire

John Leahy, leader of the Renua party and a member of Offaly County Council, believes he lost 300 votes in his home-town of Kilcormac when he was wron(...)

Almost 90% of people in Co Offaly declared as Catholic in Census 2016. File photograph: Thinkstock Images

Offaly might have the largest number of declared Catholics of any county, but it is not immune from the struggles facing the Catholic Church. In all,(...)

‘The Punishments of China’ (1801) illustrates various punishments including the gruesome ‘Hamestringing a Malefactor’. The estimate at Purcell Auctioneers is (€600-€800)

A fascinating, private Irish collection of rare, collectible and unusual books from the library of the late Mr Gill Ruttledge will go under the hammer(...)