Peter Ormond

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Birr Castle, Co Offaly: Mid Ireland promotes some of Irish tourism’s most challenged areas, east Galway, Longford, Westmeath, Offaly, Laois and North Tipperary

A tourism promotion group with more than 170 member businesses across the midlands is contemplating closure after the State withdrew its funding. Mid(...)

Four men forced their way into the man’s rural farmhouse at Glasderry beg, Brosna near Birr

A farmer is recovering in hospital after being beaten and locked in a shed during an aggravated burglary in Co Offaly on Saturday morning. The ordeal(...)

Marcella Corcoran Kennedy. Offaly now has no elected female representatives at council level, though two of its three TDs are women: Offaly-North Tipperary’s TDs are Ms Corcoran Kennedy, Barry Cowen  and Carol Nolan

Offaly’s only female councillor was replaced by a man at a meeting of the county council on Monday. Cllr Tony McCormack was co-opted to replace Fian(...)

A boil water notice is in place in Co Offaly and Co Wexford

The discovery of bacteria commonly associated with faeces has led to a boil water notice for almost 10,000 Irish Water customers in Co Offaly. The no(...)