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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Co Offaly

Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Woman dies in 'violent incident' in Tullamore as gardaí urge people not to share footage of attack
The incident happened at a residential property in a rural area outside of Tullamore this afternoon.
This year
Gardaí investigating following discovery of body of man (40s) in Co Offaly
The body of the man was found at around 1.30pm in the Meadow Close area of Tullamore.
Last year
Man (80s) dies after being struck by car in Co Offaly
The incident happened at approximately 7.45pm yesterday on the R420 in Tullamore.
Gardaí investigating after dozens of sheep killed on farm in Co Offaly
The farm owner claimed the sheep were killed after being attacked by dogs.
Man (31) appears in court in Tullamore charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy
A second man arrested by investigating gardaí has been released without charge.
Ashling Murphy murder: Gardaí carry out searches as investigation continues
Detectives have spoken to a person of interest in the probe, who remains in hospital.
Ashling Murphy: Investigation continues as gardaí turn attention to new person of interest
The man identified by gardaí has been receiving treatment for injuries at a hospital.
Gardaí say 'no stone will be left unturned' in Ashling Murphy murder investigation
The young woman’s killing has led to an outpouring of shock at a local and national level.
All time
Growhouse and drugs worth an estimated €110,000 seized in Offaly
Gardaí said that around 138 cannabis plants were found during a search operation in Co Offaly.
Teen arrested after car mounted pavement and hit pedestrians in Offaly
The driver, a male juvenile aged in his late teens, was arrested at the scene.
Two men due in court charged over early morning armed robbery in midlands
Three men entered the store in Ferbane, Co Offaly armed with a number of weapons.
Teenager in serious condition in hospital after being struck by jeep in Co Offaly
The incident happened at around 2.1pm on Church Road in Tullamore.
Search stood down for man missing from Co Offaly
The search for Pat Walsh has been stood down.
Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'
Paddy Towey hasn’t lived in his house since the last major flood in 2015. He wants the government to come and talk with him.
Plane remains at crash site as investigation into deaths of man and boy (7) continues
An eyewitness said he saw the plane plunging “vertically down” into the bog.
Teen held over stabbing at house in Offaly is released without charge
The youth had been arrested in connection with the incident.
Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm
Martin Kehoe Jr was overcome by fumes at his farm in Foulksmills yesterday.
10 reasons why Barack Obama Plaza is the best place on earth
You baffling beauty of a service station.
11 of the most WTF things that ever happened in Offaly
It’s a hell of a town.
Missing man (39) located safe and well
Gardaí say no further action is required.
First step Tullamore, then the world
Tullamore Dew returns to namesake town after 60 years as global demand for Irish whiskey keeps on growing.
Lucky escape for pilot, after helicopter crashes in field next to primary school
The small craft was almost broken in two, after it hit overhead lines while coming in to land.
Four teens arrested in operation targeting burglary gangs
The arrests were made in Tullamore, Co Offaly.
Court for four arrested during dissident republican investigation
Gardaí said the three men and one woman were to appear before the court this evening.
Body of 11-year-old Tullamore girl released to family
The young girl’s mother remains in intensive care.
Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with bus in Birr
The collision happened on the R439 at around 2.30pm this afternoon.
Shots fired into Co Offaly home
Gardaí appeal for information about incident early this morning at house in Heather Grove, Clara.
Court for man charged with cannabis haul
The man will appear in court tonight to be charged following a cannabis seizure in Co Offaly.
Arrests over theft of priceless artefact from Offaly church
Two men are being held on suspicion of theft.
Appeal issued over missing teenager Sean Kemp
Gardaí say the 18-year-old was last seen in Maynooth on 23 February, and they are concerned for his welfare.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Suspicious device made safe in Tullamore
A suspicious device was discovered this afternoon at an industrial unit in Co Offaly.
Two adults hospitalised after schoolbus crash in Co Offaly
The drivers of a schoolbus and a van are hospitalised with minor injuries after their two vehicles collided this afternoon.
Woman dies after car goes into canal
The woman was seriously injured when her car left the road and entered a canal. The male driver and an 8-month old boy survived.
Appeal for missing Co Offaly man Michael Egan
The 24-year-old was last seen early on Monday morning on the Banagher to Cloghan Road.
"Vast majority" of tree-cutting completed on Teresa Treacy's land
That is according to Eirgrid and the ESB, who once again stated their “deep regret” over Ms Treacy’s jailing for contempt of court.
Shinrone: birthplace and resting place of Obama's Irish ancestors
The parish of Shinrone in Co Offaly, just 10 miles from Moneygall, is the place where President Obama’s earliest Irish ancestors can be traced and boasts a connection with not just one US president, but two.
Obama set to visit Ireland in May
The US President will visit Ireland in May – including a trip to Moneygall in Co Offaly, home of his maternal ancestors.