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Dublin: 16 °C Wednesday 12 August, 2020

#Offaly

# offaly - Sunday 9 August, 2020

O’Brien Fine Foods says its Timahoe factory has been closed since Wednesday

“In all cases, the level of asymptomatic infectivity appears to be very high,”O’Brien Fine Foods said in a statement.

# offaly - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Gardaí begin conducting checkpoints in three counties affected by new restrictions

The new restrictions came into effect in Kildare, Offaly and Laois from midnight.

Explainer: How other countries have managed local lockdowns after Covid-19 clusters

The recent increase in cases in Ireland is largely associated with clusters in three counties.

'High degree of anger': Concerns over compliance as 'arbitrary' county boundaries used to impose local lockdown

Local TDs have been reacting to the latest restrictions imposed on Laois. Offaly and Kildare.

# offaly - Friday 7 August, 2020

From The42 GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois Development

GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois

The Football Association of Ireland have made a similar announcement.

Donnelly agrees there should be reform in workplace practices after latest outbreaks in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

The meat industry today said there have been a high proportion of asymptomatic positive cases among workers.

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

# offaly - Thursday 6 August, 2020

People in Kildare, Laois and Offaly warned about 'significant' rise in cases

The Acting Chief Medical Officer called on people in the three counties to be particularly cautious.

# offaly - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Man stabbed 16 times and set on fire after ex-girlfriend falsely said he was garda informant, court hears

In 2015, Ciarán Murphy was found in a dog cage in his home by a passers-by who noticed his cottage was in flames.

From The42 'It's high time the GAA grew a pair of balls' - Duignan on inter-county teams breaking training ban Criticism This post contains videos

'It's high time the GAA grew a pair of balls' - Duignan on inter-county teams breaking training ban

The Offaly chairman has suggested that teams who break the rule should be removed from the championship.

# offaly - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Soccer referee who suffered broken jaw receives €5,000 compensation from attacker

Daniel Sweeney also suffered a fractured eye socket during the attack after a match in 2018.

# offaly - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Gardaí believe men arrested in small Offaly town were South American 'hit team'

The men, arrested in Clara today, are understood to be Brazilian.

# offaly - Monday 11 May, 2020

Three men arrested after €100,000 cannabis seizure in Co Offaly

Gardaí carried out a search at a house in Birr, Co Offaly today, where the seizure was made.

# offaly - Friday 1 May, 2020

Third person dies as gardaí investigate unexplained deaths at hostel in Tullamore

Gardaí have been investigating after two women died at the hostel on Sunday.

# offaly - Monday 27 April, 2020

Investigation underway into unexplained deaths of two women at hostel in Tullamore

Another 23-year-old male is also in critical condition in hospital.

# offaly - Friday 20 March, 2020

Teenage pedestrian dies after crash involving jeep in Offaly

The crash occurred at approximately 7.30pm this evening.

Boy (7) killed in light plane crash in Offaly 'should not have been allowed to fly in aircraft' - report

Kasper Kacprzak was killed, alongside the pilot of the plane, when it crashed in Offaly in 2018.

# offaly - Sunday 8 March, 2020

From The42 Two stoppage-time Antrim goals condemn Offaly to another year in Division 2A Late Late Show

Two stoppage-time Antrim goals condemn Offaly to another year in Division 2A

A dramatic finish in Tullamore this afternoon.

# offaly - Sunday 1 March, 2020

From The42 Last-gasp Gailltír goal seals All-Ireland crown after 2019 loss and breaks St Rynagh's hearts The Late Late Show This post contains videos

Last-gasp Gailltír goal seals All-Ireland crown after 2019 loss and breaks St Rynagh's hearts

Úna Jackman was the hero of the hour for the Waterford side.

# offaly - Monday 24 February, 2020

'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain

13.6 mm of rain was recorded at Shannon Airport yesterday.

# offaly - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Four buildings in Tullamore town centre to be used for new direct provision centre

Local representatives and government officials met this afternoon to discuss the plans.

# offaly - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'We don't want to create an 'us and them' scenario': Tullamore councillors to discuss planned Direct Provision centre

“It’s a fait accompli, I would prefer if there had been more consultation,” one councillor said.

# offaly - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Direct provision centre to accommodate up to 168 asylum seekers in Offaly from early March

The premises was offered to the Department via the recent public procurement competition for the Midlands region.

# offaly - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Three-goal Cavan seal big win over Laois, as Offaly and Wicklow also triumph in difficult conditions

There were three rescheduled National Football League fixtures down for decision this afternoon.

# offaly - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

From The42 First league outing since 2013 as Cork select Sheehan for Division 3 opener Rebel Force

First league outing since 2013 as Cork select Sheehan for Division 3 opener

Sean Powter also returns to competitive action for the Rebels against Offaly on Saturday.

# offaly - Monday 20 January, 2020

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

# offaly - Saturday 18 January, 2020

From The42 Quinn goal decisive as Longford beat Offaly to win O'Byrne Cup O'byrne Supremacy

Quinn goal decisive as Longford beat Offaly to win O'Byrne Cup

Padraic Davis’ side were four points winners in Tullamore.

# offaly - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

From The42 Offaly hurling stalwart Bergin calls it a day after 13 years Bowing Out

Offaly hurling stalwart Bergin calls it a day after 13 years

‘Time comes against you in the end, I wouldn’t have done it for so long if I didn’t love it,’ the 32-year-old wrote.

# offaly - Saturday 4 January, 2020

From The42 Late goal seals victory for O'Connor's Kildare as Meath hit 4-16 against Laois Wrap

Late goal seals victory for O'Connor's Kildare as Meath hit 4-16 against Laois

There were five O’Byrne cup games down for decision today.

# offaly - Thursday 2 January, 2020

85-year-old man killed in road traffic collision in Offaly

The collision happened at about 6pm this evening.

# offaly - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Gardaí appeal for help in finding man (27) missing since Christmas Eve

Pawel Walkowiak was last seen in Tullamore, Co Offaly.

# offaly - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Gardaí probe armed robbery at Offaly post office

The incident happened around 9.30am this morning.

# offaly - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Man (60s) due in court over fatal collision in Co Offaly earlier this year

A man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident on 14 June.

51-year-old man missing from home in Co Offaly since last Thursday

51-year-old Tomasz Biesiada was last seen near his home on 12 December.

# offaly - Saturday 14 December, 2019

From The42 Seven-point win for O'Connor's Kildare while Wexford taste defeat again with Galvin Laois

Seven-point win for O'Connor's Kildare while Wexford taste defeat again with Galvin

The O’Byrne Cup action continued today.

# offaly - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

From The42 Michael Duignan hopes to continue in RTÉ role after being elected Offaly GAA chairman Double-Jobbing

Michael Duignan hopes to continue in RTÉ role after being elected Offaly GAA chairman

The two-time All-Ireland winner will aim to balance his new job with his analysis and co-commentary work on The Sunday Game.

# offaly - Saturday 7 December, 2019

From The42 Longford edge out O'Connor's Kildare as Wexford suffer defeat under Galvin Round-Up

Longford edge out O'Connor's Kildare as Wexford suffer defeat under Galvin

There were four O’Byrne Cup games down for decision today.

# offaly - Monday 18 November, 2019

Teenager pleads guilty to manslaughter of Italian man in Offaly two years ago

Alexander Whelan was 18 years old at the time of the incident.

# offaly - Monday 11 November, 2019

Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

# offaly - Sunday 20 October, 2019

From The42 St Rynagh’s mount marvellous comeback in Offaly final as Ballyhale march on in Kilkenny Leinster Wrap-up

St Rynagh’s mount marvellous comeback in Offaly final as Ballyhale march on in Kilkenny

In Carlow, meanwhile, there was a hugely dramatic finish between St Mullins and three-in-a-row-chasing Mount Leinster Rangers.

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