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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Offaly

This week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Injury Crisis
'Why are so many people getting injured? It seems to be out of control with GAA players'
Offaly chairman Michael Duignan says the amount of cruciate injuries needs to be looked at ‘on a national scale’.
Last week
12th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
Tributes paid after passing of Offaly football manager Liam Kearns
The Kerry native previously managed the Limerick, Laois and Tipperary senior football teams.
Tributes paid after passing of Offaly football manager Liam Kearns
The Kerry native previously managed the Limerick, Laois and Tipperary senior football teams.
This month
March 2023
# note perfect
Kildare and Offaly retain 100% records in Division 2A
Kerry and Carlow were beaten by sides on a collision course next week.
Last month
February 2023
# Wrap
Cavan and Offaly continue winning ways; McEntee's Sligo overcome McConville's Wicklow
In Division 4, Leitrim and Laois lead the way with two wins from two.
This year
# Offaly
Man in serious condition following crash in Offaly
The crash happened on the N80 between Tullamore and Derryclure.
# Winning run
Hyland propels Offaly into O'Byrne Cup semi-finals with win over Dublin
Offaly are now two wins away from their first title since 1998.
Last year
# Gardaí
Men die in separate road incidents in Tipperary and Offaly
One man died in a suspected hit-and-run this morning and the other man died after his van entered a marina.
# Missing
28-year-old man missing from Co Offaly found safe and well
Gardaí have thanked the media and the public for their assistance in the matter.
# Operation Thor
Gardaí arrest 14 in Offaly for separate offences
Gardaí from Tullamore, Clara and Edenderry carried out searches, patrols and checkpoints across the county.
# club call
Shinrone make Offaly hurling history, James Stephens and Ballyhale advance in Kilkenny
Elsewhere today Clough-Ballacolla in Laois and Castletown Geoghegan in Westmeath crowned senior hurling champions.
# Tune in
Tipperary, Clare and Offaly senior GAA club games live on TV next weekend
Plenty to enjoy for GAA fans.
# Shannonbridge B
Taoiseach says 'world's first' energy facility in Co Offaly has come at a 'critical time'
Micheál Martin turned the sod on the project this afternoon and said the war in Ukraine demonsrates the need to move away from fossil fuels.
# Johnny Kelly
Multi club title winning boss appointed as new Offaly senior hurling manager
Kelly previously served as coach under Michael Fennelly.
# Cormac Egan
Offaly All-Ireland winning football star makes long-awaited return from injury
The rising star helped Tullamore win the Offaly county U20 title last night.
# Offaly
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist is seriously injured in crash
A male motorcyclist, aged in his late 20s, was injured in the crash in Offaly.
# Stars Align
Four from both Tipperary and Offaly as minor hurling Team of the Year announced
Offaly star forward Adam Screeney has been named Player of the Year.
# Bus Crash
Ten people hospitalised following Offaly bus crash
None of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening.
# exit door
Fennelly departs as Offaly begin hunt for new senior hurling manager
The Kilkenny legend has been in charge for the last three years.
# Offaly
Five people charged over assault in Tullamore estate
The three men and two women are due to appear before Portlaoise District Court this afternoon.
# Tullamore
Garda investigation launched as man beaten with weapons in gang attack
The incident happened at Arden View housing estate in Tullamore, Co Offaly on Wednesday at 1pm.
# clara
Gardaí investigate shots fired in Co Offaly
No arrests have yet been made.
# Premier Pride
Late Tipperary goal secures dramatic win over Offaly in All-Ireland minor final
Paddy McCormack was the hero for Tipperary.
# Keeping The Faith
Michael Duignan: 'We'll see what John wants to do first - Tomás would be a contender'
The Offaly chairman addressed the future over the county’s senior football manager role.
# Job Done
Offaly advance to Tailteann Cup semi-finals after 15-point win over New York
The Faithful county triumphed on a scoreline of 3-17 to 0-11.
# Offaly
Midlands trial: Five men who took part in 'gang rape' of 17-year-old jailed for total of 66 years
Sentencing the men, Justice Tara Burns said that they had “behaved like animals”.
# Tullamore
Boy (6) dies following 'tragic accident' in swimming pool at Offaly hotel
The Tullamore Court Hotel said it was with “great sadness” that they were informed that the boy died.
# Offaly
Young woman tells court she was 'robbed' of human dignity by men found guilty of rape and assault
The woman, who was 17 at the time, read her victim impact statement in the Central Criminal Court today.
# Tullamore
Woman whose daughter was put on 249-week hospital waiting list 'thought figure was a typo'
A letter seen by The Journal states the waiting list for Midland Regional Hospital at Tullamore is “in excess of 249 weeks”.
# Keeping The Faith
McNamee stars as Offaly defeat Wexford to complete Tailteann Cup Round 1
The Tailteann Cup preliminary round games concluded today.
# Offaly
Search for missing man in Offaly stood down
Gardaí said the search has ended.
# Minor
Laois and Offaly to contest historic Leinster hurling final as Dublin and Kilkenny exit
A historic decider is in store next Saturday.
# Fatal
Teenager dies after tractor crash in Offaly
The male teen was fatally injured.
# ashling murphy
Trial of man accused of murdering Ashling Murphy to take place next June
Jozef Puska is charged with killing the 23-year-old in Tullamore on 12 January 2022.
# marching on
Wexford beat Offaly to set up Leinster clash with Dublin
Shane Roche’s side were three-point winners at Wexford Park.
# Joe McDonagh Cup
Kerry get back on track with Carlow win, Offaly overcome 14-man Meath
Kerry and Offaly both registered their first win in the 2022 Joe McDonagh Cup.
# around the grounds
Kilkenny set up Leinster semi-final against Galway, Waterford through in Munster
Some key U20 hurling games on tonight in the provinces.
# Missing
Family and Gardaí concerned for welfare of brothers missing from Offaly
The two boys have been missing from their home in Birr since Sunday 27 March
# St Brendan's Park
McEvoy hits 1-4 as Offaly crowned Division 4 champions
Second-half goals from Emma Hand, Ciara Walsh and McEvoy proved crucial.
# Offaly
Gardaí launch investigation to find burglars who stole eight dogs and drowned two puppies
The incident happened when a dog breeder’s kennel was broken into.