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#Offaly

# offaly - Today’s News

From The42 Covid-19 case forces Offaly hurlers to forfeit Christy Ring Cup opener Walkover

Covid-19 case forces Offaly hurlers to forfeit Christy Ring Cup opener

‘Almost every member’ of the panel has been deemed a close contact of the player who tested positive.

# offaly - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Blow for Offaly as Faithful confirm withdrawal from opening fixture

A member of their senior management team has been diagnosed with Covid-19.

# offaly - Monday 12 October, 2020

Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by car in Offaly

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# offaly - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Reigning senior champions triumph as Laois and Offaly action resumes after lockdown

Portlaoise and Ferbane amongst the winners as the senior football action returned.

# offaly - Monday 24 August, 2020

Kildare, Laois and Offaly see small increase in people availing of PUP

The number of those in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment nationwide has reduced to 232,400.

# offaly - Friday 21 August, 2020

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly

Over the last 14 days 455 cases had been reported in Kildare, 81 in Offaly and 41 in Laois.

# offaly - Friday 14 August, 2020

New financial support package for Kildare, Laois and Offaly unveiled by Government

The measures were announced this evening.

What the latest figures tell us about cases in LOKdown counties - and new, smaller clusters further afield

A number of counties are experiencing new outbreaks, but smaller in scale compared to the counties where restrictions are in place.

Offaly meat factory to reopen in the coming days after halting operations due to Covid-19 outbreak

Carroll Cuisine said all of its factory based employees were tested and received a negative result for Covid-19.

# 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

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

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.

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