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

Aug 14th 2020, 11:14 AM 21,764 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2020, 12:45 PM 52,115 Views 60 Comments

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

Gardaí begin conducting checkpoints in three counties affected by new restrictions
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Gardaí begin conducting checkpoints in three counties affected by new restrictions

Aug 8th 2020, 12:02 PM 65,028 Views 115 Comments

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

Aug 8th 2020, 8:00 AM 28,558 Views 34 Comments

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

Aug 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 63,743 Views 127 Comments

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

GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois
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GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois

Aug 7th 2020, 9:46 PM 9,043 Views 8 Comments

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

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 7:20 PM 51,373 Views 76 Comments

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

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 9:09 AM 128,850 Views 209 Comments

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

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

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

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 8:26 PM 89,364 Views 124 Comments

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

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

Jun 30th 2020, 6:05 PM 52,627 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 30th 2020, 9:25 AM 34,976 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2020, 1:12 PM 21,761 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2020, 6:47 PM 133,597 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 11th 2020, 7:46 PM 21,254 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 1st 2020, 9:10 AM 36,534 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Apr 27th 2020, 5:44 PM 33,574 Views 16 Comments

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

Teenage pedestrian dies after crash involving jeep in Offaly
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Teenage pedestrian dies after crash involving jeep in Offaly

Mar 20th 2020, 10:12 PM 40,371 Views 19 Comments

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
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# Kasper Kacprzak

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

Mar 20th 2020, 2:31 PM 58,675 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 8th 2020, 5:09 PM 10,877 Views 3 Comments

A dramatic finish in Tullamore this afternoon.

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

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

Mar 1st 2020, 3:38 PM 5,976 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Feb 24th 2020, 9:59 AM 22,322 Views 41 Comments

13.6 mm of rain was recorded at Shannon Airport yesterday.

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

Feb 20th 2020, 5:05 PM 21,895 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Feb 19th 2020, 3:01 PM 14,014 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2020, 10:19 PM 29,106 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 16th 2020, 4:37 PM 7,731 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jan 22nd 2020, 12:18 PM 7,325 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,502 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 18th 2020, 5:23 PM 5,799 Views 3 Comments

Padraic Davis’ side were four points winners in Tullamore.

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

Offaly hurling stalwart Bergin calls it a day after 13 years

Jan 15th 2020, 1:27 PM 7,409 Views 5 Comments

‘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.

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

Jan 4th 2020, 5:26 PM 10,905 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 2nd 2020, 11:08 PM 17,344 Views 2 Comments

The collision happened at about 6pm this evening.

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

Dec 28th 2019, 5:41 PM 27,086 Views 3 Comments

Pawel Walkowiak was last seen in Tullamore, Co Offaly.

Gardaí probe armed robbery at Offaly post office
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Gardaí probe armed robbery at Offaly post office

Dec 18th 2019, 3:50 PM 11,053 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened around 9.30am this morning.

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

Dec 17th 2019, 5:37 PM 12,364 Views 0 Comments

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

Dec 17th 2019, 12:01 PM 15,477 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dec 14th 2019, 5:50 PM 10,858 Views 6 Comments

The O’Byrne Cup action continued today.

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

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

Dec 11th 2019, 9:53 AM 6,822 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 7th 2019, 8:42 PM 13,371 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Nov 18th 2019, 4:52 PM 16,257 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 11th 2019, 7:46 AM 9,252 Views 19 Comments

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.