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Teenagers charged over thefts of a charity box, petrol, and smartphones in 6 different counties
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Teenagers charged over thefts of a charity box, petrol, and smartphones in 6 different counties

Jan 8th 2018, 3:25 PM 25,824 Views 0 Comments

The presiding judge at Dublin Children’s Court said the charges related to offences around the country and it is not a straightforward case.

Man (70) dies after being hit by lorry in Offaly
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# Ferbane

Man (70) dies after being hit by lorry in Offaly

Jan 2nd 2018, 4:28 PM 19,110 Views 1 Comment

The man was pronounced dead at Tullamore hospital.

Narrow wins for Meath and Offaly while Carlow and Laois also get off to bright starts
# Walsh Cup
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# Walsh Cup

Narrow wins for Meath and Offaly while Carlow and Laois also get off to bright starts

Dec 30th 2017, 5:42 PM 5,828 Views 0 Comments

The 2018 Walsh Cup kicked off this afternoon.

Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers
# We Go Again
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# We Go Again

Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers

Dec 30th 2017, 4:10 PM 6,879 Views 0 Comments

The four sides opened their 2018 seasons on positive notes.

Elderly man beaten over the head with a stick during Offaly burglary
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# Tullamore

Elderly man beaten over the head with a stick during Offaly burglary

Dec 19th 2017, 12:03 PM 17,702 Views 46 Comments

The man, who is in his 70s, also had a knife held to his throat.

Blow for Offaly as experienced goalkeeper opts out for 2018
# Highly Rated
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# Highly Rated

Blow for Offaly as experienced goalkeeper opts out for 2018

Nov 24th 2017, 1:50 PM 6,877 Views 3 Comments

James Dempsey won’t be involved with Offaly next year.

'He's going back doing a bit of herding': Offaly farmer who was savagely beaten returns to work
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# Rural Crime

'He's going back doing a bit of herding': Offaly farmer who was savagely beaten returns to work

Nov 16th 2017, 12:36 PM 12,728 Views 15 Comments

Richie McKelvey was admitted to hospital after being injured in the burglary of his farm.

'The man was working on a rowing machine with one leg to keep his cardio up'
# Miraculous Comeback
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# Miraculous Comeback

'The man was working on a rowing machine with one leg to keep his cardio up'

Nov 13th 2017, 6:44 PM 10,593 Views 0 Comments

Peter Healion has praised his Kilcormac/Killoughey teammate Dan Currams for his remarkable recovery from a broken leg.

Gardaí urge locals to keep an eye out for discarded clothing after aggravated burglary
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# Offaly

Gardaí urge locals to keep an eye out for discarded clothing after aggravated burglary

Nov 4th 2017, 3:45 PM 30,386 Views 36 Comments

A man in his 50s was taken to hospital after a number of intruders forced their way into his home.

Four-year-old girl dies after tragic accident at house
# Shinrone
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# Shinrone

Four-year-old girl dies after tragic accident at house

Oct 24th 2017, 7:43 AM 36,974 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened on Saturday.

Man arrested following €1 million Offaly drug seizure to appear in court this morning
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Man arrested following €1 million Offaly drug seizure to appear in court this morning

Oct 21st 2017, 7:50 AM 12,363 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested on Wednesday.

Over €1 million worth of drugs found in Offaly house
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# Geashill

Over €1 million worth of drugs found in Offaly house

Oct 19th 2017, 11:33 AM 17,973 Views 31 Comments

Gardaí also recovered a firearm along with ammunition.

At 88.6%, Offaly has the highest percentage of Catholics in Ireland
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# Census 2016

At 88.6%, Offaly has the highest percentage of Catholics in Ireland

Oct 12th 2017, 1:26 PM 27,505 Views 192 Comments

Ireland’s population of Roman Catholics has fallen since 2011.

'I hope you are in the light now Fi': Letter written by late mother of missing Fiona Pender
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# Josephine Pender

'I hope you are in the light now Fi': Letter written by late mother of missing Fiona Pender

Sep 24th 2017, 6:00 AM 25,296 Views 10 Comments

Fiona Pender’s brother John has released a statement, following the death of his mother.

'You could grow rice in the field': Scramble to clean up Ploughing site after yesterday's flooding
# Overnight Effort
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# Overnight Effort

'You could grow rice in the field': Scramble to clean up Ploughing site after yesterday's flooding

Sep 21st 2017, 9:00 AM 31,251 Views 48 Comments

New carparks have been set up for the final day of the Ploughing.

Mother of missing woman Fiona Pender dies following long battle with illness
# Josephine Pender
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# Josephine Pender

Mother of missing woman Fiona Pender dies following long battle with illness

Sep 13th 2017, 5:40 PM 28,775 Views 26 Comments

Josephine Pender made an emotional plea for information about her missing daughter just three weeks ago.

'I was losing my memory but still trying to work. Then I started coughing up blood'
# Work Life Balance
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# Work Life Balance

'I was losing my memory but still trying to work. Then I started coughing up blood'

Sep 10th 2017, 3:30 PM 39,453 Views 8 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Offaly firm behind Mór Irish Gin.

These 6th class pupils in Offaly turned a profit with this practical solution for head lice
# Bug Busting Bobbins
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# Bug Busting Bobbins

These 6th class pupils in Offaly turned a profit with this practical solution for head lice

Sep 10th 2017, 7:00 AM 78,912 Views 34 Comments

The class at Scoil Bhríde all invested €2 into the Bug Busting Bobbins project.

Investigation launched after a man was shot in a field in Offaly
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# Hospitalised

Investigation launched after a man was shot in a field in Offaly

Aug 31st 2017, 12:56 PM 21,142 Views 23 Comments

The incident happened shortly before 10pm in a field in the outskirts of Tullamore.

Father airlifted to hospital with serious injuries as 11-year-old son also hurt in Offaly farming incident
# Shinrone
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# Shinrone

Father airlifted to hospital with serious injuries as 11-year-old son also hurt in Offaly farming incident

Aug 24th 2017, 11:02 PM 46,136 Views 7 Comments

The incident occurred at around 3.45pm this afternoon at a farm in Congort, Shinrone.

Man (23) killed after car crashes into wall early this morning
# Banagher
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# Banagher

Man (23) killed after car crashes into wall early this morning

Aug 23rd 2017, 7:38 AM 21,121 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí in Co Galway are investigating the single-vehicle collision.

The Offaly Rose has been crowned the Rose of Tralee for 2017
# Offaly Nice For Her
# Offaly Nice For Her

The Offaly Rose has been crowned the Rose of Tralee for 2017

Aug 22nd 2017, 11:40 PM 53,056 Views 40 Comments

24-year-old Jennifer Byrne is your new Rose of Tralee.

Missing teenage boy found safe and well
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Missing teenage boy found safe and well

Aug 18th 2017, 4:39 PM 17,210 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

Gardaí suspect blaze at Birr Workhouse may have been started maliciously
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Gardaí suspect blaze at Birr Workhouse may have been started maliciously

Aug 2nd 2017, 1:05 PM 13,876 Views 13 Comments

The fire broke out at around 2.30pm yesterday afternoon.

Offaly was once the centre of the world for stargazing - today it takes a giant leap back there
# Birr-illiant
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# Birr-illiant

Offaly was once the centre of the world for stargazing - today it takes a giant leap back there

Jul 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 17,770 Views 17 Comments

Ireland is to be part of a huge Europe-wide telescope.

Galway, Tipp, Wexford and Dublin all book All-Ireland quarter final spots
# Camogie
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# Camogie

Galway, Tipp, Wexford and Dublin all book All-Ireland quarter final spots

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:42 PM 7,903 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, reigning champions Kilkenny join Cork as the other county guaranteed a spot in the semi-final stages.

From 24-hour guard duty with the Defence Forces to causing mayhem in attack with Offaly
# Camogie
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# Camogie

From 24-hour guard duty with the Defence Forces to causing mayhem in attack with Offaly

Jul 22nd 2017, 7:15 AM 5,781 Views 1 Comment

Siobhán Flannery’s new role is aimed at helping the Faithful county take flight.

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection
# Offaly
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# Offaly

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection

Jul 14th 2017, 9:14 AM 10,792 Views 39 Comments

A full investigation is being carried out into the cause of the outbreak.

This Offaly man attends Wimbledon every year and steals the show with his county jersey
# Come All Ye Faithful
# Come All Ye Faithful

This Offaly man attends Wimbledon every year and steals the show with his county jersey

Jul 7th 2017, 1:40 PM 9,510 Views 4 Comments

Talk about dedication.

Man arrested after starting a fire in a school and smashing windows at a garda station
# Edenderry
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# Edenderry

Man arrested after starting a fire in a school and smashing windows at a garda station

Jul 4th 2017, 12:48 PM 22,350 Views 12 Comments

The man was arrested at the school in Edenderry in the early hours of the morning.

Darragh Fives drafted into the Waterford side to face Offaly
# Deise
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# Deise

Darragh Fives drafted into the Waterford side to face Offaly

Jun 30th 2017, 12:48 AM 5,645 Views 2 Comments

Derek McGrath’s men will be aiming to bounce back from their Munster semi-final defeat to Cork.

Armagh finish strong to ease past Fermanagh while McKiernan goal proves vital for Cavan
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Armagh finish strong to ease past Fermanagh while McKiernan goal proves vital for Cavan

Jun 25th 2017, 9:22 PM 7,788 Views 0 Comments

The Round 2B qualifier draw will take place tomorrow morning.

13-man Offaly hang on to bring Westmeath to a replay
# Replay
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# Replay

13-man Offaly hang on to bring Westmeath to a replay

Jun 11th 2017, 5:02 PM 10,189 Views 0 Comments

Both sides will meet again next Saturday to settle the tie.

Reigning champions Kilkenny begin back-to-back double bid in style
# Camogie Wrap
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# Camogie Wrap

Reigning champions Kilkenny begin back-to-back double bid in style

Jun 10th 2017, 5:59 PM 6,367 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for Dublin, Cork and Offaly.

Offaly GAA reveal identity of naming rights partner for 10-year O'Connor Park deal
# Give Peats A Chance
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# Give Peats A Chance

Offaly GAA reveal identity of naming rights partner for 10-year O'Connor Park deal

Jun 6th 2017, 4:30 PM 8,497 Views 15 Comments

The Tullamore venue will now be known as Bord na Móna O’Connor Park.

Man who posed as his late brother so he could buy a house jailed for two years
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# Offaly

Man who posed as his late brother so he could buy a house jailed for two years

Jun 1st 2017, 8:35 PM 25,016 Views 17 Comments

In August 2008 the house and flat burned down in a fire and Perry made a claim on the policies, which were issued to the false identity.

'You can't manage a Westmeath team like you'd manage the Waterford team'
# Different Challenge
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# Different Challenge

'You can't manage a Westmeath team like you'd manage the Waterford team'

May 27th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,029 Views 1 Comment

Michael Ryan will be patrolling the sidelines this evening as Westmeath take on Offaly in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship.

At least 69 jobs to go as Bord na Móna confirms plans to close Tipperary plant
# Littleton
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# Littleton

At least 69 jobs to go as Bord na Móna confirms plans to close Tipperary plant

May 4th 2017, 4:36 PM 10,262 Views 28 Comments

Unions have said that they will not accept the plant’s closure.

Wins for Laois and Wexford in Leinster MHC as they march on to semi-finals
# Hurling
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# Hurling

Wins for Laois and Wexford in Leinster MHC as they march on to semi-finals

Apr 29th 2017, 7:13 PM 6,670 Views 1 Comment

They will now face Dublin and Kilkenny respectively.

Motorcyclist dies after collision with 4x4 in Tipperary
# Tipperary
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# Tipperary

Motorcyclist dies after collision with 4x4 in Tipperary

Apr 28th 2017, 3:53 PM 18,927 Views 6 Comments

The driver of the 4×4 was uninjured.