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Government plans to create 14,000 extra jobs in the midlands

The Midlands Action Plan for Jobs was launched today by the Government. The initiative aims to deliver 10-15% employment growth in the region over the coming years. 324 more words


Daingean, Co. Offaly - Kiladerry

Situated on the outskirts of Daingean, Co. Offaly is Kiladerry Graveyard, mostly overgrown with monuments peeping through the long grass.

The exceptions..

In one corner is the much adorned grave of Fr Mullen.   67 more words

Ireland History

Do You Know Where The Boycott Came From? Ireland

I was going some pictures the other day and came across this one.  It’s a photo of the Fox Family Farm.  My Fox Family!  My Great Grandmother Mary Fox, emigrated to the U.S. 411 more words


Foundation15 (F15) Arts Festival open call for submissions

Foundation15 (F15) Arts Festival open call for submissions


10th – 25th of September 2015 in Tullamore Co. Offaly.

Applications are now invited in the following mediums: painting, print, sculpture, installation, photography, video, light, sound, performance, street art and multimedia. 235 more words


'Slieve Bloom Mountains, County Offaly'

Oil on canvas.

On display in The Bleeding Horse Creative Space, 24/25 Upper Camden St. Dublin 2, Ireland.

Until 30th June 2015.

Catching the Eye

On the brow of a hill to one side of but some distance from Gloster, County Offaly stands this eye-catcher comprising a stone arch flanked by obelisks. 28 more words

Architectural History

On the Town V

Like so many Irish towns, Edenderry (from the Irish Éadan Doire meaning ‘hill-brow of the oak wood’) in County Offaly is effectively one long narrow street that dribbles away to an unsatisfactory conclusion at either end. 1,314 more words

Architectural History