County Offaly

Co. Offaly, or Uíbh Fhailí in Irish, was once known as King's County. It is in the midlands region of Ireland with the River Shannon defining its western border. We are home to Birr Castle and Moneygall, which is the ancestral home of President Obama. Our county town is Tullamore and we have a population of approximately 78,003. We look forward to helping you connect with your ancestors’ place of origin.

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Latest Events from County Offaly

Killina Presentation Convent Bicentenary Celebrations
Offaly
29th September 2017
Clonmacnoise September Summer School 2015
Offaly
12th September 2015
Rahan, Offaly
Killina Heritage Centre, Presentation Convent Killina, Rahan, Tullamore, Co.Offaly
Offaly
29th August 2015
Rahan Graveyard
Cemetery Mass
Offaly
5th March 2015
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