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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Buildings from County Offaly

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Eglish Castle - Artists Impression
Eglish Castle
RIC Barracks Building ruins at Curragh Coolderry
RIC Barracks at Curragh, Coolderry
Remains of Hanging Posts
Hangman's Field
Gallen Bridge 2012
Gallen Bridge 2012

Timeline from County Offaly

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Michael Jennings born in Kings(Offaly) County about 1800 18 Nov 2021 15:29
Master Painter John Smith/Mahers 31 Oct 2021 19:32
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HOGAN family from near Ballysheil in Gallen parish. 1 Oct 2021 20:09

Latest Events from County Offaly

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