Offalyman calls time on writing
The Dealer
Offalyman Lorcan Allen is moving away from the world of journalism and into business.
10 July 2024 Property
High-quality pasture at Offaly cattle holding
This farm will be of interest to cattle farmers but also to possible commercial buyers looking for livestock lairage or a finishing unit, writes Paul Mooney.
8 July 2024 News
Man in his 70s dies in farm incident on Laois-Offaly border
Gardaí were alerted to the incident last Thursday afternoon.
Supreme Court quashes appeal against Offaly solar farm
A resident’s group had claimed that construction of the solar farm would remove 700m of hedgerows and that the project should be subject to an Environmental Impact Assessment.
5 July 2024 Renewables
Company-owned farm on market with a guide of €2m
A successful buyer can acquire the company, and its farm, by way of a share transfer, writes Paul Mooney.
26 June 2024 Property
Offaly County Council to conduct hedgerow survey
This survey is non-intrusive and consists simply of the identification and recording of the character, condition and range of species contained within hedgerows, the council said.
Queen of the Land festival will not take place this year
Macra has said that "due to circumstances outside of the control of the Queen of the Land", the festival will not take place this year.
31 May 2024 News
ACRES balancing payments to start in June
Any balancing ACRES payments will be paid in regular payments throughout the month of June, according to Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue.
22 May 2024 News
Ash dieback package for farmers welcomed by TD Carol Nolan
Independent TD for Laois-Offaly Carol Nolan has welcomed a €79.5m package for farmers affected by ash dieback.
30 April 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: first spring of calf sales under Birr Mart's belt
The Co Offaly mart ventured into calf sales for the first time this spring and manager Michael Harty has been pleased with how things panned out.
24 April 2024 Markets
Cottage, yard and 34ac farm in Co Offaly
In three lots, the house, spacious yard and farm at Moystown sit at the edge of the road near Cloghan, writes Paul Mooney.
10 April 2024 Property
Prices fall by 9% in Co Offaly
A number of noteworthy auctions featuring large farms were held last year.
24 March 2024 News