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News Ireland Offaly: Sporting milestones: The day Ireland cooked New Zealand’s goose in Marcoussis

Published on: Thursday 30 April 2020
Sporting milestones: The day Ireland cooked New Zealand’s goose in Marcoussis
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/rugby/sporting-milestones-the-day-ireland-cooked-new-zealand-s-goose-in-marcoussis-1.4241895

The girls have been unbelievably supportive of Sarah,” said Greg McWilliams, now head coach at Rugby United New York, as his young wife battles through chemotherapy. It got them thinking about each ...

News Ireland Offaly: Groundbreaking Offaly hurler Paddy Molloy dies

Published on: Thursday 07 May 2020
Groundbreaking Offaly hurler Paddy Molloy dies
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/sport/gaa/groundbreaking-offaly-hurler-paddy-molloy-dies-998205.html

Molloy was regarded as the greatest hurler from the county never to win a provincial or All-Ireland senior medal.

News Ireland Offaly: Offaly rage against Joe Deane and the dying of the light

Published on: Saturday 09 May 2020
Offaly rage against Joe Deane and the dying of the light
News source: https://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2020/0508/1137305-offaly-rage-against-deane-and-the-dying-of-the-light/

In the latest in this series on the greatest matches he ever witnessed, RTÉ GAA commentator Darragh Maloney looks back at that 2000 All-Ireland SHC semi-final between Offaly and Cork.

News Ireland Offaly: SSE Renewables to buy Offaly wind farm

Published on: Tuesday 17 December 2019
SSE Renewables to buy Offaly wind farm
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/energy-and-resources/sse-renewables-to-buy-offaly-wind-farm-1.4119016

SSE Renewables is to acquire a wind farm in Co Offaly, further expanding its onshore wind pipeline ... is in line with SSE Renewables’ objective of continually exploring opportunities to grow our ...

News Ireland Offaly: Michael Duignan becomes new Offaly chairman

Published on: Thursday 12 December 2019
Michael Duignan becomes new Offaly chairman
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/sport/gaa/michael-duignan-becomes-new-offaly-chairman-969736.html

... Duignan said he wants to unite Offaly GAA again after his election to the role at last night’s county convention in O’Connor Park. The RTE TV pundit edged past incumbent chairperson Tommy Byrne on ...

News Ireland Offaly: What’s going on around Ireland for National Women’s Enterprise Day?

Published on: Thursday 17 October 2019
What’s going on around Ireland for National Women’s Enterprise Day?
News source: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/start-ups/womens-enterprise-day-2019

Speakers include textile designer Liz Christie, keynote speaker and co-founder of Lean in Ireland Breda McCague, and head of marketing at Castle Leslie Olivia Cannon. The Gloster House in Birr, Co ...

News Ireland Offaly: Offaly set to reject football tier plans

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Offaly set to reject football tier plans
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/sport/gaa/offaly-set-to-reject-football-tier-plans-956377.html

Manager John Maughan, who guided Offaly to the last 16 of this year’s All-Ireland championship, is in favour of a Tier 2 competition. His players hold a different view, however, and made known their ...

News Ireland Offaly: The Secret World of Life (and Death) in Ireland’s Peat Bogs

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
The Secret World of Life (and Death) in Ireland’s Peat Bogs
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/10/19/multimedia/ireland-peat-bogs.html

Many of Ireland’s archaeological discoveries occur as bogs are drained to allow for alternative ... This is Clara Bog, a nature reserve in County Offaly. Half a mile away, the Irish National Parks and ...

News Ireland Offaly: Dozens of hot air balloons to take to the skies above Offaly

Published on: Saturday 21 September 2019
Dozens of hot air balloons to take to the skies above Offaly
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/homes-and-property/dozens-of-hot-air-balloons-to-take-to-the-skies-above-offaly-1.4012742

From September 22nd to 27th, the skies above Birr Castle Gardens in Co Offaly will be filled with dozens of hot air balloons. The 49th Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships 2019 will take place ...

News Ireland Offaly: Operation Transformation is back and moving to Offaly

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Operation Transformation is back and moving to Offaly
News source: https://www.rte.ie/lifestyle/living/2019/0927/1078641-operation-transformation-is-back-and-moving-to-offaly/

For the first time in its history, the show will be based in the heartland of Ireland - Co. Offaly. Dr. Aileen McGloin, Director of Marketing & Communications with safefood said: "2020 marks 10 years ...

News Ireland Offaly: Michael Fennelly to take charge of Offaly hurlers on two-year term

Published on: Tuesday 27 August 2019
Michael Fennelly to take charge of Offaly hurlers on two-year term
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/gaelic-games/hurling/michael-fennelly-to-take-charge-of-offaly-hurlers-on-two-year-term-1.3999332

The Offaly county board have announced that their management committee are recommending the appointment of Kilkenny’s eight-time All-Ireland winner Michael Fennelly as their next senior hurling ...

News Ireland Offaly: 'I was haunted by Offaly final,' says Deenihan

Published on: Friday 30 August 2019
'I was haunted by Offaly final,' says Deenihan
News source: https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/gaelic-football/i-was-haunted-by-offaly-final-says-deenihan-38452871.html

He admitted not being able to play in the legendary 1982 All-Ireland final - when he would have been marking Offaly scorer Séamus Darby - was something that affected him "for a few months". "I'm ...

News Ireland Offaly: Storm Hannah heading for Ireland as orange weather alert issued

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/storm-hannah-heading-for-ireland-as-orange-weather-alert-issued-1.3871394

Ireland has had one of its mildest winters in recorded history ... The yellow warning applies to Counties Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Donegal, Tipperary and ...

News Ireland Offaly: Irish weather forecast – Ireland braces itself for Storm Hannah as Munster and Connacht set to be worst affected by 130kph gusts

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://www.thesun.ie/news/4027071/irish-weather-forecast-ireland-braces-itself-for-storm-hannah-as-munster-and-connacht-set-to-be-worst-affected-by-130kph-gusts/

STORM Hannah will barrel into Ireland today, bringing wet and windy weather - with ... Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Donegal, Tipperary and Waterford from 11pm tonight until 9am tomorrow, when a ...

News Ireland Offaly: Irish weather forecast: TWO weather warnings issued for 20 counties as Storm Hannah to hit Ireland with winds of 130 km/h

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/meteireann-irish-weatherwarning-dublin-forecast-14578692

A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Connacht, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Donegal ... Forecaster Gerry Mooney said on RTÉ's Morning Ireland that ...

News Ireland Offaly: Weather alerts as Storm Hannah heads for Ireland

Published on: Wednesday 24 April 2019
News source: https://www.newstalk.com/news/weather-alerts-storm-hannah-heads-ireland-852015

The storm will bring severe gales to Ireland on Friday night ... Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Donegal, Tipperary and Waterford. It is set to become very windy on Friday night and for a time on ...