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(Placename) an inland county of E central Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: formerly an ancient kingdom, which also included parts of Tipperary, Leix, and Kildare. County town: Tullamore. Pop: 63 663 (2002). Area: 2000 sq km (770 sq miles)


(ˈɔ fə li, ˈɒf ə-)

a county in Leinster, in the central Republic of Ireland. 59,806; 760 sq. mi. (1970 sq. km).
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LEAGUE hurling returns to St Brendan's Park for only the second time in 11 years as Offaly welcome Antrim to Birr tomorrw.
Tenders are invited for offaly county council wishes to invite tenders from competent contractors to carry out all civil works necessary to facilitate the installation of new traffic lights at cloghan village, cloghan, county offaly.
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MIKE McNamara has been frustrated by Offaly hurling for years - both as a spectator and now as manager.
Offaly manager Kevin Martin guided Clough-Ballacolla to Laois honours in 2015 while his coach Damian Fox managed the county.
1B: OFFALY v LAOIS Tullamore, 2pm IT'S only Round 2 of the Allianz Hurling League but already Offaly boss Eamonn Kelly says his side have a 'must win game' to contend with.
TEAM NEWS >pFresh from their historic league success, Dubs boss Anthony Daly has almost a full pack to choose from with the exception of talented centre-back Joey Boland and Tomas Brady who are >pJames Rigney, David Franks, Paul Cleary and Joe Brady are all missing for Offaly but talented attacker Brian Carroll has been named in the starting line-up after being a major injury concern in the last couple of weeks.
At present Tipp and Cork are flying the championship flag on behalf of Munster, but Leinster account for half of the teams left in the hunt for the McCarthy Cup with Offaly, Wexford and champs Kilkenny still involved.
RETIRING Offaly footballer Brian Darby is hoping the county's current generation enjoy more progress than he experienced in a stop-start inter-county career.
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OFFALY v CLARE O'Connor Park, tomorrow, 2pm Referee: Martin Higgins TEAM NEWS The experienced David Russell is a major doubt for Clare and his chances of winning his fitness battle are rated as 50-50.