Back to the cold again this week. Remember never leave your vehicle unattended and running while de-icing it. Cases of criminals stealing cars while idling in driveways. Also never leave valuables in your parked car remove them, lock and secure. #parksmart
An Garda Síochána are urging motorists to park smart in the lead up to Christmas by ensuring that your vehicle is locked no matter where it’s parked to avoid being the target of opportunistic thieves. National figures show that one-third of all vehicles broken into in residential areas had been left unlocked by the owner. […]
Patrick Feeney & Band
Date: Friday, December 9th @ 8pm Location: St. Brendan’s Church Cost: €25 per person (tickets available from Parish office) All proceeds go to St Brendan’s Church & Offaly Hospice Foundation. More info: https://www.stbrendansbirr.ie/2022/09/26/patrick-feeney-his-band/
A conversation to have with family, friends and neighbours particularly those that may be more vulnerable. Gardaí are aware of an increase in the number of incidents of people impersonating Gardaí. Recent incidents of this type involve the ‘conmen’ requesting to check cash held by the injured party as a result of an increase in […]
First Aid Course – Birr Library
Birr Library will host a First Aid course on Wednesday, November 30th from 10:00am-12:00pm. Part of our #HealthyIreland programme, this will be an excellent opportunity to learn some basic skills to keep you and your loved ones safe and well. Contact Birr Library at BirrLibrary@offalycoco.ie or 0579124950 to book a spot.
Lino Printing Workshop
Tis’ the season to get crafty… Drop in to Birr Library for our Lino-printing workshop. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Contact Birr Library at BirrLibrary@offalycoco.ie or 0579124950 to book a spot.
Santa’s Grotto Experience
Date: 5th – 7th December & 13th – 15th December Location: County Arms Hotel Enjoy family days out this Christmas at the County Arms Hotel with a visit to our Santa’s Grotto Experience. It’s an invitation for your child to step into the magic of Christmas at the County Arms Hotel, meet Santa, get your […]
Birr Christmas Lights
Santa will arrive in Green Street with Mrs Clause at 2.30 and head to the log cabin to meet and greet the children. Train rides will start at 2pm. There will be street entertainment throughout the day Magic Show, Live Music, Meet Our Friend the clown, Mulled Wine, Hot chocolate, Face Painting. 5-7 Live Music […]
Lock up Light up
Lock Up Light Up is An Garda Síochána’s anti-burglary awareness campaign which encourages homeowners to protect their homes over the winter months, when burglaries traditionally tend to rise. Data from the Garda Analysis Service shows that one-third of all burglaries are through the front doors – with most burglars using their own body to gain […]
BOGUS CALLERS Unfortunately, everyone can receive visits form bogus callers and our older persons are frequently targeted by them. Bogus callers will say anything to get into your home or onto your property. “There’s been an accident, can I call an ambulance?” “I’ve broken down, can I use your phone?” “I’ve had a fall, could […]