Offaly County Council Signs Off On 11% Increase In Budget For 2024

It'll be working with over €80m for the coming year

Offaly County Council will be operating with a budget of €85 million next year.

The figure represents an 11% increase on last year's total of €75 million.

A sizable portion of the extra funding is to come from an increase in the portion of Local Property Tax distributed from central government.

Offaly will get €11.2 million from this revenue stream, a 47% increase on last year.

County Cathaoirleach and Fianna Fáil Councillor, Eddie Fitzpatrick, says there's a long list of pre-determined items for the money:

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