Fianna Fail's Peter Ormond filled the role last year.
Offaly County Council has elected a new cathaoirleach for the year ahead.
Independent Birr councillor John Carroll is replacing Fianna Fáil's Peter Ormond.
He's taking over the position for the Council's centenery year.
Fianna Fáil Ferbane rep Eamon Dooley was appointed as Leas-Cathaoirleach.