Ferbane came close to taking the Dowling Cup in the dying moments.
After a brutal, competitive, and weather affected contest, Tullamore have been crowned champions of Offaly.
A deluge of rain before throw-in rendered this year's Offaly Senior Football Championship decider a dog fight.
On a tough afternoon for both club's forwards, it was Tullamore's Luke Plunkett who displayed a moment of composure and accuracy to score the game's only goal in the 13th minute.
The now 29 times county champions sustained a black card to Oisin Keenan Martin shortly afterwards to reach half time with a two point lead.
There were to be six futher scores in the second period, three for each side. Ferbane searched desperately for the goal that might see them snatch a famous win.
When the chance came, Corey White in the Tullamore goal was equal to Ferbane's best effort, saving low with an out-stretched boot.
Tullamore held on, and reclaimed their Faithful County crown.