Offaly Sports Partnership

Service Details

Target Age

  • 0 - 11 years
  • 12 - 16 years
  • 12 - 18 years
  • 16 - 18 years
  • 19 - 24 years


  • Child & Family Support
  • Youth Work
  • Schools & Education Support
  • Training
  • Ethnic Minorities

Support Type

  • In-person - Group
  • In-person - One-to-one


  • Offaly

Contact Details

Contact Person(s)

Olivia Murphy


Áras an Chontae Charleville Road, Tullamore, Offaly R35 F893


057 9357462

Contact Hours

9am to 4pm


Emergency Assistance

Open Up is not a crisis service. If you or someone you know needs immediate help please contact one of the services below immediately.

If someone is hurt or in danger call the emergency services straight away. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialling 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.

Additional Service Information

Referral Process

  • Self-referral
  • Referral with parental consent for under 18's

Service Description

Our remit is to achieve sustained increases in participation levels in physical activity, sport and active living in County Offaly.

Our Vision is of a county with a vibrant sports culture which is inclusive of all people; while

Our Mission is to actively support inclusive measures to increase and sustain participation in sport and physical activity in County Offaly

The key values which govern our work are –

Inclusion – we seek to be people-centred in our work in order to ensure that our interventions are both responsive to, and accepted by the maximum number of people that we target

Partnership – we seek to collaborate in partnership with all stakeholders committed to increasing participation; and with the wider community in order to maximize impacts for our county

Respect – we will be respectful of all people with whom we work, for the advancement of our goals

Acknowledgement – we recognise and acknowledge that the task of maintaining and increasing participation levels in sport within our county is huge and is something that we cannot do alone. We are therefore very appreciative of the efforts of all volunteers and organisations that contribute to this – equality We are committed to a culture of equality to advance participation opportunities for all, in line with our equality statement

Environment – we will conduct our operations in the most climate and biodiversity friendly manner possible.

Our Pillars, Goals and Objectives
We have agreed five thematic pillars that will form the basis for our work in achieving our vision as follows: –

Instil Fundamentals and Improve Youth Fitness
Increase Adult and Older Adult Participation
Include the Least Active
Integrate and Celebrate
Improve Capacity and Inform the Sector

List of Services Available

Sport & physical activity supports

Wheelchair Access

Offaly Sports Partnership employs both a Sports Inclusion Development Officer (SIDO) and Community Sports Development Officer (CSDO).

The SIDO supports the development and delivery of sport and physical activity programmes for people with disabilities; while the CSDO supports the development and delivery of sport and physical activity programmes for specific target groups of the sports partnership (e.g. people from disadvantaged communities, women and girls, and youth at risk)

Before this website came along, we weren’t sure what services were available locally and how to access them. It’s great to now see them all listed in one place with lots of useful information and contact details.