The Tradaree Project

In October 2017 Obair received great news for the village of Newmarket on Fergus and were allocated €200,000 in funding under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme from the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional,… Read more »


Commitment to Governance: We are fully committed to our Governance, to not just comply with the minimal regulations, but to achieve the highest standards of best practice. In 2016 we became fully compliant with the… Read more »


Meals on Wheels volunteers Noel and Paddy!

Volunteering at Obair As a community we recognise the value of volunteers as part of our organisation. While volunteers do not replace paid workers we believe volunteers are at the core of our work at… Read more »

Cafe Fergus

Take a Break @ Cafe Fergus

Your Community Cafe Café Fergus opened its doors as a community social enterprise in the heart of the village in 2010. Since then, it has proven to be a true community café bringing a vibrant… Read more »

Arts & Heritage


Obairs Arts, Culture and Heritage section incorporates the Village Carnival, the Heritage Programme and the Mooghaun Project. This section’s mission is to engage, educate and advocate, and develop a wider understanding of the vital contribution that… Read more »

Environmental Services


Obair’s Environment Department continues in providing opportunities to people in the local area who may be experiencing social isolation, such as the elderly, people with disabilities and low income households. The Environment Department is heavily… Read more »

Obair Community Creche

colouring time

The Crèche and After School services at Obair are impressive to both children and parents in equal measure. Large, light-filled and spacious areas mean that there is lots of room for the important business of… Read more »

Meals on Wheels


Commmunity Catering Service The Meals on Wheels service was implemented in the village 20 years ago by Canon Reuben Butler and the Going Strong Active Retirement Group and has been operating from Cafe Fergus since… Read more »

Publications and Downloads

Here you will find some of our current relevant documents relating to our services at Obair: Policy Statement on Privacy 2018 Policy Statement on Data Retention 2018 2017 Obair Environment Financial Statements Obair Newmarket on… Read more »

Training and Education

Motor Mechanics Training Course 2015

In 2014 Obair in conjunction with the Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board ran a number of adult education training programmes including Employability Skills, Motor and Bike Mechanics, Youth Work Volunteer Training and Sewing…. Read more »

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