Could Be A Year Before Portlaoise Leisure Centre Re-Opens

No specific timeline has been provided.

It could be a year before Portlaoise Leisure Centre re-opens, according to a local councillor.

Thomasina Connell - who also sits on the centre's board - says badly-needed repairs and refurbishments will be carried out in the meantime.

The facility closed its doors to the public two weeks ago, with an injection of €300,000 needed in order to meet ongoing running costs.

The Fine Gael councillor says the liquidator is now working on redundancy packages for the 30 staff:

 

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