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€2.5m Earmarked For Refurbishment Of Laois Mansion

It's hoped the building and grounds will provide a fantastic tourist attracted.

Over €2.5m is being allocated to ongoing works at a historic midlands mansion. 

Refurbishments at Emo Court in Laois will include a substantial improvement works of the house and the development of a 170-space car-park, with electric parking facilities, which is due to be complete by April.

The project will also see repairs to the ground's artificial lake and cottages to provide a tourist attraction and local outdoor amenity. 

Laois-Offaly TD and Junior Finance Minister Sean Fleming is confident it will attract huge crowds to the area:

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