The Offaly facility will serve 300,000 people in the region.
Funding for a hospice at Tullamore Hospital isn't just a win for the town, but for the midlands as a whole.
That's according to Chairperson of Offaly Hospice, Humphrey O Connor, who says the facility 'will give what has been missing' from the region.
A 20-bed facility has been granted 20 million euro in funding, and will serve 300,000 across Laois, Offaly, Westmeath and Longford.
The Trinity College Professor says it'll provide an essential service for the region: