Cllr. James Kelly says there's a lot of potential in Donaghamore and the surrounding area.
A Laois community is hoping to make its village a tourist destination.
Independent Councillor James Kelly says Donaghamore has a number of attractions including a 19th Centurty Work House and a Vintage Museum.
He also wants a genealogical office for the county as visitors looking to trace their ancestors have to travel to Tullamore to view records.
Councillor Kelly says the area has lots of potential: