Do you fancy a taste of Lord of the Rings in the midlands?
Lord of the Rings fans will soon be able to get a taste of life in the fictional world.... in the midlands.
A Hobbit village is being established in Laois and will be ready in time for domestic tourists from July.
It's an expansion of Glamping Under the Stars, near Ballyroan, that's taken three years to come to fruition.
Owner Kyra Fingleton is happy with the how the project turned out: