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New Distillery And Visitor Centre Coming To Offaly

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The castle owners have secured planning permission for the huge project.

A new craft whiskey distillery and visitor centre are coming to Kinnitty Castle.

The Offaly tourist spot has secured planning permission for the development at the coach house and stables at the rear of the castle, provided certain structures are protected.

It's hoped it'll intice more domestic and international tourists, with construction to start early next year.

General manager of the castle hotel, Cora Dwyer, says the project has been years in the pipeline, and is a huge positive during a difficult time for the hospitality sector:

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