The council is hoping to develop the facility as a training and remote working space.
A restored workhouse is the latest midlands building being proposed as a new co-working hub.
The Donaghamore Workhouse, first opened in 1853, has been recently refurbished and fitted with high-speed broadband.
Laois County Council is hoping to develop the facility as a training and remote working space for locals.
Regina Dunne of the Laois Hub Collective says the project will be a great asset to the community: