Rebuild knocked Coolbanagher castle

The reconstruction of a 800 year old tower house near Portlaoise, demolished last February, has been requested by cllr Tom Mulhall. Privately owned Coolbanagher castle partially fell during storm Darwin last February, and was knocked a week later by a private contractor.

The reconstruction of a 800 year old tower house near Portlaoise, demolished last February, has been requested by cllr Tom Mulhall. Privately owned Coolbanagher castle partially fell during storm Darwin last February, and was knocked a week later by a private contractor.

The Dept of Arts is being asked to pay for a partial reconstruction of what was a national monument.