As part of Heritage Week 2019, the magnificent Abbeyleix estate was opened to the public in an event hosted by Abbeyleix District and Portlaoise Lions Club.
The incredible 18th-century mansion that comes with over 1,000 acres of land with 10 lodges and cottages on site was opened for a day for all to enjoy.
The Abbey Leix Estate was designed in 1773 and is an elegant three-storey Classical mansion of seven bays. The property is for sale, it went on the market this year and comes with a price tag of €20 million.
The mansion comprises of some 26,910 square feet or 2,500 square metres.
Have a look through the gallery of pictures captured by Alf Harvey at the Heritage Week open day at Abbeyleix estate.