WATCH: work starts on scaffolding and walkway at derelict Portlaoise site

Lynda Kiernan


Lynda Kiernan

WATCH as work starts finally on this derelict hotel on Portlaoise Main Street. 

Scaffolding and a protective walkway for pedestrians is being erected this Tuesday evening September 3 at the former County Hotel. 

Laois County Council bought the building last winter and plans to convert it into 11 social housing apartments, with Cluid Housing Association taking on the work. 

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