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Round House Reduced

20th Century Walking Tour of Portlaoise

18 August, 10:30am - 12:30pm

  • Start location: Outside the ESB Offices
  • Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
  • R32HR02
  • Co. Laois

A walking tour exploring the 20th Century architecture of Portlaoise. Discover gems from the towns more recent past and unusual landmarks including the county's only round house. The tour culminates with Michael Scott’s acclaimed County Hospital.

The tour will be led by John Beattie, Architectural Conservation Advisor with the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH) and member of the ICOMOS Ireland 20th Century Working Group.

Start time: 10:30am, Friday 18th August

Start location: Outside the ESB Offices, Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Booking: Capacity limited to 20 persons - please follow booking link below to secure your free place.

Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are advised.

Further Information

NIAH & ICOMOS Ireland 20th Century Working Group

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