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Redevelopment of Áras Phádraig in Killarney could cost €50 million

Mar 11, 2021 13:03 By radiokerrynews
Redevelopment of Áras Phádraig in Killarney could cost €50 million Redevelopment of Áras Phádraig in Killarney could cost €50 million
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The development of the Áras Phádraig site on Lewis Road in Killarney could cost up to €50 million.

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The cost emerged at a recent meeting of Killarney Municipal District.

 

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Director of Services for Kerry County Council, Michael Scannell told the meeting that the council had engaged an architect firm to develop a plan for the town centre site.

 

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Mr Scannell said the development will require public and private funding.

 

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Proposals for the plot, which is part of an overall seven-year development plan for the town, includes a theatre, community space, office space and car parking.

 

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The Áras Phádraig building has been lying idle since it was donated to the town council by the Franciscan Order in 2009 because of legal difficulties.

 

 

 

 

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