The Famine Museum at Strokestown Park House & Gardens is set to be re-developed into a world class national museum.
The first steps of the re-development got underway the Bank Holiday weekend when the first sod was turned on the €5m project by Minister Heather Humphreys. Fáilte Ireland predicts that this will attract over 50,000 more visitors and €13.2m in additional revenue to the area over the next 5 years.
This is a major boost for Strokestown and surrounding areas and will positively impact our community and support the local economy.
Members of the Strokestown Town Team and local Councillors were delighted to meet with Minister Humphreys to discuss the possible regeneration, repopulation, and development opportunities for
Strokestown Town Team is committed to ensuring that our town is an attractive and appealing place for families to live, work and visit.
Beautiful and historic Strokestown, a focal point of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands, is perfectly situated halfway across Ireland:
* approximately 90 minutes from the hustle & bustle of Dublin (and Ireland's Ancient East) and Galway (on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way).
* just 40 minutes from Ireland West Airport in Knock.