Developer Joe O'Reilly has applied for planning permission to develop a 177-bedroom hotel on the grounds of Killeen Castle in Co. Meath.
According to The Irish Independent, O'Reilly's proposal involves the construction of a new building to house 160 of the hotel's 177 bedrooms, while the remaining 17 would be located within the castle itself, alongside a bar and dining facilities.
The structure housing the 160 bedrooms would also feature a day spa, swimming pool, winter garden restaurant, function room and pre-function area, with the complete hotel development being expected to encompass an area of 15,152 square metres upon the combination of the new structure and existing castle.
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If approved, the new hotel would be complemented by Killeen Castle's Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, which served as the site of the 12th Solheim Cup in 2011.
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