Locals are being asked what we should do with St Canice’s Hospital in Kilkenny.
A consultation process is underway on the future of the 50-acre site in the city.
The county council and the HSE are working together to come up with a masterplan for the campus.
You can also send your thoughts in writing to Senior Planner, Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny.
Cllr Maria Dollard says many very different suggestions are being made already:
There’s a few different viewpoints I’ve heard from people who are coming, we’ll say, from a history of mental health services in Ireland who believe the building should be raised to the ground. And then I’ve heard other people saying that the building would be a fantastic university”