The Cathaoirleach of Monaghan County Council says the closure of the main entrance to Lough Muckno Park is a small price to pay to complete the refurbishment works.
The main vehicle entrance to Lough Muckno Park will be closed for a period of five weeks from today.
It will allow for public realm enhancement works as part of the Gate Lodge Number 2 refurbishment project.
Visitors can avail of the public carparks located off Thomas Street during this period, and pedestrian access to the park will be maintained for the duration of the works.
Speaking to Northern Sound, Councillor Aidan Campbell said "it'll be a great job when it's finished" and added that there are alternative measures in place: