Troubled? the Priory Is Coming; (1) New Venue: Moyglare Manor in Kildare Has Been Snapped Up by the Clinic (2) Therapy: Kate Moss Was Allegedly Treated for Drug Abuse

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Byline: Gayle Schoales

A FAVOURED haunt of the likes of Kerry Katona, Lindsay Lohan and Kate Moss is coming to Ireland next year.

And its not an exclusive boutique nightclub or restaurant: its The Priory rehab centre.

The famous flagship south London addiction clinic is now planning to open a 45-bed treatment centre in Co. Kildares Moyglare Manor.

Currently an exclusive hotel that charges up to ?250 per night, the Georgian mansion sits on 13 acres handy for keeping those pesky fans at bay and is conveniently located just 30 minutes outside Dublin.

It is believed that the 18th century Co. Kildare property was bought up by the clinic in recent days and that plans are now at an advanced stage.

The Priory International will operate the centre, and an eminent Irish psychiatrist will be brought on board to lead the team.

Often dubbed a holiday camp for burned-out A-listers, the Priory offers daily classes in the likes of tai-chi, yoga, aerobics, swimming, aromatherapy and massage, as well as frequent sessions with a mental-health professional and group therapy sessions. …