The scale of the Center Parcs Longford Forest resort project in Ballymahon is quite breath-taking. Situated on over 400 acres of woodland, the €233m resort has added an entirely new dimension to Ireland’s tourism and leisure market.
At 60 sq m and with a budget of €120,000, Lidan Designs’ two-bedroom ‘Modular Dwelling’ for Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLR) Parks Department is probably the smallest and least costly Project Focus you are likely ever to see featured in Construction magazine.
John Paul Construction’s meticulous restoration of the Adare Manor Hotel and Estate is one of the most prestigious and complex projects to be completed in Ireland in recent years. John Paul Construction’s restoration and remodelling of the Adare Manor Estate brought an estimated 750 workers to the picturesque area around the Co Limerick town of […]
Stewart Construction’s Goethe-Institut Irland project sets a new standard for the conservation and repurposing of Georgian Dublin buildings. Stewart Construction has a broad portfolio of heritage work to its name. Its landmark projects include the restoration of St John’s Cathedral, Limerick; Customs House, Galway; Castlebar Courthouse; and No 47-49 Stephen’s Green, Dublin, to name a […]
The new DCU Student Hub building presented Duggan Brothers with a number of challenges, not least of which was that the facility remained operational throughout the build. ROBBIE COUSINS reports. The construction of the €12m over 5,500-sq m DCU Student Hub building by Duggan Brothers was carried out over several phases, which comprised the construction […]
Bennett Construction’s Royal College of Surgeons educational hub was chosen as the Public Choice for ‘Building of the Year 2018’ in the RIAI Irish Architectural Awards. The new academic and educational hub for the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland at No 26 York Street, Dublin is a highly complex mix of spaces on a compact […]
Galway head-quartered contractor, JJ Rhatigan & Company, recently moved its regional operations in Dublin to a former Church building which, working closely with Dublin City Council, has been transformed into modern offices in a Joint Venture with St Luke’s Partnership. In November 2017, JJ Rhatigan completed a €3.25m 13-month restoration and repurposing of a 17th […]
One of the major logistical challenges facing the team that delivered the new Luas Cross City line was coordinating activities to minimise disruption on the capital’s main thoroughfares. Passenger services commenced on 09 December 2017 on the new Luas Cross City line, an extension that brought the Luas Green Line through the city centre to […]
Clancy Construction carried out the fast-track fit-out of state-of-the-art research laboratories and offices in Cherrywood, Co Dublin for APC Ltd over three phases that involved a total of 17 months on site across two years. The success of the project can be attributed to the integrated project approach taken by the project management team and […]