Despite the extraordinary challenges presented as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, JJ Rhatigan had significant success completing milestone projects across multiple sectors in Ireland and the UK. In 2020, the company achieved an overall turnover of €288m and currently has 19 projects in Ireland and the UK, with a combined value of over €1.26bn.

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JJ Rhatigan Staff

With 420-plus direct employees, staff levels are strong across its five locations, ensuring the delivery of its current workload and newly secured projects. From a recruitment perspective, the company continues to seek out the top graduates each year, as well as enthusiastic and committed people at all levels.

Health, safety, environment and quality (HSEQ) play a central role in all activities and operations carried out by JJ Rhatigan and are enshrined in its five ‘Pillars of Success’: Health and safety, quality and environmental, programme, budget and collaborative relationships.

JJ Rhatigan Projects

JJ Rhatigan has vast experience in both the public and private sectors. Its client-focused strategy has resulted in a portfolio based on repeat business and strong client referrals. Its objective is steady, sustainable growth over the next five years, strengthening its position as a competitive, innovative, safe and sustainable tier 1 construction services company.

JJ Rhatigan has a range of anchor projects underway or newly completed. The recently handed-over National Forensic Mental Health Service Hospital at Portrane facilitated the relocation of the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum.

JJ Rhatigan
Crown Square, Galway.
JJ Rhatigan
The National Forensic Mental Health Hospital, Portrane.

The contractor is at an advanced stage with the Charlemont Square development in Dublin, with almost half of its 46,500 sq metres of office space soon to be occupied by anchor tenant Amazon. This development also includes over 260 residential units.

Other projects currently underway in Dublin include UCD student residences, One Le Pole Square commercial development, Edmund Rice College in Castleknock and the E3 Learning Foundry at Trinity College Dublin.

Regionally, it is in the final stages of the hand-over of Social Housing Bundle 2, a public-private partnership (PPP) project as part of the Torc Housing Partnership consortium, which is delivering a total of 465 social housing units. The company is well underway, transforming Crown Square in Wellpark, Galway, into the largest mixed-use development in Galway. It comprises some 38,000 sq metres of office space, a 180-bed hotel, over 300 PRS units and ancillary retail, medical and other facilities.

Over the next 12 months, it will continue to work on Maynooth University Academic Building, Kildare; the IDA Advance Office Building, Sligo; the HSE Residential Care Centre in Tuam; PPD’s pharma research laboratory facility in Athlone; and mixed-use redevelopments in Napier Gateway Luton, Guildford and Abbey Place in London.


JJ Rhatigan is in construction for the long term to nurture relationships with existing and new clients and to copper-fasten partnerships across its supply chain.

It has a well-deserved reputation for delivering complex, largescale developments on time and within budget. Its collaborative work culture and dedication to innovation and technology will continue to be the key to its success.

JJ Rhatigan
One LePole Square, Dublin.
JJ Rhatigan
Charlemont Square, Dublin.

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ADDRESS: Wolfe Tone House, Fr Griffin Road, Galway.

PHONE: 091 580800


LINKEDIN: JJ Rhatigan & Company

TWITTER: @JJRhatigan

KEY EXECUTIVES: Padraic Rhatigan, Chairman and Group Managing Director; Ger Ronayne, Chief Executive Officer; Gerry Kelly, Group Chief Financial Officer; Sean Rhatigan, Corporate Services Director; Niall Higgins, Chief Operations Officer; Francis Mulry, Chief Commercial Officer; Sarah O’Donohoe, Director of Human Resources.

KEY ACTIVITIES: General Building.

YEAR END: 31/10/2020