The Traditional approach

26 Sep , 2019  

The Traditional Lime Company are providers of lime putties, natural hydraulic limes, lime washes, natural paints and general traditional building materials. The Tullow, Co Carlow based concern is the brainchild of husband and wife duo Edward and Marion Byrne and they boast a wealth of knowledge in this specialised sector. Edward was the first person […]


“Attention to detail, reliability and customer service are the key things”

24 Sep , 2019  

Need a floor screed installed? Look no further than Premier Floor Screed of Tipperary. Managing Director Paul Cahalan kindly took time out of his busy schedule to tell us why they should be your first port of call. Premier Floor Screed has developed an enviable reputation as one of Ireland’s leading screeding companies. This reputation […]


Salt water running through the veins

23 Sep , 2019  

Salt water runs through the veins of the O’Malley family that operates O’Malley Marine Plant Ltd of Clare Island, Westport, Co Mayo. Building Ireland caught up with company director Charles O’Malley who gave an insight into the day-to-day operations of the ever-growing concern. The family-run O’Malley Marine Plant Ltd owns and operates specialist cargo vessels, […]


The Collen way

20 Sep , 2019  

In keeping with its ethos of providing a quality service and forging long-lasting relationships, Collen Construction deploys a proactive and progressive approach to implementing the best possible Health & Safety initiatives. Collen Construction’s exceptional safety management system has been acknowledged at many awards events as the long-established construction giant – which has delivered over two […]


Best practice standards in conservation

16 Sep , 2019  

Irish Construction Excellence Awards shortlisted RBR Specialist Conservation Contractors deliver a personal, flexible and professional approach to all conservation projects. The 2019 Irish Construction Excellence Awards Gala Awards event took place in the Round Room at the Mansion House, Dublin on Friday, March 29th last. The RBR team were there in numbers as they were […]


Half a century of M&E excellence

13 Sep , 2019  

Specialising in the full design, installation and service of mechanical, electrical, heating and renewable systems, award-winning M&E engineering contractor Sean Horan Ltd. recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Building Ireland travelled to Ballintubber, County Mayo and had a chat with director Noelle Horan to find out more about this trail-blazing, family-run operation. Established in 1986, Sean […]


Lagan’s exceptional delivery of Shannon Airport runway rehabilitation recognised

9 Sep , 2019  

Lagan Asphalt Ltd. was nominated for an Irish Construction Excellence Award for its exceptional delivery of the Rehabilitation of Runway 06-24 at Shannon Airport project. Building Ireland touched base with Paddy McHugh to find out more about the €12.3m project and what the ICE Award nomination means to the company. Lagan Asphalt Ltd. were strongly […]


Closing in on 35 years

5 Sep , 2019  

Founded by Jack Coughlan in 1985, JCA Architects is today an established multi-disciplinary architectural practice with offices in Cork City and Dunboyne, Co Meath. Building Ireland learned more from one of the company’s four directors, Gareth O’Callaghan, recently. Business is thriving at present at JCA Architects and the plan is to try and keep things that […]


The “biomass boiler people”

3 Sep , 2019  

In February, Woodco Renewable Energy won the Green Product Award at the 2019 Green Awards for its new Biogenic Processor. Building Ireland heard all about it from the company Marketing Manager, Jane Foley in the days after the success at the Clayton Hotel in Dublin. Woodco Renewable Energy is a world leader in design and […]


Glenbeigh’s expertise safeguards the history and future of Clancy Quay Officers Mess Building

30 Aug , 2019  

Glenbeigh Construction Ltd. was shortlisted for a coveted 2019 Irish Construction Excellence Award in the Public or Heritage Building category for their exceptional work in transforming the dilapidated Clancy Quay Officers Mess Building – a protected structure – into 13 high-end, bespoke residential units. The sheer master craftsmanship in terms of conservation, repair and change […]