Cork’s heritage conservation specialists

12 Mar , 2020  

One of Ireland’s longest established specialist heritage companies, Southgate Associates, is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary practice which has more than 30 years of experience in its field. Building Ireland learned more about the business from its founder and Managing Director, Christopher Southgate, recently. Business is brisk right now at Southgate Associates, and the plan for Chris […]


A new era

11 Mar , 2020  

In April 2018, quantity surveyor Lisa O’Brien left RTE’s Room to Improve for another venture as she had founded Brifin Homes Ltd along with Brian Keating a few months earlier. Having spent two years on the popular television show, Lisa decided to pursue another avenue which she revealed to us is a decision that she […]


Providing fit-out from design to delivery

6 Mar , 2020  

Based in Newcastlewest, Co Limerick, M & K Interiors Ltd is a specialist office fit-out company which services the greater Munster area. Building Ireland learned all about the family-run busines from its co-director, Frank Moore recently. Business is good right now at M & K Interiors and the plan for founders Frank Moore and Sean King […]


Spectacular work at Peamount Healthcare by Homan O’Brien

5 Mar , 2020  

As Ireland’s leading independent Consulting Engineers, Homan O’Brien have specialised in designing mechanical and electrical building services for many decades. The company is as committed on every assignment regardless of size to providing innovative sustainable designs as they were when the business was first formed. When it comes to advice and consultation, few can rival […]


Drake Hourigan’s spectacular architecture recognised at RIAI Awards

4 Mar , 2020  

In early June, a stunning extension to An Ríocht, Scoil Chríost Rí, Boys National School, Caherdavin, Limerick – designed by Drake Hourigan Architects – was announced at a gala awards ceremony in Dublin’s Mansion House as winner of the Public Choice Award at the 2019 Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) Architecture Awards. […]


Versatile, third-generation builders with a ‘can do’ attitude

3 Mar , 2020  

With a proven track record for invariably delivering a full range of general building and civil engineering projects to spec, on time and within budget, JSM Kelly Developments Ltd. have forged a stellar reputation for themselves as one of the north east’s premier building contractors. We spoke to director Sean Kelly to find out more […]


Kinsella’s continue to invest

28 Feb , 2020  

For any business to succeed, investment is key and Sean Kinsella Site Developments Ltd is one business that certainly is willing to move with the times. Following the opening of a new C&D waste recycling facility at Bantown, Gorey, the family run business have continued to invest in the business with the acquisition of a […]


Duke McCaffrey construction consultants: the perfect match

27 Feb , 2020  

Duke McCaffrey Construction Consultants is a vibrant and forward-thinking multi-disciplinary construction consultancy providing professional services throughout Ireland. The Dublin and Belfast based company has extensive experience across virtually every industry sector, giving them a depth and breadth of knowledge essential to assure accuracy and efficiency in the service they deliver. Their core specialist services are […]


DA Construction deliver on time, within budget and with a first-class finish

26 Feb , 2020  

DA Construction is a building company with a highly experienced and dedicated team of professionals. DA Construction was set up with a view to focusing primarily on clients’ needs and to offer an in-house professional service.  DA Construction specialise in all types of building projects from refurbishments and new build to design and build contracts. […]


Light at the end of the tunnel

25 Feb , 2020  

The recession hit Ireland very hard especially the construction industry which bore the brunt of its full force. It certainly wasn’t a time to start up a business in this sector. Or was it? While many would say it wasn’t there were some who did set up their own companies and for this month’s edition […]