Case Studies

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Titanic Signature Building

This is a 14,000 square meter building with a foundation of 4,200 metres. Creating the foundation was the largest concrete pour on the island of Ireland, requiring a total of 700 lorry drivers, or one delivery every two minutes for almost 24 hours.
Building Owner: Harcourt Developments
Architect: Todd Architects
Main Contractor: Harcourt Developments
Sub-Contractor: McLoughlin Taylor Dry-Lining
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre opened the 18th of March 2010 and today it continues to present a very diverse programme of theatrical experiences. The Theatre is currently the largest theatre in Ireland.
Building Owner: Chartered Land Ltd
Architect: Studio Daniel Libeskind
Sub-Contractor: John Sisk & Sons Ltd

Google Docks

The 15-storey Montevetro Tower Building is located in the heart of the Dublin Docklands and was purchased by Google after its completion in March 2010.
Building Owner: Google
Architect: Henry J Lyons
Sub-Contractor: Walls to Workstations
Dublin Airport Terminal 2

Terminal 2, Dublin Airport

Construction began on the new 100,000sq.m Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport in Jan 2008 and was officially opened in November 2010. This innovative project was designed fundamentally to improve passenger experience.
Building Owner: Dublin Airport
Architect: Pascal Watson Architects
Main Contractor: PJ Hegartys
Sub-Contractor: Oakleaf Contracts
Criminal Courts Complex, Dublin

Criminal Courts Complex, Dublin

The Criminal Courts Complex is the only courthouse in the world where suspects, victims, judges, lawyers, jurors, members of the public, and the media do not meet until they enter the courtroom.
Building Owner: Irish Courts Service
Architect: Henry J Lyons
Sub-Contractor: PJ Hegartys
Aviva Stadium

Aviva Stadium, Dublin

The Aviva Stadium in Dublin is home to the Irish national rugby and Republic of Ireland national football team. The stadium has won numerous awards for sustainability, including the 2012 LAMA Best Eco Friendly Building Award.
Building Owner: The Irish Rugby Football Union
Architect: Scott Talon Walker
Sub-Contractor: John Sisk & Sons Ltd
Croke Park

Croke Park Stadium, Dublin

Croke park is one of the largest stadiums in Europe and is currently the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletics Association (GAA). Redevelopment of the historic stadium spanned four phases and just over 12 years.
Building Owner: The Gaelic Athletic Association
Architect: Gilroy McMahon Architects
Sub-Contractor: John Sisk & Sons Ltd

University College Dublin, Science Block

UCD Belfield is Ireland’s largest science centre; providing a broad range of science research and education programs. The campus produces the highest number of science graduates in the country.
Building Owner: University College Dublin
Architect: RKD Architects
Sub-Contractor: John Sisk & Sons Ltd
Glenstal Abbey School. Co. Limerick

Glenstal Abbey School. Co. Limerick

The Glenstal Abbey School was originally known as Glenstal Castle and was built for the Barrington family in the 1830’s. The castle formally became a monastery in 1927 and was converted to a secondary school for boys in 1932.
Building Owner: Benedictine Order of Monks
Architect: Thompson Architects
Sub-Contractor: L&M Keatings
Gaelscoil Ui Riordáin

Gaelscoil Ui Riordáin

Gaelscoil Ui Riordáin was a rented apartment above a shop and continued to be run out of a rented building until 2013 when the construction of their new school building had been finished. The school now houses 530 pupils and more than 26 teachers.
Building Owner: The Department of Education and Skills
Architect: Todd Architects
Sub-Contractor: Glenman Corporation
Abbeyfeale School

Second Bundle of PPP Schools Projects

The Department of Education and Skills Public Private Partnership (PPP) Program has created five schools and provided places for over 4,700 students.
Building Owner: Macquarie Partnerships for Ireland MPFI
Sub-Contractor: John Sisk & Sons Ltd
Grangegorman Mental Health Facility

Grangegorman Mental Health Facility

The replacement health facility project was a first step in the re-development of Grangegorman into a new urban quarter for Dublin City. The new facility is non-institutional in character, allowing for a more flexible and patient-centred focus.
Building Owner: Health Service Executive
Architect: Moloney O'Beirne Architects
Main Contractor: John Sisk and Sons Ltd
The South West Acute Hospital

Enniskillen Hospital

The South West Acute Hospital is a new 300-bed acute hospital with designated centres for women and children. It is Northern Ireland’s first hospital with 100% single patient bedrooms and was designed with sustainability in mind.
Building Owner: Northern Ireland Health Group
Architect: Isherwood & Ellis
Sub-Contractor: FCC Elliot
Curaheen Hospital

Curraheen Hospital, Cork

The original St. Patrick’s Hospital opened in September 1870 and was replaced by the new purpose-built Curraheen Hospital in 2011.
Building Owner: Religious Sisters of Charity
Architect: Scott Tallon Walker
Sub-Contractor: BAM Building Ltd

The Holden PassivHaus, Tullow

The Holden House is a 4 bedroom family home that achieved PassivHaus standards with the help of Gyproc and Isover Ireland products and support.
Building Owner: The Holden Family
Architect: OLS Architects