Completed Projects

All commercial projects including new builds, extensions, refurbs and fitouts are researched by the OCC Construction team with special focus on Office Buildings, School’s, Public Buildings, Entertainment and Retail.

Commercial construction projects in all regions are covered – Connaught, Leinster, Munster, Ulster borders and projects are tracked through all stages from pre-planning, submitted, granted, tender, to contract awarded and on-site.  We have built a reputation for delivering projects in a timely and economic manner. Our portfolio of work contains examples of projects of the highest complexity and highest profile in the country through to budget constructions.

Our principals of value for money, quality customer service and on-time completions have been applied to ensure a seamless contract delivery achieved through planned procurement, co-ordination of on site activities  and head office support resources. We are an innovative and dynamic company with a reputation for professionalism and excellence and a proven track record in delivering a quality end product.

Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh Preschool Building

Location: Lána an Mhuilleora, Knocknacarra, Galway

Project Description :

Construction of a new  500 sq.m. state of the art educational facility and all associated site works.  Construction of steel superstructure, cavity wall construction with architectural panelling, complex multi angular roof structure with pvc finishes. Full fitout internally. Concrete paths, paving, landscaping and streetscaping externally.

Project Value : Total Project value €1.1 Million

Client: Department of Education

Contracting Authority: Coughlan Associates Architects & Project Managers


Chuirt Cherin

Location : Bushypark, Circular Road, Galway

Project Description :

Construction of a  scheme of 18  no. A rated detached houses.  Scheme included a range of house types for a Developer.  Works included turn key handover and all associated site works.

Project Value : Total Project value €4 million

Client: Renaissance Property Ltd

Consulting Engineer: Damien Fallon, Consulting Engineers, Galway



Connacht Whiskey

Location : Connacht Whiskey Company, Castle Road, Beleek, Ballina, Co. Galway

Project Description :

Works consisted of the refurbishment and extension of existing 1970s factory into state of the art 4,000 sq. m. Whiskey distillery, shop & tourist centre & Cleanroom.

Work included extension of existing industrial unit, complete refurbishment of the warehouse area, construction of new distillery area, office blocks, storage areas, clean room and tour shop.  All groundworks & car parking areas.  Full Mechanical & Electrical installations.

Project Value : Total Project value €3.5 million.

Client : David Stapleton, MD of Connacht Whiskey Company

Architect: Cormac Dooley Architects, Clifden, Co, Galway.

Consulting Engineer: APS Consulting Engineers, Lackagh, Turloughmore, Co. Galway

Midwest Simon Residential Building

Client : Midwest Simon Community

Location :  Speakers Corner, Lower Careys Road, Limerick

Project Description :
Complete fit out of shell and core 3 storey apartment building.  Full mechanical & electrical works and all associated ground works.

Project Value : Total Project value €550,000

Project Manager: O’Brien Finucane Architects, Dublin


Shannon Weir Apartment Complex

Location:  Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Project Description :

Demolition of 24 no. defective chimneys below roof level and fireproofing.  Stripping roof tiles and fireproofing of 66 no. party walls throughout the development. Closing up fireplaces and fire proofing throughout.

Project Value:  €348,000

Client: O’Carroll Fitzgerald Property Management

Cnoc Mhuire Apartment Building

Location:  Renmore, Galway.

Project Description:

Demolition and removal of existing single storey building, opening up and removal of decayed construction materials.   Construction of new two storey apartment block consisting of 8 no. 1 bedroom apartments with passenger lift.  The site was extensively landscaped & paved.  Bin stores and service building built externally.

Client: Sisters of Mercy

Architect: O’Neill O’Malley Architects, Galway Technology Park, Galway.

Engineer: OCSC Consulting Engineers, Galway. Tom Duggan

St. Vincents Chapel

Location:  Woodquay, Galway.

Project Description:

Reroofing and renovation of stone facades on existing protected 17th century chapel.

Works included removal of asbestos slate roofing, Repair and renovation of structural timber work to roofs and new natural slate on new latting & felt.  Cleaning down limestone parapets and steeples and new lime pointing to all limestone areas

Client: Sisters of Mercy

GTI Boiler Room Replacement

Location:  Father Griffin Road, Galway

Project Description :

Removal of existing mechanical equipment, damp proofing and tanking of the entire floors and walls.  Fitting of new gas boilers & full mechanical fit out to boiler room.  Gas detection & Air extraction systems installed. Site works for mains gas installed. Working in a live environment.

Project Value:  €269,400

Client:  Heavy Kenny Mechanical Consultants for Galway Technical Institute

Tuam Stars GAA Club

Location:  Tuam Stars GAA Club, Tuam, Co. Galway

Project Description:
Construction of new 360 sq.m sports hall, canteen, office, general assembly area and associated facilities.

Project Value: Total Project value €333,000

Client : Tuam Stars GAA

Project Manager: Arthur Ward


Buttons n Bows Creche

Location:  Moylough, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

Project Description:
Construction of two storey 74 sq. m extension to existing childcare facility and all associated services.

Project Value:  €148,500

Client:  Buttons n Bows Creche

Consulting Engineers: APS Consulting Engineers


St Raphaels College Loughrea

Location: St. Raphaels College, Loughrea, Co. Galway

Project Description:

St Raphael’s College Chapel is a protected structure, built in the 1840s in the care of the sisters of Mercy. The chapel is approximately 240 sq m. and the works included complete re-roofing of the chapel whilst saving the interior ceilings.  There was a 140 sq. m laundry building on site which was refurbished into usable meeting room space.

Restoration works were required where Plaster works was restored internally, stoneworks refurbished internally and externally. The old trusses, stained glass windows and ceilings repaired. 14 no. listed sash windows were restored.

Works included demolition of outbuildings, substantial mechanical & civil engineering, Installation of fire & smoke alarms and refurbishment of laundry building.

Client: Sisters of Mercy Western Province 

Project Manager: O’Neill O’Malley Architects,  Parkmore, Galway


Town & Country Garage

Location: Tuam, Co. Galway

Project Description:

Phase 1 – Demolition and removal of existing single storey building and construction of new 600 sq. m warehouse  including shop floor, office area, toilets & kitchen and 2,500 sq. m car park and ground works.

Phase 2 – Construction of standalone 3 car workshop and all associated works.

Project Value: Total Project value €825,000

Client: Michael Donnellan

Consulting Engineer: Oliver Higgins Consulting Engineers, Oranmore, Co.  Galway


Healys Hotel Pontoon

Location: Pontoon, Co. Mayo

Project Description:

Demolition of 1,400 sq. m Healys Hotel and preparation works for a new hotel development.

Project Value: Total Project value €65,000

Client: JRL Group


Lisheenkyle National School Fire Damage

Location :  Lisheenkyle, Athenry, Co.Galway.

Project Description :  Complete renovation of existing national school following extensive fire damage.  Construction of 1 new IT room.  Works included re-roofing, complete mechanical & electrical works and all finishes.  Complete fit out of 7 classrooms, 3 offices, kitchen & canteen and cleaners stores was also required.

Project Value : Total Project value €650,000

Client : Board of Management Lisheenkyle N.S.

Project Manager: AOCA Tullamore


Royal Hotel Boyle

Location: Boyle, Co. Roscommon

Project Description:

Demolition of former Royal Hotel and preparation works for Roscommon County Council

Project Value: Total Project value €58,000

Client: Roscommon County Council


Super Valu Carpark & Storage

Location :  Supervalu Mountbellew, Co. Galway

Project Description :

Refurbishment and extension of 1,000 sq. m existing Supervalu Supermarket including office space, apartments overhead and new goods store 250 sq. m.  All Groundworks & car parking areas

Client : Supervalu Mountbellew – Richard Coyle

Project Manager: APS Consulting Engineers


Educate Together NS Castlebar

Location : Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Project Description :
Renovation of existing County Council buildings with substantial demolitions. Full fit out to Dept. of Education Specification. Fireproofing existing building material. Automatic doors and disable access works. Conservation works. Substantial ground works and addition of rubberised  playground.

Project Value : Total Project value €350,000

Client : Department of Education

Consulting Engineer: Paul Feeney, Consulting Engineers, Galway

Conservation Architect: John Halligan Architects, Charlestown, Mayo


Lufthansa Technik Shannon Airport

Location: Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co. Clare.

Project Description:
Fireproofing works completed airside to protected stairways in 60,000 sq. ft manufacturing & office building used to service aircraft.

Project Value: Total Project value €48,000

Client: Tobin Consulting Engineers, Galway


Lindenwood Estate Works

Location:  Cootehall, Co. Roscommon

Project Description:

Remedial works carried out for National Asset Management Agency throughout existing housing estate to realign main sewer, mains storm water and new connections to all dwellings. Reinstatement works.

Client: Receiver

Project Manager: OCFPM, Charleville, Co. Cork


Lisheenkyle N.S

Location : Lisheenkyle, Athenry, Co. Galway

Project Description :
Construction of 4 classroom extension for pre-school with toilet block, associated ground works and renovations to existing school.

Client : Board of Management, Lisheenkyle N.S

Consulting Engineer: Paul Feeney, Consulting Engineers, Galway


Glenina Veterinary Clinic

Location :  1 Glenina Heights, Galway

Project Description :
Refurbishment of 350 sq m building for Galway’s longest established veterinary practice.

Client : Glenina Vet Clinic

Project Manager: Tony Callanan


Brownes Bar & Restaurant Tuam

Location : Bishop Street Tuam, Co. Galway

Project Description :
Complete renovation and fit out of an existing Bar into a modern traditional  restaurant and bar including all electrical, mechanical and full fit out

Project Value : Total Project value €100,000

Client : Stevie & Amanda Lane

Consulting Engineer: Oliver Higgins Consulting Engineers, Oranmore


Tuam Medical Centre

Location : Tuam Medical Centre, Bishop Street, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Project Description :
Extension and renovation of an existing 550 sq m protected stone building to accommodate a medical centre with associated treatment rooms, canteen & toilets.  Office space fully fitted out in first & second floors. Works with protected ceilings and fireplaces.

Client : Dr Seamus Cunningham, Bishop Street, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Architects : O’Neill O’Malley , Galway Technology Park, Galway.

The Brogue Bar, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Location : The Brogue Bar , Tuam, Co. Galway.

Project Description :
Renovation of the the Brogue Bar in tuam, raising the roof level and creating a music venue, including all structural works and fit out  works.

Project Value : €50,000

Client : Brendan Holian, The Brogue bar, Tuam, Co. Galway

Architects & Engineers :  Arthur Ward, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Abbeyknockmoy National School

Location : Abbeyknockmoy National School, Co. Galway

Project Description :
250 sq. m extension and renovation works of the existing school. The extension incorporates large general purpose activities room, class rooms, meeting room, canteen facilities and toilets with interconnecting corridor. Kingspan insulated roof cladding and plaster finish to exterior.

Procurement : Two-stage Tender

Project Value : € .48million

Client : Board of management, Abbeyknockmoy National School

Architects & Engineers :   OKM Architects

Ryehill Church, Abbeyknockmoy

Location : Ryehill parish council Abbeyknockmoy, Co. Galway

Project Description :
The extension incorporates a large multi-purpose room with 7 metre decorative timber ceilings, fully equipped kitchen, hallways and toilets. Renovation of old walls. New stained glass window. New glass doors into church.

Procurement : Tender

Project Value : €480,000

Client : Ryehill Parish Council

Architects & Engineers :  Patrick J Newell, Oaklands, Headford, Co. Galway.

Consulting Engineer : Patrick J Newell, Oaklands, Headford, Co. Galway.

Turn Key – Fit Out

Client : Private Client

Project Description :
Fit out of shop unit to Retail chain specifications. Complete fit out of supermarket from shell and core to completion incorporating offices, canteen facilities, store rooms and toilets.

Procurement : Negotiated Tender

Architect : In House design and specifications

Vinnies Takeaway, Galway

Location : Vinnies Takeaway fit out, Dominick Street, Galway.

Project Description : Complete demolition and fit out of existing takeaway in 72 hours, working through night shifts to achieve a fast turnaround time.

Project Value : €100,000

Client : Marius Neculau

Architect : David Robinson, Galway