Drumcora House – Planning Granted

Drumcora House – Planning Granted

11. 11. 2020

A final grant has been awarded for the re-development of Drumcora House, Blackrock. The existing protected structure will be tastefully re-purposed and extended to accommodate 12 apartments, balancing the character of the old house with the new contemporary buildings in the expansive grounds of the original site.

Riverstick Nursing Home, Co. Cork – on target for completion

Riverstick Nursing Home, Co. Cork – on target for completion

20. 10. 2020

Great progress is being made on the 93-bedroom nursing home in Curra, Riverstick, Co. Cork. The residential care development is on track for completion as per programme, in spite of challenges brought about by the COVID pandemic.

Planning Permission Granted – Dundrum, Co. Tipperary

Planning Permission Granted – Dundrum, Co. Tipperary

13. 10. 2020

Planning permission has been granted for a residential development of 36 detached houses to complete the existing partially complete ‘Kilnamanagh Manor’ development in Dundrum Co. Tipperary. This development will provide a new site entrance along with site landscaping, boundary treatments and all necessary works to complete the development.

Architecture Kerry 2020

Architecture Kerry 2020

19. 9. 2020

Architecture Kerry celebrates Kerry’s architectural heritage. This weekend festival features talks, guided tours and exhibitions to showcase the extraordinary built environment on offer in Kerry. We are delighted to have 3 of our private residential projects featured in the Virtual Tours. See more here

Planning Success – Skibbereen Multi-use Development

Planning Success – Skibbereen Multi-use Development

15. 9. 2020

We are delighted to announce that planning has been granted for our application to restore and repurpose the former Convent of Mercy site, Skibbereen for a multi-use development. The planning grant includes a multi-unit residential apartment block to the east of the site and new-build housing units that will be accessed from North Street, multi-storey car-park, offices to be housed within the existing school building on site, community hot-desking spaces within the convent chapel, and apartments within the existing convent building,

Full Planning Permission secured for high-end residential scheme in Kinsale.

Full Planning Permission secured for high-end residential scheme in Kinsale.

10. 9. 2020

A Meitheal Architects' designed residential scheme is fresh to the market in Kinsale. This residential development site has the benefit of full planning permission in one of Cork's most popular residential addresses Read more here

Primary Care Centre in Roscrea Co. Tipperary

Primary Care Centre in Roscrea Co. Tipperary

5. 9. 2020

Meitheal Architects have secured planning permission for a Primary Care Centre in the centre of Roscrea, Co. Tipperary which will convert a protected structure that has been derelict for over 14 years. The proposal sensitively provides new accommodation and delicately adjoins the existing building known as ‘The Maltings’; which will be used to house ancillary medical accommodation with minimal intervention. The proposal also provides new pedestrian access around the site and opens the building back up to the public.

Planning success for a large mixed-use development at Daly’s Hill, Kilkenny.

Planning success for a large mixed-use development at Daly’s Hill, Kilkenny.

31. 7. 2020

We are very pleased to have secured planning for a significant mixed-use development in Kilkenny City. The grant of permission received from Kilkenny County Council consists of 266 residential units, 126 bed nursing home, 4,000m² of office accommodation, creche, retail units, a new bridge over the River Breagagh, and a new City Park. Read more here

Princes’ Street Cork – a new dining experience begins.

Princes’ Street Cork – a new dining experience begins.

29. 6. 2020

In response to the challenges of re-opening and social distancing following Covid-19 restrictions, Meitheal Architects have been working hard with the extraordinary food traders on Princes' Street and Cork City Council to bring a new and innovative vision for urban space to the city. This is an exciting development and a fantastic use of public open space for the joy of it’s citizens and visitors. We are looking forward to developing this plan with all parties involved as a new vision for Cork City.

Eat on the street plans in Cork City

Eat on the street plans in Cork City

18. 5. 2020

We are excited to be developing ‘eat-on-the-street’ plans on behalf of business owners on Cork's Princes Street, with Cork City Council. The proposal underway will allow the streets' many restaurants and bars to comply with physical distancing guidelines and reopen when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, adding a unique new character to the urban fabric of Cork with vibrant new public spaces; helping to re-imagine Cork City in new ways. Read more here

COVID-19

COVID-19

13. 3. 2020

Following Irish Government and HSE issued guidance on COVID-19 and the workplace, Meitheal Architects have implemented staggered working hours and remote working practices for staff until the 29th March.
Our offices will remain open for business but we have cancelled all meetings during this time. We will continue to be available to our clients, project partners and local authorities on all work-related matters.
Please forward any questions to studio@mthl.ie
Thank you for your understanding during this period.

‘Designing future homes for Private Rented Sector’ by Patrick O Toole

‘Designing future homes for Private Rented Sector’ by Patrick O Toole

12. 3. 2020

"Changes to the world and local economies over the past two decades has seen a dramatic shift in the global residential market. Even with post-Celtic Tiger funding models in place, the Irish residential market has not been unaffected by this, and the push to higher housing costs is seeing a fundamental change to how we now live, and indeed, how we expect to live in the future."
Read the article by Meitheal Director Patrick O Toole in The Irish Examiner: here