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

Quality Management at Meitheal Architects

Quality Management at Meitheal Architects

4. 3. 2020

We work hard to provide excellent quality in everything we do. Demonstrating our commitment to quality, accountability and continuous improvement, we are pleased to announce that Meitheal Architects has been re-certified under the ISO 9001:2015 following an audit by an ISO certification body. Well done and thanks to our team for all their hard work.
ISO 9001 is awarded to organisations who achieve high standards in a strategic and risk-based approach to quality management and consistency of services.

Baunacloka Heights, Mungret Gate, Limerick.

Baunacloka Heights, Mungret Gate, Limerick.

3. 2. 2020

With Phase 1 well underway, Meitheal Architects together with property developers Homeland Group, are very pleased to have begun construction of the next phase of houses and apartments in Mungret Gate, Mungret, Limerick.

Meitheal Staff Promotions

Meitheal Staff Promotions

8. 1. 2020

Meitheal Architects are very pleased to announce the promotion of six key staff to Associate level within the practice. Peter Byrne, Joe Coffey, Catriona Hickey, Donal Murphy, Gerry O’Sullivan, and Paul Sidey have been a key part of Meitheal’s growth and professional service ethos, and these appointments consolidate the company’s expertise in the residential, healthcare, hospitality and commercial sectors.

Windsor Hotel ‘micro-sleeper’ for Cork City.

Windsor Hotel ‘micro-sleeper’ for Cork City.

17. 12. 2019

Work has begun on site at the Windsor Hotel on MacCurtain Street creating a new ‘micro-sleeper’ hotel for Cork City. Meitheal Architects worked closely with our clients and Fáilte Ireland to develop a new Welcome Standard for a modern sleeper room – a small, comfortable and modern room reflecting the needs and aspirations of the modern traveller. The hotel is aimed at tourists who are travelling light and are wanting to stay somewhere central.

Railway Gardens, Cork City

Railway Gardens, Cork City

4. 12. 2019

We are proud to announce that our Strategic Housing Development submission for the 118 apartment 'Railway Gardens' scheme has been approved by An Bord Pleanála. This is one of the first Build to Rent schemes in Cork to be approved, setting a precedent as An Bord Pleanála underline national policies in relation to promoting sustainable, dense, connected communities and neighbourhoods in appropriate key urban locations. This permission builds on our recent and ongoing PRS experience and we look forward to our housing and place-making team bringing their expertise to the rest of our growing PRS portfolio.

Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim

Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim

21. 11. 2019

Meitheal have submitted a planning permission application for the construction of a residential development consisting of 37 no. homes in Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. The residential development completes Phase 1 of a larger masterplan for the area. The masterplan comprises of the residential proposals, a regional employment hub, medical facility, and various civic amenities to resolve the existing unfinished development. We are very pleased to be working closely with the Leitrim County Council to deliver this scheme.

Cork Architectural Association Exhibition 2019

Cork Architectural Association Exhibition 2019

20. 11. 2019

Our recently completed Toor House, Waterville Co. Kerry is featuring in this year's Cork Architectural Association's Annual Exhibition, 'Experience. Unravelled'. The exhibition will run until Nov 29th in the foyer of the Cork City Civic Offices on Anglesea Street. The opening night is Friday 8th November. See more here