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Farewell to Tom Treacy

Tom, one of the longest and most loyal members of Homan O’Brien, having started work for the practice on 30th May 1977 and on Friday 29th May 2020, exactly 43 years later, Tom has now retired from the practice. Tom commenced work with Robert Jacob & Partners on 30th May 1977. During a downturn in the economy in the early 1980s, an arrangement was reached between Robert Jacob [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:27+00:00May 29, 2020|

Peamount Healthcare shortlisted for Irish Construction Industry Awards 2020

The new Aberdeen Centre 100 Bed Unit The newly completed 100 bed unit named The Aberdeen Centre was completed with the expertise and excellent team working by the design, construction, project management and Peamount Healthcare Team. It has been nominated in the category of Healthcare Project of the Year. This project started as a feasibility study in 2014 and moved to a state of the art facility at [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:27+00:00May 20, 2020|

Homan O’Brien Business Continuity Covid-19

During the current Covid-19 restrictions on movement etc., Homan O’Brien continues to be committed to the welfare and safety of all our staff, our clients and their families. We continue to provide high levels of client service on Essential Projects. We have introduced a range of measures in full compliance with Government Guidelines and Health Service Executive advice whilst ensuring continuity of service. We have enhanced our remote [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:27+00:00May 20, 2020|

Ward Negative Pressures Isolation Room: Project ReCAP

  Negative Pressure Isolation Rooms completed in 2014   Scope: Provision of ventilation systems associated with the 2 No. Ward Negative Pressure Rooms Works.   The following standards and guidelines were adhered to in the provision of this installation:-   Department of Health (UK): Heating and Ventilation Systems: HTM 03-01: Specialist ventilation for healthcare premises: Part A: Design and Validation. Department of Health (UK): Isolation facilities for infectious patients in acute [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:27+00:00March 11, 2020|

Irish Construction Excellence Awards 2020

We are pleased to announce several of our most recent Projects have been shortlisted for the Irish Construction Excellence Awards 2020 and we would like to take this opportunity wishing all Contractors well. Entries are; Peamount Healthcare  -  Duggan Brothers Maryfield Nursing Home  -  Purcell Construction Mullingar Courthouse  -  BAM Ireland Sport Ireland   -  Employers Rep., Riverside Mechanical http://iceawards.ie/finalists2020/#7  

By |2021-06-24T08:49:28+00:00January 20, 2020|

National Indoor Arena, Phase 2

Homan O Brien attended the opening of “Phase 2”, National Indoor Arena for Sports Campus Ireland on 14th June 2019. The development provides Sports Ireland with two covered pitches, as well as changing facilities, an elite gym, hydrotherapy recovery pool, player analysis rooms, player catering facilities and rehabilitation rooms. The project was an extension of the Phase 1 Development which was completed in 2017. Homan O Brien were [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:33+00:00June 21, 2019|

Southill Older Persons’ Accommodation Limerick, winner of the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing 2019

“Southill Older Persons’ Accommodation Limerick”, designed by ABK Architects, has been awarded the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing 2019. This award winning development provides thirty-five apartments for older persons organized around a private, secure, central landscaped garden. It also has a management suite consisting of a caretaker’s apartment, and a reception/office/communal area with a meeting area suitable for use by the wider community. Homan O’Brien is delighted to [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:33+00:00June 14, 2019|

Homan O’Brien win CIBSE 50th Anniversary Award for Ice Bank Thermal Storage System with Irish Life

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) celebrated 50 years in Ireland by presenting awards in 3 Categories celebrating Engineering in Ireland over 50 years. Homan O’Brien who celebrated 60 years in Engineering last year won one Category for the Design and Introduction of the first ever Commercial Ice Bank Thermal Storage System in Ireland in Beresford Court Office Building for Irish Life, completed in 1991. The [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:33+00:00December 5, 2018|

Rediscovery Centre wins SEAI 2018 Buildings Award

Congratulations to The Rediscovery Centre being awarded the SEAI's 2018 “Buildings” Award. The Rediscovery Centre is the national centre for the circular economy with enterprises using waste and unwanted materials as a resource and raw material for new product design. The Rediscovery Centre is also home to an education department that provides a variety of exciting and interactive workshops for children. The centre demonstrates best practice building design, construction [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:33+00:00November 2, 2018|
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