2 Grand Canal Quay

15 storey office development (144,500 sq.ft)

Stair and lift cores reach roof level.

No. 2 Grand Canal Quay

The Yard Abbeyshrule

Works completed on renovation of 3 former farm buildings.

‘The Yard Hub’ is a co-working hub and community space beside the Royal Canal Greenway in Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford.

Finalist SEAI Energy Awards 2023.


Royal Hotel Boyle

The former Royal Hotel, Boyle reopened as a cultural hub.

After falling into disrepair, extensive work was carried out to restore the original structure. The redevelopment includes exhibition spaces, work hubs and a new civic space.


RA Architecture Prize Winner 2023: Shane de Blacam

The Royal Academy Architecture Prize 2023 has been awarded to Shane de Blacam.

The jury was impressed by his commitment to creating communal spaces. They also highlighted his remarkable craftsmanship and the pleasure he takes in joinery and detail.

de Blacam founded the architectural practice de Blacam and Meagher with John Meagher in 1976. de Blacam’s buildings are characterised by their simplicity and their celebration of local materials. Throughout his career, he has been concerned with creating spaces for people to come
together, including the sensitively restored Abbeyleix Library in Laois and the elegant Samuel Beckett Theatre at Trinity College, Dublin.

Before forming his practice with Meagher, de Blacam worked in London with the architects if the Barbican Centre, Chamberlain, Powell and Bon. He then travelled to America where he worked with Louis I. Khan for two years on the Mellon Centre for British Art and British Studies, Yale
University, New Haven Connecticut.


Hotel at Goffs

Planning permission granted for a new 50 bedroom hotel on the grounds of Goffs Bloodstock Sales in County Kildare.

Hotel at Goffs


Construction works completed for development of eight houses and fourteen apartments in Blackrock.


Ardgillan Glasshouse

de Blacam and Meagher have been appointed by Fingal County Council to restore a range of Mc Kenzie and Moncur Victorian glasshouses in the walled gardens of Ardgillan Demesne, Balbriggan. The glasshouses were originally erected in the late 1800’s at the Jameson family estate Seamount, Malahide, and were gifted to Fingal County Council in the 1990’s.

Ardgillan Glasshouse - Front
Ardgillan Glasshouse - Front 3
Ardgillan Glasshouse - Front 2

Shrewsbury Road

Development of seven substantial private residences on Shrewsbury Road, Dublin 4, completed for Glenveagh Homes.
The development consisted of the construction of 7 three storey over basement dwellings in two separate blocks with a communal landscaped gardens.

Shrewsbury - Front