Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh, Knocknacarra, Galway

The project comprised the construction of a new 3 storey school building of 4,100sqm with associated landscaping and site works on a 1.8Ha site. Accommodation consists of 24 No. Classrooms, a General Purpose Hall with a Servery area, a Staff Room, a Library and Resource Room, Special Education Tuition Rooms, and associated The building has a unique triangular shape and colourful appearance and, as a result, the geometry and material finishes brought about complex construction details both internally and externally. External materials included an extensive area of fibre cement cladding, brick and self-coloured render. Internal materials included painted precast concrete and plasterboard walls, carpet, vinyl and timber sports flooring. The project was completed through the rapid build school programme.

Category Education
Client Department of Education & Skills
Services Design Team Lead & Design Certifier
Value €7 million
Status Completed December 2019