Deep Energy Retrofit Project underway at SETU Carlow

Tom O’Brien Construction have just commenced a significant Deep Energy Retrofit, Decarbonisation and BER Upgrades Project this week at SETU Carlow to the Burrin Building. Working as Main Contractor and Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS), our team will deliver this project over the summer months working to an accelerated programme, consisting of a comprehensive energy […]

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Minister Heather Humphreys turns sod at Thomastown Library

We were privileged to this week welcome Minister Heather Humphreys to the Sod Turning ceremony at Thomastown Library’s New Redevelopment Project. We will be hard at work over the next year with Kilkenny County Council to deliver this new State-of-the-art Multi-Million Euro Library premises.

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Striking Extension revealed at St. Senan’s NS Enniscorthy Wexford

Another Milestone reached this month in Enniscorthy as the scaffold has been dropped revealing the school’s striking new extension. Both External and Internal finishes are now well underway at St. Senan’s Primary School. Refurbishment works to the existing school buildings are also well advanced. This major new c. €12.0m school development will be delivered to […]

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New Project Underway – Thomastown Library Redevelopment

We are delighted to announce that construction works have commenced this week on the Extension and Refurbishment of Thomastown Library in Thomastown Co. Kilkenny for our Clients, Kilkenny County Council. We are looking forward to working with the Client and Design Team on this exciting multi-million euro project over the coming months. – Reddy Architecture […]

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Wexford General Hospital – Fire Remediation Works Update

It’s a year ago to the day that we commenced work on reinstating the patient services at Wexford General Hospital following an unprecedented fire at the Hospital which resulted in Wexford General Hospital closing for several months. Wexford General Hospital experienced extensive damage in a devastating fire, including a partial roof collapse alongside water and […]

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Blackwater School Lismore nearing completion

Our cir. €15.0 million Blackwater Community College Project in Lismore Co. Waterford is progressing well and now nearing completion. Works on this Major School Project have been carried out on a live and occupied campus in 5 separate phases, with the final stages well underway. Works have included: – Multiple New Large extension blocks. – […]

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TOBC renews Heritage Contractors of Ireland Membership for 2024

Tom O’Brien Construction are Proud Members of the Prestigious “Heritage Contractors Association of Ireland” again for 2024. Registered Heritage Contractors are skilled companies that deliver the traditional building trades for the conservation and restoration of heritage properties or sites. Our most recent Heritage works include the Restoration and Conservation of an Historic detached five–bay two […]

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New MRI Unit project underway at Wexford General Hospital

A new project commencing this week for our long time partners in the HSE at Wexford General Hospital with an extension to the MRI Unit. This project entails a fast-track Enabling Works package designed for a new MRI unit. Phase 1 Works commence this week and will include all Civils Works and Building Services connections. […]

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Phase 2 AMAU Wards complete at Tipperary University Hospital

We have just completed Phase 2 of Major Renovations to the AMAU ward at Tipperary University Hospital Clonmel for the HSE, following the successful completion of the Phase 1 refurbishment a number of weeks ago. Well done to all of our subcontractors for their help in completing both phase 1 and phase 2 on time. […]

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Wexford General Hospital Fire Damage Repair Works Update

A huge amount of Fire Damage Repair works have been carried out in Wexford Hospital by Tom O’Brien Construction and our subcontractors since the Fire to the Hospital Building occurred this past March, including: The Hospital’s Fire Damaged roof has been fully refurbished and is now nearing full completion. A New Temporary Endoscopy building has […]

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June 2023: Phase 1 AMAU Complete at Tipperary University Hospital

Congratulations to Tom O’Brien’s Site Manager Murt Hourigan and his team who have just completed Phase 1 of Major Renovations to the AMAU ward at Tipperary University Hospital Clonmel for the HSE. Handover of the 1st Phase of the AMAU was completed last week in line with the programme dates. The 2nd Phase of the […]

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April 2023: TOBC appointed to Major Repair Works at Wexford General Hospital after Fire Outbreak

TOBC were recently appointed by the HSE to oversee the Emergency Demolitions and Removal of fire debris and the subsequent Refurbishment Works to the Hospital after last month’s fire outbreak. Much of the demolitions have now been completed by the TOBC team and our subcontractors, and we are pleased to have got to the Reinstatement […]

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March 2023: AMAU Refurbishment underway at Tipperary University Hospital

We are delighted to commence works this past week on another New Project for the HSE consisting of Major Refurbishment works to the Existing AMAU at Tipperary University Hospital in Clonmel. We are delighted to be working with RKD and Malone O’Regan.

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February 2023: Heritage Contractors Ireland 2023

Tom O’Brien’s are delighted to again be certified as one of the Select few Members to the Register of Heritage Contractors Ireland 2023. Registered Heritage Contractors are skilled companies that have demonstrated they have the knowhow and experience to deliver the traditional building trades for the careful Conservation and Restoration of Important Heritage properties or […]

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Jan 2023: Redevelopment Works underway at Wexford General Hospital

We continue our excellent relationship with the HSE, having just been appointed to carry out the Redevelopment of the Women’s Health Services Centre in Wexford General Hospital. These works are due to commence on site imminently. Having just completed a Major External Façade Refurbishment Project in Wexford General Hospital last year, we are looking forward […]

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Dec 2022: Educate Together Tramore Handed Over!

Tom O’Brien’s are delighted to have completed the total refurbishment and energy upgrade of the New Educate Together School in Tramore, Co. Waterford for our Clients, Educate Together and Limerick & Clare Education & Training Board. It is particularly pleasing to note that all Air Tightness Requirements for this deep retrofit project were exceeded by […]

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Dec 2022: 2nd Cardiac Cath Lab at UHW Complete!

The Second Cardiac Cath lab will be handed over to University Hospital Waterford in the coming days for their final commissioning processes ahead of going into operation. The development was reviewed by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly last week during his visit to Waterford. This was a highly challenging, complex and technical project built in […]

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Nov 2022: New Cataract Theatre at UHW Complete!

We are delighted to see the New Cataract / Opthalmology theatre handed over to University Hospital Waterford. This is the first of 4 separate live construction projects to be handed over that TOBC currently have underway in UHW. This highly complex extension project was constructed over a number of floor levels, centrally located within the […]

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Oct 2022: Blackwater College Phase 2 Underway

With the 1st Phase of this Major €15m School Development now handed over to the Client, Phase 2 works are underway. This 2nd Phase sees another major New Build element to be completed, major refurbishment works to be carried out to the existing school buildings, along with the Restoration of an Historic former school building, […]

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Sept 2022: Phase 1 Blackwater College Lismore Complete

Tom O’Brien Construction are very happy to report the completion of the 1st phase of our school building program at Blackwater Community School in Lismore, Co. Waterford. This 1st phase which comprises of the provision of an impressive new 28 classroom two storey secondary school building, a full size GAA pitch, two no. all weather […]

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July 2022: Works Underway at St Senan’s NS Enniscorthy

This week saw Tom O’Brien Construction break ground on a major 12 million euro development for St. Senans School in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Works will be carried out on a phased basis and are due for total completion in 2024, so we look forward to working alongside Conroy Architects, Macminn O’Reilly Mahon, Geaney Engineering Consultants […]

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Jun 2022: Educate Together NS Project underway in Tramore, Co. Waterford

Last week saw Tom O’Brien Construction commence works on another school project in Tramore, Co. Waterford. This project will involve the refurbishment and complete energy upgrade of the old Glor na Mara school building for Educate Together and Limerick & Clare Training Board. We are glad to be working with Gravity Architects, Colman Reynolds Associates […]

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May 2022: Sod turning ceremony at St. Senan’s School Enniscorthy

Managing Director Tom O’Brien and Contracts Manager Dan Casey were very happy to attend the sod turning ceremony for St. Senan’s School in Enniscorthy this past week with Minister for Education Norma Foley. We will be breaking ground on this major project once the school closes for their summer holidays 2022. The new school building […]

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Mar 2022: Wexford General Hospital Refurbishment underway

We are back in Wexford General Hospital and are delighted to have commenced works on another new project. We have recently been appointed by the HSE to carry out a significant upgrade to the existing façade and windows of the Main Hospital building. All works will take place in a live and currently occupied hospital […]

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