Colaiste na Coiribe, Knocknacarra, Galway

Project Description:

This new all-Irish second level school is Ireland’s largest Gaelcholaiste with over 720 pupils. The development consisted of approx. 7400sqm comprising 3 and part 2 storey teaching blocks, a Sports Hall, together with a grassed playing pitch located to the West of the school.

Works also included the construction of a new access roadway and junction located off Ballymoneen Road, including cycle tracks, footpaths, street lighting and associated landscaping along the length of the roadway.

A new pedestrian-only link was also formed with the adjoining Fana Burca residential estate to the south of the site.

Client: Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board

Architect: Coady Partnership Architects

Size: circa 7400 sqm

Value: circa €11m

Duration: 16 months

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