The Quad – Mary Immaculate College

Project Description The original home of Mary Immaculate College is the Foundation Building which fronts onto the South Circular Road.  To the rear of the Foundation Building lies a courtyard which in recent years has functioned as a service area. With the expansion of the Campus, the courtyard became a forgotten space. When we were asked to oversee repairs, we looked beyond this brief to reimagine the space and in the process the transform the...

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Quin School Extension granted Full Planning Permission

Our proposed eight classroom extension at Scoil na Mainistreach has been granted Full Planning Permission by Clare County Council.  Work on Tender Stage documentation is at an advanced stage and work on site is scheduled to commence in January 2014.  Click here for more project information.

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Carrigoran Nursing Home

Project Description Quinn Architects was commissioned by  the Sisters of the Incarnate Word to implement the phased refurbishment of the existing nursing home and associated facilities.  In parallel to these works, we have also designed an extension to the existing Alzheimer’s Unit.  The refurbisment works were carried out on a phased basis between 2005 and 2008 with the Nursing Home remaining open throughout the works.  We have provided a...

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Carrigoran – Daycare Centre

Project Description The Daycare Centre at Carrigoran House, Newmarket-On-Fergus, Co. Clare provides a destination and service to people living in the Newmarket-on-Fergus and Shannon Town districts and associated hinterlands.  The Centre is designed to cater for varying needs and provides separate spaces for the dependent and more independent.  The site adjoins the walled garden at Carrigoran which is available to the Centre’s guests for...

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Extension at Scoil na Mainistreach, Quin, Co. Clare

The Board of Management at Scoil na Mainistreach, Quin, Co. Clare appointed Quinn Architects to design and procure a new stand alone eight classroom school extension on the existing school site.  The proposed extension will replace seven existing prefabs and provide the School with modern teaching facilities.  The placing of the proposed extension within the existing school site was challenging given its scale and we strongly advocated a...

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Milford Nursing Home

Quinn Architects have been involved with construction projects for Milford Care Centre for over 20 years.  The  In-Patient Unit was constructed in 1998-1999 to accommodate the existing Nursing Home and Hospice facilities in a new purpose built unit.  The design stage was carried out in collaboration with HOK International Healthcare Division and is organised around a central courtyard garden.  Additional facilities include a Chapel, dayrooms...

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Daghdha Dance Company

Project Description This Project involved reusing a derelict church in a prime city location for use by our Client as a dance studio/workshop and occasional venue.  The ground and basement levels of two Georgian townhouses located across St. John’s Square were converted to house office accommodation and a second dance studio. Both the church and the townhouses are Protected Structures and we consulted with the Heritage Council and local...

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Milford Daycare Building

Project Description Quinn Architects have been involved with construction projects for Milford Care Centre for over 20 years.  Following the success of the Daycare services offered to both elderly and palliative clients, the Centre embarked on a major expansion project constructed in phases between 2007 and 2010. The project included significant reorganisation of the existing Daycare Building to include new kitchen and 200 person dining area,...

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Letterkenny Bus Station

Project Description In 2004 Quinn Architects were commissioned by Bus Éireann to undertake projects at a number of bus stations across all Ireland, including this one in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.  The project consisted of the refurbishment of the existing Bus Station which is a Protected Structure and the extension of the building to improve staff and passenger facilities and provide an enclosed waiting area as well as improve accessibility. ...

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