T : +353 (0)21 4968917    |    E : info@sorensen.ie   |   A : Forge Hill Cross, Kinsale Road, Cork, Ireland

+353 (0)21 4968917


Forge Hill Cross, Kinsale Road, Cork, Ireland

Projects > Public Buildings

Killenard National School

Construct 1,500M2 extension and alterations to existing school

Client :
Value : € 2,864,788
Start Date :
April 2006
Completion Date :
August 2007


McCarthy O'Hora Associates, Old Church, Church Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Tel: 05786-22566

General Description

The project involved the construction of approximately 1,500m2 of extensions to the existing school with associated site works. Substantial demolition and alteration work was done to existing building.

The works were carried out whilst the school remained occupied and the building was handed over in phases. A high level of safety co-ordination and communication with the school was required throughout the contract.


  • Demolition and alterations to existing structures.
  • Load bearing blockwork structure construction.
  • Concrete roof tile and single ply flat roof membrane finishes.
  • Thermally broken aluminium windows and external doors.
  • Panted plaster finish externally.
  • Vinyl and carpet floor finishes.
  • Plasterboard and tiled suspended ceiling finishes.
  • Construction of sports hall with timber plank flooring.
  • Construction of 2 no. basketball courts and play areas.
  • Construction of sewerage pump station with 500m rising main constructed through the existing public road.
  • Construction of new drop off area and revised school entrance.
  • Building A Better Future