14th March 2018

Carey Building Contractors have commenced refurbishment works to the Travelodge Hotel, Galway to include the refurbishment of the Reception area and 18 bedrooms and the relocation of the kitchen.

7th March 2018

Great turnout at the International Construction Conference in GMIT yesterday.  Well done to all involved.


26th February 2018

Carey’s invited GMIT 4th year students for a training day at the Tuam Fire Station site.  The day incorporated mock audits for waste management, fuel energy and waste and provided an opportunity for students to become involved with initiates for Corporate and Social Responsibility.

22nd February 2018

Representing the Carey Team at the Green Awards in Dublin on Tuesday night l -r; Joe Gibbons, Keith Burke and Noel Murphy.

21st February 2018

We have been successful in our Tender for refurbishment works to St Monica’s Ward in University Hospital Galway.  The works involve the refurbishment of a first floor ward area of the Maternity Department to include internal modifications and upgrading of the existing layout to provide an Ambulatory Gynae Unit & Early Pregnancy Unit areas. The works include new partition walls/dry-lining, new suspended ceilings, new doors and frames, lighting, power and data installations, new floor covering and decoration.   Works are due to commence next week.

10th February 2018

Works have been completed in the Cancer Care Unit on the Seamus Quirke Road and included the fit out of an existing shell to incorporate Consultation Rooms, WCs, a Kitchenette, Offices and storage at the second floor level and the subdivision of existing rooms into offices at First Floor Level.

6th February 2018

Delighted to be nominated as Finalists once again by the Green Awards under 2 categories.  Award Ceremony takes place 20th February 2018.


23rd January 2018

Works are nearing completion on the construction of a walled garden at Roscommon County Hospital for the Psychiatry Department, comprising boundary wall, hard and soft landscape, 2 shelters, seating and raised planters.

14th December 2017

Proud to support the Galway Senior Hurling Team and our two employees Matt Donohoe and James Skehill who brought the Liam McCarthy Cup in for a visit.

12th December 2017

The new ISO Class 6 Cleanroom at Valeo Vision Tuam has been completed on time and handed over to the Client.

22nd November 2017

Contract signing for the new Fire Station in Tuam, Co Galway which took place last week in County Hall, Galway.  We look forward to working with our partners Simon J Kelly & Partners, Peter F Costello & Partners, Ryan Hanley Consulting Engineers, Don O’Malley & Partners, OLM Consultancy and Galway County Council.  Works will commence before the end of November 2017.

13th November 2017

We have been successful in our tender for refurbishment and fit out works for Cancer Care West, Seamus Quirke Road, which include the fit out of the existing shell to include Consultation Rooms, WC’s, Kitchenette, Office and Storage at Second floor level and the subdivision of existing rooms into offices, on the First Floor level.

9th November 2017

Following on from  a competitive tendering process we are delighted to be working with Galway Co Council on the construction of a new Fire Station.  The station will incorporate four appliance bays with associated ancillary accommodation, car parking and training facilities, five storey training tower, training yard, signage and associated site works on a greenfield site located adjoining the Milltown Road (N17) in Tuam, Co. Galway.   Works are due to commence at the end of November with project completion due within 9 months.

9th November 2017

Work is continuing in Valeo, Tuam with works due for completion by the end of the year.

24th October 2017

Tá áthas ar Carey Building Contractors gur éirigh lena dtairiscint chun seomra Íonghlan Nua Eagraíocht Idirnáisiúnta na gCaighdeán (ISO)Aicme 6 a thógáil agus a  fheistiú do Valeo Vision Tuam.  Carey’s are delighted to have been successful with our tender bid for the construction and fit out of a new ISO Class 6 Cleanroom at Valeo Vision Tuam.  Works are progressing well on this fast track project.

11th September 2017

Congratulations to the Galway Senior and Minor Hurling Teams from all at Carey Building Contractors.  Gaillimh Abú.

Senior Hurling Team

Minor hurling team

26th July 2017

Work is nearing completion on the new Scoil na bForbacha, Co Galway and will be ready to welcome pupils for the new term in September.

Furbo 4 Furbo 8

19th June 2017

The new single storey extension to the Radiology Department containing new Interventional Cardiology and Radiology facilities was handed over to the Bon Secours Health System last week.


22nd May 2017

Míle Buíochas – Award winners of the Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh in the category sponsored by NUIG.


25th April 2017

Go raibh míle maith agat – we have been shortlisted for the Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh award. The Awards ceremony will take place on the 15th May.

 Nomination for Gradam Nomination for Gradam1

30th March 2017

Tá áthas orainn a fhógairt that we have been successful in our tender  for the new Interventional Suite, Radiology Department at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin.  Works are due to  commence shortly and further updates will follow.

9th March 2017

Tá muid thar a bheith sásta a bheith páirteach i nGradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2017.

Gradam Advertiser

7th March 2017

Works are continuing on the 74 Bed extension to the Sacred Heart Hospital, Castlebar, Co Mayo.

Castlebar overhead

22nd February 2017

The ladies representing Carey Building Contractors at the Green Awards night in Dublin.

Green Awards

6th February 2017

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Green Energy Awards 2017.  The Green Awards are the long-standing benchmark for excellence for those demonstrating best green practice in Ireland.  We have been nominated in the following two categories:

  • Green Small Organisation of the Year
  • The Green Construction Award

The Awards Ceremony takes place on Tuesday, February 21st at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin.


1st February 2017

Works are ongoing in Ballynahinch Castle Hotel with site set up, enabling works and demolitions complete.  Foundations are in for the new Building and we are preparing for hollowcore to the first floor.  Work is on programme.

31st January 2017

Tá Carey Building Contractors breá sásta a bheith mar “Cara Maith” do Ghaillimh le Gaeilge chun cuidiú le cur chun cinn na Gaeilge. Carey Building Contractors are happy to have become a chara with Gaillimh le Gaeilge in helping to promote the Irish language.

Gaillimh le Gaeilge logo

19th December 2016

We have been successful in our tender for the construction of a new two storey kitchen facility with associated services in Ballynahinch Castle Hotel. Enabling works have commenced with work due to commence on site on the 5th January 2017.

19th December 2016

Works have commenced on the construction of an additional floor to St Joseph’s Building in Kylemore Abbey whilst construction on the new Cleanroom in Creagh Medical/Surmodics has been completed.

15th November 2016

The official opening by Taoiseach Enda Kenny of the new Connemara Visitors Centre took place last week in Rosmuc. Carey’s are delighted to have been involved in the Project which was part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. The visitor centre celebrates the cultural wealth of the Gaeltacht, the heritage of the region and the beautiful landscape of Connemara through a series of exhibitions and displays.

Official Opening

14th November 2016

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny T.D. “turned the sod” last Thursday on the development of a new state of the art Interventional Cardiology Suite at Bon Secours Hospital Galway. The new unit will treat patients requiring procedures such as Angiography, Cardiac Angioplasty and Electrophysiology including the insertion of Cardiac Pacemakers. Carey’s are delighted to be working with Hospital Management in order to provide the additional services for Galway.

Sod turning Bons1

14th November 2016

Carey’s completed the refurbishment of 2 Community Nursing Homes in Boyle and Ballina with works underway in Belmullet (Aras Deirbhile) and Achill (St Fionnan’s).

9th November 2016

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister Simon Harris visited the construction site of the new extension to the Sacred Heart Hospital on the 5th November.

Enda Kenny Castlebar

27th September 2016

We have been awarded the contract for the refurbishment of St Fionnan’s Community Nursing Home in Achill and Aras Deirbhile inBelmullet.  Site Set up has commenced with works due to commence shortly.

13th September 2016

Carey Building Contractors are partnering with the CIF in support of Construction Safety Week.  Toolbox talks are taking place on all our sites throughout the week in order to increase awareness health & safety on site and in the workplace.

CIF HS week_edited-2

12th September 2016

The handover took place last week following on from the refurbishment and reconfiguration of an existing (c.44,500 sq ft) office space to facilitate the manufacturing of Healthcare device. The Project included the creation of manufacturing specific areas for Zeltiq, Galway.

zeltiq handover








5th September 2016

Carey Building Contractors was named as the winner of the ‘Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility by an SME’ award at the 13th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Awards, which took place in Dublin on September 1st 2016. The annual award ceremony hosted by Chambers Ireland recognizes the significant contribution that Irish business makes to society through corporate social responsibility practices.

CSR Awards

1st September 2016

Corporate  Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards 2016

The 13th Annual Chambers Ireland CSR Awards will take place on the 1st September in the DoubleTree Hilton in Dublin.  The Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility Awards were established in 2004 to recognise the work being carried out by Irish and Multinational companies to improve the lives of their employees and to enhance the civic environment in which they operate.

Carey Building Contractors have been nominated for an award in the category of Excellence in CSR by an SME.

30th August 2016

CIF featured project of the week

9th August 2016

Carey Building Contractors have been successful in their Tender for the construction of a 545m2 single storey extension with a 245m2 Plantroom at roof level to the Radiology Department for a new Interventional Cardiology and Radiology facilities at the Bon Secours Hospital in Galway. The works will include a 37m2 single storey MV switch room extension in the existing plant yard, and ancillary and associated works.  Works have commenced on site.

8th August 2016

Works are continuing on the new 8 Classroom School for Furbo, Galway


4th August 2016

Carey’s have been awarded the contract for the refurbishment and reconfiguration of an existing (c.44,500 sq ft) office space to facilitate the manufacturing of Healthcare devices including the creation of manufacturing specific areas for Zeltiq.

13th July 2016

We have been awarded the contract for the construction of a new Clean Room at Creagh Medical Ltd/Surmodics.  Works commenced last week.

11th July 2016

The Sod Turning Ceremony by Taoiseach Enda Kenny of the Sacred Heart Hospital took place on Monday 11th July in Castlebar.

Official Opening 74 Bed

30th June 2016

Carey Building Contractors have been successful in their tender for the Refurbishment and Extension to the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar, Co Mayo.   The project entails demolitions of two wards and the construction of a new two storey extension to include 74 bedrooms and associated support and ancillary accommodation.  Construction is due to commence shortly.

9th June 2016

Carey Building Contractors have been awarded the contract for the erection and completion of a new 8 Classroom and GP Hall National School complete with play yard space, siteworks and drainage in na bhForbacha, Co Galway.  We will be working alongside  Niamh Kearns Architect, Noel Farrell QS, Tobin Engineers and Heavy Kenny Associates.  Work is due to commence on site shortly.

13th April 2016

The refurbishment works to St Joseph’s Building in Kylemore Abbey will be completed in early May.  The fit-out of accommodation is currently ongoing.

13th April 2016

Carey’s have been appointed main Contractor on the Proxy Biomedical project which includes alterations and an extension to the existing Building in Spiddal, Co Galway.  Works are due to commence shortly.

24th March 2016

Steel structure being erected for the new Visitor’s Centre in Rosmuc.

Steel frame 4 Steel frame steel frame 2

17th February 2016

Work is continuing on the Visitor’s Centre in Rosmuc with Foundations laid.

Foundations Foundation 2 Foundation 3

5th January 2016

Carey Building Contractors have been awarded the contract to construct a single story Visitors Building of approximately 500 sqm in Rosmuc, Co Galway incorporating Reception, Exhibition, Educational, Meeting and Café areas.  The Project also includes a walkway linking the Visitor’s Centre to a woodland Pavilion Building and Pearse’s Cottage.  It includes all associated site works.

18th November 2015

We have been awarded the contract by the HSE for a single story extension to the existing Endoscopy Unit at Mayo General Hospital to provide the upgrade of Decontamination facilities and associated accommodation, new ductwork, plant and plant room on the first floor ward roof, and all associated site works. Works commenced on site this week.

10th November 2015

Simon J Kelly our partners on the recent Galway County Council Chamber Refurbishment and Extension Project have produced the following video illustrating the works carried out.

5th November 2015

Works have commenced on St Joseph’s Building, Kylemore Abbey.  Lets hope the weather stays good!

Kylemore Director visiting site 3.10.2015 06 First Floor Students Room Walls and Roof Removed

20th October 2015

We are happy to announce that the University of Notre Dame has awarded Carey Building Contractors the refurbishment works to St Joseph’s Building at Kylemore Abbey, Co Galway. Works are due to commence shortly.

14th October 2015

Carey’s have been successful in their tender for the second tranche of refurbishment works for HIQA and the HSE for the Community Nursing Home Units in Boyle, Ballina and Castlerea.  Work is currently progressing on site.

15th September 2015

Refurbishment and Alteration to the Clinical Science Institute Building for National University of Ireland Galway is due for completion 3 weeks ahead of proposed schedule.

15th September 2015

Seawater Upgrade Works in Carna are nearing completion.  The project comprised the demolition of existing Buildings, the provision of new windows in enlarged openings and the provision of a new Water Treatment Plant, Containers and associated Structural and Civil Works at the Marine Research Institute, Carna, Co. Galway for the National University of Ireland, Galway.

28th August 2015

Here’s wishing James Skehill, Site Manager on the CSI Project in NUIG and all the Galway Hurlers Good Luck in the All Ireland Final.

Galway Hurlers

7th July 2015

Carey Building Contractors have commenced construction works in Valeo Vision Systems, Tuam.  The contract is for an extension to the rear and sides of the existing Building and includes all ancillary site Works.

6th July 2015

Upgrade works are ongoing at the Martin Ryan Marine Institute Campus in Carna.  The works consist of upgrade works to the existing seawater intake and the post process effluent infrastructure associated with the fish processing carried out at the facility.

29th June 2015

Carey Building Contractors have been awarded the contract for the Upgrade Works to the existing Clinical Science Institute Building in University Hospital Galway.

30th April 2015

Carey’s have completed the construction of a new extension to the existing Council Chamber in Galway Co Council.  The official opening will take place on the 26th May by Cathaoirleach Mary Hoade.

22nd April 2015

Carey’s have handed back Ballynahinch Castle, Recess,  following two phases of refurbishment works which were completed on time.  The Hotel has now re-opened again in accordance with the agreed date.

22nd April 2014

Carey Building Contractors have commenced works on the replacement of the existing Sea Water pre-treatment plant currently serving the existing Marine Research Institute Building (NUIG), and the Cod Fish Hatchery at Carna, County Galway,

2oth April 2015

Carey Building Contractors have been awarded the HIQA Registration Works at Galway, Mayo and Roscommon for the HSE West.

Works involve the refurbishment & upgrading of 108 bedrooms, ensuites, bathrooms, office space laundries, ancillary accommodation & the construction of medical gas plantrooms of three Community Nursing home units in Carraroe, Claremorris & Westport.

Works commenced in March and will be 9 months in duration.

17th April 2015

The official Opening of Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo  took place following two phases of Refurbishment works which commenced in January 2014.

24th February 2015

The Contract for a new High Dependency Unit & Associated works at Bon Secours Hospital, Galway has been secured by Carey Building Contractors.

The Project which will commence shortly is an endorsement of the experience and expertise that  the Carey Management team have gained within the Medical and Hospitals Sector.  We look forward to working with the Design Team and Bon Secours personnel in providing the new Unit for Galway.

12th January 2015

Carey Building Contractors welcome the opportunity to be back in Ashford Castle on the East Wing Refurbishment Works – similar to Phase 1.  We are delighted to be involved once again in this joint venture Project with EJ Deacy Contractors & Industrial Maintenance Ltd.

22nd  December 2014

Carey’s were awarded the contract for the extension to Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Co Galway with works due to commence January 5th 2015.

20th November 2014

Carey’s have been successful in their bid for the extension and refurbishment of Galway County Council Chamber to accomodate an increase in Council membership following the Local Elections of 2014. Works begin next week.

17th November 2014

The Cystic Fibrosis Paediatric OPD Project was successful in receiving an Award in the Patient Organisation Project of the Year Category in the 2014 Irish Healthcare Awards which took place in Dublin on the 6th November 2014.


20th August 2014

Carey Building Contractors were successful in their Tender for Works in NUIG which have now commenced and include; Tennis Court Upgrade, Window Replacement in the Chemistry labs, Fire Safety works in the Physics Basement Workshop and Fire Upgrade in the concourse of the Arts Science Building

July 2014

The Cystic Fibrosis Unit for Children was completed within budget and according to timescale.  It was  officially opened by An Taoiseach End Kenny attended by Mary Lane Heneghan and the Cystic Fibrosis Organisation and HSE Officials.

20th May 2014

Carey’s have been successful in their Tender for the Construction of Retail, Staff Accomodation and a new Garage on the grounds of Ashford Castle, Co Mayo.

27th March 2014

Works due for Completion at Ashford Castle, Cong Co Mayo.  See latest article from The Connacht Tribune today Tribune Article

18th March 2014

Carey Building Contractors have been successful in their Tender for an extension to the existing Podiatry Suite in Merlin Park Hospital. The works will include a Basement, Building services plant, Day bed area, Operating theatre, Utility, Preparation rooms and associated facilities.  The proposed new build is 2 storeys with a link formed between the existing building and the new building.  External works will include all civil works, new gas and electrical connections, new access road, parking spaces, loading bay, new paths and landscape finishes and courtyard to the front of the Building.

March 2014

Works are continuing on site at Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo completing an accelerated 20 week programme for the refurbishment of 19 Bedrooms, Kitchen and Dining Area, Bar and Lounge, Front of House and Reception area within the Castle.  Works also include external landscaping and road realignment.

Completion date end March 2014

10th December 2013

Works commenced today when the first sod was turned on the new build for  Children with Cystic Fibrosis at Galway University Hospitals.  Marian Keane and her mother Maureen Fitzhenry kindly donated the proceeds of the sale of a house bequeathed to then to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland for the purpose of building a unit for children with Cystic Fibrosis.  As this was such a magnanimous thing to do RTE 1 featured the sod-turning on the 6 O’Clock news.

October 2013

Work to commence on the Refurbishment and Fit-Out of Pharmacy and Physiotherapy at Mid Western Regional Hospital Ennis

Ongoing works in NUIG, including the James Hardiman Library and Route Upgrade

Works continuing on Paediatric Emergency Unit – UHG

July 2013

Completion of Aspergillosis Works to Maternity Wards St Angelas and St Ritas – UHG

May 2013

Extension to Cregmore NS, Claregalway Co Galway completed within given timeframe.

April 2013

Construction of new Convent for Sisters of Mercy Taylor’s Hill,  Galway completed within given timeframe.

December 2012

Work is underway on the new extension to Cregmore National School Galway.

November 2012

Taoiseach Enda Kenny officially opens the new Croí Facility in Newcastle, Galway.