Covid-19 Update

Following the government’s recent announcement extending the public health measures imposed in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, our sites and offices will remain closed until Tuesday 5th May. Should you require any assistance in the interim please phone 021-4858900.


Further to the Taoiseach’s announcement last Friday of enhanced measures to combat the Covid-19 virus our sites, head office & yard will close until the 12th of April 2020. Where possible staff will remain working remotely and may be contacted if required. Should you have any queries in the interim please call 021-4858900 or email […]

New 70m Wind Turbine

Work was recently completed on the construction of a new in-situ concrete base for a 70m high wind turbine at an industrial facility on the outskirts of Cork City for client Enerpower. Works included pouring >500cum of concrete as well as laying approx. 2.5km of cabling. The 1MW turbine, with a blade diameter of 80m, […]

Douglas Flood Relief Scheme

McGinty & O’Shea Ltd. recently commenced work on the above project valued at c.€5.5million. The project primarily consists of the construction of flood defence works in the busy Cork City suburb of Douglas for client Cork City Council and includes the construction of new reinforced and precast concrete flood defence walls, reconstruction of existing bridges, […]

Chetwynd Reservoir PRV Installation

McGinty & O’Shea Ltd. recently completed the installation of an 800mm Ø PRV, one of the largest in the country, at the Chetwynd Resrvoir site in Cork. McGinty & O’Shea Ltd. also undertook the design of the works which when complete facilitates the bypassing and repair of the 15,000,000 gallon reservoir and reduces downstream pressures […]

City NorthWest Quarter Regeneration Project

Work recently commenced on the above project at Kilmore Road Lower on the outskirts of Cork City. The local authority is proposing to build 24 new terraced houses as part of the City North West Quarter Regeneration and due to the anticipated level of rock and topography of the site an enabling works package being […]

Ballybranagan Beach Access Remediation Works

Work was completed recently on the above site and included substantial in-situ concrete and cliff face stabilisation works at this scenic East Cork coastal location.

N40 Supplementary Works 2018

McGinty & O’Shea Ltd. recently commenced work on the N40 Supplementary Works 2018 contract for client, Cork City Council. The works, with a value of c.€1.6m, are located on or near the N40 South Ring Road and consist of various drainage, accomodation and landscaping works as well as modifications to the layout and resurfacing of […]

Chetwynd Reservoir PRV Installation Contract

Irish Water recently appointed McGinty & O’Shea Ltd. to design and build a new pressure reducing system on the existing large diameter pipework at the Chetwynd reservoir site on the outskirts of Cork City. The works are required to facilitate the decommissioning of the 15 million gallons reservoir (constructed in the late 1970s and one […]

Skehard Road Realignment Project

  McGinty & O’Shea Ltd. recently commenced work on the ‘Skehard Road Realignment and Renewal Project – Phase 1’ contract for client, Cork City Council. Value of the works is approx. €3,000,000. Realignment and improvement works are proposed to the R852 Skehard Road between Park Hill estate junction and Church Road junction (Zone 1 and […]