JJ Rhatigan & Company

JJ Rhatigan & Company

JJ Rhatigan & Company is one of the most recognisable names in the Irish construction industry. With an exceptionally strong pipeline of projects, JJR is continuously strengthening its position as a competitive, innovative, safe and sustainable Tier 1 main contractor. It has a well-deserved reputation for delivering complex, large-scale developments on-time and on-budget. Certainty of programme is critical to the successful delivery of all projects for JJR’s clients.

‘At JJ Rhatigan, we take a client-focused approach to innovation and the adoption of various modern methods of construction. Getting the right construction systems and technologies for every project is key to successful delivery.

First and foremost, we use BIM to enable every process. All core activities and workflows are being carried out digitally and within this BIM environment. And this ensures efficiency, precision, and unmatched quality in every project we undertake…’


Galway Office (Head Office)

Wolfe Tone House
Fr Griffin Road
H91 PW72

Case Studies

Department of Education’s Design and Build Contractor Framework – Coláiste an Chláirín

• This is a Design & Build 2 storey, 11,356m2 post-primary school
• This building is designed to accommodate 1,000 students
• By leveraging the advantages of MMC, JJR reduced the estimated construction delivery time from 84 weeks to just 60 weeks.
• The system of choice for these projects is precast concrete as one of the most robust solutions
• The predictability of MMC for JJR goes beyond ensuring consistently high quality and precision, it gives us predictability of output levels for this and other schools in the framework

UCD Student Residences Phase 1

• This project includes 924 student bedrooms across 3 buildings as well as a village amenity building
• Constructed on a live busy university in Dublin
• Both modular façade systems and pods, constructed off-site, were chosen on this project
• We installed precast stairs and terrace seating in the auditorium
• As well as precast stairs, precast hollowcore and slabs in the residential blocks
• Prefabricated glazing systems was used throughout the facility
• Glue laminated timber beams were utilised in the main atrium of the UCD Village building.

Primary Care Centres PPP Bundle

• This design and build project relates to the construction of 9 Primary Care Centres, nationwide
• From 1,500 m² to 5,000 m² gross floor area these PCCs provide accommodation for Primary Care Team services including General Practitioner (GP) services.
• Precast concrete was an essential component for the successful delivery
• Full tech-enabled clash detection and resolution before going to site reduced waste and ensured compliance with international standards across all 9 sites

National Forensic Mental Health Service Hospital in Portrane

• NFMHSH is a new state-of-the-art hospital campus with a 170 bedroom Hospital to include 13 hospital wards, a primary healthcare, therapy centre and administrative complex.
• Totalling approximately 24,000 m2 of floor area
• Prefabricated Mechanical & Electrical elements were employed throughout the facility
• Along with extensive specialist precast concrete
• High quality manufacturing and experienced staff allowed work to extremely tight tolerances
• The project aimed for a BREEAM Very Good rating, however, design stage achieved an EXCELLENCE rating.

Carolyn House, London

• This project included of a 6-storey extension, on top of 16 storey building, in structural steel and ribbed deck concrete. It was essential that the offsite manufactured steelworks fitted accurately and without need for alteration onsite to the preinstalled holding down bolts.
• Bathroom pods, constructed off-site and modular façade systems and were employed on this design and build high-rise development
• In terms of health and safety we reduce our risk by reducing the number of trades working at height on site
• A prefabricated lightweight ‘Gebrik’ system was installed to reclad the entire building.

Phase 1 & Phase 2, Student Accommodation, Galway University

• P1 & P2 were design & build projects constructed on a busy live campus
• Precast Super Structure and Bathroom pods, constructed off-site, were chosen on these projects
• These developments represent two of the largest capital projects delivered on the university campus and indeed recently in Galway city.


JJR Charlemont Square streetscape
JJR Gardens International
JJR Trinity Business School
JJR Kevin Street Garda Station
JJR Social Housing PPP Bundle 2_Galway
JJR Maynooth University TSI Buildig

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