Carroll O'Keeffe & Co. Ltd. have become specialists in school construction over the years, ranging from one classroom extensions to large new builds and refurbishments. We have acquired vast experience in dealing with new developments in teaching methods and the associated electrical and cabling requirements in schools. Our experience covers primary, secondary and special school projects.

Scoil Mhuire, Tullamore

Award winning extension and alterations to primary school.
Construction of new 8 classroom 2 storey extension including set rooms, offices, staffroom and toilets, including rooms to SNU standard.
PQ Elevation Day

Maynooth Education Campus, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Completion of the envelope of 2 No. partially constructed schools – 10,000 m2 each for the Department of Education & Science.  Work involved remedials to block and brickwork.  Complete roof in Kingspan RW panel with roof lights.  Flat roof in Torch on felt and complete windows and doors installation.  Exterior finished in machine applied sand and cement coloured plaster.  The courtyard was paved and landscaped.

After COK 4

Mercy Convent, Naas, Co. Kildare

Completion of the envelope for Dept of Education & Science of a 5,000 m2 school where previous contractor left site. Work involved completion of blockwork and partially erected structural steel.  Install new Kingzip roof complete with gutters.  Fit new windows, doors and curtain walls and finish externally with Parex machine applied render.  Internal work involved chemical/ soft wash technique to remove deposits due to effervescence over a long period.

Naas Old Wall

Emo National School, Emo, Co Laois

Construction of new two storey school, an 8 classroom GRD building, sited in a wooded area which involved clearing trees and roots to prepare for foundations. Contract included extensive groundworks around school and to adjacent community centre.  Airtightness requirement was 5 (m³/hr)/m² we achieved 1.72 (m³/hr)/m².  The co-ordination of the large number of subcontractors on this site was also an important aspect to this success of this project.

Emo National School

Scoil Eoin Phoil Naofa II, Ballyroan

New build – 8 classroom GRD Primary School with some slight modifications to suit site.
Walls were plastered blockwork externally with painted fairface work internally.
PQ Ballyroan Best


Scoil Mhuire, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Maynooth Education Campus, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Mercy Convent, Naas, Co. Kildare

Scoil Eoin Phoil Naofa II, Ballyroan, Co. Laois

Newbridge College, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

Emo N.S. Portlaoise -8 classroom GRD school: Dept Education &Science

Scoil Bhride, Clonaslee - 5 classroom:  Kenny Lyons Assoc. Arch.

Crinkill N.S. Birr - 4 classroom:  McCarthy O'Hora Architects

Gortnamona N.S, Co. Offaly:  McCarthy O’Hora Architects

Ratheniska N.S. Co. Laois:  Mary Cotter B.E.

The Rock N.S., Mountmellick, Co. Laois:  Hoctor Smyth

Killanure N.S. Co. Laois:  Kenny Lyons Associates Architects

VEC Offices, Portlaoise:  McCarthy O’Hora Architects

St. Fintan’s N.S., Mountrath:  Mary Cotter B.E.

Clonaslee College, Co. Laois:  Laois VEC


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