Projects > Heritage, Conservation & Restoration Projects
|ST. SENAN'S CHURCH OF
(Teách Cheoil Kilrush)
Kilrush, Co. Clare
|This project involved the refurbishment of a derelict church in
Kilrush and its conversion into a state of the art performance
venue for Comhaltas Ceol Toiri Eireann. The works involved
construction of an internal mezzanine floor with toilet kitchenette
accommodation; construction of a new stage; general
refurbishments of the existing building together with associated
site works and drainage including works outside the boundary of
the site at Grace Street.
Original windows, stairs and internal joinery were restored on
site by our own craftsmen.
In particular works carried out included:
Repairs to existing roofs. New concrete floors at ground level.
Full insulation of walls, ceilings and roof spaces. Installation of
new heating system. New electrical wiring throughout. Full
fitout of toilets. Alteration to existing openings to comply with
disability access requirements. The installation of new external
areas. The cleaning down and restoration of external and
internal stonework. The restoration and re-glazing of existing
antique stained glass windows.
The stone work, internally and externally was raked and
re-pointed using hydraulic lime.
|Client||Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann|
|Architects||Deaton Lysaght Architects,
|Date of Completion||January, 2007.|