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Irish Goverment Buildings Renovation

Goverment Buildings Dublin

Goverment Buildings, Dublin

Ryanstone carried out the restoration of the black and white marble floor tiles in the main corridors together with the marble walls and stairs of the old college of science which was later to become the department of the Taoiseach.

Ryanstone also replaced the damaged Limestone Window head stonework over the Taoiseach’s office which was located in Merrion Street Dublin at the time together with the restoration and repair of the entrance steps to the rear of Leinster house Merrrion Street Dublin.

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This image shows the new Ryanstone supplied fountain - We can manufacture fountains to any design.

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Ryanstone supplied the granite fountain which is now the centrepiece of the grounds.

In 1991 Ryanstone was awarded the contract for the refurbishment of the old college of science which was to become the offices of the department of the Taoiseach.

The works included the supply and fitting of the polished granite for the fountain. which is a much admired courtyard centrepiece particularly when lit up at night.

The paving to the courtyard is bush hammered Wexford pink granite. totalled 400 sq M The Wicklow granite Kerbing and steps were manufactured with Wicklow granite from our own quarry.

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The restoration of Goverment Buildings took place in 1991.

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Along with the outside work Ryanstone also complete a vast amount of internal Stonework.

Other works involved the removal and replacement of existing granite walls and rebuilding in a new location. Ryanstone also supplied and fitted granite for a new wheelchair access ramp. which included stub walls and the supply of tactile blister and corduroy paving.

This also included the removal of the main stair window sill and several courses of granite ashlar under, rebuilding the sill at a lower level in order to accommodate the beautiful stained glass window at main staircase at the main entrance of the building.

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Ryanstone had to remove several courses of granite to accommodate the new stained glass.

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Work was also carried out on the restoration and repair of the entrance steps to the rear of Leinster house.

The window heads at the rear of the building which had failed were also removed and either repaired or replaced with new Natural Stone window heads The main contractor for the refurbishment of government buildings was Mc Inerney Architects Office of Public works.

Following the above contract Ryanstone fitted Wicklow granite for a wheelchair access ramp to the Kildare street entrance of Leinster house and later supplied paving setts to the Kildare street entrance.

Goverment Buildings Dublin

Goverment Buildings, Dublin

 

Architectural Projects

Ryanstone is renowned for the excellence of its products and the professionalism of its project teams. Ryanstone welcomes enquiries from architectural designers at the concept stage of projects – where we can assist you by practical interpretation of complex designs to ensure successful specification, manufacture and delivery is ultimately achieved.

 

Ryanstone Quality

Ryanstone has supplied building stone for many diverse projects – from national institutions to heritage sites. Ryanstone has both the manufacturing capacity and traditional skills required for the most demanding work.

Ryanstone is equipped to handle high volume building projects, whether the requirement is for simple rectilinear blocks or more complex specifications requiring the skills of highly qualified masons.

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