Hegarty Building Contractors

Hegarty Building Contractors

Construction is in our DNA

We have been a family business for four generations.

Building Partnerships

PJ Hegarty have been completing projects over 95 years.

Collaborative Approach

Our success and longevity is based on an appreciation for our project partners.

Health & Safety

PJ Hegarty are committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for all our staff, workforce, clients, visitors, and public.


PJ Hegarty is committed to delivering high quality construction projects that will help ensure a sustainable built environment for future generations.


We continuously strive to improve our environmental performance by taking reasonable steps to ensure our potential impacts on the environment are eliminated where possible.


Delivering our clients & project stakeholders a project to the highest level of quality excellence is fundamental to our company’s vision.

3D of digital construction

Digital Technology

PJ Hegarty recognises the benefits and importance of embracing technology. We encourage our staff to explore and adopt innovated technologies. Digital training is a fundamental part of each new project.

LEAN Construction Section


At PJ Hegarty, we constantly review our business processes. We continue to increase awareness of Lean Principles across the organisation and promote integration of new methods into our business procedures though best practice.

Our Projects

PJ Hegarty has successfully completed numerous projects in our 95 year history, please see below for a selection of the more recent projects.

View full project ESB HEAD OFFICE


The ESB head office building on Fitzwilliam Street Lower is a stunning

View full project
View full project
View full project
View full project

What our clients say

Overall we found PJ Hegarty to be an extremely reliable and thorough contractor who put client satisfaction and the highest standard of project delivery at the top...
Martin O’Brien
Director JCD Group (Project: Penrose Quay)
PJ Hegarty delivered the project in an efficient and professional manner and I would have no hesitation in recommending them for future similar works.
Donal Murphy
RKD Architects (Project: Guinness Gravity Bar Extension)

Stay in the loop

13 Jun 2024

We had a great evening at our Cork Summer BBQ in one of our landmark projects, the award-winning Penrose Dock Development for JCD. It was great to see so many of our colleagues from across...

10 May 2024

This morning, our project staff from city-centre sites participated in our Pieta Darkness into Light walk. They walked through the heart of Dublin City Centre during sunrise to raise awareness for suicide prevention and mental health...

30 Apr 2024

PJ Hegarty is looking forward to again participating in the Pieta Darkness into Light challenge on the 10th of May, walking from our Treasury to our Waterfront project during sunrise to raise vital awareness for...

29 Apr 2024

Today we commemorated Workers' Memorial Day in the Garden of Remembrance, where we remembered everyone who has lost their lives or suffered illness or injury due to work-related accidents. At PJ Hegarty, we honour their...

26 Apr 2024

Well done to our team and everyone who participated in the Savills Ireland Annual Charity Challenge spinathon on Thursday in support of The Crann Centre. We were delighted to be back in one of our...

26 Apr 2024

For National Workplace Wellbeing Day, sleep expert Tom Coleman hosted a Sleep Masterclass webinar for our Ireland and UK teams. Sleep is a key pillar in our overall health and wellbeing, influencing everything from physical...

25 Apr 2024

Recently, we welcomed students from University College Cork's Third-Year Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering class to one of our major Cork projects. For many of the students, this was their first time on a construction...

16 Apr 2024

We were delighted to welcome students from Scoil Bernadette, Montenotte, to our Cork site as part of the WALK PEER programme which helps bridge the transition for students from special education to employment. Our visitors,...

25 Mar 2024

Our team thoroughly enjoyed supporting the Stepping Stones Forests project to plant 8,000 trees and shrubs in Tymon Park last weekend. The ambitious two-day planting event saw our volunteers work alongside John Kiberd of Stepping Stone Forest, Dodder...

20 Mar 2024

Last week, Paul Ahern, a urology specialist at Mercy University Hospital, joined us for two talks on prostate cancer. Paul, who has worked for 22 years running the Uro-Oncology Unit, which treats five different urology cancers,...

13 Mar 2024

In February, our teams in Ireland and the UK embarked on the annual Steps Challenge. Together, they amassed over 46 million steps, equivalent to circling Ireland's coast 10.5 times within just 28 days. Our top...

8 Mar 2024

As part of International Women's Day, we're spotlighting some of the incredible women in our company who are thriving in the construction industry across Ireland and the UK. From roles in project management to planning...