Our history

Founded in 1925, PJ Hegarty & Sons has grown considerably over the years, achieving many milestones along the way.

1925
1925

The beginning

The Company is established by Patrick Joseph Hegarty in Cork

The beginning
1934

Collins Barracks, Cork

The company undertakes a major reconstruction of Collins Barracks, Cork

1948

Fry-Cadbury Ltd

A chocolate factory at Rathmore (Co. Kerry) is completed by the company for Fry-Cadbury Ltd

Michael J. Hegarty succeeds his father
1952

Michael J. Hegarty succeeds his father

Patrick Joseph Hegarty RIP, passes away. His son Michael J. Hegarty succeeds him as head of the company.

Cork County Hall
1968

Cork County Hall

The Cork County Hall is completed, at 16 storeys it is the tallest building in Ireland

1970

Dublin Office opens

The company opens its Dublin Office

1972

Shannon Airport

The company completes the new Terminal & Pier Buildings at Shannon Airport

1975

50th Anniversary

PJ Hegarty & Sons celebrates its 50th Anniversary

1976

Pairc Ui Chaoimh Stadium

Pairc Ui Chaoimh Stadium, Cork is completed

Pairc Ui Chaoimh Stadium
Lansdowne Road
1983

Lansdowne Road

The company constructs the new East Stand at Lansdowne Road, Dublin

John Hegarty becomes Managing Director
1992

John Hegarty becomes Managing Director

Michael J Hegarty RIP passes away. His son John Hegarty succeeds him as Managing Director of the company.

1993

Trabolgan Holiday Village

The company completes the new Leisure Centre at Trabolgan Holiday Village, Cork

Fab 14 for Intel
1997

Fab 14 for Intel

The company completes Fab 14 for Intel at their Europeann HQ Campus in Co. Leixlip, Dublin

2000

75th Anniversary

PJ Hegarty & Sons celebrates its 75th Anniversary

2004

Fab 24

Fab 24 at Intel Europeann HQ Campus is completed

2007

M50 & N6 PPP

The M50 & N6 PPP Road Projects are undertaken

M50 & N6 PPP
Thomond Park Stadium
2008

Thomond Park Stadium

Thomond Park Stadium in Limerick and the Elysian Tower in Cork City, the new tallest building in the ROI, are completed

Criminal Courts of Justice
2009

Criminal Courts of Justice

The Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin opens

Terminal 2 & Pier E
2010

Terminal 2 & Pier E

The new Terminal 2 & Pier E are completed at Dublin Airport

Jack Hegarty RIP passes away.

2011

UK Office opens

PJ Hegarty opens their UK Office in Uxbridge, London

The GPO
2016

The GPO

The Witness History 1916 Exhibition at The GPO and the Visitor Centre at Kilmainham Gaol open

10 Molesworth Street
2018

10 Molesworth Street

10 Molesworth Street is completed

PJ Hegarty completes its first Data Centre

2020

95 years

PJ Hegarty & Sons is 95 years in business

Project Fitzwilliam
2021

Project Fitzwilliam

Project Fitzwilliam, Dublin 2, the new ESB headquarters is completed