McDonnell Piling & Foundations provide a range of geotechnical solutions for any ground condition in Ireland. We investigate, review and recommend, then give practical and realistic advice.

Case Studies

Newcastle West, Co. Limerick

Continuous Flight Auger Piled Retaining Wall As a result of severe flooding in early August 2008 which undermined the centuries-old limestone embankment, a section of wall and footpath collapsed into the River Arra at Newcastle West, Co. Limerick Ground Conditions The embankment consisted generally of sandy gravel over moderately strong limestone at approximately 4m depth […]

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Anchor Works at R.T.E., Mullaghanish

In October 2008, McDonnell Piling & Foundations Limited carried out the installation and testing of ground anchors for R.T.E. at Mullaghanish, County Cork. The overall project consisted of the construction of a 220m high telecommunication mast, together with the construction of a series of reinforced concrete stay blocks and connectors. The stay bocks were retained […]

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Fermoy, Co. Cork

52no. Piles 450mm diameter installed at 600mm centres to allow for the site to be excavated. The piles were installed from a temporary platform created for our 14T Tescar CF3 rig. On completion of the piling a capping beam was installed, the site was then excavated to the required level and faced with a reinforced […]

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Welcome to the newly refreshed McDonnell Piling & Foundations website. Thanks to the guys at Cultivate Creative in St Helens for their advice and hard work creating the site.