Monaghan Peace Campus

Monaghan County Council is delighted that construction commenced in July 2020 on this new and exciting project ‘Monaghan Peace Campus’. This €14.3 million project will provide a new four storey mixed use community building, comprising of a Cultural Heritage Centre, Library, Youth Facility, Shared Community Multi-Functional Space with External Community Space and Underground Parking.

This project is supported by the EU’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) The financial support provided through the PEACE IV Programme is €9,541,081.

Click here to read more: ‘Monaghan County Council Signs Contract For The Peace Campus Project

‘SEUPB Project Case Study – Progress to Date’ – Please find a link HERE

Progress to Date

Q3 2021 (July to Sept 2021)

Works ongoing:

  • Casting of Level 0 carpark concrete slab ongoing
  • Tying reinforcement steel to Level 0 – Level 1 structural columns ongoing
  • Tying reinforcement steel to Level 0 carpark slab substantially complete

Works completed to Date:

  • Project Signage Boards at 3 nr. Locations erected
  • Piling works and associated pile cap foundations
  • Construction of Podium ramp structure
  • Sub-floor drainage, interceptors and ducting works
  • Construction of retaining walls ongoing including temporary works framing
  • Sub-floor drainage, interceptors and ducting works
  • Attenuation tanks and culvert replacement works

Progress to Date

Q1/Q2 January-June 2021

Monaghan Peace Campus Construction site was closed from 8th January 2021 due to Covid19 Public Health Measures & Restrictions. Site re-opened 4th May 2021.

Works completed to date include:

  • Temporary Safety Barriers installed along North Road
  • Culvert and associated chamber installed
  • Level 1 podium ramp structure complete
  • Attenuation tanks cast and precast cover slabs placed
  • Electrical switch room cable trench cast
  • Foundations cast and sub-structure masonry walls built to base of new stone walls at Glaslough St.


Works currently ongoing include:

  • Sub-structure works to include pile caps and associated structure foundations
  • Preparation of sub-station floor in progress to receive cable trenches
  • Lift shaft on Level 0 cast and waiting Level 1 deck slab
  • Casting of Pile caps 98% completed
  • Temporary shorting erected to Stage 1 of North Road Retaining Wall
  • Tanking membrane applied to approx. 50% of North Road retaining wall
  • Installation of Storm drainage network ongoing at Level 0

Monaghan Peace Campus Q1/Q2 January-June 2021 – Click on the images below for a larger image.

Progress to Date

Q4 September-December 2020 

Works completed to date include:

  • Establishment of site compound, office and welfare accommodations.
  • Installation of foundation bearing piles and associated mini pilling.
  • Erection of Tower Crane and associated foundations.

Works currently ongoing include:

  • Casting of foundation pile caps, ground beams and associated stair core foundation slabs.
  • Fixing of reinforcement to pile caps, level 0 structural columns, level 0 podium ramp walls and level 0 stair core walls.
  • Construction of ESB sub-station.
  • Construction of level 0 lift core structure.
  • Construction of 2 nr. Attenuation tank bases.
  • Storm drainage pipework and service ducting.

Monaghan Peace Campus Q4 – Click on the images below for a larger image.

Q3 July – September 2020 The site is secure and hoarding is erected.  Existing perimeter structures have been demolished. Clearing of site is completed.  A Time Lapse camera has been installed.  Test Piles installed and tested.  Piling is complete.  Contractor has liaised with neighbouring residents and Government Departments.

Monaghan Peace Campus Q3 – Click on the images below for a larger image.

Monaghan Peace Campus Architects Presentation

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