Entries by Fred Meagher

Building Energy Ratings & 2019 U-Values Explained

Here are some helpful explanations (hopefully) of these increasingly common terms in the world of warmer homes & energy conservation. We don’t get scientific on anything and broke it down as simply as possible. What they are, and what you need to do! What Is a U-Value? What is a k-Value? What is an R-Value? […]

Fire Safety In Preschools

Ceardean Architects Have Extensive Experience Working With Creches & Preschools. We Specialise In Fire Safety Audits Of These Premises And Specifying Fire Safety Remedial Measures For Existing Creches, and Fire Safety Design For New Childcare Facilities.

Short-term Property Letting

Change In Legislation On Short-Term Letting – Impact on Airbnb Property and others     The introduction by Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government of the new regulations in respect of short-term letting will mean that all existing residential units which are used for the purpose of short-term rental i.e. for 14 days or less […]


Ceardean Architects Merge 3 Consecutive Builds In Kildare

Modern Country Living In Barberstown, Kildare An excellent example where three separate building projects on the one dwelling finally came together in July 2018. A new flat roof extension to the rear left side of the home harmonized perfectly with previous modern extension to the right. The original building was pitched roof throughout. This dwelling is […]

3 Leaves A Very Sweet Taste

3 Leaves – Ceardean Small Restaurant Client Goes From Strength To Strength   Another glowing review for the tiny Indian restaurant with a huge heart, 3 Leaves, located in the Blackrock Market, Co. Dublin. This guy goes from strength to strength with each review getting better and better. Excellent food + intimate atmosphere + good […]

Indo Talk Containers!

Containers Appear Obvious, but there is more to this. Read A Nice Piece here from Geraldine Gittens about the possibility of low-cost housing in the form of Steel Containers. There is no doubt housing crisis requires some very creative and bold thinking. But are Containers the right direction? Our Own Michael Malone of Ceardean Architects […]

Dublin Simon Community & Ceardean Architects

Dublin Simon Community Dublin Simon Community provides services to over 5,100 people and families each year across Dublin, Kildare, Meath and Wicklow who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Please click on the links below to view more. Ceardean Architects are delighted to be supporting The Open Door campaign with The Simon Communities. We […]


The Home Design Guide – Get You Thinking!

THINK LIGHT. THINK SPACE. THINK HOME. Ceardean Architects are delighted to offer a short and simple Home Design Guide and it’s for free of course. We don’t even ask for your email. This guide will quickly get you thinking about what you might want to do and hopefully give you some ideas too. CLICK HERE!! […]