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Clare has excellent strategic design expertise gained through her experience of leading large scale projects of national importance. She is a natural leader, an excellent communicator and enjoys the creative challenge of managing and motivating a team.
Clare joined O’ Connell Mahon Architects as Senior Architect in April 2010. Her primary role has been as design manager for the New Children’s Hospital of Ireland, a €350 million 112,000sqm national hospital development including 400 single inpatient rooms, extensive ambulatory and OPD services and state of the art diagnostics.
Clare worked in Murray O Laoire Architects from her graduation in 1997 until 2010 where she was Associate Director from 2003. Her work included the €20 million decanting and enabling works for the Mater and Temple Street Children’s Hospital Development including the design and construction of two new buildings the Hostel Building and Centre for Nurse Education and a number of other complex phased works throughout the campus between 2001 and 2006.
In addition to her healthcare experience Clare has worked extensively in educational, residential, commercial and transport projects.
Her education experience as associate in charge includes the new €25million Training Centre for FÁS in Tallaght. She was also project architect for Dundalk Institute of Technology Student Centre, UCD Student Centre and University of Limerick Informatics Building. Clare acted as Technical Advisor to the NDFA & DOES for the Public Private Partnership School Bundle 2 project, a development of 4 new secondary schools in Laois and Offaly.
She has acted as the local architectural and urban design advisor to the DART Underground project in Dublin for 6 stations and ancillary buildings which received its Railway Order in December 2011 and was an expert witness on Architecture and Urban Design at the Railway Order Oral Hearing from November 2010 – April 2011.