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Donnacha Murphy

BArchSc  DipArch  MRIAI

Donnacha Murphy runs the practice’s Cork office, is a Director and has worked predominately on healthcare projects since he joined OCMA in 2010.

Donnacha graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology in 2002 and has worked on the Development Control Plans for the Bon Secours Health Systems across their campuses in Dublin, Galway, Tralee and Cork and then took on the role of Project Architect for the new North Block Extension, a significant expansion of the Bon Secours Cork Hospital, which has recently reached completion. He was also responsible for the delivery of the expansion to Bon Secours Care Village in 2018 which won an RIAI award for Wellbeing in 2019.

He has also acted as Project Architect for the Extension to the Operating Theatre Department at South Infirmary Victoria Hospital, Cork, and Project Architect on site for the Emergency Department extension at Kerry General Hospital as well as D&B lead architect to BAM for the delivery of Mental Health Units in CUH and Killarney. In 2015 Donnacha was appointed associate director in OCMA and Director in 2021.

Donnacha  previously worked with Carr, Cotter & Naessens Architects in Cork, where he gained experience in master planning, mixed-use and educational projects including the Solas Clinical Studies Building, Institute of Technology, Tralee, and the Grainstore Office Development, Limerick (RIAI Award 2007).