Béal na Bláth

This work examined the historical fabric remaining and outlined current conservation practice.

Residential garden

A significant native woodland was planted to shelter the site and to contain a sauna.

Sallins Town Park

COMLA secured the public tender to design a new town park for Sallins, Co. Kildare.

Private Garden: Swimming Pool

The strong defining limestone walls prompted the design of a formal geometric pool.

Harbour Fields Park Maynooth

Cathal O’Meara Landscape Architects carried out 3 public workshops as part of Maynooth Town Health Check (2018).

East Gate Park – Fethard

Fethard contains the most intact town walls in Ireland with 90% still intact.

Natural Swimming Pool

Located in rural north Cork, the owners of this property are keen swimmers and wanted a landscape that could sustain family activities.

Shanbally Public Realm

The industrial legacy of Cork harbour has left a rich repository of maritime history and heritage artefacts scattered around Cork’s inner harbour.

Cork Airport Sculpture

The steel sculptural shapes represent the 5 stages of creating a simple paper airplane. The sculptures are positioned to rise with the roundabout

Halfway Roundabout, Co. Cork

This design proposal for the Halfway roundabout seeks to dramatise this location as a gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way with a nod to the motif for the Wild Atlantic Way


The redesign of this roundabout provided an opportunity to create a significant entry threshold to County Cork and specifically Mallow town.


The landscape design for this roundabout was conceived as a means of connecting the scientific and research activities of the client, Teagasc with the Public Facade.

Buttevant Boardwalk

The town of Buttevant traces its origins to the earliest phases of Norman conquest of Ireland, with the grant of a licence to hold a market in 1234. Town walls followed in 1317 with the […]

Kilworth Co Cork – Streetscape

Similar to many of our towns and villages, Kilworth has suffered from neglect and the provision of excessive carriageway space for vehicular use. This has contributed to a poor quality public realm. Cathal O’Meara Landscape […]

Clongriffin, Co. Dublin

Clongriffin was the master plan of Gannon homes. Unlike much of contemporary development in Ireland, Clongriffin was a transport led development with the construction of a train station and large investment in public parks in […]

Mallow Public Realm Plan

Mallow is the largest town in North Cork and the administrative centre for the region. Its population stands is currently approaching twenty thousand residents.

Kilkenny Floral Mile

The acquisition of the 16 acre former Smithwicks Brewery site by Kilkenny City Council is providing an opportunity for the City to reorientation itself towards the River Nore.

O Donnovan Rossa (skibbereen)

Cathal O’Meara Landscape Architects worked with Cork County Council Architects to create a memorial park for the Centenary of Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa’s funeral.

Sallins Town Centre

The transformation of the Grand Canal from a former industrial use to a greenway, provides inspiration for reimagining the industrial heritage of Sallins.

Seiscir Park Naas

Cathal O'Meara submitted this project as the design element of the Masters in Landscape Architecture at University College Dublin (UCD) in 2007.

Guatemala – Transport

Central America - Cathal authored the regions first Bicycle Transport Network Plan (for Guatemala City) in 2010, for which he received an International Planning Award.

Bloom 2013

As the main sponsors of the event Mazda’s show space occupied the first point of visual contact for the majority of visitors to Bloom 2013

Carrigabrick Viaduct

This project will reopen the Carrigabrick Railway Viaduct as part of a local walking route and a spur on the Avondhu Blackwater way and the E8 European walking route.

Rathcormac game and wildlife

The Client wished to prevent habitat loss with the aim of re-introducing the red listed native Grey-Partridge to the Nagle mountains and surrounding areas.

Fermoy Hospital

Most modern hospitals are designed from a clinical efficiency perspective but ignore what Vitruvius describes as “delight’.

Baile Glas is the first ‘eco’ estate

Baile Glas is the first ‘eco’ estate in the country built for social and affordable housing. A joint venture between Avondhu Blackwater Partnership and Cork County Council.

Ards Forest Park

This proposal seeks to progress our understanding of architecture and of our natural environment by juxtaposing cutting edge technology with the wild coastal landscape of Donegal.

Rain Garden

The client (a retiring professional) wished for more wildlife to be introduced into his suburban garden. The brief stipulated that the focal point of this should be from the conservatory to enable more interest from his reclining chair.

Coolagown Community

Landscape architect to Coolagown Community and Tidy Towns Group since 2011. This relationship has seen the execution of many successful projects and has resulted in Coolagown winning the Entente Floral Gold Medal in 2011.