St. Vincents, Sunday's Well

UCC purchased the seminary accommodation blocks (North & East) from the order of Vincentians in 1999 and applied for a change of use to Academic/Administrative use to facilitate the transfer of the Department of Music, UCC from its base (The Rectory) on the Western Road.

The works involved the refurbishment of three floors over a basement including music rooms, teaching rooms, practice rooms, administration areas etc. together with the provision of a large teaching room/recital room in the basement area (O'Riada Hall).

Project Team

Delivered by the UCC Capital Projects Team. 

Design Team

Jack Coughlan & Associates (Architects)
Arup Consulting Engineers (Mechanical & Electrical Engineers)
Arup Consulting Engineers (Civil & Structural Engineers)
Carroll Murphy (Quantity Surveyors)


P.J. Hegarty & Sons Ltd.


The project commenced in late August '99 and was completed in February 2000 at a cost in the order of £930,000.


For further information please contact the Director of Buildings and Estates at

Buildings and Estates Office

Foirgnimh agus Eastáit

Western Road, Cork