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It’s time to start working with us

You should be working with the best Peter O’Brien and Sons Landscaping have been at the forefront of landscape construction in Ireland for over 50 years. In that time we’ve created some of the most high profile landscapes in Ireland. [...]

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Another completion…despite the rain!

Despite the unbelievably wet weather, the O’Brien’s team managed to put the final touches to another two world class projects. Under the direction of Project Manager, Derek McDonnell the team completed extensive works on two areas of the prestigious Michael [...]

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Another bespoke garden project nears completion

Busy times for the O'Brien's team. If we're not building roof gardens, world class parks, pitches or developments you'll find us constructing the highest quality gardens in Ireland. Below are some photos of a Dublin based project we are completing [...]

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Dying to see our latest work?

Ireland has been slow to explore cemetery's as potential open park like spaces. When we think of graveyards, we all pretty much conjure the same imagery, but that is all about to change with the completion of works on Kilternan’s new [...]

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Greening Dublin’s Rooftops

We just completed another roof garden overlooking the very impressive Grand Canal Square. This one, being the third one in two years which we have installed around the square, is on the  seventh floor and was part of a major [...]

Lough Boora

See below for a couple of photos from Lough Boora Discovery Park. We were delighted to be involved in such an extensive, high profile and meaningful landscape project. If you've not already visited, we high recommend you do. It's an [...]

Create cleans lines and reduce maintenance with our landscaping edging range

We first took on the agency for the Permaloc Range of landscape edging about fifteen years ago when we identified with the convenience and practicality of the range. Permaloc offers a range of products which addresses the treatment of edges [...]

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It’s not too late to plant bulbs for Spring…take our advice

Although most bulbs have already been planted it’s still possible to plant Tulips throughout November so don’t waste any time! Choose carefully  When buying bulbs reject any that are soft or showing signs of mould. Small bulbs may not flower [...]

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Making Mardyke…how great parks are created 

Peter O’Toole explains why Mardyke Gardens represents a great example of how to build a great park Wouldn’t it be great if every landscape project we took on went according to plan? The plan being the direction we hope every new [...]

Tree staking: the Basics

How to stake a tree Staking a newly planted tree is necessary to prevent wind rock and unsettling of the roots. Any unsettling can tear roots, slowing down establishment. A newly planted tree will one to two years to anchor [...]

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13.5…the magic number for 2014

ALCI President, Peter O’Toole outlines how work undertaken by the association to secure landscape work as part of the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme could have a huge impact for Irish contractors. Advance Notice: If you are in a situation where [...]

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O’Brien’s put finishing touches to bespoke Malahide project

Our commercial soft landscape team was delighted to be involved in the installation of the soft landscape elements of the new parish [...]