Clarion Hotel Sligo

Clarion Hotel Sligo

Clarion Hotel Sligo

Client : Michael Fitzgerald & Sons Ltd

Value : £45.2m (€52m)

With the Architects and Structural Engineers novated, John Sisk & Son completed five separate contracts on the redevelopment of the former St. Columba’s Hospital (formerly a psychiatric hospital), all on a Design & Build basis. The original building was constructed in 1855 and is a protected structure:

An extensive enabling works including demolitions, removal of fire damage and extensive asbestos content.

Construction of the new Clarion Hotel, utilising the former hospital façade and footprint with:

  • 167 bedrooms
  • 91 living areas
  • A large function hall, health suite, swimming pool and miscellaneous public areas.
  • 75 two-bed apartments (in two contracts) linked to hotel.
  • 62 three-bed student apartments.


Size: 40,000m²

Psychiatric patients were relocated in 1992 into a new building adjacent the hotel

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