Dockgate is one of the most desirable office buildings in Galway. The building offers over 14,533 m² of Grade A accommodation spread over 5 floors. The space comprises large efficient floor plates creating a clear, bright and open work environment while offering efficient, flexible accommodation.

Easy access is provided to Dockgate and Galway city centre via the provincial and national road network. Ireland’s rapidly improving road and rail network gives Galway a strategic advantage with excellent road and rail links to Dublin, Limerick and Cork. The N18 runs south to Limerick and Cork, the N6 provides direct access to Dublin and the N17 to Sligo. Galway is also well served by several modes of public transport including regular bus and rail services. Shannon International Airport is within an hour’s drive south of Galway and provides direct scheduled flights to the UK, Europe and the US. Galway Airport also provides regular scheduled flights to the UK.

Dockgate is conveniently located besides the city’s bustling and lively streets that are full of excellent shops, restaurants and bars. Galway’s food, nightlife and friendly locals are renowned throughout Ireland and beyond. The large student population which is now in excess of 12,000 adds to the colour, drama, workforce and excitement of this truly great city.


Dockgate is an imposing four and five storey third generation landmark office development, designed around a landscaped courtyard and extending to a total office area of 6,008 sq.m (64,670 sq ft.). The building will be finished to an extremely high specification to include the following:

  • Raised access floors
  • Suspended ceilings
  • Category II Lighting
  • State of the art communications
  • Excellent floor to ceiling height
  • Fully fitted toilet facilities on each floor
  • Flexible open plan office space
  • Ample car parking
  • Striking architectural design
  • Landscaped courtyard
  • Passenger lifts serving all floors

The design of the building allows maximum flexibility in terms of the configuration and layout of the office accommodation. Two entrance lobbies both with passenger lifts and a number of stairwells provide easy access to all floors.


  • J & E Davy
  • Lalco Developments
  • Arabica Coffee Shop
  • The office of Public Works
  • Thomas McDonogh & Sons Ltd
  • Comhairle

Address Dock Road & Merchants Road
Year contructed 2003
Architect Roddy Mannion Associates 3 Commerce Court, Flood Street, Galway
Developer JV partners are Granelt Properties Ltd.
Main contractor TBD Building Contractors Mapfre Court, Salthill, Galway
Consulting Engineeers Hugh Griffin Associates Commerce House, Flood Street, Galway
M&E Engineeers RN Murphy & Associates Ltd 10 Lower Bridge St, Dublin 8
Solicitors Kilroy Solicitors 69 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2