Owen O’ Callaghan
Owen O’ CallaghanFounder
Owen founded O’Callaghan Properties in 1969 and was responsible for some of the most successful commercial, retail and residential developments in the country.

Owen sadly passed away in January 2017 but his influence is still keenly felt throughout the organisation.

Brian O’ Callaghan FCA
Brian O’ Callaghan FCAManaging Director
Brian joined O’Callaghan Properties in 2002. A chartered accountant by profession, he previously worked in transaction services with Pricewaterhouse Coopers in London and with Deloitte in Cork. Brian is responsible for business development and overseeing the day to day operations of the company. Brian & John Deane work closely to source and assess new development opportunities and to finance and deliver new projects
John Deane BCL
John Deane BCLDirector
John Deane has been a director of O’Callaghan Properties since 1982. John is a solicitor by profession and has worked over the past 28 years appraising prospective development opportunities and ensuring their subsequent delivery.

His particular expertise in leasing, asset management and business planning is widely acknowledged within the Irish property development sector.

Aidan Lucey
Aidan LuceyResidential Development Director
Aidan Lucey manages the company’s residential developments. He has been the company secretary of O’Callaghan Properties since 1972. He oversees the day to day operations of the residential business and also oversaw the finance function until 2002.

Aidan project managed the company’s Lavitts Quay office and residential project which houses its headquarters and hosts a major customer care centre for Apple.

Joe Keane MRICS
Joe Keane MRICSDevelopment Director
Joe Keane has been a project director with O’Callaghan Properties since 2005. A quantity surveyor by profession, Joe was previously the managing partner of a private surveying practice and brings a wealth of construction experience with him to O’Callaghan Properties.

Joe has worked on many of the company’s major projects including Liffey Valley, Mahon Point, Lancaster Gate, Half Moon Street and River Lee Hotel and is currently working on the company’s most ambitious commercial project, Navigation Square in Cork City Docklands.

Yvonne Courtney BSc.
Yvonne Courtney BSc.Project Manager
Yvonne joined the company in 2004 and was awarded a BSc. in Construction Management in 2009. Yvonne most recently led the refurbishment and expansion of Northside Shopping Centre in Dublin. She has worked on many of the company’s major office and retail projects including Mahon Point, Opera Lane and Half Moon Street. Yvonne coordinates the company’s design team and is responsible for office and retail fit out.
Stephen Kenneally FCCA
Stephen Kenneally FCCAFinancial Controller
Stephen is responsible for the financial management, accounting and financial reporting of O’Callaghan Properties and our investment portfolio.

Before joining the company in 2008, he spent 4 years at CHK Partnership in Cork. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in Ireland.

Paul Carroll, BSc
Paul Carroll, BScProject Manager
Paul joined O’Callaghan Properties in 2019 and is responsible for a number of the company’s residential developments in Cork.

Paul has a BSc. in Construction Management and Engineering and has almost 15 years of experience as a project manager and senior engineer in the construction industry.

Sean Finn, BSc Eng
Sean Finn, BSc EngProject Manager
Sean joined O’Callaghan Properties in 2023 and is currently working on the company’s Docklands projects.

Sean obtained a degree in Structural Engineering and has since accumulated almost a decade of experience as an engineer and project manager across a variety of projects in the residential, commercial and hospitality sectors in Ireland and the UK.

Robert Deane
Robert DeaneProperty Manager
Robert joined the company in 2007 and is responsible for letting, tenant liaison and facilities management of O’Callaghan Properties’ residential projects in Cork and Dublin.

In addition, Robert has overall operational responsibility for EHS, security, maintenance, testing and inspections across the company’s retail, residential and office portfolio.

Colm McCarthy
Colm McCarthyDevelopment Manager
Colm is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor. He joined O’Callaghan properties in 2019 having worked with a leading Quantity Surveying Consultancy in Dublin. Colm has over 8 years experience in both the residential and commercial sectors and has previously worked in New Zealand.

Colm is currently involved in overseeing some of our major developments including the delivery of offices at Navigation Square and residential at Lancaster Gate.

James Cooper
James Cooper Project Manager
James joined the company in 2022 and has a BSc in Construction Management and Civil Engineering. James worked on a number of residential projects in Cork and also spent a number of years in London working on various high rise residential projects.

James has over 8 years experience working in the Construction Industry.