• water
    May 29, 2020

    2020 will forever be remembered for COVID19. However, as COVID (hopefully) recedes, what is likely to emerge are increased issues with water supply.  Recent monthly weather statements from Met Éireann report that following an exceptionally wet Februa …

  • lessons in engineering
    May 13, 2020

    I started working as a Structural Engineer 2 years ago. The road to structural engineering was a long and winding road but aren’t they the more exciting roads? I have learned a lot these past few years and my technical skills have grown in abundance. …

  • engineering impacts
    April 22, 2020

    Engineering and engineers have been around for thousands of years. In this time, we have had both positive and negative impacts on the lives of millions. The first engineer mentioned by name in history was Imhotep, who we believe was responsible for …

  • construction sites
    April 15, 2020

    On the 28th March 2020, the Department of Health and Department of the Taoiseach issued new Directives regarding public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID19. The Directive requires people to stay at home in all circumstances until 4th May …

  • working from home for engineers
    April 4, 2020

    Mark ups are a simple way of portraying engineering intent onto any documents or images. In recent times, site engineers have started to use digital software to portray information to office based engineers. The savvy modern engineer has already been …

  • advanced engineering
    March 27, 2020

    As said by the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins in his 2018 inauguration speech ‘We face many challenges which go beyond borders, require cooperation at a global level but affect and can be affected by the lives of every person in every local …

  • ethical engineering
    March 20, 2020

    For the majority of engineers in this country, the Engineers Ireland Code of Ethics is the only easily accessibly document dealing specifically with ethics. Reading through the code, the most striking aspect is how much of the code is made up of thin …

  • culvert screen
    March 11, 2020

    Culverts are an integral part of any urban, semi-urban or rural landscape. They are man-made structures that convey drain, streams and rivers through these landscapes, allowing essential infrastructure to be developed without having to plan around op …

  • rugby pitch
    February 25, 2020

    The recent announcement of the Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Funds by the Government, allows vital funding to be distributed to various organisations from the main provincial organisations within the IRFU, FAI and the local GAA club. Improvement …

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