Excellence Awards

Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2016 in association with ESB

7 October 2016: We are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Excellence Awards.

The Excellence Awards ceremony will take place on Friday 4 November at the InterContinental Dublin, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, 7:00pm. Tickets are €100 per person. Tables seat 10. Dress code: Black-tie/Shine like a star. 

Drinks reception 7:00pm followed by awards ceremony and dinner commencing at 7:45pm. (sharp).

Buy your ticket. 

We look forward to seeing you on the night!

Excellence Awards Shortlist

Engineering Project of the Year Award

  • Clean Out of Place Project by Abbott Diagnostics Division, Sligo
  • NUI Galway, HRB Clinical Research & Lambe Institute for Translational Research Facility (CTRF) by Barrett Mahony Consulting Engineers
  • Irish Institute of Sport - High Performance Centre by TOBIN Consulting Engineers
  • Mater Private Hospital Development by J. B. Barry and Partner’s Ltd
  • Mercer Institute for Successful Aging (MISA) by BAM
  • The Corrib Project - Onshore Gas Pipeline by Shell E&P (Ireland) Ltd/ RPS Group Ltd/ Roadbridge Ltd/ BAM / W&F JV

This award is open to public vote. View short detail of each project.

The winner chosen will reflect both the public vote and the scoring by our judging panel. The public vote closed on Friday 21 October at 5pm.

Geoscience Ireland Award

  • Lisheen III Windfarm by TOBIN Consulting Engineers
  • Design Optimisation of a Tidal Turbine Foundation by OpenHydro Technology/ Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions
  • Irish Soil Information System by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)/ Teagasc/ Cranfield University/ University College Dublin
  • Provision of Specialist Mine Training at Two Gold Mines in Siberia by LTMS Limited
  • Irish Rail Cutting & Embankment Decision Support Tool by Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. & Irish Rail Iarnrod Eireann

Best Presentation Award

  • The Engineer as an Expert Witness – by John Garrett (John T Garrett & Associates) – nominated by the Thomond Region
  • Design and Construction of the Rosie Hackett Bridge – by Tony Dempsey (Roughan O’Donovan), Philip Brown (GRAHAM) and Joe Kelly (Roughan O’Donovan) – nominated by the Civil Division
  • Geotechnical Properties of Irish Glacial and Interglacial Soils (the inaugural Hanrahan Lecture) by Dr Eric Farrell (AGL Consulting) – nominated by the Geotechnical Society

Local Authority Engineering Initiative Award

  • Returning Vacant Properties to Productive Use - 2014 to 2016 by Cork City Council
  • Clanmoyle Road Flood Alleviation Scheme by Dublin City Council/ Office of Public Works
  • The City Quays, Limerick by Limerick City and County Council/ Nicholas de Jong & Associates/ O'Shea Consulting/ Lawlor Burns & Associates
  • The Design, Development and Implementation of the Fingal pipe closure unit by Fingal County Council

Technical Innovation Award

  • NTA Transport Models by Jacobs/ National Transport Authority/ Systra
  • PAVEL by Onesynergy
  • Network Innovation Competition (NIC) Robotics Project by RPS Group Ltd/ Scotia Gas Networks (SGN)/ ULC Robotics

Heritage and Conservation Award

  • Richmond Barracks By Dublin City Council with Blackwood Associates with Margaret Quinlan Architects / David Kelly Partnership / Cundall / FLN
  • Mayo Medical Academy by NUI Galway & Taylor Architects/ Arup Consulting Engineers/ IN2 Design Partnership
  • Boyne Viaduct Refurbishment by Irish Rail, Iarnrod √Čireann
  • Culfadda Bridge Conservation Repairs by Sligo County Council
  • Beaver Row Footbridge Refurbishment & Restoration by Roughan & O'Donovan Consulting Engineers/ Clonmel Enterprises Ltd/ Blackwood Associates Architects

International Engineer of the Year Award

Recipient will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Chartered Engineer of the Year Award

Recipient will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Outstanding Contribution to Engineering Award

Recipient will be announced at the awards ceremony.

President's Award

Recipient will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Employer of the Year Award

Recipient will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Award

Winners announced in June: Colm Morley, Shane Timoney, Caolan Treanor and Conor Walsh of Sligo IT for their project “Automatically fed post drive”. The students will also be present on the evening to accept their awards.

For more information email nscully@engineersireland.ie.