An Ríocht

056_AN_RIOCHT_LOGO_REV637620215717181462The An Ríocht region brings members based in Co. Kerry together, helping the local engineering community to connect and network with one another. The region caters for all sectors of engineering, providing CPD and social networking events for members.

Some of the events previously held by the An Ríocht region include: 

  • Becoming a Chartered Engineer: information session 
  • Transforming the water industry in Ireland: a local perspective 
  • Advances in surveying and machine control technology
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An Ríocht in the Engineers Journal

Cream of the crop: why Dairymaster leads the field in agri-engineering

Unusually for a manufacturing facility, dairy-equipment manufacturer Dairymaster produces almost 95% of all parts in-house. Founded in 1968, the company now employs 300 people in its global headquarters in Causeway, Co Kerry – with 20 involved in research and development – and 35 staff in its UK and US operating offices. Some 75% of production is exported to 40 wholesale and retail customers overseas. However, when I spoke with Edmond Harty, CEO and technical director of Dairymaster and ...

Coastal erosion: the main challenges battering Ireland

  Dr Jimmy Murphy, senior researcher at Beaufort, UCC Ireland’s long and varied coastline ranges from high rocky cliffs that can resist Atlantic waves to sandy beaches that seem to change with every tide. Many of our most beautiful landscapes are by the coast and it is largely unspoiled and rich in biodiversity. A large proportion of our population live there and it is the interface through which most goods enter and leave the country. Global coastlines are coming under increased ...

Up the junction: overcoming challenges in turbine construction

  Author: Liam Lyng, construction projects manager, Mainstream Renewable Power Mainstream Renewable Power is a global wind and solar company that was founded by Eddie O’Connor in 2008. It employs over 160 people and is developing, building and operating wind and solar farms across four continents. Mainstream’s first Irish project, the Knockaneden Wind Farm in Co Kerry, will complete its first year in operation this November. The wind farm, which is located near Caherciveen in Co ...

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