Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2019

Established in 2010 to showcase and celebrate engineering innovation and excellence, 2019 will mark the 10th anniversary of the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards.

Our flagship awards event for the profession takes place annually in recognition of the achievements of engineers who have demonstrated exceptional engineering skills through their work. As well as identifying leaders within the engineering industry, the awards provide an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the invaluable contribution the engineering profession makes to society and applaud the innovation and quality of work produced by engineers both at home and abroad.

Categories and criteria will be announced on 19 June 2019.



Excellence Awards Winners 2019

Engineering Project of the Year, sponsored by Transport Infrastructure Ireland

Kerry Central Regional Water Supply Scheme by Irish Water, in association with Kerry County Council, Nicholas O'Dwyer, TOBIN Consulting Engineers and Glan Agua.

Geoscience Ireland Award, sponsored by Geoscience Ireland      

Northern Spire Bridge by Roughan and O’Donovan; Farrans Victor Buyck Joint Venture; Quinn Piling; and Fugro-Loadtest

Local Authority Engineering Initiative Award, sponsored by Colas Bitumen Emulsion 

  • Lough Rinn International Rowing and Canoe Course Project by Leitrim County Council and Jennings O'Donovan & Partners Limited

  • River Dargle Flood Defence Scheme by Wicklow County Council

Technical Innovation of the Year Award

Design-Driven Innovation: Combined Sewer Interceptor Physical Model Test-Bed Project by Ward and Burke Construction Ltd and the National University of Ireland, Galway

Heritage and Conservation Award, sponsored by the OPW

Aran Sweater Market – Galway by TOBIN Consulting Engineers and Architectural Conservation Professionals (ACP)

Chartered Engineer of the Year Award, sponsored by Arup

Aoife Murphy, David Kelly Partnership

Best Presentation Award, co-sponsored by Griffiths & Armour and Beale & Company

Liam Coleman, Chartered Engineer, Principal Bridge Engineer at OPUS International Consultancy  

ESB International Engineer of the Year Award, sponsored by ESB International

Siobhan Kennedy, Chartered Engineer, Recovery Advisor, Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform, Nepal

ESB Outstanding Contribution to Engineering Award

Eoghan Lynch, Chartered Engineer, Chairman of Arup Ireland

Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Award, sponsored by Siemens

Group winners: Kevin Hayes, Muireann Hickey, Cian O'Leary and Jonathan Mullane of Cork Institute of Technology for their mobility enablement device, StrydeTech

CPD Employer of the Year Award, sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland

Lufthansa Technik Turbine Shannon

President's Award, sponsored by CRH

David Porter, Chartered Engineer, Divisional Roads Manager with the Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure