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The Public Sector division is for engineers with an interest in the sciences, civil, electrical and mechanical engineering, information and computer sciences, infrastructural planning and development, and local government bodies.

The division works closely with other groups such as The Institute of Concrete Technology, The Institution of Civil Engineers, Irish Planning Institute, and Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.

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Public Sector in the Engineers Journal

My engineering life Q&A: Michal Dymet, Cork County Council

Michal Dymet, chairperson of Engineers Ireland Cork Region, says the engineering profession runs in the family, with both of his parents involved in the field. He also loved, as a child, taking apart toys, while an important mentor taught him about the importance of the thoroughness of road design.

Christopher J Marshall: An appreciation

Christopher J Marshall, Chartered Engineer, FIEI, who died on October 3, 2022, has been described by his many colleagues and friends as 'a gentleman and gifted engineer'.

How these three top-drawer civil engineers cut plenty of ICE

ICE honours three Engineers Ireland members and civil engineers who left a significant mark: Murt Coleman, Don McEntee, and the late Hank Fogarty.

Before & After: The restoration of European heritage award winner – 18 Ormond Quay

Formerly in need of major structural consolidation and conservation of historic fabric, Dublin Civic Trust engaged in wholesale refurbishment of this designated protected structure as a beacon of best conservation practice and reuse. The most challenging and transformative building project it has embarked on, the trust received Europe's most prestigious award for built heritage conservation, the European Heritage Award/Europa Nostra Award 2021. 

Dave Timlin: An appreciation

A gentleman to his fingertips, Dave Timlin was an extremely loyal colleague and friend. His legacy can be seen in the vast number of major capital projects delivered under his stewardship and in the meticulous systems and procedures he oversaw to ensure continually improving excellence and professionalism by Clare County Council in the delivery of services to the Clare public in a dynamic and evolving environment.

Brendan Devlin, former Cork county engineer: An appreciation

Brendan Devlin’s technical ability, vision, interpersonal skills and innovative methods achieved a huge amount on behalf of the people of Cork, and many of the works he completed will act as monuments and testaments to his exceptional service in the engineering sector.

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