Thomond

083_THOMOND_LOGO_REVThe Thomond region is a hub for members based in Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary, representing all sectors of the industry, providing local CPD and networking events for engineers.

Some of the events previously held in the Thomond region include:

  • The 2018 Engineers Ireland Annual Conference – Infrastructure, Industry and Innovation
  • Site visits including the Limerick Gasworks Remediation Project and Ardnacrusha
  • Technical presentations and social events

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'Industry in our Region': Focus on Thomond

Engineers Ireland's Thomond Region developed a series of events known as 'Industry in our Region' in 2017 in response to a desire among engineers working in industry to share knowledge and experience across industry.

Pioneer of semiconductor industry Mike Tuthill: An appreciation

Mike Tuthill, who has died at the age of 71, was a genius of his time who broke barriers faster than anybody else and shaped the semiconductor industry worldwide. A long-time employee of Analog Devices, Limerick, he was a true pioneer who developed innovations that pushed technology and performance frontiers. Foundations of the 3” Wafer Fab [caption id="attachment_50955" align="alignright" width="235"] Pioneer of semiconductor industry Mike Tuthill.[/caption] Limerick man Mike ...

Promoting a project management culture in a local authority context

Introduction The acute need for a project management approach within Limerick City and County Council arose from the introduction of a matrix organisational structure in April 2016 following the merger of the two local authorities in 2014. A new operating model was introduced separating strategic and operational functions to create greater focus and efficiency, given the diminishing resources in local government. The approach creates greater agility in Limerick City and County ...

Re-engineering Ireland (Part II): A one-off opportunity?

In the unabridged version of John Moran’s speech to Engineers Ireland’s annual conference in Limerick last April, he argues here, in Part II, that If Ireland wants to remain competitive on the global stage, it needs to develop and implement modern spatial strategies and related planning rules quickly – even if it does not suit all of the interests vested in a continuation of the status quo. (Part I can be read here.) Putting the east on a diet Firstly, anybody who sits in Dublin ...

Rehabilitation of Runway 06-24 at Shannon airport: An overview

In 2017, Shannon airport carried out the resurfacing of 75 per cent of its main runway, within extremely tight night-time possession windows. The €14 million investment ensures the integrity of the runway for the next 20 years. Eoin Colgan, who managed the project on behalf of RPS Consulting Engineers, outlines the issues with the runway, discusses the technical solutions available, and describes how the project was successfully and safely delivered. Background Shannon airport is ...

University of Limerick engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution

Engineers from the University of Limerick (UL) are set to play an important role in a new European research project that seeks to revolutionise the shipbuilding sector, by replacing steel with composite materials for the construction of more efficient large-length ships. FIBRESHIP is an ambitious project that will allow for the construction of light commercial vessels, passenger and leisure transport and oceanographic vessels more than 50 metres in length using fibre-reinforced polymer ...
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