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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Irish and Dutch researchers develop “smart dressing” to transform wound care

Manually removing patient dressings to visually inspect chronic wounds could soon become a thing of the past. Irish ICT research centre, Tyndall National Institute (Cork), has teamed up with medical equipment provider Fleming Medical (Limerick) and Holst Centre/TNO (Eindhoven, Netherlands) to develop the world’s first commercially-available “smart dressing” for use in futuristic wound care applications. Chronic wounds are an increasing and costly healthcare issue, particularly in countries ...

Thomond region engineers on 'World Class Limerick'

‘World Class Limerick - Dynamic Reflections’ is a unique publication of more than 150 pages of articles by 70 contributors from a diversity of backgrounds. One-fifth of the articles are prepared by Thomond region engineers, who outline their particular experience and insight of working in Limerick. The aim of the book is to promote Limerick as a great place to live, work or visit. The book was compiled by John Garrett, chartered engineer, FIEI, who dug deep into his wealth of experience ...

How implementing the Bike Share Scheme in three regional cities under one tender became a first

  Author: Shane Fitzgerald MIEI, chartered engineer, is a senior engineer with Arup in Dublin and is working with the National Transport Authority as the project manager for the regional bike share schemes in Galway, Limerick and Cork The Coca-Cola Zero Bike Share Schemes were deployed in Cork, Limerick and Galway in late 2014, and the multi-city project follows the dublinbikes scheme in the capital, which is widely regarded as one of the more successful in the world. The first ...

Assistive exoskeletons help older adults live independent lives

  Author: Dr Leonard O'Sullivan,  senior lecturer ergonomics and human factors, Department of Design and Manufacturing Technology, UL.  Irish engineers and researchers, in collaboration with partners across Europe, are set to develop exoskeletons to assist older adults in their daily lives. Researchers at the Design Factors Research Group of the University of Limerick (UL) will team up with Cork-based company MTD Precision Engineering in the design and manufacture of an innovative ...

Vistakon Limerick hosts 100 students for Engineers Week

  During Engineers Week 2015, some 100 Transition Year (TY) secondary school students from schools in the mid-west (St Flannan’s College, Ennis, Co Clare and St John the Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co Limerick) paid a visit to the Vistakon facility in Limerick. The visit to the plant was to showcase the exciting and diverse career opportunities that the engineering profession has to offer. As a long-established multi-national in the mid-west, Vistakon works with local schools ...

Upon the level and by the square – freemasonry and engineering

  Kenneth L. Mitchell explores the ancient and continuing link between the engineering profession and the fraternity of freemasonry in Ireland In November 1830, in the city of Limerick, an architectural engineer by the name of James Pain made a fascinating discovery. He had been contracted for the sum of £3,000 by the New Limerick Navigation Company to replace the ancient Baal’s Bridge (1340) that linked the Englishtown on King’s Island to the Irishtown area on the ...
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