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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Sustainability in engineering – the Athea Windfarm project

  Client: SSE Renewables; Main contractor: Roadbridge The Athea windfarm site is situated approximately 6km north of the town of Abbeyfeale and close to the village of Athea in the west of County Limerick. The site stretches across a variety of habitats, including upland blanket bog and heath, coniferous tree plantations and rough agricultural grassland. The Athea Wind Farm was constructed by Roadbridge on behalf of SSE Renewables. The civil engineering works for this project ...

Thomond Park introduces green-energy analytics system

  Thomond Park Stadium is the home ground of Munster Rugby, one of the most successful and best-supported rugby clubs in the world. The famous venue, renowned for its unique history and atmosphere, has been redeveloped and now boasts an increased capacity of 25,600, plus an extensive range of conference and banqueting facilities that have further enhanced its reputation. Since 2009, Thomond Park has been working to reduce the environmental impact of managing the stadium by ...

ReNEW waste-innovation project sees closed landfill opening minds

  Author: Pádraic Ó hUiginn, communications programme manager, Technology Centre for Biorefining and Bioenergy  A closed landfill site outside Cologne and Bonn in north-west Germany was where Prof Michael Bongards of Cologne University of Applied Sciences’ Institute for Automation & Industrial IT welcomed the ReNEW Network to its April work session on developing the circular economy in North West Europe. [caption id="attachment_13646" align="alignright" width="1024"] Circular ...

Personalised treatment will revolutionise future of medicine

  Speaker: Bill Doherty, executive vice-president EMEA, Cook Medical Medical treatment is set to be revolutionised over the coming decade as advances in technology means that the management of illness and disease will become a more personalised experience. Speaking at a presentation in the University of Limerick, organised by Engineers Ireland and the Materials and Surface Science Institute at the university, Bill Doherty, executive vice-president EMEA with Cook Medical, explained ...

Adapt to survive: managing change processes in manufacturing

Shannon Coiled Springs (SCS) was chosen as a case study for the Forfás Making it in Ireland – Manufacturing 2020 project because of the company’s strategy of diversifying from its base in construction products to identifying new market opportunities and technologies in the medical devices field. SCS is based in Limerick and was founded in 1978 to supply the construction sector, manufacturing wall ties and springs. The company had gained some 60-70% of the construction market for wall ties ...

A design tool for high temperature power-generation materials

  Authors: R A Barrett 1,2; N.P. O'Dowd 3; S B Leen 1,2 1 Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Informatics, NUI Galway 2 Ryan Institute for Environmental, Marine and Energy Research, NUI Galway 3 Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical & Biomedical Engineering, Materials & Surface Science Institute, University of Limerick From the Parsons steam turbine of 1884 to the Whittle gas turbine of 1930 and more recent state-of-the-art combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT), the ...

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