Engineers Ireland aims to play an active role in public policy, taking a leadership role nationally on issues related to engineering as well as sustainability, wellbeing and innovation more broadly.

Our core policy values are:

  • Community and the common good: Advancing the safety, health and well-being of the public
  • Sustainability: Promoting the principles and practices of sustainable development and the needs of present and future generations
  • Innovation: Leading rapid and transformational developments in digital and other technologies for the benefit of all
  • Excellence in engineering: Promoting knowledge and skills, professional standards, diversity, and public confidence in the engineering profession
  • Trustworthiness: Acting with integrity, objectivity, evidence, authority, and transparency as an organisation

Engineers Ireland Policy Overview

We publish a series of Policy Briefs to summarise our policy recommendations and background research on a variety of topics:

We also publish The State of Ireland, a series of annual independent reports assessing the country’s infrastructure:

We also publish Engineering: A barometer of the profession in Ireland, capturing trends in engineering employment, perspectives and education:

We are committed to having our voice heard in the public policy dialogue and we regularly participate in public consultations, workshops, Oireachtas Committees etc. We have made the following submissions: