Engineers Ireland - Cork Region

Promoting the art and science of engineering and representing the interests of the engineering profession.

Engineers Ireland is the operating name of
The Institution of Engineers of Ireland - Cumman na nInnealtóirí

To find out more about the Cork Region and our activities - visit the Committee and Diary pages.

Recent News:

Visit the News page for an update on recent events and information

Latest News update.....

18-06-2017.... Our 2018-2019 Cork Region Committee was officially elected at our recent AGM. The new committee is currently planning a comprehensive calendar of events for the next 12 months. We would welcome your views and suggestions. Please contact the committee members by email or phone - contact details are on our Committee page.

...... LEO, Cork City schedules Programmes for Owners/Managers in the Micro Business Sector
The Local Enterprise Office, Cork City has scheduled a wide range of courses commencing this Autumn/Winter to assist those working in the micro business sector.
Further information on course content etc. is available on:

15-01-2019.... Cork Institute of Technology are running modules in Fire Safety Certification (on campus CIT - application (course CCSXXD8_Y0) closing date 25-01-19) and Fire Safety Engineering (part time, online - application (course CR_CCSXX_8) closing date 17-01-19). These are starting February 2019 and currently have availability. For more information please visit

Upcoming Events:

Events are open to both Members and Non-Members of Engineers Ireland

 22/01/2019 Domestic scale CHP
Speaker - Kevin Fortune (Fingleton White Consulting Engineers)

Time: 19:00 (Tea/coffee from 18:30)

In this presentation, Kevin Fortune will discuss:
* the benefits of CHP (combined heat and power)
* how CHP provides primary energy savings
* reduces greenhouse gas emissions
* supports intermittent renewables on the grid

The presentation will describe the requirements to be met for a CHP project to qualify as High Efficiency CHP. The benefits of CHP will be discussed and how these can be achieved at a domestic dwelling level, giving some results from domestic CHP system tests, which are currently underway.

The event webcast will commence 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

For more information on our webcasting service, email

Location: Rochestown Park Hote
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 29/01/2019 Reinforced Concrete Design - Wind farm case study
Speaker - TBC

Time: 19:00 (Tea/coffee from 18:30)

Location: Rochestown Park Hote

 02/02/2019 Haulbowline Island Remediation Project
Lecture & Site Visit

Speaker - Dr Cormac O'Suilleabhain (Cork County Council)

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

 04/02/2019 J&Js Facilities Management Transformation
Joint event organised by EI Cork Region, MEETA, IAM & BIFM

Details to be confirmed
Location: TBC

 05/02/2019 Panelised and Modular Offsite Construction
Speaker: James Young BEng (Hons) CEng MIEI
(Director of Engineering Services - Evolusion Innovation)

This presentation will outline the technical aspects of panelised and modular offsite construction methods that can be applied to projects in Ireland with a particular emphasis on panelised Light Gauge Steel and various modular methods of construction. The presentation will cover aspects such as application, structure, fire, thermal as well as other technical performance characteristics.

Time: 7.00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6.30pm)

Location: Rochestown Park Hotel
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 06/02/2019 Scaling up crystallisations


Speaker: Jason Murtagh (DPS Group)

Jason Murtagh will provide an overview of crystallisation science. The effects of particle size and shape are reviewed. The various crystallisation processes and equipment are discussed as are the impact of process conditions. Crystallisation of biopharmaceuticals is reviewed.

Two case studies involving industrial processes are described.

Booking: Admission is free

Location: Theatre IT3, Library Building, Cork Institute of Technology
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 08/02/2019 Cork Region - Annual Dinner
Time: 20:00

Dress : Black Tie
Tickets: €75 per person

To book your tickets for this Black Tie unaccompanied dinner please contact John Lapthorne ( / 021-4871026) by 3pm on Friday 1st February 2019.

All Welcome.

Location: Maryborough House Hotel Lodge & Spa
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 11/02/2019 Outsourcing Maintenance Contracts

Joint event organised by EI Cork Region, MEETA, IAM & BIFM

Details to be confirmed
Location: TBC

 12/02/2019 Flood Risk Management

 18/02/2019 Overview of ISO 41000 – Facilities Management Framework
Joint event organised by EI Cork Region, MEETA, IAM & BIFM

Details to be confirmed
Location: TBC


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