Who we are

Roughan & O’Donovan is one of Ireland's leading civil, environmental and structural engineering consultancies.

We provide a fully integrated engineering design service and employ a multidisciplinary team of more than 170 people.

Our goal is to deliver high quality solutions to clients.

Design approach

Each client project is led by a project director, project engineer and project technician, who work closely together on all aspects of project delivery, technical, programme, quality and cost control.

  • €2.3b+

    Construction value of motorway we’ve designed since 2001
  • 200+

    Number of bridges we've designed for contractors since 2007
  • 100%

    Win rate on road infrastructure applications taken from route selection


Our best for project ethos enables us to make the right decisions for clients and ensures high quality deliverables are achieved.

  • Success in leading some of Ireland’s most complex infrastructural projects has earned us a reputation for doing the hard things well.

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    Harry Meighan

    Managing Director, Roughan & O'Donovan

Research and development

Our research and development company, ROD-IS, provides access to cutting-edge research skills, scientific expertise and technical resources.

Core areas of expertise include:

  • Risk based asset management
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Topological optimisation
  • Traffic load modelling
  • Data modelling
  • Weigh-in-motion

Interested in learning more about us?