Roughan & O’Donovan (ROD) is pleased to announce that Daire Ó’Riagáin, B.E.(Hons) PGrad Dip Cons Law, AdvDip Procurement, C.Eng., F.I.E.I, R.Cons.E.I, is our newest shareholder and has been appointed a technical director with the company.

ROD Managing Director, Jim Thorpe, said: “Daire joined us as an assistant resident engineer in 2010 and has since progressed to play a central role in our business. Working as an employer’s representative in our contract administration team, he has become a trusted advisor to our clients, and developed the leadership qualities to shape the future of the company as we move towards our 50th year in business.”

Meet the new shareholder

Daire joined ROD on the Iarnród Éireann level crossing replacement framework, having previously worked as a structural design engineer in another engineering consultancy.

In 2017, Daire moved away from site-based supervision roles and became project manager on the Coonagh to Knockalisheen Distributor Road project, TII’s ITS Equipment Maintenance term contract and the N11 Parallel Safety scheme. He also took up the role of coordinator in our contract administration team.

Daire was promoted to associate in 2020. He is currently employer’s representative, under the public works contracts, for several projects, including Athy Distributor Road, Clontarf to City Centre Cycle and Bus Priority scheme, Whitegates to Athlone Castle Cycleway Link and the eMOS Programme M50 ITS Deployment contract.


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