ACEI President 2019-2020 Gerry Carty, presented certificates to the 2020 ACEI Engineering Excellence award winners at a socially distanced event due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. This took place on 30 September 2020 outside the ACEI offices at 46 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.

ACEI congratulates all the award winning firms along with Michael Nolan recipient of the ACEI President's Award and Marie-Claire Daly, Future Leader Award on their well-deserved accolades.

Civil Category
Winner: RPS           
For: East Tip Haulbowline Island Remediation Project, Cork

East Tip Haulbowline                                                                                    Gerry Carty with Brendan Brice of RPS Consulting Engineers

Structural Category
Winner: PUNCH Consulting Engineers         
For: Gardens International, Limerick

Gardens International, Limerick.                                                              Gerry Carty with Aidan O'Connell of PUNCH Consulting Engineers

Mechanical & Electrical Category
Highly Commended: Don O'Malley & Partners     
For: Gardens International, Limerick

Gardens International, Limerick.                                                    Gerry Carty with Liam Kavanagh, Don O'Malley & Partners

Mechanical & Electrical Category
Winner: Varming Consulting Engineers       
For: Three Park Place Office Development

Three Park Place Office Development                                                Gerry Carty with Bryan Dolan, Jim Rogers and Joe Byrne of Varming 

Environmental Sustainability – Built Environment Category
Winner: J. V.Tierney & Company Limited          
For: Lidl RDC Newbridge 2

Lidl RDC Newbridge 2                                                                     Gerry Carty with Jonathan Clare and Andrew Clifford of J. V. Tierney & Co


Environmental Sustainability – Natural Environment Category
Winner: Sweco     
For: Oweninny Wind Farm

Oweninny Wind Farm

Overseas Category
Winner: Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions                  
For: Landslide Hazard and Risk Pilot Study, Guatemala

Landslide Hazard, Guatemala                                                              Gerry Carty with Paul Quigley of Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions

Innovation Category
Winner: O'Connor Sutton Cronin & Associates M&E      
For: ESB Heritage Archive

ESB Heritage Archive Credit: Dean Treanor                                                 Gerry Carty with Patrick Field & William Forsyth of 
                                                                                                                       O'Connor Sutton Cronin & Associates M&E 


Project Management Category
Winner: TOBIN Consulting Engineers 
For: Swords Watermain Rehabilitation Scheme

Swords Watermain Rehabilitation Scheme.                                                  Gerry Carty with Thady Gavin and Brian Downes of 
                                                                                                                          TOBIN Consulting Engineers 

Climate Change Adaptation Category
Winner: Arup
For: Miesian Plaza

Miesian Plaza                                                                                      Gerry Carty with Anthony McCauley and Seán Barrett of Arup

Overall Project of the Year 2020
Winners: ARUP and Mott MacDonald          
For: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge 

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge                                                                Gerry Carty with Marcos Sanchez, Alfonso Ramirez of Arup
Credit: Royston Palmer Photography                                                         and Jim Sherry of Mott MacDonald

In addition to the engineering excellence awards two further annual awards presented are:

ACEI President’s Award, which recognises the contribution of an engineer through their leadership and life-long contribution to the engineering profession.

Congratulations to the 2020 awardee, Michael Nolan, Chief Executive in Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) pictured with Gerry Carty


ACEI Future Leader Award, which recognises a consulting engineer as a potential leader with excellent communication skills, business acumen, technical capabilities and strong ethical values.


Congratulations to the 2020 awardee, Marie-Claire Daly, Senior Engineer in PUNCH Consulting Engineers pictured with Gerry Carty