Irelands Top Groundworks & Civil Contractors 2022


1Wills Bros

In business for 50 years, Wills Bros is a leading civil engineering main contractor. With between 350 and 450 employees, Wills work across all of Ireland and the UK. Between plant and vehicles, there are 300 items in the fleet. Brands include Cat, Komatsu, Volvo, Kobelco, Rokbak and Scania. The machines are fitted with a mix of Trimble, Leica, and Topcon machine control systems. Wills Bros have completed more than six projects over the past two years.

Address: Ballylahan Bridge, Foxford, Co. Mayo F26 NP92 Contact: 094 925 6221 Website:

2Shannon Valley Group

One of Ireland’s largest and most progressive civil engineering and plant hire companies undertaking construction and civil engineering projects both in Ireland and abroad. Services include work in the areas of civil engineering, residential site development, commercial site development, groundworks, haulage, controlled demolition, road construction, soil stabilisation, drone surveys, construction waste recycling, quarrying, slipform kerbing, landfill and decontamination, jet vac and drain CCTV units and plant hire.

Address: Unit 12 Shannon Valley Centre, Turvey Avenue, Donabate, Co. Dublin Contact: 01 813 8082 Website:

3Sorensen Civil Engineering Ltd

Sorensen Civil Engineering Ltd is a multi-disciplined construction company that was established in 1977. Marine Works, road and bridge construction, utilities-sewage treatment plants and sewage schemes are some of the projects undertaken by the company. Working nationwide, Sorensen have a team of over 150 staff. A large plant fleet is operated by the company, including excavators, dumpers, trenchers and cranes, with Cat and Volvo being their brands of choice. The machines are equipped with Trimble Earthworks GPS systems. Some recent updates to the fleet are four Volvo EC250L excavators, two Next-gen Cat 315s, four Volvo ADTs, four Thwaites dumpers and a Kobelco crawler crane. Sorensen has an annual turnover of between €60m and €70m.

Address: Sorensen Civil Engineering Ltd, Forge Hill Cross, Kinsale Road, Cork Contact: 021 496 8917 Website:

4Dowling Bros Civil Engineering Ltd

Dowling Bros Civil Engineering Ltd is a family run business established in the 1950s. They have over 60 years extensive experience in civil construction and professional engineering services, to government, industry and private sector clients. While Dowling Bros historically focused on drainage works, their range of services also includes grass and all-weather football pitch construction, and small and large infrastructure and groundworks jobs. The company is running a mixed fleet of machinery including Komatsu, Hitachi and Hidromek excavators, Komatsu dozers, and Volvo and Hydrema dump trucks.

Address: Green Road, Dunleckney, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow Contact: 059 972 1136 Website:

5HSB Plant Hire & Sales

HSB Plant Hire & Sales has been on the go for about 17 years, and offers machines with operators for hire, self-drive hire and used machinery sales. The company specialises in bulk earthworks and has been involved in many infrastructure projects. With a fleet of machines that includes Cat and Hitachi, HSB carries out work across Ireland and the UK.

Address: 7 Laragh Rd, Swatragh, BT46 5NS Contact: +44 7803 269042

6Vincent Dempsey Plant Hire

Vincent Dempsey Plant Hire provides a nationwide plant hire service. The company’s services include road building; quarry works such crushing, screening, breaking oversize and stripping; site works like site clearance, piling, and foundations; coastal erosion works; rock breaking; wind farm groundworks; and soil stabilisation. Vincent Dempsey Plant Hire have completed 30 projects in the past two years. Dempsey operates a mixed fleet made up of Cat, Komatsu, Hitachi, Case and Volvo machines. There are excavators ranging from 13 to 50 tonnes, as well as dozers, wheel loaders, crushers and screeners. The company are users of GPS machine control, with both Trimble and Topcon systems on the fleet. The most recent plant purchases are some Komatsu and Hitachi excavators.

Address: Kilmurry North, Redcross, Co. Wicklow Contact: 087 2555349 I 0404 41902 Website:

7Ward & Burke

Ward & Burke was formed in 2001 and is now established as one of Ireland’s principal civil and MEICA engineering contractors. The company specialises in civils works including roads, bridges, pipelines, reservoirs, treatment plants, and flood defence. The company works nationwide and has a team of some 900 employees. There are 701 items on the Ward & Burke fleet, including excavators, cranes, dumpers, the haulage fleet, hoists, rock breakers, rollers, piling hammers, teleporters, trencher, generators, traffic management systems, Herrenknecht tunnel boring machines, directional drills, and pipe ramming machines. The fleet takes in brands such as Kobelco, Cat, JCB, Liebherr, Herrenknecht, and Terex. Ward & Burke are also users of Trimble machine control technology. Some vehicles and machines that have been added recently are vans, excavators, wheeled excavators, dumpers, a long reach excavator, tractors units, and cranes. The company has completed 15 projects in the past two years, and reports an annual turnover of €256m.

Address: Stradbally East, Kilcolgan, Co. Galway, H91 W279 Contact: 091 776 827 Website:

8John Kirrane Plant Hire Ltd

John Kirrane Plant Hire Ltd specialise in bulk excavation, demolition, rock breaking, bulldozing, storm water drainage, foul water drainage, pumping mains, pumping stations and chambers, water mains, utilities and ducting, sports ground developments and concrete formwork. Their client base is extensive, ranging from private individuals, local authorities to major civil engineering companies. The company currently has a workforce of 40 staff and a fleet of modern, up-to-date equipment. All of Kirrane’s excavators are fitted with GPS machine control.

Address: Mayo Abbey, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, F12RY92 Contact: 094 9360114;  086 253 3262 Website:

9Cole Groundworks Contracts Ltd

Cole Groundworks Contracts Ltd was established in 2005. Since then, they have delivered services to some of the biggest construction companies in the world, and cover the commercial and industrial aspect of groundworks and civils across the entire UK and Ireland. Cole are involved in various commercial projects including schools, universities, office blocks, apartment blocks, haulage yards, fuel depots, petrol forecourts, and government buildings. The company is now also expanding in the direction of telecommunications work and green energy, and is working on project such as windfarms and telephone masts. Cole run an all-Hitachi excavator fleet.

Address: 135 Kilbroney Road, Rostrevor, Newry, BT34 3BW Contact: +44 28 4173 8883 Website:

10Harrington Plant Hire

Harrington Plant Hire provide services including plant hire, groundworks, roadworks, drainage, heavy haulage, demolition, and marine work. In addition, they supply readymix concrete from their NSAI certified plants in Kenmare and Castletownbere, and NSAI certified crushed stone from their quarries.

There is availability of a 36-metre Putzmeister concrete pump purchased from Irlequip, as well as a mobile concrete batching plant. The company has 25 staff and mainly works in Munster, although they have also worked further afield. Machinery wise, Harrington have approx. 80 items, including Komatsu, Volvo and Hyundai excavators ranging from 1 tonne to 60 tonnes; Volvo and Renault tipper and concrete trucks bought from McCarthy Commercials and Setanta Trucks respectively; Volvo dump trucks; crushers; screeners; rubber ducks; teleporters; dozers fitted with Topcon guidance systems; a 38-tonne Komatsu 22m long reach excavator with Topcon guidance system; low loaders and other trailers; and other items. Valtra tractors and Braughan dump trailers are the latest additions. All excavators have a variety of attachments. Harrington also operate licensed waste facilities throughout Cork and hold a waste collection permit for Munster. Clients include local authorities and numerous large main contractors.

Address: Faunkill, Eyeries, Beara, Co. Cork Contact: 027 70888/74200 Website:

11P&D Lydon

P&D Lydon Ltd’s clients include local authorities, airport authorities, Irish Rail, ESB, along with major private developers and large construction companies. The company specialise in roadworks, water and sewerage schemes, utilities, coastal protection works, watermain and drainage works, new build and rehabilitation works on bridges, urban street renewal schemes and more. P&D Lydon are specialists in power networks. They have worked with ESB Networks offering 24/7 emergency services. Lydon’s large fleet of plant and equipment includes excavators (from 3 – 70 tonnes available with hydraulic hammers and compaction plates), wheeled excavators, articulated dump trucks, lorries, road sweepers, screeners, crushers and loading shovels. Recent additions are a Hyundai HX140 long reach digger and a skidsteer road breaker attachment. In addition, they have installed safety beams/arrows to a large number of plant to highlight interface zones between plant and pedestrians. They are also using technology such as Trimble Machine Control Systems interlinked with Siteworks Positioning Systems and Trimble Business Centre.

Address: Knock South, Cross, Co. Mayo, F12 C2R4 Contact: 094 954 6099 Website:

12Hinch Plant Hire Ltd

Hinch Plant Hire Ltd was established in 1968. With 30 full time and some part time staff, Hinch mainly work in Leinster. The Hinch fleet includes excavators from 3 tonne to 35 tonne – including rubber ducks and long reach excavators. Machinery brands include Hitachi, Cat, Doosan, Case, and Kobelco excavators; Volvo and Hitachi shovels; Komatsu and Cat dozers; Volvo dump trucks; and a mix of Renault, Mercedes, Man and Volvo artic and rigid lorries. There are also Powerscreen and Tesab crushers and Powerscreen, Maximus, Keestrack and Trommall screeners. Services are site clearance, excavation and disposal, groundworks, earthmoving, pond and lagoon construction and dredging, drainage, forest and farm road construction, onsite crushing and screening, and waterway maintenance and dredging using long reach excavators. Hinch are also a supplier of crushed stone and screened aggregates, and operate two company-owned waste facilities.

Address: Townparks, Mountmellick, Co Laois Contact: 057 8624201

13M&N Civils

Since being founded in 2004, M&N Civils have worked on some the biggest projects in Ireland. The company’s work area is Leinster, with most jobs concentrated in Dublin, Kildare, Meath and Wicklow. M&N’s plant fleet includes 56 excavators ranging in size from 3 tonne to 50 tonne, along with 30 dump trucks, 35 trucks, a dozer and other items. Brands on the fleet include Hitachi, Cat, Komatsu and Doosan, with Scania and Volvo models making up the truck fleet. Among the most recent plant investments are a Hitachi ZX350-7 and a Komatsu dozer. Some of the services on offer include civil engineering; drainage; rock breaking; site development; and bulk excavation. M&N have also been a contractor on a number of data centre projects. Annual turnover is €30m.

Address: Greenhills Industrial Estate, Greenhills Road, Dublin 12, Co. Dublin Contact: 01 968 5045 Website:

14Tower Civil Engineering

Tower Civil Engineering carry out groundworks for developers and main contractors throughout Ireland. Works include site clearance, bulk dig, drainage, site services, roads, paths and paving and more. Tower can also directly carry out hard landscaping with their paving division. The 60 man+ roadworks division carries out full road construction, drainage, utilities, grid connections, macadam or concrete pavements and footpaths for both private clients and local authorities. Tower have approximately 140 staff and have over 240 plant items in their fleet. There are 55 excavators, including Komatsu, LiuGong and Kubota models. There are also four Volvo and Bomag pavers, two Wirtgen planers, 10 Merlo, JCB and Manitou teleporters, 15 Iveco and Volvo trucks, 20 Thwaites and Barford dumpers, 20 Hamm rollers, and five Massey Ferguson tractors with 20-tonne Kane dump trailers. There are also 60 vans. Recent purchases include two Komatsu PC138s, a LiuGong 936E, a Volvo paver and a Massey Ferguson 8S.265. In terms of machine control, Tower have two Komatsu 210s with Intelligent Machine Control along with three Komatsu PC138s equipped with Topcon 3D-MC systems. The company has completed more than 50 jobs in the past two years.

Address: Tower House, Clonminch, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. R35 A3W9 Contact: 057 93 29366 Website:

15Rowlands Civil & Construction Services

Rowlands Civil & Construction Services Ltd provide services to local authorities and property developers in Leinster, specialising in site development works including heavy civils. Kobelco models from 3 to 30 tonnes make up the excavator fleet, while Rowlands also have MAN trucks, dumpers, crushers, low loaders, rollers, and planers. There are approximately 50 items on the fleet in total. With a team of 38 staff, the company have completed 16 jobs in the past two years.

Address: Unit 3 Block B, Dunshaughlin Business Park, Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath Contact: 086 818 7975 Website:

16Kilwex Civil

Established in 1996, Kilwex Limited operates for both public and private clients as an infrastructure main contractor. The company has a staff of 80 and mainly works in Leinster. Kilwex operates a fleet of approximately 150 machines, consisting of excavators, dump trucks, site dumpers and rollers. Machinery brands used by the company include JCB, Cat, Volvo, Bomag, Takeuchi and Kubota. The most recent additions are a mixture of excavators including Kubotas from FJS, a Takeuchi from Breens and a Cat from Finning. Kilwex have carried out 20 projects in the past two years.

Address: Pacelli House, Pacelli Road, Naas, Co. Kildare, W91P220 Contact: 045 889 479 Website:

17Shanowen Plant Hire

Shanowen Plant Hire is a family-run company that has been in business for 38 years. In that time, Shanowen have been providing large and small developers, local authorities and the domestic sector with their skilled services. The company now specialises in demolition and runs a fleet of excavators from 1.5 tonne up to 16 tonne. The majority of the these are Case machines, with some Kobelco models also in the fleet. Along with the excavators, Shanowen has a number of lorries, as well as crushers and screeners.

Address: Bishopswood House, The Ward, Dublin 11, D11 K1EW Contact: 01 864 2228 Website:

18Clonmel Enterprises

Clonmel Enterprises are a multidisciplinary business with experience in a wide range of building and civil engineering works. The company carries out civil works such as road construction and upgrade projects, cycle tracks, quality bus corridors, bridge construction and refurbishment, rail works, flood alleviation and river works. In addition to this, dedicated crews deliver a nationwide traffic management and road asset maintenance service for the NRA. Clonmel currently employs around 220 workers. The firm has an excavator fleet consisting of 30 machines. These include Takeuchi models up to 10 tonne, Cat machines up to 33 tonnes, and Komatsus up to 30 tonnes. In addition to this, the company has Komatsu dozers, Volvo dump trucks and various other items of plant.

Address: Unit R, M7 Business Park, Newhall, Naas, Co. Kildare Contact: 045 981900 Website:

19Priority Construction

Formed in 1967, Priority Construction provide civil engineering and related works nationwide. The fleet of plant and vehicles includes dumpers, excavators, wide pad excavators, vans, and rubber ducks, with makes like Komatsu, Mecalac, Doosan, Bell, and Volvo featuring. The excavators are enhanced with Topcon GPS systems. Priority Construction has a team of 40 staff and has carried out 10 projects over the past two years.

Address: 162 Clontarf Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3 Contact: 01 833 1825 Website:

20Breffni Group

Established in 1971, the Breffni Group offers services in building and civil engineering, demolition and recycling, and plant hire. In addition, the dedicated Rail Division carries out works for Irish rail using rail machinery including rail roaders, rail dumpers, teleporters and mobile cranes. The Breffni Group employs over 100 people. The company’s plant fleet includes over 200 machines, ranging from vacuum excavators; tipper trucks; grab trucks; low loaders; dump trucks; and flat beds, to excavators from 3-tonne to 40-tonne; demolition attachments; and specialised rail track machines up to 35-tonnes.

Address: Ballyhack, Kilsallaghan, Dublin, K67 R984 Contact: 01 864 45 86 Website:

21Fox Excavations & Plant Hire

With more than 40 years’ experience, Fox Excavations & Plant Hire provides heavy machinery rental, site clearance and groundworks. Catering to the greater Dublin area and beyond, Fox Excavations & Plant Hire provide a wide range of machinery ranging from 0.8-tonne mini diggers up to 36-tonne excavators. Rollers, rock breakers, 1.5-tonne mini tracked dumpers and up to 9-tonne site dumpers are also available.

Contact: Gerard: 085 748 3627 Dermot: 087 258 6253 Website:

22Lowry Building & Civil Engineering

Lowry Building & Civil Engineering Ltd was founded in 1961. The company currently employs 90 people, and also hires in subcontractors. Some of the projects carried out by Lowry include water treatment and sewerage works, and various construction projects such as filling stations, schools and hospitals across Northern Ireland. Among the company’s clients are the likes of Translink and Northern Ireland Water. The Lowry plant fleet includes 30 excavators ranging from 0.8 tonnes up to 25 tonnes, as well as dumpers, telehandlers and dozers. The smaller excavators up to 8 tonnes are Kubota, while Hitachi, JCB and Liebherr models make up the rest of the fleet. Many of the excavators are fitted with Rototilt tiltrotators as well as the iDig machine guidance system, both of which were supplied by Cullion Plant Service. JCB and Merlo are the company’s telehandlers of choice. Some recent additions include a Merlo rotating telehander, as well as a number of JCB excavators including a 140X and two 131Xs. The JCBs came from Dennison JCB. Lowry Civil Engineering has an annual turnover of around £30m.

Address: The Old Bank, 7 John Street, Castlederg BT81 7AW Contact: 028 8167 8646 Website:


HML was established in 1987 and provides groundwork, civil engineering, construction and plant hire across Ireland and the UK. The company has vast experience of delivering infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, structures, utility installations and environmental works. HML have also completed a range of groundworks projects – site clearance, bulk excavation, drainage works, landscaping, utilities and muck shifting. On the plant hire side, HML have a range of dozers, dumpers, excavators, cranes, lorries, rollers, motor graders and more, as well as various smaller tools.

Address: Donegal office: 1 Milltown Business Park, Buncrana, Co Donegal Contact: 074 936 3555 Website:

24Clare Civil Engineering

For over 30 years Clare Civil Engineering Ltd. (Clare Civil) has led the way in Irish civil engineering contracts, specialising in airport infrastructure, roadworks, landfill projects, watermains systems and business parks. Owning and operating an extensive plant fleet and the most advanced equipment has enabled the company to adapt to continuing changes in construction environments and demands.

Address: Quay Road, Clarecastle, Co. Clare Contact: 065 682 9236 I 065 682 4666 I Website:

25J Ryan Group

With a team of 60 staff, J Ryan Group specialise in site enabling, demolition and asbestos removal contracts throughout Ireland. They also operate an EPA licensed aqueous waste facility. The firm’s fleet includes excavators, trucks, trailers, crushers and screeners. J Ryan have carried 20 projects in the past two years. Some updates to the truck fleet are the most recent investments made by the company. These include Volvo tractor units from Irish Commercials and Scanias from Delaney Commercials.

Address: Hartwell Upper, Kill, Co. Kildare Contact: 045 842 380 Website:

26M&P Construction

M&P Construction was founded in 1993, and since then has become one of Ireland’s most respected and trusted construction companies. As a part of M&P Construction, Walmac Demolition employs over 200 staff and carries out a range of demolition works in the Leinster area. Including vehicles such as vans, there are 50 items on the Walmac fleet. Plant includes excavators, dump trucks, mini cranes, Brokk demolition machines and telehandlers. Manitou, Doosan, Hitachi and Brokk are some of the brands on the Walmac fleet, and the excavators are fitted with a mix of Topcon and Leica GPS systems. Recent additions are a Doosan excavator from EMS, A new Brokk bought direct from Brokk, and a Manitou telehandler from MacAdam Equipment. The company have carried out between 15 and 20 jobs in the past two years.

Address: Hillview, Naas Road, Saggart, Co Dublin Contact: 01 257 0900 Website: www.

27Maveric Contractors

Maveric Contractors are an independent civil engineering company who have delivered public works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, structural components of buildings, and railways. Working nationwide with a team of approximately 70 staff, Maveric carry out a full range of civil engineering works. The company’s plant fleet includes items such as excavators, dozers, dump trucks and vacuum excavators. Brands like Cat Komatsu, and Volvo feature on the fleet, and Trimble GPS machine control is fitted to the excavators. A Mercedes-Benz suction excavator was recently added to the fleet. This was imported from the continent. The van fleet has also recently been updated.

Address: IDA Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway Contact: 091 760 711 Website:

28Atlantic Plant Hire

Atlantic Plant Hire is one of Ireland’s leading plant hire and contract crushing contractors, providing a full, nationwide service of plant hire, contract crushing, drilling and blasting. Atlantic’s equipment includes a mix of Cat, Komatsu, Hyundai, and Volvo excavators; Volvo and Komatsu dump trucks; Volvo wheel loaders; Metso, Kleemann, Finlay, Sandvik and Powerscreen quarry plant; and Rammer, Epiroc and Atlas Copco breakers. The company specialise in rock excavation and earthmoving for road projects, with the ability to create rock cuts using blasting and rock breaking techniques. For this work, they are equipped with 70-tonne and 50-tonne excavators with breakers. Some plant added to the fleet recently includes a Komatsu PC360 and Metso cone crusher from McHale Plant Sales, a Hyundai HX480 and Kubota U27 from Whelan Plant Sales, and a Cat 352 from Finning.

Address: Dough, Kilkee, Co. Clare Contact: Gearoid (Plant hire): 087 242 4111 Catriona (Quarry): 087 269 8889 Website:

29GPX Rail

GPX Rail is a civil engineering company which specialises in all aspects of rail installation and maintenance. With a team of nearly 130 workers, GPX has carried out work from Coleraine to Kerry. Services include track construction and installation, track welding and associated works such as cabling, ducting and signalling. The company is an approved contractor for rail welding, and has worked on the Luas under a contract with Transport Infrastructure Ireland. The company’s plant fleet includes six excavators ranging from 6-25 tonnes, including Case, Atlas, JCB and Doosan machines. Many of GPX’s machines were bought from the UK, where they had been modified for rail work by Rexquote.

Address: Morette Castle, Emo, Co. Laois Contact: 057 864 6067 Website:

30Site Control

Site Control specialise in all areas of groundworks and demolitions, providing solutions to their main contract partners. With a team of 35, the company carries out civil engineering on commercial and residential sites; piling attendances; earthworks and bulk digs; demolition; ducting and drainage works; and road construction. Site setup, PSDP and PSCS services and drone surveying and photography are also available. Site Control operates a fleet of Volvo and Case machines, along with Kubota models.

Address: Keatings Park, Rathcoole, Dublin 24, D24 Y968 Contact: Website:

31Ronan Sheridan Plant Hire

Founded in 2000, Ronan Sheridan Plant Hire offers services including site development (for roads, site clearance, site preparations, foundations, land reclamation, muck shifting and stone supply. There are over 50 employees in the company, and they carry out work in the Leinster region. Some jobs completed recently include groundworks for commercial units, and muck away, site development, drainage and foundations for a number of housing developments. The company fleet features 16 excavators ranging from 3 tonne to 40 tonne, 15 tipper and artic trucks, a 40-tonne crusher and screener, 12 commercial vehicles, two bulldozers, five dump trucks, seven site dumpers, five rollers, and a JCB Fastrac. Kobelco, Volvo, Takeuchi, JCB, Scania, Volvo, Metso and McCloskey are the makes currently in use by RS Plant. Topcon and Trimble machine control systems are fitted to the machines. Recently acquired plant includes Kobelco SK380 and SK270 excavators, as well as a Scania tipper.

Address: Flemington, Clonalvy, Co. Meath Contact: 01-8354774 I 086 811 2407 Website:

32Sean Smyth Civil Engineering and Construction

Sean Smyth Civil Engineering and Construction, offers integrated business solutions for all of your civil engineering requirements. Working throughout Leinster and the Midlands with a team of over 30 staff, the company carries out a range of civils works. The plant fleet includes up to 30 tonnes, Volvo A25 and A40 dump trucks, dozers and other equipment. Hitachi and Volvo are some of the brands on the fleet, and Sean Smyth Construction buy many of their machines from Gaynor Plant Sales in Roscommon. Some recent purchases include a pair of Volvo ECR235 excavators and a dozer, which was bought from McSharry Bros. The company’s machines are equipped with machine control technology, including a mix of Trimble, Topcon and Leica systems. Sisk, Castlethorn, Glenveigh, Westmeath County Council and and ADCO Contracting are some of the company’s high-profile clients. Sean Smyth have completed five large projects in the past two years.

Address: Unit 5A The Parkway Building, Zone C Mullingar Business Park, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 XP2T Contact: 044 933 8162 Website:

33Hegarty Demolition

Hegarty Demolition is a complete service provider. Working nationwide, Hegarty carries out services including demolition, site clearance, civil engineering, temporary works, contaminated soil, basements and concrete frames. The company has a range of demolition plant and equipment from large high-reach excavators down to mini diggers. Liebherr, Caterpillar, Takeuchi, Kubota, Brokk, and Manitou are some of the brands on the fleet. Some recent plant investments include a Liebherr 926 excavator and a Brokk 500 demolition robot. Hegarty Demolition has completed more than 50 projects over the past two years.

Address: 46 Blackburne Square, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 Contact: 01 490 5058 Website:

34SAF Building & Civil Engineering

SAF Building & Civil Engineering’s previous projects include both new construction and repairs/restorations. Occupied and fully operational job sites are never a problem. They can also plan, manage, and build multi-phase jobs for various types of clients.

Address: 12a Bog Rd, Mullaghbawn, Newry BT35 Contact: 44 (28) 30 888193 Website:

35TMC Siteworks

Working mainly in Leinster, TMC Siteworks Ltd carry out concrete work, road building, infrastructure, site development and drainage. The company has 15 employees and a fleet of 30 machines and vehicles. TMC use Case excavators up to 25 tonnes as well as Volvo A25 dump trucks. Other items include beavertail lorries, forklifts and vans. The most recent addition is a Case CX210D excavator from MacAdam Equipment. The company completes two large projects a year.

Address: Cooleragh, Coill Dubh, Naas, Co. Kildare Contact: 087 610 9361

36Barry Walsh Civil Engineering

Barry Walsh Civil Engineering provides civil engineering services such as bulk excavation, site preparation, rock breaking, drainage, water mains, ducting, roads, wind farm development, piling, mass concrete work and more. Machinery available for plant hire includes excavators, dump trucks, dozers, rock breakers, tractors and attachments, artic and low loader hire, artic tipper and 8 wheelers. The plant is equipped with laser and GPS guidance.

Address: Ballyvergan West, Youghal, Co. Cork Contact: 024 92 491 I 087 282 1920 Website:

37Gibson Bros

Gibson Bros is a family owned and operated company with over 70 years’ experience in the business. They offer high quality aggregates, concrete blocks, residential and commercial surfacing, plant hire and a range of civil engineering services. Gibson Bros operate a very extensive and modern fleet of plant and equipment, including excavators from 5 to 50 tonne, dumpers from 6 to 40 tonne as well as tracked dumpers, rollers, dozers, graders and road planers.

Address: 1 Kilmacrew Road, Banbridge, Northern Ireland BT32 4ES Contact: 028 4066 2771 Website:

38JJ Duffy Demolition

JJ Duffy Demolition has been established for over 30 years, operating all over the country. They provide a comprehensive range of services such as complete demolition and site clearance, partial demolition and alterations, crushing, asbestos removal, strip outs, temporary works and plant hire. Machinery available for hire includes 1-tonne to 30-tonne excavators – available with a wide range of attachments – as well as site dumpers, crushers, teleporters, skidsteers, boom lifts and scissor lifts.

Address: The Commons, Navan, Co. Meath Contact: John Duffy – Director – 087 682 1353 Website:


Company Phone Number County Email Address Web Address
Triur Construction 090 964 4392 Galway
Types of works: Civil engineering, piling, marine and coastal works, specialist works
MacHale Plant Hire 01 450 2535 Dublin n/a
Types of works: Plant hire, civil engineering, demolition
John Cradock & Sons Ltd 045 484 484 Kildare
Types of works: Roads and infrastructure, bridge construction, building, site and enabling works, marine, microtunnelling and trenchless pipelines
E Lynch & Sons Ltd 046 902 4796 / 086 443 0854 / 086 818 6563 Meath n/a n/a
Types of works: Groundworks
D. Burke Civil Engineering & Slipform Kerbing  086 259 3678 / 086 852 5321 Meath /
Types of works: Civil engineering, slipform kerbing, paving and tarmac, plant hire, bulk excavation, landscaping
Rossmore Civil Engineering Dublin: 01 403 8885 / Cork: 021 453 3030 Dublin
Types of works: Site development and enabling, road construction, bulk excavation, demolition, utilities, drainage, concrete
H Harkin Plant Hire 087 220 3384 Donegal
Types of works: Group water schemes, forestry, marine works, demolition
Frank Pratt & Sons 046 956 7865 Meath n/a
Types of works: Plant hire, site clearance, low loader hire
Roadform Civil Engineering Head office: 022 22578 / Dublin office: 01 469 3313 Cork
Types of works: Site development, bulk excavation, groundworks, road building, pipeline construction, utilities, formwork contracts, wind farm developments
Richard Nolan Civil Engineering 01 452 8850 Dublin n/a
Types of works: Civil engineering, utilities ducting, traffic management
Michael Doyle Civil Engineering 053 923 0323 Wexford
Types of works: Civils, utilities, roadways, paving, traffic management, stone walls, windfarm development
Connaught Contractors 094 96 22007 Roscommon
Types of works: Groundworks, demolition, shuttering and formwork, bulk excavation, drainage, enabling works, haulage, plant hire
Brophy Bros Construction  083 826 9190 Kilkenny
Types of works: Site clearance, concrete, groundworks, paving, block work, decorative stone, haulage
McGuire Haulage 056 772 4404 Kilkenny
Types of works: Site clearance, road works, plant hire, container transport, walking floor trailers, grab hire
Asgard Plant Hire 071 919 1693 / 087 318 8155 Sligo
Types of works: Plant hire, low loader hire, groundworks, demolition
O’Keefe Civils 059 6472669 / 086 3570860 Wicklow /
Types of works: Civil engineering, site development, enabling works, demolition, bulk excavation, plant hire, road construction
Shawport Civil Engineering 041 21 36163 Louth
Types of works: Residential construction, civil engineering, groundworks, site development, drainage, utilities, concrete
Harte Civil Engineering 071 963 4604 Roscommon
Types of works: Civil engineering, groundworks
Duffy Plant Hire 074 93 60783 / 074 93 21342 / 086 226 3932 Donegal
Types of works: Plant hire, haulage, groundworks, civil engineering, demolition, excavation and rockbreaking
Harte Demolition  02882 249494 Tyrone
Types of works: Demolition, site clearance and removal of hazardous waste, C&D waste recycling, soft strip-out


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