Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin, Image credit Ros Kavanagh Photographer

Flexible design

A Flexibly-designed 2,100 seat theatre which accommodates ballet, musical and opera productions.

Grand Canal Theatre
Interior view of Dublin Airport's Terminal 2, credit Ian Bruce Photography

Transformation programme

Achieving seamlessly excellent service levels for passengers has been central to the design of Terminal 2.

Terminal 2, Dublin Airport
Night view of the Living Bridge, credit Arup/ROS KAVANAGH PHOTOGRAPHER

Organic relationships

Spanning 350 metres, the Living Bridge is the longest pedestrian bridge in Ireland.

Living Bridge, University of Limerick
External view of the new engineering building, NUI Galway.

A living laboratory

The scheme reflects the requirement to maintain maximum flexibility for future use of the building.

New Engineering Building, NUI Galway

Arup in Ireland was founded in 1946 when Ove Arup teamed up with a local architect for the design of the Irish national bus company headquarters in Dublin. Today we have over 300 staff based in Dublin, CorkLimerick and Galway offices. Our team covers all disciplines and works with global colleagues on projects in Ireland and around the world.




  • 23Dec 2014

    Saint Mel's Cathedral reopens

    Over the past four years, the project team has come together with people from the local community to work on one of the largest restoration projects in Europe. Arup provided lighting design and mechanical and electrical engineering services for the restoration of Saint Mel's Cathedral.

  • 01Jul 2014

    Participating at the Venice Biennale

    The exhibition is part of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition Fundamentals organised by curator Rem Koolhaas. It reconstructs the global history of each single element, from the roof to the facade or the escalators, by bringing together the ancient, past, current, and future versions of the most revealing and unknown elements used in architecture.

  • 03Jun 2014

    Johnson and Johnson wind turbines go live in Cork

    The turbines will support the DePuy Synthes and Janssen Biologics manufacturing operations while boosting competitiveness and lowering energy costs by as much as 30% at both sites. The wind turbine project is the outcome of a unique collaboration between Johnson & Johnson, GSK and Novartis – the Cork Lower Harbour Energy Group.

  • 25Apr 2014

    Platinum A’ Design Award for CIT's Architecture Factory

    The Architecture Factory houses the department of architecture and exam halls and is an exemplar of building adaption and repurposing of the old Tyco manufacturing facility to CIT’s (Cork Institute of Technology) newest educational space.