Living Bridge, University of Limerick – Spanning 350 metres, the Living Bridge is the longest pedestrian bridge in Ireland.

Arup is one of the largest engineering consulting firms in Ireland, with over 550 qualified and accredited engineers and staff in our four offices. We have built a reputation for unrivalled local expertise and knowledge.

We have been delivering landmark projects since our foundation in 1946, when Ove Arup teamed up with a local architect, Michael Scott of Scott Tallon Walker. The design of Busáras, the Irish national bus company headquarters, was Arup's first project in Ireland. This represents outstanding importance in the history of Irish architecture.

555Members of staff in the country

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Our office in the heart of Cork city is one of 92 Arup offices worldwide and has been delivering excellent projects to our local, national and global clients for over 40 years.

Arup professionals work across all sectors of the built environment. Our multidisciplinary experience has given rise to our involvement in many projects across the region, including University College Cork, home to the award-winning Lewis Glucksman Gallery. Commercial developments such as the Cork County Hall refurbishment, and industrial projects for clients such as EMC and Novartis have all contributed to the growth of the office as a leading engineering consultancy.

With a talented, innovative, flexible and mobile team of more than 160 designers, engineers, consultants, project managers and technical specialists based in our Cork office, we work with our clients to bring together the experience of a global practice across multiple sectors, geographies and businesses to shape a better world.