Exterior shot of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre at night time.Exterior shot of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre at night time.

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin – A 2,100-seat theatre with an innovative acoustic design.

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 Sir 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.

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Cork is Ireland’s second largest city, with plans for accelerated growth under Ireland’s National Planning Framework. With over 180 staff based in the heart of Cork city, our engineering, planning and advisory services professionals blend technical expertise with a drive to shape a better world.

Our city-shaping projects are designed to create inclusive spaces. These range from commercial properties, like the Elysian and Navigation Square, to transport planning solutions on the Cork City Centre Movement Strategy and Regional Cities Bike Share Scheme, and public infrastructure, such as Mary Elmes Bridge and the Lower Lee Flood Relief Scheme.

Teams based in Cork include our global Centre of Excellence for Science, Industry and Technology, our Energy, Water and Planning teams leading the way on resilient, sustainable water and renewable energy solutions, such as the Cork Lower Harbour wind energy project, and our Digital and Advisory Services teams applying data-driven insights to initiatives, including sustainable mobility, climate change resilience and asset optimisation.