Bolton Street - Educating Ireland’s Surveying
and Construction Professionals for over fifty years



All staff are based in Dublin, Ireland, thus all phone extensions must be prefixed by 402 from the 01 area; 01-402 from outside Dublin; +353-1-402 from outside Ireland.

School Management & Administration

 Thomas Dunne 3678 
 Head of School    
 Martin Hanratty 3675
 Assistant Head of School    
 Garrett Keenaghan 3911
 Assistant Head of School    
 Dr. Alan Hore 3873
 Assistant Head of School    
 Dr. Lloyd Scott 3984

 Academic Advisor and  Partnership Coordinator

 Kelly Nash 3676
 School Administrator    




Construction Economics & Real Estate

 Emer Byrne 3959
 Frank Corcoran 3866
 Tony Cunningham 3729
 Eimear Fallon 3942
 Nicholas Ingle 3744
 Myles Keaveney 3958
 Dermot Kehily 3876
 Fiacra McDonnell 3960 
 Declan McKeown 3741
 Charles Mitchell 3864
 Dr. Roisin Murphy 2925
 Richard O’Carroll 3865
 Kevin O’Reilly 3739
 Dr. Tracy Pickerill 3861
 Thomas Power 3862
 Terry Prendergast 3863
 Anne Russell 3872
 Dr. Lorcan Sirr 3937
 Stephen Walsh 3874

Spatial Information Sciences

 Eamonn Donnelly 3732
 Dr Audrey Martin 3736
 Dr Eugene McGovern 3731
 Kevin Mooney 3730
 Helen Murray 3734
 Niamh O'Reilly 3735
 Dr Patrick Prendergast   3838
 Dermot Hore    

Click here for a list of current staff research interests and here for a list of recent publications.

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Construction Management and Technology

Alain Chenaux Lecturer
Tel: 3735 Email:
Research Interests: Laser Scanning, BIM, Application of Technology to Learning, Remote Sensing, Geology, Earth Sciences

Ger Flynn Assistant Lecturer
Tel: 3964 E mail:
Research interests: Financial Management, Project Finance

Ruairi Hayden Lecturer 
Tel:3871 E mail:
Research interests:
Construction Technology, Construction Management Building Information Modelling, IT in the Construction Industry

Garrett Keenaghan Assistant Head of School B.Sc Programme Chair
Tel: 3911 E mail:
Research interests: Construction Management & Technology, Building Services  Specialising in Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning, Project Management Waste Management, Virtual Learning Environments. 

Donal Keys Structured Lecturer (shared with Department of Construction Skills)
Tel: 4016 E mail:
Research interests: Construction Management

Sean McCarthy Lecturer, B.Tech Programme Chair 
Tel: 3740 E mail:
Research interests: Construction Technology, Structures, Building Materials

Tim McNulty Assistant Lecturer (pro-rata)
E mail:
Research interests: Construction Law

Sonya Meekel Assistant Lecturer
Tel: 3886 E mail:  
Research interests: Construction Management, Safety Management, Sustainability in Construction

Maurice Murphy Lecturer, Higher Cert Programme Chair
Tel: 3877 E mail:  
Research interests: Building Conservation and new technology applications, application of CD ROM and WEB design for educational courseware in building technology, Training and education in building conservation, Laser Scanning of existing buildings, BIM.

James O'Connor Senior Lecturer
Tel: 3886 E mail:
Research interests:Construction Management, Safety Management

Ray Turner Lecturer
Tel: 3723 E mail:
Research interests: Construction Management, Corporate Management of Construction Organisations, Construction Safety, Public Private Partnerships


School and Industry News

Photo Gallery

A new gallery of photos of activities at DIT's School of Surveying and Construction Management is available here.

Surveying the Future

RICS promotion of careers for Geomatics Surveyors (from the Guardian newspaper).

See the advert.

Graduates Required

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) has today launched its Employment Opportunities and Skills Requirements for Property and Construction Surveying 2014 - 2018 Report.

The report warns of a shortage of qualified graduates coming into the industry which could threaten the pace of recovery in the property and construction sector.


DIT's School of Surveying & Constrution Management held its first Surveying Week for Transition Year students in April 2014.

Please read our Surveying Week DIT 2014 blog to find out about the experience.

If you, or a transition year student that you know, are interested in taking part next year (and this may run at a different time of the year) please contact the school secretary at


Birmingham Trip

DT111/2 & DT117/2 Joint Class Trip to Birmingham to visit sites as described in the accompanying Report on Birmingham trip.

Competition Win

Congratulations to Sai Sri Harsha Sunkrannei who received 3rd place in the final of the CEEC cega competition 2014.

Sai Sri is pictured below with Tom Dunne, Head of School of Surveying and Construction Management, DIT.


International Competition Winners

The School offers its congratulations on winning 1st place in the region 8 Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) competition in Birmingham City University on April 24th 2014 to Matthew O’Grady, Craig Grattan, Michael Hickey and Stephen McCarthy.

The team was mentored by Sonya Meekel who is also Vice Regional Director of region 8 ASC and a member of the competition's organising committee.‌


Surveying Week

The School of Surveying & Construction Management, DIT,  supported by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI), will host its first ever Surveying Week for Second level (Transition Year) students in the week commencing 28th April.

During the week you will be engaged in a range of practical and 'learning by doing' fun activities which showcase the different land/property/construction/geomatics programmes at Ireland's leading Surveying School and a selection of the careers that these programmes can lead to. Please click on Survey Week 2014 to view our information sheet.‌

For more information about making an application to participate please contact Catherine Noble (by Monday April 7th).

Mary McLoughlin Receives Honorary Membership to the SCSI.

Ex staff member Mary Mcloughlin recently received Honorary Membership to the SCSI. This is only the second time such a distinction was given by the SCSI. Click on the picture for more information.

The School of Surveying and Construction Management is located in DIT, Bolton Street Campus