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Meet the Team

Timoole Team

From left to right – Cormac Bradley (RPS), Kevin Hegarty (Priority), Caroline Corrigan (Meath County Council), Niamh Larkin (Priority), Brendan Kennedy (Priority) and Pat Keating (Priority) missing from photo is John Shortt (RPS)


Cormac Bradley

Construction Manager - RPS

Cormac Bradley is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of Engineers Ireland with over thirty years of construction experience that covers a wide range of disciplines – roads, bridges, railway formations, tunnels, dams and material handling systems in coal and gold mines. Since 2001 he has worked in Ireland, initially in Galway and Mayo replacing water mains in Galway and building reservoirs and water treatment works in Mayo. He relocated to Dublin in 2005 and joined RPS in 2006 working in their Waste & Energy section – principally on a series of landfill projects for six different local authorities. These projects were a combination of constructing new landfill cells or capping of full cells. One project involved the remediation of a small adjacent site similar to the works being proposed for Timoole.

He is currently involved in a number of projects – at Timoole, Dublin Airport and building projects in Sligo, Crumlin and Sutton. As a volunteer with Engineers Ireland he is a Past Chairman of their Civil Division and has just stood down from the Council after a six-year term.


Kevin Hegarty

Site Foreman - Priority Construction Limited

Kevin joined the team at Priority Construction Ltd. in the year 1999 having worked initially on large scale civil engineering projects in the UK. Since joining the team at Priority Construction Ltd. Kevin has planned and site supervised ten number landfill construction and four number landfill remediation projects.  He is qualified in Health & Safety, Traffic Management, Locating Underground Services and Site Supervisory Skills. Kevin possesses tremendous interpersonal skills which serves him extremely well whilst dealing with project stakeholders. He is conscientious by nature, always striving to achieve both “Zero Defects” and “Zero Harm” 

At weekend, Kevin generally clocks up an average of 200km on his Trek Racer.


Caroline Corrigan

BEng(Hons), CEng, MIEI- Project Liaison Officer

Caroline is a Chartered Engineer with 20 years’ post graduate experience and has worked on a diverse range of civil engineering projects in both the public and private sector. Caroline has experience in both design and construction of transportation, water and wastewater projects and on a number of the construction stage projects has also fulfilled a Public Liaison Officer role. She has been employed by Meath County Council since 2008, initially on a water network project and since 2012 in the Environment Section where she leads the Waste Enforcement team. Caroline has involvement in the assessment of planning applications including a number of Strategic Infrastructure Development (SID) waste projects. She is regularly involved in Eastern and Midlands Waste Region and sits on a number of waste and environmental committees. In addition to enforcement activities Caroline is currently working on delivery of the Climate Action Strategy for County Meath and is involved in the design and delivery of burial gardens within the county. She is also involved with the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) committee in Meath County Council and regularly volunteers with Engineers Ireland STEPS programme.


Niamh Larkin

HSEQ Manager - Priority Construction Limited

MSc in Health & Safety Studies and a Chartered Member of IOSH.

Niamh joined the team at Priority Construction Ltd. in 2008 and had remained a loyal team member ever since. In the earlier part of her career, 2004 – 2005, Niamh worked on large scale civil engineering remediation projects in Australia.  Before joining Priority Construction Ltd. she worked as a Health & Safety Consultant on the €70.0 million Convention Centre in Dublin City Centre.

In her time with Priority Construction Ltd. Niamh has won a major national Health & Safety Award, achieved ISO-9001, ISO-14001 and OHSAS-18001. In Nov 2016, she steered the company towards achieving CPD Accreditation with Engineers Ireland.  In Nov 2017, she became a Chartered Member of IOSH.


Brendan Kennedy

Projects Manager - Priority Construction Limited

Brendan is a qualified, competent and proven Projects Manager who has delivered high profile projects in Ireland, UK, Europe and Africa. Brendan Joined the Priority team with a broad range of experience in road construction, tunnelling, drainage, wind farms, site development and marine projects. Brendan has successfully delivered projects for some of the largest landfills in Ireland.

Brendan has received industry recognised safety and environmental qualifications. He is further advancing his studies in Quantity surveying from Sligo IT, and is a member of Engineers Ireland.


Pat Keating

Senior Contracts Manager - Priority Construction Limited

Pat is a highly qualified, competent and proven Senior Contracts Manager with the benefit of 20 years’ experience in the successful delivery of large scale civil engineering projects. Joined the team at Priority Construction Ltd. in 1996, after graduating from Tralee IT, and has remained a loyal member ever since.  Most notable experience involves the €12.0 million Drehid and the €10.0 million Gortadroma landfill sites.  Pat has also carefully planned and successfully executed four number unauthorised landfill remediation projects.

Pat is currently in the final stages of achieving a Level 9 MSc qualification in Project Management from WIT. He is also positively advancing his application towards attaining the prestigious title of  Chartered Engineer.


John Shortt

Design Engineer - RPS

John graduated from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2012 with an honours degree in Civil Engineering. He has experience of working in the energy industry, land remediation projects and large construction projects. John has worked extension and rehabilitation of large waste management facilities from  early conceptual design through to final capping. He has also worked on large construction projects such as the Aviva stadium. John has worked on a range of engineering roles where he has gained both office based design experience and practical on site experience.


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